The table below looks at the statistics for RDF skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RDF over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 876 869 826
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -43
Permanent jobs citing RDF 26 55 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.047% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.028% 0.057% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 17 47 45
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £36,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-23.61% -24.21%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94169 96137 88067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.15% 82.80% 81.74%
Number of salaries quoted 77699 76727 72090
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

RDF
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RDF within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RDF Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RDF
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RDF within the UK.

RDF Salary Trend in the UK

RDF
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RDF over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 within the UK.

RDF Salary Histogram in the UK

RDF
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RDF within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -5 24 £40,000 -15.78% 5
London -21 7 £57,500 +15.00% 3
West Midlands - 7 £27,500 - 2
Birmingham - 6 £27,500 -
North West - 5 - -
Manchester - 5 - -
Glasgow +10 2 - - 1
Scotland +4 2 - - 1
East of England +1 2 - -
Oxfordshire -3 2 £32,250 -11.64%
South East -25 2 £32,250 -11.64%
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
City of London +6 1 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Bristol - 1 £40,000 -
South West - 1 £40,000 -

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing RDF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RDF.

1 39 (70.91%) Java
2 34 (61.82%) SPARQL
3 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
4 27 (49.09%) XML
4 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (36.36%) HTML
5 20 (36.36%) Semantic Web
6 19 (34.55%) Ontologies
7 18 (32.73%) Apache Jena
7 18 (32.73%) Project Management
8 17 (30.91%) CSS
8 17 (30.91%) OO
8 17 (30.91%) Degree
9 16 (29.09%) NoSQL
9 16 (29.09%) Analytics
9 16 (29.09%) Web Services
10 13 (23.64%) MVC
10 13 (23.64%) TDD
10 13 (23.64%) C#
10 13 (23.64%) jQuery
11 12 (21.82%) Open Source
11 12 (21.82%) SQL
12 11 (20.00%) .NET
12 11 (20.00%) OOP
12 11 (20.00%) Computer Science
12 11 (20.00%) User Experience
12 11 (20.00%) Apache Spark
13 10 (18.18%) XSLT
13 10 (18.18%) Spring
13 10 (18.18%) Content Management

RDF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing RDF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RDF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 9 (16.36%) Apache
3 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
3 8 (14.55%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.64%) CMS
5 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.82%) JBoss
6 1 (1.82%) Drupal
6 1 (1.82%) WordPress
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) InfoPath
2 5 (9.09%) SPSS
3 1 (1.82%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) HTTP
2 3 (5.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) NoSQL
2 8 (14.55%) Hadoop
2 8 (14.55%) Triplestore
3 7 (12.73%) Mahout
3 7 (12.73%) Big Data
4 6 (10.91%) MarkLogic
5 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.82%) MOLAP
7 1 (1.82%) ROLAP
7 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio
1 8 (14.55%) NUnit
1 8 (14.55%) CruiseControl
1 8 (14.55%) Subversion
1 8 (14.55%) Git (software)
1 8 (14.55%) NCover
1 8 (14.55%) FxCop
2 7 (12.73%) Maven
3 6 (10.91%) Selenium
3 6 (10.91%) JUnit
3 6 (10.91%) Eclipse
4 5 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.45%) Mercurial
5 3 (5.45%) ANTLR
5 3 (5.45%) PHPUnit
5 3 (5.45%) Ant
6 2 (3.64%) ClearCase
6 2 (3.64%) Firebug
6 2 (3.64%) TestNG
6 2 (3.64%) Mockito
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Publishing
3 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (60.00%) Developer
2 20 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 16 (29.09%) Web Developer
4 11 (20.00%) Semantic Web Developer
5 9 (16.36%) Architect
6 7 (12.73%) Senior Developer
6 7 (12.73%) Java Web Developer
6 7 (12.73%) Technical Specialist
7 6 (10.91%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Consultant
9 4 (7.27%) LAMP Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
10 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (3.64%) Applications Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (3.64%) Junior
11 2 (3.64%) Junior Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Web Applications Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) XML
2 20 (36.36%) HTML
3 18 (32.73%) Apache Jena
4 17 (30.91%) CSS
5 16 (29.09%) Web Services
6 13 (23.64%) jQuery
7 11 (20.00%) .NET
8 10 (18.18%) XSLT
8 10 (18.18%) Spring
9 9 (16.36%) J2EE
10 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
10 8 (14.55%) Ajax
10 8 (14.55%) NHibernate
10 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (12.73%) HTML5
11 7 (12.73%) REST
11 7 (12.73%) CSS3
12 5 (9.09%) Natural Language Processing
12 5 (9.09%) MLlib
12 5 (9.09%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) Semantic Web
2 19 (34.55%) Ontologies
3 11 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 11 (20.00%) User Experience
4 7 (12.73%) Linked Data
4 7 (12.73%) Life Science
4 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
5 5 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (7.27%) Kindle
7 3 (5.45%) GIS
7 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
7 3 (5.45%) Visualisation
8 2 (3.64%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (3.64%) Data Integration
8 2 (3.64%) Biology
8 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) UNIX
3 2 (3.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) Project Management
3 17 (30.91%) OO
4 16 (29.09%) Analytics
5 13 (23.64%) MVC
5 13 (23.64%) TDD
6 12 (21.82%) Open Source
7 11 (20.00%) OOP
8 10 (18.18%) Content Management
9 9 (16.36%) SOA
10 8 (14.55%) Data Modelling
10 8 (14.55%) PRINCE2
10 8 (14.55%) PRINCE
10 8 (14.55%) Workflow
10 8 (14.55%) Software Architecture
10 8 (14.55%) Financial Analysis
10 8 (14.55%) Machine Learning
10 8 (14.55%) Domain-Driven Design
10 8 (14.55%) Functional Programming
11 6 (10.91%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (70.91%) Java
2 34 (61.82%) SPARQL
3 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
4 13 (23.64%) C#
5 12 (21.82%) SQL
6 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
7 6 (10.91%) PHP
8 5 (9.09%) Python
8 5 (9.09%) R
9 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
10 3 (5.45%) Ruby
11 2 (3.64%) XPath
11 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.82%) VBA
12 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) Degree
2 8 (14.55%) Postgraduate
3 2 (3.64%) ISEB
3 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) ISO 9001
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.64%) Basel II
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) IBM
2 3 (5.45%) Google
2 3 (5.45%) Facebook
2 3 (5.45%) Twitter
3 2 (3.64%) Zend
3 2 (3.64%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
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