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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 840 814 861
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +47
Permanent jobs citing RDF 59 59 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.055% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.070% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 50 41 26
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £41,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.88%

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
93904 84659 90979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74903 69182 77129
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014 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 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -23 58 £48,750 +2.63% 3
London +10 39 £52,500 -12.50% 3
City of London +11 21 £42,500 - 1
South East -12 11 £36,500 -23.15%
Oxfordshire - 11 £36,500 -
Norwich +12 7 £22,500 -47.05%
Norfolk +9 7 £22,500 -47.05%
East of England -10 7 £22,500 -47.05%
Wallingford - 5 £36,500 -
Oxford - 4 £53,000 -
Kidlington - 2 £70,000 -
Glasgow -14 1 - - 1
South West -19 1 £70,000 +47.36%
Scotland -25 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £70,000 -
Swindon - 1 £70,000 -

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 55 (58.51%) XML
2 46 (48.94%) SPARQL
3 41 (43.62%) Semantic Web
4 39 (41.49%) JavaScript
4 39 (41.49%) .NET
5 38 (40.43%) Publishing
6 36 (38.30%) CSS
6 36 (38.30%) C#
6 36 (38.30%) HTML
7 34 (36.17%) Ontologies
8 30 (31.91%) Java
9 29 (30.85%) XSLT
9 29 (30.85%) XML Schema
10 28 (29.79%) SQL
10 28 (29.79%) MarkLogic
11 27 (28.72%) Web Services
11 27 (28.72%) XHTML
12 26 (27.66%) VBA
12 26 (27.66%) C++
13 25 (26.60%) NoSQL
14 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (23.40%) Triplestore
16 19 (20.21%) TDD
17 18 (19.15%) Data Management
17 18 (19.15%) Subversion
17 18 (19.15%) XMetaL
17 18 (19.15%) Scrum
17 18 (19.15%) XSL
18 17 (18.09%) Tomcat
18 17 (18.09%) Unit Testing

RDF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 17 (18.09%) Tomcat
2 11 (11.70%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (8.51%) Jetty
3 8 (8.51%) Apache Solr
4 6 (6.38%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.26%) OpenEdge
6 2 (2.13%) Apache Qpid
6 2 (2.13%) Apache
6 2 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.06%) Node.js
Applications
1 18 (19.15%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.79%) MarkLogic
2 25 (26.60%) NoSQL
3 22 (23.40%) Triplestore
4 17 (18.09%) Hadoop
5 16 (17.02%) Big Data
6 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
7 12 (12.77%) Relational Database
8 11 (11.70%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (8.51%) RDBMS
10 6 (6.38%) Text Mining
10 6 (6.38%) Data Mining
10 6 (6.38%) MongoDB
10 6 (6.38%) HBase
11 2 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (19.15%) Subversion
2 17 (18.09%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.77%) Maven
3 12 (12.77%) Ant
4 8 (8.51%) JUnit
5 7 (7.45%) Selenium
6 6 (6.38%) CruiseControl
6 6 (6.38%) Hudson
7 4 (4.26%) SoapUI
7 4 (4.26%) WATIR
8 3 (3.19%) FitNesse
9 2 (2.13%) JMeter
9 2 (2.13%) Mockito
9 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.06%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
General
1 38 (40.43%) Publishing
2 16 (17.02%) Finance
3 8 (8.51%) Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.06%) Games
6 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (69.15%) Developer
2 24 (25.53%) XML Developer
3 16 (17.02%) Architect
4 14 (14.89%) Java Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Data Integration Architect
5 9 (9.57%) Integration Architect
5 9 (9.57%) Data Architect
6 8 (8.51%) Graduate
6 8 (8.51%) Graduate Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Scala Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Database Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Designer
8 6 (6.38%) Web Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (5.32%) Information Architect
9 5 (5.32%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Information Architect
10 4 (4.26%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (58.51%) XML
2 39 (41.49%) .NET
3 36 (38.30%) CSS
3 36 (38.30%) HTML
4 29 (30.85%) XSLT
4 29 (30.85%) XML Schema
5 27 (28.72%) XHTML
5 27 (28.72%) Web Services
6 18 (19.15%) XSL
7 13 (13.83%) Spring
7 13 (13.83%) REST
8 11 (11.70%) ODBC
8 11 (11.70%) MSMQ
9 10 (10.64%) Servlets
9 10 (10.64%) jQuery
10 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET
11 7 (7.45%) JSON
12 6 (6.38%) JNDI
12 6 (6.38%) JSP
13 4 (4.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (43.62%) Semantic Web
2 34 (36.17%) Ontologies
3 16 (17.02%) Data Integration
4 15 (15.96%) Computer Science
5 13 (13.83%) Reference Data
6 11 (11.70%) Linked Data
7 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
8 6 (6.38%) Taxonomies
9 5 (5.32%) Digital Media
10 3 (3.19%) Open Source
10 3 (3.19%) W3C
10 3 (3.19%) BBC
11 1 (1.06%) Interactive TV
11 1 (1.06%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.45%) UNIX
2 3 (3.19%) Windows
3 1 (1.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.47%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.21%) TDD
3 18 (19.15%) Data Management
3 18 (19.15%) Scrum
4 17 (18.09%) Unit Testing
5 16 (17.02%) Data Modelling
6 15 (15.96%) Software Engineering
7 13 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (13.83%) BDD
8 11 (11.70%) Master Data Management
8 11 (11.70%) Data Virtualisation
8 11 (11.70%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (11.70%) Web Development
8 11 (11.70%) Programme Management
9 10 (10.64%) OOP
10 9 (9.57%) MVC
10 9 (9.57%) Content Management
10 9 (9.57%) Data Architecture
11 8 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (8.51%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 46 (48.94%) SPARQL
2 39 (41.49%) JavaScript
3 36 (38.30%) C#
4 30 (31.91%) Java
5 28 (29.79%) SQL
6 26 (27.66%) VBA
6 26 (27.66%) C++
7 9 (9.57%) XQuery
8 8 (8.51%) Scala
9 6 (6.38%) XPath
10 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (17.02%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) PhD
3 1 (1.06%) ISEB
3 1 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.70%) Data Quality
2 9 (9.57%) QA
3 5 (5.32%) COREP
3 5 (5.32%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 11 (11.70%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.38%) Cloudera
3 5 (5.32%) Teradata
3 5 (5.32%) IBM
3 5 (5.32%) Oracle
4 3 (3.19%) Mercator
5 2 (2.13%) JBoss
6 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
Central London / West End
Parity Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + options + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bank of America
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland
BBC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago