The table below looks at the statistics for RSS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSS over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank 846 909 840
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -69
Permanent jobs citing RSS 27 10 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.008% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.068% 0.021% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 34
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,150 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £80,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -29.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
39933 47189 44065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.80% 39.91% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 34187 40324 38302
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

RSS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RSS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RSS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RSS
Salary Trend

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

RSS Salary Trend in the UK

RSS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RSS over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 within the UK.

RSS Salary Histogram in the UK

RSS
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSS within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(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 +63 27 £42,500 +30.76%
London +65 14 £50,000 -37.50%
South East - 12 £27,500 -
City of London - 10 - -
Milton Keynes - 6 £27,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £27,500 -
Hampshire - 6 £42,500 -
Basingstoke - 5 £42,500 -
North West - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £25,000 -

RSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing RSS 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 RSS.

1 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
2 28 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 25 (51.02%) Time Management
4 23 (46.94%) XML
4 23 (46.94%) MS Excel
5 22 (44.90%) CSS
5 22 (44.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (42.86%) HTML
6 21 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 20 (40.82%) jQuery
8 19 (38.78%) MVC
8 19 (38.78%) C#
8 19 (38.78%) .NET
9 18 (36.73%) SQL
9 18 (36.73%) JSON
9 18 (36.73%) HTML5
10 17 (34.69%) Ajax
11 16 (32.65%) Degree
11 16 (32.65%) Web Services
11 16 (32.65%) User Experience
12 15 (30.61%) T-SQL
13 14 (28.57%) IBM
13 14 (28.57%) Dell
13 14 (28.57%) Web Development
13 14 (28.57%) Computer Science
13 14 (28.57%) Life Science
13 14 (28.57%) Sony
13 14 (28.57%) Publishing
13 14 (28.57%) BBC
13 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills

RSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing RSS 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 RSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
1 6 (12.24%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) Apache
2 2 (4.08%) Node.js
2 2 (4.08%) WordPress
3 1 (2.04%) Lync
3 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (46.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.37%) MS Office
3 3 (6.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Internet
1 6 (12.24%) Kerberos
2 2 (4.08%) VPN
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 2 (4.08%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) MGW
3 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.04%) Wireless
3 1 (2.04%) IPsec
3 1 (2.04%) WiMAX
3 1 (2.04%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.04%) Broadband
3 1 (2.04%) ISDN
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) SSL
3 1 (2.04%) IPv4
3 1 (2.04%) IPv6
3 1 (2.04%) MPLS
3 1 (2.04%) OSPF
3 1 (2.04%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 22 (44.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.24%) MySQL
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.12%) Grunt
2 3 (6.12%) Gradle
2 3 (6.12%) Subversion
2 3 (6.12%) Maven
2 3 (6.12%) Ant
General
1 14 (28.57%) Publishing
2 13 (26.53%) Automotive
3 12 (24.49%) Finance
4 5 (10.20%) French Language
4 5 (10.20%) German Language
5 3 (6.12%) Marketing
6 2 (4.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) C# .NET Developer
2 13 (26.53%) .NET Developer
2 13 (26.53%) C# Developer
2 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET Developer
2 13 (26.53%) Senior C# Developer
2 13 (26.53%) Senior .NET Developer
2 13 (26.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 13 (26.53%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 13 (26.53%) Senior Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Support Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Applications Support
3 9 (18.37%) Applications Support Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) DBA
5 5 (10.20%) SQL DBA
5 5 (10.20%) Sales Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (6.12%) XML Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.94%) XML
2 22 (44.90%) CSS
3 21 (42.86%) HTML
4 20 (40.82%) jQuery
5 19 (38.78%) .NET
6 18 (36.73%) JSON
6 18 (36.73%) HTML5
7 17 (34.69%) Ajax
8 16 (32.65%) Web Services
9 14 (28.57%) CSS3
10 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (26.53%) .NET Framework
10 13 (26.53%) DHTML
10 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
10 13 (26.53%) XSL
11 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
11 7 (14.29%) XHTML
12 5 (10.20%) REST
12 5 (10.20%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) User Experience
2 14 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 14 (28.57%) Life Science
2 14 (28.57%) BBC
2 14 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (12.24%) Clustering
3 6 (12.24%) Replication
3 6 (12.24%) Wiki
4 3 (6.12%) Streaming Video
4 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.12%) W3C
5 2 (4.08%) Digital Media
5 2 (4.08%) MHEG
6 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) UNIX
3 5 (10.20%) Linux
4 3 (6.12%) CentOS
4 3 (6.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Time Management
2 19 (38.78%) MVC
3 14 (28.57%) Web Development
4 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
5 9 (18.37%) CRM
5 9 (18.37%) Project Management
5 9 (18.37%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (12.24%) Change Control
7 5 (10.20%) Business Development
8 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.12%) Open Source
9 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.12%) Web Design
9 3 (6.12%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.12%) OO
10 2 (4.08%) Content Management
10 2 (4.08%) Web Application Development
11 1 (2.04%) Customer Engagement
11 1 (2.04%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 19 (38.78%) C#
3 18 (36.73%) SQL
4 15 (30.61%) T-SQL
5 10 (20.41%) PHP
6 6 (12.24%) VB.NET
6 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
7 5 (10.20%) XPath
8 3 (6.12%) PHP5
8 3 (6.12%) Java
9 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) MCTS
2 1 (2.04%) MCITP
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.04%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.49%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.04%) vSphere
2 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.57%) IBM
2 14 (28.57%) Dell
2 14 (28.57%) Sony
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle
3 6 (12.24%) Red Gate
4 3 (6.12%) Zend
4 3 (6.12%) Facebook
4 3 (6.12%) Twitter
4 3 (6.12%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Polycom
5 1 (2.04%) Tandberg
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco
5 1 (2.04%) Ericsson
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 13 days ago