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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank 882 834 831
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -3
Permanent jobs citing RSS 22 27 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.026% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.051% 0.065% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 53
Average salary £50,000 £27,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.48% -54.58%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £27,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -1.81%

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
43136 41753 46830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 39.71% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 36299 36236 41123
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 18 September 2014 within the UK.

RSS Salary Histogram in the UK

RSS
Top 18 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 18 September 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 -50 22 £50,000 +83.48% 3
London -27 12 £52,500 +5.00% 2
South East -22 8 £50,000 +85.18% 1
Hampshire - 6 £52,500 -
Farnborough - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £41,250 +26.92%
Basingstoke - 2 £52,500 -
Marlow +2 1 £32,500 +10.63%
Berkshire -7 1 £50,000 -24.52% 1
Warwick - 1 £22,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £50,000 -
Hull - 1 £32,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £22,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
City of London - 1 £55,000 - 2
West Midlands - 1 £22,000 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -

RSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 24 (66.67%) XML
2 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 19 (52.78%) HTML
3 19 (52.78%) CSS
4 17 (47.22%) Degree
5 16 (44.44%) jQuery
6 15 (41.67%) Marketing
7 14 (38.89%) PHP
8 13 (36.11%) MVC
8 13 (36.11%) Analytics
9 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
10 10 (27.78%) .NET
11 9 (25.00%) WordPress
11 9 (25.00%) Magento
12 8 (22.22%) Google Analytics
12 8 (22.22%) HTML5
12 8 (22.22%) QA
12 8 (22.22%) Google
12 8 (22.22%) Coremetrics
12 8 (22.22%) MS Office
12 8 (22.22%) SEO
12 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
13 7 (19.44%) CMS
13 7 (19.44%) XHTML
13 7 (19.44%) Web Development
13 7 (19.44%) Content Management
14 6 (16.67%) Retail
14 6 (16.67%) Pay per click
15 5 (13.89%) Ajax
15 5 (13.89%) Data Management

RSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 9 (25.00%) WordPress
2 7 (19.44%) CMS
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.78%) Confluence
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) iPlanet
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Office
2 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Magento
2 8 (22.22%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) MPLS
1 4 (11.11%) IPsec
1 4 (11.11%) VPN
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Intranet
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) MySQL
1 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 15 (41.67%) Marketing
2 6 (16.67%) Retail
3 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.56%) Finance
4 2 (5.56%) Automotive
5 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Front-End Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Web Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Project Leader
4 2 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) XML
2 19 (52.78%) HTML
2 19 (52.78%) CSS
3 16 (44.44%) jQuery
4 10 (27.78%) .NET
5 8 (22.22%) HTML5
6 7 (19.44%) XHTML
7 5 (13.89%) Ajax
7 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
7 5 (13.89%) Semantic HTML
8 3 (8.33%) Symfony
8 3 (8.33%) Laravel
8 3 (8.33%) Smarty
8 3 (8.33%) Sass
8 3 (8.33%) LESS
9 2 (5.56%) DHTML
9 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
9 2 (5.56%) ATL
9 2 (5.56%) SOAP
9 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (8.33%) W3C
3 3 (8.33%) User Experience
4 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Blog
5 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) MVC
1 13 (36.11%) Analytics
2 8 (22.22%) SEO
2 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 7 (19.44%) Web Development
3 7 (19.44%) Content Management
4 6 (16.67%) Pay per click
5 5 (13.89%) Data Management
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.89%) OO
6 4 (11.11%) OO PHP
6 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (11.11%) CRM
6 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.11%) Email Marketing
6 4 (11.11%) Marketing Strategy
6 4 (11.11%) Direct Marketing
7 3 (8.33%) Web Design
7 3 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (38.89%) PHP
3 3 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) VBA
4 2 (5.56%) PHP5
4 2 (5.56%) PHP4
5 1 (2.78%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) CCNA
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Google
2 8 (22.22%) Coremetrics
3 4 (11.11%) Facebook
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco
3 4 (11.11%) Polycom
3 4 (11.11%) Tandberg
4 3 (8.33%) Zend
5 2 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) Rackspace
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