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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank 884 885 854
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -31
Permanent jobs citing RSS 13 20 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.017% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.032% 0.044% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 30
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%

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
40851 45236 43178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.41% 38.84% 39.82%
Number of salaries quoted 34864 38424 37345
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 £62,500 £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 4 August 2015 within the UK.

RSS Salary Histogram in the UK

RSS
Top 10 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 4 August 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 +7 8 £30,000 - 5
London +25 6 £36,250 -19.44% 2
City of London +39 5 £27,500 -38.88%
Scotland - 5 £35,000 -
Edinburgh - 4 £35,000 -
Basingstoke +21 1 £30,000 -42.85%
South East +18 1 £30,000 -42.85% 1
Hampshire +10 1 £30,000 -42.85%
North West - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -

RSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 23 (54.76%) SQL Server
3 21 (50.00%) Time Management
4 20 (47.62%) CSS
5 19 (45.24%) HTML
6 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 18 (42.86%) XML
6 18 (42.86%) MS Excel
7 17 (40.48%) SQL
7 17 (40.48%) MVC
7 17 (40.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (38.10%) Degree
8 16 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (35.71%) QA
9 15 (35.71%) T-SQL
10 14 (33.33%) C#
10 14 (33.33%) .NET
10 14 (33.33%) IBM
10 14 (33.33%) Sony
10 14 (33.33%) Publishing
10 14 (33.33%) BBC
10 14 (33.33%) Dell
10 14 (33.33%) Life Science
10 14 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (30.95%) jQuery
12 12 (28.57%) HTML5
13 11 (26.19%) Web Development
13 11 (26.19%) Finance
13 11 (26.19%) CRM
13 11 (26.19%) XHTML

RSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 6 (14.29%) WordPress
2 2 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 9 (21.43%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Internet
2 6 (14.29%) Kerberos
3 3 (7.14%) DNS
4 2 (4.76%) SSL
4 2 (4.76%) Firewall
4 2 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.38%) Wireless
5 1 (2.38%) IPsec
5 1 (2.38%) WiMAX
5 1 (2.38%) MPLS
5 1 (2.38%) OSPF
5 1 (2.38%) BGP
5 1 (2.38%) IPv4
5 1 (2.38%) IPv6
5 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.38%) Bluetooth
5 1 (2.38%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (54.76%) SQL Server
2 17 (40.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
2 1 (2.38%) Maven
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) Gradle
2 1 (2.38%) Grunt
2 1 (2.38%) Ant
General
1 14 (33.33%) Publishing
2 11 (26.19%) Finance
3 8 (19.05%) Automotive
4 7 (16.67%) Marketing
5 5 (11.90%) French Language
5 5 (11.90%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Applications Support
2 9 (21.43%) Applications Support Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 8 (19.05%) C# Developer
3 8 (19.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (14.29%) DBA
6 5 (11.90%) SQL DBA
6 5 (11.90%) Sales Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) CSS
2 19 (45.24%) HTML
3 18 (42.86%) XML
4 14 (33.33%) .NET
5 13 (30.95%) jQuery
6 12 (28.57%) HTML5
7 11 (26.19%) XHTML
8 9 (21.43%) Web Services
8 9 (21.43%) Ajax
8 9 (21.43%) JSON
9 8 (19.05%) DHTML
9 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
9 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
9 8 (19.05%) XSL
9 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 8 (19.05%) CSS3
10 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
11 3 (7.14%) Semantic HTML
12 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (33.33%) BBC
2 14 (33.33%) Life Science
3 10 (23.81%) User Experience
4 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 6 (14.29%) Replication
5 6 (14.29%) Clustering
5 6 (14.29%) Wiki
6 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.38%) Social Media
6 1 (2.38%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.38%) W3C
6 1 (2.38%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Time Management
2 17 (40.48%) MVC
3 11 (26.19%) CRM
3 11 (26.19%) Web Development
4 10 (23.81%) Project Management
5 9 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
6 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
7 6 (14.29%) Change Control
8 5 (11.90%) Business Development
9 4 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (7.14%) Open Source
11 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
12 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
12 1 (2.38%) Pay per click
12 1 (2.38%) ITIL
12 1 (2.38%) OO
12 1 (2.38%) Internet Marketing
12 1 (2.38%) Service Management
12 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 17 (40.48%) SQL
3 15 (35.71%) T-SQL
4 14 (33.33%) C#
5 9 (21.43%) PHP
6 6 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) XPath
7 1 (2.38%) PHP5
7 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) CCNA
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) MCTS
2 1 (2.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (35.71%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.38%) vSphere
1 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
1 1 (2.38%) cPanel
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (33.33%) IBM
2 14 (33.33%) Dell
2 14 (33.33%) Sony
3 6 (14.29%) Red Gate
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) Facebook
4 1 (2.38%) Twitter
4 1 (2.38%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) ION Trading
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) Zend
4 1 (2.38%) Polycom
4 1 (2.38%) Tandberg
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Salary: £28k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £30 - 40k + Benefits & Bonus
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Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago