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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank 866 883 837
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -46
Permanent jobs citing RSS 24 18 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.017% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.058% 0.041% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 51
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -36.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £47,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%

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
41656 43834 46049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.99% 40.36% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35239 37985 40357
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 22 October 2014 within the UK.

RSS Salary Histogram in the UK

RSS
Top 13 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 22 October 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 +21 23 £52,500 +61.53% 4
London +20 14 £55,000 +29.41% 2
South East -15 9 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Hampshire -2 5 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Farnborough - 4 - -
City of London - 4 £55,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire -1 2 £41,250 +26.92%
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
Basingstoke +16 1 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Marlow +5 1 £32,500 +10.63%
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £50,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £50,000 -

RSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 28 (66.67%) XML
2 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
3 21 (50.00%) HTML
3 21 (50.00%) CSS
4 17 (40.48%) MVC
4 17 (40.48%) Degree
4 17 (40.48%) jQuery
5 16 (38.10%) Marketing
6 15 (35.71%) PHP
7 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 12 (28.57%) Analytics
8 11 (26.19%) .NET
9 10 (23.81%) QA
10 9 (21.43%) WordPress
10 9 (21.43%) Magento
10 9 (21.43%) MS Office
10 9 (21.43%) XHTML
11 8 (19.05%) SEO
11 8 (19.05%) Google Analytics
11 8 (19.05%) Content Management
11 8 (19.05%) Google
11 8 (19.05%) Coremetrics
11 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
11 8 (19.05%) HTML5
12 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 7 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
12 7 (16.67%) CMS
12 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (16.67%) MySQL
13 6 (14.29%) MS Excel

RSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (21.43%) WordPress
2 7 (16.67%) CMS
3 3 (7.14%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.38%) Jetty
4 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Office
2 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.76%) SPSS
3 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Magento
2 8 (19.05%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Firewall
1 4 (9.52%) IPsec
1 4 (9.52%) VPN
1 4 (9.52%) MPLS
2 2 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 16 (38.10%) Marketing
2 6 (14.29%) Retail
3 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.14%) Automotive
5 1 (2.38%) Advertising
5 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (7.14%) XML Developer
4 3 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Applications Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Project Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) XML
2 21 (50.00%) HTML
2 21 (50.00%) CSS
3 17 (40.48%) jQuery
4 11 (26.19%) .NET
5 9 (21.43%) XHTML
6 8 (19.05%) HTML5
7 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 7 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
8 6 (14.29%) Ajax
8 6 (14.29%) JSON
9 5 (11.90%) SOAP
10 4 (9.52%) Web Services
11 3 (7.14%) XML-RPC
11 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
11 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (7.14%) XML Schema
11 3 (7.14%) XSL
11 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
11 3 (7.14%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Open Source
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) User Experience
4 2 (4.76%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.76%) W3C
5 1 (2.38%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) MVC
2 12 (28.57%) Analytics
3 8 (19.05%) SEO
3 8 (19.05%) Content Management
3 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
4 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.29%) Pay per click
5 6 (14.29%) Web Development
6 5 (11.90%) Data Management
6 5 (11.90%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (9.52%) Marketing Strategy
7 4 (9.52%) CRM
7 4 (9.52%) OO
7 4 (9.52%) SOA
7 4 (9.52%) Email Marketing
7 4 (9.52%) Direct Marketing
7 4 (9.52%) Web Design
8 3 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
2 15 (35.71%) PHP
3 5 (11.90%) SQL
4 3 (7.14%) XPath
4 3 (7.14%) VBA
4 3 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (4.76%) R
5 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.76%) Perl
5 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
5 2 (4.76%) PHP5
5 2 (4.76%) PHP4
5 2 (4.76%) SPARQL
6 1 (2.38%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) CCNA
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) Google
2 8 (19.05%) Coremetrics
3 4 (9.52%) Facebook
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco
3 4 (9.52%) Zend
3 4 (9.52%) Polycom
3 4 (9.52%) Tandberg
4 2 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Ricardo-AEA
Posted: 16 days ago