The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank 891 838 829
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -9
Permanent jobs citing RSS 20 37 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.034% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.044% 0.086% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 61
Average salary £30,000 £43,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- -17.24%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45359 42907 48020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.78% 39.52% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38528 37181 42446
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
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 31 July 2014 within the UK.

RSS Salary Histogram in the UK

RSS
Top 15 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 31 July 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 -57 20 £30,000 -31.42%
East Yorkshire - 8 £30,000 -
Yorkshire - 8 £30,000 -
London -46 6 £45,000 -
Basingstoke 0 2 £52,500 +23.52%
Hampshire -5 2 £52,500 +23.52%
East of England -9 2 £32,500 -27.77%
South East -27 2 £52,500 +94.44%
West Midlands - 2 £22,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £32,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £22,000 -
Hull - 2 £32,500 -
Warwick - 2 £22,000 -
Watford - 2 £32,500 -
City of London -9 1 £45,000 -5.26%

RSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (66.67%) XML
2 18 (60.00%) Degree
3 16 (53.33%) Analytics
4 15 (50.00%) Marketing
4 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (43.33%) PHP
5 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
6 12 (40.00%) .NET
6 12 (40.00%) HTML
7 11 (36.67%) jQuery
8 10 (33.33%) Content Management
9 9 (30.00%) SEO
9 9 (30.00%) WordPress
9 9 (30.00%) Magento
9 9 (30.00%) Google
9 9 (30.00%) Google Analytics
10 8 (26.67%) Coremetrics
10 8 (26.67%) Web Development
10 8 (26.67%) CSS
11 7 (23.33%) MVC
11 7 (23.33%) CMS
12 6 (20.00%) Retail
12 6 (20.00%) MS Office
12 6 (20.00%) Pay per click
12 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
13 5 (16.67%) HTML5
13 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 4 (13.33%) CRM
14 4 (13.33%) OOP
14 4 (13.33%) OO

RSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (30.00%) WordPress
2 7 (23.33%) CMS
3 3 (10.00%) iPlanet
3 3 (10.00%) IIS
3 3 (10.00%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Office
2 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Magento
1 9 (30.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Intranet
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) Extranet
3 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) SMS
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (50.00%) Marketing
2 6 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Publishing
4 2 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (10.00%) Project Leader
2 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (10.00%) Applications Developer
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
2 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Development Manager
4 1 (3.33%) IT Support
4 1 (3.33%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Development Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) XML
2 12 (40.00%) .NET
2 12 (40.00%) HTML
3 11 (36.67%) jQuery
4 8 (26.67%) CSS
5 5 (16.67%) HTML5
6 4 (13.33%) Web Services
6 4 (13.33%) Ajax
7 3 (10.00%) Symfony
7 3 (10.00%) JSON
7 3 (10.00%) Smarty
7 3 (10.00%) Sass
7 3 (10.00%) LESS
7 3 (10.00%) Laravel
7 3 (10.00%) CSS3
7 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (10.00%) XHTML
8 2 (6.67%) XSL
8 2 (6.67%) ATL
8 2 (6.67%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Digital Media
1 3 (10.00%) W3C
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.33%) Social Media
3 1 (3.33%) Firmware
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Android
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Analytics
2 10 (33.33%) Content Management
3 9 (30.00%) SEO
4 8 (26.67%) Web Development
5 7 (23.33%) MVC
6 6 (20.00%) Pay per click
7 4 (13.33%) CRM
7 4 (13.33%) OOP
7 4 (13.33%) OO
7 4 (13.33%) Data Management
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.33%) Marketing Strategy
7 4 (13.33%) Email Marketing
7 4 (13.33%) Direct Marketing
8 3 (10.00%) Web Analytics
8 3 (10.00%) OO PHP
8 3 (10.00%) Mobile Marketing
8 3 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (43.33%) PHP
3 4 (13.33%) Java
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (6.67%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.33%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) Google
3 8 (26.67%) Coremetrics
4 4 (13.33%) Facebook
5 3 (10.00%) Zend
6 2 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (3.33%) Polycom
7 1 (3.33%) VMware
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) EMC
7 1 (3.33%) CA
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat