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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank 870 864 825
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -39
Permanent jobs citing RSS 27 26 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.024% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.065% 0.058% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 57
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -25.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -20.93%

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
41311 44859 48721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.89% 40.97% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 35589 37930 43357
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 19 December 2014 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 19 December 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
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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 -8 20 £45,000 +16.88% 1
South East +10 13 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £41,250 -
London +24 6 £55,000 +57.14%
Hampshire -28 6 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Basingstoke 0 3 £42,500 -5.55% 1
City of London - 3 £55,000 -
Farnborough - 2 - -
Bristol +5 1 - -
South West -4 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £40,000 -

RSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 31 (63.27%) XML
2 25 (51.02%) CSS
3 22 (44.90%) HTML
3 22 (44.90%) MVC
4 20 (40.82%) PHP
4 20 (40.82%) JSON
5 17 (34.69%) jQuery
5 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
6 15 (30.61%) MySQL
7 14 (28.57%) XPath
7 14 (28.57%) XML Schema
8 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (24.49%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (24.49%) Degree
10 11 (22.45%) HTML5
10 11 (22.45%) REST
10 11 (22.45%) Open Source
11 10 (20.41%) Apache
11 10 (20.41%) Ajax
11 10 (20.41%) Linux
12 9 (18.37%) Web Design
12 9 (18.37%) Time Management
12 9 (18.37%) XHTML
12 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
12 9 (18.37%) Marketing
13 8 (16.33%) QA
13 8 (16.33%) SOAP
13 8 (16.33%) Web Services
13 8 (16.33%) Content Management
13 8 (16.33%) MS Excel

RSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (20.41%) Apache
2 3 (6.12%) WordPress
3 2 (4.08%) Node.js
3 2 (4.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.04%) Jetty
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.20%) SPSS
3 3 (6.12%) MS Office
4 2 (4.08%) Photoshop
4 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Magento
2 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) VPN
1 7 (14.29%) MPLS
1 7 (14.29%) Firewall
1 7 (14.29%) IPsec
2 5 (10.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) MySQL
2 12 (24.49%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.16%) Subversion
2 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.08%) Grunt
4 1 (2.04%) Ant
4 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.04%) Gradle
4 1 (2.04%) Maven
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 9 (18.37%) Marketing
2 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 5 (10.20%) Automotive
3 5 (10.20%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) XML Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.20%) C# Developer
4 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (10.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (63.27%) XML
2 25 (51.02%) CSS
3 22 (44.90%) HTML
4 20 (40.82%) JSON
5 17 (34.69%) jQuery
6 14 (28.57%) XML Schema
7 11 (22.45%) REST
7 11 (22.45%) HTML5
8 10 (20.41%) Ajax
9 9 (18.37%) XHTML
10 8 (16.33%) SOAP
10 8 (16.33%) Web Services
11 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
12 6 (12.24%) XML-RPC
12 6 (12.24%) .NET
12 6 (12.24%) CSS3
13 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
13 5 (10.20%) Zend Framework
13 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Open Source
2 7 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (14.29%) User Experience
3 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
4 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.08%) W3C
5 2 (4.08%) Streaming Video
5 2 (4.08%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.04%) MHEG
6 1 (2.04%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.08%) CentOS
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) MVC
2 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.37%) Web Design
3 9 (18.37%) Time Management
4 8 (16.33%) Content Management
5 7 (14.29%) Web Development
5 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 7 (14.29%) SOA
6 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.20%) RDF
6 5 (10.20%) Analytics
6 5 (10.20%) Multithreading
6 5 (10.20%) Data Management
6 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (8.16%) Direct Marketing
7 4 (8.16%) Email Marketing
7 4 (8.16%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (8.16%) Marketing Strategy
7 4 (8.16%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) PHP
2 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
3 14 (28.57%) XPath
4 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
5 7 (14.29%) SQL
6 5 (10.20%) MATLAB
6 5 (10.20%) Perl
6 5 (10.20%) C#
6 5 (10.20%) R
6 5 (10.20%) SPARQL
7 4 (8.16%) PHP5
8 3 (6.12%) Java
8 3 (6.12%) VBA
9 2 (4.08%) PHP4
10 1 (2.04%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 7 (14.29%) CCNA
2 7 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Tivoli NetView
1 1 (2.04%) cPanel
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) Polycom
2 7 (14.29%) Tandberg
2 7 (14.29%) Cisco
3 6 (12.24%) Zend
3 6 (12.24%) Facebook
4 2 (4.08%) Twitter
5 1 (2.04%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.04%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Google
5 1 (2.04%) Coremetrics
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
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