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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank 878 843 823
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -20
Permanent jobs citing RSS 21 30 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.028% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.047% 0.071% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 54
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £27,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+20.37% -19.40%

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
44238 42026 47482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.01% 39.51% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37202 36393 41776
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 £28,500 £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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

RSS Salary Histogram in the UK

RSS
Top 17 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 29 August 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 -44 21 £45,000 +38.46% 1
London 0 10 £47,500 -
East Yorkshire - 5 £30,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £30,000 -
South East -34 4 £50,000 +85.18% 1
City of London -5 2 £50,000 +5.26%
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £41,250 +26.92%
Hampshire - 2 £52,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £22,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £22,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 £52,500 -
Hull - 2 £32,500 -
Warwick - 2 £22,000 -
Marlow +1 1 £32,500 -
Berkshire -6 1 £50,000 -24.52%
High Wycombe - 1 £50,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £50,000 -

RSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (77.42%) XML
2 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
3 18 (58.06%) Degree
4 17 (54.84%) Marketing
4 17 (54.84%) HTML
5 16 (51.61%) jQuery
5 16 (51.61%) Analytics
6 14 (45.16%) PHP
7 13 (41.94%) CSS
8 11 (35.48%) MVC
8 11 (35.48%) .NET
8 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
9 10 (32.26%) WordPress
10 9 (29.03%) Magento
10 9 (29.03%) Google Analytics
10 9 (29.03%) SEO
10 9 (29.03%) Content Management
10 9 (29.03%) Google
11 8 (25.81%) Coremetrics
11 8 (25.81%) CMS
11 8 (25.81%) Web Development
12 7 (22.58%) QA
12 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
12 7 (22.58%) HTML5
13 6 (19.35%) Pay per click
13 6 (19.35%) Retail
13 6 (19.35%) XHTML
13 6 (19.35%) MS Office
14 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
14 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development

RSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (32.26%) WordPress
2 8 (25.81%) CMS
3 4 (12.90%) Apache
4 3 (9.68%) iPlanet
4 3 (9.68%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) Confluence
5 1 (3.23%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Office
2 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Google Analytics
1 9 (29.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Intranet
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
1 3 (9.68%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.90%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 17 (54.84%) Marketing
2 6 (19.35%) Retail
3 4 (12.90%) Finance
4 3 (9.68%) Publishing
5 2 (6.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Applications Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Project Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Chief Technology Officer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (77.42%) XML
2 17 (54.84%) HTML
3 16 (51.61%) jQuery
4 13 (41.94%) CSS
5 11 (35.48%) .NET
6 7 (22.58%) HTML5
7 6 (19.35%) XHTML
8 4 (12.90%) Ajax
8 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
8 4 (12.90%) Semantic HTML
9 3 (9.68%) Laravel
9 3 (9.68%) Sass
9 3 (9.68%) LESS
9 3 (9.68%) Smarty
9 3 (9.68%) Symfony
10 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
10 2 (6.45%) JSON
10 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
10 2 (6.45%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) W3C
1 3 (9.68%) Digital Media
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Analytics
2 11 (35.48%) MVC
3 9 (29.03%) SEO
3 9 (29.03%) Content Management
4 8 (25.81%) Web Development
5 6 (19.35%) Pay per click
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.90%) Data Management
7 4 (12.90%) Direct Marketing
7 4 (12.90%) Email Marketing
7 4 (12.90%) Project Management
7 4 (12.90%) OO
7 4 (12.90%) CRM
7 4 (12.90%) Marketing Strategy
8 3 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (9.68%) Web Application Development
8 3 (9.68%) Web Analytics
8 3 (9.68%) Mobile Marketing
8 3 (9.68%) OO PHP
8 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
2 14 (45.16%) PHP
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) PHP5
4 2 (6.45%) PHP4
5 1 (3.23%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (6.45%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Google
3 8 (25.81%) Coremetrics
4 4 (12.90%) Facebook
5 3 (9.68%) Zend
6 2 (6.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.23%) Rackspace
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