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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank 863 920 856
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -64
Permanent jobs citing RSS 27 13 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.011% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.065% 0.027% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 44
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +44.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £80,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%

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
41667 48120 45320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.66% 40.08% 40.36%
Number of salaries quoted 35440 40550 39481
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

RSS Salary Histogram in the UK

RSS
Top 9 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 24 April 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 +27 26 £42,500 -29.16%
South East +27 14 £35,000 -
London +35 12 £50,000 -37.50%
City of London - 9 £67,500 -
Hampshire - 8 £42,500 -
Basingstoke - 7 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £27,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £27,500 -
Farnborough - 1 £25,000 -

RSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (55.77%) XML
2 26 (50.00%) CSS
2 26 (50.00%) JSON
3 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
4 24 (46.15%) Time Management
5 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
5 23 (44.23%) MVC
6 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
6 22 (42.31%) HTML
7 21 (40.38%) jQuery
8 20 (38.46%) C#
8 20 (38.46%) .NET
9 19 (36.54%) MS Excel
9 19 (36.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (36.54%) HTML5
10 18 (34.62%) User Experience
10 18 (34.62%) Web Services
10 18 (34.62%) Ajax
11 16 (30.77%) Degree
11 16 (30.77%) PHP
11 16 (30.77%) SQL
12 15 (28.85%) Computer Science
12 15 (28.85%) Web Development
12 15 (28.85%) CSS3
13 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (26.92%) .NET Framework
13 14 (26.92%) Automotive
13 14 (26.92%) DHTML
13 14 (26.92%) XSL

RSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (11.54%) IIS
1 6 (11.54%) Apache
1 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.77%) Node.js
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) WordPress
3 1 (1.92%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (36.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.62%) MS Office
3 4 (7.69%) Photoshop
4 2 (3.85%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Kerberos
1 6 (11.54%) Internet
2 4 (7.69%) MPLS
2 4 (7.69%) VPN
2 4 (7.69%) Firewall
3 3 (5.77%) IPsec
4 2 (3.85%) LDAP
5 1 (1.92%) ISDN
5 1 (1.92%) MGW
5 1 (1.92%) DNS
5 1 (1.92%) SSL
5 1 (1.92%) OSPF
5 1 (1.92%) BGP
5 1 (1.92%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
2 19 (36.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (21.15%) MySQL
4 10 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.69%) Subversion
2 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.69%) Grunt
3 3 (5.77%) Ant
3 3 (5.77%) Gradle
3 3 (5.77%) Maven
4 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.92%) webpack
General
1 14 (26.92%) Automotive
2 10 (19.23%) Finance
3 8 (15.38%) Publishing
4 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.77%) Marketing
4 3 (5.77%) French Language
4 3 (5.77%) German Language
5 2 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) Senior Developer
2 14 (26.92%) .NET Developer
2 14 (26.92%) C# Developer
2 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET Developer
2 14 (26.92%) Senior C# Developer
2 14 (26.92%) Senior .NET Developer
2 14 (26.92%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 14 (26.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 14 (26.92%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (17.31%) XML Developer
4 6 (11.54%) DBA
4 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Applications Support
5 5 (9.62%) SQL DBA
5 5 (9.62%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Sales Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (55.77%) XML
2 26 (50.00%) CSS
2 26 (50.00%) JSON
3 22 (42.31%) HTML
4 21 (40.38%) jQuery
5 20 (38.46%) .NET
6 19 (36.54%) HTML5
7 18 (34.62%) Web Services
7 18 (34.62%) Ajax
8 15 (28.85%) CSS3
9 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (26.92%) .NET Framework
9 14 (26.92%) DHTML
9 14 (26.92%) XSL
9 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET
10 11 (21.15%) XML Schema
11 10 (19.23%) REST
12 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
12 7 (13.46%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) User Experience
2 15 (28.85%) Computer Science
3 8 (15.38%) Life Science
3 8 (15.38%) BBC
3 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (11.54%) Replication
4 6 (11.54%) Clustering
4 6 (11.54%) Wiki
5 5 (9.62%) Open Source
6 4 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (7.69%) Streaming Video
6 4 (7.69%) Client/Server
6 4 (7.69%) W3C
7 2 (3.85%) MHEG
7 2 (3.85%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) UNIX
2 6 (11.54%) Windows
3 4 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 4 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Time Management
2 23 (44.23%) MVC
3 15 (28.85%) Web Development
4 14 (26.92%) E-Commerce
5 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.54%) Web Design
6 6 (11.54%) Change Control
7 5 (9.62%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (9.62%) CRM
7 5 (9.62%) Project Management
7 5 (9.62%) Content Management
8 4 (7.69%) OO
8 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (5.77%) Web Application Development
9 3 (5.77%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.77%) Business Development
9 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
10 2 (3.85%) SOA
10 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
2 20 (38.46%) C#
3 16 (30.77%) PHP
3 16 (30.77%) SQL
4 11 (21.15%) T-SQL
4 11 (21.15%) XPath
5 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
5 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell
5 6 (11.54%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.69%) Java
6 4 (7.69%) PHP5
7 2 (3.85%) SPARQL
7 2 (3.85%) R
7 2 (3.85%) Perl
7 2 (3.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) CCNA
2 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) vSphere
2 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Dell
2 8 (15.38%) Sony
2 8 (15.38%) IBM
3 6 (11.54%) Red Gate
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle
4 5 (9.62%) Zend
5 4 (7.69%) Polycom
5 4 (7.69%) Tandberg
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco
5 4 (7.69%) Facebook
5 4 (7.69%) Twitter
6 3 (5.77%) VMware
7 1 (1.92%) Ericsson