The first table below looks at the demand for RDF skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RDF over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank - 198 190
Permanent jobs citing RDF 0 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.080% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.10% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Average salary - £50,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +92.30%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3890 3842 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 78.67% 76.70% 71.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3239 3221 2856
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
RDF
England

RDF
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RDF across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RDF Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RDF
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RDF across the West Midlands region.

RDF Salary Trend in the West Midlands

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing RDF 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 RDF.

1 23 (100.00%) Perl
1 23 (100.00%) UNIX
1 23 (100.00%) Solaris
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
1 23 (100.00%) Sun
1 23 (100.00%) EMC
1 23 (100.00%) SAN
1 23 (100.00%) Veritas
1 23 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 23 (100.00%) Finance
1 23 (100.00%) SUSE
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
1 23 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 23 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 23 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 23 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 23 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 23 (100.00%) Symmetrix DMX
2 16 (69.57%) Banking
2 16 (69.57%) ITIL
2 16 (69.57%) AIX
3 13 (56.52%) SharePoint
3 13 (56.52%) Oracle
3 13 (56.52%) Shell Script
3 13 (56.52%) Financial Institution
3 13 (56.52%) Korn
3 13 (56.52%) Wiki
3 13 (56.52%) Oracle Exadata
4 10 (43.48%) Workflow
4 10 (43.48%) Symantec

RDF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing RDF 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 RDF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (56.52%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 23 (100.00%) Finance
2 16 (69.57%) Banking
3 13 (56.52%) Financial Institution
4 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 7 (30.43%) UNIX Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 23 (100.00%) Symmetrix DMX
2 13 (56.52%) Wiki
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) UNIX
1 23 (100.00%) Solaris
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
1 23 (100.00%) SUSE
1 23 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 16 (69.57%) AIX
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) ITIL
2 10 (43.48%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Perl
2 13 (56.52%) Shell Script
2 13 (56.52%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
System Software
1 23 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 23 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 23 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 23 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Sun
1 23 (100.00%) EMC
1 23 (100.00%) Veritas
1 23 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (56.52%) Oracle
3 10 (43.48%) Symantec