The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RIA over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rich Internet Application (RIA)
Rank 235 219 208
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Permanent jobs citing RIA 4 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.064% 0.019% 0.081%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.054% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £32,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £32,500 £33,800
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
RIA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2310 1869 1691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.01% 34.95% 34.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1661 1584 1443
Average salary £40,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.57% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

RIA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

RIA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RIA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

RIA Salary Trend in the West Midlands

RIA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RIA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

RIA Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

RIA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RIA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
Coventry - 2 £52,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £27,500 -
Solihull - 1 £35,000 -
RIA
England

RIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing RIA 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 RIA.

1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) JUnit
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) JBoss
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) EJB
2 3 (50.00%) Struts
2 3 (50.00%) JMS
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) SaaS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) User Stories
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC

RIA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing RIA 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 RIA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) JBoss
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Content Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Content Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Digital Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) EJB
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) HTML5
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
1 3 (50.00%) JMS
1 3 (50.00%) REST
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Kanban
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Pay per click
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) SEO
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft