The table below looks at the statistics for RSS 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 RSS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank - 186 202
Permanent jobs citing RSS 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.14% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.39% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Average salary - £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -39.13%
RSS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1729 1549 2020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.66% 35.86% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 1330 1833
Average salary £37,500 £37,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.67% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

RSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RSS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RSS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RSS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

RSS Salary Trend in the West Midlands