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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank - - 181
Permanent jobs citing RSS 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,100 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.35% +21.42%
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
1793 1719 1492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.08% 34.78% 35.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1570 1564 1284
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,414 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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