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 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank - - 203
Permanent jobs citing RSS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £27,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -1.81%
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
2030 1842 1944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.95% 34.13% 39.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1769 1645 1685
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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

RSS
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (100.00%) ATL
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli NetView
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Migration

RSS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ATL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM