Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for RDF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RDF over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Resource Description Framework (RDF)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1145 1168 1252
Rank change year-on-year +23 +84 -11
Permanent jobs citing RDF 37 57 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.030% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.034% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 37 56 43
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +35.29% -15.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £92,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -19.23% +85.71% -1.41%

RDF is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 162377 170041 191608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.40% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 128248 141329 157803
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

RDF
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RDF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RDF in the UK

RDF
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for RDF in the UK

RDF
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RDF over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for RDF in the UK

RDF
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RDF within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 33 £52,500 -8.70% 6
UK excluding London +52 19 £52,500 -19.23% 3
London -37 14 £53,750 -6.52% 3
East of England - 13 £56,250 - 2
South East +45 6 £49,500 -23.85% 1
West Midlands - 4 £60,000 -
Midlands - 4 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing RDF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for RDF.

1 27 (72.97%) XML
2 25 (67.57%) MarkLogic
3 22 (59.46%) XSLT
4 19 (51.35%) Semantic Web
5 18 (48.65%) SPARQL
5 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
5 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (48.65%) Ontologies
6 17 (45.95%) Publishing
7 16 (43.24%) Unit Testing
7 16 (43.24%) C++
8 15 (40.54%) HTML
8 15 (40.54%) CSS
8 15 (40.54%) XSL
8 15 (40.54%) XHTML
9 13 (35.14%) XML Schema
9 13 (35.14%) XQuery
10 11 (29.73%) Java
10 11 (29.73%) C#
10 11 (29.73%) .NET
10 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
10 11 (29.73%) NoSQL
11 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
11 10 (27.03%) Content Development
12 9 (24.32%) JSON
12 9 (24.32%) XPath
13 8 (21.62%) XMetaL
13 8 (21.62%) Finance
13 8 (21.62%) VBA
13 8 (21.62%) SOA

RDF
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) Drupal
1 1 (2.70%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) GitHub
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (67.57%) MarkLogic
2 11 (29.73%) NoSQL
3 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
4 5 (13.51%) MySQL
5 4 (10.81%) Amazon Aurora
5 4 (10.81%) RDBMS
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
6 3 (8.11%) Big Data
6 3 (8.11%) Neo4j
6 3 (8.11%) Triplestore
7 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.22%) Ant
2 6 (16.22%) Maven
3 4 (10.81%) Bitbucket
3 4 (10.81%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.70%) Hudson
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (45.95%) Publishing
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 7 (18.92%) Marketing
4 6 (16.22%) Retail
5 5 (13.51%) Games
6 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (86.49%) Developer
2 17 (45.95%) XML Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Java Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Applications Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Graduate
4 5 (13.51%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Database Developer
5 4 (10.81%) NoSQL Developer
5 4 (10.81%) XML XSLT Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Information Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Research Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.70%) Algorithm Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Data Scientist
7 1 (2.70%) Java Scala Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Scala Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (72.97%) XML
2 22 (59.46%) XSLT
3 15 (40.54%) CSS
3 15 (40.54%) HTML
3 15 (40.54%) XHTML
3 15 (40.54%) XSL
4 13 (35.14%) XML Schema
5 11 (29.73%) .NET
6 9 (24.32%) JSON
7 8 (21.62%) REST
8 5 (13.51%) RESTful
8 5 (13.51%) Web Services
9 4 (10.81%) SOAP
9 4 (10.81%) XSD
10 2 (5.41%) Natural Language Processing
11 1 (2.70%) Spring
11 1 (2.70%) Spring Boot
11 1 (2.70%) SQLAlchemy
11 1 (2.70%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) Semantic Web
2 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
3 6 (16.22%) Algorithms
4 5 (13.51%) Linked Data
5 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (10.81%) User Experience
6 2 (5.41%) Equities
6 2 (5.41%) Hedge funds
7 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
1 5 (13.51%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (48.65%) Ontologies
2 16 (43.24%) Unit Testing
3 10 (27.03%) Content Development
4 8 (21.62%) SDLC
4 8 (21.62%) SOA
5 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
6 6 (16.22%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (16.22%) DevOps
7 5 (13.51%) BDD
7 5 (13.51%) Biology
7 5 (13.51%) Computational Biology
7 5 (13.51%) Computational Linguistics
7 5 (13.51%) Data Integration
7 5 (13.51%) ETL
7 5 (13.51%) Game Theory
7 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
7 5 (13.51%) TDD
8 4 (10.81%) Content Analysis
8 4 (10.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
1 18 (48.65%) SPARQL
2 16 (43.24%) C++
3 13 (35.14%) XQuery
4 11 (29.73%) C#
4 11 (29.73%) Java
5 9 (24.32%) XPath
6 8 (21.62%) VBA
7 7 (18.92%) SQL
8 5 (13.51%) Python
9 1 (2.70%) Perl
9 1 (2.70%) PHP
9 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) PhD
3 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Talend
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Sybase
3 1 (2.70%) Facebook
3 1 (2.70%) Twitter
3 1 (2.70%) Yahoo!
3 1 (2.70%) Zend