Period
to 24 September 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term RIA in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RIA over the 6 months to 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Rich Internet Application (RIA)
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1067 1091 1174
Rank change year-on-year +24 +83 -102
Permanent jobs citing RIA 97 144 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.075% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 82 130 121
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -19.05%
10th Percentile £42,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £79,500 £62,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -15.79%

RIA is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75226 79364 91398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.15% 41.18% 41.48%
Number of salaries quoted 56537 65060 73316
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,658
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

RIA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for RIA in the UK

RIA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for RIA in the UK

RIA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RIA over the 6 months to 24 September 2017.

Salary histogram for RIA in the UK

RIA
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RIA within the UK over the 6 months to 24 September 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 0 97 £45,000 - 3
UK excluding London +14 55 £45,000 +5.88% 2
London +21 42 £45,000 - 1
South East +72 16 £61,250 +2.08% 1
East of England +11 15 £45,000 - 1
North of England +7 15 £45,000 -10.00%
North West +5 15 £45,000 -10.00%
South West -10 8 £30,112 -13.97%
Midlands +25 1 £37,500 -8.54%
East Midlands +19 1 £37,500 -8.54%

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT jobs citing RIA 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 RIA.

1 92 (94.85%) Internet
2 74 (76.29%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (67.01%) TDD
4 55 (56.70%) HTML
5 49 (50.52%) CSS
6 48 (49.48%) JavaScript
7 46 (47.42%) Java
8 45 (46.39%) SQL
9 42 (43.30%) Web Services
9 42 (43.30%) Software Engineering
9 42 (43.30%) REST
10 41 (42.27%) XML
11 39 (40.21%) Test Automation
12 37 (38.14%) BDD
12 37 (38.14%) Scrum
12 37 (38.14%) jQuery
13 33 (34.02%) QA
13 33 (34.02%) Selenium
13 33 (34.02%) JUnit
13 33 (34.02%) JBehave
13 33 (34.02%) WebDriver
13 33 (34.02%) RESTful
13 33 (34.02%) API Testing
13 33 (34.02%) QA Automation
13 33 (34.02%) SDET
14 28 (28.87%) .NET
15 25 (25.77%) Front End Development
16 24 (24.74%) React
17 23 (23.71%) Gherkin
17 23 (23.71%) Cucumber

RIA
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 4 (4.12%) Alfresco
1 4 (4.12%) Joomla!
2 2 (2.06%) CMS
3 1 (1.03%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.06%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.06%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 92 (94.85%) Internet
2 5 (5.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.22%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.19%) Big Data
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (5.15%) DB2
4 5 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.06%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.06%) OLAP
7 2 (2.06%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (34.02%) JBehave
1 33 (34.02%) JUnit
1 33 (34.02%) Selenium
1 33 (34.02%) WebDriver
2 23 (23.71%) Cucumber
3 20 (20.62%) Git (software)
4 9 (9.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (7.22%) PhantomJS
5 7 (7.22%) UI Automator
6 6 (6.19%) Maven
6 6 (6.19%) Subversion
7 5 (5.15%) Bitbucket
7 5 (5.15%) Gradle
7 5 (5.15%) Jasmine
7 5 (5.15%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (5.15%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Banking
2 4 (4.12%) Games
3 2 (2.06%) Advertising
3 2 (2.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 58 (59.79%) Developer
2 39 (40.21%) Java Engineer
3 21 (21.65%) QA Automation Engineer
3 21 (21.65%) QA Engineer
4 20 (20.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 20 (20.62%) Test Automation Engineer
4 20 (20.62%) Test Engineer
5 18 (18.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 18 (18.56%) Software Test Engineer
6 16 (16.49%) Java Developer
7 15 (15.46%) Software Developer
8 14 (14.43%) Senior Developer
9 13 (13.40%) Automation Engineer
10 9 (9.28%) Angular Developer
11 8 (8.25%) QA Test Engineer
11 8 (8.25%) Senior Software Developer
11 8 (8.25%) UI Developer
12 7 (7.22%) .NET Developer
12 7 (7.22%) Java Software Developer
13 6 (6.19%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (56.70%) HTML
2 49 (50.52%) CSS
3 42 (43.30%) REST
3 42 (43.30%) Web Services
4 41 (42.27%) XML
5 37 (38.14%) jQuery
6 33 (34.02%) RESTful
7 28 (28.87%) .NET
8 24 (24.74%) React
9 23 (23.71%) Gherkin
10 22 (22.68%) AngularJS
11 18 (18.56%) ASP.NET
11 18 (18.56%) HTML5
12 17 (17.53%) Hibernate
13 13 (13.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (11.34%) Spring
15 10 (10.31%) Sass
16 9 (9.28%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (8.25%) RequireJS
17 8 (8.25%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.65%) User Experience
2 10 (10.31%) Algorithms
3 9 (9.28%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.19%) Fintech
5 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.12%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.19%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (76.29%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (67.01%) TDD
3 42 (43.30%) Software Engineering
4 39 (40.21%) Test Automation
5 37 (38.14%) BDD
5 37 (38.14%) Scrum
6 33 (34.02%) API Testing
6 33 (34.02%) QA Automation
6 33 (34.02%) SDET
7 25 (25.77%) Front End Development
8 17 (17.53%) MVC
9 15 (15.46%) Web Application Development
10 14 (14.43%) Unit Testing
11 10 (10.31%) Waterfall
12 9 (9.28%) Functional Testing
12 9 (9.28%) OO
12 9 (9.28%) OOD
13 8 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (8.25%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 8 (8.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 48 (49.48%) JavaScript
2 46 (47.42%) Java
3 45 (46.39%) SQL
4 17 (17.53%) C#
4 17 (17.53%) ES6
5 8 (8.25%) ECMAScript
6 7 (7.22%) TypeScript
7 6 (6.19%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.03%) C++
8 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (34.02%) QA
2 5 (5.15%) GAMP
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 19 (19.59%) Oracle
2 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.06%) Google
3 2 (2.06%) HubSpot
3 2 (2.06%) Marketo
3 2 (2.06%) Pardot
3 2 (2.06%) Siebel
3 2 (2.06%) Tableau
3 2 (2.06%) Xamarin