The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XML over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 30 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing XML 2 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.07% 1.22% 2.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.56% 3.57% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 8
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% -5.51%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
XML
Scotland

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 Aberdeen region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
36 84 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 19.25% 34.29% 25.16%
Number of salaries quoted 28 60 62
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

XML
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

XML Salary Trend in Aberdeen

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing XML 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 XML.

1 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
3 8 (66.67%) OOP
3 8 (66.67%) SharePoint
4 7 (58.33%) Finance
5 6 (50.00%) Intranet
5 6 (50.00%) Document Management
6 5 (41.67%) ISO 9001
6 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
6 5 (41.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (33.33%) .NET
7 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (25.00%) Web Services
8 3 (25.00%) OO
8 3 (25.00%) Nintex
9 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
9 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
10 1 (8.33%) C
10 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
10 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
10 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET
10 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
10 1 (8.33%) XSD
10 1 (8.33%) XSLT
10 1 (8.33%) Windows

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing XML 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 XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (41.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) XSD
5 1 (8.33%) XSLT
5 1 (8.33%) WinForms
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Compact Framework
5 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) OOP
2 6 (50.00%) Document Management
3 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
4 3 (25.00%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) XAML
4 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) Nintex
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow