The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XML over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 49 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Permanent jobs citing XML 4 36 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.32% 9.42% 3.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.42% 23.23% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 27 9
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
XML
Bedfordshire

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 Bedford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
117 155 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 38.49% 40.58% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 104 130 60
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

XML
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

XML Salary Trend in Bedford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 8 (80.00%) jQuery
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) PHP
4 4 (40.00%) J2EE
4 4 (40.00%) MySQL
4 4 (40.00%) JUnit
4 4 (40.00%) EJB
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) JSP
4 4 (40.00%) Struts
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Sun
4 4 (40.00%) Sun Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Web Development
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (40.00%) Ajax
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (30.00%) Back Office
6 2 (20.00%) Logistics
6 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (20.00%) Shell Script

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (30.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (40.00%) J2EE Developer
2 4 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (30.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 3 (30.00%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (10.00%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) J2EE
2 4 (40.00%) EJB
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) JSP
2 4 (40.00%) Struts
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) Ajax
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Logistics
3 2 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) SEO
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Sun Certification
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Sun
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft