The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 38 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing XML 21 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.55% 5.30% 10.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.79% 14.71% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 20
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +5.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
133 102 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 47.84% 36.04% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 126 100 76
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
XML
Bedfordshire

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XML across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

XML Salary Histogram in Bedford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 38 (82.61%) JavaScript
1 38 (82.61%) .NET
2 36 (78.26%) Microsoft
3 35 (76.09%) C#
4 33 (71.74%) HTML
4 33 (71.74%) SQL
5 32 (69.57%) Software Engineering
6 30 (65.22%) ASP.NET
7 29 (63.04%) SQL Server
8 28 (60.87%) CSS
9 26 (56.52%) Silverlight
10 24 (52.17%) Oracle
10 24 (52.17%) T-SQL
11 23 (50.00%) Web Services
12 22 (47.83%) Relational Database
13 21 (45.65%) Crystal Reports
13 21 (45.65%) WF
13 21 (45.65%) MSTest
13 21 (45.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 21 (45.65%) NUnit
14 19 (41.30%) Oracle Reports
15 18 (39.13%) MS Excel
16 16 (34.78%) MVC
16 16 (34.78%) Configuration Management
16 16 (34.78%) Root Cause Analysis
17 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
18 10 (21.74%) WPF
18 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
18 10 (21.74%) Ajax
18 10 (21.74%) Java

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
1 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.17%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 18 (39.13%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (63.04%) SQL Server
2 22 (47.83%) Relational Database
3 21 (45.65%) Crystal Reports
3 21 (45.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (41.30%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (8.70%) RDBMS
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) MSTest
1 21 (45.65%) NUnit
2 6 (13.04%) JUnit
2 6 (13.04%) Subversion
2 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 41 (89.13%) Developer
2 26 (56.52%) Senior Developer
3 8 (17.39%) C# Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Java Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (13.04%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Designer
8 3 (6.52%) UI Designer
8 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.35%) UI Developer
9 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.35%) UI Programmer
10 1 (2.17%) Middleware Architect
10 1 (2.17%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (82.61%) .NET
2 33 (71.74%) HTML
3 30 (65.22%) ASP.NET
4 28 (60.87%) CSS
5 26 (56.52%) Silverlight
6 23 (50.00%) Web Services
7 21 (45.65%) WF
8 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (21.74%) WPF
9 10 (21.74%) Ajax
10 8 (17.39%) WinForms
10 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 7 (15.22%) JSP
11 7 (15.22%) EJB
12 6 (13.04%) J2EE
12 6 (13.04%) Struts
12 6 (13.04%) jQuery
13 4 (8.70%) ADO.NET
13 4 (8.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.70%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.17%) Wiki
6 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Software Engineering
2 16 (34.78%) MVC
2 16 (34.78%) Configuration Management
2 16 (34.78%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.39%) Project Management
5 6 (13.04%) Web Development
5 6 (13.04%) Scrum
5 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
6 5 (10.87%) TDD
6 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.70%) SEO
7 4 (8.70%) OO
7 4 (8.70%) Pair Programming
8 3 (6.52%) UML
8 3 (6.52%) Workflow
9 2 (4.35%) Process Management
9 2 (4.35%) E-business
9 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 38 (82.61%) JavaScript
2 35 (76.09%) C#
3 33 (71.74%) SQL
4 24 (52.17%) T-SQL
5 10 (21.74%) Java
6 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.35%) C
7 2 (4.35%) XPath
8 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
8 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 24 (52.17%) Oracle
3 6 (13.04%) Sun
4 3 (6.52%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) JBoss
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Robert Half
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago