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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 39 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Permanent jobs citing XML 15 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.63% 6.27% 9.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.80% 20.00% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 20
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £38,650 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -
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
153 85 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 47.22% 31.37% 33.49%
Number of salaries quoted 150 85 68
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 23 September 2014.

XML Salary Histogram in Bedford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 29 (80.56%) JavaScript
2 25 (69.44%) .NET
3 24 (66.67%) SQL
4 22 (61.11%) C#
4 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 22 (61.11%) Software Engineering
5 21 (58.33%) HTML
5 21 (58.33%) Web Services
6 20 (55.56%) CSS
6 20 (55.56%) ASP.NET
7 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
8 17 (47.22%) T-SQL
8 17 (47.22%) Silverlight
9 16 (44.44%) WF
9 16 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (44.44%) NUnit
9 16 (44.44%) MSTest
9 16 (44.44%) Oracle
9 16 (44.44%) Crystal Reports
10 15 (41.67%) Java
10 15 (41.67%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (36.11%) MVC
11 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
12 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
12 12 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (33.33%) Relational Database
13 10 (27.78%) jQuery
13 10 (27.78%) Linux
13 10 (27.78%) JSP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.56%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.78%) ColdFusion
5 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (44.44%) Crystal Reports
2 16 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (41.67%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) NUnit
1 16 (44.44%) MSTest
2 9 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 34 (94.44%) Developer
2 18 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Java Developer
4 9 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
4 9 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (19.44%) C# Developer
6 6 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Middleware Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Middleware Architect
9 1 (2.78%) WordPress Developer
9 1 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.78%) VB.NET Programmer
9 1 (2.78%) Software Support Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) .NET Programmer
9 1 (2.78%) Java Software Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.78%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) .NET
2 21 (58.33%) HTML
2 21 (58.33%) Web Services
3 20 (55.56%) CSS
3 20 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 17 (47.22%) Silverlight
5 16 (44.44%) WF
6 10 (27.78%) jQuery
6 10 (27.78%) EJB
6 10 (27.78%) JSP
7 9 (25.00%) Struts
7 9 (25.00%) J2EE
7 9 (25.00%) Ajax
8 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (13.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 5 (13.89%) WPF
10 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 9 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) UNIX
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Software Engineering
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (36.11%) MVC
4 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 12 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (25.00%) Web Development
5 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Scrum
6 5 (13.89%) UML
7 4 (11.11%) Line Management
8 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.33%) Workflow
8 3 (8.33%) Logistics
8 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
9 2 (5.56%) Migration
9 2 (5.56%) OO
9 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.56%) Project Management
9 2 (5.56%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) JavaScript
2 24 (66.67%) SQL
3 22 (61.11%) C#
4 17 (47.22%) T-SQL
5 15 (41.67%) Java
6 3 (8.33%) C
6 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.56%) PHP
8 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Sun Certification
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 16 (44.44%) Oracle
3 9 (25.00%) Sun
4 5 (13.89%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) JBoss