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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 42 45 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Permanent jobs citing XML 5 4 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.13% 1.29% 9.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.26% 3.60% 22.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 28
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
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
95 111 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 40.43% 35.81% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 87 97 137
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Ajax
2 11 (78.57%) Web Development
2 11 (78.57%) jQuery
3 10 (71.43%) Unit Testing
3 10 (71.43%) Degree
3 10 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 10 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 10 (71.43%) Linux
3 10 (71.43%) Sun
3 10 (71.43%) Sun Certification
3 10 (71.43%) Java
3 10 (71.43%) J2EE
3 10 (71.43%) JUnit
3 10 (71.43%) EJB
3 10 (71.43%) JSP
3 10 (71.43%) Struts
3 10 (71.43%) Web Services
4 4 (28.57%) XSLT
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) Front End Development
5 3 (21.43%) Nintex
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) Office 365
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Acrobat
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (7.14%) InDesign
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Grunt
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Games
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
1 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Java Developer
2 10 (71.43%) J2EE Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Linux Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Ajax
1 11 (78.57%) jQuery
2 10 (71.43%) EJB
2 10 (71.43%) J2EE
2 10 (71.43%) JSP
2 10 (71.43%) Struts
2 10 (71.43%) Web Services
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) XSLT
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) Ember.js
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Computer Science
1 10 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (78.57%) Web Development
2 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 10 (71.43%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.14%) Email Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
1 10 (71.43%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Sun
2 3 (21.43%) Nintex
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe