The first table below looks at the demand for XML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XML over the 3 months to 31 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 Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 20 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing XML 101 95 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.65% 9.10% 8.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.77% 28.79% 22.09%
Number of salaries quoted 99 90 67
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
392 330 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 33.59% 31.61% 37.22%
Number of salaries quoted 357 318 303
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
XML
East of England

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

XML
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

XML Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

XML
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XML across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

XML Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

XML
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -14 43 £40,000 - 1
Bedford -5 20 £42,500 - 3
Dunstable +5 9 £35,000 -3.44%
XML
East of England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

1 116 (56.04%) .NET
2 111 (53.62%) SQL
3 105 (50.72%) HTML
4 102 (49.28%) JavaScript
5 98 (47.34%) C#
6 94 (45.41%) Microsoft
7 89 (43.00%) SQL Server
8 88 (42.51%) ASP.NET
9 71 (34.30%) Web Services
10 62 (29.95%) CSS
11 57 (27.54%) Oracle
12 53 (25.60%) Degree
13 47 (22.71%) Software Engineering
14 42 (20.29%) MS Excel
15 41 (19.81%) Team Foundation Server
16 40 (19.32%) Computer Science
17 38 (18.36%) MVC
17 38 (18.36%) Java
18 36 (17.39%) Subversion
19 35 (16.91%) Crystal Reports
20 34 (16.43%) T-SQL
21 33 (15.94%) 3G
21 33 (15.94%) Telecoms
21 33 (15.94%) 2G
21 33 (15.94%) WCF
21 33 (15.94%) Relational Database
22 32 (15.46%) Visual Studio
23 29 (14.01%) VB
23 29 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
23 29 (14.01%) XMetaL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 21 (10.14%) BizTalk Server
2 19 (9.18%) IIS
3 18 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 13 (6.28%) CMS
5 8 (3.86%) ColdFusion
6 5 (2.42%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (2.42%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.93%) Apache
7 4 (1.93%) SAS
7 4 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.93%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.93%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 3 (1.45%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 42 (20.29%) MS Excel
2 29 (14.01%) XMetaL
3 13 (6.28%) FrameMaker
4 12 (5.80%) MS Visio
5 7 (3.38%) MS Office
6 4 (1.93%) SPSS
7 2 (0.97%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.48%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (15.94%) 3G
1 33 (15.94%) 2G
2 21 (10.14%) LTE
3 11 (5.31%) Internet
4 6 (2.90%) 3GPP
4 6 (2.90%) FTP
5 3 (1.45%) 4G
5 3 (1.45%) GPRS
5 3 (1.45%) GSM
5 3 (1.45%) UMTS
6 2 (0.97%) Intranet
7 1 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (43.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (16.91%) Crystal Reports
3 33 (15.94%) Relational Database
4 22 (10.63%) Oracle Reports
5 21 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (9.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (3.38%) MySQL
10 6 (2.90%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.42%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.93%) DataStage
12 4 (1.93%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
14 2 (0.97%) Oracle9i Database
14 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.97%) SQLPlus
14 2 (0.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 1 (0.48%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 41 (19.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (17.39%) Subversion
3 32 (15.46%) Visual Studio
4 25 (12.08%) NUnit
4 25 (12.08%) MSTest
5 20 (9.66%) TeamCity
6 12 (5.80%) XMLSpy
7 9 (4.35%) JIRA
8 8 (3.86%) Maven
8 8 (3.86%) PowerBuilder
9 7 (3.38%) Gradle
9 7 (3.38%) Jenkins
9 7 (3.38%) Ant
9 7 (3.38%) JUnit
10 4 (1.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.48%) Toad
13 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
General
1 33 (15.94%) Telecoms
2 13 (6.28%) Finance
3 11 (5.31%) Retail
4 8 (3.86%) Banking
5 2 (0.97%) Automotive
5 2 (0.97%) Legal
5 2 (0.97%) Publishing
5 2 (0.97%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 95 (45.89%) Developer
2 35 (16.91%) Senior Developer
3 30 (14.49%) Author
3 30 (14.49%) Technical Author
4 20 (9.66%) Support Engineer
5 19 (9.18%) .NET Developer
5 19 (9.18%) Software Developer
6 18 (8.70%) Architect
6 18 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 15 (7.25%) Analyst
8 12 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (5.31%) Technical Support
9 11 (5.31%) Software Support Engineer
10 10 (4.83%) Java Developer
10 10 (4.83%) C# Developer
10 10 (4.83%) Business Analyst
10 10 (4.83%) Applications Support
11 8 (3.86%) Technical Support Engineer
11 8 (3.86%) Technical Engineer
11 8 (3.86%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (56.04%) .NET
2 105 (50.72%) HTML
3 88 (42.51%) ASP.NET
4 71 (34.30%) Web Services
5 62 (29.95%) CSS
6 33 (15.94%) WCF
7 27 (13.04%) jQuery
7 27 (13.04%) Silverlight
8 24 (11.59%) Classic ASP
9 23 (11.11%) XSLT
9 23 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (10.14%) WF
11 17 (8.21%) XSL
12 15 (7.25%) WSDL
13 12 (5.80%) WPF
13 12 (5.80%) Ajax
13 12 (5.80%) JSP
13 12 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 12 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 10 (4.83%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.32%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.21%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (6.76%) N-Tier
4 12 (5.80%) E-Learning
5 11 (5.31%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.45%) AS400
6 3 (1.45%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.45%) Physics
7 2 (0.97%) Statistics
7 2 (0.97%) Animation
7 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.97%) NHS
8 1 (0.48%) iSeries
8 1 (0.48%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.53%) Windows
2 20 (9.66%) Linux
3 2 (0.97%) UNIX
3 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.71%) Software Engineering
2 38 (18.36%) MVC
3 29 (14.01%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (14.01%) TDD
4 26 (12.56%) Configuration Management
5 22 (10.63%) Workflow
6 20 (9.66%) Scrum
7 19 (9.18%) Project Management
8 16 (7.73%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (7.25%) Web Development
9 15 (7.25%) SOA
9 15 (7.25%) Waterfall
10 14 (6.76%) OO
11 13 (6.28%) Content Management
11 13 (6.28%) Unit Testing
12 11 (5.31%) E-Commerce
12 11 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (5.31%) Change Management
13 10 (4.83%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 111 (53.62%) SQL
2 102 (49.28%) JavaScript
3 98 (47.34%) C#
4 38 (18.36%) Java
5 34 (16.43%) T-SQL
6 29 (14.01%) VB
7 20 (9.66%) C
8 19 (9.18%) PL/SQL
9 17 (8.21%) PHP
10 12 (5.80%) VB.NET
11 11 (5.31%) C++
12 10 (4.83%) VB6
12 10 (4.83%) Perl
13 5 (2.42%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.93%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.97%) XPath
16 1 (0.48%) RPG
16 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (25.60%) Degree
2 11 (5.31%) HNC
3 6 (2.90%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.48%) ISEB
5 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.35%) SLA
2 3 (1.45%) QA
3 2 (0.97%) HL7
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 94 (45.41%) Microsoft
2 57 (27.54%) Oracle
3 8 (3.86%) Perforce
4 7 (3.38%) IBM
5 6 (2.90%) Sun
6 5 (2.42%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.93%) JBoss
8 2 (0.97%) SAP
8 2 (0.97%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.48%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.48%) Trapeze
9 1 (0.48%) Lumesse
9 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Robert Half
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £18 - 30k upon experience
Posted: 9 days ago