The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XML over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 28 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs citing XML 4 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.08% 4.73% 14.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.41% 7.45% 22.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 22
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +11.11%
XML
Manchester

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 Bolton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
54 94 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 41.54% 63.51% 65.61%
Number of salaries quoted 49 83 97
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

XML
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

XML Salary Trend in Bolton

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) Web Services
2 16 (80.00%) Windows
3 13 (65.00%) C#
3 13 (65.00%) .NET
4 10 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 10 (50.00%) WinForms
4 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (50.00%) WCF
4 10 (50.00%) jQuery
4 10 (50.00%) MVC
4 10 (50.00%) Oracle
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (45.00%) Project Management
6 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (20.00%) HTML
8 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.00%) HTTP
9 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.00%) Exstream
9 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (5.00%) FileNet
9 1 (5.00%) Finance
9 1 (5.00%) IBM

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 1 (5.00%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 12 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 12 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Implementation Analyst
4 6 (30.00%) Analyst
5 5 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (25.00%) Consultant
5 5 (25.00%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) IT Graduate
6 2 (10.00%) Graduate
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
7 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) Web Services
2 13 (65.00%) .NET
3 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (50.00%) WinForms
3 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 10 (50.00%) WCF
3 10 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) MVC
2 9 (45.00%) Project Management
3 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Software AG
2 1 (5.00%) Informatica
2 1 (5.00%) webMethods