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

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XML
Rank 9 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing XML 9 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 11.84% 10.19% 12.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 16.33% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 14
Average salary £35,500 £36,250 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +26.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,000 £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
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
27 98 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 35.53% 62.42% 58.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25 87 82
Average salary £35,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.47% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XML across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

XML Salary Histogram in Bolton

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (64.29%) Finance
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (42.86%) WCF
5 5 (35.71%) Web Development
5 5 (35.71%) Legal
5 5 (35.71%) C#
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) OO
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 5 (35.71%) SOA
5 5 (35.71%) HTML5
5 5 (35.71%) SDLC
6 4 (28.57%) API Design
6 4 (28.57%) OO PHP
6 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 4 (28.57%) Twitter
6 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (28.57%) Atlassian
6 4 (28.57%) Drupal
6 4 (28.57%) WordPress
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) RESTful

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (28.57%) Confluence
1 4 (28.57%) Drupal
1 4 (28.57%) IIS
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 4 (28.57%) WordPress
2 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL
2 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) PhpStorm
2 1 (7.14%) Redmine
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Legal
3 4 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.14%) Head of Development
5 1 (7.14%) Head of Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Head of Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (42.86%) WCF
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) HTML5
5 4 (28.57%) JMS
5 4 (28.57%) RESTful
5 4 (28.57%) SOAP
5 4 (28.57%) Symfony
5 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
6 3 (21.43%) Java SE
6 3 (21.43%) WPF
6 3 (21.43%) XSLT
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (14.29%) XSD
7 2 (14.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (35.71%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) SDLC
3 5 (35.71%) SOA
3 5 (35.71%) Web Development
4 4 (28.57%) API Design
4 4 (28.57%) OO PHP
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Coaching
5 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.14%) Scrum
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) PHP
4 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) HL7
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Atlassian
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) MuleSoft
1 4 (28.57%) Twitter
2 3 (21.43%) Software AG
2 3 (21.43%) TIBCO
2 3 (21.43%) webMethods
3 1 (7.14%) Facebook
3 1 (7.14%) SaltStack