The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 21 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing XML 56 56 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.56% 9.71% 7.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.79% 22.76% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 46 45 26
Average salary £30,565 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.67% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £56,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
XML
South Wales

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 Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
209 246 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.96% 42.63% 32.39%
Number of salaries quoted 186 209 100
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

XML
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

XML Salary Trend in Cardiff

XML
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XML across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

XML Salary Histogram in Cardiff

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 84 (74.34%) Web Services
2 64 (56.64%) HTML
3 63 (55.75%) SQL
4 54 (47.79%) Java
5 53 (46.90%) Unit Testing
6 52 (46.02%) Degree
7 50 (44.25%) JavaScript
8 41 (36.28%) Hibernate
9 40 (35.40%) J2EE
10 35 (30.97%) Telecoms
10 35 (30.97%) Banking
11 34 (30.09%) SQL Server
12 31 (27.43%) Microsoft
13 30 (26.55%) SOAP
13 30 (26.55%) Spring
14 29 (25.66%) CSS
15 28 (24.78%) .NET
15 28 (24.78%) Scrum
15 28 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (23.01%) jQuery
16 26 (23.01%) OO
17 24 (21.24%) Finance
17 24 (21.24%) ASP.NET
18 21 (18.58%) TDD
19 20 (17.70%) Open Source
20 19 (16.81%) Continuous Improvement
20 19 (16.81%) Billing
21 18 (15.93%) Maven
21 18 (15.93%) Continuous Integration
21 18 (15.93%) NoSQL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 14 (12.39%) Confluence
2 11 (9.73%) LiveCycle
2 11 (9.73%) FileNet
3 5 (4.42%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.42%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.54%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.65%) Apache
5 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.77%) CMS
6 2 (1.77%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.88%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 15 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.77%) SaaS
1 2 (1.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) HTTP
2 3 (2.65%) SSL
3 2 (1.77%) Intranet
3 2 (1.77%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) Firewall
4 1 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.09%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.93%) NoSQL
3 15 (13.27%) MongoDB
4 14 (12.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (12.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (8.85%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (7.96%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.77%) MySQL
8 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (15.93%) Maven
2 17 (15.04%) JIRA
2 17 (15.04%) Jenkins
3 16 (14.16%) Hudson
3 16 (14.16%) Subversion
4 10 (8.85%) Visual Studio
5 8 (7.08%) PowerBuilder
6 5 (4.42%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.54%) Selenium
7 4 (3.54%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.54%) ClearQuest
7 4 (3.54%) JMeter
7 4 (3.54%) SoapUI
7 4 (3.54%) JBehave
7 4 (3.54%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.65%) Bugzilla
8 3 (2.65%) ClearCase
8 3 (2.65%) Ant
8 3 (2.65%) JUnit
9 2 (1.77%) CruiseControl
General
1 35 (30.97%) Telecoms
1 35 (30.97%) Banking
2 24 (21.24%) Finance
3 19 (16.81%) Billing
4 2 (1.77%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 63 (55.75%) Developer
2 52 (46.02%) Analyst
3 25 (22.12%) Programmer
3 25 (22.12%) Senior Analyst
4 23 (20.35%) Java Developer
5 17 (15.04%) .NET Developer
6 16 (14.16%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 16 (14.16%) Analyst Programmer
6 16 (14.16%) Senior Programmer
7 13 (11.50%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (7.96%) Java Consultant
8 9 (7.96%) Java Programmer
8 9 (7.96%) Consultant
8 9 (7.96%) Developer Analyst
9 8 (7.08%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 8 (7.08%) C++ Developer
9 8 (7.08%) Business Analyst
10 7 (6.19%) Software Developer
11 6 (5.31%) Senior Developer
12 5 (4.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (74.34%) Web Services
2 64 (56.64%) HTML
3 41 (36.28%) Hibernate
4 40 (35.40%) J2EE
5 30 (26.55%) SOAP
5 30 (26.55%) Spring
6 29 (25.66%) CSS
7 28 (24.78%) .NET
8 26 (23.01%) jQuery
9 24 (21.24%) ASP.NET
10 16 (14.16%) Struts
10 16 (14.16%) JSF
11 15 (13.27%) XSLT
11 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 14 (12.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (12.39%) JSON
13 10 (8.85%) REST
13 10 (8.85%) HTML5
14 9 (7.96%) LINQ to SQL
14 9 (7.96%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.70%) Open Source
2 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.54%) Client/Server
2 4 (3.54%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.77%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.88%) GIS
4 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.88%) Replication
4 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.73%) UNIX
2 3 (2.65%) Windows
2 3 (2.65%) Linux
3 2 (1.77%) Android
3 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.90%) Unit Testing
2 28 (24.78%) Scrum
2 28 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (23.01%) OO
4 21 (18.58%) TDD
5 19 (16.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (15.93%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (15.93%) SOA
7 16 (14.16%) Configuration Management
7 16 (14.16%) RUP
7 16 (14.16%) DSDM
7 16 (14.16%) Web Development
7 16 (14.16%) Release Management
7 16 (14.16%) DevOps
8 15 (13.27%) Software Engineering
8 15 (13.27%) Pair Programming
9 14 (12.39%) UML
9 14 (12.39%) OOA/OOD
10 12 (10.62%) ETL
10 12 (10.62%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 63 (55.75%) SQL
2 54 (47.79%) Java
3 50 (44.25%) JavaScript
4 17 (15.04%) VB.NET
5 16 (14.16%) Groovy
5 16 (14.16%) T-SQL
6 14 (12.39%) Scala
6 14 (12.39%) Clojure
7 13 (11.50%) C#
8 12 (10.62%) RPG
8 12 (10.62%) RPG/400
8 12 (10.62%) RPG IV
9 10 (8.85%) C++
10 6 (5.31%) PHP
11 4 (3.54%) VB
12 2 (1.77%) Perl
12 2 (1.77%) XQuery
12 2 (1.77%) XPath
13 1 (0.88%) XAML
13 1 (0.88%) VC++
Qualifications
1 52 (46.02%) Degree
2 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.77%) ISEB
3 2 (1.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (27.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.16%) IBM
2 16 (14.16%) Guidewire
3 14 (12.39%) Twitter
4 11 (9.73%) Adobe
4 11 (9.73%) Oracle
5 10 (8.85%) SAP
6 2 (1.77%) HP
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