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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 46 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Permanent jobs citing XML 81 157 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.60% 9.21% 10.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 20.52% 23.51%
Number of salaries quoted 60 117 164
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £28,500 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
XML
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
648 765 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.82% 44.87% 44.47%
Number of salaries quoted 542 637 692
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

XML
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

XML Salary Trend in Cheshire

XML
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XML across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

XML Salary Histogram in Cheshire

XML
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Chester -1 14 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Warrington -37 13 £41,750 +19.28% 1
Crewe -11 7 £42,500 -15.00%
Runcorn - 7 £40,000 - 2
Knutsford -7 4 £46,750 +24.66% 1
Wilmslow - 3 £38,777 -
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 92 (62.16%) .NET
2 86 (58.11%) C#
3 84 (56.76%) SQL Server
3 84 (56.76%) Web Services
4 77 (52.03%) JavaScript
5 71 (47.97%) HTML
5 71 (47.97%) SQL
6 67 (45.27%) MVC
7 58 (39.19%) .NET Framework
8 57 (38.51%) ASP.NET
9 54 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
10 51 (34.46%) WCF
11 50 (33.78%) Microsoft
12 47 (31.76%) SOAP
12 47 (31.76%) jQuery
13 46 (31.08%) CSS
14 45 (30.41%) REST
15 44 (29.73%) Finance
16 37 (25.00%) Java
17 36 (24.32%) MS Excel
17 36 (24.32%) JSON
18 35 (23.65%) Windows
18 35 (23.65%) ASP.NET MVC
19 33 (22.30%) Entity Framework
20 31 (20.95%) Visual Studio
21 30 (20.27%) WinForms
22 27 (18.24%) N-Tier
23 25 (16.89%) Degree
24 24 (16.22%) Software Engineering
25 22 (14.86%) Ajax

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 11 (7.43%) Tomcat
2 7 (4.73%) IIS
3 3 (2.03%) Node.js
4 2 (1.35%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.35%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.35%) JBoss
4 2 (1.35%) Apache
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (1.35%) CMS
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.76%) MS Visio
2 10 (6.76%) MS Project
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (7.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.35%) IaaS
3 2 (1.35%) PaaS
3 2 (1.35%) Office 365
4 1 (0.68%) GitHub
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.78%) SSL
2 12 (8.11%) HTTP
3 8 (5.41%) VPN
3 8 (5.41%) FTP
3 8 (5.41%) Wireless
4 7 (4.73%) Network Security
4 7 (4.73%) Firewall
4 7 (4.73%) DNS
5 6 (4.05%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.38%) Internet
7 3 (2.03%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.35%) GPRS
8 2 (1.35%) LAN
8 2 (1.35%) UMTS
8 2 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.68%) NAS
9 1 (0.68%) SAN
9 1 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (56.76%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (9.46%) MySQL
5 12 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.70%) QlikView
7 4 (2.70%) OLTP
8 3 (2.03%) DB2
8 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.35%) SSDT
10 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 31 (20.95%) Visual Studio
2 21 (14.19%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (8.78%) JIRA
5 12 (8.11%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.73%) Subversion
7 5 (3.38%) JUnit
7 5 (3.38%) Selenium
8 4 (2.70%) Ant
8 4 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (2.70%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.70%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.03%) NUnit
9 3 (2.03%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (2.03%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (1.35%) PhpStorm
10 2 (1.35%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.35%) Metasploit
10 2 (1.35%) JMeter
General
1 44 (29.73%) Finance
2 13 (8.78%) Retail
3 10 (6.76%) Back Office
4 6 (4.05%) Financial Institution
4 6 (4.05%) Banking
5 2 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.35%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.35%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 101 (68.24%) Developer
2 34 (22.97%) .NET Developer
3 30 (20.27%) C# Developer
3 30 (20.27%) Software Developer
4 13 (8.78%) Analyst
5 12 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (7.43%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (7.43%) C# Software Developer
7 10 (6.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (5.41%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.41%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Programmer
10 6 (4.05%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.38%) Tester
11 5 (3.38%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.38%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.38%) PHP Developer
12 3 (2.03%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (62.16%) .NET
2 84 (56.76%) Web Services
3 71 (47.97%) HTML
4 58 (39.19%) .NET Framework
5 57 (38.51%) ASP.NET
6 51 (34.46%) WCF
7 47 (31.76%) jQuery
7 47 (31.76%) SOAP
8 46 (31.08%) CSS
9 45 (30.41%) REST
10 36 (24.32%) JSON
11 35 (23.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (22.30%) Entity Framework
13 30 (20.27%) WinForms
14 22 (14.86%) Ajax
15 20 (13.51%) HTML5
15 20 (13.51%) WPF
16 18 (12.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 16 (10.81%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.24%) N-Tier
2 14 (9.46%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.41%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (3.38%) User Experience
6 3 (2.03%) TRADACOMS
6 3 (2.03%) Statistics
7 2 (1.35%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.35%) iPhone
7 2 (1.35%) PMI
7 2 (1.35%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.35%) IVR
7 2 (1.35%) iPad
7 2 (1.35%) VUI
7 2 (1.35%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.35%) BYOD
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) Replication
8 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 35 (23.65%) Windows
2 22 (14.86%) Apple iOS
3 20 (13.51%) Android
4 16 (10.81%) Windows Phone
5 15 (10.14%) Windows Phone 7
6 9 (6.08%) Linux
7 4 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.35%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.35%) Windows CE
8 2 (1.35%) AIX
8 2 (1.35%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.35%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (45.27%) MVC
2 54 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (16.22%) Software Engineering
4 21 (14.19%) SDLC
5 20 (13.51%) Scrum
6 19 (12.84%) TDD
7 18 (12.16%) Unit Testing
7 18 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (10.81%) MVVM
8 16 (10.81%) SOA
9 15 (10.14%) Dependency Injection
10 13 (8.78%) Mentoring
10 13 (8.78%) OOP
10 13 (8.78%) CRM
11 12 (8.11%) Automated Testing
12 11 (7.43%) Software Testing
12 11 (7.43%) Web Development
13 10 (6.76%) OO
13 10 (6.76%) Technical Architecture
14 9 (6.08%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (58.11%) C#
2 77 (52.03%) JavaScript
3 71 (47.97%) SQL
4 37 (25.00%) Java
5 17 (11.49%) T-SQL
6 13 (8.78%) VB
7 11 (7.43%) VB.NET
8 10 (6.76%) PHP
9 7 (4.73%) C++
10 6 (4.05%) C
11 5 (3.38%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.70%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.70%) PHP5
13 3 (2.03%) VBA
13 3 (2.03%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.35%) Python
14 2 (1.35%) Perl
14 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.35%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.35%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 25 (16.89%) Degree
2 14 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.68%) ISEB
System Software
1 8 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (5.41%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 50 (33.78%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.49%) Apple
2 17 (11.49%) Oracle
3 8 (5.41%) VMware
4 4 (2.70%) Cisco
5 3 (2.03%) SAP
5 3 (2.03%) webMethods
6 2 (1.35%) Adobe
6 2 (1.35%) IBM
6 2 (1.35%) Ektron
7 1 (0.68%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.68%) Dell
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £33000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 21 days ago
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + premium company car + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Lymm
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago