The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 104 110 137
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +27
Permanent jobs citing XSD 22 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.12% 0.31% 0.097%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.75% 0.67% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £67,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
XSD
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
801 745 903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.91% 46.91% 43.69%
Number of salaries quoted 699 658 797
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

XSD
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

XSD Salary Trend in Cheshire

XSD
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Crewe - 11 - -
Knutsford - 3 - -
XSD
North West

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing XSD 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 XSD.

1 25 (100.00%) XML
2 23 (92.00%) XSLT
2 23 (92.00%) Java
2 23 (92.00%) C#
3 14 (56.00%) .NET
4 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (48.00%) Oracle
5 12 (48.00%) SQL
5 12 (48.00%) JBoss
5 12 (48.00%) Finance
5 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (48.00%) Middleware
6 11 (44.00%) IBM
6 11 (44.00%) Linux
6 11 (44.00%) UNIX
6 11 (44.00%) Web Services
6 11 (44.00%) T-SQL
6 11 (44.00%) MySQL
6 11 (44.00%) Retail
6 11 (44.00%) .NET Framework
6 11 (44.00%) Customer Engagement
7 10 (40.00%) RESTful
7 10 (40.00%) Shell Script
7 10 (40.00%) WCF
7 10 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (40.00%) DB2
7 10 (40.00%) J2EE
7 10 (40.00%) AIX
7 10 (40.00%) SOAP
7 10 (40.00%) OO

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing XSD 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 XSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (8.00%) IIS
3 2 (8.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) Edge Animate
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (44.00%) MySQL
3 10 (40.00%) DB2
4 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.00%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (4.00%) Aptana Studio
4 1 (4.00%) Sublime Text
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Retail
3 9 (36.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Applications Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) XML
2 23 (92.00%) XSLT
3 14 (56.00%) .NET
4 12 (48.00%) Middleware
5 11 (44.00%) Web Services
5 11 (44.00%) .NET Framework
6 10 (40.00%) RESTful
6 10 (40.00%) WCF
6 10 (40.00%) J2EE
6 10 (40.00%) SOAP
7 9 (36.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 9 (36.00%) LINQ
7 9 (36.00%) .NET Remoting
8 5 (20.00%) HTML
9 2 (8.00%) Apache Camel
9 2 (8.00%) Spring
9 2 (8.00%) CSS
10 1 (4.00%) MSMQ
10 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
10 1 (4.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
1 11 (44.00%) UNIX
2 10 (40.00%) AIX
3 9 (36.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Customer Engagement
3 10 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (40.00%) OO
3 10 (40.00%) Quality Management
3 10 (40.00%) MVC
4 9 (36.00%) Risk Management
4 9 (36.00%) TDD
4 9 (36.00%) Validation
4 9 (36.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.00%) SOA
6 2 (8.00%) Build Automation
6 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
7 1 (4.00%) UML
7 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) Java
1 23 (92.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) T-SQL
4 10 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 9 (36.00%) VB
5 9 (36.00%) XPath
6 7 (28.00%) Korn
7 3 (12.00%) AWK
7 3 (12.00%) sed
8 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (8.00%) PHP
9 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (4.00%) VBA
9 1 (4.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (16.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle
1 12 (48.00%) JBoss
2 11 (44.00%) IBM
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Google