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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 122 119 138
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Permanent jobs citing XSD 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.16% 0.062% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.13% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
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
628 770 1008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.37% 47.44% 51.14%
Number of salaries quoted 515 672 900
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) JBoss
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (62.50%) Retail
3 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) Middleware
3 5 (62.50%) XSLT
3 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) DB2
4 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
4 3 (37.50%) EJB
4 3 (37.50%) JSP
4 3 (37.50%) Servlets
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) Struts
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) J2EE
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) VB
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) WSDL
4 3 (37.50%) SLA

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) JBoss
2 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) DB2
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Designer
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) Middleware
3 5 (62.50%) XSLT
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) EJB
4 3 (37.50%) JSP
4 3 (37.50%) Servlets
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) Struts
4 3 (37.50%) J2EE
4 3 (37.50%) WSDL
4 3 (37.50%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) LINQ
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Remoting
4 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
1 3 (37.50%) IVR
1 3 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (37.50%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) VB
3 3 (37.50%) XPath
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat