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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 114 112 144
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +32
Permanent jobs citing XSD 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.17% 0.064% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.13% 0.34%
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
682 760 1190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.85% 48.59% 56.72%
Number of salaries quoted 588 659 1078
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 £26,200 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 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 18 (100.00%) Java
1 18 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (83.33%) XSLT
2 15 (83.33%) C#
3 14 (77.78%) SQL
3 14 (77.78%) JBoss
3 14 (77.78%) Finance
4 12 (66.67%) Web Services
5 11 (61.11%) Middleware
5 11 (61.11%) T-SQL
5 11 (61.11%) .NET
5 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
5 11 (61.11%) Retail
5 11 (61.11%) .NET Framework
5 11 (61.11%) Customer Engagement
6 9 (50.00%) RESTful
6 9 (50.00%) XPath
6 9 (50.00%) WCF
6 9 (50.00%) LINQ
6 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (50.00%) TDD
6 9 (50.00%) Automated Testing
6 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (50.00%) Validation
6 9 (50.00%) Financial Institution
6 9 (50.00%) Wireless
6 9 (50.00%) MVC
6 9 (50.00%) Risk Management
6 9 (50.00%) SOAP
6 9 (50.00%) VB

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (77.78%) JBoss
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (38.89%) DB2
4 4 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Maven
3 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 11 (61.11%) Retail
3 9 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Applications Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (83.33%) XSLT
3 12 (66.67%) Web Services
4 11 (61.11%) Middleware
4 11 (61.11%) .NET
4 11 (61.11%) .NET Framework
5 9 (50.00%) RESTful
5 9 (50.00%) WCF
5 9 (50.00%) LINQ
5 9 (50.00%) SOAP
5 9 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 9 (50.00%) .NET Remoting
6 7 (38.89%) J2EE
7 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
7 3 (16.67%) WSDL
7 3 (16.67%) Struts
7 3 (16.67%) EJB
7 3 (16.67%) JSP
7 3 (16.67%) Servlets
8 2 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) VUI
1 3 (16.67%) IVR
1 3 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX
2 4 (22.22%) AIX
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Customer Engagement
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) TDD
2 9 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Validation
2 9 (50.00%) MVC
2 9 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 9 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Quality Management
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) C#
3 14 (77.78%) SQL
4 11 (61.11%) T-SQL
5 9 (50.00%) XPath
5 9 (50.00%) VB
6 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
7 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (11.11%) PHP
9 1 (5.56%) sed
9 1 (5.56%) AWK
9 1 (5.56%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
1 7 (38.89%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat