The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XML over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 31 18 5
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Permanent jobs citing XML 10 23 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.98% 10.09% 28.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.49% 28.05% 53.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 57
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
XML
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
69 82 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 27.49% 35.96% 53.28%
Number of salaries quoted 62 75 100
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

XML
Salary Trend in Chester

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

XML Salary Trend in Chester

XML
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XML across the Chester region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

XML Salary Histogram in Chester

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 18 (64.29%) HTML
1 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 17 (60.71%) SQL
3 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 15 (53.57%) Web Services
5 13 (46.43%) CSS
6 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 12 (42.86%) .NET
6 12 (42.86%) Java
7 11 (39.29%) Ajax
8 10 (35.71%) JIRA
8 10 (35.71%) Finance
8 10 (35.71%) MVC
8 10 (35.71%) J2EE
8 10 (35.71%) Oracle
8 10 (35.71%) jQuery
9 9 (32.14%) JUnit
9 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
9 9 (32.14%) C#
9 9 (32.14%) Spring
10 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (28.57%) JDBC
10 8 (28.57%) XSL
11 6 (21.43%) IIS
11 6 (21.43%) VB.NET
11 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
12 5 (17.86%) N-Tier
12 5 (17.86%) Servlets
12 5 (17.86%) SOAP
12 5 (17.86%) Informix

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 6 (21.43%) IIS
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
2 5 (17.86%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) HTTP
1 5 (17.86%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) Informix
2 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (7.14%) OLAP
5 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.57%) MySQL
6 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) JIRA
2 9 (32.14%) JUnit
2 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
3 5 (17.86%) Selenium
3 5 (17.86%) Introscope
3 5 (17.86%) Mockito
3 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
3 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
4 4 (14.29%) Ant
4 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
5 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) French Language
3 1 (3.57%) German Language
3 1 (3.57%) Italian Language
3 1 (3.57%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (3.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Java Developer
4 8 (28.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
7 3 (10.71%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (10.71%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Architect
9 1 (3.57%) Graduate
9 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
9 1 (3.57%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) HTML
2 15 (53.57%) Web Services
3 13 (46.43%) CSS
4 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 12 (42.86%) .NET
5 11 (39.29%) Ajax
6 10 (35.71%) J2EE
6 10 (35.71%) jQuery
7 9 (32.14%) Spring
8 8 (28.57%) JDBC
8 8 (28.57%) XSL
9 5 (17.86%) Servlets
9 5 (17.86%) SOAP
9 5 (17.86%) WSDL
9 5 (17.86%) JAX-RPC
9 5 (17.86%) JSON
9 5 (17.86%) RESTful
9 5 (17.86%) PowerMock
9 5 (17.86%) JAX-RS
10 4 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) N-Tier
1 5 (17.86%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.57%) W3C
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Android
1 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Debian
3 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) MVC
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.86%) TDD
4 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.29%) Android Development
5 4 (14.29%) iOS Development
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) Time Management
7 2 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) OO
7 2 (7.14%) ETL
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.57%) B2B
8 1 (3.57%) Project Management
8 1 (3.57%) ERP
8 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 17 (60.71%) SQL
3 12 (42.86%) Java
4 9 (32.14%) C#
5 6 (21.43%) VB.NET
6 5 (17.86%) VBA
6 5 (17.86%) VB
6 5 (17.86%) VB6
7 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 3 (10.71%) PHP
9 1 (3.57%) Python
9 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.57%) VBScript
9 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) IBM
2 5 (17.86%) Compuware
2 5 (17.86%) HP
2 5 (17.86%) Perforce
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.57%) Teradata
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