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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 32 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing XML 20 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 7.27% 5.60% 7.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.81% 19.74% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 17
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £30,750 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,650 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.08% +3.06%
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
119 76 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 43.27% 28.36% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 89 68 71
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 August 2015.

XML Salary Histogram in Chester

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 28 (90.32%) SQL
2 26 (83.87%) Web Services
3 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
4 15 (48.39%) Ajax
5 14 (45.16%) Java
6 13 (41.94%) Oracle
7 12 (38.71%) J2EE
8 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
9 10 (32.26%) HTML
10 9 (29.03%) MySQL
10 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
10 9 (29.03%) SOAP
10 9 (29.03%) Spring
10 9 (29.03%) JIRA
10 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (25.81%) JDBC
11 8 (25.81%) .NET
11 8 (25.81%) C#
11 8 (25.81%) Tomcat
12 7 (22.58%) VPN
12 7 (22.58%) SSL
12 7 (22.58%) C++
12 7 (22.58%) PL/SQL
12 7 (22.58%) VB.NET
12 7 (22.58%) JSP
12 7 (22.58%) Windows
12 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
12 7 (22.58%) WCF
13 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8 (25.81%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.23%) JBoss
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) VPN
1 7 (22.58%) SSL
2 6 (19.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) MySQL
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) JIRA
2 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.90%) JUnit
4 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
4 3 (9.68%) Ant
5 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.23%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) Maven
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Support Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Software Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Software Programmer
5 3 (9.68%) Programmer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Programmer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Junior
7 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (83.87%) Web Services
2 15 (48.39%) Ajax
3 12 (38.71%) J2EE
4 10 (32.26%) HTML
5 9 (29.03%) SOAP
5 9 (29.03%) Spring
6 8 (25.81%) JDBC
6 8 (25.81%) .NET
7 7 (22.58%) JSP
7 7 (22.58%) WCF
8 6 (19.35%) CSS
8 6 (19.35%) LAMP
9 5 (16.13%) REST
10 4 (12.90%) jQuery
10 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
11 3 (9.68%) WSDL
11 3 (9.68%) Struts
11 3 (9.68%) JAX-WS
11 3 (9.68%) JPA
11 3 (9.68%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
2 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) Line Management
4 4 (12.90%) SDLC
4 4 (12.90%) MVC
5 2 (6.45%) TDD
6 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (3.23%) OO
6 1 (3.23%) OOD
6 1 (3.23%) SOA
6 1 (3.23%) ETL
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.23%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.23%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) SQL
2 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
3 14 (45.16%) Java
4 8 (25.81%) C#
5 7 (22.58%) C++
5 7 (22.58%) VB.NET
5 7 (22.58%) PL/SQL
6 6 (19.35%) PHP
7 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.23%) XPath
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.23%) VBScript
7 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
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