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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 26 36 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs citing XML 9 11 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.06% 4.00% 9.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.06% 8.03% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 18
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £33,800 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £43,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
64 137 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 35.96% 49.82% 49.53%
Number of salaries quoted 46 123 133
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
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 17 April 2015.

XML Salary Histogram in Chester

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (82.14%) Java
2 21 (75.00%) JIRA
3 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 18 (64.29%) J2EE
3 18 (64.29%) Oracle
3 18 (64.29%) JSP
4 17 (60.71%) Tomcat
4 17 (60.71%) SQL
5 15 (53.57%) Git (software)
6 14 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 14 (50.00%) Web Services
7 12 (42.86%) SOAP
7 12 (42.86%) HTML
8 11 (39.29%) JUnit
8 11 (39.29%) Selenium
8 11 (39.29%) REST
9 10 (35.71%) SoapUI
9 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (35.71%) Hyper-V
9 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (35.71%) MySQL
9 10 (35.71%) VMware
9 10 (35.71%) MVC
10 9 (32.14%) jQuery
11 8 (28.57%) JPA
11 8 (28.57%) Spring
11 8 (28.57%) Ajax
11 8 (28.57%) Hibernate

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (60.71%) Tomcat
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (25.00%) IIS
2 7 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) MySQL
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (75.00%) JIRA
2 15 (53.57%) Git (software)
3 14 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 11 (39.29%) Selenium
4 11 (39.29%) JUnit
5 10 (35.71%) SoapUI
6 8 (28.57%) Ant
6 8 (28.57%) Eclipse
7 7 (25.00%) JMeter
8 4 (14.29%) Maven
8 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
9 3 (10.71%) Toad
9 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
10 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (3.57%) Mockito
10 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
10 1 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 14 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (46.43%) J2EE Developer
3 13 (46.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Tester
5 4 (14.29%) Automation Tester
6 3 (10.71%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Tester
8 1 (3.57%) Software Programmer
8 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) J2EE
1 18 (64.29%) JSP
2 14 (50.00%) Web Services
3 12 (42.86%) HTML
3 12 (42.86%) SOAP
4 11 (39.29%) REST
5 9 (32.14%) jQuery
6 8 (28.57%) JPA
6 8 (28.57%) Struts
6 8 (28.57%) JDBC
6 8 (28.57%) Hibernate
6 8 (28.57%) Spring
6 8 (28.57%) Ajax
7 7 (25.00%) Spring MVC
8 4 (14.29%) .NET
9 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
9 3 (10.71%) CSS
10 2 (7.14%) WCF
10 2 (7.14%) JSON
10 2 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Android
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) MVC
1 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) DevOps
3 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 4 (14.29%) BDD
3 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
4 3 (10.71%) Line Management
5 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.57%) OO
5 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.57%) OOD
5 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) Java
2 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 17 (60.71%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 4 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (7.14%) C++
6 2 (7.14%) C
6 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.57%) XAML
7 1 (3.57%) PHP5
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.57%) VBScript
7 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (35.71%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Oracle
2 10 (35.71%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
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