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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 15 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs citing XML 17 18 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 8.85% 7.93% 17.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.37% 14.29% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 56
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
67 126 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 34.90% 55.51% 64.68%
Number of salaries quoted 60 107 214
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 26 January 2015.

XML Salary Histogram in Chester

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 22 (91.67%) Java
2 21 (87.50%) JIRA
3 18 (75.00%) J2EE
3 18 (75.00%) Oracle
4 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
4 17 (70.83%) JSP
4 17 (70.83%) Git (software)
5 16 (66.67%) Tomcat
5 16 (66.67%) SQL
6 15 (62.50%) HTML
6 15 (62.50%) JUnit
6 15 (62.50%) Web Services
7 12 (50.00%) JDBC
7 12 (50.00%) Spring
7 12 (50.00%) MVC
7 12 (50.00%) jQuery
8 11 (45.83%) Selenium
8 11 (45.83%) JPA
8 11 (45.83%) Jenkins
8 11 (45.83%) Hibernate
8 11 (45.83%) Ajax
8 11 (45.83%) Struts
8 11 (45.83%) Eclipse
8 11 (45.83%) Ant
8 11 (45.83%) PL/SQL
9 10 (41.67%) Spring MVC
9 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (37.50%) SoapUI
11 8 (33.33%) SOAP
12 7 (29.17%) HTTP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 16 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (25.00%) IIS
3 6 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) Informix
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (87.50%) JIRA
2 17 (70.83%) Git (software)
3 15 (62.50%) JUnit
4 11 (45.83%) Eclipse
4 11 (45.83%) Selenium
4 11 (45.83%) Ant
4 11 (45.83%) Jenkins
5 9 (37.50%) SoapUI
6 6 (25.00%) JMeter
7 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
8 4 (16.67%) Maven
9 3 (12.50%) Toad
10 2 (8.33%) Mockito
11 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
11 1 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (4.17%) Introscope
11 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 17 (70.83%) Java Developer
2 17 (70.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 16 (66.67%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) J2EE
2 17 (70.83%) JSP
3 15 (62.50%) HTML
3 15 (62.50%) Web Services
4 12 (50.00%) Spring
4 12 (50.00%) JDBC
4 12 (50.00%) jQuery
5 11 (45.83%) JPA
5 11 (45.83%) Hibernate
5 11 (45.83%) Ajax
5 11 (45.83%) Struts
6 10 (41.67%) Spring MVC
7 8 (33.33%) SOAP
8 7 (29.17%) REST
9 4 (16.67%) CSS
10 3 (12.50%) JSON
11 2 (8.33%) HTML5
12 1 (4.17%) CSS3
12 1 (4.17%) Spring Integration
12 1 (4.17%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
1 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) MVC
2 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) DevOps
5 4 (16.67%) BDD
6 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.17%) TDD
8 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 16 (66.67%) SQL
4 11 (45.83%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.17%) PHP5
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Compuware
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Perforce
3 1 (4.17%) IBM