The table below looks at the statistics for XQuery skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XQuery
Rank 313 311 325
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing XQuery 1 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.009% 0.19% 0.058%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.017% 0.34% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 22 7
Average salary - £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.64%
XQuery
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5787 6745 6448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.05% 55.44% 53.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5128 5999 6022
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XQuery across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XQuery Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

XQuery
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XQuery across the City of London region.

XQuery Salary Trend in the City of London

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing XQuery 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 XQuery.

1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) XSLT
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) XML Schema
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) Coaching
4 3 (42.86%) XPath
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) RESTful
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
5 2 (28.57%) PhD
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (28.57%) Security Management
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) RDF

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing XQuery 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 XQuery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) Alfresco
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) MarkLogic
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) Checkstyle
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) Xcode
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Capybara
3 1 (14.29%) Gradle
General
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Software Development Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Software Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Principal Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SOA Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) XSLT
3 4 (57.14%) XML Schema
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) RESTful
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) Middleware
5 2 (28.57%) Spring
6 1 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (14.29%) Java EE
6 1 (14.29%) JSON
6 1 (14.29%) Spring Security
6 1 (14.29%) OAuth
6 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Semantic Web
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
1 2 (28.57%) W3C
1 2 (28.57%) Linked Data
2 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
2 1 (14.29%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
1 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Coaching
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) RDF
3 2 (28.57%) Pair Programming
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) OWASP
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Product Management
4 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) XPath
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SPARQL
3 2 (28.57%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PhD
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Sun Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Akamai