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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XQuery
Rank 306 286 320
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +34
Permanent jobs citing XQuery 6 39 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.32% 0.100%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.098% 0.58% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 37 13
Average salary £56,250 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
6128 6736 7212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.35% 56.08% 55.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5334 6084 6718
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 27 August 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 15 (78.95%) Java
1 15 (78.95%) XSLT
2 14 (73.68%) HTML
3 13 (68.42%) XML
4 12 (63.16%) Web Services
4 12 (63.16%) CSS
4 12 (63.16%) TDD
5 11 (57.89%) jQuery
5 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
6 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
6 10 (52.63%) RESTful
7 9 (47.37%) SQL
7 9 (47.37%) Apache
8 8 (42.11%) J2EE
8 8 (42.11%) MySQL
8 8 (42.11%) MVC
8 8 (42.11%) Subversion
8 8 (42.11%) Spring
8 8 (42.11%) Semantic Web
8 8 (42.11%) MarkLogic
9 7 (36.84%) Publishing
9 7 (36.84%) .NET
10 6 (31.58%) JSP
10 6 (31.58%) Struts
10 6 (31.58%) JMS
10 6 (31.58%) Content Management
10 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
10 6 (31.58%) Squid
10 6 (31.58%) XPath
10 6 (31.58%) JSTL

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (47.37%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) Drupal
3 2 (10.53%) Alfresco
3 2 (10.53%) Apache Solr
3 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) GitHub
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
1 2 (10.53%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) MySQL
2 8 (42.11%) MarkLogic
3 6 (31.58%) Triplestore
4 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
5 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Subversion
2 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
3 5 (26.32%) Maven
3 5 (26.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
4 4 (21.05%) Ant
5 3 (15.79%) JUnit
5 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
5 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
5 3 (15.79%) Selenium
6 2 (10.53%) Gradle
6 2 (10.53%) Xcode
6 2 (10.53%) CruiseControl
6 2 (10.53%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
6 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
6 2 (10.53%) JBehave
6 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
7 1 (5.26%) JMeter
General
1 7 (36.84%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Software Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) J2EE Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Software Development Team Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Principal Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SOA Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) XSLT
2 14 (73.68%) HTML
3 13 (68.42%) XML
4 12 (63.16%) CSS
4 12 (63.16%) Web Services
5 11 (57.89%) jQuery
6 10 (52.63%) RESTful
7 8 (42.11%) J2EE
7 8 (42.11%) Spring
8 7 (36.84%) .NET
9 6 (31.58%) Struts
9 6 (31.58%) JSP
9 6 (31.58%) JMS
9 6 (31.58%) JSTL
9 6 (31.58%) Spring MVC
9 6 (31.58%) Apache Jena
10 5 (26.32%) HTML5
10 5 (26.32%) XML Schema
11 3 (15.79%) Flash
11 3 (15.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Semantic Web
2 3 (15.79%) Open Source
3 2 (10.53%) W3C
3 2 (10.53%) Linked Data
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.26%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Android
1 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) TDD
2 8 (42.11%) MVC
3 6 (31.58%) Content Management
3 6 (31.58%) BDD
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
5 3 (15.79%) SOA
5 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.53%) RDF
6 2 (10.53%) Code Coverage
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) XPath
5 3 (15.79%) PHP
6 2 (10.53%) SPARQL
6 2 (10.53%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) C++
7 1 (5.26%) Perl
7 1 (5.26%) Groovy
7 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) ISEB
2 3 (15.79%) Sun Certification
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Adobe
3 2 (10.53%) Sun
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) Sybase
4 1 (5.26%) Akamai