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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XQuery
Rank 317 298 333
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +35
Permanent jobs citing XQuery 6 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.052% 0.20% 0.070%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.10% 0.37% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 9
Average salary £56,250 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £46,700
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
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
5959 6526 7024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.14% 54.98% 54.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5189 5860 6565
Average salary £54,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
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 22 September 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 8 (80.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) XSLT
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) RESTful
4 5 (50.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) Semantic Web
5 4 (40.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) Spring
5 4 (40.00%) XPath
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) XML Schema
5 4 (40.00%) MVC
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) J2EE
6 3 (30.00%) MySQL
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) Maven
6 3 (30.00%) Publishing
6 3 (30.00%) Subversion
6 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (30.00%) MarkLogic

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (10.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (30.00%) MarkLogic
2 2 (20.00%) Triplestore
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) Maven
2 3 (30.00%) Subversion
2 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) Ant
3 2 (20.00%) JUnit
3 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (10.00%) JMeter
4 1 (10.00%) Xcode
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (10.00%) Checkstyle
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) CruiseControl
4 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (10.00%) JBehave
4 1 (10.00%) Hudson
General
1 3 (30.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Principal Software Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Software Development Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Java Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) XSLT
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) RESTful
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) Spring
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) XML Schema
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) J2EE
5 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (20.00%) Apache Jena
6 2 (20.00%) REST
6 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (20.00%) JSTL
6 2 (20.00%) JSP
6 2 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Semantic Web
2 2 (20.00%) Linked Data
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) W3C
3 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (10.00%) New Media
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) Coaching
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Content Management
5 2 (20.00%) SOA
5 2 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Security Management
5 2 (20.00%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) XPath
4 2 (20.00%) SPARQL
4 2 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) PhD
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Sun
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) Akamai