The table below looks at the statistics for XSD 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 XSD over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 280 272 266
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs citing XSD 30 42 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 1.03% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16 40 32
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £38,850 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £87,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
XSD
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3363 4066 4372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 32.67% 39.22% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3015 3501 4008
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XSD across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

XSD
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

XSD Salary Trend in the City of London

XSD
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XSD across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

XSD Salary Histogram in the City of London

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing XSD 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 XSD.

1 75 (96.15%) XML
2 52 (66.67%) .NET
3 39 (50.00%) C#
3 39 (50.00%) Java
4 36 (46.15%) Web Services
5 32 (41.03%) SOA
5 32 (41.03%) WCF
6 31 (39.74%) SQL Server
7 29 (37.18%) SQL
8 27 (34.62%) Windows
9 26 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (28.21%) Multithreading
11 21 (26.92%) OO
11 21 (26.92%) XSLT
12 20 (25.64%) XSL
12 20 (25.64%) Performance Tuning
13 19 (24.36%) ASP.NET
14 18 (23.08%) J2EE
15 17 (21.79%) SOAP
15 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
15 17 (21.79%) Finance
15 17 (21.79%) Software Engineering
15 17 (21.79%) .NET Framework
16 16 (20.51%) TDD
17 15 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
17 15 (19.23%) Scrum
17 15 (19.23%) CRM
17 15 (19.23%) WSDL
18 14 (17.95%) OOD
18 14 (17.95%) MQSeries

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing XSD 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 XSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (17.95%) MQSeries
2 11 (14.10%) IIS
3 10 (12.82%) CICS
3 10 (12.82%) FileNet
3 10 (12.82%) Documentum
4 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.56%) JBoss
6 2 (2.56%) Apache
6 2 (2.56%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.56%) Jetty
7 1 (1.28%) Confluence
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.56%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (16.67%) PaaS
2 3 (3.85%) SaaS
3 2 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) FTP
2 4 (5.13%) SSL
3 2 (2.56%) LDAP
4 1 (1.28%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (39.74%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.41%) MySQL
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (17.95%) JIRA
2 13 (16.67%) NUnit
3 9 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.13%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.13%) Maven
4 4 (5.13%) FitNesse
5 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.56%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.56%) ClearQuest
6 2 (2.56%) Ant
6 2 (2.56%) JUnit
6 2 (2.56%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.56%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.56%) YourKit
6 2 (2.56%) JProfiler
6 2 (2.56%) Subversion
7 1 (1.28%) Selenium
7 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (21.79%) Finance
2 12 (15.38%) Banking
3 11 (14.10%) Marketing
4 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.85%) Front Office
6 2 (2.56%) Publishing
6 2 (2.56%) Retail
6 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.56%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (55.13%) Developer
2 15 (19.23%) Architect
3 13 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 12 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 10 (12.82%) C# Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (11.54%) Web Developer
7 8 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (10.26%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.41%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.13%) .NET Software Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Technical Leader
10 3 (3.85%) Designer
10 3 (3.85%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
11 2 (2.56%) J2EE Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (96.15%) XML
2 52 (66.67%) .NET
3 36 (46.15%) Web Services
4 32 (41.03%) WCF
5 21 (26.92%) XSLT
6 20 (25.64%) XSL
7 19 (24.36%) ASP.NET
8 18 (23.08%) J2EE
9 17 (21.79%) SOAP
9 17 (21.79%) .NET Framework
10 15 (19.23%) WSDL
11 9 (11.54%) JSON
11 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
12 7 (8.97%) Middleware
12 7 (8.97%) HTML
12 7 (8.97%) CSS
13 6 (7.69%) WPF
13 6 (7.69%) Ajax
14 5 (6.41%) Java EE
14 5 (6.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Mainframe
2 5 (6.41%) Social Media
3 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.13%) User Experience
3 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.85%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.56%) Open Source
5 2 (2.56%) Derivative
5 2 (2.56%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.28%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.28%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.62%) Windows
2 12 (15.38%) UNIX
3 5 (6.41%) AIX
3 5 (6.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.03%) SOA
2 26 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (28.21%) Multithreading
4 21 (26.92%) OO
5 20 (25.64%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (21.79%) Software Engineering
7 16 (20.51%) TDD
8 15 (19.23%) Scrum
8 15 (19.23%) CRM
9 14 (17.95%) OOD
9 14 (17.95%) UML
9 14 (17.95%) Unit Testing
10 13 (16.67%) OOP
10 13 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
10 13 (16.67%) Data Modelling
11 12 (15.38%) Project Management
11 12 (15.38%) ETL
12 11 (14.10%) B2B
12 11 (14.10%) Capacity Planning
13 10 (12.82%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 39 (50.00%) C#
1 39 (50.00%) Java
2 29 (37.18%) SQL
3 17 (21.79%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.10%) VB
5 9 (11.54%) VB.NET
5 9 (11.54%) XPath
6 2 (2.56%) VB6
6 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.56%) VBScript
6 2 (2.56%) Python
7 1 (1.28%) VBA
7 1 (1.28%) C++
7 1 (1.28%) Perl
7 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) WAI
2 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.38%) Oracle
3 10 (12.82%) Pega
4 5 (6.41%) webMethods
4 5 (6.41%) HP
5 4 (5.13%) Software AG
5 4 (5.13%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.85%) Nintex
6 3 (3.85%) Sybase
6 3 (3.85%) VMware
7 1 (1.28%) Facebook
7 1 (1.28%) IBM