The table below looks at the statistics for SAX skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAX over the 3 months to 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple API for XML (SAX)
Rank 854 876 844
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -32
Permanent jobs citing SAX 20 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.025% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.053% 0.061% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 16
Average salary £38,750 £42,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.73% -26.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £78,000 £83,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 -
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
SAX
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37746 43987 41027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.11% 40.22% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 32579 37809 36008
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SAX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SAX Jobs Demand Trend in England

SAX
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAX across the England region.

SAX Salary Trend in England

SAX
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAX across the England region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015.

SAX Salary Histogram in England

SAX
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAX within the England region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands - 9 £47,500 -
West Midlands -11 6 - -
London +28 4 £35,000 -14.63%
South East - 1 £55,000 -
SAX
UK

SAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing SAX 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 SAX.

1 52 (100.00%) Java
1 52 (100.00%) XML
1 52 (100.00%) DOM
2 48 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 42 (80.77%) JSP
4 40 (76.92%) SOAP
5 38 (73.08%) Web Services
6 34 (65.38%) Maven
7 33 (63.46%) Relational Database
8 32 (61.54%) Spring
8 32 (61.54%) CSS
8 32 (61.54%) HTML
9 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (57.69%) J2EE
11 29 (55.77%) Oracle
11 29 (55.77%) Subversion
12 28 (53.85%) Servlets
12 28 (53.85%) XSLT
13 27 (51.92%) RDBMS
14 26 (50.00%) JAXB
14 26 (50.00%) SQL Server
15 24 (46.15%) Hibernate
15 24 (46.15%) jQuery
15 24 (46.15%) MySQL
15 24 (46.15%) Struts
15 24 (46.15%) Client/Server
15 24 (46.15%) Tomcat
16 22 (42.31%) UML
16 22 (42.31%) SQL
17 21 (40.38%) Eclipse

SAX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing SAX 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 SAX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (46.15%) Tomcat
2 17 (32.69%) Apache
3 10 (19.23%) JBoss
3 10 (19.23%) WebSphere
4 9 (17.31%) WebLogic
5 8 (15.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (11.54%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 6 (11.54%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (3.85%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) SMTP
2 6 (11.54%) IPv4
3 4 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (63.46%) Relational Database
2 27 (51.92%) RDBMS
3 26 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 24 (46.15%) MySQL
5 8 (15.38%) Jackrabbit
5 8 (15.38%) DB2
5 8 (15.38%) DB2 UDB
6 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 34 (65.38%) Maven
2 29 (55.77%) Subversion
3 21 (40.38%) Eclipse
4 20 (38.46%) Ant
5 10 (19.23%) JUnit
5 10 (19.23%) Log4j
6 9 (17.31%) NetBeans
7 8 (15.38%) JIRA
8 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
9 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
9 6 (11.54%) SoapUI
9 6 (11.54%) CruiseControl
10 2 (3.85%) Zephyr
10 2 (3.85%) TestNG
General
1 9 (17.31%) Retail
2 8 (15.38%) Publishing
3 6 (11.54%) Financial Institution
3 6 (11.54%) Finance
3 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 6 (11.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (61.54%) Developer
2 26 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Architect
4 8 (15.38%) Java Architect
4 8 (15.38%) Java Programmer
4 8 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Programmer
5 2 (3.85%) .NET Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Team Leader
5 2 (3.85%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (3.85%) Technical Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (1.92%) AWS Developer
6 1 (1.92%) Software Developer
6 1 (1.92%) J2EE Architect
6 1 (1.92%) J2EE Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) XML
1 52 (100.00%) DOM
2 42 (80.77%) JSP
3 40 (76.92%) SOAP
4 38 (73.08%) Web Services
5 32 (61.54%) Spring
5 32 (61.54%) CSS
5 32 (61.54%) HTML
6 30 (57.69%) J2EE
7 28 (53.85%) Servlets
7 28 (53.85%) XSLT
8 26 (50.00%) JAXB
9 24 (46.15%) Hibernate
9 24 (46.15%) jQuery
9 24 (46.15%) Struts
10 20 (38.46%) REST
11 18 (34.62%) Ajax
12 16 (30.77%) Java EE
12 16 (30.77%) JPA
13 14 (26.92%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (46.15%) Client/Server
2 13 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (19.23%) Web 2.0
4 6 (11.54%) DataPower
4 6 (11.54%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Linux
2 8 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 8 (15.38%) Android
3 6 (11.54%) zOS
3 6 (11.54%) UNIX
3 6 (11.54%) AIX
3 6 (11.54%) HPUX
3 6 (11.54%) Solaris
4 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) UML
3 16 (30.77%) OO
3 16 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 16 (30.77%) Multithreading
4 14 (26.92%) MVC
5 10 (19.23%) SOA
6 9 (17.31%) Web Design
6 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (17.31%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (17.31%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (17.31%) Build Automation
7 8 (15.38%) Web Application Development
7 8 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 8 (15.38%) Android Development
7 8 (15.38%) iOS Development
7 8 (15.38%) User Stories
7 8 (15.38%) SDLC
7 8 (15.38%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) Java
2 48 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 22 (42.31%) SQL
4 20 (38.46%) XPath
5 10 (19.23%) Perl
5 10 (19.23%) Shell Script
6 8 (15.38%) ECMAScript
7 6 (11.54%) C++
7 6 (11.54%) C
8 4 (7.69%) Groovy
8 4 (7.69%) C#
8 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) OCPJP
2 6 (11.54%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (11.54%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) Oracle
2 10 (19.23%) VMware
3 8 (15.38%) Adobe
4 4 (7.69%) Red Hat