The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XML over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 2 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Permanent jobs citing XML 61 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 38.13% 7.75% 7.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 77.22% 20.00% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 61 11 13
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -31.50%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
XML
West Yorkshire

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 Halifax region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
79 55 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 49.38% 38.73% 46.11%
Number of salaries quoted 78 52 74
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

XML
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

XML Salary Trend in Halifax

XML
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XML across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

XML Salary Histogram in Halifax

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing XML 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 XML.

1 87 (81.31%) Web Services
2 58 (54.21%) SQL
3 56 (52.34%) Project Management
4 52 (48.60%) SOAP
5 44 (41.12%) Software Engineering
6 42 (39.25%) .NET
7 40 (37.38%) C#
8 30 (28.04%) Test Scripting
9 28 (26.17%) QA
9 28 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (26.17%) Test Strategy
9 28 (26.17%) Regression Testing
10 27 (25.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 25 (23.36%) Automated Testing
12 24 (22.43%) XSLT
13 23 (21.50%) Data Analysis
14 20 (18.69%) SOA
15 17 (15.89%) MVC
15 17 (15.89%) JavaScript
16 15 (14.02%) UDDI
16 15 (14.02%) WSDL
17 10 (9.35%) VB
17 10 (9.35%) SoapUI
18 9 (8.41%) Team Foundation Server
18 9 (8.41%) Visual Studio
19 8 (7.48%) Oracle
20 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
20 7 (6.54%) COBOL
20 7 (6.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
20 7 (6.54%) UNIX

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing XML 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 XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.87%) IIS
2 1 (0.93%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.74%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (9.35%) SoapUI
2 9 (8.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (8.41%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.87%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.93%) JUnit
5 1 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (4.67%) Finance
2 2 (1.87%) Legal
3 1 (0.93%) Advertising
3 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (38.32%) Developer
2 39 (36.45%) Analyst
3 32 (29.91%) Software Developer
4 27 (25.23%) Business Analyst
5 17 (15.89%) .NET Developer
6 15 (14.02%) Test Engineer
6 15 (14.02%) Senior Test Engineer
6 15 (14.02%) .NET Software Developer
7 13 (12.15%) Senior Developer
7 13 (12.15%) Software Engineer
8 12 (11.21%) Test Analyst
9 10 (9.35%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (9.35%) Senior Test Analyst
9 10 (9.35%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.80%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Business Systems Analyst
11 3 (2.80%) Systems Analyst
12 2 (1.87%) Graduate
12 2 (1.87%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (81.31%) Web Services
2 52 (48.60%) SOAP
3 42 (39.25%) .NET
4 24 (22.43%) XSLT
5 15 (14.02%) UDDI
5 15 (14.02%) WSDL
6 7 (6.54%) WCF
7 4 (3.74%) Spring
7 4 (3.74%) HTML
8 3 (2.80%) J2EE
8 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.87%) jQuery
9 2 (1.87%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.87%) CGI
10 1 (0.93%) HTML5
10 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 1 (0.93%) Flash
10 1 (0.93%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.93%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.54%) UNIX
1 7 (6.54%) Linux
2 2 (1.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (52.34%) Project Management
2 44 (41.12%) Software Engineering
3 30 (28.04%) Test Scripting
4 28 (26.17%) Test Strategy
4 28 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (26.17%) Regression Testing
5 27 (25.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 25 (23.36%) Automated Testing
7 23 (21.50%) Data Analysis
8 20 (18.69%) SOA
9 17 (15.89%) MVC
10 6 (5.61%) Data Mapping
11 5 (4.67%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.74%) Automation Testing
13 3 (2.80%) Asset Management
13 3 (2.80%) Software Testing
13 3 (2.80%) OOA/OOD
14 2 (1.87%) OO
14 2 (1.87%) RUP
14 2 (1.87%) UML
Programming Languages
1 58 (54.21%) SQL
2 40 (37.38%) C#
3 17 (15.89%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.35%) VB
5 7 (6.54%) COBOL
6 6 (5.61%) VB6
7 4 (3.74%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.74%) Java
8 2 (1.87%) C++
8 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.93%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (2.80%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (26.17%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (7.48%) Oracle
2 1 (0.93%) Adobe
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