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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 19 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing XML 14 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 7.61% 3.91% 6.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.58% 13.43% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 11
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
62 67 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 33.70% 29.13% 41.62%
Number of salaries quoted 35 43 64
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 45 (88.24%) Web Services
2 44 (86.27%) SQL
3 37 (72.55%) Project Management
4 36 (70.59%) C#
5 32 (62.75%) Software Engineering
6 29 (56.86%) Oracle
7 27 (52.94%) VB
8 26 (50.98%) Visual Studio
8 26 (50.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (49.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 23 (45.10%) .NET
11 11 (21.57%) SOAP
12 9 (17.65%) QA
13 7 (13.73%) Automated Testing
13 7 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
13 7 (13.73%) SoapUI
13 7 (13.73%) Test Strategy
13 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
13 7 (13.73%) Regression Testing
14 6 (11.76%) MVC
14 6 (11.76%) Finance
14 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
14 6 (11.76%) UDDI
14 6 (11.76%) WSDL
15 5 (9.80%) Java
15 5 (9.80%) J2EE
15 5 (9.80%) XSLT
15 5 (9.80%) Data Analysis
15 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (3.92%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) ATM
1 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) DB2
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (50.98%) Visual Studio
1 26 (50.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (49.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (13.73%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.92%) Ranorex
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (72.55%) Developer
2 27 (52.94%) Senior Developer
3 20 (39.22%) Software Developer
4 19 (37.25%) .NET Developer
5 13 (25.49%) Senior Software Developer
5 13 (25.49%) Senior .NET Developer
6 12 (23.53%) Analyst
7 7 (13.73%) Test Analyst
8 6 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (9.80%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (9.80%) Business Analyst
9 5 (9.80%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
11 2 (3.92%) Technical Specialist
11 2 (3.92%) Graduate Developer
11 2 (3.92%) Graduate
11 2 (3.92%) Graduate Java Developer
12 1 (1.96%) Technical Leader
12 1 (1.96%) Junior Java Developer
12 1 (1.96%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (88.24%) Web Services
2 23 (45.10%) .NET
3 11 (21.57%) SOAP
4 6 (11.76%) UDDI
4 6 (11.76%) WSDL
5 5 (9.80%) J2EE
5 5 (9.80%) XSLT
6 4 (7.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) EMV
2 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.92%) Tandem
2 2 (3.92%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
1 2 (3.92%) Linux
1 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
1 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (72.55%) Project Management
2 32 (62.75%) Software Engineering
3 7 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
3 7 (13.73%) Automated Testing
3 7 (13.73%) Regression Testing
3 7 (13.73%) Test Strategy
4 6 (11.76%) MVC
5 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.80%) SOA
5 5 (9.80%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (5.88%) OO
6 3 (5.88%) OOD
6 3 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.92%) UML
7 2 (3.92%) Change Management
7 2 (3.92%) Product Management
8 1 (1.96%) Automation Testing
8 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (86.27%) SQL
2 36 (70.59%) C#
3 27 (52.94%) VB
4 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.80%) Java
6 3 (5.88%) VB6
7 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.92%) C++
7 2 (3.92%) COBOL
7 2 (3.92%) PL/1
7 2 (3.92%) JCL
8 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 29 (56.86%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) IBM
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) HP
2 2 (3.92%) NCR
2 2 (3.92%) VocaLink
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