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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 17 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing XML 18 11 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 10.34% 5.42% 13.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.00% 16.92% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 28
Average salary £45,000 £33,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
50 65 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 28.74% 32.02% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 43 47 104
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 23 January 2015.

XML Salary Histogram in Halifax

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 67 (87.01%) Web Services
2 59 (76.62%) SQL
3 48 (62.34%) Project Management
4 43 (55.84%) C#
5 39 (50.65%) Software Engineering
6 29 (37.66%) .NET
7 25 (32.47%) VB
8 24 (31.17%) Oracle
9 23 (29.87%) SOAP
10 22 (28.57%) Visual Studio
10 22 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (20.78%) SOA
13 16 (20.78%) Test Scripting
13 16 (20.78%) Data Analysis
13 16 (20.78%) QA
14 14 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (18.18%) Test Strategy
14 14 (18.18%) XSLT
14 14 (18.18%) Regression Testing
15 13 (16.88%) SoapUI
15 13 (16.88%) Automated Testing
16 12 (15.58%) MVC
16 12 (15.58%) JavaScript
16 12 (15.58%) UDDI
16 12 (15.58%) WSDL
17 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
18 7 (9.09%) Finance
19 6 (7.79%) VB6

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (2.60%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) ATM
1 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.19%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.60%) DB2
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 22 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 13 (16.88%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.60%) Ranorex
General
1 7 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (57.14%) Developer
2 33 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 31 (40.26%) Analyst
4 28 (36.36%) Senior Developer
5 20 (25.97%) Senior Software Developer
6 19 (24.68%) .NET Developer
7 17 (22.08%) Business Analyst
8 14 (18.18%) Test Analyst
9 12 (15.58%) .NET Software Developer
10 11 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
11 7 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (3.90%) Java Developer
12 3 (3.90%) Business Systems Analyst
12 3 (3.90%) Systems Analyst
13 2 (2.60%) Graduate
13 2 (2.60%) Software Engineer
13 2 (2.60%) Senior Software Engineer
13 2 (2.60%) Technical Specialist
13 2 (2.60%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (87.01%) Web Services
2 29 (37.66%) .NET
3 23 (29.87%) SOAP
4 14 (18.18%) XSLT
5 12 (15.58%) UDDI
5 12 (15.58%) WSDL
6 6 (7.79%) WCF
7 5 (6.49%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.60%) EMV
2 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.60%) Tandem
2 2 (2.60%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) Windows
1 2 (2.60%) Linux
1 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
1 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (62.34%) Project Management
2 39 (50.65%) Software Engineering
3 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (20.78%) Data Analysis
4 16 (20.78%) SOA
4 16 (20.78%) Test Scripting
5 14 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 14 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 14 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (16.88%) Automated Testing
7 12 (15.58%) MVC
8 3 (3.90%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.90%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (3.90%) OO
8 3 (3.90%) OOD
9 2 (2.60%) UML
9 2 (2.60%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (2.60%) Change Management
9 2 (2.60%) Automation Testing
9 2 (2.60%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 59 (76.62%) SQL
2 43 (55.84%) C#
3 25 (32.47%) VB
4 12 (15.58%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.79%) VB6
6 5 (6.49%) Java
6 5 (6.49%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.60%) PL/1
7 2 (2.60%) JCL
7 2 (2.60%) C++
7 2 (2.60%) COBOL
7 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.78%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 24 (31.17%) Oracle
2 2 (2.60%) IBM
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.60%) HP
2 2 (2.60%) NCR
2 2 (2.60%) VocaLink
Halifax
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36491 - £45077 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Training
Posted: 16 days ago