The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XML over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 14 20 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +17
Permanent jobs citing XML 78 54 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.49% 9.84% 5.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.18% 19.01% 12.13%
Number of salaries quoted 68 53 27
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
XML
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
287 284 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 60.68% 51.73% 47.80%
Number of salaries quoted 248 274 205
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

XML
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

XML Salary Trend in Lancashire

XML
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XML across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

XML Salary Histogram in Lancashire

XML
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Burnley - 18 £40,000 -
Preston -7 8 - - 6
Lancaster - 7 £25,000 -
Blackburn +3 5 £38,230 +9.22%
Lytham St Annes -2 4 £35,000 +11.11%
Chorley -7 1 £32,500 +8.33% 1
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 96 (85.71%) HTML
2 83 (74.11%) CSS
3 77 (68.75%) JavaScript
4 72 (64.29%) SQL
5 70 (62.50%) .NET
6 66 (58.93%) C#
7 57 (50.89%) jQuery
8 54 (48.21%) ASP.NET
9 44 (39.29%) T-SQL
9 44 (39.29%) SOAP
10 42 (37.50%) CSS3
11 41 (36.61%) SQL Server
12 40 (35.71%) Retail
13 39 (34.82%) WCF
14 37 (33.04%) PHP
15 35 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
16 34 (30.36%) Web Development
17 32 (28.57%) MVC
17 32 (28.57%) E-Commerce
18 31 (27.68%) Microsoft
19 29 (25.89%) Web Services
20 28 (25.00%) HTML5
21 26 (23.21%) .NET Framework
21 26 (23.21%) XSLT
22 22 (19.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 21 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
24 20 (17.86%) Mobile App
24 20 (17.86%) CMS
24 20 (17.86%) XHTML
25 19 (16.96%) Mentoring

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 20 (17.86%) CMS
2 17 (15.18%) Umbraco
3 9 (8.04%) IIS
4 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.89%) Drupal
5 1 (0.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Sage 50
2 5 (4.46%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.68%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.89%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) SSL
1 2 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (0.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (36.61%) SQL Server
2 22 (19.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (15.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (12.50%) MySQL
6 12 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (5.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 6 (5.36%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (5.36%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.79%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (1.79%) DB2
10 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.79%) Subversion
2 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (35.71%) Retail
2 6 (5.36%) Back Office
3 3 (2.68%) Billing
3 3 (2.68%) Finance
4 2 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 105 (93.75%) Developer
2 43 (38.39%) Web Developer
3 27 (24.11%) Software Developer
4 15 (13.39%) Analyst
5 10 (8.93%) C# Developer
6 9 (8.04%) .NET Developer
6 9 (8.04%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (7.14%) Technical Developer
7 8 (7.14%) Web Analyst
7 8 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Oracle BI Developer
8 6 (5.36%) OBIEE Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (2.68%) Graduate
11 3 (2.68%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (85.71%) HTML
2 83 (74.11%) CSS
3 70 (62.50%) .NET
4 57 (50.89%) jQuery
5 54 (48.21%) ASP.NET
6 44 (39.29%) SOAP
7 42 (37.50%) CSS3
8 39 (34.82%) WCF
9 29 (25.89%) Web Services
10 28 (25.00%) HTML5
11 26 (23.21%) .NET Framework
11 26 (23.21%) XSLT
12 21 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (17.86%) XHTML
14 17 (15.18%) XSL
14 17 (15.18%) ADO.NET
15 15 (13.39%) Classic ASP
16 10 (8.93%) LINQ
17 9 (8.04%) JSON
18 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.86%) Mobile App
2 18 (16.07%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.25%) User Experience
5 2 (1.79%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.89%) Derivative
6 1 (0.89%) SCORM
6 1 (0.89%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.04%) Windows
2 4 (3.57%) UNIX
3 3 (2.68%) Linux
4 2 (1.79%) CentOS
4 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (30.36%) Web Development
3 32 (28.57%) MVC
3 32 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 19 (16.96%) Mentoring
5 17 (15.18%) Load Testing
5 17 (15.18%) Multithreading
5 17 (15.18%) Parallel Computing
6 14 (12.50%) OO
7 13 (11.61%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (8.04%) Migration
8 9 (8.04%) Data Migration
9 7 (6.25%) TDD
10 6 (5.36%) ITIL
10 6 (5.36%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.36%) OOP
10 6 (5.36%) ETL
10 6 (5.36%) PRINCE
10 6 (5.36%) Project Management
11 5 (4.46%) UML
Programming Languages
1 77 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 72 (64.29%) SQL
3 66 (58.93%) C#
4 44 (39.29%) T-SQL
5 37 (33.04%) PHP
6 8 (7.14%) C
7 6 (5.36%) C++
7 6 (5.36%) PL/SQL
7 6 (5.36%) Java
7 6 (5.36%) Uniface
8 4 (3.57%) VB
8 4 (3.57%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.68%) VB6
10 2 (1.79%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 31 (27.68%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.93%) Oracle
3 6 (5.36%) Informatica
3 6 (5.36%) Sage
4 2 (1.79%) Open Text
4 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.79%) IBM
5 1 (0.89%) JBoss
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