The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 23 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing XML 43 45 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.25% 9.11% 9.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.03% 18.75% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 35 43 42
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
226 240 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 48.60% 48.58% 50.70%
Number of salaries quoted 188 232 234
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £38,550 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
XML
North West

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 - 10 £40,000 -
Preston -12 6 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Chorley -6 3 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Newton-le-Willows - 3 £21,000 -
Blackburn -5 2 £38,750 +10.71% 2
Accrington - 1 £41,500 -
Colne - 1 £33,500 -
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 56 (83.58%) HTML
2 51 (76.12%) JavaScript
3 46 (68.66%) SQL
4 40 (59.70%) CSS
5 33 (49.25%) C#
6 31 (46.27%) .NET
7 29 (43.28%) Web Services
8 28 (41.79%) SQL Server
8 28 (41.79%) jQuery
9 26 (38.81%) PHP
10 23 (34.33%) HTML5
11 22 (32.84%) SOAP
12 20 (29.85%) ASP.NET
13 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
13 19 (28.36%) Web Development
14 18 (26.87%) OO
15 16 (23.88%) Java
15 16 (23.88%) CSS3
16 15 (22.39%) MySQL
17 14 (20.90%) Retail
18 13 (19.40%) T-SQL
18 13 (19.40%) E-Commerce
19 12 (17.91%) JSP
19 12 (17.91%) SQL Server 2008
20 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2012
20 11 (16.42%) Degree
20 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
21 10 (14.93%) WCF
22 9 (13.43%) .NET Framework
22 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Integration Services

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7 (10.45%) CMS
2 5 (7.46%) IIS
3 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.97%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.49%) Drupal
5 1 (1.49%) WordPress
5 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Sage 50
2 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.48%) osCommerce
3 1 (1.49%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
1 2 (2.99%) SSL
2 1 (1.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (41.79%) SQL Server
2 15 (22.39%) MySQL
3 12 (17.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (8.96%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
9 4 (5.97%) RDBMS
10 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (2.99%) DB2
11 2 (2.99%) IBM InfoSphere
12 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Eclipse
1 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.48%) MyEclipse
3 2 (2.99%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (20.90%) Retail
2 6 (8.96%) Back Office
3 3 (4.48%) Billing
4 2 (2.99%) Finance
4 2 (2.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (82.09%) Developer
2 17 (25.37%) Web Developer
3 15 (22.39%) Analyst
4 13 (19.40%) Software Developer
5 12 (17.91%) Java Developer
6 9 (13.43%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (11.94%) .NET Developer
7 8 (11.94%) Analyst Developer
7 8 (11.94%) Web Analyst
7 8 (11.94%) Technical Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Graduate
9 5 (7.46%) Graduate Developer
10 4 (5.97%) C# Developer
10 4 (5.97%) PHP Developer
10 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.97%) Graduate Java Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (4.48%) VB.NET Developer
11 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (83.58%) HTML
2 40 (59.70%) CSS
3 31 (46.27%) .NET
4 29 (43.28%) Web Services
5 28 (41.79%) jQuery
6 23 (34.33%) HTML5
7 22 (32.84%) SOAP
8 20 (29.85%) ASP.NET
9 16 (23.88%) CSS3
10 12 (17.91%) JSP
11 10 (14.93%) WCF
12 9 (13.43%) .NET Framework
13 8 (11.94%) DHTML
13 8 (11.94%) Java EE
14 7 (10.45%) XHTML
14 7 (10.45%) XSLT
14 7 (10.45%) Spring
14 7 (10.45%) Hibernate
15 6 (8.96%) J2EE
16 5 (7.46%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.48%) W3C
4 2 (2.99%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.49%) Derivative
5 1 (1.49%) Social Media
5 1 (1.49%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) UNIX
1 5 (7.46%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Linux
3 2 (2.99%) AIX
3 2 (2.99%) CentOS
3 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) Web Development
2 18 (26.87%) OO
3 13 (19.40%) E-Commerce
4 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.94%) OOP
6 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.45%) MVC
7 6 (8.96%) PRINCE
7 6 (8.96%) Project Management
7 6 (8.96%) ITIL
7 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.96%) UML
7 6 (8.96%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.46%) Data Migration
8 5 (7.46%) Migration
9 4 (5.97%) TDD
9 4 (5.97%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (5.97%) Parallel Computing
9 4 (5.97%) Multithreading
9 4 (5.97%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (76.12%) JavaScript
2 46 (68.66%) SQL
3 33 (49.25%) C#
4 26 (38.81%) PHP
5 16 (23.88%) Java
6 13 (19.40%) T-SQL
7 8 (11.94%) C
8 6 (8.96%) Uniface
8 6 (8.96%) VB
8 6 (8.96%) VB.NET
8 6 (8.96%) C++
9 4 (5.97%) VB6
10 2 (2.99%) COBOL
11 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) MCSE
2 3 (4.48%) MCP
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle
3 6 (8.96%) Sage
4 2 (2.99%) Open Text
4 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.99%) IBM
5 1 (1.49%) JBoss
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 3 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
networx
Salary: Salary £33,748 to £42,712
Posted: Yesterday
Carnforth, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 20 days ago