The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 159 108 148
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +40
Permanent jobs citing XSD 23 47 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.61% 1.81% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 4.68% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15 36 9
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
XSD
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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1217 1004 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 32.28% 38.59% 42.21%
Number of salaries quoted 931 802 994
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

XSD
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

XSD Salary Trend in Leeds

XSD
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XSD across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

XSD Salary Histogram in Leeds

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing XSD 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 XSD.

1 44 (100.00%) XML
2 36 (81.82%) .NET
3 35 (79.55%) Web Services
4 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (72.73%) SQL
6 31 (70.45%) SOAP
6 31 (70.45%) WSDL
6 31 (70.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
8 28 (63.64%) QA
9 23 (52.27%) SQL Server
10 22 (50.00%) Selenium
11 21 (47.73%) Test Automation
11 21 (47.73%) HP Quality Center
11 21 (47.73%) Test Management
11 21 (47.73%) HP
12 17 (38.64%) Cucumber
12 17 (38.64%) FitNesse
13 16 (36.36%) Usability Testing
13 16 (36.36%) SpecFlow
13 16 (36.36%) User Stories
14 15 (34.09%) Finance
15 14 (31.82%) QuickTest Pro
16 13 (29.55%) Business Analysis
17 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET
17 12 (27.27%) C#
17 12 (27.27%) HTML
18 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
18 9 (20.45%) DSDM
18 9 (20.45%) Degree

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing XSD 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 XSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.91%) IIS
2 4 (9.09%) CMS
2 4 (9.09%) Umbraco
2 4 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (52.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (70.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (50.00%) Selenium
3 17 (38.64%) FitNesse
3 17 (38.64%) Cucumber
4 16 (36.36%) SpecFlow
5 14 (31.82%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
6 5 (11.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (6.82%) Subversion
7 3 (6.82%) MSBuild
8 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.27%) WATIR
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (2.27%) JDeveloper
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (70.45%) Analyst
1 31 (70.45%) Test Analyst
2 28 (63.64%) Agile Test Analyst
3 14 (31.82%) QA Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Tester
5 6 (13.64%) Software Tester
6 5 (11.36%) Graduate
6 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Junior
9 1 (2.27%) Junior Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Junior Test Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) XML
2 36 (81.82%) .NET
3 35 (79.55%) Web Services
4 31 (70.45%) SOAP
4 31 (70.45%) WSDL
5 12 (27.27%) HTML
5 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 7 (15.91%) CSS
6 7 (15.91%) jQuery
7 5 (11.36%) XSLT
8 4 (9.09%) XHTML
9 3 (6.82%) HTML5
9 3 (6.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (6.82%) CSS3
9 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
9 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 3 (6.82%) WCF
10 1 (2.27%) SAX
10 1 (2.27%) Oracle ADF
10 1 (2.27%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
1 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 4 (9.09%) W3C
3 3 (6.82%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (47.73%) Test Management
2 21 (47.73%) Test Automation
3 16 (36.36%) User Stories
3 16 (36.36%) Usability Testing
4 13 (29.55%) Business Analysis
5 9 (20.45%) DSDM
6 8 (18.18%) UML
6 8 (18.18%) TDD
6 8 (18.18%) Agile Testing
7 7 (15.91%) MVC
7 7 (15.91%) OO
8 6 (13.64%) Automation Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
10 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 4 (9.09%) Integration Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Scrum
11 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
11 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
11 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (72.73%) SQL
2 12 (27.27%) C#
3 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.36%) C++
4 5 (11.36%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) ISEB
3 3 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (63.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (47.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 21 (47.73%) HP
3 4 (9.09%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle