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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 165 114 158
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +44
Permanent jobs citing XSD 21 41 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.55% 1.55% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.83% 3.85% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 6
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1148 1065 1231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 29.97% 40.16% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 885 883 1063
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 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
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 23 September 2014.

XSD Salary Histogram in Leeds

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 38 (100.00%) XML
2 33 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (81.58%) .NET
4 30 (78.95%) Web Services
5 26 (68.42%) WSDL
6 25 (65.79%) SOAP
6 25 (65.79%) SQL
6 25 (65.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
8 21 (55.26%) QA
9 20 (52.63%) SQL Server
10 18 (47.37%) Test Planning
11 15 (39.47%) Selenium
11 15 (39.47%) HP Quality Center
11 15 (39.47%) Test Automation
11 15 (39.47%) Test Management
11 15 (39.47%) HP
12 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
12 13 (34.21%) C#
12 13 (34.21%) HTML
12 13 (34.21%) Cucumber
12 13 (34.21%) FitNesse
12 13 (34.21%) SpecFlow
12 13 (34.21%) User Stories
13 10 (26.32%) Usability Testing
13 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
13 10 (26.32%) Business Analysis
13 10 (26.32%) QuickTest Pro
14 9 (23.68%) Degree
15 8 (21.05%) Marketing

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (18.42%) IIS
2 4 (10.53%) CMS
2 4 (10.53%) Umbraco
2 4 (10.53%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (65.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (39.47%) Selenium
3 13 (34.21%) FitNesse
3 13 (34.21%) Cucumber
3 13 (34.21%) SpecFlow
4 10 (26.32%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
5 5 (13.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (7.89%) Subversion
6 3 (7.89%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.63%) JDeveloper
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
1 8 (21.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Analyst
1 24 (63.16%) Test Analyst
2 21 (55.26%) Agile Test Analyst
3 14 (36.84%) QA Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Software Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Graduate
5 5 (13.16%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Software Tester
8 2 (5.26%) Tester
9 1 (2.63%) Junior
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Junior Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.63%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) XML
2 31 (81.58%) .NET
3 30 (78.95%) Web Services
4 26 (68.42%) WSDL
5 25 (65.79%) SOAP
6 13 (34.21%) HTML
6 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
7 8 (21.05%) CSS
7 8 (21.05%) jQuery
8 5 (13.16%) XSLT
9 4 (10.53%) XHTML
9 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
9 4 (10.53%) CSS3
9 4 (10.53%) HTML5
10 3 (7.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 3 (7.89%) WCF
11 1 (2.63%) RESTful
11 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (2.63%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) N-Tier
1 5 (13.16%) Mathematics
1 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.53%) W3C
3 3 (7.89%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) Test Planning
3 15 (39.47%) Test Management
3 15 (39.47%) Test Automation
4 13 (34.21%) User Stories
5 10 (26.32%) Business Analysis
5 10 (26.32%) Usability Testing
6 8 (21.05%) UML
6 8 (21.05%) DSDM
6 8 (21.05%) MVC
6 8 (21.05%) Agile Testing
7 7 (18.42%) OO
8 6 (15.79%) Automation Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.16%) TDD
10 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
10 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
10 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
11 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (7.89%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) SQL
2 13 (34.21%) C#
3 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) C++
4 5 (13.16%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (7.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (55.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 15 (39.47%) HP
3 4 (10.53%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle