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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 164 154 136
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -18
Permanent jobs citing XSD 6 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 0.70% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 1.79% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 21
Average salary £21,500 £34,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.76% -32.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
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
1236 1288 1172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 36.09% 38.99% 39.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 1033 1058
Average salary £40,000 £37,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) XML
2 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (72.22%) .NET
4 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (61.11%) Web Services
5 11 (61.11%) WSDL
6 10 (55.56%) SOAP
7 9 (50.00%) QA
8 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
8 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
8 8 (44.44%) C#
8 8 (44.44%) HTML
9 7 (38.89%) Java
9 7 (38.89%) C++
9 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
9 7 (38.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
9 7 (38.89%) UML
9 7 (38.89%) Mathematics
9 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
9 7 (38.89%) Degree
10 5 (27.78%) SQL
10 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
10 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (27.78%) Test Planning
11 4 (22.22%) User Stories
11 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
11 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (22.22%) Cucumber

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
1 7 (38.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 4 (22.22%) SpecFlow
3 4 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (22.22%) Selenium
3 4 (22.22%) FitNesse
General
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 9 (50.00%) QA Analyst
3 9 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 7 (38.89%) Graduate
5 6 (33.33%) Graduate Analyst Programmer
5 6 (33.33%) Graduate Programmer
5 6 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 6 (33.33%) Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Junior
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (72.22%) .NET
3 11 (61.11%) Web Services
3 11 (61.11%) WSDL
4 10 (55.56%) SOAP
5 8 (44.44%) HTML
5 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.56%) CSS
6 1 (5.56%) XSL
6 1 (5.56%) Ajax
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) RESTful
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.56%) HTML5
6 1 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Mathematics
1 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) UML
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Test Planning
4 4 (22.22%) User Stories
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) DSDM
4 4 (22.22%) Test Management
4 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
1 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) C++
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) HP