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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 173 133 156
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +23
Permanent jobs citing XSD 12 34 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.32% 1.18% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 2.97% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 34 4
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
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
1130 1145 1155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 29.84% 39.84% 42.18%
Number of salaries quoted 862 972 1001
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 £26,500 £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 24 October 2014.

XSD Salary Histogram in Leeds

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 28 (100.00%) XML
2 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (75.00%) .NET
4 20 (71.43%) Web Services
4 20 (71.43%) WSDL
5 19 (67.86%) SOAP
6 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
7 16 (57.14%) QA
8 15 (53.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (53.57%) SQL
9 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
10 12 (42.86%) Test Planning
11 10 (35.71%) SpecFlow
11 10 (35.71%) User Stories
11 10 (35.71%) Cucumber
11 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
11 10 (35.71%) Test Management
11 10 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (35.71%) Selenium
11 10 (35.71%) FitNesse
11 10 (35.71%) HP
12 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
12 9 (32.14%) C#
12 9 (32.14%) HTML
13 8 (28.57%) DSDM
13 8 (28.57%) UML
13 8 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
13 8 (28.57%) Business Analysis
13 8 (28.57%) Marketing
13 8 (28.57%) Agile Testing

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (10.71%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (35.71%) Cucumber
2 10 (35.71%) SpecFlow
2 10 (35.71%) Selenium
2 10 (35.71%) FitNesse
3 8 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
4 5 (17.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (10.71%) Subversion
5 3 (10.71%) MSBuild
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (3.57%) JDeveloper
General
1 8 (28.57%) Marketing
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Analyst
1 18 (64.29%) Test Analyst
2 16 (57.14%) Agile Test Analyst
3 14 (50.00%) QA Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Graduate
4 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Junior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.57%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (3.57%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) XML
2 21 (75.00%) .NET
3 20 (71.43%) WSDL
3 20 (71.43%) Web Services
4 19 (67.86%) SOAP
5 9 (32.14%) HTML
5 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
6 4 (14.29%) CSS
6 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 4 (14.29%) jQuery
6 4 (14.29%) CSS3
6 4 (14.29%) HTML5
7 3 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 3 (10.71%) WCF
8 1 (3.57%) RESTful
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.57%) SAX
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (3.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
1 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Test Planning
3 10 (35.71%) User Stories
3 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 10 (35.71%) Test Management
4 8 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 8 (28.57%) UML
4 8 (28.57%) DSDM
4 8 (28.57%) Agile Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.29%) MVC
7 4 (14.29%) Usability Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Scrum
8 3 (10.71%) TDD
8 3 (10.71%) OO
8 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) C#
3 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) C++
4 5 (17.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle