The first table below looks at the demand for XML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XML over the 3 months to 25 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 Luton region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 21 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs citing XML 42 42 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 8.82% 12.39% 12.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.53% 47.19% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 42 39 38
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
109 89 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 22.90% 26.25% 47.30%
Number of salaries quoted 89 86 149
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
XML
Bedfordshire

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

XML
Salary Trend in Luton

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

XML Salary Trend in Luton

XML
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XML across the Luton region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

XML Salary Histogram in Luton

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 60 (62.50%) HTML
2 57 (59.38%) SQL
2 57 (59.38%) .NET
3 53 (55.21%) JavaScript
4 51 (53.13%) SQL Server
5 47 (48.96%) C#
6 44 (45.83%) Microsoft
7 42 (43.75%) ASP.NET
8 40 (41.67%) Web Services
9 34 (35.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 31 (32.29%) Oracle
11 28 (29.17%) CSS
12 27 (28.13%) Visual Studio
12 27 (28.13%) VB
13 25 (26.04%) Java
14 23 (23.96%) Classic ASP
15 22 (22.92%) XSLT
15 22 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (21.88%) WCF
16 21 (21.88%) TDD
17 20 (20.83%) jQuery
17 20 (20.83%) MS Excel
18 19 (19.79%) TeamCity
18 19 (19.79%) Subversion
19 17 (17.71%) BizTalk Server
19 17 (17.71%) IIS
19 17 (17.71%) PHP
20 16 (16.67%) C
21 15 (15.63%) WSDL
22 14 (14.58%) Windows

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 17 (17.71%) IIS
1 17 (17.71%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (13.54%) CMS
3 12 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.29%) ColdFusion
5 4 (4.17%) SAS
5 4 (4.17%) Apache
6 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.08%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.21%) MS Office
3 4 (4.17%) SPSS
4 1 (1.04%) FrameMaker
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) Internet
2 6 (6.25%) 3GPP
3 4 (4.17%) 3G
3 4 (4.17%) 2G
3 4 (4.17%) LTE
3 4 (4.17%) FTP
4 3 (3.13%) Intranet
4 3 (3.13%) 4G
4 3 (3.13%) UMTS
4 3 (3.13%) GPRS
4 3 (3.13%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (11.46%) Relational Database
4 9 (9.38%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (5.21%) MySQL
6 4 (4.17%) DataStage
6 4 (4.17%) Data Mining
7 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (35.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (28.13%) Visual Studio
3 19 (19.79%) TeamCity
3 19 (19.79%) Subversion
4 8 (8.33%) PowerBuilder
5 6 (6.25%) JIRA
6 3 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.08%) JUnit
General
1 11 (11.46%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Banking
2 8 (8.33%) Retail
3 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.13%) Front Office
5 1 (1.04%) Automotive
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (38.54%) Developer
2 19 (19.79%) Support Engineer
3 16 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 14 (14.58%) Architect
4 14 (14.58%) .NET Developer
5 13 (13.54%) Software Developer
6 11 (11.46%) Applications Support
6 11 (11.46%) Technical Support
7 10 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (10.42%) Software Support Engineer
8 8 (8.33%) Analyst
8 8 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
8 8 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) Business Analyst
9 7 (7.29%) Web Developer
10 6 (6.25%) Software Development Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
10 6 (6.25%) Release Manager
10 6 (6.25%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (62.50%) HTML
2 57 (59.38%) .NET
3 42 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 40 (41.67%) Web Services
5 28 (29.17%) CSS
6 23 (23.96%) Classic ASP
7 22 (22.92%) XSLT
8 21 (21.88%) WCF
9 20 (20.83%) jQuery
10 15 (15.63%) WSDL
11 12 (12.50%) XSL
12 7 (7.29%) XSD
13 6 (6.25%) JSP
13 6 (6.25%) .NET Framework
14 4 (4.17%) Spring
14 4 (4.17%) Servlets
14 4 (4.17%) SOAP
14 4 (4.17%) LAMP
15 3 (3.13%) ODBC
15 3 (3.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) N-Tier
2 7 (7.29%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.08%) AS400
4 2 (2.08%) Statistics
5 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.58%) Windows
2 13 (13.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (21.88%) TDD
3 14 (14.58%) Waterfall
4 13 (13.54%) MVC
4 13 (13.54%) Scrum
5 11 (11.46%) Change Management
6 10 (10.42%) SOA
6 10 (10.42%) Configuration Management
6 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (10.42%) Software Engineering
6 10 (10.42%) AOP
7 9 (9.38%) Web Development
8 8 (8.33%) Release Management
8 8 (8.33%) Project Management
9 7 (7.29%) OO
9 7 (7.29%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.29%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.29%) Refactoring
10 6 (6.25%) Automated Testing
10 6 (6.25%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (59.38%) SQL
2 53 (55.21%) JavaScript
3 47 (48.96%) C#
4 27 (28.13%) VB
5 25 (26.04%) Java
6 17 (17.71%) PHP
7 16 (16.67%) C
8 13 (13.54%) PL/SQL
9 11 (11.46%) C++
10 10 (10.42%) Perl
10 10 (10.42%) VB.NET
11 9 (9.38%) VB6
12 6 (6.25%) T-SQL
13 4 (4.17%) Shell Script
14 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
15 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (13.54%) Degree
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.04%) HNC
3 1 (1.04%) ISEB
3 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 44 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 31 (32.29%) Oracle
3 6 (6.25%) Perforce
4 4 (4.17%) JBoss
5 3 (3.13%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.08%) IBM
6 2 (2.08%) Trapeze
6 2 (2.08%) Cognizant