The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 20 9 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Permanent jobs citing XML 35 53 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 8.58% 15.14% 9.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.98% 49.53% 22.78%
Number of salaries quoted 35 51 37
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,650 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -
XML
Bedfordshire

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 Luton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
103 107 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 25.25% 30.57% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86 105 147
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 28 August 2014.

XML Salary Histogram in Luton

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 64 (69.57%) HTML
2 59 (64.13%) SQL
3 56 (60.87%) .NET
4 55 (59.78%) JavaScript
5 53 (57.61%) SQL Server
6 49 (53.26%) C#
7 47 (51.09%) Microsoft
8 44 (47.83%) ASP.NET
9 35 (38.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 33 (35.87%) Visual Studio
11 31 (33.70%) Web Services
12 28 (30.43%) VB
13 27 (29.35%) CSS
13 27 (29.35%) Oracle
14 24 (26.09%) Java
15 21 (22.83%) Classic ASP
15 21 (22.83%) WCF
16 20 (21.74%) XSLT
17 19 (20.65%) Subversion
17 19 (20.65%) TeamCity
18 18 (19.57%) jQuery
18 18 (19.57%) TDD
19 17 (18.48%) MS Excel
19 17 (18.48%) VB.NET
19 17 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
20 16 (17.39%) PHP
21 15 (16.30%) C
21 15 (16.30%) IIS
22 14 (15.22%) BizTalk Server
22 14 (15.22%) Windows

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (16.30%) IIS
2 14 (15.22%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (14.13%) CMS
4 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
5 7 (7.61%) ColdFusion
6 4 (4.35%) Apache
7 2 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.17%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (18.48%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.96%) MS Office
3 2 (2.17%) SPSS
4 1 (1.09%) FrameMaker
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) Internet
2 4 (4.35%) 3GPP
3 3 (3.26%) 2G
3 3 (3.26%) 3G
3 3 (3.26%) LTE
4 2 (2.17%) 4G
4 2 (2.17%) Intranet
4 2 (2.17%) FTP
4 2 (2.17%) UMTS
4 2 (2.17%) GPRS
4 2 (2.17%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (57.61%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (14.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (14.13%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.61%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.52%) MySQL
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.17%) DataStage
7 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 35 (38.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (35.87%) Visual Studio
3 19 (20.65%) Subversion
3 19 (20.65%) TeamCity
4 8 (8.70%) PowerBuilder
5 7 (7.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (6.52%) JIRA
General
1 11 (11.96%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Banking
2 8 (8.70%) Retail
3 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.17%) Front Office
5 1 (1.09%) Automotive
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (46.74%) Developer
2 20 (21.74%) Support Engineer
3 17 (18.48%) Software Developer
4 15 (16.30%) .NET Developer
5 13 (14.13%) Software Engineer
6 11 (11.96%) Technical Support
7 9 (9.78%) Architect
7 9 (9.78%) Analyst
7 9 (9.78%) Software Support Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) Business Analyst
8 8 (8.70%) Applications Support
8 8 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (7.61%) Web Developer
9 7 (7.61%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (6.52%) Release Manager
10 6 (6.52%) VB.NET Developer
11 5 (5.43%) BizTalk Developer
12 4 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
12 4 (4.35%) Senior Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (69.57%) HTML
2 56 (60.87%) .NET
3 44 (47.83%) ASP.NET
4 31 (33.70%) Web Services
5 27 (29.35%) CSS
6 21 (22.83%) Classic ASP
6 21 (22.83%) WCF
7 20 (21.74%) XSLT
8 18 (19.57%) jQuery
9 13 (14.13%) WSDL
10 10 (10.87%) XSL
11 7 (7.61%) XSD
11 7 (7.61%) .NET Framework
12 4 (4.35%) LAMP
12 4 (4.35%) JSP
12 4 (4.35%) Servlets
13 3 (3.26%) SOAP
14 2 (2.17%) Silverlight
14 2 (2.17%) REST
14 2 (2.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) N-Tier
1 7 (7.61%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.17%) AS400
4 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.22%) Windows
1 14 (15.22%) Linux
2 3 (3.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.57%) TDD
2 17 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (15.22%) Waterfall
4 13 (14.13%) Scrum
4 13 (14.13%) MVC
5 9 (9.78%) Software Engineering
6 8 (8.70%) Web Development
6 8 (8.70%) Release Management
6 8 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 8 (8.70%) Project Management
6 8 (8.70%) Change Management
7 7 (7.61%) E-Commerce
7 7 (7.61%) SOA
7 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.61%) AOP
8 6 (6.52%) Automated Testing
8 6 (6.52%) Load Testing
8 6 (6.52%) Server Monitoring
8 6 (6.52%) Web Application Development
8 6 (6.52%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 59 (64.13%) SQL
2 55 (59.78%) JavaScript
3 49 (53.26%) C#
4 28 (30.43%) VB
5 24 (26.09%) Java
6 17 (18.48%) VB.NET
7 16 (17.39%) PHP
8 15 (16.30%) C
9 13 (14.13%) VB6
10 11 (11.96%) PL/SQL
10 11 (11.96%) C++
11 8 (8.70%) Perl
12 6 (6.52%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.09%) ISEB
3 1 (1.09%) HNC
3 1 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.09%) QA
Vendors
1 47 (51.09%) Microsoft
2 27 (29.35%) Oracle
3 7 (7.61%) Business Objects
4 6 (6.52%) Perforce
5 5 (5.43%) JBoss
6 2 (2.17%) IBM
7 1 (1.09%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.09%) Lumesse