The table below looks at the statistics for XSD skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XSD 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 Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 178 172 154
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Permanent jobs citing XSD 9 5 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.13% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.26% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 19
Average salary £55,000 £27,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -27.63%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
XSD
North West

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1814 1905 1916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.60% 49.38% 50.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1704 1732
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

XSD
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

XSD Salary Trend in Manchester

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 14 (77.78%) OO
2 14 (77.78%) C#
2 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 14 (77.78%) WCF
2 14 (77.78%) WPF
3 11 (61.11%) WinForms
3 11 (61.11%) MVC
3 11 (61.11%) N-Tier
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) TDD
3 11 (61.11%) Web Development
3 11 (61.11%) .NET Framework
3 11 (61.11%) Degree
3 11 (61.11%) ADO.NET
3 11 (61.11%) HTML
3 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 11 (61.11%) XSLT
3 11 (61.11%) SOA
3 11 (61.11%) LINQ
3 11 (61.11%) jQuery
3 11 (61.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Unit Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (61.11%) Kanban
3 11 (61.11%) RESTful
3 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (61.11%) ATDD

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 4 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (61.11%) Relational Database
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) SpecFlow
2 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 4 (22.22%) Ant
2 4 (22.22%) Toad
2 4 (22.22%) ERwin
2 4 (22.22%) Log4j
2 4 (22.22%) Maven
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (72.22%) Web Developer
2 13 (72.22%) Senior Developer
2 13 (72.22%) Senior Web Developer
3 8 (44.44%) C# Developer
4 7 (38.89%) Senior C# Developer
4 7 (38.89%) C# Web Developer
5 4 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Lead Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
5 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Technical Leader
6 3 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Senior .NET Web Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) XML
2 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 14 (77.78%) WCF
2 14 (77.78%) WPF
3 11 (61.11%) WinForms
3 11 (61.11%) .NET Framework
3 11 (61.11%) ADO.NET
3 11 (61.11%) HTML
3 11 (61.11%) XSLT
3 11 (61.11%) LINQ
3 11 (61.11%) jQuery
3 11 (61.11%) RESTful
3 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (61.11%) AngularJS
3 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 11 (61.11%) REST
3 11 (61.11%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (38.89%) Web Services
5 4 (22.22%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) N-Tier
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (16.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) OO
2 11 (61.11%) MVC
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) TDD
2 11 (61.11%) Web Development
2 11 (61.11%) SOA
2 11 (61.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Unit Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (61.11%) Kanban
2 11 (61.11%) ATDD
2 11 (61.11%) Refactoring
3 10 (55.56%) Scrum
4 7 (38.89%) Knowledge Management
4 7 (38.89%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (22.22%) RAD
6 3 (16.67%) OOD
6 3 (16.67%) MVVM
6 3 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 11 (61.11%) TypeScript
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 4 (22.22%) Python
5 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Actimize