The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 41 36 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Permanent jobs citing XML 20 33 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.32% 5.42% 10.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.78% 12.22% 20.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 32 64
Average salary £42,500 £33,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.86% +6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,013 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,150 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
XML
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
257 270 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 42.62% 44.33% 52.41%
Number of salaries quoted 217 243 312
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,625 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

XML
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

XML Salary Trend in Merseyside

XML
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XML across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

XML Salary Histogram in Merseyside

XML
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -13 11 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Wirral - 6 £42,500 -
Birkenhead - 1 £42,500 -
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 32 (74.42%) .NET
2 30 (69.77%) HTML
3 29 (67.44%) SQL Server
3 29 (67.44%) CSS
4 25 (58.14%) C#
5 22 (51.16%) SQL
6 20 (46.51%) JavaScript
6 20 (46.51%) Web Services
7 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET
8 16 (37.21%) SOAP
9 14 (32.56%) T-SQL
9 14 (32.56%) Scrum
9 14 (32.56%) jQuery
10 11 (25.58%) Ajax
10 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (25.58%) VB.NET
11 10 (23.26%) SharePoint
11 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (20.93%) HTML5
12 9 (20.93%) WCF
12 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (20.93%) .NET Framework
12 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
14 7 (16.28%) XSLT
14 7 (16.28%) Android Development
14 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (16.28%) Android
15 6 (13.95%) JSON

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 10 (23.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) CMS
3 2 (4.65%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.65%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visualfiles
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (67.44%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.33%) Ingres
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
2 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.30%) Subversion
3 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.65%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.33%) Maven
5 1 (2.33%) JIRA
5 1 (2.33%) Hudson
5 1 (2.33%) Log4j
5 1 (2.33%) Ant
5 1 (2.33%) JUnit
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (74.42%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Web Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Software Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.95%) .NET Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Team Leader
5 5 (11.63%) Development Team Leader
5 5 (11.63%) C# Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Android Developer
6 4 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (6.98%) Programmer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C++ Developer
7 3 (6.98%) .NET Team Leader
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (74.42%) .NET
2 30 (69.77%) HTML
3 29 (67.44%) CSS
4 20 (46.51%) Web Services
5 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET
6 16 (37.21%) SOAP
7 14 (32.56%) jQuery
8 11 (25.58%) Ajax
9 9 (20.93%) .NET Framework
9 9 (20.93%) WCF
9 9 (20.93%) HTML5
10 7 (16.28%) XSLT
11 6 (13.95%) JSON
11 6 (13.95%) CSS3
11 6 (13.95%) Backbone.js
11 6 (13.95%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (11.63%) REST
12 5 (11.63%) Silverlight
13 4 (9.30%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) W3C
1 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.65%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Android
2 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.30%) Linux
4 2 (4.65%) UNIX
4 2 (4.65%) Windows
4 2 (4.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Scrum
2 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.28%) Android Development
4 5 (11.63%) iOS Development
4 5 (11.63%) OO
4 5 (11.63%) MVC
5 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (6.98%) UML
6 3 (6.98%) SOA
6 3 (6.98%) TDD
6 3 (6.98%) Web Development
6 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.33%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.33%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.33%) Data Management
8 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) C#
2 22 (51.16%) SQL
3 20 (46.51%) JavaScript
4 14 (32.56%) T-SQL
5 11 (25.58%) VB.NET
6 4 (9.30%) Java
6 4 (9.30%) PHP
6 4 (9.30%) XPath
7 3 (6.98%) C++
8 2 (4.65%) Perl
9 1 (2.33%) VBScript
9 1 (2.33%) VB
9 1 (2.33%) Bourne shell
9 1 (2.33%) VC++
9 1 (2.33%) Python
9 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.33%) AWK
9 1 (2.33%) VB6
9 1 (2.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) MCSD
2 1 (2.33%) HND
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) webMethods
3 1 (2.33%) Zend
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