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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 27 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs citing XML 30 20 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.59% 3.33% 5.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.22% 7.84% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 33
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +23.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £29,013 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £59,150 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,650 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.08% +3.06%
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
185 255 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 40.66% 42.43% 44.43%
Number of salaries quoted 132 215 244
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,625 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +15 14 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Southport - 14 - - 4
Wirral +7 1 £25,000 -41.17%
XML
North West

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 23 (62.16%) Java
2 17 (45.95%) HTML
2 17 (45.95%) Linux
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) Degree
2 17 (45.95%) QA
3 16 (43.24%) Windows
3 16 (43.24%) .NET
4 15 (40.54%) Web Services
4 15 (40.54%) Open Source
5 14 (37.84%) SQL
5 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
6 13 (35.14%) SOAP
6 13 (35.14%) Ant
6 13 (35.14%) JBoss
6 13 (35.14%) Maven
6 13 (35.14%) Software Engineering
6 13 (35.14%) Analytics
6 13 (35.14%) Jenkins
7 12 (32.43%) Automated Testing
7 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
7 12 (32.43%) Oracle
8 11 (29.73%) C#
8 11 (29.73%) CSS
9 10 (27.03%) UNIX
9 10 (27.03%) J2EE
10 9 (24.32%) IIS
10 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (21.62%) HornetQ
11 8 (21.62%) Relational Database

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 13 (35.14%) JBoss
2 9 (24.32%) IIS
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Liferay
4 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) MongoDB
1 8 (21.62%) NoSQL
1 8 (21.62%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) DB2
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Ant
1 13 (35.14%) Maven
1 13 (35.14%) Jenkins
2 8 (21.62%) Selenium
3 5 (13.51%) JUnit
3 5 (13.51%) Selenium IDE
3 5 (13.51%) Log4j
4 3 (8.11%) HP UFT
4 3 (8.11%) Rational Functional Tester
4 3 (8.11%) SilkTest
5 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.70%) JMeter
6 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.81%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Software Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) QA Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Python Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) HTML
2 16 (43.24%) .NET
3 15 (40.54%) Web Services
4 13 (35.14%) SOAP
5 11 (29.73%) CSS
6 10 (27.03%) J2EE
7 8 (21.62%) JDBC
7 8 (21.62%) XHTML
7 8 (21.62%) WSDL
7 8 (21.62%) Hibernate
7 8 (21.62%) Spring
7 8 (21.62%) HornetQ
8 5 (13.51%) J2SE
9 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
9 3 (8.11%) XBRL
10 2 (5.41%) jQuery
10 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.41%) JSON
10 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Blog
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) W3C
3 1 (2.70%) AS400
3 1 (2.70%) APACS
3 1 (2.70%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Linux
2 16 (43.24%) Windows
3 10 (27.03%) UNIX
4 8 (21.62%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (13.51%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) Open Source
3 13 (35.14%) Analytics
3 13 (35.14%) Software Engineering
4 12 (32.43%) Automated Testing
5 8 (21.62%) TDD
5 8 (21.62%) Scrum
5 8 (21.62%) Software Architecture
5 8 (21.62%) BDD
5 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (21.62%) OWASP
6 7 (18.92%) Integration Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
8 5 (13.51%) Test Strategy
8 5 (13.51%) Performance Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Black-Box Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Test Planning
9 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (10.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) Java
2 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
2 14 (37.84%) SQL
3 11 (29.73%) C#
4 7 (18.92%) Python
4 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
5 5 (13.51%) Ruby
5 5 (13.51%) Perl
6 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.41%) C
7 2 (5.41%) Lua
7 2 (5.41%) PHP
7 2 (5.41%) C++
7 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) ISEB
2 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (45.95%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.11%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Sybase
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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