The first table below looks at the demand for XML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XML over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 20 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing XML 11 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.56% 4.59% 2.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.33% 25.00% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 4
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
60 40 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 30.30% 18.35% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 45 25 43
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
XML
England

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

XML
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

XML Salary Trend in the Midlands

XML
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XML across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

XML Salary Histogram in the Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 9 (75.00%) HTML
1 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) JSP
2 7 (58.33%) J2EE
2 7 (58.33%) XSLT
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) MVC
2 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 7 (58.33%) XPath
2 7 (58.33%) Spring MVC
2 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
3 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (50.00%) Subversion
3 6 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (50.00%) Servlets
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (16.67%) EDI
6 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
6 2 (16.67%) EDIFACT
6 2 (16.67%) Workflow
6 2 (16.67%) Automotive
6 2 (16.67%) FTP

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (16.67%) Gentran
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (50.00%) Subversion
1 6 (50.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
1 7 (58.33%) Technical Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) EDI Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
1 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) JSP
2 7 (58.33%) J2EE
2 7 (58.33%) XSLT
2 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 7 (58.33%) Spring MVC
3 6 (50.00%) Servlets
4 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) EDI
6 2 (16.67%) EDIFACT
7 1 (8.33%) REST
7 1 (8.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
1 2 (16.67%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) HPUX
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
1 7 (58.33%) XPath
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (16.67%) ActionScript
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) ActionScript 2.0
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft