The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 15 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing XML 4 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.17% 5.61% 4.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.05% 18.33% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 8
Average salary £41,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
XML
England

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 Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
19 60 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 19.79% 30.61% 18.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16 45 24
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) XSLT
3 3 (50.00%) EJB
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Coaching
4 2 (33.33%) Guidewire
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Coverity
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) JBehave
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) JUnit
4 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 2 (33.33%) JDeveloper
1 2 (33.33%) Log4j
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) JBehave
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) EJB
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) JDBC
3 2 (33.33%) JSP
3 2 (33.33%) Servlets
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Struts
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) JPA
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (16.67%) NATURAL
5 1 (16.67%) JCL
5 1 (16.67%) VB6
5 1 (16.67%) COBOL
5 1 (16.67%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Coverity
1 2 (33.33%) Guidewire
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP