The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XML over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
England / Midlands
Rank 3 21 36
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +15
Permanent jobs citing XML 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.51% 1.68% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.25% 8.33% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Median salary £40,000 £63,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.25% +59.37%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%

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
16 24 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 43.24% 20.17% 24.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 36
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands region citing XML as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for XML.

1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) Ruby
1 5 (71.43%) QA
1 5 (71.43%) WATIR
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
1 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
1 5 (71.43%) HP UFT
1 5 (71.43%) Sahi
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
1 5 (71.43%) BDD
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (71.43%) SDLC
1 5 (71.43%) QA Automation
2 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) EDIFACT
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) EDI
3 2 (28.57%) TRADACOMS
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) HP UFT
1 5 (71.43%) Sahi
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
1 5 (71.43%) WATIR
2 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Automation Tester
1 4 (57.14%) QA Automation Tester
1 4 (57.14%) QA Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) EDI Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Implementation Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (14.29%) QA Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) EDI
2 2 (28.57%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) TRADACOMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
1 5 (71.43%) BDD
1 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
1 5 (71.43%) QA Automation
1 5 (71.43%) SDLC
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Ruby
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA