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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 21 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing XML 15 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.28% 1.46% 3.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.67% 6.45% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 1
Average salary £70,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
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
36 31 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 17.48% 22.63% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 40
Average salary £67,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,500 £42,500
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
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 31 July 2015.

XML Salary Histogram in the Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) HTML
2 17 (80.95%) CSS
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (61.90%) MS Excel
5 12 (57.14%) SQL
6 11 (52.38%) Java
6 11 (52.38%) XSLT
7 10 (47.62%) UML
7 10 (47.62%) Oracle
7 10 (47.62%) User Stories
7 10 (47.62%) Coaching
8 9 (42.86%) jQuery
8 9 (42.86%) MVC
9 8 (38.10%) CTI
9 8 (38.10%) CRM
9 8 (38.10%) MS Visio
9 8 (38.10%) SOA
9 8 (38.10%) IVR
9 8 (38.10%) SOAP
9 8 (38.10%) JSON
9 8 (38.10%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (38.10%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (38.10%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (38.10%) REST
9 8 (38.10%) KANA
9 8 (38.10%) Product Management
9 8 (38.10%) Software Delivery
9 8 (38.10%) SDLC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (19.05%) Apache Solr
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.52%) JBoss
3 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (61.90%) MS Excel
2 8 (38.10%) MS Visio
2 8 (38.10%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (19.05%) MySQL
4 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) DB2
5 1 (4.76%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (19.05%) Subversion
3 4 (19.05%) Liquibase
4 2 (9.52%) JBehave
4 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.52%) JUnit
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 2 (9.52%) JDeveloper
4 2 (9.52%) Log4j
5 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Web Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Solutions Designer
3 8 (38.10%) Designer
4 4 (19.05%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.76%) COBOL Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) COBOL Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) HTML
1 17 (80.95%) CSS
2 11 (52.38%) XSLT
3 9 (42.86%) jQuery
4 8 (38.10%) JSON
4 8 (38.10%) REST
4 8 (38.10%) SOAP
5 7 (33.33%) Web Services
5 7 (33.33%) .NET
5 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 5 (23.81%) CSS3
7 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
7 4 (19.05%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (19.05%) Flash
8 2 (9.52%) JMS
8 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
8 2 (9.52%) Struts
8 2 (9.52%) EJB
8 2 (9.52%) J2EE
8 2 (9.52%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) IVR
2 5 (23.81%) Graphic Design
2 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) UML
2 10 (47.62%) User Stories
2 10 (47.62%) Coaching
3 9 (42.86%) MVC
4 8 (38.10%) CRM
4 8 (38.10%) SOA
4 8 (38.10%) Product Management
4 8 (38.10%) Knowledge Management
4 8 (38.10%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (38.10%) Software Delivery
4 8 (38.10%) SDLC
5 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (23.81%) Web Development
8 4 (19.05%) OOP
8 4 (19.05%) Scrum
8 4 (19.05%) OO
9 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) C#
5 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 4 (19.05%) PHP
7 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
7 2 (9.52%) C
8 1 (4.76%) COBOL
8 1 (4.76%) VB
8 1 (4.76%) NATURAL
8 1 (4.76%) JCL
8 1 (4.76%) VB6
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle
3 8 (38.10%) KANA
4 2 (9.52%) Coverity
4 2 (9.52%) Guidewire
5 1 (4.76%) IBM