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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 16 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing XML 16 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.65% 0.77% 4.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.11% 3.70% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 4
Average salary £70,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.70% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.19% +2.66%
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
38 27 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 20.54% 20.77% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 32 5 34
Average salary £70,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -11.11%
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 2 September 2015.

XML Salary Histogram in the Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (76.92%) HTML
2 20 (76.92%) CSS
3 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 17 (65.38%) SQL
5 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
6 15 (57.69%) Java
7 14 (53.85%) Oracle
7 14 (53.85%) XSLT
7 14 (53.85%) Coaching
8 13 (50.00%) UML
8 13 (50.00%) User Stories
9 11 (42.31%) Product Management
9 11 (42.31%) REST
9 11 (42.31%) JSON
9 11 (42.31%) Knowledge Management
9 11 (42.31%) MS PowerPoint
9 11 (42.31%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (42.31%) IVR
9 11 (42.31%) KANA
9 11 (42.31%) CRM
9 11 (42.31%) MS Visio
9 11 (42.31%) SOA
9 11 (42.31%) CTI
9 11 (42.31%) SOAP
9 11 (42.31%) Software Delivery
9 11 (42.31%) SDLC
10 9 (34.62%) MVC
10 9 (34.62%) jQuery

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (15.38%) Apache Solr
2 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.69%) JBoss
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 11 (42.31%) MS Visio
2 11 (42.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (15.38%) MySQL
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.85%) DB2
5 1 (3.85%) Adabas
5 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.85%) SAP HANA
5 1 (3.85%) Big Data
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (15.38%) Subversion
3 4 (15.38%) Liquibase
4 2 (7.69%) JBehave
4 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.69%) JUnit
4 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 2 (7.69%) JDeveloper
4 2 (7.69%) Log4j
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
1 11 (42.31%) Solutions Designer
1 11 (42.31%) Designer
2 9 (34.62%) Web Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Front-End Web Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) COBOL Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) COBOL Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) HTML
1 20 (76.92%) CSS
2 14 (53.85%) XSLT
3 11 (42.31%) SOAP
3 11 (42.31%) JSON
3 11 (42.31%) REST
4 9 (34.62%) jQuery
5 8 (30.77%) .NET
5 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 7 (26.92%) Web Services
7 5 (19.23%) CSS3
8 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
8 4 (15.38%) CodeIgniter
8 4 (15.38%) Flash
9 2 (7.69%) JMS
9 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
9 2 (7.69%) Struts
9 2 (7.69%) EJB
9 2 (7.69%) J2EE
9 2 (7.69%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) IVR
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
3 5 (19.23%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.85%) Social Media
4 1 (3.85%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Coaching
3 13 (50.00%) User Stories
3 13 (50.00%) UML
4 11 (42.31%) CRM
4 11 (42.31%) SOA
4 11 (42.31%) Software Delivery
4 11 (42.31%) SDLC
4 11 (42.31%) Product Management
4 11 (42.31%) Knowledge Management
4 11 (42.31%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (34.62%) MVC
6 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
6 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
7 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (19.23%) Web Development
9 4 (15.38%) OO
9 4 (15.38%) Scrum
9 4 (15.38%) OOP
10 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
2 17 (65.38%) SQL
3 15 (57.69%) Java
4 8 (30.77%) C#
5 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
6 4 (15.38%) PHP
7 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
8 2 (7.69%) C
9 1 (3.85%) COBOL
9 1 (3.85%) Perl
9 1 (3.85%) Python
9 1 (3.85%) NATURAL
9 1 (3.85%) JCL
9 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.85%) VB6
9 1 (3.85%) R
9 1 (3.85%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) Oracle
3 11 (42.31%) KANA
4 2 (7.69%) Coverity
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) Guidewire
5 1 (3.85%) Tableau
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Teradata