The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 39 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing XML 376 476 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.53% 7.19% 8.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.43% 14.55% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 336 433 634
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +3.42%
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2799 3271 4173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.14% 49.41% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2484 2922 3761
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

XML
Salary Trend in the North West

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

XML Salary Trend in the North West

XML
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XML across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

XML Salary Histogram in the North West

XML
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 253 £37,500 +7.14% 58
Cheshire -18 66 £37,500 -6.25% 21
Lancashire +10 38 £39,000 +11.42% 13
Merseyside -26 13 £52,750 +40.66% 5
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 487 (59.03%) .NET
2 455 (55.15%) HTML
3 450 (54.55%) SQL
4 425 (51.52%) JavaScript
5 420 (50.91%) C#
6 403 (48.85%) SQL Server
7 354 (42.91%) CSS
8 322 (39.03%) ASP.NET
9 297 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
10 254 (30.79%) Web Services
11 247 (29.94%) jQuery
12 230 (27.88%) MVC
13 228 (27.64%) Java
14 177 (21.45%) SOAP
15 176 (21.33%) XSLT
16 163 (19.76%) Windows
17 156 (18.91%) .NET Framework
18 145 (17.58%) OO
19 139 (16.85%) Finance
20 136 (16.48%) Microsoft
21 134 (16.24%) JSON
22 131 (15.88%) T-SQL
22 131 (15.88%) VB.NET
23 125 (15.15%) WCF
24 124 (15.03%) Oracle
25 119 (14.42%) TDD
26 118 (14.30%) Ajax
27 116 (14.06%) Degree
27 116 (14.06%) E-Commerce
28 95 (11.52%) Software Engineering

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 64 (7.76%) IIS
2 49 (5.94%) CMS
3 46 (5.58%) Tomcat
4 44 (5.33%) SharePoint
5 42 (5.09%) WebSphere
6 28 (3.39%) Umbraco
6 28 (3.39%) WordPress
7 23 (2.79%) JBoss
8 21 (2.55%) Apache
9 19 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 18 (2.18%) WebLogic
11 15 (1.82%) Drupal
12 12 (1.45%) GlassFish
13 11 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 10 (1.21%) Joomla!
15 5 (0.61%) Node.js
16 4 (0.48%) CICS
16 4 (0.48%) MODX
17 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 65 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.91%) Photoshop
3 19 (2.30%) MS Office
4 5 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.36%) Mingle
7 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.24%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (2.55%) Magento
2 5 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.48%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.48%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.36%) Exstream
4 3 (0.36%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.24%) Exchequer
5 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.48%) PaaS
3 4 (0.48%) Trello
4 2 (0.24%) SaaS
4 2 (0.24%) GitHub
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (7.52%) HTTP
2 38 (4.61%) Internet
3 15 (1.82%) Intranet
4 10 (1.21%) Wireless
5 6 (0.73%) VPN
6 5 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.48%) SSL
8 3 (0.36%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.24%) LDAP
9 2 (0.24%) Broadband
9 2 (0.24%) DNS
9 2 (0.24%) Firewall
9 2 (0.24%) Network Security
9 2 (0.24%) SSH
9 2 (0.24%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.12%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 403 (48.85%) SQL Server
2 93 (11.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 88 (10.67%) Relational Database
4 81 (9.82%) MySQL
5 65 (7.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 50 (6.06%) RDBMS
7 48 (5.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 46 (5.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 42 (5.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (2.79%) Crystal Reports
11 22 (2.67%) Oracle Database
12 17 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (1.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 16 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
14 14 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (1.70%) DB2
15 12 (1.45%) OLTP
16 11 (1.33%) MongoDB
17 10 (1.21%) NoSQL
17 10 (1.21%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 70 (8.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 56 (6.79%) Visual Studio
3 53 (6.42%) Eclipse
3 53 (6.42%) Git (software)
4 46 (5.58%) JIRA
5 45 (5.45%) Maven
5 45 (5.45%) Subversion
6 42 (5.09%) Selenium
7 37 (4.48%) JUnit
8 29 (3.52%) Ant
9 22 (2.67%) Jenkins
10 14 (1.70%) NUnit
10 14 (1.70%) Xcode
10 14 (1.70%) WatiN
11 12 (1.45%) ClearCase
12 11 (1.33%) Cucumber
12 11 (1.33%) Flash Builder
13 9 (1.09%) SoapUI
14 8 (0.97%) Redmine
15 7 (0.85%) Jasmine
General
1 139 (16.85%) Finance
2 89 (10.79%) Retail
3 48 (5.82%) Marketing
4 28 (3.39%) Banking
5 20 (2.42%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.45%) Games
7 11 (1.33%) Advertising
7 11 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.21%) Retail Banking
9 9 (1.09%) Billing
9 9 (1.09%) Back Office
9 9 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.48%) Law
10 4 (0.48%) Legal
11 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.36%) Publishing
12 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 615 (74.55%) Developer
2 175 (21.21%) .NET Developer
3 97 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 92 (11.15%) Java Developer
5 83 (10.06%) Senior Developer
6 64 (7.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 63 (7.64%) Software Developer
8 56 (6.79%) Web Developer
8 56 (6.79%) C# .NET Developer
9 42 (5.09%) Analyst
9 42 (5.09%) Software Engineer
9 42 (5.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 41 (4.97%) Junior
11 38 (4.61%) Junior Developer
12 35 (4.24%) Tester
13 32 (3.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 32 (3.88%) PHP Developer
14 31 (3.76%) Architect
15 23 (2.79%) Senior .NET Developer
15 23 (2.79%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 487 (59.03%) .NET
2 455 (55.15%) HTML
3 354 (42.91%) CSS
4 322 (39.03%) ASP.NET
5 254 (30.79%) Web Services
6 247 (29.94%) jQuery
7 177 (21.45%) SOAP
8 176 (21.33%) XSLT
9 156 (18.91%) .NET Framework
10 134 (16.24%) JSON
11 125 (15.15%) WCF
12 118 (14.30%) Ajax
13 91 (11.03%) ASP.NET MVC
14 89 (10.79%) J2EE
15 80 (9.70%) REST
16 78 (9.45%) HTML5
17 73 (8.85%) RESTful
18 67 (8.12%) CSS3
19 58 (7.03%) Spring
20 52 (6.30%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 51 (6.18%) Computer Science
4 41 (4.97%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (3.27%) N-Tier
6 20 (2.42%) W3C
7 19 (2.30%) User Experience
8 18 (2.18%) Mathematics
8 18 (2.18%) Client/Server
9 14 (1.70%) Social Media
10 10 (1.21%) iPhone
10 10 (1.21%) Data Extraction
11 9 (1.09%) iPad
11 9 (1.09%) Physics
11 9 (1.09%) Online Games
12 8 (0.97%) Open Source
12 8 (0.97%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
13 7 (0.85%) Web 2.0
13 7 (0.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 163 (19.76%) Windows
2 68 (8.24%) Linux
3 53 (6.42%) UNIX
4 49 (5.94%) Android
5 44 (5.33%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.97%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.48%) AIX
8 4 (0.48%) Solaris
8 4 (0.48%) zOS
9 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (27.88%) MVC
3 145 (17.58%) OO
4 119 (14.42%) TDD
5 116 (14.06%) E-Commerce
6 95 (11.52%) Software Engineering
7 92 (11.15%) OOP
8 91 (11.03%) Scrum
9 66 (8.00%) Web Development
10 65 (7.88%) UML
11 64 (7.76%) Unit Testing
12 63 (7.64%) Mentoring
13 52 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (5.58%) Automated Testing
15 45 (5.45%) OOD
16 43 (5.21%) SOA
17 41 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
18 35 (4.24%) Project Management
19 34 (4.12%) iOS Development
20 30 (3.64%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 450 (54.55%) SQL
2 425 (51.52%) JavaScript
3 420 (50.91%) C#
4 228 (27.64%) Java
5 131 (15.88%) T-SQL
5 131 (15.88%) VB.NET
6 86 (10.42%) PHP
7 63 (7.64%) PL/SQL
8 61 (7.39%) C++
9 55 (6.67%) VB
10 42 (5.09%) XPath
11 39 (4.73%) C
12 32 (3.88%) VBA
13 21 (2.55%) VB6
14 15 (1.82%) Shell Script
15 14 (1.70%) VBScript
15 14 (1.70%) Objective-C
16 7 (0.85%) Ruby
17 6 (0.73%) Perl
17 6 (0.73%) XAML
Qualifications
1 116 (14.06%) Degree
2 14 (1.70%) HND
3 10 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (0.85%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.48%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.36%) MCP
7 2 (0.24%) MCSE
7 2 (0.24%) ISEB
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.24%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.12%) MCTS
8 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.12%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.58%) QA
2 15 (1.82%) WAI
3 11 (1.33%) SLA
4 7 (0.85%) WCAG
5 2 (0.24%) GAMP
5 2 (0.24%) HL7
5 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (1.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.48%) Vagrant
1 4 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.48%) Kibana
2 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 136 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 124 (15.03%) Oracle
3 22 (2.67%) Red Hat
4 21 (2.55%) IBM
5 19 (2.30%) Informatica
6 18 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (2.06%) Adobe
7 17 (2.06%) Eloqua
8 16 (1.94%) EPiServer
8 16 (1.94%) VMware
9 15 (1.82%) Apple
9 15 (1.82%) Zend
10 14 (1.70%) Telerik
11 11 (1.33%) Google
12 8 (0.97%) SAP
12 8 (0.97%) SYSPRO
13 6 (0.73%) HP
14 5 (0.61%) Xamarin
15 4 (0.48%) SEEBURGER
16 3 (0.36%) Ektron
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