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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 42 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Permanent jobs citing XML 402 513 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.53% 7.65% 9.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.25% 15.21% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 340 466 685
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3033 3372 4188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.71% 50.30% 52.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2656 3000 3794
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 December 2014.

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 December 2014. 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 -1 264 £36,000 +2.85% 24
Cheshire -25 81 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Lancashire +10 39 £38,000 +8.57% 4
Merseyside -30 10 £63,000 +68.00% 5
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

1 516 (57.33%) .NET
2 496 (55.11%) HTML
3 488 (54.22%) SQL
4 456 (50.67%) JavaScript
5 436 (48.44%) C#
6 418 (46.44%) SQL Server
7 387 (43.00%) CSS
8 347 (38.56%) ASP.NET
9 308 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
10 272 (30.22%) Web Services
11 260 (28.89%) jQuery
12 231 (25.67%) Java
13 228 (25.33%) MVC
14 217 (24.11%) XSLT
15 184 (20.44%) SOAP
16 163 (18.11%) T-SQL
17 158 (17.56%) VB.NET
18 156 (17.33%) Finance
19 153 (17.00%) OO
20 149 (16.56%) .NET Framework
21 148 (16.44%) Microsoft
22 146 (16.22%) Windows
23 142 (15.78%) E-Commerce
24 137 (15.22%) WCF
25 134 (14.89%) Ajax
26 125 (13.89%) Oracle
27 122 (13.56%) JSON
28 115 (12.78%) Degree
29 109 (12.11%) TDD
30 102 (11.33%) HTML5

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 72 (8.00%) IIS
2 60 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 59 (6.56%) WebSphere
4 58 (6.44%) CMS
5 35 (3.89%) SharePoint
6 33 (3.67%) Umbraco
7 29 (3.22%) WordPress
8 24 (2.67%) JBoss
8 24 (2.67%) Apache
9 20 (2.22%) Drupal
10 16 (1.78%) WebLogic
10 16 (1.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 16 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
12 11 (1.22%) GlassFish
13 10 (1.11%) Joomla!
14 9 (1.00%) IBM HTTP Server
15 7 (0.78%) MODX
16 4 (0.44%) CICS
17 3 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 76 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 35 (3.89%) Photoshop
3 18 (2.00%) MS Office
4 5 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.33%) Mingle
7 2 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.22%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.11%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 22 (2.44%) Magento
2 8 (0.89%) Visualfiles
3 6 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.56%) Sage 50
5 4 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.33%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.22%) Exchequer
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.11%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.44%) PaaS
3 4 (0.44%) Trello
4 3 (0.33%) GitHub
4 3 (0.33%) SaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (8.00%) HTTP
2 43 (4.78%) Internet
3 19 (2.11%) Intranet
4 10 (1.11%) Wireless
5 7 (0.78%) VPN
6 6 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.44%) FTP
7 4 (0.44%) SSL
8 3 (0.33%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.33%) SSH
9 2 (0.22%) Network Security
9 2 (0.22%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.22%) Firewall
9 2 (0.22%) LDAP
9 2 (0.22%) Broadband
9 2 (0.22%) DNS
10 1 (0.11%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 418 (46.44%) SQL Server
2 100 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 91 (10.11%) Relational Database
4 90 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 87 (9.67%) MySQL
6 63 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 58 (6.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 53 (5.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 51 (5.67%) RDBMS
10 28 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (3.00%) Crystal Reports
12 20 (2.22%) Oracle Database
13 19 (2.11%) DB2
14 18 (2.00%) Hazelcast
15 17 (1.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 17 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 16 (1.78%) Oracle BI EE
17 13 (1.44%) OLTP
18 10 (1.11%) Informix
19 9 (1.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 71 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 59 (6.56%) Visual Studio
3 52 (5.78%) Git (software)
4 48 (5.33%) Eclipse
5 47 (5.22%) Maven
5 47 (5.22%) JIRA
6 46 (5.11%) Selenium
7 38 (4.22%) JUnit
8 37 (4.11%) Subversion
9 31 (3.44%) Ant
10 27 (3.00%) Jenkins
11 19 (2.11%) Xcode
12 16 (1.78%) Cucumber
13 15 (1.67%) ClearCase
14 12 (1.33%) WatiN
15 11 (1.22%) Flash Builder
16 10 (1.11%) WebDriver
16 10 (1.11%) Dreamweaver
17 9 (1.00%) NUnit
17 9 (1.00%) Mockito
General
1 156 (17.33%) Finance
2 99 (11.00%) Retail
3 48 (5.33%) Marketing
4 32 (3.56%) Banking
5 17 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 16 (1.78%) Games
7 13 (1.44%) Retail Banking
8 12 (1.33%) Back Office
9 11 (1.22%) Advertising
10 9 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.00%) Legal
11 8 (0.89%) Law
12 7 (0.78%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.78%) Publishing
13 6 (0.67%) Billing
14 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 667 (74.11%) Developer
2 168 (18.67%) .NET Developer
3 111 (12.33%) Java Developer
4 88 (9.78%) Senior Developer
5 86 (9.56%) Web Developer
6 80 (8.89%) C# Developer
7 74 (8.22%) Analyst
8 65 (7.22%) Software Developer
9 62 (6.89%) ASP.NET Developer
10 47 (5.22%) Junior
11 44 (4.89%) Junior Developer
11 44 (4.89%) C# .NET Developer
12 41 (4.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 34 (3.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 32 (3.56%) Software Engineer
14 32 (3.56%) Architect
15 31 (3.44%) Team Leader
15 31 (3.44%) PHP Developer
16 30 (3.33%) Tester
17 27 (3.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 516 (57.33%) .NET
2 496 (55.11%) HTML
3 387 (43.00%) CSS
4 347 (38.56%) ASP.NET
5 272 (30.22%) Web Services
6 260 (28.89%) jQuery
7 217 (24.11%) XSLT
8 184 (20.44%) SOAP
9 149 (16.56%) .NET Framework
10 137 (15.22%) WCF
11 134 (14.89%) Ajax
12 122 (13.56%) JSON
13 102 (11.33%) HTML5
14 101 (11.22%) J2EE
15 83 (9.22%) ASP.NET MVC
16 82 (9.11%) RESTful
16 82 (9.11%) CSS3
17 69 (7.67%) REST
17 69 (7.67%) Spring
18 59 (6.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (6.56%) Mobile App
3 54 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 43 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (3.11%) W3C
6 26 (2.89%) Client/Server
6 26 (2.89%) N-Tier
7 25 (2.78%) User Experience
8 19 (2.11%) Social Media
9 17 (1.89%) Mathematics
10 15 (1.67%) Data Extraction
11 14 (1.56%) Open Source
12 13 (1.44%) iPhone
13 9 (1.00%) Online Games
13 9 (1.00%) Physics
13 9 (1.00%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.89%) Web 2.0
14 8 (0.89%) iPad
15 7 (0.78%) Data Structures
16 6 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 146 (16.22%) Windows
2 79 (8.78%) Linux
3 70 (7.78%) Android
4 50 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 49 (5.44%) UNIX
6 25 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.22%) AIX
8 7 (0.78%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.44%) zOS
10 3 (0.33%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.33%) Solaris
11 1 (0.11%) VMS
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (25.33%) MVC
3 153 (17.00%) OO
4 142 (15.78%) E-Commerce
5 109 (12.11%) TDD
6 89 (9.89%) Web Development
7 88 (9.78%) Scrum
8 85 (9.44%) Software Engineering
8 85 (9.44%) OOP
9 67 (7.44%) Mentoring
10 59 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
11 58 (6.44%) UML
11 58 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
12 57 (6.33%) Unit Testing
13 47 (5.22%) SOA
14 44 (4.89%) Project Management
15 39 (4.33%) OOD
15 39 (4.33%) iOS Development
16 37 (4.11%) Automated Testing
17 34 (3.78%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 488 (54.22%) SQL
2 456 (50.67%) JavaScript
3 436 (48.44%) C#
4 231 (25.67%) Java
5 163 (18.11%) T-SQL
6 158 (17.56%) VB.NET
7 100 (11.11%) PHP
8 58 (6.44%) VB
9 57 (6.33%) C++
9 57 (6.33%) XPath
10 56 (6.22%) PL/SQL
11 43 (4.78%) VBA
12 40 (4.44%) C
13 25 (2.78%) VB6
14 19 (2.11%) Objective-C
15 18 (2.00%) Shell Script
16 14 (1.56%) VBScript
17 8 (0.89%) Perl
17 8 (0.89%) XQuery
17 8 (0.89%) Korn
Qualifications
1 115 (12.78%) Degree
2 12 (1.33%) HND
2 12 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (0.67%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.56%) ISEB
6 4 (0.44%) MCP
6 4 (0.44%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.33%) MCSE
8 2 (0.22%) MCSD
9 1 (0.11%) MCTS
9 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.22%) QA
2 11 (1.22%) SLA
2 11 (1.22%) WAI
3 7 (0.78%) WCAG
4 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.33%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (0.89%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.44%) Tivoli
1 4 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 148 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 125 (13.89%) Oracle
3 31 (3.44%) Red Hat
4 30 (3.33%) IBM
5 21 (2.33%) Adobe
6 20 (2.22%) Zend
7 18 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (1.89%) Eloqua
9 16 (1.78%) Informatica
9 16 (1.78%) EPiServer
10 15 (1.67%) VMware
11 13 (1.44%) Apple
12 12 (1.33%) Telerik
13 11 (1.22%) Google
14 8 (0.89%) Perforce
14 8 (0.89%) Compuware
14 8 (0.89%) HP
14 8 (0.89%) SYSPRO
15 7 (0.78%) Sage
16 6 (0.67%) SAP
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexi-Time
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + award winning training benefits
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Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Wilmslow, Cheshire, Manchester (SK9)
Guru Careers
Salary: £26 - 35k (DOE)
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Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
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Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bolton
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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