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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 37 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs citing XML 367 556 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.55% 8.03% 8.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.94% 16.72% 17.80%
Number of salaries quoted 318 484 578
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,102 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2633 3325 3634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.85% 48.05% 49.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2245 2872 3244
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -6 269 £37,500 +4.16% 47
Cheshire -32 61 £34,250 -8.66% 23
Lancashire +3 17 £37,500 +20.00% 7
Merseyside -21 13 £40,000 +6.66% 1
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 438 (57.03%) .NET
2 432 (56.25%) HTML
3 417 (54.30%) JavaScript
4 414 (53.91%) SQL
5 404 (52.60%) C#
6 386 (50.26%) SQL Server
7 349 (45.44%) CSS
8 287 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
9 280 (36.46%) ASP.NET
10 274 (35.68%) Web Services
11 242 (31.51%) jQuery
12 240 (31.25%) Java
13 209 (27.21%) MVC
14 180 (23.44%) Windows
15 166 (21.61%) SOAP
16 152 (19.79%) Microsoft
17 151 (19.66%) OO
18 137 (17.84%) JSON
19 136 (17.71%) Oracle
20 131 (17.06%) TDD
20 131 (17.06%) .NET Framework
21 123 (16.02%) Ajax
22 121 (15.76%) WCF
23 120 (15.63%) XSLT
24 119 (15.49%) Finance
25 117 (15.23%) Degree
26 112 (14.58%) REST
27 107 (13.93%) Software Engineering
28 96 (12.50%) MySQL
28 96 (12.50%) VB.NET

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 53 (6.90%) IIS
1 53 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 43 (5.60%) Tomcat
3 40 (5.21%) CMS
4 32 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 30 (3.91%) WebLogic
6 29 (3.78%) WordPress
7 18 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 16 (2.08%) GlassFish
9 15 (1.95%) Umbraco
10 14 (1.82%) Apache
11 13 (1.69%) Drupal
12 10 (1.30%) Joomla!
12 10 (1.30%) JBoss
13 9 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (1.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 6 (0.78%) FileNet
14 6 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
15 5 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.65%) Node.js
Applications
1 66 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.86%) MS Office
3 19 (2.47%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.39%) Mingle
7 2 (0.26%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 25 (3.26%) Magento
2 6 (0.78%) Exstream
2 6 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.52%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.26%) Tridion
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.39%) GitHub
4 3 (0.39%) Trello
5 2 (0.26%) IaaS
5 2 (0.26%) SaaS
5 2 (0.26%) PaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Office 365
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 58 (7.55%) HTTP
2 37 (4.82%) Internet
3 14 (1.82%) Intranet
4 7 (0.91%) SSL
5 6 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.65%) DNS
7 4 (0.52%) Firewall
7 4 (0.52%) VPN
7 4 (0.52%) Network Security
8 3 (0.39%) Wireless
9 2 (0.26%) SSH
9 2 (0.26%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (0.26%) LDAP
9 2 (0.26%) GPRS
9 2 (0.26%) LAN
9 2 (0.26%) UMTS
9 2 (0.26%) WAN
9 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.13%) Extranet
10 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (50.26%) SQL Server
2 96 (12.50%) MySQL
3 88 (11.46%) Relational Database
4 81 (10.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 51 (6.64%) RDBMS
6 43 (5.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 37 (4.82%) Oracle Database
8 34 (4.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 27 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 23 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
12 18 (2.34%) MongoDB
13 13 (1.69%) NoSQL
14 12 (1.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 11 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
16 9 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (1.17%) OLTP
17 8 (1.04%) DB2
17 8 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
18 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 71 (9.24%) Git (software)
2 67 (8.72%) Visual Studio
3 57 (7.42%) Subversion
4 53 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 49 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 47 (6.12%) Maven
7 42 (5.47%) JIRA
7 42 (5.47%) JUnit
8 37 (4.82%) Ant
9 36 (4.69%) Selenium
10 26 (3.39%) NUnit
11 23 (2.99%) Jenkins
12 15 (1.95%) WatiN
13 14 (1.82%) SoapUI
14 11 (1.43%) Flash Builder
15 10 (1.30%) Xcode
16 9 (1.17%) Redmine
17 8 (1.04%) JMeter
18 7 (0.91%) Cucumber
19 6 (0.78%) Jasmine
General
1 119 (15.49%) Finance
2 59 (7.68%) Retail
3 50 (6.51%) Marketing
4 25 (3.26%) Banking
5 20 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.56%) Back Office
7 12 (1.56%) Billing
8 11 (1.43%) Advertising
9 6 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.52%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.52%) Games
11 3 (0.39%) Publishing
11 3 (0.39%) Law
11 3 (0.39%) iGaming
12 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 577 (75.13%) Developer
2 178 (23.18%) .NET Developer
3 132 (17.19%) C# Developer
4 93 (12.11%) Java Developer
5 84 (10.94%) Senior Developer
6 74 (9.64%) Software Developer
7 73 (9.51%) C# .NET Developer
8 69 (8.98%) ASP.NET Developer
9 53 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 46 (5.99%) Software Engineer
11 41 (5.34%) PHP Developer
12 40 (5.21%) Analyst
12 40 (5.21%) Web Developer
13 37 (4.82%) Tester
14 31 (4.04%) Junior
14 31 (4.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 29 (3.78%) Junior Developer
15 29 (3.78%) Senior C# Developer
16 28 (3.65%) Front-End Developer
17 22 (2.86%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (57.03%) .NET
2 432 (56.25%) HTML
3 349 (45.44%) CSS
4 280 (36.46%) ASP.NET
5 274 (35.68%) Web Services
6 242 (31.51%) jQuery
7 166 (21.61%) SOAP
8 137 (17.84%) JSON
9 131 (17.06%) .NET Framework
10 123 (16.02%) Ajax
11 121 (15.76%) WCF
12 120 (15.63%) XSLT
13 112 (14.58%) REST
14 96 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 85 (11.07%) J2EE
16 75 (9.77%) HTML5
17 60 (7.81%) WinForms
18 59 (7.68%) JMS
19 58 (7.55%) Spring
19 58 (7.55%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 82 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (6.77%) Mobile App
3 48 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 40 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
5 34 (4.43%) N-Tier
6 19 (2.47%) Inversion of Control
7 14 (1.82%) W3C
8 13 (1.69%) Social Media
9 12 (1.56%) Client/Server
9 12 (1.56%) Open Source
10 9 (1.17%) User Experience
10 9 (1.17%) NHS
11 8 (1.04%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.04%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.91%) Mainframe
12 7 (0.91%) iPad
12 7 (0.91%) IBM Mainframe
12 7 (0.91%) iPhone
13 5 (0.65%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 180 (23.44%) Windows
2 85 (11.07%) Linux
3 66 (8.59%) UNIX
4 43 (5.60%) Android
5 39 (5.08%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.17%) Windows Phone
7 6 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.65%) Solaris
9 4 (0.52%) zOS
10 3 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone 7
11 2 (0.26%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (27.21%) MVC
3 151 (19.66%) OO
4 131 (17.06%) TDD
5 107 (13.93%) Software Engineering
6 93 (12.11%) OOP
7 92 (11.98%) E-Commerce
8 89 (11.59%) Scrum
9 75 (9.77%) UML
10 69 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
11 68 (8.85%) Web Development
12 66 (8.59%) Unit Testing
13 55 (7.16%) Automated Testing
14 51 (6.64%) Mentoring
15 48 (6.25%) OOD
16 38 (4.95%) SOA
17 37 (4.82%) Project Management
18 31 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
19 29 (3.78%) Web Design
20 28 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 417 (54.30%) JavaScript
2 414 (53.91%) SQL
3 404 (52.60%) C#
4 240 (31.25%) Java
5 96 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 91 (11.85%) PHP
7 72 (9.38%) C++
8 64 (8.33%) T-SQL
9 58 (7.55%) PL/SQL
10 52 (6.77%) VB
11 40 (5.21%) C
12 27 (3.52%) VBA
13 24 (3.13%) XPath
14 16 (2.08%) VB6
15 14 (1.82%) Python
15 14 (1.82%) VBScript
16 13 (1.69%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.17%) Objective-C
18 6 (0.78%) XAML
19 5 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 117 (15.23%) Degree
2 15 (1.95%) HND
3 11 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.65%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.52%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.39%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.39%) ISEB
7 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.13%) OCA
8 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.12%) QA
2 20 (2.60%) WAI
3 7 (0.91%) WCAG
4 3 (0.39%) GAMP
5 2 (0.26%) SLA
5 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.26%) HL7
6 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (1.56%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.52%) Vagrant
1 4 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.52%) Kibana
Vendors
1 152 (19.79%) Microsoft
2 136 (17.71%) Oracle
3 25 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (2.34%) VMware
4 18 (2.34%) IBM
5 17 (2.21%) Red Hat
6 16 (2.08%) Informatica
6 16 (2.08%) Adobe
6 16 (2.08%) EPiServer
6 16 (2.08%) Eloqua
7 15 (1.95%) Telerik
8 14 (1.82%) Apple
9 10 (1.30%) Google
10 9 (1.17%) Zend
11 7 (0.91%) Xamarin
11 7 (0.91%) SYSPRO
11 7 (0.91%) SAP
12 6 (0.78%) HP
12 6 (0.78%) Software AG
12 6 (0.78%) webMethods
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + benefits and 35 hour week 9am-5pm
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + benefits and 35 hour week 9am-5pm
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago