The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 26 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing XML 557 688 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.91% 9.45% 11.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.86% 19.07% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 480 618 696
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3303 3608 3513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 46.88% 49.58% 49.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2815 3218 3161
Average salary £36,500 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
XML
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 324 £36,000 +2.85% 19
Cheshire -2 150 £37,500 +25.00% 12
Merseyside -8 43 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Lancashire -16 24 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Cumbria - 9 £32,500 -
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 655 (63.90%) .NET
2 595 (58.05%) C#
3 587 (57.27%) SQL
4 553 (53.95%) HTML
5 512 (49.95%) ASP.NET
6 481 (46.93%) SQL Server
7 459 (44.78%) JavaScript
8 388 (37.85%) CSS
9 330 (32.20%) Web Services
10 301 (29.37%) MVC
11 283 (27.61%) jQuery
12 276 (26.93%) OO
13 269 (26.24%) VB.NET
14 240 (23.41%) Agile Software Development
15 235 (22.93%) Microsoft
16 223 (21.76%) T-SQL
17 219 (21.37%) Ajax
18 193 (18.83%) Java
19 182 (17.76%) SOAP
20 175 (17.07%) Windows
21 173 (16.88%) Degree
22 161 (15.71%) Scrum
23 159 (15.51%) XSLT
24 156 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
25 154 (15.02%) Finance
26 149 (14.54%) WCF
27 148 (14.44%) PHP
28 141 (13.76%) MySQL
29 138 (13.46%) Unit Testing
30 136 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 100 (9.76%) IIS
2 63 (6.15%) CMS
3 53 (5.17%) Tomcat
4 39 (3.80%) SharePoint
5 28 (2.73%) WebLogic
6 20 (1.95%) Apache
7 19 (1.85%) WebSphere
8 10 (0.98%) GlassFish
8 10 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (0.88%) WordPress
10 8 (0.78%) MODX
10 8 (0.78%) WebSphere Process Server
10 8 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
10 8 (0.78%) WebLogic Integration
11 7 (0.68%) Jetty
12 6 (0.59%) Lync
13 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.29%) ColdFusion
14 3 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 100 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.44%) MS Office
3 18 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.17%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.49%) MS Project
6 4 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.098%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 27 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (2.54%) Visualfiles
3 9 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.59%) Magento
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.20%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 2 (0.20%) AWD
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.98%) Trello
2 5 (0.49%) SaaS
3 3 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.098%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.37%) Internet
2 38 (3.71%) Intranet
3 33 (3.22%) HTTP
4 7 (0.68%) FTP
5 6 (0.59%) DNS
6 5 (0.49%) GPRS
6 5 (0.49%) UMTS
7 3 (0.29%) SAN
8 2 (0.20%) SSH
8 2 (0.20%) Wireless
8 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.098%) VoIP
9 1 (0.098%) WAN
9 1 (0.098%) SMTP
9 1 (0.098%) LAN
9 1 (0.098%) SMS
9 1 (0.098%) ATM
9 1 (0.098%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.098%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.098%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 481 (46.93%) SQL Server
2 156 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 141 (13.76%) MySQL
4 81 (7.90%) Relational Database
5 66 (6.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 50 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 49 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 43 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 41 (4.00%) RDBMS
10 33 (3.22%) Oracle Database
11 17 (1.66%) MS Access
12 12 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 8 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
16 7 (0.68%) Big Data
17 5 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
17 5 (0.49%) OLAP
17 5 (0.49%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 132 (12.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 127 (12.39%) Visual Studio
3 78 (7.61%) Eclipse
4 61 (5.95%) Subversion
4 61 (5.95%) Git (software)
5 48 (4.68%) Ant
6 42 (4.10%) JUnit
7 40 (3.90%) Maven
8 17 (1.66%) Selenium
8 17 (1.66%) Jenkins
9 16 (1.56%) NetBeans
10 15 (1.46%) JIRA
11 14 (1.37%) Mockito
11 14 (1.37%) Gerrit
12 9 (0.88%) PHPUnit
13 7 (0.68%) Xcode
14 6 (0.59%) Hudson
15 5 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 3 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
16 3 (0.29%) PowerBuilder
General
1 154 (15.02%) Finance
2 57 (5.56%) Marketing
3 40 (3.90%) Retail
4 30 (2.93%) Back Office
5 25 (2.44%) Legal
6 24 (2.34%) Law
7 14 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 9 (0.88%) Advertising
8 9 (0.88%) Banking
9 8 (0.78%) Multimedia
10 7 (0.68%) Publishing
10 7 (0.68%) French Language
10 7 (0.68%) German Language
11 6 (0.59%) Billing
12 3 (0.29%) Games
13 2 (0.20%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.098%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 835 (81.46%) Developer
2 308 (30.05%) .NET Developer
3 165 (16.10%) C# Developer
4 164 (16.00%) Web Developer
5 135 (13.17%) Analyst
6 130 (12.68%) Senior Developer
7 109 (10.63%) C# .NET Developer
8 106 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
9 103 (10.05%) Java Developer
10 87 (8.49%) Software Developer
11 77 (7.51%) PHP Developer
12 70 (6.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 52 (5.07%) Analyst Developer
14 39 (3.80%) Senior .NET Developer
15 38 (3.71%) .NET Web Developer
15 38 (3.71%) C# Web Developer
15 38 (3.71%) .NET Software Developer
16 36 (3.51%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 32 (3.12%) Senior Java Developer
18 31 (3.02%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 655 (63.90%) .NET
2 553 (53.95%) HTML
3 512 (49.95%) ASP.NET
4 388 (37.85%) CSS
5 330 (32.20%) Web Services
6 283 (27.61%) jQuery
7 219 (21.37%) Ajax
8 182 (17.76%) SOAP
9 159 (15.51%) XSLT
10 149 (14.54%) WCF
11 136 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 125 (12.20%) JSON
13 112 (10.93%) .NET Framework
14 101 (9.85%) XHTML
15 95 (9.27%) REST
16 89 (8.68%) HTML5
17 82 (8.00%) WPF
18 80 (7.80%) LINQ
19 77 (7.51%) WinForms
20 75 (7.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 59 (5.76%) Computer Science
2 45 (4.39%) N-Tier
3 41 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 36 (3.51%) W3C
5 35 (3.41%) Client/Server
6 30 (2.93%) Open Source
7 29 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (1.66%) Management Information System
9 16 (1.56%) NHS
10 14 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
11 13 (1.27%) Social Media
12 12 (1.17%) Digital Media
13 10 (0.98%) Data Integration
14 8 (0.78%) RIA
14 8 (0.78%) DataPower
14 8 (0.78%) Informatics
14 8 (0.78%) Web 2.0
15 7 (0.68%) Clustering
16 6 (0.59%) Taxonomies
16 6 (0.59%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 175 (17.07%) Windows
2 96 (9.37%) Linux
3 59 (5.76%) UNIX
4 38 (3.71%) Apple iOS
5 32 (3.12%) Android
6 17 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.49%) Windows CE
8 5 (0.49%) Debian
8 5 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.49%) Windows Phone 7
8 5 (0.49%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.39%) Solaris
10 3 (0.29%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.29%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.29%) CentOS
11 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.098%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.098%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (29.37%) MVC
2 276 (26.93%) OO
3 240 (23.41%) Agile Software Development
4 161 (15.71%) Scrum
5 138 (13.46%) Unit Testing
6 120 (11.71%) TDD
7 117 (11.41%) Web Development
8 91 (8.88%) OOP
9 84 (8.20%) Software Engineering
10 77 (7.51%) OOD
10 77 (7.51%) Project Management
11 72 (7.02%) UML
12 67 (6.54%) CRM
13 63 (6.15%) E-Commerce
14 38 (3.71%) Web Design
14 38 (3.71%) OO PHP
15 32 (3.12%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (3.02%) SOA
16 31 (3.02%) Migration
17 29 (2.83%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 595 (58.05%) C#
2 587 (57.27%) SQL
3 459 (44.78%) JavaScript
4 269 (26.24%) VB.NET
5 223 (21.76%) T-SQL
6 193 (18.83%) Java
7 148 (14.44%) PHP
8 93 (9.07%) VB
9 37 (3.61%) PHP5
10 36 (3.51%) XPath
11 35 (3.41%) PL/SQL
12 34 (3.32%) VBA
13 31 (3.02%) C++
14 23 (2.24%) Perl
15 19 (1.85%) C
16 18 (1.76%) VB6
17 16 (1.56%) VBScript
18 12 (1.17%) Bash Shell
18 12 (1.17%) Objective-C
18 12 (1.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 173 (16.88%) Degree
2 41 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (2.73%) HND
4 15 (1.46%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.17%) ISTQB
5 12 (1.17%) HNC
6 11 (1.07%) MCSE
6 11 (1.07%) MCP
6 11 (1.07%) ISEB
7 2 (0.20%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.20%) CIMA
7 2 (0.20%) ACCA
8 1 (0.098%) PhD
8 1 (0.098%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.85%) QA
2 25 (2.44%) WCAG
3 12 (1.17%) WAI
4 9 (0.88%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.59%) SNOMED CT
5 6 (0.59%) SLA
6 1 (0.098%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.098%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.098%) Squid
4 1 (0.098%) UAG
4 1 (0.098%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (0.29%) Plesk
Vendors
1 235 (22.93%) Microsoft
2 113 (11.02%) Oracle
3 17 (1.66%) Zend
4 14 (1.37%) IBM
5 12 (1.17%) JBoss
6 10 (0.98%) Adobe
6 10 (0.98%) Business Objects
7 9 (0.88%) DevExpress
8 8 (0.78%) Kony
8 8 (0.78%) VMware
8 8 (0.78%) Google
9 7 (0.68%) Twitter
10 5 (0.49%) SAP
10 5 (0.49%) Apple
10 5 (0.49%) Sencha
11 4 (0.39%) Facebook
12 3 (0.29%) Sybase
12 3 (0.29%) NetApp
12 3 (0.29%) HP
12 3 (0.29%) Dell
Wigan, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 20% Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 22,000 - 30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £16,000 - £20,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago