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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 37 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs citing XML 457 659 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.07% 9.71% 11.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.80% 19.47% 22.85%
Number of salaries quoted 366 591 736
Average salary £38,230 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £48,500 £45,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
3087 3385 3501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.02% 49.87% 49.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2639 3013 3132
Average salary £37,608 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £46,000
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 24 October 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 October 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 -10 264 £36,000 +2.85% 51
Cheshire -28 101 £37,500 +2.73% 18
Lancashire +15 70 £40,000 +14.28% 15
Merseyside -24 16 £42,500 +3.03% 8
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 595 (59.86%) .NET
2 558 (56.14%) HTML
3 552 (55.53%) SQL
4 487 (48.99%) SQL Server
5 481 (48.39%) C#
6 472 (47.48%) JavaScript
7 405 (40.74%) CSS
8 392 (39.44%) ASP.NET
9 324 (32.60%) Agile Software Development
10 307 (30.89%) Web Services
11 272 (27.36%) jQuery
12 258 (25.96%) XSLT
13 236 (23.74%) T-SQL
14 223 (22.43%) MVC
15 206 (20.72%) Java
16 205 (20.62%) SOAP
17 204 (20.52%) Microsoft
18 195 (19.62%) OO
19 193 (19.42%) VB.NET
20 162 (16.30%) .NET Framework
21 160 (16.10%) WCF
22 154 (15.49%) Windows
23 153 (15.39%) Finance
24 148 (14.89%) Degree
25 144 (14.49%) Ajax
26 140 (14.08%) E-Commerce
27 131 (13.18%) SQL Server 2008
28 126 (12.68%) Web Development
29 123 (12.37%) JSON
29 123 (12.37%) TDD

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 76 (7.65%) IIS
2 64 (6.44%) Tomcat
2 64 (6.44%) WebSphere
3 47 (4.73%) CMS
4 27 (2.72%) SharePoint
5 25 (2.52%) Umbraco
6 22 (2.21%) Apache
7 19 (1.91%) JBoss
8 18 (1.81%) MODX
9 15 (1.51%) WebSphere Application Server
10 14 (1.41%) Drupal
10 14 (1.41%) WordPress
11 13 (1.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 12 (1.21%) IBM HTTP Server
13 8 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.70%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (0.50%) GlassFish
16 4 (0.40%) Confluence
16 4 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 99 (9.96%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.82%) Photoshop
3 23 (2.31%) MS Office
4 12 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.30%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.20%) SPSS
7 2 (0.20%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.10%) Mingle
8 1 (0.10%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 18 (1.81%) Visualfiles
2 15 (1.51%) Magento
3 11 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (1.01%) Oracle iProcurement
4 10 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.60%) Sage 50
5 6 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.30%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.30%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.20%) Exchequer
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.20%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.60%) GitHub
2 4 (0.40%) Trello
2 4 (0.40%) PaaS
2 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.10%) SaaS
3 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (7.65%) HTTP
2 45 (4.53%) Internet
3 15 (1.51%) Intranet
4 10 (1.01%) Wireless
5 7 (0.70%) VPN
6 6 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.40%) DNS
7 4 (0.40%) FTP
8 3 (0.30%) SSL
9 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.10%) LDAP
10 1 (0.10%) Broadband
10 1 (0.10%) LAN
10 1 (0.10%) WAN
10 1 (0.10%) Extranet
10 1 (0.10%) Firewall
10 1 (0.10%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.10%) SSH
10 1 (0.10%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 487 (48.99%) SQL Server
2 131 (13.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 118 (11.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 95 (9.56%) Relational Database
5 89 (8.95%) MySQL
6 79 (7.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 76 (7.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 53 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 42 (4.23%) RDBMS
10 39 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
11 33 (3.32%) Hazelcast
12 27 (2.72%) Crystal Reports
13 20 (2.01%) DB2
14 18 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (1.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 12 (1.21%) Oracle Database
16 12 (1.21%) OLTP
17 11 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
18 10 (1.01%) Informix
19 9 (0.91%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 97 (9.76%) Visual Studio
2 72 (7.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (5.33%) Maven
4 38 (3.82%) Git (software)
5 32 (3.22%) Eclipse
6 31 (3.12%) JIRA
7 29 (2.92%) Selenium
8 27 (2.72%) Subversion
9 24 (2.41%) Ant
10 22 (2.21%) JUnit
11 20 (2.01%) Jenkins
12 19 (1.91%) Xcode
13 17 (1.71%) ClearCase
14 15 (1.51%) Cucumber
15 10 (1.01%) Dreamweaver
16 9 (0.91%) Mockito
17 8 (0.80%) Introscope
17 8 (0.80%) WebDriver
18 7 (0.70%) SoapUI
18 7 (0.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 153 (15.39%) Finance
2 105 (10.56%) Retail
3 56 (5.63%) Marketing
4 32 (3.22%) Banking
5 19 (1.91%) Legal
6 18 (1.81%) Law
7 17 (1.71%) Games
8 15 (1.51%) Retail Banking
9 11 (1.11%) Back Office
10 10 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.91%) Advertising
11 9 (0.91%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.80%) Telecoms
13 7 (0.70%) Publishing
14 5 (0.50%) Billing
15 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.10%) Automotive
16 1 (0.10%) French Language
16 1 (0.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 717 (72.13%) Developer
2 182 (18.31%) .NET Developer
3 125 (12.58%) Analyst
4 120 (12.07%) Web Developer
4 120 (12.07%) Senior Developer
5 108 (10.87%) Java Developer
6 101 (10.16%) C# Developer
7 69 (6.94%) Software Developer
8 63 (6.34%) ASP.NET Developer
9 62 (6.24%) C# .NET Developer
10 58 (5.84%) Team Leader
11 49 (4.93%) Development Team Leader
12 47 (4.73%) Junior
13 44 (4.43%) Junior Developer
14 41 (4.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 40 (4.02%) Analyst Developer
16 35 (3.52%) Senior .NET Developer
16 35 (3.52%) .NET Team Leader
17 33 (3.32%) VB.NET Developer
18 31 (3.12%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 595 (59.86%) .NET
2 558 (56.14%) HTML
3 405 (40.74%) CSS
4 392 (39.44%) ASP.NET
5 307 (30.89%) Web Services
6 272 (27.36%) jQuery
7 258 (25.96%) XSLT
8 205 (20.62%) SOAP
9 162 (16.30%) .NET Framework
10 160 (16.10%) WCF
11 144 (14.49%) Ajax
12 123 (12.37%) JSON
13 120 (12.07%) HTML5
14 98 (9.86%) RESTful
15 78 (7.85%) CSS3
16 77 (7.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 77 (7.75%) Spring
17 74 (7.44%) J2EE
18 70 (7.04%) REST
19 69 (6.94%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 75 (7.55%) Computer Science
2 58 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
3 52 (5.23%) Mobile App
4 49 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (4.02%) User Experience
6 39 (3.92%) N-Tier
7 35 (3.52%) Client/Server
8 24 (2.41%) W3C
9 20 (2.01%) Social Media
10 19 (1.91%) Data Extraction
11 16 (1.61%) Mathematics
11 16 (1.61%) Management Information System
12 13 (1.31%) iPhone
13 12 (1.21%) NHS
14 10 (1.01%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.91%) Open Source
15 9 (0.91%) Online Games
15 9 (0.91%) Physics
16 8 (0.80%) Web 2.0
16 8 (0.80%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 154 (15.49%) Windows
2 99 (9.96%) Linux
3 80 (8.05%) Android
4 45 (4.53%) Apple iOS
5 40 (4.02%) UNIX
6 33 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (1.61%) AIX
8 6 (0.60%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.40%) zOS
9 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.20%) CentOS
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.10%) Solaris
12 1 (0.10%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (32.60%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (22.43%) MVC
3 195 (19.62%) OO
4 140 (14.08%) E-Commerce
5 126 (12.68%) Web Development
6 123 (12.37%) TDD
7 109 (10.97%) Scrum
8 85 (8.55%) Mentoring
9 76 (7.65%) Project Management
10 75 (7.55%) Software Engineering
11 73 (7.34%) OOP
12 71 (7.14%) SOA
13 65 (6.54%) Unit Testing
14 64 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
15 62 (6.24%) UML
16 59 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
17 52 (5.23%) Migration
18 42 (4.23%) Data Migration
19 41 (4.12%) iOS Development
19 41 (4.12%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 552 (55.53%) SQL
2 481 (48.39%) C#
3 472 (47.48%) JavaScript
4 236 (23.74%) T-SQL
5 206 (20.72%) Java
6 193 (19.42%) VB.NET
7 108 (10.87%) PHP
8 93 (9.36%) VB
9 67 (6.74%) VBA
10 62 (6.24%) XPath
11 47 (4.73%) C++
12 39 (3.92%) C
12 39 (3.92%) VB6
13 28 (2.82%) PL/SQL
14 24 (2.41%) Objective-C
15 23 (2.31%) XQuery
16 17 (1.71%) Shell Script
17 14 (1.41%) VBScript
18 13 (1.31%) TypeScript
19 11 (1.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 148 (14.89%) Degree
2 15 (1.51%) Security Cleared
3 9 (0.91%) HND
4 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (0.70%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.50%) ISEB
6 4 (0.40%) HNC
6 4 (0.40%) MCP
7 3 (0.30%) MCSE
8 2 (0.20%) MCSD
8 2 (0.20%) ACCA
8 2 (0.20%) CIMA
8 2 (0.20%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.23%) QA
2 12 (1.21%) WAI
3 11 (1.11%) SLA
4 6 (0.60%) HL7
4 6 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.30%) WCAG
6 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (0.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.40%) Tivoli
1 4 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 204 (20.52%) Microsoft
2 109 (10.97%) Oracle
3 35 (3.52%) Red Hat
4 33 (3.32%) IBM
5 21 (2.11%) Zend
6 15 (1.51%) Adobe
7 11 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (0.91%) Google
9 8 (0.80%) EPiServer
9 8 (0.80%) DevExpress
9 8 (0.80%) Perforce
9 8 (0.80%) Informatica
9 8 (0.80%) Sage
9 8 (0.80%) Apple
9 8 (0.80%) Compuware
9 8 (0.80%) HP
9 8 (0.80%) Business Objects
10 7 (0.70%) LexisNexis
11 6 (0.60%) Eloqua
11 6 (0.60%) SAP
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £43000 per annum + Benefits
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