The table below looks at the statistics for XSD 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 XSD over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 247 239 266
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +27
Permanent jobs citing XSD 3 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.041% 0.074% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.098% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 7
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
XSD
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
3071 3434 4229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.69% 50.56% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2685 3044 3842
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% -

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

XSD
Salary Trend in the North West

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

XSD Salary Trend in the North West

XSD
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 XSD within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 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
Cheshire -6 2 £47,500 -
Manchester -16 1 £42,500 -15.00%
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing XSD 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 XSD.

1 27 (100.00%) XML
2 26 (96.30%) Java
3 23 (85.19%) XSLT
4 22 (81.48%) C#
5 15 (55.56%) SQL
5 15 (55.56%) Oracle
6 14 (51.85%) IBM
6 14 (51.85%) UNIX
7 13 (48.15%) J2EE
7 13 (48.15%) Web Services
7 13 (48.15%) JBoss
7 13 (48.15%) Finance
8 12 (44.44%) .NET
8 12 (44.44%) SOAP
8 12 (44.44%) Middleware
8 12 (44.44%) AIX
8 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
8 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
9 11 (40.74%) DB2
9 11 (40.74%) MySQL
9 11 (40.74%) T-SQL
9 11 (40.74%) Linux
9 11 (40.74%) Windows
9 11 (40.74%) Customer Engagement
9 11 (40.74%) .NET Framework
9 11 (40.74%) Retail
10 10 (37.04%) RESTful
10 10 (37.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (37.04%) XPath
10 10 (37.04%) OO

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing XSD 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 XSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (48.15%) JBoss
2 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
3 6 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
4 2 (7.41%) IIS
4 2 (7.41%) Apache
4 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (7.41%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.70%) Edge Animate
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) FTP
3 1 (3.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 11 (40.74%) DB2
2 11 (40.74%) MySQL
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.81%) Maven
3 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.11%) Ant
4 2 (7.41%) Toad
4 2 (7.41%) ERwin
4 2 (7.41%) Log4j
4 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
4 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.70%) Sublime Text
5 1 (3.70%) Subversion
5 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (3.70%) Aptana Studio
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Retail
3 9 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Applications Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Senior Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
3 2 (7.41%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Designer
4 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) XML
2 23 (85.19%) XSLT
3 13 (48.15%) Web Services
3 13 (48.15%) J2EE
4 12 (44.44%) .NET
4 12 (44.44%) SOAP
4 12 (44.44%) Middleware
5 11 (40.74%) .NET Framework
6 10 (37.04%) RESTful
7 9 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 9 (33.33%) .NET Remoting
7 9 (33.33%) WCF
7 9 (33.33%) LINQ
8 4 (14.81%) HTML
9 3 (11.11%) EJB
9 3 (11.11%) Servlets
10 2 (7.41%) JMS
10 2 (7.41%) WSDL
10 2 (7.41%) JAX-RPC
10 2 (7.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.70%) IVR
1 1 (3.70%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (3.70%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) UNIX
2 12 (44.44%) AIX
3 11 (40.74%) Linux
3 11 (40.74%) Windows
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Customer Engagement
2 10 (37.04%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (37.04%) OO
2 10 (37.04%) Quality Management
2 10 (37.04%) MVC
2 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) TDD
3 9 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 9 (33.33%) Validation
4 3 (11.11%) SOA
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.41%) Build Automation
5 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.41%) RAD
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) UML
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) Java
2 22 (81.48%) C#
3 15 (55.56%) SQL
4 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
5 11 (40.74%) T-SQL
6 10 (37.04%) XPath
7 9 (33.33%) VB
8 7 (25.93%) Korn
9 3 (11.11%) sed
9 3 (11.11%) AWK
9 3 (11.11%) Python
9 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 2 (7.41%) PHP
11 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
11 1 (3.70%) VBA
11 1 (3.70%) XQuery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Tivoli
1 4 (14.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Oracle
2 14 (51.85%) IBM
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.41%) Actimize
5 1 (3.70%) Google
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