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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 227 221 233
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing XSD 26 28 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.39% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% 0.89% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 6
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
2645 3143 3477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.57% 43.94% 47.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2233 2654 3095
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 £28,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XSD across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

XSD Salary Histogram 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 31 July 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 +15 26 £65,000 +18.18%
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 54 (96.43%) XSLT
2 51 (91.07%) Oracle
2 51 (91.07%) SOA
2 51 (91.07%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (91.07%) Oracle Database
3 49 (87.50%) Web Services
4 48 (85.71%) SQL
4 48 (85.71%) Middleware
5 47 (83.93%) WSDL
5 47 (83.93%) WebLogic
5 47 (83.93%) SOAP
5 47 (83.93%) SDLC
5 47 (83.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 47 (83.93%) SoapUI
5 47 (83.93%) Oracle BPM
5 47 (83.93%) Oracle Service Bus
6 45 (80.36%) JMS
6 45 (80.36%) PL/SQL
7 44 (78.57%) XML
7 44 (78.57%) Performance Tuning
8 36 (64.29%) Degree
9 27 (48.21%) Oracle Fusion
10 22 (39.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 15 (26.79%) Marketing
12 14 (25.00%) Oracle ADF
12 14 (25.00%) WebCenter
12 14 (25.00%) CMS
12 14 (25.00%) Stellent
12 14 (25.00%) Content Management
13 13 (23.21%) J2EE

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 47 (83.93%) WebLogic
1 47 (83.93%) Oracle Service Bus
1 47 (83.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (25.00%) CMS
3 2 (3.57%) Mule
3 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 47 (83.93%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (91.07%) Oracle Database
2 22 (39.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 47 (83.93%) SoapUI
2 13 (23.21%) Jenkins
2 13 (23.21%) Hudson
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (5.36%) Subversion
4 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (26.79%) Marketing
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Architect
1 26 (46.43%) Developer
2 25 (44.64%) Oracle Architect
2 25 (44.64%) Middleware Architect
3 20 (35.71%) Oracle Developer
4 19 (33.93%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 19 (33.93%) SOA Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Team Leader
5 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Hybris Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (1.79%) PHP Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (96.43%) XSLT
2 49 (87.50%) Web Services
3 48 (85.71%) Middleware
4 47 (83.93%) SOAP
4 47 (83.93%) WSDL
5 45 (80.36%) JMS
6 44 (78.57%) XML
7 27 (48.21%) Oracle Fusion
8 14 (25.00%) WebCenter
8 14 (25.00%) Oracle ADF
9 13 (23.21%) J2EE
10 8 (14.29%) jQuery
11 5 (8.93%) HTML
11 5 (8.93%) CSS
12 4 (7.14%) .NET
12 4 (7.14%) WCF
13 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (5.36%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
13 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) NHS
2 3 (5.36%) Derivative
2 3 (5.36%) Informatics
2 3 (5.36%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (91.07%) SOA
1 51 (91.07%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (83.93%) SDLC
3 44 (78.57%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (25.00%) Content Management
5 12 (21.43%) Data Management
5 12 (21.43%) Master Data Management
6 10 (17.86%) Open Source
7 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.93%) Release Management
8 4 (7.14%) OO
8 4 (7.14%) Scrum
9 3 (5.36%) Project Management
9 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.36%) MVC
9 3 (5.36%) Migration
9 3 (5.36%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (5.36%) Software Architecture
9 3 (5.36%) Planning Poker
9 3 (5.36%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (85.71%) SQL
2 45 (80.36%) PL/SQL
3 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.36%) PHP
4 3 (5.36%) C#
5 2 (3.57%) Java
5 2 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (64.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 51 (91.07%) Oracle
2 14 (25.00%) Stellent
3 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.57%) ATG
5 2 (3.57%) Retek
5 2 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (3.57%) SAP
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 2 (3.57%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) Endeca
5 2 (3.57%) hybris
5 2 (3.57%) Eloqua