The first table below looks at the demand 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 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 213 231 222
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Permanent jobs citing XSD 28 8 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.11% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.88% 0.23% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 19
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £28,250 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £61,800 £45,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3171 3452 3543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.07% 47.82% 47.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2678 3076 3249
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
XSD
England

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 2014.

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 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 +16 17 £55,000 +175.00% 5
Cheshire -9 10 £40,000 -11.11%
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (100.00%) XML
2 31 (83.78%) C#
3 26 (70.27%) .NET
4 25 (67.57%) XSLT
5 24 (64.86%) ASP.NET
5 24 (64.86%) SQL Server
6 23 (62.16%) OO
6 23 (62.16%) WCF
7 21 (56.76%) WPF
8 20 (54.05%) HTML
9 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
10 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (48.65%) jQuery
10 18 (48.65%) MVC
11 17 (45.95%) SOA
11 17 (45.95%) Oracle
11 17 (45.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (45.95%) Web Development
11 17 (45.95%) .NET Framework
12 16 (43.24%) Degree
12 16 (43.24%) LINQ
12 16 (43.24%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (43.24%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (43.24%) TDD
12 16 (43.24%) WinForms
12 16 (43.24%) ADO.NET
12 16 (43.24%) N-Tier
12 16 (43.24%) REST
12 16 (43.24%) KnockoutJS
12 16 (43.24%) ATDD

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (24.32%) WebSphere
2 8 (21.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (10.81%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.41%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) FTP
2 1 (2.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (64.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (35.14%) Relational Database
3 7 (18.92%) MySQL
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (16.22%) DB2
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
6 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) SpecFlow
2 4 (10.81%) SoapUI
2 4 (10.81%) Log4j
2 4 (10.81%) Maven
2 4 (10.81%) Toad
2 4 (10.81%) ERwin
2 4 (10.81%) Ant
3 1 (2.70%) Sublime Text
3 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) Aptana Studio
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Legal
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (94.59%) Developer
2 20 (54.05%) Senior Developer
3 19 (51.35%) Web Developer
3 19 (51.35%) Senior Web Developer
4 15 (40.54%) C# Developer
5 13 (35.14%) Senior C# Developer
5 13 (35.14%) C# Web Developer
6 10 (27.03%) Applications Developer
7 9 (24.32%) .NET Developer
8 7 (18.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (13.51%) Senior .NET Web Developer
9 5 (13.51%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (13.51%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (13.51%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (13.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (10.81%) C# Application Developer
10 4 (10.81%) Senior C# Application Developer
10 4 (10.81%) Senior Web Applications Developer
10 4 (10.81%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) XML
2 26 (70.27%) .NET
3 25 (67.57%) XSLT
4 24 (64.86%) ASP.NET
5 23 (62.16%) WCF
6 21 (56.76%) WPF
7 20 (54.05%) HTML
8 18 (48.65%) jQuery
9 17 (45.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (45.95%) .NET Framework
10 16 (43.24%) LINQ
10 16 (43.24%) WinForms
10 16 (43.24%) ADO.NET
10 16 (43.24%) REST
10 16 (43.24%) KnockoutJS
10 16 (43.24%) AngularJS
10 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 13 (35.14%) RESTful
11 13 (35.14%) Web Services
12 10 (27.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) N-Tier
2 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (13.51%) RIA
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) UNIX
2 10 (27.03%) AIX
3 7 (18.92%) Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.81%) Windows
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) OO
2 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (48.65%) MVC
3 17 (45.95%) SOA
3 17 (45.95%) Web Development
4 16 (43.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (43.24%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (43.24%) TDD
4 16 (43.24%) ATDD
5 14 (37.84%) Scrum
6 12 (32.43%) Kanban
6 12 (32.43%) Unit Testing
6 12 (32.43%) Refactoring
7 7 (18.92%) Project Management
7 7 (18.92%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (16.22%) MVVM
8 6 (16.22%) Quality Management
8 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (13.51%) User Stories
9 5 (13.51%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 31 (83.78%) C#
2 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
3 16 (43.24%) TypeScript
4 12 (32.43%) Java
4 12 (32.43%) SQL
5 10 (27.03%) Shell Script
6 6 (16.22%) Korn
6 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
6 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
7 5 (13.51%) Python
8 2 (5.41%) AWK
8 2 (5.41%) sed
9 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Tivoli
1 4 (10.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Oracle
2 11 (29.73%) IBM
3 4 (10.81%) Actimize
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) JBoss
5 1 (2.70%) Google