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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 231 234 235
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing XSD 23 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 0.37% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 11
Average salary £56,250 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £57,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
3132 3228 3497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.76% 48.19% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2686 2883 3130
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
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 1 October 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 1 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
Cheshire +6 22 £67,500 +50.00%
Merseyside - 1 £45,000 - 2
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 47 (100.00%) XML
2 40 (85.11%) C#
3 39 (82.98%) XSLT
4 31 (65.96%) .NET
5 30 (63.83%) SQL Server
6 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (59.57%) Java
8 27 (57.45%) OO
8 27 (57.45%) WCF
9 26 (55.32%) .NET Framework
10 25 (53.19%) MVC
11 24 (51.06%) TDD
11 24 (51.06%) LINQ
12 21 (44.68%) RESTful
13 20 (42.55%) HTML
14 19 (40.43%) SQL
14 19 (40.43%) Oracle
14 19 (40.43%) SOA
15 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET
16 17 (36.17%) Web Services
16 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
16 17 (36.17%) WPF
16 17 (36.17%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (36.17%) Mentoring
17 16 (34.04%) jQuery
17 16 (34.04%) UNIX
18 15 (31.91%) IBM
18 15 (31.91%) N-Tier
18 15 (31.91%) ADO.NET
18 15 (31.91%) WinForms

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (19.15%) WebSphere
2 8 (17.02%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (8.51%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (4.26%) Apache
4 2 (4.26%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) CMS
5 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
1 1 (2.13%) Edge Animate
1 1 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) Wireless
2 4 (8.51%) HTTP
3 1 (2.13%) SSH
3 1 (2.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (63.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.53%) Relational Database
3 11 (23.40%) MySQL
4 10 (21.28%) DB2
5 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
7 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
9 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (14.89%) SpecFlow
3 6 (12.77%) Maven
4 5 (10.64%) Ant
5 4 (8.51%) SoapUI
5 4 (8.51%) Toad
5 4 (8.51%) ERwin
5 4 (8.51%) Log4j
6 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.13%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (2.13%) Sublime Text
8 1 (2.13%) Aptana Studio
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 11 (23.40%) Retail
3 9 (19.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (95.74%) Developer
2 25 (53.19%) Senior Developer
3 16 (34.04%) Senior Web Developer
3 16 (34.04%) Web Developer
4 14 (29.79%) Applications Developer
5 11 (23.40%) C# Developer
6 10 (21.28%) C# Web Developer
6 10 (21.28%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (8.51%) C# Application Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior C# Application Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Web Applications Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Web Applications Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Applications Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Technical Leader
8 3 (6.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) XML
2 39 (82.98%) XSLT
3 31 (65.96%) .NET
4 27 (57.45%) WCF
5 26 (55.32%) .NET Framework
6 24 (51.06%) LINQ
7 21 (44.68%) RESTful
8 20 (42.55%) HTML
9 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET
10 17 (36.17%) Web Services
10 17 (36.17%) WPF
11 16 (34.04%) jQuery
12 15 (31.91%) ADO.NET
12 15 (31.91%) WinForms
12 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (31.91%) REST
12 15 (31.91%) KnockoutJS
12 15 (31.91%) AngularJS
12 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 14 (29.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.26%) RIA
2 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) UNIX
2 14 (29.79%) AIX
3 13 (27.66%) Windows
4 11 (23.40%) Linux
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (57.45%) OO
3 25 (53.19%) MVC
4 24 (51.06%) TDD
5 19 (40.43%) SOA
6 17 (36.17%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (36.17%) Mentoring
7 15 (31.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (31.91%) Web Development
7 15 (31.91%) ATDD
8 11 (23.40%) Customer Engagement
8 11 (23.40%) Kanban
8 11 (23.40%) Refactoring
8 11 (23.40%) Unit Testing
9 10 (21.28%) Scrum
9 10 (21.28%) Quality Management
9 10 (21.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (19.15%) Risk Management
10 9 (19.15%) Validation
10 9 (19.15%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (85.11%) C#
2 28 (59.57%) Java
3 19 (40.43%) SQL
4 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
5 15 (31.91%) TypeScript
6 14 (29.79%) Shell Script
7 13 (27.66%) T-SQL
8 9 (19.15%) XPath
8 9 (19.15%) VB
9 7 (14.89%) Korn
10 5 (10.64%) Python
11 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
12 3 (6.38%) AWK
12 3 (6.38%) sed
13 2 (4.26%) PHP
14 1 (2.13%) VBA
14 1 (2.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Tivoli
1 4 (8.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Oracle
2 15 (31.91%) IBM
3 12 (25.53%) JBoss
4 4 (8.51%) Actimize
5 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.13%) Google
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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