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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 224 228 218
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs citing XSD 28 10 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.15% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 0.31% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 19
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £29,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £45,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
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
3283 3273 3493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.13% 47.78% 47.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2777 2934 3169
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +8 19 £37,500 -16.66%
Manchester -5 9 £55,000 +100.00%
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 43 (100.00%) XML
2 37 (86.05%) C#
3 33 (76.74%) XSLT
4 28 (65.12%) .NET
5 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
5 26 (60.47%) OO
5 26 (60.47%) WCF
6 22 (51.16%) Java
6 22 (51.16%) MVC
7 21 (48.84%) TDD
7 21 (48.84%) LINQ
7 21 (48.84%) .NET Framework
8 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET
9 19 (44.19%) Oracle
10 18 (41.86%) HTML
10 18 (41.86%) WPF
10 18 (41.86%) RESTful
11 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
12 16 (37.21%) Web Services
12 16 (37.21%) SOA
12 16 (37.21%) jQuery
12 16 (37.21%) Web Development
13 15 (34.88%) Degree
13 15 (34.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (34.88%) WinForms
13 15 (34.88%) N-Tier
13 15 (34.88%) IBM
13 15 (34.88%) SQL

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (20.93%) WebSphere
2 8 (18.60%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (9.30%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (4.65%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Wireless
2 4 (9.30%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) FTP
3 1 (2.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (60.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
3 11 (25.58%) MySQL
4 10 (23.26%) DB2
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
9 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (16.28%) SpecFlow
2 4 (9.30%) SoapUI
2 4 (9.30%) Ant
2 4 (9.30%) Toad
2 4 (9.30%) ERwin
2 4 (9.30%) Log4j
2 4 (9.30%) Maven
3 1 (2.33%) Aptana Studio
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.33%) Sublime Text
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Financial Institution
2 6 (13.95%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (95.35%) Developer
2 23 (53.49%) Senior Developer
3 17 (39.53%) Web Developer
3 17 (39.53%) Senior Web Developer
4 14 (32.56%) Applications Developer
5 13 (30.23%) C# Developer
6 11 (25.58%) Senior C# Developer
6 11 (25.58%) C# Web Developer
7 6 (13.95%) .NET Developer
8 5 (11.63%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (9.30%) C# Application Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Senior C# Application Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Senior Web Applications Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Lead Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Java Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Senior Applications Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Web Applications Developer
10 3 (6.98%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) XML
2 33 (76.74%) XSLT
3 28 (65.12%) .NET
4 26 (60.47%) WCF
5 21 (48.84%) LINQ
5 21 (48.84%) .NET Framework
6 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET
7 18 (41.86%) HTML
7 18 (41.86%) WPF
7 18 (41.86%) RESTful
8 16 (37.21%) jQuery
8 16 (37.21%) Web Services
9 15 (34.88%) WinForms
9 15 (34.88%) ADO.NET
9 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (34.88%) REST
9 15 (34.88%) KnockoutJS
9 15 (34.88%) AngularJS
9 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 14 (32.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.98%) RIA
2 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) UNIX
2 14 (32.56%) AIX
3 11 (25.58%) Linux
4 10 (23.26%) Windows
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) OO
2 22 (51.16%) MVC
3 21 (48.84%) TDD
4 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (37.21%) SOA
5 16 (37.21%) Web Development
6 15 (34.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (34.88%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (34.88%) ATDD
7 11 (25.58%) Kanban
7 11 (25.58%) Unit Testing
7 11 (25.58%) Refactoring
7 11 (25.58%) Scrum
8 10 (23.26%) Quality Management
8 10 (23.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (16.28%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (16.28%) Project Management
10 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing
10 6 (13.95%) Risk Management
10 6 (13.95%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (86.05%) C#
2 22 (51.16%) Java
3 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
4 15 (34.88%) SQL
4 15 (34.88%) TypeScript
5 14 (32.56%) Shell Script
6 9 (20.93%) T-SQL
7 7 (16.28%) Korn
8 6 (13.95%) XPath
8 6 (13.95%) VB
9 5 (11.63%) Python
10 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
11 3 (6.98%) sed
11 3 (6.98%) AWK
12 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Tivoli
1 4 (9.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Oracle
2 15 (34.88%) IBM
3 7 (16.28%) JBoss
4 4 (9.30%) Actimize
5 1 (2.33%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago