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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 238 236 237
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing XSD 24 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.18% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 0.37% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 14
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £54,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
3170 3270 3545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.90% 47.90% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2704 2934 3183
Average salary £37,608 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +5 21 £67,500 +50.00% 2
Manchester -11 2 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Merseyside - 1 £45,000 -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 46 (100.00%) XML
2 39 (84.78%) C#
3 38 (82.61%) XSLT
4 30 (65.22%) .NET
5 29 (63.04%) SQL Server
6 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (58.70%) Java
8 26 (56.52%) OO
8 26 (56.52%) WCF
9 25 (54.35%) .NET Framework
10 24 (52.17%) MVC
11 23 (50.00%) TDD
11 23 (50.00%) LINQ
12 20 (43.48%) HTML
12 20 (43.48%) RESTful
13 19 (41.30%) Oracle
13 19 (41.30%) SOA
14 18 (39.13%) SQL
14 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET
15 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
15 17 (36.96%) WPF
15 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (36.96%) Mentoring
16 16 (34.78%) jQuery
16 16 (34.78%) Web Services
16 16 (34.78%) UNIX
17 15 (32.61%) IBM
17 15 (32.61%) N-Tier
17 15 (32.61%) ADO.NET
17 15 (32.61%) WinForms

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (19.57%) WebSphere
2 8 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (4.35%) Apache
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.17%) CMS
5 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) Wireless
2 4 (8.70%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) SSH
3 1 (2.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (63.04%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.09%) Relational Database
3 11 (23.91%) MySQL
4 10 (21.74%) DB2
5 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
7 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
9 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (15.22%) SpecFlow
3 6 (13.04%) Maven
4 5 (10.87%) Ant
5 4 (8.70%) Toad
5 4 (8.70%) ERwin
5 4 (8.70%) Log4j
5 4 (8.70%) SoapUI
6 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.17%) Sublime Text
8 1 (2.17%) Aptana Studio
8 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.17%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Retail
3 8 (17.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (95.65%) Developer
2 24 (52.17%) Senior Developer
3 16 (34.78%) Senior Web Developer
3 16 (34.78%) Web Developer
4 14 (30.43%) Applications Developer
5 11 (23.91%) C# Developer
6 10 (21.74%) C# Web Developer
6 10 (21.74%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) C# Application Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior C# Application Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Web Applications Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Applications Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Web Applications Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) XML
2 38 (82.61%) XSLT
3 30 (65.22%) .NET
4 26 (56.52%) WCF
5 25 (54.35%) .NET Framework
6 23 (50.00%) LINQ
7 20 (43.48%) HTML
7 20 (43.48%) RESTful
8 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET
9 17 (36.96%) WPF
10 16 (34.78%) jQuery
10 16 (34.78%) Web Services
11 15 (32.61%) ADO.NET
11 15 (32.61%) WinForms
11 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (32.61%) REST
11 15 (32.61%) KnockoutJS
11 15 (32.61%) AngularJS
11 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 14 (30.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.35%) RIA
2 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) UNIX
2 14 (30.43%) AIX
3 12 (26.09%) Windows
4 11 (23.91%) Linux
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (56.52%) OO
3 24 (52.17%) MVC
4 23 (50.00%) TDD
5 19 (41.30%) SOA
6 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (36.96%) Mentoring
7 15 (32.61%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (32.61%) Web Development
7 15 (32.61%) ATDD
8 11 (23.91%) Kanban
8 11 (23.91%) Refactoring
8 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
9 10 (21.74%) Scrum
9 10 (21.74%) Quality Management
9 10 (21.74%) Customer Engagement
9 10 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (17.39%) Automated Testing
10 8 (17.39%) Risk Management
10 8 (17.39%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 39 (84.78%) C#
2 27 (58.70%) Java
3 18 (39.13%) SQL
4 17 (36.96%) JavaScript
5 15 (32.61%) TypeScript
6 14 (30.43%) Shell Script
7 12 (26.09%) T-SQL
8 8 (17.39%) XPath
8 8 (17.39%) VB
9 7 (15.22%) Korn
10 5 (10.87%) Python
11 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
12 3 (6.52%) sed
12 3 (6.52%) AWK
13 2 (4.35%) PHP
14 1 (2.17%) VBA
14 1 (2.17%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Tivoli
1 4 (8.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Oracle
2 15 (32.61%) IBM
3 11 (23.91%) JBoss
4 4 (8.70%) Actimize
5 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.17%) Google
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
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