The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XML 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
Rank 27 20 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Permanent jobs citing XML 8 5 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 5.88% 3.70% 18.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.70% 8.62% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 23
Average salary £43,250 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,400 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
XML
Lancashire

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 Preston region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
63 58 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 46.32% 42.96% 48.15%
Number of salaries quoted 45 51 60
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XML across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

XML
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML across the Preston region.

XML Salary Trend in Preston

XML
Salary Histogram in Preston

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

XML Salary Histogram in Preston

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Preston region citing XML 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 XML.

1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) XSLT
3 7 (58.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
4 6 (50.00%) MVC
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) WCF
5 5 (41.67%) jQuery
5 5 (41.67%) Ajax
5 5 (41.67%) Web Development
5 5 (41.67%) JSON
5 5 (41.67%) Umbraco
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) XHTML
5 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
5 5 (41.67%) CMS
6 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) B2B
7 3 (25.00%) B2C
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Android
8 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
8 2 (16.67%) Java
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (16.67%) UML

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Preston region citing XML 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 XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) CMS
1 5 (41.67%) Umbraco
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Xcode
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Web Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Delphi Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) XSLT
4 6 (50.00%) WCF
5 5 (41.67%) jQuery
5 5 (41.67%) Ajax
5 5 (41.67%) XHTML
5 5 (41.67%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) Middleware
7 1 (8.33%) LAMP
7 1 (8.33%) EJB
7 1 (8.33%) J2EE
7 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (8.33%) JSP
7 1 (8.33%) SOAP
7 1 (8.33%) RESTful
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (8.33%) W3C
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Android
1 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Web Development
2 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) B2B
4 3 (25.00%) B2C
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) OOD
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Change Control
6 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
6 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Delphi
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (8.33%) VB6
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Software AG
2 1 (8.33%) Informatica
2 1 (8.33%) webMethods
2 1 (8.33%) Zend