The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XML over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 3 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Permanent jobs citing XML 24 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 35.82% 2.44% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 75.00% 4.44% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
XML
Manchester

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 Salford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
32 45 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 47.76% 54.88% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 5
Average salary £43,000 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.85% +32.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

XML
Salary Trend in Salford

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

XML Salary Trend in Salford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 34 (80.95%) Java
2 28 (66.67%) SQL
3 23 (54.76%) Degree
4 22 (52.38%) Computer Science
4 22 (52.38%) .NET
5 20 (47.62%) PL/SQL
6 19 (45.24%) Tomcat
6 19 (45.24%) JMS
6 19 (45.24%) Grails
7 18 (42.86%) Maven
7 18 (42.86%) J2SE
8 17 (40.48%) WebSphere
8 17 (40.48%) WebSphere MQ
9 14 (33.33%) Regression Testing
9 14 (33.33%) Workflow
9 14 (33.33%) Finance
9 14 (33.33%) Automated Testing
9 14 (33.33%) Telerik
9 14 (33.33%) HND
9 14 (33.33%) C#
9 14 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (33.33%) Test Scripting
9 14 (33.33%) QA
9 14 (33.33%) Selenium
9 14 (33.33%) JIRA
9 14 (33.33%) WatiN
9 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (30.95%) XSLT
10 13 (30.95%) Spring
10 13 (30.95%) XPath

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Salford 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 19 (45.24%) Tomcat
2 17 (40.48%) WebSphere
3 8 (19.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Office
1 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
1 8 (19.05%) Crystal Reports
1 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (14.29%) Hazelcast
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Maven
2 14 (33.33%) JIRA
2 14 (33.33%) Selenium
2 14 (33.33%) WatiN
3 6 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Developer
1 19 (45.24%) Java Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Tester
3 8 (19.05%) Support Technician
3 8 (19.05%) Selenium Tester
4 6 (14.29%) Automated Tester
4 6 (14.29%) QA Tester
5 1 (2.38%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (52.38%) .NET
2 19 (45.24%) JMS
2 19 (45.24%) Grails
3 18 (42.86%) J2SE
4 17 (40.48%) WebSphere MQ
5 13 (30.95%) Spring
5 13 (30.95%) XML Schema
5 13 (30.95%) XSLT
6 12 (28.57%) Servlets
6 12 (28.57%) DOM
6 12 (28.57%) SAX
7 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
7 8 (19.05%) XSL
8 7 (16.67%) J2EE
9 6 (14.29%) REST
10 1 (2.38%) Flash
10 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (52.38%) Computer Science
2 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.38%) BBC
3 1 (2.38%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 14 (33.33%) Workflow
1 14 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 14 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 14 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 8 (19.05%) ERP
2 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) UML
4 6 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.38%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.38%) Product Management
6 1 (2.38%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (80.95%) Java
2 28 (66.67%) SQL
3 20 (47.62%) PL/SQL
4 14 (33.33%) C#
5 13 (30.95%) XPath
6 8 (19.05%) T-SQL
6 8 (19.05%) VBScript
6 8 (19.05%) VB
6 8 (19.05%) VB.NET
6 8 (19.05%) VBA
7 1 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) C
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (54.76%) Degree
2 14 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (2.38%) ISEB
3 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Telerik
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle
2 9 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.05%) SYSPRO
4 6 (14.29%) VMware