The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XML over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 28 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing XML 264 225 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.09% 7.05% 8.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.67% 19.67% 22.44%
Number of salaries quoted 148 127 165
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
XML
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1414 1144 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.97% 35.86% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 926 790 834
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

XML
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

XML Salary Trend in Scotland

XML
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XML across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014.

XML Salary Histogram in Scotland

XML
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 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
Glasgow -13 118 £42,000 -1.17% 16
Edinburgh +2 112 £36,000 +2.85% 11
Stirling - 10 £46,000 -
Aberdeen +8 6 £42,500 +13.33% 2
West Lothian +13 2 £47,500 -
Dundee - 1 - -
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 264 (49.35%) Java
2 244 (45.61%) HTML
3 231 (43.18%) SQL
4 202 (37.76%) JavaScript
5 159 (29.72%) Finance
6 150 (28.04%) C#
7 143 (26.73%) Oracle
7 143 (26.73%) CSS
8 141 (26.36%) .NET
9 139 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
10 135 (25.23%) SQL Server
11 126 (23.55%) Web Services
12 119 (22.24%) Relational Database
13 113 (21.12%) XSLT
14 110 (20.56%) OO
15 106 (19.81%) Linux
16 103 (19.25%) jQuery
17 98 (18.32%) Spring
18 90 (16.82%) SOAP
18 90 (16.82%) Microsoft
19 85 (15.89%) Scrum
20 81 (15.14%) J2EE
20 81 (15.14%) PL/SQL
21 80 (14.95%) Data Modelling
22 79 (14.77%) RDBMS
22 79 (14.77%) OOP
23 75 (14.02%) JSON
24 74 (13.83%) Software Engineering
25 73 (13.64%) Hibernate
26 68 (12.71%) MVC

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 58 (10.84%) Tomcat
2 45 (8.41%) WebLogic
3 26 (4.86%) Apache
4 24 (4.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 19 (3.55%) SharePoint
6 18 (3.36%) WebSphere
7 15 (2.80%) IIS
8 14 (2.62%) Oracle Workflow
9 13 (2.43%) CMS
10 12 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (1.68%) Drupal
12 7 (1.31%) Mule
13 6 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.93%) TIBCO EMS
14 5 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (0.56%) MQSeries
15 3 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
15 3 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.37%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 42 (7.85%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.50%) MS Office
3 5 (0.93%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.93%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.75%) GIMP
5 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.24%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (1.31%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.93%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 5 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (0.93%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.75%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.37%) Magento
7 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.37%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.19%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.19%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.93%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.17%) Internet
2 23 (4.30%) HTTP
3 11 (2.06%) Intranet
4 7 (1.31%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.12%) LDAP
6 4 (0.75%) Firewall
7 3 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.19%) X.509
8 1 (0.19%) ASN.1
8 1 (0.19%) DNS
8 1 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (25.23%) SQL Server
2 119 (22.24%) Relational Database
3 79 (14.77%) RDBMS
4 55 (10.28%) Oracle Database
5 48 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 45 (8.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 41 (7.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 25 (4.67%) MySQL
9 24 (4.49%) Oracle ODI
10 17 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
10 17 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
12 14 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (2.43%) Big Data
14 9 (1.68%) NoSQL
15 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (1.12%) DB2
16 5 (0.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 4 (0.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 47 (8.79%) JUnit
2 42 (7.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (6.92%) Ant
4 36 (6.73%) Visual Studio
5 30 (5.61%) Eclipse
6 29 (5.42%) Subversion
7 17 (3.18%) Oracle APEX
8 16 (2.99%) Git (software)
9 14 (2.62%) Maven
9 14 (2.62%) Oracle Forms
10 12 (2.24%) JIRA
11 11 (2.06%) TestNG
12 10 (1.87%) Selenium
12 10 (1.87%) Toad
13 9 (1.68%) ProC
13 9 (1.68%) ERwin
14 8 (1.50%) Mockito
14 8 (1.50%) PowerDesigner
15 7 (1.31%) Bugzilla
15 7 (1.31%) Xcode
General
1 159 (29.72%) Finance
2 55 (10.28%) Back Office
3 26 (4.86%) Banking
4 22 (4.11%) Retail
5 21 (3.93%) Games
6 15 (2.80%) Marketing
7 11 (2.06%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.68%) Legal
9 8 (1.50%) Front Office
10 6 (1.12%) Law
11 5 (0.93%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.75%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.75%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.75%) Advertising
13 3 (0.56%) Electronics
14 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.19%) Local Government
15 1 (0.19%) French Language
15 1 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 332 (62.06%) Developer
2 92 (17.20%) Java Developer
3 72 (13.46%) Analyst
4 56 (10.47%) Senior Developer
5 55 (10.28%) Software Engineer
6 33 (6.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 31 (5.79%) Lead Developer
8 30 (5.61%) .NET Developer
9 27 (5.05%) Software Developer
10 24 (4.49%) Web Developer
11 23 (4.30%) Middleware Specialist
12 21 (3.93%) Business Analyst
13 20 (3.74%) Senior Software Engineer
14 18 (3.36%) Applications Support
15 17 (3.18%) UI Developer
15 17 (3.18%) UI Programmer
16 15 (2.80%) Consultant
17 14 (2.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
17 14 (2.62%) C# Developer
18 13 (2.43%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (45.61%) HTML
2 143 (26.73%) CSS
3 141 (26.36%) .NET
4 126 (23.55%) Web Services
5 113 (21.12%) XSLT
6 103 (19.25%) jQuery
7 98 (18.32%) Spring
8 90 (16.82%) SOAP
9 81 (15.14%) J2EE
10 75 (14.02%) JSON
11 73 (13.64%) Hibernate
12 67 (12.52%) HTML5
13 59 (11.03%) Ajax
14 53 (9.91%) ASP.NET
15 51 (9.53%) .NET Framework
16 47 (8.79%) XML Messaging
17 38 (7.10%) CSS3
18 35 (6.54%) REST
19 34 (6.36%) Struts
20 33 (6.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.65%) Derivative
2 55 (10.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 47 (8.79%) Computer Science
4 32 (5.98%) Open Source
5 23 (4.30%) Mobile App
6 18 (3.36%) Management Information System
7 17 (3.18%) Client/Server
7 17 (3.18%) N-Tier
8 16 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.62%) Mathematics
9 14 (2.62%) Equities
10 13 (2.43%) Graphic Design
10 13 (2.43%) Digital Media
11 10 (1.87%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.50%) Visualisation
13 7 (1.31%) Clustering
14 6 (1.12%) Social Media
15 5 (0.93%) iPhone
15 5 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
15 5 (0.93%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 106 (19.81%) Linux
2 58 (10.84%) UNIX
2 58 (10.84%) Windows
3 23 (4.30%) Apple iOS
4 21 (3.93%) Android
5 11 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.68%) OpenVMS
7 8 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.31%) AIX
9 5 (0.93%) Solaris
9 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.75%) CentOS
10 4 (0.75%) Fedora
10 4 (0.75%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.56%) Debian
12 2 (0.37%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (20.56%) OO
3 85 (15.89%) Scrum
4 80 (14.95%) Data Modelling
5 79 (14.77%) OOP
6 74 (13.83%) Software Engineering
7 68 (12.71%) MVC
8 66 (12.34%) Multithreading
9 65 (12.15%) SOA
10 50 (9.35%) Unit Testing
10 50 (9.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 48 (8.97%) Web Development
12 36 (6.73%) Project Management
13 34 (6.36%) UML
14 32 (5.98%) Change Management
15 31 (5.79%) Business Analysis
15 31 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (5.23%) Automated Testing
16 28 (5.23%) BPMN
17 26 (4.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 264 (49.35%) Java
2 231 (43.18%) SQL
3 202 (37.76%) JavaScript
4 150 (28.04%) C#
5 81 (15.14%) PL/SQL
6 41 (7.66%) Python
7 31 (5.79%) T-SQL
8 27 (5.05%) PHP
9 25 (4.67%) XQuery
10 24 (4.49%) Perl
11 21 (3.93%) C++
11 21 (3.93%) VB.NET
12 19 (3.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 16 (2.99%) Jython
14 15 (2.80%) Shell Script
15 13 (2.43%) VB
16 11 (2.06%) Objective-C
16 11 (2.06%) VBScript
17 10 (1.87%) XPath
18 9 (1.68%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 67 (12.52%) Degree
2 9 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.31%) OCP
3 7 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (0.93%) MBA
4 5 (0.93%) GIAC
5 4 (0.75%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.75%) ISEB
6 3 (0.56%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.37%) OCA
8 1 (0.19%) SSCP
8 1 (0.19%) HND
8 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.19%) CISSP
8 1 (0.19%) CEH
8 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.29%) QA
2 26 (4.86%) ISO 9001
3 16 (2.99%) SLA
4 2 (0.37%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (4.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 19 (3.55%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (0.75%) MOM
4 3 (0.56%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.19%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.19%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 143 (26.73%) Oracle
2 90 (16.82%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.93%) Sybase
4 16 (2.99%) Adobe
5 11 (2.06%) VMware
5 11 (2.06%) Twitter
6 10 (1.87%) Google
6 10 (1.87%) JBoss
7 7 (1.31%) TIBCO
8 5 (0.93%) Reuters
8 5 (0.93%) Informatica
8 5 (0.93%) IBM
9 4 (0.75%) Zend
9 4 (0.75%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.75%) thinkFolio
9 4 (0.75%) Fidessa
9 4 (0.75%) Dell
9 4 (0.75%) Citrix
9 4 (0.75%) SAP
9 4 (0.75%) Perforce
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