The table below looks at the statistics for XQuery skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XQuery
Rank 150 138 159
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Permanent jobs citing XQuery 10 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.43% 0.032%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 0.77% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 0
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
XQuery
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1968 1682 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.20% 55.40% 52.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1100 1116
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XQuery across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XQuery Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

XQuery
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

XQuery Salary Trend in Scotland

XQuery
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XQuery across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

XQuery Salary Histogram in Scotland

XQuery
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XQuery within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 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
Edinburgh -3 7 £52,500 +31.25%
West Lothian - 2 £47,500 -
Glasgow -23 1 - -
XQuery
UK

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing XQuery 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 XQuery.

1 26 (100.00%) XML
2 25 (96.15%) SQL
3 24 (92.31%) SOAP
3 24 (92.31%) Web Services
3 24 (92.31%) XSLT
4 21 (80.77%) Oracle
5 19 (73.08%) Ant
5 19 (73.08%) WebLogic
5 19 (73.08%) Python
5 19 (73.08%) SOA
5 19 (73.08%) Middleware
5 19 (73.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (73.08%) BPMN
5 19 (73.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 19 (73.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 19 (73.08%) Oracle Identity Management
5 19 (73.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 19 (73.08%) Oracle ODI
5 19 (73.08%) Oracle Database
6 18 (69.23%) PL/SQL
7 17 (65.38%) Business Analysis
7 17 (65.38%) Java
8 16 (61.54%) Jython
9 11 (42.31%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (42.31%) Internet
10 7 (26.92%) Finance
11 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
11 6 (23.08%) jQuery
11 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 6 (23.08%) JavaScript

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing XQuery 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 XQuery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (73.08%) WebLogic
1 19 (73.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (19.23%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) Oracle Database 11g
1 19 (73.08%) Oracle ODI
1 19 (73.08%) Oracle Database
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (73.08%) Ant
2 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 5 (19.23%) InstallShield
2 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (19.23%) MSBuild
2 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Law
2 5 (19.23%) Legal
2 5 (19.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Middleware Specialist
2 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) XML
2 24 (92.31%) SOAP
2 24 (92.31%) Web Services
2 24 (92.31%) XSLT
3 19 (73.08%) Middleware
4 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 6 (23.08%) jQuery
4 6 (23.08%) HTML
4 6 (23.08%) .NET
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 6 (23.08%) CSS
5 5 (19.23%) .NET Remoting
5 5 (19.23%) JSON
5 5 (19.23%) OOXML
5 5 (19.23%) WinForms
5 5 (19.23%) Ajax
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (3.85%) HTML5
7 1 (3.85%) JMS
7 1 (3.85%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
1 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) SOA
1 19 (73.08%) BPMN
2 17 (65.38%) Business Analysis
3 11 (42.31%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (19.23%) Multithreading
4 5 (19.23%) Practice Management
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.85%) OO
6 1 (3.85%) OOD
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) SQL
2 19 (73.08%) Python
2 19 (73.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 18 (69.23%) PL/SQL
4 17 (65.38%) Java
5 16 (61.54%) Jython
6 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 6 (23.08%) C#
7 2 (7.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (73.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 19 (73.08%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) Reuters
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) TIBCO