The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XML over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 22 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing XML 30 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 10.60% 5.32% 10.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.78% 14.02% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 26
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,700 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,050 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
XML
West Midlands

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 Solihull region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
108 107 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 38.16% 37.94% 43.15%
Number of salaries quoted 101 87 98
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

XML
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

XML Salary Trend in Solihull

XML
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XML across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

XML Salary Histogram in Solihull

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 37 (60.66%) SQL Server
2 35 (57.38%) .NET
3 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (45.90%) C#
5 25 (40.98%) HTML
6 24 (39.34%) CSS
7 21 (34.43%) Web Services
8 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET
9 19 (31.15%) SOAP
9 19 (31.15%) SQL
10 17 (27.87%) Degree
11 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
12 15 (24.59%) Manual Testing
12 15 (24.59%) Automated Testing
13 14 (22.95%) WPF
13 14 (22.95%) LINQ
13 14 (22.95%) MVC
13 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
14 13 (21.31%) Silverlight
15 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
15 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
15 12 (19.67%) Project Management
16 11 (18.03%) VB.NET
16 11 (18.03%) REST
17 10 (16.39%) WCF
17 10 (16.39%) Usability Testing
17 10 (16.39%) T-SQL
18 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
19 7 (11.48%) Business Analysis
19 7 (11.48%) ISEB

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (3.28%) Umbraco
1 2 (3.28%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (60.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.28%) SQLite
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.92%) MSTest
2 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.92%) Selenium
3 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.28%) Xcode
3 2 (3.28%) CocoaPods
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) Developer
2 16 (26.23%) .NET Developer
2 16 (26.23%) C# Developer
2 16 (26.23%) C# .NET Developer
3 14 (22.95%) Analyst
3 14 (22.95%) Business Analyst
3 14 (22.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (21.31%) Tester
4 13 (21.31%) Software Tester
5 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Agile .NET Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Agile C# Developer
6 5 (8.20%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Tester
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Software Tester
7 4 (6.56%) Silverlight Developer
7 4 (6.56%) WPF Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.28%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (57.38%) .NET
2 25 (40.98%) HTML
3 24 (39.34%) CSS
4 21 (34.43%) Web Services
5 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET
6 19 (31.15%) SOAP
7 14 (22.95%) WPF
7 14 (22.95%) LINQ
8 13 (21.31%) Silverlight
9 11 (18.03%) REST
10 10 (16.39%) WCF
11 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (4.92%) jQuery
12 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (3.28%) RESTful
13 2 (3.28%) JSON
13 2 (3.28%) XSLT
13 2 (3.28%) Cocoa
13 2 (3.28%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.28%) iPad
3 2 (3.28%) iPhone
4 1 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
3 15 (24.59%) Manual Testing
3 15 (24.59%) Automated Testing
4 14 (22.95%) MVC
5 12 (19.67%) Project Management
5 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
6 10 (16.39%) Usability Testing
7 7 (11.48%) TDD
7 7 (11.48%) Business Analysis
7 7 (11.48%) Scrum
8 6 (9.84%) Software Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Test Scripting
10 3 (4.92%) Performance Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.92%) OO
11 2 (3.28%) CRM
11 2 (3.28%) SOA
11 2 (3.28%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) C#
2 19 (31.15%) SQL
3 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.03%) VB.NET
5 10 (16.39%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.28%) VB
6 2 (3.28%) Python
6 2 (3.28%) XAML
6 2 (3.28%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.28%) VB6
6 2 (3.28%) Ruby
6 2 (3.28%) XPath
7 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) Degree
2 7 (11.48%) ISEB
3 3 (4.92%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.64%) PMP
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.28%) EPiServer
2 2 (3.28%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.28%) Ektron
3 1 (1.64%) Apple
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle