The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XML over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 24 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing XML 87 92 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.84% 7.90% 7.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.51% 20.40% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 72 80 64
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £37,350
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
XML
Wales

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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
370 451 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 33.36% 38.75% 38.48%
Number of salaries quoted 334 405 310
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

XML
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

XML Salary Trend in South Wales

XML
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XML across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

XML Salary Histogram in South Wales

XML
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 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
Cardiff -5 55 £30,565 -7.37% 8
Caerphilly - 10 £35,000 -
Torfaen +3 7 £36,000 +2.85%
Newport -2 6 £45,000 +33.33%
Bridgend +2 4 £27,500 -28.57%
Vale of Glamorgan 0 1 £30,000 -3.22%
Neath Port Talbot -1 1 £35,500 +24.56%
Monmouthshire - 1 £42,500 -
XML
Wales

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 99 (60.37%) Web Services
2 98 (59.76%) HTML
3 96 (58.54%) SQL
4 77 (46.95%) JavaScript
5 66 (40.24%) Microsoft
6 63 (38.41%) Java
7 62 (37.80%) SQL Server
8 60 (36.59%) .NET
9 53 (32.32%) CSS
9 53 (32.32%) Unit Testing
10 52 (31.71%) Degree
10 52 (31.71%) OO
11 49 (29.88%) MVC
12 48 (29.27%) C#
13 43 (26.22%) J2EE
14 42 (25.61%) Scrum
15 40 (24.39%) Hibernate
16 39 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (22.56%) TDD
17 37 (22.56%) ASP.NET
18 36 (21.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 34 (20.73%) Banking
19 34 (20.73%) SOAP
19 34 (20.73%) Telecoms
20 32 (19.51%) .NET Framework
21 31 (18.90%) Spring
22 30 (18.29%) jQuery
22 30 (18.29%) MS Excel
23 29 (17.68%) Web Development
24 27 (16.46%) WCF

XML
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 15 (9.15%) Confluence
2 12 (7.32%) FileNet
3 11 (6.71%) LiveCycle
4 7 (4.27%) IIS
5 6 (3.66%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.66%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.05%) Apache
7 4 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.44%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.22%) CMS
9 1 (0.61%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (18.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.71%) PaaS
2 11 (6.71%) IaaS
3 4 (2.44%) Trello
3 4 (2.44%) Basecamp
4 2 (1.22%) Office 365
4 2 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.88%) Firewall
2 7 (4.27%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.66%) SAN
4 4 (2.44%) HTTP
5 3 (1.83%) Internet
5 3 (1.83%) DVB
5 3 (1.83%) SSL
6 2 (1.22%) Intranet
7 1 (0.61%) LDAP
7 1 (0.61%) VoIP
7 1 (0.61%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (37.80%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.98%) MongoDB
2 18 (10.98%) NoSQL
3 15 (9.15%) Relational Database
3 15 (9.15%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (7.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (5.49%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (4.88%) MySQL
7 3 (1.83%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.61%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.61%) QlikView
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.61%) Big Data
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (12.80%) Maven
2 20 (12.20%) Subversion
3 19 (11.59%) JIRA
3 19 (11.59%) Jenkins
4 17 (10.37%) Hudson
5 14 (8.54%) MSTest
5 14 (8.54%) Moq
5 14 (8.54%) NUnit
6 12 (7.32%) Visual Studio
7 9 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (4.88%) PowerBuilder
9 6 (3.66%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.66%) Selenium
9 6 (3.66%) Git (software)
10 5 (3.05%) JMeter
10 5 (3.05%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (3.05%) JUnit
11 4 (2.44%) Bugzilla
11 4 (2.44%) ClearQuest
11 4 (2.44%) JBehave
General
1 34 (20.73%) Telecoms
1 34 (20.73%) Banking
2 26 (15.85%) Finance
3 19 (11.59%) Billing
4 3 (1.83%) Advertising
5 2 (1.22%) Retail
5 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 101 (61.59%) Developer
2 55 (33.54%) Analyst
3 35 (21.34%) .NET Developer
4 25 (15.24%) Programmer
4 25 (15.24%) Senior Analyst
4 25 (15.24%) Java Developer
5 19 (11.59%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (9.76%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 16 (9.76%) Senior Programmer
6 16 (9.76%) Analyst Programmer
7 14 (8.54%) Web Developer
8 13 (7.93%) Senior Developer
9 12 (7.32%) Software Developer
10 9 (5.49%) Business Analyst
10 9 (5.49%) Consultant
10 9 (5.49%) Developer Analyst
10 9 (5.49%) Java Consultant
10 9 (5.49%) Java Programmer
11 8 (4.88%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 8 (4.88%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (60.37%) Web Services
2 98 (59.76%) HTML
3 60 (36.59%) .NET
4 53 (32.32%) CSS
5 43 (26.22%) J2EE
6 40 (24.39%) Hibernate
7 37 (22.56%) ASP.NET
8 36 (21.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 34 (20.73%) SOAP
10 32 (19.51%) .NET Framework
11 31 (18.90%) Spring
12 30 (18.29%) jQuery
13 27 (16.46%) WCF
14 20 (12.20%) HTML5
15 19 (11.59%) WinForms
15 19 (11.59%) XSLT
16 18 (10.98%) JSON
17 17 (10.37%) Struts
18 16 (9.76%) JSF
19 15 (9.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.85%) Open Source
2 7 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.66%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.66%) Clustering
4 5 (3.05%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.44%) DTV
5 4 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.83%) STB
7 2 (1.22%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) Replication
8 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.61%) RIA
8 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.20%) Windows
2 19 (11.59%) UNIX
3 12 (7.32%) Linux
4 7 (4.27%) AIX
4 7 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.44%) Android
6 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.22%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.32%) Unit Testing
2 52 (31.71%) OO
3 49 (29.88%) MVC
4 42 (25.61%) Scrum
5 39 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (22.56%) TDD
7 29 (17.68%) Web Development
8 21 (12.80%) SOA
8 21 (12.80%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (11.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (10.98%) DevOps
10 18 (10.98%) OOD
11 17 (10.37%) Configuration Management
11 17 (10.37%) RUP
11 17 (10.37%) DSDM
11 17 (10.37%) Software Engineering
11 17 (10.37%) Release Management
12 16 (9.76%) Pair Programming
13 14 (8.54%) UML
13 14 (8.54%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 96 (58.54%) SQL
2 77 (46.95%) JavaScript
3 63 (38.41%) Java
4 48 (29.27%) C#
5 17 (10.37%) VB.NET
5 17 (10.37%) Groovy
6 16 (9.76%) T-SQL
6 16 (9.76%) PHP
7 15 (9.15%) Scala
7 15 (9.15%) Clojure
8 12 (7.32%) RPG/400
8 12 (7.32%) RPG IV
8 12 (7.32%) RPG
9 10 (6.10%) C++
10 9 (5.49%) Perl
11 8 (4.88%) Python
12 6 (3.66%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.44%) PHP5
13 4 (2.44%) VB
14 2 (1.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 52 (31.71%) Degree
2 3 (1.83%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.83%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.22%) ISEB
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) SLA
1 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.83%) VMware ESX
1 3 (1.83%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.83%) Nagios
1 3 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (40.24%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.63%) IBM
3 23 (14.02%) Oracle
4 16 (9.76%) Guidewire
5 15 (9.15%) Twitter
6 11 (6.71%) Adobe
7 9 (5.49%) SAP
8 7 (4.27%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.66%) Sybase
10 5 (3.05%) HP
10 5 (3.05%) Zend
11 3 (1.83%) VMware
11 3 (1.83%) Cisco
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