The first table below looks at the demand for XSD skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 202 206 212
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing XSD 26 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% 0.47% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 5
Average salary £45,750 £24,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.62% -31.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2657 2319 2277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.39% 44.20% 41.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2286 2077 2063
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
XSD
England

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

XSD
Salary Trend in the South West

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

XSD Salary Trend in the South West

XSD
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XSD across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

XSD Salary Histogram in the South West

XSD
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Wiltshire +4 16 £45,750 +27.08% 2
Gloucestershire -1 6 - -
Bristol -2 2 £36,000 -
Somerset -20 2 - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing XSD 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 XSD.

1 30 (100.00%) XML
2 27 (90.00%) Java
3 26 (86.67%) Oracle
4 22 (73.33%) SQL Server
5 19 (63.33%) Finance
6 18 (60.00%) Telecoms
6 18 (60.00%) HTML
6 18 (60.00%) Computer Science
7 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
7 17 (56.67%) HTML5
7 17 (56.67%) Relational Database
7 17 (56.67%) MySQL
7 17 (56.67%) CSS
7 17 (56.67%) HND
7 17 (56.67%) PhD
7 17 (56.67%) RDBMS
7 17 (56.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 16 (53.33%) DB2
8 16 (53.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (53.33%) CSS3
8 16 (53.33%) GWT
8 16 (53.33%) jQuery
9 13 (43.33%) UNIX
9 13 (43.33%) Eclipse
10 11 (36.67%) Scrum
10 11 (36.67%) Oracle BPM
11 10 (33.33%) OSGi
11 10 (33.33%) Spring
11 10 (33.33%) Process Management
11 10 (33.33%) XSLT

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing XSD 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 XSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (56.67%) RDBMS
2 17 (56.67%) MySQL
2 17 (56.67%) Relational Database
3 16 (53.33%) DB2
4 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.67%) JUnit
2 2 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) Hudson
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) JMeter
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 18 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 17 (56.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 19 (63.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Architect
6 1 (3.33%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Java Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (3.33%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) XML
2 18 (60.00%) HTML
3 17 (56.67%) CSS
3 17 (56.67%) HTML5
4 16 (53.33%) CSS3
4 16 (53.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 16 (53.33%) GWT
4 16 (53.33%) jQuery
5 10 (33.33%) OSGi
5 10 (33.33%) XSLT
5 10 (33.33%) Spring
6 9 (30.00%) Hibernate
7 8 (26.67%) Web Services
8 7 (23.33%) J2EE
9 3 (10.00%) .NET
9 3 (10.00%) WCF
10 2 (6.67%) WPF
10 2 (6.67%) REST
10 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
10 2 (6.67%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) UNIX
2 8 (26.67%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) AIX
3 6 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Software Engineering
2 11 (36.67%) Scrum
3 10 (33.33%) Process Management
4 9 (30.00%) UML
5 8 (26.67%) OOD
5 8 (26.67%) Database Tuning
6 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (20.00%) Quality Management
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.67%) TDD
8 1 (3.33%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.33%) SOA
8 1 (3.33%) DSDM
8 1 (3.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) C#
4 6 (20.00%) Korn
4 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.67%) AWK
5 2 (6.67%) sed
6 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) HND
1 17 (56.67%) PhD
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Tivoli
1 4 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) IBM
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft