The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 220 203 208
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Permanent jobs citing XSD 18 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 0.36% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 8
Average salary £45,750 £36,000 £62,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.08% -42.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
XSD
England

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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2608 2228 2145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.94% 43.79% 37.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2247 1996 1936
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 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
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 19 September 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
Gloucestershire +6 10 - -
Wiltshire +3 7 £45,750 +33.57%
Bristol - 1 £37,500 -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 33 (100.00%) XML
2 30 (90.91%) Java
3 29 (87.88%) Oracle
4 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 21 (63.64%) MySQL
5 20 (60.61%) DB2
6 19 (57.58%) Finance
7 18 (54.55%) Telecoms
7 18 (54.55%) Software Engineering
7 18 (54.55%) Computer Science
8 17 (51.52%) HTML5
8 17 (51.52%) Relational Database
8 17 (51.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 17 (51.52%) RDBMS
8 17 (51.52%) HTML
8 17 (51.52%) HND
8 17 (51.52%) UNIX
8 17 (51.52%) PhD
9 16 (48.48%) CSS
9 16 (48.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (48.48%) CSS3
9 16 (48.48%) GWT
9 16 (48.48%) jQuery
10 13 (39.39%) XSLT
10 13 (39.39%) Eclipse
11 12 (36.36%) C#
12 11 (33.33%) J2EE
12 11 (33.33%) IBM
12 11 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
13 10 (30.30%) OSGi

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (15.15%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (63.64%) MySQL
1 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 20 (60.61%) DB2
3 17 (51.52%) RDBMS
3 17 (51.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.06%) JUnit
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
General
1 19 (57.58%) Finance
2 18 (54.55%) Telecoms
3 17 (51.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (93.94%) Developer
2 18 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 10 (30.30%) Applications Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Architect
7 1 (3.03%) UI Programmer
7 1 (3.03%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (3.03%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Programmer
7 1 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) XML
2 17 (51.52%) HTML
2 17 (51.52%) HTML5
3 16 (48.48%) CSS3
3 16 (48.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 16 (48.48%) CSS
3 16 (48.48%) GWT
3 16 (48.48%) jQuery
4 13 (39.39%) XSLT
5 11 (33.33%) J2EE
6 10 (30.30%) Spring
6 10 (30.30%) OSGi
7 9 (27.27%) Hibernate
8 8 (24.24%) Web Services
9 3 (9.09%) WCF
9 3 (9.09%) .NET
10 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
10 2 (6.06%) WPF
11 1 (3.03%) RESTful
11 1 (3.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) UNIX
2 10 (30.30%) AIX
2 10 (30.30%) Linux
3 8 (24.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 10 (30.30%) Quality Management
2 10 (30.30%) Process Management
2 10 (30.30%) Scrum
2 10 (30.30%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (24.24%) UML
3 8 (24.24%) OOD
3 8 (24.24%) Database Tuning
4 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.03%) BDD
6 1 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.03%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.03%) TDD
6 1 (3.03%) Pair Programming
6 1 (3.03%) SOA
6 1 (3.03%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) Java
2 12 (36.36%) C#
3 10 (30.30%) Shell Script
4 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 7 (21.21%) Korn
6 3 (9.09%) sed
6 3 (9.09%) AWK
7 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) HND
1 17 (51.52%) PhD
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Tivoli
1 4 (12.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Oracle
2 11 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft