The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 21 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing XML 44 40 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.32% 6.78% 9.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.13% 13.89% 19.22%
Number of salaries quoted 44 35 49
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £22,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +3.42%
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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
230 288 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 43.48% 48.81% 50.60%
Number of salaries quoted 221 237 230
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

XML
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

XML Salary Trend in Staffordshire

XML
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XML across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

XML Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

XML
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
Stoke-on-Trent -1 12 £33,250 -26.11%
Burton-upon-Trent +4 4 £45,000 +7.78%
Stafford +3 3 £46,000 +67.27% 3
Lichfield - 2 £38,250 -
Tamworth -7 1 £19,000 -49.33%
Uttoxeter - 1 £20,000 -
XML
West Midlands

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 70 (76.92%) .NET
2 67 (73.63%) C#
3 63 (69.23%) ASP.NET
4 60 (65.93%) SQL Server
5 58 (63.74%) HTML
6 56 (61.54%) SQL
6 56 (61.54%) VB.NET
7 43 (47.25%) CSS
8 38 (41.76%) JavaScript
9 36 (39.56%) Microsoft
10 30 (32.97%) HTML5
11 29 (31.87%) Visual Studio
12 28 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (29.67%) MVC
14 26 (28.57%) .NET Framework
15 24 (26.37%) WPF
16 23 (25.27%) MS Excel
17 20 (21.98%) WCF
18 19 (20.88%) Web Development
19 18 (19.78%) jQuery
20 17 (18.68%) VB
21 15 (16.48%) CSS3
22 14 (15.38%) Ajax
23 13 (14.29%) MS Office
23 13 (14.29%) Windows
23 13 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
24 11 (12.09%) Java
24 11 (12.09%) SOA
25 10 (10.99%) PHP
25 10 (10.99%) VBA

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (7.69%) IIS
2 7 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.20%) OpenEdge
3 2 (2.20%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.10%) Drupal
4 1 (1.10%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (25.27%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (7.69%) Line 500
2 2 (2.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.20%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.20%) Epicor Vantage
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Intranet
1 1 (1.10%) FTP
1 1 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (65.93%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.59%) RDBMS
6 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.30%) Big Data
7 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.30%) MySQL
8 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.10%) DTS
Development Applications
1 29 (31.87%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (7.69%) LLBLGen Pro
2 7 (7.69%) JIRA
2 7 (7.69%) NetAdvantage
3 3 (3.30%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.20%) NetBeans
4 2 (2.20%) Subversion
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.10%) Hudson
5 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.10%) Maven
5 1 (1.10%) Ant
General
1 7 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (2.20%) Marketing
3 1 (1.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (79.12%) Developer
2 40 (43.96%) .NET Developer
3 26 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 16 (17.58%) Web Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Programmer
6 8 (8.79%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Administrator
8 6 (6.59%) DBA
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Lead Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) SQL DBA
10 4 (4.40%) PHP Programmer
10 4 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Lead Software Developer
11 3 (3.30%) C# Web Developer
11 3 (3.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (76.92%) .NET
2 63 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 58 (63.74%) HTML
4 43 (47.25%) CSS
5 30 (32.97%) HTML5
6 26 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 24 (26.37%) WPF
8 20 (21.98%) WCF
9 18 (19.78%) jQuery
10 15 (16.48%) CSS3
11 14 (15.38%) Ajax
12 10 (10.99%) SOAP
12 10 (10.99%) LINQ
13 9 (9.89%) XSLT
14 8 (8.79%) XHTML
14 8 (8.79%) Web Services
14 8 (8.79%) JSP
15 7 (7.69%) WF
15 7 (7.69%) Silverlight
15 7 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.30%) Open Source
5 2 (2.20%) Replication
5 2 (2.20%) Wiki
6 1 (1.10%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (1.10%) FMCG
6 1 (1.10%) Blog
6 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (3.30%) Android
2 3 (3.30%) Linux
3 2 (2.20%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Vista
3 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.10%) CentOS
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.67%) MVC
3 19 (20.88%) Web Development
4 11 (12.09%) SOA
5 10 (10.99%) Workflow
5 10 (10.99%) Mentoring
6 9 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (9.89%) OO
7 8 (8.79%) CRM
7 8 (8.79%) SEO
8 7 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 6 (6.59%) OOP
9 6 (6.59%) TDD
9 6 (6.59%) Document Management
9 6 (6.59%) Time Management
9 6 (6.59%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.40%) Project Planning
11 3 (3.30%) Analytics
11 3 (3.30%) Content Management
12 2 (2.20%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 67 (73.63%) C#
2 56 (61.54%) SQL
2 56 (61.54%) VB.NET
3 38 (41.76%) JavaScript
4 17 (18.68%) VB
5 11 (12.09%) Java
6 10 (10.99%) PHP
6 10 (10.99%) VBA
7 8 (8.79%) T-SQL
7 8 (8.79%) VB6
8 4 (4.40%) VBScript
9 2 (2.20%) C++
9 2 (2.20%) COBOL
9 2 (2.20%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.10%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (1.10%) PHP5
10 1 (1.10%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.49%) Degree
3 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 36 (39.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.69%) AccuRev
2 7 (7.69%) Infragistics
2 7 (7.69%) Sage
3 2 (2.20%) Epicor
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle
3 2 (2.20%) Google
4 1 (1.10%) Twitter
4 1 (1.10%) SEEBURGER
4 1 (1.10%) Telerik
4 1 (1.10%) SAP
4 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
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