The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton 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 21 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing XML 4 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 4.12% 9.62% 8.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.16% 23.81% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 8
Average salary £35,500 £30,500 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.39% +20.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,500 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £36,600 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
XML
Somerset

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 Taunton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
49 21 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 50.52% 40.38% 48.31%
Number of salaries quoted 47 19 41
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £32,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

XML
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

XML Salary Trend in Taunton

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle
4 5 (62.50%) UML
4 5 (62.50%) WCF
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (37.50%) MVC
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (25.00%) ISEB
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (25.00%) Service Management
7 2 (25.00%) ITSM
7 2 (25.00%) Scrum
7 2 (25.00%) VB6

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) XSL
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
6 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) VB6
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) VBScript
4 2 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSD
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft