The table below looks at the statistics for SAX skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAX over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple API for XML (SAX)
Rank 882 854 847
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -7
Permanent jobs citing SAX 11 53 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.046% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.027% 0.12% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 3 44 26
Average salary £67,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.82% -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -33.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40912 43930 42331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.36% 38.28% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34970 36925 36603
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SAX
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SAX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAX
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAX within the UK.

SAX Salary Trend in the UK

SAX
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAX within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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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
England -38 9 £67,500 +58.82%
London +1 6 £67,500 +42.10%
City of London +23 2 £67,500 +28.57%
Glasgow +6 2 - -
Scotland +2 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
South East +15 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Berkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £55,000 -

SAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing SAX 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 SAX.

1 42 (100.00%) Java
1 42 (100.00%) XML
1 42 (100.00%) DOM
2 32 (76.19%) J2EE
3 31 (73.81%) HTML
3 31 (73.81%) Spring
4 29 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (66.67%) Unit Testing
5 28 (66.67%) SOAP
6 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
7 26 (61.90%) Web Services
8 25 (59.52%) JAXB
8 25 (59.52%) Maven
9 24 (57.14%) Hibernate
10 23 (54.76%) JSP
11 22 (52.38%) Ant
12 19 (45.24%) CSS
12 19 (45.24%) XSLT
13 18 (42.86%) Struts
13 18 (42.86%) Subversion
13 18 (42.86%) iBATIS
14 15 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (35.71%) OO
14 15 (35.71%) Relational Database
15 14 (33.33%) Oracle
16 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
16 13 (30.95%) Tomcat
17 12 (28.57%) Legal
17 12 (28.57%) Content Management
17 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering

SAX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing SAX 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 SAX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (30.95%) Tomcat
2 6 (14.29%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 6 (14.29%) Apache
3 4 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 3 (7.14%) JBoss
5 2 (4.76%) Apache Solr
5 2 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) SMTP
3 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
3 12 (28.57%) NoSQL
4 11 (26.19%) MySQL
5 9 (21.43%) RDBMS
6 8 (19.05%) DB2 UDB
6 8 (19.05%) DB2
7 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (14.29%) OLTP
7 6 (14.29%) Star Schema
8 2 (4.76%) Jackrabbit
8 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (59.52%) Maven
2 22 (52.38%) Ant
3 18 (42.86%) Subversion
4 12 (28.57%) Eclipse
4 12 (28.57%) Flash Builder
5 8 (19.05%) JIRA
6 6 (14.29%) CruiseControl
6 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 4 (9.52%) Log4j
7 4 (9.52%) NetBeans
7 4 (9.52%) JUnit
8 2 (4.76%) TestNG
8 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
8 2 (4.76%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (28.57%) Legal
2 7 (16.67%) Retail
2 7 (16.67%) Marketing
3 4 (9.52%) Finance
4 2 (4.76%) Publishing
5 1 (2.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Developer
2 21 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (30.95%) Senior Developer
3 13 (30.95%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (23.81%) Java Architect
4 10 (23.81%) Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Java Programmer
5 2 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Programmer
6 1 (2.38%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) XML
1 42 (100.00%) DOM
2 32 (76.19%) J2EE
3 31 (73.81%) HTML
3 31 (73.81%) Spring
4 28 (66.67%) SOAP
5 26 (61.90%) Web Services
6 25 (59.52%) JAXB
7 24 (57.14%) Hibernate
8 23 (54.76%) JSP
9 19 (45.24%) CSS
9 19 (45.24%) XSLT
10 18 (42.86%) Struts
10 18 (42.86%) iBATIS
11 12 (28.57%) Ext JS
11 12 (28.57%) HTML5
11 12 (28.57%) Flash
12 11 (26.19%) jQuery
13 10 (23.81%) JPA
13 10 (23.81%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Client/Server
2 6 (14.29%) Credit Risk
2 6 (14.29%) DataPower
2 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Web 2.0
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) UNIX
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
1 12 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) zOS
3 2 (4.76%) Android
3 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 15 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (35.71%) OO
4 12 (28.57%) UML
4 12 (28.57%) Content Management
4 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 10 (23.81%) Multithreading
5 10 (23.81%) SOA
6 8 (19.05%) Web Design
6 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
6 8 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (16.67%) Logistics
8 6 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 6 (14.29%) Product Management
8 6 (14.29%) Open Source
8 6 (14.29%) Migration
8 6 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (9.52%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 12 (28.57%) SQL
4 10 (23.81%) XPath
5 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
5 8 (19.05%) Perl
6 4 (9.52%) C#
6 4 (9.52%) Groovy
7 2 (4.76%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 6 (14.29%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) Adobe