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 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
Simple API for XML (SAX)
Rank 855 850 874
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +24
Permanent jobs citing SAX 47 26 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.024% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.061% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 39 26 23
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £80,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +14.28%

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
43211 42387 46827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 39.73% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36321 36827 41116
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SAX over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

SAX Salary Histogram in the UK

SAX
Top 16 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 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
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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 +2 45 £40,000 -13.51% 1
North West - 30 £40,000 - 1
Manchester - 30 £40,000 -
Salford - 15 £40,000 -
London -38 14 £50,000 +8.10%
Leeds - 5 £37,500 -
Stockport - 5 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 5 £37,500 -
City of London +5 4 £52,500 -34.37%
Scotland - 2 £62,500 -
Sale - 2 £38,750 -
Glasgow - 2 £62,500 -
Brighton - 1 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
South East - 1 £45,000 -

SAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 80 (100.00%) DOM
2 78 (97.50%) XML
3 76 (95.00%) Java
4 63 (78.75%) Servlets
4 63 (78.75%) Android
5 58 (72.50%) J2SE
6 49 (61.25%) XSLT
7 48 (60.00%) Spring
8 45 (56.25%) JMS
9 43 (53.75%) Tomcat
9 43 (53.75%) XPath
10 42 (52.50%) J2EE
11 41 (51.25%) Maven
11 41 (51.25%) Grails
12 39 (48.75%) Linux
12 39 (48.75%) XML Schema
13 36 (45.00%) WebSphere
14 34 (42.50%) HTTP
14 34 (42.50%) WebSphere MQ
15 31 (38.75%) HTML
15 31 (38.75%) Oracle
15 31 (38.75%) Ajax
16 30 (37.50%) JSP
16 30 (37.50%) JavaScript
17 29 (36.25%) CSS
17 29 (36.25%) Red Hat
17 29 (36.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 29 (36.25%) Hazelcast
18 28 (35.00%) JPA
18 28 (35.00%) Hibernate

SAX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 43 (53.75%) Tomcat
2 36 (45.00%) WebSphere
3 25 (31.25%) Apache
4 24 (30.00%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (2.50%) Alfresco
5 2 (2.50%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.50%) Node.js
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 34 (42.50%) HTTP
2 24 (30.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.25%) Hazelcast
2 27 (33.75%) Relational Database
2 27 (33.75%) SQL Server
3 25 (31.25%) RDBMS
3 25 (31.25%) MySQL
4 24 (30.00%) Jackrabbit
5 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.50%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 41 (51.25%) Maven
2 24 (30.00%) JUnit
2 24 (30.00%) Log4j
3 8 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.25%) Bugzilla
4 5 (6.25%) Subversion
5 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.00%) Mercurial
5 4 (5.00%) Hudson
5 4 (5.00%) Redmine
5 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.75%) Ant
7 2 (2.50%) Toad
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.25%) JIRA
8 1 (1.25%) Trac
8 1 (1.25%) JBuilder
8 1 (1.25%) JDeveloper
8 1 (1.25%) NetBeans
General
1 23 (28.75%) Publishing
2 7 (8.75%) Games
3 5 (6.25%) Finance
3 5 (6.25%) Legal
4 2 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (92.50%) Developer
2 66 (82.50%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.25%) Senior Developer
4 8 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 8 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (8.75%) J2EE Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Java Engineer
9 1 (1.25%) iOS Developer
9 1 (1.25%) Software Programmer
9 1 (1.25%) Java Programmer
9 1 (1.25%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.25%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (100.00%) DOM
2 78 (97.50%) XML
3 63 (78.75%) Servlets
4 58 (72.50%) J2SE
5 49 (61.25%) XSLT
6 48 (60.00%) Spring
7 45 (56.25%) JMS
8 42 (52.50%) J2EE
9 41 (51.25%) Grails
10 39 (48.75%) XML Schema
11 34 (42.50%) WebSphere MQ
12 31 (38.75%) Ajax
12 31 (38.75%) HTML
13 30 (37.50%) JSP
14 29 (36.25%) CSS
15 28 (35.00%) Hibernate
15 28 (35.00%) JPA
16 24 (30.00%) Apache Sling
16 24 (30.00%) Apache Felix
16 24 (30.00%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.25%) Client/Server
2 20 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.50%) Life Science
3 2 (2.50%) Social Media
3 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.50%) User Experience
4 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 63 (78.75%) Android
2 39 (48.75%) Linux
3 29 (36.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (32.50%) Windows
5 25 (31.25%) Apple iOS
6 8 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) UML
1 27 (33.75%) Software Engineering
2 25 (31.25%) iOS Development
3 24 (30.00%) Android Development
3 24 (30.00%) Web Development
3 24 (30.00%) Use Case
4 15 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.75%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.50%) Scrum
7 6 (7.50%) OO
7 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.00%) Software Architecture
10 2 (2.50%) Integration Testing
10 2 (2.50%) Document Management
10 2 (2.50%) Software Testing
10 2 (2.50%) Project Planning
10 2 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 76 (95.00%) Java
2 43 (53.75%) XPath
3 30 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 24 (30.00%) ECMAScript
5 6 (7.50%) SQL
6 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.75%) Perl
8 2 (2.50%) PHP
8 2 (2.50%) Ruby
8 2 (2.50%) Python
8 2 (2.50%) Groovy
8 2 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 31 (38.75%) Oracle
2 29 (36.25%) Red Hat
3 24 (30.00%) Adobe
4 6 (7.50%) JBoss
5 1 (1.25%) ATG
5 1 (1.25%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.25%) hybris