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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple API for XML (SAX)
Rank 877 882 880
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing SAX 13 37 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.031% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.032% 0.080% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 2 29 15
Average salary £38,750 £42,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.73% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £50,000 £84,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 -
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -

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
41214 45982 44103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.66% 39.09% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 35204 39302 38386
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 7 July 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
Scotland +19 9 - -
Glasgow +13 9 - -
England -6 4 £38,750 -8.28%
West Midlands -18 2 - -
Coventry - 2 - -
London +22 1 £35,000 -16.66%
Derbyshire - 1 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Derby - 1 £42,500 -
Chessington - 1 £35,000 -

SAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 48 (100.00%) Java
1 48 (100.00%) XML
1 48 (100.00%) DOM
2 39 (81.25%) HTML
3 34 (70.83%) JavaScript
4 33 (68.75%) J2EE
5 32 (66.67%) Hibernate
5 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (66.67%) Maven
6 31 (64.58%) Spring
7 28 (58.33%) JSP
8 27 (56.25%) SOAP
8 27 (56.25%) CSS
9 25 (52.08%) Web Services
9 25 (52.08%) JAXB
10 23 (47.92%) Ant
10 23 (47.92%) Relational Database
11 22 (45.83%) Unit Testing
12 21 (43.75%) Subversion
12 21 (43.75%) Oracle
12 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
12 21 (43.75%) OO
13 19 (39.58%) MySQL
14 18 (37.50%) Servlets
14 18 (37.50%) iBATIS
15 17 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (35.42%) jQuery
15 17 (35.42%) XSLT
15 17 (35.42%) SQL
15 17 (35.42%) Linux

SAX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 12 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (22.92%) Apache
3 7 (14.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (12.50%) JBoss
4 6 (12.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 5 (10.42%) WebSphere
6 4 (8.33%) WebLogic
7 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (4.17%) Apache Solr
8 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) SMTP
2 3 (6.25%) IPv4
3 2 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (47.92%) Relational Database
2 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 19 (39.58%) MySQL
4 17 (35.42%) RDBMS
5 12 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 8 (16.67%) DB2 UDB
6 8 (16.67%) DB2
7 7 (14.58%) Jackrabbit
8 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 32 (66.67%) Maven
2 23 (47.92%) Ant
3 21 (43.75%) Subversion
4 14 (29.17%) Eclipse
5 12 (25.00%) Flash Builder
6 9 (18.75%) Log4j
6 9 (18.75%) JUnit
7 8 (16.67%) JIRA
8 6 (12.50%) CruiseControl
8 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
9 4 (8.33%) NetBeans
10 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
10 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
11 2 (4.17%) Zephyr
11 2 (4.17%) TestNG
General
1 12 (25.00%) Legal
2 7 (14.58%) Publishing
3 6 (12.50%) Marketing
4 4 (8.33%) Retail
5 3 (6.25%) Banking
5 3 (6.25%) Financial Institution
5 3 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (72.92%) Developer
2 29 (60.42%) Java Developer
3 17 (35.42%) Senior Developer
3 17 (35.42%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Java Programmer
4 7 (14.58%) Programmer
5 4 (8.33%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Java Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Team Leader
7 1 (2.08%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.08%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) XML
1 48 (100.00%) DOM
2 39 (81.25%) HTML
3 33 (68.75%) J2EE
4 32 (66.67%) Hibernate
5 31 (64.58%) Spring
6 28 (58.33%) JSP
7 27 (56.25%) CSS
7 27 (56.25%) SOAP
8 25 (52.08%) Web Services
8 25 (52.08%) JAXB
9 18 (37.50%) Servlets
9 18 (37.50%) iBATIS
10 17 (35.42%) jQuery
10 17 (35.42%) XSLT
11 15 (31.25%) Struts
11 15 (31.25%) JPA
12 14 (29.17%) REST
13 13 (27.08%) XHTML
13 13 (27.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Client/Server
2 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.50%) Credit Risk
3 6 (12.50%) DataPower
3 6 (12.50%) Web 2.0
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Linux
2 15 (31.25%) UNIX
3 12 (25.00%) Windows
4 7 (14.58%) Android
4 7 (14.58%) Apple iOS
5 6 (12.50%) zOS
6 3 (6.25%) AIX
6 3 (6.25%) HPUX
6 3 (6.25%) Solaris
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (45.83%) Unit Testing
3 21 (43.75%) OO
4 17 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (27.08%) UML
6 12 (25.00%) Content Management
6 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 8 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 7 (14.58%) Multithreading
8 7 (14.58%) Android Development
8 7 (14.58%) iOS Development
8 7 (14.58%) Web Development
8 7 (14.58%) Use Case
8 7 (14.58%) MVC
9 6 (12.50%) Migration
9 6 (12.50%) Performance Testing
9 6 (12.50%) Product Management
9 6 (12.50%) Open Source
10 5 (10.42%) BDD
10 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 17 (35.42%) SQL
4 9 (18.75%) XPath
5 7 (14.58%) ECMAScript
6 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.33%) C#
6 4 (8.33%) Perl
6 4 (8.33%) Groovy
7 3 (6.25%) C
7 3 (6.25%) C++
8 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Degree
2 6 (12.50%) OCPJP
3 3 (6.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.25%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) Adobe
3 5 (10.42%) VMware
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat