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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple API for XML (SAX)
Rank 843 861 850
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs citing SAX 32 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.016% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.080% 0.039% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 29 16 20
Average salary £45,000 £42,800 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.14% +0.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -50.00%

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
39756 43442 43430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.37% 40.71% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 33937 36114 38201
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 4 March 2015 within the UK.

SAX Salary Histogram in the UK

SAX
Top 15 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 4 March 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 +16 32 £45,000 +5.14% 3
London +35 15 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Watford - 6 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £45,000 -
East of England - 6 £45,000 -
West Midlands -37 5 £67,500 +68.75%
Chessington - 5 £55,000 -
Manchester - 4 £43,000 -
Salford - 4 £43,000 -
North West - 4 £43,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £67,500 -
South East - 2 £53,750 -
Coventry - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £53,750 -
City of London +8 1 £67,500 -

SAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 35 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 33 (78.57%) JSP
4 32 (76.19%) Servlets
5 31 (73.81%) Maven
6 29 (69.05%) SOAP
6 29 (69.05%) Web Services
7 28 (66.67%) Spring
8 27 (64.29%) JAXB
9 25 (59.52%) XPath
9 25 (59.52%) XSLT
10 24 (57.14%) Tomcat
10 24 (57.14%) Client/Server
11 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (54.76%) Relational Database
12 21 (50.00%) RDBMS
13 20 (47.62%) UML
13 20 (47.62%) J2EE
13 20 (47.62%) Oracle
14 19 (45.24%) OO
14 19 (45.24%) MVC
14 19 (45.24%) Spring MVC
14 19 (45.24%) Java EE
14 19 (45.24%) jQuery
15 18 (42.86%) Multithreading
15 18 (42.86%) Subversion
15 18 (42.86%) SQL
15 18 (42.86%) Struts

SAX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 24 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 17 (40.48%) WebSphere
3 12 (28.57%) Apache
4 10 (23.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (21.43%) JBoss
6 6 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
6 6 (14.29%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) IPv4
2 7 (16.67%) HTTP
3 6 (14.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (54.76%) Relational Database
2 21 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 17 (40.48%) MySQL
3 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
4 6 (14.29%) Jackrabbit
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.38%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 31 (73.81%) Maven
2 18 (42.86%) Subversion
3 13 (30.95%) Ant
4 12 (28.57%) Eclipse
5 10 (23.81%) SoapUI
6 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 6 (14.29%) Log4j
7 6 (14.29%) NetBeans
7 6 (14.29%) JUnit
8 2 (4.76%) JIRA
8 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (23.81%) Financial Institution
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
1 10 (23.81%) Banking
2 6 (14.29%) Publishing
2 6 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Developer
2 26 (61.90%) Java Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Senior Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Java Programmer
5 6 (14.29%) Programmer
6 5 (11.90%) Java Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) J2EE Architect
8 2 (4.76%) J2EE Technical Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) XML
1 42 (100.00%) DOM
2 33 (78.57%) JSP
3 32 (76.19%) Servlets
4 29 (69.05%) SOAP
4 29 (69.05%) Web Services
5 28 (66.67%) Spring
6 27 (64.29%) JAXB
7 25 (59.52%) XSLT
8 20 (47.62%) J2EE
9 19 (45.24%) Spring MVC
9 19 (45.24%) Java EE
9 19 (45.24%) jQuery
10 18 (42.86%) Struts
11 17 (40.48%) CSS
11 17 (40.48%) HTML
11 17 (40.48%) WebSphere MQ
11 17 (40.48%) RESTful
11 17 (40.48%) REST
12 16 (38.10%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (57.14%) Client/Server
2 17 (40.48%) Computer Science
3 9 (21.43%) Web 2.0
4 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Linux
2 10 (23.81%) UNIX
2 10 (23.81%) AIX
2 10 (23.81%) HPUX
2 10 (23.81%) Solaris
3 7 (16.67%) Android
4 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) UML
3 19 (45.24%) OO
3 19 (45.24%) MVC
4 18 (42.86%) Multithreading
5 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
5 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
6 8 (19.05%) Scrum
6 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (19.05%) SOA
6 8 (19.05%) Web Application Development
6 8 (19.05%) User Stories
7 6 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (14.29%) Build Automation
7 6 (14.29%) Use Case
7 6 (14.29%) Web Design
7 6 (14.29%) Requirements Management
7 6 (14.29%) Web Development
7 6 (14.29%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 25 (59.52%) XPath
4 18 (42.86%) SQL
5 10 (23.81%) C++
5 10 (23.81%) C
6 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
6 8 (19.05%) Perl
7 6 (14.29%) ECMAScript
7 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.76%) C#
8 2 (4.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Degree
2 10 (23.81%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.38%) VCP4
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (23.81%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Oracle
2 16 (38.10%) VMware
3 6 (14.29%) Adobe
3 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
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