The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple API for XML (SAX)
Rank 881 868 876
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Permanent jobs citing SAX 22 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.021% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.046% 0.052% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 25
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £84,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - £35,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
47661 44424 51547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.06% 40.21% 41.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40214 38703 45991
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
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 24 April 2014 within the UK.

SAX Salary Histogram in the UK

SAX
Top 12 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -33 21 £40,000 -5.88%
London -52 12 £40,000 -5.88%
West Midlands - 7 £40,000 -
City of London -17 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £42,800 -
Glasgow - 1 £28,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £42,800 -
Watford - 1 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £42,800 -
Scotland - 1 £28,500 -
East of England - 1 £45,000 -

SAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 38 (97.44%) XML
2 34 (87.18%) Java
3 31 (79.49%) HTML
3 31 (79.49%) CSS
4 28 (71.79%) Tomcat
5 25 (64.10%) Oracle
5 25 (64.10%) JavaScript
5 25 (64.10%) J2EE
6 24 (61.54%) Hibernate
7 23 (58.97%) Apache
7 23 (58.97%) DOM
8 21 (53.85%) MySQL
9 20 (51.28%) XSD
10 17 (43.59%) SOAP
10 17 (43.59%) Spring
11 14 (35.90%) Subversion
11 14 (35.90%) Web Services
12 13 (33.33%) Servlets
12 13 (33.33%) MVC
12 13 (33.33%) Maven
12 13 (33.33%) Spring MVC
13 12 (30.77%) jQuery
13 12 (30.77%) REST
13 12 (30.77%) Shell Script
13 12 (30.77%) Oracle Database
14 11 (28.21%) XSLT
14 11 (28.21%) Linux
14 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (25.64%) Ajax
15 10 (25.64%) RESTful

SAX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 28 (71.79%) Tomcat
2 23 (58.97%) Apache
3 9 (23.08%) Apache Solr
4 6 (15.38%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
6 4 (10.26%) WebLogic
6 4 (10.26%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (10.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (7.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) SMTP
2 1 (2.56%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) MySQL
2 12 (30.77%) Oracle Database
3 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
4 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
5 6 (15.38%) RDBMS
5 6 (15.38%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Subversion
2 13 (33.33%) Maven
3 9 (23.08%) JUnit
4 6 (15.38%) Eclipse
4 6 (15.38%) Log4j
5 4 (10.26%) Ant
6 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (7.69%) Trac
6 3 (7.69%) JIRA
6 3 (7.69%) Bugzilla
6 3 (7.69%) JBuilder
6 3 (7.69%) Toad
7 1 (2.56%) EasyMock
7 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (15.38%) Retail
1 6 (15.38%) Publishing
2 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (79.49%) Developer
2 28 (71.79%) Java Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 9 (23.08%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Leader
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Lead Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Lead Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (97.44%) XML
2 31 (79.49%) HTML
2 31 (79.49%) CSS
3 25 (64.10%) J2EE
4 24 (61.54%) Hibernate
5 23 (58.97%) DOM
6 20 (51.28%) XSD
7 17 (43.59%) SOAP
7 17 (43.59%) Spring
8 14 (35.90%) Web Services
9 13 (33.33%) Servlets
9 13 (33.33%) Spring MVC
10 12 (30.77%) jQuery
10 12 (30.77%) REST
11 11 (28.21%) XSLT
12 10 (25.64%) Ajax
12 10 (25.64%) RESTful
13 9 (23.08%) JSP
13 9 (23.08%) Grails
13 9 (23.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Social Media
2 7 (17.95%) Client/Server
3 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.69%) Wiki
5 2 (5.13%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 9 (23.08%) UNIX
3 6 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 6 (15.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) MVC
2 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) E-Commerce
4 9 (23.08%) CRM
4 9 (23.08%) B2B
4 9 (23.08%) B2C
4 9 (23.08%) UML
4 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 9 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (23.08%) Scrum
5 8 (20.51%) TDD
6 6 (15.38%) Web Development
6 6 (15.38%) Logistics
6 6 (15.38%) Use Case
6 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 6 (15.38%) Android Development
6 6 (15.38%) iOS Development
7 4 (10.26%) SOA
7 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.26%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 34 (87.18%) Java
2 25 (64.10%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.77%) Shell Script
4 10 (25.64%) Groovy
5 8 (20.51%) SQL
6 6 (15.38%) ECMAScript
7 4 (10.26%) VBA
7 4 (10.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 3 (7.69%) PHP
9 2 (5.13%) AspectJ
9 2 (5.13%) XPath
10 1 (2.56%) Ruby
10 1 (2.56%) Perl
10 1 (2.56%) C#
10 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Adobe
3 4 (10.26%) IBM
4 3 (7.69%) hybris
4 3 (7.69%) Yahoo!
4 3 (7.69%) JBoss
5 1 (2.56%) ATG