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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple API for XML (SAX)
Rank 846 847 869
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Permanent jobs citing SAX 53 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.024% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.062% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 44 26 17
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,750 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £80,000 £57,500
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
44238 42026 47482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.01% 39.51% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37202 36393 41776
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -8 51 £42,500 -10.52%
North West - 33 £40,000 -
Manchester - 33 £40,000 -
London -7 17 £47,500 -
Salford - 17 £40,000 -
Stockport - 5 £37,500 -
Leeds - 5 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 5 £37,500 -
City of London -6 4 £52,500 -34.37%
Scotland - 2 £62,500 -
Glasgow - 2 £62,500 -
Sale - 2 £38,750 -
East Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Brighton - 1 £45,000 -
South East - 1 £45,000 -

SAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 82 (100.00%) DOM
2 80 (97.56%) XML
3 78 (95.12%) Java
4 64 (78.05%) Servlets
5 62 (75.61%) Android
6 57 (69.51%) J2SE
7 51 (62.20%) XSLT
8 50 (60.98%) Spring
9 44 (53.66%) J2EE
9 44 (53.66%) Tomcat
9 44 (53.66%) JMS
10 43 (52.44%) XPath
11 41 (50.00%) Maven
12 40 (48.78%) Grails
13 39 (47.56%) Linux
14 38 (46.34%) XML Schema
15 35 (42.68%) WebSphere
16 33 (40.24%) Ajax
16 33 (40.24%) HTTP
16 33 (40.24%) WebSphere MQ
16 33 (40.24%) HTML
16 33 (40.24%) Oracle
17 32 (39.02%) JSP
17 32 (39.02%) JavaScript
18 31 (37.80%) CSS
19 29 (35.37%) SQL Server
19 29 (35.37%) Red Hat
19 29 (35.37%) Hibernate
19 29 (35.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 28 (34.15%) JPA

SAX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 44 (53.66%) Tomcat
2 35 (42.68%) WebSphere
3 25 (30.49%) Apache
4 24 (29.27%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (2.44%) Alfresco
5 2 (2.44%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.44%) Node.js
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 33 (40.24%) HTTP
2 24 (29.27%) SMTP
3 1 (1.22%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (35.37%) SQL Server
2 28 (34.15%) Hazelcast
3 27 (32.93%) MySQL
3 27 (32.93%) Relational Database
4 25 (30.49%) RDBMS
5 24 (29.27%) Jackrabbit
6 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.44%) MarkLogic
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 41 (50.00%) Maven
2 24 (29.27%) JUnit
2 24 (29.27%) Log4j
3 10 (12.20%) Eclipse
4 7 (8.54%) Bugzilla
5 6 (7.32%) Subversion
6 4 (4.88%) Mercurial
6 4 (4.88%) Hudson
6 4 (4.88%) Redmine
6 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.66%) Trac
7 3 (3.66%) JIRA
7 3 (3.66%) Ant
7 3 (3.66%) JBuilder
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (2.44%) Toad
8 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.22%) JDeveloper
9 1 (1.22%) NetBeans
General
1 23 (28.05%) Publishing
2 7 (8.54%) Games
3 6 (7.32%) Finance
4 5 (6.10%) Legal
5 2 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.22%) Retail
6 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (90.24%) Developer
2 66 (80.49%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.20%) Senior Developer
4 8 (9.76%) Software Developer
4 8 (9.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (8.54%) J2EE Developer
5 7 (8.54%) Software Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Java Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.22%) Python Developer
9 1 (1.22%) Java Programmer
9 1 (1.22%) Architect
9 1 (1.22%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (100.00%) DOM
2 80 (97.56%) XML
3 64 (78.05%) Servlets
4 57 (69.51%) J2SE
5 51 (62.20%) XSLT
6 50 (60.98%) Spring
7 44 (53.66%) JMS
7 44 (53.66%) J2EE
8 40 (48.78%) Grails
9 38 (46.34%) XML Schema
10 33 (40.24%) HTML
10 33 (40.24%) Ajax
10 33 (40.24%) WebSphere MQ
11 32 (39.02%) JSP
12 31 (37.80%) CSS
13 29 (35.37%) Hibernate
14 28 (34.15%) JPA
15 24 (29.27%) Apache Sling
15 24 (29.27%) Apache Felix
15 24 (29.27%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 26 (31.71%) Client/Server
2 22 (26.83%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.66%) Wiki
4 2 (2.44%) Social Media
4 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.44%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 62 (75.61%) Android
2 39 (47.56%) Linux
3 29 (35.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (31.71%) Windows
5 25 (30.49%) Apple iOS
6 8 (9.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) UML
1 27 (32.93%) Software Engineering
2 25 (30.49%) iOS Development
3 24 (29.27%) Android Development
3 24 (29.27%) Web Development
3 24 (29.27%) Use Case
4 17 (20.73%) E-Commerce
5 9 (10.98%) Unit Testing
6 6 (7.32%) OO
6 6 (7.32%) Scrum
6 6 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.10%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.88%) Software Architecture
9 3 (3.66%) Project Management
10 2 (2.44%) TDD
10 2 (2.44%) CRM
10 2 (2.44%) SOA
10 2 (2.44%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 78 (95.12%) Java
2 43 (52.44%) XPath
3 32 (39.02%) JavaScript
4 24 (29.27%) ECMAScript
5 9 (10.98%) SQL
6 5 (6.10%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.66%) Perl
8 2 (2.44%) PHP
8 2 (2.44%) Ruby
8 2 (2.44%) Python
8 2 (2.44%) Groovy
8 2 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) Degree
Vendors
1 33 (40.24%) Oracle
2 29 (35.37%) Red Hat
3 24 (29.27%) Adobe
4 8 (9.76%) JBoss
5 3 (3.66%) Yahoo!
5 3 (3.66%) hybris
6 1 (1.22%) ATG