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 14 July 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple API for XML (SAX)
Rank 854 851 878
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +27
Permanent jobs citing SAX 42 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.019% 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.092% 0.048% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 34 16 13
Average salary £42,250 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.05% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £36,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £82,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - £42,500
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45440 43345 48914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.98% 39.77% 41.12%
Number of salaries quoted 38744 37724 43415
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 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 14 July 2014 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 14 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 40 £42,500 -10.52% 3
North West - 22 £41,250 - 2
Manchester - 22 £41,250 - 2
London -39 15 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Salford - 14 £41,250 - 1
City of London +4 4 £52,500 -34.37% 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £37,500 -
Leeds - 3 £37,500 -
West Midlands -1 2 £45,000 -
Scotland -13 2 £28,500 -
Glasgow -16 2 £28,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £45,000 -
Stockport - 2 £37,500 -
Sale - 2 £38,750 -

SAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 63 (96.92%) XML
1 63 (96.92%) DOM
2 60 (92.31%) Java
3 45 (69.23%) Servlets
4 41 (63.08%) J2EE
5 38 (58.46%) XSLT
5 38 (58.46%) Android
6 37 (56.92%) Tomcat
7 36 (55.38%) J2SE
8 35 (53.85%) Oracle
9 34 (52.31%) Linux
10 33 (50.77%) Spring
11 31 (47.69%) Grails
12 30 (46.15%) CSS
12 30 (46.15%) HTML
13 28 (43.08%) JMS
14 27 (41.54%) XPath
15 26 (40.00%) Maven
16 25 (38.46%) Ajax
16 25 (38.46%) JavaScript
17 24 (36.92%) JSP
17 24 (36.92%) WebSphere
18 22 (33.85%) Hibernate
18 22 (33.85%) XML Schema
19 21 (32.31%) SOAP
19 21 (32.31%) SQL Server
20 20 (30.77%) UML
20 20 (30.77%) HTTP
20 20 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
20 20 (30.77%) JPA

SAX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 37 (56.92%) Tomcat
2 24 (36.92%) WebSphere
3 19 (29.23%) Apache
4 16 (24.62%) Adobe CQ
5 9 (13.85%) Apache Solr
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (4.62%) Node.js
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (4.62%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.77%) HTTP
2 16 (24.62%) SMTP
3 1 (1.54%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.31%) SQL Server
2 20 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 19 (29.23%) MySQL
4 17 (26.15%) RDBMS
4 17 (26.15%) Hazelcast
5 16 (24.62%) Jackrabbit
6 13 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (40.00%) Maven
2 17 (26.15%) JUnit
3 16 (24.62%) Log4j
4 11 (16.92%) Eclipse
5 7 (10.77%) Bugzilla
5 7 (10.77%) Subversion
6 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
7 4 (6.15%) Mercurial
7 4 (6.15%) Hudson
7 4 (6.15%) Redmine
7 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.62%) Trac
8 3 (4.62%) JIRA
8 3 (4.62%) Toad
8 3 (4.62%) Ant
8 3 (4.62%) JBuilder
8 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (1.54%) JDeveloper
10 1 (1.54%) NetBeans
General
1 16 (24.62%) Publishing
2 6 (9.23%) Finance
3 5 (7.69%) Games
4 4 (6.15%) Legal
5 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (83.08%) Developer
2 49 (75.38%) Java Developer
3 12 (18.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (16.92%) J2EE Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Java Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Programmer
9 2 (3.08%) Technical Specialist
10 1 (1.54%) Lead Programmer
10 1 (1.54%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (96.92%) XML
1 63 (96.92%) DOM
2 45 (69.23%) Servlets
3 41 (63.08%) J2EE
4 38 (58.46%) XSLT
5 36 (55.38%) J2SE
6 33 (50.77%) Spring
7 31 (47.69%) Grails
8 30 (46.15%) CSS
8 30 (46.15%) HTML
9 28 (43.08%) JMS
10 25 (38.46%) Ajax
11 24 (36.92%) JSP
12 22 (33.85%) Hibernate
12 22 (33.85%) XML Schema
13 21 (32.31%) SOAP
14 20 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
14 20 (30.77%) JPA
15 19 (29.23%) XSD
16 16 (24.62%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) Client/Server
2 16 (24.62%) Computer Science
3 9 (13.85%) Social Media
4 3 (4.62%) Wiki
5 2 (3.08%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (58.46%) Android
2 34 (52.31%) Linux
3 18 (27.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (24.62%) Apple iOS
4 16 (24.62%) Windows
5 13 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) UML
2 16 (24.62%) Software Engineering
2 16 (24.62%) Web Development
2 16 (24.62%) Use Case
2 16 (24.62%) Android Development
2 16 (24.62%) iOS Development
3 13 (20.00%) Scrum
4 12 (18.46%) E-Commerce
5 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.85%) CRM
6 9 (13.85%) B2B
6 9 (13.85%) B2C
6 9 (13.85%) Software Testing
6 9 (13.85%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing
8 6 (9.23%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.15%) OO
9 4 (6.15%) SOA
9 4 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.15%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 60 (92.31%) Java
2 27 (41.54%) XPath
3 25 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 16 (24.62%) ECMAScript
5 13 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 10 (15.38%) Groovy
7 9 (13.85%) SQL
8 3 (4.62%) Perl
8 3 (4.62%) PHP
9 2 (3.08%) VBA
9 2 (3.08%) Python
9 2 (3.08%) Ruby
9 2 (3.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 2 (3.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 35 (53.85%) Oracle
2 18 (27.69%) Red Hat
3 16 (24.62%) Adobe
4 8 (12.31%) JBoss
5 3 (4.62%) Yahoo!
5 3 (4.62%) hybris
6 2 (3.08%) IBM
7 1 (1.54%) ATG
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