The table below looks at the statistics for SAX skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAX over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple API for XML (SAX)
Rank 846 977 964
Rank change year-on-year
+131 -13
Permanent jobs citing SAX 30 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.007% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.085% 0.019% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 11
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%

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
35271 41088 41896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.16% 38.30% 37.03%
Number of salaries quoted 30457 35269 36009
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SAX
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SAX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 2016 within the UK.

SAX Salary Histogram in the UK

SAX
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAX within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +111 24 £50,000 +33.33%
London +75 18 £54,500 +45.33%
South East +70 6 £47,500 -11.62%
Scotland - 6 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 4 £47,500 -
Berkshire +55 2 £70,000 +30.23%
Maidenhead +2 2 £70,000 +30.23%

SAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing SAX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SAX.

1 35 (77.78%) XML
2 34 (75.56%) DOM
2 34 (75.56%) Java
3 29 (64.44%) Relational Database
4 25 (55.56%) JUnit
5 24 (53.33%) Finance
5 24 (53.33%) Spring
5 24 (53.33%) Java EE
6 23 (51.11%) WebSphere
6 23 (51.11%) Ant
6 23 (51.11%) SQL
7 22 (48.89%) J2EE
7 22 (48.89%) WebLogic
7 22 (48.89%) JMS
7 22 (48.89%) Shell Script
7 22 (48.89%) Maven
7 22 (48.89%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (44.44%) Banking
9 19 (42.22%) XSLT
9 19 (42.22%) HTML
10 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
10 18 (40.00%) Subversion
10 18 (40.00%) JSF
10 18 (40.00%) XPath
11 17 (37.78%) Hibernate
11 17 (37.78%) Middleware
11 17 (37.78%) Oracle
11 17 (37.78%) JSP
12 16 (35.56%) JDBC
12 16 (35.56%) JPA

SAX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (51.11%) WebSphere
2 22 (48.89%) WebLogic
3 14 (31.11%) GlassFish
3 14 (31.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (22.22%) Tomcat
5 9 (20.00%) JBoss
6 8 (17.78%) Apache
6 8 (17.78%) Jetty
6 8 (17.78%) nginx
7 7 (15.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (4.44%) JCAPS
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) PaaS
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) FTP
2 10 (22.22%) BGP
2 10 (22.22%) EIGRP
2 10 (22.22%) Ethernet
2 10 (22.22%) LAN
2 10 (22.22%) MPLS
2 10 (22.22%) OSPF
2 10 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
2 10 (22.22%) VLAN
2 10 (22.22%) WAN
3 9 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (17.78%) HTTP
4 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
5 7 (15.56%) SMTP
6 6 (13.33%) HTTPS
6 6 (13.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (64.44%) Relational Database
2 15 (33.33%) MySQL
3 8 (17.78%) InterSystems Cache
3 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database
3 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (17.78%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (15.56%) RDBMS
4 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
5 5 (11.11%) Jackrabbit
6 2 (4.44%) Big Data
7 1 (2.22%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.22%) DB2
7 1 (2.22%) MarkLogic
7 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (55.56%) JUnit
2 23 (51.11%) Ant
3 22 (48.89%) Maven
4 18 (40.00%) Subversion
5 9 (20.00%) Eclipse
6 8 (17.78%) Hudson
6 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
6 8 (17.78%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (13.33%) CppUnit
7 6 (13.33%) GDB
7 6 (13.33%) Valgrind
7 6 (13.33%) XMLSpy
8 5 (11.11%) Log4j
9 2 (4.44%) ERwin
9 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
9 2 (4.44%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
10 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 24 (53.33%) Finance
2 20 (44.44%) Banking
3 14 (31.11%) Back Office
4 11 (24.44%) Investment Banking
5 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (11.11%) Publishing
6 5 (11.11%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (4.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 12 (26.67%) Integration Developer
4 11 (24.44%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 11 (24.44%) Java Middleware Developer
4 11 (24.44%) Middleware Developer
5 10 (22.22%) Data Engineer
5 10 (22.22%) Data Network Engineer
5 10 (22.22%) Network Engineer
6 7 (15.56%) Java Programmer
6 7 (15.56%) Programmer
7 4 (8.89%) C++ Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.44%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Java Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) XML Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (77.78%) XML
2 34 (75.56%) DOM
3 24 (53.33%) Java EE
3 24 (53.33%) Spring
4 22 (48.89%) J2EE
4 22 (48.89%) JMS
5 19 (42.22%) HTML
5 19 (42.22%) XSLT
6 18 (40.00%) JSF
7 17 (37.78%) Hibernate
7 17 (37.78%) JSP
7 17 (37.78%) Middleware
8 16 (35.56%) JDBC
8 16 (35.56%) JPA
9 15 (33.33%) CSS
10 14 (31.11%) WebSphere MQ
11 12 (26.67%) SOAP
11 12 (26.67%) Web Services
12 11 (24.44%) XSD
13 10 (22.22%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (15.56%) Client/Server
3 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.89%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Equities
6 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.22%) New Media
6 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Linux
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Android
2 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 5 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (33.33%) SDLC
2 15 (33.33%) UML
3 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.89%) Configuration Management
4 10 (22.22%) Network Design
4 10 (22.22%) OO
4 10 (22.22%) Project Management
4 10 (22.22%) Time Management
5 9 (20.00%) AOP
5 9 (20.00%) Workflow
6 8 (17.78%) Analytics
6 8 (17.78%) API Design
6 8 (17.78%) BPMN
6 8 (17.78%) ETL
6 8 (17.78%) Microservices
6 8 (17.78%) Multithreading
6 8 (17.78%) RUP
7 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
7 7 (15.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 34 (75.56%) Java
2 23 (51.11%) SQL
3 22 (48.89%) Shell Script
4 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (40.00%) XPath
5 8 (17.78%) C++
5 8 (17.78%) Groovy
6 7 (15.56%) ECMAScript
6 7 (15.56%) Python
6 7 (15.56%) Ruby
6 7 (15.56%) Scala
7 6 (13.33%) C
7 6 (13.33%) C#
7 6 (13.33%) Go
8 2 (4.44%) XQuery
9 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) OCPJP
3 1 (2.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Oracle
2 10 (22.22%) Cisco
2 10 (22.22%) Nokia
3 8 (17.78%) Altova
3 8 (17.78%) ILOG
3 8 (17.78%) Splunk
4 7 (15.56%) Adobe
5 6 (13.33%) Google
6 3 (6.67%) IBM
6 3 (6.67%) TIBCO
7 2 (4.44%) Fiorano
7 2 (4.44%) Talend
7 2 (4.44%) WSO2
8 1 (2.22%) Apigee
8 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.22%) Sun
8 1 (2.22%) Sybase