The table below looks at the statistics for XHR skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XHR over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XMLHttpRequest (XHR)
Rank - 875 877
Permanent jobs citing XHR 0 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.013% 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.033% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 17
Average salary - £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary - £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -17.64%

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
42258 42660 46897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.54% 39.74% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35576 37010 41087
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 £29,000 £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% -

XHR
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XHR within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XHR Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XHR
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XHR within the UK.

XHR Salary Trend in the UK

XHR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing XHR 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 XHR.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) DOM
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) Dojo
2 3 (75.00%) Advertising
2 3 (75.00%) Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) XHTML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Backbone.js
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) User Experience
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Zend
4 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Linux

XHR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing XHR 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 XHR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (75.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Developer
2 3 (75.00%) UI Developer
2 3 (75.00%) UI Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Front-End Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) DOM
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) Dojo
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) XHTML
2 3 (75.00%) Backbone.js
2 3 (75.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) LESS
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Web Design
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) OOP
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Zend