The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XMLHttpRequest (XHR)
Rank 892 859 865
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +6
Permanent jobs citing XHR 4 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.009% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.009% 0.023% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 16
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary - £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -17.64%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45536 43438 48308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.04% 39.82% 41.14%
Number of salaries quoted 38815 37807 42883
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% -

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 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XHR within the UK over the 3 months to 11 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 -22 4 £38,750 +10.71%
London - 4 £38,750 -

XHR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 15 (100.00%) HTML
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (86.67%) HTML5
3 11 (73.33%) JSON
3 11 (73.33%) jQuery
3 11 (73.33%) XML
4 9 (60.00%) PHP
5 7 (46.67%) Node.js
5 7 (46.67%) CSS3
5 7 (46.67%) Semantic HTML
5 7 (46.67%) OOP
5 7 (46.67%) OO
5 7 (46.67%) XHTML
5 7 (46.67%) DOM
6 6 (40.00%) Web Design
7 4 (26.67%) LAMP
7 4 (26.67%) Zend
7 4 (26.67%) Zend Framework
7 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (26.67%) Moodle
7 4 (26.67%) Time Management
7 4 (26.67%) LESS
7 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
7 4 (26.67%) UNIX
7 4 (26.67%) Linux
7 4 (26.67%) MySQL
8 3 (20.00%) Ant
8 3 (20.00%) .NET
8 3 (20.00%) Java

XHR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 7 (46.67%) Node.js
2 4 (26.67%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Grunt
2 3 (20.00%) Ant
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (20.00%) Advertising
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 4 (26.67%) LAMP Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
3 4 (26.67%) PHP Developer
3 4 (26.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (20.00%) UI Programmer
4 3 (20.00%) UI Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (86.67%) HTML5
3 11 (73.33%) jQuery
3 11 (73.33%) JSON
3 11 (73.33%) XML
4 7 (46.67%) DOM
4 7 (46.67%) XHTML
4 7 (46.67%) CSS3
4 7 (46.67%) Semantic HTML
5 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (26.67%) LESS
5 4 (26.67%) LAMP
5 4 (26.67%) Zend Framework
6 3 (20.00%) REST
6 3 (20.00%) Ajax
6 3 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (20.00%) Dojo
6 3 (20.00%) SVG
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) OOP
1 7 (46.67%) OO
2 6 (40.00%) Web Design
3 4 (26.67%) Time Management
4 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) PHP
3 3 (20.00%) Ruby
3 3 (20.00%) Groovy
3 3 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Zend
2 3 (20.00%) Facebook
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Apple