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 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
XMLHttpRequest (XHR)
Rank 898 862 868
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +6
Permanent jobs citing XHR 1 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.010% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.002% 0.026% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 20
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
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% -

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 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 -44 1 £40,000 +14.28%
London - 1 £40,000 -

XHR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) jQuery
3 10 (83.33%) HTML5
4 8 (66.67%) JSON
4 8 (66.67%) XML
5 7 (58.33%) DOM
5 7 (58.33%) Node.js
5 7 (58.33%) CSS3
5 7 (58.33%) Semantic HTML
6 6 (50.00%) PHP
6 6 (50.00%) Web Design
7 4 (33.33%) UNIX
7 4 (33.33%) Linux
7 4 (33.33%) OOP
7 4 (33.33%) OO
7 4 (33.33%) XHTML
7 4 (33.33%) LESS
7 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 4 (33.33%) Zend
7 4 (33.33%) Zend Framework
7 4 (33.33%) Time Management
7 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 3 (25.00%) Ant
8 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (25.00%) Groovy
8 3 (25.00%) Dojo
8 3 (25.00%) Selenium
8 3 (25.00%) Underscore.js

XHR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (58.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Grunt
2 3 (25.00%) Ant
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (25.00%) Advertising
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (25.00%) UI Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (25.00%) UI Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Front-End Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) jQuery
3 10 (83.33%) HTML5
4 8 (66.67%) JSON
4 8 (66.67%) XML
5 7 (58.33%) DOM
5 7 (58.33%) CSS3
5 7 (58.33%) Semantic HTML
6 4 (33.33%) LESS
6 4 (33.33%) Zend Framework
6 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 4 (33.33%) XHTML
7 3 (25.00%) SVG
7 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
7 3 (25.00%) Sass
7 3 (25.00%) REST
7 3 (25.00%) Dojo
7 3 (25.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Web Design
2 4 (33.33%) OOP
2 4 (33.33%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) Time Management
3 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) SEO
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
3 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
3 3 (25.00%) Groovy
3 3 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Zend
2 3 (25.00%) Facebook
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Apple