The table below looks at the statistics for XMetaL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XMetaL 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
JustSystems XMetaL
Rank 870 846 881
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +35
Permanent jobs citing XMetaL 29 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.025% 0.007%
As % of the Applications category 0.17% 0.17% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 8
Average salary £29,250 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £41,600
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,250 £32,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
17564 15964 16834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.09% 15.01% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13930 13220 14411
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,700 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-0.85% +2.94%

XMetaL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XMetaL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

XMetaL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XMetaL
Salary Trend

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

XMetaL Salary Trend in the UK

XMetaL
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XMetaL 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 -33 29 £29,250 -10.00%
Bedfordshire -8 18 £28,000 -13.84%
East of England -22 18 £28,000 -13.84%
City of London - 7 - -
London - 7 - -
Newbury - 4 £30,500 -
Berkshire - 4 £30,500 -
South East - 4 £30,500 -

XMetaL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing XMetaL 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 XMetaL.

1 61 (100.00%) XML
2 34 (55.74%) Telecoms
2 34 (55.74%) 2G
2 34 (55.74%) Computer Science
2 34 (55.74%) 3G
3 27 (44.26%) HTML
4 24 (39.34%) Degree
5 21 (34.43%) LTE
6 18 (29.51%) MarkLogic
6 18 (29.51%) Semantic Web
6 18 (29.51%) Ontologies
6 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
6 18 (29.51%) VBA
6 18 (29.51%) .NET
6 18 (29.51%) CSS
6 18 (29.51%) XSL
6 18 (29.51%) XSLT
6 18 (29.51%) XML Schema
6 18 (29.51%) RDF
6 18 (29.51%) C++
6 18 (29.51%) XHTML
7 17 (27.87%) C#
7 17 (27.87%) Publishing
8 15 (24.59%) Content Management
9 13 (21.31%) FrameMaker
9 13 (21.31%) E-Learning
9 13 (21.31%) Workflow
9 13 (21.31%) MS Visio
9 13 (21.31%) XMLSpy
10 10 (16.39%) HNC

XMetaL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing XMetaL 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 XMetaL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 13 (21.31%) MS Visio
1 13 (21.31%) FrameMaker
Communications & Networking
1 34 (55.74%) 3G
1 34 (55.74%) 2G
2 21 (34.43%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.51%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) XMLSpy
General
1 34 (55.74%) Telecoms
2 17 (27.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (70.49%) Author
1 43 (70.49%) Technical Author
2 18 (29.51%) Developer
2 18 (29.51%) XML Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Junior Technical Author
3 11 (18.03%) Junior
4 3 (4.92%) Graduate
4 3 (4.92%) Senior Technical Author
5 1 (1.64%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (100.00%) XML
2 27 (44.26%) HTML
3 18 (29.51%) .NET
3 18 (29.51%) CSS
3 18 (29.51%) XSL
3 18 (29.51%) XSLT
3 18 (29.51%) XHTML
3 18 (29.51%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 34 (55.74%) Computer Science
2 18 (29.51%) Semantic Web
2 18 (29.51%) Ontologies
3 13 (21.31%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) RDF
2 15 (24.59%) Content Management
3 13 (21.31%) Workflow
4 2 (3.28%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.51%) C++
1 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
1 18 (29.51%) VBA
2 17 (27.87%) C#
3 2 (3.28%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 24 (39.34%) Degree
2 10 (16.39%) HNC