The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XML over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 29 34 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Permanent jobs citing XML 37 42 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.51% 6.86% 11.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.14% 18.75% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 29
Average salary £46,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.87% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
XML
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
204 224 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 41.38% 36.60% 41.32%
Number of salaries quoted 145 185 92
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

XML
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML across the Watford region.

XML Salary Trend in Watford

XML
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XML across the Watford region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

XML Salary Histogram in Watford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing XML 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 XML.

1 71 (73.96%) SQL
2 68 (70.83%) Java
3 60 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 55 (57.29%) HTML
5 51 (53.13%) UNIX
6 40 (41.67%) WebSphere
7 33 (34.38%) J2EE
7 33 (34.38%) DB2
8 32 (33.33%) E-Commerce
8 32 (33.33%) Retail
9 28 (29.17%) Degree
9 28 (29.17%) Web Services
10 27 (28.13%) TDD
10 27 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (27.08%) Subversion
11 26 (27.08%) Finance
12 25 (26.04%) Linux
12 25 (26.04%) Spring
13 24 (25.00%) jQuery
13 24 (25.00%) System Testing
13 24 (25.00%) Flash
13 24 (25.00%) CSS
14 23 (23.96%) IBM
14 23 (23.96%) RESTful
15 22 (22.92%) DbVisualizer
15 22 (22.92%) Automated Testing
15 22 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (22.92%) Ajax
15 22 (22.92%) SQL Server
16 21 (21.88%) Java EE

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing XML 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 XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (41.67%) WebSphere
2 18 (18.75%) MQSeries
3 12 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 7 (7.29%) Apache
6 6 (6.25%) CMS
7 5 (5.21%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (5.21%) IIS
7 5 (5.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (4.17%) JBoss
8 4 (4.17%) WebLogic
9 3 (3.13%) Tuxedo
10 2 (2.08%) SugarCRM
11 1 (1.04%) Content Management Server
11 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
11 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Magento
2 3 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.08%) Infor CRM
3 2 (2.08%) Sage CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.46%) IPv4
2 10 (10.42%) HTTP
3 4 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (1.04%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (34.38%) DB2
2 22 (22.92%) DbVisualizer
2 22 (22.92%) SQL Server
3 12 (12.50%) MySQL
4 8 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (6.25%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.08%) Informix
7 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (27.08%) Subversion
2 18 (18.75%) Maven
3 16 (16.67%) JUnit
4 15 (15.63%) QuickTest Pro
4 15 (15.63%) LoadRunner
5 12 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 12 (12.50%) Selenium
6 8 (8.33%) Eclipse
7 7 (7.29%) SoapUI
7 7 (7.29%) WebDriver
8 5 (5.21%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 5 (5.21%) NUnit
8 5 (5.21%) WATIR
8 5 (5.21%) JBehave
8 5 (5.21%) Rational Application Developer
8 5 (5.21%) SpecFlow
8 5 (5.21%) Jenkins
8 5 (5.21%) Calabash
9 3 (3.13%) Log4j
9 3 (3.13%) Ant
General
1 32 (33.33%) Retail
2 26 (27.08%) Finance
3 12 (12.50%) Banking
4 7 (7.29%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.13%) Law
6 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.08%) Games
7 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (58.33%) Developer
2 32 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 22 (22.92%) Tester
4 15 (15.63%) Analyst
4 15 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 14 (14.58%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
7 10 (10.42%) Consultant
8 8 (8.33%) C# Developer
8 8 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
8 8 (8.33%) Programmer
8 8 (8.33%) Software Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) Selenium Tester
9 7 (7.29%) Automation Tester
10 6 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (6.25%) Magento Developer
10 6 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) .NET Developer
10 6 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (57.29%) HTML
2 33 (34.38%) J2EE
3 28 (29.17%) Web Services
4 25 (26.04%) Spring
5 24 (25.00%) jQuery
5 24 (25.00%) Flash
5 24 (25.00%) CSS
6 23 (23.96%) RESTful
7 22 (22.92%) Ajax
8 21 (21.88%) Java EE
9 20 (20.83%) Hibernate
10 18 (18.75%) SOAP
11 15 (15.63%) Struts
12 12 (12.50%) Gherkin
12 12 (12.50%) Spring MVC
12 12 (12.50%) JDBC
12 12 (12.50%) JSP
13 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
13 11 (11.46%) .NET
14 10 (10.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.29%) Client/Server
2 7 (7.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.21%) Open Source
4 3 (3.13%) Web 2.0
4 3 (3.13%) Derivative
5 2 (2.08%) Online Gambling
5 2 (2.08%) EMV
6 1 (1.04%) W3C
6 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.04%) iDTV
6 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.04%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 51 (53.13%) UNIX
2 25 (26.04%) Linux
3 18 (18.75%) Windows
4 15 (15.63%) Solaris
5 12 (12.50%) AIX
6 10 (10.42%) HPUX
7 2 (2.08%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 27 (28.13%) TDD
3 24 (25.00%) System Testing
4 22 (22.92%) Automated Testing
4 22 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (19.79%) OO
5 19 (19.79%) Test Automation
6 16 (16.67%) Web Development
7 15 (15.63%) Regression Testing
8 14 (14.58%) MVC
9 13 (13.54%) Software Engineering
9 13 (13.54%) Test Scripting
9 13 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (11.46%) Scrum
10 11 (11.46%) Content Management
11 10 (10.42%) BDD
12 9 (9.38%) Multithreading
13 7 (7.29%) Document Management
13 7 (7.29%) Coaching
14 5 (5.21%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 71 (73.96%) SQL
2 68 (70.83%) Java
3 60 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.58%) C
4 14 (14.58%) C#
5 11 (11.46%) C++
6 10 (10.42%) XPath
6 10 (10.42%) PHP
7 9 (9.38%) Perl
8 8 (8.33%) VB.NET
9 7 (7.29%) Bash Shell
10 6 (6.25%) Shell Script
11 5 (5.21%) Python
11 5 (5.21%) Ruby
12 2 (2.08%) PHP5
12 2 (2.08%) ActionScript
12 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 28 (29.17%) Degree
2 15 (15.63%) Sun Certification
3 12 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (12.50%) ISEB
4 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) VirtualBox
1 7 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (23.96%) IBM
2 18 (18.75%) Oracle
3 15 (15.63%) HP
4 11 (11.46%) Demandware
5 8 (8.33%) Sun
6 7 (7.29%) VMware
7 6 (6.25%) hybris
7 6 (6.25%) CyberSource
7 6 (6.25%) Ogone
7 6 (6.25%) ATG
8 5 (5.21%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.13%) Interwoven
10 2 (2.08%) Siebel
10 2 (2.08%) Reuters
10 2 (2.08%) Adobe
10 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (2.08%) Sage
11 1 (1.04%) Sybase
Watford, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago