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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 25 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing XML 44 57 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.71% 11.09% 9.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.47% 26.03% 22.35%
Number of salaries quoted 33 44 32
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £31,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £42,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
215 219 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 42.57% 42.61% 41.77%
Number of salaries quoted 160 165 133
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 27 March 2015.

XML Salary Histogram in Watford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 79 (73.83%) Java
2 66 (61.68%) SQL
3 61 (57.01%) JavaScript
4 54 (50.47%) HTML
5 46 (42.99%) UNIX
6 42 (39.25%) Degree
7 38 (35.51%) Web Services
8 37 (34.58%) jQuery
8 37 (34.58%) RESTful
9 35 (32.71%) Spring
9 35 (32.71%) Hibernate
10 34 (31.78%) E-Commerce
11 33 (30.84%) Finance
11 33 (30.84%) WebSphere
12 32 (29.91%) SOAP
13 31 (28.97%) J2EE
13 31 (28.97%) Subversion
13 31 (28.97%) Maven
14 30 (28.04%) Ajax
14 30 (28.04%) OO
15 29 (27.10%) Retail
16 26 (24.30%) Test Automation
17 25 (23.36%) Linux
18 24 (22.43%) Java EE
19 23 (21.50%) CSS
19 23 (21.50%) JUnit
20 22 (20.56%) C#
21 21 (19.63%) DB2
21 21 (19.63%) IPv4
21 21 (19.63%) TDD

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 33 (30.84%) WebSphere
2 20 (18.69%) MQSeries
3 10 (9.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (8.41%) Adobe CQ
5 8 (7.48%) Apache
6 7 (6.54%) Tomcat
7 6 (5.61%) WebLogic
7 6 (5.61%) JBoss
7 6 (5.61%) CMS
8 3 (2.80%) Tuxedo
8 3 (2.80%) SugarCRM
9 2 (1.87%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.87%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Magento
2 4 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.80%) SalesLogix
3 3 (2.80%) Sage CRM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.63%) IPv4
2 9 (8.41%) HTTP
3 8 (7.48%) Internet
4 1 (0.93%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.63%) DB2
2 19 (17.76%) SQL Server
3 17 (15.89%) MySQL
4 15 (14.02%) DbVisualizer
5 11 (10.28%) Relational Database
6 10 (9.35%) RDBMS
7 8 (7.48%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.87%) Informix
Development Applications
1 31 (28.97%) Subversion
1 31 (28.97%) Maven
2 23 (21.50%) JUnit
3 16 (14.95%) Selenium
3 16 (14.95%) Cucumber
4 14 (13.08%) JBehave
4 14 (13.08%) WATIR
4 14 (13.08%) SpecFlow
4 14 (13.08%) Jenkins
4 14 (13.08%) Calabash
4 14 (13.08%) NUnit
5 13 (12.15%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (12.15%) LoadRunner
6 10 (9.35%) SoapUI
7 7 (6.54%) Eclipse
7 7 (6.54%) Ant
7 7 (6.54%) Log4j
8 2 (1.87%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.93%) CruiseControl
General
1 33 (30.84%) Finance
2 29 (27.10%) Retail
3 14 (13.08%) Banking
4 10 (9.35%) Financial Institution
5 6 (5.61%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.67%) Games
7 1 (0.93%) Law
7 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (52.34%) Developer
2 37 (34.58%) Java Developer
3 24 (22.43%) Senior Developer
4 23 (21.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (14.02%) Tester
6 9 (8.41%) Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) C# Software Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Magento Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Test Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Senior Test Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Consultant
8 6 (5.61%) Programmer
9 5 (4.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (50.47%) HTML
2 38 (35.51%) Web Services
3 37 (34.58%) jQuery
3 37 (34.58%) RESTful
4 35 (32.71%) Hibernate
4 35 (32.71%) Spring
5 32 (29.91%) SOAP
6 31 (28.97%) J2EE
7 30 (28.04%) Ajax
8 24 (22.43%) Java EE
9 23 (21.50%) CSS
10 18 (16.82%) Struts
10 18 (16.82%) Servlets
10 18 (16.82%) JSON
11 17 (15.89%) XSLT
12 16 (14.95%) Flash
12 16 (14.95%) Gherkin
13 13 (12.15%) XSL
14 11 (10.28%) JSP
14 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.08%) Open Source
3 10 (9.35%) Client/Server
3 10 (9.35%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.54%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.87%) Online Gambling
5 2 (1.87%) EMV
6 1 (0.93%) W3C
6 1 (0.93%) iDTV
6 1 (0.93%) Derivative
6 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 46 (42.99%) UNIX
2 25 (23.36%) Linux
3 17 (15.89%) HPUX
3 17 (15.89%) Solaris
4 15 (14.02%) Windows
5 10 (9.35%) AIX
6 8 (7.48%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.78%) E-Commerce
2 30 (28.04%) OO
3 26 (24.30%) Test Automation
4 21 (19.63%) TDD
5 17 (15.89%) System Testing
5 17 (15.89%) Test Scripting
6 15 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (14.02%) Automated Testing
7 14 (13.08%) Software Engineering
7 14 (13.08%) Software Testing
7 14 (13.08%) BDD
8 13 (12.15%) Regression Testing
9 12 (11.21%) MVC
9 12 (11.21%) Multithreading
10 11 (10.28%) Scrum
10 11 (10.28%) Content Management
11 10 (9.35%) Web Development
12 6 (5.61%) SOA
13 5 (4.67%) Data Modelling
13 5 (4.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 79 (73.83%) Java
2 66 (61.68%) SQL
3 61 (57.01%) JavaScript
4 22 (20.56%) C#
5 17 (15.89%) C
5 17 (15.89%) XPath
6 15 (14.02%) PHP
7 14 (13.08%) C++
7 14 (13.08%) Ruby
8 11 (10.28%) Python
9 10 (9.35%) Perl
10 8 (7.48%) PHP5
10 8 (7.48%) Bash Shell
11 7 (6.54%) VB.NET
12 5 (4.67%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.93%) XAML
13 1 (0.93%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (39.25%) Degree
2 17 (15.89%) Sun Certification
3 14 (13.08%) ISEB
3 14 (13.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.87%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.87%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (9.35%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 20 (18.69%) IBM
2 14 (13.08%) Oracle
3 13 (12.15%) HP
4 12 (11.21%) Demandware
5 10 (9.35%) VMware
6 7 (6.54%) hybris
6 7 (6.54%) Sun
6 7 (6.54%) ATG
6 7 (6.54%) Interwoven
7 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.61%) CyberSource
7 6 (5.61%) Ogone
8 3 (2.80%) Siebel
8 3 (2.80%) Sage
8 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.93%) Reuters
9 1 (0.93%) Adobe
9 1 (0.93%) Sybase
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