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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 21 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs citing XML 58 51 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 11.37% 11.31% 9.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.68% 27.27% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 39 44 29
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £48,000
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
235 187 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 46.08% 41.46% 39.73%
Number of salaries quoted 160 131 127
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 3 March 2015.

XML Salary Histogram in Watford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 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 89 (78.76%) Java
2 74 (65.49%) SQL
3 62 (54.87%) JavaScript
4 60 (53.10%) HTML
5 52 (46.02%) UNIX
6 49 (43.36%) Degree
7 45 (39.82%) Web Services
8 42 (37.17%) RESTful
9 41 (36.28%) E-Commerce
10 39 (34.51%) SOAP
10 39 (34.51%) Finance
10 39 (34.51%) jQuery
11 37 (32.74%) Spring
11 37 (32.74%) Hibernate
12 35 (30.97%) OO
12 35 (30.97%) Retail
12 35 (30.97%) Subversion
13 34 (30.09%) WebSphere
14 33 (29.20%) Maven
14 33 (29.20%) J2EE
15 32 (28.32%) JUnit
15 32 (28.32%) Ajax
16 31 (27.43%) Test Automation
17 28 (24.78%) Linux
18 27 (23.89%) C#
19 25 (22.12%) CSS
20 24 (21.24%) MySQL
20 24 (21.24%) Java EE
21 23 (20.35%) IBM
22 22 (19.47%) Struts

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 34 (30.09%) WebSphere
2 22 (19.47%) MQSeries
3 16 (14.16%) Adobe CQ
4 11 (9.73%) Tomcat
4 11 (9.73%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (7.08%) Apache
6 7 (6.19%) JBoss
6 7 (6.19%) WebLogic
7 6 (5.31%) CMS
8 3 (2.65%) SugarCRM
8 3 (2.65%) Tuxedo
9 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.77%) Content Management Server
9 2 (1.77%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Magento
2 4 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.65%) SalesLogix
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.58%) IPv4
2 13 (11.50%) HTTP
3 10 (8.85%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.24%) MySQL
2 21 (18.58%) DB2
3 16 (14.16%) SQL Server
4 14 (12.39%) DbVisualizer
5 13 (11.50%) Relational Database
5 13 (11.50%) RDBMS
6 8 (7.08%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.77%) Informix
Development Applications
1 35 (30.97%) Subversion
2 33 (29.20%) Maven
3 32 (28.32%) JUnit
4 21 (18.58%) Selenium
4 21 (18.58%) Cucumber
5 19 (16.81%) SpecFlow
5 19 (16.81%) Jenkins
5 19 (16.81%) Calabash
5 19 (16.81%) JBehave
5 19 (16.81%) WATIR
5 19 (16.81%) NUnit
6 12 (10.62%) QuickTest Pro
6 12 (10.62%) LoadRunner
7 11 (9.73%) Eclipse
8 10 (8.85%) Ant
8 10 (8.85%) SoapUI
8 10 (8.85%) Log4j
9 2 (1.77%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.88%) Rational Application Developer
10 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 39 (34.51%) Finance
2 35 (30.97%) Retail
3 15 (13.27%) Manufacturing
4 13 (11.50%) Banking
5 10 (8.85%) Financial Institution
6 5 (4.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (48.67%) Developer
2 39 (34.51%) Java Developer
3 24 (21.24%) Senior Developer
4 23 (20.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (12.39%) Tester
6 11 (9.73%) Automation Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 9 (7.96%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) Senior Test Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) Test Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) C# Software Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) C# Developer
8 7 (6.19%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) Test Manager
9 6 (5.31%) Test Leader
9 6 (5.31%) Magento Developer
10 5 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.42%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (53.10%) HTML
2 45 (39.82%) Web Services
3 42 (37.17%) RESTful
4 39 (34.51%) jQuery
4 39 (34.51%) SOAP
5 37 (32.74%) Hibernate
5 37 (32.74%) Spring
6 33 (29.20%) J2EE
7 32 (28.32%) Ajax
8 25 (22.12%) CSS
9 24 (21.24%) Java EE
10 22 (19.47%) Struts
11 21 (18.58%) Servlets
11 21 (18.58%) JSON
12 20 (17.70%) XSLT
12 20 (17.70%) Gherkin
13 16 (14.16%) REST
14 14 (12.39%) Flash
14 14 (12.39%) JMS
15 12 (10.62%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.81%) Open Source
2 17 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.85%) Client/Server
3 10 (8.85%) Web 2.0
3 10 (8.85%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.77%) Online Gambling
5 2 (1.77%) EMV
6 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 52 (46.02%) UNIX
2 28 (24.78%) Linux
3 21 (18.58%) Solaris
4 20 (17.70%) HPUX
5 16 (14.16%) Windows
6 11 (9.73%) AIX
7 8 (7.08%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.28%) E-Commerce
2 35 (30.97%) OO
3 31 (27.43%) Test Automation
4 22 (19.47%) Test Scripting
5 20 (17.70%) System Testing
5 20 (17.70%) BDD
6 19 (16.81%) Content Management
6 19 (16.81%) Software Testing
7 18 (15.93%) TDD
8 14 (12.39%) Automated Testing
8 14 (12.39%) Software Engineering
9 13 (11.50%) MVC
9 13 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (10.62%) Regression Testing
10 12 (10.62%) Multithreading
11 10 (8.85%) Scrum
11 10 (8.85%) Web Development
12 6 (5.31%) Integration Testing
12 6 (5.31%) SOA
12 6 (5.31%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (78.76%) Java
2 74 (65.49%) SQL
3 62 (54.87%) JavaScript
4 27 (23.89%) C#
5 20 (17.70%) Ruby
5 20 (17.70%) XPath
6 17 (15.04%) C
7 14 (12.39%) PHP
8 13 (11.50%) C++
9 11 (9.73%) Perl
9 11 (9.73%) Python
10 9 (7.96%) Bash Shell
11 8 (7.08%) PHP5
12 7 (6.19%) VB.NET
13 5 (4.42%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 49 (43.36%) Degree
2 21 (18.58%) Sun Certification
3 19 (16.81%) ISEB
3 19 (16.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (6.19%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.77%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (8.85%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 23 (20.35%) IBM
2 20 (17.70%) Oracle
3 12 (10.62%) HP
4 11 (9.73%) Sun
4 11 (9.73%) Demandware
5 10 (8.85%) VMware
5 10 (8.85%) Interwoven
6 7 (6.19%) hybris
6 7 (6.19%) ATG
7 6 (5.31%) CyberSource
7 6 (5.31%) Ogone
7 6 (5.31%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.65%) Sage
8 3 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.65%) Siebel
9 1 (0.88%) Sybase
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