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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 32 44 17
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -27
Permanent jobs citing XML 46 34 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.53% 5.69% 13.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.30% 18.78% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 29
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +23.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +11.11%
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
216 181 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 40.07% 30.27% 44.41%
Number of salaries quoted 149 130 94
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £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 7 July 2015.

XML Salary Histogram in Watford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 66 (73.33%) SQL
2 60 (66.67%) HTML
3 59 (65.56%) Java
3 59 (65.56%) JavaScript
4 55 (61.11%) UNIX
5 42 (46.67%) WebSphere
6 35 (38.89%) DB2
7 34 (37.78%) J2EE
8 32 (35.56%) Linux
8 32 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (33.33%) Retail
10 29 (32.22%) Subversion
11 28 (31.11%) Windows
11 28 (31.11%) IBM
12 27 (30.00%) Oracle
12 27 (30.00%) Web Services
13 25 (27.78%) CSS
13 25 (27.78%) Flash
13 25 (27.78%) TDD
13 25 (27.78%) Spring
14 24 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (25.56%) Automated Testing
15 23 (25.56%) System Testing
15 23 (25.56%) DbVisualizer
16 22 (24.44%) E-Commerce
17 21 (23.33%) Finance
17 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (22.22%) Web Development
18 20 (22.22%) AIX
19 19 (21.11%) JUnit

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 42 (46.67%) WebSphere
2 18 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 16 (17.78%) MQSeries
4 15 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (14.44%) Apache
6 12 (13.33%) Apache ServiceMix
6 12 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 12 (13.33%) IIS
7 4 (4.44%) JBoss
7 4 (4.44%) WebLogic
7 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.44%) Content Management Server
7 4 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (2.22%) SugarCRM
9 2 (2.22%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.22%) Sage CRM
2 2 (2.22%) Infor CRM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.00%) HTTP
2 4 (4.44%) IPv4
2 4 (4.44%) Internet
3 1 (1.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (38.89%) DB2
2 23 (25.56%) DbVisualizer
3 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
4 16 (17.78%) MySQL
5 13 (14.44%) Relational Database
6 11 (12.22%) RDBMS
7 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (5.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 29 (32.22%) Subversion
2 19 (21.11%) JUnit
3 18 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 13 (14.44%) HP UFT
4 13 (14.44%) LoadRunner
5 12 (13.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 12 (13.33%) Rational Application Developer
6 11 (12.22%) Maven
7 10 (11.11%) Selenium
7 10 (11.11%) WebDriver
7 10 (11.11%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.33%) SoapUI
8 3 (3.33%) Ant
8 3 (3.33%) Log4j
9 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (1.11%) CruiseControl
10 1 (1.11%) PowerBuilder
General
1 30 (33.33%) Retail
2 21 (23.33%) Finance
3 9 (10.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.33%) Law
4 3 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.22%) Games
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (60.00%) Developer
2 35 (38.89%) Java Developer
3 23 (25.56%) Tester
4 15 (16.67%) Consultant
5 14 (15.56%) Analyst
6 12 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
6 12 (13.33%) Software Engineer
6 12 (13.33%) Programmer
6 12 (13.33%) Support Consultant
6 12 (13.33%) Java Consultant
7 10 (11.11%) Automation Tester
7 10 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
8 9 (10.00%) Senior Developer
9 8 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (8.89%) C# Developer
9 8 (8.89%) C# Software Engineer
10 6 (6.67%) .NET Developer
10 6 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
10 6 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (66.67%) HTML
2 34 (37.78%) J2EE
3 27 (30.00%) Web Services
4 25 (27.78%) Flash
4 25 (27.78%) CSS
4 25 (27.78%) Spring
5 19 (21.11%) Ajax
6 18 (20.00%) Struts
7 16 (17.78%) REST
8 15 (16.67%) JMS
8 15 (16.67%) Spring MVC
8 15 (16.67%) JDBC
8 15 (16.67%) JSP
8 15 (16.67%) .NET
9 14 (15.56%) ASP.NET
9 14 (15.56%) RESTful
10 13 (14.44%) Hibernate
11 12 (13.33%) XHTML
11 12 (13.33%) SOAP
11 12 (13.33%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.33%) Web 2.0
3 3 (3.33%) Derivative
3 3 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.11%) iDTV
4 1 (1.11%) W3C
4 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.11%) Online Games
4 1 (1.11%) Online Gambling
4 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 55 (61.11%) UNIX
2 32 (35.56%) Linux
3 28 (31.11%) Windows
4 20 (22.22%) AIX
5 18 (20.00%) Solaris
6 11 (12.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.78%) TDD
2 24 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (25.56%) Automated Testing
3 23 (25.56%) System Testing
4 22 (24.44%) E-Commerce
5 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (22.22%) Web Development
7 19 (21.11%) Content Management
8 17 (18.89%) Software Engineering
8 17 (18.89%) MVC
9 13 (14.44%) Regression Testing
9 13 (14.44%) Test Automation
10 12 (13.33%) RAD
11 11 (12.22%) OO
11 11 (12.22%) Test Scripting
12 10 (11.11%) Coaching
12 10 (11.11%) Document Management
13 8 (8.89%) Multithreading
13 8 (8.89%) BDD
14 6 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 66 (73.33%) SQL
2 59 (65.56%) Java
2 59 (65.56%) JavaScript
3 17 (18.89%) Perl
4 12 (13.33%) C
4 12 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 10 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 9 (10.00%) C#
7 8 (8.89%) VB.NET
8 7 (7.78%) Python
9 6 (6.67%) XPath
9 6 (6.67%) C++
10 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.22%) PHP
10 2 (2.22%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (20.00%) Degree
2 17 (18.89%) Sun Certification
3 4 (4.44%) ISEB
3 4 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.33%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 28 (31.11%) IBM
2 27 (30.00%) Oracle
3 15 (16.67%) HP
4 14 (15.56%) Sun
5 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.56%) Demandware
7 3 (3.33%) VMware
7 3 (3.33%) Interwoven
8 2 (2.22%) Sage
8 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.22%) Reuters
8 2 (2.22%) Adobe
8 2 (2.22%) Siebel
9 1 (1.11%) Sybase
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