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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 26 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing XML 39 50 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.33% 8.59% 10.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.57% 20.58% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32 37 32
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £45,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
210 243 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 39.47% 41.75% 42.49%
Number of salaries quoted 166 193 122
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 21 April 2015.

XML Salary Histogram in Watford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 77 (71.30%) Java
2 71 (65.74%) SQL
3 63 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 54 (50.00%) HTML
5 50 (46.30%) UNIX
6 41 (37.96%) Degree
7 38 (35.19%) Web Services
8 36 (33.33%) WebSphere
9 35 (32.41%) jQuery
10 34 (31.48%) E-Commerce
10 34 (31.48%) Finance
11 33 (30.56%) J2EE
11 33 (30.56%) Spring
12 32 (29.63%) RESTful
12 32 (29.63%) Hibernate
13 29 (26.85%) OO
13 29 (26.85%) Maven
13 29 (26.85%) Retail
13 29 (26.85%) Subversion
13 29 (26.85%) Ajax
14 28 (25.93%) Linux
14 28 (25.93%) SOAP
15 25 (23.15%) Java EE
15 25 (23.15%) TDD
16 24 (22.22%) Test Automation
16 24 (22.22%) CSS
17 23 (21.30%) DB2
18 21 (19.44%) JUnit
18 21 (19.44%) SQL Server
18 21 (19.44%) Analytical Skills

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 36 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 19 (17.59%) MQSeries
3 11 (10.19%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (7.41%) Apache
4 8 (7.41%) Adobe CQ
5 7 (6.48%) JBoss
5 7 (6.48%) Tomcat
5 7 (6.48%) WebLogic
6 6 (5.56%) CMS
7 3 (2.78%) Tuxedo
8 2 (1.85%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.93%) IIS
9 1 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.93%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Magento
2 3 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.85%) SalesLogix
3 2 (1.85%) Sage CRM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.67%) IPv4
2 9 (8.33%) HTTP
3 7 (6.48%) Internet
4 1 (0.93%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.30%) DB2
2 21 (19.44%) SQL Server
3 16 (14.81%) MySQL
3 16 (14.81%) DbVisualizer
4 12 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 10 (9.26%) RDBMS
6 7 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.85%) Informix
Development Applications
1 29 (26.85%) Subversion
1 29 (26.85%) Maven
2 21 (19.44%) JUnit
3 14 (12.96%) Selenium
3 14 (12.96%) Cucumber
4 13 (12.04%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (12.04%) LoadRunner
5 11 (10.19%) NUnit
5 11 (10.19%) JBehave
5 11 (10.19%) WATIR
5 11 (10.19%) SpecFlow
5 11 (10.19%) Jenkins
5 11 (10.19%) Calabash
6 10 (9.26%) SoapUI
7 7 (6.48%) Eclipse
8 6 (5.56%) Ant
8 6 (5.56%) Log4j
9 3 (2.78%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 34 (31.48%) Finance
2 29 (26.85%) Retail
3 16 (14.81%) Banking
4 10 (9.26%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.63%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.63%) Games
6 2 (1.85%) Law
7 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (56.48%) Developer
2 37 (34.26%) Java Developer
3 22 (20.37%) Senior Developer
4 21 (19.44%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (14.81%) Tester
6 12 (11.11%) Analyst
7 9 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
8 8 (7.41%) Software Engineer
8 8 (7.41%) Programmer
8 8 (7.41%) C# Developer
8 8 (7.41%) C# Software Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Consultant
9 6 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Magento Developer
10 5 (4.63%) WPF Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Java Programmer
10 5 (4.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (50.00%) HTML
2 38 (35.19%) Web Services
3 35 (32.41%) jQuery
4 33 (30.56%) J2EE
4 33 (30.56%) Spring
5 32 (29.63%) Hibernate
5 32 (29.63%) RESTful
6 29 (26.85%) Ajax
7 28 (25.93%) SOAP
8 25 (23.15%) Java EE
9 24 (22.22%) CSS
10 18 (16.67%) Struts
10 18 (16.67%) Flash
11 17 (15.74%) Servlets
12 16 (14.81%) XSLT
12 16 (14.81%) JSON
13 14 (12.96%) Gherkin
14 13 (12.04%) XSL
15 12 (11.11%) JSP
16 11 (10.19%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.19%) Open Source
3 10 (9.26%) Client/Server
3 10 (9.26%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.56%) Web 2.0
5 3 (2.78%) Derivative
6 2 (1.85%) EMV
6 2 (1.85%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.93%) W3C
7 1 (0.93%) iDTV
7 1 (0.93%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 50 (46.30%) UNIX
2 28 (25.93%) Linux
3 17 (15.74%) Windows
3 17 (15.74%) Solaris
4 16 (14.81%) HPUX
5 11 (10.19%) AIX
6 7 (6.48%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.48%) E-Commerce
2 29 (26.85%) OO
3 25 (23.15%) TDD
4 24 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 18 (16.67%) System Testing
6 16 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (14.81%) Automated Testing
6 16 (14.81%) Software Engineering
7 15 (13.89%) Test Scripting
8 13 (12.04%) Regression Testing
8 13 (12.04%) MVC
9 12 (11.11%) Multithreading
9 12 (11.11%) Web Development
9 12 (11.11%) BDD
10 11 (10.19%) Software Testing
10 11 (10.19%) Scrum
11 10 (9.26%) Content Management
12 7 (6.48%) SOA
13 6 (5.56%) UML
13 6 (5.56%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 77 (71.30%) Java
2 71 (65.74%) SQL
3 63 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.52%) C#
5 17 (15.74%) C
6 16 (14.81%) XPath
7 15 (13.89%) PHP
8 14 (12.96%) C++
9 11 (10.19%) Ruby
10 10 (9.26%) Python
10 10 (9.26%) Perl
11 8 (7.41%) VB.NET
11 8 (7.41%) Bash Shell
12 7 (6.48%) PHP5
13 6 (5.56%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.85%) ActionScript
14 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.93%) XAML
Qualifications
1 41 (37.96%) Degree
2 17 (15.74%) Sun Certification
3 14 (12.96%) ISEB
3 14 (12.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.85%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (9.26%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 20 (18.52%) IBM
2 17 (15.74%) Oracle
3 13 (12.04%) HP
4 12 (11.11%) Demandware
5 10 (9.26%) VMware
6 7 (6.48%) hybris
6 7 (6.48%) Sun
6 7 (6.48%) ATG
7 6 (5.56%) CyberSource
7 6 (5.56%) Ogone
7 6 (5.56%) Interwoven
8 5 (4.63%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.85%) Adobe
9 2 (1.85%) Sage
9 2 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.85%) Reuters
9 2 (1.85%) Siebel
10 1 (0.93%) Sybase
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