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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 25 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing XML 65 41 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 10.50% 11.14% 9.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.55% 28.08% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 51 36 30
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
220 146 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 35.54% 39.67% 34.73%
Number of salaries quoted 151 126 104
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 December 2014.

XML Salary Histogram in Watford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 80 (85.11%) Java
2 64 (68.09%) SQL
3 47 (50.00%) HTML
3 47 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 42 (44.68%) UNIX
5 41 (43.62%) Web Services
5 41 (43.62%) RESTful
6 39 (41.49%) JUnit
7 37 (39.36%) Finance
8 36 (38.30%) Degree
8 36 (38.30%) E-Commerce
9 33 (35.11%) Subversion
10 32 (34.04%) Retail
11 31 (32.98%) Test Automation
12 30 (31.91%) OO
12 30 (31.91%) SOAP
12 30 (31.91%) J2EE
13 28 (29.79%) jQuery
13 28 (29.79%) WebSphere
14 27 (28.72%) Hibernate
14 27 (28.72%) Spring
15 25 (26.60%) Ruby
15 25 (26.60%) BDD
15 25 (26.60%) Linux
15 25 (26.60%) Content Management
15 25 (26.60%) Test Scripting
15 25 (26.60%) Maven
15 25 (26.60%) Selenium
15 25 (26.60%) Cucumber
16 24 (25.53%) JBehave

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 28 (29.79%) WebSphere
2 15 (15.96%) Tomcat
3 14 (14.89%) MQSeries
3 14 (14.89%) Adobe CQ
4 13 (13.83%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (8.51%) Apache
6 7 (7.45%) IBM HTTP Server
6 7 (7.45%) IIS
7 4 (4.26%) JBoss
7 4 (4.26%) WebLogic
8 3 (3.19%) CMS
9 1 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.06%) SugarCRM
9 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.06%) Content Management Server
9 1 (1.06%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Magento
2 1 (1.06%) SalesLogix
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.02%) IPv4
2 15 (15.96%) HTTP
3 8 (8.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.40%) MySQL
2 17 (18.09%) DB2
3 9 (9.57%) RDBMS
3 9 (9.57%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (7.45%) DbVisualizer
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.13%) Informix
7 2 (2.13%) OLTP
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (41.49%) JUnit
2 33 (35.11%) Subversion
3 25 (26.60%) Maven
3 25 (26.60%) Selenium
3 25 (26.60%) Cucumber
4 24 (25.53%) JBehave
4 24 (25.53%) NUnit
4 24 (25.53%) SpecFlow
4 24 (25.53%) Jenkins
4 24 (25.53%) Calabash
4 24 (25.53%) WATIR
5 18 (19.15%) Eclipse
6 8 (8.51%) Ant
6 8 (8.51%) Log4j
7 7 (7.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Rational Application Developer
8 6 (6.38%) SoapUI
8 6 (6.38%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (6.38%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.06%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (39.36%) Finance
2 32 (34.04%) Retail
3 20 (21.28%) Manufacturing
4 8 (8.51%) Banking
5 6 (6.38%) Financial Institution
6 5 (5.32%) Games
7 4 (4.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (42.55%) Developer
2 32 (34.04%) Java Developer
3 16 (17.02%) Senior Developer
3 16 (17.02%) Senior Java Developer
4 13 (13.83%) Automation Engineer
5 9 (9.57%) Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (9.57%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (9.57%) Senior Test Engineer
5 9 (9.57%) Test Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) Consultant
6 8 (8.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Tester
8 6 (6.38%) Test Manager
8 6 (6.38%) Test Leader
9 5 (5.32%) J2EE Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Support Consultant
9 5 (5.32%) Java Consultant
10 3 (3.19%) Magento Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Programmer
10 3 (3.19%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (50.00%) HTML
2 41 (43.62%) Web Services
2 41 (43.62%) RESTful
3 30 (31.91%) SOAP
3 30 (31.91%) J2EE
4 28 (29.79%) jQuery
5 27 (28.72%) Hibernate
5 27 (28.72%) Spring
6 24 (25.53%) Gherkin
7 23 (24.47%) CSS
8 22 (23.40%) Struts
9 20 (21.28%) Ajax
10 18 (19.15%) JMS
11 16 (17.02%) JSON
12 15 (15.96%) Servlets
13 14 (14.89%) JSP
13 14 (14.89%) XSLT
13 14 (14.89%) Java EE
13 14 (14.89%) REST
14 13 (13.83%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.53%) Open Source
2 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.51%) Web 2.0
3 6 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.38%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.13%) EMV
6 1 (1.06%) Online Gambling
6 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 42 (44.68%) UNIX
2 25 (26.60%) Linux
3 21 (22.34%) Solaris
4 15 (15.96%) AIX
5 14 (14.89%) HPUX
6 11 (11.70%) Windows
7 8 (8.51%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.30%) E-Commerce
2 31 (32.98%) Test Automation
3 30 (31.91%) OO
4 25 (26.60%) Content Management
4 25 (26.60%) BDD
4 25 (26.60%) Test Scripting
5 24 (25.53%) Software Testing
6 13 (13.83%) System Testing
6 13 (13.83%) MVC
7 11 (11.70%) Web Development
8 8 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.45%) TDD
9 7 (7.45%) Automated Testing
9 7 (7.45%) RAD
10 6 (6.38%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.38%) Multithreading
10 6 (6.38%) Regression Testing
10 6 (6.38%) Integration Testing
10 6 (6.38%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (85.11%) Java
2 64 (68.09%) SQL
3 47 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 25 (26.60%) Ruby
5 24 (25.53%) C#
6 17 (18.09%) Perl
7 15 (15.96%) PHP
7 15 (15.96%) Bash Shell
8 14 (14.89%) XPath
9 11 (11.70%) C
10 9 (9.57%) Python
11 8 (8.51%) PHP5
12 7 (7.45%) C++
13 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (38.30%) Degree
2 21 (22.34%) Sun Certification
3 13 (13.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (13.83%) ISEB
4 7 (7.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (6.38%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 22 (23.40%) Oracle
2 21 (22.34%) IBM
3 15 (15.96%) Sun
4 8 (8.51%) Interwoven
5 6 (6.38%) HP
5 6 (6.38%) VMware
5 6 (6.38%) CyberSource
5 6 (6.38%) Ogone
6 4 (4.26%) ATG
6 4 (4.26%) hybris
6 4 (4.26%) Demandware
7 3 (3.19%) DataCash
8 1 (1.06%) Sage
8 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.06%) Siebel
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