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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 39 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Permanent jobs citing XML 34 53 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.84% 14.32% 12.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.52% 31.18% 35.46%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 35
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,125 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
151 170 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 25.95% 45.95% 35.88%
Number of salaries quoted 108 136 95
Average salary £47,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £60,000 £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 21 October 2014.

XML Salary Histogram in Watford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 51 (73.91%) Java
1 51 (73.91%) SQL
2 41 (59.42%) HTML
3 35 (50.72%) JUnit
4 32 (46.38%) Finance
5 31 (44.93%) JavaScript
5 31 (44.93%) UNIX
6 26 (37.68%) OO
6 26 (37.68%) E-Commerce
6 26 (37.68%) Retail
6 26 (37.68%) Content Management
7 25 (36.23%) Linux
7 25 (36.23%) Web Services
8 23 (33.33%) Oracle
8 23 (33.33%) Subversion
8 23 (33.33%) RESTful
9 22 (31.88%) Manufacturing
9 22 (31.88%) J2EE
10 21 (30.43%) CSS
11 20 (28.99%) C#
11 20 (28.99%) Eclipse
11 20 (28.99%) NUnit
12 19 (27.54%) Test Automation
12 19 (27.54%) Test Scripting
12 19 (27.54%) Cucumber
12 19 (27.54%) BDD
12 19 (27.54%) Ruby
12 19 (27.54%) Selenium
13 18 (26.09%) Ajax
13 18 (26.09%) Software Testing

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 18 (26.09%) WebSphere
2 13 (18.84%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (15.94%) Tomcat
4 10 (14.49%) MQSeries
5 8 (11.59%) Adobe CQ
6 7 (10.14%) IBM HTTP Server
6 7 (10.14%) IIS
7 4 (5.80%) Tuxedo
8 2 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.90%) SugarCRM
8 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.90%) Content Management Server
9 1 (1.45%) Apache
9 1 (1.45%) JBoss
9 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Tridion
2 2 (2.90%) SalesLogix
2 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) HTTP
2 10 (14.49%) Internet
3 3 (4.35%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) Relational Database
1 14 (20.29%) DB2
2 12 (17.39%) MySQL
3 11 (15.94%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.35%) Informix
6 2 (2.90%) OLTP
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.45%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 35 (50.72%) JUnit
2 23 (33.33%) Subversion
3 20 (28.99%) Eclipse
3 20 (28.99%) NUnit
4 19 (27.54%) Cucumber
4 19 (27.54%) Selenium
5 18 (26.09%) WATIR
5 18 (26.09%) JBehave
5 18 (26.09%) SpecFlow
5 18 (26.09%) Jenkins
5 18 (26.09%) Calabash
6 13 (18.84%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 10 (14.49%) Log4j
7 10 (14.49%) Ant
8 7 (10.14%) Maven
8 7 (10.14%) Rational Application Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Blend
9 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (46.38%) Finance
2 26 (37.68%) Retail
3 22 (31.88%) Manufacturing
4 7 (10.14%) Marketing
5 2 (2.90%) Games
6 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (46.38%) Developer
2 22 (31.88%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Consultant
3 9 (13.04%) Automation Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Programmer
5 6 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Test Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Support Consultant
6 5 (7.25%) Java Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Test Leader
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Test Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (59.42%) HTML
2 25 (36.23%) Web Services
3 23 (33.33%) RESTful
4 22 (31.88%) J2EE
5 21 (30.43%) CSS
6 18 (26.09%) Ajax
6 18 (26.09%) Gherkin
7 17 (24.64%) JMS
7 17 (24.64%) Struts
8 14 (20.29%) SOAP
8 14 (20.29%) JDBC
9 13 (18.84%) JSP
9 13 (18.84%) XHTML
9 13 (18.84%) JSTL
10 11 (15.94%) XSLT
11 10 (14.49%) jQuery
11 10 (14.49%) XMLBeans
11 10 (14.49%) Servlets
12 9 (13.04%) JSON
13 8 (11.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) Open Source
2 10 (14.49%) Web 2.0
3 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.90%) W3C
6 1 (1.45%) EMV
6 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.93%) UNIX
2 25 (36.23%) Linux
3 17 (24.64%) Solaris
4 11 (15.94%) HPUX
4 11 (15.94%) Windows
5 10 (14.49%) AIX
6 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.35%) Android
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) OO
1 26 (37.68%) E-Commerce
1 26 (37.68%) Content Management
2 19 (27.54%) Test Automation
2 19 (27.54%) Test Scripting
2 19 (27.54%) BDD
3 18 (26.09%) Software Testing
4 15 (21.74%) Web Development
5 13 (18.84%) RAD
6 9 (13.04%) MVC
7 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.70%) UML
9 5 (7.25%) System Testing
10 4 (5.80%) Integration Testing
10 4 (5.80%) People Management
10 4 (5.80%) Web Application Development
10 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (2.90%) Analytics
11 2 (2.90%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 51 (73.91%) Java
1 51 (73.91%) SQL
2 31 (44.93%) JavaScript
3 20 (28.99%) C#
4 19 (27.54%) Ruby
5 17 (24.64%) Perl
6 14 (20.29%) Bash Shell
7 11 (15.94%) XPath
8 10 (14.49%) PHP
9 9 (13.04%) C
10 7 (10.14%) C++
11 6 (8.70%) Python
12 5 (7.25%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.45%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) Degree
2 11 (15.94%) Sun Certification
3 5 (7.25%) ISEB
3 5 (7.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (7.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
1 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 23 (33.33%) Oracle
2 17 (24.64%) IBM
3 11 (15.94%) Sun
4 10 (14.49%) Interwoven
5 6 (8.70%) Blue Martini
5 6 (8.70%) Elastic Path
5 6 (8.70%) ATG
6 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.35%) CyberSource
7 3 (4.35%) DataCash
7 3 (4.35%) Ogone
8 2 (2.90%) Zend
8 2 (2.90%) Siebel
8 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.90%) Sage
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