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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 35 50 18
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -32
Permanent jobs citing XML 44 31 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.99% 5.30% 14.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.22% 20.53% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 31
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +34.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
198 151 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 35.93% 25.81% 46.63%
Number of salaries quoted 141 92 105
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £65,000
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 31 July 2015.

XML Salary Histogram in Watford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 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 58 (70.73%) HTML
1 58 (70.73%) SQL
2 55 (67.07%) Java
3 53 (64.63%) UNIX
4 52 (63.41%) JavaScript
5 37 (45.12%) WebSphere
6 33 (40.24%) J2EE
6 33 (40.24%) DB2
6 33 (40.24%) Linux
7 31 (37.80%) Oracle
7 31 (37.80%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (34.15%) Subversion
9 27 (32.93%) IBM
10 26 (31.71%) CSS
10 26 (31.71%) Web Services
11 25 (30.49%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (29.27%) Retail
12 24 (29.27%) TDD
12 24 (29.27%) Spring
12 24 (29.27%) Windows
13 22 (26.83%) Flash
14 21 (25.61%) Tomcat
14 21 (25.61%) AIX
14 21 (25.61%) Eclipse
14 21 (25.61%) JUnit
14 21 (25.61%) Perl
14 21 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (24.39%) Automated Testing
15 20 (24.39%) Content Management
15 20 (24.39%) System Testing

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 37 (45.12%) WebSphere
2 21 (25.61%) Tomcat
3 14 (17.07%) MQSeries
3 14 (17.07%) Apache
4 13 (15.85%) Apache ServiceMix
4 13 (15.85%) IBM HTTP Server
4 13 (15.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (15.85%) IIS
5 4 (4.88%) JBoss
5 4 (4.88%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (3.66%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.66%) Content Management Server
7 1 (1.22%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.39%) HTTP
2 5 (6.10%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) LAN
3 1 (1.22%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (40.24%) DB2
2 20 (24.39%) DbVisualizer
3 18 (21.95%) MySQL
4 17 (20.73%) Relational Database
5 15 (18.29%) RDBMS
6 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
7 8 (9.76%) Informix
7 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (34.15%) Subversion
2 21 (25.61%) Eclipse
2 21 (25.61%) JUnit
3 13 (15.85%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 13 (15.85%) Rational Application Developer
4 10 (12.20%) Selenium
4 10 (12.20%) WebDriver
4 10 (12.20%) Cucumber
4 10 (12.20%) HP UFT
4 10 (12.20%) LoadRunner
5 9 (10.98%) Maven
6 4 (4.88%) Ant
6 4 (4.88%) Log4j
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.22%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.22%) PowerBuilder
General
1 24 (29.27%) Retail
2 20 (24.39%) Finance
3 7 (8.54%) Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Law
5 2 (2.44%) Games
6 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (60.98%) Developer
2 34 (41.46%) Java Developer
3 20 (24.39%) Tester
4 14 (17.07%) Consultant
4 14 (17.07%) Programmer
5 13 (15.85%) Support Consultant
5 13 (15.85%) Analyst
5 13 (15.85%) Java Consultant
6 12 (14.63%) Systems Analyst
7 10 (12.20%) Automation Tester
7 10 (12.20%) Selenium Tester
8 8 (9.76%) C Programmer
8 8 (9.76%) Software Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.32%) Developer Analyst
10 5 (6.10%) Java Programmer
10 5 (6.10%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (6.10%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (6.10%) Systems Developer
11 4 (4.88%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (70.73%) HTML
2 33 (40.24%) J2EE
3 26 (31.71%) CSS
3 26 (31.71%) Web Services
4 24 (29.27%) Spring
5 22 (26.83%) Flash
6 18 (21.95%) REST
7 17 (20.73%) Ajax
7 17 (20.73%) JMS
7 17 (20.73%) Struts
8 13 (15.85%) XHTML
8 13 (15.85%) JDBC
8 13 (15.85%) JSP
8 13 (15.85%) JSTL
8 13 (15.85%) Spring MVC
9 11 (13.41%) RESTful
9 11 (13.41%) Hibernate
9 11 (13.41%) SOAP
10 10 (12.20%) Gherkin
11 9 (10.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (37.80%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.88%) Web 2.0
4 3 (3.66%) Derivative
4 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) Online Games
5 1 (1.22%) iDTV
5 1 (1.22%) W3C
5 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 53 (64.63%) UNIX
2 33 (40.24%) Linux
3 24 (29.27%) Windows
4 21 (25.61%) AIX
5 17 (20.73%) Solaris
6 12 (14.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (29.27%) TDD
3 21 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (24.39%) Content Management
4 20 (24.39%) Automated Testing
4 20 (24.39%) System Testing
5 19 (23.17%) Web Development
5 19 (23.17%) E-Commerce
6 15 (18.29%) MVC
7 13 (15.85%) RAD
8 12 (14.63%) Software Engineering
9 10 (12.20%) Document Management
9 10 (12.20%) Regression Testing
9 10 (12.20%) Test Automation
9 10 (12.20%) Test Scripting
9 10 (12.20%) Coaching
10 9 (10.98%) OO
11 8 (9.76%) BDD
12 6 (7.32%) Multithreading
13 5 (6.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (70.73%) SQL
2 55 (67.07%) Java
3 52 (63.41%) JavaScript
4 21 (25.61%) Perl
5 13 (15.85%) Bash Shell
6 12 (14.63%) Shell Script
7 11 (13.41%) C
8 9 (10.98%) Python
9 5 (6.10%) C#
10 4 (4.88%) XPath
10 4 (4.88%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.44%) ActionScript
11 2 (2.44%) C++
11 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.44%) PHP
12 1 (1.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (15.85%) Sun Certification
2 12 (14.63%) Degree
3 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.20%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 31 (37.80%) Oracle
2 27 (32.93%) IBM
3 13 (15.85%) Sun
4 12 (14.63%) HP
5 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.88%) Interwoven
6 4 (4.88%) Demandware
7 2 (2.44%) Reuters
7 2 (2.44%) Adobe
8 1 (1.22%) Sybase
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
iKonnect
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 28 days ago