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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 33 45 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -27
Permanent jobs citing XML 44 27 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.52% 5.06% 14.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.44% 18.24% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 29 15 32
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +47.65%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.19% +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
180 148 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 30.77% 27.72% 51.65%
Number of salaries quoted 137 96 135
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £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 2 September 2015.

XML Salary Histogram in Watford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 60 (70.59%) HTML
2 59 (69.41%) UNIX
3 58 (68.24%) SQL
4 49 (57.65%) Java
5 47 (55.29%) JavaScript
6 40 (47.06%) Linux
7 39 (45.88%) Oracle
8 35 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
9 33 (38.82%) WebSphere
10 32 (37.65%) J2EE
11 31 (36.47%) DB2
12 29 (34.12%) Subversion
13 28 (32.94%) IBM
13 28 (32.94%) Perl
13 28 (32.94%) AIX
14 26 (30.59%) Web Services
15 24 (28.24%) Relational Database
16 23 (27.06%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (27.06%) Tomcat
16 23 (27.06%) Eclipse
17 22 (25.88%) CSS
17 22 (25.88%) RDBMS
17 22 (25.88%) Finance
17 22 (25.88%) Content Management
17 22 (25.88%) Spring
18 21 (24.71%) REST
18 21 (24.71%) JUnit
18 21 (24.71%) HPUX
19 20 (23.53%) Struts
19 20 (23.53%) Flash

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 33 (38.82%) WebSphere
2 23 (27.06%) Tomcat
3 15 (17.65%) MQSeries
4 14 (16.47%) Apache
5 13 (15.29%) Apache ServiceMix
5 13 (15.29%) IBM HTTP Server
5 13 (15.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (15.29%) IIS
6 6 (7.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (3.53%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.53%) Content Management Server
8 2 (2.35%) JBoss
8 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.53%) HTTP
2 7 (8.24%) Internet
3 2 (2.35%) Telnet
3 2 (2.35%) SSH
3 2 (2.35%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.47%) DB2
2 24 (28.24%) Relational Database
3 22 (25.88%) RDBMS
4 20 (23.53%) MySQL
5 18 (21.18%) DbVisualizer
6 15 (17.65%) Informix
7 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
8 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (34.12%) Subversion
2 23 (27.06%) Eclipse
3 21 (24.71%) JUnit
4 13 (15.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 13 (15.29%) Rational Application Developer
5 10 (11.76%) Maven
5 10 (11.76%) HP UFT
6 9 (10.59%) LoadRunner
6 9 (10.59%) Selenium
6 9 (10.59%) WebDriver
6 9 (10.59%) Cucumber
7 6 (7.06%) Ant
7 6 (7.06%) Log4j
8 2 (2.35%) JIRA
8 2 (2.35%) Toad
8 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (2.35%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (25.88%) Finance
2 19 (22.35%) Retail
3 12 (14.12%) Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Law
5 2 (2.35%) Games
6 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (60.00%) Developer
2 31 (36.47%) Java Developer
3 18 (21.18%) Tester
3 18 (21.18%) Programmer
4 15 (17.65%) C Programmer
5 14 (16.47%) Consultant
6 13 (15.29%) Support Consultant
6 13 (15.29%) Java Consultant
7 12 (14.12%) Analyst
8 9 (10.59%) Automation Tester
8 9 (10.59%) Selenium Tester
9 8 (9.41%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (8.24%) Analyst Developer
10 7 (8.24%) C Developer
11 5 (5.88%) Systems Developer
11 5 (5.88%) SQL Developer
11 5 (5.88%) Software Engineer
12 4 (4.71%) .NET Developer
12 4 (4.71%) C Software Engineer
13 3 (3.53%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (70.59%) HTML
2 32 (37.65%) J2EE
3 26 (30.59%) Web Services
4 22 (25.88%) CSS
4 22 (25.88%) Spring
5 21 (24.71%) REST
6 20 (23.53%) Struts
6 20 (23.53%) Flash
6 20 (23.53%) JMS
7 14 (16.47%) Spring MVC
8 13 (15.29%) JSTL
8 13 (15.29%) XHTML
8 13 (15.29%) JDBC
8 13 (15.29%) JSP
9 12 (14.12%) Ajax
10 11 (12.94%) SOAP
11 10 (11.76%) .NET
12 9 (10.59%) Hibernate
12 9 (10.59%) RESTful
12 9 (10.59%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 35 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.06%) Web 2.0
4 5 (5.88%) EPoS
5 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.53%) Derivative
6 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.18%) iDTV
6 1 (1.18%) W3C
6 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.18%) Online Games
6 1 (1.18%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 59 (69.41%) UNIX
2 40 (47.06%) Linux
3 28 (32.94%) AIX
4 21 (24.71%) HPUX
5 19 (22.35%) Solaris
5 19 (22.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (25.88%) Content Management
3 19 (22.35%) Automated Testing
3 19 (22.35%) Web Development
4 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (21.18%) System Testing
5 17 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 16 (18.82%) TDD
7 14 (16.47%) MVC
8 13 (15.29%) RAD
9 10 (11.76%) Test Scripting
10 9 (10.59%) Document Management
10 9 (10.59%) Software Engineering
10 9 (10.59%) Regression Testing
10 9 (10.59%) Test Automation
10 9 (10.59%) Coaching
11 8 (9.41%) BDD
12 7 (8.24%) OO
13 5 (5.88%) Project Management
13 5 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 58 (68.24%) SQL
2 49 (57.65%) Java
3 47 (55.29%) JavaScript
4 28 (32.94%) Perl
5 16 (18.82%) Shell Script
6 15 (17.65%) Python
6 15 (17.65%) C
7 13 (15.29%) Bash Shell
8 6 (7.06%) XPath
8 6 (7.06%) VB.NET
8 6 (7.06%) C#
9 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.35%) PHP
9 2 (2.35%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (22.35%) Degree
2 13 (15.29%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.35%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.76%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (45.88%) Oracle
2 28 (32.94%) IBM
3 13 (15.29%) Sun
3 13 (15.29%) HP
4 6 (7.06%) Interwoven
5 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.35%) Adobe
6 2 (2.35%) Reuters
7 1 (1.18%) Demandware
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