The table below looks at the statistics for SAX skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SAX over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple API for XML (SAX)
Rank 198 173 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Permanent jobs citing SAX 6 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.17% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Average salary £67,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -50.00%
SAX
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1827 1392 1803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.33% 34.02% 39.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1631 1165 1627
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

SAX
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SAX across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SAX Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SAX
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAX across the West Midlands region.

SAX Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SAX
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAX within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 3 £67,500 -
Coventry - 3 - -
SAX
England

SAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAX 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 SAX.

1 6 (100.00%) DOM
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Subversion
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) XPath
2 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (50.00%) Groovy
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Mustache
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Grails
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) XSD

SAX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing SAX 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 SAX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Ant
2 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (50.00%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Architect
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) DOM
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
2 3 (50.00%) JMS
2 3 (50.00%) JavaBeans
2 3 (50.00%) JAXB
2 3 (50.00%) JMX
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) Grails
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (50.00%) Mustache
2 3 (50.00%) XSD
2 3 (50.00%) Struts
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) XPath
2 3 (50.00%) Groovy
2 3 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) VCP4
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle