The first table below looks at the demand for XML 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 XML over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 27 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing XML 321 373 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.99% 6.76% 7.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.12% 17.76% 19.11%
Number of salaries quoted 266 335 357
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,600 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1991 2100 1999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.18% 38.04% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1869 1778
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
XML
England

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

XML Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

XML
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

XML Salary Trend in the West Midlands

XML
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XML across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

XML Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

XML
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 XML within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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 -9 79 £40,000 +11.11% 15
Staffordshire +9 74 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Coventry +13 43 £43,000 +4.87% 6
Solihull +2 39 £40,000 - 1
Worcestershire -2 29 £32,000 -5.18% 3
Warwickshire -22 27 £40,000 +15.94% 4
Wolverhampton -2 8 £42,500 +41.66%
West Bromwich -1 7 - -
Herefordshire -2 2 £31,500 -21.25% 1
Shropshire -3 2 £21,989 -35.32%
Walsall +3 1 £42,500 +25.92% 1
Sutton Coldfield -4 1 £28,000 -25.33% 1
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 362 (66.54%) HTML
2 350 (64.34%) .NET
3 322 (59.19%) SQL
4 294 (54.04%) C#
5 273 (50.18%) CSS
6 262 (48.16%) JavaScript
7 261 (47.98%) SQL Server
8 212 (38.97%) ASP.NET
9 199 (36.58%) Microsoft
10 174 (31.99%) Web Services
11 169 (31.07%) VB.NET
12 153 (28.13%) MVC
13 114 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
14 112 (20.59%) XSLT
15 110 (20.22%) Ajax
16 108 (19.85%) Finance
17 105 (19.30%) jQuery
18 104 (19.12%) Java
19 101 (18.57%) HTML5
20 100 (18.38%) Degree
21 90 (16.54%) .NET Framework
22 87 (15.99%) Unit Testing
22 87 (15.99%) SOAP
23 82 (15.07%) Web Development
24 80 (14.71%) Oracle
25 78 (14.34%) Windows
25 78 (14.34%) MS Excel
25 78 (14.34%) WCF
26 74 (13.60%) SharePoint
26 74 (13.60%) OO

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 74 (13.60%) SharePoint
2 56 (10.29%) IIS
3 35 (6.43%) Tomcat
3 35 (6.43%) BizTalk Server
4 20 (3.68%) CMS
4 20 (3.68%) WebSphere
5 14 (2.57%) Apache
6 13 (2.39%) Oracle Workflow
7 12 (2.21%) SharePoint Server
8 10 (1.84%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (1.65%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.29%) Node.js
10 7 (1.29%) Drupal
11 6 (1.10%) WordPress
12 5 (0.92%) WorkSite
12 5 (0.92%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.92%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.74%) Joomla!
13 4 (0.74%) FileNet
14 3 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 78 (14.34%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.94%) Photoshop
2 16 (2.94%) MS Office
3 5 (0.92%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.74%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) GIMP
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 32 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (2.02%) Oracle iProcurement
4 9 (1.65%) Maximo
5 8 (1.47%) Google Analytics
6 7 (1.29%) e-Work
7 5 (0.92%) Line 500
7 5 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.92%) Magento
8 4 (0.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.74%) Summit
8 4 (0.74%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.18%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.55%) SaaS
2 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.04%) Internet
2 15 (2.76%) Intranet
3 7 (1.29%) HTTP
4 5 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.92%) SAN
5 4 (0.74%) SSL
5 4 (0.74%) ATM
6 3 (0.55%) LAN
6 3 (0.55%) WAN
6 3 (0.55%) SMTP
6 3 (0.55%) DNS
7 2 (0.37%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.18%) FTP
8 1 (0.18%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (47.98%) SQL Server
2 44 (8.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (6.62%) Oracle Database
4 34 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (6.25%) MySQL
5 31 (5.70%) Relational Database
6 26 (4.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 26 (4.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (2.76%) RDBMS
9 14 (2.57%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (2.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 10 (1.84%) Oracle BI EE
11 10 (1.84%) MS Access
12 9 (1.65%) NoSQL
12 9 (1.65%) MongoDB
13 8 (1.47%) Data Mining
13 8 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.47%) OLAP
14 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 67 (12.32%) Visual Studio
2 39 (7.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (6.62%) JIRA
4 27 (4.96%) Subversion
5 14 (2.57%) Git (software)
6 13 (2.39%) JUnit
7 7 (1.29%) Maven
8 6 (1.10%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.10%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.92%) Eclipse RCP
9 5 (0.92%) Hudson
9 5 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.74%) NUnit
10 4 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.55%) CruiseControl
11 3 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.55%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.55%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.18%) SoapUI
General
1 108 (19.85%) Finance
2 38 (6.99%) Retail
3 18 (3.31%) Law
4 12 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.84%) Military
6 8 (1.47%) Legal
7 7 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.29%) Advertising
8 6 (1.10%) Games
8 6 (1.10%) Marketing
9 4 (0.74%) Billing
9 4 (0.74%) Banking
10 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 407 (74.82%) Developer
2 140 (25.74%) .NET Developer
3 81 (14.89%) C# Developer
4 79 (14.52%) Senior Developer
5 63 (11.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 54 (9.93%) Java Developer
7 52 (9.56%) ASP.NET Developer
8 47 (8.64%) Analyst
9 44 (8.09%) Web Developer
9 44 (8.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 38 (6.99%) Consultant
11 33 (6.07%) Software Developer
12 27 (4.96%) Programmer
13 24 (4.41%) Lead Developer
13 24 (4.41%) VB.NET Developer
14 22 (4.04%) Software Engineer
15 20 (3.68%) CRM Developer
16 19 (3.49%) Graduate
16 19 (3.49%) QA Manager
17 18 (3.31%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 362 (66.54%) HTML
2 350 (64.34%) .NET
3 273 (50.18%) CSS
4 212 (38.97%) ASP.NET
5 174 (31.99%) Web Services
6 112 (20.59%) XSLT
7 110 (20.22%) Ajax
8 105 (19.30%) jQuery
9 101 (18.57%) HTML5
10 90 (16.54%) .NET Framework
11 87 (15.99%) SOAP
12 78 (14.34%) WCF
13 69 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
14 59 (10.85%) CSS3
15 51 (9.38%) WPF
16 49 (9.01%) XHTML
17 48 (8.82%) JSON
18 47 (8.64%) J2EE
19 39 (7.17%) REST
20 30 (5.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 60 (11.03%) Computer Science
2 39 (7.17%) N-Tier
3 14 (2.57%) Social Media
4 11 (2.02%) Client/Server
4 11 (2.02%) Mathematics
5 10 (1.84%) Smartcard
5 10 (1.84%) Open Source
6 7 (1.29%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.92%) CMDB
8 5 (0.92%) Internet of Things
9 4 (0.74%) AS400
10 3 (0.55%) NHS
10 3 (0.55%) iPhone
10 3 (0.55%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.55%) Motion Graphics
11 2 (0.37%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.37%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 78 (14.34%) Windows
2 39 (7.17%) Linux
3 25 (4.60%) UNIX
4 12 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.47%) Android
8 5 (0.92%) CentOS
9 3 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.37%) Solaris
11 1 (0.18%) AIX
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (28.13%) MVC
2 114 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (15.99%) Unit Testing
4 82 (15.07%) Web Development
5 74 (13.60%) OO
6 66 (12.13%) CRM
7 65 (11.95%) Software Engineering
8 63 (11.58%) TDD
9 52 (9.56%) SOA
10 41 (7.54%) E-Commerce
10 41 (7.54%) Scrum
11 39 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (6.62%) SEO
13 35 (6.43%) Document Management
14 34 (6.25%) Workflow
15 24 (4.41%) OOP
16 23 (4.23%) UML
16 23 (4.23%) Data Modelling
17 20 (3.68%) Technical Architecture
18 19 (3.49%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 322 (59.19%) SQL
2 294 (54.04%) C#
3 262 (48.16%) JavaScript
4 169 (31.07%) VB.NET
5 104 (19.12%) Java
6 62 (11.40%) VB
7 51 (9.38%) C++
8 44 (8.09%) T-SQL
9 40 (7.35%) PHP
10 21 (3.86%) C
11 18 (3.31%) XPath
12 14 (2.57%) XAML
13 13 (2.39%) VB6
14 12 (2.21%) Shell Script
14 12 (2.21%) Delphi
14 12 (2.21%) PL/SQL
14 12 (2.21%) VBA
15 11 (2.02%) Groovy
16 10 (1.84%) PHP5
17 9 (1.65%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 100 (18.38%) Degree
2 35 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (3.86%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.39%) MCSD
5 8 (1.47%) MCITP
6 7 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.29%) ISEB
7 4 (0.74%) MCAD
8 3 (0.55%) MCSE
8 3 (0.55%) OCP
8 3 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.55%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.55%) CSQA
9 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.18%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.46%) QA
2 10 (1.84%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.92%) Terminal Server
3 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (0.55%) SCCM
2 3 (0.55%) SCOM
2 3 (0.55%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.18%) MOM
Vendors
1 199 (36.58%) Microsoft
2 80 (14.71%) Oracle
3 32 (5.88%) AccuRev
4 13 (2.39%) Business Objects
5 12 (2.21%) CheckPoint
6 11 (2.02%) SAP
7 10 (1.84%) JBoss
7 10 (1.84%) Metastorm
7 10 (1.84%) Google
8 9 (1.65%) Adobe
9 8 (1.47%) IBM
9 8 (1.47%) Fujitsu
9 8 (1.47%) Zend
10 7 (1.29%) Ektron
10 7 (1.29%) VMware
11 6 (1.10%) HP
11 6 (1.10%) Citrix
12 5 (0.92%) EMC
12 5 (0.92%) Macromedia
12 5 (0.92%) Sun
Worcester, Worcestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £450000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + pension + other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
CCity IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Careerwise UK Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Purple Monkey
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car pension etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health care
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days annual leave + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago