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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 29 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing XML 322 346 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.05% 6.25% 7.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.14% 16.85% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 273 310 331
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,700 £26,500
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
1995 2053 1985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.48% 37.10% 40.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1699 1826 1745
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £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 23 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 23 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 -2 81 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Staffordshire +5 70 £37,000 +5.71% 7
Coventry +17 42 £41,500 -2.35% 4
Solihull +9 41 £40,000 -
Worcestershire -2 31 £40,000 +14.28%
Warwickshire -16 28 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Wolverhampton +1 7 £40,000 +63.26%
West Bromwich -3 5 - -
Herefordshire 0 4 £31,500 -21.25%
Shropshire -2 2 £21,989 -35.32%
Walsall +1 1 £42,500 +41.66%
Sutton Coldfield -3 1 £28,000 -25.33% 1
XML
England

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 371 (66.85%) HTML
2 354 (63.78%) .NET
3 330 (59.46%) SQL
4 296 (53.33%) C#
5 277 (49.91%) CSS
6 276 (49.73%) JavaScript
7 263 (47.39%) SQL Server
8 214 (38.56%) ASP.NET
9 204 (36.76%) Microsoft
10 180 (32.43%) Web Services
11 178 (32.07%) VB.NET
12 152 (27.39%) MVC
13 115 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
14 113 (20.36%) Ajax
15 109 (19.64%) XSLT
16 108 (19.46%) Finance
17 106 (19.10%) Java
17 106 (19.10%) jQuery
18 104 (18.74%) Degree
18 104 (18.74%) HTML5
19 90 (16.22%) .NET Framework
19 90 (16.22%) Unit Testing
20 85 (15.32%) SOAP
21 84 (15.14%) OO
21 84 (15.14%) Web Development
22 82 (14.77%) Windows
23 81 (14.59%) Oracle
24 78 (14.05%) MS Excel
24 78 (14.05%) WCF
25 72 (12.97%) SharePoint

XML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 72 (12.97%) SharePoint
2 57 (10.27%) IIS
3 33 (5.95%) Tomcat
3 33 (5.95%) BizTalk Server
4 21 (3.78%) WebSphere
5 19 (3.42%) CMS
6 14 (2.52%) SharePoint Server
7 13 (2.34%) Oracle Workflow
7 13 (2.34%) Apache
8 10 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (1.26%) Drupal
9 7 (1.26%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.26%) Node.js
10 6 (1.08%) WordPress
11 5 (0.90%) WorkSite
11 5 (0.90%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.90%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.72%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.54%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 78 (14.05%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.88%) Photoshop
2 16 (2.88%) MS Office
3 5 (0.90%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.72%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.18%) GIMP
7 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (6.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.16%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (1.98%) Oracle iProcurement
4 8 (1.44%) Google Analytics
4 8 (1.44%) Maximo
5 7 (1.26%) e-Work
6 6 (1.08%) Line 500
7 5 (0.90%) Magento
7 5 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.72%) Summit
8 4 (0.72%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.18%) Zen Cart
10 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.36%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.14%) Internet
2 15 (2.70%) Intranet
3 7 (1.26%) HTTP
4 6 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.90%) SAN
6 4 (0.72%) SSL
6 4 (0.72%) ATM
7 3 (0.54%) LAN
7 3 (0.54%) WAN
7 3 (0.54%) SMTP
7 3 (0.54%) DNS
8 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (47.39%) SQL Server
2 50 (9.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (6.31%) MySQL
4 35 (6.31%) Relational Database
5 34 (6.13%) Oracle Database
6 28 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (3.24%) RDBMS
10 15 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (1.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 10 (1.80%) Oracle BI EE
13 9 (1.62%) NoSQL
13 9 (1.62%) MongoDB
13 9 (1.62%) Data Mining
13 9 (1.62%) MS Access
14 8 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.44%) OLAP
15 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 71 (12.79%) Visual Studio
2 37 (6.67%) JIRA
2 37 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (5.23%) Subversion
4 15 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 13 (2.34%) JUnit
6 7 (1.26%) Maven
7 6 (1.08%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (1.08%) Hudson
8 5 (0.90%) Eclipse RCP
8 5 (0.90%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.72%) NUnit
9 4 (0.72%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.54%) Selenium
10 3 (0.54%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.54%) MSBuild
General
1 108 (19.46%) Finance
2 40 (7.21%) Retail
3 19 (3.42%) Law
4 11 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.80%) Military
6 8 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.26%) Advertising
8 6 (1.08%) Games
8 6 (1.08%) Legal
8 6 (1.08%) Marketing
9 4 (0.72%) Billing
9 4 (0.72%) Banking
10 3 (0.54%) Local Government
11 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 413 (74.41%) Developer
2 145 (26.13%) .NET Developer
3 85 (15.32%) C# Developer
4 84 (15.14%) Senior Developer
5 65 (11.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 53 (9.55%) Java Developer
6 53 (9.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 50 (9.01%) Analyst
8 44 (7.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 43 (7.75%) Web Developer
10 39 (7.03%) Consultant
11 36 (6.49%) Software Developer
12 28 (5.05%) Programmer
13 25 (4.50%) VB.NET Developer
14 24 (4.32%) Lead Developer
15 23 (4.14%) CRM Developer
16 21 (3.78%) Senior .NET Developer
17 20 (3.60%) Graduate
18 19 (3.42%) Software Engineer
18 19 (3.42%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (66.85%) HTML
2 354 (63.78%) .NET
3 277 (49.91%) CSS
4 214 (38.56%) ASP.NET
5 180 (32.43%) Web Services
6 113 (20.36%) Ajax
7 109 (19.64%) XSLT
8 106 (19.10%) jQuery
9 104 (18.74%) HTML5
10 90 (16.22%) .NET Framework
11 85 (15.32%) SOAP
12 78 (14.05%) WCF
13 68 (12.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 60 (10.81%) CSS3
15 53 (9.55%) WPF
16 48 (8.65%) JSON
16 48 (8.65%) XHTML
17 43 (7.75%) J2EE
18 35 (6.31%) REST
19 31 (5.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 39 (7.03%) N-Tier
3 12 (2.16%) Mathematics
4 11 (1.98%) Client/Server
4 11 (1.98%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.80%) Open Source
5 10 (1.80%) Social Media
5 10 (1.80%) Smartcard
6 9 (1.62%) Management Information System
7 5 (0.90%) CMDB
7 5 (0.90%) Internet of Things
8 3 (0.54%) Motion Graphics
8 3 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.54%) iPhone
8 3 (0.54%) Graphic Design
8 3 (0.54%) AS400
8 3 (0.54%) NHS
9 2 (0.36%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.36%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.36%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 82 (14.77%) Windows
2 36 (6.49%) Linux
3 26 (4.68%) UNIX
4 12 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.62%) Android
7 5 (0.90%) CentOS
8 3 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.36%) Solaris
10 1 (0.18%) AIX
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (27.39%) MVC
2 115 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (16.22%) Unit Testing
4 84 (15.14%) Web Development
4 84 (15.14%) OO
5 68 (12.25%) CRM
6 62 (11.17%) TDD
6 62 (11.17%) Software Engineering
7 51 (9.19%) SOA
8 42 (7.57%) E-Commerce
9 40 (7.21%) Scrum
10 37 (6.67%) Workflow
10 37 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (6.31%) SEO
12 33 (5.95%) Document Management
13 26 (4.68%) OOP
14 25 (4.50%) Data Modelling
15 24 (4.32%) UML
16 20 (3.60%) Data Analysis
17 19 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 330 (59.46%) SQL
2 296 (53.33%) C#
3 276 (49.73%) JavaScript
4 178 (32.07%) VB.NET
5 106 (19.10%) Java
6 62 (11.17%) VB
7 47 (8.47%) C++
8 44 (7.93%) T-SQL
9 38 (6.85%) PHP
10 19 (3.42%) C
11 16 (2.88%) XAML
11 16 (2.88%) VB6
11 16 (2.88%) XPath
12 12 (2.16%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.98%) Delphi
13 11 (1.98%) VBA
14 10 (1.80%) ActionScript
14 10 (1.80%) PHP5
14 10 (1.80%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.62%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 104 (18.74%) Degree
2 35 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (3.96%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.70%) CSQE
5 14 (2.52%) MCSD
6 10 (1.80%) ISEB
7 8 (1.44%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.44%) MCITP
8 4 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.72%) MCAD
9 3 (0.54%) MCSE
9 3 (0.54%) OCP
9 3 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.54%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.54%) CSQA
9 3 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.18%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.65%) QA
2 11 (1.98%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.90%) Terminal Server
3 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (0.54%) SCCM
2 3 (0.54%) SCOM
2 3 (0.54%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.18%) MOM
Vendors
1 204 (36.76%) Microsoft
2 81 (14.59%) Oracle
3 31 (5.59%) AccuRev
4 13 (2.34%) Business Objects
5 12 (2.16%) CheckPoint
6 11 (1.98%) SAP
7 10 (1.80%) JBoss
7 10 (1.80%) Metastorm
7 10 (1.80%) Google
8 9 (1.62%) Adobe
9 8 (1.44%) Fujitsu
9 8 (1.44%) Zend
10 7 (1.26%) VMware
10 7 (1.26%) Ektron
11 6 (1.08%) Sage
11 6 (1.08%) Telerik
11 6 (1.08%) IBM
11 6 (1.08%) HP
11 6 (1.08%) Citrix
12 5 (0.90%) EMC
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Steria
Salary: £70k - £90k + 15% Benefits Dependant on Experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Purple Monkey
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Holiday
Posted: 12 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
CCity IT
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Fresh, AX 2012 R3 End User Project!
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + GOLD PARTNER
Posted: 13 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 14 days ago