The table below looks at the statistics for XSD 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 XSD over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 210 203 194
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs citing XSD 5 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.092% 0.081% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 6
Average salary £60,000 £51,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.07% +2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
XSD
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
1832 1856 2078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.64% 37.41% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1691 1631 1887
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 £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XSD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

XSD Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

XSD
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

XSD Salary Trend in the West Midlands

XSD
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XSD across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

XSD Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

XSD
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 XSD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 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 -7 2 £62,500 +58.22%
Coventry -9 2 £60,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing XSD 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 XSD.

1 16 (80.00%) XML
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (35.00%) MVC
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) HTML
4 7 (35.00%) CSS
4 7 (35.00%) UNIX
4 7 (35.00%) Java
5 5 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) C#
5 5 (25.00%) Web Services
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) XPath
5 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) SOA
5 5 (25.00%) OO
5 5 (25.00%) XSLT
5 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (20.00%) WSDL
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Subversion
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (20.00%) Data Mapping
7 3 (15.00%) Analytics
7 3 (15.00%) AIX
7 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.00%) ERD

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing XSD 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 XSD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) JBoss
1 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (5.00%) Sonic ESB
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) Maven
2 2 (10.00%) PVCS
2 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.00%) Toad
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Hudson
2 2 (10.00%) MSBuild
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Ranorex
3 1 (5.00%) JDeveloper
3 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Programmer
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Software Programmer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Legal Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Documentation Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) XML
2 7 (35.00%) CSS
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) .NET
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (25.00%) XSLT
3 5 (25.00%) Web Services
4 4 (20.00%) WSDL
5 3 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (15.00%) Sass
5 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (15.00%) XSL
6 2 (10.00%) JDBC
6 2 (10.00%) JSP
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 2 (10.00%) Java EE
6 2 (10.00%) Spring MVC
6 2 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) UNIX
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) AIX
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) MVC
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (25.00%) OO
2 5 (25.00%) SOA
3 4 (20.00%) Data Mapping
4 3 (15.00%) ERD
4 3 (15.00%) Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Validation
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) UML
5 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) XPath
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Software AG
4 2 (10.00%) webMethods
4 2 (10.00%) Telerik
5 1 (5.00%) Cognizant
5 1 (5.00%) CA