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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 202 186 194
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs citing XSD 11 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.75% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 10
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £40,000 £37,650
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +3.75%
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
2104 1736 1949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 39.74% 35.18% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1898 1481 1733
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 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
Coventry - 4 - -
Birmingham - 2 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton +5 1 £35,000 +27.27%
Staffordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £50,000 -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) XML
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (73.33%) SQL
4 9 (60.00%) C#
4 9 (60.00%) .NET
5 8 (53.33%) Java
6 7 (46.67%) Oracle
6 7 (46.67%) Web Services
6 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
7 6 (40.00%) CSS
7 6 (40.00%) MySQL
7 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (40.00%) HTML
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (33.33%) Subversion
8 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 5 (33.33%) JIRA
9 4 (26.67%) Finance
9 4 (26.67%) Grails
9 4 (26.67%) REST
9 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
9 4 (26.67%) SAX
9 4 (26.67%) DOM
9 4 (26.67%) SOAP
10 3 (20.00%) UNIX
10 3 (20.00%) Apache
10 3 (20.00%) XSL
10 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 3 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
3 1 (6.67%) NServiceBus
3 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) MySQL
3 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Subversion
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Ranorex
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) XML
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (26.67%) Grails
6 4 (26.67%) REST
6 4 (26.67%) SOAP
6 4 (26.67%) DOM
6 4 (26.67%) SAX
7 3 (20.00%) Spring
7 3 (20.00%) XSL
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (20.00%) JSON
8 2 (13.33%) Spring MVC
8 2 (13.33%) WCF
8 2 (13.33%) JDBC
8 2 (13.33%) XSLT
8 2 (13.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (13.33%) iPhone
1 2 (13.33%) iPad
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
3 3 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Android Development
4 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
4 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
4 2 (13.33%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) EAI
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) B2B
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) PHP
5 3 (20.00%) XPath
5 3 (20.00%) Groovy
6 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Software AG
3 1 (6.67%) Cognizant
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) webMethods
3 1 (6.67%) Telerik