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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 197 187 190
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing XSD 16 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.27% 0.083%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.80% 0.79% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 4
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £68,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
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
2007 1904 1907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.81% 34.89% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1714 1695 1658
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Solihull 0 6 £40,000 -27.27%
Birmingham +3 5 £35,000 -51.72%
Worcestershire -8 3 £37,500 -11.76%
Wolverhampton - 2 £35,000 -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (63.33%) Oracle
2 19 (63.33%) XML
2 19 (63.33%) MVC
3 18 (60.00%) SQL
4 17 (56.67%) Java
5 16 (53.33%) UNIX
6 13 (43.33%) Linux
6 13 (43.33%) Web Services
6 13 (43.33%) Tomcat
6 13 (43.33%) WSDL
7 12 (40.00%) SSL
7 12 (40.00%) CSS
7 12 (40.00%) HTML
8 11 (36.67%) PHP
8 11 (36.67%) MySQL
8 11 (36.67%) JDBC
8 11 (36.67%) Apache
8 11 (36.67%) Spring
8 11 (36.67%) Degree
8 11 (36.67%) Spring MVC
9 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
10 8 (26.67%) C#
10 8 (26.67%) .NET
11 7 (23.33%) XPath
12 6 (20.00%) XSL
12 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 5 (16.67%) OO
13 5 (16.67%) VB.NET

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (43.33%) Tomcat
2 11 (36.67%) Apache
3 3 (10.00%) IIS
4 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.67%) GlassFish
4 2 (6.67%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (36.67%) MySQL
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Subversion
2 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) MSBuild
3 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.67%) Ranorex
3 2 (6.67%) Selenium
3 2 (6.67%) Hudson
3 2 (6.67%) Maven
3 2 (6.67%) PVCS
3 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.67%) Toad
4 1 (3.33%) JDeveloper
4 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 15 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Programmer
4 5 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Software Programmer
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Integration Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Legal Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Documentation Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.33%) webMethods Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) XML
2 13 (43.33%) Web Services
2 13 (43.33%) WSDL
3 12 (40.00%) HTML
3 12 (40.00%) CSS
4 11 (36.67%) JDBC
4 11 (36.67%) Spring
4 11 (36.67%) Spring MVC
5 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 8 (26.67%) .NET
6 6 (20.00%) XSL
7 5 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (16.67%) Sass
7 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (10.00%) jQuery
8 3 (10.00%) HTML5
8 3 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 3 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) NHS
2 2 (6.67%) Social Media
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) UNIX
2 13 (43.33%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) MVC
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) OO
3 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 5 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.00%) B2B
4 3 (10.00%) TDD
4 3 (10.00%) UML
5 2 (6.67%) SOA
5 2 (6.67%) B2C
5 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.67%) ERD
5 2 (6.67%) Data Mapping
5 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) Java
3 11 (36.67%) PHP
4 8 (26.67%) C#
5 7 (23.33%) XPath
6 5 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) JBoss
3 2 (6.67%) Telerik
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Software AG
4 1 (3.33%) Cognizant
4 1 (3.33%) webMethods