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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
Rank 212 202 195
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Permanent jobs citing XSD 11 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.80% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 14
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
2091 2012 2025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.95% 37.30% 36.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1882 1722 1805
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Warwickshire - 7 £47,500 -
Birmingham -7 2 £22,500 -35.71%
Coventry - 2 £45,000 -
XSD
England

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 21 (91.30%) SQL Server
2 20 (86.96%) XML
3 19 (82.61%) .NET
4 16 (69.57%) C#
5 13 (56.52%) Web Services
5 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
5 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
7 10 (43.48%) XSLT
7 10 (43.48%) HTML
7 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
7 10 (43.48%) WCF
8 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
8 9 (39.13%) Java
8 9 (39.13%) SOA
9 8 (34.78%) SQL
9 8 (34.78%) UML
9 8 (34.78%) CSS
9 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
10 7 (30.43%) OO
10 7 (30.43%) Oracle
11 6 (26.09%) Subversion
11 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
11 6 (26.09%) SOAP
11 6 (26.09%) JIRA
11 6 (26.09%) Software Delivery
11 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
12 5 (21.74%) REST
12 5 (21.74%) Grails

XSD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Solr
2 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (4.35%) NServiceBus
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (91.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
3 5 (21.74%) MySQL
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Subversion
1 6 (26.09%) JIRA
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.35%) Maven
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) Ranorex
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Senior Developer
2 9 (39.13%) .NET Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Graduate Programmer
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Graduate Analyst Programmer
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (8.70%) Programmer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) XML
2 19 (82.61%) .NET
3 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
3 13 (56.52%) Web Services
4 10 (43.48%) WCF
4 10 (43.48%) HTML
4 10 (43.48%) XSLT
5 8 (34.78%) CSS
6 6 (26.09%) SOAP
7 5 (21.74%) DOM
7 5 (21.74%) SAX
7 5 (21.74%) Grails
7 5 (21.74%) REST
8 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
8 4 (17.39%) XSL
9 3 (13.04%) JSON
10 2 (8.70%) Middleware
11 1 (4.35%) Spring
11 1 (4.35%) Ajax
11 1 (4.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) SOA
3 8 (34.78%) UML
3 8 (34.78%) Unit Testing
4 7 (30.43%) OO
5 6 (26.09%) Software Delivery
6 5 (21.74%) OOP
7 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
7 3 (13.04%) Scrum
7 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.04%) Refactoring
8 2 (8.70%) Web Development
8 2 (8.70%) Web Application Development
8 2 (8.70%) SDLC
9 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
9 1 (4.35%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) Java
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) XPath
5 3 (13.04%) Groovy
6 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.70%) C++
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Telerik