Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 61 72
Rank change year-on-year +17 +11 -14
Permanent jobs citing XML 58 38 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.59% 3.36% 2.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.74% 9.97% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 38 44 55
Bedfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.73% -2.11% -9.52%
10th Percentile £23,500 £39,125 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £59,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 422 381 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 40.69% 33.72% 35.81%
Number of salaries quoted 386 296 518
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £64,375 £76,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Bedfordshire

XML
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for XML in Bedfordshire

XML
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in Bedfordshire

XML
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +15 21 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Bedford +9 16 £45,000 -
Leighton Buzzard - 8 £35,000 -
Dunstable -10 5 £56,500 +18.95%
XML
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 37 (63.79%) JSON
2 31 (53.45%) SOAP
3 30 (51.72%) Java
3 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (44.83%) SQL
5 20 (34.48%) C#
6 19 (32.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (29.31%) Web Services
8 16 (27.59%) PHP
8 16 (27.59%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (25.86%) Microservices
9 15 (25.86%) API Development
9 15 (25.86%) RESTful
9 15 (25.86%) Node.js
9 15 (25.86%) Python
9 15 (25.86%) E-Commerce
9 15 (25.86%) SOA
9 15 (25.86%) .NET
9 15 (25.86%) Back Office
9 15 (25.86%) MVC
10 14 (24.14%) JBoss
11 13 (22.41%) Hibernate
11 13 (22.41%) TDD
11 13 (22.41%) Spring
11 13 (22.41%) Java EE
12 11 (18.97%) WebSphere
12 11 (18.97%) JAX-WS
12 11 (18.97%) JAX-RS
13 9 (15.52%) DevOps
13 9 (15.52%) REST

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (24.14%) JBoss
2 11 (18.97%) WebSphere
3 8 (13.79%) IIS
4 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.90%) DB2
3 4 (6.90%) MySQL
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Maven
1 9 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (13.79%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.45%) WebStorm
4 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.72%) Selenium
4 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (25.86%) Back Office
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (55.17%) Developer
2 13 (22.41%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Applications Specialist
4 7 (12.07%) Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Data Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Lead Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Lead Java Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Backend Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Support Specialist
5 5 (8.62%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.17%) Java Developer - Fintech
6 3 (5.17%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Lead Software Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Data Processing Executive
7 2 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (3.45%) Java Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) React Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (63.79%) JSON
2 31 (53.45%) SOAP
3 17 (29.31%) Web Services
4 15 (25.86%) .NET
4 15 (25.86%) Node.js
4 15 (25.86%) RESTful
5 13 (22.41%) Hibernate
5 13 (22.41%) Java EE
5 13 (22.41%) Spring
6 11 (18.97%) JAX-RS
6 11 (18.97%) JAX-WS
7 9 (15.52%) REST
8 5 (8.62%) CSS
8 5 (8.62%) HTML
9 4 (6.90%) React
9 4 (6.90%) Redux
10 2 (3.45%) JSP
11 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (13.79%) Fintech
3 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Windows
1 8 (13.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (25.86%) API Development
3 15 (25.86%) E-Commerce
3 15 (25.86%) Microservices
3 15 (25.86%) MVC
3 15 (25.86%) SOA
4 13 (22.41%) TDD
5 9 (15.52%) DevOps
6 8 (13.79%) Data Management
6 8 (13.79%) OO
7 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (8.62%) Web Development
9 4 (6.90%) Data Acquisition
9 4 (6.90%) ETL
9 4 (6.90%) Mathematics
9 4 (6.90%) OOP
9 4 (6.90%) Performance Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (51.72%) Java
2 26 (44.83%) SQL
3 20 (34.48%) C#
4 16 (27.59%) PHP
5 15 (25.86%) Python
6 8 (13.79%) Java 8
6 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
7 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle
2 1 (1.72%) MuleSoft