The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
County Antrim > Belfast
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 18 24
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Permanent jobs citing XML 17 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 11.04% 8.57% 9.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.24% 24.00% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 3
Belfast median annual salary £57,000 £38,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.09% -8.82%  
10th Percentile £31,800 £35,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £62,700 £55,000 £46,250
County Antrim median annual salary £57,000 £38,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +47.09% -8.82%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 84 50 46
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 54.55% 35.71% 36.51%
Number of salaries quoted 196 155 104
Belfast median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £43,750 £47,500
County Antrim median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Belfast

XML
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for XML in Belfast

XML
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Belfast over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for XML.

1 26 (81.25%) Java
2 19 (59.38%) Oracle
3 15 (46.88%) Unix
4 12 (37.50%) Spring
4 12 (37.50%) JSON
5 11 (34.38%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (34.38%) SQL
6 10 (31.25%) Web Services
6 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (31.25%) Scrum
6 10 (31.25%) JIRA
7 9 (28.13%) Spring MVC
7 9 (28.13%) Multithreading
7 9 (28.13%) TeamCity
7 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
7 9 (28.13%) RESTful
7 9 (28.13%) GemFire
7 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
7 9 (28.13%) Virtual Team
7 9 (28.13%) MVC
7 9 (28.13%) Maven
7 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
7 9 (28.13%) FpML
7 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
7 9 (28.13%) JMS
7 9 (28.13%) JDBC
8 7 (21.88%) .NET
8 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
8 7 (21.88%) Big Data
8 7 (21.88%) QA

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 9 (28.13%) GemFire
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (12.50%) Apache Spark
4 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Big Data
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
4 4 (12.50%) Cloudera CDH
5 3 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) JIRA
2 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
2 9 (28.13%) Maven
2 9 (28.13%) TeamCity
3 6 (18.75%) JDeveloper
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Software Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) E-Business Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) Oracle Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C++ Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Designer
7 2 (6.25%) Development Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Lead Designer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) JSON
1 12 (37.50%) Spring
2 10 (31.25%) Web Services
3 9 (28.13%) FpML
3 9 (28.13%) JDBC
3 9 (28.13%) JMS
3 9 (28.13%) RESTful
3 9 (28.13%) Spring MVC
4 7 (21.88%) .NET
5 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 6 (18.75%) Middleware
6 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 4 (12.50%) Kafka
7 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
7 3 (9.38%) HTML
7 3 (9.38%) REST
7 3 (9.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Virtual Team
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Unix
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Scrum
3 9 (28.13%) Multithreading
3 9 (28.13%) MVC
3 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
4 6 (18.75%) Change Management
4 6 (18.75%) ERP
4 6 (18.75%) ITIL
4 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 6 (18.75%) Translating Business Requirements
4 6 (18.75%) Workflow
5 4 (12.50%) Analytics
5 4 (12.50%) Data Analytics
5 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.50%) UML
5 4 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 3 (9.38%) Cyber Intelligence
6 3 (9.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
4 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
5 6 (18.75%) PL/SQL
6 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
7 4 (12.50%) Scala
7 4 (12.50%) VB
8 3 (9.38%) C#
9 2 (6.25%) C++
9 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Cloudera
2 4 (12.50%) Datameer
2 4 (12.50%) Tableau
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft