Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 57 39
Rank change year-on-year -6 -18 +7
Permanent jobs citing XML 163 207 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.27% 4.38% 5.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.66% 14.69% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 141 188 221
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Birmingham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1288 1409 1275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 33.78% 29.83% 32.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1094 1219 1132
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,400 £23,950 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Birmingham

XML
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for XML in Birmingham

XML
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for XML.

1 71 (43.56%) Java
1 71 (43.56%) JavaScript
2 70 (42.94%) SQL
2 70 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (40.49%) HTML
3 66 (40.49%) CSS
4 60 (36.81%) Web Services
5 58 (35.58%) SQL Server
6 52 (31.90%) .NET
6 52 (31.90%) REST
7 48 (29.45%) Scrum
8 47 (28.83%) C#
9 45 (27.61%) JSON
10 44 (26.99%) SOAP
10 44 (26.99%) MVC
11 43 (26.38%) Degree
12 42 (25.77%) Finance
13 37 (22.70%) ASP.NET
13 37 (22.70%) Oracle
13 37 (22.70%) XSLT
14 34 (20.86%) XPath
15 32 (19.63%) Test Automation
15 32 (19.63%) Web Development
16 31 (19.02%) JUnit
16 31 (19.02%) BDD
17 30 (18.40%) Spring
17 30 (18.40%) QA
18 28 (17.18%) Software Engineering
19 27 (16.56%) AngularJS
20 25 (15.34%) NoSQL

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (8.59%) IIS
2 12 (7.36%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (6.75%) CMS
4 10 (6.13%) JBoss
5 9 (5.52%) Tomcat
6 7 (4.29%) Apache
7 6 (3.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (3.07%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.84%) Drupal
9 3 (1.84%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (1.23%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (1.23%) Mule
10 2 (1.23%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (6.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.72%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (14.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.68%) Force.com
4 2 (1.23%) PaaS
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.61%) SaaS
5 1 (0.61%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.36%) HTTP
2 7 (4.29%) LDAP
3 6 (3.68%) SMS
4 2 (1.23%) Internet
5 1 (0.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (35.58%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.34%) NoSQL
3 22 (13.50%) MySQL
4 9 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.91%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.68%) Redis
7 5 (3.07%) DTS
8 4 (2.45%) BODI
8 4 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.45%) MarkLogic
8 4 (2.45%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.45%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.61%) Riak
Development Applications
1 31 (19.02%) JUnit
2 20 (12.27%) Selenium
3 19 (11.66%) Git (software)
4 17 (10.43%) Maven
5 16 (9.82%) Cucumber
5 16 (9.82%) TestNG
6 15 (9.20%) Subversion
7 11 (6.75%) Jenkins
8 10 (6.13%) Bitbucket
8 10 (6.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (5.52%) Appium
9 9 (5.52%) Calabash
10 8 (4.91%) HP UFT
10 8 (4.91%) JIRA
10 8 (4.91%) Visual Studio
11 7 (4.29%) Android Studio
11 7 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (4.29%) Gradle
11 7 (4.29%) SoapUI
12 6 (3.68%) Eclipse
General
1 42 (25.77%) Finance
2 11 (6.75%) Banking
2 11 (6.75%) Marketing
3 6 (3.68%) Billing
3 6 (3.68%) Financial Institution
3 6 (3.68%) Games
4 3 (1.84%) Retail
5 2 (1.23%) Advertising
5 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.61%) Automotive
6 1 (0.61%) International Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 108 (66.26%) Developer
2 43 (26.38%) Java Developer
3 29 (17.79%) Senior Developer
4 25 (15.34%) Web Developer
5 20 (12.27%) Analyst
5 20 (12.27%) Test Analyst
6 18 (11.04%) Tester
7 17 (10.43%) .NET Developer
8 13 (7.98%) Software Developer
8 13 (7.98%) Software Tester
9 12 (7.36%) Senior Web Developer
9 12 (7.36%) ServiceNow Developer
9 12 (7.36%) Software Analyst
9 12 (7.36%) Software Test Analyst
10 11 (6.75%) .NET Software Developer
10 11 (6.75%) Automation Tester
10 11 (6.75%) C++ Developer
10 11 (6.75%) C++ Software Developer
10 11 (6.75%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (6.13%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (40.49%) CSS
1 66 (40.49%) HTML
2 60 (36.81%) Web Services
3 52 (31.90%) .NET
3 52 (31.90%) REST
4 45 (27.61%) JSON
5 44 (26.99%) SOAP
6 37 (22.70%) ASP.NET
6 37 (22.70%) XSLT
7 30 (18.40%) Spring
8 27 (16.56%) AngularJS
9 25 (15.34%) Hibernate
10 22 (13.50%) JPA
11 20 (12.27%) Java EE
12 19 (11.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (9.82%) EJB
13 16 (9.82%) EJB 3.0
13 16 (9.82%) JMS
13 16 (9.82%) LINQ
14 14 (8.59%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.34%) Computer Science
2 17 (10.43%) User Experience
3 16 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.91%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.68%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.68%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (3.07%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.45%) CMDB
9 3 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.61%) BBC
10 1 (0.61%) Blog
10 1 (0.61%) Fintech
10 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.75%) Windows
2 8 (4.91%) Linux
3 7 (4.29%) Android
3 7 (4.29%) Debian
3 7 (4.29%) Ubuntu
4 6 (3.68%) CentOS
5 5 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.45%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (29.45%) Scrum
3 44 (26.99%) MVC
4 32 (19.63%) Test Automation
4 32 (19.63%) Web Development
5 31 (19.02%) BDD
6 28 (17.18%) Software Engineering
7 24 (14.72%) TDD
8 19 (11.66%) OO
8 19 (11.66%) Test Scripting
9 18 (11.04%) SOA
10 17 (10.43%) Migration
11 15 (9.20%) E-Commerce
11 15 (9.20%) SDLC
11 15 (9.20%) Service Management
12 14 (8.59%) ETL
12 14 (8.59%) OOD
13 13 (7.98%) Microservices
13 13 (7.98%) Software Testing
14 12 (7.36%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (43.56%) Java
1 71 (43.56%) JavaScript
2 70 (42.94%) SQL
3 47 (28.83%) C#
4 34 (20.86%) XPath
5 17 (10.43%) C++
6 15 (9.20%) VB.NET
7 11 (6.75%) C
7 11 (6.75%) Perl
8 10 (6.13%) PHP
8 10 (6.13%) VB
9 6 (3.68%) Ruby
9 6 (3.68%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.45%) Apple Swift
10 4 (2.45%) SPARQL
10 4 (2.45%) XQuery
11 3 (1.84%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.84%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (26.38%) Degree
2 18 (11.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (4.29%) ISEB
3 7 (4.29%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (2.45%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.23%) MCSA
6 2 (1.23%) MCSD
6 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.40%) QA
2 4 (2.45%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.61%) HDFS
1 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.61%) Puppet
1 1 (0.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (22.70%) Oracle
2 14 (8.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.59%) ServiceNow
3 6 (3.68%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.45%) SAP
5 4 (2.45%) Talend
6 3 (1.84%) Civica
6 3 (1.84%) Informatica
6 3 (1.84%) Jitterbit
7 2 (1.23%) Adobe
8 1 (0.61%) Cognos
8 1 (0.61%) Google
8 1 (0.61%) VMware