Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 89 28
Rank change year-on-year +16 -61 +13
Permanent jobs citing XML 124 108 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.28% 2.83% 6.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.29% 9.02% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 107 94 237
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,500 £57,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 1,098 1,198 1,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 29.04% 31.37% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 889 1,085 1,068
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,700 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for XML.

1 49 (39.52%) Java
1 49 (39.52%) SQL
2 44 (35.48%) Web Services
2 44 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (33.06%) Analytics
3 41 (33.06%) JavaScript
4 36 (29.03%) REST
5 29 (23.39%) JSON
6 28 (22.58%) C#
6 28 (22.58%) Fintech
7 27 (21.77%) SOAP
7 27 (21.77%) Finance
8 26 (20.97%) SOA
8 26 (20.97%) Spring
9 24 (19.35%) Ajax
9 24 (19.35%) Big Data
9 24 (19.35%) PhD
10 23 (18.55%) HTML
11 22 (17.74%) Windows
11 22 (17.74%) Linux
11 22 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (16.94%) .NET
12 21 (16.94%) SQL Server
12 21 (16.94%) Banking
13 20 (16.13%) Process Management
13 20 (16.13%) Oracle
14 19 (15.32%) Unix
14 19 (15.32%) Business Analysis
14 19 (15.32%) International Banking
15 18 (14.52%) Degree

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 12 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.03%) JBoss
4 3 (2.42%) IIS
5 2 (1.61%) SAS
5 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.84%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (4.84%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (4.84%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (4.03%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.81%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.42%) IaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Boomi
4 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) SSL
1 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.35%) Big Data
2 21 (16.94%) SQL Server
3 14 (11.29%) NoSQL
4 13 (10.48%) Hazelcast
5 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.84%) DTS
7 5 (4.03%) MySQL
7 5 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.61%) BODI
10 2 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.61%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.81%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 17 (13.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (11.29%) Visual Studio
3 10 (8.06%) Subversion
4 9 (7.26%) Selenium
5 7 (5.65%) HP UFT
6 6 (4.84%) SoapUI
7 5 (4.03%) Git (software)
8 4 (3.23%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.42%) JUnit
9 3 (2.42%) Maven
10 2 (1.61%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.61%) TestNG
11 1 (0.81%) DbUnit
11 1 (0.81%) jMock
11 1 (0.81%) Mockito
11 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
General
1 27 (21.77%) Finance
2 21 (16.94%) Banking
3 19 (15.32%) International Banking
4 3 (2.42%) Retail
5 2 (1.61%) Advertising
5 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.81%) Automotive
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (48.39%) Developer
2 29 (23.39%) Java Developer
3 24 (19.35%) Analyst
4 21 (16.94%) Consultant
5 18 (14.52%) BPM Consultant
6 15 (12.10%) Senior Developer
7 12 (9.68%) Author
7 12 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (9.68%) Senior Technical Author
7 12 (9.68%) Senior Technical Writer
7 12 (9.68%) Technical Author
7 12 (9.68%) Technical Writer
8 9 (7.26%) Analytics Developer
8 9 (7.26%) Functional Consultant
8 9 (7.26%) Java Developer - Fintech
9 8 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (5.65%) Banking Analyst
10 7 (5.65%) Banking Business Analyst
10 7 (5.65%) Big Data Developer
10 7 (5.65%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (35.48%) Web Services
2 36 (29.03%) REST
3 29 (23.39%) JSON
4 27 (21.77%) SOAP
5 26 (20.97%) Spring
6 24 (19.35%) Ajax
7 23 (18.55%) HTML
8 21 (16.94%) .NET
9 17 (13.71%) CSS
10 13 (10.48%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (10.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (7.26%) RESTful
11 9 (7.26%) XSLT
12 6 (4.84%) LINQ
12 6 (4.84%) Middleware
12 6 (4.84%) WCF
13 5 (4.03%) Hibernate
14 3 (2.42%) .NET Framework
14 3 (2.42%) HTML5
14 3 (2.42%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.58%) Fintech
2 22 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.84%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.23%) User Experience
6 3 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.81%) FMCG
8 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.81%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.74%) Linux
1 22 (17.74%) Windows
2 19 (15.32%) Unix
3 2 (1.61%) CentOS
4 1 (0.81%) Android
4 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (33.06%) Analytics
3 26 (20.97%) SOA
4 20 (16.13%) Process Management
5 19 (15.32%) Business Analysis
6 15 (12.10%) Software Engineering
7 11 (8.87%) SDLC
7 11 (8.87%) Test Automation
8 10 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (8.06%) ITIL
9 9 (7.26%) Time Management
10 8 (6.45%) Commercial Awareness
10 8 (6.45%) Test Scripting
10 8 (6.45%) Translating Business Requirements
10 8 (6.45%) Web Development
11 7 (5.65%) Change Management
11 7 (5.65%) CRM
11 7 (5.65%) OOD
11 7 (5.65%) Scrum
11 7 (5.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 49 (39.52%) Java
1 49 (39.52%) SQL
2 41 (33.06%) JavaScript
3 28 (22.58%) C#
4 15 (12.10%) PHP
5 7 (5.65%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.65%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.03%) X++
7 4 (3.23%) C++
7 4 (3.23%) VB
7 4 (3.23%) VBA
8 3 (2.42%) XPath
9 2 (1.61%) Java 8
10 1 (0.81%) Go
10 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.81%) Scala
10 1 (0.81%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.81%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 24 (19.35%) PhD
2 18 (14.52%) Degree
3 6 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (4.84%) ISEB
3 6 (4.84%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.61%) CIPD
6 1 (0.81%) MCP
6 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.06%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (16.13%) Oracle
2 13 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.84%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.61%) Civica
4 2 (1.61%) SAP
4 2 (1.61%) webMethods
5 1 (0.81%) Dell
5 1 (0.81%) IBM
5 1 (0.81%) Snow
5 1 (0.81%) Talend
5 1 (0.81%) WooCommerce