Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 41 45
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4 +14
Permanent jobs citing XML 177 257 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.55% 5.42% 5.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.02% 19.40% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 150 206 231
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £41,917 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.57% +1.62% +3.13%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,625 £26,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £66,875 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year -6.25% +4.58% -4.38%

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 1359 1325 1274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 34.94% 27.92% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1181 1120 1133
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,000 £23,500 £25,300
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% - -

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 23 August 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 101 (57.06%) SQL
2 90 (50.85%) JavaScript
3 87 (49.15%) CSS
4 85 (48.02%) HTML
5 71 (40.11%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (38.98%) .NET
7 66 (37.29%) Web Services
7 66 (37.29%) MVC
8 64 (36.16%) Java
9 58 (32.77%) ASP.NET
10 56 (31.64%) SQL Server
11 53 (29.94%) Scrum
12 52 (29.38%) C#
13 51 (28.81%) REST
14 46 (25.99%) Web Development
15 42 (23.73%) AngularJS
16 40 (22.60%) MySQL
17 35 (19.77%) JUnit
17 35 (19.77%) SOAP
17 35 (19.77%) OO
18 34 (19.21%) Finance
18 34 (19.21%) Degree
19 33 (18.64%) Test Automation
19 33 (18.64%) XSLT
20 31 (17.51%) NoSQL
21 30 (16.95%) XPath
22 29 (16.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 28 (15.82%) JSON
23 28 (15.82%) Oracle
24 27 (15.25%) E-Commerce

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 15 (8.47%) IIS
2 13 (7.34%) Apache
3 9 (5.08%) CMS
4 5 (2.82%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (2.82%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.26%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.69%) JBoss
7 2 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.13%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.13%) Drupal
7 2 (1.13%) Mule
7 2 (1.13%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 12 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.26%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.08%) Force.com
2 9 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.52%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (3.95%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 7 (3.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 7 (3.95%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (2.82%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.69%) Slack
7 1 (0.56%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.86%) HTTP
2 13 (7.34%) SMS
3 7 (3.95%) Internet
4 5 (2.82%) LDAP
5 3 (1.69%) Skype
6 2 (1.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (31.64%) SQL Server
2 40 (22.60%) MySQL
3 31 (17.51%) NoSQL
4 15 (8.47%) MongoDB
5 13 (7.34%) Redis
6 7 (3.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.26%) SQLPlus
9 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (19.77%) JUnit
2 25 (14.12%) Cucumber
3 23 (12.99%) Git (software)
4 21 (11.86%) Selenium
5 19 (10.73%) Visual Studio
6 16 (9.04%) Subversion
7 15 (8.47%) TestNG
8 13 (7.34%) Eclipse
9 10 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (5.08%) Maven
11 8 (4.52%) Android Studio
11 8 (4.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (3.95%) JIRA
13 6 (3.39%) Gradle
13 6 (3.39%) Jenkins
14 4 (2.26%) Xcode
15 3 (1.69%) Appium
15 3 (1.69%) Bitbucket
15 3 (1.69%) Mockito
15 3 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 34 (19.21%) Finance
2 14 (7.91%) Games
3 13 (7.34%) Billing
4 7 (3.95%) Marketing
5 6 (3.39%) Retail
6 4 (2.26%) Banking
7 3 (1.69%) Advertising
8 2 (1.13%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.13%) Legal
8 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.56%) Automotive
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 118 (66.67%) Developer
2 48 (27.12%) Java Developer
3 38 (21.47%) Web Developer
4 32 (18.08%) .NET Developer
5 21 (11.86%) Tester
6 19 (10.73%) Analyst
6 19 (10.73%) Software Tester
6 19 (10.73%) Test Analyst
7 18 (10.17%) .NET Web Developer
7 18 (10.17%) C# Developer
7 18 (10.17%) Senior Developer
8 17 (9.60%) Software Analyst
8 17 (9.60%) Software Test Analyst
9 12 (6.78%) C++ Programmer
9 12 (6.78%) Programmer
9 12 (6.78%) SQL Developer
9 12 (6.78%) VB.NET Developer
9 12 (6.78%) VB.NET Web Developer
10 10 (5.65%) C# Web Developer
11 9 (5.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (49.15%) CSS
2 85 (48.02%) HTML
3 69 (38.98%) .NET
4 66 (37.29%) Web Services
5 58 (32.77%) ASP.NET
6 51 (28.81%) REST
7 42 (23.73%) AngularJS
8 35 (19.77%) SOAP
9 33 (18.64%) XSLT
10 29 (16.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 28 (15.82%) JSON
12 25 (14.12%) .NET Framework
12 25 (14.12%) Spring
13 24 (13.56%) Entity Framework
14 23 (12.99%) Hibernate
15 22 (12.43%) jQuery
16 21 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 21 (11.86%) Kendo UI
17 20 (11.30%) Java EE
17 20 (11.30%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.86%) Computer Science
2 17 (9.60%) User Experience
3 13 (7.34%) Mobile Payment
4 12 (6.78%) Mobile App
5 10 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.26%) iPad
7 3 (1.69%) CMDB
7 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.56%) BBC
8 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.91%) Windows
2 13 (7.34%) CentOS
2 13 (7.34%) Linux
2 13 (7.34%) Ubuntu
3 12 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (5.08%) Debian
5 8 (4.52%) Android
6 5 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (40.11%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (37.29%) MVC
3 53 (29.94%) Scrum
4 46 (25.99%) Web Development
5 35 (19.77%) OO
6 33 (18.64%) Test Automation
7 27 (15.25%) E-Commerce
8 25 (14.12%) BDD
9 22 (12.43%) TDD
10 21 (11.86%) OOP
11 20 (11.30%) Test Scripting
12 18 (10.17%) Migration
12 18 (10.17%) Software Engineering
12 18 (10.17%) Software Testing
13 16 (9.04%) Mentoring
13 16 (9.04%) Microservices
14 13 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (7.34%) Mobile Development
15 12 (6.78%) Mobile Application Development
16 11 (6.21%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 101 (57.06%) SQL
2 90 (50.85%) JavaScript
3 64 (36.16%) Java
4 52 (29.38%) C#
5 30 (16.95%) XPath
6 23 (12.99%) VB.NET
7 17 (9.60%) C++
8 10 (5.65%) PHP
8 10 (5.65%) VB
9 6 (3.39%) Ruby
10 4 (2.26%) Apple Swift
10 4 (2.26%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.69%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.69%) C
11 3 (1.69%) Perl
11 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.13%) Python
12 2 (1.13%) Scala
13 1 (0.56%) ES6
Qualifications
1 34 (19.21%) Degree
2 18 (10.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.56%) ISEB
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.12%) QA
2 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 28 (15.82%) Oracle
2 20 (11.30%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.34%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.52%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.95%) ServiceNow
6 5 (2.82%) Google
7 4 (2.26%) hybris
8 3 (1.69%) Informatica
8 3 (1.69%) Jitterbit
9 2 (1.13%) Adobe
10 1 (0.56%) IBM
10 1 (0.56%) Pega
10 1 (0.56%) SAP
10 1 (0.56%) VMware
10 1 (0.56%) webMethods