Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 52 50
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing XML 179 229 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.71% 4.75% 4.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.25% 16.24% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 153 197 204
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £41,333 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.87% -6.06% +4.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,750 £60,000
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 1351 1410 1294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 35.58% 29.27% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 1202 1141
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.33% - -

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 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 86 (48.04%) JavaScript
2 85 (47.49%) SQL
3 82 (45.81%) CSS
4 80 (44.69%) HTML
4 80 (44.69%) Java
5 76 (42.46%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (37.43%) SQL Server
7 65 (36.31%) Web Services
8 63 (35.20%) .NET
9 61 (34.08%) MVC
10 58 (32.40%) C#
11 57 (31.84%) REST
12 53 (29.61%) Scrum
13 48 (26.82%) ASP.NET
13 48 (26.82%) Degree
14 46 (25.70%) SOAP
15 44 (24.58%) JSON
16 42 (23.46%) XSLT
16 42 (23.46%) Finance
17 41 (22.91%) Web Development
18 39 (21.79%) XPath
18 39 (21.79%) Oracle
19 38 (21.23%) AngularJS
20 37 (20.67%) JUnit
21 35 (19.55%) BDD
22 32 (17.88%) Spring
23 30 (16.76%) Test Automation
23 30 (16.76%) NoSQL
24 28 (15.64%) Amazon AWS
24 28 (15.64%) Hibernate

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 18 (10.06%) IIS
2 12 (6.70%) CMS
3 10 (5.59%) Apache
3 10 (5.59%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (5.59%) JBoss
4 9 (5.03%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.91%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.79%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (2.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.68%) Drupal
9 2 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.12%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.12%) Mule
9 2 (1.12%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (8.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.64%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (13.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.91%) Force.com
4 4 (2.23%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.68%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 3 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (1.68%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.12%) PaaS
6 2 (1.12%) Serverless
6 2 (1.12%) Slack
7 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.06%) HTTP
2 9 (5.03%) SMS
3 7 (3.91%) LDAP
4 6 (3.35%) Internet
5 2 (1.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (37.43%) SQL Server
2 30 (16.76%) NoSQL
3 27 (15.08%) MySQL
4 11 (6.15%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.03%) Redis
6 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.23%) MarkLogic
7 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.68%) BODI
8 3 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.68%) DTS
8 3 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.68%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.68%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 37 (20.67%) JUnit
2 24 (13.41%) Git (software)
3 20 (11.17%) Cucumber
4 19 (10.61%) TestNG
5 18 (10.06%) Subversion
6 17 (9.50%) Selenium
7 16 (8.94%) Maven
8 12 (6.70%) Jenkins
8 12 (6.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (5.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (5.59%) Bitbucket
9 10 (5.59%) Visual Studio
10 9 (5.03%) Android Studio
10 9 (5.03%) Appium
10 9 (5.03%) Calabash
10 9 (5.03%) Eclipse
10 9 (5.03%) JIRA
11 8 (4.47%) Gradle
12 4 (2.23%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (2.23%) Xcode
General
1 42 (23.46%) Finance
2 11 (6.15%) Marketing
3 10 (5.59%) Banking
4 9 (5.03%) Billing
4 9 (5.03%) Games
5 6 (3.35%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.23%) Retail
7 2 (1.12%) Advertising
7 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.56%) Automotive
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 125 (69.83%) Developer
2 50 (27.93%) Java Developer
3 30 (16.76%) Senior Developer
3 30 (16.76%) Web Developer
4 23 (12.85%) .NET Developer
5 20 (11.17%) Analyst
5 20 (11.17%) Test Analyst
6 17 (9.50%) Tester
7 16 (8.94%) C# Developer
8 15 (8.38%) Software Analyst
8 15 (8.38%) Software Developer
8 15 (8.38%) Software Test Analyst
8 15 (8.38%) Software Tester
9 12 (6.70%) Graduate
9 12 (6.70%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (6.70%) Senior Web Developer
10 11 (6.15%) .NET Software Developer
10 11 (6.15%) C# Web Developer
10 11 (6.15%) C++ Developer
10 11 (6.15%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (45.81%) CSS
2 80 (44.69%) HTML
3 65 (36.31%) Web Services
4 63 (35.20%) .NET
5 57 (31.84%) REST
6 48 (26.82%) ASP.NET
7 46 (25.70%) SOAP
8 44 (24.58%) JSON
9 42 (23.46%) XSLT
10 38 (21.23%) AngularJS
11 32 (17.88%) Spring
12 28 (15.64%) Hibernate
13 27 (15.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 25 (13.97%) Java EE
14 25 (13.97%) JPA
15 19 (10.61%) .NET Framework
15 19 (10.61%) EJB
15 19 (10.61%) EJB 3.0
15 19 (10.61%) JMS
15 19 (10.61%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.08%) Computer Science
2 19 (10.61%) User Experience
3 16 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.26%) Mobile App
5 9 (5.03%) Mobile Payment
6 7 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.79%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.79%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.23%) CMDB
9 3 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.56%) BBC
10 1 (0.56%) Blog
10 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.38%) Windows
2 10 (5.59%) Debian
2 10 (5.59%) Linux
2 10 (5.59%) Ubuntu
3 9 (5.03%) Android
3 9 (5.03%) CentOS
4 8 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.23%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.23%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (42.46%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (34.08%) MVC
3 53 (29.61%) Scrum
4 41 (22.91%) Web Development
5 35 (19.55%) BDD
6 30 (16.76%) Test Automation
7 27 (15.08%) Software Engineering
7 27 (15.08%) TDD
8 24 (13.41%) OO
9 18 (10.06%) Migration
9 18 (10.06%) Test Scripting
10 17 (9.50%) E-Commerce
11 16 (8.94%) Mentoring
11 16 (8.94%) Microservices
12 15 (8.38%) OOD
12 15 (8.38%) SDLC
12 15 (8.38%) SOA
12 15 (8.38%) Software Testing
13 14 (7.82%) Mobile Development
14 13 (7.26%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 86 (48.04%) JavaScript
2 85 (47.49%) SQL
3 80 (44.69%) Java
4 58 (32.40%) C#
5 39 (21.79%) XPath
6 20 (11.17%) C++
7 15 (8.38%) VB.NET
8 11 (6.15%) C
8 11 (6.15%) Perl
8 11 (6.15%) PHP
8 11 (6.15%) VB
9 6 (3.35%) Ruby
9 6 (3.35%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.23%) Apple Swift
10 4 (2.23%) SPARQL
10 4 (2.23%) XQuery
11 3 (1.68%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.68%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.12%) Python
12 2 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 48 (26.82%) Degree
2 21 (11.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.23%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.68%) ISEB
4 3 (1.68%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.12%) MCSA
5 2 (1.12%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (15.64%) QA
2 3 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.56%) HDFS
1 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.56%) Puppet
1 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (21.79%) Oracle
2 18 (10.06%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.70%) ServiceNow
4 9 (5.03%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.79%) Google
7 4 (2.23%) Talend
8 3 (1.68%) Informatica
8 3 (1.68%) Jitterbit
8 3 (1.68%) SAP
9 2 (1.12%) Adobe
10 1 (0.56%) Civica
10 1 (0.56%) Cognos
10 1 (0.56%) VMware