Period
to 21 July 2019

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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 77 60
Rank change year-on-year -12 -17 -19
Permanent jobs citing XML 75 140 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.60% 3.55% 4.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.29% 11.57% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 64 122 135
Birmingham median annual salary £46,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.36% +37.50% -2.63%
10th Percentile £29,850 £36,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £58,250
West Midlands median annual salary £46,000 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.08% +24.00% -6.25%

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 807 1,210 1,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 27.92% 30.64% 34.89%
Number of salaries quoted 694 1,003 1,186
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £26,625
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +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 21 July 2019.

Salary histogram for XML in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 41 (54.67%) HTML
2 40 (53.33%) CSS
3 34 (45.33%) JavaScript
4 29 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (38.67%) SQL
4 29 (38.67%) ITIL
5 26 (34.67%) C#
5 26 (34.67%) ServiceNow
6 25 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 25 (33.33%) HTML5
7 24 (32.00%) Service Management
8 23 (30.67%) JSON
9 20 (26.67%) .NET
10 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
10 19 (25.33%) ITSM
11 18 (24.00%) Web Services
12 16 (21.33%) SOAP
13 12 (16.00%) XSLT
13 12 (16.00%) T-SQL
13 12 (16.00%) Java
13 12 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (14.67%) VB.NET
15 10 (13.33%) REST
15 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
15 10 (13.33%) RESTful
16 9 (12.00%) Change Management
16 9 (12.00%) SharePoint
16 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
16 9 (12.00%) SDLC
17 8 (10.67%) OO

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 9 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.33%) IIS
3 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.67%) Drupal
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.00%) JDE OneWorld
2 5 (6.67%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (4.00%) Maximo
4 1 (1.33%) Exstream
4 1 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Power Platform
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.00%) SaaS
3 5 (6.67%) Sage Pay
4 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.00%) Office 365
5 2 (2.67%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.33%) GitHub
6 1 (1.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) Internet
2 6 (8.00%) FTP
2 6 (8.00%) LAN
2 6 (8.00%) WAN
3 3 (4.00%) HTTP
4 2 (2.67%) Extranet
4 2 (2.67%) Intranet
5 1 (1.33%) ICMP
5 1 (1.33%) SNMP
5 1 (1.33%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (9.33%) DTS
3 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (8.00%) MySQL
5 5 (6.67%) Power BI
5 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2017
6 4 (5.33%) SSDT
7 1 (1.33%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.33%) Big Data
7 1 (1.33%) DB2
7 1 (1.33%) Impala
7 1 (1.33%) MS Access
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.33%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.33%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (9.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.00%) JIRA
5 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.67%) Maven
6 1 (1.33%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.33%) jMock
6 1 (1.33%) JUnit
6 1 (1.33%) Mockito
6 1 (1.33%) NUnit
6 1 (1.33%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Back Office
2 6 (8.00%) Marketing
2 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.33%) Law
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (41.33%) Developer
2 23 (30.67%) Consultant
3 19 (25.33%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 19 (25.33%) Technical Consultant
4 11 (14.67%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.33%) ServiceNow Developer
6 6 (8.00%) PHP Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Integration Developer
7 5 (6.67%) MySQL Developer
7 5 (6.67%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 5 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 5 (6.67%) SaaS Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Senior MySQL Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.33%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Finance Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Finance Systems Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (54.67%) HTML
2 40 (53.33%) CSS
3 25 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 25 (33.33%) HTML5
4 23 (30.67%) JSON
5 20 (26.67%) .NET
6 18 (24.00%) Web Services
7 16 (21.33%) SOAP
8 12 (16.00%) XSLT
9 10 (13.33%) REST
9 10 (13.33%) RESTful
10 8 (10.67%) jQuery
11 7 (9.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET
12 6 (8.00%) EDI
12 6 (8.00%) EDIFACT
12 6 (8.00%) Laravel
13 5 (6.67%) LAMP
13 5 (6.67%) React
13 5 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (9.33%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.00%) iSeries
3 2 (2.67%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.67%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.33%) Clustering
4 1 (1.33%) Life Science
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) Unix
1 7 (9.33%) Windows
2 6 (8.00%) Linux
2 6 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (38.67%) ITIL
2 24 (32.00%) Service Management
3 19 (25.33%) ITSM
4 12 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (12.00%) Change Management
5 9 (12.00%) SDLC
6 8 (10.67%) OO
7 7 (9.33%) Data Transformation
7 7 (9.33%) SOA
7 7 (9.33%) Web Development
8 6 (8.00%) B2B
8 6 (8.00%) B2C
8 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.00%) Data Validation
8 6 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (8.00%) ERP
8 6 (8.00%) Project Management
8 6 (8.00%) Validation
9 5 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.33%) JavaScript
2 29 (38.67%) SQL
3 26 (34.67%) C#
4 12 (16.00%) Java
4 12 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 11 (14.67%) VB.NET
6 7 (9.33%) PHP
7 6 (8.00%) RPG
7 6 (8.00%) RPG IV
7 6 (8.00%) VBA
8 3 (4.00%) Groovy
8 3 (4.00%) Kotlin
9 2 (2.67%) Go
9 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.67%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.33%) Java 8
10 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.33%) VB
10 1 (1.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) GDPR
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.67%) Docker
1 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) HDFS
2 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 26 (34.67%) ServiceNow
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.67%) Oracle
4 6 (8.00%) IFS
4 6 (8.00%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.67%) VMware
6 1 (1.33%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.33%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.33%) Cognos
6 1 (1.33%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.33%) HP
6 1 (1.33%) Informatica
6 1 (1.33%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.33%) Tableau
6 1 (1.33%) Talend
6 1 (1.33%) Teradata
6 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.33%) Xamarin