Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 64 61
Rank change year-on-year -31 -3 -18
Permanent jobs citing XML 92 169 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.53% 4.37% 4.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.06% 12.84% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 85 147 190
Birmingham median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,200 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £66,375
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,142 1,316 1,421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.43% 34.00% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 942 1,118 1,227
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £72,375 £62,500 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -

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 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 (53.26%) Java
2 45 (48.91%) HTML
3 37 (40.22%) Web Services
4 36 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (38.04%) CSS
6 34 (36.96%) JavaScript
7 32 (34.78%) SQL
8 28 (30.43%) .NET
8 28 (30.43%) SOAP
9 26 (28.26%) SQL Server
9 26 (28.26%) C#
10 25 (27.17%) Spring
10 25 (27.17%) JSON
11 24 (26.09%) Git (software)
12 21 (22.83%) Relational Database
12 21 (22.83%) jQuery
12 21 (22.83%) TDD
12 21 (22.83%) Windows
13 20 (21.74%) Java EE
14 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
14 19 (20.65%) SDLC
15 18 (19.57%) XSLT
16 17 (18.48%) Ajax
16 17 (18.48%) BDD
16 17 (18.48%) REST
17 16 (17.39%) Marketing
17 16 (17.39%) Maven
18 15 (16.30%) Linux
18 15 (16.30%) Finance
19 14 (15.22%) Visual Studio

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 (13.04%) Tomcat
1 12 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 9 (9.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (8.70%) JBoss
4 7 (7.61%) WebLogic
5 6 (6.52%) Drupal
5 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Apache
6 5 (5.43%) Apache Solr
7 3 (3.26%) Confluence
7 3 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.26%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.17%) CMS
8 2 (2.17%) NetWeaver
8 2 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.43%) Office 365
3 3 (3.26%) SaaS
4 1 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.13%) SSL
2 7 (7.61%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.52%) Extranet
4 3 (3.26%) Internet
4 3 (3.26%) Intranet
5 1 (1.09%) BGP
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.09%) HTTP
5 1 (1.09%) MPLS
5 1 (1.09%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 21 (22.83%) Relational Database
3 14 (15.22%) NoSQL
4 12 (13.04%) RDBMS
5 8 (8.70%) DB2
5 8 (8.70%) MySQL
6 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.35%) Big Data
8 3 (3.26%) Hazelcast
8 3 (3.26%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.09%) Data Mart
10 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.09%) DTS
10 1 (1.09%) Infinispan
10 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 16 (17.39%) Maven
3 14 (15.22%) Visual Studio
4 7 (7.61%) JIRA
4 7 (7.61%) TeamCity
5 6 (6.52%) Cucumber
5 6 (6.52%) JMeter
5 6 (6.52%) Protractor
5 6 (6.52%) Selenium
5 6 (6.52%) SoapUI
5 6 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (5.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (5.43%) Grunt
6 5 (5.43%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.43%) SonarQube
7 3 (3.26%) JUnit
7 3 (3.26%) Subversion
8 2 (2.17%) Bugzilla
8 2 (2.17%) Log4Net
8 2 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 16 (17.39%) Marketing
2 15 (16.30%) Finance
3 5 (5.43%) Publishing
4 2 (2.17%) Advertising
4 2 (2.17%) Automotive
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (46.74%) Developer
2 14 (15.22%) Architect
2 14 (15.22%) Technical Architect
3 12 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 11 (11.96%) Consultant
5 10 (10.87%) .NET Developer
6 9 (9.78%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.70%) Applications Support
7 8 (8.70%) Java Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.52%) C# Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.43%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Java Architect
10 5 (5.43%) Java Technical Architect
10 5 (5.43%) Solutions Consultant
11 4 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Integration Developer
11 4 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (3.26%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (48.91%) HTML
2 37 (40.22%) Web Services
3 35 (38.04%) CSS
4 28 (30.43%) .NET
4 28 (30.43%) SOAP
5 25 (27.17%) JSON
5 25 (27.17%) Spring
6 21 (22.83%) jQuery
7 20 (21.74%) Java EE
8 18 (19.57%) XSLT
9 17 (18.48%) Ajax
9 17 (18.48%) REST
10 12 (13.04%) HTML5
10 12 (13.04%) RESTful
11 11 (11.96%) Hibernate
12 10 (10.87%) J2EE
13 9 (9.78%) Middleware
13 9 (9.78%) Spring MVC
13 9 (9.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (8.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Client/Server
1 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (6.52%) NHS
2 5 (5.43%) Replication
2 5 (5.43%) Social Media
2 5 (5.43%) Taxonomies
3 4 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.26%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.17%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.17%) Fintech
5 2 (2.17%) User Experience
6 1 (1.09%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.83%) Windows
2 15 (16.30%) Linux
3 8 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.61%) Unix
5 6 (6.52%) Windows 10
5 6 (6.52%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.52%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.26%) CentOS
7 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.83%) TDD
3 19 (20.65%) SDLC
4 17 (18.48%) BDD
5 13 (14.13%) DevOps
5 13 (14.13%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (14.13%) Software Engineering
6 12 (13.04%) MVC
6 12 (13.04%) Scrum
6 12 (13.04%) Test Automation
6 12 (13.04%) Workflow
7 11 (11.96%) Analytics
8 10 (10.87%) OO
8 10 (10.87%) SOA
9 9 (9.78%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (9.78%) Information Management
9 9 (9.78%) ITIL
9 9 (9.78%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.70%) Decision-Making
10 8 (8.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 49 (53.26%) Java
2 34 (36.96%) JavaScript
3 32 (34.78%) SQL
4 26 (28.26%) C#
5 8 (8.70%) Java 8
5 8 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.43%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.35%) Python
8 3 (3.26%) PHP
9 2 (2.17%) ABAP
9 2 (2.17%) C++
9 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.17%) X++
10 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.09%) Groovy
10 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) PhD
3 3 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.17%) Postgraduate
4 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (8.70%) Docker
2 6 (6.52%) Hyper-V
2 6 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.43%) Varnish
4 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (4.35%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.78%) Oracle
3 6 (6.52%) VMware
4 5 (5.43%) Adobe
4 5 (5.43%) hybris
5 3 (3.26%) DevExpress
5 3 (3.26%) SAP
6 2 (2.17%) Altova
6 2 (2.17%) IBM
6 2 (2.17%) ILOG
6 2 (2.17%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.17%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco
7 1 (1.09%) Juniper
7 1 (1.09%) Red Hat