Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 67 79
Rank change year-on-year -40 +12 -44
Permanent jobs citing XML 76 144 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.30% 3.93% 3.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.85% 12.28% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 62 126 136
Birmingham median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,050 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 968 1,173 1,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 29.33% 32.03% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 761 969 1,134
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,950 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%

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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for XML in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 36 (47.37%) HTML
2 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (40.79%) Java
4 30 (39.47%) SQL Server
4 30 (39.47%) CSS
5 29 (38.16%) SOAP
5 29 (38.16%) Web Services
6 26 (34.21%) JavaScript
6 26 (34.21%) JSON
7 23 (30.26%) C#
8 22 (28.95%) SQL
9 21 (27.63%) .NET
9 21 (27.63%) ITIL
9 21 (27.63%) REST
10 20 (26.32%) Windows
10 20 (26.32%) Git (software)
11 18 (23.68%) Spring
12 17 (22.37%) SDLC
13 16 (21.05%) XSLT
14 15 (19.74%) TDD
15 14 (18.42%) BDD
15 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
16 13 (17.11%) Finance
16 13 (17.11%) Visual Studio
16 13 (17.11%) jQuery
16 13 (17.11%) Java EE
16 13 (17.11%) Degree
16 13 (17.11%) Marketing
17 12 (15.79%) Maven
17 12 (15.79%) HTML5

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 11 (14.47%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 8 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 6 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (7.89%) Drupal
5 5 (6.58%) JBoss
5 5 (6.58%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (6.58%) WebLogic
6 4 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (5.26%) Apache
6 4 (5.26%) Apache Solr
6 4 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.95%) Confluence
7 3 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.32%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (6.58%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.89%) Office 365
4 1 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) SSL
2 7 (9.21%) Extranet
3 5 (6.58%) FTP
3 5 (6.58%) Intranet
3 5 (6.58%) LAN
3 5 (6.58%) WAN
4 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.95%) Internet
6 1 (1.32%) BGP
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.32%) MPLS
6 1 (1.32%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.21%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.89%) RDBMS
4 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (6.58%) DB2
5 5 (6.58%) DTS
5 5 (6.58%) MySQL
6 3 (3.95%) Big Data
6 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.63%) QlikView
7 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.63%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.32%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.32%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.11%) Visual Studio
3 12 (15.79%) Maven
4 8 (10.53%) JIRA
5 6 (7.89%) Cucumber
5 6 (7.89%) JMeter
5 6 (7.89%) Protractor
5 6 (7.89%) Selenium
5 6 (7.89%) SoapUI
5 6 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.58%) TeamCity
7 4 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (5.26%) Grunt
7 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.26%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.63%) Bugzilla
8 2 (2.63%) TestRail
9 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.32%) Toad
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
1 13 (17.11%) Marketing
2 5 (6.58%) Back Office
2 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.26%) Publishing
4 1 (1.32%) Automotive
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (40.79%) Developer
2 12 (15.79%) Architect
3 10 (13.16%) Integration Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Technical Architect
4 7 (9.21%) Applications Support
4 7 (9.21%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) C# Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.58%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Backend Developer
6 5 (6.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.58%) ServiceNow Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Java Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (47.37%) HTML
2 30 (39.47%) CSS
3 29 (38.16%) SOAP
3 29 (38.16%) Web Services
4 26 (34.21%) JSON
5 21 (27.63%) .NET
5 21 (27.63%) REST
6 18 (23.68%) Spring
7 16 (21.05%) XSLT
8 13 (17.11%) Java EE
8 13 (17.11%) jQuery
9 12 (15.79%) HTML5
10 11 (14.47%) Ajax
10 11 (14.47%) AngularJS
11 9 (11.84%) RESTful
12 8 (10.53%) J2EE
12 8 (10.53%) LINQ
12 8 (10.53%) Middleware
12 8 (10.53%) XHTML
13 7 (9.21%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) NHS
2 5 (6.58%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.58%) iSeries
3 4 (5.26%) Replication
3 4 (5.26%) Social Media
3 4 (5.26%) Taxonomies
4 3 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.95%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.63%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.32%) Windows
2 12 (15.79%) Linux
2 12 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 10 (13.16%) Unix
4 6 (7.89%) Windows 10
4 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.89%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.95%) CentOS
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.63%) ITIL
3 17 (22.37%) SDLC
4 15 (19.74%) TDD
5 14 (18.42%) BDD
6 12 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (14.47%) SOA
7 11 (14.47%) Test Automation
8 10 (13.16%) DevOps
9 9 (11.84%) Scrum
9 9 (11.84%) Software Engineering
10 8 (10.53%) Decision-Making
10 8 (10.53%) Service Management
10 8 (10.53%) Workflow
11 7 (9.21%) CRM
11 7 (9.21%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (9.21%) Integration Testing
11 7 (9.21%) Mentoring
11 7 (9.21%) MVC
11 7 (9.21%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.79%) Java
2 26 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 23 (30.26%) C#
4 22 (28.95%) SQL
5 9 (11.84%) VB.NET
6 7 (9.21%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.58%) RPG
7 5 (6.58%) RPG IV
8 4 (5.26%) Java 8
9 2 (2.63%) C++
9 2 (2.63%) Python
9 2 (2.63%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.32%) PHP
10 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.63%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) QA
2 5 (6.58%) GDPR
3 2 (2.63%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.89%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.58%) Docker
4 4 (5.26%) Varnish
5 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.63%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.16%) Oracle
3 8 (10.53%) ServiceNow
4 7 (9.21%) VMware
5 5 (6.58%) IFS
5 5 (6.58%) JD Edwards
6 4 (5.26%) Adobe
6 4 (5.26%) hybris
7 2 (2.63%) DevExpress
7 2 (2.63%) IBM
7 2 (2.63%) Informatica
7 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.63%) Tableau
8 1 (1.32%) Altova
8 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco
8 1 (1.32%) Juniper
8 1 (1.32%) Northgate
8 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.32%) Xamarin