Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 76 33
Rank change year-on-year +8 -43 +21
Permanent jobs citing XML 139 143 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.78% 3.31% 6.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.95% 11.31% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 119 131 212
Birmingham median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.59% +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,125
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,250
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 1,163 1,264 1,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.61% 29.22% 31.90%
Number of salaries quoted 950 1,139 1,073
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,975 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 57 (41.01%) SQL
2 49 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (34.53%) JavaScript
4 46 (33.09%) .NET
5 45 (32.37%) Java
6 43 (30.94%) HTML
7 42 (30.22%) C#
8 41 (29.50%) CSS
9 39 (28.06%) Web Services
9 39 (28.06%) SQL Server
9 39 (28.06%) JSON
10 38 (27.34%) REST
11 36 (25.90%) SOAP
12 30 (21.58%) Oracle
12 30 (21.58%) SOA
12 30 (21.58%) Finance
13 28 (20.14%) XSLT
13 28 (20.14%) ASP.NET
13 28 (20.14%) Degree
13 28 (20.14%) QA
13 28 (20.14%) Test Automation
14 26 (18.71%) Web Development
14 26 (18.71%) Microsoft Azure
15 25 (17.99%) MVC
16 23 (16.55%) Scrum
16 23 (16.55%) Amazon AWS
17 21 (15.11%) XPath
17 21 (15.11%) Selenium
18 19 (13.67%) Test Scripting
18 19 (13.67%) Banking

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 17 (12.23%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (8.63%) IIS
3 11 (7.91%) JBoss
4 10 (7.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (6.47%) CMS
5 9 (6.47%) SharePoint
6 8 (5.76%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.44%) Apache
7 2 (1.44%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.72%) Drupal
8 1 (0.72%) SAS
8 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (9.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.16%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (2.16%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.72%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (16.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.44%) PaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Boomi
4 1 (0.72%) Force.com
4 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.04%) HTTP
2 1 (0.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (28.06%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.79%) NoSQL
3 13 (9.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (8.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (6.47%) DTS
6 8 (5.76%) MySQL
7 5 (3.60%) BODI
7 5 (3.60%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.60%) MarkLogic
7 5 (3.60%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (3.60%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (2.16%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.72%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.72%) Redis
9 1 (0.72%) Riak
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (15.11%) Selenium
2 16 (11.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (10.79%) Git (software)
4 14 (10.07%) JUnit
4 14 (10.07%) Visual Studio
5 13 (9.35%) Subversion
6 11 (7.91%) Maven
7 10 (7.19%) HP UFT
7 10 (7.19%) Jenkins
8 9 (6.47%) Appium
8 9 (6.47%) Bitbucket
8 9 (6.47%) Calabash
8 9 (6.47%) Cucumber
8 9 (6.47%) SoapUI
9 7 (5.04%) JIRA
10 6 (4.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (4.32%) Gradle
11 5 (3.60%) TestNG
12 3 (2.16%) Eclipse
13 2 (1.44%) MSBuild
General
1 30 (21.58%) Finance
2 19 (13.67%) Banking
3 10 (7.19%) International Banking
4 8 (5.76%) Marketing
5 5 (3.60%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.88%) Retail
7 2 (1.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.72%) Billing
8 1 (0.72%) Games
8 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 82 (58.99%) Developer
2 30 (21.58%) Analyst
3 26 (18.71%) Senior Developer
4 22 (15.83%) Java Developer
5 20 (14.39%) Test Analyst
5 20 (14.39%) Web Developer
6 16 (11.51%) .NET Developer
6 16 (11.51%) Tester
7 13 (9.35%) ServiceNow Developer
8 12 (8.63%) Consultant
8 12 (8.63%) Senior Web Developer
9 11 (7.91%) Automation Tester
9 11 (7.91%) Software Tester
10 10 (7.19%) .NET Software Developer
10 10 (7.19%) C++ Developer
10 10 (7.19%) C++ Software Developer
10 10 (7.19%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (7.19%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (7.19%) Senior Test Analyst
10 10 (7.19%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (33.09%) .NET
2 43 (30.94%) HTML
3 41 (29.50%) CSS
4 39 (28.06%) JSON
4 39 (28.06%) Web Services
5 38 (27.34%) REST
6 36 (25.90%) SOAP
7 28 (20.14%) ASP.NET
7 28 (20.14%) XSLT
8 15 (10.79%) LINQ
9 14 (10.07%) Spring
10 12 (8.63%) AngularJS
10 12 (8.63%) RESTful
11 10 (7.19%) jQuery
11 10 (7.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (6.47%) Hibernate
13 8 (5.76%) MyFaces
14 7 (5.04%) .NET Framework
14 7 (5.04%) Node.js
15 6 (4.32%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.07%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.63%) Fintech
4 10 (7.19%) User Experience
5 7 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.60%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.60%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.72%) Blog
8 1 (0.72%) CMDB
8 1 (0.72%) FMCG
8 1 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.72%) Social Media
8 1 (0.72%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.95%) Windows
2 13 (9.35%) Linux
2 13 (9.35%) Unix
3 3 (2.16%) Android
4 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.44%) Debian
4 2 (1.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.72%) CentOS
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (21.58%) SOA
3 28 (20.14%) Test Automation
4 26 (18.71%) Web Development
5 25 (17.99%) MVC
6 23 (16.55%) Scrum
7 19 (13.67%) Software Engineering
7 19 (13.67%) Test Scripting
8 16 (11.51%) BDD
8 16 (11.51%) Migration
8 16 (11.51%) Service Management
9 15 (10.79%) Waterfall
10 14 (10.07%) E-Commerce
10 14 (10.07%) ETL
10 14 (10.07%) OO
10 14 (10.07%) Time Management
11 13 (9.35%) Process Management
12 12 (8.63%) ITIL
12 12 (8.63%) OOD
13 11 (7.91%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (41.01%) SQL
2 48 (34.53%) JavaScript
3 45 (32.37%) Java
4 42 (30.22%) C#
5 21 (15.11%) XPath
6 17 (12.23%) VB.NET
7 11 (7.91%) C++
7 11 (7.91%) T-SQL
8 10 (7.19%) C
8 10 (7.19%) Perl
8 10 (7.19%) PHP
9 9 (6.47%) VB
10 5 (3.60%) SPARQL
10 5 (3.60%) XQuery
11 2 (1.44%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.72%) Python
12 1 (0.72%) Scala
12 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (20.14%) Degree
2 9 (6.47%) ISEB
2 9 (6.47%) ISTQB
3 7 (5.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (3.60%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.44%) MCSA
5 2 (1.44%) MCSD
5 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (20.14%) QA
2 5 (3.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.72%) HDFS
1 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.72%) Puppet
1 1 (0.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (21.58%) Oracle
2 16 (11.51%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.07%) ServiceNow
4 5 (3.60%) SAP
4 5 (3.60%) Talend
5 3 (2.16%) Civica
6 1 (0.72%) Cognos
6 1 (0.72%) Dell
6 1 (0.72%) Google
6 1 (0.72%) IBM
6 1 (0.72%) Informatica
6 1 (0.72%) Jitterbit
6 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.72%) VMware
6 1 (0.72%) WooCommerce