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

XML
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 52 47
Rank change year-on-year -38 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing XML 108 182 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.91% 4.75% 5.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.60% 13.39% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 92 158 206
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,975 £27,500 £25,625
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%

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 1,125 1,359 1,378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 30.29% 35.46% 28.49%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1,170 1,169
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,475 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,875 £60,000 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 64 (59.26%) Java
2 42 (38.89%) Web Services
3 40 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (32.41%) JavaScript
5 34 (31.48%) HTML
6 33 (30.56%) Analytics
7 32 (29.63%) JSON
8 31 (28.70%) SQL
9 30 (27.78%) SQL Server
9 30 (27.78%) CSS
10 29 (26.85%) C#
11 28 (25.93%) Spring
12 27 (25.00%) .NET
13 24 (22.22%) PhD
13 24 (22.22%) Big Data
13 24 (22.22%) REST
14 23 (21.30%) NoSQL
14 23 (21.30%) Ajax
14 23 (21.30%) SOAP
15 22 (20.37%) Windows
15 22 (20.37%) Java EE
16 21 (19.44%) XSLT
16 21 (19.44%) Relational Database
17 20 (18.52%) Degree
18 18 (16.67%) Visual Studio
18 18 (16.67%) Finance
19 17 (15.74%) jQuery
19 17 (15.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 15 (13.89%) Linux
21 14 (12.96%) 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 11 (10.19%) JBoss
1 11 (10.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 11 (10.19%) WebSphere
2 9 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.48%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.56%) CMS
5 5 (4.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (4.63%) Apache
5 5 (4.63%) Apache Solr
5 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.78%) Confluence
7 3 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.85%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.93%) IIS
9 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.70%) SaaS
4 2 (1.85%) Office 365
5 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) SSL
1 7 (6.48%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.56%) Extranet
3 3 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (0.93%) BGP
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.93%) HTTP
4 1 (0.93%) MPLS
4 1 (0.93%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 24 (22.22%) Big Data
3 23 (21.30%) NoSQL
4 21 (19.44%) Relational Database
5 12 (11.11%) Hazelcast
5 12 (11.11%) RDBMS
6 10 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (7.41%) DB2
7 8 (7.41%) MySQL
8 6 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.78%) DTS
10 3 (2.78%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.85%) Infinispan
12 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 1 (0.93%) Data Mart
12 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 14 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (12.04%) Maven
4 12 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 8 (7.41%) TeamCity
6 7 (6.48%) Jenkins
7 6 (5.56%) JIRA
7 6 (5.56%) JUnit
8 5 (4.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (4.63%) Grunt
8 5 (4.63%) SonarQube
8 5 (4.63%) Subversion
9 3 (2.78%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.78%) IntelliJ
9 3 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.85%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.85%) Log4Net
10 2 (1.85%) TestNG
11 1 (0.93%) FindBugs
General
1 18 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (9.26%) Marketing
3 5 (4.63%) Publishing
4 3 (2.78%) Automotive
4 3 (2.78%) Banking
4 3 (2.78%) Retail
5 2 (1.85%) Advertising
5 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) International Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (50.00%) Developer
2 24 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.96%) Senior Technical Writer
3 14 (12.96%) Technical Writer
4 13 (12.04%) Author
4 13 (12.04%) Senior Technical Author
4 13 (12.04%) Technical Author
5 12 (11.11%) Consultant
6 11 (10.19%) Big Data Developer
7 9 (8.33%) Architect
7 9 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 9 (8.33%) Technical Architect
8 8 (7.41%) .NET Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Applications Support
8 8 (7.41%) Java Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (38.89%) Web Services
2 34 (31.48%) HTML
3 32 (29.63%) JSON
4 30 (27.78%) CSS
5 28 (25.93%) Spring
6 27 (25.00%) .NET
7 24 (22.22%) REST
8 23 (21.30%) Ajax
8 23 (21.30%) SOAP
9 22 (20.37%) Java EE
10 21 (19.44%) XSLT
11 17 (15.74%) jQuery
11 17 (15.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (12.96%) Hibernate
13 12 (11.11%) HTML5
13 12 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (10.19%) RESTful
15 10 (9.26%) LINQ
16 8 (7.41%) JSF
16 8 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.63%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.63%) Replication
4 5 (4.63%) Social Media
4 5 (4.63%) Taxonomies
5 4 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.78%) Fintech
7 2 (1.85%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.85%) User Experience
8 1 (0.93%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.37%) Windows
2 15 (13.89%) Linux
3 9 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 8 (7.41%) Unix
5 6 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 6 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.78%) CentOS
6 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.56%) Analytics
3 14 (12.96%) OO
3 14 (12.96%) SDLC
4 13 (12.04%) SOA
4 13 (12.04%) TDD
5 12 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 12 (11.11%) Workflow
6 11 (10.19%) Content Management
6 11 (10.19%) ITIL
6 11 (10.19%) Scrum
7 10 (9.26%) OOP
7 10 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (8.33%) MVC
8 9 (8.33%) Service Management
9 8 (7.41%) BDD
9 8 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.48%) DevOps
10 7 (6.48%) Metadata Management
10 7 (6.48%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 64 (59.26%) Java
2 35 (32.41%) JavaScript
3 31 (28.70%) SQL
4 29 (26.85%) C#
5 11 (10.19%) Java 8
6 8 (7.41%) VB.NET
7 7 (6.48%) T-SQL
7 7 (6.48%) X++
8 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.70%) Python
9 3 (2.78%) PHP
9 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.85%) ABAP
10 2 (1.85%) C++
10 2 (1.85%) Groovy
10 2 (1.85%) XPath
11 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (22.22%) PhD
2 20 (18.52%) Degree
3 7 (6.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.78%) CIPD
4 3 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (7.41%) Docker
2 6 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 6 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.63%) Varnish
4 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (2.78%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.93%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (12.04%) Microsoft
1 13 (12.04%) Oracle
2 6 (5.56%) VMware
3 5 (4.63%) Adobe
3 5 (4.63%) hybris
4 4 (3.70%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.78%) Altova
5 3 (2.78%) DevExpress
5 3 (2.78%) SAP
5 3 (2.78%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.85%) ILOG
7 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco
7 1 (0.93%) IBM
7 1 (0.93%) Juniper
7 1 (0.93%) Red Hat