Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 58 39
Rank change year-on-year -15 -19 +4
Permanent jobs citing XML 141 161 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.59% 4.22% 5.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.70% 12.13% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 123 133 221
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £46,308 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +23.49% -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 1,205 1,327 1,310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 30.68% 34.76% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 998 1,168 1,118
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,675 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £57,500 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,162 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.52% +4.43% -

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 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 77 (54.61%) Java
2 59 (41.84%) Analytics
3 54 (38.30%) JavaScript
3 54 (38.30%) Web Services
4 52 (36.88%) SQL
4 52 (36.88%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (28.37%) Spring
5 40 (28.37%) PhD
5 40 (28.37%) Big Data
6 39 (27.66%) C#
7 37 (26.24%) JSON
7 37 (26.24%) REST
8 35 (24.82%) HTML
9 33 (23.40%) Ajax
10 31 (21.99%) .NET
11 29 (20.57%) SQL Server
11 29 (20.57%) Degree
11 29 (20.57%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (19.15%) CSS
13 26 (18.44%) SOAP
14 25 (17.73%) NoSQL
15 22 (15.60%) Windows
16 21 (14.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (14.18%) Hazelcast
17 20 (14.18%) KnockoutJS
17 20 (14.18%) Fintech
17 20 (14.18%) Visual Studio
17 20 (14.18%) Software Engineering
17 20 (14.18%) Team Foundation Server
18 18 (12.77%) SOA

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 (6.38%) JBoss
2 7 (4.96%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (4.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (4.96%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.26%) CMS
3 6 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.55%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.84%) IIS
5 4 (2.84%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.42%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.42%) SAS
7 1 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.71%) Apache
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (7.09%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.84%) SaaS
4 3 (2.13%) IaaS
5 2 (1.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.84%) SSL
2 3 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.42%) Internet
4 1 (0.71%) HTTP
4 1 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (28.37%) Big Data
2 29 (20.57%) SQL Server
3 25 (17.73%) NoSQL
4 20 (14.18%) Hazelcast
5 14 (9.93%) Relational Database
6 12 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (5.67%) MySQL
8 6 (4.26%) RDBMS
8 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.84%) DTS
11 3 (2.13%) DB2
12 2 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.42%) Infinispan
12 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (14.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 20 (14.18%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.09%) Subversion
3 9 (6.38%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.67%) Maven
5 7 (4.96%) JUnit
6 5 (3.55%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.84%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.13%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.13%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.13%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.13%) TestNG
9 2 (1.42%) JIRA
9 2 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.71%) FindBugs
10 1 (0.71%) Grunt
10 1 (0.71%) Log4Net
10 1 (0.71%) SonarQube
General
1 17 (12.06%) Finance
2 13 (9.22%) Banking
3 10 (7.09%) International Banking
4 4 (2.84%) Marketing
5 3 (2.13%) Advertising
5 3 (2.13%) Automotive
5 3 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.42%) Retail
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Publishing
7 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (55.32%) Developer
2 39 (27.66%) Java Developer
3 22 (15.60%) Senior Technical Writer
3 22 (15.60%) Technical Writer
4 21 (14.89%) Author
4 21 (14.89%) Senior Technical Author
4 21 (14.89%) Technical Author
5 20 (14.18%) Consultant
6 18 (12.77%) Senior Developer
7 14 (9.93%) Big Data Developer
7 14 (9.93%) JavaScript Developer
8 12 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (7.09%) .NET Developer
9 10 (7.09%) Analyst
10 9 (6.38%) BPM Consultant
10 9 (6.38%) Dynamics AX Developer
10 9 (6.38%) Functional Consultant
11 8 (5.67%) Analytics Developer
11 8 (5.67%) Java Developer - Fintech
12 7 (4.96%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (38.30%) Web Services
2 40 (28.37%) Spring
3 37 (26.24%) JSON
3 37 (26.24%) REST
4 35 (24.82%) HTML
5 33 (23.40%) Ajax
6 31 (21.99%) .NET
7 27 (19.15%) CSS
8 26 (18.44%) SOAP
9 21 (14.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 20 (14.18%) KnockoutJS
11 17 (12.06%) XSLT
12 12 (8.51%) Hibernate
12 12 (8.51%) Java EE
12 12 (8.51%) RESTful
13 10 (7.09%) jQuery
14 9 (6.38%) LINQ
15 7 (4.96%) HTML5
16 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET
16 6 (4.26%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.57%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (14.18%) Fintech
3 10 (7.09%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.09%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.26%) User Experience
6 2 (1.42%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.71%) Replication
7 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.71%) Social Media
7 1 (0.71%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.60%) Windows
2 15 (10.64%) Linux
3 13 (9.22%) Unix
4 2 (1.42%) CentOS
4 2 (1.42%) VMS
4 2 (1.42%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (41.84%) Analytics
2 52 (36.88%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (14.18%) Software Engineering
4 18 (12.77%) SOA
5 15 (10.64%) OO
5 15 (10.64%) TDD
6 12 (8.51%) OOD
6 12 (8.51%) SDLC
7 10 (7.09%) Business Analysis
7 10 (7.09%) CRM
7 10 (7.09%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (7.09%) OOP
7 10 (7.09%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (7.09%) Process Management
7 10 (7.09%) Scrum
8 9 (6.38%) Service Management
9 8 (5.67%) MVC
9 8 (5.67%) Web Development
10 7 (4.96%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (4.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (54.61%) Java
2 54 (38.30%) JavaScript
3 52 (36.88%) SQL
4 39 (27.66%) C#
5 15 (10.64%) PHP
6 10 (7.09%) X++
7 8 (5.67%) Java 8
7 8 (5.67%) VB.NET
8 7 (4.96%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.55%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.84%) C++
10 4 (2.84%) VB
10 4 (2.84%) VBA
11 3 (2.13%) XPath
12 2 (1.42%) ABAP
12 2 (1.42%) Groovy
12 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.42%) Python
Qualifications
1 40 (28.37%) PhD
2 29 (20.57%) Degree
3 9 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.13%) CIPD
5 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 19770
2 1 (0.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (2.84%) Docker
2 3 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (11.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.64%) Oracle
3 6 (4.26%) Capita
4 4 (2.84%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.42%) Altova
5 2 (1.42%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.42%) ILOG
5 2 (1.42%) SAP
5 2 (1.42%) webMethods
5 2 (1.42%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.71%) Adobe
6 1 (0.71%) hybris
6 1 (0.71%) Snow