The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 42 44
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Permanent jobs citing XML 80 47 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.50% 4.89% 5.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.45% 12.50% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 55 41 64
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £33,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 595 376 618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 40.92% 39.09% 36.40%
Number of salaries quoted 486 342 519
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing XML as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Cheshire

XML
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in Cheshire.

Salary trend for XML in Cheshire

XML
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Cheshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in Cheshire

XML
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -18 23 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Crewe 0 17 £40,000 -20.00%
Chester -5 12 £43,500 +16.00%
Warrington -6 10 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Wilmslow -5 9 £45,000 +24.13% 2
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Northwich - 1 £35,000 -
Widnes - 1 £37,500 -
XML
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 78 (64.46%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (56.20%) .NET
3 66 (54.55%) C#
4 59 (48.76%) SQL Server
4 59 (48.76%) Web Services
5 58 (47.93%) SQL
6 55 (45.45%) Java
6 55 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 55 (45.45%) MVC
7 54 (44.63%) JSON
8 52 (42.98%) HTML
9 46 (38.02%) Microsoft
10 43 (35.54%) Finance
10 43 (35.54%) SOAP
10 43 (35.54%) Windows
11 41 (33.88%) ASP.NET
11 41 (33.88%) TDD
12 37 (30.58%) jQuery
13 36 (29.75%) WCF
13 36 (29.75%) CSS
14 34 (28.10%) .NET Framework
15 33 (27.27%) Unit Testing
16 31 (25.62%) Oracle
16 31 (25.62%) SDLC
17 28 (23.14%) Test Automation
18 27 (22.31%) Selenium
18 27 (22.31%) Entity Framework
19 26 (21.49%) AngularJS
19 26 (21.49%) N-Tier
20 25 (20.66%) Web Development

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 15 (12.40%) NServiceBus
2 14 (11.57%) JBoss
3 13 (10.74%) WebLogic
3 13 (10.74%) WebSphere
4 12 (9.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (5.79%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (4.96%) Umbraco
7 4 (3.31%) CMS
8 3 (2.48%) CICS
8 3 (2.48%) IIS
9 2 (1.65%) Confluence
9 2 (1.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.65%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.48%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (2.48%) Magento
1 3 (2.48%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.83%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.83%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Office 365
2 2 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.44%) FTP
2 7 (5.79%) Wireless
3 2 (1.65%) ATM
3 2 (1.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (48.76%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.57%) MySQL
3 12 (9.92%) MongoDB
4 11 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (8.26%) DB2
6 9 (7.44%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (6.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (4.96%) NoSQL
8 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.83%) Big Data
10 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.83%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 27 (22.31%) Selenium
2 23 (19.01%) Git (software)
3 22 (18.18%) Subversion
4 21 (17.36%) Visual Studio
5 15 (12.40%) FxCop
5 15 (12.40%) SpecFlow
5 15 (12.40%) StyleCop
6 14 (11.57%) JIRA
7 12 (9.92%) SonarQube
7 12 (9.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (5.79%) ClearCase
9 6 (4.96%) Jenkins
10 5 (4.13%) MSTest
10 5 (4.13%) NUnit
11 4 (3.31%) Jasmine
11 4 (3.31%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (3.31%) TeamCity
12 3 (2.48%) Cucumber
12 3 (2.48%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (2.48%) Maven
General
1 43 (35.54%) Finance
2 25 (20.66%) Banking
3 12 (9.92%) Retail
4 6 (4.96%) Marketing
5 3 (2.48%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (2.48%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.48%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.48%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) French Language
7 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 69 (57.02%) Developer
2 33 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 24 (19.83%) C# Developer
4 21 (17.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (14.05%) Java Developer
6 15 (12.40%) Senior Developer
7 14 (11.57%) Analyst
7 14 (11.57%) Software Developer
8 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 9 (7.44%) Web Developer
9 8 (6.61%) Senior Software Developer
9 8 (6.61%) SQL Developer
10 7 (5.79%) .NET Programmer
10 7 (5.79%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.79%) Integration Analyst
10 7 (5.79%) Programmer
10 7 (5.79%) Software Engineer
11 6 (4.96%) Consultant
11 6 (4.96%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (56.20%) .NET
2 59 (48.76%) Web Services
3 54 (44.63%) JSON
4 52 (42.98%) HTML
5 43 (35.54%) SOAP
6 41 (33.88%) ASP.NET
7 37 (30.58%) jQuery
8 36 (29.75%) CSS
8 36 (29.75%) WCF
9 34 (28.10%) .NET Framework
10 27 (22.31%) Entity Framework
11 26 (21.49%) AngularJS
12 22 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (17.36%) Hibernate
14 20 (16.53%) HTML5
14 20 (16.53%) RESTful
15 18 (14.88%) WSDL
16 17 (14.05%) CSS3
16 17 (14.05%) JSP
17 16 (13.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.49%) N-Tier
2 15 (12.40%) User Experience
3 14 (11.57%) Mobile App
4 13 (10.74%) Mainframe
4 13 (10.74%) PMI
5 7 (5.79%) Mobile Computing
6 6 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.96%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.31%) Online Banking
7 4 (3.31%) Social Media
7 4 (3.31%) Social Network
8 2 (1.65%) Clustering
8 2 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.65%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.65%) Replication
9 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (35.54%) Windows
2 13 (10.74%) Linux
2 13 (10.74%) Mac OS
3 5 (4.13%) Unix
3 5 (4.13%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.48%) Android
5 1 (0.83%) AIX
5 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (64.46%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (45.45%) MVC
3 41 (33.88%) TDD
4 33 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 31 (25.62%) SDLC
6 28 (23.14%) Test Automation
7 25 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (20.66%) Web Development
8 24 (19.83%) Waterfall
9 20 (16.53%) Scrum
10 19 (15.70%) BDD
11 18 (14.88%) OO
12 17 (14.05%) Dependency Injection
13 16 (13.22%) Integration Testing
13 16 (13.22%) OOP
13 16 (13.22%) Risk Management
13 16 (13.22%) Software Engineering
14 12 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (9.92%) PRINCE2
14 12 (9.92%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 66 (54.55%) C#
2 58 (47.93%) SQL
3 55 (45.45%) Java
3 55 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.22%) T-SQL
5 10 (8.26%) VB.NET
6 9 (7.44%) XPath
6 9 (7.44%) XQuery
7 8 (6.61%) COBOL
8 7 (5.79%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.31%) PHP
10 3 (2.48%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.83%) ANSI SQL
11 1 (0.83%) VB
11 1 (0.83%) VB6
11 1 (0.83%) VBScript
11 1 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (10.74%) PMI Certification
2 10 (8.26%) Degree
3 3 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.83%) ISEB
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.83%) MCAD
4 1 (0.83%) MCPD
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) HL7
1 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (38.02%) Microsoft
2 31 (25.62%) Oracle
3 7 (5.79%) Chordiant
3 7 (5.79%) IBM
4 4 (3.31%) Cognizant
4 4 (3.31%) IBM Sterling
4 4 (3.31%) Teradata
5 2 (1.65%) Adobe
5 2 (1.65%) Google
6 1 (0.83%) Tableau
6 1 (0.83%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.83%) Zend
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Knutsford
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
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Runcorn
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Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30k - £40k + 29 days holiday + bene
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Depending on Exp. bens, bonus
Posted: 22 days ago