Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 58 40
Rank change year-on-year -2 -18 +1
Permanent jobs citing XML 133 98 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.33% 4.33% 5.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.67% 10.40% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 91 87 187
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £52,500 £53,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £39,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.85% -0.31% +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 Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1246 942 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 40.56% 41.59% 39.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 855 1119
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,700 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -4 40 £45,000 - 5
Chester -9 24 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Crewe -5 13 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Warrington -5 7 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Sandbach - 7 £50,000 -
Wilmslow 0 5 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Runcorn -4 2 £60,000 +33.33%
XML
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 75 (56.39%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 69 (51.88%) JSON
4 68 (51.13%) Java
5 64 (48.12%) SQL
6 56 (42.11%) HTML
7 49 (36.84%) C#
7 49 (36.84%) Web Services
8 46 (34.59%) SQL Server
9 45 (33.83%) .NET
10 43 (32.33%) jQuery
11 38 (28.57%) SDLC
12 36 (27.07%) Git (software)
13 35 (26.32%) Oracle
13 35 (26.32%) MVC
14 34 (25.56%) Finance
14 34 (25.56%) TDD
15 33 (24.81%) SOAP
16 31 (23.31%) CSS
17 30 (22.56%) ASP.NET
18 29 (21.80%) Banking
18 29 (21.80%) Subversion
18 29 (21.80%) Microsoft
19 28 (21.05%) Hibernate
19 28 (21.05%) Test Automation
20 27 (20.30%) OO
21 26 (19.55%) Windows
22 25 (18.80%) RESTful
23 24 (18.05%) HTML5
24 22 (16.54%) Risk Management

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 13 (9.77%) JBoss
1 13 (9.77%) WebLogic
1 13 (9.77%) WebSphere
2 10 (7.52%) CMS
3 8 (6.02%) CICS
4 6 (4.51%) NServiceBus
5 5 (3.76%) Confluence
5 5 (3.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (3.01%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.50%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.50%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.75%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.75%) Apache
8 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.75%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Magento
2 2 (1.50%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.75%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.50%) BrowserStack
2 2 (1.50%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.75%) GitHub
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) PaaS
3 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.51%) Wireless
2 3 (2.26%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (34.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.28%) NoSQL
3 13 (9.77%) DB2
4 8 (6.02%) Big Data
5 6 (4.51%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.51%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.76%) Star Schema
7 4 (3.01%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.26%) MySQL
8 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.26%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.50%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.50%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.50%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 36 (27.07%) Git (software)
2 29 (21.80%) Subversion
3 18 (13.53%) Jenkins
3 18 (13.53%) JIRA
4 17 (12.78%) Visual Studio
5 12 (9.02%) Selenium
6 9 (6.77%) ClearCase
6 9 (6.77%) Grunt
6 9 (6.77%) gulp
6 9 (6.77%) JUnit
6 9 (6.77%) SonarQube
7 8 (6.02%) Maven
8 7 (5.26%) Ant
9 6 (4.51%) Bitbucket
10 5 (3.76%) Android Studio
10 5 (3.76%) FxCop
10 5 (3.76%) SpecFlow
10 5 (3.76%) StyleCop
10 5 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (3.76%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (25.56%) Finance
2 29 (21.80%) Banking
3 10 (7.52%) Law
4 8 (6.02%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.26%) Retail
6 6 (4.51%) Advertising
7 5 (3.76%) Retail Banking
8 4 (3.01%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.50%) Automotive
10 1 (0.75%) International Banking
10 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (63.16%) Developer
2 30 (22.56%) .NET Developer
3 23 (17.29%) Java Developer
4 20 (15.04%) C# Developer
5 18 (13.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (12.03%) Software Developer
7 11 (8.27%) Junior
8 10 (7.52%) Web Developer
9 9 (6.77%) Architect
9 9 (6.77%) Junior Developer
9 9 (6.77%) Senior Developer
10 8 (6.02%) Integration Engineer
11 7 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
11 7 (5.26%) Junior .NET Developer
11 7 (5.26%) SQL Developer
12 6 (4.51%) .NET Web Developer
12 6 (4.51%) Analyst
12 6 (4.51%) ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (3.76%) Data Architect
13 5 (3.76%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (51.88%) JSON
2 56 (42.11%) HTML
3 49 (36.84%) Web Services
4 45 (33.83%) .NET
5 43 (32.33%) jQuery
6 33 (24.81%) SOAP
7 31 (23.31%) CSS
8 30 (22.56%) ASP.NET
9 28 (21.05%) Hibernate
10 25 (18.80%) RESTful
11 24 (18.05%) HTML5
12 21 (15.79%) J2EE
12 21 (15.79%) Spring
13 20 (15.04%) JSP
14 19 (14.29%) WSDL
15 18 (13.53%) XSD
16 17 (12.78%) .NET Framework
16 17 (12.78%) AngularJS
16 17 (12.78%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (12.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.28%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.77%) Mainframe
3 10 (7.52%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.52%) N-Tier
4 9 (6.77%) User Experience
5 7 (5.26%) PMI
6 6 (4.51%) Mobile Computing
6 6 (4.51%) Online Banking
7 5 (3.76%) Semantic Web
8 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.01%) Life Science
9 3 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (2.26%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.50%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.50%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.75%) Social Network
11 1 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.55%) Windows
2 17 (12.78%) Linux
3 11 (8.27%) Mac OS
4 10 (7.52%) Android
5 7 (5.26%) Unix
6 6 (4.51%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.76%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.26%) AIX
8 3 (2.26%) Windows Vista
8 3 (2.26%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.50%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.50%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.75%) Debian
10 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (56.39%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (28.57%) SDLC
3 35 (26.32%) MVC
4 34 (25.56%) TDD
5 28 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 27 (20.30%) OO
7 22 (16.54%) Risk Management
8 20 (15.04%) Scrum
8 20 (15.04%) Web Development
9 18 (13.53%) Waterfall
10 17 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (12.03%) BDD
11 16 (12.03%) Software Engineering
12 15 (11.28%) Microservices
12 15 (11.28%) SOLID
12 15 (11.28%) UML
13 12 (9.02%) Service Management
13 12 (9.02%) Unit Testing
14 10 (7.52%) Integration Testing
14 10 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 68 (51.13%) Java
3 64 (48.12%) SQL
4 49 (36.84%) C#
5 13 (9.77%) T-SQL
6 12 (9.02%) COBOL
6 12 (9.02%) XPath
7 10 (7.52%) PL/SQL
8 8 (6.02%) Assembly Language
8 8 (6.02%) PHP
8 8 (6.02%) Python
9 3 (2.26%) Perl
9 3 (2.26%) Ruby
9 3 (2.26%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.26%) XAML
10 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.50%) VB
11 1 (0.75%) C
11 1 (0.75%) C++
11 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (12.03%) Degree
2 15 (11.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.01%) ISEB
4 4 (3.01%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.03%) QA
2 5 (3.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (6.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (2.26%) SCCM
2 3 (2.26%) SCOM
3 1 (0.75%) Kibana
3 1 (0.75%) Puppet
3 1 (0.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (26.32%) Oracle
2 29 (21.80%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.77%) Chordiant
4 3 (2.26%) Google
4 3 (2.26%) HP
4 3 (2.26%) Teradata
4 3 (2.26%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.50%) AppDynamics
5 2 (1.50%) IBM
5 2 (1.50%) Sybase
6 1 (0.75%) Apple
6 1 (0.75%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.75%) Perforce
6 1 (0.75%) SAP
6 1 (0.75%) Sun
6 1 (0.75%) Talend