Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 48 38
Rank change year-on-year -43 -10 +17
Permanent jobs citing XML 93 111 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.97% 4.66% 5.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.29% 11.17% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 67 76 112
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £32,625
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -

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 1,276 994 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 40.79% 41.75% 36.69%
Number of salaries quoted 966 842 763
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,775 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £56,250 £52,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 26 May 2018.

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 26 May 2018. 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 -28 21 £50,000 - 3
Chester -7 19 £40,000 -2.44% 3
Warrington +12 13 £32,500 -27.78% 6
Crewe -13 9 £40,000 - 2
Wilmslow -8 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Nantwich - 6 £37,500 - 1
Macclesfield -9 2 £36,250 -7.05%
XML
North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 58 (62.37%) JavaScript
2 57 (61.29%) HTML
3 50 (53.76%) JSON
4 44 (47.31%) Java
5 38 (40.86%) .NET
6 36 (38.71%) CSS
7 33 (35.48%) SQL Server
7 33 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (34.41%) jQuery
8 32 (34.41%) Web Services
9 31 (33.33%) C#
10 30 (32.26%) SQL
11 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
11 23 (24.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 22 (23.66%) MVC
13 21 (22.58%) Linux
13 21 (22.58%) ASP.NET
14 20 (21.51%) PHP
15 19 (20.43%) Git (software)
16 18 (19.35%) OO
16 18 (19.35%) REST
17 17 (18.28%) AngularJS
17 17 (18.28%) SOAP
17 17 (18.28%) Selenium
18 16 (17.20%) Web Development
18 16 (17.20%) .NET Framework
18 16 (17.20%) Oracle
18 16 (17.20%) Jenkins
19 15 (16.13%) DevOps
19 15 (16.13%) Finance

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 7 (7.53%) JBoss
1 7 (7.53%) NServiceBus
2 6 (6.45%) CMS
2 6 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.38%) OpenEdge
3 5 (5.38%) Umbraco
4 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.23%) Drupal
5 3 (3.23%) Jetty
5 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.23%) WordPress
6 2 (2.15%) Anypoint
6 2 (2.15%) Apache
6 2 (2.15%) Confluence
6 2 (2.15%) nginx
6 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.15%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Magento
2 5 (5.38%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.23%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.83%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.30%) npm
4 3 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.23%) OpenShift
4 3 (3.23%) Serverless
5 2 (2.15%) CheetahMail
5 2 (2.15%) Google Analytics
5 2 (2.15%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (2.15%) Office 365
5 2 (2.15%) Pure360
6 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.08%) BrowserStack
6 1 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) POP3
1 2 (2.15%) SMTP
2 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.90%) MySQL
3 8 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (8.60%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (3.23%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.23%) MariaDB
8 2 (2.15%) Biml
8 2 (2.15%) Power BI
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (20.43%) Git (software)
2 17 (18.28%) Selenium
3 16 (17.20%) Jenkins
4 10 (10.75%) Subversion
5 9 (9.68%) Maven
5 9 (9.68%) Visual Studio
6 7 (7.53%) FxCop
6 7 (7.53%) SpecFlow
6 7 (7.53%) StyleCop
6 7 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (6.45%) JIRA
7 6 (6.45%) Moq
7 6 (6.45%) NUnit
8 5 (5.38%) Ant
8 5 (5.38%) Gradle
9 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.23%) Geb
10 3 (3.23%) JUnit
10 3 (3.23%) SOAtest
10 3 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (16.13%) Advertising
1 15 (16.13%) Finance
2 14 (15.05%) Banking
3 8 (8.60%) Investment Banking
3 8 (8.60%) Law
4 4 (4.30%) Marketing
4 4 (4.30%) Retail
5 2 (2.15%) Games
5 2 (2.15%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.15%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (75.27%) Developer
2 14 (15.05%) .NET Developer
3 13 (13.98%) Senior Developer
4 12 (12.90%) Java Developer
5 10 (10.75%) ServiceNow Developer
6 8 (8.60%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.53%) Analyst
7 7 (7.53%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Analyst Programmer
8 6 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Programmer
8 6 (6.45%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.38%) OpenEdge Developer
9 5 (5.38%) PHP Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Progress 4GL Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Progress Developer
10 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.30%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (4.30%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (61.29%) HTML
2 50 (53.76%) JSON
3 38 (40.86%) .NET
4 36 (38.71%) CSS
5 32 (34.41%) jQuery
5 32 (34.41%) Web Services
6 23 (24.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 21 (22.58%) ASP.NET
8 18 (19.35%) REST
9 17 (18.28%) AngularJS
9 17 (18.28%) SOAP
10 16 (17.20%) .NET Framework
11 15 (16.13%) Spring
12 14 (15.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (15.05%) WCF
13 12 (12.90%) HTML5
14 11 (11.83%) J2EE
15 10 (10.75%) CSS3
16 9 (9.68%) Ajax
16 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) CMDB
2 8 (8.60%) User Experience
3 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.23%) Mainframe
6 3 (3.23%) VSAM
7 2 (2.15%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.15%) Graphic Design
7 2 (2.15%) IVR
7 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.15%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.08%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.08%) PMI
8 1 (1.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.58%) Linux
2 14 (15.05%) Windows
3 10 (10.75%) Unix
4 4 (4.30%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.23%) AIX
6 2 (2.15%) Android
6 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.15%) Debian
6 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.15%) SUSE
7 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.66%) MVC
3 18 (19.35%) OO
4 16 (17.20%) Web Development
5 15 (16.13%) DevOps
5 15 (16.13%) Unit Testing
6 12 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (12.90%) TDD
7 11 (11.83%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (11.83%) Test Automation
8 10 (10.75%) ITSM
9 9 (9.68%) Scrum
9 9 (9.68%) Service Management
10 8 (8.60%) Decision-Making
10 8 (8.60%) ETL
10 8 (8.60%) Integration Testing
10 8 (8.60%) Risk Management
10 8 (8.60%) SDLC
10 8 (8.60%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (62.37%) JavaScript
2 44 (47.31%) Java
3 31 (33.33%) C#
4 30 (32.26%) SQL
5 20 (21.51%) PHP
6 5 (5.38%) Progress 4GL
7 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.30%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.23%) C++
8 3 (3.23%) Groovy
8 3 (3.23%) REXX
9 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.15%) BeanShell
9 2 (2.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.15%) Python
9 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.15%) VB
9 2 (2.15%) XQuery
10 1 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (8.60%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.23%) PMP
4 2 (2.15%) CISSP
4 2 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.15%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.08%) CIPFA
5 1 (1.08%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.23%) Ansible
3 3 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.23%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.23%) Terraform
4 1 (1.08%) Puppet
4 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.20%) Oracle
3 10 (10.75%) ServiceNow
4 8 (8.60%) Google
5 6 (6.45%) Xamarin
6 5 (5.38%) HP
6 5 (5.38%) IBM
6 5 (5.38%) Progress
7 4 (4.30%) Ab Initio
7 4 (4.30%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (3.23%) Informatica
8 3 (3.23%) MuleSoft
8 3 (3.23%) Splunk
8 3 (3.23%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.15%) Adobe
9 2 (2.15%) Novell
9 2 (2.15%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (2.15%) SAP
9 2 (2.15%) Sun
9 2 (2.15%) Sybase