Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 60 38
Rank change year-on-year -24 -22 +20
Permanent jobs citing XML 114 91 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.36% 4.20% 5.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.05% 10.31% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 69 77 163
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,050 £29,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,500 £60,375
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% +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 1,417 883 1,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 41.76% 40.71% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,097 795 947
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,250 £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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -11 35 £48,500 -7.62% 3
Chester +3 33 £45,000 +38.46% 9
Warrington -8 6 £41,250 +3.13% 4
Crewe -9 5 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Sandbach - 3 £45,000 -
Macclesfield -5 2 £36,250 -11.04% 4
Runcorn - 2 £60,000 -
XML
North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 63 (55.26%) JavaScript
1 63 (55.26%) JSON
2 62 (54.39%) Java
3 59 (51.75%) HTML
4 56 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (38.60%) Web Services
6 42 (36.84%) SQL
7 38 (33.33%) jQuery
8 32 (28.07%) .NET
8 32 (28.07%) C#
8 32 (28.07%) CSS
9 31 (27.19%) SQL Server
10 30 (26.32%) SOAP
11 28 (24.56%) Oracle
11 28 (24.56%) Banking
12 27 (23.68%) Finance
12 27 (23.68%) Git (software)
13 26 (22.81%) Spring
14 25 (21.93%) Hibernate
15 24 (21.05%) REST
16 22 (19.30%) Web Development
17 20 (17.54%) ASP.NET
17 20 (17.54%) OO
18 19 (16.67%) Risk Management
18 19 (16.67%) Jenkins
19 18 (15.79%) MVC
19 18 (15.79%) Windows
19 18 (15.79%) PHP
20 17 (14.91%) Subversion
20 17 (14.91%) HTML5

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 (11.40%) CMS
2 8 (7.02%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.14%) JBoss
4 5 (4.39%) Confluence
4 5 (4.39%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.51%) CICS
5 4 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.51%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.63%) Apache
6 3 (2.63%) nginx
7 2 (1.75%) Anypoint
7 2 (1.75%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Magento
2 2 (1.75%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.88%) Exstream
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) BrowserStack
2 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.75%) CheetahMail
2 2 (1.75%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.75%) Google Tag Manager
2 2 (1.75%) Office 365
2 2 (1.75%) OpenShift
2 2 (1.75%) Pure360
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.88%) GitHub
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) Internet
2 2 (1.75%) POP3
2 2 (1.75%) SMTP
3 1 (0.88%) ATM
3 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.65%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.89%) MySQL
4 8 (7.02%) Big Data
5 6 (5.26%) DB2
5 6 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (3.51%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.75%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.75%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.88%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 27 (23.68%) Git (software)
2 19 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 17 (14.91%) Subversion
4 15 (13.16%) JIRA
5 14 (12.28%) Maven
5 14 (12.28%) Selenium
6 11 (9.65%) Ant
6 11 (9.65%) JUnit
7 8 (7.02%) Grunt
7 8 (7.02%) gulp
8 6 (5.26%) Bitbucket
8 6 (5.26%) Eclipse
9 5 (4.39%) Cucumber
9 5 (4.39%) Mockito
9 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
10 4 (3.51%) ClearCase
10 4 (3.51%) SonarQube
10 4 (3.51%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (3.51%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.63%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (24.56%) Banking
2 27 (23.68%) Finance
3 16 (14.04%) Law
4 14 (12.28%) Investment Banking
5 13 (11.40%) Advertising
6 6 (5.26%) Retail
7 3 (2.63%) Marketing
8 2 (1.75%) Automotive
8 2 (1.75%) Games
8 2 (1.75%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.75%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.88%) International Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (71.05%) Developer
2 22 (19.30%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 16 (14.04%) Senior Developer
5 13 (11.40%) C# Developer
6 11 (9.65%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (8.77%) ServiceNow Developer
7 10 (8.77%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Web Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Analyst
10 5 (4.39%) Architect
10 5 (4.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.39%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (4.39%) SQL Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Integration Engineer
11 4 (3.51%) Java Software Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Magento Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (55.26%) JSON
2 59 (51.75%) HTML
3 44 (38.60%) Web Services
4 38 (33.33%) jQuery
5 32 (28.07%) .NET
5 32 (28.07%) CSS
6 30 (26.32%) SOAP
7 26 (22.81%) Spring
8 25 (21.93%) Hibernate
9 24 (21.05%) REST
10 20 (17.54%) ASP.NET
11 17 (14.91%) HTML5
12 16 (14.04%) CSS3
13 14 (12.28%) J2EE
14 13 (11.40%) JSP
14 13 (11.40%) XSLT
15 12 (10.53%) AngularJS
15 12 (10.53%) Struts
16 10 (8.77%) WSDL
17 9 (7.89%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.77%) CMDB
2 8 (7.02%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.02%) Mainframe
3 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.39%) Online Banking
4 5 (4.39%) User Experience
5 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.63%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.63%) VSAM
7 2 (1.75%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.75%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.75%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.75%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.75%) PMI
7 2 (1.75%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.79%) Windows
2 16 (14.04%) Linux
3 8 (7.02%) Mac OS
4 7 (6.14%) Unix
5 5 (4.39%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.39%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.51%) Android
6 4 (3.51%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.63%) AIX
7 3 (2.63%) Debian
8 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.75%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.30%) Web Development
3 20 (17.54%) OO
4 19 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 18 (15.79%) MVC
6 16 (14.04%) SDLC
6 16 (14.04%) Test Automation
7 15 (13.16%) Service Management
7 15 (13.16%) Wealth Management
8 12 (10.53%) DevOps
8 12 (10.53%) TDD
9 11 (9.65%) Scrum
10 10 (8.77%) ITSM
11 9 (7.89%) Open Source
11 9 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (7.89%) Test Strategy
12 8 (7.02%) BDD
12 8 (7.02%) Microservices
12 8 (7.02%) Software Engineering
13 7 (6.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 63 (55.26%) JavaScript
2 62 (54.39%) Java
3 42 (36.84%) SQL
4 32 (28.07%) C#
5 18 (15.79%) PHP
6 12 (10.53%) XPath
7 11 (9.65%) PL/SQL
8 10 (8.77%) T-SQL
9 8 (7.02%) Python
10 4 (3.51%) Assembly Language
10 4 (3.51%) COBOL
11 3 (2.63%) C++
11 3 (2.63%) REXX
12 2 (1.75%) Perl
12 2 (1.75%) Ruby
12 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.75%) VB
12 2 (1.75%) XQuery
13 1 (0.88%) BeanShell
13 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (10.53%) Degree
2 6 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.39%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.63%) ISEB
4 3 (2.63%) PMP
5 2 (1.75%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.88%) CIPFA
6 1 (0.88%) CISSP
6 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.40%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.63%) SCOM
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.75%) SCCM
4 1 (0.88%) Kibana
4 1 (0.88%) Puppet
4 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (24.56%) Oracle
2 12 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.77%) ServiceNow
4 8 (7.02%) Google
5 6 (5.26%) HP
6 4 (3.51%) Ab Initio
6 4 (3.51%) Chordiant
6 4 (3.51%) IBM
7 3 (2.63%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (2.63%) Informatica
8 2 (1.75%) Adobe
8 2 (1.75%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.75%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.75%) SAP
8 2 (1.75%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.75%) Sun
8 2 (1.75%) Sybase
8 2 (1.75%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.75%) Zend
9 1 (0.88%) PeopleSoft