Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 57 52
Rank change year-on-year -40 -5 -11
Permanent jobs citing XML 66 130 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.47% 4.63% 4.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.19% 11.56% 11.56%
Number of salaries quoted 54 89 92
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +16.88% -8.33%
10th Percentile £28,225 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,500 £59,000 £52,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +15.38% -2.50%

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 918 1,125 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.36% 40.06% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 754 932 806
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,625
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,750 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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
Warrington +3 11 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Chester -3 11 £45,000 +24.14% 4
Knutsford -20 9 £68,750 +37.50% 5
Wilmslow -8 7 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Nantwich - 6 £37,500 -
Crewe -7 4 £39,000 +56.00%
Macclesfield - 2 £82,500 -
XML
North West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 32 (48.48%) JavaScript
1 32 (48.48%) JSON
2 29 (43.94%) SQL
3 28 (42.42%) Java
4 26 (39.39%) HTML
4 26 (39.39%) SQL Server
5 23 (34.85%) Oracle
6 22 (33.33%) SOAP
7 21 (31.82%) CSS
8 19 (28.79%) .NET
9 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (25.76%) MySQL
10 17 (25.76%) Unix
11 16 (24.24%) Linux
12 14 (21.21%) Web Services
12 14 (21.21%) PHP
13 13 (19.70%) C#
13 13 (19.70%) MVC
13 13 (19.70%) Ajax
13 13 (19.70%) REST
14 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
15 11 (16.67%) OO
16 10 (15.15%) Selenium
16 10 (15.15%) jQuery
16 10 (15.15%) Web Development
16 10 (15.15%) OO PHP
17 9 (13.64%) Test Automation
17 9 (13.64%) Python
17 9 (13.64%) JSP
18 8 (12.12%) 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 6 (9.09%) OpenEdge
2 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.06%) CMS
3 4 (6.06%) IIS
3 4 (6.06%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.03%) Confluence
4 2 (3.03%) JBoss
4 2 (3.03%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.52%) Apache
5 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.52%) CICS
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.52%) Camtasia
2 1 (1.52%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.55%) GitHub
2 2 (3.03%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) SMS
2 2 (3.03%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 17 (25.76%) MySQL
3 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.55%) DB2
4 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (3.03%) Blockchain
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.52%) Biml
6 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.52%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Selenium
2 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.09%) Subversion
4 5 (7.58%) JIRA
4 5 (7.58%) WebDriver
5 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.55%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.55%) Travis CI
6 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.03%) FxCop
7 2 (3.03%) MSTest
7 2 (3.03%) NUnit
7 2 (3.03%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.03%) StyleCop
7 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.52%) SOAtest
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.52%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Advertising
4 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.55%) Law
4 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 3 (4.55%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.52%) Back Office
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (56.06%) Developer
2 9 (13.64%) Analyst
3 7 (10.61%) Architect
3 7 (10.61%) Senior Developer
3 7 (10.61%) Software Developer
4 6 (9.09%) OpenEdge Developer
4 6 (9.09%) Progress 4GL Developer
4 6 (9.09%) Progress Developer
4 6 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.58%) Junior
5 5 (7.58%) PHP Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Junior Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Tester
7 3 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (48.48%) JSON
2 26 (39.39%) HTML
3 22 (33.33%) SOAP
4 21 (31.82%) CSS
5 19 (28.79%) .NET
6 14 (21.21%) Web Services
7 13 (19.70%) Ajax
7 13 (19.70%) REST
8 10 (15.15%) jQuery
9 9 (13.64%) JSP
10 8 (12.12%) JMS
11 7 (10.61%) J2EE
11 7 (10.61%) Servlets
12 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET
12 5 (7.58%) Laravel
13 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (6.06%) Django
13 4 (6.06%) SailPoint
13 4 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.06%) Blog
2 4 (6.06%) User Experience
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.03%) Fintech
4 2 (3.03%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.03%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.52%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) Unix
2 16 (24.24%) Linux
3 7 (10.61%) Windows
4 2 (3.03%) AIX
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.70%) MVC
3 11 (16.67%) OO
4 10 (15.15%) OO PHP
4 10 (15.15%) Web Development
5 9 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (12.12%) SDLC
6 8 (12.12%) Unit Testing
7 7 (10.61%) CRM
7 7 (10.61%) ETL
7 7 (10.61%) Project Management
8 6 (9.09%) Customer-Centricity
8 6 (9.09%) OOP
8 6 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (9.09%) TDD
8 6 (9.09%) Web Application Development
9 5 (7.58%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 29 (43.94%) SQL
3 28 (42.42%) Java
4 14 (21.21%) PHP
5 13 (19.70%) C#
6 9 (13.64%) Python
7 6 (9.09%) Progress 4GL
8 3 (4.55%) Perl
8 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.03%) BeanShell
9 2 (3.03%) VB
10 1 (1.52%) C++
10 1 (1.52%) COBOL
10 1 (1.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.52%) JCL
10 1 (1.52%) REXX
10 1 (1.52%) Ruby
10 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.52%) CISSP
3 1 (1.52%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) HP ALM
1 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.52%) SCCM
1 1 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Oracle
2 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.09%) Progress
3 6 (9.09%) Sybase
4 4 (6.06%) CyberArk
4 4 (6.06%) HP
4 4 (6.06%) Talend
5 2 (3.03%) Chordiant
5 2 (3.03%) Cognizant
5 2 (3.03%) Hyperion
5 2 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (3.03%) SAP
5 2 (3.03%) Sun
6 1 (1.52%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.52%) Cognos
6 1 (1.52%) Google
6 1 (1.52%) IBM
6 1 (1.52%) Informatica
6 1 (1.52%) Novell
6 1 (1.52%) Twitter