Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 75 55
Rank change year-on-year -23 -20 -15
Permanent jobs citing XML 54 116 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.28% 3.72% 4.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.51% 9.14% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 41 81 89
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,750 £65,000 £52,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,375
% change year-on-year -11.11% +14.29% -1.56%

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 829 1,269 932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.99% 40.69% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 672 1,041 832
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +10.26% -2.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +2 7 £37,500 -3.23% 2
Warrington +10 6 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Chester -2 6 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Wilmslow -12 6 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Crewe 0 2 £50,000 +100.00% 2
Daresbury - 2 - -
Macclesfield - 2 £82,500 -
Nantwich - 2 £45,000 -
Northwich - 2 £42,500 - 1
XML
North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 28 (51.85%) JSON
2 25 (46.30%) JavaScript
3 24 (44.44%) SQL
4 19 (35.19%) HTML
5 18 (33.33%) Java
6 16 (29.63%) SOAP
7 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (25.93%) CSS
8 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
8 14 (25.93%) Web Services
8 14 (25.93%) Python
9 13 (24.07%) REST
10 12 (22.22%) Ajax
11 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
11 11 (20.37%) MySQL
11 11 (20.37%) PHP
12 10 (18.52%) Oracle
12 10 (18.52%) .NET
12 10 (18.52%) MVC
12 10 (18.52%) Finance
13 9 (16.67%) C#
13 9 (16.67%) OO
13 9 (16.67%) QA
13 9 (16.67%) Selenium
13 9 (16.67%) jQuery
13 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
14 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
14 8 (14.81%) Web Development
14 8 (14.81%) Unix
14 8 (14.81%) Jenkins

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 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (3.70%) CMS
3 2 (3.70%) Confluence
3 2 (3.70%) JBoss
3 2 (3.70%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.85%) CICS
4 1 (1.85%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.85%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) GitHub
2 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (7.41%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (7.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (7.41%) Datadog
3 4 (7.41%) Serverless
4 2 (3.70%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) PPP
2 1 (1.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.37%) MySQL
3 4 (7.41%) Big Data
4 3 (5.56%) DB2
5 2 (3.70%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (3.70%) Blockchain
5 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Selenium
2 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.26%) JIRA
4 5 (9.26%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.56%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.56%) Travis CI
6 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.70%) MSTest
6 2 (3.70%) NUnit
7 1 (1.85%) FxCop
7 1 (1.85%) JUnit
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.85%) StyleCop
7 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.85%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Advertising
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 3 (5.56%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Architect
4 5 (9.26%) PHP Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Web Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Junior
5 4 (7.41%) Python Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.56%) Junior Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Junior J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (51.85%) JSON
2 19 (35.19%) HTML
3 16 (29.63%) SOAP
4 14 (25.93%) CSS
4 14 (25.93%) Web Services
5 13 (24.07%) REST
6 12 (22.22%) Ajax
7 10 (18.52%) .NET
8 9 (16.67%) jQuery
9 6 (11.11%) RESTful
10 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
10 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (9.26%) J2EE
10 5 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (7.41%) Django
11 4 (7.41%) JSP
11 4 (7.41%) Servlets
12 3 (5.56%) DHTML
12 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
12 3 (5.56%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Blog
2 4 (7.41%) Fintech
3 3 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.70%) Taxonomies
4 2 (3.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.85%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.85%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Unix
2 6 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Windows
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.52%) MVC
3 9 (16.67%) OO
3 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 8 (14.81%) OO PHP
4 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
4 8 (14.81%) Web Development
5 6 (11.11%) SDLC
5 6 (11.11%) Web Application Development
6 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
6 5 (9.26%) CRM
6 5 (9.26%) Customer-Centricity
6 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.41%) ETL
7 4 (7.41%) OOP
7 4 (7.41%) Project Management
7 4 (7.41%) Scrum
7 4 (7.41%) Service Management
7 4 (7.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) JavaScript
2 24 (44.44%) SQL
3 18 (33.33%) Java
4 14 (25.93%) Python
5 11 (20.37%) PHP
6 9 (16.67%) C#
7 3 (5.56%) Perl
7 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.85%) C++
9 1 (1.85%) COBOL
9 1 (1.85%) JCL
9 1 (1.85%) REXX
9 1 (1.85%) Ruby
9 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.85%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) RACF
2 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Ansible
1 1 (1.85%) HP ALM
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
1 1 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.52%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Chordiant
3 2 (3.70%) Cognizant
3 2 (3.70%) HP
3 2 (3.70%) Hyperion
3 2 (3.70%) Sybase
3 2 (3.70%) Talend
4 1 (1.85%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.85%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.85%) Cognos
4 1 (1.85%) CyberArk
4 1 (1.85%) Google
4 1 (1.85%) Informatica
4 1 (1.85%) Nintex
4 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.85%) Twitter