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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 32 61
Rank change year-on-year -18 +29  
Permanent jobs citing XML 46 81 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.24% 6.16% 3.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.45% 16.70% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31 67 52
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +31.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 487 485 589
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 44.88% 36.91% 33.99%
Number of salaries quoted 418 409 466
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing XML as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow -4 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Chester -8 7 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Knutsford -10 6 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Crewe -6 5 £45,000 +18.42%
Widnes - 3 £37,500 - 1
Ellesmere Port -4 2 - - 1
Northwich +1 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Macclesfield -3 1 £39,000 +44.44%
Warrington -9 1 £20,000 -57.89%
Runcorn - 1 - - 1
XML
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 63 (67.74%) .NET
2 57 (61.29%) C#
3 56 (60.22%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (59.14%) HTML
5 50 (53.76%) SQL
6 47 (50.54%) SQL Server
7 45 (48.39%) ASP.NET
7 45 (48.39%) Microsoft
8 44 (47.31%) JSON
9 42 (45.16%) JavaScript
10 40 (43.01%) MVC
11 39 (41.94%) CSS
12 37 (39.78%) Windows
12 37 (39.78%) Finance
13 32 (34.41%) .NET Framework
14 31 (33.33%) Java
15 30 (32.26%) Web Services
15 30 (32.26%) jQuery
15 30 (32.26%) HTML5
16 29 (31.18%) WCF
17 28 (30.11%) TDD
17 28 (30.11%) MS Excel
17 28 (30.11%) Scrum
18 27 (29.03%) Unit Testing
19 26 (27.96%) Team Foundation Server
19 26 (27.96%) Visual Studio
20 24 (25.81%) Entity Framework
21 23 (24.73%) AngularJS
22 22 (23.66%) Web Development
22 22 (23.66%) ASP.NET MVC

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 16 (17.20%) NServiceBus
2 6 (6.45%) IIS
2 6 (6.45%) JBoss
3 5 (5.38%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.38%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.15%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.15%) WordPress
6 1 (1.08%) CICS
Applications
1 28 (30.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
2 2 (2.15%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.08%) MS Project
3 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Magento
2 1 (1.08%) OpenCart
2 1 (1.08%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.23%) iPaaS
4 2 (2.15%) IaaS
5 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) FTP
2 2 (2.15%) DNS
2 2 (2.15%) HTTP
2 2 (2.15%) SSL
3 1 (1.08%) AMQP
3 1 (1.08%) Network Security
3 1 (1.08%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (50.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.83%) MySQL
3 9 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (7.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (6.45%) DB2
6 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (4.30%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.08%) JasperReports
9 1 (1.08%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (27.96%) Team Foundation Server
1 26 (27.96%) Visual Studio
2 22 (23.66%) Selenium
3 16 (17.20%) FxCop
3 16 (17.20%) SpecFlow
3 16 (17.20%) StyleCop
4 15 (16.13%) Git (software)
5 11 (11.83%) Subversion
6 5 (5.38%) ClearCase
6 5 (5.38%) SonarQube
7 4 (4.30%) JIRA
8 2 (2.15%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.15%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.15%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.15%) JUnit
8 2 (2.15%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (2.15%) Maven
8 2 (2.15%) NUnit
9 1 (1.08%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.08%) Moq
General
1 37 (39.78%) Finance
2 19 (20.43%) Banking
3 10 (10.75%) Corporate Banking
3 10 (10.75%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.23%) French Language
4 3 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.23%) Law
5 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 2 (2.15%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Advertising
6 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (59.14%) Developer
2 27 (29.03%) .NET Developer
3 26 (27.96%) C# Developer
4 21 (22.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (21.51%) Software Developer
6 15 (16.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (16.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (15.05%) Analyst
8 13 (13.98%) Senior Developer
9 12 (12.90%) .NET Programmer
9 12 (12.90%) Java Developer
9 12 (12.90%) Programmer
10 11 (11.83%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 11 (11.83%) Analyst Programmer
10 11 (11.83%) C# Software Developer
11 10 (10.75%) .NET Software Developer
12 7 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 7 (7.53%) Software Engineer
12 7 (7.53%) SQL Developer
13 6 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (67.74%) .NET
2 55 (59.14%) HTML
3 45 (48.39%) ASP.NET
4 44 (47.31%) JSON
5 39 (41.94%) CSS
6 32 (34.41%) .NET Framework
7 30 (32.26%) HTML5
7 30 (32.26%) jQuery
7 30 (32.26%) Web Services
8 29 (31.18%) WCF
9 24 (25.81%) Entity Framework
10 23 (24.73%) AngularJS
11 22 (23.66%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (21.51%) CSS3
12 20 (21.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (18.28%) NHibernate
13 17 (18.28%) SOAP
14 16 (17.20%) Castle Windsor
14 16 (17.20%) WebSockets
14 16 (17.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.28%) User Experience
2 16 (17.20%) Mobile App
2 16 (17.20%) PMI
3 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.60%) Management Information System
4 8 (8.60%) N-Tier
5 6 (6.45%) Clustering
6 5 (5.38%) Replication
7 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.30%) Mainframe
8 2 (2.15%) Social Media
9 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.08%) Online Banking
9 1 (1.08%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.08%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 37 (39.78%) Windows
2 11 (11.83%) Linux
3 7 (7.53%) Unix
4 5 (5.38%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.23%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.08%) Android
6 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (60.22%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (43.01%) MVC
3 28 (30.11%) Scrum
3 28 (30.11%) TDD
4 27 (29.03%) Unit Testing
5 22 (23.66%) Web Development
6 21 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (21.51%) Integration Testing
8 17 (18.28%) Dependency Injection
9 14 (15.05%) SDLC
9 14 (15.05%) Software Engineering
10 13 (13.98%) Risk Management
11 12 (12.90%) Waterfall
12 10 (10.75%) OOP
13 9 (9.68%) Automated Testing
13 9 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (9.68%) OO
14 8 (8.60%) ETL
14 8 (8.60%) ITIL
14 8 (8.60%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (61.29%) C#
2 50 (53.76%) SQL
3 42 (45.16%) JavaScript
4 31 (33.33%) Java
5 10 (10.75%) T-SQL
5 10 (10.75%) VB.NET
6 9 (9.68%) VBScript
7 8 (8.60%) VB
7 8 (8.60%) VB6
8 7 (7.53%) PHP
9 6 (6.45%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.15%) XPath
10 2 (2.15%) XQuery
11 1 (1.08%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.08%) C
11 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.08%) Ruby
11 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) PMI Certification
2 13 (13.98%) Degree
3 1 (1.08%) HND
3 1 (1.08%) MCAD
3 1 (1.08%) MCPD
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.08%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) QA
2 8 (8.60%) HL7
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) SCOM
2 1 (1.08%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 45 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.05%) Oracle
3 8 (8.60%) IBM
4 6 (6.45%) IBM Sterling
5 4 (4.30%) Chordiant
5 4 (4.30%) Teradata
6 2 (2.15%) Adobe
6 2 (2.15%) Cognizant
6 2 (2.15%) HP
7 1 (1.08%) Google
7 1 (1.08%) Sun
7 1 (1.08%) Sybase
7 1 (1.08%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.08%) Zend
Widnes
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 16 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Runcorn
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 25 days ago