Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 80 56
Rank change year-on-year -4 -24 -12
Permanent jobs citing XML 47 112 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.22% 3.33% 4.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.33% 7.88% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 30 79 65
Cheshire median annual salary £48,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.71% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £34,750 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £54,050 £60,000 £50,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -

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 743 1,421 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 35.06% 42.25% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 561 1,082 810
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £57,500
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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019. 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
Daresbury - 11 - -
Wilmslow +4 7 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Knutsford +4 5 £27,500 -44.16%
Chester +2 4 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Nantwich -3 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Sandbach - 3 £55,000 -
Northwich - 2 £42,500 -
Crewe +4 1 £40,000 - 1
Warrington -1 1 £40,000 +14.29%
Winsford - 1 - -
XML
North West

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 29 (61.70%) JSON
2 21 (44.68%) RESTful
3 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (40.43%) SQL Server
4 18 (38.30%) Python
5 17 (36.17%) .NET
5 17 (36.17%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (36.17%) Jenkins
6 16 (34.04%) Web Services
6 16 (34.04%) jQuery
7 15 (31.91%) Multithreading
7 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET
7 15 (31.91%) SQL
7 15 (31.91%) Big Data
7 15 (31.91%) GitHub
7 15 (31.91%) Datadog
7 15 (31.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 15 (31.91%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (31.91%) Amazon SQS
7 15 (31.91%) API Design
7 15 (31.91%) AWS Lambda
7 15 (31.91%) Serverless
8 14 (29.79%) C#
9 13 (27.66%) Linux
9 13 (27.66%) DevOps
10 12 (25.53%) Ansible
10 12 (25.53%) Docker
10 12 (25.53%) HTML
10 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
10 12 (25.53%) Ajax

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 3 (6.38%) CMS
2 2 (4.26%) Confluence
2 2 (4.26%) Kentico
2 2 (4.26%) nginx
2 2 (4.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.26%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.13%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (36.17%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (31.91%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (31.91%) Amazon SQS
2 15 (31.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 15 (31.91%) AWS Lambda
2 15 (31.91%) Datadog
2 15 (31.91%) GitHub
2 15 (31.91%) Serverless
3 11 (23.40%) Amazon S3
3 11 (23.40%) Slack
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (2.13%) BrowserStack
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) HTTP
2 2 (4.26%) SSL
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (40.43%) SQL Server
2 15 (31.91%) Big Data
3 11 (23.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 11 (23.40%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
6 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.38%) MySQL
6 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.26%) Redis
8 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) Jenkins
2 10 (21.28%) Visual Studio
3 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.38%) JIRA
5 2 (4.26%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (4.26%) CA Release Automation
5 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.26%) Grunt
5 2 (4.26%) gulp
5 2 (4.26%) Selenium
5 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Developer
2 15 (31.91%) Python Developer
3 9 (19.15%) C# Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Senior Developer
4 7 (14.89%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (6.38%) DBA
5 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.38%) SQL DBA
5 3 (6.38%) XML Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer - Fintech
6 2 (4.26%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (61.70%) JSON
2 21 (44.68%) RESTful
3 17 (36.17%) .NET
4 16 (34.04%) jQuery
4 16 (34.04%) Web Services
5 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET
6 12 (25.53%) Ajax
6 12 (25.53%) HTML
7 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (21.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (17.02%) CSS
8 8 (17.02%) REST
9 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 7 (14.89%) WCF
10 6 (12.77%) SOAP
11 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
11 4 (8.51%) Spring
11 4 (8.51%) XSLT
12 3 (6.38%) CSS3
12 3 (6.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (19.15%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (12.77%) Fintech
4 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.13%) IVR
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) AIX
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) API Design
2 15 (31.91%) Multithreading
3 13 (27.66%) DevOps
4 12 (25.53%) MVC
5 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
5 9 (19.15%) Scrum
6 6 (12.77%) TDD
6 6 (12.77%) Web Development
7 5 (10.64%) OO
7 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.51%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (8.51%) SOA
9 3 (6.38%) BDD
9 3 (6.38%) Investment Management
9 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (6.38%) SDLC
9 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) Python
2 15 (31.91%) SQL
3 14 (29.79%) C#
4 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
5 11 (23.40%) Shell Script
6 6 (12.77%) Java
7 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.26%) Go
8 2 (4.26%) PHP
8 2 (4.26%) Ruby
8 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.13%) Perl
9 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) Ansible
2 11 (23.40%) Terraform
3 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat