Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 51 36
Rank change year-on-year -28 -15 +15
Permanent jobs citing XML 91 131 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.12% 4.83% 5.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.63% 11.71% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 78 90 102
Cheshire median annual salary £38,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.89% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £29,700 £27,450 £27,050
90th Percentile £65,500 £52,500 £52,375
North West median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.78% +12.50% -

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 1,054 1,119 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 36.08% 41.26% 40.79%
Number of salaries quoted 853 924 785
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £53,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 17 August 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 17 August 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
Chester +1 17 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Knutsford -17 16 £70,000 +40.00% 3
Warrington +7 12 £32,500 -27.78% 3
Wilmslow -5 12 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Crewe -20 9 £40,000 +45.45%
Nantwich - 8 £37,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
XML
North West

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 51 (56.04%) JavaScript
2 46 (50.55%) HTML
3 45 (49.45%) JSON
4 41 (45.05%) SQL
5 38 (41.76%) Java
6 37 (40.66%) CSS
7 35 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 35 (38.46%) .NET
8 27 (29.67%) C#
9 25 (27.47%) MVC
10 24 (26.37%) jQuery
10 24 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (25.27%) SOAP
11 23 (25.27%) Linux
12 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
13 21 (23.08%) MySQL
13 21 (23.08%) PHP
13 21 (23.08%) ASP.NET
14 20 (21.98%) Oracle
14 20 (21.98%) OO
15 19 (20.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (19.78%) Web Services
16 18 (19.78%) Ajax
17 17 (18.68%) Unit Testing
17 17 (18.68%) Unix
17 17 (18.68%) REST
18 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (17.58%) Web Development
18 16 (17.58%) .NET Framework
19 15 (16.48%) Selenium

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 7 (7.69%) NServiceBus
1 7 (7.69%) OpenEdge
2 5 (5.49%) JBoss
3 4 (4.40%) CMS
3 4 (4.40%) IIS
3 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.40%) Umbraco
3 4 (4.40%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.30%) Confluence
4 3 (3.30%) Drupal
4 3 (3.30%) Jetty
4 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.30%) WordPress
5 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.10%) Anypoint
6 1 (1.10%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.10%) Camtasia
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.30%) Magento
3 1 (1.10%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.10%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.40%) npm
4 3 (3.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.30%) OpenShift
4 3 (3.30%) Serverless
5 2 (2.20%) BrowserStack
5 2 (2.20%) GitHub
6 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) SMS
2 2 (2.20%) HTTP
2 2 (2.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 21 (23.08%) MySQL
3 6 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (4.40%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.30%) MariaDB
7 2 (2.20%) Biml
7 2 (2.20%) Power BI
7 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.10%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.10%) DB2
8 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (16.48%) Selenium
2 14 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.99%) Jenkins
4 9 (9.89%) Subversion
4 9 (9.89%) Visual Studio
5 8 (8.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (7.69%) FxCop
6 7 (7.69%) NUnit
6 7 (7.69%) SpecFlow
6 7 (7.69%) StyleCop
7 6 (6.59%) Moq
8 5 (5.49%) Cucumber
8 5 (5.49%) JIRA
9 4 (4.40%) Gradle
9 4 (4.40%) Maven
10 3 (3.30%) Geb
11 2 (2.20%) Ant
11 2 (2.20%) JUnit
12 1 (1.10%) HP UFT
12 1 (1.10%) IntelliJ
General
1 8 (8.79%) Advertising
1 8 (8.79%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Banking
3 6 (6.59%) Investment Banking
3 6 (6.59%) Law
3 6 (6.59%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (61.54%) Developer
2 11 (12.09%) .NET Developer
2 11 (12.09%) Analyst
3 10 (10.99%) Software Developer
4 9 (9.89%) PHP Developer
4 9 (9.89%) Senior Developer
5 7 (7.69%) OpenEdge Developer
5 7 (7.69%) Progress 4GL Developer
5 7 (7.69%) Progress Developer
6 6 (6.59%) Analyst Programmer
6 6 (6.59%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.59%) Junior
6 6 (6.59%) Programmer
6 6 (6.59%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Architect
7 5 (5.49%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Junior Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.30%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (50.55%) HTML
2 45 (49.45%) JSON
3 37 (40.66%) CSS
4 35 (38.46%) .NET
5 24 (26.37%) jQuery
6 23 (25.27%) SOAP
7 21 (23.08%) ASP.NET
8 19 (20.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (19.78%) Ajax
9 18 (19.78%) Web Services
10 17 (18.68%) REST
11 16 (17.58%) .NET Framework
11 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (15.38%) WCF
13 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (12.09%) AngularJS
15 10 (10.99%) J2EE
15 10 (10.99%) JMS
16 9 (9.89%) JSP
17 8 (8.79%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.79%) User Experience
2 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.59%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.40%) Blog
6 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.20%) Fintech
7 2 (2.20%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.20%) IVR
8 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.10%) PMI
8 1 (1.10%) Social Media
8 1 (1.10%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.10%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.27%) Linux
2 17 (18.68%) Unix
3 13 (14.29%) Windows
4 3 (3.30%) AIX
5 2 (2.20%) Android
5 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.20%) SUSE
6 1 (1.10%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.47%) MVC
2 24 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.98%) OO
4 17 (18.68%) Unit Testing
5 16 (17.58%) Web Development
6 14 (15.38%) TDD
7 13 (14.29%) OO PHP
8 12 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (13.19%) SDLC
9 11 (12.09%) Customer-Centricity
9 11 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (10.99%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (10.99%) Scrum
10 10 (10.99%) Test Automation
11 9 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (9.89%) DevOps
11 9 (9.89%) OOP
12 8 (8.79%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (8.79%) Integration Testing
12 8 (8.79%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (56.04%) JavaScript
2 41 (45.05%) SQL
3 38 (41.76%) Java
4 27 (29.67%) C#
5 21 (23.08%) PHP
6 7 (7.69%) Progress 4GL
7 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.30%) Groovy
8 3 (3.30%) Python
8 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.20%) BeanShell
9 2 (2.20%) C++
9 2 (2.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.20%) VB
10 1 (1.10%) COBOL
10 1 (1.10%) JCL
10 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.10%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.10%) CISSP
3 1 (1.10%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Docker
2 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.10%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.30%) Ansible
2 3 (3.30%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.30%) Terraform
3 2 (2.20%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.10%) Puppet
4 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.98%) Oracle
3 7 (7.69%) Progress
4 6 (6.59%) Sybase
4 6 (6.59%) Xamarin
5 4 (4.40%) CyberArk
6 3 (3.30%) HP
6 3 (3.30%) Splunk
6 3 (3.30%) Talend
7 2 (2.20%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (2.20%) IBM
7 2 (2.20%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.20%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.20%) SAP
7 2 (2.20%) Sun
7 2 (2.20%) Twitter
8 1 (1.10%) Facebook
8 1 (1.10%) Novell
8 1 (1.10%) Ping Identity
8 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow