The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 25 14 18
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4  
Permanent jobs citing XML 4 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.92% 12.66% 6.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 25.97% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 9
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +30.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  

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 Chester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 60 77 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 43.80% 48.73% 33.54%
Number of salaries quoted 54 64 36
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +9.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

XML
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in Chester.

Salary trend for XML in Chester

XML
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Chester over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in Chester

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Chester region with a requirement for XML.

1 14 (93.33%) C#
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (80.00%) Scrum
3 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
5 10 (66.67%) XSL
5 10 (66.67%) Visual Studio
5 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 10 (66.67%) QA
5 10 (66.67%) HTML5
6 9 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (60.00%) Mobile Development
6 9 (60.00%) HL7
6 9 (60.00%) Web Development
6 9 (60.00%) VB6
6 9 (60.00%) Windows
6 9 (60.00%) VBScript
6 9 (60.00%) VB
6 9 (60.00%) VB.NET
7 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
7 4 (26.67%) JSON
7 4 (26.67%) WCF
8 3 (20.00%) MVC
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
9 2 (13.33%) EAI

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 9 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) .NET Developer
3 10 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 10 (66.67%) Software Developer
4 9 (60.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (60.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (60.00%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
3 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
4 10 (66.67%) HTML5
4 10 (66.67%) XSL
5 4 (26.67%) JSON
5 4 (26.67%) WCF
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (13.33%) Ajax
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) XSLT
7 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (6.67%) CSS3
7 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
7 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
7 1 (6.67%) SOAP
7 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (80.00%) Scrum
2 9 (60.00%) Mobile Development
2 9 (60.00%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) B2B
4 2 (13.33%) EAI
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) SSADM
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (60.00%) VB
3 9 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 9 (60.00%) VB6
3 9 (60.00%) VBScript
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) QA
2 9 (60.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
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