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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 14 21
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7  
Permanent jobs citing XML 12 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 7.89% 11.80% 7.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.81% 21.88% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 8
Median salary £43,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,250 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £48,000
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 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 81 96 60
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 53.29% 53.93% 31.91%
Number of salaries quoted 79 89 43
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 12 (75.00%) C#
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) JSON
2 11 (68.75%) WCF
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (43.75%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (43.75%) B2B
4 7 (43.75%) EAI
4 7 (43.75%) ETL
4 7 (43.75%) FTP
4 7 (43.75%) XSLT
4 7 (43.75%) ITIL
4 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
5 6 (37.50%) SOAP
6 5 (31.25%) XSL
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) Web Application Development
8 3 (18.75%) HTML
8 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 3 (18.75%) Retail
9 2 (12.50%) Web Development
9 2 (12.50%) Spring
9 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 2 (12.50%) Java
9 2 (12.50%) J2EE
9 2 (12.50%) T-SQL

XML
Co-occurring 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 7 (43.75%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Integration Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Developer
4 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) JSON
2 11 (68.75%) WCF
3 7 (43.75%) XSLT
4 6 (37.50%) SOAP
5 5 (31.25%) XSL
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (18.75%) HTML
8 2 (12.50%) CSS
8 2 (12.50%) J2EE
8 2 (12.50%) jQuery
8 2 (12.50%) Spring
9 1 (6.25%) ADO
9 1 (6.25%) Ajax
9 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
9 1 (6.25%) CSS3
9 1 (6.25%) HTML5
9 1 (6.25%) JAX-WS
9 1 (6.25%) REST
9 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) Online Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
3 7 (43.75%) B2B
3 7 (43.75%) EAI
3 7 (43.75%) ETL
3 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
4 4 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Telematics
6 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) VB6
5 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) MCAD
1 1 (6.25%) MCPD
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) HL7
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Tableau