Period
to 18 October 2018

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 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 32 15
Rank change year-on-year -4 -17 +20
Permanent jobs citing XML 11 13 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.97% 4.71% 11.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.24% 8.55% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 31
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.14% -3.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,500 £47,500 £48,750
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +16.88% -8.33%

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 Chester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 119 152 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 42.96% 55.07% 50.34%
Number of salaries quoted 109 140 139
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £40,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% +8.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £24,850 £27,500 £24,450
90th Percentile £59,000 £53,750 £51,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

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 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Chester region with a requirement for XML.

1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
1 7 (63.64%) SOAP
2 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) JSON
4 4 (36.36%) SailPoint
4 4 (36.36%) CyberArk
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) JSP
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Sybase
5 3 (27.27%) IIS
5 3 (27.27%) SMS
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 2 (18.18%) Usability Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC

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 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Software Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Java Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) SOAP
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) JSON
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (36.36%) JSP
4 4 (36.36%) SailPoint
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) Servlets
7 1 (9.09%) Django
7 1 (9.09%) LDAP
7 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
7 1 (9.09%) SPML
7 1 (9.09%) Web Services
7 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Usability Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Acquisition
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (9.09%) IT Audit
4 1 (9.09%) Microservices
4 1 (9.09%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (9.09%) SOLID
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) BeanShell
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) CyberArk
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Sybase
3 2 (18.18%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) MuleSoft
4 1 (9.09%) Novell
4 1 (9.09%) Ping Identity
4 1 (9.09%) Sun
4 1 (9.09%) Twitter