Period
to 25 November 2017

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

XML
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 19 33
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14 +2
Permanent jobs citing XML 25 27 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 6.83% 9.75% 6.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.02% 19.01% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 37
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -25.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £31,300
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £67,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

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 192 142 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 52.46% 51.26% 48.95%
Number of salaries quoted 174 132 194
Chester median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,150
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,375 £60,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%

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 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) jQuery
3 10 (40.00%) C#
4 9 (36.00%) T-SQL
4 9 (36.00%) CSS
4 9 (36.00%) XSLT
4 9 (36.00%) CMS
4 9 (36.00%) JSON
4 9 (36.00%) XPath
4 9 (36.00%) HTML5
4 9 (36.00%) CSS3
5 8 (32.00%) Web Development
5 8 (32.00%) SOAP
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 7 (28.00%) Sass
6 7 (28.00%) Grunt
6 7 (28.00%) gulp
7 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (24.00%) Big Data
7 6 (24.00%) QA
7 6 (24.00%) Open Source
7 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (24.00%) Scrum
8 5 (20.00%) Java
8 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy

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 9 (36.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) nginx
3 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) Big Data
3 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (8.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) MySQL
6 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Grunt
1 7 (28.00%) gulp
2 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (12.00%) Ant
3 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.00%) JUnit
3 3 (12.00%) Maven
3 3 (12.00%) Mockito
3 3 (12.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Test Leader
6 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Graduate
8 1 (4.00%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Junior
8 1 (4.00%) Junior .NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (48.00%) jQuery
3 9 (36.00%) CSS
3 9 (36.00%) CSS3
3 9 (36.00%) HTML5
3 9 (36.00%) JSON
3 9 (36.00%) XSLT
4 8 (32.00%) SOAP
5 7 (28.00%) Sass
6 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (12.00%) REST
7 3 (12.00%) Spring
7 3 (12.00%) Struts
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (8.00%) Aurelia
8 2 (8.00%) React
9 1 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (8.00%) Internet of Things
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Android
1 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Debian
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Web Development
3 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (24.00%) Open Source
3 6 (24.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.00%) Analytics
5 3 (12.00%) Data Analytics
5 3 (12.00%) Disruptive Innovation
5 3 (12.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) User Stories
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (4.00%) Prototyping
7 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C#
2 9 (36.00%) T-SQL
2 9 (36.00%) XPath
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.00%) C++
7 1 (4.00%) PHP
7 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ISEB
1 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) SAP