Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 32 33
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -9
Permanent jobs citing XML 33 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 8.01% 4.64% 6.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.93% 10.08% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 30
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -35.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £36,225
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £67,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.92% -1.25% +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 221 129 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 53.64% 46.07% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 199 117 162
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £57,950
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -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 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 21 (63.64%) HTML
2 18 (54.55%) jQuery
3 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
4 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 15 (45.45%) JSON
5 14 (42.42%) CSS
6 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
6 13 (39.39%) .NET
6 13 (39.39%) Web Development
6 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (39.39%) HTML5
6 13 (39.39%) CSS3
7 12 (36.36%) CMS
7 12 (36.36%) SOAP
8 11 (33.33%) C#
9 10 (30.30%) Java
9 10 (30.30%) XSLT
10 9 (27.27%) XPath
10 9 (27.27%) SQL
10 9 (27.27%) T-SQL
10 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
11 8 (24.24%) NoSQL
12 7 (21.21%) REST
12 7 (21.21%) Grunt
12 7 (21.21%) gulp
12 7 (21.21%) Sass
12 7 (21.21%) QA
13 6 (18.18%) Scrum
13 6 (18.18%) Eclipse
13 6 (18.18%) MySQL

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 12 (36.36%) CMS
2 3 (9.09%) Apache
2 3 (9.09%) nginx
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (6.06%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) CheetahMail
1 2 (6.06%) Google Analytics
1 2 (6.06%) Google Tag Manager
1 2 (6.06%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) NoSQL
3 6 (18.18%) Big Data
3 6 (18.18%) MySQL
4 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
5 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.06%) Apache Hive
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Grunt
1 7 (21.21%) gulp
2 6 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 5 (15.15%) Ant
3 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
3 5 (15.15%) JUnit
3 5 (15.15%) Maven
3 5 (15.15%) Mockito
3 5 (15.15%) Selenium
4 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.06%) CasperJS
5 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.06%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (6.06%) Automotive
1 2 (6.06%) Games
1 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C# Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
6 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Magento Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Python Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) HTML
2 18 (54.55%) jQuery
3 15 (45.45%) JSON
4 14 (42.42%) CSS
5 13 (39.39%) .NET
5 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
5 13 (39.39%) CSS3
5 13 (39.39%) HTML5
6 12 (36.36%) SOAP
7 10 (30.30%) XSLT
8 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
9 7 (21.21%) REST
9 7 (21.21%) Sass
10 5 (15.15%) Hibernate
10 5 (15.15%) Spring
10 5 (15.15%) Struts
11 4 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (9.09%) Flask
12 3 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
12 3 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 3 (9.09%) Smartphone
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Graphic Design
2 2 (6.06%) Internet of Things
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Android
2 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.09%) Debian
2 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) AIX
4 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (39.39%) Web Development
2 6 (18.18%) Scrum
3 5 (15.15%) Analytics
3 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
3 5 (15.15%) Open Source
3 5 (15.15%) Test Strategy
4 4 (12.12%) OO
5 3 (9.09%) Data Analytics
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps
5 3 (9.09%) Disruptive Innovation
5 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.06%) Email Marketing
6 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Prototyping
6 2 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 11 (33.33%) C#
3 10 (30.30%) Java
4 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 9 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 9 (27.27%) XPath
5 5 (15.15%) PHP
5 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
6 3 (9.09%) C++
6 3 (9.09%) Python
7 1 (3.03%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) ISEB
2 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) CIPFA
3 1 (3.03%) CISSP
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.03%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe
3 2 (6.06%) Google
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) Sitecore
3 2 (6.06%) Zend
4 1 (3.03%) CyberArk
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Novell
4 1 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.03%) Sun
4 1 (3.03%) Sybase