Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 30 24
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 -7
Permanent jobs citing XML 5 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.67% 6.73% 6.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.10% 11.23% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 18
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% +0.61% -0.61%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £44,500 £60,000 £48,750
Cheshire median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.63% -11.11% +5.88%

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 82 187 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 43.85% 59.94% 47.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79 168 129
Chester median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,750 £27,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £51,950
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +4.58%

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (40.00%) Kentico
3 2 (40.00%) Grunt
3 2 (40.00%) gulp
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Umbraco
3 2 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (40.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development

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 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Kentico
1 2 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Grunt
2 2 (40.00%) gulp
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sitecore