Period
to 24 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 152 104 135
Rank change year-on-year -48 +31 -22
Permanent jobs citing XML 108 124 209
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.75% 2.91% 2.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.80% 6.77% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 96 115 188
10th Percentile £42,500 £52,500 £41,750
25th Percentile £51,250 £57,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14% +16.67%
75th Percentile £77,813 £85,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £109,500 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £75,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.38% +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 the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,248 1,831 3,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.36% 42.98% 38.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,002 1,648 3,145
10th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £44,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.71% - +3.70%
75th Percentile £96,500 £87,813 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing XML as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the City of London

XML
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing XML in the City of London.

Salary trend for XML in the City of London

XML
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing XML in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

Salary histogram for XML in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for XML.

1 84 (77.78%) SQL
2 61 (56.48%) JSON
3 42 (38.89%) Java
4 36 (33.33%) Finance
5 33 (30.56%) Fintech
6 28 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (25.93%) Azure
7 25 (23.15%) T-SQL
8 22 (20.37%) C#
8 22 (20.37%) QA
9 21 (19.44%) REST
10 20 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (18.52%) Computer Science
10 20 (18.52%) .NET
11 19 (17.59%) Degree
11 19 (17.59%) Git (software)
11 19 (17.59%) BDD
12 18 (16.67%) TDD
12 18 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 18 (16.67%) Web Services
13 17 (15.74%) Presentation Skills
14 16 (14.81%) JUnit
14 16 (14.81%) Cucumber
15 15 (13.89%) Data Modelling
15 15 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (13.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 15 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (13.89%) Scrum
16 14 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (12.96%) Maven

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 14 (12.96%) Jetty
2 5 (4.63%) Confluence
3 3 (2.78%) Appian
4 1 (0.93%) CMS
4 1 (0.93%) IIS
4 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.93%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 28 (25.93%) Azure
2 13 (12.04%) Power Platform
2 13 (12.04%) SaaS
3 4 (3.70%) Slack
4 2 (1.85%) AWS
4 2 (1.85%) Azure Service Fabric
4 2 (1.85%) BlazeMeter
4 2 (1.85%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.93%) GitHub
5 1 (0.93%) GitHub Actions
5 1 (0.93%) IaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (0.93%) PaaS
5 1 (0.93%) PowerApps
5 1 (0.93%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) HTTP
2 2 (1.85%) WebEx
3 1 (0.93%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (12.04%) Qlik Sense
5 12 (11.11%) Looker
5 12 (11.11%) Power BI
5 12 (11.11%) Tableau
6 10 (9.26%) NoSQL
7 8 (7.41%) SQL Server 2017
7 8 (7.41%) SSDT
8 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.93%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.93%) Data Vault
9 1 (0.93%) Metadata
9 1 (0.93%) MS Access
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.93%) Parquet
9 1 (0.93%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 19 (17.59%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.81%) Cucumber
2 16 (14.81%) JUnit
3 14 (12.96%) Ant
3 14 (12.96%) Apache Ivy
3 14 (12.96%) Bitbucket
3 14 (12.96%) Concordion
3 14 (12.96%) Gradle
3 14 (12.96%) Maven
3 14 (12.96%) Mockito
4 12 (11.11%) JIRA
5 10 (9.26%) Visual Studio
6 9 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.85%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.85%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.85%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (33.33%) Finance
2 20 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (15.74%) Presentation Skills
4 14 (12.96%) Social Skills
5 6 (5.56%) Advertising
5 6 (5.56%) Banking
6 5 (4.63%) Documentation Skills
7 3 (2.78%) Automotive
7 3 (2.78%) Law
7 3 (2.78%) Marketing
7 3 (2.78%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.85%) Front Office
8 2 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.93%) Back Office
9 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 59 (54.63%) Developer
2 36 (33.33%) Analyst
3 24 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
4 19 (17.59%) Java Developer
5 15 (13.89%) Support Analyst
6 14 (12.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 13 (12.04%) SQL Support Analyst
8 11 (10.19%) Senior Developer
8 11 (10.19%) Support Engineer
9 10 (9.26%) .NET Developer
9 10 (9.26%) Java Engineer
9 10 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (9.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (9.26%) Senior Java Engineer
9 10 (9.26%) Senior Support Analyst
9 10 (9.26%) Senior Support Engineer
9 10 (9.26%) Software Analyst
9 10 (9.26%) Software Support Analyst
9 10 (9.26%) Software Support Engineer
9 10 (9.26%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (56.48%) JSON
2 21 (19.44%) REST
3 20 (18.52%) .NET
4 18 (16.67%) Web Services
5 14 (12.96%) FIX Protocol
5 14 (12.96%) JAX-RS
5 14 (12.96%) JDBC
5 14 (12.96%) JMS
5 14 (12.96%) JPA
5 14 (12.96%) Swagger
5 14 (12.96%) XSLT
6 12 (11.11%) HTML
7 8 (7.41%) SOAP
8 6 (5.56%) RESTful
9 5 (4.63%) CSS
10 4 (3.70%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.70%) jQuery
10 4 (3.70%) Node.js
10 4 (3.70%) React
11 3 (2.78%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.48%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.63%) Reinsurance
4 5 (4.63%) User Experience
5 3 (2.78%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.78%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.78%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.85%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.85%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.93%) CMDB
7 1 (0.93%) Derivative
7 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.26%) Linux
2 6 (5.56%) Unix
3 5 (4.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.56%) Fintech
2 28 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (18.52%) Computer Science
4 19 (17.59%) BDD
5 18 (16.67%) TDD
6 15 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (13.89%) Data Modelling
6 15 (13.89%) Scrum
7 14 (12.96%) API Design
7 14 (12.96%) CI/CD
8 13 (12.04%) Decision-Making
8 13 (12.04%) Visualisation
9 12 (11.11%) Data Extraction
9 12 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
9 12 (11.11%) Microservices
9 12 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (10.19%) DevOps
10 11 (10.19%) OOP
11 10 (9.26%) SDLC
12 9 (8.33%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 84 (77.78%) SQL
2 42 (38.89%) Java
3 25 (23.15%) T-SQL
4 22 (20.37%) C#
5 10 (9.26%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.41%) XPath
7 4 (3.70%) C++
8 2 (1.85%) PHP
8 2 (1.85%) Python
9 1 (0.93%) Ada
9 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.93%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (17.59%) Degree
2 8 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
3 1 (0.93%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.37%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) MiFID
2 2 (1.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (10.19%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.93%) Ansible
2 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.33%) Bloomberg
3 8 (7.41%) MarketAxess
3 8 (7.41%) Tradeweb
4 3 (2.78%) OutSystems
4 3 (2.78%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.85%) Jitterbit
5 2 (1.85%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle
5 2 (1.85%) Perfecto Mobile
5 2 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.85%) SnapLogic
6 1 (0.93%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.93%) Demandware
6 1 (0.93%) DocuSign
6 1 (0.93%) SmartStream
6 1 (0.93%) Talend
6 1 (0.93%) Veracode
6 1 (0.93%) Xamarin