Period
to 23 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 70 63
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7 -31
Permanent jobs citing XML 393 523 823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.88% 4.08% 4.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.99% 10.07% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 348 466 673
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.65% -6.36% +4.76%
10th Percentile £40,525 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £73,750 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -

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 3935 5193 6933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.82% 40.49% 34.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3520 4747 5950
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £38,400 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,125 £85,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing XML as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 August 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for XML.

1 247 (62.85%) SQL
2 181 (46.06%) JavaScript
3 164 (41.73%) Finance
4 152 (38.68%) SQL Server
5 146 (37.15%) .NET
6 139 (35.37%) C#
6 139 (35.37%) HTML
7 136 (34.61%) Java
8 134 (34.10%) Agile Software Development
9 103 (26.21%) Web Services
10 97 (24.68%) CSS
11 91 (23.16%) MVC
12 82 (20.87%) jQuery
13 81 (20.61%) Degree
13 81 (20.61%) JSON
13 81 (20.61%) ASP.NET
14 77 (19.59%) FIX Protocol
14 77 (19.59%) Banking
15 75 (19.08%) SOAP
16 72 (18.32%) Linux
17 71 (18.07%) Oracle
18 66 (16.79%) Microsoft
19 59 (15.01%) TDD
20 57 (14.50%) Team Foundation Server
21 54 (13.74%) AngularJS
22 53 (13.49%) SDLC
22 53 (13.49%) Test Automation
22 53 (13.49%) Unix
23 50 (12.72%) Visual Studio
23 50 (12.72%) Front Office

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 41 (10.43%) IIS
2 26 (6.62%) SharePoint
3 25 (6.36%) WebSphere
4 22 (5.60%) CMS
5 21 (5.34%) Apache
6 19 (4.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (4.58%) JBoss
8 15 (3.82%) Apache TomEE
9 9 (2.29%) Tomcat
10 8 (2.04%) Apache Spark
10 8 (2.04%) Umbraco
11 5 (1.27%) EPiServer
11 5 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (1.02%) IBM Domino
12 4 (1.02%) MS Exchange
12 4 (1.02%) Sitefinity
12 4 (1.02%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 37 (9.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.02%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.76%) Magento
3 2 (0.51%) Maximo
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.25%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.25%) Kondor
4 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.25%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (11.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (5.85%) GitHub
3 20 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (4.58%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.53%) SaaS
7 5 (1.27%) Azure Machine Learning
7 5 (1.27%) Office 365
8 4 (1.02%) Basecamp
8 4 (1.02%) BrowserStack
8 4 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.02%) PaaS
9 3 (0.76%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.76%) IaaS
10 1 (0.25%) Boomi
10 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.63%) HTTP
2 25 (6.36%) TCP/IP
3 19 (4.83%) Intranet
4 17 (4.33%) Internet
5 7 (1.78%) LAN
5 7 (1.78%) WAN
6 5 (1.27%) LDAP
7 3 (0.76%) Firewall
7 3 (0.76%) Multicast
8 2 (0.51%) FTP
8 2 (0.51%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.25%) 3G
9 1 (0.25%) 4G
9 1 (0.25%) FIX Connectivity
9 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.25%) SMS
9 1 (0.25%) SSH
9 1 (0.25%) VPN
9 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.25%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (38.68%) SQL Server
2 47 (11.96%) Relational Database
3 40 (10.18%) NoSQL
4 36 (9.16%) MySQL
5 31 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (6.87%) RDBMS
7 24 (6.11%) SQL Server 2016
8 23 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (4.33%) Big Data
10 15 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (2.80%) Apache Hive
12 11 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (2.80%) Hadoop
13 9 (2.29%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (1.78%) MongoDB
14 7 (1.78%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (1.53%) MarkLogic
15 6 (1.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 57 (14.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (12.72%) Visual Studio
3 49 (12.47%) Git (software)
4 41 (10.43%) Jenkins
5 37 (9.41%) JIRA
6 34 (8.65%) Subversion
7 33 (8.40%) Maven
8 26 (6.62%) Cucumber
9 25 (6.36%) TeamCity
10 24 (6.11%) Selenium
11 20 (5.09%) JUnit
11 20 (5.09%) WebDriver
12 19 (4.83%) Mockito
13 18 (4.58%) Ant
13 18 (4.58%) Gradle
14 12 (3.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 8 (2.04%) Appium
15 8 (2.04%) Eclipse
16 7 (1.78%) Robolectric
16 7 (1.78%) UI Automator
General
1 164 (41.73%) Finance
2 77 (19.59%) Banking
3 50 (12.72%) Front Office
4 35 (8.91%) Investment Banking
5 34 (8.65%) Advertising
6 28 (7.12%) Back Office
7 16 (4.07%) Legal
8 8 (2.04%) Publishing
9 5 (1.27%) Marketing
10 4 (1.02%) German Language
11 3 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.76%) French Language
11 3 (0.76%) Polish Language
11 3 (0.76%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.51%) Hungarian Language
12 2 (0.51%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.51%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (0.51%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.51%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 179 (45.55%) Developer
2 60 (15.27%) Analyst
3 57 (14.50%) .NET Developer
4 47 (11.96%) Java Developer
5 41 (10.43%) C# Developer
5 41 (10.43%) Senior Developer
6 38 (9.67%) SQL Developer
7 37 (9.41%) Business Analyst
8 35 (8.91%) Architect
9 29 (7.38%) SQL Server Developer
10 27 (6.87%) Senior Java Developer
11 26 (6.62%) C# .NET Developer
12 23 (5.85%) Technical Architect
13 19 (4.83%) Applications Support
14 18 (4.58%) JavaScript Developer
15 17 (4.33%) ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (4.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 16 (4.07%) Software Engineer
17 14 (3.56%) Technical Analyst
18 13 (3.31%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (37.15%) .NET
2 139 (35.37%) HTML
3 103 (26.21%) Web Services
4 97 (24.68%) CSS
5 82 (20.87%) jQuery
6 81 (20.61%) ASP.NET
6 81 (20.61%) JSON
7 77 (19.59%) FIX Protocol
8 75 (19.08%) SOAP
9 54 (13.74%) AngularJS
10 49 (12.47%) XSLT
11 45 (11.45%) XSD
12 38 (9.67%) REST
12 38 (9.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 35 (8.91%) Spring
14 34 (8.65%) XSL
15 33 (8.40%) HTML5
16 29 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC
16 29 (7.38%) Hibernate
17 28 (7.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (9.67%) Computer Science
3 35 (8.91%) Fixed Income
4 24 (6.11%) User Experience
5 23 (5.85%) N-Tier
6 22 (5.60%) Fintech
7 18 (4.58%) Mobile App
7 18 (4.58%) SWIFT
8 15 (3.82%) Client/Server
8 15 (3.82%) Derivative
9 14 (3.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (2.54%) Management Information System
12 8 (2.04%) Equities
13 7 (1.78%) Reference Data
14 6 (1.53%) Data Structures
14 6 (1.53%) Market Risk
15 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (1.02%) Hedge funds
16 3 (0.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 72 (18.32%) Linux
2 53 (13.49%) Unix
3 45 (11.45%) Windows
4 23 (5.85%) Android
4 23 (5.85%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.54%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.02%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.76%) Solaris
9 2 (0.51%) HPUX
10 1 (0.25%) AIX
10 1 (0.25%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (34.10%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (23.16%) MVC
3 59 (15.01%) TDD
4 53 (13.49%) SDLC
4 53 (13.49%) Test Automation
5 50 (12.72%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (12.72%) Scrum
6 42 (10.69%) Kanban
7 36 (9.16%) DevOps
7 36 (9.16%) Software Engineering
8 34 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (8.40%) Web Development
10 31 (7.89%) Unit Testing
11 29 (7.38%) SOA
12 27 (6.87%) Electronic Trading
13 26 (6.62%) BDD
13 26 (6.62%) SOLID
14 24 (6.11%) CRM
14 24 (6.11%) System Testing
14 24 (6.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 247 (62.85%) SQL
2 181 (46.06%) JavaScript
3 139 (35.37%) C#
4 136 (34.61%) Java
5 41 (10.43%) T-SQL
6 34 (8.65%) VBA
7 25 (6.36%) VB
8 23 (5.85%) PowerShell
9 21 (5.34%) Shell Script
10 18 (4.58%) PHP
10 18 (4.58%) Python
11 17 (4.33%) C++
12 12 (3.05%) Objective-C
12 12 (3.05%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.54%) Apple Swift
13 10 (2.54%) Perl
14 8 (2.04%) XPath
15 7 (1.78%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.27%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 81 (20.61%) Degree
2 24 (6.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (3.31%) PMP
4 10 (2.54%) PMI Certification
5 9 (2.29%) MCP
6 8 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.02%) ISEB
7 4 (1.02%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.76%) CISM
9 2 (0.51%) CISSP
9 2 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.51%) MCSA
9 2 (0.51%) MCSE
10 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.25%) MCSD
10 1 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (11.96%) QA
2 12 (3.05%) ISO 20022
2 12 (3.05%) MiFID
3 7 (1.78%) ISO 15022
4 6 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.02%) SLA
6 3 (0.76%) COBIT
6 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.51%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.25%) HL7
8 1 (0.25%) PMO
8 1 (0.25%) Section 508
8 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (3.56%) Docker
2 10 (2.54%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (2.04%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.78%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (1.53%) Ansible
4 4 (1.02%) SCOM
4 4 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.76%) HockeyApp
5 3 (0.76%) Nagios
5 3 (0.76%) Opsview
6 2 (0.51%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 1 (0.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 71 (18.07%) Oracle
2 66 (16.79%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.83%) Sybase
4 18 (4.58%) Google
5 13 (3.31%) Atlassian
6 12 (3.05%) Xamarin
7 10 (2.54%) TIBCO
8 9 (2.29%) IBM
8 9 (2.29%) Redback
9 8 (2.04%) AppDynamics
9 8 (2.04%) New Relic
9 8 (2.04%) Splunk
10 6 (1.53%) Apigee
10 6 (1.53%) Barracuda Networks
10 6 (1.53%) BMC
10 6 (1.53%) Murex
10 6 (1.53%) Solace
11 5 (1.27%) VMware
12 4 (1.02%) SAP
13 2 (0.51%) Perforce