Period
to 4 March 2021

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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 90 126 121
Rank change year-on-year +36 -5 -13
Permanent jobs citing XML 147 203 266
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.12% 2.25% 2.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.17% 5.92% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 144 197 254
Median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +4.35%
10th Percentile £51,250 £35,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £91,750 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +13.64%

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 2,051 3,431 4,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.53% 38.05% 42.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,842 3,066 4,075
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £46,250 £44,625 £42,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £93,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.84%

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 4 March 2021.

Salary histogram for XML in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, 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.

1 118 (80.27%) .NET
2 114 (77.55%) SQL
3 92 (62.59%) Azure
4 90 (61.22%) Degree
5 89 (60.54%) CSS
6 79 (53.74%) Power Platform
7 78 (53.06%) Microsoft
8 74 (50.34%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (50.34%) Dynamics 365
9 68 (46.26%) JavaScript
10 66 (44.90%) HTML
11 57 (38.78%) OO
12 56 (38.10%) ASP.NET
13 52 (35.37%) C#
13 52 (35.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 52 (35.37%) Web Development
14 51 (34.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 50 (34.01%) Banking
15 50 (34.01%) Visual Studio
15 50 (34.01%) SQL Server
15 50 (34.01%) XSD
16 47 (31.97%) DevOps
17 46 (31.29%) Private Banking
17 46 (31.29%) WCF
17 46 (31.29%) CRM
17 46 (31.29%) SharePoint
17 46 (31.29%) Dynamics CRM
18 45 (30.61%) OOD
18 45 (30.61%) Computer Science
18 45 (30.61%) Digital Transformation Programme

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 46 (31.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.76%) Apache
3 3 (2.04%) CMS
4 2 (1.36%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (31.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.36%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 92 (62.59%) Azure
2 79 (53.74%) Power Platform
3 74 (50.34%) Dynamics 365
4 28 (19.05%) SaaS
5 27 (18.37%) PaaS
5 27 (18.37%) PowerApps
6 6 (4.08%) AWS
6 6 (4.08%) Microsoft 365
6 6 (4.08%) npm
7 5 (3.40%) NuGet
8 3 (2.04%) GCP
8 3 (2.04%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.36%) GitHub
9 2 (1.36%) Logic Apps
9 2 (1.36%) Serverless
10 1 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.68%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.36%) LAN
1 2 (1.36%) WAN
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (35.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 51 (34.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (34.01%) SQL Server
4 29 (19.73%) Azure SQL Database
5 27 (18.37%) Data Lake
6 11 (7.48%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (4.08%) Power BI
9 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (3.40%) MongoDB
9 5 (3.40%) MySQL
9 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2019
9 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.72%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.36%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (1.36%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.36%) Redis
12 1 (0.68%) Big Data
12 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 50 (34.01%) Visual Studio
2 16 (10.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (8.16%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.40%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.40%) Travis CI
5 3 (2.04%) JIRA
6 2 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.36%) Selenium
6 2 (1.36%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.36%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 1 (0.68%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.68%) NUnit
7 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.68%) xUnit.net
General
1 50 (34.01%) Banking
2 46 (31.29%) Private Banking
3 40 (27.21%) Finance
4 4 (2.72%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.04%) Advertising
5 3 (2.04%) Front Office
6 2 (1.36%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.36%) Marketing
6 2 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (38.10%) Developer
2 41 (27.89%) Consultant
3 27 (18.37%) Architect
3 27 (18.37%) Technical Consultant
3 27 (18.37%) Technical Leader
4 25 (17.01%) Applications Architect
5 22 (14.97%) Enterprise Architect
6 20 (13.61%) Enterprise Applications Architect
7 18 (12.24%) Lead Developer
7 18 (12.24%) SaaS Architect
8 14 (9.52%) Implementation Consultant
8 14 (9.52%) Software Consultant
8 14 (9.52%) Software Implementation Consultant
9 12 (8.16%) Analyst
10 10 (6.80%) Azure Architect
10 10 (6.80%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (6.80%) Senior Developer
10 10 (6.80%) Software Developer
11 9 (6.12%) Senior Implementation Consultant
11 9 (6.12%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (80.27%) .NET
2 89 (60.54%) CSS
3 66 (44.90%) HTML
4 56 (38.10%) ASP.NET
5 50 (34.01%) XSD
6 46 (31.29%) WCF
7 41 (27.89%) jQuery
8 30 (20.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 28 (19.05%) Ajax
10 21 (14.29%) JSON
11 19 (12.93%) SOAP
12 18 (12.24%) REST
13 14 (9.52%) .NET Core
13 14 (9.52%) AngularJS
14 13 (8.84%) .NET Framework
14 13 (8.84%) React
15 12 (8.16%) Web Services
16 11 (7.48%) Node.js
17 8 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (5.44%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.33%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.76%) User Experience
3 5 (3.40%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.40%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.72%) Derivative
4 4 (2.72%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.72%) Reinsurance
5 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.04%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (1.36%) NHS
7 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.16%) Linux
2 6 (4.08%) Unix
3 4 (2.72%) Windows
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (50.34%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (38.78%) OO
3 52 (35.37%) Web Development
4 47 (31.97%) DevOps
5 46 (31.29%) CRM
6 45 (30.61%) Computer Science
6 45 (30.61%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 45 (30.61%) OOD
7 43 (29.25%) Scrum
8 35 (23.81%) Test Automation
9 34 (23.13%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (22.45%) Deployment Automation
11 32 (21.77%) Domain-Driven Design
11 32 (21.77%) Microservices
12 28 (19.05%) Fintech
13 27 (18.37%) CQRS
14 22 (14.97%) Chemistry
14 22 (14.97%) Line Management
14 22 (14.97%) Physics
14 22 (14.97%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 114 (77.55%) SQL
2 68 (46.26%) JavaScript
3 52 (35.37%) C#
4 32 (21.77%) Java
5 13 (8.84%) Python
5 13 (8.84%) T-SQL
6 11 (7.48%) PHP
7 6 (4.08%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.04%) XPath
9 2 (1.36%) PHP 7
10 1 (0.68%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.68%) Perl
10 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 90 (61.22%) Degree
2 21 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.93%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.04%) Grafana
1 3 (2.04%) SCOM
2 2 (1.36%) Control-M
2 2 (1.36%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.68%) Kibana
Vendors
1 78 (53.06%) Microsoft
2 27 (18.37%) Databricks
3 7 (4.76%) Oracle
4 3 (2.04%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.36%) Remedy
6 1 (0.68%) Sage
6 1 (0.68%) UiPath
6 1 (0.68%) Xero
6 1 (0.68%) Zend