Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 162 118 155
Rank change year-on-year -44 +37 -48
Permanent jobs citing XML 84 81 214
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.44% 2.15% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.56% 4.97% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 74 64 182
10th Percentile £42,350 £47,375 £40,125
25th Percentile £51,250 £56,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £72,500 £66,250
Median % change year-on-year -17.24% +9.43% +6.00%
75th Percentile £69,375 £81,250 £79,688
90th Percentile £83,000 £101,375 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -17.24% +11.54% +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 2,357 1,631 3,929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.29% 43.39% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,138 1,427 3,568
10th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £44,400
25th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +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 26 September 2021.

Salary histogram for XML in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 49 (58.33%) SQL
2 38 (45.24%) JSON
3 29 (34.52%) Java
4 25 (29.76%) Finance
4 25 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (26.19%) HTML
6 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 20 (23.81%) .NET
7 20 (23.81%) OOP
7 20 (23.81%) Azure
8 17 (20.24%) OO
9 16 (19.05%) C#
9 16 (19.05%) Web Development
10 15 (17.86%) QA
10 15 (17.86%) jQuery
10 15 (17.86%) SQL Server
10 15 (17.86%) CSS
10 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
11 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
12 13 (15.48%) Fintech
12 13 (15.48%) DevOps
12 13 (15.48%) Python
13 12 (14.29%) Linux
13 12 (14.29%) Scrum
13 12 (14.29%) JIRA
13 12 (14.29%) .NET Framework
13 12 (14.29%) Kubernetes
13 12 (14.29%) GitHub
13 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (13.10%) Full Stack Development

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 8 (9.52%) CMS
1 8 (9.52%) EPiServer
2 2 (2.38%) Confluence
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.19%) Jetty
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.57%) Zeplin
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) NetSuite
2 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.38%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (2.38%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (23.81%) Azure
2 12 (14.29%) GitHub
3 7 (8.33%) Power Platform
4 4 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (4.76%) PowerApps
5 3 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.57%) Azure Service Bus
5 3 (3.57%) BrowserStack
5 3 (3.57%) PaaS
6 2 (2.38%) Azure Logic Apps
6 2 (2.38%) IaaS
6 2 (2.38%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (2.38%) SaaS
6 2 (2.38%) Serverless
7 1 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.19%) Azure Functions
7 1 (1.19%) Firebase
7 1 (1.19%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) LAN
1 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.38%) WAN
2 1 (1.19%) Firewall
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) Network Security
2 1 (1.19%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.90%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.76%) Tableau
6 3 (3.57%) OLAP
6 3 (3.57%) Power BI
6 3 (3.57%) Qlik Sense
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.38%) Looker
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.19%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.19%) MySQL
8 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.19%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.29%) JIRA
3 11 (13.10%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.57%) JUnit
5 3 (3.57%) Maven
6 2 (2.38%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.38%) Gradle
7 1 (1.19%) Ant
7 1 (1.19%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.19%) AutoIt
7 1 (1.19%) Concordion
7 1 (1.19%) ERwin
7 1 (1.19%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.19%) Mockito
7 1 (1.19%) Postman
7 1 (1.19%) REST Assured
7 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (29.76%) Finance
2 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (13.10%) Marketing
4 9 (10.71%) Social Skills
5 4 (4.76%) Banking
6 3 (3.57%) Advertising
6 3 (3.57%) Law
6 3 (3.57%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (2.38%) Automotive
7 2 (2.38%) Front Office
7 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.19%) Back Office
8 1 (1.19%) Legal
8 1 (1.19%) Private Banking
8 1 (1.19%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (35.71%) Developer
2 29 (34.52%) Analyst
3 14 (16.67%) XML Analyst
4 11 (13.10%) Support Analyst
4 11 (13.10%) Support Engineer
5 10 (11.90%) Java Engineer
6 9 (10.71%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (10.71%) Senior Java Engineer
6 9 (10.71%) Software Analyst
6 9 (10.71%) Software Support Analyst
6 9 (10.71%) Software Support Engineer
6 9 (10.71%) SQL Analyst
6 9 (10.71%) SQL Support Analyst
7 8 (9.52%) .NET Developer
7 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (9.52%) C# Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Java Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (45.24%) JSON
2 22 (26.19%) HTML
3 20 (23.81%) .NET
4 15 (17.86%) CSS
4 15 (17.86%) jQuery
5 12 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 11 (13.10%) HTML5
6 11 (13.10%) SOAP
7 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET
7 10 (11.90%) REST
7 10 (11.90%) Web Services
8 9 (10.71%) FIX Protocol
8 9 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (9.52%) CSS3
9 8 (9.52%) Spring
10 6 (7.14%) React
11 5 (5.95%) RESTful
12 4 (4.76%) Node.js
12 4 (4.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) User Experience
2 5 (5.95%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.38%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.38%) Legacy Systems
5 2 (2.38%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.38%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.19%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.19%) Derivative
6 1 (1.19%) Equities
6 1 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.19%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.19%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.29%) Linux
2 7 (8.33%) Windows
3 5 (5.95%) Unix
4 2 (2.38%) Android
4 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.81%) OOP
3 17 (20.24%) OO
4 16 (19.05%) Web Development
5 13 (15.48%) DevOps
5 13 (15.48%) Fintech
6 12 (14.29%) Scrum
7 11 (13.10%) Full Stack Development
8 10 (11.90%) SDLC
8 10 (11.90%) Workflow
9 9 (10.71%) TDD
10 8 (9.52%) Business Analysis
10 8 (9.52%) MVC
10 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
11 7 (8.33%) Analytics
11 7 (8.33%) BDD
11 7 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (8.33%) Test Automation
12 6 (7.14%) Kanban
12 6 (7.14%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (58.33%) SQL
2 29 (34.52%) Java
3 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (19.05%) C#
5 13 (15.48%) Python
6 11 (13.10%) C++
7 7 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.95%) PHP
8 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.95%) R
9 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.38%) C
10 2 (2.38%) Groovy
10 2 (2.38%) Java 8
11 1 (1.19%) Ada
11 1 (1.19%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.19%) Korn
11 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.19%) ISEB
2 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.86%) QA
2 5 (5.95%) Solvency II
3 2 (2.38%) GDPR
3 2 (2.38%) SLA
4 1 (1.19%) ISO 15022
4 1 (1.19%) ISO 20022
4 1 (1.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.38%) Docker
3 1 (1.19%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 12 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.38%) Puppet
3 1 (1.19%) Ansible
3 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.19%) Terraform
3 1 (1.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) Oracle
3 3 (3.57%) Google
3 3 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.38%) Hyperion
4 2 (2.38%) SmartStream
5 1 (1.19%) Aderant
5 1 (1.19%) Apple
5 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.19%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.19%) Demandware
5 1 (1.19%) DocuSign
5 1 (1.19%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.19%) IBM
5 1 (1.19%) McAfee
5 1 (1.19%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.19%) Murex
5 1 (1.19%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.19%) Zscaler