Period
to 24 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 92 65
Rank change year-on-year -21 -27 -16
Permanent jobs citing XML 3,977 5,520 7,368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.96% 3.42% 4.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.68% 8.40% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,108 4,488 5,964
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,838 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,825 £71,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 51,809 65,677 64,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.54% 40.69% 40.65%
Number of salaries quoted 42,706 55,274 55,541
England median annual salary £53,400 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for XML in England

XML
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in England.

Salary trend for XML in England

XML
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for XML in England

XML
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the England region over the 6 months to 24 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -29 1,495 £60,000 +9.09% 43
South East -1 1,031 £45,000 -2.17% 28
North of England -4 601 £42,500 -5.56% 34
North West +12 347 £42,500 -10.53% 21
Midlands -12 343 £40,000 -11.11% 31
South West -23 301 £42,500 - 12
West Midlands -29 234 £45,000 -2.82% 25
Yorkshire -26 218 £45,000 - 11
East of England -52 201 £45,000 - 15
East Midlands +17 107 £37,500 -6.25% 6
North East +23 34 £42,500 +8.28% 2
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for XML.

1 2,169 (54.54%) SQL
2 1,714 (43.10%) JavaScript
3 1,683 (42.32%) HTML
4 1,628 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
5 1,617 (40.66%) C#
6 1,600 (40.23%) .NET
7 1,366 (34.35%) SQL Server
8 1,351 (33.97%) JSON
9 1,341 (33.72%) Java
10 1,267 (31.86%) CSS
11 1,056 (26.55%) Web Services
12 885 (22.25%) Finance
13 811 (20.39%) Microsoft
14 808 (20.32%) ASP.NET
14 808 (20.32%) Oracle
15 781 (19.64%) SOAP
16 737 (18.53%) MVC
17 696 (17.50%) Software Engineering
18 695 (17.48%) REST
19 653 (16.42%) jQuery
20 638 (16.04%) Degree
21 627 (15.77%) Git (software)
22 598 (15.04%) OO
23 595 (14.96%) Scrum
24 527 (13.25%) Test Automation
25 514 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
26 510 (12.82%) Linux
27 495 (12.45%) Spring
28 488 (12.27%) Windows
29 475 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 282 (7.09%) IIS
2 212 (5.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 176 (4.43%) SharePoint
4 154 (3.87%) Tomcat
5 139 (3.50%) Apache
6 133 (3.34%) CMS
7 113 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
8 107 (2.69%) Confluence
9 68 (1.71%) WebSphere
10 66 (1.66%) WordPress
11 52 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 52 (1.31%) WebLogic
12 50 (1.26%) Drupal
13 49 (1.23%) JBoss
14 42 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
15 36 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 33 (0.83%) Joomla!
17 32 (0.80%) Apache Solr
18 25 (0.63%) GeoServer
19 20 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 134 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
2 80 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.28%) Maple
6 9 (0.23%) Chatbot
7 8 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.13%) SPSS
9 4 (0.10%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.075%) EngageOne
11 2 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.025%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.025%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.025%) Avid Media Composer
12 1 (0.025%) HipChat
12 1 (0.025%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 89 (2.24%) Magento
2 59 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 52 (1.31%) Payment Gateway
4 48 (1.21%) Markit EDM
5 47 (1.18%) Front Arena
5 47 (1.18%) thinkFolio
6 33 (0.83%) SAP Hybris
7 22 (0.55%) SDL Web 8
8 18 (0.45%) Maximo
8 18 (0.45%) SAP ERP
9 17 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 15 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
11 14 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
11 14 (0.35%) Visualfiles
12 13 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
12 13 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
13 12 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
13 12 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
13 12 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
14 11 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 475 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 298 (7.49%) Amazon AWS
3 222 (5.58%) SaaS
4 100 (2.51%) Serverless
5 86 (2.16%) GitHub
6 74 (1.86%) Power Platform
7 71 (1.79%) Office 365
8 54 (1.36%) PaaS
9 47 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
10 45 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
11 39 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
12 38 (0.96%) Azure Functions
12 38 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
13 36 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
14 32 (0.80%) Amazon S3
15 28 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
16 20 (0.50%) Apigee
16 20 (0.50%) IaaS
17 19 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
17 19 (0.48%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 166 (4.17%) HTTP
2 92 (2.31%) Internet
3 77 (1.94%) SSL
4 65 (1.63%) FTP
5 38 (0.96%) DNS
5 38 (0.96%) TCP/IP
6 35 (0.88%) Broadband
7 34 (0.85%) HTTPS
8 30 (0.75%) SSH
9 28 (0.70%) WAN
10 27 (0.68%) VPN
11 26 (0.65%) LAN
12 24 (0.60%) SMTP
13 21 (0.53%) DHCP
14 20 (0.50%) Firewall
15 18 (0.45%) Intranet
16 15 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (0.33%) Network Security
17 13 (0.33%) SMS
18 11 (0.28%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,366 (34.35%) SQL Server
2 361 (9.08%) MySQL
3 305 (7.67%) Relational Database
4 216 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 206 (5.18%) PostgreSQL
6 178 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 139 (3.50%) NoSQL
8 134 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 126 (3.17%) Oracle Database
10 115 (2.89%) MongoDB
11 114 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
12 98 (2.46%) Big Data
13 90 (2.26%) RDBMS
14 82 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
15 66 (1.66%) Azure SQL Database
16 65 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
17 64 (1.61%) Hadoop
18 61 (1.53%) DB2
19 58 (1.46%) Power BI
20 56 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 627 (15.77%) Git (software)
2 362 (9.10%) Jenkins
3 346 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 319 (8.02%) Visual Studio
5 315 (7.92%) JIRA
6 263 (6.61%) Subversion
7 224 (5.63%) Selenium
8 206 (5.18%) Maven
9 194 (4.88%) Cucumber
10 181 (4.55%) JUnit
11 116 (2.92%) NUnit
12 114 (2.87%) TeamCity
13 97 (2.44%) SpecFlow
14 92 (2.31%) Eclipse
15 76 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
16 71 (1.79%) Ant
17 70 (1.76%) JMeter
18 68 (1.71%) SoapUI
19 58 (1.46%) Gradle
20 57 (1.43%) Mockito
General
1 885 (22.25%) Finance
2 332 (8.35%) Banking
3 245 (6.16%) Retail
4 237 (5.96%) Front Office
5 136 (3.42%) Marketing
6 81 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 78 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 67 (1.68%) Games
9 39 (0.98%) Law
10 36 (0.91%) Back Office
11 27 (0.68%) Publishing
12 24 (0.60%) Electronics
13 23 (0.58%) Aerospace
14 22 (0.55%) Legal
15 20 (0.50%) French Language
15 20 (0.50%) Investment Banking
16 17 (0.43%) Advertising
17 12 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.28%) Spanish Language
19 10 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2,236 (56.22%) Developer
2 524 (13.18%) .NET Developer
3 480 (12.07%) C# Developer
4 458 (11.52%) Java Developer
5 397 (9.98%) Software Developer
6 388 (9.76%) Senior Developer
7 374 (9.40%) Analyst
8 316 (7.95%) C# .NET Developer
9 304 (7.64%) Consultant
10 284 (7.14%) Software Engineer
11 203 (5.10%) Architect
12 201 (5.05%) SQL Developer
13 176 (4.43%) Applications Support
14 155 (3.90%) C# Software Developer
15 150 (3.77%) Support Analyst
16 135 (3.39%) Lead Developer
17 134 (3.37%) .NET Software Developer
18 133 (3.34%) Web Developer
19 130 (3.27%) PHP Developer
20 125 (3.14%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,683 (42.32%) HTML
2 1,600 (40.23%) .NET
3 1,351 (33.97%) JSON
4 1,267 (31.86%) CSS
5 1,056 (26.55%) Web Services
6 808 (20.32%) ASP.NET
7 781 (19.64%) SOAP
8 695 (17.48%) REST
9 653 (16.42%) jQuery
10 495 (12.45%) Spring
11 451 (11.34%) AngularJS
12 412 (10.36%) RESTful
13 372 (9.35%) XSLT
14 368 (9.25%) WCF
15 359 (9.03%) HTML5
16 335 (8.42%) .NET Framework
17 332 (8.35%) ASP.NET Web API
18 314 (7.90%) Ajax
19 290 (7.29%) J2EE
20 237 (5.96%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 371 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 214 (5.38%) Fixed Income
3 194 (4.88%) Hedge funds
4 192 (4.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 191 (4.80%) Derivative
6 183 (4.60%) Equities
7 150 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
8 135 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
9 134 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
10 127 (3.19%) Fintech
11 123 (3.09%) User Experience
12 96 (2.41%) Data Structures
13 83 (2.09%) Mobile App
14 76 (1.91%) Algorithms
14 76 (1.91%) Management Information System
15 75 (1.89%) Client/Server
16 56 (1.41%) Virtual Team
17 52 (1.31%) Replication
18 44 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
19 36 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 510 (12.82%) Linux
2 488 (12.27%) Windows
3 223 (5.61%) Unix
4 124 (3.12%) Android
5 122 (3.07%) Windows Server
6 98 (2.46%) Apple iOS
7 32 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (0.58%) Debian
9 14 (0.35%) CentOS
9 14 (0.35%) Windows 10
10 13 (0.33%) AIX
11 12 (0.30%) Windows Phone
12 10 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
12 10 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.23%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.20%) Solaris
15 6 (0.15%) Fedora
15 6 (0.15%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,628 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
2 737 (18.53%) MVC
3 696 (17.50%) Software Engineering
4 598 (15.04%) OO
5 595 (14.96%) Scrum
6 527 (13.25%) Test Automation
7 514 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
8 450 (11.32%) SDLC
9 447 (11.24%) TDD
10 406 (10.21%) DevOps
11 401 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
11 401 (10.08%) Web Development
12 349 (8.78%) Computer Science
12 349 (8.78%) Workflow
13 297 (7.47%) E-Commerce
14 258 (6.49%) SOA
15 252 (6.34%) BDD
16 242 (6.08%) Project Management
17 235 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
18 232 (5.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2,169 (54.54%) SQL
2 1,714 (43.10%) JavaScript
3 1,617 (40.66%) C#
4 1,341 (33.72%) Java
5 417 (10.49%) T-SQL
6 353 (8.88%) PHP
7 330 (8.30%) Python
8 259 (6.51%) PL/SQL
9 257 (6.46%) C++
10 214 (5.38%) PowerShell
11 181 (4.55%) VB.NET
12 112 (2.82%) C
13 108 (2.72%) Perl
14 100 (2.51%) Ruby
15 88 (2.21%) Java 8
16 87 (2.19%) VB
17 84 (2.11%) XPath
18 81 (2.04%) TypeScript
19 77 (1.94%) VBA
20 71 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 638 (16.04%) Degree
2 178 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 163 (4.10%) Security Cleared
4 87 (2.19%) ISTQB
5 85 (2.14%) SC Cleared
6 51 (1.28%) ISEB
7 36 (0.91%) DV Cleared
8 35 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (0.75%) Master's Degree
10 26 (0.65%) HND
11 23 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 16 (0.40%) CCENT
12 16 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (0.40%) MCSA
12 16 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
13 9 (0.23%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.20%) DBS Check
15 5 (0.13%) MCP
15 5 (0.13%) PMP
16 4 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 358 (9.00%) QA
2 50 (1.26%) SLA
3 41 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 34 (0.85%) GDPR
5 15 (0.38%) HL7
6 14 (0.35%) HMG Infosec
6 14 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 14 (0.35%) ISO 20022
6 14 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.35%) JSP 440
7 10 (0.25%) GAMP
8 9 (0.23%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (0.15%) HIPAA
10 6 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.15%) PMO
11 5 (0.13%) ISO 15022
12 4 (0.10%) EMIR
13 3 (0.075%) ISO 22301
13 3 (0.075%) Solvency II
System Software
1 196 (4.93%) Docker
2 99 (2.49%) Active Directory
3 43 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
5 17 (0.43%) vSphere
6 16 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (0.38%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.20%) VirtualBox
9 7 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
9 7 (0.18%) NFS
10 6 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.075%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.075%) Firmware
12 3 (0.075%) HDFS
12 3 (0.075%) Varnish
13 2 (0.050%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.025%) Cronacle
14 1 (0.025%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 1 (0.025%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 67 (1.68%) Kubernetes
2 34 (0.85%) Ansible
3 32 (0.80%) Terraform
4 30 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
5 20 (0.50%) HP ALM
5 20 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
7 15 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
8 14 (0.35%) CA Service Virtualization
9 13 (0.33%) SQL Sentry
10 11 (0.28%) SCCM
11 10 (0.25%) Puppet
12 9 (0.23%) Data Guard
13 8 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
14 7 (0.18%) Control-M
14 7 (0.18%) Nagios
14 7 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
15 6 (0.15%) HockeyApp
15 6 (0.15%) Jamf Pro
16 5 (0.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 811 (20.39%) Microsoft
2 808 (20.32%) Oracle
3 118 (2.97%) SAP
4 112 (2.82%) ServiceNow
5 101 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
6 61 (1.53%) Google
6 61 (1.53%) Red Hat
7 57 (1.43%) Atlassian
8 55 (1.38%) IBM
9 51 (1.28%) Adobe
10 50 (1.26%) Charles River
11 48 (1.21%) VMware
12 47 (1.18%) Calypso
12 47 (1.18%) SimCorp
13 42 (1.06%) hybris
14 38 (0.96%) WorldPay
15 31 (0.78%) MuleSoft
16 29 (0.73%) TIBCO
16 29 (0.73%) Xamarin
17 28 (0.70%) Talend