Period
to 24 February 2018

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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > England
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 62 44
Rank change year-on-year -20 -18 -6
Permanent jobs citing XML 5,808 7,738 10,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.54% 4.67% 5.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.66% 11.79% 14.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4,821 6,462 9,505
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%

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 67,030 65,644 76,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.89% 39.61% 38.75%
Number of salaries quoted 57,046 56,891 66,626
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 February 2018.

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 February 2018. 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 -42 2,026 £55,000 - 260
South East -24 1,413 £45,000 - 173
North of England -39 772 £45,000 +12.50% 189
Midlands -5 609 £40,000 - 112
East of England -5 558 £45,000 -4.26% 86
North West -28 430 £47,500 +18.75% 122
South West -31 411 £42,000 -1.18% 99
West Midlands -13 377 £40,000 - 75
Yorkshire -43 317 £45,000 +5.88% 56
East Midlands +15 231 £37,500 -6.25% 36
North East -53 20 £32,500 -18.75% 11
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 2,893 (49.81%) JavaScript
2 2,824 (48.62%) HTML
3 2,795 (48.12%) SQL
4 2,647 (45.58%) Agile Software Development
5 2,182 (37.57%) Java
6 2,153 (37.07%) C#
7 2,084 (35.88%) .NET
8 2,073 (35.69%) CSS
9 1,821 (31.35%) Web Services
10 1,637 (28.19%) SQL Server
11 1,636 (28.17%) JSON
12 1,272 (21.90%) MVC
13 1,260 (21.69%) SOAP
14 1,195 (20.58%) ASP.NET
15 1,156 (19.90%) Finance
16 1,154 (19.87%) REST
17 1,127 (19.40%) jQuery
18 1,015 (17.48%) Oracle
19 994 (17.11%) Degree
20 980 (16.87%) Scrum
21 968 (16.67%) OO
22 933 (16.06%) Microsoft
23 904 (15.56%) Software Engineering
24 894 (15.39%) TDD
25 877 (15.10%) AngularJS
26 804 (13.84%) Spring
27 800 (13.77%) Git (software)
28 798 (13.74%) XSLT
29 787 (13.55%) Linux
30 778 (13.40%) HTML5

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
1 368 (6.34%) Tomcat
2 360 (6.20%) IIS
3 299 (5.15%) Apache
4 234 (4.03%) CMS
5 228 (3.93%) WebSphere
6 175 (3.01%) JBoss
7 171 (2.94%) SharePoint
8 163 (2.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 135 (2.32%) WebLogic
10 132 (2.27%) Confluence
11 107 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
12 104 (1.79%) Drupal
13 82 (1.41%) WordPress
14 71 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
15 67 (1.15%) Umbraco
16 52 (0.90%) Joomla!
17 51 (0.88%) nginx
18 48 (0.83%) SAS
19 47 (0.81%) Mule
20 43 (0.74%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 154 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 93 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
3 53 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 41 (0.71%) Photoshop
5 31 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 23 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 16 (0.28%) GIMP
7 16 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.17%) InDesign
8 10 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
9 9 (0.15%) EPLAN
10 8 (0.14%) Acrobat
10 8 (0.14%) Chatbot
10 8 (0.14%) FrameMaker
11 6 (0.10%) RoboHelp
12 5 (0.086%) XMetaL
13 4 (0.069%) SPSS
14 3 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 3 (0.052%) Doxygen
14 3 (0.052%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 89 (1.53%) Magento
2 70 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 43 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 25 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 25 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
5 22 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
6 19 (0.33%) Elite 3E
6 19 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
7 18 (0.31%) NetSuite
7 18 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
8 15 (0.26%) MetaTrader
9 14 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
10 12 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
10 12 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 11 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
11 11 (0.19%) Visualfiles
12 10 (0.17%) SAP ERP
13 8 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
13 8 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
13 8 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 381 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
2 329 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 212 (3.65%) SaaS
4 95 (1.64%) GitHub
5 58 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
6 49 (0.84%) Serverless
7 48 (0.83%) Office 365
7 48 (0.83%) PaaS
8 34 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
9 30 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
10 27 (0.46%) npm
11 25 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
12 23 (0.40%) Amazon S3
13 21 (0.36%) IaaS
14 20 (0.34%) OpenShift
15 19 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 17 (0.29%) Boomi
17 16 (0.28%) Force.com
17 16 (0.28%) Slack
18 15 (0.26%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 373 (6.42%) HTTP
2 210 (3.62%) Internet
3 125 (2.15%) SSL
4 114 (1.96%) TCP/IP
5 74 (1.27%) VPN
6 73 (1.26%) FTP
7 63 (1.08%) NetScaler
8 58 (1.00%) Firewall
9 57 (0.98%) SMS
10 53 (0.91%) WAN
11 51 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
11 51 (0.88%) HTTPS
12 50 (0.86%) BGP
13 49 (0.84%) DNS
14 48 (0.83%) IGRP
14 48 (0.83%) OSPF
15 47 (0.81%) LAN
16 45 (0.77%) Cisco IOS
16 45 (0.77%) EIGRP
17 43 (0.74%) GLBP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,637 (28.19%) SQL Server
2 759 (13.07%) MySQL
3 527 (9.07%) Relational Database
4 314 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 245 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 232 (3.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 194 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 189 (3.25%) Oracle Database
9 187 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
9 187 (3.22%) RDBMS
10 177 (3.05%) MongoDB
11 170 (2.93%) Big Data
12 142 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 102 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
14 91 (1.57%) Hadoop
15 68 (1.17%) Redis
16 67 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
17 59 (1.02%) DB2
18 53 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
18 53 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 800 (13.77%) Git (software)
2 496 (8.54%) Subversion
3 482 (8.30%) Visual Studio
4 452 (7.78%) JIRA
5 412 (7.09%) Maven
6 397 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 368 (6.34%) Selenium
8 359 (6.18%) Jenkins
9 318 (5.48%) JUnit
10 280 (4.82%) Eclipse
11 233 (4.01%) Cucumber
12 206 (3.55%) NUnit
13 153 (2.63%) Ant
13 153 (2.63%) SoapUI
14 102 (1.76%) IntelliJ
15 93 (1.60%) WebDriver
16 80 (1.38%) Mockito
17 76 (1.31%) MSTest
18 75 (1.29%) Gradle
19 71 (1.22%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1,156 (19.90%) Finance
2 346 (5.96%) Banking
2 346 (5.96%) Retail
3 261 (4.49%) Marketing
4 138 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 131 (2.26%) Advertising
6 109 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 106 (1.83%) Front Office
8 94 (1.62%) Legal
9 91 (1.57%) Publishing
10 90 (1.55%) Games
11 83 (1.43%) Law
12 79 (1.36%) Investment Banking
13 76 (1.31%) Back Office
14 73 (1.26%) Electronics
15 69 (1.19%) Financial Institution
16 51 (0.88%) Billing
17 46 (0.79%) Music Industry
18 40 (0.69%) Automotive
19 38 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3,392 (58.40%) Developer
2 883 (15.20%) .NET Developer
3 791 (13.62%) Java Developer
4 777 (13.38%) C# Developer
5 600 (10.33%) Senior Developer
6 568 (9.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 517 (8.90%) Analyst
8 496 (8.54%) Software Developer
9 370 (6.37%) Software Engineer
10 302 (5.20%) Architect
11 271 (4.67%) ASP.NET Developer
12 259 (4.46%) Consultant
13 249 (4.29%) C# Software Developer
14 242 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 241 (4.15%) Web Developer
16 239 (4.12%) SQL Developer
17 236 (4.06%) PHP Developer
18 224 (3.86%) .NET Software Developer
19 209 (3.60%) Junior
20 201 (3.46%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,824 (48.62%) HTML
2 2,084 (35.88%) .NET
3 2,073 (35.69%) CSS
4 1,821 (31.35%) Web Services
5 1,636 (28.17%) JSON
6 1,260 (21.69%) SOAP
7 1,195 (20.58%) ASP.NET
8 1,154 (19.87%) REST
9 1,127 (19.40%) jQuery
10 877 (15.10%) AngularJS
11 804 (13.84%) Spring
12 798 (13.74%) XSLT
13 778 (13.40%) HTML5
14 644 (11.09%) Ajax
15 614 (10.57%) WCF
16 556 (9.57%) .NET Framework
17 551 (9.49%) RESTful
18 478 (8.23%) J2EE
19 472 (8.13%) ASP.NET MVC
20 435 (7.49%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 600 (10.33%) Computer Science
2 562 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 320 (5.51%) Enterprise Software
4 297 (5.11%) Mobile App
5 206 (3.55%) User Experience
6 175 (3.01%) Fintech
7 147 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
8 99 (1.70%) Data Centre
9 95 (1.64%) Management Information System
10 89 (1.53%) Client/Server
11 81 (1.39%) Algorithms
12 71 (1.22%) Virtual Team
13 56 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
14 55 (0.95%) Hedge funds
15 50 (0.86%) Data Structures
16 45 (0.77%) N-Tier
17 34 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 33 (0.57%) Equities
19 32 (0.55%) BBC
20 30 (0.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 787 (13.55%) Linux
2 765 (13.17%) Windows
3 461 (7.94%) Unix
4 218 (3.75%) Windows Server
5 190 (3.27%) Android
6 156 (2.69%) Apple iOS
7 91 (1.57%) Solaris
8 58 (1.00%) Ubuntu
9 53 (0.91%) CentOS
10 47 (0.81%) AIX
11 44 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 40 (0.69%) Debian
13 34 (0.59%) Mac OS
13 34 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 33 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 30 (0.52%) HPUX
16 20 (0.34%) Windows 10
17 15 (0.26%) Mac OS X
17 15 (0.26%) Windows 7
18 14 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,647 (45.58%) Agile Software Development
2 1,272 (21.90%) MVC
3 980 (16.87%) Scrum
4 968 (16.67%) OO
5 904 (15.56%) Software Engineering
6 894 (15.39%) TDD
7 702 (12.09%) Web Development
8 666 (11.47%) Test Automation
9 588 (10.12%) SDLC
10 539 (9.28%) SOA
11 491 (8.45%) E-Commerce
12 457 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
13 404 (6.96%) BDD
14 401 (6.90%) Unit Testing
15 368 (6.34%) Mentoring
16 337 (5.80%) DevOps
17 319 (5.49%) OOP
18 292 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
19 271 (4.67%) Open Source
20 262 (4.51%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2,893 (49.81%) JavaScript
2 2,795 (48.12%) SQL
3 2,182 (37.57%) Java
4 2,153 (37.07%) C#
5 618 (10.64%) PHP
6 605 (10.42%) T-SQL
7 418 (7.20%) C++
8 404 (6.96%) Python
9 335 (5.77%) VB.NET
10 312 (5.37%) PL/SQL
11 190 (3.27%) PowerShell
12 162 (2.79%) C
13 150 (2.58%) Ruby
14 149 (2.57%) XPath
15 138 (2.38%) Perl
16 133 (2.29%) VB
17 131 (2.26%) VBA
18 113 (1.95%) Shell Script
19 100 (1.72%) Groovy
20 76 (1.31%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 994 (17.11%) Degree
2 352 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 149 (2.57%) Security Cleared
4 111 (1.91%) SC Cleared
5 100 (1.72%) ISTQB
6 93 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 62 (1.07%) Sun Certification
8 61 (1.05%) ISEB
9 53 (0.91%) Master's Degree
9 53 (0.91%) MCSD
10 45 (0.77%) MCAD
11 34 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
12 33 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
13 30 (0.52%) DV Cleared
13 30 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 29 (0.50%) MCP
15 22 (0.38%) MCSA
16 20 (0.34%) PhD
17 17 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 17 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 474 (8.16%) QA
2 59 (1.02%) Data Quality
3 40 (0.69%) SLA
4 30 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.28%) EMIR
6 15 (0.26%) HL7
7 12 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.21%) Solvency II
8 11 (0.19%) MiFID
8 11 (0.19%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 10 (0.17%) WAI
10 8 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (0.12%) GDPR
12 5 (0.086%) ISO 20022
12 5 (0.086%) ISO 8583
12 5 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (0.086%) RosettaNet
13 4 (0.069%) DICOM
13 4 (0.069%) GCP
13 4 (0.069%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 154 (2.65%) Docker
2 119 (2.05%) Active Directory
3 35 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (0.29%) HDFS
6 15 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (0.21%) Apache Flume
7 12 (0.21%) VMware NSX
8 10 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 9 (0.15%) OpenAM
10 6 (0.10%) LXC
11 3 (0.052%) Firmware
12 2 (0.034%) vSphere
12 2 (0.034%) XenApp
13 1 (0.017%) iptables
13 1 (0.017%) NetIQ eDirectory
13 1 (0.017%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.017%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.017%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.017%) Xen
Systems Management
1 60 (1.03%) Puppet
2 54 (0.93%) HP ALM
3 52 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (0.76%) Ansible
5 38 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
6 31 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
6 31 (0.53%) Kibana
7 22 (0.38%) logstash
7 22 (0.38%) Nagios
8 20 (0.34%) CA Service Virtualization
9 18 (0.31%) Kubernetes
10 15 (0.26%) Oozie
11 14 (0.24%) Perfmon
12 12 (0.21%) vCenter Server
12 12 (0.21%) vRealize
13 11 (0.19%) Terraform
14 9 (0.15%) WebInspect
15 8 (0.14%) HAProxy
15 8 (0.14%) Opsview
15 8 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1,015 (17.48%) Oracle
2 933 (16.06%) Microsoft
3 194 (3.34%) SAP
4 190 (3.27%) Google
5 145 (2.50%) IBM
6 134 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
7 109 (1.88%) ServiceNow
7 109 (1.88%) VMware
8 97 (1.67%) TIBCO
9 83 (1.43%) HP
10 77 (1.33%) Red Hat
11 76 (1.31%) Adobe
12 75 (1.29%) Zend
13 70 (1.21%) Cisco
13 70 (1.21%) Citrix
14 68 (1.17%) Talend
15 67 (1.15%) MuleSoft
16 60 (1.03%) F5
17 55 (0.95%) Splunk
17 55 (0.95%) webMethods