Period
to 14 June 2021

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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > England
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 198 144 112
Rank change year-on-year -54 -32 -22
Permanent jobs citing XML 1,549 1,777 3,919
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.73% 2.31% 2.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.16% 5.84% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,156 1,437 3,113
10th Percentile £34,875 £32,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £41,582 £39,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 37,264 30,439 50,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.67% 39.56% 38.08%
Number of salaries quoted 26,157 25,526 42,191
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,500 £53,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.60% +3.74% +7.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £93,300 £92,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.91% +4.76% +5.00%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in England

XML
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing XML in England.

Salary trend for XML in England

XML
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing XML in England over the 6 months to 14 June 2021.

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 14 June 2021. 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 -46 687 £62,500 - 119
South East -79 268 £50,000 - 66
North of England -48 231 £52,500 +16.67% 64
South West -58 122 £42,500 -5.56% 31
Yorkshire -15 121 £58,000 +28.89% 28
Midlands -18 121 £42,000 -6.67% 41
North West -57 98 £47,500 - 32
East of England -8 75 £52,500 +16.67% 26
West Midlands -28 74 £45,000 -1.64% 29
East Midlands -26 47 £40,000 - 12
North East -11 12 £39,500 +1.94% 4
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 14 June 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 England region with a requirement for XML.

1 723 (46.68%) SQL
2 682 (44.03%) JSON
3 640 (41.32%) JavaScript
4 593 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
5 578 (37.31%) HTML
6 510 (32.92%) Web Services
7 493 (31.83%) .NET
8 481 (31.05%) C#
9 477 (30.79%) CSS
10 459 (29.63%) Java
11 431 (27.82%) REST
12 401 (25.89%) Azure
13 396 (25.56%) Social Skills
14 389 (25.11%) SOAP
15 384 (24.79%) SQL Server
16 371 (23.95%) Finance
17 322 (20.79%) Git (software)
18 316 (20.40%) Microsoft
19 266 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
20 259 (16.72%) AWS
21 238 (15.36%) DevOps
22 237 (15.30%) Test Automation
23 232 (14.98%) jQuery
24 224 (14.46%) Scrum
25 217 (14.01%) Software Engineering
26 210 (13.56%) Python
27 209 (13.49%) OO
27 209 (13.49%) Oracle
28 208 (13.43%) ASP.NET
29 206 (13.30%) Degree

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 70 (4.52%) Tomcat
2 65 (4.20%) Apache
3 64 (4.13%) CMS
4 63 (4.07%) IIS
5 61 (3.94%) Confluence
5 61 (3.94%) SharePoint
6 33 (2.13%) WebSphere
7 29 (1.87%) JBoss
7 29 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
8 25 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 23 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
10 20 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
11 19 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
12 18 (1.16%) EPiServer
13 17 (1.10%) Apache Spark
14 16 (1.03%) WordPress
15 15 (0.97%) SAS
16 14 (0.90%) Mule
16 14 (0.90%) Mule ESB
16 14 (0.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 69 (4.45%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (3.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.90%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.52%) Figma
5 8 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.45%) FrameMaker
6 7 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.39%) InDesign
8 4 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.19%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.19%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 3 (0.19%) PTC Creo
9 3 (0.19%) Sketch
9 3 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.19%) Zeplin
10 2 (0.13%) Adobe XD
10 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.13%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 39 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 14 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.84%) NetSuite
4 13 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
4 13 (0.84%) SAP Business One
5 12 (0.77%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 9 (0.58%) Shopify
7 8 (0.52%) Magento
8 6 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.26%) Elite 3E
9 4 (0.26%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 3 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.19%) SAP GTS
10 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (0.19%) Workday HCM
11 2 (0.13%) Sage 50
11 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.13%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 401 (25.89%) Azure
2 259 (16.72%) AWS
3 148 (9.55%) SaaS
4 116 (7.49%) Power Platform
5 92 (5.94%) GitHub
6 69 (4.45%) Serverless
7 65 (4.20%) Dynamics 365
8 57 (3.68%) PaaS
9 43 (2.78%) PowerApps
10 37 (2.39%) Microsoft 365
11 28 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
12 27 (1.74%) GCP
13 25 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
14 22 (1.42%) Azure Service Bus
14 22 (1.42%) Boomi
14 22 (1.42%) Datadog
15 20 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
15 20 (1.29%) Azure Data Factory
16 18 (1.16%) DigitalOcean
17 17 (1.10%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 116 (7.49%) HTTP
2 59 (3.81%) SSL
3 50 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 32 (2.07%) VPN
5 25 (1.61%) Internet
6 23 (1.48%) DNS
7 20 (1.29%) SMTP
8 11 (0.71%) Broadband
9 10 (0.65%) Firewall
9 10 (0.65%) FTP
10 8 (0.52%) Network Security
11 6 (0.39%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.39%) LAN
11 6 (0.39%) WAN
11 6 (0.39%) WebEx
12 5 (0.32%) SSH
13 4 (0.26%) Skype
14 3 (0.19%) 5G
14 3 (0.19%) GoToMeeting
14 3 (0.19%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (24.79%) SQL Server
2 178 (11.49%) Relational Database
3 144 (9.30%) MySQL
4 114 (7.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 105 (6.78%) MongoDB
6 102 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 100 (6.46%) PostgreSQL
8 93 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
9 90 (5.81%) NoSQL
10 74 (4.78%) Power BI
11 46 (2.97%) Azure SQL Database
12 43 (2.78%) Big Data
12 43 (2.78%) Oracle Database
13 38 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 37 (2.39%) RDBMS
15 26 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
16 21 (1.36%) Data Lake
16 21 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
17 20 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 19 (1.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 322 (20.79%) Git (software)
2 142 (9.17%) Visual Studio
3 137 (8.84%) JIRA
4 117 (7.55%) Jenkins
5 70 (4.52%) Selenium
5 70 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 64 (4.13%) JUnit
7 56 (3.62%) Maven
8 49 (3.16%) Cucumber
9 47 (3.03%) Subversion
10 44 (2.84%) Postman
11 38 (2.45%) GitLab
12 30 (1.94%) Eclipse
13 29 (1.87%) Cypress.io
14 27 (1.74%) Oracle APEX
15 25 (1.61%) IntelliJ
15 25 (1.61%) Mocha
16 22 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 21 (1.36%) Gradle
18 20 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 396 (25.56%) Social Skills
2 371 (23.95%) Finance
3 169 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
4 114 (7.36%) Banking
5 104 (6.71%) Marketing
6 74 (4.78%) Public Sector
7 66 (4.26%) Retail
8 49 (3.16%) Law
8 49 (3.16%) Organisational Skills
9 42 (2.71%) Presentation Skills
10 36 (2.32%) Legal
11 28 (1.81%) Back Office
11 28 (1.81%) Influencing Skills
12 24 (1.55%) Private Banking
12 24 (1.55%) Wearables
13 23 (1.48%) Manufacturing
13 23 (1.48%) Telecoms
14 18 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
15 17 (1.10%) Games
16 16 (1.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 815 (52.61%) Developer
2 147 (9.49%) .NET Developer
3 137 (8.84%) Senior Developer
4 126 (8.13%) Software Developer
5 121 (7.81%) Consultant
6 120 (7.75%) Analyst
7 116 (7.49%) C# Developer
8 107 (6.91%) Software Engineer
9 106 (6.84%) Java Developer
10 92 (5.94%) Full Stack Developer
11 79 (5.10%) C# .NET Developer
12 70 (4.52%) Technical Consultant
13 67 (4.33%) Architect
14 56 (3.62%) SQL Developer
15 49 (3.16%) Technical Leader
16 48 (3.10%) Junior
17 44 (2.84%) Lead Developer
18 41 (2.65%) Applications Developer
19 36 (2.32%) PHP Developer
20 35 (2.26%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 682 (44.03%) JSON
2 578 (37.31%) HTML
3 510 (32.92%) Web Services
4 493 (31.83%) .NET
5 477 (30.79%) CSS
6 431 (27.82%) REST
7 389 (25.11%) SOAP
8 232 (14.98%) jQuery
9 208 (13.43%) ASP.NET
10 204 (13.17%) AngularJS
11 198 (12.78%) RESTful
12 172 (11.10%) React
13 165 (10.65%) XSLT
14 162 (10.46%) Node.js
15 146 (9.43%) .NET Framework
16 143 (9.23%) HTML5
17 135 (8.72%) Spring
18 112 (7.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 107 (6.91%) XSD
20 101 (6.52%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 103 (6.65%) User Experience
2 89 (5.75%) Self-Motivation
3 68 (4.39%) Mobile App
4 67 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
5 54 (3.49%) Management Information System
6 41 (2.65%) NHS
7 37 (2.39%) Public Cloud
8 36 (2.32%) Data Structures
9 22 (1.42%) Algorithms
10 21 (1.36%) Blog
10 21 (1.36%) Data Centre
10 21 (1.36%) Life Science
11 20 (1.29%) Fixed Income
12 18 (1.16%) CMDB
13 17 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
14 14 (0.90%) PKI
15 12 (0.77%) Cloud Native
15 12 (0.77%) N-Tier
16 11 (0.71%) Derivative
16 11 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 191 (12.33%) Linux
2 146 (9.43%) Windows
3 84 (5.42%) Unix
4 43 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 40 (2.58%) Android
6 37 (2.39%) Apple iOS
7 16 (1.03%) Windows 10
8 14 (0.90%) CentOS
8 14 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
9 11 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.39%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.39%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.26%) SUSE
12 2 (0.13%) Solaris
13 1 (0.065%) Tizen
13 1 (0.065%) webOS
13 1 (0.065%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (17.17%) Problem-Solving
3 238 (15.36%) DevOps
4 237 (15.30%) Test Automation
5 224 (14.46%) Scrum
6 217 (14.01%) Software Engineering
7 209 (13.49%) OO
8 178 (11.49%) TDD
9 174 (11.23%) MVC
10 168 (10.85%) Microservices
11 151 (9.75%) SDLC
12 150 (9.68%) OOP
13 144 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
14 142 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
14 142 (9.17%) Web Development
15 130 (8.39%) Workflow
16 129 (8.33%) BDD
17 125 (8.07%) Fintech
18 112 (7.23%) CRM
18 112 (7.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 723 (46.68%) SQL
2 640 (41.32%) JavaScript
3 481 (31.05%) C#
4 459 (29.63%) Java
5 210 (13.56%) Python
6 177 (11.43%) PHP
7 118 (7.62%) T-SQL
8 83 (5.36%) C++
9 81 (5.23%) TypeScript
10 71 (4.58%) PL/SQL
11 65 (4.20%) PowerShell
12 64 (4.13%) VB.NET
13 55 (3.55%) XPath
14 43 (2.78%) Java 8
15 36 (2.32%) Perl
16 33 (2.13%) Bash Shell
17 30 (1.94%) Groovy
18 26 (1.68%) C
19 21 (1.36%) VBScript
20 18 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 206 (13.30%) Degree
2 64 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (2.07%) Security Cleared
4 20 (1.29%) ISTQB
5 17 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
8 12 (0.77%) ISEB
8 12 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 12 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.52%) HND
11 4 (0.26%) ACCA
11 4 (0.26%) CIMA
11 4 (0.26%) CISA
11 4 (0.26%) CISM
11 4 (0.26%) CISSP
11 4 (0.26%) ISSAP
11 4 (0.26%) ISSEP
12 3 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (9.75%) QA
2 38 (2.45%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.42%) GDPR
4 13 (0.84%) CDISC
4 13 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.71%) Accessibility
6 9 (0.58%) SLA
7 8 (0.52%) GRC
7 8 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.45%) HL7
8 7 (0.45%) NIST
9 5 (0.32%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.26%) COBIT
10 4 (0.26%) Good Clinical Practice
11 3 (0.19%) WCAG
12 2 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
12 2 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.13%) NCSC
12 2 (0.13%) PMO
12 2 (0.13%) SOC 2
System Software
1 149 (9.62%) Docker
2 55 (3.55%) Active Directory
3 27 (1.74%) NDS
3 27 (1.74%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 18 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.39%) Ceph
6 4 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.19%) vSphere
8 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.065%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.065%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 95 (6.13%) Kubernetes
2 30 (1.94%) Terraform
3 29 (1.87%) Ansible
4 27 (1.74%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 18 (1.16%) HP UCMDB
5 18 (1.16%) Puppet
6 13 (0.84%) Control-M
7 9 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (0.52%) Grafana
9 7 (0.45%) Argo
9 7 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.45%) SCOM
10 6 (0.39%) Galera Cluster
11 3 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.13%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.13%) Nmap
12 2 (0.13%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.13%) SCCM
12 2 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 316 (20.40%) Microsoft
2 209 (13.49%) Oracle
3 75 (4.84%) ServiceNow
4 56 (3.62%) SAP
5 51 (3.29%) Salesforce.com
6 42 (2.71%) Google
7 37 (2.39%) NetIQ
8 33 (2.13%) Adobe
8 33 (2.13%) HP
9 31 (2.00%) BMC
9 31 (2.00%) IBM
10 29 (1.87%) AppDynamics
11 28 (1.81%) ForgeRock
12 27 (1.74%) Bloomberg
12 27 (1.74%) Remedy
13 23 (1.48%) ANSYS
14 20 (1.29%) Atlassian
14 20 (1.29%) MuleSoft
15 19 (1.23%) VMware
16 18 (1.16%) JD Edwards