Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > England
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 200 142 136
Rank change year-on-year -58 -6 -35
Permanent jobs citing XML 1,926 1,098 3,400
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.79% 2.44% 2.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.37% 5.55% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,318 859 2,623
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £65,750 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,375 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +4.17%

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 44,039 19,780 48,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.95% 44.00% 37.21%
Number of salaries quoted 28,543 17,001 40,412
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% +5.77%
75th Percentile £79,000 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -78 814 £60,000 -11.11% 157
North of England -23 313 £47,500 -5.00% 65
South East -84 303 £47,500 -13.64% 71
South West -28 177 £45,000 -10.00% 39
Midlands -45 175 £42,500 +6.25% 41
Yorkshire -17 152 £55,000 +4.76% 18
North West -58 138 £47,500 -5.00% 38
West Midlands -37 117 £47,500 +5.56% 27
East of England -56 84 £52,500 +31.25% 29
East Midlands -55 58 £37,500 -6.25% 14
North East -15 23 £38,750 -6.63% 9
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for XML.

1 897 (46.57%) JSON
2 888 (46.11%) JavaScript
3 839 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
4 838 (43.51%) SQL
5 667 (34.63%) Java
6 657 (34.11%) HTML
7 625 (32.45%) C#
8 601 (31.20%) Web Services
9 580 (30.11%) REST
10 548 (28.45%) .NET
11 530 (27.52%) CSS
12 502 (26.06%) SQL Server
13 468 (24.30%) Git (software)
14 460 (23.88%) Azure
15 455 (23.62%) SOAP
16 453 (23.52%) Social Skills
17 441 (22.90%) Finance
18 363 (18.85%) Microsoft
19 358 (18.59%) DevOps
20 357 (18.54%) Software Engineering
21 323 (16.77%) Problem-Solving
22 321 (16.67%) Test Automation
23 318 (16.51%) Scrum
24 301 (15.63%) React
25 300 (15.58%) Degree
26 294 (15.26%) AngularJS
27 288 (14.95%) AWS
28 279 (14.49%) Oracle
29 260 (13.50%) Relational Database
30 259 (13.45%) Python

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 96 (4.98%) CMS
2 88 (4.57%) Elasticsearch
3 70 (3.63%) IIS
4 67 (3.48%) Confluence
5 65 (3.37%) Tomcat
6 51 (2.65%) WordPress
7 42 (2.18%) Apache
8 31 (1.61%) JBoss
8 31 (1.61%) WebSphere
9 29 (1.51%) Oracle Workflow
9 29 (1.51%) SharePoint
10 23 (1.19%) nginx
11 21 (1.09%) Apache Spark
12 19 (0.99%) Mule
12 19 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 17 (0.88%) Drupal
13 17 (0.88%) Mule ESB
14 16 (0.83%) Umbraco
15 15 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (0.67%) Anypoint
Applications
1 112 (5.82%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (3.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.52%) FrameMaker
5 10 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.42%) InDesign
8 6 (0.31%) Sketch
9 5 (0.26%) Zeplin
10 2 (0.10%) Figma
11 1 (0.052%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.052%) Mingle
11 1 (0.052%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.052%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (1.40%) NetSuite
1 27 (1.40%) Sentinel
2 22 (1.14%) SAP Business One
3 16 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
5 11 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
6 10 (0.52%) Shopify
7 7 (0.36%) Magento
8 6 (0.31%) Elite 3E
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 4 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.16%) SAP GTS
10 3 (0.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 460 (23.88%) Azure
2 288 (14.95%) AWS
3 177 (9.19%) GitHub
4 144 (7.48%) Serverless
5 131 (6.80%) SaaS
6 92 (4.78%) Power Platform
7 62 (3.22%) Amazon S3
8 59 (3.06%) PaaS
9 50 (2.60%) AWS Lambda
10 49 (2.54%) Azure Logic Apps
11 48 (2.49%) GCP
12 46 (2.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 44 (2.28%) Dynamics 365
14 35 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
15 32 (1.66%) Datadog
16 29 (1.51%) Azure Sentinel
16 29 (1.51%) Azure Service Bus
17 28 (1.45%) CloudFront
18 27 (1.40%) AWS CloudTrail
18 27 (1.40%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 180 (9.35%) HTTP
2 50 (2.60%) SSL
3 41 (2.13%) Internet
4 35 (1.82%) TCP/IP
5 32 (1.66%) Broadband
6 26 (1.35%) DNS
7 18 (0.93%) SMTP
8 17 (0.88%) VPN
9 16 (0.83%) Firewall
10 12 (0.62%) FTP
11 11 (0.57%) WebEx
12 10 (0.52%) HTTPS
13 9 (0.47%) 5G
13 9 (0.47%) MQTT
14 8 (0.42%) BGP
14 8 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 8 (0.42%) IOS XR
14 8 (0.42%) MPLS
14 8 (0.42%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 502 (26.06%) SQL Server
2 260 (13.50%) Relational Database
3 186 (9.66%) MySQL
4 148 (7.68%) MongoDB
5 114 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
6 113 (5.87%) NoSQL
7 104 (5.40%) Data Warehouse
7 104 (5.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 82 (4.26%) Power BI
8 82 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 77 (4.00%) Oracle Database
10 52 (2.70%) RDBMS
11 42 (2.18%) Redis
12 39 (2.02%) Big Data
13 36 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
14 35 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 29 (1.51%) Amazon Aurora
16 25 (1.30%) MariaDB
17 22 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
17 22 (1.14%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 468 (24.30%) Git (software)
2 217 (11.27%) JIRA
3 211 (10.96%) Jenkins
4 139 (7.22%) Visual Studio
5 106 (5.50%) Selenium
6 89 (4.62%) Maven
7 81 (4.21%) JUnit
7 81 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 74 (3.84%) Cucumber
9 73 (3.79%) Subversion
10 53 (2.75%) Postman
11 52 (2.70%) Bitbucket
12 47 (2.44%) webpack
13 40 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
14 36 (1.87%) Mockito
15 34 (1.77%) gulp
16 33 (1.71%) Cypress.io
17 30 (1.56%) Mocha
18 29 (1.51%) IntelliJ
19 27 (1.40%) GitLab
General
1 453 (23.52%) Social Skills
2 441 (22.90%) Finance
3 222 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
4 166 (8.62%) Marketing
5 104 (5.40%) Public Sector
6 99 (5.14%) Banking
7 77 (4.00%) Law
8 70 (3.63%) Retail
9 60 (3.12%) Presentation Skills
10 53 (2.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 49 (2.54%) Games
12 39 (2.02%) Electronics
13 36 (1.87%) Manufacturing
14 35 (1.82%) Back Office
15 33 (1.71%) Telecoms
16 27 (1.40%) Organisational Skills
17 25 (1.30%) Legal
18 20 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
18 20 (1.04%) Publishing
19 17 (0.88%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 945 (49.07%) Developer
2 168 (8.72%) Software Engineer
3 166 (8.62%) Analyst
4 165 (8.57%) Software Developer
5 158 (8.20%) .NET Developer
6 150 (7.79%) Java Developer
7 130 (6.75%) Senior Developer
8 95 (4.93%) C# Developer
9 87 (4.52%) Consultant
10 77 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
11 66 (3.43%) Architect
12 64 (3.32%) Tester
13 62 (3.22%) Senior Software Engineer
14 61 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
15 59 (3.06%) Junior
16 56 (2.91%) Lead Developer
16 56 (2.91%) SQL Developer
17 47 (2.44%) PHP Developer
18 42 (2.18%) Senior Java Developer
18 42 (2.18%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 897 (46.57%) JSON
2 657 (34.11%) HTML
3 601 (31.20%) Web Services
4 580 (30.11%) REST
5 548 (28.45%) .NET
6 530 (27.52%) CSS
7 455 (23.62%) SOAP
8 301 (15.63%) React
9 294 (15.26%) AngularJS
10 250 (12.98%) Node.js
11 247 (12.82%) jQuery
12 217 (11.27%) XSLT
13 207 (10.75%) ASP.NET
13 207 (10.75%) Spring
14 205 (10.64%) RESTful
15 171 (8.88%) HTML5
16 170 (8.83%) .NET Framework
17 139 (7.22%) Ajax
18 130 (6.75%) .NET Core
19 122 (6.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 162 (8.41%) User Experience
2 120 (6.23%) Self-Motivation
3 82 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 68 (3.53%) Mobile App
5 49 (2.54%) Data Structures
5 49 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 36 (1.87%) SWIFT
7 35 (1.82%) Algorithms
8 33 (1.71%) Social Media
9 32 (1.66%) Client/Server
9 32 (1.66%) NHS
10 31 (1.61%) iPhone
11 28 (1.45%) Life Science
12 25 (1.30%) Blog
12 25 (1.30%) Data Centre
12 25 (1.30%) Legacy Systems
13 20 (1.04%) Public Cloud
14 18 (0.93%) Video\Live Streaming
15 17 (0.88%) Video on Demand
15 17 (0.88%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 244 (12.67%) Linux
2 218 (11.32%) Windows
3 111 (5.76%) Unix
4 63 (3.27%) Windows Server
5 34 (1.77%) Apple iOS
6 33 (1.71%) Android
7 28 (1.45%) Mac OS
8 14 (0.73%) Windows Server 2016
9 13 (0.67%) CentOS
9 13 (0.67%) Windows 10
10 7 (0.36%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.31%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.31%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.21%) Debian
12 4 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.21%) Tizen
12 4 (0.21%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 839 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
2 358 (18.59%) DevOps
3 357 (18.54%) Software Engineering
4 323 (16.77%) Problem-Solving
5 321 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 318 (16.51%) Scrum
7 231 (11.99%) OO
8 226 (11.73%) TDD
9 222 (11.53%) SDLC
10 208 (10.80%) Microservices
11 198 (10.28%) Full Stack Development
12 184 (9.55%) Computer Science
13 173 (8.98%) MVC
14 172 (8.93%) Mentoring
15 164 (8.52%) BDD
15 164 (8.52%) Workflow
16 163 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
17 158 (8.20%) Analytics
18 148 (7.68%) Business Intelligence
19 146 (7.58%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 888 (46.11%) JavaScript
2 838 (43.51%) SQL
3 667 (34.63%) Java
4 625 (32.45%) C#
5 259 (13.45%) Python
6 230 (11.94%) PHP
7 148 (7.68%) T-SQL
8 123 (6.39%) TypeScript
9 104 (5.40%) C++
10 93 (4.83%) PowerShell
11 80 (4.15%) PL/SQL
12 76 (3.95%) XPath
13 67 (3.48%) VB.NET
14 63 (3.27%) Groovy
15 58 (3.01%) VB
16 57 (2.96%) Java 8
17 56 (2.91%) C
18 54 (2.80%) Perl
19 42 (2.18%) Shell Script
20 38 (1.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 300 (15.58%) Degree
2 87 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 39 (2.02%) HND
5 36 (1.87%) HNC
6 35 (1.82%) SC Cleared
7 33 (1.71%) ISTQB
8 27 (1.40%) GCFA
8 27 (1.40%) GCFE
8 27 (1.40%) GCIA
8 27 (1.40%) GCIH
8 27 (1.40%) SANS
9 25 (1.30%) ISEB
10 19 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (0.57%) DBS Check
12 8 (0.42%) CCNP
12 8 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.36%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.36%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (11.16%) QA
2 41 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 19 (0.99%) Accessibility
3 19 (0.99%) GDPR
3 19 (0.99%) SLA
4 11 (0.57%) GRC
4 11 (0.57%) HL7
5 10 (0.52%) CDISC
5 10 (0.52%) ISO 20022
6 8 (0.42%) ISO 15022
7 7 (0.36%) Solvency II
7 7 (0.36%) WCAG
8 5 (0.26%) MiFID
9 4 (0.21%) DICOM
9 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.21%) PMO
10 3 (0.16%) EMIR
10 3 (0.16%) NIST
11 2 (0.10%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 208 (10.80%) Docker
2 50 (2.60%) Active Directory
3 21 (1.09%) NDS
3 21 (1.09%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 17 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.36%) Ceph
7 6 (0.31%) vSphere
8 4 (0.21%) Firmware
9 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.052%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 148 (7.68%) Kubernetes
2 56 (2.91%) Ansible
3 38 (1.97%) Terraform
4 23 (1.19%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 15 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (0.67%) Control-M
7 11 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (0.36%) Galera Cluster
8 7 (0.36%) HP UCMDB
9 6 (0.31%) Grafana
9 6 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.21%) HP ALM
11 4 (0.21%) Kubeflow
11 4 (0.21%) Puppet
12 3 (0.16%) Prometheus
13 2 (0.10%) Kibana
13 2 (0.10%) nmon
13 2 (0.10%) WMI
14 1 (0.052%) SCOM
Vendors
1 363 (18.85%) Microsoft
2 279 (14.49%) Oracle
3 73 (3.79%) SAP
4 67 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
5 66 (3.43%) Google
6 63 (3.27%) ServiceNow
7 42 (2.18%) IBM
8 40 (2.08%) MuleSoft
9 33 (1.71%) LexisNexis
9 33 (1.71%) NetIQ
9 33 (1.71%) Xamarin
10 32 (1.66%) Adobe
11 31 (1.61%) HP
12 30 (1.56%) Bloomberg
12 30 (1.56%) BMC
13 23 (1.19%) ForgeRock
13 23 (1.19%) Red Hat
14 22 (1.14%) Sage
15 20 (1.04%) Dell
16 17 (0.88%) VMware