Period
to 31 October 2020

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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > England
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 141 140 98
Rank change year-on-year -1 -42 -22
Permanent jobs citing XML 1,052 3,242 4,829
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.31% 2.57% 3.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.25% 6.80% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 926 2,647 4,111
Median annual salary £56,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £33,875 £31,250 £29,883
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -

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 20,033 47,658 61,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.90% 37.72% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17,247 39,781 51,007
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 31 October 2020.

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 31 October 2020. 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 +1 456 £67,500 +8.00% 122
South East -25 195 £55,000 +22.22% 56
North of England -4 145 £52,500 +23.53% 37
South West +6 109 £45,000 +5.88% 31
Midlands +24 92 £40,000 -11.11% 28
North West -22 80 £47,500 +7.95% 26
West Midlands +39 59 £42,500 -5.56% 18
Yorkshire +50 58 £52,500 +23.53% 8
East of England +46 42 £47,500 +5.56% 20
East Midlands +17 33 £40,000 +6.67% 10
North East +13 6 £41,500 +18.57% 3
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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.

1 538 (51.14%) JavaScript
2 476 (45.25%) HTML
3 452 (42.97%) Agile Software Development
4 450 (42.78%) CSS
5 444 (42.21%) SQL
6 438 (41.63%) JSON
7 405 (38.50%) .NET
8 334 (31.75%) C#
9 302 (28.71%) SQL Server
10 297 (28.23%) Web Services
11 273 (25.95%) Java
12 261 (24.81%) Azure
13 246 (23.38%) REST
14 239 (22.72%) SOAP
15 229 (21.77%) Finance
16 214 (20.34%) AngularJS
17 206 (19.58%) Microsoft
18 185 (17.59%) ASP.NET
19 182 (17.30%) Git (software)
20 180 (17.11%) jQuery
21 170 (16.16%) Scrum
22 163 (15.49%) OO
23 159 (15.11%) Degree
24 154 (14.64%) Python
24 154 (14.64%) Ajax
25 153 (14.54%) Test Automation
26 152 (14.45%) DevOps
27 143 (13.59%) Web Development
28 136 (12.93%) AWS
29 133 (12.64%) RESTful

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 68 (6.46%) Confluence
2 58 (5.51%) CMS
3 47 (4.47%) IIS
4 34 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 33 (3.14%) Tomcat
6 25 (2.38%) Apache
7 17 (1.62%) Apache Spark
7 17 (1.62%) WordPress
8 15 (1.43%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.24%) Joomla!
10 12 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
11 11 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (1.05%) JBoss
12 10 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.57%) Mule
13 6 (0.57%) Red Hat Fuse
13 6 (0.57%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (0.48%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.48%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 47 (4.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.095%) Sketch
6 1 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 56 (5.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (3.90%) Magento
3 29 (2.76%) Remedy ITSM
4 23 (2.19%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (0.95%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 9 (0.86%) SAP S/4HANA
7 7 (0.67%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.57%) SAP SD
9 5 (0.48%) Infor CRM
9 5 (0.48%) Sage X3
9 5 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
9 5 (0.48%) Shopify
10 4 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
12 2 (0.19%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
12 2 (0.19%) Maximo
12 2 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
12 2 (0.19%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 261 (24.81%) Azure
2 136 (12.93%) AWS
3 83 (7.89%) SaaS
4 80 (7.60%) Power Platform
5 76 (7.22%) Dynamics 365
6 54 (5.13%) GitHub
7 26 (2.47%) Azure Active Directory
8 21 (2.00%) PaaS
9 20 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
10 19 (1.81%) Mavenlink
11 18 (1.71%) Amazon SQS
12 13 (1.24%) Force.com
12 13 (1.24%) Serverless
13 12 (1.14%) GCP
13 12 (1.14%) Slack
14 11 (1.05%) Logic Apps
14 11 (1.05%) npm
15 10 (0.95%) Azure Functions
15 10 (0.95%) Office 365
16 9 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 85 (8.08%) HTTP
2 48 (4.56%) TCP/IP
3 30 (2.85%) FTP
4 28 (2.66%) SSL
5 18 (1.71%) VPN
6 16 (1.52%) DNS
6 16 (1.52%) Internet
7 13 (1.24%) IMAP
7 13 (1.24%) SMTP
8 12 (1.14%) Firewall
9 11 (1.05%) RTP
10 6 (0.57%) FIX Connectivity
10 6 (0.57%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.38%) 2G
11 4 (0.38%) 3G
11 4 (0.38%) 4G
11 4 (0.38%) Intranet
12 3 (0.29%) 5G
12 3 (0.29%) Radio Access Network
12 3 (0.29%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (28.71%) SQL Server
2 113 (10.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 107 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 100 (9.51%) MySQL
5 59 (5.61%) MongoDB
6 54 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
7 44 (4.18%) Relational Database
8 42 (3.99%) NoSQL
9 33 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 28 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (2.38%) Power BI
12 24 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (2.09%) Hadoop
14 20 (1.90%) Data Lake
14 20 (1.90%) OLAP
15 19 (1.81%) OLTP
15 19 (1.81%) RDBMS
16 17 (1.62%) Big Data
17 16 (1.52%) OLAP Cube
18 15 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 182 (17.30%) Git (software)
2 115 (10.93%) JIRA
3 112 (10.65%) Visual Studio
4 92 (8.75%) Jenkins
5 69 (6.56%) Selenium
6 47 (4.47%) JUnit
6 47 (4.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 38 (3.61%) Maven
8 34 (3.23%) Cypress.io
9 29 (2.76%) Subversion
10 22 (2.09%) SpecFlow
11 19 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
12 18 (1.71%) NUnit
13 17 (1.62%) GitLab
13 17 (1.62%) Protractor
14 16 (1.52%) Mockito
14 16 (1.52%) Postman
15 15 (1.43%) SonarQube
16 14 (1.33%) Artifactory
16 14 (1.33%) Cucumber
General
1 229 (21.77%) Finance
2 67 (6.37%) Banking
3 39 (3.71%) Public Sector
4 36 (3.42%) Private Banking
5 31 (2.95%) Marketing
6 29 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.38%) Manufacturing
8 23 (2.19%) Retail
9 18 (1.71%) Front Office
10 14 (1.33%) Law
11 13 (1.24%) Back Office
12 11 (1.05%) Electronics
13 10 (0.95%) Legal
13 10 (0.95%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.86%) Publishing
15 8 (0.76%) Aerospace
15 8 (0.76%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.67%) Games
17 6 (0.57%) Advertising
18 4 (0.38%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 615 (58.46%) Developer
2 123 (11.69%) Senior Developer
3 96 (9.13%) Consultant
4 89 (8.46%) C# Developer
5 87 (8.27%) Java Developer
6 85 (8.08%) .NET Developer
7 83 (7.89%) Software Developer
8 77 (7.32%) Architect
9 58 (5.51%) C# .NET Developer
10 53 (5.04%) Analyst
11 52 (4.94%) PHP Developer
12 51 (4.85%) ServiceNow Developer
13 49 (4.66%) SQL Developer
14 46 (4.37%) Full Stack Developer
15 45 (4.28%) Lead Developer
16 41 (3.90%) Applications Developer
17 40 (3.80%) Technical Consultant
18 39 (3.71%) Software Engineer
19 35 (3.33%) Test Engineer
20 28 (2.66%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 476 (45.25%) HTML
2 450 (42.78%) CSS
3 438 (41.63%) JSON
4 405 (38.50%) .NET
5 297 (28.23%) Web Services
6 246 (23.38%) REST
7 239 (22.72%) SOAP
8 214 (20.34%) AngularJS
9 185 (17.59%) ASP.NET
10 180 (17.11%) jQuery
11 154 (14.64%) Ajax
12 133 (12.64%) RESTful
13 116 (11.03%) .NET Core
14 112 (10.65%) .NET Framework
15 108 (10.27%) Node.js
16 98 (9.32%) Spring
17 92 (8.75%) React
18 91 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web API
19 90 (8.56%) HTML5
20 86 (8.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 84 (7.98%) User Experience
2 65 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (2.00%) Client/Server
5 21 (2.00%) Data Structures
6 19 (1.81%) CMDB
7 18 (1.71%) N-Tier
8 17 (1.62%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.24%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.14%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.05%) Blog
12 10 (0.95%) Derivative
12 10 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
13 9 (0.86%) Fixed Income
13 9 (0.86%) W3C
14 8 (0.76%) Public Cloud
14 8 (0.76%) Reference Data
15 7 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
16 6 (0.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 115 (10.93%) Linux
2 100 (9.51%) Windows
3 59 (5.61%) Unix
4 37 (3.52%) Android
5 31 (2.95%) Apple iOS
6 27 (2.57%) Windows Server
7 19 (1.81%) CentOS
8 18 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.95%) Windows Server 2016
10 7 (0.67%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.57%) Solaris
11 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.48%) Debian
12 5 (0.48%) Fedora
12 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.29%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.19%) AIX
14 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (42.97%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (16.16%) Scrum
3 163 (15.49%) OO
4 153 (14.54%) Test Automation
5 152 (14.45%) DevOps
6 143 (13.59%) Web Development
7 131 (12.45%) MVC
8 127 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
9 121 (11.50%) Microservices
10 120 (11.41%) TDD
11 119 (11.31%) CRM
12 109 (10.36%) Fintech
13 94 (8.94%) SDLC
14 86 (8.17%) E-Commerce
15 83 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
16 82 (7.79%) Software Engineering
17 78 (7.41%) OOP
18 76 (7.22%) BDD
18 76 (7.22%) Workflow
19 73 (6.94%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 538 (51.14%) JavaScript
2 444 (42.21%) SQL
3 334 (31.75%) C#
4 273 (25.95%) Java
5 154 (14.64%) Python
6 123 (11.69%) PHP
7 68 (6.46%) T-SQL
8 63 (5.99%) TypeScript
9 57 (5.42%) PowerShell
10 40 (3.80%) Ruby
11 39 (3.71%) C++
12 35 (3.33%) VB.NET
13 27 (2.57%) Bash Shell
13 27 (2.57%) Perl
14 26 (2.47%) XPath
15 24 (2.28%) Shell Script
16 22 (2.09%) VB
17 21 (2.00%) PL/SQL
18 19 (1.81%) C
19 16 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 159 (15.11%) Degree
2 36 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
2 36 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.66%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.86%) ISEB
4 9 (0.86%) ISTQB
5 8 (0.76%) MCITP
5 8 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.48%) HND
6 5 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.38%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.38%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.29%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.29%) HNC
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.29%) PhD
9 1 (0.095%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.095%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.095%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (10.17%) QA
2 21 (2.00%) GDPR
3 19 (1.81%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.14%) SLA
5 5 (0.48%) PMO
6 2 (0.19%) HL7
6 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.095%) DICOM
7 1 (0.095%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.095%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.095%) MiFID
7 1 (0.095%) NIST
7 1 (0.095%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (5.13%) Docker
2 32 (3.04%) Active Directory
3 30 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.24%) vSphere
5 9 (0.86%) NFS
6 8 (0.76%) NDS
6 8 (0.76%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 5 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.19%) Cygwin
8 2 (0.19%) XenApp
9 1 (0.095%) Cronacle
9 1 (0.095%) HDFS
9 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.095%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.095%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (3.14%) Ansible
2 23 (2.19%) Kubernetes
3 19 (1.81%) Puppet
4 17 (1.62%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 17 (1.62%) Terraform
5 16 (1.52%) HP UCMDB
6 11 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (0.76%) Tivoli
8 7 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 7 (0.67%) SCCM
8 7 (0.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 4 (0.38%) SCOM
9 4 (0.38%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.29%) Kibana
10 3 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.19%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
11 2 (0.19%) Simpana
11 2 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 206 (19.58%) Microsoft
2 104 (9.89%) Oracle
3 82 (7.79%) ServiceNow
4 43 (4.09%) SAP
5 42 (3.99%) Atlassian
6 30 (2.85%) Remedy
6 30 (2.85%) VMware
7 24 (2.28%) IBM
8 20 (1.90%) HP
9 19 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (1.71%) NetIQ
11 17 (1.62%) Pega
11 17 (1.62%) Xamarin
12 16 (1.52%) BMC
13 15 (1.43%) Google
14 14 (1.33%) MuleSoft
15 13 (1.24%) ForgeRock
15 13 (1.24%) Red Hat
16 12 (1.14%) SolarWinds
17 11 (1.05%) hybris