Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 138 108 78
Rank change year-on-year -30 -30 -16
Permanent jobs citing XML 2,908 4,289 5,937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.49% 3.04% 3.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.44% 7.68% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,269 3,457 4,891
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +1.06%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £71,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

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 45,143 55,823 65,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.73% 39.54% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 37,370 46,065 55,879
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -6 1,232 £60,000 +3.90% 164
South East -32 702 £45,000 -5.26% 128
North of England -26 379 £45,000 +12.50% 109
South West -34 260 £41,000 +2.50% 68
North West +1 245 £45,000 +12.50% 74
Midlands -29 202 £42,500 +6.25% 50
East of England -42 135 £50,000 +5.26% 52
East Midlands +18 113 £39,500 -5.95% 30
Yorkshire -35 103 £45,000 +5.88% 28
West Midlands -57 90 £45,000 +12.50% 20
North East +27 31 £37,500 -11.76% 7
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 1,410 (48.49%) SQL
2 1,325 (45.56%) JavaScript
3 1,159 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
4 1,148 (39.48%) C#
5 1,139 (39.17%) HTML
6 1,065 (36.62%) .NET
7 1,019 (35.04%) JSON
8 935 (32.15%) SQL Server
9 918 (31.57%) Java
10 879 (30.23%) CSS
11 869 (29.88%) Web Services
12 773 (26.58%) REST
13 699 (24.04%) SOAP
14 652 (22.42%) Finance
15 616 (21.18%) Microsoft
16 560 (19.26%) Git (software)
17 547 (18.81%) MVC
18 536 (18.43%) jQuery
19 481 (16.54%) ASP.NET
20 462 (15.89%) Oracle
21 425 (14.61%) RESTful
22 422 (14.51%) Scrum
23 419 (14.41%) OO
24 408 (14.03%) AngularJS
25 396 (13.62%) Problem-Solving
26 393 (13.51%) Test Automation
27 380 (13.07%) Windows
28 377 (12.96%) Degree
29 374 (12.86%) Azure
30 372 (12.79%) XSLT

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
1 176 (6.05%) CMS
2 171 (5.88%) IIS
3 124 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 77 (2.65%) Apache
5 76 (2.61%) Oracle Workflow
6 70 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
7 61 (2.10%) SharePoint
8 59 (2.03%) Confluence
9 58 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 49 (1.69%) JBoss
11 47 (1.62%) WebLogic
12 46 (1.58%) EPiServer
13 32 (1.10%) Drupal
13 32 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
14 31 (1.07%) Umbraco
15 30 (1.03%) WordPress
16 29 (1.00%) WebSphere
17 26 (0.89%) Apache Solr
18 24 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 23 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 74 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 63 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 57 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.55%) Chatbot
6 12 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.41%) Sketch
7 8 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.21%) XMetaL
10 4 (0.14%) Camtasia
10 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
11 3 (0.10%) SPSS
12 2 (0.069%) InVision
12 2 (0.069%) Maya
13 1 (0.034%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.034%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.034%) Stata
Business Applications
1 81 (2.79%) Magento
2 25 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
3 23 (0.79%) SDL Web 8
4 20 (0.69%) Front Arena
4 20 (0.69%) Markit EDM
4 20 (0.69%) thinkFolio
5 18 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
6 17 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
7 16 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
8 13 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
8 13 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
9 10 (0.34%) HFM
9 10 (0.34%) NetSuite
9 10 (0.34%) Oracle FAH
10 8 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
11 7 (0.24%) Elite 3E
12 6 (0.21%) assyst
12 6 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
12 6 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
13 5 (0.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 374 (12.86%) Azure
2 266 (9.15%) AWS
3 116 (3.99%) SaaS
4 85 (2.92%) Serverless
5 78 (2.68%) Power Platform
6 72 (2.48%) GitHub
7 58 (1.99%) PaaS
8 55 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
9 50 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
10 48 (1.65%) GCP
11 36 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
12 31 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
13 29 (1.00%) Amazon S3
14 25 (0.86%) Azure Functions
14 25 (0.86%) Boomi
15 22 (0.76%) IaaS
16 20 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
16 20 (0.69%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 20 (0.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 19 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 171 (5.88%) HTTP
2 139 (4.78%) Internet
3 77 (2.65%) SSL
4 47 (1.62%) TCP/IP
5 30 (1.03%) DNS
6 22 (0.76%) VPN
7 20 (0.69%) X.509
8 17 (0.58%) Intranet
9 13 (0.45%) DHCP
9 13 (0.45%) HTTPS
9 13 (0.45%) LAN
9 13 (0.45%) PuTTY
10 11 (0.38%) Network Security
10 11 (0.38%) SSH
10 11 (0.38%) WAN
11 10 (0.34%) Firewall
12 9 (0.31%) FTP
12 9 (0.31%) RTP
13 8 (0.28%) SAN
14 7 (0.24%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 935 (32.15%) SQL Server
2 294 (10.11%) MySQL
3 254 (8.73%) Relational Database
4 158 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 125 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 116 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
7 112 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 101 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 97 (3.34%) NoSQL
10 94 (3.23%) RDBMS
11 88 (3.03%) Big Data
12 75 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
13 69 (2.37%) MongoDB
14 65 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 64 (2.20%) Oracle Database
16 62 (2.13%) Power BI
17 55 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
18 51 (1.75%) DB2
19 44 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
20 42 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 560 (19.26%) Git (software)
2 297 (10.21%) Visual Studio
3 285 (9.80%) JIRA
4 267 (9.18%) Jenkins
5 259 (8.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 188 (6.46%) Maven
7 185 (6.36%) Selenium
8 153 (5.26%) Subversion
9 141 (4.85%) JUnit
10 99 (3.40%) Eclipse
11 97 (3.34%) SpecFlow
12 95 (3.27%) Cucumber
13 88 (3.03%) SoapUI
14 81 (2.79%) NUnit
15 65 (2.24%) Gradle
16 54 (1.86%) Ant
17 47 (1.62%) TeamCity
18 46 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
18 46 (1.58%) WiX
19 43 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 652 (22.42%) Finance
2 167 (5.74%) Retail
3 127 (4.37%) Marketing
4 96 (3.30%) Banking
5 69 (2.37%) Front Office
6 66 (2.27%) Public Sector
7 62 (2.13%) Legal
8 53 (1.82%) Manufacturing
9 45 (1.55%) Back Office
10 43 (1.48%) Telecoms
11 38 (1.31%) Financial Institution
12 37 (1.27%) Aerospace
13 34 (1.17%) French Language
13 34 (1.17%) Law
14 33 (1.13%) Investment Banking
15 32 (1.10%) Automotive
16 31 (1.07%) German Language
17 28 (0.96%) Advertising
18 25 (0.86%) Italian Language
18 25 (0.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,602 (55.09%) Developer
2 355 (12.21%) Senior Developer
3 340 (11.69%) C# Developer
4 324 (11.14%) .NET Developer
5 305 (10.49%) Software Developer
6 302 (10.39%) Java Developer
7 266 (9.15%) Analyst
8 184 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 168 (5.78%) Consultant
10 162 (5.57%) Software Engineer
11 127 (4.37%) Applications Support
12 119 (4.09%) Architect
13 103 (3.54%) Senior Java Developer
14 101 (3.47%) C# Software Developer
15 96 (3.30%) Support Analyst
16 93 (3.20%) Full Stack Developer
17 85 (2.92%) PHP Developer
18 83 (2.85%) Applications Developer
18 83 (2.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 78 (2.68%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,139 (39.17%) HTML
2 1,065 (36.62%) .NET
3 1,019 (35.04%) JSON
4 879 (30.23%) CSS
5 869 (29.88%) Web Services
6 773 (26.58%) REST
7 699 (24.04%) SOAP
8 536 (18.43%) jQuery
9 481 (16.54%) ASP.NET
10 425 (14.61%) RESTful
11 408 (14.03%) AngularJS
12 372 (12.79%) XSLT
13 348 (11.97%) Spring
14 338 (11.62%) Ajax
15 335 (11.52%) .NET Framework
16 321 (11.04%) WCF
17 237 (8.15%) HTML5
18 225 (7.74%) React
19 219 (7.53%) ASP.NET Web API
20 204 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 243 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
2 155 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
3 134 (4.61%) User Experience
4 115 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
5 93 (3.20%) Mobile App
6 84 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
7 69 (2.37%) Virtual Team
8 54 (1.86%) Fixed Income
9 50 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
10 48 (1.65%) Data Structures
11 47 (1.62%) Management Information System
12 46 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 44 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
14 43 (1.48%) Equities
15 35 (1.20%) Reinsurance
16 32 (1.10%) AS400
16 32 (1.10%) iSeries
17 30 (1.03%) N-Tier
18 29 (1.00%) Derivative
19 26 (0.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 380 (13.07%) Windows
2 321 (11.04%) Linux
3 177 (6.09%) Unix
4 139 (4.78%) Android
5 116 (3.99%) Apple iOS
6 71 (2.44%) Windows Server
7 40 (1.38%) CentOS
8 32 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (0.86%) Windows 7
10 23 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (0.69%) Windows 10
12 19 (0.65%) Debian
13 18 (0.62%) Fedora
14 15 (0.52%) Solaris
15 13 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (0.41%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.38%) Ubuntu
18 10 (0.34%) Windows 8
19 7 (0.24%) Mac OS
19 7 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,159 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
2 547 (18.81%) MVC
3 422 (14.51%) Scrum
4 419 (14.41%) OO
5 396 (13.62%) Problem-Solving
6 393 (13.51%) Test Automation
7 368 (12.65%) Software Engineering
8 347 (11.93%) Web Development
9 336 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
10 315 (10.83%) DevOps
11 290 (9.97%) TDD
12 283 (9.73%) SDLC
13 266 (9.15%) Computer Science
14 237 (8.15%) Unit Testing
15 212 (7.29%) Mentoring
16 206 (7.08%) E-Commerce
17 193 (6.64%) Microservices
18 192 (6.60%) SOA
19 189 (6.50%) ITIL
20 181 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,410 (48.49%) SQL
2 1,325 (45.56%) JavaScript
3 1,148 (39.48%) C#
4 918 (31.57%) Java
5 312 (10.73%) PHP
6 298 (10.25%) Python
7 283 (9.73%) T-SQL
8 133 (4.57%) VB.NET
9 124 (4.26%) C++
10 122 (4.20%) PL/SQL
11 118 (4.06%) XPath
12 98 (3.37%) VB
13 86 (2.96%) PowerShell
14 83 (2.85%) C
15 70 (2.41%) Shell Script
16 66 (2.27%) TypeScript
17 65 (2.24%) Ruby
18 60 (2.06%) Java 8
19 56 (1.93%) VB6
20 54 (1.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 377 (12.96%) Degree
2 136 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 104 (3.58%) Security Cleared
4 49 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 29 (1.00%) MCP
6 22 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 22 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (0.65%) DV Cleared
7 19 (0.65%) ISEB
8 17 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 17 (0.58%) PMI Certification
9 9 (0.31%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.28%) HND
11 6 (0.21%) MCSA
11 6 (0.21%) MCSD
11 6 (0.21%) MCSE
12 5 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.17%) Sun Certification
13 4 (0.14%) GWAPT
13 4 (0.14%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 299 (10.28%) QA
2 51 (1.75%) SLA
3 43 (1.48%) GDPR
4 25 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.41%) PMO
6 11 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.21%) HMG Infosec
7 6 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 6 (0.21%) JSP 440
8 5 (0.17%) WCAG
9 4 (0.14%) Def Stans
9 4 (0.14%) EMIR
9 4 (0.14%) HL7
9 4 (0.14%) WAI
10 3 (0.10%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.10%) NCSC
11 2 (0.069%) IFRS
11 2 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.069%) PA-DSS
11 2 (0.069%) RMADS
System Software
1 155 (5.33%) Docker
2 52 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 27 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
5 12 (0.41%) XenApp
6 9 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
6 9 (0.31%) vSphere
7 8 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.24%) Terminal Services
8 7 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (0.24%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.069%) Cronacle
10 2 (0.069%) Firmware
11 1 (0.034%) Cygwin
11 1 (0.034%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 58 (1.99%) Kubernetes
2 45 (1.55%) Single Sign-On
3 30 (1.03%) Ansible
4 25 (0.86%) Terraform
5 20 (0.69%) Automic
6 18 (0.62%) Puppet
7 14 (0.48%) Rancher
8 12 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
8 12 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
9 11 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
9 11 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (0.38%) Kibana
9 11 (0.38%) SCCM
10 10 (0.34%) Grafana
11 9 (0.31%) HP ALM
12 8 (0.28%) Prometheus
13 7 (0.24%) HP UCMDB
13 7 (0.24%) TIBCO Hawk
14 6 (0.21%) BladeLogic
14 6 (0.21%) Control-M
Vendors
1 616 (21.18%) Microsoft
2 462 (15.89%) Oracle
3 114 (3.92%) ServiceNow
4 98 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
5 82 (2.82%) SAP
6 64 (2.20%) MuleSoft
7 62 (2.13%) Google
8 51 (1.75%) Red Hat
9 49 (1.69%) Adobe
9 49 (1.69%) Xamarin
10 35 (1.20%) IBM
10 35 (1.20%) TIBCO
11 31 (1.07%) VMware
12 30 (1.03%) HP
12 30 (1.03%) SimCorp
13 28 (0.96%) Apple
14 26 (0.89%) hybris
15 25 (0.86%) Atlassian
16 24 (0.83%) Cadence
16 24 (0.83%) Dell