Period
to 7 March 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 7 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > England
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 185 147 109
Rank change year-on-year -38 -38 -22
Permanent jobs citing XML 1,255 2,683 4,204
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.85% 2.40% 3.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.47% 6.19% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,142 2,289 3,605
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,750 £30,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% 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 28,089 43,333 54,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.45% 38.68% 39.61%
Number of salaries quoted 23,365 36,274 45,663
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 £91,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 7 March 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 7 March 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 -9 587 £67,004 +11.67% 111
South East -39 227 £52,500 +16.67% 72
North of England -48 154 £47,500 +11.76% 79
South West -34 105 £50,000 +17.65% 31
Midlands -23 104 £42,500 -5.56% 41
North West -32 90 £47,500 +11.76% 40
West Midlands +3 68 £42,500 -5.56% 27
East of England +25 56 £47,500 +2.70% 24
Yorkshire -30 51 £52,500 +16.67% 34
East Midlands -12 36 £40,000 -5.88% 13
North East -5 13 £37,500 - 5
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 7 March 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.

1 623 (49.64%) SQL
2 571 (45.50%) JavaScript
3 539 (42.95%) HTML
4 537 (42.79%) JSON
5 524 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
6 491 (39.12%) CSS
7 470 (37.45%) .NET
8 376 (29.96%) C#
9 375 (29.88%) Azure
10 351 (27.97%) Web Services
11 338 (26.93%) Finance
12 325 (25.90%) Java
13 318 (25.34%) SQL Server
14 283 (22.55%) REST
15 267 (21.27%) SOAP
16 244 (19.44%) Microsoft
17 231 (18.41%) OO
18 227 (18.09%) Git (software)
19 212 (16.89%) ASP.NET
20 211 (16.81%) jQuery
21 209 (16.65%) Degree
21 209 (16.65%) Problem-Solving
22 205 (16.33%) DevOps
22 205 (16.33%) AngularJS
23 192 (15.30%) Scrum
24 180 (14.34%) RESTful
25 179 (14.26%) Test Automation
26 176 (14.02%) Web Development
27 172 (13.71%) MVC
28 169 (13.47%) AWS

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 80 (6.37%) SharePoint
2 79 (6.29%) Confluence
3 65 (5.18%) Apache
4 61 (4.86%) Tomcat
5 48 (3.82%) CMS
6 36 (2.87%) IIS
7 31 (2.47%) JBoss
8 21 (1.67%) WordPress
9 20 (1.59%) Apache Spark
10 19 (1.51%) Mule
11 18 (1.43%) Mule ESB
11 18 (1.43%) Red Hat Fuse
12 17 (1.35%) WebLogic
13 16 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 15 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
14 15 (1.20%) EPiServer
14 15 (1.20%) Joomla!
15 14 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
16 12 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 12 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 53 (4.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.64%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.40%) FrameMaker
7 4 (0.32%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.32%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 4 (0.32%) PTC Creo
7 4 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.16%) Adobe XD
8 2 (0.16%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.16%) Figma
8 2 (0.16%) Sketch
9 1 (0.080%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.080%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.080%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 71 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.99%) Magento
3 17 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (1.20%) Payment Gateway
5 8 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.48%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 5 (0.40%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
8 5 (0.40%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 4 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (0.32%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.24%) Elite 3E
10 3 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.16%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.16%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 375 (29.88%) Azure
2 169 (13.47%) AWS
3 141 (11.24%) SaaS
4 137 (10.92%) Power Platform
5 116 (9.24%) Dynamics 365
6 56 (4.46%) PaaS
7 40 (3.19%) GitHub
8 35 (2.79%) PowerApps
9 28 (2.23%) Serverless
10 24 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
11 18 (1.43%) Microsoft 365
11 18 (1.43%) npm
12 17 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
13 16 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
13 16 (1.27%) Azure Functions
13 16 (1.27%) GCP
13 16 (1.27%) Logic Apps
14 15 (1.20%) Azure Data Factory
14 15 (1.20%) Datadog
15 14 (1.12%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 70 (5.58%) HTTP
2 51 (4.06%) TCP/IP
3 41 (3.27%) SSL
4 22 (1.75%) VPN
5 20 (1.59%) Internet
6 19 (1.51%) Firewall
7 17 (1.35%) FTP
8 13 (1.04%) DNS
8 13 (1.04%) SMTP
9 11 (0.88%) IMAP
10 9 (0.72%) LAN
10 9 (0.72%) WAN
11 7 (0.56%) RTP
12 5 (0.40%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.32%) FIX Connectivity
13 4 (0.32%) Intranet
13 4 (0.32%) SMS
14 2 (0.16%) Broadband
14 2 (0.16%) MQTT
14 2 (0.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (25.34%) SQL Server
2 124 (9.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 113 (9.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 104 (8.29%) Relational Database
5 97 (7.73%) MySQL
6 75 (5.98%) MongoDB
7 65 (5.18%) Azure SQL Database
8 58 (4.62%) NoSQL
9 55 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
10 49 (3.90%) Data Lake
11 48 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
12 40 (3.19%) Power BI
13 34 (2.71%) RDBMS
14 32 (2.55%) Big Data
15 23 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
15 23 (1.83%) Tableau
16 21 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
16 21 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 20 (1.59%) Oracle Database
18 17 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 227 (18.09%) Git (software)
2 135 (10.76%) JIRA
3 119 (9.48%) Visual Studio
4 95 (7.57%) Jenkins
5 84 (6.69%) JUnit
6 62 (4.94%) Selenium
7 49 (3.90%) Maven
8 48 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 32 (2.55%) IntelliJ
10 28 (2.23%) Eclipse
11 23 (1.83%) Cucumber
11 23 (1.83%) GitLab
11 23 (1.83%) Postman
11 23 (1.83%) Subversion
12 20 (1.59%) Artifactory
13 17 (1.35%) SpecFlow
13 17 (1.35%) TeamCity
14 15 (1.20%) Mockito
14 15 (1.20%) NUnit
15 14 (1.12%) SoapUI
General
1 338 (26.93%) Finance
2 89 (7.09%) Banking
3 66 (5.26%) Marketing
4 47 (3.75%) Private Banking
5 45 (3.59%) Public Sector
6 34 (2.71%) Retail
7 33 (2.63%) Telecoms
8 31 (2.47%) Manufacturing
9 29 (2.31%) Law
10 25 (1.99%) Legal
11 22 (1.75%) Back Office
12 20 (1.59%) Electronics
13 16 (1.27%) Advertising
13 16 (1.27%) Front Office
14 13 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.96%) Publishing
16 10 (0.80%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.64%) Aerospace
18 7 (0.56%) Automotive
18 7 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 692 (55.14%) Developer
2 140 (11.16%) Senior Developer
3 131 (10.44%) Consultant
4 124 (9.88%) .NET Developer
5 108 (8.61%) C# Developer
6 93 (7.41%) Analyst
7 90 (7.17%) Java Developer
8 89 (7.09%) Full Stack Developer
9 85 (6.77%) Architect
10 83 (6.61%) C# .NET Developer
11 74 (5.90%) Software Developer
12 66 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
13 63 (5.02%) Software Engineer
14 54 (4.30%) PHP Developer
15 45 (3.59%) Applications Developer
16 44 (3.51%) Lead Developer
16 44 (3.51%) Technical Leader
17 41 (3.27%) SQL Developer
18 35 (2.79%) .NET Software Developer
18 35 (2.79%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 539 (42.95%) HTML
2 537 (42.79%) JSON
3 491 (39.12%) CSS
4 470 (37.45%) .NET
5 351 (27.97%) Web Services
6 283 (22.55%) REST
7 267 (21.27%) SOAP
8 212 (16.89%) ASP.NET
9 211 (16.81%) jQuery
10 205 (16.33%) AngularJS
11 180 (14.34%) RESTful
12 122 (9.72%) Spring
13 121 (9.64%) React
14 120 (9.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 119 (9.48%) .NET Framework
16 115 (9.16%) Ajax
17 112 (8.92%) HTML5
18 102 (8.13%) XSD
19 97 (7.73%) XSLT
20 93 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 88 (7.01%) User Experience
2 86 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (6.77%) Enterprise Software
4 47 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 43 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
6 37 (2.95%) Mobile App
7 30 (2.39%) Data Structures
8 23 (1.83%) Public Cloud
9 19 (1.51%) Client/Server
10 17 (1.35%) CMDB
10 17 (1.35%) Fixed Income
10 17 (1.35%) N-Tier
11 16 (1.27%) Algorithms
12 15 (1.20%) NHS
13 14 (1.12%) Derivative
14 13 (1.04%) Cloud Native
15 11 (0.88%) Life Science
16 9 (0.72%) Graphic Design
16 9 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
17 8 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 152 (12.11%) Linux
2 100 (7.97%) Windows
3 67 (5.34%) Unix
4 39 (3.11%) Android
5 38 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 35 (2.79%) Windows Server
7 18 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (1.12%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.96%) CentOS
10 9 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.24%) Solaris
12 3 (0.24%) SUSE
12 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.080%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 524 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (18.41%) OO
3 209 (16.65%) Problem-Solving
4 205 (16.33%) DevOps
5 192 (15.30%) Scrum
6 179 (14.26%) Test Automation
7 176 (14.02%) Web Development
8 172 (13.71%) MVC
9 155 (12.35%) Microservices
10 132 (10.52%) Business Intelligence
11 131 (10.44%) TDD
12 120 (9.56%) OOP
13 117 (9.32%) CRM
14 108 (8.61%) Software Engineering
15 107 (8.53%) Fintech
16 105 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
17 103 (8.21%) Computer Science
18 88 (7.01%) SDLC
19 87 (6.93%) ETL
20 83 (6.61%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 623 (49.64%) SQL
2 571 (45.50%) JavaScript
3 376 (29.96%) C#
4 325 (25.90%) Java
5 155 (12.35%) Python
6 137 (10.92%) PHP
7 90 (7.17%) T-SQL
8 64 (5.10%) TypeScript
9 43 (3.43%) PowerShell
9 43 (3.43%) VB.NET
10 37 (2.95%) C++
10 37 (2.95%) XPath
11 36 (2.87%) Bash Shell
11 36 (2.87%) PL/SQL
12 32 (2.55%) Ruby
13 29 (2.31%) Perl
14 23 (1.83%) Java 8
15 21 (1.67%) C
16 18 (1.43%) Scala
17 17 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 209 (16.65%) Degree
2 60 (4.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.43%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.20%) ISTQB
5 14 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (0.88%) ISEB
7 9 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (0.64%) SC Cleared
9 7 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.40%) ACCA
11 5 (0.40%) CIMA
11 5 (0.40%) HND
11 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.24%) CISA
12 3 (0.24%) CISM
12 3 (0.24%) CISSP
12 3 (0.24%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.24%) ISSAP
12 3 (0.24%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (11.08%) QA
2 25 (1.99%) GDPR
3 14 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.88%) CDISC
4 11 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.40%) SLA
6 4 (0.32%) Good Clinical Practice
6 4 (0.32%) NIST
6 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.24%) COBIT
7 3 (0.24%) PMO
8 2 (0.16%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (0.16%) MiFID
8 2 (0.16%) NCSC
8 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.080%) DICOM
9 1 (0.080%) EMIR
9 1 (0.080%) HL7
9 1 (0.080%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.080%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 78 (6.22%) Docker
2 30 (2.39%) Active Directory
3 21 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.48%) vSphere
5 3 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.16%) Cygwin
6 2 (0.16%) NDS
6 2 (0.16%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 2 (0.16%) XenApp
7 1 (0.080%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 33 (2.63%) Ansible
2 30 (2.39%) Puppet
3 27 (2.15%) Kubernetes
4 22 (1.75%) Terraform
5 16 (1.27%) HP UCMDB
6 7 (0.56%) Kibana
6 7 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.48%) Argo
8 5 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.32%) Grafana
9 4 (0.32%) SCCM
9 4 (0.32%) SCOM
10 3 (0.24%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.24%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 3 (0.24%) Nmap
11 2 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.16%) Simpana
11 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 244 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 112 (8.92%) Oracle
3 65 (5.18%) ServiceNow
4 43 (3.43%) SAP
5 40 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
6 38 (3.03%) Databricks
7 36 (2.87%) Adobe
8 30 (2.39%) Atlassian
9 22 (1.75%) Google
9 22 (1.75%) VMware
10 21 (1.67%) AppDynamics
11 20 (1.59%) HP
11 20 (1.59%) Remedy
12 19 (1.51%) MuleSoft
12 19 (1.51%) Red Hat
13 18 (1.43%) BMC
13 18 (1.43%) IBM
14 12 (0.96%) Xamarin
15 11 (0.88%) Splunk
16 10 (0.80%) PeopleSoft