Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 78 62
Rank change year-on-year -25 -16 -16
Permanent jobs citing XML 4,287 5,988 7,706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.05% 3.69% 4.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.70% 9.10% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3,444 4,925 6,517
England median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year - +4.40% +1.11%

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 55,645 65,788 65,610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.61% 40.51% 39.38%
Number of salaries quoted 45,905 55,604 57,080
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -28 1,608 £60,000 +9.09% 199
South East +1 1,084 £47,500 +5.56% 170
North of England -20 542 £40,000 -11.11% 147
South West -3 415 £40,000 - 77
North West -10 323 £40,000 -15.79% 74
East of England -29 321 £47,500 +5.56% 56
Midlands -56 308 £40,000 +6.67% 99
Yorkshire -30 208 £42,500 -5.56% 63
West Midlands -37 200 £40,000 - 54
East Midlands -44 108 £43,250 +15.33% 44
North East +8 11 £36,500 -2.67% 10
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 2,210 (51.55%) SQL
2 1,993 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
3 1,958 (45.67%) HTML
4 1,909 (44.53%) JavaScript
5 1,676 (39.09%) .NET
6 1,652 (38.54%) C#
7 1,493 (34.83%) CSS
8 1,462 (34.10%) Java
9 1,403 (32.73%) JSON
10 1,371 (31.98%) SQL Server
11 1,335 (31.14%) Web Services
12 1,024 (23.89%) Finance
13 968 (22.58%) SOAP
14 890 (20.76%) MVC
15 830 (19.36%) Oracle
16 823 (19.20%) Microsoft
17 806 (18.80%) REST
18 779 (18.17%) ASP.NET
19 718 (16.75%) jQuery
20 669 (15.61%) OO
21 663 (15.47%) Degree
22 648 (15.12%) Git (software)
23 647 (15.09%) Scrum
24 579 (13.51%) Linux
25 569 (13.27%) Test Automation
26 565 (13.18%) TDD
27 555 (12.95%) Spring
28 546 (12.74%) Windows
29 542 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
30 525 (12.25%) Software Engineering

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
1 290 (6.76%) IIS
2 166 (3.87%) CMS
3 153 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 150 (3.50%) Tomcat
5 140 (3.27%) Apache
6 118 (2.75%) WebSphere
7 113 (2.64%) Confluence
8 111 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
9 110 (2.57%) Oracle Workflow
10 98 (2.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 87 (2.03%) JBoss
12 84 (1.96%) WebLogic
13 58 (1.35%) Drupal
14 51 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
15 42 (0.98%) Apache Solr
15 42 (0.98%) WordPress
16 38 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 33 (0.77%) Apache Spark
17 33 (0.77%) nginx
18 29 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 115 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
2 110 (2.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (1.17%) Photoshop
4 26 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 15 (0.35%) FrameMaker
7 7 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.14%) Gliffy
8 6 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.093%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.093%) Maple
10 3 (0.070%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.070%) Avid Media Composer
10 3 (0.070%) EngageOne
10 3 (0.070%) InDesign
10 3 (0.070%) XMetaL
11 2 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.023%) GIMP
12 1 (0.023%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 73 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 63 (1.47%) Magento
3 32 (0.75%) Markit EDM
3 32 (0.75%) SAP Hybris
4 31 (0.72%) Front Arena
4 31 (0.72%) thinkFolio
5 20 (0.47%) SDL Web 8
6 18 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
7 17 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
8 16 (0.37%) NetSuite
8 16 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
9 15 (0.35%) SAP Business One
10 12 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
11 11 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
11 11 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
11 11 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
11 11 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
11 11 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
11 11 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
11 11 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 465 (10.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 308 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
3 223 (5.20%) SaaS
4 102 (2.38%) GitHub
5 60 (1.40%) Serverless
6 57 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
7 52 (1.21%) Office 365
8 49 (1.14%) PaaS
9 40 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
10 37 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
11 34 (0.79%) npm
12 30 (0.70%) Azure Functions
13 26 (0.61%) Amazon S3
13 26 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
14 25 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
15 24 (0.56%) OpenShift
16 23 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
17 18 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
18 16 (0.37%) Boomi
18 16 (0.37%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 244 (5.69%) HTTP
2 168 (3.92%) Internet
3 90 (2.10%) TCP/IP
4 81 (1.89%) SSL
5 61 (1.42%) FTP
6 40 (0.93%) DNS
7 39 (0.91%) SSH
8 37 (0.86%) HTTPS
9 36 (0.84%) Firewall
10 25 (0.58%) Intranet
11 17 (0.40%) Extranet
12 16 (0.37%) DHCP
12 16 (0.37%) VPN
12 16 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (0.33%) SMTP
14 13 (0.30%) Bluetooth
14 13 (0.30%) WAN
15 12 (0.28%) LAN
16 11 (0.26%) Broadband
16 11 (0.26%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,371 (31.98%) SQL Server
2 474 (11.06%) MySQL
3 403 (9.40%) Relational Database
4 287 (6.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 221 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 206 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
7 174 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
8 162 (3.78%) RDBMS
9 156 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 153 (3.57%) NoSQL
11 147 (3.43%) MongoDB
12 139 (3.24%) Oracle Database
13 126 (2.94%) Big Data
14 99 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
15 90 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
16 82 (1.91%) Hadoop
17 78 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 77 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
19 62 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
20 60 (1.40%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 648 (15.12%) Git (software)
2 375 (8.75%) Jenkins
3 363 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 360 (8.40%) Visual Studio
5 343 (8.00%) JIRA
6 298 (6.95%) Subversion
7 268 (6.25%) Maven
8 259 (6.04%) Selenium
9 214 (4.99%) JUnit
10 194 (4.53%) Cucumber
11 159 (3.71%) NUnit
12 149 (3.48%) Eclipse
13 138 (3.22%) TeamCity
14 89 (2.08%) JMeter
15 85 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
16 83 (1.94%) Ant
17 78 (1.82%) SpecFlow
18 72 (1.68%) SoapUI
19 60 (1.40%) Gradle
20 54 (1.26%) Grunt
General
1 1,024 (23.89%) Finance
2 261 (6.09%) Retail
3 243 (5.67%) Banking
4 201 (4.69%) Marketing
5 109 (2.54%) Front Office
6 93 (2.17%) Games
7 74 (1.73%) Telecoms
8 60 (1.40%) Publishing
9 57 (1.33%) Back Office
9 57 (1.33%) Law
10 55 (1.28%) Manufacturing
11 45 (1.05%) Advertising
12 39 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 30 (0.70%) Investment Banking
13 30 (0.70%) Legal
14 28 (0.65%) Electronics
15 24 (0.56%) Aerospace
16 18 (0.42%) Automotive
17 14 (0.33%) French Language
18 12 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,435 (56.80%) Developer
2 568 (13.25%) .NET Developer
3 464 (10.82%) Java Developer
4 454 (10.59%) Software Developer
5 418 (9.75%) C# Developer
6 381 (8.89%) Senior Developer
7 373 (8.70%) Analyst
8 311 (7.25%) Architect
9 299 (6.97%) C# .NET Developer
10 290 (6.76%) Consultant
11 219 (5.11%) Software Engineer
12 195 (4.55%) Web Developer
13 190 (4.43%) SQL Developer
14 174 (4.06%) C# Software Developer
15 157 (3.66%) .NET Software Developer
16 153 (3.57%) Applications Support
17 141 (3.29%) PHP Developer
18 136 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
19 129 (3.01%) Lead Developer
20 127 (2.96%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,958 (45.67%) HTML
2 1,676 (39.09%) .NET
3 1,493 (34.83%) CSS
4 1,403 (32.73%) JSON
5 1,335 (31.14%) Web Services
6 968 (22.58%) SOAP
7 806 (18.80%) REST
8 779 (18.17%) ASP.NET
9 718 (16.75%) jQuery
10 555 (12.95%) Spring
11 516 (12.04%) AngularJS
12 512 (11.94%) HTML5
13 481 (11.22%) RESTful
14 415 (9.68%) .NET Framework
15 394 (9.19%) XSLT
16 380 (8.86%) WCF
17 377 (8.79%) ASP.NET Web API
18 349 (8.14%) Ajax
19 334 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
20 319 (7.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 361 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 199 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
3 188 (4.39%) User Experience
4 155 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
5 152 (3.55%) Fintech
6 138 (3.22%) Greenfield Project
7 109 (2.54%) Mobile App
8 102 (2.38%) Fixed Income
9 94 (2.19%) Hedge funds
10 89 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 88 (2.05%) Data Structures
11 88 (2.05%) Management Information System
12 84 (1.96%) Derivative
13 80 (1.87%) Equities
14 71 (1.66%) Virtual Team
15 67 (1.56%) Client/Server
16 47 (1.10%) Algorithms
17 45 (1.05%) Reference Data
18 41 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
19 33 (0.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 579 (13.51%) Linux
2 546 (12.74%) Windows
3 278 (6.48%) Unix
4 132 (3.08%) Android
5 113 (2.64%) Apple iOS
6 103 (2.40%) Windows Server
7 44 (1.03%) Solaris
8 31 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (0.68%) AIX
10 28 (0.65%) Ubuntu
10 28 (0.65%) Windows Phone
11 26 (0.61%) CentOS
12 17 (0.40%) Windows 10
12 17 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (0.37%) Mac OS
14 15 (0.35%) HPUX
14 15 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
15 13 (0.30%) Windows 7
16 9 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,993 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
2 890 (20.76%) MVC
3 669 (15.61%) OO
4 647 (15.09%) Scrum
5 569 (13.27%) Test Automation
6 565 (13.18%) TDD
7 542 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
8 525 (12.25%) Software Engineering
9 516 (12.04%) Web Development
10 491 (11.45%) SDLC
11 476 (11.10%) Continuous Integration
12 362 (8.44%) DevOps
13 337 (7.86%) BDD
14 328 (7.65%) SOA
15 323 (7.53%) Computer Science
16 283 (6.60%) E-Commerce
17 281 (6.55%) ETL
18 268 (6.25%) Project Management
18 268 (6.25%) Workflow
19 262 (6.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2,210 (51.55%) SQL
2 1,909 (44.53%) JavaScript
3 1,652 (38.54%) C#
4 1,462 (34.10%) Java
5 433 (10.10%) T-SQL
6 400 (9.33%) PHP
7 383 (8.93%) Python
8 337 (7.86%) C++
9 289 (6.74%) PL/SQL
10 177 (4.13%) PowerShell
11 164 (3.83%) VB.NET
12 157 (3.66%) C
13 134 (3.13%) Perl
14 105 (2.45%) VB
15 97 (2.26%) Java 8
16 92 (2.15%) Shell Script
17 84 (1.96%) Ruby
18 78 (1.82%) VBA
19 75 (1.75%) TypeScript
20 73 (1.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 663 (15.47%) Degree
2 215 (5.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 155 (3.62%) Security Cleared
4 107 (2.50%) ISTQB
5 96 (2.24%) SC Cleared
6 74 (1.73%) ISEB
7 47 (1.10%) DV Cleared
8 37 (0.86%) Master's Degree
9 25 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 24 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 13 (0.30%) CISSP
12 13 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
14 10 (0.23%) DBS Check
15 9 (0.21%) CCNA
15 9 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (0.16%) MCSE
16 7 (0.16%) PMI Certification
17 6 (0.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 429 (10.01%) QA
2 94 (2.19%) Data Quality
3 44 (1.03%) SLA
4 22 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.37%) GDPR
6 14 (0.33%) HL7
7 11 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.16%) GAMP
8 7 (0.16%) IFRS
8 7 (0.16%) IFRS 9
8 7 (0.16%) ISO 20022
9 6 (0.14%) PMO
10 4 (0.093%) DICOM
10 4 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.070%) ECSS
11 3 (0.070%) ISO 22301
11 3 (0.070%) SNOMED CT
12 2 (0.047%) WCAG
12 2 (0.047%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 199 (4.64%) Docker
2 92 (2.15%) Active Directory
3 56 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 25 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (0.54%) VirtualBox
7 14 (0.33%) NFS
8 10 (0.23%) KVM
8 10 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.16%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.14%) Varnish
10 6 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.14%) vSphere
11 5 (0.12%) iptables
11 5 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 4 (0.093%) HDFS
13 3 (0.070%) Firmware
13 3 (0.070%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.047%) LXC
14 2 (0.047%) Xen
Systems Management
1 106 (2.47%) Kubernetes
2 38 (0.89%) Ansible
3 33 (0.77%) Terraform
4 32 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
5 26 (0.61%) Puppet
6 25 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
7 22 (0.51%) HP ALM
7 22 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (0.37%) Nagios
8 16 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
9 13 (0.30%) Control-M
10 11 (0.26%) CloudHub
11 8 (0.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 7 (0.16%) Automic
12 7 (0.16%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
13 6 (0.14%) HockeyApp
13 6 (0.14%) Kibana
13 6 (0.14%) SCCM
14 5 (0.12%) Tivoli
15 4 (0.093%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 830 (19.36%) Oracle
2 823 (19.20%) Microsoft
3 168 (3.92%) SAP
4 140 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
5 84 (1.96%) Google
6 81 (1.89%) ServiceNow
7 77 (1.80%) Red Hat
8 75 (1.75%) IBM
9 73 (1.70%) Adobe
10 67 (1.56%) VMware
11 66 (1.54%) hybris
12 57 (1.33%) Informatica
13 52 (1.21%) Xamarin
14 43 (1.00%) Atlassian
15 41 (0.96%) MuleSoft
16 35 (0.82%) Talend
17 34 (0.79%) webMethods
18 33 (0.77%) Charles River
19 32 (0.75%) Tableau
20 31 (0.72%) Cisco