Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 187 179 145
Rank change year-on-year -8 -34 -33
Permanent jobs citing XML 2,221 1,109 2,884
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.00% 1.95% 2.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.24% 4.61% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,555 893 2,255
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £54,775 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.41% +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 42,359 24,080 44,324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.07% 42.42% 38.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27,045 20,894 36,999
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%

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 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -47 903 £70,000 +4.47% 139
South East -6 382 £50,000 - 62
North of England +9 335 £45,000 -5.26% 49
Midlands +9 222 £45,000 +12.50% 55
South West +30 204 £45,000 -10.00% 24
West Midlands +10 149 £48,500 +10.86% 39
North West -31 145 £50,000 +5.26% 24
Yorkshire 0 140 £45,000 +5.88% 18
East of England -41 110 £60,000 +50.00% 25
East Midlands -19 72 £40,000 - 16
North East +15 50 £42,500 +13.33% 7
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 1,116 (50.25%) JSON
2 1,056 (47.55%) Agile Software Development
3 999 (44.98%) SQL
4 970 (43.67%) JavaScript
5 765 (34.44%) Java
6 733 (33.00%) C#
7 670 (30.17%) HTML
8 642 (28.91%) .NET
9 632 (28.46%) Web Services
10 583 (26.25%) SQL Server
11 572 (25.75%) CSS
12 560 (25.21%) REST
13 552 (24.85%) Azure
14 502 (22.60%) Git (software)
15 486 (21.88%) DevOps
16 478 (21.52%) Social Skills
17 465 (20.94%) Problem-Solving
18 456 (20.53%) SOAP
19 452 (20.35%) Degree
20 437 (19.68%) Software Engineering
21 432 (19.45%) Finance
22 402 (18.10%) Scrum
23 391 (17.60%) Microsoft
24 353 (15.89%) AWS
25 344 (15.49%) QA
26 341 (15.35%) Test Automation
27 335 (15.08%) Python
28 334 (15.04%) Linux
29 327 (14.72%) AngularJS
30 300 (13.51%) jQuery

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
1 108 (4.86%) Confluence
2 72 (3.24%) WordPress
3 69 (3.11%) CMS
4 58 (2.61%) Apache
5 49 (2.21%) Tomcat
6 48 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
7 42 (1.89%) IIS
8 41 (1.85%) Mule
9 40 (1.80%) Anypoint
10 36 (1.62%) JBoss
11 35 (1.58%) Mule ESB
12 32 (1.44%) SAS
13 27 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
14 26 (1.17%) nginx
15 22 (0.99%) Apache Spark
16 20 (0.90%) SharePoint
17 19 (0.86%) Jetty
18 16 (0.72%) WebLogic
19 15 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
20 13 (0.59%) Luigi
Applications
1 129 (5.81%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (2.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.45%) Revit
5 10 (0.45%) SOLIDWORKS
6 9 (0.41%) FrameMaker
7 4 (0.18%) InDesign
8 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.14%) SPSS
9 2 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.045%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 52 (2.34%) Sentinel
2 27 (1.22%) SAP Business One
3 22 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
4 19 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
5 16 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
5 16 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
6 15 (0.68%) NetSuite
6 15 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
6 15 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
6 15 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
7 14 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
8 13 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 10 (0.45%) Elite 3E
9 10 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
9 10 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
10 9 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
11 8 (0.36%) Magento
12 6 (0.27%) Workday HCM
13 5 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 552 (24.85%) Azure
2 353 (15.89%) AWS
3 205 (9.23%) GitHub
4 203 (9.14%) SaaS
5 158 (7.11%) Amazon S3
6 126 (5.67%) Serverless
7 108 (4.86%) Power Platform
8 97 (4.37%) AWS Lambda
9 88 (3.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 73 (3.29%) GCP
11 70 (3.15%) Azure Logic Apps
12 68 (3.06%) Azure Data Factory
13 62 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
14 59 (2.66%) Azure Monitor
15 54 (2.43%) Amazon GuardDuty
15 54 (2.43%) Azure Sentinel
15 54 (2.43%) CloudFront
16 53 (2.39%) AWS CloudTrail
16 53 (2.39%) PaaS
17 42 (1.89%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 135 (6.08%) HTTP
2 38 (1.71%) FTP
3 29 (1.31%) SSL
4 26 (1.17%) Firewall
5 23 (1.04%) Broadband
5 23 (1.04%) TCP/IP
6 21 (0.95%) BGP
6 21 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
6 21 (0.95%) IOS XR
6 21 (0.95%) MPLS
7 20 (0.90%) DNS
8 19 (0.86%) VPN
9 18 (0.81%) Internet
10 16 (0.72%) DHCP
10 16 (0.72%) SSH
11 14 (0.63%) MQTT
12 13 (0.59%) PPP
13 12 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 12 (0.54%) WebEx
14 10 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 583 (26.25%) SQL Server
2 255 (11.48%) Relational Database
3 239 (10.76%) MySQL
4 126 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 107 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
6 99 (4.46%) Power BI
7 96 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 94 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
9 91 (4.10%) NoSQL
10 71 (3.20%) MongoDB
11 66 (2.97%) Oracle Database
12 58 (2.61%) RDBMS
13 55 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
13 55 (2.48%) Metadata
14 49 (2.21%) Amazon Aurora
15 48 (2.16%) Tableau
16 45 (2.03%) SQLite
17 44 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
18 38 (1.71%) Redis
19 35 (1.58%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 502 (22.60%) Git (software)
2 246 (11.08%) JIRA
3 195 (8.78%) Jenkins
4 168 (7.56%) Visual Studio
5 133 (5.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 120 (5.40%) Selenium
7 115 (5.18%) Bitbucket
8 111 (5.00%) Subversion
9 82 (3.69%) Maven
10 71 (3.20%) Cucumber
11 65 (2.93%) JUnit
12 57 (2.57%) Postman
13 41 (1.85%) Eclipse
14 38 (1.71%) Mercurial
15 37 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
16 35 (1.58%) NUnit
17 32 (1.44%) Gradle
17 32 (1.44%) Mockito
17 32 (1.44%) SpecFlow
18 31 (1.40%) TeamCity
General
1 478 (21.52%) Social Skills
2 432 (19.45%) Finance
3 234 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
4 192 (8.64%) Marketing
5 91 (4.10%) Law
6 84 (3.78%) Public Sector
7 76 (3.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 72 (3.24%) Banking
9 60 (2.70%) Presentation Skills
10 58 (2.61%) Publishing
10 58 (2.61%) Retail
11 57 (2.57%) Games
12 35 (1.58%) Advertising
13 31 (1.40%) Automotive
13 31 (1.40%) Legal
14 29 (1.31%) Electronics
14 29 (1.31%) Telecoms
15 28 (1.26%) Documentation Skills
16 25 (1.13%) Local Government
17 19 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1,072 (48.27%) Developer
2 229 (10.31%) Analyst
3 222 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 183 (8.24%) .NET Developer
5 179 (8.06%) Software Developer
6 176 (7.92%) Java Developer
7 141 (6.35%) Senior Developer
8 116 (5.22%) Consultant
9 113 (5.09%) C# Developer
10 105 (4.73%) Architect
11 102 (4.59%) PHP Developer
12 82 (3.69%) Tester
13 75 (3.38%) Systems Analyst
14 72 (3.24%) .NET Software Developer
15 71 (3.20%) Data Engineer
16 66 (2.97%) SQL Developer
17 65 (2.93%) Full Stack Developer
18 61 (2.75%) Senior Software Engineer
19 60 (2.70%) Junior
20 59 (2.66%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,116 (50.25%) JSON
2 670 (30.17%) HTML
3 642 (28.91%) .NET
4 632 (28.46%) Web Services
5 572 (25.75%) CSS
6 560 (25.21%) REST
7 456 (20.53%) SOAP
8 327 (14.72%) AngularJS
9 300 (13.51%) jQuery
10 287 (12.92%) Spring
11 286 (12.88%) XSLT
12 275 (12.38%) React
13 205 (9.23%) RESTful
14 204 (9.19%) HTML5
15 179 (8.06%) .NET Framework
16 172 (7.74%) ASP.NET
17 159 (7.16%) Spring Boot
18 153 (6.89%) Ajax
19 138 (6.21%) Node.js
20 137 (6.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 172 (7.74%) User Experience
2 162 (7.29%) Self-Motivation
3 112 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
4 78 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 63 (2.84%) Mobile App
6 49 (2.21%) Legacy Systems
7 47 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
8 42 (1.89%) Client/Server
8 42 (1.89%) Data Structures
9 34 (1.53%) e-Health
9 34 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 28 (1.26%) Algorithms
10 28 (1.26%) Hedge funds
11 26 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
11 26 (1.17%) Social Media
11 26 (1.17%) SWIFT
12 25 (1.13%) FMCG
13 19 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
13 19 (0.86%) Virtual Team
14 17 (0.77%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 334 (15.04%) Linux
2 229 (10.31%) Windows
3 155 (6.98%) Unix
4 66 (2.97%) Windows Server
5 54 (2.43%) Mac OS
6 48 (2.16%) Apple iOS
7 39 (1.76%) Ubuntu
8 38 (1.71%) Android
9 14 (0.63%) Debian
10 10 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.27%) Windows Server 2016
13 4 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.14%) zOS
15 2 (0.090%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.090%) Windows Server 2019
16 1 (0.045%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.045%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.045%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.045%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,056 (47.55%) Agile Software Development
2 486 (21.88%) DevOps
3 465 (20.94%) Problem-Solving
4 437 (19.68%) Software Engineering
5 402 (18.10%) Scrum
6 341 (15.35%) Test Automation
7 265 (11.93%) Computer Science
8 263 (11.84%) Full Stack Development
9 260 (11.71%) Mentoring
10 253 (11.39%) TDD
11 243 (10.94%) Microservices
12 238 (10.72%) SDLC
13 230 (10.36%) Analytics
14 222 (10.00%) OO
15 219 (9.86%) MVC
16 210 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
17 208 (9.37%) CI/CD
18 187 (8.42%) Data Modelling
19 186 (8.37%) Workflow
20 171 (7.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 999 (44.98%) SQL
2 970 (43.67%) JavaScript
3 765 (34.44%) Java
4 733 (33.00%) C#
5 335 (15.08%) Python
6 274 (12.34%) PHP
7 224 (10.09%) T-SQL
8 133 (5.99%) TypeScript
9 117 (5.27%) PowerShell
10 102 (4.59%) C++
11 95 (4.28%) PL/SQL
12 87 (3.92%) XPath
13 82 (3.69%) VB.NET
14 73 (3.29%) VB
15 72 (3.24%) Shell Script
16 65 (2.93%) Perl
17 60 (2.70%) C
18 59 (2.66%) Ruby
19 55 (2.48%) Scala
20 46 (2.07%) Bash
Qualifications
1 452 (20.35%) Degree
2 148 (6.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 82 (3.69%) Security Cleared
4 74 (3.33%) HND
5 62 (2.79%) HNC
6 58 (2.61%) SC Cleared
7 52 (2.34%) GCFA
7 52 (2.34%) GCFE
7 52 (2.34%) GCIA
7 52 (2.34%) GCIH
7 52 (2.34%) SANS
8 48 (2.16%) ISTQB
9 42 (1.89%) ISEB
10 29 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 26 (1.17%) DBS Check
12 22 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (0.77%) Master's Degree
14 16 (0.72%) CCNP
15 14 (0.63%) DV Cleared
15 14 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 344 (15.49%) QA
2 43 (1.94%) Data Quality
3 29 (1.31%) CDISC
3 29 (1.31%) HL7
4 28 (1.26%) SLA
5 16 (0.72%) Accessibility
6 11 (0.50%) GDPR
7 4 (0.18%) MiFID
7 4 (0.18%) WCAG
8 3 (0.14%) GRC
8 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.090%) IFRS
9 2 (0.090%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.090%) PSD2
9 2 (0.090%) SEPA
9 2 (0.090%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.090%) TARGET2
10 1 (0.045%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.045%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.045%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 174 (7.83%) Docker
2 33 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.14%) NDS
6 3 (0.14%) vSphere
7 2 (0.090%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.090%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.090%) Firmware
7 2 (0.090%) NFS
8 1 (0.045%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.045%) Varnish
8 1 (0.045%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 109 (4.91%) Kubernetes
2 19 (0.86%) Ansible
2 19 (0.86%) Terraform
3 14 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
4 9 (0.41%) HP UCMDB
5 6 (0.27%) Puppet
6 5 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.18%) Grafana
7 4 (0.18%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 3 (0.14%) Kubeflow
8 3 (0.14%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.090%) Control-M
9 2 (0.090%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.090%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.090%) nmon
9 2 (0.090%) Plesk
9 2 (0.090%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.090%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.045%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 391 (17.60%) Microsoft
2 256 (11.53%) Oracle
3 97 (4.37%) Google
4 87 (3.92%) MuleSoft
5 73 (3.29%) Xamarin
6 62 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
7 59 (2.66%) ServiceNow
8 55 (2.48%) SAP
9 50 (2.25%) LexisNexis
10 48 (2.16%) Zend
11 39 (1.76%) BMC
12 35 (1.58%) Adobe
13 34 (1.53%) IBM
14 33 (1.49%) Alteryx
15 30 (1.35%) Splunk
16 28 (1.26%) Talend
17 26 (1.17%) HP
18 24 (1.08%) Bloomberg
18 24 (1.08%) Cisco
18 24 (1.08%) Cognizant