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

XML
UK > England
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 148 113 94
Rank change year-on-year -35 -19 -27
Permanent jobs citing XML 1,889 3,930 5,521
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.33% 2.96% 3.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 7.70% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,621 3,184 4,672
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 32,123 51,030 65,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.58% 38.42% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 26,628 42,056 55,382
Median annual salary £55,412 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +6.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £80,000
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 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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -21 816 £62,500 +4.17% 49
South East -20 467 £50,000 +11.11% 22
North of England -19 256 £47,500 +11.76% 21
South West -16 147 £45,000 - 19
North West -24 140 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Midlands -41 122 £50,000 +17.65% 23
Yorkshire +15 99 £45,000 - 7
East of England -8 86 £43,000 -4.44% 12
West Midlands -34 72 £52,750 +14.67% 11
East Midlands +7 50 £40,000 +6.67% 12
North East -1 17 £37,500 -11.76% 3
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 884 (46.80%) SQL
2 825 (43.67%) JavaScript
3 782 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
4 749 (39.65%) HTML
5 680 (36.00%) C#
6 661 (34.99%) JSON
7 631 (33.40%) .NET
8 592 (31.34%) CSS
9 554 (29.33%) Java
10 531 (28.11%) SQL Server
11 516 (27.32%) Web Services
12 476 (25.20%) REST
13 456 (24.14%) SOAP
14 441 (23.35%) Finance
15 354 (18.74%) Git (software)
16 317 (16.78%) Microsoft
17 308 (16.30%) Degree
18 289 (15.30%) Azure
19 287 (15.19%) AngularJS
20 274 (14.51%) MVC
21 273 (14.45%) ASP.NET
22 272 (14.40%) jQuery
23 269 (14.24%) Scrum
24 264 (13.98%) Oracle
24 264 (13.98%) Linux
25 257 (13.61%) OO
25 257 (13.61%) RESTful
26 247 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
27 243 (12.86%) DevOps
28 236 (12.49%) Test Automation

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
1 132 (6.99%) IIS
2 88 (4.66%) CMS
3 80 (4.24%) Tomcat
4 70 (3.71%) Apache
5 54 (2.86%) Confluence
6 42 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
7 38 (2.01%) SharePoint
8 35 (1.85%) WordPress
9 29 (1.54%) EPiServer
9 29 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 25 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
11 24 (1.27%) Red Hat Fuse
12 23 (1.22%) Drupal
12 23 (1.22%) WebLogic
13 20 (1.06%) JBoss
14 19 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
14 19 (1.01%) WebSphere
15 17 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
16 15 (0.79%) Joomla!
17 14 (0.74%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 99 (5.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.58%) Camtasia
5 11 (0.58%) MadCap Flare
6 10 (0.53%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.32%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.26%) SPSS
9 4 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.053%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.053%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.053%) InVision
11 1 (0.053%) Sketch
11 1 (0.053%) Windchill
11 1 (0.053%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 43 (2.28%) Magento
2 30 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 17 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
5 16 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (0.74%) assyst
6 14 (0.74%) NetSuite
7 12 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
8 11 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (0.37%) Oracle FAH
9 7 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (0.26%) HFM
10 5 (0.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 5 (0.26%) Maximo
10 5 (0.26%) OpenCart
10 5 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
10 5 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 289 (15.30%) Azure
2 179 (9.48%) AWS
3 96 (5.08%) SaaS
4 48 (2.54%) PaaS
5 47 (2.49%) GitHub
6 43 (2.28%) Power Platform
7 36 (1.91%) Dynamics 365
7 36 (1.91%) IaaS
8 32 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
9 29 (1.54%) Serverless
10 23 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
11 21 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
12 18 (0.95%) GCP
13 17 (0.90%) Azure Functions
14 12 (0.64%) Logic Apps
14 12 (0.64%) Office 365
15 10 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 10 (0.53%) npm
16 9 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
16 9 (0.48%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 119 (6.30%) HTTP
2 79 (4.18%) Internet
3 77 (4.08%) SSL
4 60 (3.18%) TCP/IP
5 49 (2.59%) VPN
6 27 (1.43%) DNS
7 17 (0.90%) FTP
8 12 (0.64%) Intranet
9 11 (0.58%) LAN
9 11 (0.58%) RTP
10 10 (0.53%) Firewall
10 10 (0.53%) Network Security
11 9 (0.48%) FIX Connectivity
12 8 (0.42%) Extranet
13 7 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (0.32%) WAN
15 5 (0.26%) Skype
16 4 (0.21%) PuTTY
16 4 (0.21%) Radio Access Network
16 4 (0.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 531 (28.11%) SQL Server
2 212 (11.22%) MySQL
3 165 (8.73%) Relational Database
4 98 (5.19%) NoSQL
5 96 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 92 (4.87%) MongoDB
7 90 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
8 86 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 77 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 70 (3.71%) RDBMS
11 64 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
12 59 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
13 57 (3.02%) DB2
14 51 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 49 (2.59%) Big Data
16 37 (1.96%) Power BI
17 30 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
18 29 (1.54%) Oracle Database
19 25 (1.32%) Redis
20 22 (1.16%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 354 (18.74%) Git (software)
2 171 (9.05%) Jenkins
3 164 (8.68%) Visual Studio
4 154 (8.15%) JIRA
5 118 (6.25%) Maven
6 96 (5.08%) Selenium
7 94 (4.98%) JUnit
8 85 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 76 (4.02%) Cucumber
10 61 (3.23%) SoapUI
11 57 (3.02%) Eclipse
12 54 (2.86%) Subversion
13 44 (2.33%) Mockito
14 40 (2.12%) Gradle
15 39 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 38 (2.01%) SonarQube
17 34 (1.80%) NUnit
18 27 (1.43%) DbUnit
18 27 (1.43%) jMock
19 25 (1.32%) Postman
General
1 441 (23.35%) Finance
2 92 (4.87%) Banking
3 91 (4.82%) Retail
4 38 (2.01%) Financial Institution
5 36 (1.91%) Public Sector
6 32 (1.69%) Front Office
7 30 (1.59%) Back Office
8 27 (1.43%) Investment Banking
8 27 (1.43%) Legal
8 27 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 26 (1.38%) Aerospace
10 24 (1.27%) Marketing
11 18 (0.95%) Law
12 16 (0.85%) Local Government
13 14 (0.74%) Games
14 13 (0.69%) Publishing
15 11 (0.58%) General Ledger
16 9 (0.48%) Advertising
16 9 (0.48%) Multimedia
16 9 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1,038 (54.95%) Developer
2 226 (11.96%) Senior Developer
3 219 (11.59%) Analyst
4 199 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 187 (9.90%) C# Developer
6 161 (8.52%) Java Developer
7 143 (7.57%) Software Developer
8 113 (5.98%) C# .NET Developer
9 99 (5.24%) Consultant
10 98 (5.19%) Software Engineer
11 97 (5.13%) PHP Developer
12 88 (4.66%) Applications Support
13 76 (4.02%) Architect
14 73 (3.86%) Support Analyst
15 55 (2.91%) JavaScript Developer
15 55 (2.91%) ServiceNow Developer
16 52 (2.75%) Full Stack Developer
17 50 (2.65%) Junior
17 50 (2.65%) Test Engineer
17 50 (2.65%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 749 (39.65%) HTML
2 661 (34.99%) JSON
3 631 (33.40%) .NET
4 592 (31.34%) CSS
5 516 (27.32%) Web Services
6 476 (25.20%) REST
7 456 (24.14%) SOAP
8 287 (15.19%) AngularJS
9 273 (14.45%) ASP.NET
10 272 (14.40%) jQuery
11 257 (13.61%) RESTful
12 207 (10.96%) Ajax
13 206 (10.91%) .NET Framework
14 202 (10.69%) Spring
15 189 (10.01%) XSLT
16 131 (6.93%) WCF
17 130 (6.88%) HTML5
18 124 (6.56%) React
19 113 (5.98%) J2EE
20 111 (5.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 204 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
3 63 (3.34%) User Experience
4 53 (2.81%) Management Information System
5 45 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 42 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 42 (2.22%) Reinsurance
7 40 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
8 36 (1.91%) Reference Data
9 35 (1.85%) iSeries
10 33 (1.75%) Fixed Income
11 32 (1.69%) AS400
12 30 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
13 29 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 26 (1.38%) Public Cloud
15 21 (1.11%) Derivative
15 21 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
16 19 (1.01%) Client/Server
17 18 (0.95%) CMDB
18 16 (0.85%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 264 (13.98%) Linux
2 186 (9.85%) Windows
3 132 (6.99%) Unix
4 87 (4.61%) Android
5 83 (4.39%) Apple iOS
6 52 (2.75%) Windows Server
7 25 (1.32%) CentOS
8 21 (1.11%) Windows Server 2016
9 18 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (0.95%) Ubuntu
10 14 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (0.69%) Debian
12 10 (0.53%) Fedora
13 9 (0.48%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.42%) HPUX
14 8 (0.42%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.37%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.37%) Windows 10
16 5 (0.26%) Android TV
16 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 782 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (14.51%) MVC
3 269 (14.24%) Scrum
4 257 (13.61%) OO
5 247 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
6 243 (12.86%) DevOps
7 236 (12.49%) Test Automation
8 221 (11.70%) Software Engineering
9 202 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
9 202 (10.69%) ITIL
10 194 (10.27%) Computer Science
11 193 (10.22%) TDD
12 159 (8.42%) Web Development
13 155 (8.21%) Microservices
14 150 (7.94%) SDLC
15 130 (6.88%) SOA
16 123 (6.51%) E-Commerce
17 117 (6.19%) BDD
17 117 (6.19%) OOP
18 115 (6.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 884 (46.80%) SQL
2 825 (43.67%) JavaScript
3 680 (36.00%) C#
4 554 (29.33%) Java
5 209 (11.06%) Python
6 199 (10.53%) PHP
7 155 (8.21%) T-SQL
8 87 (4.61%) C++
9 83 (4.39%) PowerShell
10 62 (3.28%) TypeScript
11 61 (3.23%) PL/SQL
12 58 (3.07%) C
12 58 (3.07%) VB
13 57 (3.02%) Bash Shell
14 55 (2.91%) VB.NET
15 53 (2.81%) Ruby
16 51 (2.70%) XPath
17 42 (2.22%) VBA
18 31 (1.64%) RPG
19 29 (1.54%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 308 (16.30%) Degree
2 131 (6.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 95 (5.03%) Security Cleared
4 50 (2.65%) SC Cleared
5 24 (1.27%) DV Cleared
6 17 (0.90%) Master's Degree
7 16 (0.85%) HND
7 16 (0.85%) ISTQB
8 14 (0.74%) AWS Certification
9 12 (0.64%) CEH
9 12 (0.64%) GWAPT
9 12 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (0.64%) OSCP
10 11 (0.58%) DBS Check
11 10 (0.53%) MCITP
12 7 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.37%) MCP
13 6 (0.32%) ISEB
14 3 (0.16%) HNC
14 3 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (8.95%) QA
2 38 (2.01%) SLA
3 37 (1.96%) Data Quality
4 23 (1.22%) GDPR
5 14 (0.74%) PMO
6 8 (0.42%) Government Security Classifications
6 8 (0.42%) NCSC
7 4 (0.21%) EMIR
8 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.053%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.053%) HL7
9 1 (0.053%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.053%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.053%) RosettaNet
9 1 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 115 (6.09%) Docker
2 36 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.59%) vSphere
4 26 (1.38%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.26%) NFS
8 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.11%) Firmware
10 2 (0.11%) NDS
10 2 (0.11%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 1 (0.053%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.053%) Cygwin
11 1 (0.053%) HDFS
11 1 (0.053%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.053%) iptables
11 1 (0.053%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.053%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 46 (2.44%) Kubernetes
2 38 (2.01%) Single Sign-On
3 18 (0.95%) Puppet
4 16 (0.85%) HP UCMDB
5 15 (0.79%) Ansible
6 14 (0.74%) Terraform
7 10 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.48%) HP ALM
8 9 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
9 8 (0.42%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 8 (0.42%) Rancher
9 8 (0.42%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.32%) Packer
10 6 (0.32%) vRealize
11 5 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.21%) Control-M
13 3 (0.16%) SCCM
13 3 (0.16%) TIBCO Hawk
13 3 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 317 (16.78%) Microsoft
2 264 (13.98%) Oracle
3 131 (6.93%) ServiceNow
4 54 (2.86%) Google
5 44 (2.33%) Xamarin
6 37 (1.96%) VMware
7 35 (1.85%) Atlassian
8 34 (1.80%) HP
8 34 (1.80%) SAP
9 31 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
10 30 (1.59%) MuleSoft
11 29 (1.54%) Red Hat
12 27 (1.43%) TIBCO
13 23 (1.22%) IBM
13 23 (1.22%) Remedy
14 17 (0.90%) Adobe
15 14 (0.74%) BMC
16 13 (0.69%) Cognizant
16 13 (0.69%) Jitterbit
16 13 (0.69%) Zend