Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 69 53
Rank change year-on-year -23 -16 -11
Permanent jobs citing XML 5,514 7,459 9,777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.37% 4.44% 5.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.27% 10.89% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4,417 5,948 8,371
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £68,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 66,654 68,466 74,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.79% 40.74% 39.21%
Number of salaries quoted 55,875 57,792 65,487
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 2018. 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 -22 2,214 £57,500 - 246
South East -29 1,164 £45,000 - 143
North of England -43 726 £45,000 +5.88% 167
South West -22 482 £42,500 +6.25% 91
East of England -9 481 £45,000 - 62
Midlands -30 449 £45,000 +12.50% 93
North West -32 435 £42,000 -4.55% 104
West Midlands -16 319 £46,500 +24.00% 50
Yorkshire -52 249 £45,000 +5.88% 54
East Midlands -43 129 £40,000 - 42
North East -16 42 £43,000 +1.18% 9
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 2,658 (48.20%) SQL
2 2,625 (47.61%) HTML
3 2,595 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 2,352 (42.66%) Agile Software Development
5 2,254 (40.88%) Java
6 1,964 (35.62%) C#
7 1,946 (35.29%) CSS
8 1,876 (34.02%) .NET
9 1,844 (33.44%) Web Services
10 1,685 (30.56%) JSON
11 1,531 (27.77%) SQL Server
12 1,272 (23.07%) Finance
13 1,215 (22.03%) SOAP
14 1,092 (19.80%) MVC
15 1,026 (18.61%) Oracle
16 1,022 (18.53%) REST
17 1,001 (18.15%) Degree
18 995 (18.04%) Microsoft
19 939 (17.03%) OO
20 922 (16.72%) jQuery
21 893 (16.20%) ASP.NET
22 892 (16.18%) Git (software)
23 814 (14.76%) TDD
24 778 (14.11%) Scrum
25 771 (13.98%) Software Engineering
26 751 (13.62%) Spring
27 734 (13.31%) Problem-Solving
28 727 (13.18%) Windows
29 692 (12.55%) AngularJS
30 666 (12.08%) Linux

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
1 366 (6.64%) IIS
2 276 (5.01%) Tomcat
3 222 (4.03%) Apache
4 213 (3.86%) WebSphere
5 191 (3.46%) CMS
5 191 (3.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 186 (3.37%) JBoss
7 183 (3.32%) SharePoint
8 122 (2.21%) WebLogic
9 109 (1.98%) Confluence
10 86 (1.56%) Drupal
10 86 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
11 83 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
12 67 (1.22%) WordPress
13 64 (1.16%) SAS
14 62 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
15 51 (0.92%) Apache Spark
16 49 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
17 42 (0.76%) Mule
18 41 (0.74%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 207 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 176 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
3 54 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 49 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 49 (0.89%) Photoshop
5 20 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 19 (0.34%) GIMP
7 18 (0.33%) Chatbot
8 14 (0.25%) RoboHelp
9 12 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
9 12 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
10 9 (0.16%) InfoPath
11 6 (0.11%) Acrobat
11 6 (0.11%) Doxygen
11 6 (0.11%) InDesign
12 4 (0.073%) Adobe Premiere
12 4 (0.073%) InVision
13 3 (0.054%) Adobe Captivate
14 2 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.036%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 69 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 56 (1.02%) Magento
3 53 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
4 26 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
5 25 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
6 22 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
7 21 (0.38%) Elite 3E
7 21 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
8 19 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
8 19 (0.34%) thinkFolio
9 18 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
9 18 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
9 18 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
9 18 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
10 17 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
10 17 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
11 16 (0.29%) NetSuite
11 16 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
12 14 (0.25%) Front Arena
12 14 (0.25%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 440 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
2 405 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 203 (3.68%) SaaS
4 62 (1.12%) GitHub
5 56 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 47 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 42 (0.76%) Force.com
8 40 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
8 40 (0.73%) Amazon S3
9 38 (0.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 38 (0.69%) Serverless
10 36 (0.65%) Office 365
11 35 (0.63%) IaaS
12 30 (0.54%) npm
13 29 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
13 29 (0.53%) PaaS
14 27 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
15 26 (0.47%) NuGet
16 24 (0.44%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 23 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 376 (6.82%) HTTP
2 165 (2.99%) Internet
3 111 (2.01%) TCP/IP
4 96 (1.74%) SSL
5 77 (1.40%) DNS
6 75 (1.36%) FTP
7 70 (1.27%) Firewall
8 66 (1.20%) SMS
9 58 (1.05%) VPN
10 39 (0.71%) HTTPS
11 36 (0.65%) NetScaler
12 32 (0.58%) Intranet
13 24 (0.44%) BGP
13 24 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (0.44%) IGRP
13 24 (0.44%) OSPF
13 24 (0.44%) WAN
14 22 (0.40%) Kerberos
15 21 (0.38%) SAN
16 20 (0.36%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,531 (27.77%) SQL Server
2 543 (9.85%) MySQL
3 538 (9.76%) Relational Database
4 397 (7.20%) NoSQL
5 287 (5.20%) Big Data
6 285 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 270 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
8 235 (4.26%) RDBMS
9 232 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 203 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 170 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 154 (2.79%) Oracle Database
13 152 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
14 146 (2.65%) MongoDB
15 92 (1.67%) Hadoop
16 80 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
17 71 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 56 (1.02%) Redis
19 50 (0.91%) DB2
19 50 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 892 (16.18%) Git (software)
2 440 (7.98%) Subversion
3 429 (7.78%) Maven
4 426 (7.73%) Visual Studio
5 415 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 374 (6.78%) JIRA
7 327 (5.93%) Jenkins
8 310 (5.62%) JUnit
9 264 (4.79%) Eclipse
10 241 (4.37%) Selenium
11 182 (3.30%) NUnit
12 167 (3.03%) Cucumber
13 163 (2.96%) Ant
14 110 (1.99%) Gradle
15 108 (1.96%) IntelliJ
16 94 (1.70%) SoapUI
17 87 (1.58%) Bitbucket
18 79 (1.43%) TeamCity
19 72 (1.31%) MSTest
19 72 (1.31%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,272 (23.07%) Finance
2 343 (6.22%) Banking
3 276 (5.01%) Marketing
4 265 (4.81%) Retail
5 154 (2.79%) Advertising
6 144 (2.61%) Telecoms
7 137 (2.48%) Games
8 124 (2.25%) Front Office
9 95 (1.72%) Investment Banking
10 83 (1.51%) Manufacturing
11 79 (1.43%) Law
12 78 (1.41%) Legal
13 61 (1.11%) Financial Institution
14 60 (1.09%) Back Office
15 59 (1.07%) Electronics
16 40 (0.73%) Automotive
16 40 (0.73%) German Language
17 37 (0.67%) Publishing
18 35 (0.63%) French Language
19 29 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,190 (57.85%) Developer
2 813 (14.74%) Java Developer
3 679 (12.31%) .NET Developer
4 671 (12.17%) C# Developer
5 561 (10.17%) Software Developer
6 523 (9.48%) Analyst
7 471 (8.54%) Senior Developer
8 453 (8.22%) C# .NET Developer
9 372 (6.75%) Architect
10 324 (5.88%) Software Engineer
11 321 (5.82%) Consultant
12 260 (4.72%) C# Software Developer
13 247 (4.48%) SQL Developer
14 237 (4.30%) .NET Software Developer
15 209 (3.79%) Junior
16 195 (3.54%) Senior Java Developer
17 179 (3.25%) PHP Developer
18 166 (3.01%) JavaScript Developer
19 163 (2.96%) ASP.NET Developer
20 160 (2.90%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,625 (47.61%) HTML
2 1,946 (35.29%) CSS
3 1,876 (34.02%) .NET
4 1,844 (33.44%) Web Services
5 1,685 (30.56%) JSON
6 1,215 (22.03%) SOAP
7 1,022 (18.53%) REST
8 922 (16.72%) jQuery
9 893 (16.20%) ASP.NET
10 751 (13.62%) Spring
11 692 (12.55%) AngularJS
12 662 (12.01%) HTML5
13 659 (11.95%) XSLT
14 616 (11.17%) RESTful
15 523 (9.48%) Ajax
16 502 (9.10%) .NET Framework
17 471 (8.54%) WCF
18 462 (8.38%) J2EE
19 428 (7.76%) Hibernate
20 344 (6.24%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 579 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
2 576 (10.45%) Computer Science
3 378 (6.86%) Enterprise Software
4 219 (3.97%) User Experience
5 206 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
6 202 (3.66%) Fintech
7 190 (3.45%) Mobile App
8 151 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
9 139 (2.52%) Management Information System
10 76 (1.38%) Algorithms
11 75 (1.36%) Equities
12 71 (1.29%) Data Centre
13 59 (1.07%) N-Tier
14 55 (1.00%) Fixed Income
15 51 (0.92%) Data Structures
16 50 (0.91%) Replication
17 48 (0.87%) Client/Server
17 48 (0.87%) Derivative
18 45 (0.82%) Public Cloud
19 43 (0.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 727 (13.18%) Windows
2 666 (12.08%) Linux
3 468 (8.49%) Unix
4 167 (3.03%) Android
5 119 (2.16%) Apple iOS
6 113 (2.05%) Windows Server
7 101 (1.83%) Solaris
8 79 (1.43%) AIX
9 63 (1.14%) HPUX
10 37 (0.67%) CentOS
11 30 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 30 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (0.53%) Windows Phone
13 27 (0.49%) Mac OS
14 26 (0.47%) Mac OS X
15 24 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
16 23 (0.42%) Windows 7
17 19 (0.34%) Windows Phone 8
18 12 (0.22%) Windows 10
19 11 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,352 (42.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1,092 (19.80%) MVC
3 939 (17.03%) OO
4 814 (14.76%) TDD
5 778 (14.11%) Scrum
6 771 (13.98%) Software Engineering
7 734 (13.31%) Problem-Solving
8 643 (11.66%) Test Automation
9 596 (10.81%) SDLC
10 550 (9.97%) Web Development
11 520 (9.43%) SOA
12 512 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
13 473 (8.58%) Unit Testing
14 407 (7.38%) E-Commerce
15 383 (6.95%) DevOps
16 328 (5.95%) Analytics
17 324 (5.88%) OOP
18 312 (5.66%) BDD
19 310 (5.62%) Project Management
20 307 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2,658 (48.20%) SQL
2 2,595 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 2,254 (40.88%) Java
4 1,964 (35.62%) C#
5 558 (10.12%) PHP
6 539 (9.78%) T-SQL
7 508 (9.21%) Python
8 373 (6.76%) PL/SQL
9 342 (6.20%) C++
10 268 (4.86%) VB.NET
11 229 (4.15%) PowerShell
12 168 (3.05%) VBA
13 164 (2.97%) Shell Script
14 156 (2.83%) C
15 155 (2.81%) Perl
16 136 (2.47%) VB
17 132 (2.39%) XPath
18 121 (2.19%) Java 8
18 121 (2.19%) Ruby
19 101 (1.83%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1,001 (18.15%) Degree
2 327 (5.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 168 (3.05%) Security Cleared
4 93 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 73 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 55 (1.00%) PhD
7 48 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 43 (0.78%) DV Cleared
9 41 (0.74%) ISEB
9 41 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
10 34 (0.62%) MCSE
11 31 (0.56%) Master's Degree
12 30 (0.54%) MCP
13 25 (0.45%) MCSA
13 25 (0.45%) MCSD
14 24 (0.44%) CISSP
15 21 (0.38%) Sun Certification
16 19 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 19 (0.34%) MCTS
16 19 (0.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 381 (6.91%) QA
2 112 (2.03%) Data Quality
3 56 (1.02%) SLA
4 28 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.38%) GDPR
6 15 (0.27%) WCAG
7 14 (0.25%) GCP
8 13 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.20%) ECSS
10 10 (0.18%) Solvency II
11 9 (0.16%) HL7
11 9 (0.16%) PA-DSS
12 7 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 6 (0.11%) IFRS
13 6 (0.11%) IFRS 9
13 6 (0.11%) MiFID
13 6 (0.11%) PMO
14 5 (0.091%) DICOM
14 5 (0.091%) Web Application Security Consortium
15 4 (0.073%) FATCA
System Software
1 160 (2.90%) Docker
2 102 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 28 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
5 13 (0.24%) HDFS
5 13 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 10 (0.18%) vSphere
8 9 (0.16%) iptables
8 9 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.15%) VMware NSX
10 7 (0.13%) Apache Flume
10 7 (0.13%) LXC
10 7 (0.13%) Varnish
10 7 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.13%) VMware Server
11 6 (0.11%) Firmware
12 5 (0.091%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.073%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 89 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 62 (1.12%) Ansible
2 62 (1.12%) Puppet
3 38 (0.69%) Kubernetes
4 31 (0.56%) HP ALM
5 30 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
6 25 (0.45%) Terraform
7 23 (0.42%) Kibana
8 17 (0.31%) logstash
9 15 (0.27%) HP UCMDB
10 14 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 13 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
11 13 (0.24%) Oozie
12 12 (0.22%) Nagios
12 12 (0.22%) Perfmon
13 10 (0.18%) CA Service Virtualization
13 10 (0.18%) SCCM
13 10 (0.18%) SCOM
14 9 (0.16%) WebInspect
15 7 (0.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1,026 (18.61%) Oracle
2 995 (18.04%) Microsoft
3 216 (3.92%) IBM
4 195 (3.54%) Google
5 184 (3.34%) Salesforce.com
6 142 (2.58%) SAP
6 142 (2.58%) ServiceNow
7 105 (1.90%) Adobe
8 97 (1.76%) TIBCO
9 77 (1.40%) Tableau
10 76 (1.38%) HP
11 69 (1.25%) Capita
12 68 (1.23%) VMware
13 61 (1.11%) Apple
14 58 (1.05%) MuleSoft
15 55 (1.00%) Atlassian
16 53 (0.96%) Informatica
17 52 (0.94%) Red Hat
18 48 (0.87%) Citrix
19 47 (0.85%) hybris