Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 73 59
Rank change year-on-year -22 -14 -12
Permanent jobs citing XML 4,970 7,003 8,672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.22% 4.24% 4.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.96% 10.50% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,992 5,582 7,432
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,895 £28,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
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 62,442 66,724 71,859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.50% 40.44% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 52,071 55,601 62,928
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -28 1,978 £60,000 +4.35% 201
South East -19 1,086 £45,000 - 173
North of England -45 634 £42,500 -5.56% 158
South West -11 499 £42,500 +6.25% 83
East of England -18 397 £45,000 - 58
North West -32 374 £40,000 -11.11% 95
Midlands -47 368 £43,000 +7.50% 102
West Midlands -44 243 £45,000 +20.00% 58
Yorkshire -44 223 £45,000 - 48
East Midlands -31 125 £40,000 - 44
North East -13 37 £46,000 +18.71% 15
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2,454 (49.38%) SQL
2 2,304 (46.36%) HTML
3 2,248 (45.23%) JavaScript
4 2,177 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
5 2,004 (40.32%) Java
6 1,741 (35.03%) C#
7 1,739 (34.99%) .NET
8 1,674 (33.68%) CSS
9 1,602 (32.23%) Web Services
10 1,547 (31.13%) JSON
11 1,438 (28.93%) SQL Server
12 1,227 (24.69%) Finance
13 1,108 (22.29%) SOAP
14 979 (19.70%) REST
15 974 (19.60%) MVC
16 928 (18.67%) Microsoft
17 877 (17.65%) Oracle
18 856 (17.22%) Degree
19 811 (16.32%) OO
20 776 (15.61%) Git (software)
21 763 (15.35%) jQuery
22 752 (15.13%) ASP.NET
23 687 (13.82%) TDD
24 674 (13.56%) Windows
25 652 (13.12%) Scrum
26 642 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
27 632 (12.72%) Spring
28 622 (12.52%) Linux
29 615 (12.37%) Software Engineering
30 584 (11.75%) 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
1 371 (7.46%) IIS
2 193 (3.88%) Apache
3 189 (3.80%) Tomcat
4 185 (3.72%) SharePoint
5 179 (3.60%) CMS
5 179 (3.60%) WebSphere
6 157 (3.16%) JBoss
7 144 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 113 (2.27%) WebLogic
9 103 (2.07%) Confluence
10 89 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
11 81 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
12 71 (1.43%) WordPress
13 67 (1.35%) Drupal
14 46 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
15 45 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
16 42 (0.85%) Apache Spark
17 38 (0.76%) Apache Solr
17 38 (0.76%) SAS
18 36 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 167 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 159 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
3 58 (1.17%) Photoshop
4 55 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 37 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (0.32%) Chatbot
7 12 (0.24%) InfoPath
8 10 (0.20%) GIMP
8 10 (0.20%) RoboHelp
9 8 (0.16%) InDesign
9 8 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
10 6 (0.12%) Doxygen
10 6 (0.12%) FrameMaker
10 6 (0.12%) Gliffy
10 6 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.080%) Adobe Premiere
11 4 (0.080%) XMetaL
12 3 (0.060%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 70 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 68 (1.37%) Magento
3 29 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 27 (0.54%) thinkFolio
5 22 (0.44%) Front Arena
5 22 (0.44%) Markit EDM
6 20 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
7 19 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
8 16 (0.32%) NetSuite
8 16 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
9 15 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
10 14 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
10 14 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
11 11 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
11 11 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
12 10 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 10 (0.20%) SAP Business One
12 10 (0.20%) SDL Web 8
13 9 (0.18%) SAP ERP
14 8 (0.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 455 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 388 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
3 210 (4.23%) SaaS
4 80 (1.61%) GitHub
5 61 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 46 (0.93%) Serverless
7 44 (0.89%) Office 365
8 41 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
9 39 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
10 36 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
10 36 (0.72%) npm
11 30 (0.60%) Google Analytics
12 29 (0.58%) Amazon S3
13 28 (0.56%) PaaS
14 25 (0.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 24 (0.48%) Azure Functions
15 24 (0.48%) OpenShift
15 24 (0.48%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 21 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
17 18 (0.36%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 311 (6.26%) HTTP
2 170 (3.42%) Internet
3 119 (2.39%) TCP/IP
4 96 (1.93%) SSL
5 64 (1.29%) DNS
6 62 (1.25%) FTP
7 61 (1.23%) Firewall
8 49 (0.99%) SMS
9 27 (0.54%) VPN
10 25 (0.50%) HTTPS
10 25 (0.50%) SSH
11 20 (0.40%) Bluetooth
12 19 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (0.32%) NetScaler
13 16 (0.32%) WebEx
14 15 (0.30%) Intranet
15 14 (0.28%) SAN
16 13 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (0.26%) Extranet
17 12 (0.24%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,438 (28.93%) SQL Server
2 498 (10.02%) MySQL
2 498 (10.02%) Relational Database
3 328 (6.60%) NoSQL
4 284 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 254 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
6 244 (4.91%) Big Data
7 227 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 191 (3.84%) RDBMS
9 177 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 165 (3.32%) MongoDB
11 163 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
12 146 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
13 137 (2.76%) Oracle Database
14 90 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
15 86 (1.73%) Hadoop
16 75 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 55 (1.11%) DB2
18 53 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
19 52 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 776 (15.61%) Git (software)
2 393 (7.91%) Visual Studio
3 377 (7.59%) Subversion
4 370 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 344 (6.92%) Maven
6 334 (6.72%) JIRA
7 325 (6.54%) Jenkins
8 283 (5.69%) JUnit
9 232 (4.67%) Selenium
10 228 (4.59%) Eclipse
11 186 (3.74%) Cucumber
12 164 (3.30%) NUnit
13 111 (2.23%) Ant
14 104 (2.09%) TeamCity
15 88 (1.77%) Gradle
16 86 (1.73%) IntelliJ
17 71 (1.43%) SpecFlow
18 65 (1.31%) SoapUI
19 64 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 62 (1.25%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,227 (24.69%) Finance
2 313 (6.30%) Banking
3 273 (5.49%) Retail
4 253 (5.09%) Marketing
5 154 (3.10%) Games
6 123 (2.47%) Advertising
7 121 (2.43%) Telecoms
8 99 (1.99%) Front Office
9 81 (1.63%) Manufacturing
10 77 (1.55%) Investment Banking
11 74 (1.49%) Law
12 69 (1.39%) Legal
13 59 (1.19%) Financial Institution
14 55 (1.11%) Back Office
15 50 (1.01%) Electronics
16 45 (0.91%) Publishing
17 32 (0.64%) Automotive
17 32 (0.64%) French Language
18 31 (0.62%) German Language
19 18 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 2,811 (56.56%) Developer
2 675 (13.58%) Java Developer
3 569 (11.45%) .NET Developer
4 507 (10.20%) Analyst
5 488 (9.82%) Software Developer
6 477 (9.60%) C# Developer
7 408 (8.21%) Senior Developer
8 335 (6.74%) Architect
9 322 (6.48%) C# .NET Developer
10 302 (6.08%) Consultant
11 261 (5.25%) Software Engineer
12 217 (4.37%) SQL Developer
13 193 (3.88%) Junior
14 184 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
15 172 (3.46%) PHP Developer
16 170 (3.42%) .NET Software Developer
17 169 (3.40%) Applications Support
18 167 (3.36%) Senior Java Developer
19 165 (3.32%) Support Analyst
20 146 (2.94%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,304 (46.36%) HTML
2 1,739 (34.99%) .NET
3 1,674 (33.68%) CSS
4 1,602 (32.23%) Web Services
5 1,547 (31.13%) JSON
6 1,108 (22.29%) SOAP
7 979 (19.70%) REST
8 763 (15.35%) jQuery
9 752 (15.13%) ASP.NET
10 632 (12.72%) Spring
11 583 (11.73%) AngularJS
12 581 (11.69%) HTML5
13 550 (11.07%) RESTful
14 545 (10.97%) XSLT
15 444 (8.93%) .NET Framework
16 422 (8.49%) Ajax
17 376 (7.57%) J2EE
18 373 (7.51%) WCF
19 354 (7.12%) Hibernate
20 343 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 482 (9.70%) Computer Science
2 474 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
3 317 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
4 228 (4.59%) User Experience
5 183 (3.68%) Fintech
5 183 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
6 135 (2.72%) Management Information System
7 134 (2.70%) Mobile App
8 131 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
9 67 (1.35%) Data Structures
10 64 (1.29%) Equities
10 64 (1.29%) Fixed Income
11 56 (1.13%) Algorithms
12 51 (1.03%) Client/Server
13 49 (0.99%) Hedge funds
14 45 (0.91%) N-Tier
15 43 (0.87%) Derivative
16 42 (0.85%) Virtual Team
17 38 (0.76%) Reference Data
17 38 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 674 (13.56%) Windows
2 622 (12.52%) Linux
3 410 (8.25%) Unix
4 166 (3.34%) Android
5 138 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 115 (2.31%) Windows Server
7 76 (1.53%) AIX
8 75 (1.51%) Solaris
9 53 (1.07%) HPUX
10 34 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (0.54%) CentOS
13 24 (0.48%) Windows 7
14 23 (0.46%) Mac OS X
15 22 (0.44%) Windows Phone
16 21 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 20 (0.40%) Windows 10
18 19 (0.38%) Mac OS
19 12 (0.24%) Ubuntu
20 7 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,177 (43.80%) Agile Software Development
2 974 (19.60%) MVC
3 811 (16.32%) OO
4 687 (13.82%) TDD
5 652 (13.12%) Scrum
6 642 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
7 615 (12.37%) Software Engineering
8 584 (11.75%) Test Automation
9 545 (10.97%) SDLC
10 501 (10.08%) Web Development
11 490 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
12 430 (8.65%) SOA
13 382 (7.69%) Unit Testing
14 340 (6.84%) DevOps
15 334 (6.72%) BDD
16 321 (6.46%) E-Commerce
17 315 (6.34%) ETL
18 305 (6.14%) Project Management
19 290 (5.84%) Analytics
20 284 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2,454 (49.38%) SQL
2 2,248 (45.23%) JavaScript
3 2,004 (40.32%) Java
4 1,741 (35.03%) C#
5 513 (10.32%) PHP
6 493 (9.92%) Python
7 488 (9.82%) T-SQL
8 343 (6.90%) PL/SQL
9 317 (6.38%) C++
10 228 (4.59%) PowerShell
11 221 (4.45%) VB.NET
12 183 (3.68%) C
13 161 (3.24%) Perl
14 152 (3.06%) Shell Script
15 112 (2.25%) VB
16 105 (2.11%) Java 8
17 101 (2.03%) VBA
18 93 (1.87%) Ruby
19 92 (1.85%) XPath
20 78 (1.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 856 (17.22%) Degree
2 272 (5.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 166 (3.34%) Security Cleared
4 86 (1.73%) SC Cleared
5 56 (1.13%) ISTQB
6 51 (1.03%) ISEB
7 50 (1.01%) DV Cleared
8 40 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 33 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
10 32 (0.64%) PhD
11 28 (0.56%) CISSP
12 24 (0.48%) MCSE
13 22 (0.44%) Master's Degree
14 21 (0.42%) MCSA
15 19 (0.38%) MCP
16 18 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 14 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 14 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
17 14 (0.28%) PMP
17 14 (0.28%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 378 (7.61%) QA
2 119 (2.39%) Data Quality
3 59 (1.19%) SLA
4 17 (0.34%) GDPR
5 14 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.26%) ECSS
6 13 (0.26%) WCAG
7 11 (0.22%) HL7
8 9 (0.18%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.16%) DICOM
10 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (0.12%) PA-DSS
11 5 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.080%) FATCA
12 4 (0.080%) MiFID
12 4 (0.080%) PMO
13 3 (0.060%) ISO 20022
13 3 (0.060%) JTAG
13 3 (0.060%) MISRA
14 2 (0.040%) Solvency II
System Software
1 189 (3.80%) Docker
2 120 (2.41%) Active Directory
3 33 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (0.20%) Varnish
8 8 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 7 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.10%) Apache Flume
10 5 (0.10%) Firmware
10 5 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.10%) NFS
10 5 (0.10%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.080%) HDFS
11 4 (0.080%) KVM
11 4 (0.080%) LXC
11 4 (0.080%) vSphere
12 3 (0.060%) iptables
12 3 (0.060%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 68 (1.37%) Kubernetes
2 53 (1.07%) Ansible
3 51 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (0.76%) Puppet
5 25 (0.50%) Terraform
6 21 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
7 19 (0.38%) HP ALM
8 18 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
9 16 (0.32%) Nagios
9 16 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
10 14 (0.28%) HP UCMDB
11 12 (0.24%) Automic
11 12 (0.24%) logstash
11 12 (0.24%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
12 11 (0.22%) Kibana
12 11 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 10 (0.20%) WebSphere Cast Iron
14 9 (0.18%) SCOM
15 8 (0.16%) Tivoli
16 5 (0.10%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 928 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 877 (17.65%) Oracle
3 168 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
4 165 (3.32%) Google
5 156 (3.14%) IBM
6 142 (2.86%) SAP
7 124 (2.49%) ServiceNow
8 83 (1.67%) Adobe
9 70 (1.41%) Tableau
10 68 (1.37%) Red Hat
11 58 (1.17%) HP
12 57 (1.15%) Informatica
13 56 (1.13%) hybris
13 56 (1.13%) TIBCO
14 53 (1.07%) VMware
15 50 (1.01%) Xamarin
16 49 (0.99%) Apple
17 48 (0.97%) Atlassian
18 41 (0.82%) Cisco
19 38 (0.76%) MuleSoft