Period
to 14 September 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 14 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > England
6 months to
14 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 97 73
Rank change year-on-year -32 -24 -14
Permanent jobs citing XML 3,457 5,100 7,133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.65% 3.26% 4.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.11% 8.10% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,653 4,091 5,664
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,883 £28,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.71% +0.53% +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 48,655 62,940 67,350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 37.34% 40.23% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 40,284 52,534 56,095
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 14 September 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 14 September 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 -37 1,263 £62,500 +4.17% 160
South East -8 915 £45,000 - 117
North of England -17 549 £42,500 - 120
North West -3 344 £45,000 +7.14% 78
South West -37 314 £45,000 +5.88% 67
Midlands -20 270 £42,500 -2.63% 72
Yorkshire -33 183 £42,500 -5.56% 30
West Midlands -29 166 £45,000 - 46
East of England -70 139 £45,000 - 58
East Midlands +3 103 £37,500 -6.25% 26
North East +13 23 £36,250 -21.20% 12
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 14 September 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 1,723 (49.84%) SQL
2 1,477 (42.72%) JavaScript
3 1,387 (40.12%) HTML
4 1,371 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
5 1,348 (38.99%) C#
6 1,305 (37.75%) .NET
7 1,239 (35.84%) SQL Server
8 1,133 (32.77%) Java
9 1,113 (32.20%) JSON
10 1,037 (30.00%) CSS
11 909 (26.29%) Web Services
12 753 (21.78%) Microsoft
13 744 (21.52%) SOAP
14 722 (20.89%) REST
15 719 (20.80%) Finance
16 649 (18.77%) Oracle
17 604 (17.47%) MVC
18 598 (17.30%) Git (software)
19 597 (17.27%) Software Engineering
20 592 (17.12%) jQuery
21 587 (16.98%) ASP.NET
22 535 (15.48%) OO
23 510 (14.75%) Degree
24 482 (13.94%) AngularJS
25 458 (13.25%) Scrum
26 448 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
27 419 (12.12%) Web Development
27 419 (12.12%) Spring
28 410 (11.86%) Linux
29 408 (11.80%) TDD

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
1 191 (5.53%) IIS
2 183 (5.29%) CMS
3 157 (4.54%) Oracle Workflow
4 132 (3.82%) Tomcat
5 105 (3.04%) Apache
6 98 (2.83%) SharePoint
7 86 (2.49%) BizTalk Server
8 84 (2.43%) Confluence
9 78 (2.26%) WordPress
10 62 (1.79%) WebSphere
11 57 (1.65%) Joomla!
12 56 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 52 (1.50%) Apache Solr
14 46 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 46 (1.33%) JBoss
15 39 (1.13%) Drupal
16 38 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
17 35 (1.01%) WebLogic
18 29 (0.84%) GeoServer
19 28 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 89 (2.57%) Microsoft Office
2 66 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 23 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.32%) Sketch
8 8 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.17%) SPSS
10 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
11 3 (0.087%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.058%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.058%) Maya
12 2 (0.058%) XMetaL
13 1 (0.029%) CATIA
13 1 (0.029%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.029%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.029%) Stata
Business Applications
1 113 (3.27%) Magento
2 91 (2.63%) Front Arena
2 91 (2.63%) Markit EDM
2 91 (2.63%) thinkFolio
3 56 (1.62%) Payment Gateway
4 37 (1.07%) SDL Web 8
5 34 (0.98%) SAP Hybris
6 25 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
6 25 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
7 19 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
8 17 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
9 14 (0.40%) NetSuite
10 13 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
11 10 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
11 10 (0.29%) Maximo
12 9 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
12 9 (0.26%) SAP ERP
12 9 (0.26%) SimCorp Dimension
13 8 (0.23%) nopCommerce
14 7 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 400 (11.57%) Azure
2 309 (8.94%) AWS
3 169 (4.89%) SaaS
4 139 (4.02%) Serverless
5 71 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
6 65 (1.88%) Power Platform
7 64 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
7 64 (1.85%) GitHub
8 61 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
9 54 (1.56%) Office 365
10 53 (1.53%) PaaS
11 48 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
12 47 (1.36%) Amazon S3
13 46 (1.33%) GCP
14 35 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
15 31 (0.90%) Azure Functions
16 21 (0.61%) Boomi
16 21 (0.61%) Datadog
16 21 (0.61%) Microsoft Flow
16 21 (0.61%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 196 (5.67%) HTTP
2 122 (3.53%) Internet
3 53 (1.53%) FTP
4 45 (1.30%) SSL
5 35 (1.01%) TCP/IP
6 29 (0.84%) DNS
6 29 (0.84%) HTTPS
7 27 (0.78%) SSH
8 26 (0.75%) Broadband
8 26 (0.75%) WAN
9 24 (0.69%) LAN
10 22 (0.64%) SMTP
11 19 (0.55%) VPN
12 14 (0.40%) Firewall
12 14 (0.40%) MQTT
13 11 (0.32%) AMQP
14 10 (0.29%) FIX Connectivity
14 10 (0.29%) SNMP
15 9 (0.26%) DHCP
16 8 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,239 (35.84%) SQL Server
2 364 (10.53%) MySQL
3 272 (7.87%) Relational Database
4 177 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
5 175 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 153 (4.43%) NoSQL
7 138 (3.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 114 (3.30%) MongoDB
9 112 (3.24%) RDBMS
10 94 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 93 (2.69%) Big Data
12 86 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
13 79 (2.29%) Oracle Database
14 74 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 69 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
16 53 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
17 49 (1.42%) Power BI
18 46 (1.33%) DB2
19 45 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
20 37 (1.07%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 598 (17.30%) Git (software)
2 304 (8.79%) JIRA
3 293 (8.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 292 (8.45%) Visual Studio
5 280 (8.10%) Jenkins
6 194 (5.61%) Subversion
7 182 (5.26%) Selenium
8 175 (5.06%) JUnit
9 172 (4.98%) Maven
10 129 (3.73%) Cucumber
11 110 (3.18%) SpecFlow
12 102 (2.95%) Eclipse
13 96 (2.78%) NUnit
14 88 (2.55%) TeamCity
15 63 (1.82%) Bitbucket
16 60 (1.74%) SoapUI
17 56 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
18 50 (1.45%) Ant
19 49 (1.42%) JMeter
20 45 (1.30%) WiX
General
1 719 (20.80%) Finance
2 210 (6.07%) Retail
3 186 (5.38%) Front Office
4 165 (4.77%) Banking
5 150 (4.34%) Marketing
6 94 (2.72%) Manufacturing
7 86 (2.49%) French Language
8 83 (2.40%) German Language
8 83 (2.40%) Spanish Language
9 81 (2.34%) Italian Language
10 74 (2.14%) Dutch Language
11 73 (2.11%) Public Sector
12 57 (1.65%) Games
13 49 (1.42%) Telecoms
14 47 (1.36%) Back Office
15 40 (1.16%) Legal
16 36 (1.04%) Electronics
16 36 (1.04%) Law
17 29 (0.84%) Advertising
18 26 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,938 (56.06%) Developer
2 434 (12.55%) Java Developer
3 380 (10.99%) C# Developer
4 372 (10.76%) Senior Developer
5 355 (10.27%) Software Developer
6 352 (10.18%) .NET Developer
7 332 (9.60%) Analyst
8 248 (7.17%) Consultant
9 207 (5.99%) Software Engineer
10 201 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
11 162 (4.69%) PHP Developer
12 155 (4.48%) Architect
13 133 (3.85%) Support Analyst
14 131 (3.79%) Applications Support
15 119 (3.44%) C# Software Developer
15 119 (3.44%) Technical Consultant
16 113 (3.27%) Senior Java Developer
17 103 (2.98%) Lead Developer
18 100 (2.89%) Web Developer
19 99 (2.86%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,387 (40.12%) HTML
2 1,305 (37.75%) .NET
3 1,113 (32.20%) JSON
4 1,037 (30.00%) CSS
5 909 (26.29%) Web Services
6 744 (21.52%) SOAP
7 722 (20.89%) REST
8 592 (17.12%) jQuery
9 587 (16.98%) ASP.NET
10 482 (13.94%) AngularJS
11 419 (12.12%) Spring
12 389 (11.25%) RESTful
13 367 (10.62%) XSLT
14 341 (9.86%) WCF
15 339 (9.81%) Ajax
16 286 (8.27%) HTML5
17 283 (8.19%) .NET Framework
18 255 (7.38%) J2EE
19 245 (7.09%) ASP.NET Web API
20 203 (5.87%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 290 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 181 (5.24%) Fixed Income
3 180 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
4 166 (4.80%) User Experience
5 149 (4.31%) Equities
6 146 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
7 139 (4.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 134 (3.88%) Hedge funds
9 133 (3.85%) Derivative
10 120 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
11 110 (3.18%) Management Information System
12 90 (2.60%) Mobile App
13 67 (1.94%) Virtual Team
14 60 (1.74%) Algorithms
14 60 (1.74%) Client/Server
15 49 (1.42%) Reinsurance
16 48 (1.39%) iSeries
17 46 (1.33%) AS400
18 41 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
19 39 (1.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 410 (11.86%) Linux
2 403 (11.66%) Windows
3 217 (6.28%) Unix
4 147 (4.25%) Android
5 113 (3.27%) Apple iOS
6 69 (2.00%) Windows Server
7 32 (0.93%) Ubuntu
8 28 (0.81%) Windows 10
8 28 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 18 (0.52%) CentOS
10 17 (0.49%) AIX
10 17 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (0.35%) Solaris
13 11 (0.32%) Fedora
14 9 (0.26%) Debian
14 9 (0.26%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.17%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,371 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
2 604 (17.47%) MVC
3 597 (17.27%) Software Engineering
4 535 (15.48%) OO
5 458 (13.25%) Scrum
6 448 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
7 419 (12.12%) Web Development
8 408 (11.80%) TDD
9 402 (11.63%) Test Automation
10 390 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
11 323 (9.34%) Computer Science
12 317 (9.17%) SDLC
13 311 (9.00%) DevOps
14 289 (8.36%) Workflow
15 248 (7.17%) E-Commerce
16 230 (6.65%) Project Management
17 227 (6.57%) BDD
18 226 (6.54%) Mentoring
19 208 (6.02%) Microservices
20 207 (5.99%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1,723 (49.84%) SQL
2 1,477 (42.72%) JavaScript
3 1,348 (38.99%) C#
4 1,133 (32.77%) Java
5 378 (10.93%) Python
6 374 (10.82%) PHP
7 310 (8.97%) T-SQL
8 198 (5.73%) VB.NET
9 178 (5.15%) PowerShell
10 177 (5.12%) C++
11 127 (3.67%) VB
12 120 (3.47%) PL/SQL
13 115 (3.33%) XPath
14 112 (3.24%) C
15 109 (3.15%) Ruby
16 99 (2.86%) Perl
17 83 (2.40%) Shell Script
18 82 (2.37%) VBA
19 80 (2.31%) Java 8
20 79 (2.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 510 (14.75%) Degree
2 168 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 123 (3.56%) Security Cleared
4 49 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 47 (1.36%) ISTQB
6 33 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (0.64%) DV Cleared
8 20 (0.58%) PMI Certification
9 18 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (0.46%) ISEB
11 13 (0.38%) Master's Degree
12 9 (0.26%) HND
12 9 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
13 8 (0.23%) CCENT
13 8 (0.23%) MCSA
13 8 (0.23%) PMP
14 6 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.17%) MCP
14 6 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 268 (7.75%) QA
2 43 (1.24%) SLA
3 25 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 25 (0.72%) HMG Infosec
3 25 (0.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 25 (0.72%) JSP 440
4 22 (0.64%) GDPR
5 9 (0.26%) PMO
6 8 (0.23%) ISO 20022
6 8 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.17%) HIPAA
7 6 (0.17%) ISO 15022
7 6 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.14%) HL7
8 5 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.12%) EMIR
9 4 (0.12%) MiFID
9 4 (0.12%) WCAG
10 3 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.058%) Def Stans
System Software
1 177 (5.12%) Docker
2 86 (2.49%) Active Directory
3 34 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
5 19 (0.55%) vSphere
6 13 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.087%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.087%) HDFS
9 3 (0.087%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.087%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.087%) Varnish
9 3 (0.087%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.087%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.087%) XenApp
9 3 (0.087%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.058%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.029%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.029%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 49 (1.42%) Ansible
2 40 (1.16%) Kubernetes
3 36 (1.04%) Terraform
4 21 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
5 16 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
5 16 (0.46%) CA Service Virtualization
5 16 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
6 15 (0.43%) HP ALM
7 13 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
8 10 (0.29%) Puppet
9 8 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
9 8 (0.23%) SCCM
10 6 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (0.17%) WMI
11 5 (0.14%) Automic
11 5 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.14%) Control-M
11 5 (0.14%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 753 (21.78%) Microsoft
2 649 (18.77%) Oracle
3 103 (2.98%) SimCorp
4 98 (2.83%) SAP
5 96 (2.78%) Charles River
6 93 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
7 91 (2.63%) Calypso
8 86 (2.49%) ServiceNow
9 74 (2.14%) IBM
10 72 (2.08%) Adobe
11 64 (1.85%) Google
12 45 (1.30%) Atlassian
13 44 (1.27%) MuleSoft
14 43 (1.24%) hybris
15 39 (1.13%) Elastic Path
16 38 (1.10%) Red Hat
16 38 (1.10%) VMware
17 37 (1.07%) Interwoven
18 35 (1.01%) Splunk
19 30 (0.87%) WorldPay