Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 60 66
Rank change year-on-year +19 +6 -21
Permanent jobs citing XML 149 99 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.85% 4.41% 3.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.60% 10.05% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 118 48 34
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.56% -10.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £63,325
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% -4.71%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 955 985 1,071
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 43.91% 43.88% 47.28%
Number of salaries quoted 690 619 547
Glasgow median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,500 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Glasgow

XML
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in Glasgow.

Salary trend for XML in Glasgow

XML
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for XML.

1 133 (89.26%) SQL
2 87 (58.39%) TDD
3 86 (57.72%) Finance
3 86 (57.72%) Unit Testing
4 80 (53.69%) OO
5 70 (46.98%) Relational Database
6 68 (45.64%) Java
6 68 (45.64%) Continuous Integration
7 67 (44.97%) Python
8 63 (42.28%) NoSQL
9 62 (41.61%) BDD
10 61 (40.94%) Middleware
11 60 (40.27%) Test Automation
12 56 (37.58%) XML Schema
13 55 (36.91%) MQSeries
13 55 (36.91%) Refactoring
14 54 (36.24%) C#
15 52 (34.90%) PostgreSQL
15 52 (34.90%) XPath
15 52 (34.90%) System Testing
15 52 (34.90%) Apache Cassandra
15 52 (34.90%) Complex Event Processing
15 52 (34.90%) Bigtable
15 52 (34.90%) Virtual Team
15 52 (34.90%) Continuous Deployment
15 52 (34.90%) Domain Models
16 50 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
17 48 (32.21%) C++
18 39 (26.17%) Oracle
19 36 (24.16%) JavaScript

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 55 (36.91%) MQSeries
2 9 (6.04%) JBoss
3 6 (4.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (4.03%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.36%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.68%) CMS
6 3 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.34%) WordPress
8 1 (0.67%) Drupal
8 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.70%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (4.70%) npm
2 7 (4.70%) Office 365
3 4 (2.68%) GitHub
4 3 (2.01%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.34%) Firebase
5 2 (1.34%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.36%) HTTP
2 4 (2.68%) Intranet
3 3 (2.01%) Internet
4 2 (1.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (46.98%) Relational Database
2 63 (42.28%) NoSQL
3 52 (34.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 52 (34.90%) Bigtable
3 52 (34.90%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (10.74%) RDBMS
5 14 (9.40%) SQL Server
6 11 (7.38%) DB2
7 10 (6.71%) Oracle Database
8 7 (4.70%) MySQL
9 4 (2.68%) Big Data
9 4 (2.68%) Blockchain
9 4 (2.68%) KDB
9 4 (2.68%) Kdb+
9 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.34%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 32 (21.48%) Visual Studio
2 23 (15.44%) Git (software)
3 19 (12.75%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.38%) Selenium
5 10 (6.71%) Eclipse
6 9 (6.04%) Maven
6 9 (6.04%) Subversion
7 8 (5.37%) Cucumber
7 8 (5.37%) Toad
8 7 (4.70%) Appium
8 7 (4.70%) Babel
8 7 (4.70%) FitNesse
8 7 (4.70%) IntelliJ
8 7 (4.70%) Log4Net
8 7 (4.70%) NUnit
8 7 (4.70%) Rhino Mocks
8 7 (4.70%) SpecFlow
8 7 (4.70%) webpack
9 4 (2.68%) Ant
9 4 (2.68%) JUnit
General
1 86 (57.72%) Finance
2 30 (20.13%) Banking
3 10 (6.71%) Law
4 8 (5.37%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.37%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.68%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.34%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.34%) Retail
7 1 (0.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 64 (42.95%) Developer
2 42 (28.19%) Python Engineer
3 24 (16.11%) C++ Developer
4 23 (15.44%) Java Engineer
5 20 (13.42%) Java Developer
6 12 (8.05%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.71%) Software Engineer
8 9 (6.04%) Architect
9 8 (5.37%) Senior Architect
9 8 (5.37%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (5.37%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 8 (5.37%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.70%) .NET Developer
10 7 (4.70%) Team Leader
11 5 (3.36%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.36%) Programmer
11 5 (3.36%) Python Developer
12 4 (2.68%) Lead Java Developer
12 4 (2.68%) Python Programmer
12 4 (2.68%) Senior Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (40.94%) Middleware
2 56 (37.58%) XML Schema
3 33 (22.15%) HTML
4 30 (20.13%) JSON
5 25 (16.78%) SOAP
6 24 (16.11%) CSS
6 24 (16.11%) Hibernate
6 24 (16.11%) Web Services
7 22 (14.77%) RESTful
8 21 (14.09%) Spring
9 20 (13.42%) AngularJS
10 18 (12.08%) .NET
10 18 (12.08%) Java EE
11 17 (11.41%) J2EE
11 17 (11.41%) React
11 17 (11.41%) REST
12 13 (8.72%) HTML5
13 12 (8.05%) CSS3
13 12 (8.05%) JSP
14 11 (7.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 52 (34.90%) Virtual Team
2 14 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.72%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.37%) Derivative
4 8 (5.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (5.37%) Mainframe
4 8 (5.37%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.36%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.36%) Reference Data
7 4 (2.68%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.68%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (2.68%) User Experience
8 2 (1.34%) Clustering
8 2 (1.34%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.67%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.67%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 35 (23.49%) Linux
2 20 (13.42%) Windows
3 12 (8.05%) Unix
4 6 (4.03%) Android
4 6 (4.03%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.01%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (58.39%) TDD
2 86 (57.72%) Unit Testing
3 80 (53.69%) OO
4 68 (45.64%) Continuous Integration
5 62 (41.61%) BDD
6 60 (40.27%) Test Automation
7 55 (36.91%) Refactoring
8 52 (34.90%) Complex Event Processing
8 52 (34.90%) Continuous Deployment
8 52 (34.90%) Domain Models
8 52 (34.90%) System Testing
9 50 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (21.48%) OOP
11 27 (18.12%) OOA/OOD
12 26 (17.45%) Multithreading
12 26 (17.45%) SDLC
13 24 (16.11%) Software Engineering
14 21 (14.09%) Analytics
15 15 (10.07%) Open Source
16 13 (8.72%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 133 (89.26%) SQL
2 68 (45.64%) Java
3 67 (44.97%) Python
4 54 (36.24%) C#
5 52 (34.90%) XPath
6 48 (32.21%) C++
7 36 (24.16%) JavaScript
8 24 (16.11%) PL/SQL
8 24 (16.11%) Ruby
9 5 (3.36%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.68%) Java 8
11 3 (2.01%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.01%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.01%) VB
12 2 (1.34%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.34%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.34%) PHP
13 1 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (4.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (3.36%) Degree
3 3 (2.01%) ISEB
3 3 (2.01%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.07%) QA
2 4 (2.68%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (2.01%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.01%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 39 (26.17%) Oracle
2 9 (6.04%) IBM
3 8 (5.37%) Chordiant
3 8 (5.37%) Cognizant
3 8 (5.37%) Solace
3 8 (5.37%) Talarian
3 8 (5.37%) TIBCO
4 7 (4.70%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.68%) Google
6 2 (1.34%) Apple
6 2 (1.34%) Sybase
6 2 (1.34%) Twitter
6 2 (1.34%) Yahoo!