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

XML
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 57 53
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 -12
Permanent jobs citing XML 143 101 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.21% 4.43% 5.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.25% 9.87% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 111 38 67
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -13.51%
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,800 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £76,250 £64,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -5.88%

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 1,079 1,023 1,151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 46.83% 44.85% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 797 619 562
Glasgow median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%

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 August 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 126 (88.11%) SQL
2 84 (58.74%) TDD
3 80 (55.94%) OO
4 79 (55.24%) Finance
4 79 (55.24%) NoSQL
5 78 (54.55%) Unit Testing
6 75 (52.45%) Relational Database
7 70 (48.95%) BDD
8 69 (48.25%) Python
9 66 (46.15%) Middleware
9 66 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
10 65 (45.45%) XML Schema
11 63 (44.06%) MQSeries
11 63 (44.06%) Test Automation
12 62 (43.36%) Refactoring
13 61 (42.66%) XPath
14 60 (41.96%) System Testing
14 60 (41.96%) Apache Cassandra
14 60 (41.96%) Complex Event Processing
14 60 (41.96%) PostgreSQL
14 60 (41.96%) Bigtable
14 60 (41.96%) Virtual Team
14 60 (41.96%) Continuous Deployment
14 60 (41.96%) Domain Models
15 56 (39.16%) Java
16 52 (36.36%) C#
17 51 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
18 40 (27.97%) HTML
19 38 (26.57%) JavaScript
20 37 (25.87%) C++

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 63 (44.06%) MQSeries
2 8 (5.59%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.50%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.80%) JBoss
6 3 (2.10%) CMS
6 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.40%) WordPress
8 1 (0.70%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (10.49%) Dynamics 365
2 15 (10.49%) npm
2 15 (10.49%) Office 365
3 5 (3.50%) GitHub
4 2 (1.40%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.20%) HTTP
2 4 (2.80%) Intranet
3 3 (2.10%) Internet
4 2 (1.40%) SSL
5 1 (0.70%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (55.24%) NoSQL
2 75 (52.45%) Relational Database
3 60 (41.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 60 (41.96%) Bigtable
3 60 (41.96%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (9.79%) RDBMS
4 14 (9.79%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.59%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.90%) DB2
7 4 (2.80%) Big Data
7 4 (2.80%) KDB
7 4 (2.80%) Kdb+
7 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.10%) MySQL
8 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.70%) Ingres
9 1 (0.70%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (11.89%) webpack
2 16 (11.19%) Visual Studio
3 15 (10.49%) Babel
3 15 (10.49%) Log4Net
3 15 (10.49%) NUnit
3 15 (10.49%) Rhino Mocks
4 14 (9.79%) Jenkins
5 11 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 10 (6.99%) Maven
7 8 (5.59%) Selenium
8 6 (4.20%) JUnit
9 5 (3.50%) Subversion
9 5 (3.50%) Toad
10 4 (2.80%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.80%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.40%) Ant
12 2 (1.40%) FitNesse
12 2 (1.40%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.40%) WebDriver
General
1 79 (55.24%) Finance
2 19 (13.29%) Banking
3 10 (6.99%) Law
4 9 (6.29%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.80%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.40%) Legal
6 2 (1.40%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.70%) Retail
7 1 (0.70%) Retail Finance
7 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (44.76%) Developer
2 26 (18.18%) Python Engineer
3 16 (11.19%) Java Developer
3 16 (11.19%) Java Engineer
4 14 (9.79%) .NET Developer
5 13 (9.09%) C++ Developer
5 13 (9.09%) Python Developer
6 12 (8.39%) Programmer
6 12 (8.39%) Python Programmer
7 11 (7.69%) Software Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (2.80%) C# Developer
10 4 (2.80%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (2.80%) Lead Developer
10 4 (2.80%) Lead Java Developer
10 4 (2.80%) Senior Manager
10 4 (2.80%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (46.15%) Middleware
2 65 (45.45%) XML Schema
3 40 (27.97%) HTML
4 32 (22.38%) JSON
5 27 (18.88%) AngularJS
6 26 (18.18%) .NET
7 23 (16.08%) CSS
7 23 (16.08%) React
8 22 (15.38%) Web Services
9 21 (14.69%) ASP.NET
10 19 (13.29%) RESTful
10 19 (13.29%) SOAP
11 17 (11.89%) Node.js
11 17 (11.89%) Redux
12 16 (11.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (11.19%) WCF
13 15 (10.49%) Hibernate
13 15 (10.49%) NHibernate
13 15 (10.49%) Spring.NET
13 15 (10.49%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (41.96%) Virtual Team
2 9 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.50%) Derivative
6 4 (2.80%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (2.80%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.80%) Reference Data
7 3 (2.10%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.10%) User Experience
8 2 (1.40%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (1.40%) Clustering
9 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.70%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.69%) Windows
2 20 (13.99%) Linux
3 11 (7.69%) Unix
4 2 (1.40%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (58.74%) TDD
2 80 (55.94%) OO
3 78 (54.55%) Unit Testing
4 70 (48.95%) BDD
5 66 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (44.06%) Test Automation
7 62 (43.36%) Refactoring
8 60 (41.96%) Complex Event Processing
8 60 (41.96%) Continuous Deployment
8 60 (41.96%) Domain Models
8 60 (41.96%) System Testing
9 51 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (20.98%) OOP
11 26 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
12 25 (17.48%) Software Engineering
13 21 (14.69%) Collaborative Working
14 20 (13.99%) MVC
15 19 (13.29%) Open Source
16 18 (12.59%) Microservices
17 15 (10.49%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 126 (88.11%) SQL
2 69 (48.25%) Python
3 61 (42.66%) XPath
4 56 (39.16%) Java
5 52 (36.36%) C#
6 38 (26.57%) JavaScript
7 37 (25.87%) C++
8 24 (16.78%) Ruby
9 13 (9.09%) PL/SQL
10 7 (4.90%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.80%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.10%) Java 8
12 3 (2.10%) PHP
13 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.40%) VB
14 1 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (10.49%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.10%) Degree
3 2 (1.40%) A+ Certification
3 2 (1.40%) ISEB
3 2 (1.40%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.20%) QA
2 4 (2.80%) COBIT
3 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (13.99%) Oracle
2 10 (6.99%) IBM
3 8 (5.59%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.50%) Solace
4 5 (3.50%) Talarian
4 5 (3.50%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.80%) Chordiant
5 4 (2.80%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.40%) Google
6 2 (1.40%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.70%) Intapp
7 1 (0.70%) SAP
7 1 (0.70%) Sybase
7 1 (0.70%) Twitter