Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 41 36
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5 -18
Permanent jobs citing XML 56 43 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 6.27% 4.79% 5.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.73% 11.11% 13.44%
Number of salaries quoted 50 36 52
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £39,125 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.15% -2.19% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £31,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £43,750 £53,200
North West median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% +6.67%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 408 387 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 45.69% 43.14% 43.55%
Number of salaries quoted 354 347 356
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,150 £25,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £46,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Lancashire

XML
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for XML in Lancashire

XML
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Lancashire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in Lancashire

XML
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Preston +10 25 £41,250 +7.14% 2
Chorley -11 9 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Skelmersdale - 7 £37,500 - 1
Burnley - 3 £35,000 -
Blackburn -1 2 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Lancaster - 1 £41,000 -
Rossendale - 1 £47,500 -
XML
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for XML.

1 35 (62.50%) .NET
2 33 (58.93%) C#
3 29 (51.79%) ASP.NET
4 27 (48.21%) SQL
5 25 (44.64%) SQL Server
6 23 (41.07%) SOAP
7 18 (32.14%) Degree
8 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (28.57%) T-SQL
9 14 (25.00%) EDI
9 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (23.21%) HTML
11 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (19.64%) REST
12 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
12 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (17.86%) Web Development
13 10 (17.86%) E-Commerce
14 9 (16.07%) Regression Testing
14 9 (16.07%) XSLT
14 9 (16.07%) Software Testing
14 9 (16.07%) Manual Testing
14 9 (16.07%) Usability Testing
14 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
14 9 (16.07%) Validation
14 9 (16.07%) TRADACOMS
15 8 (14.29%) CSS
15 8 (14.29%) JavaScript

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 6 (10.71%) ColdFusion
2 2 (3.57%) Apache
2 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) nginx
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.79%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.79%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) FTP
1 3 (5.36%) HTTP
1 3 (5.36%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (44.64%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
7 5 (8.93%) Power BI
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (3.57%) Redis
10 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.79%) MySQL
10 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 7 (12.50%) Retail
2 5 (8.93%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Developer
2 22 (39.29%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 12 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 7 (12.50%) Technical Leader
6 7 (12.50%) T-SQL Developer
7 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (8.93%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (8.93%) Software Developer
9 4 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (7.14%) DBA
9 4 (7.14%) Principal .NET Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Principal Developer
9 4 (7.14%) SQL DBA
9 4 (7.14%) XML Developer
10 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (5.36%) SSIS Developer
11 2 (3.57%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (62.50%) .NET
2 29 (51.79%) ASP.NET
3 23 (41.07%) SOAP
4 14 (25.00%) EDI
5 13 (23.21%) HTML
6 11 (19.64%) REST
7 9 (16.07%) XSLT
8 8 (14.29%) CSS
9 7 (12.50%) WCF
9 7 (12.50%) Web Services
9 7 (12.50%) XHTML
10 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
10 5 (8.93%) JSON
10 5 (8.93%) XSL
11 4 (7.14%) Ajax
11 4 (7.14%) HTML5
12 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
13 2 (3.57%) jQuery
14 1 (1.79%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) TRADACOMS
2 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Clustering
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (5.36%) iPad
5 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.79%) W3C
5 1 (1.79%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (17.86%) E-Commerce
3 10 (17.86%) Web Development
4 9 (16.07%) Manual Testing
4 9 (16.07%) Regression Testing
4 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
4 9 (16.07%) Software Testing
4 9 (16.07%) Usability Testing
4 9 (16.07%) Validation
5 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (12.50%) Project Management
6 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.71%) MVC
7 5 (8.93%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.93%) Functional Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
7 5 (8.93%) ITIL
7 5 (8.93%) PRINCE
7 5 (8.93%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) C#
2 27 (48.21%) SQL
3 16 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 7 (12.50%) VB
5 7 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 6 (10.71%) PL/SQL
7 5 (8.93%) C
7 5 (8.93%) PHP
7 5 (8.93%) VB6
8 3 (5.36%) ActionScript
8 3 (5.36%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (3.57%) Java
9 2 (3.57%) PHP 5
9 2 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.57%) APMP
3 2 (3.57%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.79%) ISEB
4 1 (1.79%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle
3 6 (10.71%) Adobe
3 6 (10.71%) Sybase
4 1 (1.79%) CyberSource
4 1 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) Sage
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) Zend