Period
to 5 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > London
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 164 146 138
Rank change year-on-year -18 -8 -21
Permanent jobs citing XML 593 1,177 1,618
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.08% 2.31% 2.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.74% 5.73% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 551 1,029 1,348
Median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £57,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £86,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 12,509 20,557 25,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.92% 40.40% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10,323 17,079 21,388
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,110 £38,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing XML as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for XML in London

XML
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing XML in London.

Salary trend for XML in London

XML
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing XML in London over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

Salary histogram for XML in London

XML
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the London region over the 6 months to 5 March 2021. 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
Central London +35 154 £75,000 +20.00% 28
West London +13 26 £36,500 -28.78% 14
South London -13 23 £56,250 -2.17% 3
East London +19 2 £57,500 +43.75% 9
XML
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for XML.

1 303 (51.10%) SQL
2 254 (42.83%) .NET
3 238 (40.13%) JavaScript
4 231 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
4 231 (38.95%) Azure
5 217 (36.59%) HTML
6 215 (36.26%) CSS
7 214 (36.09%) JSON
8 204 (34.40%) Finance
9 164 (27.66%) SQL Server
10 159 (26.81%) Java
11 154 (25.97%) C#
12 153 (25.80%) Microsoft
13 148 (24.96%) OO
14 140 (23.61%) Degree
15 129 (21.75%) Web Services
16 125 (21.08%) DevOps
17 112 (18.89%) Web Development
18 111 (18.72%) ASP.NET
18 111 (18.72%) SOAP
19 108 (18.21%) Power Platform
20 101 (17.03%) Test Automation
20 101 (17.03%) Dynamics 365
21 95 (16.02%) jQuery
21 95 (16.02%) Scrum
22 92 (15.51%) Problem-Solving
23 90 (15.18%) REST
24 88 (14.84%) Banking
25 86 (14.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 85 (14.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 72 (12.14%) SharePoint
2 38 (6.41%) Apache
3 32 (5.40%) Confluence
4 24 (4.05%) CMS
5 16 (2.70%) IIS
6 15 (2.53%) Apache Spark
6 15 (2.53%) EPiServer
7 13 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 13 (2.19%) Tomcat
8 12 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (1.18%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.01%) Drupal
12 5 (0.84%) Anypoint
13 4 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
14 3 (0.51%) Mule
14 3 (0.51%) Mule ESB
14 3 (0.51%) Red Hat Fuse
14 3 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.34%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.34%) Figma
3 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 60 (10.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.01%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 5 (0.84%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.51%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 2 (0.34%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 1 (0.17%) Adaptiv
8 1 (0.17%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.17%) Magento
8 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.17%) Shopify
8 1 (0.17%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 231 (38.95%) Azure
2 108 (18.21%) Power Platform
3 101 (17.03%) Dynamics 365
4 75 (12.65%) SaaS
5 65 (10.96%) AWS
6 46 (7.76%) PaaS
7 29 (4.89%) PowerApps
8 24 (4.05%) GitHub
9 15 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
9 15 (2.53%) Datadog
10 12 (2.02%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (1.85%) Boomi
11 11 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (1.85%) Microsoft 365
12 9 (1.52%) Serverless
13 8 (1.35%) GCP
13 8 (1.35%) npm
14 7 (1.18%) Logic Apps
15 6 (1.01%) Azure Data Factory
15 6 (1.01%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (7.25%) HTTP
2 40 (6.75%) TCP/IP
3 23 (3.88%) SSL
4 15 (2.53%) Firewall
5 12 (2.02%) Internet
6 11 (1.85%) DNS
6 11 (1.85%) FTP
6 11 (1.85%) IMAP
6 11 (1.85%) SMTP
7 9 (1.52%) VPN
8 5 (0.84%) LAN
8 5 (0.84%) WAN
9 4 (0.67%) FIX Connectivity
10 2 (0.34%) Intranet
11 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.17%) RS-232
11 1 (0.17%) RS-422
11 1 (0.17%) RS-485
11 1 (0.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 86 (14.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 85 (14.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 61 (10.29%) Relational Database
5 51 (8.60%) Azure SQL Database
6 44 (7.42%) Data Lake
7 28 (4.72%) MongoDB
8 27 (4.55%) Big Data
9 25 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (4.05%) NoSQL
11 23 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (3.71%) Power BI
13 21 (3.54%) MySQL
14 16 (2.70%) RDBMS
15 12 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (1.85%) Data Mining
16 11 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (1.69%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 85 (14.33%) Visual Studio
2 75 (12.65%) Git (software)
3 51 (8.60%) Jenkins
4 46 (7.76%) JIRA
5 24 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (3.37%) Artifactory
7 19 (3.20%) Selenium
8 17 (2.87%) JUnit
9 11 (1.85%) Gerrit
9 11 (1.85%) Maven
10 10 (1.69%) Eclipse
10 10 (1.69%) Gradle
10 10 (1.69%) Mocha
10 10 (1.69%) Mockito
11 9 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 9 (1.52%) Visual Studio Code
12 8 (1.35%) NUnit
13 7 (1.18%) Postman
13 7 (1.18%) SpecFlow
13 7 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 204 (34.40%) Finance
2 88 (14.84%) Banking
3 49 (8.26%) Private Banking
4 19 (3.20%) Back Office
5 17 (2.87%) Marketing
6 16 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.36%) Front Office
7 14 (2.36%) Retail
8 13 (2.19%) Advertising
8 13 (2.19%) Public Sector
9 9 (1.52%) Law
10 6 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.01%) Legal
10 6 (1.01%) Publishing
11 5 (0.84%) Billing
11 5 (0.84%) General Ledger
11 5 (0.84%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.51%) Games
12 3 (0.51%) Housing Association
12 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 277 (46.71%) Developer
2 106 (17.88%) Consultant
3 64 (10.79%) Architect
4 50 (8.43%) C# Developer
5 49 (8.26%) Technical Consultant
6 48 (8.09%) Analyst
7 47 (7.93%) Senior Developer
8 44 (7.42%) .NET Developer
9 40 (6.75%) Technical Leader
10 37 (6.24%) C# .NET Developer
11 36 (6.07%) Full Stack Developer
12 34 (5.73%) Applications Architect
13 33 (5.56%) Software Developer
14 31 (5.23%) Enterprise Architect
15 28 (4.72%) Enterprise Applications Architect
16 24 (4.05%) Lead Developer
16 24 (4.05%) Python Developer
16 24 (4.05%) Web Developer
17 23 (3.88%) Angular Developer
18 22 (3.71%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (42.83%) .NET
2 217 (36.59%) HTML
3 215 (36.26%) CSS
4 214 (36.09%) JSON
5 129 (21.75%) Web Services
6 111 (18.72%) ASP.NET
6 111 (18.72%) SOAP
7 95 (16.02%) jQuery
8 90 (15.18%) REST
9 78 (13.15%) AngularJS
9 78 (13.15%) RESTful
10 67 (11.30%) XSD
11 65 (10.96%) Ajax
12 58 (9.78%) React
13 53 (8.94%) WCF
14 51 (8.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 45 (7.59%) .NET Framework
15 45 (7.59%) XSLT
16 43 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web API
17 42 (7.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 58 (9.78%) Enterprise Software
2 33 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.56%) User Experience
3 24 (4.05%) Data Structures
4 23 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 21 (3.54%) Public Cloud
6 19 (3.20%) Mobile App
6 19 (3.20%) N-Tier
7 17 (2.87%) Fixed Income
8 14 (2.36%) Derivative
9 11 (1.85%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.69%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.69%) NHS
11 8 (1.35%) CMDB
11 8 (1.35%) Equities
11 8 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.18%) Hedge funds
13 6 (1.01%) Smart City
14 5 (0.84%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.84%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 74 (12.48%) Linux
2 33 (5.56%) Unix
3 30 (5.06%) Windows
4 20 (3.37%) Android
5 19 (3.20%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.36%) Ubuntu
7 13 (2.19%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.85%) CentOS
8 11 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (24.96%) OO
3 125 (21.08%) DevOps
4 112 (18.89%) Web Development
5 101 (17.03%) Test Automation
6 95 (16.02%) Scrum
7 92 (15.51%) Problem-Solving
8 83 (14.00%) Microservices
9 75 (12.65%) Fintech
10 72 (12.14%) Computer Science
10 72 (12.14%) CRM
10 72 (12.14%) MVC
10 72 (12.14%) OOP
11 62 (10.46%) ETL
12 55 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
13 54 (9.11%) TDD
14 51 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
15 49 (8.26%) OOD
16 48 (8.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 45 (7.59%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 303 (51.10%) SQL
2 238 (40.13%) JavaScript
3 159 (26.81%) Java
4 154 (25.97%) C#
5 82 (13.83%) Python
6 51 (8.60%) T-SQL
7 33 (5.56%) PHP
8 24 (4.05%) Perl
9 23 (3.88%) Ruby
10 22 (3.71%) Bash Shell
11 21 (3.54%) PowerShell
12 20 (3.37%) PL/SQL
13 17 (2.87%) C++
13 17 (2.87%) Java 8
13 17 (2.87%) VB.NET
14 16 (2.70%) C
15 15 (2.53%) Groovy
15 15 (2.53%) R
16 12 (2.02%) Shell Script
17 10 (1.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 140 (23.61%) Degree
2 35 (5.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.02%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.01%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.84%) ACCA
7 5 (0.84%) CIMA
8 4 (0.67%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.51%) ISEB
10 2 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.17%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (12.31%) QA
2 4 (0.67%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.67%) GDPR
3 2 (0.34%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (0.34%) MiFID
3 2 (0.34%) NCSC
4 1 (0.17%) DICOM
4 1 (0.17%) EMIR
4 1 (0.17%) HL7
4 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (3.54%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.70%) Docker
3 12 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (2.53%) Ansible
1 15 (2.53%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.19%) Terraform
3 8 (1.35%) HP UCMDB
4 4 (0.67%) Kibana
5 3 (0.51%) Grafana
5 3 (0.51%) HAProxy
5 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.51%) SCOM
6 2 (0.34%) Control-M
6 2 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 153 (25.80%) Microsoft
2 50 (8.43%) ServiceNow
3 45 (7.59%) Oracle
4 33 (5.56%) Databricks
5 18 (3.04%) MuleSoft
5 18 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (2.87%) Google
7 16 (2.70%) AppDynamics
7 16 (2.70%) Atlassian
8 15 (2.53%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.02%) VMware
10 11 (1.85%) Remedy
11 10 (1.69%) IBM
11 10 (1.69%) Pega
12 9 (1.52%) Jitterbit
13 8 (1.35%) BMC
13 8 (1.35%) HP
14 7 (1.18%) JD Edwards
15 6 (1.01%) Bloomberg
15 6 (1.01%) PeopleSoft