Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 57 48
Rank change year-on-year -19 -9 -15
Permanent jobs citing XML 284 420 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.88% 5.15% 5.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.65% 11.15% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 258 343 333
Manchester median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.78% +12.50% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,282 3,766 2,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 44.82% 46.20% 41.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,795 3,182 2,555
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,350 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,400
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Manchester

XML
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for XML in Manchester

XML
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in Manchester

XML
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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
Stockport -18 26 £35,000 -22.22% 10
Altrincham +9 16 £50,000 +53.85% 3
Oldham +7 4 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Cheadle +3 2 £40,000 -12.57% 1
Wigan +9 1 £35,000 +16.67%
Sale -3 1 £36,500 -23.16% 1
Salford -9 1 £37,747 -11.18% 1
Bury - 1 £45,000 -
XML
North West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Manchester region with a requirement for XML.

1 156 (54.93%) HTML
2 155 (54.58%) JavaScript
3 154 (54.23%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (48.24%) JSON
5 132 (46.48%) CSS
6 123 (43.31%) Web Services
7 121 (42.61%) SQL
8 114 (40.14%) Java
9 96 (33.80%) RESTful
10 94 (33.10%) SOAP
11 84 (29.58%) .NET
12 82 (28.87%) OO
13 81 (28.52%) C#
13 81 (28.52%) Scrum
14 74 (26.06%) Software Engineering
15 70 (24.65%) Continuous Integration
16 66 (23.24%) ASP.NET
17 65 (22.89%) MVC
17 65 (22.89%) Finance
18 60 (21.13%) PHP
18 60 (21.13%) jQuery
19 56 (19.72%) JIRA
20 55 (19.37%) MySQL
21 52 (18.31%) REST
22 51 (17.96%) WCF
23 50 (17.61%) Degree
24 47 (16.55%) HTTP
24 47 (16.55%) Test Automation
24 47 (16.55%) HTML5
25 45 (15.85%) Computer Science

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 19 (6.69%) Apache
2 16 (5.63%) IIS
3 12 (4.23%) Confluence
4 10 (3.52%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.17%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.82%) nginx
7 6 (2.11%) CMS
7 6 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.76%) WordPress
9 4 (1.41%) Alfresco
9 4 (1.41%) LiveCycle
9 4 (1.41%) Sitefinity
9 4 (1.41%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.06%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.06%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.70%) SAS
11 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.35%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.35%) GIMP
3 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.70%) Magento
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.35%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 12 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (2.11%) SaaS
5 6 (2.11%) Zapier
6 4 (1.41%) BrowserStack
6 4 (1.41%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.35%) Google Play
8 1 (0.35%) iTunes
8 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (16.55%) HTTP
2 18 (6.34%) SSL
3 12 (4.23%) Bluetooth
3 12 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (3.17%) Internet
5 7 (2.46%) DNS
6 3 (1.06%) Intranet
7 1 (0.35%) Extranet
7 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.35%) RS-232
7 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (19.37%) MySQL
2 43 (15.14%) SQL Server
3 29 (10.21%) NoSQL
4 17 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (5.99%) Redis
5 15 (5.28%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.46%) Power BI
7 6 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.76%) GIS
8 5 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.41%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.41%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.70%) Big Data
11 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.70%) QlikView
12 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 56 (19.72%) JIRA
2 38 (13.38%) Visual Studio
3 37 (13.03%) Git (software)
4 31 (10.92%) Subversion
5 30 (10.56%) NUnit
6 28 (9.86%) MSTest
7 18 (6.34%) Selenium
8 12 (4.23%) Cucumber
9 11 (3.87%) SoapUI
10 10 (3.52%) Jenkins
11 9 (3.17%) Bitbucket
11 9 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (2.82%) SonarQube
13 7 (2.46%) gulp
14 6 (2.11%) CocoaPods
14 6 (2.11%) Maven
14 6 (2.11%) Redmine
15 5 (1.76%) NetBeans
16 4 (1.41%) Ant
16 4 (1.41%) JMeter
General
1 65 (22.89%) Finance
2 24 (8.45%) Retail
3 16 (5.63%) Games
4 15 (5.28%) Marketing
5 8 (2.82%) Automotive
5 8 (2.82%) Law
6 6 (2.11%) Back Office
7 4 (1.41%) Advertising
7 4 (1.41%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.06%) Legal
8 3 (1.06%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.70%) Banking
9 2 (0.70%) German Language
9 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) French Language
10 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 170 (59.86%) Developer
2 48 (16.90%) Software Developer
3 44 (15.49%) Java Developer
4 32 (11.27%) .NET Developer
5 30 (10.56%) Senior Developer
6 27 (9.51%) Software Engineer
7 25 (8.80%) Analyst
7 25 (8.80%) C# Developer
8 24 (8.45%) PHP Developer
9 21 (7.39%) Architect
9 21 (7.39%) SQL Developer
10 19 (6.69%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (6.69%) C# Software Developer
11 18 (6.34%) .NET Software Developer
12 16 (5.63%) Senior .NET Developer
12 16 (5.63%) Senior Software Developer
13 15 (5.28%) Agile .NET Developer
13 15 (5.28%) Senior C# Developer
13 15 (5.28%) Senior SQL Developer
13 15 (5.28%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (54.93%) HTML
2 137 (48.24%) JSON
3 132 (46.48%) CSS
4 123 (43.31%) Web Services
5 96 (33.80%) RESTful
6 94 (33.10%) SOAP
7 84 (29.58%) .NET
8 66 (23.24%) ASP.NET
9 60 (21.13%) jQuery
10 52 (18.31%) REST
11 51 (17.96%) WCF
12 47 (16.55%) HTML5
13 33 (11.62%) XSLT
14 32 (11.27%) Ajax
14 32 (11.27%) AngularJS
14 32 (11.27%) LINQ
15 31 (10.92%) Spring
16 30 (10.56%) CSS3
16 30 (10.56%) JSP
16 30 (10.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.85%) Computer Science
2 23 (8.10%) User Experience
3 16 (5.63%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.93%) Blog
5 10 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.11%) Animation
7 6 (2.11%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.76%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (1.76%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.06%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.06%) Fintech
9 3 (1.06%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (0.70%) Clustering
10 2 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.70%) Robotics
11 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.79%) Linux
2 31 (10.92%) Windows
3 20 (7.04%) Unix
4 14 (4.93%) Android
5 10 (3.52%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.41%) AIX
7 3 (1.06%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.06%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.70%) CentOS
8 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.70%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.35%) HPUX
9 1 (0.35%) Solaris
9 1 (0.35%) VME
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (54.23%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (28.87%) OO
3 81 (28.52%) Scrum
4 74 (26.06%) Software Engineering
5 70 (24.65%) Continuous Integration
6 65 (22.89%) MVC
7 47 (16.55%) Test Automation
8 44 (15.49%) TDD
9 39 (13.73%) Use Case
10 38 (13.38%) Unit Testing
11 32 (11.27%) DSDM
12 30 (10.56%) DevOps
12 30 (10.56%) SDLC
12 30 (10.56%) UML
13 29 (10.21%) E-Commerce
14 28 (9.86%) MVVM
14 28 (9.86%) RUP
14 28 (9.86%) Web Development
15 27 (9.51%) OOP
16 25 (8.80%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 155 (54.58%) JavaScript
2 121 (42.61%) SQL
3 114 (40.14%) Java
4 81 (28.52%) C#
5 60 (21.13%) PHP
6 43 (15.14%) T-SQL
7 42 (14.79%) C++
8 36 (12.68%) Python
9 34 (11.97%) PL/SQL
10 22 (7.75%) Ruby
11 20 (7.04%) Groovy
12 16 (5.63%) Go
13 14 (4.93%) Perl
14 12 (4.23%) VB.NET
15 9 (3.17%) C
15 9 (3.17%) Objective-C
16 8 (2.82%) XPath
17 6 (2.11%) Apple Swift
18 5 (1.76%) Java 8
18 5 (1.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 50 (17.61%) Degree
2 29 (10.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.11%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.41%) ISEB
4 4 (1.41%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.06%) SANS
6 2 (0.70%) CREST Certified
6 2 (0.70%) OSCE
6 2 (0.70%) OSCP
7 1 (0.35%) CISSP
7 1 (0.35%) GCIA
7 1 (0.35%) GCIH
7 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.39%) QA
2 6 (2.11%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 3 (1.06%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) GPG13
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 12 (4.23%) Docker
2 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) LXC
3 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.76%) Puppet
2 3 (1.06%) Kibana
2 3 (1.06%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.70%) Icinga
3 2 (0.70%) Nagios
3 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.70%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.35%) logstash
Vendors
1 44 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.93%) Google
3 12 (4.23%) Oracle
4 9 (3.17%) IBM
4 9 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.46%) Apple
5 7 (2.46%) Tableau
6 5 (1.76%) Adobe
6 5 (1.76%) Mapinfo
7 4 (1.41%) CA
8 3 (1.06%) jBASE
8 3 (1.06%) Temenos
8 3 (1.06%) Zend
9 2 (0.70%) Capita
9 2 (0.70%) HP
9 2 (0.70%) New Relic
9 2 (0.70%) Pega
9 2 (0.70%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.70%) SAP
9 2 (0.70%) Yahoo!