Period
to 17 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 80 37
Rank change year-on-year -7 -43 -1
Permanent jobs citing XML 270 307 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.69% 4.04% 5.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.61% 8.99% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 233 276 370
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £28,850 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% +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 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 3,546 3,414 2,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 48.44% 44.93% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3,058 3,004 2,428
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 February 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 February 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 +9 33 £55,000 +15.79% 5
Bolton +14 5 £30,500 -37.44% 4
Wigan -3 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Altrincham -13 2 £37,500 - 1
Rochdale - 1 £41,500 -
Sale - 1 £45,000 -
XML
North West

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 168 (62.22%) Web Services
1 168 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 153 (56.67%) HTML
4 141 (52.22%) CSS
5 113 (41.85%) SOAP
5 113 (41.85%) Java
6 111 (41.11%) Scrum
7 107 (39.63%) Software Engineering
7 107 (39.63%) JSON
8 106 (39.26%) jQuery
9 100 (37.04%) MVC
10 97 (35.93%) OO
11 93 (34.44%) SQL
12 89 (32.96%) .NET
12 89 (32.96%) RESTful
13 84 (31.11%) C#
14 79 (29.26%) REST
15 76 (28.15%) PHP
16 71 (26.30%) ASP.NET
16 71 (26.30%) Continuous Integration
17 69 (25.56%) MySQL
18 62 (22.96%) Web Development
19 60 (22.22%) WCF
20 53 (19.63%) HTML5
21 52 (19.26%) SQL Server
22 51 (18.89%) T-SQL
22 51 (18.89%) Degree
23 50 (18.52%) Git (software)
23 50 (18.52%) CSS3

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 25 (9.26%) Apache
2 16 (5.93%) nginx
3 9 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.59%) Confluence
5 6 (2.22%) WordPress
6 5 (1.85%) CMS
7 4 (1.48%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.48%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.74%) IIS
8 2 (0.74%) OpenROAD
8 2 (0.74%) SAS
8 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.74%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.48%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.11%) GIMP
4 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (5.19%) Magento
2 4 (1.48%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.74%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.37%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.37%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.37%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.37%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.37%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 12 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.85%) GitHub
5 4 (1.48%) SaaS
6 3 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.11%) Route 53
7 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.37%) Google Play
7 1 (0.37%) iTunes
7 1 (0.37%) Office 365
7 1 (0.37%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.70%) HTTP
2 9 (3.33%) SSL
3 5 (1.85%) FTP
4 2 (0.74%) RTSP
5 1 (0.37%) Intranet
5 1 (0.37%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (25.56%) MySQL
2 52 (19.26%) SQL Server
3 29 (10.74%) NoSQL
4 22 (8.15%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (8.15%) Redis
5 17 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (4.44%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.22%) CouchDB
7 6 (2.22%) GIS
7 6 (2.22%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.22%) Neo4j
7 6 (2.22%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.22%) Riak
7 6 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.74%) Essbase
11 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 43 (15.93%) NUnit
3 38 (14.07%) MSTest
4 31 (11.48%) Subversion
5 29 (10.74%) JIRA
6 25 (9.26%) Visual Studio
7 18 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (6.30%) Jenkins
9 14 (5.19%) Grunt
9 14 (5.19%) gulp
10 10 (3.70%) Maven
10 10 (3.70%) Selenium
10 10 (3.70%) Xcode
11 9 (3.33%) Cucumber
12 7 (2.59%) Eclipse
13 6 (2.22%) SonarQube
13 6 (2.22%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.85%) Gradle
14 5 (1.85%) SoapUI
15 4 (1.48%) Bitbucket
General
1 45 (16.67%) Finance
2 19 (7.04%) Retail
3 10 (3.70%) Games
3 10 (3.70%) Marketing
4 6 (2.22%) Automotive
5 5 (1.85%) Advertising
5 5 (1.85%) Banking
6 4 (1.48%) Law
6 4 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.11%) Back Office
7 3 (1.11%) French Language
7 3 (1.11%) German Language
7 3 (1.11%) Japanese Language
7 3 (1.11%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
8 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 154 (57.04%) Developer
2 44 (16.30%) Senior Developer
3 41 (15.19%) .NET Developer
4 37 (13.70%) C# Developer
5 35 (12.96%) Software Engineer
6 33 (12.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 31 (11.48%) Java Developer
8 30 (11.11%) Software Developer
9 24 (8.89%) Senior .NET Developer
10 22 (8.15%) Architect
10 22 (8.15%) PHP Developer
11 21 (7.78%) SQL Developer
12 20 (7.41%) .NET Software Engineer
12 20 (7.41%) C# Software Engineer
12 20 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
13 19 (7.04%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 19 (7.04%) Senior Software Developer
13 19 (7.04%) Senior SQL Developer
14 18 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
14 18 (6.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (62.22%) Web Services
2 153 (56.67%) HTML
3 141 (52.22%) CSS
4 113 (41.85%) SOAP
5 107 (39.63%) JSON
6 106 (39.26%) jQuery
7 89 (32.96%) .NET
7 89 (32.96%) RESTful
8 79 (29.26%) REST
9 71 (26.30%) ASP.NET
10 60 (22.22%) WCF
11 53 (19.63%) HTML5
12 50 (18.52%) CSS3
13 49 (18.15%) Ajax
14 47 (17.41%) XSLT
15 43 (15.93%) Spring
16 40 (14.81%) LINQ
16 40 (14.81%) WPF
17 38 (14.07%) Silverlight
17 38 (14.07%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.19%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.81%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.70%) Wiki
5 6 (2.22%) User Experience
6 5 (1.85%) iPhone
7 4 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.11%) CMDB
8 3 (1.11%) iPad
9 2 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.74%) Life Science
9 2 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.37%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.37%) Blog
10 1 (0.37%) Clustering
10 1 (0.37%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.37%) Replication
10 1 (0.37%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.67%) Linux
2 16 (5.93%) Windows
3 12 (4.44%) Ubuntu
4 11 (4.07%) Apple iOS
4 11 (4.07%) Unix
5 9 (3.33%) Android
6 5 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.85%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.37%) AIX
7 1 (0.37%) CentOS
7 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (41.11%) Scrum
3 107 (39.63%) Software Engineering
4 100 (37.04%) MVC
5 97 (35.93%) OO
6 71 (26.30%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (22.96%) Web Development
8 49 (18.15%) Use Case
9 46 (17.04%) OOP
10 44 (16.30%) TDD
10 44 (16.30%) Test Automation
11 41 (15.19%) RUP
11 41 (15.19%) UML
12 39 (14.44%) DSDM
13 38 (14.07%) MVVM
14 35 (12.96%) Unit Testing
15 29 (10.74%) Mentoring
15 29 (10.74%) SOA
16 28 (10.37%) E-Commerce
16 28 (10.37%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 162 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 113 (41.85%) Java
3 93 (34.44%) SQL
4 84 (31.11%) C#
5 76 (28.15%) PHP
6 51 (18.89%) T-SQL
7 48 (17.78%) Python
8 46 (17.04%) PL/SQL
9 43 (15.93%) C++
10 35 (12.96%) Ruby
11 20 (7.41%) Go
12 12 (4.44%) C
13 10 (3.70%) Groovy
14 9 (3.33%) VB.NET
15 7 (2.59%) Objective-C
16 6 (2.22%) Apple Swift
16 6 (2.22%) Scala
16 6 (2.22%) VBA
17 5 (1.85%) XPath
18 3 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (18.89%) Degree
2 21 (7.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (4.07%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.48%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.48%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.48%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.74%) ISEB
5 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.37%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.00%) QA
2 11 (4.07%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 2 (0.74%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 14 (5.19%) Docker
2 7 (2.59%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.74%) LXC
4 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.74%) Puppet
2 1 (0.37%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (16.30%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.26%) Oracle
3 13 (4.81%) Google
4 7 (2.59%) Zend
5 6 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.85%) SAP
6 5 (1.85%) Tableau
7 4 (1.48%) Adobe
7 4 (1.48%) Fujitsu
7 4 (1.48%) Talend
8 3 (1.11%) IBM
8 3 (1.11%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.74%) Actian
9 2 (0.74%) Intapp
10 1 (0.37%) Apple
10 1 (0.37%) Nintex
10 1 (0.37%) Sage