Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 60 56
Rank change year-on-year -31 -4 -20
Permanent jobs citing XML 258 396 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.54% 5.05% 4.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.45% 10.86% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 229 328 318
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £28,925
90th Percentile £58,550 £60,375 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +16.88% -3.75%

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 3,053 3,648 3,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.87% 46.54% 43.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,588 3,070 2,797
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,650
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 23 October 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 23 October 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
Altrincham +4 22 £50,000 +42.86% 7
Stockport -19 16 £35,000 -17.65% 6
Salford -7 5 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Oldham +4 4 £31,500 -21.25%
Cheadle +1 2 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Sale -9 2 £36,000 -24.21% 1
Wigan -9 1 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Bury - 1 £45,000 - 2
XML
North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 141 (54.65%) HTML
1 141 (54.65%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (45.35%) SQL
3 107 (41.47%) JSON
4 103 (39.92%) JavaScript
5 98 (37.98%) Web Services
6 97 (37.60%) CSS
7 90 (34.88%) Java
7 90 (34.88%) .NET
8 87 (33.72%) C#
9 77 (29.84%) SOAP
10 68 (26.36%) ASP.NET
11 67 (25.97%) RESTful
12 64 (24.81%) Finance
13 62 (24.03%) MVC
14 61 (23.64%) jQuery
15 60 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
15 60 (23.26%) Software Engineering
16 58 (22.48%) Scrum
17 57 (22.09%) OO
18 49 (18.99%) WCF
19 48 (18.60%) SQL Server
20 46 (17.83%) JIRA
21 44 (17.05%) Degree
21 44 (17.05%) Test Automation
21 44 (17.05%) MySQL
21 44 (17.05%) Microsoft
22 43 (16.67%) HTTP
23 42 (16.28%) HTML5
24 41 (15.89%) TDD

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 29 (11.24%) IIS
2 20 (7.75%) Apache
3 16 (6.20%) Tomcat
4 15 (5.81%) Confluence
5 11 (4.26%) CMS
6 8 (3.10%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (2.33%) Sitefinity
8 4 (1.55%) Alfresco
8 4 (1.55%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.55%) MQSeries
8 4 (1.55%) nginx
8 4 (1.55%) WordPress
9 3 (1.16%) LiveCycle
9 3 (1.16%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.78%) Kentico
10 2 (0.78%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.39%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.55%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.16%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.78%) Maximo
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 8 (3.10%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (2.33%) Google Analytics
4 6 (2.33%) Office 365
5 5 (1.94%) BrowserStack
5 5 (1.94%) SaaS
6 4 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.55%) Zapier
7 2 (0.78%) IaaS
7 2 (0.78%) PaaS
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.39%) GitHub
8 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.39%) Google Play
8 1 (0.39%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 43 (16.67%) HTTP
2 20 (7.75%) SSL
3 16 (6.20%) Wi-Fi
4 14 (5.43%) Bluetooth
5 9 (3.49%) Internet
6 6 (2.33%) Intranet
7 1 (0.39%) Extranet
7 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.39%) Network Security
7 1 (0.39%) RS-232
7 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 44 (17.05%) MySQL
3 20 (7.75%) NoSQL
4 14 (5.43%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.10%) Redis
7 5 (1.94%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.94%) Power BI
7 5 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.16%) Big Data
9 3 (1.16%) GIS
9 3 (1.16%) QlikView
9 3 (1.16%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.39%) Riak
Development Applications
1 46 (17.83%) JIRA
2 41 (15.89%) Visual Studio
3 26 (10.08%) Subversion
4 25 (9.69%) Git (software)
4 25 (9.69%) Selenium
5 24 (9.30%) NUnit
6 22 (8.53%) MSTest
7 19 (7.36%) Cucumber
8 16 (6.20%) SoapUI
9 12 (4.65%) Jenkins
9 12 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (3.88%) Bitbucket
10 10 (3.88%) JMeter
11 8 (3.10%) CocoaPods
12 7 (2.71%) Redmine
12 7 (2.71%) WebDriver
13 6 (2.33%) Gradle
13 6 (2.33%) Maven
14 5 (1.94%) GoCD
14 5 (1.94%) NetBeans
General
1 64 (24.81%) Finance
2 23 (8.91%) Marketing
3 14 (5.43%) Retail
4 10 (3.88%) Games
5 8 (3.10%) Law
6 5 (1.94%) Advertising
6 5 (1.94%) Back Office
6 5 (1.94%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.55%) Automotive
7 4 (1.55%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.16%) Electronics
8 3 (1.16%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.78%) Banking
9 2 (0.78%) Legal
9 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.39%) German Language
10 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 157 (60.85%) Developer
2 42 (16.28%) .NET Developer
3 41 (15.89%) Software Developer
4 36 (13.95%) Java Developer
5 26 (10.08%) C# Developer
6 24 (9.30%) Analyst
6 24 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
7 23 (8.91%) Software Engineer
8 21 (8.14%) Senior Developer
9 20 (7.75%) .NET Software Developer
9 20 (7.75%) C# Software Developer
10 17 (6.59%) Support Analyst
11 16 (6.20%) PHP Developer
11 16 (6.20%) SQL Developer
12 15 (5.81%) Applications Support
13 13 (5.04%) Senior Software Developer
14 12 (4.65%) Android Developer
14 12 (4.65%) C# Software Engineer
14 12 (4.65%) Lead Developer
14 12 (4.65%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (54.65%) HTML
2 107 (41.47%) JSON
3 98 (37.98%) Web Services
4 97 (37.60%) CSS
5 90 (34.88%) .NET
6 77 (29.84%) SOAP
7 68 (26.36%) ASP.NET
8 67 (25.97%) RESTful
9 61 (23.64%) jQuery
10 49 (18.99%) WCF
11 42 (16.28%) HTML5
12 40 (15.50%) REST
13 34 (13.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 32 (12.40%) Spring
15 29 (11.24%) Ajax
16 27 (10.47%) AngularJS
17 26 (10.08%) XSLT
18 24 (9.30%) LINQ
19 23 (8.91%) WPF
20 22 (8.53%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.50%) Computer Science
2 31 (12.02%) User Experience
3 13 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.10%) Animation
4 8 (3.10%) Blog
5 7 (2.71%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.33%) Fintech
7 5 (1.94%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (1.94%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.55%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.16%) Replication
10 2 (0.78%) Clustering
10 2 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.39%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.40%) Windows
2 30 (11.63%) Linux
3 15 (5.81%) Android
4 11 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.88%) Unix
6 7 (2.71%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.94%) AIX
8 2 (0.78%) CentOS
8 2 (0.78%) watchOS
8 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.39%) HPUX
9 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.39%) Solaris
9 1 (0.39%) VME
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (54.65%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (24.03%) MVC
3 60 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
3 60 (23.26%) Software Engineering
4 58 (22.48%) Scrum
5 57 (22.09%) OO
6 44 (17.05%) Test Automation
7 41 (15.89%) TDD
8 32 (12.40%) BDD
9 30 (11.63%) DevOps
10 27 (10.47%) DSDM
10 27 (10.47%) Use Case
11 26 (10.08%) E-Commerce
12 25 (9.69%) Unit Testing
12 25 (9.69%) Web Development
13 24 (9.30%) SDLC
13 24 (9.30%) UML
14 23 (8.91%) Analytics
15 22 (8.53%) MVVM
15 22 (8.53%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 117 (45.35%) SQL
2 103 (39.92%) JavaScript
3 90 (34.88%) Java
4 87 (33.72%) C#
5 39 (15.12%) PHP
6 38 (14.73%) T-SQL
7 36 (13.95%) C++
8 28 (10.85%) PL/SQL
9 24 (9.30%) Python
10 15 (5.81%) Ruby
11 14 (5.43%) Perl
12 11 (4.26%) Groovy
13 10 (3.88%) Objective-C
14 9 (3.49%) VB.NET
15 8 (3.10%) Apple Swift
15 8 (3.10%) Go
16 7 (2.71%) PowerShell
17 6 (2.33%) C
18 5 (1.94%) Java 8
18 5 (1.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 44 (17.05%) Degree
2 24 (9.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.94%) ISEB
3 5 (1.94%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.78%) CISSP
5 2 (0.78%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.78%) SANS
6 1 (0.39%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.39%) CITP
6 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) GCIA
6 1 (0.39%) GCIH
6 1 (0.39%) IISP
6 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.39%) MBCS
6 1 (0.39%) OSCE
6 1 (0.39%) OSCP
6 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.75%) QA
2 7 (2.71%) SLA
3 3 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.78%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.39%) GDPR
5 1 (0.39%) GPG13
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 12 (4.65%) Docker
2 3 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (3.10%) Puppet
2 4 (1.55%) cPanel
2 4 (1.55%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.39%) Kibana
4 1 (0.39%) logstash
4 1 (0.39%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 44 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.04%) Google
2 13 (5.04%) Oracle
3 9 (3.49%) Apple
4 6 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.55%) CA
5 4 (1.55%) jBASE
5 4 (1.55%) Tableau
5 4 (1.55%) Temenos
6 3 (1.16%) Adobe
6 3 (1.16%) Citrix
6 3 (1.16%) IBM
6 3 (1.16%) Mapinfo
6 3 (1.16%) SAP
6 3 (1.16%) VMware
7 2 (0.78%) RedGate
7 2 (0.78%) Yahoo!
7 2 (0.78%) Zend
8 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.39%) Pega