Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
North West > Manchester
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 149 123 118
Rank change year-on-year -26 -5 -25
Permanent jobs citing XML 97 62 136
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.74% 1.95% 2.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.02% 4.41% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 58 59 96
10th Percentile £32,279 £36,000 £33,350
25th Percentile £43,750 £39,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +11.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £59,063
90th Percentile £100,000 £72,500 £66,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +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 1,933 1,405 2,340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 34.77% 44.28% 42.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,463 1,279 1,931
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,500 £39,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Manchester

XML
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for XML in Manchester

XML
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing XML in Manchester over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for XML in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 63 (64.95%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (54.64%) JavaScript
3 48 (49.48%) Scrum
4 44 (45.36%) Java
5 42 (43.30%) SQL
5 42 (43.30%) Web Services
6 39 (40.21%) CSS
6 39 (40.21%) HTML
6 39 (40.21%) JSON
7 37 (38.14%) .NET
8 36 (37.11%) C#
8 36 (37.11%) Oracle
9 32 (32.99%) SOAP
9 32 (32.99%) Social Skills
10 31 (31.96%) Public Sector
10 31 (31.96%) REST
11 30 (30.93%) Git (software)
12 29 (29.90%) Degree
13 25 (25.77%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (25.77%) ASP.NET
14 24 (24.74%) Service Delivery
14 24 (24.74%) React
14 24 (24.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 23 (23.71%) Relational Database
15 23 (23.71%) Thought Leadership
15 23 (23.71%) jQuery
15 23 (23.71%) Test Automation
16 22 (22.68%) BDD
16 22 (22.68%) Node.js
16 22 (22.68%) 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 13 (13.40%) nginx
2 12 (12.37%) JBoss
3 9 (9.28%) IIS
4 5 (5.15%) Jetty
4 5 (5.15%) WordPress
5 4 (4.12%) Apache
6 3 (3.09%) Confluence
7 1 (1.03%) Anypoint
7 1 (1.03%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.65%) Azure
2 12 (12.37%) Apigee
2 12 (12.37%) OpenShift
3 11 (11.34%) GitHub
4 8 (8.25%) AWS
5 6 (6.19%) Power Platform
6 5 (5.15%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (5.15%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 5 (5.15%) Serverless
7 4 (4.12%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (3.09%) Azure Logic Apps
8 3 (3.09%) Azure Service Bus
8 3 (3.09%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (3.09%) GitHub Actions
8 3 (3.09%) Google Workspace
8 3 (3.09%) mabl
8 3 (3.09%) PaaS
8 3 (3.09%) Power Automate
8 3 (3.09%) PowerApps
9 2 (2.06%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.49%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) AMQP
2 1 (1.03%) DNS
2 1 (1.03%) Firewall
2 1 (1.03%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.03%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.71%) Relational Database
2 19 (19.59%) SQL Server
3 18 (18.56%) MySQL
4 8 (8.25%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.19%) RDBMS
5 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.15%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.09%) Power BI
8 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (3.09%) Tableau
9 2 (2.06%) Data Lake
9 2 (2.06%) Parquet
9 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.06%) Redis
9 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 30 (30.93%) Git (software)
2 14 (14.43%) Subversion
3 12 (12.37%) Mercurial
3 12 (12.37%) Storybook
4 11 (11.34%) MSTest
4 11 (11.34%) NUnit
4 11 (11.34%) Visual Studio
5 10 (10.31%) Bitbucket
6 9 (9.28%) JIRA
6 9 (9.28%) Maven
6 9 (9.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (8.25%) Jenkins
8 7 (7.22%) Cucumber
9 6 (6.19%) Ant
9 6 (6.19%) Gradle
10 5 (5.15%) Apache Ivy
10 5 (5.15%) Concordion
10 5 (5.15%) JUnit
10 5 (5.15%) Mockito
11 3 (3.09%) Oracle APEX
General
1 32 (32.99%) Social Skills
2 31 (31.96%) Public Sector
3 24 (24.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 21 (21.65%) Finance
5 15 (15.46%) Law
6 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (11.34%) Presentation Skills
8 5 (5.15%) Marketing
9 4 (4.12%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (3.09%) Games
10 3 (3.09%) Local Government
10 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
11 2 (2.06%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (2.06%) Legal
11 2 (2.06%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (1.03%) Back Office
12 1 (1.03%) Electronics
12 1 (1.03%) Publishing
12 1 (1.03%) Retail
12 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (64.95%) Developer
2 21 (21.65%) Java Developer
3 17 (17.53%) Software Engineer
4 13 (13.40%) .NET Developer
5 11 (11.34%) C# Software Engineer
5 11 (11.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (8.25%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (6.19%) PHP Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.15%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.15%) ServiceNow Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Applications Support
10 4 (4.12%) Consultant
11 3 (3.09%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (3.09%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (43.30%) Web Services
2 39 (40.21%) CSS
2 39 (40.21%) HTML
2 39 (40.21%) JSON
3 37 (38.14%) .NET
4 32 (32.99%) SOAP
5 31 (31.96%) REST
6 25 (25.77%) ASP.NET
7 24 (24.74%) React
8 23 (23.71%) jQuery
9 22 (22.68%) Node.js
9 22 (22.68%) Spring
10 19 (19.59%) Ajax
10 19 (19.59%) AngularJS
11 16 (16.49%) Spring Boot
12 14 (14.43%) RESTful
12 14 (14.43%) XSLT
13 13 (13.40%) LINQ
13 13 (13.40%) OAuth
13 13 (13.40%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Client/Server
2 15 (15.46%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (12.37%) SWIFT
4 7 (7.22%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (5.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (5.15%) User Experience
6 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.09%) Legacy Applications
7 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.06%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (2.06%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.03%) SCORM
9 1 (1.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.68%) Linux
2 15 (15.46%) Unix
3 5 (5.15%) Windows
4 2 (2.06%) Android
4 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (64.95%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (49.48%) Scrum
3 25 (25.77%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (24.74%) Service Delivery
5 23 (23.71%) Test Automation
5 23 (23.71%) Thought Leadership
6 22 (22.68%) BDD
6 22 (22.68%) TDD
7 21 (21.65%) Microservices
8 20 (20.62%) Web Development
9 18 (18.56%) OO
9 18 (18.56%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (18.56%) Software Engineering
10 15 (15.46%) DevOps
11 14 (14.43%) Kanban
12 13 (13.40%) MVC
12 13 (13.40%) MVVM
12 13 (13.40%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (12.37%) Configuration Management
13 12 (12.37%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 53 (54.64%) JavaScript
2 44 (45.36%) Java
3 42 (43.30%) SQL
4 36 (37.11%) C#
5 18 (18.56%) T-SQL
6 15 (15.46%) PL/SQL
7 14 (14.43%) C++
8 9 (9.28%) TypeScript
9 6 (6.19%) PHP
9 6 (6.19%) PowerShell
10 5 (5.15%) Python
11 4 (4.12%) Java 11
11 4 (4.12%) Java 8
12 3 (3.09%) C
12 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.06%) Apple Swift
13 2 (2.06%) Kotlin
13 2 (2.06%) VB
13 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
13 2 (2.06%) VC++
Qualifications
1 29 (29.90%) Degree
2 9 (9.28%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (9.28%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.19%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.03%) ISEB
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) QA
1 4 (4.12%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) ISO 22301
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (19.59%) Docker
2 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.03%) Ansible
2 1 (1.03%) Grafana
2 1 (1.03%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 36 (37.11%) Oracle
2 17 (17.53%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.34%) BMC
3 11 (11.34%) HP
3 11 (11.34%) Ivanti
3 11 (11.34%) ServiceNow
4 5 (5.15%) NEC
4 5 (5.15%) Northgate
5 2 (2.06%) Dynatrace
5 2 (2.06%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.06%) SYSPRO
6 1 (1.03%) Adobe
6 1 (1.03%) Google
6 1 (1.03%) Pardot
6 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.03%) SAP
6 1 (1.03%) Tealium