Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
North West > Manchester
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 65 39
Rank change year-on-year -20 -26 -7
Permanent jobs citing XML 266 357 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.77% 4.56% 5.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.81% 10.06% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 235 308 348
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.36% +11.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,100 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +3.16%

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 3,406 3,549 2,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 48.28% 45.33% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,933 3,052 2,340
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +9.21%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -10 32 £55,000 +15.79% 5
Altrincham +4 3 £42,000 -6.67% 1
Bolton +9 2 £30,500 -28.24%
Cheadle +3 2 £40,000 -9.09%
Wigan +2 2 - - 1
Oldham +28 1 - - 1
Bury - 1 £45,000 - 1
XML
North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 175 (65.79%) JavaScript
2 159 (59.77%) HTML
3 151 (56.77%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (56.39%) Web Services
5 138 (51.88%) CSS
6 122 (45.86%) JSON
7 119 (44.74%) Java
8 101 (37.97%) SQL
9 99 (37.22%) SOAP
10 97 (36.47%) RESTful
11 96 (36.09%) OO
12 92 (34.59%) Scrum
13 90 (33.83%) Software Engineering
14 83 (31.20%) .NET
15 80 (30.08%) C#
16 77 (28.95%) PHP
16 77 (28.95%) jQuery
17 71 (26.69%) MVC
18 65 (24.44%) ASP.NET
19 64 (24.06%) Continuous Integration
20 60 (22.56%) REST
21 58 (21.80%) MySQL
22 54 (20.30%) Git (software)
23 53 (19.92%) WCF
23 53 (19.92%) Finance
24 50 (18.80%) Test Automation
25 48 (18.05%) T-SQL
25 48 (18.05%) Microsoft
26 46 (17.29%) HTML5
26 46 (17.29%) Use Case

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 20 (7.52%) Apache
2 15 (5.64%) nginx
3 11 (4.14%) Confluence
4 9 (3.38%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.26%) CMS
5 6 (2.26%) Umbraco
5 6 (2.26%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.88%) IIS
7 4 (1.50%) LiveCycle
7 4 (1.50%) SAS
7 4 (1.50%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (1.13%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.13%) WordPress
9 2 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.50%) GIMP
1 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.38%) Magento
2 4 (1.50%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.13%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 13 (4.89%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.50%) SaaS
5 3 (1.13%) Zapier
6 2 (0.75%) Google Play
6 2 (0.75%) iTunes
7 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.38%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.78%) HTTP
2 7 (2.63%) DNS
2 7 (2.63%) SSL
3 2 (0.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.38%) Extranet
4 1 (0.38%) FTP
4 1 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (21.80%) MySQL
2 42 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 23 (8.65%) Redis
4 22 (8.27%) NoSQL
5 20 (7.52%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (5.64%) Relational Database
7 12 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (3.01%) GIS
9 5 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.50%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.13%) Power BI
11 3 (1.13%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 54 (20.30%) Git (software)
2 42 (15.79%) JIRA
3 39 (14.66%) NUnit
4 33 (12.41%) MSTest
5 27 (10.15%) Subversion
6 26 (9.77%) Visual Studio
7 18 (6.77%) Jenkins
8 14 (5.26%) Selenium
9 11 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (3.76%) SoapUI
10 10 (3.76%) SonarQube
11 7 (2.63%) Bitbucket
11 7 (2.63%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (2.26%) Eclipse
12 6 (2.26%) Grunt
12 6 (2.26%) JSUnit
12 6 (2.26%) NetBeans
13 5 (1.88%) Ant
13 5 (1.88%) Maven
General
1 53 (19.92%) Finance
2 20 (7.52%) Retail
3 18 (6.77%) Games
4 9 (3.38%) Marketing
5 8 (3.01%) Automotive
6 7 (2.63%) Back Office
7 4 (1.50%) Advertising
7 4 (1.50%) Legal
8 3 (1.13%) Banking
9 2 (0.75%) French Language
9 2 (0.75%) German Language
9 2 (0.75%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.38%) Law
10 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 150 (56.39%) Developer
2 45 (16.92%) Software Developer
3 35 (13.16%) .NET Developer
3 35 (13.16%) Java Developer
3 35 (13.16%) Senior Developer
4 33 (12.41%) C# Developer
5 30 (11.28%) Software Engineer
6 29 (10.90%) Architect
7 27 (10.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 27 (10.15%) PHP Developer
8 23 (8.65%) SQL Developer
9 21 (7.89%) Senior .NET Developer
10 20 (7.52%) C# Software Developer
11 19 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
12 18 (6.77%) Senior Software Developer
13 17 (6.39%) Agile Developer
13 17 (6.39%) Senior Agile Developer
13 17 (6.39%) Senior C# Developer
13 17 (6.39%) Senior SQL Developer
13 17 (6.39%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (59.77%) HTML
2 150 (56.39%) Web Services
3 138 (51.88%) CSS
4 122 (45.86%) JSON
5 99 (37.22%) SOAP
6 97 (36.47%) RESTful
7 83 (31.20%) .NET
8 77 (28.95%) jQuery
9 65 (24.44%) ASP.NET
10 60 (22.56%) REST
11 53 (19.92%) WCF
12 46 (17.29%) HTML5
13 44 (16.54%) CSS3
14 39 (14.66%) XSLT
15 35 (13.16%) Ajax
15 35 (13.16%) LINQ
16 34 (12.78%) WPF
17 33 (12.41%) Silverlight
17 33 (12.41%) WF
18 32 (12.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.78%) Computer Science
2 20 (7.52%) Mobile App
3 13 (4.89%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.38%) Blog
4 9 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.88%) Wiki
6 3 (1.13%) CMDB
6 3 (1.13%) User Experience
6 3 (1.13%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (0.75%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.75%) Robotics
8 1 (0.38%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.38%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.38%) Fintech
8 1 (0.38%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.38%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.17%) Linux
2 24 (9.02%) Windows
3 19 (7.14%) Unix
4 7 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.88%) Android
5 5 (1.88%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.13%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.38%) CentOS
7 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (56.77%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (36.09%) OO
3 92 (34.59%) Scrum
4 90 (33.83%) Software Engineering
5 71 (26.69%) MVC
6 64 (24.06%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (18.80%) Test Automation
8 46 (17.29%) Use Case
9 45 (16.92%) Web Development
10 42 (15.79%) Unit Testing
11 38 (14.29%) OOP
12 36 (13.53%) RUP
13 34 (12.78%) DSDM
14 33 (12.41%) MVVM
14 33 (12.41%) TDD
14 33 (12.41%) UML
15 30 (11.28%) Mentoring
16 28 (10.53%) DevOps
16 28 (10.53%) E-Commerce
17 25 (9.40%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 175 (65.79%) JavaScript
2 119 (44.74%) Java
3 101 (37.97%) SQL
4 80 (30.08%) C#
5 77 (28.95%) PHP
6 48 (18.05%) T-SQL
7 45 (16.92%) Python
8 43 (16.17%) C++
9 39 (14.66%) PL/SQL
10 25 (9.40%) Ruby
11 20 (7.52%) Go
12 16 (6.02%) Groovy
13 12 (4.51%) C
14 8 (3.01%) Perl
14 8 (3.01%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.88%) XPath
16 4 (1.50%) Objective-C
16 4 (1.50%) VBA
16 4 (1.50%) XQuery
17 3 (1.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (15.41%) Degree
2 19 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.38%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.50%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.75%) CREST Certified
5 2 (0.75%) ISEB
5 2 (0.75%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.75%) OSCE
5 2 (0.75%) OSCP
5 2 (0.75%) SANS
6 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.38%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.14%) QA
2 9 (3.38%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 19 (7.14%) Docker
2 7 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.13%) LXC
4 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.13%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.13%) Nagios
1 3 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.13%) Puppet
2 2 (0.75%) Icinga
2 2 (0.75%) Kibana
2 2 (0.75%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 48 (18.05%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.89%) Google
3 12 (4.51%) IBM
4 10 (3.76%) Oracle
5 8 (3.01%) Adobe
5 8 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (3.01%) Tableau
6 6 (2.26%) Zend
7 4 (1.50%) Fujitsu
8 3 (1.13%) Intapp
8 3 (1.13%) SAP
8 3 (1.13%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.75%) Apple
9 2 (0.75%) HP
9 2 (0.75%) Mapinfo
9 2 (0.75%) New Relic
9 2 (0.75%) Pega
9 2 (0.75%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.38%) Nintex
10 1 (0.38%) Xamarin