Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 47 31
Rank change year-on-year -9 -16 -4
Permanent jobs citing XML 420 377 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.14% 5.34% 6.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.15% 12.84% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 341 336 440
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +9.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £53,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 3768 2935 2984
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 46.08% 41.60% 41.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3171 2556 2597
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,900
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 2017. 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 +20 67 £45,000 +38.46% 6
Wigan -18 13 £30,000 +14.29% 2
Oldham -2 8 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Salford -7 6 £42,500 +39.34%
Altrincham -11 5 £32,500 -13.33%
Cheadle -11 4 £45,750 +17.31%
Sale +9 1 £47,500 +35.71%
XML
North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for XML.

1 256 (60.95%) Web Services
2 247 (58.81%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (48.57%) HTML
4 195 (46.43%) JavaScript
5 182 (43.33%) CSS
6 181 (43.10%) Java
7 180 (42.86%) .NET
8 178 (42.38%) C#
9 163 (38.81%) SQL
10 157 (37.38%) JSON
11 154 (36.67%) OO
12 141 (33.57%) SQL Server
13 134 (31.90%) MVC
14 132 (31.43%) jQuery
15 123 (29.29%) ASP.NET
16 117 (27.86%) SOAP
17 113 (26.90%) Scrum
18 110 (26.19%) WCF
19 97 (23.10%) Software Engineering
20 96 (22.86%) Degree
21 95 (22.62%) RESTful
22 91 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
23 89 (21.19%) Git (software)
24 84 (20.00%) Microsoft
25 83 (19.76%) REST
25 83 (19.76%) Subversion
26 81 (19.29%) Visual Studio
27 80 (19.05%) .NET Framework
28 79 (18.81%) HTML5
29 77 (18.33%) Finance

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 31 (7.38%) Apache
2 23 (5.48%) CMS
3 20 (4.76%) EPiServer
4 11 (2.62%) nginx
4 11 (2.62%) WebLogic
4 11 (2.62%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.14%) OpenROAD
6 5 (1.19%) IIS
6 5 (1.19%) JBoss
7 4 (0.95%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.71%) Confluence
8 3 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.48%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.24%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.24%) CICS
10 1 (0.24%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.24%) Mule
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.48%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.71%) Magento
3 2 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.48%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.48%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.24%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.24%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.67%) SaaS
3 6 (1.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (1.19%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (0.95%) GitHub
6 2 (0.48%) Office 365
7 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.24%) Force.com
7 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.24%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 40 (9.52%) HTTP
2 17 (4.05%) TCP/IP
3 15 (3.57%) Ethernet
3 15 (3.57%) RS-232
4 9 (2.14%) SSL
5 7 (1.67%) LAN
5 7 (1.67%) WAN
6 6 (1.43%) IMAP
6 6 (1.43%) SMTP
6 6 (1.43%) SS7
7 5 (1.19%) FTP
8 4 (0.95%) Intranet
9 3 (0.71%) Internet
10 2 (0.48%) iBeacon
10 2 (0.48%) LDAP
10 2 (0.48%) NFC
10 2 (0.48%) tcpdump
10 2 (0.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (33.57%) SQL Server
2 54 (12.86%) MySQL
3 49 (11.67%) Relational Database
4 34 (8.10%) RDBMS
5 28 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (5.48%) NoSQL
8 21 (5.00%) Big Data
9 18 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (4.05%) Crystal Reports
11 16 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (2.14%) DTS
13 9 (2.14%) Essbase
13 9 (2.14%) Ingres
13 9 (2.14%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (1.67%) Data Lake
14 7 (1.67%) PowerPivot
14 7 (1.67%) QlikView
14 7 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 89 (21.19%) Git (software)
2 83 (19.76%) Subversion
3 81 (19.29%) Visual Studio
4 63 (15.00%) NUnit
5 50 (11.90%) Eclipse
6 48 (11.43%) Jenkins
7 44 (10.48%) JUnit
8 43 (10.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 42 (10.00%) MSTest
10 35 (8.33%) JIRA
11 25 (5.95%) Ant
11 25 (5.95%) SonarQube
12 21 (5.00%) ReSharper
13 19 (4.52%) IntelliJ
14 16 (3.81%) Cucumber
15 15 (3.57%) CruiseControl
15 15 (3.57%) Microsoft Blend
15 15 (3.57%) MSI
15 15 (3.57%) NuGet
15 15 (3.57%) WiX
General
1 77 (18.33%) Finance
2 41 (9.76%) Law
3 29 (6.90%) Marketing
4 20 (4.76%) Retail
5 19 (4.52%) Manufacturing
6 17 (4.05%) Automotive
7 13 (3.10%) Games
7 13 (3.10%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.38%) Back Office
8 10 (2.38%) Banking
9 8 (1.90%) French Language
9 8 (1.90%) German Language
9 8 (1.90%) Japanese Language
10 6 (1.43%) Electronics
11 4 (0.95%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.71%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.48%) Advertising
13 2 (0.48%) Legal
14 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 267 (63.57%) Developer
2 80 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 72 (17.14%) .NET Developer
4 62 (14.76%) Software Engineer
5 60 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 49 (11.67%) C# Developer
7 47 (11.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 36 (8.57%) C# Software Engineer
8 36 (8.57%) PHP Developer
9 25 (5.95%) .NET Software Engineer
10 24 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (5.24%) Analyst
12 19 (4.52%) Senior Java Developer
13 18 (4.29%) Software Developer
14 16 (3.81%) Java Engineer
14 16 (3.81%) Senior Software Engineer
15 15 (3.57%) Lead Developer
16 14 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 13 (3.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 13 (3.10%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (60.95%) Web Services
2 204 (48.57%) HTML
3 182 (43.33%) CSS
4 180 (42.86%) .NET
5 157 (37.38%) JSON
6 132 (31.43%) jQuery
7 123 (29.29%) ASP.NET
8 117 (27.86%) SOAP
9 110 (26.19%) WCF
10 95 (22.62%) RESTful
11 83 (19.76%) REST
12 80 (19.05%) .NET Framework
13 79 (18.81%) HTML5
14 77 (18.33%) AngularJS
15 75 (17.86%) XSLT
16 69 (16.43%) LINQ
17 57 (13.57%) Node.js
17 57 (13.57%) WPF
18 53 (12.62%) Ajax
19 51 (12.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 66 (15.71%) iPad
2 43 (10.24%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.48%) Data Structures
4 17 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (4.05%) User Experience
5 15 (3.57%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 15 (3.57%) Internet of Things
6 10 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.14%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (1.67%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.19%) Blog
9 5 (1.19%) Chip and PIN
9 5 (1.19%) EPoS
9 5 (1.19%) TRADACOMS
10 4 (0.95%) PMI
11 3 (0.71%) Online Games
12 2 (0.48%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 67 (15.95%) Windows
2 54 (12.86%) Linux
3 19 (4.52%) Mac OS
4 18 (4.29%) Unix
5 15 (3.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 11 (2.62%) Windows Server
7 10 (2.38%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.43%) Android
8 6 (1.43%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.71%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.71%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.24%) AIX
11 1 (0.24%) HPUX
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (58.81%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (36.67%) OO
3 134 (31.90%) MVC
4 113 (26.90%) Scrum
5 97 (23.10%) Software Engineering
6 91 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
7 73 (17.38%) Web Development
8 68 (16.19%) Test Automation
9 67 (15.95%) TDD
10 64 (15.24%) OOP
11 59 (14.05%) Unit Testing
12 53 (12.62%) DevOps
13 51 (12.14%) E-Commerce
13 51 (12.14%) UML
14 47 (11.19%) RUP
15 45 (10.71%) BDD
15 45 (10.71%) Mentoring
16 42 (10.00%) MVVM
17 33 (7.86%) SDLC
17 33 (7.86%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 195 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 181 (43.10%) Java
3 178 (42.38%) C#
4 163 (38.81%) SQL
5 67 (15.95%) T-SQL
6 66 (15.71%) C++
7 51 (12.14%) PHP
8 35 (8.33%) PL/SQL
9 34 (8.10%) C
10 25 (5.95%) XPath
11 24 (5.71%) Python
12 23 (5.48%) VB.NET
13 18 (4.29%) Ruby
14 15 (3.57%) XAML
15 11 (2.62%) VB
16 10 (2.38%) PHP 7
17 8 (1.90%) Embedded C
17 8 (1.90%) Perl
18 7 (1.67%) TypeScript
18 7 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 96 (22.86%) Degree
2 11 (2.62%) ISTQB
3 8 (1.90%) ISEB
4 7 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.19%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.19%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.24%) PMP
7 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.67%) QA
2 7 (1.67%) SLA
3 6 (1.43%) WAI
4 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.48%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (1.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 34 (8.10%) Puppet
2 6 (1.43%) Kibana
2 6 (1.43%) Terraform
3 5 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.19%) Salt
4 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.48%) Nessus
4 2 (0.48%) Nmap
5 1 (0.24%) Packer
Vendors
1 84 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 45 (10.71%) Oracle
3 25 (5.95%) SAP
4 11 (2.62%) Zend
5 9 (2.14%) Actian
6 6 (1.43%) Cognizant
7 5 (1.19%) hybris
7 5 (1.19%) IBM
8 4 (0.95%) Chordiant
8 4 (0.95%) Perforce
8 4 (0.95%) Sun
9 2 (0.48%) Adobe
9 2 (0.48%) BroadSoft
9 2 (0.48%) Cisco
9 2 (0.48%) Cognos
9 2 (0.48%) Google
9 2 (0.48%) HP
9 2 (0.48%) IBM Sterling
9 2 (0.48%) LexisNexis
9 2 (0.48%) Nintex