Period
to 17 February 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 88 81
Rank change year-on-year -8 -7 -43
Permanent jobs citing XML 223 270 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.41% 3.69% 4.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.88% 7.63% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 183 233 276
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,850 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,250 £63,750 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -15.79% +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 2,830 3,538 3,409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 43.32% 48.32% 44.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,391 3,052 3,000
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £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 17 February 2019.

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 2019. 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 +16 21 £57,500 +53.33% 8
Salford - 10 £35,000 - 2
Wigan +2 6 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Stockport -11 6 £30,500 -44.55% 1
Bolton +11 2 £26,500 -13.11% 1
Cheadle - 2 £52,500 - 2
Sale -1 1 £35,500 -21.11%
Oldham - 1 £31,500 -
XML
North West

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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.

1 133 (59.64%) HTML
2 127 (56.95%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (49.78%) .NET
4 104 (46.64%) SQL
5 97 (43.50%) C#
5 97 (43.50%) Web Services
6 95 (42.60%) CSS
7 94 (42.15%) JavaScript
8 86 (38.57%) ASP.NET
9 78 (34.98%) MVC
10 73 (32.74%) jQuery
11 71 (31.84%) SOAP
12 68 (30.49%) JSON
13 66 (29.60%) SQL Server
14 57 (25.56%) Finance
15 56 (25.11%) Microsoft
16 54 (24.22%) Scrum
17 52 (23.32%) Continuous Integration
18 51 (22.87%) ASP.NET MVC
19 48 (21.52%) WCF
19 48 (21.52%) Java
20 47 (21.08%) RESTful
21 46 (20.63%) Software Engineering
22 45 (20.18%) MySQL
23 44 (19.73%) T-SQL
23 44 (19.73%) Ajax
24 40 (17.94%) OO
25 38 (17.04%) Spring
26 37 (16.59%) PHP
27 36 (16.14%) .NET Framework

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 18 (8.07%) IIS
2 17 (7.62%) Apache
3 15 (6.73%) CMS
4 14 (6.28%) SharePoint
5 12 (5.38%) Tomcat
6 10 (4.48%) Confluence
7 6 (2.69%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.90%) Kentico
9 2 (0.90%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.45%) JBoss
10 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.93%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (4.48%) osCommerce
3 7 (3.14%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.90%) Maximo
5 1 (0.45%) Magento
5 1 (0.45%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.17%) Office 365
2 12 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.24%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.79%) Algolia
5 4 (1.79%) Firebase
6 2 (0.90%) BrowserStack
6 2 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.90%) GitHub
6 2 (0.90%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.90%) Google Play
6 2 (0.90%) IaaS
6 2 (0.90%) PaaS
6 2 (0.90%) SaaS
7 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (14.35%) HTTP
2 14 (6.28%) SSL
3 12 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (4.04%) Bluetooth
5 7 (3.14%) Intranet
6 1 (0.45%) Internet
6 1 (0.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (29.60%) SQL Server
2 45 (20.18%) MySQL
3 23 (10.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (8.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (8.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (5.83%) Relational Database
7 10 (4.48%) MariaDB
8 9 (4.04%) MongoDB
8 9 (4.04%) NoSQL
9 7 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (2.24%) CouchDB
11 5 (2.24%) Neo4j
12 4 (1.79%) Endeca
12 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (1.35%) QlikView
13 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
14 2 (0.90%) Big Data
14 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (12.11%) Visual Studio
2 26 (11.66%) NUnit
2 26 (11.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (11.21%) MSTest
4 22 (9.87%) Git (software)
5 20 (8.97%) JIRA
6 14 (6.28%) Selenium
7 9 (4.04%) Jenkins
8 8 (3.59%) Cucumber
8 8 (3.59%) SoapUI
8 8 (3.59%) Subversion
9 7 (3.14%) JMeter
9 7 (3.14%) WebDriver
10 6 (2.69%) CocoaPods
10 6 (2.69%) Gradle
11 5 (2.24%) Bitbucket
11 5 (2.24%) GoCD
11 5 (2.24%) Grunt
12 3 (1.35%) JUnit
12 3 (1.35%) Maven
General
1 57 (25.56%) Finance
2 33 (14.80%) Retail
3 12 (5.38%) Marketing
4 4 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.35%) Games
6 2 (0.90%) Advertising
6 2 (0.90%) Electronics
6 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.45%) Automotive
7 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 154 (69.06%) Developer
2 61 (27.35%) .NET Developer
3 45 (20.18%) C# Developer
4 38 (17.04%) Software Developer
5 35 (15.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 28 (12.56%) Senior Developer
7 26 (11.66%) C# Software Developer
8 22 (9.87%) PHP Developer
9 21 (9.42%) .NET Software Developer
9 21 (9.42%) Applications Support
10 20 (8.97%) Software Engineer
10 20 (8.97%) SQL Developer
11 19 (8.52%) Senior .NET Developer
12 17 (7.62%) Analyst
12 17 (7.62%) Java Developer
13 15 (6.73%) Senior C# Developer
13 15 (6.73%) Senior Software Developer
14 14 (6.28%) Agile .NET Developer
14 14 (6.28%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 14 (6.28%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (59.64%) HTML
2 111 (49.78%) .NET
3 97 (43.50%) Web Services
4 95 (42.60%) CSS
5 86 (38.57%) ASP.NET
6 73 (32.74%) jQuery
7 71 (31.84%) SOAP
8 68 (30.49%) JSON
9 51 (22.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 48 (21.52%) WCF
11 47 (21.08%) RESTful
12 44 (19.73%) Ajax
13 38 (17.04%) Spring
14 36 (16.14%) .NET Framework
14 36 (16.14%) HTML5
15 34 (15.25%) XSLT
16 26 (11.66%) REST
17 25 (11.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 25 (11.21%) WF
17 25 (11.21%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.97%) Replication
2 17 (7.62%) User Experience
3 16 (7.17%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.93%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.69%) Animation
7 5 (2.24%) Blog
7 5 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.35%) Fintech
8 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.90%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.90%) PMI
9 2 (0.90%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.45%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.45%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.42%) Linux
2 16 (7.17%) Windows
3 13 (5.83%) Unix
4 9 (4.04%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.59%) Android
6 6 (2.69%) watchOS
7 5 (2.24%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.45%) AIX
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (56.95%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (34.98%) MVC
3 54 (24.22%) Scrum
4 52 (23.32%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (20.63%) Software Engineering
6 40 (17.94%) OO
7 33 (14.80%) Web Development
8 32 (14.35%) E-Commerce
9 28 (12.56%) Use Case
10 26 (11.66%) Computer Science
10 26 (11.66%) DSDM
11 25 (11.21%) DevOps
11 25 (11.21%) MVVM
11 25 (11.21%) RUP
11 25 (11.21%) TDD
11 25 (11.21%) UML
12 24 (10.76%) Test Automation
13 23 (10.31%) BDD
14 22 (9.87%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (8.07%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 104 (46.64%) SQL
2 97 (43.50%) C#
3 94 (42.15%) JavaScript
4 48 (21.52%) Java
5 44 (19.73%) T-SQL
6 37 (16.59%) PHP
7 31 (13.90%) C++
8 28 (12.56%) PL/SQL
9 19 (8.52%) PowerShell
10 11 (4.93%) Perl
11 9 (4.04%) Objective-C
12 8 (3.59%) Apple Swift
13 7 (3.14%) Python
14 6 (2.69%) Java 8
14 6 (2.69%) Ruby
14 6 (2.69%) Scala
15 5 (2.24%) Groovy
16 3 (1.35%) PHP 5
17 2 (0.90%) VC++
17 2 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (12.11%) Degree
2 12 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (3.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.45%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.45%) CISSP
5 1 (0.45%) CITP
5 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) IISP
5 1 (0.45%) ISEB
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.45%) MBCS
5 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.83%) QA
2 8 (3.59%) SLA
3 7 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.14%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.69%) Docker
3 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.69%) SQL Sentry
2 4 (1.79%) cPanel
2 4 (1.79%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.79%) Puppet
3 3 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 56 (25.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.48%) Oracle
3 8 (3.59%) Apple
3 8 (3.59%) RedGate
4 7 (3.14%) Citrix
4 7 (3.14%) VMware
5 6 (2.69%) IDERA
6 4 (1.79%) FatWire
6 4 (1.79%) Google
6 4 (1.79%) hybris
7 3 (1.35%) SAP
7 3 (1.35%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.90%) Facebook
8 2 (0.90%) IBM
8 2 (0.90%) Twitter
9 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.45%) IFS
9 1 (0.45%) jBASE
9 1 (0.45%) Sage
9 1 (0.45%) Temenos