Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 56 31
Rank change year-on-year +8 -25 +6
Permanent jobs citing XML 27 30 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.49% 3.12% 7.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.98% 7.92% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 47
Merseyside median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% - -12.94%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £41,450 £57,750 £43,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +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 Merseyside with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 246 379 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 31.78% 39.44% 37.48%
Number of salaries quoted 210 295 356
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,375 £26,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,125 £62,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Merseyside

XML
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in Merseyside.

Salary trend for XML in Merseyside

XML
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Southport +7 11 £32,500 -38.10%
Liverpool -8 8 £35,500 -29.00% 11
Wirral +5 1 £32,500 +18.18%
XML
North West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for XML.

1 26 (96.30%) SQL
2 22 (81.48%) Linux
3 19 (70.37%) Web Services
3 19 (70.37%) Unix
3 19 (70.37%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (48.15%) JSON
5 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (40.74%) Problem Management
6 11 (40.74%) SSH
6 11 (40.74%) Windows
6 11 (40.74%) ITIL
6 11 (40.74%) IIS
6 11 (40.74%) Tomcat
6 11 (40.74%) HTTP
6 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
6 11 (40.74%) nginx
7 10 (37.04%) Manual Testing
8 9 (33.33%) Nagios
8 9 (33.33%) SOAP
8 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 9 (33.33%) Splunk
8 9 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (33.33%) Docker
9 8 (29.63%) Cucumber
9 8 (29.63%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (29.63%) SDLC
9 8 (29.63%) Defect Management
9 8 (29.63%) Gherkin

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 11 (40.74%) IIS
1 11 (40.74%) nginx
1 11 (40.74%) Tomcat
2 7 (25.93%) Liferay
2 7 (25.93%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) HTTP
1 11 (40.74%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Cucumber
1 8 (29.63%) JIRA
1 8 (29.63%) JMeter
1 8 (29.63%) Selenium
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.70%) MSTest
3 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Banking
2 7 (25.93%) Retail
2 7 (25.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Applications Engineer
1 11 (40.74%) Applications Support
1 11 (40.74%) Applications Support Engineer
1 11 (40.74%) Support Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Test Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Systems Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Systems Test Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Python Developer
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Server Support
6 2 (7.41%) Server Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) Web Services
2 13 (48.15%) JSON
3 9 (33.33%) SOAP
4 8 (29.63%) Gherkin
5 7 (25.93%) J2EE
6 3 (11.11%) LAMP
7 2 (7.41%) CSS
7 2 (7.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.93%) APACS
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) Unix
3 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 11 (40.74%) Problem Management
2 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
3 10 (37.04%) Manual Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Defect Management
4 8 (29.63%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (29.63%) SDLC
4 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
5 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
5 7 (25.93%) System Testing
5 7 (25.93%) V-Model
6 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
8 2 (7.41%) High Availability
8 2 (7.41%) Proactive Monitoring
8 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) Lua
4 3 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
2 7 (25.93%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Nagios
1 9 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Splunk
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle