Period
to 19 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 37 41
Rank change year-on-year -24 +4 -14
Permanent jobs citing XML 645 1026 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.19% 5.53% 5.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.61% 15.92% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 564 817 1002
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 6082 6445 6990
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 39.56% 34.73% 37.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5272 5478 6191
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in the Midlands

XML
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for XML in the Midlands

XML
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in the Midlands

XML
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 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
West Midlands -23 452 £37,500 -6.25% 22
East Midlands -17 197 £40,000 - 21
XML
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Midlands region with a requirement for XML.

1 331 (51.32%) SQL
2 309 (47.91%) HTML
3 297 (46.05%) JavaScript
4 230 (35.66%) CSS
5 225 (34.88%) .NET
6 220 (34.11%) Java
7 202 (31.32%) C#
8 200 (31.01%) Web Services
9 190 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
10 161 (24.96%) MVC
11 160 (24.81%) SQL Server
12 156 (24.19%) ASP.NET
13 150 (23.26%) JSON
14 144 (22.33%) OO
15 130 (20.16%) SOAP
16 127 (19.69%) REST
17 110 (17.05%) Git (software)
18 103 (15.97%) jQuery
19 97 (15.04%) Microsoft
20 96 (14.88%) Software Engineering
21 95 (14.73%) Web Development
22 89 (13.80%) Degree
23 88 (13.64%) Scrum
23 88 (13.64%) AngularJS
24 82 (12.71%) Mobile App
25 79 (12.25%) Finance
25 79 (12.25%) Visual Studio
26 78 (12.09%) MySQL
27 77 (11.94%) Subversion
28 71 (11.01%) Ajax

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 52 (8.06%) CMS
2 42 (6.51%) Apache
3 30 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 22 (3.41%) IIS
5 20 (3.10%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (2.17%) Tomcat
7 13 (2.02%) Confluence
7 13 (2.02%) SharePoint Server
8 12 (1.86%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.40%) JBoss
10 8 (1.24%) Gentran
10 8 (1.24%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.47%) Umbraco
16 2 (0.31%) Drupal
16 2 (0.31%) Mule
Applications
1 29 (4.50%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.78%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.31%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.16%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 21 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.24%) SAP SD
3 6 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.78%) Fredhopper
5 4 (0.62%) Magento
6 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.31%) Exstream
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.16%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.26%) SaaS
3 19 (2.95%) Google Play
4 13 (2.02%) Google Analytics
5 9 (1.40%) Force.com
6 8 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.09%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 7 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 7 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.47%) Office 365
8 3 (0.47%) Slack
9 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.16%) IaaS
9 1 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.81%) HTTP
2 30 (4.65%) SMS
3 14 (2.17%) Internet
4 12 (1.86%) FTP
5 7 (1.09%) ATM
6 6 (0.93%) SSL
7 5 (0.78%) Intranet
7 5 (0.78%) LDAP
7 5 (0.78%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.78%) X.509
8 4 (0.62%) Firewall
9 3 (0.47%) Skype
10 2 (0.31%) BGP
10 2 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.31%) EIGRP
10 2 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (0.31%) HSRP
10 2 (0.31%) IPsec
10 2 (0.31%) NX-OS
10 2 (0.31%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (24.81%) SQL Server
2 78 (12.09%) MySQL
3 52 (8.06%) NoSQL
4 38 (5.89%) MongoDB
5 30 (4.65%) Redis
6 24 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (3.41%) Relational Database
9 19 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (2.64%) Oracle Database
12 13 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (1.24%) Oracle9i Database
15 7 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (1.09%) OLAP
15 7 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
16 6 (0.93%) RDBMS
17 4 (0.62%) DB2
Development Applications
1 110 (17.05%) Git (software)
2 79 (12.25%) Visual Studio
3 77 (11.94%) Subversion
4 54 (8.37%) Eclipse
5 48 (7.44%) Xcode
6 38 (5.89%) JUnit
7 35 (5.43%) Android Studio
8 31 (4.81%) JIRA
9 28 (4.34%) Cucumber
10 27 (4.19%) Selenium
11 21 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (2.79%) Jenkins
13 16 (2.48%) TestNG
14 11 (1.71%) SoapUI
15 10 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (1.40%) Maven
17 8 (1.24%) Gradle
17 8 (1.24%) NUnit
18 7 (1.09%) MSTest
18 7 (1.09%) SonarQube
General
1 79 (12.25%) Finance
2 64 (9.92%) Retail
3 38 (5.89%) Marketing
4 35 (5.43%) Games
5 30 (4.65%) Billing
6 19 (2.95%) Electronics
7 15 (2.33%) Advertising
8 14 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.71%) Banking
10 10 (1.55%) Automotive
11 8 (1.24%) Publishing
12 6 (0.93%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.78%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.47%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.31%) Legal
15 2 (0.31%) Local Government
15 2 (0.31%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.31%) Vietnamese Language
16 1 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 400 (62.02%) Developer
2 117 (18.14%) .NET Developer
3 110 (17.05%) Java Developer
4 89 (13.80%) C# Developer
5 77 (11.94%) Analyst
6 72 (11.16%) Senior Developer
7 71 (11.01%) C# .NET Developer
8 68 (10.54%) Web Developer
9 49 (7.60%) Software Developer
10 43 (6.67%) Junior
11 42 (6.51%) iOS Developer
12 38 (5.89%) Test Analyst
13 37 (5.74%) Android Developer
13 37 (5.74%) Architect
13 37 (5.74%) Junior Developer
14 36 (5.58%) Software Engineer
15 34 (5.27%) SQL Developer
16 32 (4.96%) Applications Developer
17 29 (4.50%) .NET Web Developer
17 29 (4.50%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (47.91%) HTML
2 230 (35.66%) CSS
3 225 (34.88%) .NET
4 200 (31.01%) Web Services
5 156 (24.19%) ASP.NET
6 150 (23.26%) JSON
7 130 (20.16%) SOAP
8 127 (19.69%) REST
9 103 (15.97%) jQuery
10 88 (13.64%) AngularJS
11 71 (11.01%) Ajax
12 70 (10.85%) XSLT
13 69 (10.70%) HTML5
14 52 (8.06%) Spring
15 46 (7.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 44 (6.82%) Hibernate
17 41 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC
18 40 (6.20%) LINQ
19 39 (6.05%) RESTful
20 38 (5.89%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 82 (12.71%) Mobile App
2 54 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (7.60%) Computer Science
4 47 (7.29%) User Experience
5 30 (4.65%) Mobile Payment
6 23 (3.57%) Social Media
7 18 (2.79%) BBC
8 16 (2.48%) Management Information System
9 14 (2.17%) TRADACOMS
10 13 (2.02%) iPad
10 13 (2.02%) NHS
11 9 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.40%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (0.78%) Animation
14 4 (0.62%) Clustering
14 4 (0.62%) e-Learning
14 4 (0.62%) W3C
15 3 (0.47%) Client/Server
15 3 (0.47%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 70 (10.85%) Linux
2 69 (10.70%) Windows
3 67 (10.39%) Apple iOS
4 64 (9.92%) Android
5 30 (4.65%) CentOS
5 30 (4.65%) Ubuntu
5 30 (4.65%) Unix
6 26 (4.03%) Debian
7 13 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.71%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (1.40%) Windows Server
10 8 (1.24%) HPUX
11 7 (1.09%) Windows Phone
11 7 (1.09%) Windows Phone 8
12 6 (0.93%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.93%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (24.96%) MVC
3 144 (22.33%) OO
4 96 (14.88%) Software Engineering
5 95 (14.73%) Web Development
6 88 (13.64%) Scrum
7 68 (10.54%) TDD
8 67 (10.39%) E-Commerce
8 67 (10.39%) OOP
9 59 (9.15%) Test Automation
10 54 (8.37%) iOS Development
11 50 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
12 49 (7.60%) Android Development
12 49 (7.60%) Unit Testing
13 46 (7.13%) SDLC
14 41 (6.36%) Migration
14 41 (6.36%) Workflow
15 37 (5.74%) Mentoring
16 32 (4.96%) BDD
17 31 (4.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 331 (51.32%) SQL
2 297 (46.05%) JavaScript
3 220 (34.11%) Java
4 202 (31.32%) C#
5 62 (9.61%) VB.NET
6 56 (8.68%) C++
7 50 (7.75%) PHP
8 42 (6.51%) Objective-C
8 42 (6.51%) T-SQL
9 36 (5.58%) XPath
10 32 (4.96%) C
11 23 (3.57%) PL/SQL
12 16 (2.48%) VB
13 13 (2.02%) Apple Swift
14 12 (1.86%) Python
15 11 (1.71%) ActionScript
15 11 (1.71%) ActionScript 2.0
15 11 (1.71%) Perl
15 11 (1.71%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 89 (13.80%) Degree
2 38 (5.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.55%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.55%) Sun Certification
5 8 (1.24%) ISEB
5 8 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.31%) MCSD
6 2 (0.31%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.31%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.16%) MCSA
7 1 (0.16%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.60%) QA
2 4 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.47%) Section 508
3 3 (0.47%) WCAG
4 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.16%) Docker
2 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.16%) Ansible
2 1 (0.16%) CloudForms
2 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 97 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 68 (10.54%) Oracle
3 33 (5.12%) Google
4 32 (4.96%) Red Hat
5 19 (2.95%) SAP
6 15 (2.33%) Xamarin
7 11 (1.71%) Sencha
8 10 (1.55%) IBM
9 8 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.24%) ServiceNow
10 7 (1.09%) hybris
10 7 (1.09%) Monetate
10 7 (1.09%) Sun
11 5 (0.78%) Informatica
11 5 (0.78%) Zend
12 4 (0.62%) Apple
12 4 (0.62%) Cognizant
12 4 (0.62%) Talend
12 4 (0.62%) WSO2
13 3 (0.47%) Jitterbit