Period
to 22 January 2021

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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 147 148 118
Rank change year-on-year +1 -30 -49
Permanent jobs citing XML 93 202 319
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.67% 1.92% 2.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.33% 5.92% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 71 200 285
Median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,500 £69,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,146 3,411 4,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 38.45% 32.42% 33.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,806 3,021 3,211
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in the Midlands

XML
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing XML in the Midlands.

Salary trend for XML in the Midlands

XML
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing XML in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

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 22 January 2021. 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 +29 58 £43,500 -3.33% 27
East Midlands -10 35 £40,000 +3.90% 15
XML
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for XML.

1 55 (59.14%) HTML
2 53 (56.99%) SQL
3 50 (53.76%) JavaScript
4 47 (50.54%) CSS
4 47 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (37.63%) Web Services
6 32 (34.41%) PHP
7 29 (31.18%) Git (software)
7 29 (31.18%) REST
8 28 (30.11%) JSON
9 26 (27.96%) User Experience
10 24 (25.81%) Node.js
11 22 (23.66%) Finance
12 19 (20.43%) .NET
12 19 (20.43%) Oracle
12 19 (20.43%) MongoDB
13 18 (19.35%) Spring
13 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
14 17 (18.28%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (17.20%) SOAP
15 16 (17.20%) jQuery
16 15 (16.13%) QA
16 15 (16.13%) JIRA
16 15 (16.13%) AWS
16 15 (16.13%) B2B
16 15 (16.13%) Scrum
16 15 (16.13%) DevOps
17 14 (15.05%) GitHub
17 14 (15.05%) AngularJS
18 13 (13.98%) MySQL

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 9 (9.68%) Confluence
2 6 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.15%) IIS
5 1 (1.08%) Mule
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.30%) Acrobat
2 4 (4.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (4.30%) FrameMaker
2 4 (4.30%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 4 (4.30%) PTC Creo
2 4 (4.30%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (1.08%) Chatbot
3 1 (1.08%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (4.30%) Magento
3 2 (2.15%) SAP FI-CA
3 2 (2.15%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.08%) Sonata
4 1 (1.08%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.13%) AWS
2 14 (15.05%) GitHub
3 8 (8.60%) Azure
4 6 (6.45%) Force.com
4 6 (6.45%) SaaS
5 4 (4.30%) npm
5 4 (4.30%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (3.23%) GCP
7 2 (2.15%) Boomi
7 2 (2.15%) Yarn
8 1 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.08%) iPaaS
8 1 (1.08%) PaaS
8 1 (1.08%) Power Automate
8 1 (1.08%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.08%) PowerApps
8 1 (1.08%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) Internet
1 2 (2.15%) Intranet
1 2 (2.15%) SAN
2 1 (1.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.43%) MongoDB
2 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 17 (18.28%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (13.98%) MySQL
5 9 (9.68%) Relational Database
6 8 (8.60%) RDBMS
7 5 (5.38%) Hadoop
8 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.23%) HBase
9 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.08%) Apache Hive
11 1 (1.08%) Ingres
11 1 (1.08%) MS Access
11 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (31.18%) Git (software)
2 15 (16.13%) JIRA
3 8 (8.60%) Subversion
4 6 (6.45%) Selenium
5 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.30%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.30%) Postman
5 4 (4.30%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.15%) Grunt
6 2 (2.15%) gulp
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.15%) PostCSS
6 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.15%) Toad
6 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.08%) git-flow
7 1 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (23.66%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Public Sector
2 5 (5.38%) Publishing
3 4 (4.30%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.30%) Military
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.08%) Billing
5 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (64.52%) Developer
2 17 (18.28%) Analyst
3 15 (16.13%) PHP Developer
3 15 (16.13%) Senior Developer
4 11 (11.83%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (9.68%) Software Developer
6 8 (8.60%) Lead Developer
6 8 (8.60%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (7.53%) Node.js Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Salesforce Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) CRM Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (5.38%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Author
10 4 (4.30%) HR Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Technical Author
11 3 (3.23%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (59.14%) HTML
2 47 (50.54%) CSS
3 35 (37.63%) Web Services
4 29 (31.18%) REST
5 28 (30.11%) JSON
6 24 (25.81%) Node.js
7 19 (20.43%) .NET
8 18 (19.35%) Spring
9 16 (17.20%) jQuery
9 16 (17.20%) SOAP
10 14 (15.05%) AngularJS
11 13 (13.98%) RESTful
12 12 (12.90%) Sass
13 8 (8.60%) Ajax
13 8 (8.60%) HTML5
13 8 (8.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (7.53%) CSS3
15 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET
15 6 (6.45%) Classic ASP
15 6 (6.45%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.96%) User Experience
2 8 (8.60%) Blog
3 6 (6.45%) DataPower
3 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.30%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Windows
2 7 (7.53%) Unix
3 4 (4.30%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.23%) Linux
5 2 (2.15%) Solaris
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.13%) B2B
2 15 (16.13%) DevOps
2 15 (16.13%) Scrum
3 13 (13.98%) Open Source
4 12 (12.90%) Test Automation
4 12 (12.90%) Web Design
5 11 (11.83%) BDD
5 11 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (11.83%) OO
5 11 (11.83%) TDD
6 10 (10.75%) E-Commerce
7 9 (9.68%) Change Management
7 9 (9.68%) SDLC
8 8 (8.60%) Requirements Gathering
9 7 (7.53%) Migration
9 7 (7.53%) MVC
9 7 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (7.53%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (7.53%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 53 (56.99%) SQL
2 50 (53.76%) JavaScript
3 32 (34.41%) PHP
4 12 (12.90%) PL/SQL
5 11 (11.83%) Java
6 10 (10.75%) C#
7 7 (7.53%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.30%) Python
9 3 (3.23%) ES6
9 3 (3.23%) PHP 5
9 3 (3.23%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.15%) XAML
11 1 (1.08%) Perl
11 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) ISEB
2 5 (5.38%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.08%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.13%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.60%) Docker
2 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.15%) Cygwin
2 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.15%) XenApp
3 1 (1.08%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) SCCM
1 2 (2.15%) Simpana
2 1 (1.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (20.43%) Oracle
2 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.60%) Ariba
4 6 (6.45%) Adobe
4 6 (6.45%) IBM
4 6 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (6.45%) SAP
5 4 (4.30%) Ceridian
5 4 (4.30%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (4.30%) PTC
6 3 (3.23%) Solace
6 3 (3.23%) Workday
7 2 (2.15%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.15%) Cisco
7 2 (2.15%) Citrix
7 2 (2.15%) CommVault
7 2 (2.15%) Forcepoint
7 2 (2.15%) HP
7 2 (2.15%) VMware
8 1 (1.08%) webMethods