Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 51 45
Rank change year-on-year -12 -6 -16
Permanent jobs citing XML 647 947 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.17% 5.26% 5.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.63% 14.56% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 588 819 887
Midlands median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,850 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 6089 6506 6783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 39.28% 36.12% 36.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5235 5562 5966
Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £23,688
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -22 437 £40,000 - 25
East Midlands -8 210 £37,500 -6.25% 27
XML
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 336 (51.93%) SQL
2 295 (45.60%) JavaScript
3 260 (40.19%) HTML
4 237 (36.63%) .NET
5 231 (35.70%) Java
6 226 (34.93%) CSS
7 222 (34.31%) C#
8 214 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
9 194 (29.98%) JSON
10 187 (28.90%) SQL Server
11 171 (26.43%) Web Services
12 157 (24.27%) ASP.NET
13 146 (22.57%) Degree
14 136 (21.02%) REST
15 131 (20.25%) SOAP
16 127 (19.63%) Software Engineering
17 126 (19.47%) OO
18 121 (18.70%) MVC
19 120 (18.55%) Oracle
20 97 (14.99%) Visual Studio
20 97 (14.99%) jQuery
20 97 (14.99%) Git (software)
21 93 (14.37%) Microsoft
22 89 (13.76%) Scrum
22 89 (13.76%) QA
23 88 (13.60%) Finance
24 85 (13.14%) XSLT
24 85 (13.14%) Subversion
25 77 (11.90%) Test Automation
25 77 (11.90%) AngularJS

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 44 (6.80%) Apache
2 34 (5.26%) IIS
3 31 (4.79%) Confluence
4 29 (4.48%) SharePoint
5 23 (3.55%) BizTalk Server
5 23 (3.55%) CMS
6 16 (2.47%) JBoss
7 15 (2.32%) SharePoint Server
7 15 (2.32%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.39%) Umbraco
9 8 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.08%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.62%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.62%) Drupal
11 4 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.46%) WordPress
13 2 (0.31%) Mule
13 2 (0.31%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 37 (5.72%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.08%) EPLAN
4 5 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.77%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.62%) Acrobat
5 4 (0.62%) InDesign
5 4 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.62%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.31%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.77%) Magento
3 3 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.46%) PlanetPress Connect
4 2 (0.31%) Exstream
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.86%) SaaS
4 16 (2.47%) Google Play
5 7 (1.08%) Force.com
5 7 (1.08%) Serverless
6 6 (0.93%) npm
6 6 (0.93%) Office 365
7 3 (0.46%) PaaS
8 2 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.10%) SMS
2 25 (3.86%) HTTP
3 14 (2.16%) ATM
4 11 (1.70%) Internet
5 8 (1.24%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.08%) Firewall
6 7 (1.08%) FTP
6 7 (1.08%) LDAP
6 7 (1.08%) Profibus
6 7 (1.08%) RFID
7 5 (0.77%) Network Security
7 5 (0.77%) SSL
8 4 (0.62%) BGP
8 4 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (0.62%) EIGRP
8 4 (0.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (0.62%) HSRP
8 4 (0.62%) IPsec
8 4 (0.62%) VRRP
8 4 (0.62%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (28.90%) SQL Server
2 76 (11.75%) MySQL
3 59 (9.12%) NoSQL
4 46 (7.11%) MongoDB
5 32 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (4.79%) Redis
6 31 (4.79%) Relational Database
7 27 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (2.63%) Oracle Database
12 11 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
12 11 (1.70%) Oracle9i Database
13 10 (1.55%) Big Data
14 8 (1.24%) OLAP
14 8 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (1.08%) DB2
15 7 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (0.93%) BODI
Development Applications
1 97 (14.99%) Git (software)
1 97 (14.99%) Visual Studio
2 85 (13.14%) Subversion
3 56 (8.66%) Eclipse
3 56 (8.66%) JIRA
4 45 (6.96%) Selenium
5 41 (6.34%) Xcode
6 39 (6.03%) Android Studio
7 37 (5.72%) Cucumber
8 33 (5.10%) JUnit
9 23 (3.55%) SoapUI
10 21 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (2.94%) Maven
12 17 (2.63%) TestNG
13 16 (2.47%) Jenkins
14 10 (1.55%) Bitbucket
15 9 (1.39%) Appium
15 9 (1.39%) Calabash
15 9 (1.39%) NUnit
15 9 (1.39%) Zephyr
General
1 88 (13.60%) Finance
2 46 (7.11%) Retail
3 33 (5.10%) Games
4 31 (4.79%) Billing
5 22 (3.40%) Marketing
6 16 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 15 (2.32%) Electronics
8 14 (2.16%) Banking
9 12 (1.85%) Vietnamese Language
10 10 (1.55%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.39%) Advertising
12 6 (0.93%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.77%) Local Government
14 3 (0.46%) Back Office
14 3 (0.46%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.31%) Automotive
15 2 (0.31%) International Banking
15 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.15%) Legal
16 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 416 (64.30%) Developer
2 120 (18.55%) .NET Developer
3 102 (15.77%) Java Developer
4 90 (13.91%) Senior Developer
5 83 (12.83%) C# Developer
6 71 (10.97%) Analyst
7 69 (10.66%) C# .NET Developer
8 59 (9.12%) Software Developer
9 49 (7.57%) Test Analyst
10 45 (6.96%) Software Engineer
11 42 (6.49%) Web Developer
12 41 (6.34%) Applications Developer
13 40 (6.18%) Junior
14 38 (5.87%) Android Developer
15 35 (5.41%) Junior Developer
16 34 (5.26%) iOS Developer
17 33 (5.10%) Programmer
18 32 (4.95%) Architect
19 31 (4.79%) Java Engineer
20 29 (4.48%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (40.19%) HTML
2 237 (36.63%) .NET
3 226 (34.93%) CSS
4 194 (29.98%) JSON
5 171 (26.43%) Web Services
6 157 (24.27%) ASP.NET
7 136 (21.02%) REST
8 131 (20.25%) SOAP
9 97 (14.99%) jQuery
10 85 (13.14%) XSLT
11 77 (11.90%) AngularJS
12 61 (9.43%) RESTful
13 59 (9.12%) Ajax
14 57 (8.81%) HTML5
15 43 (6.65%) Android SDK
15 43 (6.65%) Spring
16 40 (6.18%) LINQ
17 37 (5.72%) XSD
18 36 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 35 (5.41%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 74 (11.44%) Mobile App
2 66 (10.20%) Computer Science
3 58 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (6.80%) User Experience
5 28 (4.33%) Mobile Payment
6 26 (4.02%) BBC
7 15 (2.32%) NHS
8 13 (2.01%) Driving Licence
9 11 (1.70%) SCADA
10 10 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.55%) Fintech
11 9 (1.39%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.39%) Social Media
12 8 (1.24%) TRADACOMS
13 7 (1.08%) CAN bus
13 7 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (1.08%) iPad
14 6 (0.93%) Private Cloud
14 6 (0.93%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.77%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 67 (10.36%) Android
2 66 (10.20%) Linux
3 60 (9.27%) Windows
4 55 (8.50%) Apple iOS
5 37 (5.72%) Unix
6 32 (4.95%) Debian
6 32 (4.95%) Ubuntu
7 31 (4.79%) CentOS
8 7 (1.08%) Windows Phone
8 7 (1.08%) Windows Phone 8
8 7 (1.08%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.15%) Solaris
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (19.63%) Software Engineering
3 126 (19.47%) OO
4 121 (18.70%) MVC
5 89 (13.76%) Scrum
6 77 (11.90%) Test Automation
7 76 (11.75%) Web Development
8 65 (10.05%) TDD
9 64 (9.89%) Unit Testing
10 61 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
11 57 (8.81%) BDD
12 51 (7.88%) SDLC
13 47 (7.26%) User Stories
14 46 (7.11%) Android Development
15 45 (6.96%) OOP
16 44 (6.80%) E-Commerce
16 44 (6.80%) Workflow
17 42 (6.49%) iOS Development
18 41 (6.34%) Integration Testing
19 37 (5.72%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 336 (51.93%) SQL
2 295 (45.60%) JavaScript
3 231 (35.70%) Java
4 222 (34.31%) C#
5 76 (11.75%) C++
6 73 (11.28%) VB.NET
7 47 (7.26%) T-SQL
7 47 (7.26%) XPath
8 43 (6.65%) C
9 42 (6.49%) PHP
10 36 (5.56%) Objective-C
11 23 (3.55%) Perl
12 21 (3.25%) Apple Swift
12 21 (3.25%) PL/SQL
13 19 (2.94%) VB
14 12 (1.85%) Python
15 9 (1.39%) Ruby
16 8 (1.24%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.93%) ActionScript
17 6 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 146 (22.57%) Degree
2 42 (6.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (4.79%) Sun Certification
4 22 (3.40%) ISTQB
5 21 (3.25%) ISEB
6 19 (2.94%) Security Cleared
7 15 (2.32%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.46%) MCSA
10 3 (0.46%) MCSD
11 1 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (13.76%) QA
2 9 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.46%) DICOM
3 3 (0.46%) HL7
4 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) Section 508
5 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.15%) HDFS
3 1 (0.15%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.31%) Puppet
3 1 (0.15%) Ansible
3 1 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.15%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.15%) Simpana
3 1 (0.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 120 (18.55%) Oracle
2 93 (14.37%) Microsoft
3 32 (4.95%) Red Hat
4 23 (3.55%) Google
5 18 (2.78%) SAP
6 16 (2.47%) ServiceNow
7 11 (1.70%) VMware
7 11 (1.70%) Xamarin
8 10 (1.55%) Adobe
8 10 (1.55%) Cisco
9 7 (1.08%) Siemens
10 6 (0.93%) Informatica
10 6 (0.93%) Juniper
10 6 (0.93%) Sencha
11 5 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.77%) Talend
12 4 (0.62%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.62%) Citrix
12 4 (0.62%) F5
12 4 (0.62%) Sourcefire