Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > Midlands
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 61 52
Rank change year-on-year -56 -9 -5
Permanent jobs citing XML 357 650 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.71% 4.23% 5.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.83% 10.72% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 312 592 815
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £69,875 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,344
% change year-on-year - +4.75% +0.76%

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 4,557 6,062 6,523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 34.57% 39.45% 36.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3,768 5,216 5,564
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 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
West Midlands -47 230 £42,500 +6.25% 70
East Midlands -30 127 £40,750 +3.16% 45
XML
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for XML.

1 182 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (47.90%) SQL
3 170 (47.62%) HTML
4 144 (40.34%) Java
4 144 (40.34%) C#
5 140 (39.22%) .NET
6 138 (38.66%) JavaScript
7 134 (37.54%) CSS
8 122 (34.17%) SQL Server
9 121 (33.89%) Web Services
10 109 (30.53%) JSON
11 86 (24.09%) MVC
12 82 (22.97%) jQuery
13 76 (21.29%) ASP.NET
14 71 (19.89%) SOAP
14 71 (19.89%) Windows
15 69 (19.33%) Microsoft
16 61 (17.09%) Visual Studio
16 61 (17.09%) T-SQL
16 61 (17.09%) Git (software)
16 61 (17.09%) Spring
17 59 (16.53%) Degree
17 59 (16.53%) OO
18 56 (15.69%) Ajax
18 56 (15.69%) REST
19 53 (14.85%) Scrum
20 46 (12.89%) Oracle
21 45 (12.61%) VB.NET
21 45 (12.61%) RESTful
22 44 (12.32%) Test Automation

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 18 (5.04%) JBoss
1 18 (5.04%) WebSphere
2 16 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (4.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 13 (3.64%) WebLogic
6 12 (3.36%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.80%) Apache Spark
8 8 (2.24%) Confluence
8 8 (2.24%) IIS
9 7 (1.96%) CMS
10 6 (1.68%) Apache
10 6 (1.68%) Apache Solr
10 6 (1.68%) Drupal
11 5 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (1.12%) GlassFish
12 4 (1.12%) NetWeaver
12 4 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.68%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.28%) Simulink
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.28%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 6 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.12%) SAP SD
3 3 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.84%) SAP FI-CA
3 3 (0.84%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (0.56%) Magento
4 2 (0.56%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.56%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 40 (11.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.64%) SaaS
4 12 (3.36%) Office 365
5 10 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (2.80%) IBM Cloud
6 9 (2.52%) Serverless
7 6 (1.68%) Google Analytics
8 4 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.12%) Azure Functions
8 4 (1.12%) Boomi
8 4 (1.12%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.56%) GitHub
9 2 (0.56%) NuGet
10 1 (0.28%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.76%) SSL
2 11 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.68%) Extranet
3 6 (1.68%) HTTP
3 6 (1.68%) Internet
4 5 (1.40%) Intranet
4 5 (1.40%) RTP
5 4 (1.12%) ATM
5 4 (1.12%) Bluetooth
5 4 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.56%) Modbus
6 2 (0.56%) SMS
7 1 (0.28%) BGP
7 1 (0.28%) DNS
7 1 (0.28%) MPLS
7 1 (0.28%) MQTT
7 1 (0.28%) Profibus
7 1 (0.28%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.28%) VPN
7 1 (0.28%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (34.17%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.64%) Relational Database
3 34 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 30 (8.40%) MySQL
5 23 (6.44%) Big Data
6 19 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (4.76%) RDBMS
8 15 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (3.92%) DB2
10 12 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (2.80%) BigQuery
12 10 (2.80%) Hadoop
12 10 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (2.80%) Star Schema
13 9 (2.52%) Hazelcast
14 7 (1.96%) MongoDB
15 6 (1.68%) Oracle Database
16 5 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 61 (17.09%) Git (software)
1 61 (17.09%) Visual Studio
2 34 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (6.72%) JIRA
4 23 (6.44%) Maven
5 20 (5.60%) Subversion
6 17 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 17 (4.76%) Selenium
7 14 (3.92%) Jenkins
7 14 (3.92%) JUnit
8 12 (3.36%) NUnit
8 12 (3.36%) SoapUI
9 9 (2.52%) JMeter
10 8 (2.24%) NSubstitute
10 8 (2.24%) SonarQube
11 7 (1.96%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.96%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.96%) Toad
12 6 (1.68%) Protractor
13 5 (1.40%) Grunt
General
1 28 (7.84%) Finance
2 23 (6.44%) Marketing
2 23 (6.44%) Retail
3 7 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 7 (1.96%) Publishing
4 6 (1.68%) Advertising
5 5 (1.40%) Automotive
6 4 (1.12%) Electronics
6 4 (1.12%) Law
7 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.56%) Legal
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 227 (63.59%) Developer
2 61 (17.09%) .NET Developer
3 47 (13.17%) Java Developer
4 39 (10.92%) C# Developer
5 36 (10.08%) Software Developer
6 32 (8.96%) Architect
7 29 (8.12%) Senior Developer
8 27 (7.56%) Analyst
9 23 (6.44%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (4.76%) Applications Support
10 17 (4.76%) Web Developer
11 16 (4.48%) .NET Software Developer
11 16 (4.48%) Consultant
12 15 (4.20%) Java Engineer
12 15 (4.20%) Junior
13 14 (3.92%) C# Software Developer
13 14 (3.92%) Graduate
13 14 (3.92%) Technical Architect
14 13 (3.64%) Data Architect
14 13 (3.64%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (47.62%) HTML
2 140 (39.22%) .NET
3 134 (37.54%) CSS
4 121 (33.89%) Web Services
5 109 (30.53%) JSON
6 82 (22.97%) jQuery
7 76 (21.29%) ASP.NET
8 71 (19.89%) SOAP
9 61 (17.09%) Spring
10 56 (15.69%) Ajax
10 56 (15.69%) REST
11 45 (12.61%) RESTful
12 43 (12.04%) HTML5
12 43 (12.04%) XSLT
13 32 (8.96%) WCF
14 31 (8.68%) .NET Framework
15 30 (8.40%) Java EE
16 27 (7.56%) Hibernate
17 26 (7.28%) ASP.NET Web API
17 26 (7.28%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.12%) Computer Science
3 27 (7.56%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (6.16%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (4.20%) User Experience
6 12 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (2.80%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.80%) Replication
8 9 (2.52%) Driving Licence
8 9 (2.52%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.52%) NHS
9 8 (2.24%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.96%) Social Media
11 5 (1.40%) Taxonomies
12 4 (1.12%) Animation
12 4 (1.12%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.12%) FMCG
12 4 (1.12%) Robotics
13 3 (0.84%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.84%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 71 (19.89%) Windows
2 40 (11.20%) Linux
3 18 (5.04%) Unix
4 16 (4.48%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.68%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.68%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.68%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.40%) Android
7 4 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.12%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.84%) CentOS
9 2 (0.56%) watchOS
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (24.09%) MVC
3 59 (16.53%) OO
4 53 (14.85%) Scrum
5 44 (12.32%) SDLC
5 44 (12.32%) Test Automation
6 43 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
7 40 (11.20%) TDD
8 36 (10.08%) Software Engineering
9 35 (9.80%) OOP
10 34 (9.52%) Analytics
10 34 (9.52%) Web Development
11 25 (7.00%) BDD
11 25 (7.00%) Unit Testing
12 22 (6.16%) Data Modelling
12 22 (6.16%) SOA
13 20 (5.60%) E-Commerce
13 20 (5.60%) IT Strategy
13 20 (5.60%) Workflow
14 18 (5.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 171 (47.90%) SQL
2 144 (40.34%) C#
2 144 (40.34%) Java
3 138 (38.66%) JavaScript
4 61 (17.09%) T-SQL
5 45 (12.61%) VB.NET
6 28 (7.84%) PHP
7 19 (5.32%) Python
8 12 (3.36%) PL/SQL
9 11 (3.08%) Java 8
9 11 (3.08%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.52%) C++
10 9 (2.52%) XPath
11 5 (1.40%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.40%) VB
11 5 (1.40%) XAML
12 4 (1.12%) ABAP
12 4 (1.12%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.12%) Groovy
12 4 (1.12%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 59 (16.53%) Degree
2 18 (5.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (3.36%) PhD
4 11 (3.08%) ISTQB
5 9 (2.52%) ISEB
6 8 (2.24%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.84%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.84%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.56%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.56%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.28%) CIPD
11 1 (0.28%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.68%) QA
2 3 (0.84%) SLA
3 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.56%) HL7
3 2 (0.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (3.64%) Docker
2 7 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.68%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.40%) Varnish
5 2 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.40%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (1.12%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.28%) Ansible
3 1 (0.28%) Control-M
3 1 (0.28%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 69 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 46 (12.89%) Oracle
3 19 (5.32%) Google
4 17 (4.76%) SAP
5 10 (2.80%) Cloudera
5 10 (2.80%) MapR
6 7 (1.96%) VMware
7 6 (1.68%) DevExpress
7 6 (1.68%) webMethods
8 5 (1.40%) Adobe
8 5 (1.40%) Hitachi
8 5 (1.40%) hybris
8 5 (1.40%) Talend
9 4 (1.12%) Dell
9 4 (1.12%) MuleSoft
9 4 (1.12%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.84%) IBM
10 3 (0.84%) Informatica
11 2 (0.56%) Apple
11 2 (0.56%) ILOG