Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 68 34
Rank change year-on-year -28 -34 +5
Permanent jobs citing XML 453 631 1,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.09% 4.03% 5.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.40% 10.32% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 379 540 886
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 5,396 6,114 6,616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 36.76% 39.02% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4,567 5,303 5,653
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,650 £24,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -20 323 £46,308 +23.49% 53
East Midlands -36 129 £40,000 - 39
XML
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 216 (47.68%) SQL
2 180 (39.74%) C#
3 176 (38.85%) Java
4 175 (38.63%) Agile Software Development
5 165 (36.42%) HTML
6 163 (35.98%) JavaScript
7 154 (34.00%) .NET
8 151 (33.33%) Web Services
9 131 (28.92%) JSON
10 122 (26.93%) SQL Server
11 121 (26.71%) CSS
12 103 (22.74%) SOAP
13 91 (20.09%) Degree
14 88 (19.43%) Microsoft
15 83 (18.32%) Analytics
16 76 (16.78%) MVC
17 75 (16.56%) ASP.NET
18 73 (16.11%) REST
19 71 (15.67%) XSLT
19 71 (15.67%) Ajax
20 70 (15.45%) Spring
20 70 (15.45%) OO
21 69 (15.23%) jQuery
22 68 (15.01%) Windows
22 68 (15.01%) Analytical Skills
23 61 (13.47%) Visual Studio
24 57 (12.58%) Finance
25 55 (12.14%) Team Foundation Server
26 53 (11.70%) Big Data
27 49 (10.82%) Computer Science

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 28 (6.18%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (3.31%) IIS
3 13 (2.87%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.65%) CMS
4 12 (2.65%) JBoss
5 10 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (2.21%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.99%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.77%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.32%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.10%) SAS
10 4 (0.88%) CICS
11 3 (0.66%) Apache
11 3 (0.66%) Confluence
11 3 (0.66%) Sitefinity
11 3 (0.66%) Sonic ESB
12 2 (0.44%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.44%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (4.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.32%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) Simulink
6 1 (0.22%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 13 (2.87%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.10%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.66%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 3 (0.66%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.53%) SaaS
4 9 (1.99%) Google Analytics
5 8 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (1.77%) IaaS
6 6 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
7 5 (1.10%) Serverless
8 4 (0.88%) Office 365
9 3 (0.66%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.44%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.22%) Boomi
11 1 (0.22%) GitHub
11 1 (0.22%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.87%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.65%) Internet
3 9 (1.99%) SSL
4 7 (1.55%) ATM
4 7 (1.55%) HTTP
5 5 (1.10%) Bluetooth
5 5 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.88%) WebEx
7 3 (0.66%) SMS
8 2 (0.44%) DNS
8 2 (0.44%) Intranet
8 2 (0.44%) Modbus
9 1 (0.22%) ASN.1
9 1 (0.22%) FTP
9 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.22%) MQTT
9 1 (0.22%) Profibus
9 1 (0.22%) SSH
9 1 (0.22%) VPN
9 1 (0.22%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (26.93%) SQL Server
2 53 (11.70%) Big Data
3 40 (8.83%) NoSQL
4 29 (6.40%) Relational Database
5 28 (6.18%) MySQL
6 26 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (5.52%) Hazelcast
8 13 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (2.21%) DB2
10 10 (2.21%) Power BI
10 10 (2.21%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.55%) Redis
12 7 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.32%) BigQuery
13 6 (1.32%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.32%) Star Schema
14 5 (1.10%) Cosmos DB
15 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 61 (13.47%) Visual Studio
2 55 (12.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (9.27%) Git (software)
4 23 (5.08%) Subversion
5 18 (3.97%) NUnit
6 16 (3.53%) JUnit
7 12 (2.65%) Maven
8 11 (2.43%) JIRA
9 10 (2.21%) Cucumber
9 10 (2.21%) Eclipse
9 10 (2.21%) Selenium
10 8 (1.77%) Jenkins
10 8 (1.77%) MSTest
11 6 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (1.10%) CocoaPods
12 5 (1.10%) NSubstitute
12 5 (1.10%) Toad
13 4 (0.88%) SonarQube
13 4 (0.88%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.66%) SoapUI
General
1 57 (12.58%) Finance
2 19 (4.19%) Marketing
2 19 (4.19%) Retail
3 13 (2.87%) Banking
4 10 (2.21%) Automotive
4 10 (2.21%) International Banking
5 7 (1.55%) Advertising
6 6 (1.32%) Electronics
6 6 (1.32%) Law
7 5 (1.10%) Legal
8 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.44%) Back Office
9 2 (0.44%) Billing
9 2 (0.44%) Games
9 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.44%) Publishing
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 273 (60.26%) Developer
2 78 (17.22%) Java Developer
3 76 (16.78%) Analyst
4 65 (14.35%) .NET Developer
5 45 (9.93%) C# Developer
6 36 (7.95%) Senior Developer
7 35 (7.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 35 (7.73%) Consultant
7 35 (7.73%) JavaScript Developer
8 26 (5.74%) Software Developer
9 25 (5.52%) Technical Analyst
10 22 (4.86%) Senior Technical Writer
10 22 (4.86%) Technical Writer
11 21 (4.64%) Applications Support
11 21 (4.64%) Author
11 21 (4.64%) Senior Technical Author
11 21 (4.64%) Technical Author
12 19 (4.19%) Big Data Developer
13 18 (3.97%) SQL Developer
14 16 (3.53%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (36.42%) HTML
2 154 (34.00%) .NET
3 151 (33.33%) Web Services
4 131 (28.92%) JSON
5 121 (26.71%) CSS
6 103 (22.74%) SOAP
7 75 (16.56%) ASP.NET
8 73 (16.11%) REST
9 71 (15.67%) Ajax
9 71 (15.67%) XSLT
10 70 (15.45%) Spring
11 69 (15.23%) jQuery
12 46 (10.15%) WCF
13 45 (9.93%) RESTful
14 39 (8.61%) .NET Framework
14 39 (8.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 31 (6.84%) Hibernate
16 30 (6.62%) HTML5
16 30 (6.62%) LINQ
17 28 (6.18%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 68 (15.01%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (10.82%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (4.42%) Fintech
5 18 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (3.75%) Mobile App
6 17 (3.75%) User Experience
7 11 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (1.77%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.77%) Social Network
9 7 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.55%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.32%) Animation
10 6 (1.32%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.32%) Social Media
11 5 (1.10%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.88%) Contactless
12 4 (0.88%) EMV
12 4 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
12 4 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 68 (15.01%) Windows
2 36 (7.95%) Linux
3 21 (4.64%) Unix
4 14 (3.09%) Android
5 10 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.88%) CentOS
7 3 (0.66%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.66%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.44%) Debian
8 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.44%) VMS
8 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (38.63%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (18.32%) Analytics
3 76 (16.78%) MVC
4 70 (15.45%) OO
5 46 (10.15%) Test Automation
6 44 (9.71%) SDLC
7 43 (9.49%) Software Engineering
8 41 (9.05%) Problem-Solving
8 41 (9.05%) Scrum
8 41 (9.05%) Web Development
9 38 (8.39%) OOP
10 35 (7.73%) TDD
11 32 (7.06%) SOA
12 28 (6.18%) UML
13 27 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (5.08%) E-Commerce
15 22 (4.86%) ITIL
16 21 (4.64%) CRM
16 21 (4.64%) Data Modelling
16 21 (4.64%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 216 (47.68%) SQL
2 180 (39.74%) C#
3 176 (38.85%) Java
4 163 (35.98%) JavaScript
5 47 (10.38%) T-SQL
6 37 (8.17%) PHP
7 31 (6.84%) VB.NET
8 22 (4.86%) C++
9 19 (4.19%) PL/SQL
10 18 (3.97%) Python
10 18 (3.97%) XPath
11 13 (2.87%) PowerShell
11 13 (2.87%) VBA
12 10 (2.21%) X++
12 10 (2.21%) XAML
13 9 (1.99%) Java 8
14 8 (1.77%) VB
15 5 (1.10%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.10%) Delphi
15 5 (1.10%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 91 (20.09%) Degree
2 45 (9.93%) PhD
3 26 (5.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (3.75%) Security Cleared
5 13 (2.87%) ISTQB
6 11 (2.43%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.77%) ISEB
8 5 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.66%) CIPD
9 3 (0.66%) MCSD
9 3 (0.66%) MCTS
9 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.44%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.22%) MCP
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.73%) QA
2 4 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.66%) SLA
4 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.44%) WCAG
5 1 (0.22%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 10 (2.21%) Docker
2 4 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.88%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (0.44%) Firmware
4 1 (0.22%) Varnish
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (0.88%) CA Endevor
2 3 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.44%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.22%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 88 (19.43%) Microsoft
2 45 (9.93%) Oracle
3 26 (5.74%) Google
4 13 (2.87%) webMethods
5 11 (2.43%) Capita
6 9 (1.99%) SAP
6 9 (1.99%) Xamarin
7 8 (1.77%) Apple
8 7 (1.55%) Cloudera
8 7 (1.55%) IBM
8 7 (1.55%) MapR
9 6 (1.32%) Twitter
10 5 (1.10%) PayPal
10 5 (1.10%) Sage
10 5 (1.10%) Telerik
11 4 (0.88%) Ingenico
11 4 (0.88%) Siebel
11 4 (0.88%) Syncsort
11 4 (0.88%) Talend
11 4 (0.88%) WorldPay