Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 127 64
Rank change year-on-year -9 -63 -13
Permanent jobs citing XML 223 319 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.00% 2.53% 4.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.19% 7.61% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 184 278 574
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,875 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

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 3,604 4,193 6,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 32.29% 33.26% 39.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3,165 3,371 5,184
Midlands median annual salary £43,620 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +7.59% -1.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £59,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 12 December 2019.

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 12 December 2019. 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
East Midlands +16 114 £37,500 -14.77% 27
West Midlands -39 110 £45,000 +12.50% 44
XML
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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.

1 147 (65.92%) SQL
2 117 (52.47%) C#
3 111 (49.78%) JavaScript
4 101 (45.29%) CSS
5 100 (44.84%) .NET
6 97 (43.50%) SQL Server
7 94 (42.15%) HTML
8 91 (40.81%) Microsoft
9 78 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
10 75 (33.63%) ASP.NET
10 75 (33.63%) Web Services
11 68 (30.49%) MVC
12 64 (28.70%) SOAP
13 62 (27.80%) Test Automation
14 60 (26.91%) jQuery
15 58 (26.01%) Java
16 55 (24.66%) RESTful
17 54 (24.22%) WCF
17 54 (24.22%) JSON
17 54 (24.22%) Ajax
18 53 (23.77%) REST
19 51 (22.87%) Azure
20 48 (21.52%) OO
21 46 (20.63%) SDLC
22 45 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC
22 45 (20.18%) Scrum
23 44 (19.73%) SoapUI
24 41 (18.39%) Software Engineering
25 38 (17.04%) Spring
25 38 (17.04%) Selenium

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 15 (6.73%) IIS
2 7 (3.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.79%) Confluence
3 4 (1.79%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.35%) GlassFish
4 3 (1.35%) JBoss
5 2 (0.90%) Apache
5 2 (0.90%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.90%) Drupal
5 2 (0.90%) WordPress
6 1 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.90%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.14%) NetSuite
2 4 (1.79%) Magento
3 3 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.90%) Maximo
5 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.45%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 51 (22.87%) Azure
2 35 (15.70%) AWS
3 16 (7.17%) Serverless
4 14 (6.28%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (4.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 10 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (4.48%) Amazon EKS
5 10 (4.48%) Amazon ELB
5 10 (4.48%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.24%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (2.24%) Office 365
6 5 (2.24%) Power Platform
7 4 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.79%) AWS IoT
7 4 (1.79%) SaaS
8 3 (1.35%) PowerApps
9 2 (0.90%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.90%) Azure Functions
9 2 (0.90%) Boomi
9 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.38%) DHCP
1 12 (5.38%) DNS
1 12 (5.38%) Internet
2 9 (4.04%) PuTTY
3 7 (3.14%) NetScaler
4 6 (2.69%) SSH
5 5 (2.24%) FTP
5 5 (2.24%) HTTP
5 5 (2.24%) Intranet
5 5 (2.24%) SAN
5 5 (2.24%) SMTP
6 4 (1.79%) MQTT
7 2 (0.90%) Firewall
7 2 (0.90%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.45%) ICMP
8 1 (0.45%) SNMP
8 1 (0.45%) SSL
8 1 (0.45%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (43.50%) SQL Server
2 35 (15.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (13.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (12.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 26 (11.66%) SQL Server 2014
5 26 (11.66%) SQL Server 2016
6 18 (8.07%) MySQL
7 14 (6.28%) MongoDB
8 13 (5.83%) NoSQL
9 10 (4.48%) Relational Database
9 10 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (4.04%) SQLPlus
11 8 (3.59%) Big Data
12 6 (2.69%) Oracle Database
12 6 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (2.24%) Firebird
14 4 (1.79%) Amazon Aurora
14 4 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 44 (19.73%) SoapUI
2 38 (17.04%) Selenium
3 35 (15.70%) Git (software)
4 29 (13.00%) Jenkins
5 28 (12.56%) JIRA
6 23 (10.31%) Visual Studio
7 21 (9.42%) Maven
8 15 (6.73%) Subversion
9 14 (6.28%) JUnit
9 14 (6.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (6.28%) Toad
10 9 (4.04%) HP UFT
10 9 (4.04%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 7 (3.14%) Hudson
11 7 (3.14%) SpecFlow
12 6 (2.69%) Grunt
12 6 (2.69%) gulp
12 6 (2.69%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (2.24%) Eclipse
13 5 (2.24%) Xcode
General
1 22 (9.87%) Finance
2 16 (7.17%) Retail
3 11 (4.93%) Public Sector
4 5 (2.24%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.79%) Local Government
6 2 (0.90%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.90%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Automotive
7 1 (0.45%) Back Office
7 1 (0.45%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 135 (60.54%) Developer
2 31 (13.90%) C# Developer
3 24 (10.76%) Applications Developer
3 24 (10.76%) Software Developer
4 22 (9.87%) .NET Developer
4 22 (9.87%) Senior Developer
5 20 (8.97%) Java Developer
6 19 (8.52%) Full Stack Developer
7 15 (6.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (6.28%) Applications Support
8 14 (6.28%) PHP Developer
9 13 (5.83%) E-Commerce Developer
10 12 (5.38%) Analyst
10 12 (5.38%) Tester
11 11 (4.93%) QA Tester
12 10 (4.48%) Senior C# Developer
12 10 (4.48%) Technical Specialist
13 9 (4.04%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (4.04%) Java E-Commerce Developer
13 9 (4.04%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (45.29%) CSS
2 100 (44.84%) .NET
3 94 (42.15%) HTML
4 75 (33.63%) ASP.NET
4 75 (33.63%) Web Services
5 64 (28.70%) SOAP
6 60 (26.91%) jQuery
7 55 (24.66%) RESTful
8 54 (24.22%) Ajax
8 54 (24.22%) JSON
8 54 (24.22%) WCF
9 53 (23.77%) REST
10 45 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (17.04%) Spring
12 26 (11.66%) Middleware
13 20 (8.97%) HTML5
14 19 (8.52%) .NET Framework
15 17 (7.62%) AngularJS
16 16 (7.17%) J2EE
16 16 (7.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (10.76%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (8.07%) Mobile App
4 13 (5.83%) User Experience
5 12 (5.38%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (4.04%) iPad
7 6 (2.69%) Cloud Native
7 6 (2.69%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.24%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.24%) EPoS
9 4 (1.79%) PMI
9 4 (1.79%) Replication
9 4 (1.79%) Smart Home
10 3 (1.35%) Clustering
10 3 (1.35%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.35%) Life Science
11 2 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.90%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.25%) Windows
2 25 (11.21%) Linux
3 19 (8.52%) Unix
4 16 (7.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (5.83%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.90%) Android
6 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (30.49%) MVC
3 62 (27.80%) Test Automation
4 48 (21.52%) OO
5 46 (20.63%) SDLC
6 45 (20.18%) Scrum
7 41 (18.39%) Software Engineering
8 35 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (14.80%) Business Intelligence
10 32 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (13.45%) API Testing
12 29 (13.00%) Innovative Thinking
13 27 (12.11%) Data Modelling
14 24 (10.76%) DevOps
15 23 (10.31%) TDD
16 22 (9.87%) E-Commerce
17 21 (9.42%) ITIL
17 21 (9.42%) Web Development
18 20 (8.97%) Unit Testing
19 19 (8.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 147 (65.92%) SQL
2 117 (52.47%) C#
3 111 (49.78%) JavaScript
4 58 (26.01%) Java
5 33 (14.80%) T-SQL
6 20 (8.97%) PHP
7 18 (8.07%) PowerShell
8 17 (7.62%) Python
9 11 (4.93%) PL/SQL
10 10 (4.48%) VBScript
11 9 (4.04%) VB.NET
12 8 (3.59%) ES6
12 8 (3.59%) Shell Script
13 7 (3.14%) C++
14 6 (2.69%) Bash Shell
14 6 (2.69%) ES7
15 5 (2.24%) C
15 5 (2.24%) TypeScript
15 5 (2.24%) VBA
16 4 (1.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 26 (11.66%) Degree
2 14 (6.28%) ISTQB
3 13 (5.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (4.93%) ISEB
5 10 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.24%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.24%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.24%) Sun Certification
7 4 (1.79%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.31%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) GDPR
2 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.83%) Docker
3 12 (5.38%) XenApp
4 7 (3.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (3.14%) Terminal Services
4 7 (3.14%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (3.14%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.35%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.45%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 5 (2.24%) SCCM
2 3 (1.35%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.90%) Puppet
3 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.45%) Ansible
4 1 (0.45%) Terraform
4 1 (0.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 91 (40.81%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.07%) Oracle
3 12 (5.38%) Citrix
4 9 (4.04%) MuleSoft
5 8 (3.59%) Google
5 8 (3.59%) VMware
6 7 (3.14%) Ivanti
6 7 (3.14%) Xamarin
7 5 (2.24%) HP
8 4 (1.79%) IBM
8 4 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.35%) Adobe
9 3 (1.35%) Cisco
9 3 (1.35%) EMC
9 3 (1.35%) Sun
10 2 (0.90%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.90%) Dell
10 2 (0.90%) Informatica
10 2 (0.90%) SnapLogic
10 2 (0.90%) Talend