Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 50 45
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 -18
Permanent jobs citing XML 640 977 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.27% 5.30% 5.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.85% 15.11% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 583 811 910
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £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 5896 6468 6921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 39.36% 35.08% 37.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5092 5472 6125
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,250
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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -16 455 £38,750 -3.13% 34
East Midlands -10 189 £40,000 - 30
XML
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 327 (51.09%) SQL
2 289 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 265 (41.41%) HTML
4 236 (36.88%) Java
5 218 (34.06%) CSS
6 213 (33.28%) .NET
7 206 (32.19%) Agile Software Development
8 203 (31.72%) C#
9 179 (27.97%) Web Services
10 176 (27.50%) JSON
11 171 (26.72%) SQL Server
12 141 (22.03%) REST
13 138 (21.56%) ASP.NET
13 138 (21.56%) Degree
14 133 (20.78%) OO
15 131 (20.47%) SOAP
15 131 (20.47%) MVC
16 127 (19.84%) Software Engineering
17 111 (17.34%) Git (software)
18 98 (15.31%) Oracle
19 96 (15.00%) Scrum
20 93 (14.53%) jQuery
21 92 (14.38%) AngularJS
22 90 (14.06%) Visual Studio
22 90 (14.06%) XSLT
23 89 (13.91%) Microsoft
23 89 (13.91%) Subversion
24 88 (13.75%) Web Development
25 86 (13.44%) Finance
26 83 (12.97%) Mobile App

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 49 (7.66%) Apache
2 34 (5.31%) SharePoint
3 32 (5.00%) IIS
4 29 (4.53%) CMS
5 25 (3.91%) Confluence
6 18 (2.81%) BizTalk Server
6 18 (2.81%) Tomcat
7 16 (2.50%) JBoss
7 16 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (1.41%) Umbraco
9 7 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.78%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.63%) Drupal
11 4 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.63%) WordPress
12 3 (0.47%) Gentran
13 2 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 37 (5.78%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.09%) EPLAN
2 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.78%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.31%) InDesign
5 2 (0.31%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 21 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.78%) Magento
4 3 (0.47%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.31%) Exstream
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.16%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.16%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 44 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (4.06%) SaaS
4 21 (3.28%) Google Play
5 9 (1.41%) Serverless
6 7 (1.09%) Force.com
7 6 (0.94%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.94%) npm
7 6 (0.94%) Office 365
8 4 (0.63%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 4 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.47%) PaaS
10 2 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.31%) Slack
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.16%) SMS
2 32 (5.00%) HTTP
3 14 (2.19%) ATM
4 10 (1.56%) Internet
5 9 (1.41%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.25%) Firewall
7 7 (1.09%) FTP
7 7 (1.09%) LDAP
7 7 (1.09%) Profibus
7 7 (1.09%) RFID
8 6 (0.94%) Network Security
9 5 (0.78%) BGP
9 5 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (0.78%) HSRP
9 5 (0.78%) IPsec
9 5 (0.78%) NX-OS
9 5 (0.78%) SSL
9 5 (0.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (26.72%) SQL Server
2 72 (11.25%) MySQL
3 64 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 47 (7.34%) MongoDB
5 33 (5.16%) Redis
6 31 (4.84%) Relational Database
7 21 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (2.19%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (1.56%) Oracle9i Database
12 8 (1.25%) Big Data
12 8 (1.25%) OLAP
12 8 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.94%) DB2
14 5 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 111 (17.34%) Git (software)
2 90 (14.06%) Visual Studio
3 89 (13.91%) Subversion
4 60 (9.38%) Eclipse
5 54 (8.44%) JIRA
6 50 (7.81%) Xcode
7 46 (7.19%) Android Studio
8 41 (6.41%) JUnit
9 28 (4.38%) Cucumber
10 25 (3.91%) Selenium
11 20 (3.13%) TestNG
12 19 (2.97%) Jenkins
12 19 (2.97%) SoapUI
12 19 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (2.50%) Maven
14 12 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (1.56%) Bitbucket
15 10 (1.56%) Gradle
16 9 (1.41%) NUnit
17 8 (1.25%) Mercurial
General
1 86 (13.44%) Finance
2 50 (7.81%) Retail
3 34 (5.31%) Games
4 33 (5.16%) Billing
5 23 (3.59%) Marketing
6 20 (3.13%) Electronics
7 17 (2.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (1.88%) Advertising
9 11 (1.72%) Banking
9 11 (1.72%) Vietnamese Language
10 6 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.78%) Automotive
12 3 (0.47%) Local Government
12 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.47%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.31%) Publishing
13 2 (0.31%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.16%) Back Office
14 1 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 417 (65.16%) Developer
2 121 (18.91%) Java Developer
3 110 (17.19%) .NET Developer
4 90 (14.06%) Senior Developer
5 85 (13.28%) C# Developer
6 76 (11.88%) Analyst
7 69 (10.78%) C# .NET Developer
8 57 (8.91%) Software Developer
9 50 (7.81%) Web Developer
10 48 (7.50%) Applications Developer
10 48 (7.50%) Test Analyst
11 43 (6.72%) iOS Developer
11 43 (6.72%) Software Engineer
12 42 (6.56%) Junior
13 41 (6.41%) Android Developer
14 38 (5.94%) Junior Developer
15 33 (5.16%) Architect
15 33 (5.16%) Programmer
16 29 (4.53%) Senior .NET Developer
16 29 (4.53%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (41.41%) HTML
2 218 (34.06%) CSS
3 213 (33.28%) .NET
4 179 (27.97%) Web Services
5 176 (27.50%) JSON
6 141 (22.03%) REST
7 138 (21.56%) ASP.NET
8 131 (20.47%) SOAP
9 93 (14.53%) jQuery
10 92 (14.38%) AngularJS
11 90 (14.06%) XSLT
12 62 (9.69%) HTML5
13 59 (9.22%) Ajax
14 56 (8.75%) RESTful
15 52 (8.13%) Spring
16 48 (7.50%) Android SDK
17 44 (6.88%) Hibernate
18 42 (6.56%) LINQ
18 42 (6.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 40 (6.25%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 83 (12.97%) Mobile App
2 62 (9.69%) Computer Science
3 54 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (7.50%) User Experience
5 32 (5.00%) Mobile Payment
6 25 (3.91%) BBC
7 16 (2.50%) NHS
8 14 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (2.03%) Driving Licence
10 12 (1.88%) Social Media
11 11 (1.72%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.41%) TRADACOMS
13 8 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (1.25%) iPad
13 8 (1.25%) SCADA
14 7 (1.09%) CAN bus
15 6 (0.94%) Fintech
15 6 (0.94%) Private Cloud
16 5 (0.78%) Data Centre
17 4 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 71 (11.09%) Android
2 68 (10.63%) Linux
3 65 (10.16%) Apple iOS
4 62 (9.69%) Windows
5 34 (5.31%) Debian
5 34 (5.31%) Ubuntu
6 33 (5.16%) CentOS
6 33 (5.16%) Unix
7 8 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (1.25%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.09%) Windows Phone
8 7 (1.09%) Windows Phone 8
9 4 (0.63%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.47%) HPUX
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (32.19%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (20.78%) OO
3 131 (20.47%) MVC
4 127 (19.84%) Software Engineering
5 96 (15.00%) Scrum
6 88 (13.75%) Web Development
7 63 (9.84%) Unit Testing
8 61 (9.53%) Business Intelligence
9 58 (9.06%) TDD
10 55 (8.59%) Test Automation
11 52 (8.13%) iOS Development
12 50 (7.81%) Android Development
13 48 (7.50%) OOP
14 45 (7.03%) BDD
14 45 (7.03%) SDLC
14 45 (7.03%) Workflow
15 42 (6.56%) E-Commerce
16 39 (6.09%) Mentoring
16 39 (6.09%) User Stories
17 33 (5.16%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 327 (51.09%) SQL
2 289 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 236 (36.88%) Java
4 203 (31.72%) C#
5 71 (11.09%) C++
6 63 (9.84%) VB.NET
7 53 (8.28%) XPath
8 45 (7.03%) PHP
9 44 (6.88%) C
9 44 (6.88%) Objective-C
10 35 (5.47%) T-SQL
11 23 (3.59%) Perl
12 21 (3.28%) Apple Swift
12 21 (3.28%) PL/SQL
13 18 (2.81%) VB
14 11 (1.72%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.72%) Python
15 9 (1.41%) Ruby
16 6 (0.94%) ActionScript 2.0
16 6 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 138 (21.56%) Degree
2 47 (7.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (4.06%) Sun Certification
4 15 (2.34%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.72%) ISTQB
5 11 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.56%) ISEB
7 9 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.47%) MCSA
8 3 (0.47%) MCSD
9 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (11.72%) QA
2 6 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.31%) DICOM
3 2 (0.31%) HL7
3 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.31%) Section 508
3 2 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.16%) HDFS
3 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.16%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.16%) Puppet
2 1 (0.16%) Simpana
2 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 98 (15.31%) Oracle
2 89 (13.91%) Microsoft
3 33 (5.16%) Red Hat
4 28 (4.38%) Google
5 15 (2.34%) SAP
6 12 (1.88%) ServiceNow
7 11 (1.72%) Cisco
8 9 (1.41%) Xamarin
9 8 (1.25%) Sencha
9 8 (1.25%) VMware
10 7 (1.09%) Siemens
10 7 (1.09%) Sun
11 6 (0.94%) IBM
11 6 (0.94%) Juniper
11 6 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.78%) Adobe
12 5 (0.78%) F5
12 5 (0.78%) Informatica
12 5 (0.78%) Palo Alto
12 5 (0.78%) Sourcefire