Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 68 62
Rank change year-on-year -48 -6 -17
Permanent jobs citing XML 315 608 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.63% 4.10% 4.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.81% 10.43% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 257 537 668
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,625
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £55,350
England median annual salary £48,569 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +2.25% +2.15% +3.33%

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 4,035 5,831 6,097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 33.67% 39.29% 36.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3,159 4,915 5,265
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,150 £60,000 £60,000
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 21 January 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 21 January 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
West Midlands -34 203 £40,000 - 61
East Midlands -44 112 £42,500 +13.33% 49
XML
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 176 (55.87%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (45.71%) SQL
3 136 (43.17%) HTML
4 129 (40.95%) SQL Server
5 127 (40.32%) C#
6 125 (39.68%) CSS
7 119 (37.78%) .NET
8 118 (37.46%) JavaScript
9 114 (36.19%) Java
10 109 (34.60%) JSON
11 99 (31.43%) Web Services
12 73 (23.17%) Microsoft
13 72 (22.86%) SOAP
14 67 (21.27%) Windows
14 67 (21.27%) MVC
15 66 (20.95%) Git (software)
16 65 (20.63%) T-SQL
17 62 (19.68%) ASP.NET
17 62 (19.68%) REST
18 61 (19.37%) Scrum
19 59 (18.73%) jQuery
20 57 (18.10%) Visual Studio
21 54 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
22 52 (16.51%) OO
23 51 (16.19%) Test Automation
24 46 (14.60%) Oracle
25 45 (14.29%) Degree
25 45 (14.29%) JIRA
26 44 (13.97%) Software Engineering
26 44 (13.97%) RESTful

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 22 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (5.08%) JBoss
4 15 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (3.81%) Confluence
5 12 (3.81%) WebLogic
6 10 (3.17%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.86%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.54%) GlassFish
9 7 (2.22%) Apache Spark
10 6 (1.90%) Drupal
11 5 (1.59%) IIS
11 5 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (1.27%) Apache
12 4 (1.27%) OpenStack
12 4 (1.27%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 4 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.59%) JDE OneWorld
2 5 (1.59%) SAP FI-CA
2 5 (1.59%) SAP PSCD
3 4 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.27%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.63%) Magento
5 2 (0.63%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.63%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 54 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.13%) Office 365
4 11 (3.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (2.22%) IBM Cloud
6 6 (1.90%) Google Play
6 6 (1.90%) iTunes
6 6 (1.90%) SaaS
6 6 (1.90%) TestFlight
7 5 (1.59%) GitHub
7 5 (1.59%) PaaS
7 5 (1.59%) Serverless
8 4 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.27%) IaaS
9 2 (0.63%) Boomi
9 2 (0.63%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.32%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.32%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.49%) Intranet
2 10 (3.17%) FTP
2 10 (3.17%) SSL
3 9 (2.86%) HTTP
4 7 (2.22%) Extranet
5 6 (1.90%) Broadband
5 6 (1.90%) HTTPS
5 6 (1.90%) SSH
6 5 (1.59%) Internet
6 5 (1.59%) LAN
6 5 (1.59%) RTP
6 5 (1.59%) WAN
7 4 (1.27%) DNS
7 4 (1.27%) IPv4
7 4 (1.27%) IPv6
7 4 (1.27%) Network Security
7 4 (1.27%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.32%) SMS
8 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (40.95%) SQL Server
2 41 (13.02%) MySQL
3 23 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 15 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 14 (4.44%) DB2
7 13 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (3.49%) Big Data
9 10 (3.17%) Hadoop
9 10 (3.17%) Star Schema
10 9 (2.86%) MongoDB
10 9 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (2.54%) RDBMS
12 7 (2.22%) BigQuery
12 7 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.90%) DTS
14 4 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (1.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 66 (20.95%) Git (software)
2 57 (18.10%) Visual Studio
3 45 (14.29%) JIRA
4 33 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (9.52%) Subversion
6 29 (9.21%) Cucumber
6 29 (9.21%) Selenium
7 27 (8.57%) Jenkins
8 25 (7.94%) Maven
9 22 (6.98%) SoapUI
10 10 (3.17%) Eclipse
10 10 (3.17%) JMeter
10 10 (3.17%) NUnit
11 9 (2.86%) Appium
12 8 (2.54%) NSubstitute
12 8 (2.54%) ReSharper
12 8 (2.54%) Toad
13 6 (1.90%) Grunt
13 6 (1.90%) JUnit
13 6 (1.90%) Xcode
General
1 33 (10.48%) Finance
2 29 (9.21%) Retail
3 17 (5.40%) Marketing
4 9 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.59%) Back Office
5 5 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.27%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.27%) Automotive
6 4 (1.27%) Publishing
7 3 (0.95%) Electronics
7 3 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.63%) Advertising
8 2 (0.63%) Law
9 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 171 (54.29%) Developer
2 43 (13.65%) .NET Developer
3 37 (11.75%) Software Developer
4 31 (9.84%) C# Developer
5 29 (9.21%) Analyst
6 27 (8.57%) Architect
7 26 (8.25%) Senior Developer
8 23 (7.30%) Web Developer
9 20 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (6.35%) Java Developer
10 18 (5.71%) .NET Software Developer
11 17 (5.40%) Graduate
12 16 (5.08%) Applications Support
12 16 (5.08%) Graduate Developer
12 16 (5.08%) Junior
12 16 (5.08%) PHP Developer
13 15 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
13 15 (4.76%) Integration Developer
13 15 (4.76%) Junior Developer
14 14 (4.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (43.17%) HTML
2 125 (39.68%) CSS
3 119 (37.78%) .NET
4 109 (34.60%) JSON
5 99 (31.43%) Web Services
6 72 (22.86%) SOAP
7 62 (19.68%) ASP.NET
7 62 (19.68%) REST
8 59 (18.73%) jQuery
9 44 (13.97%) RESTful
10 42 (13.33%) Spring
11 37 (11.75%) XSLT
12 30 (9.52%) HTML5
13 22 (6.98%) Ajax
14 21 (6.67%) AngularJS
14 21 (6.67%) LINQ
15 20 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (6.35%) Java EE
16 19 (6.03%) WCF
16 19 (6.03%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.03%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (4.76%) Replication
4 13 (4.13%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.13%) User Experience
5 10 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (2.54%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.90%) NHS
9 5 (1.59%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.59%) iSeries
10 4 (1.27%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.27%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.27%) Robotics
10 4 (1.27%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.95%) Animation
11 3 (0.95%) FMCG
11 3 (0.95%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.95%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 67 (21.27%) Windows
2 41 (13.02%) Linux
3 23 (7.30%) Unix
3 23 (7.30%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.90%) Windows 10
4 6 (1.90%) Windows 7
4 6 (1.90%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.95%) CentOS
5 3 (0.95%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (55.87%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (21.27%) MVC
3 61 (19.37%) Scrum
4 52 (16.51%) OO
5 51 (16.19%) Test Automation
6 44 (13.97%) SDLC
6 44 (13.97%) Software Engineering
7 43 (13.65%) Problem-Solving
8 42 (13.33%) Web Development
9 40 (12.70%) TDD
10 31 (9.84%) ITIL
11 25 (7.94%) Computer Science
12 24 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (6.98%) Unit Testing
14 21 (6.67%) Regression Testing
14 21 (6.67%) SOA
15 20 (6.35%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (6.35%) Customer Requirements
15 20 (6.35%) IT Strategy
16 19 (6.03%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 144 (45.71%) SQL
2 127 (40.32%) C#
3 118 (37.46%) JavaScript
4 114 (36.19%) Java
5 65 (20.63%) T-SQL
6 41 (13.02%) VB.NET
7 26 (8.25%) PHP
8 19 (6.03%) Python
9 18 (5.71%) PowerShell
10 14 (4.44%) C++
11 10 (3.17%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.54%) Ruby
13 6 (1.90%) VB
14 5 (1.59%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.59%) Java 8
14 5 (1.59%) Perl
14 5 (1.59%) RPG
14 5 (1.59%) RPG IV
14 5 (1.59%) VBScript
15 4 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 45 (14.29%) Degree
2 25 (7.94%) ISTQB
3 19 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (6.03%) ISEB
4 10 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.27%) CISM
5 4 (1.27%) CISSP
5 4 (1.27%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.63%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.63%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.63%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.32%) MBCS
8 1 (0.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (13.65%) QA
2 6 (1.90%) GDPR
3 3 (0.95%) HL7
3 3 (0.95%) SLA
4 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 15 (4.76%) Docker
2 7 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.90%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.90%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.95%) Varnish
5 1 (0.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.22%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.90%) HockeyApp
3 5 (1.59%) HP ALM
4 4 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.32%) Ansible
6 1 (0.32%) Control-M
6 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 73 (23.17%) Microsoft
2 46 (14.60%) Oracle
3 19 (6.03%) SAP
4 18 (5.71%) Google
5 10 (3.17%) ServiceNow
6 8 (2.54%) VMware
7 7 (2.22%) Cloudera
7 7 (2.22%) Hitachi
7 7 (2.22%) MapR
8 6 (1.90%) Informatica
9 5 (1.59%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.59%) HP
9 5 (1.59%) IFS
9 5 (1.59%) JD Edwards
9 5 (1.59%) Nintex
10 4 (1.27%) F5
10 4 (1.27%) McAfee
10 4 (1.27%) Symantec
10 4 (1.27%) Tableau
10 4 (1.27%) Xamarin