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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England / Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 17 25
Permanent jobs citing XML 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - 3.51% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 25.00% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Median salary - £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 5 16 28
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 17.86% 14.04% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 25
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +40.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing XML as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) WATIR
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 5 (100.00%) Sahi
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
1 5 (100.00%) QA Automation
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow

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:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 5 (100.00%) Sahi
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) WATIR
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (80.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 4 (80.00%) QA Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (20.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA