Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 62 36
Rank change year-on-year -7 -26 0
Permanent jobs citing XML 620 705 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.06% 4.32% 5.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.39% 11.66% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 541 626 892
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 5,968 6,048 6,465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 39.06% 37.08% 36.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5,007 5,223 5,639
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,250 £24,475
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -18 382 £40,000 - 79
East Midlands +16 237 £37,500 -6.25% 38
XML
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 291 (46.94%) SQL
2 260 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 236 (38.06%) C#
4 224 (36.13%) HTML
5 222 (35.81%) .NET
6 212 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
7 196 (31.61%) CSS
8 188 (30.32%) Java
9 187 (30.16%) JSON
10 185 (29.84%) SQL Server
11 150 (24.19%) SOAP
12 138 (22.26%) Web Services
13 135 (21.77%) ASP.NET
14 129 (20.81%) Microsoft
15 127 (20.48%) Degree
16 115 (18.55%) Oracle
17 114 (18.39%) OO
18 109 (17.58%) REST
19 105 (16.94%) jQuery
20 103 (16.61%) MVC
21 98 (15.81%) Software Engineering
22 94 (15.16%) XSLT
23 92 (14.84%) Visual Studio
24 90 (14.52%) Git (software)
25 88 (14.19%) Test Automation
26 81 (13.06%) Finance
27 80 (12.90%) QA
28 78 (12.58%) Web Development
29 76 (12.26%) Linux
30 74 (11.94%) Subversion

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 48 (7.74%) BizTalk Server
2 29 (4.68%) Apache
3 26 (4.19%) IIS
4 24 (3.87%) Confluence
5 23 (3.71%) SharePoint
6 16 (2.58%) JBoss
7 13 (2.10%) Umbraco
7 13 (2.10%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (1.94%) WordPress
9 11 (1.77%) CMS
10 8 (1.29%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.97%) SAS
12 5 (0.81%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.65%) Drupal
13 4 (0.65%) Sonic ESB
14 3 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.32%) Sitefinity
15 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.32%) WildFly
Applications
1 18 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.77%) EPLAN
4 4 (0.65%) Acrobat
4 4 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.65%) RoboHelp
5 3 (0.48%) InDesign
5 3 (0.48%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.48%) PlanetPress Connect
3 3 (0.48%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.32%) Magento
4 2 (0.32%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.16%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 1 (0.16%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 44 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.26%) SaaS
4 6 (0.97%) Google Play
4 6 (0.97%) npm
5 5 (0.81%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.48%) Office 365
7 3 (0.48%) PaaS
8 2 (0.32%) Serverless
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.16%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.16%) Boomi
9 1 (0.16%) Force.com
9 1 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.35%) SMS
2 12 (1.94%) Internet
3 11 (1.77%) HTTP
3 11 (1.77%) Profibus
3 11 (1.77%) RFID
4 7 (1.13%) ATM
4 7 (1.13%) FTP
5 6 (0.97%) SSL
6 4 (0.65%) Firewall
6 4 (0.65%) Network Security
6 4 (0.65%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.48%) BGP
7 3 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (0.48%) DNS
7 3 (0.48%) EIGRP
7 3 (0.48%) HSRP
7 3 (0.48%) IPsec
7 3 (0.48%) VRRP
7 3 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (29.84%) SQL Server
2 69 (11.13%) MySQL
3 51 (8.23%) NoSQL
4 37 (5.97%) MongoDB
5 31 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (3.55%) Redis
7 22 (3.55%) Relational Database
8 21 (3.39%) Big Data
9 20 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.61%) Power BI
13 9 (1.45%) DTS
14 8 (1.29%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.97%) BODI
15 6 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (0.97%) SAP Data Services
15 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 92 (14.84%) Visual Studio
2 90 (14.52%) Git (software)
3 74 (11.94%) Subversion
4 57 (9.19%) Selenium
5 42 (6.77%) JIRA
6 39 (6.29%) Cucumber
7 38 (6.13%) Eclipse
8 37 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (4.84%) SoapUI
10 22 (3.55%) Jenkins
11 19 (3.06%) NUnit
12 15 (2.42%) Android Studio
13 14 (2.26%) Xcode
14 12 (1.94%) Maven
15 11 (1.77%) JUnit
16 10 (1.61%) Zephyr
17 9 (1.45%) gulp
17 9 (1.45%) HP UFT
18 8 (1.29%) MSTest
18 8 (1.29%) Toad
General
1 81 (13.06%) Finance
2 44 (7.10%) Retail
3 33 (5.32%) Marketing
4 23 (3.71%) Games
5 22 (3.55%) Banking
5 22 (3.55%) Billing
6 14 (2.26%) International Banking
7 10 (1.61%) Back Office
7 10 (1.61%) Vietnamese Language
8 8 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.97%) Advertising
9 6 (0.97%) Automotive
9 6 (0.97%) Electronics
10 4 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.65%) Legal
10 4 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.48%) Local Government
12 2 (0.32%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 368 (59.35%) Developer
2 115 (18.55%) .NET Developer
3 88 (14.19%) Analyst
4 74 (11.94%) C# Developer
4 74 (11.94%) Senior Developer
5 68 (10.97%) Java Developer
6 61 (9.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 49 (7.90%) Applications Developer
8 48 (7.74%) Software Developer
9 46 (7.42%) Test Analyst
10 43 (6.94%) Junior
11 40 (6.45%) Junior Developer
12 39 (6.29%) Web Developer
13 32 (5.16%) Software Engineer
14 30 (4.84%) Tester
15 29 (4.68%) Applications Support
15 29 (4.68%) JavaScript Developer
16 28 (4.52%) .NET Software Developer
16 28 (4.52%) Graduate
16 28 (4.52%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (36.13%) HTML
2 222 (35.81%) .NET
3 196 (31.61%) CSS
4 187 (30.16%) JSON
5 150 (24.19%) SOAP
6 138 (22.26%) Web Services
7 135 (21.77%) ASP.NET
8 109 (17.58%) REST
9 105 (16.94%) jQuery
10 94 (15.16%) XSLT
11 64 (10.32%) RESTful
12 59 (9.52%) Ajax
13 56 (9.03%) HTML5
14 47 (7.58%) WCF
15 43 (6.94%) AngularJS
16 31 (5.00%) LINQ
17 29 (4.68%) .NET Framework
17 29 (4.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 27 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
19 26 (4.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.03%) Computer Science
2 48 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (7.74%) Mobile App
3 28 (4.52%) Fintech
4 24 (3.87%) User Experience
5 22 (3.55%) BBC
6 17 (2.74%) Driving Licence
7 15 (2.42%) SCADA
8 11 (1.77%) CAN bus
8 11 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (1.77%) Mobile Payment
9 10 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.45%) EPoS
11 7 (1.13%) TRADACOMS
12 6 (0.97%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.81%) Animation
13 5 (0.81%) New Media
13 5 (0.81%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.65%) Data Centre
14 4 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 76 (12.26%) Linux
2 54 (8.71%) Windows
3 45 (7.26%) Unix
4 43 (6.94%) Android
5 37 (5.97%) Apple iOS
6 24 (3.87%) CentOS
7 23 (3.71%) Debian
7 23 (3.71%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.97%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.16%) Solaris
11 1 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (18.39%) OO
3 103 (16.61%) MVC
4 98 (15.81%) Software Engineering
5 88 (14.19%) Test Automation
6 78 (12.58%) Web Development
7 63 (10.16%) Scrum
8 59 (9.52%) SDLC
9 55 (8.87%) TDD
10 54 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
11 50 (8.06%) SOA
11 50 (8.06%) Unit Testing
12 47 (7.58%) BDD
13 45 (7.26%) E-Commerce
14 43 (6.94%) OOP
15 42 (6.77%) Software Testing
16 41 (6.61%) Integration Testing
16 41 (6.61%) User Stories
17 40 (6.45%) ITIL
18 32 (5.16%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 291 (46.94%) SQL
2 260 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 236 (38.06%) C#
4 188 (30.32%) Java
5 68 (10.97%) C++
6 57 (9.19%) T-SQL
7 56 (9.03%) VB.NET
8 47 (7.58%) PHP
9 30 (4.84%) XPath
10 20 (3.23%) C
11 17 (2.74%) Objective-C
12 15 (2.42%) PL/SQL
13 14 (2.26%) PowerShell
13 14 (2.26%) VB
14 13 (2.10%) Perl
15 11 (1.77%) Apple Swift
16 9 (1.45%) Python
17 7 (1.13%) VB6
18 6 (0.97%) ActionScript
18 6 (0.97%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 127 (20.48%) Degree
2 32 (5.16%) ISTQB
2 32 (5.16%) Sun Certification
3 27 (4.35%) ISEB
4 26 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (3.87%) Security Cleared
6 19 (3.06%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (1.29%) PhD
9 7 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.97%) MCSD
10 6 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.48%) MCSA
12 3 (0.48%) MCTS
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (12.90%) QA
2 8 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.48%) DICOM
4 3 (0.48%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.16%) HDFS
3 1 (0.16%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.16%) vSphere
3 1 (0.16%) Xen
3 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.48%) Puppet
3 2 (0.32%) Ansible
3 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.16%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.16%) SCCM
4 1 (0.16%) Simpana
4 1 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 129 (20.81%) Microsoft
2 115 (18.55%) Oracle
3 28 (4.52%) Google
4 25 (4.03%) Red Hat
5 19 (3.06%) SAP
6 13 (2.10%) VMware
6 13 (2.10%) Xamarin
7 11 (1.77%) ServiceNow
7 11 (1.77%) Siemens
8 9 (1.45%) Cisco
8 9 (1.45%) Talend
8 9 (1.45%) webMethods
9 7 (1.13%) Adobe
10 6 (0.97%) Apple
10 6 (0.97%) CheckPoint
10 6 (0.97%) Citrix
10 6 (0.97%) Juniper
11 5 (0.81%) Informatica
11 5 (0.81%) Siebel
11 5 (0.81%) Twitter