Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 166 121 141
Rank change year-on-year -45 +20 -28
Permanent jobs citing XML 175 83 254
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.70% 2.15% 2.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.32% 5.64% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 118 57 188
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £55,188 £52,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £69,875 £57,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -

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 3,291 1,472 3,712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 31.90% 38.12% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,462 1,217 3,193
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,000 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.95% +3.53%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £54,299
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £64,900
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +5.77%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing XML as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the Midlands

XML
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing XML in the Midlands.

Salary trend for XML in the Midlands

XML
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing XML in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021. 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 -37 117 £47,500 +5.56% 26
East Midlands -55 58 £37,500 -6.25% 14
XML
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 96 (54.86%) SQL
2 91 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 90 (51.43%) JSON
4 74 (42.29%) Git (software)
5 71 (40.57%) HTML
6 70 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 69 (39.43%) .NET
8 68 (38.86%) CSS
9 67 (38.29%) Agile Software Development
10 65 (37.14%) Web Services
11 63 (36.00%) Microsoft
12 61 (34.86%) C#
13 53 (30.29%) Social Skills
14 52 (29.71%) Problem-Solving
15 49 (28.00%) Software Engineering
16 46 (26.29%) Windows
17 44 (25.14%) Degree
18 43 (24.57%) REST
19 42 (24.00%) Azure
19 42 (24.00%) jQuery
20 41 (23.43%) Java
21 40 (22.86%) ASP.NET
22 38 (21.71%) SDLC
23 36 (20.57%) Relational Database
23 36 (20.57%) Scrum
24 35 (20.00%) SOAP
25 33 (18.86%) AngularJS
26 32 (18.29%) Computer Science
27 31 (17.71%) MVC
28 29 (16.57%) Business Intelligence

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 14 (8.00%) CMS
2 9 (5.14%) Confluence
3 8 (4.57%) nginx
4 7 (4.00%) OpenStack
5 6 (3.43%) IIS
6 4 (2.29%) Apache
7 3 (1.71%) Anypoint
7 3 (1.71%) Drupal
7 3 (1.71%) Mule
7 3 (1.71%) Mule ESB
7 3 (1.71%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.71%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.71%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.57%) Documentum
9 1 (0.57%) JBoss
9 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (14.86%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.43%) InDesign
2 6 (3.43%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.71%) Sketch
5 2 (1.14%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 6 (3.43%) Shopify
2 4 (2.29%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.71%) Magento
4 2 (1.14%) Elite 3E
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.57%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.57%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (0.57%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.57%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 42 (24.00%) Azure
2 27 (15.43%) AWS
3 25 (14.29%) GitHub
4 13 (7.43%) Power Platform
4 13 (7.43%) Serverless
5 11 (6.29%) SaaS
6 10 (5.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (5.71%) Amazon S3
6 10 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (5.14%) Force.com
8 7 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (3.43%) Cloudflare
10 5 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (1.71%) Apple Pay
11 3 (1.71%) Google Pay
12 2 (1.14%) Azure Functions
12 2 (1.14%) Azure Logic Apps
12 2 (1.14%) BrowserStack
12 2 (1.14%) npm
12 2 (1.14%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.86%) HTTP
2 9 (5.14%) DNS
2 9 (5.14%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.57%) Internet
4 7 (4.00%) MQTT
4 7 (4.00%) SMTP
5 4 (2.29%) NFC
5 4 (2.29%) PPP
6 3 (1.71%) ASN.1
7 2 (1.14%) DHCP
7 2 (1.14%) SSL
8 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.57%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (20.57%) Relational Database
3 21 (12.00%) NoSQL
4 18 (10.29%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (9.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (6.86%) Power BI
7 11 (6.29%) MySQL
8 10 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (5.71%) Amazon Redshift
9 9 (5.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (3.43%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.86%) Tableau
12 4 (2.29%) Big Data
12 4 (2.29%) Oracle Database
12 4 (2.29%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.71%) MongoDB
14 2 (1.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 74 (42.29%) Git (software)
2 24 (13.71%) JIRA
3 20 (11.43%) Visual Studio
4 11 (6.29%) gulp
4 11 (6.29%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.14%) Browser DevTools
6 8 (4.57%) Bitbucket
7 7 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.43%) Cactus
8 6 (3.43%) Subversion
8 6 (3.43%) webpack
9 4 (2.29%) GoogleTest
9 4 (2.29%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (2.29%) TestRail
9 4 (2.29%) Valgrind
10 3 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.71%) Cypress.io
10 3 (1.71%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.71%) PHPUnit
10 3 (1.71%) Selenium
General
1 53 (30.29%) Social Skills
2 24 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (13.71%) Finance
3 14 (8.00%) Organisational Skills
3 14 (8.00%) Retail
4 13 (7.43%) Marketing
5 10 (5.71%) Games
6 9 (5.14%) Law
7 6 (3.43%) Legal
7 6 (3.43%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.43%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.71%) Electronics
8 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.57%) Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.57%) Military
10 1 (0.57%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 94 (53.71%) Developer
2 26 (14.86%) Software Developer
3 24 (13.71%) Software Engineer
4 20 (11.43%) .NET Developer
4 20 (11.43%) Analyst
5 17 (9.71%) Lead Developer
6 14 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 14 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 13 (7.43%) Team Leader
8 11 (6.29%) Software Team Leader
9 10 (5.71%) Junior
10 9 (5.14%) Customer Analyst
10 9 (5.14%) Junior Analyst
10 9 (5.14%) Junior Systems Analyst
10 9 (5.14%) Lead Software Engineer
10 9 (5.14%) Systems Analyst
11 8 (4.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (4.57%) Salesforce Developer
12 7 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
12 7 (4.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (51.43%) JSON
2 71 (40.57%) HTML
3 69 (39.43%) .NET
4 68 (38.86%) CSS
5 65 (37.14%) Web Services
6 43 (24.57%) REST
7 42 (24.00%) jQuery
8 40 (22.86%) ASP.NET
9 35 (20.00%) SOAP
10 33 (18.86%) AngularJS
11 29 (16.57%) RESTful
12 26 (14.86%) Ajax
13 24 (13.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 23 (13.14%) React
15 21 (12.00%) Node.js
16 18 (10.29%) .NET Core
17 16 (9.14%) XSLT
18 15 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 15 (8.57%) Laravel
19 12 (6.86%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.00%) Self-Motivation
2 27 (15.43%) User Experience
3 15 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 13 (7.43%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (6.29%) Driving Licence
6 9 (5.14%) Blog
7 7 (4.00%) e-Health
8 5 (2.86%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.29%) Smartcard
10 3 (1.71%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.71%) Graphic Design
10 3 (1.71%) Legacy Systems
10 3 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.14%) LIMS
11 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.57%) Learning Management System
12 1 (0.57%) NHS
12 1 (0.57%) Robotics
12 1 (0.57%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 46 (26.29%) Windows
2 22 (12.57%) Linux
3 19 (10.86%) Unix
4 11 (6.29%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.43%) Windows 10
5 6 (3.43%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.43%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.29%) Debian
7 1 (0.57%) Android
7 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (38.29%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (29.71%) Problem-Solving
3 49 (28.00%) Software Engineering
4 38 (21.71%) SDLC
5 36 (20.57%) Scrum
6 32 (18.29%) Computer Science
7 31 (17.71%) MVC
8 29 (16.57%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (13.14%) Clean Code
10 19 (10.86%) OOP
11 18 (10.29%) OO
11 18 (10.29%) Project Management
11 18 (10.29%) Web Development
12 17 (9.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (9.71%) Full Stack Development
13 16 (9.14%) Data Analysis
13 16 (9.14%) Mentoring
14 15 (8.57%) Test Automation
15 14 (8.00%) DevOps
15 14 (8.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 96 (54.86%) SQL
2 91 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 61 (34.86%) C#
4 41 (23.43%) Java
5 27 (15.43%) PHP
6 25 (14.29%) Python
7 19 (10.86%) C++
7 19 (10.86%) T-SQL
8 11 (6.29%) VB.NET
9 9 (5.14%) ES6
9 9 (5.14%) PL/SQL
10 7 (4.00%) XAML
11 5 (2.86%) C
12 4 (2.29%) Ruby
12 4 (2.29%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.29%) VB
13 2 (1.14%) Perl
13 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.14%) X++
13 2 (1.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (25.14%) Degree
2 13 (7.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (5.14%) HNC
3 9 (5.14%) HND
4 4 (2.29%) Master's Degree
4 4 (2.29%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.71%) ISEB
5 3 (1.71%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.71%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.14%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.57%) ACCA
7 1 (0.57%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.29%) QA
2 4 (2.29%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.14%) GDPR
5 1 (0.57%) DICOM
5 1 (0.57%) HL7
5 1 (0.57%) IFRS
5 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.57%) SLA
5 1 (0.57%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (11.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (8.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.71%) Terraform
3 1 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 63 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.00%) Oracle
3 12 (6.86%) Google
4 11 (6.29%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (4.57%) Xamarin
6 7 (4.00%) Rackspace
7 6 (3.43%) Adobe
7 6 (3.43%) MuleSoft
7 6 (3.43%) SAP
8 5 (2.86%) Databricks
8 5 (2.86%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.29%) Informatica
10 3 (1.71%) Ariba
10 3 (1.71%) Klarna
10 3 (1.71%) PayPal
10 3 (1.71%) Sencha
10 3 (1.71%) Spotify
10 3 (1.71%) WorldPay
11 2 (1.14%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.14%) SnapLogic