Period
to 9 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > North of England
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 109 101
Rank change year-on-year -18 -8 -45
Permanent jobs citing XML 239 603 737
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 2.27% 3.06% 3.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.62% 8.34% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 208 460 671
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.83% -3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 North of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,254 7,227 9,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 40.32% 36.72% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3,635 5,789 8,364
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.48% +8.00% +5.26%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in the North of England

XML
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing XML in the North of England.

Salary trend for XML in the North of England

XML
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing XML in the North of England over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

Salary histogram for XML in the North of England

XML
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North of England region over the 6 months to 9 July 2020. 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
North West -26 132 £47,500 +5.56% 21
Yorkshire +32 100 £45,000 +5.88% 14
North East -1 7 £41,500 -2.35% 3
XML
England

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, 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 North of England region with a requirement for XML.

1 126 (52.72%) SQL
2 109 (45.61%) C#
2 109 (45.61%) HTML
3 100 (41.84%) CSS
4 93 (38.91%) JavaScript
5 88 (36.82%) .NET
6 82 (34.31%) SQL Server
7 73 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
8 61 (25.52%) Web Services
9 60 (25.10%) JSON
10 59 (24.69%) Java
11 58 (24.27%) MVC
12 54 (22.59%) ASP.NET
13 49 (20.50%) jQuery
14 48 (20.08%) SOAP
14 48 (20.08%) Ajax
15 44 (18.41%) Finance
15 44 (18.41%) Problem-Solving
16 43 (17.99%) Microsoft
17 39 (16.32%) REST
18 37 (15.48%) Git (software)
18 37 (15.48%) AngularJS
19 36 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
19 36 (15.06%) Scrum
20 35 (14.64%) OO
21 32 (13.39%) T-SQL
21 32 (13.39%) Test Automation
22 31 (12.97%) Spring
23 29 (12.13%) Retail
23 29 (12.13%) OOP

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 23 (9.62%) IIS
2 10 (4.18%) Apache
2 10 (4.18%) ExpressionEngine
3 6 (2.51%) CMS
3 6 (2.51%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.26%) Confluence
4 3 (1.26%) IBM Domino
4 3 (1.26%) Red Hat Fuse
4 3 (1.26%) SAS
4 3 (1.26%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.84%) JBoss
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.42%) Gentran
6 1 (0.42%) Jetty
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.26%) SPSS
2 1 (0.42%) MadCap Flare
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.60%) Magento
1 11 (4.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (3.35%) assyst
3 7 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (2.09%) Infor CRM
4 5 (2.09%) Sage X3
5 2 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.42%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.42%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.42%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.37%) Azure
2 13 (5.44%) AWS
3 5 (2.09%) Power Platform
4 4 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.67%) Office 365
5 3 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.26%) GitHub
6 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 1 (0.42%) Apigee
7 1 (0.42%) Force.com
7 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.42%) Power Automate
7 1 (0.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.95%) SSL
2 13 (5.44%) VPN
3 10 (4.18%) HTTP
3 10 (4.18%) Internet
4 9 (3.77%) Intranet
5 4 (1.67%) Firewall
6 3 (1.26%) LAN
6 3 (1.26%) Network Security
7 2 (0.84%) RFID
8 1 (0.42%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.42%) DNS
8 1 (0.42%) Extranet
8 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (34.31%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.72%) MySQL
3 14 (5.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (5.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (4.18%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.18%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.77%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.35%) InterSystems Cache
7 8 (3.35%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.09%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (2.09%) Power BI
8 5 (2.09%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.26%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.84%) Big Data
10 2 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (15.48%) Git (software)
2 24 (10.04%) JIRA
3 16 (6.69%) Jenkins
4 15 (6.28%) SoapUI
4 15 (6.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (5.86%) NUnit
5 14 (5.86%) Subversion
6 13 (5.44%) Selenium
7 10 (4.18%) PHPUnit
8 8 (3.35%) MSTest
8 8 (3.35%) Protractor
8 8 (3.35%) Visual Studio
9 7 (2.93%) Maven
10 6 (2.51%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.51%) WebDriver
11 5 (2.09%) Fiddler
11 5 (2.09%) Mocha
12 4 (1.67%) Moq
13 3 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.26%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (18.41%) Finance
2 29 (12.13%) Retail
3 12 (5.02%) Local Government
4 11 (4.60%) Law
5 8 (3.35%) Legal
6 7 (2.93%) Games
7 5 (2.09%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.84%) Banking
8 2 (0.84%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.84%) Marketing
8 2 (0.84%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 134 (56.07%) Developer
2 28 (11.72%) Analyst
3 26 (10.88%) Software Developer
4 23 (9.62%) .NET Developer
5 21 (8.79%) Java Developer
5 21 (8.79%) PHP Developer
6 19 (7.95%) Software Engineer
7 17 (7.11%) Senior Developer
8 15 (6.28%) C# Developer
9 14 (5.86%) Applications Support
10 12 (5.02%) .NET Software Engineer
11 11 (4.60%) ServiceNow Developer
11 11 (4.60%) Support Specialist
12 10 (4.18%) Configuration Engineer
13 9 (3.77%) Applications Support Analyst
13 9 (3.77%) Support Analyst
14 8 (3.35%) ASP Developer
15 7 (2.93%) Senior C# Developer
16 6 (2.51%) Java Engineer
16 6 (2.51%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (45.61%) HTML
2 100 (41.84%) CSS
3 88 (36.82%) .NET
4 61 (25.52%) Web Services
5 60 (25.10%) JSON
6 54 (22.59%) ASP.NET
7 49 (20.50%) jQuery
8 48 (20.08%) Ajax
8 48 (20.08%) SOAP
9 39 (16.32%) REST
10 37 (15.48%) AngularJS
11 31 (12.97%) Spring
12 26 (10.88%) .NET Core
13 25 (10.46%) RESTful
13 25 (10.46%) WCF
14 22 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (7.95%) CSS3
16 18 (7.53%) HTML5
17 15 (6.28%) XSLT
18 13 (5.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.53%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (6.28%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.86%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.77%) User Experience
6 8 (3.35%) Blog
6 8 (3.35%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.26%) iSeries
8 3 (1.26%) Social Media
9 2 (0.84%) PKI
9 2 (0.84%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.84%) TRADACOMS
10 1 (0.42%) Animation
10 1 (0.42%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.42%) IVR
10 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.42%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.79%) Linux
2 20 (8.37%) Windows
3 8 (3.35%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.93%) HPUX
5 5 (2.09%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (1.26%) Unix
6 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.84%) Debian
7 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.42%) Solaris
8 1 (0.42%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (24.27%) MVC
3 44 (18.41%) Problem-Solving
4 36 (15.06%) Scrum
5 35 (14.64%) OO
6 32 (13.39%) Test Automation
7 29 (12.13%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (12.13%) OOP
8 28 (11.72%) ITIL
9 27 (11.30%) E-Commerce
9 27 (11.30%) Requirements Gathering
10 26 (10.88%) Software Engineering
11 22 (9.21%) SDLC
12 19 (7.95%) Service Management
13 18 (7.53%) Computer Science
14 17 (7.11%) BDD
14 17 (7.11%) DevOps
14 17 (7.11%) ETL
15 16 (6.69%) CRM
16 15 (6.28%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 126 (52.72%) SQL
2 109 (45.61%) C#
3 93 (38.91%) JavaScript
4 59 (24.69%) Java
5 32 (13.39%) T-SQL
6 28 (11.72%) PHP
7 13 (5.44%) PL/SQL
7 13 (5.44%) VB
8 10 (4.18%) C++
8 10 (4.18%) VBScript
9 8 (3.35%) Python
9 8 (3.35%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.51%) XQuery
11 5 (2.09%) C
11 5 (2.09%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.67%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.26%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.26%) Java 8
14 2 (0.84%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.84%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (12.13%) Degree
2 8 (3.35%) DBS Check
3 2 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.46%) QA
2 8 (3.35%) SLA
3 3 (1.26%) GDPR
4 2 (0.84%) PMO
5 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.42%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.42%) NCSC
5 1 (0.42%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 8 (3.35%) Docker
2 5 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.67%) vSphere
4 2 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.42%) NDS
5 1 (0.42%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.26%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.84%) Ansible
2 2 (0.84%) Puppet
2 2 (0.84%) Rancher
3 1 (0.42%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.42%) SCCM
3 1 (0.42%) SCOM
3 1 (0.42%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.42%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (17.99%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.44%) Oracle
3 12 (5.02%) ServiceNow
4 11 (4.60%) Remedy
4 11 (4.60%) SolarWinds
5 10 (4.18%) Zend
6 7 (2.93%) InterSystems
7 6 (2.51%) Sage
7 6 (2.51%) TIBCO
8 5 (2.09%) Splunk
8 5 (2.09%) VMware
9 4 (1.67%) Intapp
10 3 (1.26%) Aderant
10 3 (1.26%) New Relic
10 3 (1.26%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.84%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.84%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.84%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.84%) IBM
11 2 (0.84%) Sitecore