Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > North of England
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 57 42
Rank change year-on-year -46 -15 0
Permanent jobs citing XML 732 1,233 1,386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 3.05% 4.92% 5.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.52% 11.48% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 653 972 1,189
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,150 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 9,729 10,745 9,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 40.60% 42.89% 38.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8,278 9,230 8,385
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing XML as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the North of England over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 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
North West -28 438 £42,250 -2.87% 103
Yorkshire -51 251 £45,000 +5.88% 55
North East -11 43 £42,750 +6.88% 12
XML
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 North of England region with a requirement for XML.

1 379 (51.78%) JavaScript
2 370 (50.55%) Agile Software Development
3 356 (48.63%) HTML
4 332 (45.36%) Web Services
5 330 (45.08%) JSON
6 316 (43.17%) Java
7 304 (41.53%) SQL
8 297 (40.57%) CSS
9 250 (34.15%) SOAP
9 250 (34.15%) .NET
10 216 (29.51%) C#
11 190 (25.96%) RESTful
12 187 (25.55%) SQL Server
13 178 (24.32%) OO
14 166 (22.68%) jQuery
15 162 (22.13%) Scrum
16 160 (21.86%) MVC
17 156 (21.31%) Software Engineering
18 152 (20.77%) Finance
19 146 (19.95%) REST
20 142 (19.40%) ASP.NET
21 133 (18.17%) PHP
21 133 (18.17%) Microsoft
22 132 (18.03%) Git (software)
23 129 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
24 123 (16.80%) MySQL
25 115 (15.71%) Test Automation
26 106 (14.48%) Spring
27 98 (13.39%) WCF
28 95 (12.98%) T-SQL

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 35 (4.78%) IIS
2 32 (4.37%) CMS
3 29 (3.96%) Apache
4 28 (3.83%) SharePoint
5 22 (3.01%) Confluence
5 22 (3.01%) nginx
6 20 (2.73%) Tomcat
7 18 (2.46%) WordPress
8 14 (1.91%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.78%) JBoss
10 12 (1.64%) Umbraco
11 11 (1.50%) WebLogic
12 10 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (1.23%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.96%) NServiceBus
14 7 (0.96%) OpenEdge
14 7 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.82%) Drupal
15 6 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.68%) concrete5
Applications
1 17 (2.32%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.96%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.68%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.55%) GIMP
5 4 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.41%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.14%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.14%) HipChat
7 1 (0.14%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 17 (2.32%) Magento
2 7 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.68%) assyst
3 5 (0.68%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.41%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.27%) Infor LN
5 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.27%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 50 (6.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (5.87%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 11 (1.50%) npm
5 10 (1.37%) SaaS
6 9 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.96%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.96%) GitHub
7 7 (0.96%) Sage Pay
7 7 (0.96%) Serverless
8 6 (0.82%) BrowserStack
9 5 (0.68%) Zapier
10 4 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.55%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.55%) Office 365
11 3 (0.41%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.27%) CheetahMail
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.01%) HTTP
2 17 (2.32%) DNS
3 13 (1.78%) Internet
4 12 (1.64%) SSL
5 7 (0.96%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.82%) FTP
7 5 (0.68%) DHCP
8 4 (0.55%) Bluetooth
8 4 (0.55%) Firewall
8 4 (0.55%) Intranet
8 4 (0.55%) SMS
8 4 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.41%) RTP
10 2 (0.27%) POP3
10 2 (0.27%) SMTP
11 1 (0.14%) Extranet
11 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.14%) RS-232
11 1 (0.14%) SSH
11 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (25.55%) SQL Server
2 123 (16.80%) MySQL
3 62 (8.47%) NoSQL
4 43 (5.87%) Relational Database
5 40 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (4.37%) Redis
7 27 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (2.87%) Big Data
10 19 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (2.46%) MongoDB
12 17 (2.32%) RDBMS
13 15 (2.05%) Hadoop
14 12 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (1.09%) OLAP
16 8 (1.09%) Oracle Database
16 8 (1.09%) Power BI
17 7 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
18 6 (0.82%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 132 (18.03%) Git (software)
2 81 (11.07%) JIRA
3 74 (10.11%) Subversion
4 69 (9.43%) Visual Studio
5 63 (8.61%) NUnit
6 60 (8.20%) Selenium
7 54 (7.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 52 (7.10%) MSTest
9 50 (6.83%) Maven
10 45 (6.15%) Jenkins
11 42 (5.74%) JUnit
12 28 (3.83%) Cucumber
13 26 (3.55%) Gradle
14 25 (3.42%) Ant
15 24 (3.28%) Mockito
15 24 (3.28%) SoapUI
16 19 (2.60%) Eclipse
17 18 (2.46%) gulp
18 17 (2.32%) Bitbucket
19 15 (2.05%) SpecFlow
General
1 152 (20.77%) Finance
2 47 (6.42%) Retail
3 31 (4.23%) Advertising
4 27 (3.69%) Marketing
5 22 (3.01%) Games
6 14 (1.91%) Automotive
7 13 (1.78%) Banking
8 12 (1.64%) Law
9 7 (0.96%) Back Office
9 7 (0.96%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.68%) Legal
11 4 (0.55%) Billing
11 4 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.41%) German Language
12 3 (0.41%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.27%) French Language
13 2 (0.27%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.27%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 429 (58.61%) Developer
2 121 (16.53%) Java Developer
3 87 (11.89%) Software Developer
4 78 (10.66%) .NET Developer
5 76 (10.38%) Senior Developer
6 70 (9.56%) Software Engineer
7 68 (9.29%) C# Developer
8 65 (8.88%) Analyst
9 56 (7.65%) Architect
10 51 (6.97%) PHP Developer
11 48 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
12 35 (4.78%) C# Software Engineer
13 33 (4.51%) .NET Software Engineer
14 32 (4.37%) SQL Developer
15 28 (3.83%) Senior .NET Developer
15 28 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
16 27 (3.69%) Senior Software Developer
17 26 (3.55%) C# Software Developer
18 25 (3.42%) .NET Software Developer
19 24 (3.28%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 356 (48.63%) HTML
2 332 (45.36%) Web Services
3 330 (45.08%) JSON
4 297 (40.57%) CSS
5 250 (34.15%) .NET
5 250 (34.15%) SOAP
6 190 (25.96%) RESTful
7 166 (22.68%) jQuery
8 146 (19.95%) REST
9 142 (19.40%) ASP.NET
10 106 (14.48%) Spring
11 98 (13.39%) WCF
12 86 (11.75%) HTML5
13 85 (11.61%) XSLT
14 74 (10.11%) .NET Framework
14 74 (10.11%) AngularJS
15 66 (9.02%) Ajax
16 63 (8.61%) Hibernate
16 63 (8.61%) LINQ
17 58 (7.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.79%) Mobile App
2 52 (7.10%) Computer Science
3 47 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (6.01%) User Experience
5 37 (5.05%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.19%) NHS
8 14 (1.91%) Blog
9 9 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (0.96%) CMDB
10 7 (0.96%) N-Tier
10 7 (0.96%) Replication
10 7 (0.96%) Taxonomies
11 6 (0.82%) Fintech
11 6 (0.82%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.68%) Wiki
13 4 (0.55%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.55%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 95 (12.98%) Linux
2 86 (11.75%) Windows
3 38 (5.19%) Unix
4 27 (3.69%) Android
5 21 (2.87%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.19%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
8 8 (1.09%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.96%) CentOS
9 7 (0.96%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.55%) AIX
11 3 (0.41%) OpenVMS
11 3 (0.41%) VMS
11 3 (0.41%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.27%) SUSE
12 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.14%) HPUX
13 1 (0.14%) Solaris
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (50.55%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (24.32%) OO
3 162 (22.13%) Scrum
4 160 (21.86%) MVC
5 156 (21.31%) Software Engineering
6 129 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
7 115 (15.71%) Test Automation
8 94 (12.84%) TDD
8 94 (12.84%) Web Development
9 90 (12.30%) SDLC
10 76 (10.38%) Unit Testing
11 73 (9.97%) UML
12 71 (9.70%) E-Commerce
13 64 (8.74%) Use Case
14 63 (8.61%) DSDM
15 60 (8.20%) RUP
16 59 (8.06%) DevOps
16 59 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
17 55 (7.51%) OOP
18 54 (7.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 379 (51.78%) JavaScript
2 316 (43.17%) Java
3 304 (41.53%) SQL
4 216 (29.51%) C#
5 133 (18.17%) PHP
6 95 (12.98%) T-SQL
7 73 (9.97%) C++
8 61 (8.33%) PL/SQL
9 59 (8.06%) Python
10 31 (4.23%) Groovy
11 30 (4.10%) VB.NET
12 28 (3.83%) Ruby
13 25 (3.42%) VB
14 20 (2.73%) Perl
15 18 (2.46%) C
16 17 (2.32%) Java 8
16 17 (2.32%) PowerShell
17 16 (2.19%) Go
18 14 (1.91%) VB6
19 12 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 90 (12.30%) Degree
2 27 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (2.19%) ISTQB
4 14 (1.91%) ISEB
5 8 (1.09%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.96%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.82%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.82%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.68%) PMP
9 4 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.41%) SANS
11 2 (0.27%) CISSP
11 2 (0.27%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.27%) OSCE
11 2 (0.27%) OSCP
12 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.14%) CIPFA
12 1 (0.14%) GCIA
12 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.14%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.78%) QA
2 10 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.09%) SLA
4 5 (0.68%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 4 (0.55%) GCP
5 4 (0.55%) GDPR
5 4 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) GPG13
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 15765
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (4.37%) Docker
2 15 (2.05%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.82%) Apache Flume
3 6 (0.82%) HDFS
4 5 (0.68%) Varnish
5 4 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.41%) LXC
7 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.14%) Firmware
8 1 (0.14%) RACF
8 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (0.96%) Puppet
2 7 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (0.82%) Kubernetes
3 6 (0.82%) Oozie
4 5 (0.68%) Nagios
5 3 (0.41%) Ansible
5 3 (0.41%) Kibana
5 3 (0.41%) Terraform
6 2 (0.27%) Icinga
6 2 (0.27%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.14%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.14%) logstash
7 1 (0.14%) SCOM
7 1 (0.14%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 133 (18.17%) Microsoft
2 74 (10.11%) Oracle
3 32 (4.37%) Google
4 14 (1.91%) IBM
4 14 (1.91%) SAP
5 13 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (1.78%) Zend
6 12 (1.64%) HP
7 11 (1.50%) MuleSoft
8 10 (1.37%) Adobe
9 9 (1.23%) Capita
9 9 (1.23%) Lotus
9 9 (1.23%) ServiceNow
9 9 (1.23%) Tableau
9 9 (1.23%) webMethods
9 9 (1.23%) Xamarin
10 8 (1.09%) Progress
10 8 (1.09%) Sybase
11 7 (0.96%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.82%) Twitter