Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > North of England
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 125 108 93
Rank change year-on-year -17 -15 -38
Permanent jobs citing XML 374 539 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 2.36% 2.84% 3.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.07% 7.28% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 269 437 657
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,600 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 6,157 7,406 10,264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 38.82% 39.06% 41.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5,145 6,102 8,804
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -8 229 £45,000 +12.50% 85
Yorkshire -18 117 £47,500 +11.76% 48
North East +14 28 £37,500 -11.76% 5
XML
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 203 (54.28%) SQL
2 188 (50.27%) C#
3 179 (47.86%) JavaScript
4 157 (41.98%) .NET
5 151 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
6 150 (40.11%) HTML
7 142 (37.97%) SQL Server
8 135 (36.10%) Web Services
9 129 (34.49%) JSON
10 112 (29.95%) REST
11 110 (29.41%) CSS
12 92 (24.60%) MVC
13 90 (24.06%) SOAP
14 86 (22.99%) Java
15 83 (22.19%) Finance
15 83 (22.19%) Scrum
16 76 (20.32%) Ajax
17 75 (20.05%) jQuery
18 74 (19.79%) Microsoft
19 72 (19.25%) Continuous Integration
20 71 (18.98%) ASP.NET
21 70 (18.72%) AngularJS
22 67 (17.91%) JIRA
23 60 (16.04%) Test Automation
24 58 (15.51%) Software Engineering
24 58 (15.51%) OO
25 57 (15.24%) Git (software)
26 56 (14.97%) .NET Framework
27 53 (14.17%) RESTful
28 52 (13.90%) QA

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 (9.36%) IIS
2 25 (6.68%) CMS
3 23 (6.15%) Umbraco
4 18 (4.81%) Apache
5 17 (4.55%) Confluence
6 10 (2.67%) Drupal
7 9 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.87%) nginx
9 6 (1.60%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.34%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.07%) Appian
12 3 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.80%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Fuse
12 3 (0.80%) SAS
12 3 (0.80%) WordPress
13 2 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.27%) Mendix
Applications
1 11 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.07%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.80%) SPSS
6 1 (0.27%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.27%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) Sketch
6 1 (0.27%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 9 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.87%) Elite 3E
3 6 (1.60%) assyst
4 5 (1.34%) Sage 200
4 5 (1.34%) Sage 50
5 4 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.80%) Magento
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.27%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 49 (13.10%) Azure
2 34 (9.09%) AWS
3 18 (4.81%) Serverless
4 16 (4.28%) GitHub
5 14 (3.74%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (3.74%) Amazon S3
6 12 (3.21%) Amazon SQS
7 11 (2.94%) Power Platform
8 10 (2.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 10 (2.67%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (2.67%) Datadog
8 10 (2.67%) Slack
9 8 (2.14%) GCP
9 8 (2.14%) PaaS
10 6 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (1.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 5 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.80%) AWS CodePipeline
13 3 (0.80%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.02%) SSL
2 18 (4.81%) HTTP
3 8 (2.14%) Internet
4 6 (1.60%) Bluetooth
4 6 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.07%) VPN
6 3 (0.80%) Firewall
7 2 (0.53%) DNS
8 1 (0.27%) DHCP
8 1 (0.27%) FTP
8 1 (0.27%) Intranet
8 1 (0.27%) LAN
8 1 (0.27%) NAS
8 1 (0.27%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.27%) SAN
8 1 (0.27%) SMTP
8 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (37.97%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.43%) MySQL
3 30 (8.02%) Relational Database
4 20 (5.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (4.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 18 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (4.01%) Big Data
7 15 (4.01%) RDBMS
8 12 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.94%) MongoDB
9 11 (2.94%) Power BI
10 10 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (2.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (2.41%) NoSQL
12 8 (2.14%) DB2
13 7 (1.87%) Redis
13 7 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 67 (17.91%) JIRA
2 57 (15.24%) Git (software)
3 47 (12.57%) Jenkins
4 36 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (6.68%) Maven
6 24 (6.42%) Visual Studio
7 21 (5.61%) JUnit
7 21 (5.61%) Subversion
8 19 (5.08%) SpecFlow
9 18 (4.81%) Hudson
9 18 (4.81%) Selenium
9 18 (4.81%) Visual Studio Team System
10 13 (3.48%) NUnit
10 13 (3.48%) SoapUI
11 11 (2.94%) Eclipse
12 10 (2.67%) IntelliJ
13 9 (2.41%) Android Studio
13 9 (2.41%) Ant
13 9 (2.41%) WebDriver
14 8 (2.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 83 (22.19%) Finance
2 39 (10.43%) Retail
3 29 (7.75%) Law
4 25 (6.68%) Legal
5 10 (2.67%) Public Sector
6 9 (2.41%) Aerospace
6 9 (2.41%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.34%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.34%) Local Government
8 4 (1.07%) Military
9 3 (0.80%) Marketing
10 2 (0.53%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 208 (55.61%) Developer
2 51 (13.64%) .NET Developer
3 44 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 39 (10.43%) Senior Developer
5 35 (9.36%) C# Developer
6 34 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 22 (5.88%) Analyst
8 21 (5.61%) Architect
8 21 (5.61%) PHP Developer
9 20 (5.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (5.35%) QA Engineer
10 18 (4.81%) Applications Support
11 17 (4.55%) Java Developer
12 12 (3.21%) Applications Developer
12 12 (3.21%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
13 11 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
13 11 (2.94%) Software QA Engineer
13 11 (2.94%) Support Engineer
13 11 (2.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (41.98%) .NET
2 150 (40.11%) HTML
3 135 (36.10%) Web Services
4 129 (34.49%) JSON
5 112 (29.95%) REST
6 110 (29.41%) CSS
7 90 (24.06%) SOAP
8 76 (20.32%) Ajax
9 75 (20.05%) jQuery
10 71 (18.98%) ASP.NET
11 70 (18.72%) AngularJS
12 56 (14.97%) .NET Framework
13 53 (14.17%) RESTful
14 47 (12.57%) XSLT
15 42 (11.23%) .NET Core
16 40 (10.70%) HTML5
17 39 (10.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 35 (9.36%) ASP.NET MVC
19 34 (9.09%) WCF
20 33 (8.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.42%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (5.35%) Mobile App
3 20 (5.35%) User Experience
4 18 (4.81%) Blog
5 13 (3.48%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.48%) Private Cloud
6 11 (2.94%) PMI
7 10 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (2.67%) N-Tier
8 9 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.87%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.60%) Animation
11 6 (1.60%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.60%) PKI
12 4 (1.07%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.07%) HoloLens
13 3 (0.80%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.80%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 52 (13.90%) Windows
2 27 (7.22%) Linux
3 23 (6.15%) Android
4 14 (3.74%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.94%) Windows Server
6 9 (2.41%) Debian
7 8 (2.14%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.14%) Windows 8
8 7 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.60%) watchOS
10 3 (0.80%) Unix
11 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.27%) HPUX
12 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (24.60%) MVC
3 83 (22.19%) Scrum
4 72 (19.25%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (16.04%) Test Automation
6 58 (15.51%) OO
6 58 (15.51%) Software Engineering
7 40 (10.70%) DevOps
8 39 (10.43%) Problem-Solving
9 38 (10.16%) TDD
10 32 (8.56%) ITIL
11 31 (8.29%) E-Commerce
12 29 (7.75%) Microservices
12 29 (7.75%) Web Development
13 26 (6.95%) BDD
14 24 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (6.42%) Unit Testing
15 23 (6.15%) ETL
15 23 (6.15%) SDLC
16 22 (5.88%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 203 (54.28%) SQL
2 188 (50.27%) C#
3 179 (47.86%) JavaScript
4 86 (22.99%) Java
5 40 (10.70%) T-SQL
6 34 (9.09%) PHP
7 28 (7.49%) Shell Script
8 26 (6.95%) Python
9 21 (5.61%) XPath
10 15 (4.01%) VB
11 14 (3.74%) PL/SQL
12 10 (2.67%) VB.NET
13 9 (2.41%) Apple Swift
13 9 (2.41%) Java 8
13 9 (2.41%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.87%) Go
14 7 (1.87%) Groovy
14 7 (1.87%) Ruby
14 7 (1.87%) VB6
15 6 (1.60%) C++
Qualifications
1 40 (10.70%) Degree
2 11 (2.94%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.07%) DBS Check
3 4 (1.07%) Master's Degree
3 4 (1.07%) MCTS
3 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.80%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.53%) ISEB
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (13.90%) QA
2 12 (3.21%) SLA
3 2 (0.53%) GDPR
3 2 (0.53%) PA-DSS
3 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.27%) NCSC
4 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 36 (9.63%) Docker
2 9 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (1.34%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.53%) vSphere
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.27%) NDS
6 1 (0.27%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.27%) XenApp
6 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (3.74%) Ansible
2 13 (3.48%) Single Sign-On
2 13 (3.48%) Terraform
3 4 (1.07%) HP ALM
3 4 (1.07%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.07%) Puppet
4 2 (0.53%) SCOM
5 1 (0.27%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 74 (19.79%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.88%) Oracle
3 14 (3.74%) Intapp
4 13 (3.48%) ServiceNow
5 9 (2.41%) Apple
5 9 (2.41%) Sitecore
5 9 (2.41%) Xamarin
6 8 (2.14%) TIBCO
7 7 (1.87%) Sage
8 6 (1.60%) Twitter
9 5 (1.34%) Xero
10 4 (1.07%) Cognos
10 4 (1.07%) Google
10 4 (1.07%) HP
10 4 (1.07%) iManage
11 3 (0.80%) Adobe
11 3 (0.80%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.80%) SAP
11 3 (0.80%) Splunk
11 3 (0.80%) VMware