Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > North of England
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 53 37
Rank change year-on-year -6 -16 -9
Permanent jobs citing XML 1075 1222 1663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 4.59% 4.90% 5.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.07% 12.62% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 863 1050 1415
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 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 9714 9681 11519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 41.46% 38.86% 41.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8151 8457 9780
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 2017. 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 -7 621 £45,000 +16.13% 65
Yorkshire -6 414 £45,000 +5.88% 39
North East -28 34 £38,750 +4.73% 1
XML
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North of England region with a requirement for XML.

1 597 (55.53%) Agile Software Development
2 561 (52.19%) Web Services
3 500 (46.51%) SQL
4 496 (46.14%) JavaScript
5 473 (44.00%) HTML
6 449 (41.77%) Java
7 423 (39.35%) .NET
8 416 (38.70%) C#
9 395 (36.74%) CSS
10 389 (36.19%) SOAP
11 341 (31.72%) JSON
12 318 (29.58%) SQL Server
13 312 (29.02%) MVC
14 297 (27.63%) jQuery
15 280 (26.05%) ASP.NET
16 242 (22.51%) OO
17 238 (22.14%) RESTful
18 226 (21.02%) Scrum
19 223 (20.74%) Finance
20 218 (20.28%) Git (software)
21 217 (20.19%) REST
22 212 (19.72%) Microsoft
23 211 (19.63%) Degree
24 203 (18.88%) TDD
24 203 (18.88%) Software Engineering
25 202 (18.79%) T-SQL
26 190 (17.67%) Continuous Integration
27 187 (17.40%) Test Automation
28 172 (16.00%) Oracle
29 170 (15.81%) Subversion

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 68 (6.33%) WebSphere
2 61 (5.67%) Apache
3 54 (5.02%) JBoss
4 43 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 43 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 42 (3.91%) CMS
6 35 (3.26%) IIS
7 25 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 20 (1.86%) Confluence
8 20 (1.86%) EPiServer
9 17 (1.58%) SharePoint
10 14 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (1.12%) nginx
12 11 (1.02%) OpenROAD
13 10 (0.93%) WordPress
14 9 (0.84%) NServiceBus
15 8 (0.74%) CICS
16 7 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
17 5 (0.47%) ColdFusion
17 5 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.37%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.093%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (1.30%) Magento
2 13 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.37%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.28%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.19%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.19%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.19%) SAP MII
6 2 (0.19%) Shopify
7 1 (0.093%) BASE24
7 1 (0.093%) Exstream
7 1 (0.093%) FastStats
7 1 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.093%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.093%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.093%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.093%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.093%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
1 37 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.77%) SaaS
3 18 (1.67%) npm
4 10 (0.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 9 (0.84%) GitHub
6 7 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.56%) Office 365
8 4 (0.37%) Serverless
9 3 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.28%) Route 53
10 1 (0.093%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.093%) Force.com
10 1 (0.093%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.093%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 88 (8.19%) HTTP
2 39 (3.63%) FTP
3 22 (2.05%) SSL
4 14 (1.30%) Internet
5 12 (1.12%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.02%) HTTPS
7 9 (0.84%) LDAP
7 9 (0.84%) Wireless
8 7 (0.65%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.65%) Firewall
8 7 (0.65%) RS-232
9 6 (0.56%) IMAP
9 6 (0.56%) SMTP
9 6 (0.56%) SS7
10 4 (0.37%) Intranet
10 4 (0.37%) LAN
10 4 (0.37%) PPP
10 4 (0.37%) WAN
11 2 (0.19%) ATM
11 2 (0.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (29.58%) SQL Server
2 140 (13.02%) MySQL
3 72 (6.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 70 (6.51%) Relational Database
5 69 (6.42%) NoSQL
6 57 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 36 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (3.35%) Oracle Database
8 31 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (2.60%) RDBMS
10 27 (2.51%) Big Data
11 26 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 25 (2.33%) Redis
12 25 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 24 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
14 22 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
15 18 (1.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 18 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
16 16 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
16 16 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 218 (20.28%) Git (software)
2 170 (15.81%) Subversion
3 138 (12.84%) Visual Studio
4 94 (8.74%) Jenkins
5 92 (8.56%) JIRA
6 89 (8.28%) NUnit
7 77 (7.16%) Selenium
8 76 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 72 (6.70%) Maven
10 67 (6.23%) JUnit
11 65 (6.05%) MSTest
12 55 (5.12%) Eclipse
13 44 (4.09%) Cucumber
14 38 (3.53%) Ant
15 32 (2.98%) gulp
16 30 (2.79%) Grunt
16 30 (2.79%) SonarQube
16 30 (2.79%) SpecFlow
17 27 (2.51%) IntelliJ
17 27 (2.51%) Oracle APEX
General
1 223 (20.74%) Finance
2 62 (5.77%) Banking
3 61 (5.67%) Retail
4 48 (4.47%) Law
5 36 (3.35%) Marketing
6 33 (3.07%) Advertising
7 21 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.77%) Automotive
9 18 (1.67%) Games
9 18 (1.67%) Telecoms
10 14 (1.30%) Electronics
11 12 (1.12%) Back Office
12 11 (1.02%) French Language
13 10 (0.93%) German Language
13 10 (0.93%) Japanese Language
14 6 (0.56%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.47%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.47%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.28%) Italian Language
17 2 (0.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 647 (60.19%) Developer
2 171 (15.91%) Java Developer
3 148 (13.77%) .NET Developer
4 124 (11.53%) C# Developer
4 124 (11.53%) Senior Developer
5 104 (9.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 102 (9.49%) Software Engineer
7 82 (7.63%) PHP Developer
8 81 (7.53%) Software Developer
9 70 (6.51%) Analyst
10 55 (5.12%) C# Software Engineer
11 53 (4.93%) SQL Developer
12 50 (4.65%) .NET Software Engineer
13 42 (3.91%) Web Developer
14 41 (3.81%) Senior Java Developer
15 40 (3.72%) Architect
16 35 (3.26%) ASP.NET Developer
17 31 (2.88%) Oracle Developer
17 31 (2.88%) Test Analyst
18 30 (2.79%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 561 (52.19%) Web Services
2 473 (44.00%) HTML
3 423 (39.35%) .NET
4 395 (36.74%) CSS
5 389 (36.19%) SOAP
6 341 (31.72%) JSON
7 297 (27.63%) jQuery
8 280 (26.05%) ASP.NET
9 238 (22.14%) RESTful
10 217 (20.19%) REST
11 165 (15.35%) WCF
12 164 (15.26%) XSLT
13 158 (14.70%) HTML5
14 146 (13.58%) AngularJS
15 144 (13.40%) Spring
16 141 (13.12%) .NET Framework
17 117 (10.88%) LINQ
18 113 (10.51%) ASP.NET MVC
19 111 (10.33%) Hibernate
20 109 (10.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 111 (10.33%) Computer Science
2 62 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (5.77%) iPad
3 60 (5.58%) User Experience
4 33 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (2.79%) Mobile App
6 27 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
7 26 (2.42%) N-Tier
8 23 (2.14%) Management Information System
9 19 (1.77%) Fintech
10 16 (1.49%) Data Structures
10 16 (1.49%) Mainframe
11 13 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
12 12 (1.12%) PMI
13 10 (0.93%) TRADACOMS
14 9 (0.84%) Mobile Computing
15 8 (0.74%) AS400
16 7 (0.65%) EPoS
16 7 (0.65%) Industrial Internet of Things
16 7 (0.65%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 130 (12.09%) Linux
2 124 (11.53%) Windows
3 42 (3.91%) Unix
4 26 (2.42%) Android
5 18 (1.67%) Mac OS
5 18 (1.67%) Solaris
6 17 (1.58%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.58%) Windows Server
7 13 (1.21%) AIX
8 12 (1.12%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.84%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.65%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 7 (0.65%) Windows Phone
12 6 (0.56%) Windows Phone 8
13 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.28%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (55.53%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (29.02%) MVC
3 242 (22.51%) OO
4 226 (21.02%) Scrum
5 203 (18.88%) Software Engineering
5 203 (18.88%) TDD
6 190 (17.67%) Continuous Integration
7 187 (17.40%) Test Automation
8 157 (14.60%) Web Development
9 120 (11.16%) SDLC
10 102 (9.49%) BDD
11 94 (8.74%) Unit Testing
12 93 (8.65%) E-Commerce
12 93 (8.65%) OOP
13 92 (8.56%) UML
14 82 (7.63%) MVVM
15 78 (7.26%) SOA
16 77 (7.16%) RUP
17 70 (6.51%) DevOps
18 67 (6.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 500 (46.51%) SQL
2 496 (46.14%) JavaScript
3 449 (41.77%) Java
4 416 (38.70%) C#
5 202 (18.79%) T-SQL
6 145 (13.49%) PHP
7 99 (9.21%) PL/SQL
8 94 (8.74%) C++
9 54 (5.02%) Python
10 49 (4.56%) XPath
11 43 (4.00%) VB.NET
12 34 (3.16%) C
13 31 (2.88%) Ruby
14 26 (2.42%) VB
15 18 (1.67%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
16 17 (1.58%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.49%) COBOL
18 15 (1.40%) PHP 7
19 14 (1.30%) Assembly Language
19 14 (1.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 211 (19.63%) Degree
2 49 (4.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (3.72%) ISEB
4 39 (3.63%) ISTQB
5 18 (1.67%) Siebel Certification
6 13 (1.21%) PMI Certification
7 12 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (1.02%) Security Cleared
9 10 (0.93%) Master's Degree
10 9 (0.84%) SC Cleared
11 7 (0.65%) APMP
12 5 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 5 (0.47%) OCPJP
13 4 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
14 1 (0.093%) BPSS Clearance
14 1 (0.093%) ISEB Practitioner
14 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.093%) PMP
14 1 (0.093%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.02%) QA
2 13 (1.21%) Data Quality
2 13 (1.21%) SLA
3 5 (0.47%) WAI
4 3 (0.28%) HL7
4 3 (0.28%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 2 (0.19%) COBIT
5 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.19%) PMO
6 1 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 20 (1.86%) Docker
2 12 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.28%) Varnish
4 2 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.19%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.093%) Brightmail
5 1 (0.093%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.093%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (2.88%) Puppet
2 9 (0.84%) Opsview
3 7 (0.65%) Nagios
4 6 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.56%) Salt
5 5 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.37%) Ansible
7 3 (0.28%) Kibana
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.28%) SCCM
7 3 (0.28%) SCOM
8 2 (0.19%) Terraform
9 1 (0.093%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.093%) Packer
Vendors
1 212 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 172 (16.00%) Oracle
3 48 (4.47%) SAP
4 36 (3.35%) Zend
5 19 (1.77%) Siebel
6 14 (1.30%) Google
7 13 (1.21%) Splunk
8 12 (1.12%) Chordiant
9 11 (1.02%) Actian
9 11 (1.02%) HP
10 10 (0.93%) Talend
11 7 (0.65%) Adobe
11 7 (0.65%) hybris
12 6 (0.56%) Cognos
12 6 (0.56%) IBM
12 6 (0.56%) Informatica
12 6 (0.56%) Intel
12 6 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
12 6 (0.56%) Perforce
12 6 (0.56%) TIBCO