Period
to 4 March 2021

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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > North of England
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 185 134 104
Rank change year-on-year -51 -30 -8
Permanent jobs citing XML 153 367 554
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 1.39% 2.32% 2.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 6.00% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 138 304 475
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,313 £30,500 £29,400
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £57,500
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 4,288 6,117 7,365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 38.91% 38.70% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3,712 5,185 6,117
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 4 March 2021.

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 4 March 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
North West -35 89 £47,500 +11.76% 38
Yorkshire -24 51 £52,500 +16.67% 31
North East +1 13 £37,500 - 5
XML
England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 North of England region with a requirement for XML.

1 77 (50.33%) JSON
2 67 (43.79%) SQL
3 66 (43.14%) .NET
3 66 (43.14%) C#
4 61 (39.87%) JavaScript
5 57 (37.25%) Web Services
6 55 (35.95%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (33.99%) HTML
8 40 (26.14%) SQL Server
8 40 (26.14%) jQuery
9 39 (25.49%) CSS
10 38 (24.84%) Microsoft
11 36 (23.53%) Azure
12 32 (20.92%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (18.95%) MVC
14 28 (18.30%) QA
15 27 (17.65%) .NET Framework
15 27 (17.65%) Workflow
15 27 (17.65%) ASP.NET
16 26 (16.99%) SOAP
17 25 (16.34%) Java
17 25 (16.34%) Finance
17 25 (16.34%) AWS
17 25 (16.34%) HTML5
18 23 (15.03%) Docker
18 23 (15.03%) Business Intelligence
19 22 (14.38%) E-Commerce
19 22 (14.38%) DevOps
20 21 (13.73%) OO
21 20 (13.07%) CRM

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 7 (4.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (3.92%) CMS
2 6 (3.92%) Confluence
3 5 (3.27%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.27%) IIS
4 4 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.61%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.96%) SAS
6 2 (1.31%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.31%) WordPress
7 1 (0.65%) Apache
7 1 (0.65%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.65%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (5.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.58%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.96%) Elite 3E
1 3 (1.96%) Magento
2 2 (1.31%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.65%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.65%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.65%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 36 (23.53%) Azure
2 25 (16.34%) AWS
3 16 (10.46%) Power Platform
4 9 (5.88%) SaaS
5 7 (4.58%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (3.27%) Microsoft 365
7 4 (2.61%) Serverless
8 3 (1.96%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.96%) Logic Apps
8 3 (1.96%) Power Automate
8 3 (1.96%) PowerApps
9 2 (1.31%) Apigee
9 2 (1.31%) npm
9 2 (1.31%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.65%) Firebase
10 1 (0.65%) GCP
10 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.58%) HTTP
2 3 (1.96%) FTP
2 3 (1.96%) SSL
3 2 (1.31%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.31%) VPN
4 1 (0.65%) SMTP
4 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (26.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (8.50%) Oracle Database
5 11 (7.19%) Power BI
6 9 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (5.23%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.58%) MySQL
9 6 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (3.27%) Big Data
10 5 (3.27%) Data Lake
10 5 (3.27%) Delta Lake
10 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.96%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.31%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.15%) GitLab
3 13 (8.50%) Selenium
3 13 (8.50%) Visual Studio
4 9 (5.88%) Bitbucket
4 9 (5.88%) JIRA
4 9 (5.88%) Protractor
4 9 (5.88%) SpecFlow
5 7 (4.58%) JUnit
6 6 (3.92%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.27%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.61%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.31%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.31%) Postman
10 2 (1.31%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (1.31%) Subversion
11 1 (0.65%) JMeter
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (16.34%) Finance
2 14 (9.15%) Legal
3 10 (6.54%) Law
4 9 (5.88%) Retail
5 6 (3.92%) Marketing
6 5 (3.27%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.31%) Banking
8 2 (1.31%) Czech Language
8 2 (1.31%) Front Office
8 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.65%) Advertising
9 1 (0.65%) Automotive
9 1 (0.65%) Back Office
9 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.65%) Games
9 1 (0.65%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.65%) Police
Job Titles
1 93 (60.78%) Developer
2 16 (10.46%) .NET Developer
3 15 (9.80%) Java Developer
4 14 (9.15%) PHP Developer
5 13 (8.50%) Senior Developer
6 11 (7.19%) Backend Developer
6 11 (7.19%) Full Stack Developer
6 11 (7.19%) Software Developer
7 8 (5.23%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.23%) Lead Developer
8 7 (4.58%) Analyst
8 7 (4.58%) Architect
8 7 (4.58%) Automation Tester
8 7 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (4.58%) Tester
8 7 (4.58%) Web Developer
9 6 (3.92%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.27%) Applications Support
10 5 (3.27%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (50.33%) JSON
2 66 (43.14%) .NET
3 57 (37.25%) Web Services
4 52 (33.99%) HTML
5 40 (26.14%) jQuery
6 39 (25.49%) CSS
7 27 (17.65%) .NET Framework
7 27 (17.65%) ASP.NET
8 26 (16.99%) SOAP
9 25 (16.34%) HTML5
10 20 (13.07%) REST
11 17 (11.11%) AngularJS
12 16 (10.46%) CSS3
12 16 (10.46%) Spring
13 14 (9.15%) RESTful
14 13 (8.50%) XSD
15 10 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (6.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (5.88%) EDI
16 9 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.19%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.88%) User Experience
4 7 (4.58%) Cloud Native
5 6 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.61%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.96%) Life Science
7 3 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.31%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.31%) PKI
9 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.65%) Pharmacovigilance
9 1 (0.65%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.42%) Linux
2 16 (10.46%) Windows
3 4 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.61%) Unix
4 3 (1.96%) Android
4 3 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.96%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.65%) Solaris
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (35.95%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (20.92%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (18.95%) MVC
4 27 (17.65%) Workflow
5 23 (15.03%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (14.38%) DevOps
6 22 (14.38%) E-Commerce
7 21 (13.73%) OO
8 20 (13.07%) CRM
9 18 (11.76%) Test Automation
10 17 (11.11%) Microservices
11 15 (9.80%) OOP
11 15 (9.80%) TDD
12 14 (9.15%) Data Analysis
12 14 (9.15%) ETL
12 14 (9.15%) Software Engineering
12 14 (9.15%) Web Development
13 13 (8.50%) SDLC
14 11 (7.19%) Scrum
15 10 (6.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 67 (43.79%) SQL
2 66 (43.14%) C#
3 61 (39.87%) JavaScript
4 25 (16.34%) Java
5 18 (11.76%) Python
6 17 (11.11%) PHP
6 17 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 10 (6.54%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 5 (3.27%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.27%) VB
8 5 (3.27%) XPath
9 4 (2.61%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.61%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.96%) C++
10 3 (1.96%) Ruby
11 2 (1.31%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.31%) C
11 2 (1.31%) COBOL
11 2 (1.31%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (9.80%) Degree
2 8 (5.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.96%) HND
3 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.31%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.31%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (18.30%) QA
2 10 (6.54%) GDPR
2 10 (6.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.61%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.96%) CDISC
System Software
1 23 (15.03%) Docker
2 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (8.50%) Puppet
2 11 (7.19%) Ansible
3 4 (2.61%) Terraform
4 2 (1.31%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.65%) Grafana
5 1 (0.65%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.65%) SCCM
5 1 (0.65%) SCOM
5 1 (0.65%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 38 (24.84%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.11%) Oracle
3 9 (5.88%) Apple
4 7 (4.58%) Adobe
4 7 (4.58%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.27%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.27%) Databricks
6 4 (2.61%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.96%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.96%) Sage
7 3 (1.96%) SAP
8 2 (1.31%) BMC
8 2 (1.31%) HP
8 2 (1.31%) Ivanti
8 2 (1.31%) OutSystems
8 2 (1.31%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.31%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.65%) Cisco
9 1 (0.65%) Google
9 1 (0.65%) webMethods