Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > North of England
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 54 40
Rank change year-on-year -37 -14 -1
Permanent jobs citing XML 779 1,137 1,499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 3.17% 4.65% 5.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.59% 11.53% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 647 936 1,271
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,482
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.31% +5.28%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 10,262 9,858 10,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 41.82% 40.30% 39.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8,812 8,682 8,903
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -27 432 £47,500 +18.75% 126
Yorkshire -37 321 £45,000 +5.88% 58
North East -59 20 £32,500 -18.75% 13
XML
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 436 (55.97%) Agile Software Development
2 402 (51.60%) JavaScript
3 391 (50.19%) HTML
4 377 (48.40%) Web Services
5 349 (44.80%) Java
6 339 (43.52%) SQL
7 302 (38.77%) CSS
8 286 (36.71%) .NET
9 283 (36.33%) JSON
10 275 (35.30%) C#
11 262 (33.63%) SOAP
12 226 (29.01%) jQuery
13 202 (25.93%) OO
14 200 (25.67%) Scrum
15 189 (24.26%) SQL Server
16 176 (22.59%) ASP.NET
16 176 (22.59%) MVC
17 172 (22.08%) Software Engineering
18 165 (21.18%) RESTful
19 162 (20.80%) REST
20 152 (19.51%) PHP
21 140 (17.97%) Test Automation
22 136 (17.46%) Git (software)
22 136 (17.46%) T-SQL
22 136 (17.46%) MySQL
23 133 (17.07%) Finance
24 128 (16.43%) Web Development
25 126 (16.17%) Spring
26 125 (16.05%) Microsoft
27 124 (15.92%) Continuous Integration

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 39 (5.01%) WebSphere
2 34 (4.36%) Apache
3 27 (3.47%) CMS
4 26 (3.34%) WebLogic
5 25 (3.21%) Tomcat
6 19 (2.44%) nginx
6 19 (2.44%) SharePoint
7 16 (2.05%) Confluence
8 13 (1.67%) JBoss
9 10 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (1.28%) Umbraco
9 10 (1.28%) WordPress
10 7 (0.90%) Oracle 9iAS
10 7 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.77%) IIS
11 6 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.51%) CICS
12 4 (0.51%) ExpressionEngine
12 4 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.51%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 14 (1.80%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.39%) GIMP
4 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.26%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 25 (3.21%) Magento
2 7 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.77%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.39%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.13%) Exstream
7 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.13%) SAP MII
7 1 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 14 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.41%) Office 365
6 10 (1.28%) GitHub
7 9 (1.16%) SaaS
8 4 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.51%) npm
9 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.39%) BrowserStack
9 3 (0.39%) MailChimp
9 3 (0.39%) Route 53
10 2 (0.26%) CheetahMail
10 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.26%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.26%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.26%) Pure360
11 1 (0.13%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.03%) HTTP
2 14 (1.80%) SSL
3 8 (1.03%) Internet
4 5 (0.64%) FTP
5 3 (0.39%) Intranet
5 3 (0.39%) PPP
6 2 (0.26%) DNS
6 2 (0.26%) POP3
6 2 (0.26%) RTSP
6 2 (0.26%) Skype
6 2 (0.26%) SMTP
7 1 (0.13%) ATM
7 1 (0.13%) Firewall
7 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.13%) SMS
7 1 (0.13%) SSH
7 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (24.26%) SQL Server
2 136 (17.46%) MySQL
3 56 (7.19%) NoSQL
4 44 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 32 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (3.34%) Big Data
7 26 (3.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (2.95%) Redis
9 17 (2.18%) MongoDB
10 16 (2.05%) Oracle Database
11 15 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (1.03%) DB2
14 8 (1.03%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.03%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (0.77%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 136 (17.46%) Git (software)
2 79 (10.14%) Visual Studio
3 73 (9.37%) NUnit
4 66 (8.47%) Selenium
5 65 (8.34%) Subversion
6 60 (7.70%) MSTest
7 58 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 57 (7.32%) JIRA
9 50 (6.42%) Jenkins
10 48 (6.16%) Maven
11 40 (5.13%) JUnit
12 38 (4.88%) Cucumber
13 26 (3.34%) Eclipse
14 24 (3.08%) Grunt
14 24 (3.08%) gulp
15 23 (2.95%) SpecFlow
16 22 (2.82%) Mockito
17 19 (2.44%) FitNesse
18 18 (2.31%) Bitbucket
19 17 (2.18%) Ant
General
1 133 (17.07%) Finance
2 59 (7.57%) Retail
3 46 (5.91%) Advertising
4 35 (4.49%) Banking
5 21 (2.70%) Law
5 21 (2.70%) Marketing
6 16 (2.05%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.67%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.54%) Games
9 8 (1.03%) Automotive
10 6 (0.77%) Legal
11 4 (0.51%) Billing
12 3 (0.39%) French Language
12 3 (0.39%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.39%) German Language
12 3 (0.39%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.26%) Back Office
13 2 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 471 (60.46%) Developer
2 124 (15.92%) .NET Developer
3 104 (13.35%) Java Developer
4 92 (11.81%) Senior Developer
5 89 (11.42%) C# Developer
6 75 (9.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 69 (8.86%) Software Engineer
8 63 (8.09%) Software Developer
9 60 (7.70%) PHP Developer
10 57 (7.32%) Analyst
11 52 (6.68%) Architect
12 49 (6.29%) Senior .NET Developer
13 46 (5.91%) .NET Software Engineer
14 44 (5.65%) C# Software Engineer
15 39 (5.01%) SQL Developer
16 38 (4.88%) Web Developer
17 37 (4.75%) Senior C# Developer
18 36 (4.62%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 33 (4.24%) Test Engineer
20 27 (3.47%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 391 (50.19%) HTML
2 377 (48.40%) Web Services
3 302 (38.77%) CSS
4 286 (36.71%) .NET
5 283 (36.33%) JSON
6 262 (33.63%) SOAP
7 226 (29.01%) jQuery
8 176 (22.59%) ASP.NET
9 165 (21.18%) RESTful
10 162 (20.80%) REST
11 126 (16.17%) Spring
12 118 (15.15%) HTML5
13 107 (13.74%) XSLT
14 104 (13.35%) WCF
15 86 (11.04%) Ajax
16 85 (10.91%) CSS3
16 85 (10.91%) WPF
17 77 (9.88%) .NET Framework
18 72 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC
19 68 (8.73%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 77 (9.88%) Computer Science
2 38 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (4.11%) User Experience
5 30 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.18%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (1.67%) CMDB
8 10 (1.28%) Graphic Design
8 10 (1.28%) Wiki
9 8 (1.03%) Mainframe
10 7 (0.90%) NHS
11 6 (0.77%) AS400
11 6 (0.77%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.77%) Life Science
11 6 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (0.77%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.64%) Blog
12 5 (0.64%) iPhone
12 5 (0.64%) Online Banking
13 4 (0.51%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 114 (14.63%) Linux
2 66 (8.47%) Windows
3 27 (3.47%) Android
3 27 (3.47%) Unix
4 22 (2.82%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.67%) Ubuntu
6 12 (1.54%) Solaris
7 11 (1.41%) Mac OS
8 10 (1.28%) AIX
8 10 (1.28%) Windows Server
9 8 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.51%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.39%) Debian
12 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.26%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.26%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.13%) CentOS
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (55.97%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (25.93%) OO
3 200 (25.67%) Scrum
4 176 (22.59%) MVC
5 172 (22.08%) Software Engineering
6 140 (17.97%) Test Automation
7 128 (16.43%) Web Development
8 124 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
9 91 (11.68%) TDD
10 87 (11.17%) E-Commerce
11 82 (10.53%) OOP
12 79 (10.14%) SDLC
12 79 (10.14%) UML
13 71 (9.11%) Use Case
14 69 (8.86%) RUP
15 66 (8.47%) DSDM
16 63 (8.09%) MVVM
17 62 (7.96%) SOA
18 59 (7.57%) Mentoring
19 55 (7.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 402 (51.60%) JavaScript
2 349 (44.80%) Java
3 339 (43.52%) SQL
4 275 (35.30%) C#
5 152 (19.51%) PHP
6 136 (17.46%) T-SQL
7 90 (11.55%) C++
8 85 (10.91%) PL/SQL
9 66 (8.47%) Python
10 37 (4.75%) VB.NET
11 34 (4.36%) Ruby
12 24 (3.08%) XPath
13 21 (2.70%) C
14 19 (2.44%) Go
15 13 (1.67%) Objective-C
16 12 (1.54%) VB
17 11 (1.41%) Apple Swift
17 11 (1.41%) Shell Script
18 10 (1.28%) Assembly Language
18 10 (1.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 107 (13.74%) Degree
2 40 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 13 (1.67%) ISEB
4 13 (1.67%) Master's Degree
5 9 (1.16%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.03%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.90%) PMP
7 7 (0.90%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.51%) APMP
9 4 (0.51%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.13%) CIPFA
11 1 (0.13%) CISSP
11 1 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.13%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.96%) QA
2 11 (1.41%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 10 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.90%) HL7
5 4 (0.51%) GCP
5 4 (0.51%) SLA
6 2 (0.26%) ISO 15765
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.70%) Docker
3 3 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.26%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.26%) HDFS
4 2 (0.26%) LXC
5 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.39%) Plesk
3 3 (0.39%) Puppet
4 2 (0.26%) Kibana
4 2 (0.26%) Nagios
4 2 (0.26%) Oozie
4 2 (0.26%) SCOM
4 2 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.13%) Icinga
5 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.13%) SCCM
5 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 125 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 93 (11.94%) Oracle
3 42 (5.39%) Google
4 19 (2.44%) SAP
5 17 (2.18%) IBM
6 15 (1.93%) Twitter
7 14 (1.80%) ServiceNow
7 14 (1.80%) Zend
8 11 (1.41%) Talend
9 9 (1.16%) Adobe
9 9 (1.16%) Informatica
10 8 (1.03%) TIBCO
10 8 (1.03%) webMethods
11 7 (0.90%) BEA
11 7 (0.90%) CA Agile Central
11 7 (0.90%) DevExpress
11 7 (0.90%) HP
12 6 (0.77%) Intel
12 6 (0.77%) Jaspersoft
12 6 (0.77%) Vertica