Period
to 18 November 2019

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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > North of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 112 63
Rank change year-on-year -14 -49 -9
Permanent jobs citing XML 458 584 1,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 2.56% 2.75% 4.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.83% 7.15% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 354 512 832
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 6,710 8,172 9,979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 37.55% 38.51% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5,539 6,740 8,438
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 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 18 November 2019.

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 November 2019. 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 +8 303 £45,000 +12.50% 67
Yorkshire -16 137 £42,500 +0.59% 49
North East +14 18 £34,000 -20.00% 14
XML
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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.

1 215 (46.94%) SQL
2 214 (46.72%) JavaScript
3 204 (44.54%) HTML
4 197 (43.01%) C#
5 186 (40.61%) SQL Server
5 186 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
6 174 (37.99%) .NET
7 166 (36.24%) JSON
8 159 (34.72%) Web Services
9 134 (29.26%) Java
10 126 (27.51%) CSS
11 125 (27.29%) MVC
12 118 (25.76%) REST
13 113 (24.67%) SOAP
14 103 (22.49%) jQuery
15 97 (21.18%) Scrum
16 91 (19.87%) Git (software)
17 87 (19.00%) Software Engineering
17 87 (19.00%) Microsoft
18 81 (17.69%) OO
19 80 (17.47%) JIRA
20 75 (16.38%) Ajax
21 74 (16.16%) Jenkins
22 73 (15.94%) ASP.NET
22 73 (15.94%) Finance
23 70 (15.28%) .NET Framework
24 69 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
25 67 (14.63%) Degree
25 67 (14.63%) AngularJS
26 66 (14.41%) RESTful

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 29 (6.33%) CMS
2 26 (5.68%) Umbraco
3 24 (5.24%) IIS
4 23 (5.02%) Confluence
5 16 (3.49%) SharePoint
6 15 (3.28%) Apache
7 13 (2.84%) Drupal
7 13 (2.84%) nginx
8 10 (2.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (1.97%) WordPress
10 7 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.53%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.87%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.44%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.44%) JBoss
12 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (2.84%) MS Visio
2 11 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.18%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.87%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.22%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.22%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (1.09%) Magento
2 4 (0.87%) Elite 3E
3 3 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.22%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.22%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.22%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 48 (10.48%) AWS
2 40 (8.73%) Azure
3 37 (8.08%) GitHub
4 30 (6.55%) Serverless
5 27 (5.90%) Amazon EC2
5 27 (5.90%) Amazon S3
5 27 (5.90%) Amazon SQS
6 23 (5.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 23 (5.02%) AWS Lambda
6 23 (5.02%) Datadog
6 23 (5.02%) Slack
7 11 (2.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 11 (2.40%) Power Platform
8 8 (1.75%) GCP
8 8 (1.75%) PaaS
9 7 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.87%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (0.87%) CloudFront
10 4 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.84%) HTTP
2 9 (1.97%) FTP
2 9 (1.97%) Internet
3 8 (1.75%) SSL
4 6 (1.31%) DNS
5 4 (0.87%) SSH
6 3 (0.66%) Broadband
6 3 (0.66%) Firewall
6 3 (0.66%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.44%) LAN
7 2 (0.44%) WAN
8 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.22%) DHCP
8 1 (0.22%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (40.61%) SQL Server
2 61 (13.32%) Relational Database
3 51 (11.14%) MySQL
4 33 (7.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 26 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (5.46%) Big Data
7 24 (5.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 23 (5.02%) Amazon RDS
8 23 (5.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (4.80%) RDBMS
10 20 (4.37%) NoSQL
10 20 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (3.93%) Redis
11 18 (3.93%) SQL Server 2014
12 14 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (2.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 11 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (2.18%) MongoDB
16 9 (1.97%) DB2
Development Applications
1 91 (19.87%) Git (software)
2 80 (17.47%) JIRA
3 74 (16.16%) Jenkins
4 49 (10.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (9.61%) Visual Studio
6 32 (6.99%) Subversion
7 30 (6.55%) Maven
8 29 (6.33%) SpecFlow
9 25 (5.46%) Hudson
9 25 (5.46%) Visual Studio Team System
10 24 (5.24%) Selenium
11 20 (4.37%) JUnit
12 15 (3.28%) Ant
12 15 (3.28%) SoapUI
13 14 (3.06%) Eclipse
14 13 (2.84%) Cucumber
15 11 (2.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 10 (2.18%) WebDriver
16 10 (2.18%) Zephyr
17 9 (1.97%) IntelliJ
General
1 73 (15.94%) Finance
2 28 (6.11%) Retail
3 18 (3.93%) Legal
3 18 (3.93%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.84%) Law
5 7 (1.53%) Aerospace
5 7 (1.53%) Back Office
5 7 (1.53%) Banking
6 6 (1.31%) Games
7 5 (1.09%) Automotive
7 5 (1.09%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.44%) German Language
8 2 (0.44%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.44%) Marketing
8 2 (0.44%) Military
8 2 (0.44%) Polish Language
8 2 (0.44%) Russian Language
8 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 272 (59.39%) Developer
2 73 (15.94%) Senior Developer
3 60 (13.10%) .NET Developer
4 58 (12.66%) C# Developer
5 50 (10.92%) Software Developer
6 47 (10.26%) Java Developer
7 34 (7.42%) Analyst
8 33 (7.21%) Software Engineer
9 30 (6.55%) Senior Java Developer
10 29 (6.33%) QA Engineer
11 26 (5.68%) C# .NET Developer
12 25 (5.46%) PHP Developer
12 25 (5.46%) Python Developer
13 21 (4.59%) Administrator
13 21 (4.59%) DBA
14 18 (3.93%) Senior .NET Developer
15 17 (3.71%) Architect
15 17 (3.71%) Test Analyst
16 16 (3.49%) Senior Software Developer
16 16 (3.49%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (44.54%) HTML
2 174 (37.99%) .NET
3 166 (36.24%) JSON
4 159 (34.72%) Web Services
5 126 (27.51%) CSS
6 118 (25.76%) REST
7 113 (24.67%) SOAP
8 103 (22.49%) jQuery
9 75 (16.38%) Ajax
10 73 (15.94%) ASP.NET
11 70 (15.28%) .NET Framework
12 67 (14.63%) AngularJS
13 66 (14.41%) RESTful
14 51 (11.14%) XSLT
15 46 (10.04%) Spring
16 45 (9.83%) Node.js
17 42 (9.17%) HTML5
17 42 (9.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 38 (8.30%) ASP.NET MVC
19 34 (7.42%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.99%) Self-Motivation
2 31 (6.77%) User Experience
3 24 (5.24%) Linux Command Line
4 18 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (3.49%) Mobile App
6 14 (3.06%) PMI
7 13 (2.84%) Blog
8 12 (2.62%) N-Tier
9 11 (2.40%) Management Information System
10 10 (2.18%) Client/Server
10 10 (2.18%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.31%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.31%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.31%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.09%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (1.09%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.09%) IVR
13 4 (0.87%) PKI
14 3 (0.66%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 46 (10.04%) Linux
2 45 (9.83%) Windows
3 24 (5.24%) Android
4 11 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.18%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.75%) Windows 8
7 7 (1.53%) Unix
8 6 (1.31%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.09%) AIX
10 4 (0.87%) CentOS
10 4 (0.87%) HPUX
10 4 (0.87%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.44%) Debian
12 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.22%) watchOS
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (27.29%) MVC
3 97 (21.18%) Scrum
4 87 (19.00%) Software Engineering
5 81 (17.69%) OO
6 69 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (13.54%) Test Automation
8 58 (12.66%) DevOps
9 49 (10.70%) Unit Testing
10 48 (10.48%) Web Development
11 45 (9.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 43 (9.39%) Problem-Solving
13 41 (8.95%) TDD
14 39 (8.52%) SDLC
15 37 (8.08%) Computer Science
16 36 (7.86%) Multithreading
17 32 (6.99%) BDD
18 30 (6.55%) Integration Testing
18 30 (6.55%) Mentoring
19 28 (6.11%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 215 (46.94%) SQL
2 214 (46.72%) JavaScript
3 197 (43.01%) C#
4 134 (29.26%) Java
5 55 (12.01%) Python
6 51 (11.14%) PHP
7 45 (9.83%) Shell Script
8 37 (8.08%) T-SQL
9 20 (4.37%) Ruby
10 15 (3.28%) Go
11 14 (3.06%) C
11 14 (3.06%) VB
11 14 (3.06%) VB.NET
12 13 (2.84%) C++
12 13 (2.84%) Groovy
13 12 (2.62%) Java 8
14 11 (2.40%) XPath
15 10 (2.18%) VB6
16 8 (1.75%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 67 (14.63%) Degree
2 14 (3.06%) PMI Certification
3 13 (2.84%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.87%) ISEB
5 4 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.87%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.87%) MCTS
6 3 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.44%) HND
8 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (13.97%) QA
2 3 (0.66%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.44%) PA-DSS
3 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.44%) PMO
4 1 (0.22%) GDPR
4 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 48 (10.48%) Docker
2 4 (0.87%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.22%) XenApp
5 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (7.42%) Ansible
2 26 (5.68%) Terraform
3 11 (2.40%) HP ALM
4 7 (1.53%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.66%) Puppet
7 2 (0.44%) CA Service Virtualization
7 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 87 (19.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.64%) Oracle
3 13 (2.84%) HP
4 10 (2.18%) Sitecore
5 9 (1.97%) Cognos
6 8 (1.75%) SAP
7 7 (1.53%) Sage
7 7 (1.53%) ServiceNow
7 7 (1.53%) Twitter
8 6 (1.31%) Intapp
9 5 (1.09%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.87%) Apple
10 4 (0.87%) Demandware
10 4 (0.87%) Google
10 4 (0.87%) IBM
10 4 (0.87%) InterSystems
10 4 (0.87%) Nintex
10 4 (0.87%) Splunk
11 3 (0.66%) Remedy
11 3 (0.66%) Zend