Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > North of England
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 136 104 99
Rank change year-on-year -32 -5 -49
Permanent jobs citing XML 335 566 772
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 2.17% 3.03% 3.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.60% 7.86% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 267 484 689
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,129 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,250 £61,500
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 5,986 7,205 10,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 38.83% 38.55% 42.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5,036 5,888 9,136
Median annual salary £46,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% +5.26%

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 -24 204 £45,000 +12.50% 53
Yorkshire -34 106 £45,000 +1.12% 30
North East 0 25 £37,500 -11.76% 2
XML
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 185 (55.22%) SQL
2 175 (52.24%) C#
3 152 (45.37%) JavaScript
4 143 (42.69%) .NET
5 141 (42.09%) HTML
6 132 (39.40%) Agile Software Development
7 118 (35.22%) CSS
8 106 (31.64%) SQL Server
8 106 (31.64%) JSON
9 104 (31.04%) Web Services
10 86 (25.67%) REST
11 83 (24.78%) Finance
12 81 (24.18%) MVC
13 75 (22.39%) SOAP
13 75 (22.39%) ASP.NET
14 72 (21.49%) Java
15 64 (19.10%) Scrum
15 64 (19.10%) Ajax
16 60 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
16 60 (17.91%) AngularJS
17 57 (17.01%) Microsoft
18 53 (15.82%) jQuery
19 52 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
20 51 (15.22%) OO
21 49 (14.63%) Software Engineering
22 47 (14.03%) Git (software)
23 45 (13.43%) Test Automation
24 44 (13.13%) JIRA
24 44 (13.13%) Windows
24 44 (13.13%) XSLT

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 36 (10.75%) IIS
2 20 (5.97%) Apache
3 15 (4.48%) CMS
4 13 (3.88%) Umbraco
5 9 (2.69%) Confluence
6 7 (2.09%) Drupal
7 6 (1.79%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.19%) Appian
8 4 (1.19%) ExpressionEngine
9 3 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.90%) IBM Domino
9 3 (0.90%) nginx
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Fuse
9 3 (0.90%) SAS
9 3 (0.90%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.90%) SPSS
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.30%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.30%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.30%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 9 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.39%) assyst
2 8 (2.39%) Elite 3E
3 6 (1.79%) Magento
4 5 (1.49%) Sage 200
4 5 (1.49%) Sage 50
5 4 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (12.54%) Azure
2 15 (4.48%) AWS
3 11 (3.28%) Serverless
4 10 (2.99%) Power Platform
5 8 (2.39%) PaaS
6 7 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.09%) GitHub
7 6 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.90%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.90%) Datadog
9 3 (0.90%) Slack
10 2 (0.60%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (0.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.45%) SSL
2 21 (6.27%) HTTP
3 10 (2.99%) VPN
4 7 (2.09%) Internet
5 6 (1.79%) Bluetooth
5 6 (1.79%) Intranet
5 6 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.90%) Firewall
7 1 (0.30%) DHCP
7 1 (0.30%) DNS
7 1 (0.30%) FTP
7 1 (0.30%) LAN
7 1 (0.30%) NAS
7 1 (0.30%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.30%) SAN
7 1 (0.30%) SMTP
7 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (31.64%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.04%) MySQL
3 20 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (3.58%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.58%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.99%) Power BI
7 9 (2.69%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.39%) Big Data
9 7 (2.09%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.19%) Redis
12 3 (0.90%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 47 (14.03%) Git (software)
2 44 (13.13%) JIRA
3 24 (7.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (6.87%) Jenkins
5 18 (5.37%) Visual Studio
6 15 (4.48%) Selenium
6 15 (4.48%) Subversion
7 14 (4.18%) NUnit
8 13 (3.88%) SoapUI
9 12 (3.58%) Maven
10 9 (2.69%) JUnit
10 9 (2.69%) MSTest
11 8 (2.39%) Cucumber
11 8 (2.39%) Protractor
12 6 (1.79%) Appium
12 6 (1.79%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.79%) CocoaPods
12 6 (1.79%) SonarQube
12 6 (1.79%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.49%) JMeter
General
1 83 (24.78%) Finance
2 43 (12.84%) Retail
3 30 (8.96%) Law
4 23 (6.87%) Legal
5 11 (3.28%) Local Government
5 11 (3.28%) Public Sector
6 9 (2.69%) Aerospace
7 8 (2.39%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.49%) Games
9 4 (1.19%) Military
10 3 (0.90%) Marketing
11 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.30%) Advertising
12 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 188 (56.12%) Developer
2 40 (11.94%) .NET Developer
3 39 (11.64%) Software Developer
4 35 (10.45%) Software Engineer
5 27 (8.06%) Senior Developer
6 25 (7.46%) Analyst
7 24 (7.16%) C# Developer
7 24 (7.16%) PHP Developer
8 21 (6.27%) Applications Support
9 14 (4.18%) .NET Software Engineer
9 14 (4.18%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (3.88%) Java Developer
11 12 (3.58%) Applications Developer
11 12 (3.58%) Architect
12 11 (3.28%) Full Stack Developer
12 11 (3.28%) Senior Software Engineer
12 11 (3.28%) Support Engineer
13 10 (2.99%) Applications Engineer
13 10 (2.99%) Applications Support Analyst
13 10 (2.99%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (42.69%) .NET
2 141 (42.09%) HTML
3 118 (35.22%) CSS
4 106 (31.64%) JSON
5 104 (31.04%) Web Services
6 86 (25.67%) REST
7 75 (22.39%) ASP.NET
7 75 (22.39%) SOAP
8 64 (19.10%) Ajax
9 60 (17.91%) AngularJS
10 53 (15.82%) jQuery
11 44 (13.13%) XSLT
12 43 (12.84%) .NET Core
12 43 (12.84%) RESTful
13 42 (12.54%) .NET Framework
14 35 (10.45%) WCF
15 34 (10.15%) HTML5
16 32 (9.55%) ASP.NET MVC
17 31 (9.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 27 (8.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.87%) Mobile App
3 21 (6.27%) Blog
4 20 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 15 (4.48%) User Experience
6 13 (3.88%) Data Centre
6 13 (3.88%) Private Cloud
7 9 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (2.39%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.79%) Animation
9 6 (1.79%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.79%) PKI
10 4 (1.19%) HoloLens
11 3 (0.90%) iSeries
11 3 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.90%) TRADACOMS
12 2 (0.60%) Contactless
12 2 (0.60%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.13%) Windows
2 24 (7.16%) Linux
3 13 (3.88%) Android
4 11 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.99%) Windows Server
6 9 (2.69%) Debian
6 9 (2.69%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.79%) watchOS
9 5 (1.49%) Unix
10 3 (0.90%) HPUX
11 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (39.40%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (24.18%) MVC
3 64 (19.10%) Scrum
4 60 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
6 51 (15.22%) OO
7 49 (14.63%) Software Engineering
8 45 (13.43%) Test Automation
9 38 (11.34%) ITIL
10 31 (9.25%) DevOps
11 29 (8.66%) E-Commerce
12 28 (8.36%) TDD
13 23 (6.87%) BDD
14 22 (6.57%) Computer Science
15 21 (6.27%) CRM
16 20 (5.97%) ETL
16 20 (5.97%) Microservices
16 20 (5.97%) SDLC
17 19 (5.67%) Collaborative Working
17 19 (5.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 185 (55.22%) SQL
2 175 (52.24%) C#
3 152 (45.37%) JavaScript
4 72 (21.49%) Java
5 44 (13.13%) T-SQL
6 33 (9.85%) PHP
7 21 (6.27%) XPath
8 18 (5.37%) PL/SQL
8 18 (5.37%) VB
9 11 (3.28%) Python
10 10 (2.99%) C++
10 10 (2.99%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.99%) VBScript
11 9 (2.69%) Apple Swift
11 9 (2.69%) Objective-C
12 7 (2.09%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.79%) VB6
14 4 (1.19%) C
14 4 (1.19%) Go
14 4 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (10.15%) Degree
2 8 (2.39%) DBS Check
3 4 (1.19%) MCTS
3 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.60%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.36%) QA
2 13 (3.88%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) PA-DSS
3 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.30%) GDPR
4 1 (0.30%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.30%) NCSC
4 1 (0.30%) RosettaNet
4 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (7.16%) Docker
2 9 (2.69%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (1.49%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.19%) vSphere
5 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.30%) NDS
6 1 (0.30%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.30%) XenApp
6 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (3.88%) Single Sign-On
2 7 (2.09%) Ansible
3 6 (1.79%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.19%) Puppet
5 3 (0.90%) Terraform
6 2 (0.60%) Rancher
6 2 (0.60%) SCOM
7 1 (0.30%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.30%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 57 (17.01%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.37%) Oracle
3 14 (4.18%) Intapp
4 13 (3.88%) ServiceNow
5 8 (2.39%) Apple
5 8 (2.39%) TIBCO
6 6 (1.79%) Sage
6 6 (1.79%) Twitter
6 6 (1.79%) Xamarin
7 5 (1.49%) iManage
7 5 (1.49%) Xero
7 5 (1.49%) Zend
8 4 (1.19%) InterSystems
9 3 (0.90%) Aderant
9 3 (0.90%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.90%) Google
9 3 (0.90%) SAP
9 3 (0.90%) SnapLogic
9 3 (0.90%) VMware
10 2 (0.60%) Dynatrace