Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > North of England
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 50 40
Rank change year-on-year -24 -10 -9
Permanent jobs citing XML 938 1158 1536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 3.84% 4.64% 5.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.32% 11.85% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 762 983 1309
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,200 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +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 10066 9769 10976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 41.18% 39.12% 40.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8528 8560 9372
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 £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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -20 528 £45,000 +12.50% 41
Yorkshire -12 376 £43,000 +1.18% 34
North East -36 28 £38,750 -3.13% 2
XML
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 509 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
2 457 (48.72%) Web Services
3 455 (48.51%) JavaScript
4 442 (47.12%) SQL
5 434 (46.27%) HTML
6 377 (40.19%) Java
7 371 (39.55%) .NET
8 363 (38.70%) C#
9 341 (36.35%) CSS
10 318 (33.90%) SOAP
11 289 (30.81%) JSON
12 274 (29.21%) SQL Server
13 261 (27.83%) jQuery
14 251 (26.76%) MVC
15 248 (26.44%) ASP.NET
16 227 (24.20%) OO
17 226 (24.09%) Scrum
18 195 (20.79%) Software Engineering
19 194 (20.68%) T-SQL
20 193 (20.58%) REST
21 191 (20.36%) RESTful
22 174 (18.55%) Degree
23 170 (18.12%) Microsoft
24 163 (17.38%) Finance
25 159 (16.95%) Git (software)
25 159 (16.95%) Test Automation
26 158 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
27 152 (16.20%) PHP
28 145 (15.46%) XSLT
29 144 (15.35%) WCF

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 56 (5.97%) WebSphere
2 51 (5.44%) Apache
3 38 (4.05%) Tomcat
4 34 (3.62%) JBoss
4 34 (3.62%) WebLogic
5 28 (2.99%) CMS
6 16 (1.71%) SharePoint
7 15 (1.60%) Confluence
7 15 (1.60%) IIS
8 13 (1.39%) nginx
9 12 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.96%) WordPress
11 8 (0.85%) CICS
12 7 (0.75%) EPiServer
12 7 (0.75%) Oracle 9iAS
12 7 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.64%) Anypoint
13 6 (0.64%) ColdFusion
14 5 (0.53%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 10 (1.07%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.21%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 20 (2.13%) Magento
2 10 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.32%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.21%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.21%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.21%) Shopify
6 1 (0.11%) Exstream
6 1 (0.11%) FastStats
6 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.11%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 14 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.96%) GitHub
6 8 (0.85%) SaaS
7 7 (0.75%) npm
8 5 (0.53%) Office 365
9 4 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.32%) MailChimp
10 3 (0.32%) Route 53
11 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.21%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.21%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.21%) Serverless
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 1 (0.11%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 65 (6.93%) HTTP
2 17 (1.81%) FTP
3 16 (1.71%) SSL
4 11 (1.17%) Internet
5 8 (0.85%) LDAP
6 4 (0.43%) IMAP
6 4 (0.43%) PPP
6 4 (0.43%) SMTP
6 4 (0.43%) SS7
6 4 (0.43%) Wireless
7 3 (0.32%) Skype
7 3 (0.32%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.21%) RTSP
9 1 (0.11%) ATM
9 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.11%) Firewall
9 1 (0.11%) Intranet
9 1 (0.11%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.11%) RS-232
9 1 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (29.21%) SQL Server
2 138 (14.71%) MySQL
3 71 (7.57%) NoSQL
4 68 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 53 (5.65%) Relational Database
6 50 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 33 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (2.99%) Oracle Database
10 24 (2.56%) Big Data
10 24 (2.56%) Redis
11 22 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (1.92%) MongoDB
13 16 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
14 15 (1.60%) RDBMS
15 14 (1.49%) DB2
15 14 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
17 11 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
17 11 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 159 (16.95%) Git (software)
2 114 (12.15%) Visual Studio
3 105 (11.19%) Subversion
4 72 (7.68%) NUnit
5 70 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 64 (6.82%) JIRA
6 64 (6.82%) Selenium
7 62 (6.61%) MSTest
8 61 (6.50%) Jenkins
9 51 (5.44%) JUnit
10 49 (5.22%) Eclipse
10 49 (5.22%) Maven
11 39 (4.16%) Cucumber
12 32 (3.41%) SpecFlow
13 28 (2.99%) Ant
13 28 (2.99%) FitNesse
14 25 (2.67%) Grunt
14 25 (2.67%) gulp
15 23 (2.45%) Bitbucket
16 18 (1.92%) tSQLt
General
1 163 (17.38%) Finance
2 68 (7.25%) Retail
3 47 (5.01%) Banking
4 38 (4.05%) Advertising
5 36 (3.84%) Law
6 30 (3.20%) Marketing
7 26 (2.77%) Manufacturing
8 19 (2.03%) Automotive
9 15 (1.60%) Games
9 15 (1.60%) Telecoms
10 11 (1.17%) Investment Banking
11 10 (1.07%) French Language
11 10 (1.07%) German Language
11 10 (1.07%) Japanese Language
12 9 (0.96%) Electronics
13 5 (0.53%) Back Office
13 5 (0.53%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.43%) Legal
15 3 (0.32%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 574 (61.19%) Developer
2 152 (16.20%) .NET Developer
3 133 (14.18%) Java Developer
4 121 (12.90%) C# Developer
5 107 (11.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 99 (10.55%) Senior Developer
7 91 (9.70%) Software Engineer
8 77 (8.21%) PHP Developer
9 69 (7.36%) Software Developer
10 64 (6.82%) Analyst
11 60 (6.40%) SQL Developer
12 54 (5.76%) C# Software Engineer
13 51 (5.44%) .NET Software Engineer
14 43 (4.58%) Senior .NET Developer
14 43 (4.58%) Web Developer
15 40 (4.26%) Architect
16 39 (4.16%) ASP.NET Developer
17 35 (3.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 32 (3.41%) Senior C# Developer
18 32 (3.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 457 (48.72%) Web Services
2 434 (46.27%) HTML
3 371 (39.55%) .NET
4 341 (36.35%) CSS
5 318 (33.90%) SOAP
6 289 (30.81%) JSON
7 261 (27.83%) jQuery
8 248 (26.44%) ASP.NET
9 193 (20.58%) REST
10 191 (20.36%) RESTful
11 145 (15.46%) XSLT
12 144 (15.35%) WCF
13 137 (14.61%) HTML5
14 130 (13.86%) Spring
15 104 (11.09%) .NET Framework
16 103 (10.98%) Ajax
17 101 (10.77%) AngularJS
18 96 (10.23%) ASP.NET MVC
19 95 (10.13%) WPF
20 87 (9.28%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 109 (11.62%) Computer Science
2 55 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.16%) User Experience
4 32 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
5 31 (3.30%) iPad
6 26 (2.77%) Mobile App
7 24 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
8 15 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.17%) Mainframe
9 11 (1.17%) N-Tier
10 10 (1.07%) Life Science
10 10 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (0.85%) Fintech
12 7 (0.75%) EPoS
12 7 (0.75%) Graphic Design
12 7 (0.75%) iPhone
12 7 (0.75%) PMI
12 7 (0.75%) Semantic Web
12 7 (0.75%) TRADACOMS
12 7 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 112 (11.94%) Linux
2 93 (9.91%) Windows
3 31 (3.30%) Unix
4 29 (3.09%) Android
5 19 (2.03%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.39%) Solaris
7 12 (1.28%) Ubuntu
7 12 (1.28%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.17%) AIX
9 9 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.85%) Mac OS
10 8 (0.85%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.75%) Windows Phone
12 6 (0.64%) Windows Phone 8
13 5 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.32%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 509 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (26.76%) MVC
3 227 (24.20%) OO
4 226 (24.09%) Scrum
5 195 (20.79%) Software Engineering
6 159 (16.95%) Test Automation
7 158 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
8 143 (15.25%) Web Development
9 130 (13.86%) TDD
10 95 (10.13%) UML
11 93 (9.91%) OOP
11 93 (9.91%) SDLC
12 83 (8.85%) E-Commerce
13 78 (8.32%) MVVM
14 74 (7.89%) RUP
15 71 (7.57%) BDD
15 71 (7.57%) Use Case
16 65 (6.93%) DevOps
16 65 (6.93%) DSDM
17 57 (6.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 455 (48.51%) JavaScript
2 442 (47.12%) SQL
3 377 (40.19%) Java
4 363 (38.70%) C#
5 194 (20.68%) T-SQL
6 152 (16.20%) PHP
7 99 (10.55%) C++
8 98 (10.45%) PL/SQL
9 59 (6.29%) Python
10 44 (4.69%) VB.NET
11 34 (3.62%) Ruby
12 31 (3.30%) C
12 31 (3.30%) XPath
13 22 (2.35%) VB
14 16 (1.71%) Go
14 16 (1.71%) Shell Script
15 14 (1.49%) Assembly Language
15 14 (1.49%) PHP 7
16 12 (1.28%) COBOL
17 11 (1.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 174 (18.55%) Degree
2 48 (5.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (2.88%) ISTQB
4 26 (2.77%) ISEB
5 14 (1.49%) Master's Degree
6 10 (1.07%) PMI Certification
6 10 (1.07%) Siebel Certification
7 9 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.53%) APMP
8 5 (0.53%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.32%) PMP
10 3 (0.32%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.11%) MCSE
12 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.11%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (7.36%) QA
2 13 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.85%) HL7
3 8 (0.85%) SLA
4 7 (0.75%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 3 (0.32%) WAI
6 2 (0.21%) PMO
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (1.71%) Docker
2 10 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.21%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.11%) Brightmail
4 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (1.17%) Puppet
2 8 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.85%) Opsview
3 6 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.32%) SCCM
4 3 (0.32%) SCOM
5 2 (0.21%) Nagios
6 1 (0.11%) Kibana
6 1 (0.11%) Plesk
6 1 (0.11%) Salt
6 1 (0.11%) Terraform
6 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 170 (18.12%) Microsoft
2 138 (14.71%) Oracle
3 35 (3.73%) SAP
4 30 (3.20%) Zend
5 28 (2.99%) Google
6 12 (1.28%) HP
6 12 (1.28%) Twitter
7 11 (1.17%) IBM
7 11 (1.17%) Siebel
7 11 (1.17%) Talend
8 9 (0.96%) Chordiant
9 8 (0.85%) Adobe
9 8 (0.85%) BEA
9 8 (0.85%) Informatica
9 8 (0.85%) Sybase
9 8 (0.85%) Xamarin
10 6 (0.64%) Jaspersoft
10 6 (0.64%) MuleSoft
10 6 (0.64%) Splunk
10 6 (0.64%) Vertica