The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for XSD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML Schema Definition (XSD)
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 239 240
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1  
Permanent jobs citing XSD 20 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.017% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 0.047% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 13
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

XSD is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2717 2128 2637
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.22% 37.07% 39.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2327 1838 2236
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing XSD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XSD in the North West

XSD
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XSD in the North West.

Salary trend for XSD in the North West

XSD
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 11 £37,500 - 1
Merseyside - 7 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
XSD
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing XSD 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 West region with a requirement for XSD.

1 34 (100.00%) XML
2 30 (88.24%) Web Services
3 22 (64.71%) SQL
4 21 (61.76%) SDLC
5 19 (55.88%) WSDL
6 18 (52.94%) Oracle
6 18 (52.94%) XSLT
7 17 (50.00%) JMS
8 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (41.18%) SOAP
10 13 (38.24%) Degree
11 12 (35.29%) XPath
11 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
11 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
11 12 (35.29%) HTTPS
11 12 (35.29%) SOA
11 12 (35.29%) FTP
11 12 (35.29%) HTTP
11 12 (35.29%) SSL
11 12 (35.29%) Oracle Service Bus
11 12 (35.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 12 (35.29%) Service Design
12 11 (32.35%) Linux
12 11 (32.35%) .NET
12 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
13 10 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (26.47%) Banking
14 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
14 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
14 9 (26.47%) C#

XSD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (35.29%) Oracle Service Bus
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (14.71%) JBoss
2 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
2 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) iPaaS
2 1 (2.94%) IaaS
2 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) FTP
1 12 (35.29%) HTTP
1 12 (35.29%) HTTPS
1 12 (35.29%) SSL
2 7 (20.59%) Ethernet
2 7 (20.59%) RS-232
2 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (20.59%) RDBMS
3 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (17.65%) DB2
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.94%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
3 8 (23.53%) MSI
4 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Blend
4 7 (20.59%) MSTest
4 7 (20.59%) NuGet
4 7 (20.59%) NUnit
4 7 (20.59%) WiX
5 5 (14.71%) ClearCase
6 4 (11.76%) Subversion
7 3 (8.82%) Selenium
8 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
8 2 (5.88%) FitNesse
8 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
8 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (26.47%) Banking
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
3 7 (20.59%) Marketing
4 6 (17.65%) Corporate Banking
4 6 (17.65%) Financial Institution
5 3 (8.82%) French Language
5 3 (8.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Administrator
1 12 (35.29%) Technical Administrator
2 8 (23.53%) .NET Developer
2 8 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (23.53%) C# Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) IT Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Java Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Junior
4 3 (8.82%) Junior Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Junior Java Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Product Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Project Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Web Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) XML Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) XML
2 30 (88.24%) Web Services
3 19 (55.88%) WSDL
4 18 (52.94%) XSLT
5 17 (50.00%) JMS
6 14 (41.18%) SOAP
7 11 (32.35%) .NET
8 8 (23.53%) WCF
9 7 (20.59%) .NET Compact Framework
9 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
9 7 (20.59%) COM
9 7 (20.59%) Entity Framework
9 7 (20.59%) Lambda Expressions
9 7 (20.59%) LINQ
9 7 (20.59%) LINQ to SQL
9 7 (20.59%) NHibernate
9 7 (20.59%) Silverlight
9 7 (20.59%) Unity DI Container
9 7 (20.59%) WPF
10 5 (14.71%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Data Structures
1 7 (20.59%) Industrial Internet of Things
1 7 (20.59%) Internet of Things
2 4 (11.76%) Mainframe
2 4 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) PMI
5 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Windows
3 7 (20.59%) Mac OS
3 7 (20.59%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 6 (17.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) SDLC
2 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (35.29%) Service Design
3 12 (35.29%) SOA
4 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
5 9 (26.47%) RUP
6 8 (23.53%) MVC
6 8 (23.53%) TDD
7 7 (20.59%) Concurrent Programming
7 7 (20.59%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (20.59%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (20.59%) Kanban
7 7 (20.59%) Multithreading
7 7 (20.59%) OO
7 7 (20.59%) OOD
7 7 (20.59%) Physics
7 7 (20.59%) Product Management
7 7 (20.59%) Scrum
7 7 (20.59%) UML
7 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) SQL
2 12 (35.29%) XPath
3 9 (26.47%) C#
4 8 (23.53%) Java
5 7 (20.59%) C
5 7 (20.59%) C++
5 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
5 7 (20.59%) XAML
6 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.94%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.94%) COBOL
7 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) Python
7 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Degree
2 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
2 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Oracle
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) Chordiant
3 4 (11.76%) Teradata
4 1 (2.94%) Sybase
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