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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML Schema Definition (XSD)
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 236 215
Rank change year-on-year -2 -21  
Permanent jobs citing XSD 37 1 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.55% 0.018% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 0.045% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 24 1 35
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -23.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  

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 2973 2213 2610
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.03% 39.55% 40.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2504 1911 2211
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XSD in the North West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 24 June 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 -7 17 £37,500 -25.00%
Cheshire - 11 £50,000 - 1
Merseyside - 9 - - 1
XSD
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 56 (100.00%) XML
2 53 (94.64%) Web Services
3 37 (66.07%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (64.29%) SDLC
5 34 (60.71%) WSDL
6 32 (57.14%) JMS
6 32 (57.14%) SQL
7 30 (53.57%) TDD
8 26 (46.43%) Test Automation
9 24 (42.86%) RUP
10 23 (41.07%) Oracle
10 23 (41.07%) Degree
11 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
11 20 (35.71%) .NET
11 20 (35.71%) Software Engineering
12 19 (33.93%) C
12 19 (33.93%) XSLT
12 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
12 19 (33.93%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (32.14%) Linux
13 18 (32.14%) C#
13 18 (32.14%) Java
13 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
13 18 (32.14%) MVC
13 18 (32.14%) WCF
14 17 (30.36%) WPF
14 17 (30.36%) Silverlight
14 17 (30.36%) LINQ
14 17 (30.36%) Physics
14 17 (30.36%) NHibernate

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 17 (30.36%) JBoss
1 17 (30.36%) WebLogic
1 17 (30.36%) WebSphere
2 15 (26.79%) Oracle Service Bus
2 15 (26.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (7.14%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.36%) Ethernet
1 17 (30.36%) RS-232
1 17 (30.36%) TCP/IP
2 15 (26.79%) FTP
2 15 (26.79%) HTTP
2 15 (26.79%) HTTPS
2 15 (26.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 17 (30.36%) RDBMS
2 17 (30.36%) Relational Database
2 17 (30.36%) SQL Server 2012
2 17 (30.36%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (14.29%) DB2
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (33.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (30.36%) Microsoft Blend
2 17 (30.36%) MSI
2 17 (30.36%) MSTest
2 17 (30.36%) NuGet
2 17 (30.36%) NUnit
2 17 (30.36%) Visual Studio
2 17 (30.36%) WiX
3 11 (19.64%) ClearCase
3 11 (19.64%) Subversion
4 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.57%) FitNesse
4 2 (3.57%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.57%) Selenium
4 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (30.36%) Banking
1 17 (30.36%) Marketing
2 15 (26.79%) Finance
3 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 4 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) French Language
5 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Developer
2 18 (32.14%) .NET Developer
2 18 (32.14%) C# .NET Developer
2 18 (32.14%) C# Developer
3 15 (26.79%) Administrator
3 15 (26.79%) Technical Administrator
4 6 (10.71%) Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Integration Developer
6 3 (5.36%) IT Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Product Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Project Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Tester
7 2 (3.57%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (100.00%) XML
2 53 (94.64%) Web Services
3 34 (60.71%) WSDL
4 32 (57.14%) JMS
5 20 (35.71%) .NET
6 19 (33.93%) XSLT
7 18 (32.14%) WCF
8 17 (30.36%) .NET Compact Framework
8 17 (30.36%) .NET Framework
8 17 (30.36%) Entity Framework
8 17 (30.36%) JSP
8 17 (30.36%) Lambda Expressions
8 17 (30.36%) LINQ
8 17 (30.36%) LINQ to SQL
8 17 (30.36%) NHibernate
8 17 (30.36%) Servlets
8 17 (30.36%) Silverlight
8 17 (30.36%) SOAP
8 17 (30.36%) Unity DI Container
8 17 (30.36%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Data Structures
1 17 (30.36%) Greenfield Project
1 17 (30.36%) Industrial Internet of Things
1 17 (30.36%) Internet of Things
2 14 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 7 (12.50%) PMI
4 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Linux
2 17 (30.36%) Mac OS
2 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 5 (8.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (64.29%) SDLC
3 30 (53.57%) TDD
4 26 (46.43%) Test Automation
5 24 (42.86%) RUP
6 20 (35.71%) Software Engineering
7 18 (32.14%) MVC
8 17 (30.36%) Concurrent Programming
8 17 (30.36%) Dependency Injection
8 17 (30.36%) Inversion of Control
8 17 (30.36%) Kanban
8 17 (30.36%) Multithreading
8 17 (30.36%) MVVM
8 17 (30.36%) OO
8 17 (30.36%) OOD
8 17 (30.36%) Physics
8 17 (30.36%) Product Management
8 17 (30.36%) Scrum
8 17 (30.36%) UML
8 17 (30.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) SQL
2 19 (33.93%) C
3 18 (32.14%) C#
3 18 (32.14%) Java
3 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 17 (30.36%) C++
4 17 (30.36%) XAML
5 15 (26.79%) XPath
6 4 (7.14%) Assembly Language
6 4 (7.14%) COBOL
6 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (41.07%) Degree
2 15 (26.79%) SC Cleared
2 15 (26.79%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.50%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.57%) ISEB
4 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Oracle
2 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
3 11 (19.64%) Chordiant
4 4 (7.14%) Teradata
5 2 (3.57%) HP
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