Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML Schema Definition (XSD)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 350 328 336
Rank change year-on-year -22 +8 +4
Permanent jobs citing XSD 16 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.13% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.51% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 9
North West median annual salary £53,000 £36,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.21% -19.44% -5.26%
10th Percentile £50,000 £30,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £53,075 £52,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -10.00%

XSD 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 West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5,610 5,252 4,658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.35% 42.60% 38.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4,651 4,602 4,054
North West 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 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,975 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XSD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
Cheshire -36 10 £50,000 +42.86%
Manchester +3 6 £53,000 +6.00% 1
XSD
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 16 (100.00%) XML
2 11 (68.75%) Web Services
2 11 (68.75%) WSDL
3 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) Java
4 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 9 (56.25%) Oracle
4 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
5 8 (50.00%) JSP
5 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (43.75%) SOAP
6 7 (43.75%) Subversion
6 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
7 6 (37.50%) DB2
7 6 (37.50%) Test Management
7 6 (37.50%) User Stories
8 5 (31.25%) JSON Schema
8 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
8 5 (31.25%) JSON
8 5 (31.25%) Servlets
8 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
8 5 (31.25%) EJB
8 5 (31.25%) JBoss
8 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
9 4 (25.00%) Law
9 4 (25.00%) Banking
9 4 (25.00%) CICS
9 4 (25.00%) Assembly Language
9 4 (25.00%) Chordiant
9 4 (25.00%) Mainframe

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 5 (31.25%) JBoss
1 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
1 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
2 4 (25.00%) CICS
2 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) DB2
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (12.50%) MariaDB
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
4 1 (6.25%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Subversion
2 4 (25.00%) ClearCase
3 3 (18.75%) Ant
3 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 3 (18.75%) JUnit
3 3 (18.75%) Maven
4 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 1 (6.25%) MSI
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
1 4 (25.00%) Investment Banking
1 4 (25.00%) Law
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Test Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Principal Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Principal Test Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Web Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Database Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) XML
2 11 (68.75%) Web Services
2 11 (68.75%) WSDL
3 8 (50.00%) JSP
4 7 (43.75%) Hibernate
4 7 (43.75%) SOAP
5 5 (31.25%) EJB
5 5 (31.25%) JSON
5 5 (31.25%) JSON Schema
5 5 (31.25%) Servlets
6 4 (25.00%) J2EE
6 4 (25.00%) JMS
6 4 (25.00%) jQuery
6 4 (25.00%) Struts
7 3 (18.75%) JPA
7 3 (18.75%) Spring
7 3 (18.75%) Spring Boot
7 3 (18.75%) Spring Integration
7 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
7 3 (18.75%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (12.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 6 (37.50%) Test Management
3 6 (37.50%) User Stories
4 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
5 4 (25.00%) Service Management
5 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (25.00%) Wealth Management
6 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
6 3 (18.75%) MVC
6 3 (18.75%) OOD
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 2 (12.50%) CMMI
7 2 (12.50%) Information Security
7 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
7 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) RUP
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) Assembly Language
4 4 (25.00%) COBOL
5 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
5 3 (18.75%) XPath
6 2 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (12.50%) Perl
6 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (12.50%) Python
7 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Chordiant
3 3 (18.75%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Sybase
4 2 (12.50%) Teradata