Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML Schema Definition (XSD)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 339 329 345
Rank change year-on-year -10 +16 -3
Permanent jobs citing XSD 35 26 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.27% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.50% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 25
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -23.08% +18.18%
10th Percentile £33,625 £30,250 £39,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £81,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £49,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +12.24% +4.26% -6.00%

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 5836 5208 5146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.37% 41.79% 39.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4852 4539 4425
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 £58,750 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XSD in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 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
Cheshire -2 21 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Manchester -6 11 £38,750 -22.50% 1
Merseyside +3 3 - -
XSD
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 35 (100.00%) XML
2 29 (82.86%) Web Services
3 25 (71.43%) Java
4 24 (68.57%) WSDL
4 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
5 22 (62.86%) SQL
5 22 (62.86%) JSP
6 21 (60.00%) JMS
6 21 (60.00%) SDLC
7 20 (57.14%) TDD
8 19 (54.29%) WebSphere
8 19 (54.29%) JBoss
8 19 (54.29%) Servlets
8 19 (54.29%) EJB
8 19 (54.29%) Oracle
8 19 (54.29%) WebLogic
9 18 (51.43%) Banking
9 18 (51.43%) BDD
10 17 (48.57%) Test Automation
11 16 (45.71%) Hibernate
11 16 (45.71%) Subversion
12 15 (42.86%) RUP
12 15 (42.86%) Mainframe
13 14 (40.00%) Finance
14 13 (37.14%) Service Management
14 13 (37.14%) ClearCase
14 13 (37.14%) Chordiant
14 13 (37.14%) J2EE
14 13 (37.14%) Struts

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 19 (54.29%) JBoss
1 19 (54.29%) WebLogic
1 19 (54.29%) WebSphere
2 9 (25.71%) CICS
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.86%) Anypoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) iPaaS
1 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Ethernet
1 4 (11.43%) RS-232
1 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.57%) FTP
2 3 (8.57%) HTTP
2 3 (8.57%) HTTPS
2 3 (8.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) DB2
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
3 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (5.71%) MariaDB
5 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.86%) Big Data
6 1 (2.86%) Informix
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Subversion
2 13 (37.14%) ClearCase
3 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (14.29%) MSI
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Blend
5 4 (11.43%) MSTest
5 4 (11.43%) NuGet
5 4 (11.43%) NUnit
5 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
5 4 (11.43%) WiX
6 3 (8.57%) Ant
6 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
6 3 (8.57%) JUnit
6 3 (8.57%) Maven
7 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.71%) FitNesse
7 2 (5.71%) HP UFT
7 2 (5.71%) Selenium
7 2 (5.71%) SpecFlow
7 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (51.43%) Banking
2 14 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (17.14%) Retail Banking
4 4 (11.43%) Law
4 4 (11.43%) Marketing
5 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.86%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (11.43%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) Integration Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Database Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Designer
7 1 (2.86%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Junior
7 1 (2.86%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) XML
2 29 (82.86%) Web Services
3 24 (68.57%) WSDL
4 22 (62.86%) JSP
5 21 (60.00%) JMS
6 19 (54.29%) EJB
6 19 (54.29%) Servlets
7 16 (45.71%) Hibernate
8 13 (37.14%) J2EE
8 13 (37.14%) Struts
9 6 (17.14%) .NET
9 6 (17.14%) SOAP
10 5 (14.29%) JSON
10 5 (14.29%) JSON Schema
11 4 (11.43%) .NET Compact Framework
11 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
11 4 (11.43%) Lambda Expressions
11 4 (11.43%) NHibernate
11 4 (11.43%) Unity DI Container
11 4 (11.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 11 (31.43%) PMI
3 4 (11.43%) Data Structures
3 4 (11.43%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (11.43%) Industrial Internet of Things
3 4 (11.43%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Mac OS
2 4 (11.43%) Unix
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) SDLC
3 20 (57.14%) TDD
4 18 (51.43%) BDD
5 17 (48.57%) Test Automation
6 15 (42.86%) RUP
7 13 (37.14%) Service Management
7 13 (37.14%) Waterfall
8 11 (31.43%) CMMI
8 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (31.43%) PRINCE
8 11 (31.43%) PRINCE2
8 11 (31.43%) Project Management
9 9 (25.71%) Agile Project Management
10 7 (20.00%) MVC
10 7 (20.00%) OOD
10 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
11 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
11 5 (14.29%) UML
12 4 (11.43%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) Java
2 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
2 22 (62.86%) SQL
3 9 (25.71%) Assembly Language
3 9 (25.71%) COBOL
4 6 (17.14%) C
4 6 (17.14%) C#
4 6 (17.14%) XPath
5 4 (11.43%) C++
5 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
5 4 (11.43%) XAML
6 2 (5.71%) Perl
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.71%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) PMI Certification
2 7 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) ISEB
4 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Oracle
2 13 (37.14%) Chordiant
3 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (8.57%) Teradata
6 2 (5.71%) Sybase
7 1 (2.86%) IBM
7 1 (2.86%) MuleSoft