Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 41 23
Rank change year-on-year -23 -18 0
Permanent jobs citing XML 19 29 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.77% 6.07% 7.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.83% 12.83% 21.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 24
Northern Ireland median annual salary £38,750 £45,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.89% +32.35% -15.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £24,375
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £44,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +1.06% +4.44%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 393 226 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 57.21% 47.28% 34.01%
Number of salaries quoted 257 157 127
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +8.33% +2.86%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,050 £26,400
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Northern Ireland

XML
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for XML in Northern Ireland

XML
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for XML in Northern Ireland

XML
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 21 February 2019. 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
County Antrim -25 19 £38,750 -13.89% 8
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for XML.

1 19 (100.00%) HTML
2 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
3 13 (68.42%) Refactoring
4 12 (63.16%) C#
5 11 (57.89%) CSS
5 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (52.63%) Kanban
6 10 (52.63%) Scrum
7 9 (47.37%) XSL
7 9 (47.37%) SQL
7 9 (47.37%) .NET
7 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
7 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
7 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (47.37%) WCF
7 9 (47.37%) jQuery
7 9 (47.37%) .NET Framework
7 9 (47.37%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (47.37%) MVC
8 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
8 5 (26.32%) Web Services
9 4 (21.05%) OO
9 4 (21.05%) SaaS
9 4 (21.05%) Service Design
9 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
10 3 (15.79%) JSON
10 3 (15.79%) Java
11 2 (10.53%) Apple
11 2 (10.53%) Chip and PIN

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) SaaS
2 2 (10.53%) Apple Pay
2 2 (10.53%) Google Pay
2 2 (10.53%) Samsung Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) Software Developer
3 11 (57.89%) C# Developer
3 11 (57.89%) C# Software Developer
4 9 (47.37%) .NET Developer
4 9 (47.37%) .NET Software Developer
4 9 (47.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
7 2 (10.53%) C++ Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (5.26%) C/C++ Developer
8 1 (5.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (57.89%) CSS
3 9 (47.37%) .NET
3 9 (47.37%) .NET Framework
3 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (47.37%) jQuery
3 9 (47.37%) WCF
3 9 (47.37%) XSL
4 5 (26.32%) Web Services
5 3 (15.79%) JSON
6 2 (10.53%) XSLT
7 1 (5.26%) Ajax
7 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.26%) HTML5
7 1 (5.26%) JAX-RS
7 1 (5.26%) JAX-WS
7 1 (5.26%) Node.js
7 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (10.53%) Contactless
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (10.53%) Smartcard
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Refactoring
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (52.63%) Kanban
3 10 (52.63%) Scrum
4 9 (47.37%) MVC
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) OO
6 4 (21.05%) Service Design
7 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
8 1 (5.26%) Analytics
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (5.26%) DevOps
8 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
8 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 12 (63.16%) C#
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) C
5 2 (10.53%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
2 2 (10.53%) Apple
2 2 (10.53%) Samsung