The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 26 24
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Permanent jobs citing XML 15 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 9.26% 2.02% 6.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.48% 3.33% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 10
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +15.60%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £50,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £49,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

XML 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 Preston with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 91 60 68
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 56.17% 60.61% 42.77%
Number of salaries quoted 76 52 45
Median salary £32,500 £30,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.55% -23.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Preston

XML
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for XML in Preston

XML
Salary Histogram in Preston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Preston over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing XML 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 Preston region with a requirement for XML.

1 11 (52.38%) C#
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
2 10 (47.62%) SOAP
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
4 8 (38.10%) WCF
4 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 7 (33.33%) XSL
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) HTML
5 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (28.57%) jQuery
7 5 (23.81%) Usability Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
7 5 (23.81%) TRADACOMS
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (23.81%) Retail
7 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Validation
7 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
7 5 (23.81%) EDI
8 4 (19.05%) CSS
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (19.05%) Degree

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Power BI
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Senior .NET Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Development Team Leader
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Team Leader
3 3 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
3 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Database Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Forms Developer
4 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Database Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
2 10 (47.62%) SOAP
3 8 (38.10%) WCF
4 7 (33.33%) HTML
4 7 (33.33%) XSL
5 6 (28.57%) jQuery
6 5 (23.81%) EDI
7 4 (19.05%) CSS
8 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 3 (14.29%) JSON
9 2 (9.52%) ADO.NET
9 2 (9.52%) Ajax
9 2 (9.52%) Classic ASP
9 2 (9.52%) Cocoa
9 2 (9.52%) Cocoa Touch
9 2 (9.52%) Web Services
10 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
10 1 (4.76%) J2EE
10 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (23.81%) TRADACOMS
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
1 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Usability Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Validation
5 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 3 (14.29%) High Availability
5 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL V2
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) Objective-C
5 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) MCAD
2 1 (4.76%) MCPD
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Apple
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) HP