Period
to 20 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Salford 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 20 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
20 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 19 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10 -5
Permanent jobs citing XML 4 1 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 2.99% 1.37% 19.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.89% 2.33% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 19
Salford median annual salary £42,500 £30,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.34% -23.75% +6.67%
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +8.11%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Salford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 45 43 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 33.58% 58.90% 56.20%
Number of salaries quoted 33 36 60
Salford median annual salary £38,500 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.65% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £49,375 £51,250
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Salford

XML
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Salary trend for XML in Salford

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Salford region with a requirement for XML.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) iPad
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Online Games
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter
3 1 (25.00%) GitHub
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
1 2 (50.00%) Online Games
2 1 (25.00%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) XQuery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter