Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 76 55
Rank change year-on-year +11 -21 -8
Permanent jobs citing XML 219 181 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.08% 3.27% 4.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.22% 8.36% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 161 83 121
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,142 2,165 2,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.89% 39.16% 38.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,461 1,383 1,222
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,025
90th Percentile £65,750 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Scotland

XML
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for XML in Scotland

XML
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in Scotland

XML
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Glasgow +15 145 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Edinburgh +3 50 £57,500 +48.39% 17
West Lothian -7 15 £40,000 +4.58% 2
Aberdeen +4 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Stirling -1 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Fife - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £38,000 -
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for XML.

1 169 (77.17%) SQL
2 117 (53.42%) Finance
3 108 (49.32%) TDD
4 105 (47.95%) Java
5 102 (46.58%) OO
6 92 (42.01%) Unit Testing
7 86 (39.27%) Continuous Integration
8 81 (36.99%) JavaScript
9 80 (36.53%) Relational Database
10 78 (35.62%) BDD
11 77 (35.16%) Test Automation
12 76 (34.70%) Agile Software Development
13 75 (34.25%) C#
14 73 (33.33%) Python
14 73 (33.33%) NoSQL
15 69 (31.51%) JSON
16 65 (29.68%) HTML
16 65 (29.68%) Middleware
16 65 (29.68%) Refactoring
17 64 (29.22%) Apache Cassandra
18 61 (27.85%) XML Schema
18 61 (27.85%) MQSeries
19 59 (26.94%) PostgreSQL
20 58 (26.48%) XPath
20 58 (26.48%) Complex Event Processing
20 58 (26.48%) System Testing
20 58 (26.48%) Bigtable
20 58 (26.48%) Virtual Team
20 58 (26.48%) Continuous Deployment
20 58 (26.48%) Domain Models

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 61 (27.85%) MQSeries
2 19 (8.68%) JBoss
3 12 (5.48%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.57%) IIS
4 10 (4.57%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (2.74%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.83%) Apache
6 4 (1.83%) CMS
7 3 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.91%) WordPress
9 1 (0.46%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.46%) Confluence
9 1 (0.46%) Drupal
9 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.46%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.46%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.46%) Maya
2 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.46%) Magento
1 1 (0.46%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.02%) Dynamics 365
2 11 (5.02%) npm
2 11 (5.02%) Office 365
3 9 (4.11%) GitHub
4 7 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.37%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.48%) HTTP
2 6 (2.74%) HTTPS
2 6 (2.74%) Intranet
3 4 (1.83%) FTP
3 4 (1.83%) Internet
3 4 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.83%) WinSCP
4 3 (1.37%) SSL
5 1 (0.46%) ATM
5 1 (0.46%) DHCP
5 1 (0.46%) DNS
5 1 (0.46%) Firewall
5 1 (0.46%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (36.53%) Relational Database
2 73 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 64 (29.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 59 (26.94%) PostgreSQL
5 58 (26.48%) Bigtable
6 30 (13.70%) SQL Server
7 14 (6.39%) RDBMS
8 12 (5.48%) MySQL
9 11 (5.02%) DB2
10 8 (3.65%) Oracle Database
11 6 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.83%) Big Data
12 4 (1.83%) Blockchain
12 4 (1.83%) KDB
12 4 (1.83%) Kdb+
13 3 (1.37%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.37%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.37%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.37%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 31 (14.16%) Jenkins
2 29 (13.24%) Git (software)
3 27 (12.33%) Visual Studio
4 21 (9.59%) NUnit
5 18 (8.22%) Toad
6 15 (6.85%) Cucumber
6 15 (6.85%) JUnit
6 15 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (6.39%) SpecFlow
8 12 (5.48%) Oracle APEX
9 11 (5.02%) Babel
9 11 (5.02%) Eclipse
9 11 (5.02%) Log4Net
9 11 (5.02%) Rhino Mocks
9 11 (5.02%) TeamCity
9 11 (5.02%) webpack
10 9 (4.11%) Maven
11 8 (3.65%) Selenium
12 7 (3.20%) ClearCase
13 6 (2.74%) JMeter
General
1 117 (53.42%) Finance
2 31 (14.16%) Banking
3 14 (6.39%) Retail
4 10 (4.57%) Law
5 8 (3.65%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.65%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.83%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.91%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.91%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.46%) Avionics
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) French Language
8 1 (0.46%) Front Office
8 1 (0.46%) Games
8 1 (0.46%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.46%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 102 (46.58%) Developer
2 39 (17.81%) Java Engineer
3 38 (17.35%) Software Engineer
4 36 (16.44%) Python Engineer
5 35 (15.98%) Java Developer
6 21 (9.59%) .NET Developer
6 21 (9.59%) Java Software Engineer
7 17 (7.76%) C++ Developer
8 14 (6.39%) C# Developer
9 13 (5.94%) Software Developer
10 12 (5.48%) C# Software Engineer
10 12 (5.48%) Oracle Developer
11 11 (5.02%) .NET Software Engineer
11 11 (5.02%) Development Engineer
11 11 (5.02%) Senior Developer
12 10 (4.57%) .NET Software Developer
12 10 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (4.57%) Developer in Test
12 10 (4.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 10 (4.57%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (31.51%) JSON
2 65 (29.68%) HTML
2 65 (29.68%) Middleware
3 61 (27.85%) XML Schema
4 43 (19.63%) .NET
5 41 (18.72%) SOAP
6 37 (16.89%) RESTful
7 36 (16.44%) jQuery
8 34 (15.53%) REST
9 33 (15.07%) CSS
10 32 (14.61%) Web Services
11 30 (13.70%) Hibernate
12 28 (12.79%) AngularJS
13 27 (12.33%) Java EE
14 25 (11.42%) Ajax
14 25 (11.42%) ASP.NET
14 25 (11.42%) Spring
15 21 (9.59%) ASP.NET Web API
15 21 (9.59%) React
16 16 (7.31%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (26.48%) Virtual Team
2 17 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.57%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.11%) User Experience
5 8 (3.65%) Mainframe
5 8 (3.65%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.74%) Derivative
7 6 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.28%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (2.28%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.83%) DataPower
9 4 (1.83%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.83%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.37%) Blog
10 3 (1.37%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.37%) W3C
11 2 (0.91%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.91%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 33 (15.07%) Linux
2 31 (14.16%) Windows
3 17 (7.76%) Unix
4 5 (2.28%) Android
5 4 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (49.32%) TDD
2 102 (46.58%) OO
3 92 (42.01%) Unit Testing
4 86 (39.27%) Continuous Integration
5 78 (35.62%) BDD
6 77 (35.16%) Test Automation
7 76 (34.70%) Agile Software Development
8 65 (29.68%) Refactoring
9 58 (26.48%) Complex Event Processing
9 58 (26.48%) Continuous Deployment
9 58 (26.48%) Domain Models
9 58 (26.48%) System Testing
10 43 (19.63%) Software Engineering
11 34 (15.53%) OOP
12 32 (14.61%) Open Source
13 29 (13.24%) MVC
14 28 (12.79%) OOA/OOD
14 28 (12.79%) SDLC
15 23 (10.50%) Scrum
16 22 (10.05%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 169 (77.17%) SQL
2 105 (47.95%) Java
3 81 (36.99%) JavaScript
4 75 (34.25%) C#
5 73 (33.33%) Python
6 58 (26.48%) XPath
7 51 (23.29%) C++
8 37 (16.89%) PL/SQL
9 25 (11.42%) Ruby
10 14 (6.39%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.20%) C
11 7 (3.20%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.83%) Java 8
12 4 (1.83%) Perl
13 3 (1.37%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.37%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.37%) PHP
13 3 (1.37%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.37%) VB
13 3 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (10.05%) Degree
2 11 (5.02%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.37%) ISEB
3 3 (1.37%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.65%) QA
2 4 (1.83%) COBIT
2 4 (1.83%) SEPA
3 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.46%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (5.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.74%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.46%) Ansible
3 1 (0.46%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 53 (24.20%) Oracle
2 12 (5.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.11%) IBM
4 8 (3.65%) Chordiant
4 8 (3.65%) Cognizant
5 6 (2.74%) Solace
5 6 (2.74%) Talarian
5 6 (2.74%) TIBCO
6 4 (1.83%) Google
6 4 (1.83%) HP
6 4 (1.83%) Remedy
6 4 (1.83%) Twitter
7 2 (0.91%) SAP
7 2 (0.91%) Splunk
7 2 (0.91%) Sybase
7 2 (0.91%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.46%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.46%) Intel
8 1 (0.46%) Rackspace