Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 79 66
Rank change year-on-year +27 -13 -23
Permanent jobs citing XML 252 193 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.92% 3.45% 3.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.83% 8.54% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 187 134 77
Scotland median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £34,500 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +2.22%

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 2,130 2,261 1,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 41.62% 40.44% 37.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,434 1,539 1,143
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,710
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,750 £59,750
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 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 24 January 2019.

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 24 January 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
Glasgow +18 150 £45,000 - 15
Edinburgh +14 70 £60,000 +41.18% 3
South Ayrshire - 14 £50,000 -
West Lothian -21 10 £42,500 -
Fife +2 3 £30,000 - 1
Aberdeen +1 3 £42,500 - 1
East Ayrshire - 2 £50,000 -
Stirling +7 1 £45,000 +28.57%
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Scotland region with a requirement for XML.

1 181 (71.83%) SQL
2 127 (50.40%) Finance
3 123 (48.81%) Java
4 115 (45.63%) JavaScript
5 104 (41.27%) C#
5 104 (41.27%) JSON
6 101 (40.08%) TDD
7 97 (38.49%) OO
8 95 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
9 85 (33.73%) Unit Testing
10 82 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
11 81 (32.14%) Test Automation
12 74 (29.37%) HTML
13 70 (27.78%) BDD
14 69 (27.38%) Python
15 66 (26.19%) .NET
16 63 (25.00%) Git (software)
17 62 (24.60%) Oracle
18 61 (24.21%) C++
19 56 (22.22%) SQL Server
19 56 (22.22%) CSS
19 56 (22.22%) Middleware
19 56 (22.22%) Relational Database
20 55 (21.83%) Software Engineering
21 54 (21.43%) Windows
22 53 (21.03%) Linux
23 49 (19.44%) MVC
24 48 (19.05%) Refactoring
24 48 (19.05%) Visual Studio
24 48 (19.05%) XML Schema

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 44 (17.46%) MQSeries
2 29 (11.51%) IIS
3 23 (9.13%) JBoss
4 21 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 19 (7.54%) Tomcat
6 16 (6.35%) Umbraco
7 9 (3.57%) Apache
7 9 (3.57%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.19%) CMS
10 3 (1.19%) Sonic ESB
11 2 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.40%) Confluence
12 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 1 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.79%) Firebase
3 2 (0.79%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.79%) Office 365
3 2 (0.79%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.40%) SaaS
4 1 (0.40%) Serverless
4 1 (0.40%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.37%) HTTP
2 8 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.78%) DNS
3 7 (2.78%) Internet
3 7 (2.78%) SSL
4 1 (0.40%) Firewall
4 1 (0.40%) Intranet
4 1 (0.40%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 56 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 48 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
3 44 (17.46%) NoSQL
3 44 (17.46%) PostgreSQL
4 41 (16.27%) Bigtable
5 26 (10.32%) MySQL
6 25 (9.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (5.56%) Oracle Database
8 12 (4.76%) RDBMS
9 10 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.59%) Big Data
10 4 (1.59%) Blockchain
10 4 (1.59%) DB2
10 4 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.79%) SQLite
12 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.40%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.40%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 63 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 48 (19.05%) Visual Studio
3 47 (18.65%) Jenkins
4 32 (12.70%) Cucumber
5 31 (12.30%) SpecFlow
6 25 (9.92%) NUnit
7 24 (9.52%) JUnit
8 23 (9.13%) TeamCity
9 20 (7.94%) Eclipse
10 19 (7.54%) Hudson
11 15 (5.95%) JMeter
11 15 (5.95%) Toad
12 13 (5.16%) IntelliJ
13 10 (3.97%) Selenium
13 10 (3.97%) Subversion
14 9 (3.57%) Appium
14 9 (3.57%) Maven
15 8 (3.17%) FitNesse
16 7 (2.78%) ClearCase
16 7 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 127 (50.40%) Finance
2 39 (15.48%) Banking
3 11 (4.37%) Retail
4 6 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.38%) Law
5 4 (1.59%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.59%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Avionics
6 1 (0.40%) French Language
6 1 (0.40%) Front Office
6 1 (0.40%) Games
6 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 111 (44.05%) Developer
2 65 (25.79%) Software Engineer
3 63 (25.00%) Java Engineer
4 44 (17.46%) Python Engineer
5 43 (17.06%) Java Software Engineer
6 41 (16.27%) Java Developer
7 35 (13.89%) .NET Developer
8 34 (13.49%) Software Developer
9 31 (12.30%) C++ Developer
10 28 (11.11%) C# Developer
11 26 (10.32%) C# .NET Developer
12 25 (9.92%) C# Software Engineer
13 24 (9.52%) .NET Software Engineer
13 24 (9.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 24 (9.52%) Development Engineer
13 24 (9.52%) Test Engineer
14 23 (9.13%) .NET Software Developer
14 23 (9.13%) Developer in Test
14 23 (9.13%) Java Developer in Test
14 23 (9.13%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (41.27%) JSON
2 74 (29.37%) HTML
3 66 (26.19%) .NET
4 56 (22.22%) CSS
4 56 (22.22%) Middleware
5 48 (19.05%) XML Schema
6 47 (18.65%) jQuery
6 47 (18.65%) REST
7 41 (16.27%) RESTful
8 39 (15.48%) Hibernate
9 38 (15.08%) HTML5
10 30 (11.90%) CSS3
10 30 (11.90%) SOAP
11 29 (11.51%) JSP
12 28 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
12 28 (11.11%) XSLT
13 25 (9.92%) Spring
13 25 (9.92%) Web Services
14 24 (9.52%) Servlets
15 23 (9.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.27%) Virtual Team
2 18 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (5.95%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.57%) Derivative
5 9 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (3.57%) User Experience
6 8 (3.17%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.98%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.59%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.59%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.19%) Blog
9 3 (1.19%) DataPower
9 3 (1.19%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.40%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.40%) Fintech
10 1 (0.40%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 54 (21.43%) Windows
2 53 (21.03%) Linux
3 13 (5.16%) Android
4 12 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.38%) Unix
6 5 (1.98%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (40.08%) TDD
2 97 (38.49%) OO
3 95 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
4 85 (33.73%) Unit Testing
5 82 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (32.14%) Test Automation
7 70 (27.78%) BDD
8 55 (21.83%) Software Engineering
9 49 (19.44%) MVC
10 48 (19.05%) Refactoring
11 42 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
12 41 (16.27%) Complex Event Processing
12 41 (16.27%) Domain Models
12 41 (16.27%) Multithreading
12 41 (16.27%) System Testing
13 34 (13.49%) Open Source
14 33 (13.10%) Continuous Delivery
15 31 (12.30%) OOP
16 30 (11.90%) Scenario Testing
17 25 (9.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 181 (71.83%) SQL
2 123 (48.81%) Java
3 115 (45.63%) JavaScript
4 104 (41.27%) C#
5 69 (27.38%) Python
6 61 (24.21%) C++
7 42 (16.67%) XPath
8 39 (15.48%) PL/SQL
9 25 (9.92%) PowerShell
10 22 (8.73%) Ruby
11 11 (4.37%) T-SQL
12 8 (3.17%) C
12 8 (3.17%) Perl
13 7 (2.78%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.78%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.19%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.19%) Java 8
14 3 (1.19%) R
14 3 (1.19%) VB
15 2 (0.79%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 39 (15.48%) Degree
2 2 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (0.79%) ISEB
2 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
2 2 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Certification
3 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.54%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (11.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (3.97%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.40%) Ansible
2 1 (0.40%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
2 1 (0.40%) Salt
Vendors
1 62 (24.60%) Oracle
2 16 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.37%) Solace
3 11 (4.37%) Talarian
3 11 (4.37%) TIBCO
4 8 (3.17%) IBM
5 7 (2.78%) ServiceNow
6 6 (2.38%) HP
7 4 (1.59%) Chordiant
7 4 (1.59%) Cognizant
7 4 (1.59%) Twitter
8 3 (1.19%) Sybase
9 2 (0.79%) Apple
9 2 (0.79%) Google
9 2 (0.79%) Perforce
9 2 (0.79%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.79%) RedGate
9 2 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.79%) SAP
10 1 (0.40%) Splunk