Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 62 44
Rank change year-on-year -13 -18 -7
Permanent jobs citing XML 183 154 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.31% 3.30% 5.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.19% 8.76% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 123 76 155
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,450 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £57,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%

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 2,234 1,758 2,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.43% 37.73% 34.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,511 1,137 1,356
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,700 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +11 109 £45,000 - 25
Edinburgh -33 54 £42,500 - 24
West Lothian +1 10 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Dundee -13 3 £20,000 -52.94%
Inverclyde - 3 £48,500 -
Aberdeen -6 1 £42,500 +54.55% 1
Stirling -10 1 £35,000 -26.32%
Fife - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £75,000 -
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for XML.

1 122 (66.67%) SQL
2 81 (44.26%) Java
3 75 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (31.69%) HTML
5 57 (31.15%) JavaScript
6 49 (26.78%) Web Services
7 48 (26.23%) .NET
7 48 (26.23%) Finance
8 46 (25.14%) JSON
9 44 (24.04%) Spring
9 44 (24.04%) C#
10 43 (23.50%) Scrum
11 41 (22.40%) SQL Server
12 40 (21.86%) TDD
13 39 (21.31%) SOAP
14 34 (18.58%) Software Engineering
14 34 (18.58%) CSS
14 34 (18.58%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (18.58%) Test Automation
15 32 (17.49%) Linux
16 29 (15.85%) REST
17 27 (14.75%) Python
17 27 (14.75%) JMS
18 26 (14.21%) Degree
19 25 (13.66%) Computer Science
19 25 (13.66%) Workflow
19 25 (13.66%) Relational Database
20 24 (13.11%) MVC
21 23 (12.57%) OO
21 23 (12.57%) Maven

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 18 (9.84%) Tomcat
2 16 (8.74%) JBoss
3 9 (4.92%) MQSeries
3 9 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.83%) CMS
4 7 (3.83%) IIS
5 6 (3.28%) Apache
6 5 (2.73%) Drupal
6 5 (2.73%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (2.19%) Confluence
7 4 (2.19%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.55%) nginx
9 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (3.28%) InfoPath
2 3 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.09%) AquaLogic BPM
3 1 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.28%) Office 365
2 6 (3.28%) SaaS
3 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.55%) Heroku
6 1 (0.55%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.10%) Telnet
2 10 (5.46%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.83%) HTTP
4 4 (2.19%) AMQP
5 3 (1.64%) LAN
5 3 (1.64%) WAN
6 2 (1.09%) DHCP
6 2 (1.09%) DNS
6 2 (1.09%) FTP
6 2 (1.09%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.09%) SMTP
6 2 (1.09%) SNMP
6 2 (1.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.40%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.66%) Relational Database
3 21 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (7.65%) NoSQL
4 14 (7.65%) RDBMS
5 10 (5.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (4.92%) Bigtable
7 7 (3.83%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.83%) MySQL
8 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (1.09%) DB2
11 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.55%) MS Access
12 1 (0.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (12.57%) Maven
2 22 (12.02%) Jenkins
3 20 (10.93%) JIRA
4 17 (9.29%) JUnit
5 16 (8.74%) Git (software)
6 8 (4.37%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.83%) Eclipse
7 7 (3.83%) Gradle
7 7 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.28%) Ant
9 5 (2.73%) IntelliJ
10 4 (2.19%) DbUnit
10 4 (2.19%) jMock
10 4 (2.19%) Mockito
10 4 (2.19%) Selenium
10 4 (2.19%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.19%) SonarQube
10 4 (2.19%) Subversion
11 3 (1.64%) Log4j
11 3 (1.64%) PHPUnit
General
1 48 (26.23%) Finance
2 20 (10.93%) Banking
3 10 (5.46%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.37%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.83%) Electronics
6 5 (2.73%) Publishing
7 3 (1.64%) Advertising
7 3 (1.64%) Front Office
7 3 (1.64%) Legal
8 2 (1.09%) Law
9 1 (0.55%) Retail
9 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (49.73%) Developer
2 38 (20.77%) Java Developer
3 24 (13.11%) Senior Developer
4 18 (9.84%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (9.29%) Analyst
5 17 (9.29%) Software Engineer
6 15 (8.20%) Consultant
7 14 (7.65%) .NET Developer
8 12 (6.56%) TIBCO Consultant
9 11 (6.01%) C# Developer
10 9 (4.92%) C++ Software Engineer
10 9 (4.92%) Software Developer
10 9 (4.92%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (4.37%) Applications Support
11 8 (4.37%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (3.83%) Applications Support Analyst
12 7 (3.83%) Firmware Engineer
12 7 (3.83%) Lead Developer
12 7 (3.83%) SQL Developer
12 7 (3.83%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (31.69%) HTML
2 49 (26.78%) Web Services
3 48 (26.23%) .NET
4 46 (25.14%) JSON
5 44 (24.04%) Spring
6 39 (21.31%) SOAP
7 34 (18.58%) CSS
8 29 (15.85%) REST
9 27 (14.75%) JMS
10 21 (11.48%) Hibernate
10 21 (11.48%) J2EE
11 19 (10.38%) HTML5
11 19 (10.38%) RESTful
12 18 (9.84%) Middleware
13 16 (8.74%) ASP.NET
13 16 (8.74%) jQuery
14 15 (8.20%) XSLT
15 13 (7.10%) Rendezvous
16 12 (6.56%) Java EE
16 12 (6.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.66%) Computer Science
2 17 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.56%) Virtual Team
4 9 (4.92%) Optoelectronics
5 8 (4.37%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.19%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.64%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (1.09%) Tandem
10 2 (1.09%) TRADACOMS
10 2 (1.09%) User Experience
11 1 (0.55%) Derivative
11 1 (0.55%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.55%) iPhone
11 1 (0.55%) LIMS
11 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.49%) Linux
2 20 (10.93%) Windows
3 16 (8.74%) Unix
4 9 (4.92%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.19%) Android
6 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.09%) CentOS
6 2 (1.09%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (23.50%) Scrum
3 40 (21.86%) TDD
4 34 (18.58%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (18.58%) Software Engineering
4 34 (18.58%) Test Automation
5 25 (13.66%) Workflow
6 24 (13.11%) MVC
7 23 (12.57%) OO
8 21 (11.48%) Unit Testing
9 18 (9.84%) BDD
10 17 (9.29%) SOA
11 14 (7.65%) Service Management
12 12 (6.56%) Web Development
13 11 (6.01%) Refactoring
14 10 (5.46%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (5.46%) Data Analysis
14 10 (5.46%) SDLC
15 9 (4.92%) Defect Tracking
15 9 (4.92%) Domain Models
Programming Languages
1 122 (66.67%) SQL
2 81 (44.26%) Java
3 57 (31.15%) JavaScript
4 44 (24.04%) C#
5 27 (14.75%) Python
6 21 (11.48%) T-SQL
7 17 (9.29%) C++
8 15 (8.20%) C
9 12 (6.56%) XPath
10 10 (5.46%) VB
11 9 (4.92%) PHP
12 7 (3.83%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.19%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.64%) Perl
14 3 (1.64%) PHP 7
15 2 (1.09%) ActionScript
15 2 (1.09%) ActionScript 2.0
15 2 (1.09%) ActionScript 3.0
15 2 (1.09%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (14.21%) Degree
2 7 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.19%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.55%) MCP
6 1 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.73%) SLA
2 3 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) PSD2
System Software
1 9 (4.92%) Firmware
2 3 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.64%) vSphere
3 2 (1.09%) Docker
3 2 (1.09%) NFS
4 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.55%) Puppet
2 1 (0.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (12.02%) Oracle
2 21 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.84%) TIBCO
4 9 (4.92%) IBM
5 6 (3.28%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.28%) Reuters
6 5 (2.73%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.64%) Nintex
7 3 (1.64%) VMware
8 2 (1.09%) Guidewire
8 2 (1.09%) HP
8 2 (1.09%) IFS
8 2 (1.09%) Misys
8 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.55%) Cognos
9 1 (0.55%) ServiceNow