Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 50 41
Rank change year-on-year -28 -9 -11
Permanent jobs citing XML 182 276 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.42% 4.86% 5.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.60% 12.95% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 76 160 209
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £40,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.83% -5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,875 £29,975 £29,200
90th Percentile £64,375 £57,750 £55,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2117 2131 2256
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 39.81% 37.54% 36.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1234 1425
Scotland median annual salary £42,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.33% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

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 17 August 2017.

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 17 August 2017. 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 0 103 £37,500 -6.25% 13
Edinburgh -35 57 £38,500 -3.75% 11
West Lothian +3 11 £36,500 -27.00%
Lothian - 5 £43,000 -
Aberdeen -3 4 £35,000 -7.89%
Dundee -12 2 £40,000 -5.88%
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Scotland region with a requirement for XML.

1 129 (70.88%) SQL
2 98 (53.85%) Java
3 89 (48.90%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (42.86%) SOAP
5 66 (36.26%) Web Services
5 66 (36.26%) C#
5 66 (36.26%) Spring
6 65 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 61 (33.52%) .NET
7 61 (33.52%) Finance
8 57 (31.32%) HTML
9 53 (29.12%) Banking
10 51 (28.02%) Git (software)
11 50 (27.47%) CSS
12 48 (26.37%) ASP.NET
13 47 (25.82%) JavaScript
13 47 (25.82%) Relational Database
14 44 (24.18%) MVC
14 44 (24.18%) JSON
15 42 (23.08%) OO
16 40 (21.98%) ASP.NET MVC
17 39 (21.43%) Oracle
18 37 (20.33%) Hibernate
19 36 (19.78%) TDD
19 36 (19.78%) jQuery
19 36 (19.78%) REST
20 34 (18.68%) Degree
20 34 (18.68%) SDLC
21 33 (18.13%) Jenkins
21 33 (18.13%) Software Engineering

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 17 (9.34%) Tomcat
2 11 (6.04%) CMS
2 11 (6.04%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.40%) Apache
4 7 (3.85%) JBoss
4 7 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (2.75%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.75%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (1.65%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.65%) IIS
6 3 (1.65%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (1.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.65%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (6.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.55%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.54%) GitHub
2 5 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.10%) iPaaS
4 2 (1.10%) PaaS
4 2 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.20%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.65%) AMQP
3 1 (0.55%) DHCP
3 1 (0.55%) DNS
3 1 (0.55%) Internet
3 1 (0.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 47 (25.82%) Relational Database
3 24 (13.19%) RDBMS
4 23 (12.64%) DB2
5 17 (9.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (9.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (9.34%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (6.59%) NoSQL
8 12 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (6.04%) Oracle Database
10 10 (5.49%) MongoDB
11 9 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (4.40%) MySQL
13 7 (3.85%) KDB
13 7 (3.85%) Kdb+
14 6 (3.30%) GIS
15 4 (2.20%) Data Mining
16 3 (1.65%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 51 (28.02%) Git (software)
2 33 (18.13%) Jenkins
3 30 (16.48%) Maven
4 28 (15.38%) JUnit
5 23 (12.64%) Ant
6 18 (9.89%) Subversion
7 14 (7.69%) Gradle
8 12 (6.59%) Bitbucket
8 12 (6.59%) Hudson
9 11 (6.04%) Visual Studio
10 10 (5.49%) JIRA
11 7 (3.85%) HttpUnit
11 7 (3.85%) JMeter
11 7 (3.85%) TeamCity
12 6 (3.30%) Selenium
13 5 (2.75%) Cucumber
13 5 (2.75%) Log4j
13 5 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (2.20%) Eclipse
15 3 (1.65%) IntelliJ
General
1 61 (33.52%) Finance
2 53 (29.12%) Banking
3 22 (12.09%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.30%) Front Office
5 5 (2.75%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.75%) Legal
6 4 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.20%) Prime Brokerage
7 3 (1.65%) Electronics
8 2 (1.10%) Law
9 1 (0.55%) Games
9 1 (0.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 141 (77.47%) Developer
2 59 (32.42%) Java Developer
3 39 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 35 (19.23%) C# Developer
5 25 (13.74%) .NET Developer
5 25 (13.74%) SQL Developer
6 24 (13.19%) Senior Java Developer
7 23 (12.64%) Software Developer
8 22 (12.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (11.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (9.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 11 (6.04%) Consultant
11 11 (6.04%) ServiceNow Developer
12 8 (4.40%) .NET Software Developer
12 8 (4.40%) Applications Developer
12 8 (4.40%) C# Software Developer
12 8 (4.40%) Lead Developer
13 7 (3.85%) Analyst
13 7 (3.85%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (42.86%) SOAP
2 66 (36.26%) Spring
2 66 (36.26%) Web Services
3 61 (33.52%) .NET
4 57 (31.32%) HTML
5 50 (27.47%) CSS
6 48 (26.37%) ASP.NET
7 44 (24.18%) JSON
8 40 (21.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (20.33%) Hibernate
10 36 (19.78%) jQuery
10 36 (19.78%) REST
11 31 (17.03%) JMS
12 28 (15.38%) RESTful
13 20 (10.99%) AngularJS
13 20 (10.99%) J2EE
13 20 (10.99%) WCF
14 17 (9.34%) Ajax
15 12 (6.59%) XML Schema
16 11 (6.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.89%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.59%) Credit Risk
4 11 (6.04%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (6.04%) Hedge funds
5 8 (4.40%) Derivative
5 8 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (3.85%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.85%) OTC Derivatives
7 5 (2.75%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.20%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.65%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.65%) User Experience
9 3 (1.65%) W3C
10 2 (1.10%) e-Learning
10 2 (1.10%) Equities
10 2 (1.10%) Fintech
10 2 (1.10%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.13%) Unix
2 27 (14.84%) Linux
3 17 (9.34%) Windows
4 6 (3.30%) Android
4 6 (3.30%) Solaris
5 5 (2.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (48.90%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (24.18%) MVC
3 42 (23.08%) OO
4 36 (19.78%) TDD
5 34 (18.68%) SDLC
6 33 (18.13%) Software Engineering
7 26 (14.29%) Scrum
7 26 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 21 (11.54%) OOD
8 21 (11.54%) SOA
8 21 (11.54%) Web Development
9 20 (10.99%) Analytics
9 20 (10.99%) Test Automation
9 20 (10.99%) Workflow
10 18 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (8.24%) Multithreading
12 14 (7.69%) Microservices
13 13 (7.14%) OOP
13 13 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (6.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 129 (70.88%) SQL
2 98 (53.85%) Java
3 66 (36.26%) C#
4 47 (25.82%) JavaScript
5 21 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 20 (10.99%) VB
7 19 (10.44%) Python
7 19 (10.44%) VB.NET
8 15 (8.24%) Shell Script
8 15 (8.24%) VBA
9 11 (6.04%) C++
10 8 (4.40%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.85%) PHP
11 7 (3.85%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.85%) Ruby
12 6 (3.30%) Perl
13 4 (2.20%) C
13 4 (2.20%) Scala
14 3 (1.65%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (18.68%) Degree
2 7 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.10%) ISEB
4 2 (1.10%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.40%) MiFID
2 7 (3.85%) Basel III
2 7 (3.85%) QA
3 6 (3.30%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (3.30%) EMIR
4 3 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.65%) SLA
5 2 (1.10%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 5 (2.75%) Docker
2 3 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.65%) Firmware
3 1 (0.55%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.55%) HDFS
3 1 (0.55%) KVM
3 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 39 (21.43%) Oracle
2 23 (12.64%) IBM
3 22 (12.09%) Microsoft
4 20 (10.99%) Perforce
5 11 (6.04%) ServiceNow
5 11 (6.04%) Sybase
6 7 (3.85%) Alterian
7 5 (2.75%) Cognizant
7 5 (2.75%) Misys
7 5 (2.75%) Splunk
8 3 (1.65%) Reuters
9 2 (1.10%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.10%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.55%) IFS
10 1 (0.55%) Red Hat