Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 79 46
Rank change year-on-year -7 -33 -17
Permanent jobs citing XML 167 154 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.99% 2.98% 5.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.73% 7.89% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 82 83 187
Scotland median annual salary £42,750 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £66,125 £55,000 £56,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 2161 1952 2291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.67% 37.79% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1388 1235 1447
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,350 £57,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +13 96 £45,000 - 4
Edinburgh -14 55 £39,000 +4.00% 9
West Lothian +7 12 £40,000 -
Dundee -5 3 £20,000 -52.94%
Stirling -6 1 £35,000 -26.32%
Fife - 1 - -
Lothian - 1 £43,000 -
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 106 (63.47%) SQL
2 84 (50.30%) Java
3 67 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (36.53%) HTML
5 56 (33.53%) JavaScript
6 55 (32.93%) SOAP
7 49 (29.34%) Web Services
8 46 (27.54%) C#
9 43 (25.75%) .NET
9 43 (25.75%) CSS
10 41 (24.55%) Spring
11 40 (23.95%) Software Engineering
11 40 (23.95%) Finance
12 39 (23.35%) SQL Server
13 34 (20.36%) Scrum
13 34 (20.36%) JSON
14 33 (19.76%) Degree
14 33 (19.76%) TDD
14 33 (19.76%) Test Automation
14 33 (19.76%) REST
15 32 (19.16%) Workflow
16 29 (17.37%) JMS
17 28 (16.77%) Computer Science
17 28 (16.77%) Git (software)
18 25 (14.97%) Banking
19 24 (14.37%) jQuery
19 24 (14.37%) J2EE
20 23 (13.77%) OO
20 23 (13.77%) RESTful
21 22 (13.17%) Linux

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 20 (11.98%) Tomcat
2 12 (7.19%) JBoss
3 9 (5.39%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.79%) Apache
5 7 (4.19%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.59%) WebLogic
6 6 (3.59%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (2.99%) CMS
7 5 (2.99%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.60%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.60%) IIS
9 1 (0.60%) nginx
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (3.59%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.60%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.19%) GitHub
2 6 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.99%) Office 365
4 4 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.20%) SaaS
6 1 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.60%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.78%) Telnet
2 11 (6.59%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.59%) AMQP
4 2 (1.20%) FTP
4 2 (1.20%) HTTP
4 2 (1.20%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.20%) SSL
5 1 (0.60%) Internet
5 1 (0.60%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.35%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.57%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.98%) RDBMS
4 13 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (5.99%) DB2
6 9 (5.39%) MongoDB
6 9 (5.39%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (2.40%) MySQL
10 3 (1.80%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.80%) Star Schema
11 2 (1.20%) KDB
11 2 (1.20%) Kdb+
11 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.60%) Big Data
12 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.60%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 28 (16.77%) Git (software)
2 20 (11.98%) Maven
3 18 (10.78%) JUnit
4 17 (10.18%) Jenkins
5 13 (7.78%) JIRA
6 10 (5.99%) Subversion
7 7 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (4.19%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.59%) Ant
8 6 (3.59%) Gradle
8 6 (3.59%) Log4j
9 5 (2.99%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.99%) IntelliJ
10 4 (2.40%) DbUnit
10 4 (2.40%) jMock
10 4 (2.40%) Mockito
10 4 (2.40%) Selenium
10 4 (2.40%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.80%) ERwin
11 3 (1.80%) MagicDraw
General
1 40 (23.95%) Finance
2 25 (14.97%) Banking
3 12 (7.19%) Investment Banking
4 11 (6.59%) Manufacturing
5 9 (5.39%) Electronics
6 5 (2.99%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.99%) Publishing
7 4 (2.40%) Law
7 4 (2.40%) Prime Brokerage
8 3 (1.80%) Legal
9 1 (0.60%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 93 (55.69%) Developer
2 38 (22.75%) Java Developer
3 24 (14.37%) Senior Developer
4 20 (11.98%) Consultant
5 17 (10.18%) Software Engineer
6 13 (7.78%) .NET Developer
7 12 (7.19%) C# Developer
7 12 (7.19%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (7.19%) TIBCO Consultant
8 10 (5.99%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (5.99%) C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (5.99%) Firmware Engineer
8 10 (5.99%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (5.39%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (5.39%) ServiceNow Developer
9 9 (5.39%) Software Developer
10 8 (4.79%) Analyst
11 7 (4.19%) Architect
11 7 (4.19%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (36.53%) HTML
2 55 (32.93%) SOAP
3 49 (29.34%) Web Services
4 43 (25.75%) .NET
4 43 (25.75%) CSS
5 41 (24.55%) Spring
6 34 (20.36%) JSON
7 33 (19.76%) REST
8 29 (17.37%) JMS
9 24 (14.37%) J2EE
9 24 (14.37%) jQuery
10 23 (13.77%) RESTful
11 20 (11.98%) ASP.NET
12 19 (11.38%) Hibernate
13 15 (8.98%) HTML5
14 13 (7.78%) Ajax
14 13 (7.78%) Rendezvous
15 11 (6.59%) AngularJS
15 11 (6.59%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (5.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.77%) Computer Science
2 17 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.59%) Optoelectronics
4 7 (4.19%) Data Structures
4 7 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.40%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.80%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.80%) User Experience
6 3 (1.80%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.20%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.20%) Equities
7 2 (1.20%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.20%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.20%) Tandem
7 2 (1.20%) TRADACOMS
8 1 (0.60%) iPhone
8 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.17%) Linux
2 13 (7.78%) Windows
3 7 (4.19%) Unix
4 6 (3.59%) Android
5 3 (1.80%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.20%) Solaris
7 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (40.12%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (23.95%) Software Engineering
3 34 (20.36%) Scrum
4 33 (19.76%) TDD
4 33 (19.76%) Test Automation
5 32 (19.16%) Workflow
6 23 (13.77%) OO
7 19 (11.38%) SDLC
8 18 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (10.18%) Data Modelling
9 17 (10.18%) MVC
9 17 (10.18%) SOA
9 17 (10.18%) Unit Testing
10 15 (8.98%) Analytics
10 15 (8.98%) Web Development
11 12 (7.19%) Mentoring
11 12 (7.19%) Microservices
12 11 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (6.59%) Defect Tracking
12 11 (6.59%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 106 (63.47%) SQL
2 84 (50.30%) Java
3 56 (33.53%) JavaScript
4 46 (27.54%) C#
5 20 (11.98%) C++
6 18 (10.78%) Python
6 18 (10.78%) T-SQL
7 14 (8.38%) C
8 8 (4.79%) VB
9 7 (4.19%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.59%) PHP
11 4 (2.40%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.40%) Scala
11 4 (2.40%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.80%) Ruby
13 2 (1.20%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.20%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (1.20%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (1.20%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 33 (19.76%) Degree
2 9 (5.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.60%) ISEB
4 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.40%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.20%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.60%) EMIR
3 1 (0.60%) MiFID
3 1 (0.60%) PSD2
System Software
1 11 (6.59%) Firmware
2 3 (1.80%) Docker
2 3 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.80%) vSphere
3 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (11.38%) Oracle
2 18 (10.78%) IBM
3 17 (10.18%) Microsoft
4 13 (7.78%) TIBCO
5 9 (5.39%) ServiceNow
6 7 (4.19%) Misys
7 6 (3.59%) Atlassian
7 6 (3.59%) Reuters
8 5 (2.99%) Cognizant
9 3 (1.80%) Nintex
9 3 (1.80%) Perforce
9 3 (1.80%) VMware
10 2 (1.20%) Alterian
10 2 (1.20%) IFS
10 2 (1.20%) Sybase
11 1 (0.60%) Red Hat