Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 61 48
Rank change year-on-year -16 -13 -20
Permanent jobs citing XML 172 192 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.10% 3.66% 4.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.04% 9.59% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 87 98 179
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £29,650
90th Percentile £66,250 £55,188 £56,500
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 2139 2003 2216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.53% 38.20% 34.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 1210 1401
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,750 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +9 99 £45,000 - 4
Edinburgh -35 54 £36,500 -5.81% 2
West Lothian +7 11 £40,000 - 1
Lothian - 5 £43,000 -
Dundee -11 3 £20,000 -52.94%
Stirling -5 1 £35,000 -26.32%
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 108 (62.79%) SQL
2 84 (48.84%) Java
3 75 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (37.21%) HTML
5 59 (34.30%) SOAP
6 54 (31.40%) JavaScript
7 49 (28.49%) Web Services
8 48 (27.91%) SQL Server
9 47 (27.33%) C#
10 46 (26.74%) CSS
11 44 (25.58%) .NET
11 44 (25.58%) Spring
12 39 (22.67%) Finance
13 37 (21.51%) Banking
13 37 (21.51%) JSON
14 36 (20.93%) REST
15 35 (20.35%) Degree
15 35 (20.35%) Software Engineering
16 32 (18.60%) Scrum
16 32 (18.60%) Workflow
16 32 (18.60%) Test Automation
17 31 (18.02%) jQuery
18 30 (17.44%) Git (software)
18 30 (17.44%) TDD
19 29 (16.86%) JMS
20 26 (15.12%) ASP.NET
20 26 (15.12%) Computer Science
21 25 (14.53%) OO
21 25 (14.53%) Relational Database
21 25 (14.53%) SDLC

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 19 (11.05%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.23%) JBoss
3 7 (4.07%) Apache
3 7 (4.07%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.07%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.49%) Oracle Coherence
5 5 (2.91%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.91%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (2.33%) CMS
7 3 (1.74%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.74%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.58%) IIS
9 1 (0.58%) nginx
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.33%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.58%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.14%) GitHub
2 5 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.91%) Office 365
3 4 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.58%) Heroku
6 1 (0.58%) npm
6 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.98%) Telnet
2 9 (5.23%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.49%) AMQP
4 2 (1.16%) FTP
4 2 (1.16%) HTTP
4 2 (1.16%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.16%) SSL
5 1 (0.58%) Internet
5 1 (0.58%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.53%) Relational Database
3 16 (9.30%) RDBMS
4 12 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (6.98%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (5.81%) DB2
5 10 (5.81%) MongoDB
6 9 (5.23%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.33%) MySQL
9 3 (1.74%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.74%) GIS
9 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.74%) Spatial Data
9 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.74%) Star Schema
10 2 (1.16%) Big Data
10 2 (1.16%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 30 (17.44%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.05%) Maven
3 18 (10.47%) Jenkins
3 18 (10.47%) JUnit
4 15 (8.72%) JIRA
5 12 (6.98%) Subversion
6 7 (4.07%) Ant
6 7 (4.07%) Gradle
6 7 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (4.07%) Visual Studio
7 6 (3.49%) IntelliJ
8 5 (2.91%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.91%) Log4j
9 3 (1.74%) DbUnit
9 3 (1.74%) ERwin
9 3 (1.74%) jMock
9 3 (1.74%) MagicDraw
9 3 (1.74%) Mockito
9 3 (1.74%) Selenium
9 3 (1.74%) SonarQube
General
1 39 (22.67%) Finance
2 37 (21.51%) Banking
3 18 (10.47%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.23%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.65%) Electronics
6 5 (2.91%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.91%) Publishing
7 4 (2.33%) Prime Brokerage
8 3 (1.74%) Law
8 3 (1.74%) Legal
9 2 (1.16%) Front Office
10 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 106 (61.63%) Developer
2 43 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 30 (17.44%) Senior Developer
4 18 (10.47%) .NET Developer
4 18 (10.47%) C# Developer
4 18 (10.47%) Consultant
5 15 (8.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (8.72%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (8.14%) Software Engineer
7 13 (7.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (7.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (7.56%) Software Developer
7 13 (7.56%) SQL Developer
8 12 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 11 (6.40%) ServiceNow Developer
9 11 (6.40%) TIBCO Consultant
10 9 (5.23%) C++ Software Engineer
10 9 (5.23%) Firmware Engineer
10 9 (5.23%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (5.23%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (37.21%) HTML
2 59 (34.30%) SOAP
3 49 (28.49%) Web Services
4 46 (26.74%) CSS
5 44 (25.58%) .NET
5 44 (25.58%) Spring
6 37 (21.51%) JSON
7 36 (20.93%) REST
8 31 (18.02%) jQuery
9 29 (16.86%) JMS
10 26 (15.12%) ASP.NET
11 22 (12.79%) Hibernate
11 22 (12.79%) J2EE
12 21 (12.21%) RESTful
13 19 (11.05%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (9.88%) Ajax
15 16 (9.30%) AngularJS
16 14 (8.14%) HTML5
17 12 (6.98%) Rendezvous
17 12 (6.98%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.12%) Computer Science
2 19 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.07%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.33%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.74%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.74%) User Experience
7 3 (1.74%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.16%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.16%) Derivative
8 2 (1.16%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.16%) Equities
8 2 (1.16%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.16%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.16%) Tandem
8 2 (1.16%) TRADACOMS
9 1 (0.58%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.79%) Linux
2 14 (8.14%) Windows
3 11 (6.40%) Unix
4 5 (2.91%) Android
5 3 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.16%) Solaris
7 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (20.35%) Software Engineering
3 32 (18.60%) Scrum
3 32 (18.60%) Test Automation
3 32 (18.60%) Workflow
4 30 (17.44%) TDD
5 25 (14.53%) OO
5 25 (14.53%) SDLC
6 23 (13.37%) MVC
7 20 (11.63%) Analytics
7 20 (11.63%) Unit Testing
8 17 (9.88%) SOA
9 15 (8.72%) Data Modelling
9 15 (8.72%) Web Development
10 13 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (7.56%) ITSM
10 13 (7.56%) Microservices
10 13 (7.56%) OOD
11 12 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (6.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 108 (62.79%) SQL
2 84 (48.84%) Java
3 54 (31.40%) JavaScript
4 47 (27.33%) C#
5 21 (12.21%) C++
5 21 (12.21%) T-SQL
6 16 (9.30%) Python
7 13 (7.56%) VB
8 12 (6.98%) C
9 6 (3.49%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.49%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.91%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.33%) PHP
11 4 (2.33%) Scala
12 3 (1.74%) Ruby
12 3 (1.74%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.16%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (1.16%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (1.16%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (20.35%) Degree
2 7 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.58%) ISEB
4 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.58%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.58%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.49%) QA
2 3 (1.74%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.16%) EMIR
3 2 (1.16%) ISO 20022
3 2 (1.16%) MiFID
4 1 (0.58%) PSD2
System Software
1 9 (5.23%) Firmware
2 3 (1.74%) Docker
3 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.16%) vSphere
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (12.79%) IBM
2 20 (11.63%) Oracle
3 16 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.98%) TIBCO
5 11 (6.40%) ServiceNow
6 7 (4.07%) Reuters
7 6 (3.49%) Atlassian
7 6 (3.49%) Misys
8 5 (2.91%) Cognizant
9 4 (2.33%) Perforce
10 3 (1.74%) Nintex
11 2 (1.16%) Alterian
11 2 (1.16%) IFS
11 2 (1.16%) Sybase
11 2 (1.16%) VMware
12 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.58%) Splunk