Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 55 30
Rank change year-on-year -20 -25 +17
Permanent jobs citing XML 207 202 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.57% 4.38% 6.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.96% 10.61% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 161 85 238
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%

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 2,309 1,904 2,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.86% 41.27% 36.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,641 1,186 1,367
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,600 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,750 £62,500 £58,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -23 132 £45,000 +42.86% 16
Edinburgh -21 60 £40,000 -11.11% 15
West Lothian +2 7 £40,000 +9.59% 2
Aberdeen -10 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Inverclyde - 3 £48,500 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £75,000 -
Fife - 1 - - 1
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, 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.

1 146 (70.53%) SQL
2 85 (41.06%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (40.10%) Java
4 71 (34.30%) JSON
5 70 (33.82%) TDD
6 69 (33.33%) Finance
6 69 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 65 (31.40%) HTML
8 61 (29.47%) JavaScript
8 61 (29.47%) Relational Database
9 60 (28.99%) Unit Testing
10 59 (28.50%) Web Services
11 56 (27.05%) C#
11 56 (27.05%) NoSQL
12 52 (25.12%) .NET
12 52 (25.12%) OO
13 50 (24.15%) Middleware
14 49 (23.67%) Python
14 49 (23.67%) Test Automation
15 47 (22.71%) BDD
15 47 (22.71%) SQL Server
16 45 (21.74%) XML Schema
16 45 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
17 44 (21.26%) Refactoring
18 43 (20.77%) Apache Cassandra
19 42 (20.29%) XPath
20 40 (19.32%) Spring
20 40 (19.32%) MQSeries
20 40 (19.32%) Complex Event Processing
20 40 (19.32%) Bigtable

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 40 (19.32%) MQSeries
2 19 (9.18%) JBoss
3 17 (8.21%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.83%) Confluence
5 6 (2.90%) IIS
5 6 (2.90%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.42%) CMS
6 5 (2.42%) Drupal
7 3 (1.45%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.48%) Apache
9 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.48%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (1.45%) InfoPath
1 3 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) AquaLogic BPM
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (7.25%) Dynamics 365
2 15 (7.25%) npm
2 15 (7.25%) Office 365
3 6 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.42%) SaaS
5 4 (1.93%) GitHub
5 4 (1.93%) PaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.18%) HTTP
2 6 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.45%) DHCP
3 3 (1.45%) DNS
3 3 (1.45%) LAN
3 3 (1.45%) WAN
4 2 (0.97%) SMTP
4 2 (0.97%) SNMP
5 1 (0.48%) ATM
5 1 (0.48%) Extranet
5 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.48%) Internet
5 1 (0.48%) SMS
5 1 (0.48%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (29.47%) Relational Database
2 56 (27.05%) NoSQL
3 47 (22.71%) SQL Server
4 45 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
5 43 (20.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 40 (19.32%) Bigtable
7 12 (5.80%) RDBMS
8 10 (4.83%) MySQL
9 8 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.90%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (2.42%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.45%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.45%) DB2
12 3 (1.45%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.45%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.97%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 22 (10.63%) Jenkins
2 17 (8.21%) JIRA
2 17 (8.21%) Maven
2 17 (8.21%) webpack
3 15 (7.25%) Babel
3 15 (7.25%) Log4Net
3 15 (7.25%) NUnit
3 15 (7.25%) Rhino Mocks
4 13 (6.28%) JUnit
5 9 (4.35%) SoapUI
5 9 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 8 (3.86%) Eclipse
6 8 (3.86%) Git (software)
7 7 (3.38%) Gradle
8 6 (2.90%) Ant
8 6 (2.90%) Selenium
9 5 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.45%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.45%) Jasmine
General
1 69 (33.33%) Finance
2 19 (9.18%) Banking
3 11 (5.31%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.42%) Legal
4 5 (2.42%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.93%) Electronics
5 4 (1.93%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.45%) Advertising
7 2 (0.97%) Front Office
7 2 (0.97%) Law
7 2 (0.97%) Retail
8 1 (0.48%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 106 (51.21%) Developer
2 35 (16.91%) Java Developer
3 26 (12.56%) .NET Developer
4 23 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 19 (9.18%) Analyst
5 19 (9.18%) Software Engineer
6 18 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 14 (6.76%) Programmer
8 12 (5.80%) Java Engineer
8 12 (5.80%) Python Programmer
9 10 (4.83%) Python Developer
9 10 (4.83%) Python Engineer
10 9 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
11 8 (3.86%) Software Developer
12 7 (3.38%) Lead Software Engineer
12 7 (3.38%) Support Analyst
13 6 (2.90%) Applications Support Analyst
13 6 (2.90%) C# Developer
13 6 (2.90%) SQL Developer
13 6 (2.90%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (34.30%) JSON
2 65 (31.40%) HTML
3 59 (28.50%) Web Services
4 52 (25.12%) .NET
5 50 (24.15%) Middleware
6 45 (21.74%) XML Schema
7 40 (19.32%) Spring
8 38 (18.36%) SOAP
9 34 (16.43%) CSS
10 29 (14.01%) ASP.NET
10 29 (14.01%) RESTful
11 24 (11.59%) Hibernate
12 23 (11.11%) AngularJS
13 22 (10.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (10.63%) React
14 21 (10.14%) Java EE
15 20 (9.66%) REST
15 20 (9.66%) XSLT
16 19 (9.18%) JMS
17 18 (8.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.32%) Virtual Team
2 18 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.76%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.93%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (1.93%) Optoelectronics
9 2 (0.97%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.97%) Derivative
9 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.97%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.48%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.39%) Linux
2 33 (15.94%) Windows
3 25 (12.08%) Unix
4 10 (4.83%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.38%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.45%) Android
6 3 (1.45%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.97%) CentOS
8 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (41.06%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (33.82%) TDD
3 69 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (28.99%) Unit Testing
5 52 (25.12%) OO
6 49 (23.67%) Test Automation
7 47 (22.71%) BDD
8 44 (21.26%) Refactoring
9 40 (19.32%) Complex Event Processing
9 40 (19.32%) Continuous Deployment
9 40 (19.32%) Domain Models
9 40 (19.32%) System Testing
10 38 (18.36%) MVC
11 34 (16.43%) Scrum
12 27 (13.04%) Software Engineering
13 21 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (10.14%) Waterfall
14 19 (9.18%) Microservices
15 17 (8.21%) Open Source
15 17 (8.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 146 (70.53%) SQL
2 83 (40.10%) Java
3 61 (29.47%) JavaScript
4 56 (27.05%) C#
5 49 (23.67%) Python
6 42 (20.29%) XPath
7 24 (11.59%) C++
8 17 (8.21%) T-SQL
9 12 (5.80%) Ruby
10 11 (5.31%) C
11 10 (4.83%) PL/SQL
12 9 (4.35%) VB
13 8 (3.86%) PHP
14 4 (1.93%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.45%) Embedded C++
15 3 (1.45%) Java 8
15 3 (1.45%) PHP 7
16 2 (0.97%) Perl
16 2 (0.97%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (10.63%) Degree
2 15 (7.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.97%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.90%) SLA
2 4 (1.93%) QA
3 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.97%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.97%) EMIR
3 2 (0.97%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.93%) Firmware
3 2 (0.97%) Docker
3 2 (0.97%) NFS
4 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.90%) HP ALM
2 3 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.48%) Ansible
4 1 (0.48%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (14.01%) Oracle
2 16 (7.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.86%) IBM
4 6 (2.90%) HP
4 6 (2.90%) TIBCO
5 5 (2.42%) AppDynamics
6 2 (0.97%) Guidewire
6 2 (0.97%) Perforce
6 2 (0.97%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.97%) Reuters
6 2 (0.97%) SAP
7 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.48%) Cognos
7 1 (0.48%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.48%) Google
7 1 (0.48%) Intapp
7 1 (0.48%) Intel
7 1 (0.48%) Misys
7 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.48%) VMware