Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 66 80
Rank change year-on-year -32 +14 -28
Permanent jobs citing XML 137 213 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.64% 3.86% 3.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.60% 9.60% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 80 158 76
Scotland median annual salary £43,250 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.89% +20.00% -6.83%
10th Percentile £32,400 £32,000 £27,875
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £64,375
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 2,075 2,219 2,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.97% 40.20% 39.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,359 1,502 1,338
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% -3.49%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,535 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £66,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019. 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 -12 73 £42,500 -5.56% 16
Edinburgh +5 57 £47,500 -12.04% 8
South Lanarkshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Aberdeen -5 1 £27,500 -26.67%
Fife -11 1 - - 1
West Lothian -11 1 £50,000 +25.00%
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 74 (54.01%) JavaScript
2 71 (51.82%) HTML
3 68 (49.64%) Java
4 64 (46.72%) SQL
5 54 (39.42%) JSON
6 45 (32.85%) C#
7 44 (32.12%) SOAP
8 43 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (29.93%) Finance
10 36 (26.28%) Web Services
10 36 (26.28%) CSS
11 35 (25.55%) .NET
12 34 (24.82%) SQL Server
12 34 (24.82%) REST
13 32 (23.36%) Relational Database
13 32 (23.36%) RESTful
14 29 (21.17%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (20.44%) Test Automation
16 27 (19.71%) Oracle
16 27 (19.71%) OO
17 25 (18.25%) MySQL
18 24 (17.52%) RDBMS
18 24 (17.52%) SDLC
19 23 (16.79%) Problem-Solving
19 23 (16.79%) jQuery
19 23 (16.79%) Degree
20 22 (16.06%) AngularJS
21 21 (15.33%) Software Engineering
22 18 (13.14%) Git (software)
23 17 (12.41%) TDD

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 13 (9.49%) Tomcat
2 12 (8.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (7.30%) WebLogic
4 9 (6.57%) MQSeries
5 5 (3.65%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (2.19%) Apache
6 3 (2.19%) IIS
6 3 (2.19%) JBoss
6 3 (2.19%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.73%) CMS
7 1 (0.73%) Documentum
7 1 (0.73%) FileNet
7 1 (0.73%) OnBase
7 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.19%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.19%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (7.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (5.84%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (2.92%) Magento
4 1 (0.73%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.73%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.19%) Power Platform
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.73%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.73%) npm
2 1 (0.73%) Office 365
2 1 (0.73%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.84%) HTTP
2 3 (2.19%) Firewall
3 2 (1.46%) Network Security
3 2 (1.46%) Sourcefire
3 2 (1.46%) SSL
3 2 (1.46%) VPN
4 1 (0.73%) DHCP
4 1 (0.73%) DNS
4 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (24.82%) SQL Server
2 32 (23.36%) Relational Database
3 25 (18.25%) MySQL
4 24 (17.52%) RDBMS
5 14 (10.22%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (5.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (5.84%) Bigtable
6 8 (5.84%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (5.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 7 (5.11%) Oracle Database
8 6 (4.38%) MariaDB
9 3 (2.19%) Power BI
9 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (13.14%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.68%) JUnit
3 13 (9.49%) JMeter
4 8 (5.84%) Subversion
5 6 (4.38%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.65%) IntelliJ
6 5 (3.65%) NUnit
7 4 (2.92%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.19%) Bitbucket Server
8 3 (2.19%) Hudson
8 3 (2.19%) jMock
8 3 (2.19%) Moq
8 3 (2.19%) MSTest
8 3 (2.19%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.46%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.46%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio Code
10 1 (0.73%) Gradle
General
1 41 (29.93%) Finance
2 5 (3.65%) Games
3 3 (2.19%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.19%) Legal
4 2 (1.46%) Automotive
4 2 (1.46%) Banking
4 2 (1.46%) Marketing
4 2 (1.46%) Retail
5 1 (0.73%) Law
5 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (51.82%) Developer
2 22 (16.06%) Senior Developer
3 19 (13.87%) Software Engineer
4 15 (10.95%) Java Engineer
4 15 (10.95%) Java Software Engineer
5 14 (10.22%) Software Developer
6 13 (9.49%) Senior Java Engineer
6 13 (9.49%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 13 (9.49%) Senior Software Engineer
7 12 (8.76%) .NET Developer
7 12 (8.76%) Java Developer
8 11 (8.03%) C# Developer
8 11 (8.03%) Senior Software Developer
9 10 (7.30%) Analyst
10 9 (6.57%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (6.57%) ServiceNow Developer
11 8 (5.84%) .NET Software Developer
11 8 (5.84%) Lead Developer
11 8 (5.84%) Python Engineer
12 7 (5.11%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (51.82%) HTML
2 54 (39.42%) JSON
3 44 (32.12%) SOAP
4 36 (26.28%) CSS
4 36 (26.28%) Web Services
5 35 (25.55%) .NET
6 34 (24.82%) REST
7 32 (23.36%) RESTful
8 23 (16.79%) jQuery
9 22 (16.06%) AngularJS
10 16 (11.68%) Apache Flex
10 16 (11.68%) Hibernate
10 16 (11.68%) JSP
10 16 (11.68%) Servlets
11 15 (10.95%) ASP.NET
12 13 (9.49%) Apache OpenJPA
12 13 (9.49%) JPA
12 13 (9.49%) Middleware
13 11 (8.03%) J2EE
13 11 (8.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.49%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (8.03%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.57%) Virtual Team
5 8 (5.84%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.65%) SIMD
7 4 (2.92%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.92%) User Experience
8 2 (1.46%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.73%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.73%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.73%) EPoS
9 1 (0.73%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.03%) Linux
2 10 (7.30%) Windows
3 4 (2.92%) Mac OS X
3 4 (2.92%) Unix
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.17%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (20.44%) Test Automation
4 27 (19.71%) OO
5 24 (17.52%) SDLC
6 23 (16.79%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (15.33%) Software Engineering
8 17 (12.41%) Decision-Making
8 17 (12.41%) TDD
9 14 (10.22%) CRM
9 14 (10.22%) Unit Testing
10 13 (9.49%) SOA
11 12 (8.76%) Refactoring
12 11 (8.03%) Analytics
12 11 (8.03%) BDD
12 11 (8.03%) Computer Science
12 11 (8.03%) ITIL
13 10 (7.30%) OOP
14 9 (6.57%) Business Analysis
14 9 (6.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 74 (54.01%) JavaScript
2 68 (49.64%) Java
3 64 (46.72%) SQL
4 45 (32.85%) C#
5 14 (10.22%) Python
6 13 (9.49%) C++
7 10 (7.30%) XPath
8 9 (6.57%) C
8 9 (6.57%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.38%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.38%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.65%) PHP
11 4 (2.92%) Ruby
12 3 (2.19%) Perl
12 3 (2.19%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.19%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.46%) VB
14 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.73%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (16.79%) Degree
2 7 (5.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.73%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (5.11%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (1.46%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (19.71%) Oracle
2 15 (10.95%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.57%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.46%) Cisco
4 2 (1.46%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.46%) F5
4 2 (1.46%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.73%) Adobe
5 1 (0.73%) Apple
5 1 (0.73%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (0.73%) Facebook
5 1 (0.73%) Google
5 1 (0.73%) IBM
5 1 (0.73%) Laserfiche
5 1 (0.73%) Pega
5 1 (0.73%) Symantec