Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 87 81
Rank change year-on-year +31 -6 -34
Permanent jobs citing XML 257 167 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.81% 2.98% 2.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.98% 7.73% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 188 82 83
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -4.71%
10th Percentile £33,375 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,125 £55,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 2,146 2,160 1,953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.19% 38.61% 37.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,418 1,388 1,234
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,956 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £58,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +31 158 £45,000 - 16
Edinburgh +13 65 £59,000 +51.28% 13
West Lothian -15 17 £42,500 +6.25%
South Ayrshire - 9 £50,000 - 1
Aberdeen - 2 - - 1
Stirling +3 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Fife +2 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £38,000 - 1
East Ayrshire - 1 £50,000 -
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 201 (78.21%) SQL
2 139 (54.09%) Finance
3 128 (49.81%) Java
4 108 (42.02%) JavaScript
5 107 (41.63%) TDD
6 102 (39.69%) OO
7 100 (38.91%) Unit Testing
8 95 (36.96%) C#
9 93 (36.19%) JSON
10 88 (34.24%) Continuous Integration
11 82 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
12 79 (30.74%) Test Automation
13 77 (29.96%) BDD
13 77 (29.96%) Oracle
14 75 (29.18%) Python
15 74 (28.79%) HTML
16 73 (28.40%) Relational Database
17 65 (25.29%) Middleware
18 64 (24.90%) C++
19 58 (22.57%) Software Engineering
20 55 (21.40%) Refactoring
20 55 (21.40%) XML Schema
20 55 (21.40%) NoSQL
21 54 (21.01%) .NET
21 54 (21.01%) PL/SQL
22 53 (20.62%) Apache Cassandra
22 53 (20.62%) Git (software)
23 52 (20.23%) Linux
24 51 (19.84%) MQSeries
25 50 (19.46%) PostgreSQL

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 51 (19.84%) MQSeries
2 21 (8.17%) Tomcat
3 19 (7.39%) JBoss
4 17 (6.61%) IIS
4 17 (6.61%) SharePoint
5 14 (5.45%) WebSphere
6 11 (4.28%) Umbraco
7 8 (3.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (2.33%) Apache
9 5 (1.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.56%) CMS
11 3 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.17%) Sonic ESB
12 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.39%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.39%) Confluence
13 1 (0.39%) Drupal
13 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.39%) Magento
1 1 (0.39%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.95%) GitHub
4 3 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (1.17%) npm
4 3 (1.17%) Office 365
4 3 (1.17%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.78%) Firebase
5 2 (0.78%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.28%) HTTP
2 7 (2.72%) SSL
3 6 (2.33%) Internet
3 6 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.95%) Intranet
5 4 (1.56%) FTP
5 4 (1.56%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.56%) WinSCP
6 2 (0.78%) DNS
7 1 (0.39%) Firewall
7 1 (0.39%) SMTP
7 1 (0.39%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (28.40%) Relational Database
2 55 (21.40%) NoSQL
3 53 (20.62%) Apache Cassandra
4 50 (19.46%) PostgreSQL
5 48 (18.68%) Bigtable
6 43 (16.73%) SQL Server
7 21 (8.17%) MySQL
8 17 (6.61%) RDBMS
8 17 (6.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (5.84%) Oracle Database
10 10 (3.89%) DB2
11 7 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.56%) Big Data
13 4 (1.56%) Blockchain
14 3 (1.17%) KDB
14 3 (1.17%) Kdb+
15 2 (0.78%) SQLite
16 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 53 (20.62%) Git (software)
2 45 (17.51%) Visual Studio
3 44 (17.12%) Jenkins
4 25 (9.73%) Cucumber
4 25 (9.73%) Toad
5 24 (9.34%) JUnit
5 24 (9.34%) SpecFlow
6 19 (7.39%) NUnit
7 16 (6.23%) TeamCity
8 15 (5.84%) Eclipse
9 14 (5.45%) Selenium
10 13 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (4.67%) Oracle APEX
12 11 (4.28%) Hudson
12 11 (4.28%) Maven
13 10 (3.89%) JMeter
14 9 (3.50%) Appium
14 9 (3.50%) ClearCase
14 9 (3.50%) Subversion
15 8 (3.11%) FitNesse
General
1 139 (54.09%) Finance
2 46 (17.90%) Banking
3 17 (6.61%) Retail
4 12 (4.67%) Law
5 10 (3.89%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.11%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.56%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.78%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Avionics
9 1 (0.39%) French Language
9 1 (0.39%) Front Office
9 1 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 125 (48.64%) Developer
2 53 (20.62%) Java Engineer
3 52 (20.23%) Software Engineer
4 50 (19.46%) Python Engineer
5 45 (17.51%) Java Developer
6 33 (12.84%) C++ Developer
7 29 (11.28%) Java Software Engineer
8 27 (10.51%) Software Developer
9 23 (8.95%) C# Developer
10 21 (8.17%) .NET Developer
11 20 (7.78%) Senior Developer
12 18 (7.00%) C# Software Engineer
13 17 (6.61%) .NET Software Engineer
13 17 (6.61%) C# .NET Developer
13 17 (6.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 17 (6.61%) Development Engineer
13 17 (6.61%) Test Engineer
14 16 (6.23%) .NET Software Developer
14 16 (6.23%) C# Software Developer
14 16 (6.23%) Java Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (36.19%) JSON
2 74 (28.79%) HTML
3 65 (25.29%) Middleware
4 55 (21.40%) XML Schema
5 54 (21.01%) .NET
6 50 (19.46%) jQuery
7 45 (17.51%) CSS
8 43 (16.73%) REST
8 43 (16.73%) RESTful
9 42 (16.34%) SOAP
10 38 (14.79%) Hibernate
11 31 (12.06%) Web Services
12 29 (11.28%) Ajax
13 28 (10.89%) JSP
14 27 (10.51%) HTML5
14 27 (10.51%) Spring
15 25 (9.73%) Java EE
16 24 (9.34%) AngularJS
16 24 (9.34%) CSS3
17 21 (8.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.68%) Virtual Team
2 23 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.00%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 13 (5.06%) Computer Science
5 13 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (4.28%) Derivative
6 11 (4.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (3.50%) User Experience
8 8 (3.11%) Mainframe
9 7 (2.72%) DataPower
10 5 (1.95%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.95%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.95%) Reference Data
11 4 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (1.56%) SWIFT
12 3 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.17%) W3C
13 2 (0.78%) Clustering
13 2 (0.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 52 (20.23%) Linux
2 43 (16.73%) Windows
3 16 (6.23%) Unix
4 12 (4.67%) Android
5 11 (4.28%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (41.63%) TDD
2 102 (39.69%) OO
3 100 (38.91%) Unit Testing
4 88 (34.24%) Continuous Integration
5 82 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (30.74%) Test Automation
7 77 (29.96%) BDD
8 58 (22.57%) Software Engineering
9 55 (21.40%) Refactoring
10 49 (19.07%) Continuous Deployment
11 48 (18.68%) Complex Event Processing
11 48 (18.68%) Domain Models
11 48 (18.68%) System Testing
12 40 (15.56%) Multithreading
12 40 (15.56%) MVC
13 35 (13.62%) OOP
14 32 (12.45%) Open Source
15 30 (11.67%) SDLC
16 27 (10.51%) OOA/OOD
17 25 (9.73%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 201 (78.21%) SQL
2 128 (49.81%) Java
3 108 (42.02%) JavaScript
4 95 (36.96%) C#
5 75 (29.18%) Python
6 64 (24.90%) C++
7 54 (21.01%) PL/SQL
8 48 (18.68%) XPath
9 25 (9.73%) Ruby
10 19 (7.39%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.72%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.33%) C
12 6 (2.33%) Perl
13 5 (1.95%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.56%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.17%) Java 8
15 3 (1.17%) R
15 3 (1.17%) VB
15 3 (1.17%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (10.89%) Degree
2 3 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.17%) ISEB
2 3 (1.17%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.61%) QA
2 4 (1.56%) COBIT
2 4 (1.56%) SEPA
3 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (6.61%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (3.50%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.39%) Ansible
3 1 (0.39%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.39%) Puppet
3 1 (0.39%) Salt
Vendors
1 77 (29.96%) Oracle
2 14 (5.45%) IBM
2 14 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.06%) Solace
3 13 (5.06%) Talarian
3 13 (5.06%) TIBCO
4 8 (3.11%) Chordiant
4 8 (3.11%) Cognizant
5 5 (1.95%) HP
6 4 (1.56%) Google
6 4 (1.56%) Remedy
6 4 (1.56%) Sybase
7 2 (0.78%) Apple
7 2 (0.78%) Perforce
7 2 (0.78%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.78%) Twitter
7 2 (0.78%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.39%) ESRI
8 1 (0.39%) IFS
8 1 (0.39%) Splunk