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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
UK / Scotland
Rank 44 32 47
Rank change year-on-year -12 +15  
Permanent jobs citing XML 115 199 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.96% 6.81% 4.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.92% 18.49% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 42 118 79
Median salary £35,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 965 1076 1195
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 41.61% 36.80% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 592 700 757
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing XML as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +1 70 £29,000 -30.12% 5
Edinburgh -25 36 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Aberdeen - 3 £35,000 -
West Lothian -9 2 £35,250 -29.50% 1
Dundee +3 1 £40,000 - 1
XML
UK

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 134 (71.28%) SQL
2 94 (50.00%) Java
3 86 (45.74%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (41.49%) Finance
5 65 (34.57%) SOAP
6 58 (30.85%) Spring
7 57 (30.32%) C#
7 57 (30.32%) HTML
8 55 (29.26%) .NET
9 52 (27.66%) Scrum
10 49 (26.06%) Web Services
10 49 (26.06%) Git (software)
11 48 (25.53%) Linux
12 47 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 47 (25.00%) JSON
13 46 (24.47%) JavaScript
14 45 (23.94%) Oracle
14 45 (23.94%) CSS
15 42 (22.34%) ASP.NET
16 39 (20.74%) MVC
17 38 (20.21%) Microsoft
18 37 (19.68%) Relational Database
19 36 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
19 36 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
20 35 (18.62%) PL/SQL
21 34 (18.09%) SOA
21 34 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
22 33 (17.55%) Oracle Database
22 33 (17.55%) OO
23 32 (17.02%) Unix

XML
Top Related 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 (10.64%) JBoss
2 18 (9.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (6.91%) CMS
4 8 (4.26%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.72%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.66%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.13%) IIS
8 3 (1.60%) Apache
9 2 (1.06%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.53%) Confluence
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) FrameMaker
3 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.53%) RoboHelp
3 1 (0.53%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 16 (8.51%) Oracle Applications
1 16 (8.51%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (7.45%) Oracle 11i
2 14 (7.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.53%) HFM
4 1 (0.53%) Line 500
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.53%) Sage BI
4 1 (0.53%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.26%) SaaS
2 7 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.19%) GitHub
4 4 (2.13%) iPaaS
4 4 (2.13%) PaaS
5 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.60%) Telnet
2 2 (1.06%) HTTP
2 2 (1.06%) Intranet
2 2 (1.06%) Network Security
3 1 (0.53%) DHCP
3 1 (0.53%) DNS
3 1 (0.53%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) LDAP
3 1 (0.53%) SSL
3 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (19.68%) Relational Database
3 33 (17.55%) Oracle Database
4 27 (14.36%) DB2
4 27 (14.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (14.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (13.30%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (7.98%) Oracle Database 10g
6 15 (7.98%) Oracle Reports
7 14 (7.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 13 (6.91%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (5.85%) RDBMS
10 10 (5.32%) Hadoop
10 10 (5.32%) MongoDB
11 9 (4.79%) Big Data
11 9 (4.79%) Neo4j
11 9 (4.79%) Pentaho
12 8 (4.26%) MySQL
13 6 (3.19%) KDB
13 6 (3.19%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 49 (26.06%) Git (software)
2 27 (14.36%) Bitbucket
3 24 (12.77%) Maven
4 23 (12.23%) Jenkins
5 17 (9.04%) JUnit
6 16 (8.51%) Oracle APEX
7 15 (7.98%) Oracle Forms
8 14 (7.45%) Ant
9 13 (6.91%) Eclipse
9 13 (6.91%) JDeveloper
10 12 (6.38%) Gradle
11 11 (5.85%) Hudson
12 9 (4.79%) Subversion
12 9 (4.79%) Talend Open Studio
13 7 (3.72%) Concordion
13 7 (3.72%) JBehave
13 7 (3.72%) Visual Studio
14 5 (2.66%) ClearCase
14 5 (2.66%) NSubstitute
14 5 (2.66%) TeamCity
General
1 78 (41.49%) Finance
2 29 (15.43%) Banking
3 5 (2.66%) General Ledger
4 4 (2.13%) Back Office
4 4 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.60%) Front Office
5 3 (1.60%) Local Government
6 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.06%) Legal
6 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 145 (77.13%) Developer
2 53 (28.19%) Java Developer
3 37 (19.68%) C# Developer
4 26 (13.83%) SQL Developer
5 25 (13.30%) Senior Developer
6 22 (11.70%) Applications Developer
6 22 (11.70%) Software Developer
7 21 (11.17%) Database Developer
7 21 (11.17%) SQL Database Developer
8 16 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
9 15 (7.98%) Web Developer
10 14 (7.45%) Oracle Developer
11 12 (6.38%) .NET Developer
12 11 (5.85%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (5.85%) Oracle Applications Developer
13 10 (5.32%) Consultant
14 8 (4.26%) C# Software Developer
14 8 (4.26%) Python Developer
14 8 (4.26%) Python Web Developer
14 8 (4.26%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (34.57%) SOAP
2 58 (30.85%) Spring
3 57 (30.32%) HTML
4 55 (29.26%) .NET
5 49 (26.06%) Web Services
6 47 (25.00%) JSON
7 45 (23.94%) CSS
8 42 (22.34%) ASP.NET
9 36 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (15.43%) Java EE
11 28 (14.89%) Hibernate
12 25 (13.30%) XSLT
13 24 (12.77%) J2EE
14 22 (11.70%) jQuery
15 21 (11.17%) Middleware
16 19 (10.11%) HTML5
17 18 (9.57%) CSS3
18 17 (9.04%) JMS
18 17 (9.04%) REST
19 15 (7.98%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.77%) Credit Risk
2 21 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (11.17%) Hedge funds
3 9 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.72%) Derivative
4 7 (3.72%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.72%) OTC Derivatives
5 6 (3.19%) User Experience
6 5 (2.66%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.13%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.13%) Reference Data
7 4 (2.13%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.60%) W3C
9 2 (1.06%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.06%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.53%) DataPower
10 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 48 (25.53%) Linux
2 32 (17.02%) Unix
3 10 (5.32%) Windows
4 8 (4.26%) Android
5 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.06%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Solaris
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (45.74%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (27.66%) Scrum
3 39 (20.74%) MVC
4 36 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (18.09%) SOA
6 33 (17.55%) OO
7 32 (17.02%) TDD
8 28 (14.89%) Microservices
9 26 (13.83%) Web Development
10 25 (13.30%) Investment Management
10 25 (13.30%) Software Engineering
11 24 (12.77%) Open Source
12 17 (9.04%) Mentoring
12 17 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (8.51%) OOA/OOD
14 15 (7.98%) Domain-Driven Design
14 15 (7.98%) SDLC
15 13 (6.91%) OOD
15 13 (6.91%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 134 (71.28%) SQL
2 94 (50.00%) Java
3 57 (30.32%) C#
4 46 (24.47%) JavaScript
5 35 (18.62%) PL/SQL
6 30 (15.96%) VB.NET
7 27 (14.36%) VBA
8 25 (13.30%) Python
9 16 (8.51%) Shell Script
10 8 (4.26%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.72%) PHP
11 7 (3.72%) XPath
12 6 (3.19%) VB
13 5 (2.66%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.60%) Perl
15 2 (1.06%) C
15 2 (1.06%) C++
15 2 (1.06%) Ruby
16 1 (0.53%) Groovy
16 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (10.64%) Degree
2 8 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.06%) HND
4 1 (0.53%) MCP
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.17%) Basel III
2 9 (4.79%) MiFID
3 5 (2.66%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.66%) ISO20022
3 5 (2.66%) QA
4 4 (2.13%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (2.13%) EMIR
5 3 (1.60%) SLA
6 2 (1.06%) COBIT
6 2 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (3.72%) Docker
2 4 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.06%) NDS
3 2 (1.06%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 45 (23.94%) Oracle
2 38 (20.21%) Microsoft
3 31 (16.49%) Perforce
4 9 (4.79%) Talend
5 8 (4.26%) Red Hat
5 8 (4.26%) Sybase
6 7 (3.72%) IBM
7 5 (2.66%) MuleSoft
8 4 (2.13%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.13%) Twitter
9 2 (1.06%) Alterian
9 2 (1.06%) Cognos
9 2 (1.06%) NetIQ
9 2 (1.06%) Nintex
9 2 (1.06%) Zend
10 1 (0.53%) Facebook
10 1 (0.53%) Google
10 1 (0.53%) Laserfiche
10 1 (0.53%) Splunk
10 1 (0.53%) Telerik
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