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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 42 37
Rank change year-on-year -21 -5  
Permanent jobs citing XML 99 150 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.68% 5.30% 5.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.54% 14.29% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 48 71 110
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,500 £57,500
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 1038 1050 1118
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 38.54% 37.08% 35.51%
Number of salaries quoted 684 552 692
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 0 59 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Edinburgh -27 30 £38,500 -3.75% 5
West Lothian - 5 £36,500 - 1
Lothian - 5 £43,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £35,000 -
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 161 (75.59%) SQL
2 115 (53.99%) Java
3 101 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (39.91%) SOAP
5 83 (38.97%) Finance
6 80 (37.56%) C#
7 75 (35.21%) .NET
7 75 (35.21%) Spring
8 74 (34.74%) SQL Server
9 64 (30.05%) Web Services
10 62 (29.11%) Git (software)
11 60 (28.17%) ASP.NET
12 59 (27.70%) HTML
12 59 (27.70%) JSON
13 58 (27.23%) MVC
13 58 (27.23%) Relational Database
14 54 (25.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 50 (23.47%) JavaScript
16 49 (23.00%) Banking
17 48 (22.54%) CSS
17 48 (22.54%) OO
18 45 (21.13%) Unix
19 43 (20.19%) Oracle
20 39 (18.31%) Hibernate
21 38 (17.84%) Jenkins
22 37 (17.37%) SDLC
22 37 (17.37%) Linux
23 36 (16.90%) Microsoft
24 35 (16.43%) Scrum
24 35 (16.43%) jQuery

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 (6.10%) CMS
2 11 (5.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (3.76%) Apache
3 8 (3.76%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.29%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.82%) JBoss
5 6 (2.82%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.88%) IIS
7 3 (1.41%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (1.41%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.94%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.94%) Confluence
8 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (12.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.29%) Oracle 11i
1 7 (3.29%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (3.29%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (3.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.47%) Line 500
2 1 (0.47%) Sage BI
2 1 (0.47%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.92%) GitHub
2 7 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.35%) iPaaS
3 5 (2.35%) PaaS
4 4 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.88%) SaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.41%) Telnet
2 2 (0.94%) Internet
2 2 (0.94%) Intranet
3 1 (0.47%) AMQP
3 1 (0.47%) DHCP
3 1 (0.47%) DNS
3 1 (0.47%) LDAP
3 1 (0.47%) SMS
3 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (34.74%) SQL Server
2 58 (27.23%) Relational Database
3 30 (14.08%) DB2
4 29 (13.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (13.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (11.27%) RDBMS
7 23 (10.80%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (10.33%) Oracle Database
9 14 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (6.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (6.57%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (4.69%) MongoDB
11 9 (4.23%) MySQL
11 9 (4.23%) NoSQL
11 9 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (3.76%) KDB
12 8 (3.76%) Kdb+
13 7 (3.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 7 (3.29%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (3.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 62 (29.11%) Git (software)
2 38 (17.84%) Jenkins
3 34 (15.96%) Maven
4 30 (14.08%) JUnit
5 28 (13.15%) Bitbucket
6 23 (10.80%) Ant
7 17 (7.98%) Gradle
7 17 (7.98%) Subversion
8 13 (6.10%) Hudson
9 11 (5.16%) Visual Studio
10 10 (4.69%) JIRA
11 9 (4.23%) Eclipse
11 9 (4.23%) TeamCity
12 7 (3.29%) HttpUnit
12 7 (3.29%) JDeveloper
12 7 (3.29%) JMeter
12 7 (3.29%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (3.29%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (2.35%) Selenium
General
1 83 (38.97%) Finance
2 49 (23.00%) Banking
3 15 (7.04%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.82%) Front Office
5 5 (2.35%) Legal
6 3 (1.41%) Prime Brokerage
7 2 (0.94%) Law
7 2 (0.94%) Local Government
7 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 179 (84.04%) Developer
2 72 (33.80%) Java Developer
3 48 (22.54%) C# Developer
4 44 (20.66%) Senior Developer
5 37 (17.37%) SQL Developer
6 29 (13.62%) Senior Java Developer
7 24 (11.27%) .NET Developer
8 23 (10.80%) Software Developer
9 21 (9.86%) Database Developer
9 21 (9.86%) SQL Database Developer
10 20 (9.39%) C# .NET Developer
11 18 (8.45%) ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (8.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (7.98%) Applications Developer
13 15 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 11 (5.16%) Web Developer
15 10 (4.69%) Lead Developer
16 9 (4.23%) C# Software Developer
16 9 (4.23%) Consultant
16 9 (4.23%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (39.91%) SOAP
2 75 (35.21%) .NET
2 75 (35.21%) Spring
3 64 (30.05%) Web Services
4 60 (28.17%) ASP.NET
5 59 (27.70%) HTML
5 59 (27.70%) JSON
6 54 (25.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 48 (22.54%) CSS
8 39 (18.31%) Hibernate
9 35 (16.43%) jQuery
10 34 (15.96%) REST
11 28 (13.15%) JMS
12 27 (12.68%) J2EE
13 26 (12.21%) RESTful
14 22 (10.33%) AngularJS
14 22 (10.33%) WCF
15 20 (9.39%) XSLT
16 17 (7.98%) Ajax
17 15 (7.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.21%) Credit Risk
2 24 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (11.27%) Hedge funds
3 14 (6.57%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.76%) Derivative
6 8 (3.76%) OTC Derivatives
7 7 (3.29%) Data Structures
7 7 (3.29%) User Experience
8 6 (2.82%) Fixed Income
9 5 (2.35%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.88%) W3C
11 3 (1.41%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.94%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.94%) Equities
12 2 (0.94%) Fintech
12 2 (0.94%) Reference Data
13 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 45 (21.13%) Unix
2 37 (17.37%) Linux
3 15 (7.04%) Windows
4 7 (3.29%) Android
5 6 (2.82%) Solaris
6 4 (1.88%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.94%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (27.23%) MVC
3 48 (22.54%) OO
4 37 (17.37%) SDLC
5 35 (16.43%) Scrum
6 32 (15.02%) TDD
7 29 (13.62%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (13.62%) Software Engineering
8 26 (12.21%) Investment Management
8 26 (12.21%) Unit Testing
9 25 (11.74%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (11.74%) SOA
10 23 (10.80%) OOD
10 23 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (9.86%) Multithreading
11 21 (9.86%) Web Development
12 20 (9.39%) Microservices
13 19 (8.92%) Test Automation
14 17 (7.98%) Analytics
14 17 (7.98%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 161 (75.59%) SQL
2 115 (53.99%) Java
3 80 (37.56%) C#
4 50 (23.47%) JavaScript
5 33 (15.49%) VB.NET
6 30 (14.08%) VBA
7 20 (9.39%) Shell Script
8 19 (8.92%) PL/SQL
8 19 (8.92%) T-SQL
8 19 (8.92%) VB
9 17 (7.98%) Python
10 9 (4.23%) PHP
11 8 (3.76%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.82%) C++
12 6 (2.82%) Ruby
13 5 (2.35%) Perl
13 5 (2.35%) XPath
14 4 (1.88%) Scala
15 3 (1.41%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (14.08%) Degree
2 6 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.94%) ISEB
3 2 (0.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.47%) MCP
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.86%) Basel III
2 9 (4.23%) MiFID
3 6 (2.82%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (2.82%) EMIR
4 5 (2.35%) QA
5 4 (1.88%) SLA
6 3 (1.41%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.94%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 4 (1.88%) Docker
2 3 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.47%) HDFS
3 1 (0.47%) KVM
3 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 43 (20.19%) Oracle
2 36 (16.90%) Microsoft
3 34 (15.96%) Perforce
4 16 (7.51%) IBM
5 12 (5.63%) Sybase
6 7 (3.29%) Alterian
6 7 (3.29%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.35%) MuleSoft
7 5 (2.35%) Splunk
7 5 (2.35%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.88%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.88%) Twitter
9 3 (1.41%) Reuters
10 2 (0.94%) Nintex
11 1 (0.47%) Adobe
11 1 (0.47%) Facebook
11 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.47%) Sage
11 1 (0.47%) Talend
11 1 (0.47%) Telerik
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