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

XML
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 59 42
Rank change year-on-year -10 -17 -2
Permanent jobs citing XML 217 214 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.80% 4.11% 5.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.47% 10.31% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 163 93 193
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -7.41% -2.41%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,250
UK median annual salary £47,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.53% +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 2,292 2,076 2,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.14% 39.89% 37.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,568 1,315 1,293
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £66,625 £67,000 £60,000
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 19 July 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 July 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 +2 145 £45,000 +42.86% 8
Edinburgh -27 52 £40,000 - 13
West Lothian +5 15 £40,000 +9.59% 1
Aberdeen -5 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Renfrewshire - 1 - - 4
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £38,000 -
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 165 (76.04%) SQL
2 94 (43.32%) Finance
3 92 (42.40%) Java
4 90 (41.47%) Unit Testing
5 88 (40.55%) TDD
6 86 (39.63%) Relational Database
7 84 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
7 84 (38.71%) OO
8 82 (37.79%) Continuous Integration
9 78 (35.94%) NoSQL
10 77 (35.48%) HTML
11 75 (34.56%) JavaScript
12 72 (33.18%) JSON
13 70 (32.26%) BDD
14 69 (31.80%) C#
15 65 (29.95%) Test Automation
16 64 (29.49%) Python
17 63 (29.03%) Refactoring
18 62 (28.57%) Middleware
19 61 (28.11%) Apache Cassandra
20 60 (27.65%) XML Schema
21 59 (27.19%) XPath
21 59 (27.19%) PostgreSQL
22 58 (26.73%) MQSeries
22 58 (26.73%) Bigtable
22 58 (26.73%) Virtual Team
22 58 (26.73%) System Testing
22 58 (26.73%) Complex Event Processing
22 58 (26.73%) Continuous Deployment
22 58 (26.73%) Domain Models

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 58 (26.73%) MQSeries
2 14 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.99%) JBoss
4 6 (2.76%) Confluence
4 6 (2.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (2.76%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.30%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.92%) CMS
6 2 (0.92%) IIS
6 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.92%) WordPress
7 1 (0.46%) Apache
7 1 (0.46%) Drupal
7 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.46%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.46%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.46%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.46%) Maya
2 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.46%) Magento
1 1 (0.46%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (9.22%) Dynamics 365
2 20 (9.22%) npm
2 20 (9.22%) Office 365
3 11 (5.07%) GitHub
4 5 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.84%) PaaS
6 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.46%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.29%) HTTP
2 6 (2.76%) HTTPS
3 5 (2.30%) Intranet
4 4 (1.84%) FTP
4 4 (1.84%) Internet
4 4 (1.84%) WinSCP
5 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.46%) ATM
6 1 (0.46%) DHCP
6 1 (0.46%) DNS
6 1 (0.46%) Extranet
6 1 (0.46%) SMS
6 1 (0.46%) SSL
6 1 (0.46%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (39.63%) Relational Database
2 78 (35.94%) NoSQL
3 61 (28.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 59 (27.19%) PostgreSQL
5 58 (26.73%) Bigtable
6 31 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 13 (5.99%) RDBMS
8 10 (4.61%) MySQL
9 9 (4.15%) DB2
9 9 (4.15%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.84%) KDB
12 4 (1.84%) Kdb+
13 3 (1.38%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.38%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.38%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.38%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (10.14%) NUnit
1 22 (10.14%) webpack
2 20 (9.22%) Babel
2 20 (9.22%) Log4Net
2 20 (9.22%) Rhino Mocks
3 19 (8.76%) Jenkins
4 16 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (6.91%) Visual Studio
6 13 (5.99%) Toad
7 12 (5.53%) JUnit
8 11 (5.07%) Git (software)
9 10 (4.61%) Maven
9 10 (4.61%) Oracle APEX
10 8 (3.69%) JIRA
10 8 (3.69%) Selenium
11 7 (3.23%) SoapUI
12 6 (2.76%) Cucumber
13 5 (2.30%) Eclipse
14 4 (1.84%) ClearCase
14 4 (1.84%) XMLSpy
General
1 94 (43.32%) Finance
2 20 (9.22%) Banking
3 11 (5.07%) Retail
4 8 (3.69%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.23%) Law
6 4 (1.84%) Legal
6 4 (1.84%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.84%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.38%) Electronics
7 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.92%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.46%) Advertising
9 1 (0.46%) Marketing
9 1 (0.46%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 114 (52.53%) Developer
2 34 (15.67%) Java Developer
3 24 (11.06%) .NET Developer
4 21 (9.68%) Java Engineer
4 21 (9.68%) Software Engineer
5 17 (7.83%) Programmer
5 17 (7.83%) Senior Developer
6 15 (6.91%) Python Engineer
6 15 (6.91%) Python Programmer
7 14 (6.45%) Python Developer
8 13 (5.99%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (5.07%) Oracle Developer
10 10 (4.61%) Java Software Engineer
11 9 (4.15%) Software Developer
12 8 (3.69%) C++ Developer
13 7 (3.23%) Analyst
13 7 (3.23%) C# Developer
14 5 (2.30%) Applications Developer
14 5 (2.30%) Architect
14 5 (2.30%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (35.48%) HTML
2 72 (33.18%) JSON
3 62 (28.57%) Middleware
4 60 (27.65%) XML Schema
5 48 (22.12%) Web Services
6 45 (20.74%) .NET
7 43 (19.82%) SOAP
8 38 (17.51%) RESTful
9 36 (16.59%) ASP.NET
10 35 (16.13%) CSS
11 33 (15.21%) AngularJS
12 31 (14.29%) jQuery
13 28 (12.90%) React
14 26 (11.98%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (11.52%) Java EE
16 24 (11.06%) WCF
17 23 (10.60%) Node.js
17 23 (10.60%) Spring
18 22 (10.14%) Ajax
18 22 (10.14%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 58 (26.73%) Virtual Team
2 14 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.61%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.30%) Derivative
5 5 (2.30%) User Experience
6 4 (1.84%) DataPower
6 4 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.84%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.84%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.84%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.38%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.92%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.92%) Blog
8 2 (0.92%) Clustering
8 2 (0.92%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.82%) Windows
2 27 (12.44%) Linux
3 21 (9.68%) Unix
4 7 (3.23%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.84%) Android
6 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.38%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (41.47%) Unit Testing
2 88 (40.55%) TDD
3 84 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (38.71%) OO
4 82 (37.79%) Continuous Integration
5 70 (32.26%) BDD
6 65 (29.95%) Test Automation
7 63 (29.03%) Refactoring
8 58 (26.73%) Complex Event Processing
8 58 (26.73%) Continuous Deployment
8 58 (26.73%) Domain Models
8 58 (26.73%) System Testing
9 34 (15.67%) MVC
10 32 (14.75%) Software Engineering
11 27 (12.44%) Collaborative Working
11 27 (12.44%) OOA/OOD
11 27 (12.44%) OOP
11 27 (12.44%) Scrum
12 26 (11.98%) Open Source
13 25 (11.52%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 165 (76.04%) SQL
2 92 (42.40%) Java
3 75 (34.56%) JavaScript
4 69 (31.80%) C#
5 64 (29.49%) Python
6 59 (27.19%) XPath
7 40 (18.43%) C++
8 27 (12.44%) PL/SQL
9 23 (10.60%) Ruby
10 9 (4.15%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.23%) C
12 6 (2.76%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.84%) Java 8
13 4 (1.84%) VB
14 3 (1.38%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.38%) PHP
14 3 (1.38%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.92%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.46%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (9.22%) BPSS Clearance
2 16 (7.37%) Degree
3 6 (2.76%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.92%) A+ Certification
5 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.92%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) ISEB
6 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.84%) COBIT
1 4 (1.84%) QA
1 4 (1.84%) SEPA
2 2 (0.92%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.92%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (0.92%) EMIR
2 2 (0.92%) MiFID
3 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.92%) Docker
2 2 (0.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.84%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.46%) Ansible
3 1 (0.46%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 42 (19.35%) Oracle
2 12 (5.53%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.69%) HP
4 7 (3.23%) IBM
5 5 (2.30%) Google
6 4 (1.84%) Chordiant
6 4 (1.84%) Cognizant
6 4 (1.84%) Remedy
7 3 (1.38%) SAP
7 3 (1.38%) Solace
7 3 (1.38%) Talarian
7 3 (1.38%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.38%) Twitter
8 2 (0.92%) Intel
8 2 (0.92%) Perforce
8 2 (0.92%) Splunk
8 2 (0.92%) Yahoo!
9 1 (0.46%) Adobe
9 1 (0.46%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.46%) Sybase