The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for XQuery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XQuery 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
XQuery
UK / Scotland
Rank - 148 154
Permanent jobs citing XQuery 0 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.38% 0.032%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.77% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 1
Median salary - £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year -2.76% +17.53%  

XQuery is in the programming language 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1409 1429 1640
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 60.76% 48.87% 53.06%
Number of salaries quoted 816 912 1053
Median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

XQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing XQuery as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for XQuery in Scotland

XQuery
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XQuery in Scotland.

Salary trend for XQuery in Scotland