Period
to 19 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 47 30
Rank change year-on-year +6 -17 +25
Permanent jobs citing XML 10 5 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 3.25% 1.50% 8.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.93% 5.15% 19.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 27
Shropshire median annual salary - £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £46,308 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.82% +23.49% -6.25%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 67 97 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 21.75% 29.04% 44.42%
Number of salaries quoted 42 66 154
Shropshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £22,675 £27,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £60,625 £71,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +4.00%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Shropshire

XML
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for XML in Shropshire

XML
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 2019. 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
Telford 0 6 - - 2
Market Drayton - 1 - -
XML
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) JIRA
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle
4 6 (60.00%) Unix
4 6 (60.00%) Java
4 6 (60.00%) Selenium
4 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (60.00%) SoapUI
4 6 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (60.00%) JSON
4 6 (60.00%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (40.00%) Confluence
5 4 (40.00%) Defect Management
5 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) MS Access
5 4 (40.00%) Toad
5 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 4 (40.00%) webMethods
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) C#
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (20.00%) API Testing

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 4 (40.00%) Confluence
1 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP MII
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MS Access
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) JIRA
2 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (40.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) JSON
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) ActiveX
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) Classic ASP
4 1 (10.00%) IDoc
4 1 (10.00%) SAPUI5
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) WinForms
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Customer Requirements
1 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (20.00%) API Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Record to Report
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) VB6
4 1 (10.00%) VBA
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) webMethods
3 1 (10.00%) SAP