Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 84 83
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 -56
Permanent jobs citing XML 19 37 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.95% 2.73% 2.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.77% 5.99% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 19 36 37
Somerset median annual salary £57,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.68% -2.22% +16.88%
10th Percentile £22,500 £28,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £66,600 £56,500 £72,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% - +13.89%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 398 618 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 40.95% 45.64% 42.66%
Number of salaries quoted 337 516 511
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,197 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Somerset

XML
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for XML in Somerset

XML
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Somerset over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in Somerset

XML
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 18 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
Yeovil -2 10 £60,000 +93.55%
Bath +22 5 £25,000 -53.92% 3
Taunton -1 1 £22,500 -50.00% 1
XML
South West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Somerset region with a requirement for XML.

1 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 14 (73.68%) Ajax
3 13 (68.42%) HTML
3 13 (68.42%) CSS
4 12 (63.16%) SOAP
4 12 (63.16%) Java
5 11 (57.89%) Web Services
5 11 (57.89%) Test Automation
6 10 (52.63%) RESTful
6 10 (52.63%) Unit Testing
6 10 (52.63%) XML Parsing
6 10 (52.63%) MVC
6 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (52.63%) TDD
7 9 (47.37%) Scrum
7 9 (47.37%) JSP
8 8 (42.11%) ATG
8 8 (42.11%) Pair Programming
8 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
8 8 (42.11%) SQL
8 8 (42.11%) Mobile Development
8 8 (42.11%) API Development
8 8 (42.11%) JSON
8 8 (42.11%) BDD
8 8 (42.11%) ATDD
9 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
10 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
11 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
11 5 (26.32%) jQuery
11 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) MS Access
2 4 (21.05%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Ant
1 2 (10.53%) Apache Buildr
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Gradle
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.53%) jMock
1 2 (10.53%) JUnit
1 2 (10.53%) Maven
1 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Software Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Junior
3 5 (26.32%) Junior Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Data Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Developer Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Junior Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Junior Data Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Graduate
5 2 (10.53%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Graduate Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) Ajax
2 13 (68.42%) CSS
2 13 (68.42%) HTML
3 12 (63.16%) SOAP
4 11 (57.89%) Web Services
5 10 (52.63%) RESTful
6 9 (47.37%) JSP
7 8 (42.11%) JSON
8 5 (26.32%) jQuery
9 3 (15.79%) Spring
10 2 (10.53%) .NET
10 2 (10.53%) EJB
10 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
10 2 (10.53%) JDBC
10 2 (10.53%) JMS
10 2 (10.53%) JSF
10 2 (10.53%) REST
10 2 (10.53%) Struts
11 1 (5.26%) HTML5
11 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
1 4 (21.05%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Test Automation
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) MVC
2 10 (52.63%) TDD
2 10 (52.63%) Unit Testing
2 10 (52.63%) XML Parsing
3 9 (47.37%) Scrum
4 8 (42.11%) API Development
4 8 (42.11%) ATDD
4 8 (42.11%) BDD
4 8 (42.11%) Mobile Development
4 8 (42.11%) Pair Programming
4 8 (42.11%) Software Engineering
5 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
6 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Decision-Making
7 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
7 4 (21.05%) SDLC
7 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 12 (63.16%) Java
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) ATG
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos
4 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com