Period
to 8 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > South East
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 70 69
Rank change year-on-year -30 -1 -26
Permanent jobs citing XML 628 1,096 1,381
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.99% 4.10% 4.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.38% 10.08% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 546 901 1,238
Median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,125 £70,000 £65,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 8,507 10,873 13,875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.44% 40.65% 43.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7,254 9,296 12,160
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% +5.26%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing XML as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the South East

XML
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing XML in the South East.

Salary trend for XML in the South East

XML
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing XML in the South East over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Salary histogram for XML in the South East

XML
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the South East region over the 6 months to 8 April 2020. 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
Thames Valley -31 203 £50,000 +5.26% 20
Hampshire -19 173 £45,000 +5.88% 22
Surrey +11 128 £55,000 +8.94% 34
Berkshire -38 84 £57,500 +12.81% 6
Buckinghamshire -17 83 £45,000 - 6
West Sussex -46 57 £37,500 -21.05% 10
East Sussex 0 37 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Oxfordshire +23 36 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Kent +18 26 £55,000 +15.79%
Home Counties +3 1 £70,000 +7.69%
XML
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for XML.

1 346 (55.10%) SQL
2 303 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
3 296 (47.13%) JavaScript
4 276 (43.95%) C#
5 267 (42.52%) HTML
6 246 (39.17%) .NET
7 230 (36.62%) JSON
8 201 (32.01%) SQL Server
9 200 (31.85%) Java
10 198 (31.53%) CSS
11 195 (31.05%) REST
12 184 (29.30%) SOAP
13 181 (28.82%) Web Services
14 157 (25.00%) jQuery
15 148 (23.57%) Git (software)
16 116 (18.47%) AngularJS
17 115 (18.31%) Windows
17 115 (18.31%) Microsoft
18 104 (16.56%) Azure
19 103 (16.40%) MySQL
20 97 (15.45%) Finance
21 96 (15.29%) MVC
22 92 (14.65%) WCF
23 91 (14.49%) ASP.NET
24 89 (14.17%) Problem-Solving
25 86 (13.69%) RESTful
26 83 (13.22%) Degree
27 82 (13.06%) PHP
28 79 (12.58%) OO
29 78 (12.42%) IIS

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 78 (12.42%) IIS
2 49 (7.80%) Tomcat
3 28 (4.46%) BizTalk Server
4 23 (3.66%) CMS
5 18 (2.87%) Confluence
6 16 (2.55%) Apache
6 16 (2.55%) WordPress
7 15 (2.39%) JBoss
8 14 (2.23%) Red Hat Fuse
9 12 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (1.59%) SharePoint
11 9 (1.43%) Joomla!
12 5 (0.80%) GeoServer
12 5 (0.80%) Kentico
12 5 (0.80%) Smallworld
12 5 (0.80%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.64%) Apache ServiceMix
14 2 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (4.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (2.55%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.96%) Camtasia
5 6 (0.96%) MadCap Flare
6 5 (0.80%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.48%) XMetaL
8 2 (0.32%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (1.75%) Magento
2 9 (1.43%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.80%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 5 (0.80%) OpenCart
4 5 (0.80%) Visualfiles
5 4 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.64%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.48%) assyst
6 3 (0.48%) Maximo
6 3 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.32%) Shopify
8 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 104 (16.56%) Azure
2 37 (5.89%) AWS
3 35 (5.57%) PaaS
4 27 (4.30%) SaaS
4 27 (4.30%) Serverless
5 20 (3.18%) Azure Functions
6 15 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.75%) Boomi
8 10 (1.59%) IaaS
9 8 (1.27%) GitHub
10 6 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 5 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.80%) GCP
11 5 (0.80%) Google Docs
11 5 (0.80%) iPaaS
12 4 (0.64%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.48%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.57%) HTTP
2 17 (2.71%) Internet
2 17 (2.71%) SSL
3 14 (2.23%) RTP
4 10 (1.59%) X.509
5 9 (1.43%) FTP
6 5 (0.80%) GPON
6 5 (0.80%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.64%) LAN
8 3 (0.48%) Firewall
8 3 (0.48%) VPN
9 2 (0.32%) ATM
9 2 (0.32%) RS-232
9 2 (0.32%) WAN
10 1 (0.16%) ASN.1
10 1 (0.16%) NAS
10 1 (0.16%) Network Security
10 1 (0.16%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.16%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (32.01%) SQL Server
2 103 (16.40%) MySQL
3 43 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (6.21%) Relational Database
5 26 (4.14%) MongoDB
6 23 (3.66%) RDBMS
7 21 (3.34%) NoSQL
8 20 (3.18%) DB2
9 17 (2.71%) Azure SQL Database
10 13 (2.07%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.75%) Big Data
12 8 (1.27%) Cosmos DB
12 8 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (1.11%) MariaDB
13 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.96%) Data Lake
14 6 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
15 5 (0.80%) GIS
Development Applications
1 148 (23.57%) Git (software)
2 70 (11.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 64 (10.19%) Visual Studio
4 48 (7.64%) Maven
5 45 (7.17%) Jenkins
6 36 (5.73%) JIRA
7 30 (4.78%) Cucumber
8 27 (4.30%) JUnit
9 25 (3.98%) SoapUI
9 25 (3.98%) WiX
10 20 (3.18%) Selenium
11 18 (2.87%) SonarQube
12 17 (2.71%) Subversion
13 16 (2.55%) Gradle
14 13 (2.07%) Mockito
14 13 (2.07%) SpecFlow
15 12 (1.91%) Eclipse
16 11 (1.75%) git-flow
17 10 (1.59%) Postman
17 10 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 97 (15.45%) Finance
2 19 (3.03%) Marketing
3 12 (1.91%) Automotive
3 12 (1.91%) Banking
4 11 (1.75%) Aerospace
4 11 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 11 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.59%) Retail
6 9 (1.43%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.27%) Public Sector
8 4 (0.64%) German Language
8 4 (0.64%) Military
8 4 (0.64%) Publishing
9 3 (0.48%) Back Office
9 3 (0.48%) Law
9 3 (0.48%) Local Government
10 1 (0.16%) Fire and Rescue
10 1 (0.16%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 406 (64.65%) Developer
2 105 (16.72%) C# Developer
3 96 (15.29%) Senior Developer
4 89 (14.17%) .NET Developer
4 89 (14.17%) Software Developer
5 67 (10.67%) Java Developer
6 52 (8.28%) C# .NET Developer
7 49 (7.80%) Consultant
8 40 (6.37%) Senior Software Developer
9 33 (5.25%) Full Stack Developer
9 33 (5.25%) JavaScript Developer
10 32 (5.10%) Software Engineer
10 32 (5.10%) SQL Developer
11 31 (4.94%) PHP Developer
12 27 (4.30%) Analyst
12 27 (4.30%) C# Software Developer
13 26 (4.14%) Applications Developer
14 24 (3.82%) Junior
15 23 (3.66%) Applications Support
16 22 (3.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (42.52%) HTML
2 246 (39.17%) .NET
3 230 (36.62%) JSON
4 198 (31.53%) CSS
5 195 (31.05%) REST
6 184 (29.30%) SOAP
7 181 (28.82%) Web Services
8 157 (25.00%) jQuery
9 116 (18.47%) AngularJS
10 92 (14.65%) WCF
11 91 (14.49%) ASP.NET
12 86 (13.69%) RESTful
13 77 (12.26%) Ajax
14 75 (11.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 74 (11.78%) ASP.NET Web API
16 72 (11.46%) Spring
17 67 (10.67%) .NET Framework
18 66 (10.51%) HTML5
19 57 (9.08%) XSLT
20 56 (8.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
1 29 (4.62%) User Experience
1 29 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
2 14 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (2.23%) Virtual Team
3 12 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.11%) CMDB
5 7 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (0.80%) Taxonomies
7 5 (0.80%) W3C
8 4 (0.64%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.64%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.64%) Life Science
8 4 (0.64%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.48%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.48%) EPoS
9 3 (0.48%) Replication
10 2 (0.32%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 115 (18.31%) Windows
2 71 (11.31%) Linux
3 30 (4.78%) Apple iOS
4 26 (4.14%) Windows Server
5 23 (3.66%) Android
6 20 (3.18%) Unix
7 11 (1.75%) Debian
7 11 (1.75%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (0.80%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.16%) CentOS
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.16%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (15.29%) MVC
3 89 (14.17%) Problem-Solving
4 79 (12.58%) OO
5 75 (11.94%) Unit Testing
6 74 (11.78%) Scrum
7 73 (11.62%) Web Development
8 72 (11.46%) DevOps
9 65 (10.35%) SOA
10 62 (9.87%) SDLC
10 62 (9.87%) Software Engineering
11 57 (9.08%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (7.64%) Computer Science
13 44 (7.01%) Continuous Improvement
14 43 (6.85%) TDD
15 40 (6.37%) Test Automation
16 39 (6.21%) ITIL
16 39 (6.21%) Microservices
17 35 (5.57%) Mentoring
18 32 (5.10%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 346 (55.10%) SQL
2 296 (47.13%) JavaScript
3 276 (43.95%) C#
4 200 (31.85%) Java
5 82 (13.06%) PHP
6 73 (11.62%) Python
6 73 (11.62%) T-SQL
7 52 (8.28%) C++
8 37 (5.89%) C
9 28 (4.46%) VB.NET
10 27 (4.30%) TypeScript
11 21 (3.34%) Ruby
12 20 (3.18%) VB
13 15 (2.39%) Bash Shell
13 15 (2.39%) PL/SQL
14 14 (2.23%) VB6
15 12 (1.91%) Apple Swift
15 12 (1.91%) Java 8
15 12 (1.91%) PowerShell
16 11 (1.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 83 (13.22%) Degree
2 35 (5.57%) Security Cleared
3 30 (4.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (3.50%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.96%) ISEB
5 6 (0.96%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.48%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.48%) MCSD
8 2 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.32%) MCP
9 1 (0.16%) CIW
9 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.16%) MCITP
9 1 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (9.55%) QA
2 15 (2.39%) GDPR
3 9 (1.43%) SLA
4 7 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.11%) PMO
5 1 (0.16%) IFRS
5 1 (0.16%) MiFID
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (6.69%) Docker
2 15 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
3 10 (1.59%) vSphere
4 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.32%) Firmware
7 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (2.23%) Single Sign-On
2 11 (1.75%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.27%) Puppet
4 6 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.64%) SCCM
6 3 (0.48%) Ansible
6 3 (0.48%) HP ALM
6 3 (0.48%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.32%) logstash
7 2 (0.32%) Packer
7 2 (0.32%) Salt
7 2 (0.32%) Terraform
8 1 (0.16%) Grafana
8 1 (0.16%) MOM
8 1 (0.16%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 1 (0.16%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.16%) TIBCO Hawk
8 1 (0.16%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 115 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 57 (9.08%) Oracle
3 32 (5.10%) Xamarin
4 20 (3.18%) Google
5 16 (2.55%) SAP
6 15 (2.39%) VMware
7 13 (2.07%) ServiceNow
8 12 (1.91%) MuleSoft
8 12 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.75%) Atlassian
9 11 (1.75%) Dell
9 11 (1.75%) TIBCO
10 10 (1.59%) Adobe
10 10 (1.59%) webMethods
11 8 (1.27%) Jitterbit
12 7 (1.11%) IBM
12 7 (1.11%) Remedy
13 6 (0.96%) HP
13 6 (0.96%) Thunderhead
14 5 (0.80%) Telerik