Period
to 28 January 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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > South East
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 72 63
Rank change year-on-year -31 -9 -19
Permanent jobs citing XML 702 1,074 1,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.03% 4.04% 4.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.73% 9.80% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 603 889 1,154
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,135 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.87% +1.34% +1.06%

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 9,082 10,955 13,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.25% 41.20% 43.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7,730 9,419 11,570
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing XML as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for XML in the South East

XML
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the South East over the 6 months to 28 January 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 28 January 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 -43 201 £48,250 +1.58% 44
Hampshire -14 198 £45,000 - 32
Surrey +6 136 £55,000 +15.79% 32
Berkshire -38 99 £52,500 +5.00% 19
Buckinghamshire -28 75 £42,000 -6.67% 16
East Sussex +26 73 £40,000 - 8
West Sussex -54 53 £42,500 -13.27% 14
Kent +11 38 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Oxfordshire +1 27 £57,500 +15.00% 9
Middlesex -3 1 - -
XML
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 388 (55.27%) SQL
2 342 (48.72%) JavaScript
3 333 (47.44%) C#
4 307 (43.73%) .NET
5 294 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
6 264 (37.61%) HTML
7 262 (37.32%) SQL Server
8 241 (34.33%) JSON
9 220 (31.34%) Java
10 213 (30.34%) Web Services
11 211 (30.06%) REST
12 209 (29.77%) CSS
13 208 (29.63%) SOAP
14 186 (26.50%) jQuery
15 156 (22.22%) AngularJS
16 142 (20.23%) Windows
17 134 (19.09%) WCF
18 129 (18.38%) Microsoft
19 125 (17.81%) Git (software)
20 114 (16.24%) ASP.NET
21 111 (15.81%) MVC
22 109 (15.53%) Team Foundation Server
23 105 (14.96%) Ajax
24 100 (14.25%) Problem-Solving
25 98 (13.96%) Web Development
26 96 (13.68%) ASP.NET Web API
27 95 (13.53%) Finance
28 91 (12.96%) OO
29 89 (12.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
30 88 (12.54%) Degree

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 64 (9.12%) Tomcat
2 63 (8.97%) IIS
3 30 (4.27%) BizTalk Server
4 28 (3.99%) CMS
5 21 (2.99%) Apache
5 21 (2.99%) JBoss
6 15 (2.14%) Confluence
7 12 (1.71%) Joomla!
8 11 (1.57%) WordPress
9 9 (1.28%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.71%) GeoServer
10 5 (0.71%) Kentico
10 5 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.71%) Smallworld
11 4 (0.57%) Drupal
11 4 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Fuse
11 4 (0.57%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.71%) Camtasia
5 5 (0.71%) XMetaL
6 3 (0.43%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.14%) Maya
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.28%) Magento
2 8 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.71%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.71%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.43%) assyst
5 3 (0.43%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 2 (0.28%) Maximo
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.14%) Revive Adserver
7 1 (0.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 69 (9.83%) Azure
2 30 (4.27%) AWS
3 29 (4.13%) PaaS
4 26 (3.70%) Serverless
5 22 (3.13%) Azure Functions
6 21 (2.99%) Boomi
6 21 (2.99%) SaaS
7 8 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 5 (0.71%) iPaaS
10 3 (0.43%) GCP
10 3 (0.43%) GitHub
11 2 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.28%) IaaS
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.14%) Office 365
12 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 54 (7.69%) HTTP
2 18 (2.56%) X.509
3 14 (1.99%) SSL
4 12 (1.71%) Internet
5 10 (1.42%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.28%) RTP
7 5 (0.71%) GPON
8 2 (0.28%) FTP
8 2 (0.28%) LAN
8 2 (0.28%) RS-232
8 2 (0.28%) SAN
9 1 (0.14%) 5G
9 1 (0.14%) ASN.1
9 1 (0.14%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.14%) Firewall
9 1 (0.14%) NAS
9 1 (0.14%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.14%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.14%) Telnet
9 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (37.32%) SQL Server
2 84 (11.97%) MySQL
3 33 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (4.42%) Relational Database
5 22 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
5 22 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 19 (2.71%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.14%) DB2
7 8 (1.14%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.85%) Big Data
8 6 (0.85%) MS Access
8 6 (0.85%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.71%) GIS
9 5 (0.71%) MariaDB
9 5 (0.71%) QGIS
10 4 (0.57%) FileMaker
10 4 (0.57%) Snowflake Schema
10 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 125 (17.81%) Git (software)
2 109 (15.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 75 (10.68%) Visual Studio
4 56 (7.98%) JIRA
5 45 (6.41%) WiX
6 27 (3.85%) Subversion
7 24 (3.42%) SoapUI
8 22 (3.13%) Cucumber
8 22 (3.13%) Maven
9 21 (2.99%) Selenium
10 19 (2.71%) Jenkins
11 16 (2.28%) JUnit
12 12 (1.71%) SpecFlow
13 11 (1.57%) Jasmine
13 11 (1.57%) Postman
13 11 (1.57%) TeamCity
14 10 (1.42%) Gradle
15 9 (1.28%) JMeter
15 9 (1.28%) Mocha
16 8 (1.14%) SonarQube
General
1 95 (13.53%) Finance
2 36 (5.13%) Marketing
3 17 (2.42%) Automotive
3 17 (2.42%) Retail
4 13 (1.85%) Banking
4 13 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.00%) Aerospace
7 6 (0.85%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.85%) German Language
7 6 (0.85%) Publishing
8 5 (0.71%) Public Sector
9 4 (0.57%) Local Government
9 4 (0.57%) Military
10 3 (0.43%) Law
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Fire and Rescue
11 1 (0.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 466 (66.38%) Developer
2 137 (19.52%) C# Developer
3 135 (19.23%) Software Developer
4 109 (15.53%) .NET Developer
5 107 (15.24%) Senior Developer
6 78 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 69 (9.83%) C# .NET Developer
8 60 (8.55%) Consultant
9 56 (7.98%) C# Software Developer
10 47 (6.70%) SQL Developer
11 43 (6.13%) Senior Software Developer
12 33 (4.70%) Senior C# Developer
13 30 (4.27%) Lead Developer
14 29 (4.13%) .NET Software Developer
15 28 (3.99%) Full Stack Developer
15 28 (3.99%) Web Developer
16 26 (3.70%) Analyst
16 26 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
17 23 (3.28%) Lead Software Developer
17 23 (3.28%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (43.73%) .NET
2 264 (37.61%) HTML
3 241 (34.33%) JSON
4 213 (30.34%) Web Services
5 211 (30.06%) REST
6 209 (29.77%) CSS
7 208 (29.63%) SOAP
8 186 (26.50%) jQuery
9 156 (22.22%) AngularJS
10 134 (19.09%) WCF
11 114 (16.24%) ASP.NET
12 105 (14.96%) Ajax
13 96 (13.68%) ASP.NET Web API
14 89 (12.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 84 (11.97%) RESTful
16 77 (10.97%) React
17 76 (10.83%) XSLT
18 69 (9.83%) KnockoutJS
19 64 (9.12%) Spring
20 60 (8.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.98%) Video Conferencing
2 41 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.70%) Virtual Team
5 24 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
6 23 (3.28%) User Experience
7 17 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (1.99%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.00%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.00%) Replication
11 6 (0.85%) Life Science
11 6 (0.85%) W3C
12 3 (0.43%) BBC
12 3 (0.43%) Clustering
12 3 (0.43%) CMDB
12 3 (0.43%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.43%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.43%) Enterprise Cloud
13 2 (0.28%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 142 (20.23%) Windows
2 65 (9.26%) Linux
3 27 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 27 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 23 (3.28%) Android
5 21 (2.99%) Unix
6 12 (1.71%) Debian
7 7 (1.00%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.85%) Windows Phone
8 6 (0.85%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.28%) CentOS
9 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.14%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (15.81%) MVC
3 100 (14.25%) Problem-Solving
4 98 (13.96%) Web Development
5 91 (12.96%) OO
6 83 (11.82%) Unit Testing
7 79 (11.25%) Computer Science
8 70 (9.97%) SOA
9 67 (9.54%) Continuous Integration
10 66 (9.40%) Scrum
11 59 (8.40%) TDD
12 58 (8.26%) Multithreading
12 58 (8.26%) SDLC
13 54 (7.69%) Analytics
13 54 (7.69%) Software Engineering
14 49 (6.98%) DevOps
15 46 (6.55%) OWASP
16 42 (5.98%) SOLID
17 40 (5.70%) BDD
18 38 (5.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 388 (55.27%) SQL
2 342 (48.72%) JavaScript
3 333 (47.44%) C#
4 220 (31.34%) Java
5 86 (12.25%) T-SQL
6 84 (11.97%) PHP
7 72 (10.26%) Python
8 52 (7.41%) C++
9 49 (6.98%) VB.NET
10 35 (4.99%) VB
11 33 (4.70%) PL/SQL
12 32 (4.56%) C
13 30 (4.27%) Ruby
14 23 (3.28%) VB6
15 20 (2.85%) PowerShell
16 14 (1.99%) TypeScript
17 12 (1.71%) Bash Shell
18 11 (1.57%) Java 8
19 9 (1.28%) Apple Swift
19 9 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 88 (12.54%) Degree
2 38 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 37 (5.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.71%) ISEB
6 4 (0.57%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.43%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.43%) MCP
7 3 (0.43%) MCSD
8 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.28%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.28%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.14%) HND
9 1 (0.14%) MCITP
9 1 (0.14%) PMP
9 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (8.26%) QA
2 10 (1.42%) GDPR
3 9 (1.28%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.28%) SLA
4 5 (0.71%) PMO
5 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) IFRS
5 1 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 14 (1.99%) Docker
2 10 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
2 10 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.71%) vSphere
5 4 (0.57%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.43%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (0.57%) TIBCO Hawk
3 3 (0.43%) SCCM
4 1 (0.14%) Ansible
4 1 (0.14%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.14%) MOM
4 1 (0.14%) nmon
4 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.14%) Puppet
4 1 (0.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 129 (18.38%) Microsoft
2 55 (7.83%) Oracle
3 22 (3.13%) TIBCO
3 22 (3.13%) Xamarin
4 21 (2.99%) Dell
4 21 (2.99%) MuleSoft
5 20 (2.85%) SAP
6 19 (2.71%) webMethods
7 14 (1.99%) Google
8 13 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.42%) Adobe
9 10 (1.42%) ServiceNow
9 10 (1.42%) VMware
10 7 (1.00%) IBM
10 7 (1.00%) Remedy
10 7 (1.00%) Zend
11 6 (0.85%) Informatica
12 4 (0.57%) Cadence
12 4 (0.57%) Splunk
13 3 (0.43%) NEC