Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > South East
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 41 34
Rank change year-on-year -23 -7 +1
Permanent jobs citing XML 1,419 1,691 2,777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.51% 5.45% 6.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.40% 14.08% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,208 1,488 2,497
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,375 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 13,639 12,011 16,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 43.34% 38.68% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11,911 10,419 14,292
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,250 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 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
Thames Valley -17 557 £47,500 - 63
Berkshire -13 293 £50,000 - 30
Surrey -6 270 £49,428 +9.84% 30
Hampshire -41 258 £42,500 - 39
Buckinghamshire -17 166 £45,000 +5.88% 20
East Sussex +1 123 £40,000 -5.88% 5
West Sussex -10 120 £45,000 +3.45% 18
Oxfordshire +5 98 £50,000 -6.54% 13
Kent -2 57 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Sussex +1 31 £70,000 +27.27%
Middlesex -10 2 - -
XML
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 South East region with a requirement for XML.

1 806 (56.80%) SQL
2 793 (55.88%) JavaScript
3 688 (48.48%) HTML
4 648 (45.67%) C#
5 613 (43.20%) .NET
6 601 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
7 559 (39.39%) CSS
8 488 (34.39%) SQL Server
9 410 (28.89%) MVC
10 366 (25.79%) Java
11 357 (25.16%) Web Services
12 356 (25.09%) JSON
12 356 (25.09%) jQuery
13 339 (23.89%) ASP.NET
14 332 (23.40%) AngularJS
15 293 (20.65%) SOAP
16 289 (20.37%) Software Engineering
17 276 (19.45%) REST
18 275 (19.38%) Windows
19 252 (17.76%) Degree
20 243 (17.12%) Microsoft
21 239 (16.84%) Oracle
22 234 (16.49%) Finance
23 211 (14.87%) WCF
24 209 (14.73%) Ajax
25 208 (14.66%) Scrum
26 202 (14.24%) .NET Framework
27 195 (13.74%) Web Development
28 191 (13.46%) T-SQL
29 190 (13.39%) OO

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
1 152 (10.71%) IIS
2 103 (7.26%) CMS
3 90 (6.34%) Apache
4 68 (4.79%) Tomcat
5 49 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 43 (3.03%) Drupal
7 40 (2.82%) JBoss
8 35 (2.47%) SharePoint
8 35 (2.47%) WebLogic
9 28 (1.97%) WordPress
10 24 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
10 24 (1.69%) Joomla!
10 24 (1.69%) Umbraco
11 23 (1.62%) WebSphere
12 20 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
13 16 (1.13%) Apache Solr
14 15 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
15 14 (0.99%) EPiServer
16 10 (0.70%) Confluence
16 10 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 44 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.92%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.63%) GIMP
7 8 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.49%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.14%) FrameMaker
9 2 (0.14%) InVision
9 2 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.070%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.070%) InDesign
10 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.070%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 22 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.41%) Magento
3 13 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
4 9 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.35%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.14%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 121 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (4.16%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (2.96%) SaaS
4 36 (2.54%) GitHub
5 14 (0.99%) PaaS
6 12 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
7 10 (0.70%) Cloudflare
7 10 (0.70%) Serverless
8 9 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.63%) Office 365
8 9 (0.63%) Slack
9 8 (0.56%) OpenShift
10 7 (0.49%) Force.com
10 7 (0.49%) npm
11 6 (0.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 5 (0.35%) AdWords
13 4 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (0.28%) Datadog
13 4 (0.28%) Firebase
14 3 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (4.72%) HTTP
2 54 (3.81%) Internet
3 29 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 24 (1.69%) HTTPS
5 22 (1.55%) FTP
5 22 (1.55%) SSL
6 19 (1.34%) Network Security
7 15 (1.06%) Intranet
7 15 (1.06%) SMTP
8 13 (0.92%) SSH
9 12 (0.85%) AMQP
10 9 (0.63%) PuTTY
11 8 (0.56%) Extranet
12 6 (0.42%) Firewall
13 4 (0.28%) CTI
13 4 (0.28%) DNS
13 4 (0.28%) SNMP
13 4 (0.28%) WebEx
14 3 (0.21%) Skype
14 3 (0.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 488 (34.39%) SQL Server
2 187 (13.18%) MySQL
3 150 (10.57%) Relational Database
4 80 (5.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 66 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 61 (4.30%) RDBMS
7 60 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 58 (4.09%) Oracle Database
9 43 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 35 (2.47%) Big Data
10 35 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
11 33 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
12 31 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
13 29 (2.04%) Hadoop
14 27 (1.90%) NoSQL
15 24 (1.69%) MariaDB
16 19 (1.34%) MongoDB
17 18 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
18 17 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
19 16 (1.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 168 (11.84%) Visual Studio
2 134 (9.44%) Git (software)
3 107 (7.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 95 (6.69%) Subversion
5 91 (6.41%) Maven
6 87 (6.13%) Jenkins
7 80 (5.64%) JIRA
8 72 (5.07%) Eclipse
8 72 (5.07%) Selenium
9 55 (3.88%) JUnit
10 40 (2.82%) Ant
11 32 (2.26%) SoapUI
12 29 (2.04%) IntelliJ
13 25 (1.76%) Visual Studio Team System
14 24 (1.69%) Cucumber
15 21 (1.48%) Jasmine
16 18 (1.27%) TestDirector
17 16 (1.13%) gulp
17 16 (1.13%) NUnit
18 15 (1.06%) Protractor
General
1 234 (16.49%) Finance
2 56 (3.95%) Marketing
3 55 (3.88%) Retail
4 38 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 26 (1.83%) Banking
6 25 (1.76%) Automotive
7 24 (1.69%) Publishing
8 14 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.85%) Back Office
10 12 (0.85%) Billing
11 9 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.56%) Electronics
12 8 (0.56%) Law
13 7 (0.49%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.28%) German Language
14 4 (0.28%) Legal
15 3 (0.21%) Advertising
16 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.14%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 860 (60.61%) Developer
2 271 (19.10%) .NET Developer
3 267 (18.82%) C# Developer
4 194 (13.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 188 (13.25%) Software Developer
6 158 (11.13%) Senior Developer
7 148 (10.43%) Java Developer
8 130 (9.16%) Software Engineer
9 122 (8.60%) C# Software Developer
10 101 (7.12%) Analyst
11 98 (6.91%) .NET Software Developer
12 84 (5.92%) Applications Developer
13 82 (5.78%) Lead Developer
14 75 (5.29%) JavaScript Developer
15 71 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
16 69 (4.86%) Web Developer
17 67 (4.72%) PHP Developer
18 61 (4.30%) Senior Software Engineer
19 60 (4.23%) Architect
20 58 (4.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 688 (48.48%) HTML
2 613 (43.20%) .NET
3 559 (39.39%) CSS
4 357 (25.16%) Web Services
5 356 (25.09%) jQuery
5 356 (25.09%) JSON
6 339 (23.89%) ASP.NET
7 332 (23.40%) AngularJS
8 293 (20.65%) SOAP
9 276 (19.45%) REST
10 211 (14.87%) WCF
11 209 (14.73%) Ajax
12 202 (14.24%) .NET Framework
13 151 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 141 (9.94%) Spring
15 140 (9.87%) XSLT
16 125 (8.81%) HTML5
17 119 (8.39%) ASP.NET Web API
18 118 (8.32%) J2EE
19 110 (7.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 150 (10.57%) Computer Science
2 130 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
3 109 (7.68%) Mobile App
4 66 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
5 65 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
6 56 (3.95%) Client/Server
7 46 (3.24%) User Experience
8 42 (2.96%) Fintech
9 38 (2.68%) Algorithms
10 23 (1.62%) e-Learning
11 19 (1.34%) Smart Meter
12 17 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
13 15 (1.06%) Clustering
13 15 (1.06%) CUDA
14 14 (0.99%) Data Structures
14 14 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (0.99%) W3C
15 12 (0.85%) Taxonomies
16 10 (0.70%) N-Tier
16 10 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 275 (19.38%) Windows
2 151 (10.64%) Linux
3 136 (9.58%) Unix
4 65 (4.58%) Windows Server
5 35 (2.47%) Apple iOS
6 29 (2.04%) Android
7 19 (1.34%) Windows 10
8 18 (1.27%) Mac OS
9 15 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.92%) Debian
10 13 (0.92%) Ubuntu
10 13 (0.92%) Windows 8
10 13 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.56%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.49%) Solaris
13 6 (0.42%) zOS
14 4 (0.28%) AIX
14 4 (0.28%) HPUX
14 4 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 601 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 410 (28.89%) MVC
3 289 (20.37%) Software Engineering
4 208 (14.66%) Scrum
5 195 (13.74%) Web Development
6 190 (13.39%) OO
7 173 (12.19%) TDD
8 136 (9.58%) SOA
9 132 (9.30%) Test Automation
10 119 (8.39%) Mentoring
11 106 (7.47%) SDLC
12 99 (6.98%) Microservices
13 95 (6.69%) OOP
14 92 (6.48%) E-Commerce
15 91 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
16 89 (6.27%) Waterfall
17 85 (5.99%) Multithreading
18 81 (5.71%) BDD
18 81 (5.71%) Unit Testing
19 74 (5.21%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 806 (56.80%) SQL
2 793 (55.88%) JavaScript
3 648 (45.67%) C#
4 366 (25.79%) Java
5 191 (13.46%) T-SQL
6 146 (10.29%) PHP
7 118 (8.32%) C++
8 115 (8.10%) VB.NET
9 79 (5.57%) Python
10 76 (5.36%) PL/SQL
11 59 (4.16%) C
12 35 (2.47%) PowerShell
12 35 (2.47%) TypeScript
13 26 (1.83%) XPath
14 25 (1.76%) Objective-C
15 24 (1.69%) VB
16 22 (1.55%) Groovy
17 21 (1.48%) Perl
18 18 (1.27%) Delphi
19 15 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 252 (17.76%) Degree
2 100 (7.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (2.75%) ISTQB
3 39 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 34 (2.40%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.99%) ISEB
6 11 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 11 (0.78%) MCPD
6 11 (0.78%) MCTS
6 11 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.42%) PhD
9 4 (0.28%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.21%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.21%) RHCE
11 2 (0.14%) APMP
11 2 (0.14%) CISSP
11 2 (0.14%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.070%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (6.62%) QA
2 25 (1.76%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.85%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.21%) PA-DSS
6 2 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.14%) HL7
6 2 (0.14%) SLA
7 1 (0.070%) COSHH
7 1 (0.070%) IEC 61131
7 1 (0.070%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.070%) JTAG
7 1 (0.070%) MISRA
7 1 (0.070%) PMO
7 1 (0.070%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 47 (3.31%) Docker
2 17 (1.20%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.56%) Apache Flume
3 8 (0.56%) HDFS
4 4 (0.28%) LXC
4 4 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.14%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.070%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.13%) Puppet
3 13 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
5 9 (0.63%) Ansible
6 8 (0.56%) Oozie
6 8 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.35%) Nagios
8 4 (0.28%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.21%) Galera Cluster
9 3 (0.21%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.070%) Apache Shiro
10 1 (0.070%) Grafana
10 1 (0.070%) Kibana
10 1 (0.070%) SCOM
10 1 (0.070%) Terraform
10 1 (0.070%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.070%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 243 (17.12%) Microsoft
2 239 (16.84%) Oracle
3 36 (2.54%) HP
4 35 (2.47%) SAP
4 35 (2.47%) Telerik
5 34 (2.40%) Adobe
6 31 (2.18%) Zend
7 30 (2.11%) Splunk
8 28 (1.97%) IBM
9 19 (1.34%) Google
9 19 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (1.34%) TIBCO
10 18 (1.27%) BMC
11 17 (1.20%) Capita
12 15 (1.06%) AppDynamics
12 15 (1.06%) Sencha
13 10 (0.70%) Remedy
13 10 (0.70%) webMethods
13 10 (0.70%) White Clarke
14 9 (0.63%) BEA