Period
to 17 September 2021

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 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > South East
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 198 107 92
Rank change year-on-year -91 -15 -10
Permanent jobs citing XML 294 233 911
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.69% 2.75% 3.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.10% 6.26% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 211 177 740
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% +22.22% -1.10%
75th Percentile £58,125 £67,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £79,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £56,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.08% +13.00% -

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 7,174 3,721 10,047
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.27% 43.88% 38.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5,241 3,254 8,714
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,000 £29,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +6.80%

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 17 September 2021.

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 17 September 2021. 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 -42 112 £48,750 -7.14% 22
Hampshire -115 58 £42,500 -13.71% 10
Berkshire -55 52 £52,500 -12.50% 12
Surrey -73 43 £50,000 -23.08% 14
West Sussex -7 42 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -37 32 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Oxfordshire -14 28 £47,500 +5.56% 1
East Sussex -15 26 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Kent -35 5 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Sussex - 1 - - 1
XML
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, 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.

1 157 (53.40%) JavaScript
2 147 (50.00%) C#
3 130 (44.22%) SQL
4 129 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
5 115 (39.12%) HTML
6 103 (35.03%) .NET
7 98 (33.33%) CSS
8 95 (32.31%) JSON
9 91 (30.95%) Java
10 83 (28.23%) Web Services
11 81 (27.55%) SOAP
12 79 (26.87%) SQL Server
13 71 (24.15%) Azure
14 70 (23.81%) REST
15 69 (23.47%) Microsoft
15 69 (23.47%) Social Skills
16 60 (20.41%) DevOps
17 58 (19.73%) Degree
18 53 (18.03%) Git (software)
19 52 (17.69%) Oracle
20 49 (16.67%) jQuery
21 44 (14.97%) OO
21 44 (14.97%) Finance
21 44 (14.97%) Software Engineering
22 42 (14.29%) Linux
23 40 (13.61%) Windows
24 39 (13.27%) React
25 38 (12.93%) Python
25 38 (12.93%) Test Automation
25 38 (12.93%) AWS

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 14 (4.76%) CMS
1 14 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 9 (3.06%) Apache
2 9 (3.06%) Confluence
2 9 (3.06%) WebSphere
2 9 (3.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (2.72%) IIS
4 7 (2.38%) WordPress
5 6 (2.04%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.36%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.02%) Drupal
7 3 (1.02%) SAS
7 3 (1.02%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.68%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.68%) OnBase
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.34%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 36 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (7.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.40%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.72%) FrameMaker
5 7 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.68%) InDesign
6 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.40%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (2.72%) Sentinel
3 3 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.02%) SAP GTS
4 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.68%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.68%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 71 (24.15%) Azure
2 38 (12.93%) AWS
3 22 (7.48%) SaaS
4 17 (5.78%) Serverless
5 16 (5.44%) Dynamics 365
6 12 (4.08%) Power Platform
7 10 (3.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 10 (3.40%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (3.06%) Azure Logic Apps
9 8 (2.72%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 8 (2.72%) Amazon S3
9 8 (2.72%) AWS CloudTrail
9 8 (2.72%) Azure Sentinel
9 8 (2.72%) CloudFront
10 7 (2.38%) PaaS
11 6 (2.04%) Azure Service Bus
12 5 (1.70%) Azure Functions
12 5 (1.70%) GitHub
13 3 (1.02%) IaaS
14 2 (0.68%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.72%) SSL
2 5 (1.70%) Wireless
3 4 (1.36%) 3G
3 4 (1.36%) 4G
3 4 (1.36%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.36%) WebEx
3 4 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.02%) Internet
4 3 (1.02%) SSH
4 3 (1.02%) VPN
5 2 (0.68%) FTP
5 2 (0.68%) MQTT
6 1 (0.34%) DNS
6 1 (0.34%) HTTP
6 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.34%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (26.87%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.82%) Relational Database
3 21 (7.14%) MySQL
4 20 (6.80%) Oracle Database
5 19 (6.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (5.44%) MS Access
6 16 (5.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (4.08%) Power BI
9 11 (3.74%) MariaDB
10 10 (3.40%) Big Data
10 10 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (3.06%) OLAP
12 7 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (1.70%) DB2
14 5 (1.70%) OLTP
14 5 (1.70%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.36%) MongoDB
15 4 (1.36%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 53 (18.03%) Git (software)
2 30 (10.20%) Selenium
2 30 (10.20%) Visual Studio
3 25 (8.50%) JIRA
4 21 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 20 (6.80%) Oracle APEX
6 19 (6.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (6.12%) Subversion
8 17 (5.78%) JUnit
9 13 (4.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (3.06%) ClearQuest
10 9 (3.06%) Maven
10 9 (3.06%) MorphX
11 7 (2.38%) Ant
11 7 (2.38%) TestNG
12 5 (1.70%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.70%) JMeter
13 4 (1.36%) Mockito
13 4 (1.36%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 69 (23.47%) Social Skills
2 44 (14.97%) Finance
3 29 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.76%) Electronics
5 10 (3.40%) Law
5 10 (3.40%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.40%) Presentation Skills
5 10 (3.40%) Public Sector
5 10 (3.40%) Retail
6 9 (3.06%) Automotive
6 9 (3.06%) Influencing Skills
6 9 (3.06%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.72%) Marketing
7 8 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (2.72%) Wearables
8 6 (2.04%) Local Government
8 6 (2.04%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (1.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 3 (1.02%) Advertising
10 3 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 161 (54.76%) Developer
2 47 (15.99%) Software Developer
3 37 (12.59%) .NET Developer
4 27 (9.18%) Tester
5 24 (8.16%) Software Engineer
6 22 (7.48%) Oracle Developer
7 16 (5.44%) Java Developer
7 16 (5.44%) Senior Developer
8 15 (5.10%) Junior
9 14 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
9 14 (4.76%) Consultant
9 14 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
9 14 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
10 13 (4.42%) Security Engineer
11 12 (4.08%) C# Developer
11 12 (4.08%) Regression Tester
11 12 (4.08%) Selenium Tester
12 11 (3.74%) Analyst
12 11 (3.74%) Junior Developer
13 10 (3.40%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (39.12%) HTML
2 103 (35.03%) .NET
3 98 (33.33%) CSS
4 95 (32.31%) JSON
5 83 (28.23%) Web Services
6 81 (27.55%) SOAP
7 70 (23.81%) REST
8 49 (16.67%) jQuery
9 39 (13.27%) React
10 37 (12.59%) .NET Framework
11 33 (11.22%) AngularJS
12 32 (10.88%) ASP.NET
13 26 (8.84%) Ajax
13 26 (8.84%) Entity Framework
14 24 (8.16%) .NET Core
15 22 (7.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 21 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (7.14%) RESTful
17 20 (6.80%) Spring
17 20 (6.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.80%) Life Science
2 14 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (3.06%) Legacy Systems
3 9 (3.06%) Renewable Energy
4 6 (2.04%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.70%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.70%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.36%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.36%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.36%) Device Driver
6 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.36%) EPoS
6 4 (1.36%) mPOS
6 4 (1.36%) Robotics
6 4 (1.36%) State Machine
6 4 (1.36%) User Experience
7 3 (1.02%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.02%) CMDB
8 2 (0.68%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.29%) Linux
2 40 (13.61%) Windows
3 15 (5.10%) Unix
3 15 (5.10%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.72%) Mac OS
5 5 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.70%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.70%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (1.36%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Android
7 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (20.41%) DevOps
3 44 (14.97%) OO
3 44 (14.97%) Software Engineering
4 38 (12.93%) Test Automation
5 37 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
5 37 (12.59%) Scrum
6 31 (10.54%) Full Stack Development
6 31 (10.54%) OOP
7 27 (9.18%) Analytics
8 26 (8.84%) Computer Science
8 26 (8.84%) ERP
9 23 (7.82%) Mentoring
9 23 (7.82%) SDLC
10 20 (6.80%) Migration
10 20 (6.80%) Regression Testing
10 20 (6.80%) Unit Testing
11 19 (6.46%) Microservices
11 19 (6.46%) TDD
12 18 (6.12%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 157 (53.40%) JavaScript
2 147 (50.00%) C#
3 130 (44.22%) SQL
4 91 (30.95%) Java
5 38 (12.93%) Python
6 26 (8.84%) PHP
6 26 (8.84%) T-SQL
7 24 (8.16%) PL/SQL
8 20 (6.80%) C++
9 16 (5.44%) Perl
10 15 (5.10%) TypeScript
11 14 (4.76%) PowerShell
11 14 (4.76%) VB.NET
12 13 (4.42%) X++
13 12 (4.08%) VB
14 10 (3.40%) Ruby
14 10 (3.40%) XPath
15 9 (3.06%) ActionScript
15 9 (3.06%) ActionScript 2.0
16 7 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (19.73%) Degree
2 14 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.06%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.72%) GCFA
4 8 (2.72%) GCFE
4 8 (2.72%) GCIA
4 8 (2.72%) GCIH
4 8 (2.72%) SANS
4 8 (2.72%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.68%) APMP
5 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.68%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.68%) MCP
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.68%) PMP
6 1 (0.34%) ISEB
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.84%) QA
2 6 (2.04%) GDPR
3 4 (1.36%) HL7
3 4 (1.36%) PMO
4 3 (1.02%) Accessibility
4 3 (1.02%) CDISC
4 3 (1.02%) NIST
5 2 (0.68%) DICOM
5 2 (0.68%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (7.14%) Docker
2 4 (1.36%) Firmware
3 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (6.46%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.36%) Kubeflow
3 3 (1.02%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (0.68%) Ansible
4 2 (0.68%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.34%) Control-M
Vendors
1 69 (23.47%) Microsoft
2 52 (17.69%) Oracle
3 17 (5.78%) IBM
4 13 (4.42%) Adobe
5 10 (3.40%) SAP
6 9 (3.06%) Xamarin
7 8 (2.72%) ANSYS
7 8 (2.72%) Bloomberg
7 8 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.70%) HP
8 5 (1.70%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.36%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.36%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.36%) Splunk
9 4 (1.36%) YouTube
10 3 (1.02%) BMC
10 3 (1.02%) Dataiku
10 3 (1.02%) IBM Sterling
10 3 (1.02%) Informatica
10 3 (1.02%) Remedy