Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > South East
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 77 79
Rank change year-on-year -23 +2 -29
Permanent jobs citing XML 403 1,074 1,202
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.94% 4.01% 3.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.25% 10.02% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 339 870 1,085
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
10th Percentile £32,100 £28,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 5,557 10,716 13,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.58% 39.97% 43.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4,795 9,160 11,813
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,225 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.48% +8.00% +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 9 July 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 9 July 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 -23 136 £57,500 +27.78% 7
Hampshire -29 92 £48,500 +7.78% 5
Surrey +17 83 £62,500 +13.64% 9
Berkshire -27 60 £60,000 +33.33% 3
West Sussex -9 54 £37,500 -21.05% 7
Buckinghamshire -10 49 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Oxfordshire +46 27 £40,000 -21.95% 1
East Sussex 0 23 £40,000 - 2
Kent +5 2 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Home Counties - 1 £70,000 -
XML
England

For the 6 months to 9 July 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.

1 219 (54.34%) JavaScript
2 205 (50.87%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (47.89%) SQL
4 189 (46.90%) HTML
5 155 (38.46%) JSON
6 150 (37.22%) C#
7 147 (36.48%) Java
8 142 (35.24%) CSS
9 132 (32.75%) Web Services
9 132 (32.75%) REST
10 129 (32.01%) .NET
11 123 (30.52%) SOAP
12 119 (29.53%) Git (software)
13 94 (23.33%) SQL Server
14 87 (21.59%) Azure
15 85 (21.09%) jQuery
16 75 (18.61%) AngularJS
17 74 (18.36%) Degree
18 72 (17.87%) DevOps
19 67 (16.63%) Scrum
20 66 (16.38%) MySQL
21 65 (16.13%) Microsoft
22 61 (15.14%) Problem-Solving
23 59 (14.64%) Python
24 58 (14.39%) Windows
25 57 (14.14%) .NET Framework
25 57 (14.14%) RESTful
26 56 (13.90%) PHP
27 53 (13.15%) ASP.NET
27 53 (13.15%) Spring

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 48 (11.91%) IIS
2 22 (5.46%) Tomcat
3 21 (5.21%) Confluence
4 16 (3.97%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.97%) WordPress
5 13 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (3.23%) CMS
5 13 (3.23%) Red Hat Fuse
6 10 (2.48%) Joomla!
7 9 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.24%) JBoss
8 5 (1.24%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.99%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.50%) Apache
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 31 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (2.23%) Camtasia
5 9 (2.23%) MadCap Flare
6 5 (1.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (4.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (2.98%) Magento
3 12 (2.98%) SAP S/4HANA
4 10 (2.48%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (1.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 5 (1.24%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.74%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.74%) assyst
6 3 (0.74%) Maximo
7 2 (0.50%) Shopify
8 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 87 (21.59%) Azure
2 32 (7.94%) AWS
3 28 (6.95%) SaaS
4 24 (5.96%) PaaS
5 19 (4.71%) Serverless
6 18 (4.47%) IaaS
7 17 (4.22%) Dynamics 365
8 15 (3.72%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (2.98%) Azure Functions
10 9 (2.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 7 (1.74%) GitHub
11 7 (1.74%) Logic Apps
12 5 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (1.24%) Google Docs
13 4 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.99%) iPaaS
13 4 (0.99%) Power Platform
14 3 (0.74%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.74%) BrowserStack
14 3 (0.74%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.68%) HTTP
2 18 (4.47%) FTP
3 12 (2.98%) SSL
3 12 (2.98%) VPN
4 10 (2.48%) Internet
4 10 (2.48%) RTP
5 4 (0.99%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.50%) ATM
6 2 (0.50%) Firewall
6 2 (0.50%) LAN
6 2 (0.50%) WAN
7 1 (0.25%) Network Security
7 1 (0.25%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 66 (16.38%) MySQL
3 29 (7.20%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (6.70%) Relational Database
5 21 (5.21%) MongoDB
6 20 (4.96%) DB2
6 20 (4.96%) NoSQL
7 17 (4.22%) RDBMS
8 14 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (3.23%) Big Data
10 12 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (2.73%) SQL Server 2016
12 10 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (2.23%) Cosmos DB
13 9 (2.23%) Oracle Database
14 8 (1.99%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (1.49%) Data Lake
17 4 (0.99%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 119 (29.53%) Git (software)
2 43 (10.67%) Jenkins
3 39 (9.68%) Maven
4 34 (8.44%) Visual Studio
5 33 (8.19%) JIRA
6 31 (7.69%) JUnit
6 31 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (5.46%) Cucumber
7 22 (5.46%) Mockito
8 21 (5.21%) Eclipse
9 20 (4.96%) SonarQube
10 18 (4.47%) Selenium
11 14 (3.47%) SoapUI
12 13 (3.23%) git-flow
12 13 (3.23%) Gradle
13 12 (2.98%) Android Studio
13 12 (2.98%) NWDS
14 11 (2.73%) DbUnit
14 11 (2.73%) jMock
15 10 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 51 (12.66%) Finance
2 14 (3.47%) Retail
3 9 (2.23%) Marketing
4 8 (1.99%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.74%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.49%) Banking
7 5 (1.24%) Public Sector
8 4 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.50%) Back Office
9 2 (0.50%) Publishing
9 2 (0.50%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 252 (62.53%) Developer
2 69 (17.12%) Senior Developer
3 54 (13.40%) Java Developer
4 42 (10.42%) C# Developer
5 36 (8.93%) Consultant
6 28 (6.95%) .NET Developer
6 28 (6.95%) Applications Developer
6 28 (6.95%) JavaScript Developer
7 25 (6.20%) PHP Developer
7 25 (6.20%) Software Developer
8 23 (5.71%) Analyst
9 21 (5.21%) Junior
10 20 (4.96%) Full Stack Developer
11 18 (4.47%) Senior Java Developer
12 15 (3.72%) Applications Support
12 15 (3.72%) Python Developer
13 14 (3.47%) HTML Developer
13 14 (3.47%) Junior Developer
13 14 (3.47%) Senior Software Developer
13 14 (3.47%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (46.90%) HTML
2 155 (38.46%) JSON
3 142 (35.24%) CSS
4 132 (32.75%) REST
4 132 (32.75%) Web Services
5 129 (32.01%) .NET
6 123 (30.52%) SOAP
7 85 (21.09%) jQuery
8 75 (18.61%) AngularJS
9 57 (14.14%) .NET Framework
9 57 (14.14%) RESTful
10 53 (13.15%) ASP.NET
10 53 (13.15%) Spring
11 49 (12.16%) Ajax
12 47 (11.66%) WCF
13 42 (10.42%) Node.js
14 39 (9.68%) HTML5
14 39 (9.68%) XSLT
15 34 (8.44%) Hibernate
15 34 (8.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.22%) User Experience
3 13 (3.23%) CMDB
3 13 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (2.98%) W3C
5 8 (1.99%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.24%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.24%) EPoS
6 5 (1.24%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.24%) Taxonomies
7 4 (0.99%) BBC
7 4 (0.99%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.99%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.74%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.74%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.50%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.50%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.50%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.50%) mPOS
Operating Systems
1 58 (14.39%) Windows
2 47 (11.66%) Linux
3 38 (9.43%) Android
4 35 (8.68%) Apple iOS
5 15 (3.72%) Windows Server
6 13 (3.23%) Unix
7 9 (2.23%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.99%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (50.87%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (17.87%) DevOps
3 67 (16.63%) Scrum
4 61 (15.14%) Problem-Solving
5 48 (11.91%) MVC
6 47 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (11.66%) OO
7 45 (11.17%) TDD
8 40 (9.93%) SOA
9 39 (9.68%) Migration
9 39 (9.68%) Web Development
10 38 (9.43%) Test Automation
11 37 (9.18%) Software Engineering
12 35 (8.68%) MVVM
13 33 (8.19%) Microservices
13 33 (8.19%) Unit Testing
14 31 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (7.44%) ITIL
16 29 (7.20%) SDLC
17 26 (6.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 219 (54.34%) JavaScript
2 193 (47.89%) SQL
3 150 (37.22%) C#
4 147 (36.48%) Java
5 59 (14.64%) Python
6 56 (13.90%) PHP
7 37 (9.18%) T-SQL
8 27 (6.70%) C++
8 27 (6.70%) TypeScript
9 23 (5.71%) Ruby
10 21 (5.21%) C
10 21 (5.21%) VB
11 18 (4.47%) Apple Swift
12 17 (4.22%) Objective-C
13 16 (3.97%) VB.NET
14 15 (3.72%) VB6
15 13 (3.23%) Kotlin
15 13 (3.23%) PowerShell
16 12 (2.98%) ABAP
17 9 (2.23%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 74 (18.36%) Degree
2 32 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 27 (6.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (5.21%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.23%) MCITP
5 9 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.99%) ISEB
6 4 (0.99%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.25%) CIW
8 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.70%) QA
2 9 (2.23%) PMO
3 7 (1.74%) GDPR
4 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (8.44%) Docker
2 14 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.98%) NFS
3 12 (2.98%) vSphere
4 3 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (2.98%) HP UCMDB
2 11 (2.73%) Kubernetes
3 9 (2.23%) Puppet
4 7 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.74%) Terraform
5 5 (1.24%) vRealize
6 4 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.74%) Ansible
8 2 (0.50%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.50%) logstash
8 2 (0.50%) Packer
8 2 (0.50%) Salt
9 1 (0.25%) Grafana
9 1 (0.25%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 1 (0.25%) Oozie
9 1 (0.25%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.25%) SCCM
9 1 (0.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 65 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 45 (11.17%) Oracle
3 28 (6.95%) Xamarin
4 16 (3.97%) SAP
5 15 (3.72%) Google
6 14 (3.47%) Adobe
6 14 (3.47%) HP
6 14 (3.47%) VMware
7 13 (3.23%) Remedy
7 13 (3.23%) ServiceNow
8 12 (2.98%) BMC
9 10 (2.48%) Atlassian
9 10 (2.48%) CheckPoint
10 9 (2.23%) Telerik
11 8 (1.99%) Jitterbit
12 7 (1.74%) IBM
13 6 (1.49%) Thunderhead
14 5 (1.24%) WooCommerce
15 4 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
16 3 (0.74%) Cognizant