Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 183 97 76
Rank change year-on-year -86 -21 +2
Permanent jobs citing XML 264 430 1,053
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.75% 2.94% 4.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.99% 7.23% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 194 333 885
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 6,618 5,944 10,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 43.75% 40.68% 39.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4,869 5,114 9,037
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £29,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,813 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year +1.77% +6.60% +6.00%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -32 105 £50,000 - 18
Surrey -27 56 £50,000 -23.08% 9
Hampshire -80 53 £42,500 -5.56% 15
Berkshire -22 50 £55,000 -8.33% 9
Oxfordshire +8 37 £45,000 +12.50% 5
West Sussex -25 24 £52,500 +40.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -36 18 £47,500 +5.56% 4
East Sussex -25 13 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Kent -23 4 £48,750 -11.36% 3
Middlesex - 1 £47,500 -
XML
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 126 (47.73%) SQL
2 120 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 113 (42.80%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (41.29%) HTML
5 97 (36.74%) Java
6 96 (36.36%) CSS
7 94 (35.61%) C#
8 85 (32.20%) SOAP
8 85 (32.20%) JSON
9 83 (31.44%) Social Skills
10 82 (31.06%) REST
11 80 (30.30%) .NET
12 70 (26.52%) Web Services
13 61 (23.11%) Azure
14 50 (18.94%) Git (software)
14 50 (18.94%) Software Engineering
15 49 (18.56%) Finance
16 47 (17.80%) AWS
17 44 (16.67%) Scrum
18 42 (15.91%) Oracle
19 41 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
20 40 (15.15%) SQL Server
21 39 (14.77%) jQuery
22 37 (14.02%) Test Automation
22 37 (14.02%) Linux
22 37 (14.02%) Python
23 36 (13.64%) Windows
24 35 (13.26%) DevOps
25 34 (12.88%) Docker
25 34 (12.88%) Microsoft

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 (5.30%) Tomcat
2 12 (4.55%) Apache
3 11 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 10 (3.79%) IIS
5 9 (3.41%) SAS
5 9 (3.41%) WebSphere
5 9 (3.41%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (2.65%) Confluence
7 6 (2.27%) JBoss
8 4 (1.52%) Liferay
9 3 (1.14%) CMS
10 2 (0.76%) OnBase
10 2 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.38%) nginx
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.79%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (2.65%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.76%) FrameMaker
6 2 (0.76%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.38%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (1.52%) SAP CRM
2 3 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.14%) SAP GTS
2 3 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.76%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.38%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.38%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 61 (23.11%) Azure
2 47 (17.80%) AWS
3 21 (7.95%) SaaS
4 8 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (2.65%) Serverless
6 6 (2.27%) IaaS
6 6 (2.27%) PaaS
7 5 (1.89%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (1.89%) Azure Functions
7 5 (1.89%) Azure Service Bus
7 5 (1.89%) Power Platform
7 5 (1.89%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 4 (1.52%) GitHub
8 4 (1.52%) Microsoft 365
8 4 (1.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 3 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.14%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.76%) Power Automate
10 2 (0.76%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.89%) SSL
2 4 (1.52%) VPN
3 3 (1.14%) Internet
4 2 (0.76%) HTTP
4 2 (0.76%) LAN
4 2 (0.76%) WAN
4 2 (0.76%) WebEx
5 1 (0.38%) Broadband
5 1 (0.38%) Firewall
5 1 (0.38%) FTP
5 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.38%) Intranet
5 1 (0.38%) RTP
5 1 (0.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.09%) MySQL
3 22 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 18 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (4.92%) NoSQL
6 12 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 10 (3.79%) Big Data
7 10 (3.79%) MongoDB
7 10 (3.79%) OLTP
8 8 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.65%) MariaDB
9 7 (2.65%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (1.89%) DB2
11 5 (1.89%) Power BI
11 5 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.52%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (18.94%) Git (software)
2 25 (9.47%) JIRA
3 22 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 20 (7.58%) Selenium
5 15 (5.68%) Visual Studio
6 14 (5.30%) Subversion
7 13 (4.92%) JUnit
8 12 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
9 11 (4.17%) Maven
10 9 (3.41%) ClearQuest
10 9 (3.41%) TeamCity
11 8 (3.03%) Eclipse
11 8 (3.03%) IntelliJ
11 8 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (2.65%) Ant
12 7 (2.65%) JMeter
12 7 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (2.65%) WebDriver
13 6 (2.27%) NUnit
13 6 (2.27%) Postman
General
1 83 (31.44%) Social Skills
2 49 (18.56%) Finance
3 23 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.06%) Law
4 16 (6.06%) Marketing
5 13 (4.92%) Automotive
5 13 (4.92%) Organisational Skills
6 11 (4.17%) Public Sector
7 10 (3.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (3.79%) Presentation Skills
7 10 (3.79%) Retail
8 9 (3.41%) Influencing Skills
9 8 (3.03%) Manufacturing
9 8 (3.03%) Wearables
10 4 (1.52%) Local Government
10 4 (1.52%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.14%) Czech Language
11 3 (1.14%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (1.14%) Electronics
11 3 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 154 (58.33%) Developer
2 31 (11.74%) Software Engineer
3 29 (10.98%) Software Developer
4 26 (9.85%) .NET Developer
5 24 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 22 (8.33%) Consultant
7 19 (7.20%) Oracle Developer
8 18 (6.82%) Full Stack Developer
8 18 (6.82%) Senior Developer
8 18 (6.82%) Technical Consultant
9 17 (6.44%) Java Developer
9 17 (6.44%) Programmer
10 15 (5.68%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (4.92%) Junior
12 12 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
12 12 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
12 12 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
12 12 (4.55%) Senior Technical Consultant
13 11 (4.17%) .NET Software Engineer
13 11 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (41.29%) HTML
2 96 (36.36%) CSS
3 85 (32.20%) JSON
3 85 (32.20%) SOAP
4 82 (31.06%) REST
5 80 (30.30%) .NET
6 70 (26.52%) Web Services
7 39 (14.77%) jQuery
8 33 (12.50%) RESTful
9 32 (12.12%) AngularJS
10 26 (9.85%) React
11 24 (9.09%) .NET Core
11 24 (9.09%) .NET Framework
12 23 (8.71%) ASP.NET
13 21 (7.95%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (7.95%) HTML5
13 21 (7.95%) Spring
14 20 (7.58%) XBRL
14 20 (7.58%) XSD
15 19 (7.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.71%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (6.44%) Life Science
3 13 (4.92%) User Experience
4 10 (3.79%) Renewable Energy
5 8 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.89%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.89%) NHS
7 5 (1.89%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.52%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.52%) CMDB
8 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.52%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.14%) EPoS
9 3 (1.14%) mPOS
10 2 (0.76%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.76%) Pharmacovigilance
11 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.38%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.02%) Linux
2 36 (13.64%) Windows
3 20 (7.58%) Unix
4 17 (6.44%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.89%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.89%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.38%) Android
6 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (42.80%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (18.94%) Software Engineering
3 44 (16.67%) Scrum
4 41 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
5 37 (14.02%) Test Automation
6 35 (13.26%) DevOps
7 30 (11.36%) Microservices
8 29 (10.98%) OO
9 26 (9.85%) OOP
10 20 (7.58%) Analytics
11 19 (7.20%) Computer Science
11 19 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (7.20%) SDLC
12 18 (6.82%) Data Modelling
13 17 (6.44%) E-Commerce
14 16 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (6.06%) Customer Engagement
14 16 (6.06%) MVC
14 16 (6.06%) TDD
14 16 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 126 (47.73%) SQL
2 120 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 97 (36.74%) Java
4 94 (35.61%) C#
5 37 (14.02%) Python
6 22 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 21 (7.95%) TypeScript
8 20 (7.58%) PHP
9 17 (6.44%) C++
10 10 (3.79%) T-SQL
10 10 (3.79%) VB.NET
11 8 (3.03%) Perl
11 8 (3.03%) XPath
12 6 (2.27%) VBScript
12 6 (2.27%) X++
13 5 (1.89%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.89%) Scala
14 4 (1.52%) Apex Code
14 4 (1.52%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.52%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 33 (12.50%) Degree
2 12 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.52%) ISEB
3 4 (1.52%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.14%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (0.76%) APMP
5 2 (0.76%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.76%) HNC
5 2 (0.76%) HND
5 2 (0.76%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.76%) MCP
5 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.76%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.76%) PMP
5 2 (0.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.20%) QA
2 9 (3.41%) CDISC
3 5 (1.89%) GDPR
4 4 (1.52%) Good Clinical Practice
5 3 (1.14%) NIST
5 3 (1.14%) PMO
6 2 (0.76%) HL7
6 2 (0.76%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.38%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (12.88%) Docker
2 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (7.58%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.41%) Puppet
3 7 (2.65%) Argo
4 5 (1.89%) Ansible
5 4 (1.52%) HP UCMDB
5 4 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.14%) Terraform
7 1 (0.38%) Control-M
7 1 (0.38%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (15.91%) Oracle
2 34 (12.88%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.44%) SAP
4 11 (4.17%) IBM
5 9 (3.41%) Adobe
6 8 (3.03%) ANSYS
6 8 (3.03%) Bloomberg
6 8 (3.03%) Xceptor
7 7 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.89%) HP
8 5 (1.89%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.89%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.52%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.52%) BMC
9 4 (1.52%) Remedy
9 4 (1.52%) Splunk
10 3 (1.14%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.14%) Dataiku
10 3 (1.14%) Google
10 3 (1.14%) Informatica