Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > South East
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 65 43
Rank change year-on-year -3 -22 -8
Permanent jobs citing XML 1,091 1,424 1,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.07% 4.50% 5.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.92% 10.41% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 901 1,213 1,496
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 10,994 13,675 12,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.98% 43.21% 38.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9,449 11,934 10,502
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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 -11 385 £47,500 - 74
Hampshire +19 271 £42,500 - 36
Berkshire -15 199 £50,000 - 38
West Sussex +16 189 £46,500 +3.33% 15
Surrey -12 176 £50,000 +1.16% 40
Buckinghamshire +6 145 £45,000 - 24
East Sussex -39 46 £40,000 - 10
Oxfordshire -32 41 £50,000 - 12
Kent -12 19 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Middlesex +10 3 £55,000 -
Sussex -3 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £65,000 -
XML
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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.

1 557 (51.05%) SQL
2 535 (49.04%) .NET
3 534 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
4 510 (46.75%) C#
5 485 (44.45%) JavaScript
6 471 (43.17%) HTML
7 403 (36.94%) SQL Server
8 395 (36.21%) CSS
9 330 (30.25%) JSON
10 327 (29.97%) Web Services
11 296 (27.13%) MVC
12 265 (24.29%) Java
13 253 (23.19%) jQuery
14 252 (23.10%) ASP.NET
15 225 (20.62%) SOAP
16 209 (19.16%) Microsoft
17 203 (18.61%) REST
18 183 (16.77%) Oracle
19 180 (16.50%) WCF
20 179 (16.41%) OO
21 172 (15.77%) .NET Framework
22 171 (15.67%) Degree
23 154 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
24 153 (14.02%) SOA
25 145 (13.29%) Finance
26 142 (13.02%) Spring
27 138 (12.65%) SDLC
28 137 (12.56%) ASP.NET MVC
29 136 (12.47%) DevOps
30 135 (12.37%) Scrum

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 99 (9.07%) IIS
2 53 (4.86%) BizTalk Server
3 48 (4.40%) SharePoint
4 47 (4.31%) Confluence
5 43 (3.94%) Tomcat
6 40 (3.67%) Apache
7 24 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 23 (2.11%) CMS
9 21 (1.92%) WordPress
10 20 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
11 15 (1.37%) Drupal
11 15 (1.37%) WebLogic
12 14 (1.28%) Mendix
13 12 (1.10%) Anypoint
13 12 (1.10%) Mule
13 12 (1.10%) Mule ESB
14 11 (1.01%) WebSphere
15 10 (0.92%) JBoss
16 9 (0.82%) nginx
17 8 (0.73%) Joomla!
Applications
1 23 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.37%) FrameMaker
3 9 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.64%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.18%) XMetaL
7 1 (0.092%) Maple
Business Applications
1 17 (1.56%) Magento
2 11 (1.01%) Oracle Assets
2 11 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
2 11 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
2 11 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
2 11 (1.01%) Oracle Receivables
3 10 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.82%) Oracle Cash Management
4 9 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
5 8 (0.73%) SAP Business One
5 8 (0.73%) SAP IS-U
5 8 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
6 7 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
6 7 (0.64%) SAP CO
6 7 (0.64%) SAP FI
6 7 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.37%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 154 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (4.95%) SaaS
3 51 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
4 48 (4.40%) GitHub
5 27 (2.47%) Serverless
6 26 (2.38%) Azure Functions
7 23 (2.11%) PaaS
8 14 (1.28%) npm
9 11 (1.01%) Office 365
10 9 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.73%) Tricentis Tosca
12 7 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 7 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
13 6 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
14 5 (0.46%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.46%) Yarn
15 4 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
15 4 (0.37%) Sage Pay
15 4 (0.37%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 58 (5.32%) HTTP
2 26 (2.38%) Internet
3 21 (1.92%) DNS
4 14 (1.28%) FTP
4 14 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.01%) DHCP
6 10 (0.92%) SMTP
6 10 (0.92%) SSL
7 6 (0.55%) Extranet
7 6 (0.55%) IMAP
8 5 (0.46%) VPN
9 4 (0.37%) Firewall
10 3 (0.27%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.27%) SNMP
11 2 (0.18%) 3G
11 2 (0.18%) 4G
11 2 (0.18%) 5G
11 2 (0.18%) LTE
11 2 (0.18%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 403 (36.94%) SQL Server
2 95 (8.71%) Relational Database
3 82 (7.52%) MySQL
4 54 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
5 48 (4.40%) Oracle Database
6 44 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 43 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 40 (3.67%) NoSQL
9 38 (3.48%) Azure SQL Database
10 37 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 36 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
12 31 (2.84%) DB2
13 29 (2.66%) Crystal Reports
14 25 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (2.29%) MongoDB
14 25 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
15 24 (2.20%) Big Data
16 23 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 21 (1.92%) RDBMS
18 20 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 133 (12.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 118 (10.82%) Git (software)
3 114 (10.45%) Jenkins
4 93 (8.52%) JIRA
5 74 (6.78%) Visual Studio
6 67 (6.14%) Octopus Deploy
7 54 (4.95%) Maven
7 54 (4.95%) Subversion
8 51 (4.67%) JUnit
9 49 (4.49%) Eclipse
9 49 (4.49%) Selenium
10 44 (4.03%) TeamCity
11 31 (2.84%) IntelliJ
12 30 (2.75%) Mockito
13 24 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
14 22 (2.02%) Bitbucket
15 21 (1.92%) InstallShield
16 20 (1.83%) NUnit
17 19 (1.74%) SoapUI
18 18 (1.65%) WiX
General
1 145 (13.29%) Finance
2 32 (2.93%) Telecoms
3 20 (1.83%) Marketing
4 19 (1.74%) Aerospace
5 18 (1.65%) Retail
6 11 (1.01%) Publishing
7 10 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.64%) Electronics
8 7 (0.64%) Games
9 6 (0.55%) Law
10 4 (0.37%) Back Office
11 3 (0.27%) Advertising
11 3 (0.27%) Legal
12 2 (0.18%) Banking
13 1 (0.092%) Automotive
13 1 (0.092%) Military
Job Titles
1 672 (61.59%) Developer
2 186 (17.05%) .NET Developer
3 121 (11.09%) Senior Developer
3 121 (11.09%) Software Developer
4 104 (9.53%) Java Developer
5 102 (9.35%) Analyst
6 93 (8.52%) C# Developer
7 78 (7.15%) Consultant
8 67 (6.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 61 (5.59%) Full Stack Developer
10 55 (5.04%) Architect
11 46 (4.22%) SQL Developer
12 44 (4.03%) Web Developer
13 41 (3.76%) Software Engineer
14 35 (3.21%) Lead Developer
15 33 (3.02%) Senior Java Developer
16 32 (2.93%) Test Analyst
17 30 (2.75%) Applications Developer
17 30 (2.75%) Junior
18 29 (2.66%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 535 (49.04%) .NET
2 471 (43.17%) HTML
3 395 (36.21%) CSS
4 330 (30.25%) JSON
5 327 (29.97%) Web Services
6 253 (23.19%) jQuery
7 252 (23.10%) ASP.NET
8 225 (20.62%) SOAP
9 203 (18.61%) REST
10 180 (16.50%) WCF
11 172 (15.77%) .NET Framework
12 142 (13.02%) Spring
13 137 (12.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 134 (12.28%) RESTful
15 123 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web API
16 118 (10.82%) AngularJS
17 104 (9.53%) Ajax
18 102 (9.35%) HTML5
19 87 (7.97%) XSLT
20 83 (7.61%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 87 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (6.23%) Greenfield Project
3 64 (5.87%) User Experience
4 35 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
5 34 (3.12%) Client/Server
6 26 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 23 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
8 20 (1.83%) Fintech
9 18 (1.65%) W3C
10 17 (1.56%) Enterprise Cloud
10 17 (1.56%) Virtual Team
11 13 (1.19%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.10%) N-Tier
13 10 (0.92%) Algorithms
13 10 (0.92%) CMDB
13 10 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (0.73%) Clustering
14 8 (0.73%) PKI
14 8 (0.73%) Smart Meter
15 5 (0.46%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 125 (11.46%) Linux
2 124 (11.37%) Windows
3 63 (5.77%) Unix
4 50 (4.58%) Android
5 41 (3.76%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.29%) Windows Server
7 15 (1.37%) Windows Phone
7 15 (1.37%) Windows Phone 8
8 6 (0.55%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.37%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.37%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.27%) Debian
10 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.27%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.092%) CentOS
11 1 (0.092%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.092%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (27.13%) MVC
3 179 (16.41%) OO
4 153 (14.02%) SOA
5 138 (12.65%) SDLC
6 136 (12.47%) DevOps
7 135 (12.37%) Scrum
8 115 (10.54%) Test Automation
9 106 (9.72%) Software Engineering
10 105 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
11 102 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
12 97 (8.89%) TDD
13 94 (8.62%) Web Development
14 89 (8.16%) Unit Testing
15 76 (6.97%) SOLID
16 73 (6.69%) System Testing
17 72 (6.60%) Computer Science
18 65 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
18 65 (5.96%) Waterfall
19 61 (5.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 557 (51.05%) SQL
2 510 (46.75%) C#
3 485 (44.45%) JavaScript
4 265 (24.29%) Java
5 104 (9.53%) T-SQL
6 86 (7.88%) C++
7 73 (6.69%) PHP
8 66 (6.05%) PL/SQL
9 46 (4.22%) Python
10 42 (3.85%) VB.NET
11 31 (2.84%) Java 8
12 29 (2.66%) PowerShell
13 23 (2.11%) Ruby
13 23 (2.11%) VB
14 19 (1.74%) Perl
14 19 (1.74%) VB6
15 18 (1.65%) Shell Script
16 17 (1.56%) ES6
17 15 (1.37%) ABAP
17 15 (1.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 171 (15.67%) Degree
2 48 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 31 (2.84%) SC Cleared
5 28 (2.57%) ISTQB
6 21 (1.92%) Master's Degree
7 14 (1.28%) ISEB
8 11 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.82%) HND
10 5 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.37%) CCENT
11 4 (0.37%) MCSA
12 3 (0.27%) CISSP
12 3 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.18%) MCPD
13 2 (0.18%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.092%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.092%) Numerate Degree
14 1 (0.092%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (11.18%) QA
2 14 (1.28%) SLA
3 10 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.92%) GAMP
4 6 (0.55%) HL7
5 5 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.27%) GDPR
6 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.18%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.18%) ISO 26262
7 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (5.96%) Docker
2 29 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.92%) NFS
5 7 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (0.55%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.46%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.37%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.37%) HDFS
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.092%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 21 (1.92%) Kubernetes
2 13 (1.19%) Ansible
2 13 (1.19%) Terraform
3 12 (1.10%) CloudHub
4 10 (0.92%) HP ALM
5 9 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.55%) Puppet
7 6 (0.55%) TIBCO Hawk
8 5 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.37%) Kibana
9 4 (0.37%) Oozie
9 4 (0.37%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.18%) SQL Sentry
10 2 (0.18%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.092%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.092%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.092%) vRealize
11 1 (0.092%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 209 (19.16%) Microsoft
2 183 (16.77%) Oracle
3 57 (5.22%) SAP
4 31 (2.84%) VMware
5 28 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (1.56%) IBM
6 17 (1.56%) Xamarin
7 15 (1.37%) Tableau
8 14 (1.28%) MuleSoft
9 13 (1.19%) Google
10 11 (1.01%) Atlassian
10 11 (1.01%) webMethods
11 10 (0.92%) Adobe
11 10 (0.92%) HP
12 8 (0.73%) Workday
13 7 (0.64%) Autodesk
13 7 (0.64%) hybris
13 7 (0.64%) OpenText
14 6 (0.55%) Cloudera
14 6 (0.55%) TIBCO