Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > South East
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 45 36
Rank change year-on-year -23 -9 -2
Permanent jobs citing XML 1,355 1,663 2,606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.28% 5.49% 6.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.72% 13.88% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,158 1,448 2,380
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +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 13,942 11,980 15,291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 44.00% 39.53% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12,237 10,402 13,508
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 April 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 20 April 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 -26 563 £47,500 - 68
Berkshire -17 302 £50,000 - 38
Surrey +9 261 £47,500 +8.57% 39
Hampshire -61 233 £43,000 +0.58% 30
Buckinghamshire -16 142 £47,500 +5.56% 24
Oxfordshire -19 119 £45,000 -10.00% 6
East Sussex +5 112 £42,500 - 8
West Sussex -16 99 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Kent -19 47 £47,500 +35.71% 16
Sussex +2 34 £70,000 +27.27%
Middlesex -13 2 - - 1
XML
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 757 (55.87%) JavaScript
2 718 (52.99%) SQL
3 714 (52.69%) HTML
4 583 (43.03%) C#
5 573 (42.29%) CSS
6 555 (40.96%) .NET
7 538 (39.70%) Agile Software Development
8 434 (32.03%) SQL Server
9 374 (27.60%) MVC
10 366 (27.01%) Java
11 348 (25.68%) JSON
12 346 (25.54%) jQuery
13 327 (24.13%) Web Services
14 318 (23.47%) AngularJS
15 314 (23.17%) ASP.NET
16 273 (20.15%) SOAP
17 264 (19.48%) Software Engineering
18 262 (19.34%) REST
19 245 (18.08%) Oracle
20 235 (17.34%) Windows
21 231 (17.05%) Microsoft
22 226 (16.68%) Degree
23 207 (15.28%) Finance
24 204 (15.06%) .NET Framework
25 192 (14.17%) OO
26 186 (13.73%) Ajax
27 183 (13.51%) Scrum
28 175 (12.92%) Web Development
29 174 (12.84%) WCF
30 163 (12.03%) MySQL

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
1 111 (8.19%) IIS
2 88 (6.49%) CMS
3 78 (5.76%) Apache
4 64 (4.72%) Tomcat
5 54 (3.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 50 (3.69%) Drupal
7 38 (2.80%) JBoss
8 31 (2.29%) WebLogic
9 29 (2.14%) SharePoint
10 27 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
10 27 (1.99%) WebSphere
11 25 (1.85%) Umbraco
12 23 (1.70%) WordPress
13 22 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
14 16 (1.18%) Joomla!
15 15 (1.11%) Confluence
16 14 (1.03%) EPiServer
17 13 (0.96%) Apache Solr
17 13 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
18 12 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 23 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.18%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (0.74%) GIMP
7 8 (0.59%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (0.30%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.30%) InVision
9 4 (0.30%) RoboHelp
10 2 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.074%) InDesign
11 1 (0.074%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
3 14 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (0.81%) Magento
5 10 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
5 10 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.44%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (0.15%) SAP SD
11 1 (0.074%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.074%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 100 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (3.10%) SaaS
4 31 (2.29%) GitHub
5 19 (1.40%) Cloudflare
6 17 (1.25%) Force.com
7 15 (1.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 14 (1.03%) NuGet
9 13 (0.96%) PaaS
10 11 (0.81%) npm
11 10 (0.74%) Office 365
12 7 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
12 7 (0.52%) Serverless
13 6 (0.44%) AdWords
13 6 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.44%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.37%) IaaS
15 4 (0.30%) Firebase
15 4 (0.30%) Sage Pay
16 3 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 81 (5.98%) HTTP
2 46 (3.39%) Internet
3 33 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 24 (1.77%) FTP
4 24 (1.77%) Network Security
5 21 (1.55%) HTTPS
6 15 (1.11%) SSL
7 12 (0.89%) Intranet
8 10 (0.74%) SMTP
9 9 (0.66%) PuTTY
9 9 (0.66%) SSH
10 8 (0.59%) AMQP
11 7 (0.52%) Firewall
12 5 (0.37%) DNS
12 5 (0.37%) Extranet
12 5 (0.37%) SMS
13 4 (0.30%) CTI
13 4 (0.30%) WebEx
14 3 (0.22%) Skype
15 2 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (32.03%) SQL Server
2 163 (12.03%) MySQL
3 134 (9.89%) Relational Database
4 69 (5.09%) RDBMS
5 66 (4.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 61 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 47 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 40 (2.95%) Oracle Database
9 37 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
10 36 (2.66%) Big Data
11 33 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
11 33 (2.44%) NoSQL
12 32 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
12 32 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 27 (1.99%) Hadoop
14 23 (1.70%) MariaDB
15 20 (1.48%) DB2
16 19 (1.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 18 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 17 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 152 (11.22%) Git (software)
2 142 (10.48%) Visual Studio
3 99 (7.31%) Subversion
3 99 (7.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 91 (6.72%) Jenkins
5 88 (6.49%) Maven
6 81 (5.98%) Eclipse
7 76 (5.61%) JIRA
8 62 (4.58%) Selenium
9 45 (3.32%) Ant
10 44 (3.25%) JUnit
11 38 (2.80%) SoapUI
12 25 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
13 24 (1.77%) Jasmine
14 22 (1.62%) Bitbucket
14 22 (1.62%) IntelliJ
14 22 (1.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 20 (1.48%) Grunt
15 20 (1.48%) gulp
16 18 (1.33%) Protractor
General
1 207 (15.28%) Finance
2 72 (5.31%) Marketing
3 53 (3.91%) Retail
4 28 (2.07%) Telecoms
5 23 (1.70%) Banking
6 21 (1.55%) Automotive
7 20 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.25%) Publishing
9 12 (0.89%) Back Office
9 12 (0.89%) Multimedia
9 12 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (0.81%) German Language
10 11 (0.81%) Law
11 9 (0.66%) Billing
12 8 (0.59%) Electronics
13 7 (0.52%) French Language
14 4 (0.30%) Advertising
14 4 (0.30%) Legal
15 2 (0.15%) Arabic Language
16 1 (0.074%) Games
Job Titles
1 834 (61.55%) Developer
2 284 (20.96%) C# Developer
3 257 (18.97%) .NET Developer
4 210 (15.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 180 (13.28%) Software Developer
6 159 (11.73%) Senior Developer
7 155 (11.44%) Java Developer
8 139 (10.26%) C# Software Developer
9 123 (9.08%) Software Engineer
10 115 (8.49%) .NET Software Developer
11 99 (7.31%) Analyst
12 85 (6.27%) Lead Developer
13 77 (5.68%) JavaScript Developer
14 72 (5.31%) Applications Developer
15 63 (4.65%) Web Developer
16 61 (4.50%) Senior Java Developer
17 60 (4.43%) Architect
18 57 (4.21%) PHP Developer
18 57 (4.21%) SQL Developer
19 54 (3.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 714 (52.69%) HTML
2 573 (42.29%) CSS
3 555 (40.96%) .NET
4 348 (25.68%) JSON
5 346 (25.54%) jQuery
6 327 (24.13%) Web Services
7 318 (23.47%) AngularJS
8 314 (23.17%) ASP.NET
9 273 (20.15%) SOAP
10 262 (19.34%) REST
11 204 (15.06%) .NET Framework
12 186 (13.73%) Ajax
13 174 (12.84%) WCF
14 138 (10.18%) ASP.NET Web API
14 138 (10.18%) HTML5
15 136 (10.04%) J2EE
16 135 (9.96%) ASP.NET MVC
17 131 (9.67%) XSLT
18 126 (9.30%) Spring
19 113 (8.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 137 (10.11%) Computer Science
2 100 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (5.98%) Mobile App
4 80 (5.90%) Enterprise Software
5 71 (5.24%) Greenfield Project
6 54 (3.99%) Self-Motivation
7 51 (3.76%) User Experience
8 46 (3.39%) Client/Server
9 35 (2.58%) Fintech
10 31 (2.29%) Algorithms
11 22 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
12 20 (1.48%) e-Learning
12 20 (1.48%) Smart Meter
13 17 (1.25%) Clustering
13 17 (1.25%) W3C
14 16 (1.18%) Management Information System
15 13 (0.96%) CUDA
16 12 (0.89%) Taxonomies
17 11 (0.81%) FMCG
17 11 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 235 (17.34%) Windows
2 134 (9.89%) Linux
3 124 (9.15%) Unix
4 48 (3.54%) Windows Server
5 30 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.77%) Android
7 23 (1.70%) Mac OS
8 16 (1.18%) Windows Phone
9 15 (1.11%) Windows Phone 8
10 14 (1.03%) Windows 10
11 12 (0.89%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.81%) Solaris
13 10 (0.74%) Debian
13 10 (0.74%) Windows 8
13 10 (0.74%) zOS
14 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.44%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.30%) AIX
16 4 (0.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (39.70%) Agile Software Development
2 374 (27.60%) MVC
3 264 (19.48%) Software Engineering
4 192 (14.17%) OO
5 183 (13.51%) Scrum
6 175 (12.92%) Web Development
7 144 (10.63%) TDD
8 132 (9.74%) Problem-Solving
9 121 (8.93%) SOA
10 116 (8.56%) Test Automation
11 115 (8.49%) SDLC
12 98 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
13 95 (7.01%) OOP
14 92 (6.79%) Mentoring
15 84 (6.20%) DevOps
15 84 (6.20%) Open Source
15 84 (6.20%) Unit Testing
16 83 (6.13%) E-Commerce
17 79 (5.83%) Microservices
18 78 (5.76%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 757 (55.87%) JavaScript
2 718 (52.99%) SQL
3 583 (43.03%) C#
4 366 (27.01%) Java
5 145 (10.70%) T-SQL
6 141 (10.41%) PHP
7 106 (7.82%) C++
8 90 (6.64%) VB.NET
9 85 (6.27%) PL/SQL
10 59 (4.35%) Python
11 37 (2.73%) C
12 30 (2.21%) TypeScript
13 26 (1.92%) PowerShell
14 25 (1.85%) Java 8
14 25 (1.85%) VB
15 23 (1.70%) XPath
16 21 (1.55%) Objective-C
17 19 (1.40%) Apex Code
17 19 (1.40%) Perl
18 18 (1.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 226 (16.68%) Degree
2 91 (6.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (2.66%) ISTQB
4 28 (2.07%) Security Cleared
5 25 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.25%) ISEB
7 11 (0.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 11 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 11 (0.81%) PhD
8 8 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.52%) CISSP
9 7 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.44%) MCPD
10 6 (0.44%) MCTS
11 4 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.22%) RHCE
13 2 (0.15%) Master's Degree
14 1 (0.074%) APMP
14 1 (0.074%) Postgraduate
14 1 (0.074%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (6.42%) QA
2 29 (2.14%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.03%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.37%) PA-DSS
5 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.22%) HL7
7 1 (0.074%) COSHH
7 1 (0.074%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.074%) JTAG
7 1 (0.074%) MISRA
7 1 (0.074%) PMO
7 1 (0.074%) RosettaNet
7 1 (0.074%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (2.44%) Docker
2 12 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.30%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.30%) HDFS
3 4 (0.30%) LXC
4 1 (0.074%) Firmware
4 1 (0.074%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.074%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.074%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (2.95%) HP ALM
2 19 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
5 11 (0.81%) Ansible
6 8 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (0.59%) Puppet
7 6 (0.44%) Galera Cluster
8 4 (0.30%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.30%) Oozie
9 3 (0.22%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.22%) SCOM
10 2 (0.15%) Kibana
11 1 (0.074%) Apache Shiro
11 1 (0.074%) Grafana
11 1 (0.074%) logstash
11 1 (0.074%) Terraform
Vendors
1 245 (18.08%) Oracle
2 231 (17.05%) Microsoft
3 43 (3.17%) HP
4 33 (2.44%) IBM
5 30 (2.21%) Adobe
6 29 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
7 28 (2.07%) Google
8 25 (1.85%) Capita
9 23 (1.70%) SAP
10 22 (1.62%) TIBCO
11 20 (1.48%) Splunk
12 19 (1.40%) BMC
12 19 (1.40%) Zend
13 18 (1.33%) Telerik
14 15 (1.11%) Pardot
15 11 (0.81%) BEA
15 11 (0.81%) MuleSoft
15 11 (0.81%) Sencha
16 10 (0.74%) White Clarke
17 9 (0.66%) Apple