Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 80 62
Rank change year-on-year -8 -18 -15
Permanent jobs citing XML 851 1,103 1,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.35% 3.79% 4.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.67% 8.80% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 698 910 1,127
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,675 £30,975 £26,250
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 9,811 12,538 12,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.65% 43.07% 41.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8,457 10,860 10,495
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -32 255 £45,000 -5.26% 45
Hampshire +20 234 £45,000 - 18
Berkshire -2 168 £45,000 -6.25% 35
Surrey +4 133 £65,000 +44.44% 37
East Sussex +40 107 £40,000 -5.88% 3
West Sussex -33 78 £47,500 +2.15% 17
Buckinghamshire -41 74 £45,000 - 7
Kent -10 40 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Oxfordshire -32 13 £62,500 +38.89% 3
Isle of Wight - 1 £40,000 -
Middlesex - 1 - - 1
XML
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 443 (52.06%) JavaScript
2 421 (49.47%) SQL
3 368 (43.24%) C#
4 343 (40.31%) .NET
5 334 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
6 309 (36.31%) SQL Server
7 308 (36.19%) HTML
8 291 (34.20%) JSON
9 282 (33.14%) CSS
10 256 (30.08%) Web Services
11 237 (27.85%) Java
12 232 (27.26%) SOAP
13 229 (26.91%) REST
14 221 (25.97%) jQuery
15 208 (24.44%) AngularJS
16 170 (19.98%) WCF
17 149 (17.51%) Degree
18 148 (17.39%) Microsoft
19 140 (16.45%) Git (software)
20 137 (16.10%) ASP.NET
21 126 (14.81%) Web Development
22 125 (14.69%) Windows
23 124 (14.57%) Problem-Solving
24 123 (14.45%) MVC
25 120 (14.10%) PHP
26 117 (13.75%) Team Foundation Server
27 111 (13.04%) RESTful
27 111 (13.04%) Computer Science
27 111 (13.04%) XSLT
28 110 (12.93%) Ajax

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 55 (6.46%) Tomcat
2 39 (4.58%) IIS
3 37 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
4 34 (4.00%) CMS
5 30 (3.53%) Joomla!
6 27 (3.17%) WordPress
7 25 (2.94%) Apache
7 25 (2.94%) Confluence
8 15 (1.76%) JBoss
9 14 (1.65%) SharePoint
10 11 (1.29%) GeoServer
10 11 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (1.18%) Drupal
12 9 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.71%) nginx
13 6 (0.71%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
14 4 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
15 3 (0.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 26 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.35%) XMetaL
5 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.12%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.12%) Maya
6 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.12%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.12%) Sketch
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (2.35%) Magento
1 20 (2.35%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.47%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.47%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.35%) nopCommerce
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.24%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.12%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.12%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.12%) Revive Adserver
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.12%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 96 (11.28%) Azure
2 56 (6.58%) AWS
3 44 (5.17%) Serverless
4 37 (4.35%) SaaS
5 24 (2.82%) PaaS
6 23 (2.70%) Azure Functions
7 15 (1.76%) Boomi
8 9 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (1.06%) Office 365
9 8 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.94%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.47%) AWS CloudTrail
11 4 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.47%) Tricentis Tosca
11 4 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 77 (9.05%) HTTP
2 10 (1.18%) X.509
3 9 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.59%) FTP
5 3 (0.35%) SSL
6 2 (0.24%) Internet
7 1 (0.12%) 5G
7 1 (0.12%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.12%) DNS
7 1 (0.12%) IMAP
7 1 (0.12%) Network Security
7 1 (0.12%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.12%) SAN
7 1 (0.12%) SMTP
7 1 (0.12%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.12%) Telnet
7 1 (0.12%) VPN
7 1 (0.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (36.31%) SQL Server
2 79 (9.28%) MySQL
3 41 (4.82%) Relational Database
4 33 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (3.76%) Azure SQL Database
6 27 (3.17%) MongoDB
7 20 (2.35%) NoSQL
8 17 (2.00%) Big Data
8 17 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (1.41%) MariaDB
11 11 (1.29%) GIS
12 9 (1.06%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.94%) VoltDB
14 6 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.71%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 140 (16.45%) Git (software)
2 117 (13.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 76 (8.93%) Visual Studio
4 67 (7.87%) JIRA
5 41 (4.82%) WiX
6 38 (4.47%) Jenkins
6 38 (4.47%) Selenium
7 33 (3.88%) Subversion
8 27 (3.17%) Maven
9 26 (3.06%) JUnit
10 21 (2.47%) SpecFlow
10 21 (2.47%) TeamCity
11 17 (2.00%) Bitbucket
11 17 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
12 16 (1.88%) Jasmine
12 16 (1.88%) JMeter
12 16 (1.88%) SoapUI
13 14 (1.65%) Cucumber
14 13 (1.53%) HP UFT
14 13 (1.53%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 73 (8.58%) Finance
2 32 (3.76%) Marketing
3 22 (2.59%) Retail
4 16 (1.88%) Advertising
5 15 (1.76%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.53%) Automotive
7 12 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.06%) Legal
9 8 (0.94%) Law
10 6 (0.71%) Banking
11 5 (0.59%) Electronics
11 5 (0.59%) German Language
11 5 (0.59%) Public Sector
12 4 (0.47%) Games
12 4 (0.47%) Publishing
13 3 (0.35%) Back Office
13 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.24%) French Language
14 2 (0.24%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 555 (65.22%) Developer
2 131 (15.39%) Software Developer
3 120 (14.10%) Java Developer
4 117 (13.75%) C# Developer
5 100 (11.75%) Senior Developer
6 93 (10.93%) .NET Developer
7 67 (7.87%) Analyst
8 59 (6.93%) Consultant
9 51 (5.99%) Web Developer
10 50 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
10 50 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
11 48 (5.64%) PHP Developer
12 43 (5.05%) Senior Java Developer
13 37 (4.35%) SQL Developer
14 35 (4.11%) Lead Developer
15 30 (3.53%) Team Leader
16 29 (3.41%) Senior C# Developer
17 28 (3.29%) .NET Software Developer
17 28 (3.29%) Software Team Leader
17 28 (3.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (40.31%) .NET
2 308 (36.19%) HTML
3 291 (34.20%) JSON
4 282 (33.14%) CSS
5 256 (30.08%) Web Services
6 232 (27.26%) SOAP
7 229 (26.91%) REST
8 221 (25.97%) jQuery
9 208 (24.44%) AngularJS
10 170 (19.98%) WCF
11 137 (16.10%) ASP.NET
12 111 (13.04%) RESTful
12 111 (13.04%) XSLT
13 110 (12.93%) Ajax
14 89 (10.46%) ASP.NET Web API
15 86 (10.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 81 (9.52%) HTML5
17 78 (9.17%) Spring
18 76 (8.93%) React
19 70 (8.23%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.70%) Enterprise Software
2 55 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
4 38 (4.47%) Self-Motivation
5 36 (4.23%) Video Conferencing
6 34 (4.00%) Mobile App
7 29 (3.41%) Virtual Team
8 26 (3.06%) User Experience
9 16 (1.88%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.65%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.53%) AS400
11 13 (1.53%) iSeries
11 13 (1.53%) Reinsurance
12 11 (1.29%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.29%) Replication
12 11 (1.29%) W3C
13 10 (1.18%) N-Tier
14 9 (1.06%) Algorithms
14 9 (1.06%) Clustering
15 8 (0.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 125 (14.69%) Windows
2 79 (9.28%) Linux
3 48 (5.64%) Android
4 43 (5.05%) Apple iOS
5 27 (3.17%) Unix
6 19 (2.23%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.94%) Mac OS
8 7 (0.82%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.71%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.71%) Windows Phone 8
10 5 (0.59%) Fedora
10 5 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.24%) CentOS
12 1 (0.12%) Debian
12 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (14.81%) Web Development
3 124 (14.57%) Problem-Solving
4 123 (14.45%) MVC
5 111 (13.04%) Computer Science
6 108 (12.69%) OO
7 96 (11.28%) SOA
8 95 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
9 84 (9.87%) DevOps
10 83 (9.75%) TDD
11 81 (9.52%) Scrum
12 66 (7.76%) Unit Testing
13 64 (7.52%) SDLC
14 62 (7.29%) SOLID
15 57 (6.70%) Multithreading
16 52 (6.11%) Analytics
17 50 (5.88%) Software Engineering
18 45 (5.29%) BDD
19 42 (4.94%) Project Management
19 42 (4.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 443 (52.06%) JavaScript
2 421 (49.47%) SQL
3 368 (43.24%) C#
4 237 (27.85%) Java
5 120 (14.10%) PHP
6 80 (9.40%) T-SQL
7 79 (9.28%) Python
8 70 (8.23%) VB.NET
9 46 (5.41%) Ruby
10 45 (5.29%) VB
11 40 (4.70%) C++
12 36 (4.23%) PL/SQL
13 30 (3.53%) XPath
14 26 (3.06%) PowerShell
15 21 (2.47%) C
15 21 (2.47%) VB6
16 17 (2.00%) RPG
17 13 (1.53%) Java 8
18 12 (1.41%) Bash Shell
19 11 (1.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 149 (17.51%) Degree
2 76 (8.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.82%) ISEB
6 7 (0.82%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.59%) HND
8 5 (0.59%) MCITP
8 5 (0.59%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.59%) PMP
9 3 (0.35%) CCENT
9 3 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.35%) MCSA
9 3 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.24%) MCP
10 2 (0.24%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (7.76%) QA
2 7 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.71%) PMO
4 5 (0.59%) SLA
5 4 (0.47%) GDPR
5 4 (0.47%) WCAG
6 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (3.06%) Docker
2 9 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.71%) Terraform
3 5 (0.59%) Ansible
3 5 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.59%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.59%) Puppet
3 5 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.47%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.12%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.12%) Kibana
5 1 (0.12%) nmon
Vendors
1 148 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 94 (11.05%) Oracle
3 23 (2.70%) SAP
4 22 (2.59%) MuleSoft
5 19 (2.23%) IBM
6 16 (1.88%) Dell
7 15 (1.76%) Informatica
7 15 (1.76%) TIBCO
8 14 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.65%) Splunk
8 14 (1.65%) Xamarin
9 13 (1.53%) webMethods
10 11 (1.29%) Atlassian
10 11 (1.29%) Zend
11 9 (1.06%) VMware
12 7 (0.82%) Adobe
13 6 (0.71%) Dynatrace
13 6 (0.71%) Google
13 6 (0.71%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.59%) Tealeaf