Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 46 41
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5 -14
Permanent jobs citing XML 51 92 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.71% 4.87% 5.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.90% 12.04% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 42 76 107
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £33,173 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.51% -11.54% +15.38%
10th Percentile £27,625 £23,375 £24,700
90th Percentile £52,375 £52,750 £44,500
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +7.69%

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 South Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 515 764 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 37.45% 40.42% 36.24%
Number of salaries quoted 449 688 721
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -1.41% +1.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for XML in South Wales

XML
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in South Wales.

Salary trend for XML in South Wales

XML
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in South Wales over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in South Wales

XML
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 24 February 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
Cardiff -6 25 £33,000 +15.79% 4
Torfaen +13 11 £35,250 -21.67%
Newport -13 7 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Caerphilly +3 4 £45,000 +1.12%
Glamorgan - 2 £32,500 -
Bridgend - 1 £32,500 - 2
XML
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Wales region with a requirement for XML.

1 36 (70.59%) SQL
2 28 (54.90%) HTML
3 24 (47.06%) C#
4 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
5 19 (37.25%) .NET
5 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
6 16 (31.37%) Java
6 16 (31.37%) CSS
6 16 (31.37%) SOAP
6 16 (31.37%) Web Services
6 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (25.49%) IIS
7 13 (25.49%) HTML5
8 12 (23.53%) OO
8 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
9 11 (21.57%) WCF
9 11 (21.57%) TDD
9 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
9 11 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (19.61%) REST
10 10 (19.61%) T-SQL
10 10 (19.61%) MVC
10 10 (19.61%) JSON
11 9 (17.65%) QA
11 9 (17.65%) Finance
11 9 (17.65%) MySQL
11 9 (17.65%) PHP
11 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET
12 8 (15.69%) Spring
12 8 (15.69%) Maven

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 13 (25.49%) IIS
2 5 (9.80%) Apache
3 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.92%) Mule
5 1 (1.96%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.96%) CMS
5 1 (1.96%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.80%) IaaS
2 5 (9.80%) PaaS
3 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) DHCP
1 4 (7.84%) DNS
1 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.92%) FTP
2 2 (3.92%) SMTP
2 2 (3.92%) SSH
3 1 (1.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) MySQL
3 3 (5.88%) Big Data
4 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.96%) HPCC
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.96%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (15.69%) Maven
3 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.76%) NUnit
4 5 (9.80%) JUnit
4 5 (9.80%) Moq
4 5 (9.80%) MSTest
4 5 (9.80%) Subversion
5 4 (7.84%) Ant
5 4 (7.84%) Gradle
5 4 (7.84%) Mercurial
5 4 (7.84%) TestNG
5 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.96%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.96%) GitLab
6 1 (1.96%) JIRA
6 1 (1.96%) Selenium
6 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.96%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Software Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Java Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Java Software Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Software Developer
4 7 (13.73%) .NET Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) PHP Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Open Source Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (54.90%) HTML
2 19 (37.25%) .NET
3 16 (31.37%) CSS
3 16 (31.37%) SOAP
3 16 (31.37%) Web Services
4 13 (25.49%) HTML5
5 11 (21.57%) WCF
6 10 (19.61%) JSON
6 10 (19.61%) REST
7 9 (17.65%) ASP.NET
8 8 (15.69%) CSS3
8 8 (15.69%) Spring
9 7 (13.73%) .NET Framework
9 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (13.73%) jQuery
9 7 (13.73%) Node.js
10 6 (11.76%) Ajax
10 6 (11.76%) AngularJS
11 5 (9.80%) XSLT
12 4 (7.84%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.84%) Fintech
1 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
1 4 (7.84%) NHS
2 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.96%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Linux
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
1 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.53%) OO
2 12 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 11 (21.57%) TDD
4 10 (19.61%) MVC
5 8 (15.69%) DevOps
6 6 (11.76%) Open Source
6 6 (11.76%) Scrum
7 5 (9.80%) OOD
7 5 (9.80%) OOP
7 5 (9.80%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (9.80%) SOLID
7 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.80%) Web Development
8 4 (7.84%) Coaching
8 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.84%) Front End Development
8 4 (7.84%) Informatics
8 4 (7.84%) SDLC
8 4 (7.84%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 36 (70.59%) SQL
2 24 (47.06%) C#
3 20 (39.22%) JavaScript
4 16 (31.37%) Java
5 10 (19.61%) T-SQL
6 9 (17.65%) PHP
7 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.84%) TypeScript
7 4 (7.84%) VB
8 3 (5.88%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.92%) C
9 2 (3.92%) C++
9 2 (3.92%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.92%) Embedded C++
9 2 (3.92%) Groovy
9 2 (3.92%) Scala
10 1 (1.96%) ABAP
10 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.96%) Perl
10 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.96%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Docker
1 2 (3.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.96%) SAP
3 1 (1.96%) Twitter