Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 44 60
Rank change year-on-year -18 +16 -15
Permanent jobs citing XML 42 81 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.18% 5.16% 3.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.32% 13.02% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 25 62 81
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £45,350 £54,908 £43,750
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +25.00% -

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 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 505 622 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 38.20% 39.59% 34.17%
Number of salaries quoted 428 563 685
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,300 £23,150
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -7 32 £35,000 -28.21% 8
Torfaen +11 6 £40,000 -
Newport -9 2 £38,000 -1.94% 3
Bridgend - 1 £41,500 -
XML
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 28 (66.67%) Java
2 21 (50.00%) HTML
2 21 (50.00%) SQL
3 18 (42.86%) SOAP
4 16 (38.10%) C#
4 16 (38.10%) Finance
5 15 (35.71%) Web Services
6 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 12 (28.57%) REST
7 11 (26.19%) T-SQL
8 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (23.81%) Spring
9 9 (21.43%) QA
9 9 (21.43%) IIS
9 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing
9 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (19.05%) CSS
10 8 (19.05%) .NET
10 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
11 7 (16.67%) JUnit
11 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
12 6 (14.29%) TestNG
12 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
12 6 (14.29%) Gradle
12 6 (14.29%) IDoc
12 6 (14.29%) SAP
12 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
12 6 (14.29%) XSLT

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 9 (21.43%) IIS
2 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) Anypoint
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.38%) Confluence
3 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.38%) Mule
3 1 (2.38%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Bluemix
1 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.38%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) DHCP
1 4 (9.52%) DNS
1 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.76%) Redis
5 1 (2.38%) Big Data
5 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (16.67%) JUnit
3 6 (14.29%) Ant
3 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 6 (14.29%) Gradle
3 6 (14.29%) Maven
3 6 (14.29%) TestNG
4 5 (11.90%) Subversion
5 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.14%) Mercurial
5 3 (7.14%) Selenium
5 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.76%) JIRA
6 2 (4.76%) Liquibase
7 1 (2.38%) Gerrit
7 1 (2.38%) JMeter
7 1 (2.38%) NUnit
7 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.38%) Zephyr
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Law
4 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.76%) Billing
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Back Office
5 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) ABAP Consultant
4 6 (14.29%) Consultant
4 6 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Java Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Open Source Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Software Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) SQL Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (4.76%) Programmer
8 2 (4.76%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) HTML
2 18 (42.86%) SOAP
3 15 (35.71%) Web Services
4 12 (28.57%) REST
5 10 (23.81%) Spring
6 8 (19.05%) .NET
6 8 (19.05%) CSS
7 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 6 (14.29%) IDoc
7 6 (14.29%) SAP ALE
7 6 (14.29%) Web Dynpro
7 6 (14.29%) XML Schema
7 6 (14.29%) XSLT
8 5 (11.90%) BAPI
9 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
9 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
9 4 (9.52%) WCF
9 4 (9.52%) XForms
10 3 (7.14%) Entity Framework
10 3 (7.14%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Fintech
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) NHS
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
1 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing
3 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
4 6 (14.29%) OO
4 6 (14.29%) TDD
4 6 (14.29%) Workflow
5 5 (11.90%) DevOps
5 5 (11.90%) MVC
5 5 (11.90%) Open Source
5 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.52%) Coaching
6 4 (9.52%) Health Informatics
6 4 (9.52%) Informatics
6 4 (9.52%) Microservices
6 4 (9.52%) Static Code Analysis
6 4 (9.52%) User Stories
7 3 (7.14%) Practice Management
7 3 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) Java
2 21 (50.00%) SQL
3 16 (38.10%) C#
4 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 11 (26.19%) T-SQL
6 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 6 (14.29%) ABAP
7 6 (14.29%) VB
8 3 (7.14%) PHP
8 3 (7.14%) Ruby
8 3 (7.14%) TypeScript
8 3 (7.14%) VBA
9 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.38%) C
9 1 (2.38%) C++
9 1 (2.38%) Groovy
9 1 (2.38%) Java 8
9 1 (2.38%) Perl
9 1 (2.38%) Python
9 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (4.76%) Guidewire
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) MuleSoft