Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 52 31
Rank change year-on-year -8 -21 -7
Permanent jobs citing XML 47 91 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.32% 4.24% 6.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.99% 11.55% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 45 87 117
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £33,173 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.58% -11.54% +15.38%
10th Percentile £28,450 £22,500 £25,800
90th Percentile £54,500 £51,250 £44,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,184
% change year-on-year +14.29% -0.52% +8.26%

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 523 788 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 36.99% 36.75% 37.66%
Number of salaries quoted 481 722 789
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,550 £23,750
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% +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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -10 22 £33,000 -
Newport -5 8 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Torfaen +9 6 £35,250 -15.06%
Caerphilly - 5 £45,000 -
Bridgend - 3 £32,500 -
Glamorgan - 2 £32,500 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £42,500 -
XML
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for XML.

1 32 (68.09%) SQL
2 26 (55.32%) HTML
3 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
4 19 (40.43%) C#
4 19 (40.43%) .NET
5 17 (36.17%) HTML5
6 16 (34.04%) CSS
6 16 (34.04%) JSON
7 15 (31.91%) OO
8 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (27.66%) MySQL
9 13 (27.66%) MVC
9 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
10 12 (25.53%) Web Services
11 11 (23.40%) SOAP
11 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
11 11 (23.40%) Java
11 11 (23.40%) PHP
11 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
12 10 (21.28%) Node.js
12 10 (21.28%) CSS3
13 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
13 9 (19.15%) WCF
14 8 (17.02%) Finance
14 8 (17.02%) jQuery
14 8 (17.02%) Oracle
14 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (14.89%) OOD

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 6 (12.77%) IIS
2 5 (10.64%) Apache
3 3 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.26%) CMS
4 2 (4.26%) WordPress
5 1 (2.13%) Mule
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.64%) IaaS
2 5 (10.64%) PaaS
3 2 (4.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) FTP
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
1 2 (4.26%) SMTP
1 2 (4.26%) SSH
1 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) MySQL
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.64%) Big Data
4 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQLite
6 1 (2.13%) HPCC
6 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
6 1 (2.13%) SAP HANA
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.77%) Maven
2 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.64%) Moq
3 5 (10.64%) MSTest
3 5 (10.64%) NUnit
4 4 (8.51%) Subversion
5 3 (6.38%) ClearQuest
5 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.38%) JIRA
5 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.26%) GitLab
7 1 (2.13%) Ant
7 1 (2.13%) Gradle
7 1 (2.13%) JUnit
7 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.13%) TestNG
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Legal
3 2 (4.26%) Games
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Software Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Java Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (10.64%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.64%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.51%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.38%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Junior Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Scrum Master
7 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (55.32%) HTML
2 19 (40.43%) .NET
3 17 (36.17%) HTML5
4 16 (34.04%) CSS
4 16 (34.04%) JSON
5 12 (25.53%) Web Services
6 11 (23.40%) SOAP
7 10 (21.28%) CSS3
7 10 (21.28%) Node.js
8 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
8 9 (19.15%) WCF
9 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (17.02%) jQuery
10 6 (12.77%) Ajax
10 6 (12.77%) Spring
11 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
11 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
12 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
12 4 (8.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (6.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) NHS
3 1 (2.13%) Anti-Piracy
3 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.13%) Fintech
3 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.13%) Social Media
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) OO
2 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.66%) MVC
4 11 (23.40%) Software Engineering
5 7 (14.89%) OOD
5 7 (14.89%) TDD
6 6 (12.77%) Front End Development
7 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.64%) Scrum
7 5 (10.64%) SDLC
7 5 (10.64%) SOLID
7 5 (10.64%) Web Development
8 4 (8.51%) DevOps
8 4 (8.51%) OOP
8 4 (8.51%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (8.51%) Web Design
9 3 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (6.38%) CRM
9 3 (6.38%) Open Source
9 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 32 (68.09%) SQL
2 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
3 19 (40.43%) C#
4 11 (23.40%) Java
4 11 (23.40%) PHP
5 6 (12.77%) VB.NET
6 4 (8.51%) C++
6 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.38%) C
8 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
8 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++
8 2 (4.26%) Python
9 1 (2.13%) ABAP
9 1 (2.13%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.13%) Groovy
9 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.13%) Scala
9 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.38%) ISEB
4 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Docker
2 2 (4.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) SAP
3 2 (4.26%) Twitter