Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 64 52
Rank change year-on-year +27 -12 -16
Permanent jobs citing XML 96 47 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.96% 3.34% 4.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.53% 9.16% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 81 44 91
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,400 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,375 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -

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 618 513 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 38.36% 36.49% 36.92%
Number of salaries quoted 524 470 750
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,349 £53,800
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,351 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.65% +4.93% +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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +31 80 £37,500 +13.64% 4
Newport +13 9 £52,500 +31.25%
Caerphilly -4 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Bridgend -3 3 £41,500 +27.69% 1
XML
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 59 (61.46%) HTML
2 54 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 54 (56.25%) SQL
3 49 (51.04%) C#
4 46 (47.92%) SQL Server
5 40 (41.67%) .NET
5 40 (41.67%) JSON
6 38 (39.58%) Java
7 37 (38.54%) CSS
7 37 (38.54%) SOAP
7 37 (38.54%) Finance
8 34 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (34.38%) jQuery
10 27 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
11 25 (26.04%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 21 (21.88%) MySQL
13 21 (21.88%) Web Services
14 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET
14 20 (20.83%) Degree
15 18 (18.75%) Software Engineering
16 16 (16.67%) Spring
17 15 (15.63%) Oracle
17 15 (15.63%) T-SQL
17 15 (15.63%) Web Development
17 15 (15.63%) Ajax
17 15 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (15.63%) PowerShell
18 14 (14.58%) XSLT
18 14 (14.58%) MVC

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 7 (7.29%) WordPress
2 5 (5.21%) CMS
2 5 (5.21%) SAS
2 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.17%) Anypoint
4 3 (3.13%) IIS
5 2 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.08%) Confluence
6 1 (1.04%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.21%) Office 365
3 5 (5.21%) SaaS
4 2 (2.08%) GitHub
4 2 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.08%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.04%) Apigee
5 1 (1.04%) IaaS
5 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) HTTP
1 5 (5.21%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.13%) SSL
3 1 (1.04%) FTP
3 1 (1.04%) SMTP
3 1 (1.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (47.92%) SQL Server
2 21 (21.88%) MySQL
3 12 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (11.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (6.25%) Redis
6 6 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 5 (5.21%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.21%) DB2
7 5 (5.21%) MongoDB
7 5 (5.21%) Power BI
7 5 (5.21%) PowerPivot
7 5 (5.21%) SAS EBI
7 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (4.17%) Big Data
8 4 (4.17%) GIS
Development Applications
1 25 (26.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (13.54%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.54%) Visual Studio
3 9 (9.38%) Subversion
4 7 (7.29%) Maven
5 6 (6.25%) Liquibase
6 5 (5.21%) JIRA
7 3 (3.13%) Ant
7 3 (3.13%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.13%) Selenium
8 2 (2.08%) Gerrit
8 2 (2.08%) Gradle
8 2 (2.08%) JUnit
8 2 (2.08%) Redmine
8 2 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.08%) TestNG
8 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.04%) RSpec
General
1 37 (38.54%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Law
3 8 (8.33%) Marketing
4 6 (6.25%) Advertising
4 6 (6.25%) Banking
4 6 (6.25%) Billing
4 6 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.13%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.13%) Back Office
6 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (67.71%) Developer
2 17 (17.71%) SQL Developer
3 13 (13.54%) Software Engineer
4 12 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 12 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 11 (11.46%) Analyst
5 11 (11.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (11.46%) C# Developer
5 11 (11.46%) Software Developer
6 10 (10.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (10.42%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (7.29%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Developer
8 7 (7.29%) Web Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
9 6 (6.25%) Lead Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Programmer
9 6 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (6.25%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (61.46%) HTML
2 40 (41.67%) .NET
2 40 (41.67%) JSON
3 37 (38.54%) CSS
3 37 (38.54%) SOAP
4 33 (34.38%) jQuery
5 21 (21.88%) Web Services
6 20 (20.83%) ASP.NET
7 16 (16.67%) Spring
8 15 (15.63%) Ajax
9 14 (14.58%) XSLT
10 13 (13.54%) CSS3
10 13 (13.54%) Hibernate
10 13 (13.54%) HTML5
11 10 (10.42%) RESTful
12 9 (9.38%) J2EE
12 9 (9.38%) Sass
12 9 (9.38%) Spring Boot
13 8 (8.33%) JSP
13 8 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (8.33%) Digital Media
2 8 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.33%) Fintech
3 7 (7.29%) User Experience
4 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.08%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.08%) Wiki
7 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.04%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.38%) Linux
2 4 (4.17%) Android
2 4 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.17%) Unix
3 3 (3.13%) Windows
4 1 (1.04%) CentOS
4 1 (1.04%) Debian
4 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 15 (15.63%) Web Development
4 14 (14.58%) MVC
5 13 (13.54%) Scrum
5 13 (13.54%) TDD
6 12 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (11.46%) Microservices
7 11 (11.46%) OO
7 11 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (10.42%) Functional Programming
8 10 (10.42%) Mentoring
8 10 (10.42%) Unit Testing
9 9 (9.38%) Decision-Making
10 8 (8.33%) Affiliate Marketing
10 8 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.25%) Analytics
11 6 (6.25%) Feasibility Study
11 6 (6.25%) Open Source
11 6 (6.25%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (56.25%) JavaScript
1 54 (56.25%) SQL
2 49 (51.04%) C#
3 38 (39.58%) Java
4 15 (15.63%) PowerShell
4 15 (15.63%) T-SQL
5 12 (12.50%) PHP
5 12 (12.50%) VBA
6 8 (8.33%) Python
7 7 (7.29%) C
7 7 (7.29%) VB
8 6 (6.25%) C++
9 5 (5.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (5.21%) XPath
10 4 (4.17%) Java 8
11 3 (3.13%) Embedded C
11 3 (3.13%) Embedded C++
11 3 (3.13%) Ruby
12 2 (2.08%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (20.83%) Degree
2 3 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.13%) PhD
3 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (10.42%) Docker
2 1 (1.04%) Firmware
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Ansible
2 1 (1.04%) Rundeck
2 1 (1.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.63%) Oracle
3 11 (11.46%) Google
4 6 (6.25%) Guidewire
5 4 (4.17%) ESRI
5 4 (4.17%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.08%) IBM
7 1 (1.04%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (1.04%) Mashery
7 1 (1.04%) Perforce
7 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.04%) Splunk
7 1 (1.04%) VMware