Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 56 69
Rank change year-on-year +17 +13 -23
Permanent jobs citing XML 78 62 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.37% 4.13% 3.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.10% 11.36% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 66 56 73
South Wales median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +21.43% -3.94%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £22,100
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £49,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% -2.86%

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 553 546 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 38.06% 36.35% 35.01%
Number of salaries quoted 467 514 721
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,075 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +21 69 £42,500 -15.00% 12
Caerphilly +3 4 £40,000 +11.11%
Bridgend -3 3 £41,500 +29.69%
Newport -1 2 £52,500 +50.00%
XML
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 47 (60.26%) Java
2 36 (46.15%) HTML
2 36 (46.15%) SOAP
3 35 (44.87%) SQL
4 33 (42.31%) C#
5 32 (41.03%) Finance
6 28 (35.90%) SQL Server
6 28 (35.90%) JSON
7 25 (32.05%) Web Services
8 24 (30.77%) JavaScript
9 20 (25.64%) .NET
10 19 (24.36%) Degree
11 18 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (23.08%) Spring
12 17 (21.79%) PowerShell
13 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (20.51%) CSS
14 15 (19.23%) Visual Studio
14 15 (19.23%) MVC
15 14 (17.95%) MySQL
16 13 (16.67%) Law
16 13 (16.67%) Hibernate
16 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (16.67%) jQuery
16 13 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (16.67%) Microservices
17 12 (15.38%) Oracle
17 12 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
18 11 (14.10%) VBA

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 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.13%) Anypoint
3 2 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.56%) Confluence
3 2 (2.56%) SAS
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.28%) CMS
4 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.56%) GitHub
3 2 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.56%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (2.56%) Office 365
3 2 (2.56%) SaaS
4 1 (1.28%) IaaS
4 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) HTTP
2 2 (2.56%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.28%) FTP
3 1 (1.28%) SMTP
3 1 (1.28%) SSH
3 1 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.95%) MySQL
3 13 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (14.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (14.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (8.97%) Redis
7 5 (6.41%) MongoDB
7 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (5.13%) GIS
9 3 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.56%) DB2
10 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.56%) Power BI
10 2 (2.56%) PowerPivot
10 2 (2.56%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 18 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (19.23%) Visual Studio
3 8 (10.26%) Maven
4 7 (8.97%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.97%) Liquibase
5 5 (6.41%) Cucumber
5 5 (6.41%) Subversion
6 4 (5.13%) Ant
6 4 (5.13%) Gradle
6 4 (5.13%) JIRA
6 4 (5.13%) JUnit
6 4 (5.13%) Selenium
6 4 (5.13%) TestNG
7 2 (2.56%) Gerrit
7 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.28%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.28%) Redmine
8 1 (1.28%) RSpec
General
1 32 (41.03%) Finance
2 13 (16.67%) Law
3 8 (10.26%) Banking
4 7 (8.97%) Billing
4 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.13%) Aerospace
6 3 (3.85%) Back Office
7 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (64.10%) Developer
2 13 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 12 (15.38%) Analyst
3 12 (15.38%) SQL Developer
4 9 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 8 (10.26%) .NET Developer
5 8 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (10.26%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Analyst Programmer
6 7 (8.97%) Programmer
6 7 (8.97%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 7 (8.97%) Senior Programmer
7 6 (7.69%) ABAP Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Lead Developer
7 6 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (46.15%) HTML
1 36 (46.15%) SOAP
2 28 (35.90%) JSON
3 25 (32.05%) Web Services
4 20 (25.64%) .NET
5 18 (23.08%) Spring
6 16 (20.51%) CSS
7 13 (16.67%) Hibernate
7 13 (16.67%) jQuery
8 11 (14.10%) REST
9 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET
9 10 (12.82%) Spring Boot
10 8 (10.26%) Ajax
10 8 (10.26%) J2EE
11 7 (8.97%) CSS3
11 7 (8.97%) JSP
11 7 (8.97%) Struts
11 7 (8.97%) Thymeleaf
11 7 (8.97%) XSLT
12 6 (7.69%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) User Experience
3 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.56%) Fintech
4 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Linux
2 4 (5.13%) Android
2 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.28%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.23%) MVC
2 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.67%) Microservices
3 12 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
4 11 (14.10%) Unit Testing
5 9 (11.54%) OO
5 9 (11.54%) Scrum
6 8 (10.26%) Practice Management
7 7 (8.97%) Feasibility Study
7 7 (8.97%) Workflow
8 6 (7.69%) API Development
9 5 (6.41%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.41%) CRM
9 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.41%) TDD
9 5 (6.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (60.26%) Java
2 35 (44.87%) SQL
3 33 (42.31%) C#
4 24 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 17 (21.79%) PowerShell
6 11 (14.10%) VBA
7 9 (11.54%) T-SQL
7 9 (11.54%) VB
8 7 (8.97%) Python
9 6 (7.69%) ABAP
9 6 (7.69%) C
10 5 (6.41%) C++
10 5 (6.41%) PHP
10 5 (6.41%) XPath
11 4 (5.13%) Embedded C
11 4 (5.13%) Embedded C++
11 4 (5.13%) Java 8
11 4 (5.13%) Ruby
12 2 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) PhD
3 2 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (14.10%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) Firmware
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Ansible
1 1 (1.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) Oracle
2 8 (10.26%) Google
2 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.97%) Guidewire
4 6 (7.69%) SAP
5 4 (5.13%) ESRI
5 4 (5.13%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.56%) IBM
7 1 (1.28%) Apigee
7 1 (1.28%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (1.28%) Mashery
7 1 (1.28%) Perforce
7 1 (1.28%) Splunk
7 1 (1.28%) VMware