Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > South West
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 47 31
Rank change year-on-year -15 -16 -7
Permanent jobs citing XML 486 614 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.80% 5.85% 7.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.00% 13.93% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 423 456 692
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,300 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,418 4,407 4,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 43.65% 42.00% 41.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3,794 3,754 4,164
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +7.79% +6.94%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in the South West

XML
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for XML in the South West

XML
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the South West over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in the South West

XML
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Bristol -20 185 £40,000 -3.03% 21
Gloucestershire -5 147 £45,500 -4.21% 16
Dorset +9 51 £32,500 -45.83% 9
Wiltshire -26 42 £40,000 +3.23% 7
Somerset -37 22 £44,000 +8.64% 6
Devon +11 21 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Cornwall -7 18 £33,750 -32.50%
XML
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for XML.

1 289 (59.47%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (51.44%) JavaScript
3 241 (49.59%) SQL
4 240 (49.38%) HTML
5 233 (47.94%) Java
6 192 (39.51%) CSS
7 190 (39.09%) C#
8 167 (34.36%) MVC
9 166 (34.16%) TDD
10 161 (33.13%) .NET
11 156 (32.10%) JSON
12 153 (31.48%) Web Services
13 139 (28.60%) REST
14 126 (25.93%) Linux
14 126 (25.93%) Scrum
15 125 (25.72%) Git (software)
16 123 (25.31%) JIRA
17 118 (24.28%) Spring
18 115 (23.66%) SOAP
19 111 (22.84%) SQL Server
20 106 (21.81%) Hibernate
21 104 (21.40%) ASP.NET
22 98 (20.16%) BDD
23 96 (19.75%) Software Engineering
24 95 (19.55%) JUnit
25 94 (19.34%) Finance
26 88 (18.11%) Amazon AWS
27 87 (17.90%) Marketing
28 85 (17.49%) Microsoft
29 84 (17.28%) JPA

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 80 (16.46%) Tomcat
2 63 (12.96%) Mule
3 58 (11.93%) Mule ESB
4 51 (10.49%) JBoss
5 35 (7.20%) IIS
6 30 (6.17%) Apache
7 23 (4.73%) Confluence
8 15 (3.09%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.65%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.44%) Alfresco
10 7 (1.44%) Anypoint
10 7 (1.44%) GlassFish
10 7 (1.44%) Joomla!
11 5 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.03%) CMS
12 4 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.82%) WebSphere Portal
13 3 (0.62%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.82%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (2.47%) Magento
2 8 (1.65%) Visualfiles
3 5 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 88 (18.11%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (14.81%) SaaS
3 47 (9.67%) Amazon EC2
4 35 (7.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (2.06%) Serverless
6 6 (1.23%) GitHub
6 6 (1.23%) IaaS
6 6 (1.23%) PaaS
6 6 (1.23%) Slack
7 5 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 5 (1.03%) G Suite
7 5 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.03%) Heroku
8 4 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.82%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.82%) Route 53
9 2 (0.41%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.21%) npm
10 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.14%) HTTP
1 25 (5.14%) Internet
2 8 (1.65%) Extranet
3 7 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.23%) FTP
5 5 (1.03%) HTTPS
5 5 (1.03%) SMS
6 4 (0.82%) Kerberos
6 4 (0.82%) SSH
6 4 (0.82%) VPN
7 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.21%) Firewall
7 1 (0.21%) WAN
7 1 (0.21%) Wireless
7 1 (0.21%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (22.84%) SQL Server
2 71 (14.61%) NoSQL
3 66 (13.58%) MongoDB
4 59 (12.14%) MySQL
5 54 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 51 (10.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 26 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.65%) Big Data
10 8 (1.65%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.23%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.03%) Power BI
13 4 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.82%) GIS
13 4 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 125 (25.72%) Git (software)
2 123 (25.31%) JIRA
3 95 (19.55%) JUnit
4 59 (12.14%) Maven
5 52 (10.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 50 (10.29%) IntelliJ
7 43 (8.85%) Jenkins
8 34 (7.00%) Cucumber
8 34 (7.00%) Subversion
9 33 (6.79%) Eclipse
10 31 (6.38%) Visual Studio
11 30 (6.17%) NUnit
12 25 (5.14%) Selenium
12 25 (5.14%) SoapUI
13 22 (4.53%) Ant
14 21 (4.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 17 (3.50%) HP UFT
16 13 (2.67%) Gradle
17 9 (1.85%) Mercurial
17 9 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 94 (19.34%) Finance
2 87 (17.90%) Marketing
3 75 (15.43%) Electronics
3 75 (15.43%) Telecoms
4 74 (15.23%) Manufacturing
5 59 (12.14%) Retail
6 15 (3.09%) Law
7 11 (2.26%) Legal
8 8 (1.65%) Local Government
9 7 (1.44%) Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.41%) Back Office
10 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 325 (66.87%) Developer
2 108 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 89 (18.31%) .NET Developer
4 88 (18.11%) Software Developer
5 56 (11.52%) Senior Developer
6 50 (10.29%) C# Developer
6 50 (10.29%) Software Engineer
7 40 (8.23%) C# .NET Developer
8 38 (7.82%) ASP.NET Developer
8 38 (7.82%) SQL Developer
9 37 (7.61%) .NET Software Developer
9 37 (7.61%) Senior Java Developer
10 35 (7.20%) C# Software Developer
11 33 (6.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 33 (6.79%) Junior
11 33 (6.79%) Junior Developer
12 32 (6.58%) Analyst
13 28 (5.76%) PHP Developer
14 27 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
15 26 (5.35%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (49.38%) HTML
2 192 (39.51%) CSS
3 161 (33.13%) .NET
4 156 (32.10%) JSON
5 153 (31.48%) Web Services
6 139 (28.60%) REST
7 118 (24.28%) Spring
8 115 (23.66%) SOAP
9 106 (21.81%) Hibernate
10 104 (21.40%) ASP.NET
11 84 (17.28%) JPA
12 79 (16.26%) jQuery
13 72 (14.81%) AngularJS
14 65 (13.37%) Spring MVC
15 57 (11.73%) HTML5
16 56 (11.52%) Apache Camel
17 52 (10.70%) Spring Integration
18 48 (9.88%) XSLT
19 44 (9.05%) Ajax
19 44 (9.05%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.91%) Computer Science
2 35 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.14%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (3.91%) Client/Server
4 19 (3.91%) User Experience
5 16 (3.29%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.88%) Virtual Team
7 13 (2.67%) RIA
8 9 (1.85%) Fintech
9 7 (1.44%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.03%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.62%) Graphic Design
14 2 (0.41%) Life Science
14 2 (0.41%) Robotics
14 2 (0.41%) Tandem
14 2 (0.41%) Video\Live Streaming
14 2 (0.41%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 126 (25.93%) Linux
2 61 (12.55%) Windows
3 28 (5.76%) Android
4 27 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 26 (5.35%) Apple iOS
6 23 (4.73%) Unix
7 9 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.21%) AIX
9 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (59.47%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (34.36%) MVC
3 166 (34.16%) TDD
4 126 (25.93%) Scrum
5 98 (20.16%) BDD
6 96 (19.75%) Software Engineering
7 82 (16.87%) Business Intelligence
8 74 (15.23%) Digital Marketing
8 74 (15.23%) OO
8 74 (15.23%) Programme Management
9 71 (14.61%) Kanban
10 63 (12.96%) Integration Testing
10 63 (12.96%) SDLC
11 60 (12.35%) E-Commerce
12 57 (11.73%) Web Development
13 47 (9.67%) Test Automation
14 37 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (6.79%) OOP
16 32 (6.58%) Unit Testing
17 29 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 250 (51.44%) JavaScript
2 241 (49.59%) SQL
3 233 (47.94%) Java
4 190 (39.09%) C#
5 67 (13.79%) C++
6 47 (9.67%) T-SQL
7 42 (8.64%) PHP
8 32 (6.58%) Python
9 26 (5.35%) Groovy
9 26 (5.35%) VBScript
10 22 (4.53%) C
10 22 (4.53%) Ruby
11 20 (4.12%) VB
12 16 (3.29%) Jython
12 16 (3.29%) PowerShell
12 16 (3.29%) XPath
13 14 (2.88%) VB.NET
14 10 (2.06%) Apple Swift
15 9 (1.85%) TypeScript
16 8 (1.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 75 (15.43%) Degree
2 39 (8.02%) Security Cleared
3 20 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.65%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.65%) ISEB
6 6 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.03%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.82%) MCSE
8 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.62%) HNC
9 3 (0.62%) HND
10 2 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.41%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.21%) CCA
11 1 (0.21%) CCNA
11 1 (0.21%) CCNP
11 1 (0.21%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.21%) MCP
11 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.26%) QA
2 9 (1.85%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.62%) ECSS
3 3 (0.62%) ISO 13485
3 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.41%) WCAG
5 1 (0.21%) MISRA
5 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (3.91%) Docker
2 9 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (3.50%) CA Service Virtualization
2 8 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.23%) Ansible
3 6 (1.23%) Terraform
4 5 (1.03%) CloudHub
5 4 (0.82%) Kibana
5 4 (0.82%) Puppet
6 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 85 (17.49%) Microsoft
2 75 (15.43%) SAP
3 63 (12.96%) Apple
4 51 (10.49%) Oracle
5 21 (4.32%) HP
6 19 (3.91%) Zend
7 17 (3.50%) CA
8 11 (2.26%) IBM
9 7 (1.44%) MuleSoft
9 7 (1.44%) VMware
10 6 (1.23%) CA Agile Central
11 5 (1.03%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.03%) Google
11 5 (1.03%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.82%) Fujitsu
13 3 (0.62%) Adobe
13 3 (0.62%) Capita
13 3 (0.62%) Talend
14 2 (0.41%) IFS
14 2 (0.41%) webMethods