Period
to 21 September 2017

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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > South West
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 53 35
Rank change year-on-year +4 -18 -14
Permanent jobs citing XML 669 562 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.55% 5.16% 6.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.76% 13.05% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 556 491 676
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £30,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £55,625
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 4532 4305 4996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 44.38% 39.50% 41.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3906 3746 4378
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,787 £57,500
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 21 September 2017.

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 21 September 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
Bristol +7 229 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Gloucestershire +9 197 £45,000 - 12
Wiltshire -2 94 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Dorset +22 47 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Devon +6 43 £36,000 -15.29% 1
Somerset -4 33 £44,000 -7.37%
Cornwall +7 24 £27,500 -45.00%
XML
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 West region with a requirement for XML.

1 403 (60.24%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (51.42%) Java
3 316 (47.23%) JavaScript
4 312 (46.64%) HTML
5 284 (42.45%) SQL
6 268 (40.06%) JSON
7 267 (39.91%) MVC
8 255 (38.12%) CSS
9 235 (35.13%) Web Services
10 233 (34.83%) Scrum
11 222 (33.18%) Finance
12 204 (30.49%) TDD
13 196 (29.30%) Git (software)
14 186 (27.80%) Spring
15 182 (27.20%) C#
16 175 (26.16%) SOAP
16 175 (26.16%) Marketing
17 174 (26.01%) Linux
18 173 (25.86%) REST
19 172 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
20 169 (25.26%) Hibernate
21 168 (25.11%) JIRA
22 163 (24.36%) Electronics
23 162 (24.22%) Telecoms
24 160 (23.92%) Manufacturing
24 160 (23.92%) Programme Management
25 159 (23.77%) .NET
25 159 (23.77%) SAP
26 157 (23.47%) Digital Marketing
27 147 (21.97%) SQL Server

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
1 104 (15.55%) Tomcat
2 91 (13.60%) Mule
3 88 (13.15%) Mule ESB
4 73 (10.91%) JBoss
5 68 (10.16%) Confluence
6 45 (6.73%) Apache
7 36 (5.38%) IIS
8 29 (4.33%) WebLogic
9 26 (3.89%) WebSphere
10 18 (2.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 14 (2.09%) Alfresco
11 14 (2.09%) Joomla!
12 13 (1.94%) Anypoint
12 13 (1.94%) CMS
12 13 (1.94%) GlassFish
13 11 (1.64%) nginx
13 11 (1.64%) SharePoint
14 8 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.45%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.45%) Papyrus
Applications
1 10 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.75%) InVision
2 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.15%) Lectora
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.15%) Magento
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 123 (18.39%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (12.26%) Amazon EC2
3 69 (10.31%) SaaS
4 46 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (2.39%) GitHub
6 5 (0.75%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.60%) Route 53
8 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.30%) IaaS
9 2 (0.30%) PaaS
9 2 (0.30%) Slack
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.59%) Internet
2 20 (2.99%) HTTP
3 15 (2.24%) FTP
4 11 (1.64%) Kerberos
5 6 (0.90%) SSH
5 6 (0.90%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.75%) DNS
7 4 (0.60%) SMTP
7 4 (0.60%) VPN
8 3 (0.45%) Firewall
8 3 (0.45%) Intranet
8 3 (0.45%) SSL
8 3 (0.45%) WAN
8 3 (0.45%) Wireless
9 2 (0.30%) LAN
9 2 (0.30%) Network Security
9 2 (0.30%) SAN
9 2 (0.30%) SNMP
9 2 (0.30%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.15%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (21.97%) SQL Server
2 116 (17.34%) MySQL
3 113 (16.89%) MongoDB
4 90 (13.45%) NoSQL
5 86 (12.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 75 (11.21%) Relational Database
7 51 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (1.79%) Big Data
10 12 (1.79%) MS Access
11 10 (1.49%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.20%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.90%) Power BI
14 6 (0.90%) QlikView
15 5 (0.75%) Data Mining
15 5 (0.75%) Geospatial Data
15 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 196 (29.30%) Git (software)
2 168 (25.11%) JIRA
3 135 (20.18%) JUnit
4 84 (12.56%) IntelliJ
5 82 (12.26%) Subversion
6 68 (10.16%) Maven
7 59 (8.82%) Jenkins
8 43 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 41 (6.13%) Cucumber
10 39 (5.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 35 (5.23%) Eclipse
12 32 (4.78%) NUnit
13 28 (4.19%) Gradle
14 27 (4.04%) TeamCity
15 26 (3.89%) Visual Studio
16 25 (3.74%) Mercurial
17 21 (3.14%) Selenium
18 20 (2.99%) SoapUI
19 15 (2.24%) Ant
20 13 (1.94%) Mockito
General
1 222 (33.18%) Finance
2 175 (26.16%) Marketing
3 163 (24.36%) Electronics
4 162 (24.22%) Telecoms
5 160 (23.92%) Manufacturing
6 59 (8.82%) Retail
7 22 (3.29%) Banking
8 8 (1.20%) Back Office
9 6 (0.90%) Games
9 6 (0.90%) Local Government
10 3 (0.45%) Automotive
11 2 (0.30%) Legal
11 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 504 (75.34%) Developer
2 172 (25.71%) Java Developer
3 124 (18.54%) Software Developer
4 91 (13.60%) .NET Developer
5 80 (11.96%) Senior Developer
6 71 (10.61%) PHP Developer
7 52 (7.77%) Senior Java Developer
8 45 (6.73%) Junior
9 42 (6.28%) Analyst
9 42 (6.28%) Junior Developer
10 41 (6.13%) Software Engineer
11 40 (5.98%) Graduate
12 39 (5.83%) Graduate Developer
13 37 (5.53%) Graduate Software Developer
13 37 (5.53%) JavaScript Developer
14 35 (5.23%) ASP.NET Developer
14 35 (5.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 33 (4.93%) SQL Developer
16 31 (4.63%) Lead Developer
17 30 (4.48%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (46.64%) HTML
2 268 (40.06%) JSON
3 255 (38.12%) CSS
4 235 (35.13%) Web Services
5 186 (27.80%) Spring
6 175 (26.16%) SOAP
7 173 (25.86%) REST
8 169 (25.26%) Hibernate
9 159 (23.77%) .NET
10 128 (19.13%) JPA
11 125 (18.68%) jQuery
12 114 (17.04%) Spring MVC
13 112 (16.74%) ASP.NET
14 96 (14.35%) HTML5
15 95 (14.20%) AngularJS
16 94 (14.05%) Spring Integration
17 80 (11.96%) Apache Camel
18 74 (11.06%) CSS3
19 73 (10.91%) Ajax
20 61 (9.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 84 (12.56%) Computer Science
2 41 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (4.78%) User Experience
4 25 (3.74%) Client/Server
5 22 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (3.14%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (2.69%) Mobile App
9 16 (2.39%) iPad
10 14 (2.09%) Fintech
11 12 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (1.20%) NHS
12 8 (1.20%) Virtual Team
13 7 (1.05%) Learning Management System
14 6 (0.90%) RIA
15 5 (0.75%) Derivative
15 5 (0.75%) e-Learning
15 5 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (0.75%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 174 (26.01%) Linux
2 67 (10.01%) Windows
3 39 (5.83%) Android
4 36 (5.38%) Apple iOS
4 36 (5.38%) Unix
5 16 (2.39%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.60%) SUSE
9 3 (0.45%) Solaris
10 2 (0.30%) AIX
10 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.15%) HPUX
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (60.24%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (39.91%) MVC
3 233 (34.83%) Scrum
4 204 (30.49%) TDD
5 172 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
6 160 (23.92%) Programme Management
7 157 (23.47%) Digital Marketing
8 134 (20.03%) Kanban
9 130 (19.43%) OO
10 122 (18.24%) BDD
11 114 (17.04%) Integration Testing
12 98 (14.65%) SDLC
13 86 (12.86%) Software Engineering
13 86 (12.86%) Web Development
14 62 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
15 59 (8.82%) Test Automation
16 58 (8.67%) Mathematics
17 56 (8.37%) E-Commerce
18 55 (8.22%) OOP
19 53 (7.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 344 (51.42%) Java
2 316 (47.23%) JavaScript
3 284 (42.45%) SQL
4 182 (27.20%) C#
5 115 (17.19%) PHP
6 99 (14.80%) C++
7 46 (6.88%) T-SQL
8 33 (4.93%) XPath
9 27 (4.04%) Groovy
9 27 (4.04%) PowerShell
10 26 (3.89%) C
11 22 (3.29%) Python
12 18 (2.69%) PL/SQL
12 18 (2.69%) VB
13 17 (2.54%) VB.NET
14 16 (2.39%) Objective-C
15 14 (2.09%) XQuery
16 13 (1.94%) Shell Script
16 13 (1.94%) VBScript
17 12 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 72 (10.76%) Degree
2 50 (7.47%) Security Cleared
3 30 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (2.39%) ISEB
5 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.60%) HND
7 4 (0.60%) MCSE
8 3 (0.45%) HNC
8 3 (0.45%) MCP
9 2 (0.30%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.15%) CCA
10 1 (0.15%) CCNA
10 1 (0.15%) CCNP
10 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.15%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.74%) QA
2 12 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 6 (0.90%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.75%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.45%) WCAG
7 2 (0.30%) ECSS
7 2 (0.30%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.15%) MISRA
8 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (3.29%) Docker
2 12 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.30%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (1.64%) CloudHub
2 10 (1.49%) Nagios
3 5 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.45%) Ansible
4 3 (0.45%) CA Service Virtualization
4 3 (0.45%) Graylog
5 2 (0.30%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.30%) Marathon
5 2 (0.30%) Mesos
5 2 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.30%) Terraform
6 1 (0.15%) cPanel
6 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 159 (23.77%) SAP
2 92 (13.75%) Microsoft
3 83 (12.41%) Oracle
4 75 (11.21%) Apple
5 33 (4.93%) Zend
6 26 (3.89%) IBM
7 12 (1.79%) Atlassian
7 12 (1.79%) Google
8 11 (1.64%) MuleSoft
9 9 (1.35%) HP
9 9 (1.35%) Xamarin
10 7 (1.05%) Adobe
11 5 (0.75%) CA Agile Central
11 5 (0.75%) Talend
11 5 (0.75%) VMware
12 4 (0.60%) Citrix
13 3 (0.45%) Alterian
13 3 (0.45%) CA
13 3 (0.45%) Cisco
13 3 (0.45%) Sybase