Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > South West
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 61 55
Rank change year-on-year -34 -6 0
Permanent jobs citing XML 312 494 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.18% 4.83% 5.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.78% 11.80% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 195 374 524
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £25,725
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +4.75%

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 3,553 4,185 4,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 36.19% 40.94% 44.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,898 3,478 3,975
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,377
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.72% +3.44%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 15 November 2019.

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 15 November 2019. 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
Gloucestershire -19 90 £47,500 - 12
Wiltshire -18 73 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Bristol -57 64 £40,000 -9.09% 9
Dorset -6 56 £40,000 +23.08% 17
Devon +2 19 £35,500 -1.39% 4
Cornwall +19 6 £32,875 -8.68% 7
Somerset -15 4 £40,000 +12.07% 11
XML
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for XML.

1 144 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 140 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (43.27%) HTML
4 131 (41.99%) JSON
5 130 (41.67%) C#
6 129 (41.35%) .NET
7 128 (41.03%) CSS
8 104 (33.33%) SQL
9 103 (33.01%) Java
10 97 (31.09%) Microsoft
11 91 (29.17%) SQL Server
12 89 (28.53%) Web Services
12 89 (28.53%) jQuery
13 86 (27.56%) Git (software)
14 69 (22.12%) Software Engineering
15 68 (21.79%) Linux
16 63 (20.19%) ASP.NET
16 63 (20.19%) MVC
17 59 (18.91%) AngularJS
18 57 (18.27%) Finance
19 56 (17.95%) C++
20 55 (17.63%) SOAP
20 55 (17.63%) REST
21 54 (17.31%) MySQL
22 52 (16.67%) Web Development
23 51 (16.35%) Security Cleared
24 48 (15.38%) TDD
25 45 (14.42%) Oracle
26 44 (14.10%) PHP
26 44 (14.10%) Visual Studio

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 24 (7.69%) CMS
2 19 (6.09%) JBoss
2 19 (6.09%) WordPress
3 15 (4.81%) Joomla!
3 15 (4.81%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.24%) Apache
4 7 (2.24%) Mule ESB
5 6 (1.92%) IIS
5 6 (1.92%) Mule
5 6 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (1.60%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.60%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.28%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.96%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.96%) Sitefinity
8 3 (0.96%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.64%) Ethereum
9 2 (0.64%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (2.24%) MS Visio
1 7 (2.24%) Sketch
2 5 (1.60%) Chatbot
2 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.32%) CATIA
4 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (4.81%) Magento
1 15 (4.81%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.32%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.22%) Azure
2 16 (5.13%) AWS
3 9 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (2.88%) Power Platform
4 4 (1.28%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.96%) NuGet
5 3 (0.96%) PaaS
5 3 (0.96%) SaaS
6 2 (0.64%) npm
7 1 (0.32%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.32%) Boomi
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.32%) GCP
7 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.37%) Internet
2 18 (5.77%) HTTP
3 10 (3.21%) SSL
4 9 (2.88%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.28%) SSH
6 3 (0.96%) Intranet
6 3 (0.96%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.32%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.32%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 54 (17.31%) MySQL
3 17 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.53%) Big Data
4 11 (3.53%) MongoDB
4 11 (3.53%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (3.21%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.88%) Power BI
7 8 (2.56%) Infinispan
7 8 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.24%) MS Access
9 6 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (1.92%) Blockchain
9 6 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.60%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 86 (27.56%) Git (software)
2 44 (14.10%) Visual Studio
3 37 (11.86%) JUnit
4 25 (8.01%) Subversion
4 25 (8.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (7.69%) Maven
6 19 (6.09%) NUnit
7 18 (5.77%) JIRA
8 15 (4.81%) Eclipse
9 13 (4.17%) IntelliJ
9 13 (4.17%) TeamCity
10 12 (3.85%) Bitbucket
10 12 (3.85%) Jenkins
11 11 (3.53%) Cucumber
12 10 (3.21%) Selenium
13 9 (2.88%) MSBuild
14 8 (2.56%) Ant
15 5 (1.60%) Appium
16 4 (1.28%) Protractor
17 3 (0.96%) gulp
General
1 57 (18.27%) Finance
2 33 (10.58%) Public Sector
3 29 (9.29%) Manufacturing
4 21 (6.73%) Marketing
4 21 (6.73%) Telecoms
5 16 (5.13%) Banking
6 15 (4.81%) Electronics
7 11 (3.53%) Games
8 9 (2.88%) Retail
9 7 (2.24%) Back Office
10 5 (1.60%) Advertising
10 5 (1.60%) Danish Language
10 5 (1.60%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.60%) Law
11 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 212 (67.95%) Developer
2 55 (17.63%) Java Developer
3 51 (16.35%) .NET Developer
4 36 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 27 (8.65%) C# Developer
5 27 (8.65%) Software Engineer
6 24 (7.69%) PHP Developer
7 18 (5.77%) Analyst
8 17 (5.45%) Architect
8 17 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (5.13%) Senior Developer
9 16 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (4.17%) Graduate
10 13 (4.17%) Junior
11 12 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 11 (3.53%) Test Engineer
13 10 (3.21%) Full Stack Developer
13 10 (3.21%) Graduate Developer
13 10 (3.21%) Web Developer
14 9 (2.88%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (43.27%) HTML
2 131 (41.99%) JSON
3 129 (41.35%) .NET
4 128 (41.03%) CSS
5 89 (28.53%) jQuery
5 89 (28.53%) Web Services
6 63 (20.19%) ASP.NET
7 59 (18.91%) AngularJS
8 55 (17.63%) REST
8 55 (17.63%) SOAP
9 42 (13.46%) .NET Framework
10 40 (12.82%) RESTful
11 39 (12.50%) React
11 39 (12.50%) XSLT
12 38 (12.18%) Spring
13 31 (9.94%) ASP.NET Web API
14 29 (9.29%) Hibernate
14 29 (9.29%) HTML5
15 28 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
16 26 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.78%) User Experience
2 33 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 16 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.21%) RIA
6 10 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.88%) Data Structures
7 9 (2.88%) e-Learning
7 9 (2.88%) Learning Management System
8 8 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (2.24%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.60%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.60%) Social Media
11 4 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.28%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.28%) Tandem
12 3 (0.96%) ASIC Verification
12 3 (0.96%) PKI
12 3 (0.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 68 (21.79%) Linux
2 41 (13.14%) Android
3 38 (12.18%) Apple iOS
4 14 (4.49%) Windows
5 11 (3.53%) Unix
6 7 (2.24%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.28%) CentOS
8 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (22.12%) Software Engineering
3 63 (20.19%) MVC
4 52 (16.67%) Web Development
5 48 (15.38%) TDD
6 41 (13.14%) Test Automation
7 40 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
8 38 (12.18%) Scrum
9 37 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (9.94%) Project Delivery
11 27 (8.65%) Integration Testing
11 27 (8.65%) Unit Testing
12 26 (8.33%) Computer Science
12 26 (8.33%) DevOps
13 24 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (7.69%) IT Strategy
14 23 (7.37%) Cybersecurity
15 22 (7.05%) Artificial Intelligence
15 22 (7.05%) Machine Learning
15 22 (7.05%) UML
Programming Languages
1 144 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 130 (41.67%) C#
3 104 (33.33%) SQL
4 103 (33.01%) Java
5 56 (17.95%) C++
6 44 (14.10%) PHP
6 44 (14.10%) Python
7 34 (10.90%) TypeScript
8 32 (10.26%) C
9 30 (9.62%) VB.NET
10 18 (5.77%) PowerShell
11 17 (5.45%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.88%) Perl
12 9 (2.88%) VB
13 8 (2.56%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.60%) VBA
14 5 (1.60%) XPath
15 4 (1.28%) Apple Swift
15 4 (1.28%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.96%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 51 (16.35%) Security Cleared
2 23 (7.37%) Degree
3 18 (5.77%) DV Cleared
4 13 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (3.21%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) MCSD
7 1 (0.32%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.09%) QA
2 15 (4.81%) HMG Infosec
2 15 (4.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 15 (4.81%) JSP 440
3 3 (0.96%) WAI
3 3 (0.96%) WCAG
4 2 (0.64%) HL7
4 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (3.53%) Docker
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.88%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.96%) Ansible
2 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (0.64%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.64%) Terraform
4 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 97 (31.09%) Microsoft
2 45 (14.42%) Oracle
3 15 (4.81%) SAP
4 10 (3.21%) Apple
5 8 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.60%) IBM
7 4 (1.28%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 4 (1.28%) IBM Sterling
8 3 (0.96%) Capita
8 3 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.96%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.96%) Syncfusion
8 3 (0.96%) Telerik
8 3 (0.96%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.64%) Alteryx
9 2 (0.64%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.64%) SnapLogic
10 1 (0.32%) Google
10 1 (0.32%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.32%) VMware