Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > South West
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 43 36
Rank change year-on-year -37 -7 -1
Permanent jobs citing XML 413 648 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.83% 6.37% 6.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.26% 14.63% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 334 477 613
South West median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 4,461 4,430 4,465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.36% 43.54% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3,859 3,724 3,826
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,650 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -19 150 £40,000 +6.67% 27
Gloucestershire -16 116 £46,750 -1.58% 16
Wiltshire -22 57 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Dorset -45 32 £32,500 -18.75% 7
Cornwall -22 23 £29,000 +18.37% 6
Somerset -3 18 £53,750 +22.16% 5
Devon -21 15 £32,500 -7.14% 7
XML
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 West region with a requirement for XML.

1 257 (62.23%) JavaScript
2 246 (59.56%) Agile Software Development
3 238 (57.63%) HTML
4 217 (52.54%) CSS
5 210 (50.85%) SQL
6 200 (48.43%) Java
7 158 (38.26%) Web Services
8 138 (33.41%) C#
9 131 (31.72%) .NET
9 131 (31.72%) JSON
10 117 (28.33%) Git (software)
11 111 (26.88%) MVC
12 104 (25.18%) Scrum
13 103 (24.94%) Spring
14 101 (24.46%) TDD
15 100 (24.21%) Software Engineering
16 99 (23.97%) SQL Server
17 94 (22.76%) Hibernate
17 94 (22.76%) JIRA
18 87 (21.07%) REST
19 84 (20.34%) SOAP
20 81 (19.61%) Degree
21 80 (19.37%) Linux
22 75 (18.16%) JUnit
23 70 (16.95%) Problem-Solving
24 69 (16.71%) Oracle
24 69 (16.71%) Amazon AWS
25 68 (16.46%) jQuery
26 64 (15.50%) XSLT
26 64 (15.50%) Finance

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 52 (12.59%) Tomcat
2 36 (8.72%) Confluence
2 36 (8.72%) JBoss
3 35 (8.47%) Apache
4 29 (7.02%) Mule
5 27 (6.54%) Mule ESB
6 16 (3.87%) WebSphere
7 12 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (2.91%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.66%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (1.94%) Alfresco
9 8 (1.94%) Joomla!
9 8 (1.94%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.69%) OpenStack
10 7 (1.69%) WordPress
11 6 (1.45%) MS Project Server
12 5 (1.21%) Anypoint
12 5 (1.21%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.97%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.21%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (3.39%) Magento
2 9 (2.18%) Visualfiles
3 7 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.24%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (16.71%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (10.65%) SaaS
3 24 (5.81%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.94%) GitHub
5 7 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.21%) G Suite
6 5 (1.21%) Heroku
6 5 (1.21%) Slack
7 4 (0.97%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.97%) Serverless
8 2 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.48%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (0.48%) npm
9 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.24%) IaaS
9 1 (0.24%) Office 365
9 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.08%) Internet
2 14 (3.39%) SMS
3 13 (3.15%) HTTP
4 9 (2.18%) Extranet
5 3 (0.73%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.73%) PPP
5 3 (0.73%) SSL
6 2 (0.48%) Firewall
6 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.24%) SSH
7 1 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (23.97%) SQL Server
2 59 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 53 (12.83%) MySQL
4 51 (12.35%) Relational Database
5 34 (8.23%) NoSQL
6 30 (7.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 27 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 24 (5.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 13 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (2.42%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.94%) GIS
12 6 (1.45%) Big Data
12 6 (1.45%) MarkLogic
12 6 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.21%) OLTP
13 5 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 117 (28.33%) Git (software)
2 94 (22.76%) JIRA
3 75 (18.16%) JUnit
4 63 (15.25%) Maven
5 54 (13.08%) Subversion
6 52 (12.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 42 (10.17%) Jenkins
8 31 (7.51%) Eclipse
9 30 (7.26%) Cucumber
9 30 (7.26%) IntelliJ
10 24 (5.81%) Visual Studio
11 23 (5.57%) Ant
12 21 (5.08%) Selenium
13 20 (4.84%) NUnit
14 17 (4.12%) Bitbucket
15 14 (3.39%) SoapUI
16 12 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 9 (2.18%) MSTest
18 7 (1.69%) HP UFT
18 7 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 64 (15.50%) Finance
2 45 (10.90%) Retail
3 30 (7.26%) Marketing
4 27 (6.54%) Manufacturing
5 26 (6.30%) Electronics
5 26 (6.30%) Telecoms
6 21 (5.08%) Law
7 14 (3.39%) Legal
8 5 (1.21%) Banking
8 5 (1.21%) Games
9 3 (0.73%) Back Office
10 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 278 (67.31%) Developer
2 108 (26.15%) Java Developer
3 77 (18.64%) Software Developer
4 57 (13.80%) Senior Developer
5 56 (13.56%) .NET Developer
6 55 (13.32%) Software Engineer
7 38 (9.20%) Analyst
7 38 (9.20%) Senior Java Developer
8 37 (8.96%) C# Developer
9 31 (7.51%) .NET Software Developer
10 28 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
10 28 (6.78%) C# Software Developer
11 25 (6.05%) PHP Developer
12 22 (5.33%) Junior
13 21 (5.08%) Junior Developer
13 21 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
13 21 (5.08%) SQL Developer
14 20 (4.84%) Senior Solutions Analyst
14 20 (4.84%) Solutions Analyst
15 17 (4.12%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (57.63%) HTML
2 217 (52.54%) CSS
3 158 (38.26%) Web Services
4 131 (31.72%) .NET
4 131 (31.72%) JSON
5 103 (24.94%) Spring
6 94 (22.76%) Hibernate
7 87 (21.07%) REST
8 84 (20.34%) SOAP
9 68 (16.46%) jQuery
10 64 (15.50%) XSLT
11 60 (14.53%) AngularJS
12 56 (13.56%) JPA
13 54 (13.08%) HTML5
14 51 (12.35%) ASP.NET
15 49 (11.86%) RESTful
16 45 (10.90%) Spring MVC
17 41 (9.93%) Ajax
18 39 (9.44%) .NET Framework
19 35 (8.47%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (13.56%) Computer Science
2 40 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (7.51%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (6.05%) Management Information System
5 19 (4.60%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (4.12%) RIA
7 11 (2.66%) User Experience
8 10 (2.42%) Fintech
9 5 (1.21%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.21%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.21%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.97%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.97%) Replication
11 3 (0.73%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.73%) iPhone
11 3 (0.73%) Social Media
12 2 (0.48%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 80 (19.37%) Linux
2 35 (8.47%) Windows
3 33 (7.99%) Unix
4 16 (3.87%) Android
5 13 (3.15%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.94%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.73%) AIX
8 2 (0.48%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.48%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.24%) CentOS
9 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (59.56%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (26.88%) MVC
3 104 (25.18%) Scrum
4 101 (24.46%) TDD
5 100 (24.21%) Software Engineering
6 70 (16.95%) Problem-Solving
7 54 (13.08%) OO
8 49 (11.86%) BDD
8 49 (11.86%) Unit Testing
9 46 (11.14%) ITIL
9 46 (11.14%) SDLC
10 43 (10.41%) Web Development
11 39 (9.44%) E-Commerce
12 37 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (8.72%) Kanban
14 35 (8.47%) Web Application Development
15 34 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (7.99%) Test Automation
17 32 (7.75%) Integration Testing
18 30 (7.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 257 (62.23%) JavaScript
2 210 (50.85%) SQL
3 200 (48.43%) Java
4 138 (33.41%) C#
5 57 (13.80%) PHP
6 46 (11.14%) Python
7 41 (9.93%) C++
8 39 (9.44%) C
9 38 (9.20%) T-SQL
10 33 (7.99%) PL/SQL
11 24 (5.81%) Shell Script
12 22 (5.33%) VB.NET
13 19 (4.60%) TypeScript
14 17 (4.12%) PowerShell
15 14 (3.39%) Java 8
16 11 (2.66%) Groovy
17 9 (2.18%) Perl
18 8 (1.94%) Bash Shell
18 8 (1.94%) Ruby
18 8 (1.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 81 (19.61%) Degree
2 61 (14.77%) Security Cleared
3 28 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 25 (6.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (5.33%) DV Cleared
6 15 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.69%) Postgraduate
8 6 (1.45%) MCP
9 2 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.24%) CCA
10 1 (0.24%) CCNA
10 1 (0.24%) CCNP
10 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.24%) ISEB
10 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.24%) MCSE
10 1 (0.24%) Siebel Certification
10 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.15%) QA
2 7 (1.69%) GDPR
3 5 (1.21%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.21%) WCAG
4 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.48%) ECSS
4 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.18%) Docker
2 4 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (2.66%) Puppet
2 10 (2.42%) Kibana
2 10 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.69%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.21%) CA Service Virtualization
4 5 (1.21%) HP ALM
5 4 (0.97%) Ansible
6 3 (0.73%) CloudHub
6 3 (0.73%) Terraform
7 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.24%) Graylog
7 1 (0.24%) Nagios
7 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 69 (16.71%) Oracle
2 54 (13.08%) Microsoft
3 31 (7.51%) Apple
4 27 (6.54%) SAP
5 22 (5.33%) IBM
6 10 (2.42%) Atlassian
6 10 (2.42%) Google
7 9 (2.18%) Intapp
7 9 (2.18%) Twitter
7 9 (2.18%) Zend
8 8 (1.94%) ATG
9 7 (1.69%) CA
9 7 (1.69%) Capita
10 5 (1.21%) HP
10 5 (1.21%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.97%) Fujitsu
12 3 (0.73%) Cisco
12 3 (0.73%) hybris
12 3 (0.73%) Informatica
12 3 (0.73%) ServiceNow