Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > South West
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 109 99 78
Rank change year-on-year -10 -21 -36
Permanent jobs citing XML 147 304 413
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 2.56% 3.09% 3.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.82% 7.76% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 123 236 335
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £28,500 £24,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 2,155 3,916 4,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.49% 39.78% 41.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,744 3,190 3,821
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,075 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% +5.26%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing XML as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing XML in the South West.

Salary trend for XML in the South West

XML
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing XML in the South West over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

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 31 May 2020. 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 +30 45 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Wiltshire +7 39 £57,500 +21.05% 5
Bristol -14 29 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Dorset +22 16 £50,550 +12.33% 2
Devon +3 11 £36,750 -2.00% 1
Somerset +1 5 £45,000 +20.00%
Cornwall +11 2 £40,000 +13.48%
XML
England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 69 (46.94%) JSON
2 68 (46.26%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 63 (42.86%) REST
4 57 (38.78%) Java
5 53 (36.05%) SQL
6 51 (34.69%) Microsoft
7 45 (30.61%) .NET
8 43 (29.25%) HTML
9 39 (26.53%) SOAP
9 39 (26.53%) Web Services
9 39 (26.53%) Finance
10 36 (24.49%) PHP
11 35 (23.81%) C#
12 34 (23.13%) PostgreSQL
13 33 (22.45%) SQL Server
14 32 (21.77%) Git (software)
15 31 (21.09%) JUnit
15 31 (21.09%) CSS
15 31 (21.09%) jQuery
16 30 (20.41%) MySQL
17 28 (19.05%) Security Cleared
17 28 (19.05%) .NET Framework
18 27 (18.37%) Software Engineering
19 24 (16.33%) Degree
19 24 (16.33%) Oracle
20 23 (15.65%) Line Management
21 22 (14.97%) AngularJS
22 21 (14.29%) RESTful
22 21 (14.29%) Linux

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 19 (12.93%) Tomcat
2 18 (12.24%) CMS
3 16 (10.88%) WordPress
4 6 (4.08%) Drupal
4 6 (4.08%) Joomla!
5 5 (3.40%) JBoss
6 3 (2.04%) Red Hat Fuse
7 2 (1.36%) Confluence
7 2 (1.36%) WildFly
8 1 (0.68%) Apache
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.08%) Chatbot
3 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.72%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.68%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (5.44%) NetSuite
2 6 (4.08%) Magento
2 6 (4.08%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.52%) AWS
1 14 (9.52%) Azure
2 10 (6.80%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (5.44%) npm
4 1 (0.68%) NuGet
4 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.88%) HTTP
2 14 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.12%) Internet
4 2 (1.36%) Skype
5 1 (0.68%) 2G
5 1 (0.68%) 3G
5 1 (0.68%) 4G
5 1 (0.68%) 5G
5 1 (0.68%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.68%) SSL
5 1 (0.68%) UTRAN
5 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.13%) PostgreSQL
2 33 (22.45%) SQL Server
3 30 (20.41%) MySQL
4 14 (9.52%) Geospatial Data
4 14 (9.52%) GIS
4 14 (9.52%) SQLite
5 11 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (5.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (4.76%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.40%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.36%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.36%) OLAP
11 2 (1.36%) OLTP
11 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2017
11 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.68%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 32 (21.77%) Git (software)
2 31 (21.09%) JUnit
3 19 (12.93%) Jenkins
4 15 (10.20%) Maven
5 12 (8.16%) Cucumber
6 11 (7.48%) Mockito
7 10 (6.80%) DbUnit
7 10 (6.80%) jMock
7 10 (6.80%) SonarQube
8 7 (4.76%) PHPUnit
8 7 (4.76%) Selenium
9 6 (4.08%) Xdebug
10 3 (2.04%) Appium
10 3 (2.04%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.04%) JIRA
10 3 (2.04%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.04%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.04%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.36%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.36%) LoadRunner
General
1 39 (26.53%) Finance
2 14 (9.52%) Aerospace
3 10 (6.80%) Legal
3 10 (6.80%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.76%) Advertising
5 6 (4.08%) Danish Language
5 6 (4.08%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.72%) Marketing
6 4 (2.72%) Retail
7 2 (1.36%) Electronics
7 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Games
8 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 90 (61.22%) Developer
2 26 (17.69%) Java Developer
3 20 (13.61%) PHP Developer
4 18 (12.24%) Software Developer
5 12 (8.16%) .NET Developer
6 10 (6.80%) .NET Software Developer
6 10 (6.80%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.12%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.44%) Applications Manager
8 8 (5.44%) Applications Support
8 8 (5.44%) Applications Support Manager
8 8 (5.44%) Data Technician
8 8 (5.44%) Java Engineer
8 8 (5.44%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (5.44%) Support Manager
9 7 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (4.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (4.08%) PHP Web Developer
10 6 (4.08%) Senior PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (46.94%) JSON
2 63 (42.86%) REST
3 45 (30.61%) .NET
4 43 (29.25%) HTML
5 39 (26.53%) SOAP
5 39 (26.53%) Web Services
6 31 (21.09%) CSS
6 31 (21.09%) jQuery
7 28 (19.05%) .NET Framework
8 22 (14.97%) AngularJS
9 21 (14.29%) RESTful
10 20 (13.61%) Spring
11 18 (12.24%) Symfony
12 17 (11.56%) React
13 15 (10.20%) J2EE
14 14 (9.52%) ASP.NET
15 13 (8.84%) Hibernate
15 13 (8.84%) Laravel
16 12 (8.16%) Vue.js
17 11 (7.48%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.88%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (6.12%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (4.76%) User Experience
5 6 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.08%) Social Media
6 3 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.36%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.68%) PKI
8 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.29%) Linux
2 18 (12.24%) Android
2 18 (12.24%) Apple iOS
3 10 (6.80%) Windows
4 9 (6.12%) Unix
5 3 (2.04%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.36%) CentOS
6 2 (1.36%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.36%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.36%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (46.26%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.37%) Software Engineering
3 23 (15.65%) Line Management
4 21 (14.29%) Scrum
5 20 (13.61%) OO
5 20 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (10.88%) Microservices
7 15 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (10.20%) Web Development
8 14 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 13 (8.84%) Fintech
10 12 (8.16%) Mentoring
10 12 (8.16%) MVC
10 12 (8.16%) Test Automation
11 11 (7.48%) Computer Science
11 11 (7.48%) Customer Requirements
12 10 (6.80%) Data Management
12 10 (6.80%) Kanban
12 10 (6.80%) TDD
13 9 (6.12%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 63 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 57 (38.78%) Java
3 53 (36.05%) SQL
4 36 (24.49%) PHP
5 35 (23.81%) C#
6 12 (8.16%) Bash Shell
7 11 (7.48%) TypeScript
8 8 (5.44%) PHP 7
9 5 (3.40%) VB
10 4 (2.72%) VBA
11 3 (2.04%) C
11 3 (2.04%) C++
11 3 (2.04%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.04%) Python
11 3 (2.04%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.36%) ES6
12 2 (1.36%) Go
12 2 (1.36%) Java 8
12 2 (1.36%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 24 (16.33%) Degree
3 20 (13.61%) DV Cleared
4 14 (9.52%) HND
5 6 (4.08%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.36%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.68%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.68%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) GDPR
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (8.84%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.80%) vSphere
3 9 (6.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (5.44%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.40%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 2 (1.36%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (1.36%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.68%) Ansible
4 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 51 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.33%) Oracle
3 10 (6.80%) VMware
4 6 (4.08%) NetIQ
5 3 (2.04%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.36%) Alteryx
6 2 (1.36%) CODA
6 2 (1.36%) CyberArk
6 2 (1.36%) ForgeRock
6 2 (1.36%) HP
6 2 (1.36%) IFS
6 2 (1.36%) SAP
6 2 (1.36%) SnapLogic
7 1 (0.68%) BT
7 1 (0.68%) ClickSoftware Technologies
7 1 (0.68%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.68%) IBM
7 1 (0.68%) Nokia
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow