Period
to 19 August 2018

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

XML
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 50 28
Rank change year-on-year +5 -22 +10
Permanent jobs citing XML 38 42 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.39% 4.18% 8.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.80% 8.75% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 36 38 102
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,775 £19,750
90th Percentile £49,375 £52,500 £50,250
West Midlands median annual salary £46,308 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +23.49% -6.25% +6.67%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 322 480 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 37.18% 47.76% 53.19%
Number of salaries quoted 300 417 634
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Staffordshire

XML
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for XML in Staffordshire

XML
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in Staffordshire

XML
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Stoke-on-Trent +16 30 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Lichfield +2 4 £29,000 -42.00% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -13 1 £37,500 -28.57%
Cannock - 1 £22,500 - 1
XML
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 32 (84.21%) C#
1 32 (84.21%) .NET
2 27 (71.05%) SQL
3 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (57.89%) T-SQL
5 21 (55.26%) HTML
6 19 (50.00%) MVC
7 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
7 18 (47.37%) Visual Studio
7 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET
7 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (42.11%) .NET Framework
8 16 (42.11%) WCF
8 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
9 15 (39.47%) jQuery
10 14 (36.84%) Ajax
11 13 (34.21%) VB.NET
11 13 (34.21%) Windows
12 11 (28.95%) OOP
12 11 (28.95%) CSS
12 11 (28.95%) JSON
12 11 (28.95%) RESTful
12 11 (28.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (26.32%) Entity Framework
13 10 (26.32%) XSD
13 10 (26.32%) WinForms
14 9 (23.68%) OOD
14 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (21.05%) NSubstitute

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 5 (13.16%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.79%) Google Analytics
3 5 (13.16%) Azure Functions
3 5 (13.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) SMS
2 1 (2.63%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) Cosmos DB
2 5 (13.16%) Redis
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Power BI
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Visual Studio
2 11 (28.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (21.05%) NSubstitute
3 8 (21.05%) NUnit
4 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
5 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (10.53%) ReSharper
7 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 37 (97.37%) Developer
2 19 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Software Developer
5 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.89%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Digital Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (84.21%) .NET
2 21 (55.26%) HTML
3 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (42.11%) .NET Framework
4 16 (42.11%) WCF
5 15 (39.47%) jQuery
6 14 (36.84%) Ajax
7 11 (28.95%) CSS
7 11 (28.95%) JSON
7 11 (28.95%) RESTful
8 10 (26.32%) Entity Framework
8 10 (26.32%) WinForms
8 10 (26.32%) XSD
9 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (21.05%) Ninject
10 8 (21.05%) SOAP
10 8 (21.05%) Web Services
10 8 (21.05%) XHTML
11 7 (18.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (13.16%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (7.89%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Android
3 4 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) MVC
3 11 (28.95%) OOP
4 9 (23.68%) OOD
5 8 (21.05%) Dependency Injection
5 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 8 (21.05%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (21.05%) Migration
5 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 7 (18.42%) Scrum
6 7 (18.42%) TDD
6 7 (18.42%) Web Development
7 6 (15.79%) Analytics
7 6 (15.79%) Mobile First
7 6 (15.79%) Multithreading
7 6 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (15.79%) Web Design
8 5 (13.16%) Analytical Thinking
8 5 (13.16%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 32 (84.21%) C#
2 27 (71.05%) SQL
3 22 (57.89%) T-SQL
4 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
5 13 (34.21%) VB.NET
6 8 (21.05%) Java
7 6 (15.79%) XPath
8 3 (7.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Google
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) DevExpress