Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 47 25
Rank change year-on-year +8 -22 +30
Permanent jobs citing XML 45 48 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.65% 4.62% 9.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.13% 9.78% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 43 44 115
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £46,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.51% +15.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,600 £25,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £55,500 £52,500 £50,250
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.75% +3.90%

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 279 491 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 35.05% 47.21% 52.83%
Number of salaries quoted 262 421 609
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,550 £22,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +33 39 £40,000 +6.67% 14
Lichfield +1 4 £29,000 -42.00%
Burton-upon-Trent -15 1 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Cannock - 1 £22,500 - 1
XML
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 36 (80.00%) C#
1 36 (80.00%) .NET
2 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (71.11%) SQL
4 28 (62.22%) T-SQL
5 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
6 22 (48.89%) Visual Studio
6 22 (48.89%) MVC
6 22 (48.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (42.22%) HTML
8 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 16 (35.56%) .NET Framework
10 15 (33.33%) WCF
10 15 (33.33%) Scrum
10 15 (33.33%) WinForms
11 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
12 13 (28.89%) Windows
12 13 (28.89%) jQuery
12 13 (28.89%) Ajax
12 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (26.67%) Test Automation
14 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (24.44%) VB.NET
14 11 (24.44%) ADO.NET
15 10 (22.22%) XSD
15 10 (22.22%) RESTful
15 10 (22.22%) Entity Framework
16 9 (20.00%) JSON
16 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
16 9 (20.00%) OOP

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 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.33%) Google Analytics
3 5 (11.11%) Azure Functions
3 5 (11.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Internet
1 3 (6.67%) RTP
2 1 (2.22%) SMS
2 1 (2.22%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) Cosmos DB
2 5 (11.11%) Redis
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Power BI
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (48.89%) Visual Studio
2 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (17.78%) NSubstitute
3 8 (17.78%) NUnit
4 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (8.89%) ReSharper
6 4 (8.89%) Subversion
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (97.78%) Developer
2 21 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 13 (28.89%) Software Developer
4 9 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 8 (17.78%) .NET Software Developer
5 8 (17.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Web Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Digital Developer
9 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Junior Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Pricing Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Real Time Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (4.44%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (80.00%) .NET
2 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
3 22 (48.89%) ASP.NET Web API
4 19 (42.22%) HTML
5 16 (35.56%) .NET Framework
6 15 (33.33%) WCF
6 15 (33.33%) WinForms
7 13 (28.89%) Ajax
7 13 (28.89%) jQuery
8 11 (24.44%) ADO.NET
9 10 (22.22%) Entity Framework
9 10 (22.22%) RESTful
9 10 (22.22%) XSD
10 9 (20.00%) CSS
10 9 (20.00%) JSON
11 8 (17.78%) HTML5
11 8 (17.78%) Ninject
12 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (15.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.78%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (8.89%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (6.67%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Android
3 4 (8.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) MVC
3 15 (33.33%) Scrum
4 12 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 9 (20.00%) OOD
5 9 (20.00%) OOP
5 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (17.78%) Dependency Injection
6 8 (17.78%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (17.78%) Migration
7 7 (15.56%) TDD
8 6 (13.33%) Analytics
8 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.33%) Multithreading
8 6 (13.33%) Web Development
9 5 (11.11%) Android Development
9 5 (11.11%) High Availability
9 5 (11.11%) Microservices
9 5 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (80.00%) C#
2 32 (71.11%) SQL
3 28 (62.22%) T-SQL
4 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
5 11 (24.44%) VB.NET
6 8 (17.78%) Java
7 5 (11.11%) XPath
8 3 (6.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Google
3 3 (6.67%) DevExpress