Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 19 70
Rank change year-on-year -36 +51 -41
Permanent jobs citing XML 41 144 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.47% 12.07% 3.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.22% 21.85% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 40 131 34
Staffordshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,250 £47,125
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 499 659 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 42.18% 55.24% 46.48%
Number of salaries quoted 415 585 494
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,600 £23,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% -

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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
Lichfield -11 13 £50,000 +3.09%
Stoke-on-Trent -34 6 £37,500 - 2
Tamworth - 6 £45,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent +4 4 £41,250 +24.06%
Stafford -2 3 £28,000 -43.43%
XML
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for XML.

1 22 (53.66%) JavaScript
2 20 (48.78%) C#
3 19 (46.34%) SQL
4 18 (43.90%) .NET
5 16 (39.02%) HTML
5 16 (39.02%) Java
6 14 (34.15%) VB.NET
7 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
7 13 (31.71%) Visual Studio
7 13 (31.71%) CSS
7 13 (31.71%) SharePoint
8 12 (29.27%) CRM
8 12 (29.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (29.27%) Dynamics CRM
8 12 (29.27%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (26.83%) SharePoint Server
9 11 (26.83%) LINQ
9 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (26.83%) NHS
9 11 (26.83%) Workflow
9 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
9 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
10 8 (19.51%) Subversion
11 7 (17.07%) Eclipse
11 7 (17.07%) J2EE
11 7 (17.07%) EDI
12 6 (14.63%) MVC
13 5 (12.20%) JSF
13 5 (12.20%) TRADACOMS

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 13 (31.71%) SharePoint
2 11 (26.83%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (12.20%) JBoss
4 2 (4.88%) WordPress
5 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.88%) Magento
3 1 (2.44%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) FTP
2 1 (2.44%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Visual Studio
2 8 (19.51%) Subversion
3 7 (17.07%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.88%) JIRA
4 2 (4.88%) TestRail
5 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (29.27%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (87.80%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) .NET Developer
2 14 (34.15%) C# Developer
3 13 (31.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (29.27%) Senior .NET Developer
4 12 (29.27%) Senior Developer
5 11 (26.83%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 11 (26.83%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (21.95%) Java Developer
6 9 (21.95%) Software Developer
7 6 (14.63%) J2EE Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (12.20%) EDI Developer
9 4 (9.76%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
11 2 (4.88%) Analyst
11 2 (4.88%) Business Test Analyst
11 2 (4.88%) J2EE Web Developer
11 2 (4.88%) Java Web Developer
11 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (43.90%) .NET
2 16 (39.02%) HTML
3 13 (31.71%) CSS
4 12 (29.27%) KnockoutJS
5 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
5 11 (26.83%) LINQ
6 7 (17.07%) EDI
6 7 (17.07%) J2EE
7 5 (12.20%) Hibernate
7 5 (12.20%) IDoc
7 5 (12.20%) jQuery
7 5 (12.20%) JSF
8 4 (9.76%) Web Services
8 4 (9.76%) XSLT
9 3 (7.32%) Ajax
9 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
9 3 (7.32%) JSON
9 3 (7.32%) XHTML
9 3 (7.32%) XSD
10 2 (4.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) NHS
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.20%) TRADACOMS
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Android
2 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.44%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) CRM
2 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Workflow
3 6 (14.63%) MVC
4 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
5 4 (9.76%) OO
5 4 (9.76%) Web Development
6 3 (7.32%) Cryptography
6 3 (7.32%) Logistics
6 3 (7.32%) Multithreading
6 3 (7.32%) Validation
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.88%) Migration
7 2 (4.88%) OOP
7 2 (4.88%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.88%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.88%) Usability Testing
7 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) JavaScript
2 20 (48.78%) C#
3 19 (46.34%) SQL
4 16 (39.02%) Java
5 14 (34.15%) VB.NET
6 5 (12.20%) ActionScript
6 5 (12.20%) ActionScript 2.0
6 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
7 4 (9.76%) PHP
8 1 (2.44%) Elixir
8 1 (2.44%) Erlang
8 1 (2.44%) Go
8 1 (2.44%) Scala
8 1 (2.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) ISEB
1 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) SAP
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Telerik
4 1 (2.44%) Apple
4 1 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) Twitter
4 1 (2.44%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.44%) Zend