Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 28 55
Rank change year-on-year -27 +27 -34
Permanent jobs citing XML 18 49 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.93% 6.59% 3.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% 18.77% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 17 46 44
Staffordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £28,500 £25,900
90th Percentile £56,750 £56,875 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 252 261 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 41.04% 35.08% 42.28%
Number of salaries quoted 231 250 425
Staffordshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,975 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% +2.67%

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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
Cannock 0 7 £45,000 +100.00% 4
Burton-upon-Trent +15 3 £48,750 +30.00%
Stoke-on-Trent -15 3 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Tamworth - 2 £47,500 -
Lichfield -5 1 £39,598 +36.54%
XML
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 11 (61.11%) C#
1 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 10 (55.56%) MVC
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (44.44%) jQuery
4 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (38.89%) WinForms
5 7 (38.89%) Ajax
5 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
5 7 (38.89%) VB.NET
5 7 (38.89%) Windows
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) Degree
7 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
7 5 (27.78%) Spring
8 4 (22.22%) Retail
8 4 (22.22%) Scrum
9 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 3 (16.67%) Time Management
9 3 (16.67%) Data Mapping
9 3 (16.67%) Office 365
9 3 (16.67%) DevOps
9 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 3 (16.67%) User Experience

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 2 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Azure
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) BigQuery
2 1 (5.56%) Looker
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 7 (38.89%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (38.89%) C# Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Senior Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
5 3 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Architect
5 3 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (11.11%) IT Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
1 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (44.44%) jQuery
4 7 (38.89%) Ajax
4 7 (38.89%) WinForms
5 5 (27.78%) Spring
6 3 (16.67%) CSS
6 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 2 (11.11%) J2EE
7 2 (11.11%) JSF
7 2 (11.11%) RichFaces
7 2 (11.11%) SOAP
7 2 (11.11%) XHTML
8 1 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Time Management
4 3 (16.67%) Wireframes
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (11.11%) IT Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) System Testing
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
1 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
3 7 (38.89%) VB.NET
4 3 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) Snowplow