Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 55 21
Rank change year-on-year +24 -34 +50
Permanent jobs citing XML 43 42 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.60% 3.54% 12.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.53% 8.40% 21.83%
Number of salaries quoted 41 41 130
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +8.84%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £50,250
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 232 500 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 35.58% 42.16% 55.46%
Number of salaries quoted 224 416 583
Staffordshire median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,075 £22,500 £24,550
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% -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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +27 36 £40,000 +6.67% 7
Lichfield +10 4 £29,000 -42.00% 1
Cannock - 1 £22,500 -
XML
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (81.40%) C#
1 35 (81.40%) .NET
2 31 (72.09%) SQL
3 30 (69.77%) T-SQL
4 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET
5 24 (55.81%) Visual Studio
6 22 (51.16%) MVC
7 21 (48.84%) Scrum
8 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
10 17 (39.53%) WinForms
11 15 (34.88%) .NET Framework
11 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (32.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (32.56%) HTML
13 13 (30.23%) ADO.NET
14 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
14 12 (27.91%) WCF
15 11 (25.58%) XSD
15 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
16 10 (23.26%) Windows
16 10 (23.26%) Migration
16 10 (23.26%) Spring
16 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
16 10 (23.26%) SDLC
16 10 (23.26%) Entity Framework
16 10 (23.26%) Greenfield Project
17 9 (20.93%) Customer Requirements
17 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (4.65%) CMS
1 2 (4.65%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Google Analytics
3 2 (4.65%) Azure Functions
3 2 (4.65%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) RTP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (4.65%) Redis
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (55.81%) Visual Studio
2 14 (32.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (20.93%) Subversion
4 8 (18.60%) NSubstitute
4 8 (18.60%) NUnit
5 7 (16.28%) ReSharper
6 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
1 6 (13.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (46.51%) .NET Developer
3 16 (37.21%) Software Developer
4 10 (23.26%) .NET Software Developer
4 10 (23.26%) C# Developer
5 8 (18.60%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Web Developer
7 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Junior
7 4 (9.30%) Junior Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Digital Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.65%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Azure Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Pricing Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Real Time Developer
9 2 (4.65%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (81.40%) .NET
2 25 (58.14%) ASP.NET
3 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (39.53%) WinForms
5 15 (34.88%) .NET Framework
6 14 (32.56%) HTML
7 13 (30.23%) ADO.NET
8 12 (27.91%) WCF
9 11 (25.58%) XSD
10 10 (23.26%) Entity Framework
10 10 (23.26%) Spring
11 9 (20.93%) Ajax
11 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (18.60%) Drools
12 8 (18.60%) jQuery
12 8 (18.60%) Ninject
12 8 (18.60%) REST
13 7 (16.28%) LINQ
14 6 (13.95%) HTML5
14 6 (13.95%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) MVC
3 21 (48.84%) Scrum
4 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
5 10 (23.26%) Migration
5 10 (23.26%) SDLC
5 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
6 9 (20.93%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (20.93%) OOD
6 9 (20.93%) OOP
7 8 (18.60%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (18.60%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (18.60%) TDD
8 6 (13.95%) DSDM
8 6 (13.95%) RAD
8 6 (13.95%) Web Development
9 5 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (11.63%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
10 4 (9.30%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 35 (81.40%) C#
2 31 (72.09%) SQL
3 30 (69.77%) T-SQL
4 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.95%) Java
5 6 (13.95%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.65%) XAML
6 2 (4.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) DevExpress