Period
to 21 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 45 35
Rank change year-on-year -12 -10 -8
Permanent jobs citing XML 4786 5988 7563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.86% 5.33% 6.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.72% 13.99% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3846 5133 6549
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,500 £58,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 40828 42794 47933
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 41.42% 38.06% 38.63%
Number of salaries quoted 34486 36818 40912
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the UK excluding London

XML
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for XML in the UK excluding London

XML
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in the UK excluding London

XML
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
South East -16 1412 £45,000 - 80
North of England -13 1196 £45,000 +12.50% 86
South West +2 673 £40,000 -5.88% 34
North West -9 660 £45,000 +12.50% 44
Midlands -20 640 £40,000 - 46
East of England -8 592 £45,000 - 35
Yorkshire -7 498 £45,000 +5.88% 38
West Midlands -23 445 £37,500 -6.25% 22
East Midlands -10 199 £40,000 - 24
Scotland -32 178 £37,500 -6.25% 24
Wales +27 95 £42,000 +23.53% 5
North East -25 38 £42,500 +21.43% 4
Northern Ireland -8 27 £57,000 +62.86% 4
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for XML.

1 2313 (48.33%) SQL
2 2230 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
3 2227 (46.53%) HTML
4 2201 (45.99%) JavaScript
5 1938 (40.49%) Java
6 1784 (37.28%) CSS
7 1733 (36.21%) Web Services
8 1703 (35.58%) .NET
9 1674 (34.98%) C#
10 1393 (29.11%) SQL Server
11 1368 (28.58%) MVC
12 1304 (27.25%) JSON
13 1203 (25.14%) SOAP
14 1093 (22.84%) ASP.NET
15 1064 (22.23%) Finance
16 1002 (20.94%) jQuery
17 939 (19.62%) REST
18 910 (19.01%) OO
19 889 (18.58%) Scrum
20 882 (18.43%) TDD
20 882 (18.43%) Git (software)
21 832 (17.38%) Microsoft
22 810 (16.92%) Software Engineering
23 792 (16.55%) Degree
24 788 (16.46%) Oracle
25 769 (16.07%) Spring
26 743 (15.52%) AngularJS
27 672 (14.04%) Web Development
28 660 (13.79%) Windows
29 647 (13.52%) MySQL

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 324 (6.77%) Tomcat
2 269 (5.62%) Apache
3 256 (5.35%) IIS
4 248 (5.18%) JBoss
5 177 (3.70%) CMS
6 168 (3.51%) WebLogic
7 148 (3.09%) WebSphere
8 143 (2.99%) Confluence
9 128 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 124 (2.59%) SharePoint
11 107 (2.24%) Mule
12 92 (1.92%) Mule ESB
13 72 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
14 65 (1.36%) Drupal
15 43 (0.90%) Joomla!
16 36 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
16 36 (0.75%) WordPress
17 35 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
18 33 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
19 31 (0.65%) nginx
Applications
1 131 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 118 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 24 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 17 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.23%) EngageOne
8 10 (0.21%) FrameMaker
8 10 (0.21%) GIMP
9 9 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.19%) RoboHelp
10 8 (0.17%) InfoPath
11 7 (0.15%) Inkscape
11 7 (0.15%) InVision
12 6 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
13 4 (0.084%) Chatbot
13 4 (0.084%) XMetaL
14 3 (0.063%) Pipeline Pilot
15 2 (0.042%) Acrobat
16 1 (0.021%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 39 (0.81%) Magento
2 38 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 33 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
4 31 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
5 22 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
6 20 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
7 16 (0.33%) SDL Web 8
8 15 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
8 15 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
9 13 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
9 13 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
10 12 (0.25%) Eloqua
10 12 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
10 12 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
10 12 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
11 10 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
12 9 (0.19%) Visualfiles
13 8 (0.17%) SAP SD
14 6 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
14 6 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 294 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
2 270 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 158 (3.30%) SaaS
4 100 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
5 73 (1.53%) GitHub
6 39 (0.81%) Office 365
7 30 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (0.52%) Force.com
9 20 (0.42%) Google Play
10 19 (0.40%) Google Analytics
11 14 (0.29%) Datadog
11 14 (0.29%) PaaS
12 13 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 10 (0.21%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
14 9 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (0.19%) IaaS
15 8 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
16 7 (0.15%) Amazon CloudSearch
Communications & Networking
1 264 (5.52%) HTTP
2 124 (2.59%) Internet
3 112 (2.34%) FTP
4 70 (1.46%) TCP/IP
5 55 (1.15%) SSL
6 49 (1.02%) Intranet
7 45 (0.94%) Firewall
8 34 (0.71%) SMS
9 33 (0.69%) WAN
10 31 (0.65%) LAN
11 28 (0.59%) HTTPS
12 25 (0.52%) Network Security
13 24 (0.50%) VPN
14 22 (0.46%) DNS
15 21 (0.44%) BGP
15 21 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
15 21 (0.44%) EIGRP
15 21 (0.44%) VoIP
16 20 (0.42%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1393 (29.11%) SQL Server
2 647 (13.52%) MySQL
3 369 (7.71%) Relational Database
4 288 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 282 (5.89%) NoSQL
6 258 (5.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 245 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 243 (5.08%) MongoDB
9 168 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
10 167 (3.49%) Oracle Database
11 159 (3.32%) RDBMS
12 156 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
13 111 (2.32%) Big Data
14 95 (1.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 90 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
16 85 (1.78%) SQL Server 2014
17 83 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
18 76 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 74 (1.55%) DB2
20 72 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 882 (18.43%) Git (software)
2 523 (10.93%) Subversion
3 458 (9.57%) Visual Studio
4 434 (9.07%) JIRA
5 369 (7.71%) Jenkins
6 354 (7.40%) JUnit
7 351 (7.33%) Maven
8 319 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 242 (5.06%) Selenium
10 240 (5.01%) Eclipse
11 174 (3.64%) NUnit
12 162 (3.38%) Cucumber
13 142 (2.97%) IntelliJ
14 126 (2.63%) Ant
15 84 (1.76%) MSTest
16 82 (1.71%) Gradle
17 77 (1.61%) TeamCity
18 73 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 70 (1.46%) Xcode
20 67 (1.40%) Mockito
General
1 1064 (22.23%) Finance
2 371 (7.75%) Marketing
3 300 (6.27%) Telecoms
4 286 (5.98%) Retail
5 276 (5.77%) Manufacturing
6 247 (5.16%) Electronics
7 208 (4.35%) Banking
8 100 (2.09%) Games
9 86 (1.80%) Automotive
10 73 (1.53%) Advertising
11 53 (1.11%) Law
12 52 (1.09%) Publishing
13 50 (1.04%) Legal
14 40 (0.84%) Billing
14 40 (0.84%) Financial Institution
15 30 (0.63%) Back Office
16 29 (0.61%) Investment Banking
17 28 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
18 27 (0.56%) Aerospace
19 14 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3181 (66.46%) Developer
2 971 (20.29%) Java Developer
3 786 (16.42%) .NET Developer
4 613 (12.81%) Senior Developer
5 588 (12.29%) C# Developer
6 512 (10.70%) Software Developer
7 454 (9.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 415 (8.67%) Analyst
9 325 (6.79%) Software Engineer
10 297 (6.21%) SQL Developer
11 286 (5.98%) Web Developer
12 285 (5.95%) Senior Java Developer
13 273 (5.70%) ASP.NET Developer
14 268 (5.60%) PHP Developer
15 214 (4.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 205 (4.28%) Junior
17 194 (4.05%) JavaScript Developer
18 184 (3.84%) Junior Developer
19 171 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
20 170 (3.55%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2227 (46.53%) HTML
2 1784 (37.28%) CSS
3 1733 (36.21%) Web Services
4 1703 (35.58%) .NET
5 1304 (27.25%) JSON
6 1203 (25.14%) SOAP
7 1093 (22.84%) ASP.NET
8 1002 (20.94%) jQuery
9 939 (19.62%) REST
10 769 (16.07%) Spring
11 743 (15.52%) AngularJS
12 604 (12.62%) XSLT
13 588 (12.29%) Hibernate
14 587 (12.26%) HTML5
15 571 (11.93%) RESTful
16 550 (11.49%) Ajax
17 515 (10.76%) .NET Framework
18 491 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
19 490 (10.24%) WCF
20 390 (8.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 447 (9.34%) Computer Science
2 405 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 228 (4.76%) User Experience
4 221 (4.62%) Mobile App
5 144 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 127 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
7 113 (2.36%) iPad
8 96 (2.01%) Management Information System
9 83 (1.73%) Fintech
10 67 (1.40%) Data Structures
11 62 (1.30%) Client/Server
11 62 (1.30%) N-Tier
12 44 (0.92%) NHS
13 40 (0.84%) Algorithms
14 32 (0.67%) Data Centre
15 31 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
15 31 (0.65%) Mobile Payment
15 31 (0.65%) Social Media
16 29 (0.61%) TRADACOMS
17 28 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 660 (13.79%) Windows
2 636 (13.29%) Linux
3 309 (6.46%) Unix
4 215 (4.49%) Android
5 204 (4.26%) Apple iOS
6 134 (2.80%) Windows Server
7 51 (1.07%) Solaris
8 44 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 43 (0.90%) Mac OS
10 38 (0.79%) Ubuntu
11 37 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 33 (0.69%) CentOS
12 33 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 30 (0.63%) Debian
14 26 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
15 20 (0.42%) Windows XP
16 16 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (0.31%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 15 (0.31%) Windows Vista
18 13 (0.27%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2230 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
2 1368 (28.58%) MVC
3 910 (19.01%) OO
4 889 (18.58%) Scrum
5 882 (18.43%) TDD
6 810 (16.92%) Software Engineering
7 672 (14.04%) Web Development
8 533 (11.14%) Test Automation
9 505 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
10 497 (10.38%) SDLC
11 467 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
12 414 (8.65%) SOA
13 382 (7.98%) BDD
14 369 (7.71%) Unit Testing
15 362 (7.56%) E-Commerce
16 321 (6.71%) OOP
17 245 (5.12%) Digital Marketing
18 219 (4.58%) Programme Management
19 218 (4.55%) Mentoring
20 217 (4.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2313 (48.33%) SQL
2 2201 (45.99%) JavaScript
3 1938 (40.49%) Java
4 1674 (34.98%) C#
5 523 (10.93%) PHP
6 522 (10.91%) T-SQL
7 408 (8.52%) C++
8 305 (6.37%) PL/SQL
9 302 (6.31%) VB.NET
10 222 (4.64%) C
11 219 (4.58%) Python
12 162 (3.38%) XPath
13 130 (2.72%) Perl
14 115 (2.40%) Ruby
15 113 (2.36%) VB
16 108 (2.26%) Objective-C
17 103 (2.15%) PowerShell
18 98 (2.05%) Shell Script
19 79 (1.65%) Groovy
20 74 (1.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 792 (16.55%) Degree
2 226 (4.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 133 (2.78%) ISEB
4 116 (2.42%) Security Cleared
5 98 (2.05%) ISTQB
6 80 (1.67%) SC Cleared
7 64 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 29 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 26 (0.54%) PMI Certification
9 26 (0.54%) Siebel Certification
10 17 (0.36%) DBS Check
11 15 (0.31%) MCP
12 13 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 11 (0.23%) Master's Degree
14 10 (0.21%) Postgraduate
14 10 (0.21%) Sun Certification
15 8 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (0.15%) CCNA
16 7 (0.15%) CCNP
16 7 (0.15%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (4.60%) QA
2 54 (1.13%) SLA
3 21 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 16 (0.33%) WCAG
5 13 (0.27%) HL7
6 12 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 12 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.21%) PMO
9 8 (0.17%) MiFID
10 6 (0.13%) COBIT
10 6 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
10 6 (0.13%) EMIR
10 6 (0.13%) WAI
11 5 (0.10%) Basel III
11 5 (0.10%) ISO 14001
11 5 (0.10%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.084%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 4 (0.084%) ISO 22301
12 4 (0.084%) Section 508
System Software
1 101 (2.11%) Docker
2 49 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.25%) vSphere
6 5 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.084%) Firmware
7 4 (0.084%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.084%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.063%) KVM
8 3 (0.063%) Varnish
8 3 (0.063%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.042%) NFS
9 2 (0.042%) Xen
9 2 (0.042%) XenApp
10 1 (0.021%) Brightmail
10 1 (0.021%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.021%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 61 (1.27%) Puppet
2 42 (0.88%) Ansible
3 27 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (0.52%) Nagios
5 19 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (0.29%) HAProxy
7 12 (0.25%) Salt
8 10 (0.21%) CloudHub
9 9 (0.19%) Opsview
9 9 (0.19%) Terraform
10 7 (0.15%) Tivoli
11 6 (0.13%) Kibana
11 6 (0.13%) MOM
11 6 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (0.10%) Backup Exec
12 5 (0.10%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 5 (0.10%) CloudForms
12 5 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.084%) Graylog
13 4 (0.084%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 832 (17.38%) Microsoft
2 788 (16.46%) Oracle
3 319 (6.67%) SAP
4 147 (3.07%) IBM
5 96 (2.01%) Zend
6 91 (1.90%) Apple
7 80 (1.67%) Google
8 68 (1.42%) Red Hat
9 56 (1.17%) Xamarin
10 54 (1.13%) Adobe
11 48 (1.00%) Cognos
12 47 (0.98%) HP
12 47 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
13 46 (0.96%) Cognizant
14 44 (0.92%) VMware
15 41 (0.86%) Tableau
16 38 (0.79%) Splunk
17 36 (0.75%) Cisco
18 31 (0.65%) MuleSoft
19 30 (0.63%) hybris