Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 55 42
Rank change year-on-year -29 -13 -6
Permanent jobs citing XML 3,590 4,954 6,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.63% 4.92% 5.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.88% 11.92% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3,000 3,941 5,521
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.53% +5.56% -

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 40,430 41,553 44,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 40.88% 41.26% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 34,182 35,222 38,055
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 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
South East -29 1,158 £45,000 - 154
North of England -46 724 £45,000 +5.88% 165
South West -20 480 £42,500 +4.94% 85
East of England -13 479 £45,000 - 69
Midlands -35 448 £45,000 +12.50% 100
North West -32 434 £42,250 -6.11% 101
West Midlands -13 319 £46,500 +24.00% 55
Yorkshire -58 248 £45,000 +5.88% 54
Scotland -10 217 £45,000 +20.00% 32
East Midlands -36 128 £40,000 - 44
Wales -6 86 £40,000 -5.88% 7
North East -8 42 £43,000 +4.24% 10
Northern Ireland -5 25 £40,000 -2.44% 9
Isle of Man -1 2 £39,000 -13.33%
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for XML.

1 1,800 (50.14%) HTML
2 1,775 (49.44%) SQL
3 1,773 (49.39%) JavaScript
4 1,505 (41.92%) Agile Software Development
5 1,425 (39.69%) Java
6 1,378 (38.38%) CSS
7 1,313 (36.57%) C#
8 1,276 (35.54%) .NET
9 1,142 (31.81%) Web Services
10 1,132 (31.53%) JSON
11 938 (26.13%) SQL Server
12 843 (23.48%) SOAP
13 778 (21.67%) MVC
14 709 (19.75%) jQuery
15 667 (18.58%) OO
16 663 (18.47%) ASP.NET
17 662 (18.44%) Finance
18 652 (18.16%) REST
19 605 (16.85%) Microsoft
20 580 (16.16%) Degree
21 579 (16.13%) Oracle
22 575 (16.02%) Software Engineering
23 551 (15.35%) TDD
24 533 (14.85%) Git (software)
25 523 (14.57%) Scrum
26 513 (14.29%) Spring
27 470 (13.09%) RESTful
27 470 (13.09%) AngularJS
28 439 (12.23%) Windows
29 437 (12.17%) Linux

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
1 168 (4.68%) Tomcat
2 157 (4.37%) IIS
3 133 (3.70%) Apache
4 124 (3.45%) JBoss
5 121 (3.37%) CMS
6 110 (3.06%) SharePoint
7 108 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 91 (2.53%) Confluence
9 81 (2.26%) WebSphere
10 74 (2.06%) WebLogic
11 65 (1.81%) MQSeries
12 61 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
13 53 (1.48%) Drupal
14 50 (1.39%) WordPress
15 37 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
16 36 (1.00%) Mule
17 35 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
17 35 (0.97%) Umbraco
18 27 (0.75%) Mule ESB
19 26 (0.72%) nginx
Applications
1 106 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
2 83 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 44 (1.23%) Photoshop
4 24 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.53%) GIMP
7 18 (0.50%) Chatbot
8 15 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
9 14 (0.39%) RoboHelp
10 7 (0.19%) InfoPath
11 6 (0.17%) Acrobat
11 6 (0.17%) InDesign
11 6 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
12 5 (0.14%) Doxygen
13 4 (0.11%) InVision
14 3 (0.084%) 3ds Max
15 2 (0.056%) Adobe After Effects
15 2 (0.056%) Adobe Captivate
15 2 (0.056%) Adobe Premiere
15 2 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (1.09%) Magento
1 39 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
2 38 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
5 16 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
6 14 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 14 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
7 13 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
8 11 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
9 10 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
9 10 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
9 10 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
9 10 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
9 10 (0.28%) SAP ERP
10 8 (0.22%) NetSuite
11 7 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
12 6 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 5 (0.14%) assyst
14 4 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 269 (7.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 251 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
3 100 (2.79%) SaaS
4 55 (1.53%) GitHub
5 44 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
6 40 (1.11%) npm
7 39 (1.09%) Office 365
8 33 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
9 28 (0.78%) IaaS
10 24 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
10 24 (0.67%) Serverless
11 20 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
12 19 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
13 18 (0.50%) Cloudflare
13 18 (0.50%) Google Analytics
13 18 (0.50%) PaaS
14 17 (0.47%) Force.com
15 16 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 15 (0.42%) Boomi
17 14 (0.39%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 241 (6.71%) HTTP
2 101 (2.81%) Internet
3 84 (2.34%) TCP/IP
4 72 (2.01%) SSL
5 54 (1.50%) DNS
6 46 (1.28%) VPN
7 44 (1.23%) SMS
8 41 (1.14%) Firewall
9 36 (1.00%) HTTPS
10 34 (0.95%) FTP
11 24 (0.67%) BGP
11 24 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
11 24 (0.67%) IGRP
11 24 (0.67%) NetScaler
11 24 (0.67%) OSPF
11 24 (0.67%) WAN
12 20 (0.56%) LAN
12 20 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
13 19 (0.53%) EIGRP
13 19 (0.53%) GLBP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 938 (26.13%) SQL Server
2 374 (10.42%) MySQL
3 373 (10.39%) Relational Database
4 291 (8.11%) NoSQL
5 181 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 150 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 143 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
8 137 (3.82%) RDBMS
9 132 (3.68%) Big Data
10 118 (3.29%) MongoDB
11 106 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
12 100 (2.79%) Oracle Database
13 93 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
14 73 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
15 70 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
16 58 (1.62%) Bigtable
17 51 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 48 (1.34%) DB2
18 48 (1.34%) Redis
19 45 (1.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 533 (14.85%) Git (software)
2 298 (8.30%) Visual Studio
3 295 (8.22%) Subversion
4 290 (8.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 282 (7.86%) Maven
6 263 (7.33%) JIRA
7 239 (6.66%) JUnit
8 231 (6.43%) Jenkins
9 176 (4.90%) Selenium
10 169 (4.71%) Eclipse
11 144 (4.01%) NUnit
12 123 (3.43%) Ant
13 101 (2.81%) Cucumber
14 77 (2.14%) SoapUI
15 72 (2.01%) MSTest
16 69 (1.92%) Gradle
17 64 (1.78%) IntelliJ
18 50 (1.39%) Bitbucket
19 39 (1.09%) Mockito
20 36 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 662 (18.44%) Finance
2 184 (5.13%) Marketing
3 179 (4.99%) Retail
4 96 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 91 (2.53%) Banking
6 71 (1.98%) Manufacturing
7 66 (1.84%) Games
8 62 (1.73%) Advertising
9 56 (1.56%) Electronics
10 55 (1.53%) Law
11 51 (1.42%) Legal
12 35 (0.97%) Automotive
13 30 (0.84%) German Language
14 29 (0.81%) Back Office
15 21 (0.58%) Publishing
16 20 (0.56%) French Language
17 19 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
18 17 (0.47%) Multimedia
19 16 (0.45%) Investment Banking
20 13 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 2,220 (61.84%) Developer
2 600 (16.71%) Java Developer
3 526 (14.65%) .NET Developer
4 458 (12.76%) C# Developer
5 406 (11.31%) Software Developer
6 372 (10.36%) Senior Developer
7 335 (9.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 325 (9.05%) Analyst
9 276 (7.69%) Software Engineer
10 199 (5.54%) C# Software Developer
11 190 (5.29%) .NET Software Developer
12 160 (4.46%) Senior Java Developer
13 158 (4.40%) SQL Developer
14 153 (4.26%) Architect
15 139 (3.87%) Consultant
16 134 (3.73%) Junior
17 130 (3.62%) PHP Developer
18 126 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
19 119 (3.31%) Web Developer
20 112 (3.12%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,800 (50.14%) HTML
2 1,378 (38.38%) CSS
3 1,276 (35.54%) .NET
4 1,142 (31.81%) Web Services
5 1,132 (31.53%) JSON
6 843 (23.48%) SOAP
7 709 (19.75%) jQuery
8 663 (18.47%) ASP.NET
9 652 (18.16%) REST
10 513 (14.29%) Spring
11 470 (13.09%) AngularJS
11 470 (13.09%) RESTful
12 412 (11.48%) Ajax
13 408 (11.36%) HTML5
14 401 (11.17%) XSLT
15 374 (10.42%) .NET Framework
16 356 (9.92%) WCF
17 323 (9.00%) Hibernate
18 253 (7.05%) ASP.NET MVC
19 252 (7.02%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 372 (10.36%) Computer Science
2 323 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
3 187 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
4 146 (4.07%) User Experience
5 136 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
6 119 (3.31%) Mobile App
7 101 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
8 79 (2.20%) Management Information System
9 66 (1.84%) Virtual Team
10 64 (1.78%) Fintech
11 49 (1.36%) Algorithms
12 39 (1.09%) Client/Server
13 31 (0.86%) Data Centre
13 31 (0.86%) Replication
14 27 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
15 26 (0.72%) NHS
15 26 (0.72%) W3C
16 25 (0.70%) Blog
17 23 (0.64%) N-Tier
17 23 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 439 (12.23%) Windows
2 437 (12.17%) Linux
3 263 (7.33%) Unix
4 111 (3.09%) Android
5 90 (2.51%) Apple iOS
6 77 (2.14%) Windows Server
7 28 (0.78%) Mac OS
7 28 (0.78%) Solaris
8 25 (0.70%) Windows Phone
9 19 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
10 15 (0.42%) CentOS
11 14 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 14 (0.39%) Windows 7
12 12 (0.33%) HPUX
13 11 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
14 9 (0.25%) AIX
15 8 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (0.22%) zOS
16 7 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,505 (41.92%) Agile Software Development
2 778 (21.67%) MVC
3 667 (18.58%) OO
4 575 (16.02%) Software Engineering
5 551 (15.35%) TDD
6 523 (14.57%) Scrum
7 434 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
8 421 (11.73%) Test Automation
9 411 (11.45%) Unit Testing
10 398 (11.09%) Continuous Integration
11 382 (10.64%) Web Development
12 355 (9.89%) SDLC
13 315 (8.77%) SOA
14 282 (7.86%) E-Commerce
15 255 (7.10%) BDD
16 219 (6.10%) DevOps
16 219 (6.10%) OOP
17 211 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
18 202 (5.63%) Open Source
19 198 (5.52%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1,775 (49.44%) SQL
2 1,773 (49.39%) JavaScript
3 1,425 (39.69%) Java
4 1,313 (36.57%) C#
5 383 (10.67%) PHP
6 343 (9.55%) T-SQL
7 316 (8.80%) Python
8 304 (8.47%) C++
9 273 (7.60%) PL/SQL
10 207 (5.77%) VB.NET
11 132 (3.68%) PowerShell
12 130 (3.62%) C
13 116 (3.23%) XPath
14 98 (2.73%) Ruby
15 90 (2.51%) Java 8
16 87 (2.42%) VB
17 71 (1.98%) VBA
18 65 (1.81%) Shell Script
19 64 (1.78%) TypeScript
20 58 (1.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 580 (16.16%) Degree
2 184 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 132 (3.68%) Security Cleared
4 80 (2.23%) SC Cleared
5 57 (1.59%) PhD
6 46 (1.28%) ISTQB
7 33 (0.92%) ISEB
8 29 (0.81%) DV Cleared
9 24 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
11 20 (0.56%) CISSP
12 19 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 16 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
14 14 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (0.39%) Sun Certification
15 13 (0.36%) Postgraduate
16 10 (0.28%) HND
17 9 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 9 (0.25%) Master's Degree
18 8 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (5.15%) QA
2 49 (1.36%) SLA
3 47 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 25 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.36%) GDPR
6 11 (0.31%) ECSS
7 10 (0.28%) GCP
7 10 (0.28%) Solvency II
8 9 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.25%) PA-DSS
9 7 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 7 (0.19%) WCAG
10 5 (0.14%) HL7
10 5 (0.14%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 4 (0.11%) COBIT
11 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (0.11%) SEPA
12 3 (0.084%) DICOM
12 3 (0.084%) JTAG
12 3 (0.084%) MiFID
System Software
1 100 (2.79%) Docker
2 29 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.22%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.22%) VMware NSX
4 7 (0.19%) Apache Flume
4 7 (0.19%) Firmware
4 7 (0.19%) HDFS
4 7 (0.19%) LXC
4 7 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.19%) Varnish
5 5 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.11%) Time Sharing Option
7 3 (0.084%) iptables
7 3 (0.084%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.084%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.056%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.056%) vSphere
9 1 (0.028%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.028%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 63 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 46 (1.28%) Puppet
3 35 (0.97%) Ansible
4 31 (0.86%) HP ALM
5 24 (0.67%) Kubernetes
6 15 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
6 15 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
7 14 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 11 (0.31%) Terraform
9 10 (0.28%) CA Service Virtualization
9 10 (0.28%) Kibana
10 7 (0.19%) Oozie
10 7 (0.19%) vCenter Server
10 7 (0.19%) vRealize
11 6 (0.17%) Galera Cluster
11 6 (0.17%) Nagios
12 4 (0.11%) CA Endevor
12 4 (0.11%) SCOM
13 3 (0.084%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.056%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 605 (16.85%) Microsoft
2 579 (16.13%) Oracle
3 125 (3.48%) Google
4 117 (3.26%) IBM
5 87 (2.42%) SAP
6 76 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
7 57 (1.59%) Capita
8 49 (1.36%) Adobe
8 49 (1.36%) Apple
9 46 (1.28%) HP
10 44 (1.23%) VMware
11 38 (1.06%) Xamarin
12 37 (1.03%) Citrix
13 33 (0.92%) ServiceNow
14 31 (0.86%) Atlassian
14 31 (0.86%) MuleSoft
14 31 (0.86%) TIBCO
15 29 (0.81%) Cisco
15 29 (0.81%) F5
15 29 (0.81%) webMethods