Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 52 35
Rank change year-on-year -12 -17 -7
Permanent jobs citing XML 4342 5285 7298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.29% 4.91% 5.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.40% 12.71% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3568 4480 6284
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,400 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.12% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,344 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.75% +0.76% +5.88%

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 41756 41595 47603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 41.25% 38.64% 38.74%
Number of salaries quoted 35291 35776 40868
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

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 14 December 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 14 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
South East -17 1364 £45,000 - 85
North of England -22 921 £45,000 +12.50% 71
Midlands -10 647 £37,500 -6.25% 39
East of England -6 596 £45,000 - 44
South West -9 544 £40,000 -5.88% 26
North West -23 512 £45,000 +12.50% 40
West Midlands -20 427 £40,000 - 19
Yorkshire -15 375 £42,750 +0.59% 25
East Midlands -5 220 £37,500 -6.25% 20
Scotland -2 183 £43,750 +1.74% 14
Wales -25 69 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Northern Ireland -12 33 £45,000 +25.00% 3
North East -48 28 £38,750 -3.13% 6
Isle of Man -12 1 £60,000 +41.18%
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 14 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for XML.

1 2229 (51.34%) SQL
2 2081 (47.93%) JavaScript
3 2038 (46.94%) HTML
4 1966 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
5 1657 (38.16%) C#
6 1656 (38.14%) .NET
7 1609 (37.06%) Java
8 1601 (36.87%) CSS
9 1402 (32.29%) Web Services
10 1295 (29.82%) SQL Server
11 1225 (28.21%) JSON
12 1084 (24.97%) MVC
13 985 (22.69%) ASP.NET
14 975 (22.46%) SOAP
15 924 (21.28%) jQuery
16 862 (19.85%) REST
17 825 (19.00%) Finance
18 802 (18.47%) Scrum
19 773 (17.80%) Software Engineering
20 751 (17.30%) Degree
21 743 (17.11%) OO
22 727 (16.74%) Microsoft
23 712 (16.40%) TDD
24 671 (15.45%) Oracle
25 633 (14.58%) AngularJS
26 623 (14.35%) Git (software)
26 623 (14.35%) Spring
27 601 (13.84%) Windows
28 590 (13.59%) MySQL
29 579 (13.33%) 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
1 301 (6.93%) Tomcat
2 298 (6.86%) IIS
3 258 (5.94%) Apache
4 210 (4.84%) JBoss
5 162 (3.73%) CMS
6 110 (2.53%) WebSphere
7 109 (2.51%) Confluence
8 108 (2.49%) SharePoint
9 104 (2.40%) WebLogic
10 82 (1.89%) Mule
11 72 (1.66%) Mule ESB
12 67 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
13 64 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 59 (1.36%) Drupal
15 52 (1.20%) WordPress
16 40 (0.92%) Umbraco
17 38 (0.88%) Joomla!
18 36 (0.83%) Apache Solr
19 32 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
20 20 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 91 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
2 83 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 30 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (0.55%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.25%) InfoPath
7 9 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.18%) Chatbot
8 8 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (0.16%) Acrobat
9 7 (0.16%) EPLAN
10 6 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.12%) GIMP
11 5 (0.12%) XMetaL
12 4 (0.092%) FrameMaker
12 4 (0.092%) InDesign
12 4 (0.092%) RoboHelp
13 2 (0.046%) EngageOne
13 2 (0.046%) Inkscape
14 1 (0.023%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 64 (1.47%) Magento
2 44 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 41 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
6 11 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (0.21%) NetSuite
8 7 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
9 6 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
9 6 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
10 5 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
11 4 (0.092%) nopCommerce
11 4 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.092%) SAP SRM
11 4 (0.092%) Visualfiles
12 3 (0.069%) Exstream
12 3 (0.069%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (0.069%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 293 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 287 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
3 159 (3.66%) SaaS
4 64 (1.47%) GitHub
5 62 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
6 38 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
7 36 (0.83%) Office 365
8 26 (0.60%) Serverless
9 23 (0.53%) npm
10 21 (0.48%) PaaS
11 16 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 14 (0.32%) Google Play
13 13 (0.30%) Slack
14 11 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
14 11 (0.25%) IaaS
15 10 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
15 10 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
15 10 (0.23%) OpenShift
16 9 (0.21%) Force.com
17 7 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 239 (5.50%) HTTP
2 122 (2.81%) Internet
3 72 (1.66%) SSL
4 69 (1.59%) FTP
5 54 (1.24%) TCP/IP
6 52 (1.20%) SMS
7 46 (1.06%) VPN
8 44 (1.01%) WAN
9 42 (0.97%) LAN
10 41 (0.94%) BGP
10 41 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
10 41 (0.94%) EIGRP
11 40 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
12 37 (0.85%) GLBP
12 37 (0.85%) IGRP
12 37 (0.85%) NetScaler
12 37 (0.85%) OSPF
13 36 (0.83%) Firewall
14 34 (0.78%) Intranet
15 33 (0.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1295 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 590 (13.59%) MySQL
3 341 (7.85%) Relational Database
4 263 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 226 (5.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 188 (4.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 186 (4.28%) MongoDB
8 168 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 144 (3.32%) Oracle Database
10 127 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 105 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
11 105 (2.42%) RDBMS
12 93 (2.14%) Big Data
13 80 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
14 63 (1.45%) Redis
15 62 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 51 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
17 50 (1.15%) DB2
18 49 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 45 (1.04%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 623 (14.35%) Git (software)
2 479 (11.03%) Visual Studio
3 401 (9.24%) Subversion
4 358 (8.25%) JIRA
5 322 (7.42%) JUnit
6 303 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 267 (6.15%) Jenkins
8 263 (6.06%) Maven
9 249 (5.73%) Selenium
10 242 (5.57%) Eclipse
11 198 (4.56%) Cucumber
12 148 (3.41%) NUnit
13 106 (2.44%) IntelliJ
14 87 (2.00%) Ant
15 77 (1.77%) MSTest
15 77 (1.77%) SoapUI
16 59 (1.36%) Mockito
17 56 (1.29%) gulp
18 52 (1.20%) Gradle
18 52 (1.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 825 (19.00%) Finance
2 303 (6.98%) Retail
3 274 (6.31%) Marketing
4 206 (4.74%) Manufacturing
5 199 (4.58%) Telecoms
6 160 (3.68%) Electronics
7 158 (3.64%) Banking
8 80 (1.84%) Games
9 68 (1.57%) Publishing
10 63 (1.45%) Advertising
11 54 (1.24%) Automotive
12 51 (1.17%) Law
13 45 (1.04%) Billing
14 36 (0.83%) Legal
15 34 (0.78%) Financial Institution
16 26 (0.60%) Investment Banking
16 26 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
17 23 (0.53%) Back Office
18 18 (0.41%) Multimedia
19 17 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2747 (63.27%) Developer
2 732 (16.86%) .NET Developer
3 683 (15.73%) Java Developer
4 566 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 489 (11.26%) Senior Developer
6 463 (10.66%) Software Developer
7 442 (10.18%) C# .NET Developer
8 365 (8.41%) Analyst
9 330 (7.60%) Software Engineer
10 259 (5.96%) Web Developer
11 219 (5.04%) PHP Developer
12 215 (4.95%) ASP.NET Developer
13 209 (4.81%) SQL Developer
14 185 (4.26%) C# Software Developer
15 180 (4.15%) .NET Software Developer
15 180 (4.15%) Junior
16 176 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
17 171 (3.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 157 (3.62%) Applications Developer
19 154 (3.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2038 (46.94%) HTML
2 1656 (38.14%) .NET
3 1601 (36.87%) CSS
4 1402 (32.29%) Web Services
5 1225 (28.21%) JSON
6 985 (22.69%) ASP.NET
7 975 (22.46%) SOAP
8 924 (21.28%) jQuery
9 862 (19.85%) REST
10 633 (14.58%) AngularJS
11 623 (14.35%) Spring
12 566 (13.04%) XSLT
13 541 (12.46%) HTML5
14 512 (11.79%) Ajax
15 444 (10.23%) WCF
16 438 (10.09%) .NET Framework
17 417 (9.60%) RESTful
18 414 (9.53%) Hibernate
19 363 (8.36%) ASP.NET MVC
20 293 (6.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 452 (10.41%) Computer Science
2 419 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
3 241 (5.55%) Mobile App
4 168 (3.87%) User Experience
5 133 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
6 105 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
7 99 (2.28%) Fintech
8 78 (1.80%) Client/Server
9 60 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 60 (1.38%) Virtual Team
10 51 (1.17%) Data Centre
11 46 (1.06%) Algorithms
12 43 (0.99%) iPad
13 42 (0.97%) N-Tier
14 36 (0.83%) BBC
15 33 (0.76%) Data Structures
16 32 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
16 32 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
17 26 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 21 (0.48%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 601 (13.84%) Windows
2 579 (13.33%) Linux
3 297 (6.84%) Unix
4 198 (4.56%) Android
5 171 (3.94%) Apple iOS
6 148 (3.41%) Windows Server
7 56 (1.29%) Ubuntu
8 46 (1.06%) Debian
9 37 (0.85%) CentOS
9 37 (0.85%) Solaris
10 34 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (0.53%) Mac OS
13 22 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (0.44%) Windows 10
15 15 (0.35%) Windows Phone
16 14 (0.32%) AIX
16 14 (0.32%) Windows 8
17 13 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
17 13 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1966 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1084 (24.97%) MVC
3 802 (18.47%) Scrum
4 773 (17.80%) Software Engineering
5 743 (17.11%) OO
6 712 (16.40%) TDD
7 564 (12.99%) Web Development
8 514 (11.84%) Test Automation
9 416 (9.58%) SDLC
10 381 (8.77%) BDD
11 361 (8.31%) Continuous Integration
12 355 (8.18%) SOA
13 346 (7.97%) E-Commerce
14 336 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
15 306 (7.05%) Unit Testing
16 273 (6.29%) OOP
17 270 (6.22%) Mentoring
18 228 (5.25%) Microservices
19 205 (4.72%) Workflow
20 201 (4.63%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2229 (51.34%) SQL
2 2081 (47.93%) JavaScript
3 1657 (38.16%) C#
4 1609 (37.06%) Java
5 558 (12.85%) T-SQL
6 445 (10.25%) PHP
7 435 (10.02%) C++
8 323 (7.44%) VB.NET
9 237 (5.46%) PL/SQL
10 227 (5.23%) Python
11 215 (4.95%) C
12 127 (2.92%) VB
13 118 (2.72%) XPath
14 111 (2.56%) PowerShell
15 91 (2.10%) Ruby
16 85 (1.96%) Perl
17 75 (1.73%) Objective-C
18 73 (1.68%) TypeScript
19 72 (1.66%) Groovy
20 68 (1.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 751 (17.30%) Degree
2 223 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 120 (2.76%) Security Cleared
4 92 (2.12%) ISEB
5 87 (2.00%) ISTQB
6 82 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 30 (0.69%) Sun Certification
8 29 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 29 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (0.41%) Master's Degree
9 18 (0.41%) PMI Certification
10 14 (0.32%) DBS Check
11 12 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 11 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
13 9 (0.21%) Siebel Certification
14 8 (0.18%) CCNP
14 8 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (0.18%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.18%) MCP
14 8 (0.18%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 318 (7.32%) QA
2 45 (1.04%) SLA
3 31 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.39%) HL7
5 10 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.18%) RosettaNet
7 7 (0.16%) DICOM
7 7 (0.16%) PMO
7 7 (0.16%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 5 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.092%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 3 (0.069%) ECSS
10 3 (0.069%) ISO 13485
10 3 (0.069%) WAI
11 2 (0.046%) COBIT
11 2 (0.046%) MISRA
11 2 (0.046%) WCAG
12 1 (0.023%) MiFID
System Software
1 102 (2.35%) Docker
2 38 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 24 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.35%) Firmware
4 15 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.12%) HDFS
6 5 (0.12%) VMware NSX
6 5 (0.12%) vSphere
7 4 (0.092%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.069%) OpenAM
8 3 (0.069%) XenApp
9 2 (0.046%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.046%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.046%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.023%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.023%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 39 (0.90%) Puppet
2 36 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
3 27 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (0.53%) Ansible
5 15 (0.35%) CA Service Virtualization
6 9 (0.21%) Nagios
7 8 (0.18%) Opsview
8 7 (0.16%) CloudHub
8 7 (0.16%) Terraform
9 6 (0.14%) vRealize
10 5 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.12%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.092%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.092%) Kibana
11 4 (0.092%) Oozie
11 4 (0.092%) SCCM
12 3 (0.069%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.069%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.069%) SCOM
12 3 (0.069%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 727 (16.74%) Microsoft
2 671 (15.45%) Oracle
3 221 (5.09%) SAP
4 87 (2.00%) Google
5 81 (1.87%) IBM
6 76 (1.75%) Apple
6 76 (1.75%) Zend
7 67 (1.54%) VMware
8 65 (1.50%) HP
9 53 (1.22%) Citrix
10 52 (1.20%) Adobe
11 51 (1.17%) Red Hat
12 50 (1.15%) Cisco
13 46 (1.06%) F5
14 43 (0.99%) Telerik
15 42 (0.97%) Xamarin
16 41 (0.94%) Arista
17 40 (0.92%) CheckPoint
17 40 (0.92%) Palo Alto
18 35 (0.81%) TIBCO