Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 51 35
Rank change year-on-year -7 -16 -8
Permanent jobs citing XML 4545 5533 7337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.71% 5.00% 5.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.43% 13.10% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3729 4748 6337
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 39774 42249 48075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 41.21% 38.17% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 33575 36308 41128
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £27,329 £26,250 £25,750
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% +0.56%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -15 1325 £45,000 - 101
North of England -6 1075 £45,000 +12.50% 105
Midlands -11 641 £40,000 - 64
East of England +4 640 £45,000 -2.17% 46
South West +6 621 £40,000 -2.44% 32
North West -7 621 £45,000 +16.13% 65
West Midlands -17 456 £40,000 - 34
Yorkshire -6 414 £45,000 +5.88% 39
East Midlands -3 189 £40,000 - 30
Scotland -18 175 £40,000 - 18
Wales -13 64 £40,000 +19.10% 7
North East -28 34 £38,750 +4.73% 1
Northern Ireland -19 28 £57,000 +62.86% 3
Isle of Man - 1 £60,000 -
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 2265 (49.83%) SQL
2 2164 (47.61%) JavaScript
3 2110 (46.42%) HTML
4 2098 (46.16%) Agile Software Development
5 1803 (39.67%) Java
6 1692 (37.23%) CSS
7 1656 (36.44%) .NET
8 1637 (36.02%) C#
9 1619 (35.62%) Web Services
10 1325 (29.15%) SQL Server
11 1281 (28.18%) JSON
12 1244 (27.37%) MVC
13 1105 (24.31%) SOAP
14 1049 (23.08%) ASP.NET
15 997 (21.94%) jQuery
16 957 (21.06%) Finance
17 922 (20.29%) REST
18 862 (18.97%) Scrum
19 832 (18.31%) Degree
20 828 (18.22%) OO
21 800 (17.60%) Git (software)
22 797 (17.54%) TDD
23 793 (17.45%) Software Engineering
24 750 (16.50%) Oracle
25 748 (16.46%) Microsoft
26 707 (15.56%) Spring
27 699 (15.38%) AngularJS
28 621 (13.66%) Web Development
29 610 (13.42%) Linux
30 602 (13.25%) XSLT

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
1 319 (7.02%) Tomcat
2 294 (6.47%) IIS
3 279 (6.14%) Apache
4 234 (5.15%) JBoss
5 158 (3.48%) CMS
6 149 (3.28%) WebLogic
7 137 (3.01%) Confluence
8 135 (2.97%) WebSphere
9 122 (2.68%) SharePoint
10 115 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 95 (2.09%) Mule
12 82 (1.80%) Mule ESB
13 53 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
13 53 (1.17%) Drupal
14 44 (0.97%) WordPress
15 35 (0.77%) Apache Solr
16 34 (0.75%) Joomla!
17 33 (0.73%) Umbraco
18 30 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
19 29 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 113 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
2 109 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 30 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 29 (0.64%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (0.22%) GIMP
6 10 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.18%) FrameMaker
7 8 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (0.15%) EPLAN
8 7 (0.15%) Inkscape
9 6 (0.13%) Chatbot
9 6 (0.13%) EngageOne
9 6 (0.13%) RoboHelp
10 5 (0.11%) XMetaL
11 4 (0.088%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.066%) InVision
12 3 (0.066%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 45 (0.99%) Magento
2 41 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 38 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 32 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
5 17 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
6 15 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
7 14 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
8 10 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
8 10 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
8 10 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
8 10 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
9 9 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
10 8 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
11 6 (0.13%) NetSuite
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
11 6 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
11 6 (0.13%) Visualfiles
12 5 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
12 5 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 297 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 292 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
3 155 (3.41%) SaaS
4 87 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
5 63 (1.39%) GitHub
6 39 (0.86%) Office 365
7 36 (0.79%) npm
8 35 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (0.48%) Google Play
10 21 (0.46%) Serverless
11 19 (0.42%) Force.com
12 16 (0.35%) PaaS
13 14 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 11 (0.24%) Google Analytics
15 10 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
16 9 (0.20%) Amazon S3
16 9 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
16 9 (0.20%) Datadog
16 9 (0.20%) Slack
17 7 (0.15%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 257 (5.65%) HTTP
2 115 (2.53%) Internet
3 89 (1.96%) FTP
4 61 (1.34%) SSL
5 55 (1.21%) TCP/IP
6 49 (1.08%) Intranet
7 42 (0.92%) Firewall
8 41 (0.90%) SMS
9 36 (0.79%) VPN
10 35 (0.77%) WAN
11 34 (0.75%) LAN
12 32 (0.70%) BGP
12 32 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (0.70%) Cisco IOS
12 32 (0.70%) EIGRP
13 27 (0.59%) GLBP
13 27 (0.59%) IGRP
13 27 (0.59%) NetScaler
13 27 (0.59%) OSPF
14 23 (0.51%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1325 (29.15%) SQL Server
2 596 (13.11%) MySQL
3 357 (7.85%) Relational Database
4 280 (6.16%) NoSQL
5 262 (5.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 219 (4.82%) MongoDB
7 218 (4.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 208 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 165 (3.63%) Oracle Database
10 151 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 140 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
12 133 (2.93%) RDBMS
13 104 (2.29%) Big Data
14 87 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
15 86 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 74 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
17 67 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 64 (1.41%) Redis
19 63 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
20 59 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 800 (17.60%) Git (software)
2 497 (10.94%) Subversion
3 459 (10.10%) Visual Studio
4 439 (9.66%) JIRA
5 350 (7.70%) JUnit
6 309 (6.80%) Jenkins
7 304 (6.69%) Maven
8 272 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 249 (5.48%) Eclipse
10 218 (4.80%) Selenium
11 178 (3.92%) Cucumber
12 164 (3.61%) NUnit
13 138 (3.04%) IntelliJ
14 97 (2.13%) Ant
15 82 (1.80%) MSTest
16 69 (1.52%) Gradle
17 68 (1.50%) Android Studio
17 68 (1.50%) SoapUI
18 65 (1.43%) Xcode
19 63 (1.39%) gulp
General
1 957 (21.06%) Finance
2 334 (7.35%) Marketing
3 282 (6.20%) Retail
4 276 (6.07%) Telecoms
5 251 (5.52%) Manufacturing
6 231 (5.08%) Electronics
7 190 (4.18%) Banking
8 88 (1.94%) Games
9 72 (1.58%) Advertising
10 64 (1.41%) Automotive
11 62 (1.36%) Law
12 57 (1.25%) Publishing
13 45 (0.99%) Legal
14 42 (0.92%) Billing
15 41 (0.90%) Financial Institution
16 33 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
17 27 (0.59%) Back Office
17 27 (0.59%) Investment Banking
18 21 (0.46%) Multimedia
19 17 (0.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3009 (66.20%) Developer
2 843 (18.55%) Java Developer
3 777 (17.10%) .NET Developer
4 572 (12.59%) C# Developer
5 558 (12.28%) Senior Developer
6 479 (10.54%) Software Developer
7 461 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 397 (8.73%) Analyst
9 312 (6.86%) Software Engineer
10 280 (6.16%) Web Developer
11 248 (5.46%) SQL Developer
12 244 (5.37%) ASP.NET Developer
13 226 (4.97%) PHP Developer
14 222 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
15 209 (4.60%) Junior
16 184 (4.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 182 (4.00%) Junior Developer
18 181 (3.98%) JavaScript Developer
19 178 (3.92%) .NET Software Developer
20 161 (3.54%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2110 (46.42%) HTML
2 1692 (37.23%) CSS
3 1656 (36.44%) .NET
4 1619 (35.62%) Web Services
5 1281 (28.18%) JSON
6 1105 (24.31%) SOAP
7 1049 (23.08%) ASP.NET
8 997 (21.94%) jQuery
9 922 (20.29%) REST
10 707 (15.56%) Spring
11 699 (15.38%) AngularJS
12 602 (13.25%) XSLT
13 570 (12.54%) HTML5
14 553 (12.17%) Ajax
15 521 (11.46%) Hibernate
16 514 (11.31%) RESTful
17 486 (10.69%) .NET Framework
18 480 (10.56%) WCF
19 442 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
20 352 (7.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 485 (10.67%) Computer Science
2 411 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
3 225 (4.95%) Mobile App
4 198 (4.36%) User Experience
5 137 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 108 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
7 92 (2.02%) Fintech
8 88 (1.94%) iPad
9 79 (1.74%) Management Information System
10 75 (1.65%) Client/Server
11 56 (1.23%) N-Tier
12 53 (1.17%) Data Structures
13 44 (0.97%) Algorithms
13 44 (0.97%) Virtual Team
14 42 (0.92%) Data Centre
15 36 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
15 36 (0.79%) Mobile Payment
16 32 (0.70%) BBC
17 31 (0.68%) NHS
18 23 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 610 (13.42%) Linux
2 588 (12.94%) Windows
3 280 (6.16%) Unix
4 212 (4.66%) Android
5 184 (4.05%) Apple iOS
6 127 (2.79%) Windows Server
7 53 (1.17%) Ubuntu
8 48 (1.06%) Solaris
9 40 (0.88%) Debian
10 36 (0.79%) CentOS
11 33 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 25 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (0.48%) Mac OS
15 19 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
16 16 (0.35%) AIX
17 15 (0.33%) Windows Vista
18 14 (0.31%) Windows Phone
19 13 (0.29%) Windows Phone 8
20 12 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2098 (46.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1244 (27.37%) MVC
3 862 (18.97%) Scrum
4 828 (18.22%) OO
5 797 (17.54%) TDD
6 793 (17.45%) Software Engineering
7 621 (13.66%) Web Development
8 542 (11.93%) Test Automation
9 465 (10.23%) SDLC
10 441 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
11 426 (9.37%) Continuous Integration
12 390 (8.58%) SOA
13 378 (8.32%) BDD
14 360 (7.92%) Unit Testing
15 355 (7.81%) E-Commerce
16 263 (5.79%) OOP
17 232 (5.10%) Mentoring
18 218 (4.80%) Digital Marketing
19 211 (4.64%) Workflow
20 207 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2265 (49.83%) SQL
2 2164 (47.61%) JavaScript
3 1803 (39.67%) Java
4 1637 (36.02%) C#
5 562 (12.37%) T-SQL
6 439 (9.66%) PHP
7 410 (9.02%) C++
8 298 (6.56%) VB.NET
9 282 (6.20%) PL/SQL
10 227 (4.99%) C
11 218 (4.80%) Python
12 152 (3.34%) XPath
13 122 (2.68%) VB
14 105 (2.31%) Perl
15 104 (2.29%) Ruby
16 102 (2.24%) PowerShell
17 101 (2.22%) Objective-C
18 87 (1.91%) Shell Script
19 78 (1.72%) Groovy
20 63 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 832 (18.31%) Degree
2 245 (5.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 114 (2.51%) Security Cleared
4 105 (2.31%) ISEB
5 79 (1.74%) SC Cleared
6 78 (1.72%) ISTQB
7 42 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (0.57%) Sun Certification
9 25 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 23 (0.51%) PMI Certification
11 18 (0.40%) Siebel Certification
12 14 (0.31%) DBS Check
13 11 (0.24%) Master's Degree
13 11 (0.24%) MCP
14 10 (0.22%) APMP
15 7 (0.15%) Postgraduate
16 6 (0.13%) HND
16 6 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 5 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 5 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 265 (5.83%) QA
2 46 (1.01%) SLA
3 35 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.29%) HL7
5 13 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 7 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.15%) PMO
8 6 (0.13%) DICOM
8 6 (0.13%) RosettaNet
8 6 (0.13%) WCAG
9 5 (0.11%) WAI
10 4 (0.088%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 4 (0.088%) COBIT
11 3 (0.066%) ISO 13485
11 3 (0.066%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.066%) Web Application Security Consortium
12 2 (0.044%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.044%) MISRA
System Software
1 90 (1.98%) Docker
2 41 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 24 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.29%) vSphere
5 11 (0.24%) Firmware
6 8 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.11%) HDFS
9 4 (0.088%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.066%) Varnish
10 3 (0.066%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.044%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.044%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.044%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.044%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.022%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.022%) Brightmail
12 1 (0.022%) KVM
12 1 (0.022%) Xen
Systems Management
1 49 (1.08%) Puppet
2 26 (0.57%) Ansible
3 19 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (0.40%) Nagios
4 18 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.24%) CloudHub
6 9 (0.20%) HAProxy
6 9 (0.20%) Opsview
7 8 (0.18%) CA Service Virtualization
8 6 (0.13%) Salt
9 5 (0.11%) Kibana
9 5 (0.11%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.088%) Oozie
10 4 (0.088%) SCOM
10 4 (0.088%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.066%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.066%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.066%) SCCM
11 3 (0.066%) Terraform
12 2 (0.044%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 750 (16.50%) Oracle
2 748 (16.46%) Microsoft
3 293 (6.45%) SAP
4 112 (2.46%) IBM
5 79 (1.74%) Zend
6 75 (1.65%) Google
7 74 (1.63%) Apple
8 60 (1.32%) Red Hat
9 53 (1.17%) Adobe
10 51 (1.12%) VMware
11 48 (1.06%) Cisco
11 48 (1.06%) HP
12 45 (0.99%) Cognos
13 42 (0.92%) Splunk
14 39 (0.86%) Xamarin
15 38 (0.84%) Citrix
16 36 (0.79%) F5
16 36 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
16 36 (0.79%) Tableau
17 32 (0.70%) Palo Alto