Period
to 13 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for XSD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XSD over the 6 months to 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML Schema Definition (XSD)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 721 724 679
Rank change year-on-year +3 -45 -2
Permanent jobs citing XSD 97 156 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.13% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.45% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 85 111 199
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £31,750 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%

XSD 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 28,359 34,414 42,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 37.53% 38.79% 41.37%
Number of salaries quoted 23,297 28,247 35,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,412 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.92% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,384 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for XSD in the UK excluding London

XSD
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for XSD in the UK excluding London

XSD
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XSD in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Salary histogram for XSD in the UK excluding London

XSD
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 XSD within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 13 December 2019. 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 +6 31 £80,000 +23.08% 3
South West +33 29 £41,000 +29.27% 1
North of England +51 18 £47,500 -5.00% 6
West Midlands +37 14 £41,750 -1.76% 2
Midlands +21 14 £41,750 -4.02% 2
Yorkshire +41 13 £47,500 +8.57% 3
North West +45 5 £43,268 -13.46% 3
East of England +39 4 £52,500 -8.70% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £55,000 - 1
XSD
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, IT jobs citing XSD 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 XSD.

1 96 (98.97%) XML
2 66 (68.04%) SQL
3 54 (55.67%) Web Services
4 53 (54.64%) Java
5 50 (51.55%) SOAP
6 48 (49.48%) XSLT
7 47 (48.45%) SQL Server
8 42 (43.30%) .NET
8 42 (43.30%) REST
9 39 (40.21%) JSON
10 37 (38.14%) C#
11 34 (35.05%) Microsoft
12 33 (34.02%) SDLC
13 31 (31.96%) JavaScript
14 30 (30.93%) MuleSoft
15 28 (28.87%) Tomcat
15 28 (28.87%) Azure
16 27 (27.84%) JMS
16 27 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (26.80%) J2EE
17 26 (26.80%) jQuery
17 26 (26.80%) .NET Framework
18 23 (23.71%) JBoss
19 22 (22.68%) Subversion
19 22 (22.68%) Middleware
20 21 (21.65%) B2B
20 21 (21.65%) SOA
20 21 (21.65%) Relational Database
21 20 (20.62%) Marketing
21 20 (20.62%) OO

XSD
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 28 (28.87%) Tomcat
2 23 (23.71%) JBoss
3 14 (14.43%) IIS
4 9 (9.28%) CMS
4 9 (9.28%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (9.28%) Umbraco
5 4 (4.12%) GlassFish
5 4 (4.12%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.09%) Confluence
7 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.03%) Anypoint
8 1 (1.03%) Apache
8 1 (1.03%) Mule ESB
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (28.87%) Azure
2 19 (19.59%) Boomi
3 2 (2.06%) iPaaS
4 1 (1.03%) AWS
4 1 (1.03%) Azure Functions
4 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.03%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.53%) HTTP
1 17 (17.53%) X.509
2 9 (9.28%) Internet
3 2 (2.06%) FTP
3 2 (2.06%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (48.45%) SQL Server
2 21 (21.65%) Relational Database
3 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (8.25%) MySQL
5 7 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.09%) MS Access
10 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (22.68%) Subversion
2 16 (16.49%) JUnit
3 13 (13.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (11.34%) Eclipse
4 11 (11.34%) Maven
5 10 (10.31%) Git (software)
6 9 (9.28%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (7.22%) Jenkins
8 6 (6.19%) Cucumber
8 6 (6.19%) Visual Studio
9 5 (5.15%) Bitbucket
9 5 (5.15%) IntelliJ
10 4 (4.12%) Rational Robot
10 4 (4.12%) Toad
10 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 3 (3.09%) Gradle
11 3 (3.09%) JIRA
12 2 (2.06%) Vagrant
13 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
13 1 (1.03%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 20 (20.62%) Marketing
2 7 (7.22%) Public Sector
3 6 (6.19%) Finance
4 4 (4.12%) Aerospace
4 4 (4.12%) Military
5 3 (3.09%) Retail
6 1 (1.03%) Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Games
6 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 86 (88.66%) Developer
2 29 (29.90%) Java Developer
3 27 (27.84%) Integration Developer
4 21 (21.65%) Senior Developer
5 16 (16.49%) MuleSoft Developer
6 12 (12.37%) .NET Developer
7 9 (9.28%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (7.22%) C# Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Software Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Software Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Systems Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Backend Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Senior Backend Developer
11 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Developer
11 2 (2.06%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (98.97%) XML
2 54 (55.67%) Web Services
3 50 (51.55%) SOAP
4 48 (49.48%) XSLT
5 42 (43.30%) .NET
5 42 (43.30%) REST
6 39 (40.21%) JSON
7 27 (27.84%) JMS
8 26 (26.80%) .NET Framework
8 26 (26.80%) J2EE
8 26 (26.80%) jQuery
9 22 (22.68%) Middleware
10 20 (20.62%) JDBC
10 20 (20.62%) Servlets
11 19 (19.59%) Spring
12 17 (17.53%) HTML
13 16 (16.49%) CSS
14 11 (11.34%) JPA
15 10 (10.31%) AngularJS
15 10 (10.31%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.56%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (9.28%) N-Tier
3 7 (7.22%) User Experience
4 6 (6.19%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.12%) HoloLens
6 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.03%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.03%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.28%) Linux
2 4 (4.12%) Unix
3 3 (3.09%) Android
3 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.02%) SDLC
2 27 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (21.65%) B2B
3 21 (21.65%) SOA
4 20 (20.62%) EAI
4 20 (20.62%) OO
5 17 (17.53%) Computer Science
5 17 (17.53%) MVC
6 16 (16.49%) TDD
7 13 (13.40%) Software Engineering
8 10 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (10.31%) OOA/OOD
9 9 (9.28%) Customer-Centricity
9 9 (9.28%) Front End Development
10 8 (8.25%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.25%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 8 (8.25%) SOLID
10 8 (8.25%) Test Automation
10 8 (8.25%) UML
10 8 (8.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (68.04%) SQL
2 53 (54.64%) Java
3 37 (38.14%) C#
4 31 (31.96%) JavaScript
5 18 (18.56%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.19%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.19%) XPath
7 4 (4.12%) VB
7 4 (4.12%) VB6
8 3 (3.09%) Apple Swift
8 3 (3.09%) Groovy
8 3 (3.09%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.09%) VBA
9 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.03%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) MCSD
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.06%) ISEB
3 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.03%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.03%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Docker
2 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (35.05%) Microsoft
2 30 (30.93%) MuleSoft
3 20 (20.62%) webMethods
4 19 (19.59%) Dell
5 17 (17.53%) Oracle
5 17 (17.53%) TIBCO
6 9 (9.28%) Sitecore
7 3 (3.09%) Telerik
8 2 (2.06%) Informatica
8 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.06%) SAP
9 1 (1.03%) IBM