Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SAX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SAX over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple API for XML (SAX)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1173 1176 1288
Rank change year-on-year +3 +112 -19
Permanent jobs citing SAX 25 42 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.022% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.035% 0.057% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 8
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -6.98% +26.47%
10th Percentile £32,750 £46,250 £31,875
90th Percentile £67,500 £89,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year -5.26% -11.63% +26.47%

SAX 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 71570 73527 82974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.15% 38.97% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59439 63800 70927
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

SAX
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SAX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SAX in the UK

SAX
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SAX.

Salary trend for SAX in the UK

SAX
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SAX over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SAX in the UK

SAX
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SAX within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 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
England +29 25 £45,000 -35.71%
UK excluding London +47 20 £45,000 -5.26%
North of England - 20 £45,000 -
North West - 20 £45,000 -
London -19 5 £47,500 -36.67%

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing SAX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SAX.

1 25 (100.00%) XML
1 25 (100.00%) DOM
2 24 (96.00%) Java
3 20 (80.00%) HTML
4 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
4 19 (76.00%) CSS
5 16 (64.00%) XSLT
5 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (60.00%) Software Engineering
7 14 (56.00%) OO
8 13 (52.00%) SQL
8 13 (52.00%) Eclipse
8 13 (52.00%) REST
9 12 (48.00%) Oracle
9 12 (48.00%) Web Services
10 11 (44.00%) Spring
10 11 (44.00%) HTML5
11 10 (40.00%) Open Source
11 10 (40.00%) OSGi
11 10 (40.00%) Scrum
11 10 (40.00%) Swing
11 10 (40.00%) HTTP
12 9 (36.00%) Python
12 9 (36.00%) MVC
12 9 (36.00%) SOAP
12 9 (36.00%) MySQL
12 9 (36.00%) Ruby
12 9 (36.00%) Groovy
12 9 (36.00%) Kanban
12 9 (36.00%) Scala

SAX
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (24.00%) Apache
1 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.00%) JBoss
3 3 (12.00%) Jetty
3 3 (12.00%) nginx
3 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) HTTP
2 3 (12.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (12.00%) SNMP
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MySQL
1 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (24.00%) CouchDB
2 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (24.00%) Neo4j
2 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (24.00%) Riak
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (12.00%) Blockchain
4 3 (12.00%) Data Mining
4 3 (12.00%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Eclipse
2 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (28.00%) JUnit
3 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (16.00%) Maven
5 3 (12.00%) Ant
5 3 (12.00%) CppUnit
5 3 (12.00%) GDB
5 3 (12.00%) Hudson
5 3 (12.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (12.00%) Subversion
5 3 (12.00%) Valgrind
5 3 (12.00%) XMLSpy
6 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
7 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (20.00%) Automotive
1 5 (20.00%) Banking
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Java Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Junior
5 3 (12.00%) Blockchain Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C++ Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Development Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Java Development Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Junior Java Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Junior Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Software Development Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Software Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Development Manager
7 1 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) DOM
1 25 (100.00%) XML
2 20 (80.00%) HTML
3 19 (76.00%) CSS
4 16 (64.00%) XSLT
5 13 (52.00%) REST
6 12 (48.00%) Web Services
7 11 (44.00%) HTML5
7 11 (44.00%) Spring
8 10 (40.00%) OSGi
8 10 (40.00%) Swing
9 9 (36.00%) SOAP
10 7 (28.00%) Servlets
10 7 (28.00%) XML Schema
11 6 (24.00%) Ajax
11 6 (24.00%) Apache Wicket
11 6 (24.00%) JMS
11 6 (24.00%) Play Framework
11 6 (24.00%) Spring MVC
12 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Wiki
2 3 (12.00%) Augmented Reality
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) Fintech
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 14 (56.00%) OO
4 10 (40.00%) Open Source
4 10 (40.00%) Scrum
5 9 (36.00%) Kanban
5 9 (36.00%) MVC
6 8 (32.00%) BDD
6 8 (32.00%) TDD
7 7 (28.00%) Software Delivery
8 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (24.00%) Pair Programming
8 6 (24.00%) Refactoring
8 6 (24.00%) SEO
9 5 (20.00%) Multithreading
10 3 (12.00%) AOP
10 3 (12.00%) BPMN
10 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
10 3 (12.00%) RUP
10 3 (12.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) Java
2 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (52.00%) SQL
4 9 (36.00%) Groovy
4 9 (36.00%) Python
4 9 (36.00%) Ruby
4 9 (36.00%) Scala
5 6 (24.00%) C#
6 5 (20.00%) XPath
7 4 (16.00%) C++
8 3 (12.00%) C
8 3 (12.00%) Go
8 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
9 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Altova
2 3 (12.00%) Google
2 3 (12.00%) ILOG
2 3 (12.00%) Splunk
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat