Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for XML Schema skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XML Schema over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML Schema
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1033 1024 1084
Rank change year-on-year -9 +60 -33
Permanent jobs citing XML Schema 133 164 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.093% 0.094%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 110 110 149
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £84,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - -4.04%

XML Schema 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 67,492 71,250 76,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.30% 40.32% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 55,931 58,946 65,945
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,960 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.25% +0.97% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

XML Schema
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for XML Schema in the UK

XML Schema
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for XML Schema in the UK

XML Schema
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML Schema over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for XML Schema in the UK

XML Schema
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML Schema within the UK over the 6 months to 21 September 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
UK excluding London +28 104 £45,000 -5.26% 17
England -42 68 £57,500 +12.20% 20
Scotland +56 61 £45,000 +5.88% 1
London +28 29 £62,500 -13.79% 4
South East -14 26 £53,750 -2.27% 6
North of England +9 9 £32,000 -14.67% 2
North West +1 6 £32,000 -14.67% 2
Wales +8 4 £58,750 +63.19%
East of England +11 3 £37,500 -37.50% 4
Yorkshire - 3 - -
South West -10 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing XML Schema 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 with a requirement for XML Schema.

1 133 (100.00%) XML
2 108 (81.20%) SQL
3 87 (65.41%) Finance
4 81 (60.90%) Unit Testing
5 79 (59.40%) Java
6 74 (55.64%) Test Automation
7 73 (54.89%) Python
8 71 (53.38%) OO
8 71 (53.38%) Relational Database
9 68 (51.13%) PostgreSQL
10 63 (47.37%) TDD
10 63 (47.37%) NoSQL
11 62 (46.62%) Continuous Integration
11 62 (46.62%) Middleware
12 61 (45.86%) MQSeries
12 61 (45.86%) BDD
12 61 (45.86%) XPath
13 60 (45.11%) System Testing
14 59 (44.36%) Refactoring
15 58 (43.61%) Apache Cassandra
15 58 (43.61%) Complex Event Processing
15 58 (43.61%) Bigtable
15 58 (43.61%) Continuous Deployment
15 58 (43.61%) Virtual Team
15 58 (43.61%) Domain Models
16 39 (29.32%) C#
17 38 (28.57%) Oracle
18 37 (27.82%) OOA/OOD
19 31 (23.31%) Web Services
20 30 (22.56%) C++

XML Schema
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 61 (45.86%) MQSeries
2 11 (8.27%) Apache
3 9 (6.77%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (3.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (3.01%) LiveCycle
5 4 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.26%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.50%) Confluence
7 2 (1.50%) JBoss
7 2 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.75%) JCAPS
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 6 (4.51%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.50%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.51%) Boomi
2 3 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.50%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.02%) SMS
2 7 (5.26%) HTTP
3 3 (2.26%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.26%) FTP
3 3 (2.26%) Modbus
3 3 (2.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (53.38%) Relational Database
2 68 (51.13%) PostgreSQL
3 63 (47.37%) NoSQL
4 58 (43.61%) Apache Cassandra
4 58 (43.61%) Bigtable
5 16 (12.03%) SQL Server
6 13 (9.77%) MySQL
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.26%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.50%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.50%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.50%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.50%) Riak
9 1 (0.75%) Big Data
9 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.75%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.75%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (8.27%) JIRA
2 10 (7.52%) Maven
2 10 (7.52%) Subversion
3 9 (6.77%) Ant
3 9 (6.77%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.77%) JUnit
4 7 (5.26%) Gradle
4 7 (5.26%) TestNG
5 5 (3.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (3.76%) Hudson
6 4 (3.01%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.26%) Bugzilla
7 3 (2.26%) CMake
7 3 (2.26%) CppUnit
7 3 (2.26%) GDB
7 3 (2.26%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.50%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.50%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.50%) Gerrit
8 2 (1.50%) jMock
General
1 87 (65.41%) Finance
2 9 (6.77%) Law
3 8 (6.02%) Banking
4 2 (1.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.50%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Electronics
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Publishing
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (31.58%) Developer
2 35 (26.32%) Python Engineer
3 22 (16.54%) Java Engineer
4 17 (12.78%) QA Engineer
5 13 (9.77%) Java Developer
6 9 (6.77%) Consultant
6 9 (6.77%) Python Developer
7 8 (6.02%) Programmer
7 8 (6.02%) Python Programmer
7 8 (6.02%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) Implementation Consultant
8 6 (4.51%) Junior
8 6 (4.51%) Junior Consultant
8 6 (4.51%) Junior Implementation Consultant
8 6 (4.51%) Quality Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) Software Consultant
8 6 (4.51%) Software Implementation Consultant
8 6 (4.51%) Software QA Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) Lead Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (100.00%) XML
2 62 (46.62%) Middleware
3 31 (23.31%) Web Services
4 26 (19.55%) HTML
4 26 (19.55%) Spring
5 23 (17.29%) JSON
6 20 (15.04%) CSS
7 18 (13.53%) REST
7 18 (13.53%) SOAP
8 17 (12.78%) J2EE
9 15 (11.28%) Hibernate
9 15 (11.28%) XSLT
10 12 (9.02%) .NET
10 12 (9.02%) JSP
11 11 (8.27%) Struts
12 10 (7.52%) DHTML
12 10 (7.52%) JSF
12 10 (7.52%) Struts2
13 9 (6.77%) ActiveMQ
14 7 (5.26%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (43.61%) Virtual Team
2 16 (12.03%) Computer Science
2 16 (12.03%) Fixed Income
3 13 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.01%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.26%) CAN bus
6 3 (2.26%) Device Driver
6 3 (2.26%) Fintech
6 3 (2.26%) State Machine
7 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.75%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.54%) Linux
2 20 (15.04%) Unix
3 5 (3.76%) Windows
4 3 (2.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.75%) Android
5 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (60.90%) Unit Testing
2 74 (55.64%) Test Automation
3 71 (53.38%) OO
4 63 (47.37%) TDD
5 62 (46.62%) Continuous Integration
6 61 (45.86%) BDD
7 60 (45.11%) System Testing
8 59 (44.36%) Refactoring
9 58 (43.61%) Complex Event Processing
9 58 (43.61%) Continuous Deployment
9 58 (43.61%) Domain Models
10 37 (27.82%) OOA/OOD
11 28 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (19.55%) OOP
13 19 (14.29%) Workflow
14 16 (12.03%) UML
15 14 (10.53%) Mathematics
16 13 (9.77%) Problem-Solving
17 9 (6.77%) Defect Tracking
17 9 (6.77%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (81.20%) SQL
2 79 (59.40%) Java
3 73 (54.89%) Python
4 61 (45.86%) XPath
5 39 (29.32%) C#
6 30 (22.56%) C++
7 28 (21.05%) Ruby
8 22 (16.54%) JavaScript
9 17 (12.78%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.51%) ABAP
11 5 (3.76%) XQuery
12 4 (3.01%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.26%) Java 8
13 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.26%) VB
13 3 (2.26%) VB6
14 2 (1.50%) Groovy
14 2 (1.50%) Scala
15 1 (0.75%) SPARQL
15 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (9.02%) Degree
2 3 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.29%) QA
2 6 (4.51%) SLA
3 3 (2.26%) ISO 20022
3 3 (2.26%) JTAG
3 3 (2.26%) MISRA
4 1 (0.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (4.51%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 38 (28.57%) Oracle
2 7 (5.26%) SAP
3 5 (3.76%) Unisys
4 4 (3.01%) Adobe
4 4 (3.01%) Google
5 3 (2.26%) Perforce
6 2 (1.50%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.50%) IBM
6 2 (1.50%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.50%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.50%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.75%) Tableau