Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 61 45
Rank change year-on-year -16 -16 -10
Permanent jobs citing XML 6,336 8,159 11,410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.66% 4.61% 5.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.00% 11.71% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5,176 6,841 9,683
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 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 70,367 69,646 79,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.65% 39.34% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 59,005 60,173 68,438
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

XML
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in the UK

XML
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for XML in the UK

XML
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in the UK

XML
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 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
England -17 5,958 £47,500 +2.15% 881
UK excluding London -19 4,092 £45,000 +5.88% 687
London -38 2,093 £55,000 - 263
South East -21 1,380 £45,000 - 196
North of England -34 796 £45,000 +12.50% 167
Midlands -5 614 £37,500 -6.25% 113
East of England -5 558 £45,000 -0.76% 80
South West -17 483 £40,000 -5.88% 61
North West -35 438 £47,500 +18.75% 105
West Midlands -14 384 £40,000 - 65
Yorkshire -21 335 £45,000 +5.88% 57
East Midlands +18 230 £37,500 -6.25% 48
Scotland -13 183 £45,000 +3.45% 53
Wales -27 63 £37,500 - 11
Northern Ireland -17 32 £45,000 +25.00% 4
North East -59 17 £28,000 -30.00% 5
Isle of Man -9 1 £60,000 +33.33% 2

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 with a requirement for XML.

1 3,122 (49.27%) SQL
2 3,057 (48.25%) JavaScript
3 2,958 (46.69%) HTML
4 2,901 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
5 2,391 (37.74%) Java
6 2,318 (36.58%) C#
7 2,242 (35.39%) .NET
8 2,154 (34.00%) CSS
9 1,968 (31.06%) Web Services
10 1,803 (28.46%) JSON
11 1,780 (28.09%) SQL Server
12 1,429 (22.55%) MVC
13 1,377 (21.73%) SOAP
14 1,375 (21.70%) Finance
15 1,304 (20.58%) ASP.NET
16 1,303 (20.57%) REST
17 1,164 (18.37%) jQuery
18 1,110 (17.52%) Scrum
19 1,087 (17.16%) Degree
20 1,076 (16.98%) Oracle
21 1,049 (16.56%) OO
22 1,023 (16.15%) Microsoft
23 982 (15.50%) TDD
24 965 (15.23%) Software Engineering
25 959 (15.14%) AngularJS
26 898 (14.17%) Spring
27 870 (13.73%) Linux
28 855 (13.49%) XSLT
28 855 (13.49%) Git (software)
29 836 (13.19%) HTML5

XML
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
1 449 (7.09%) Tomcat
2 422 (6.66%) IIS
3 362 (5.71%) Apache
4 256 (4.04%) CMS
5 217 (3.42%) WebSphere
6 208 (3.28%) JBoss
7 176 (2.78%) SharePoint
8 140 (2.21%) Confluence
9 134 (2.11%) WebLogic
10 132 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 113 (1.78%) Drupal
12 102 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
13 83 (1.31%) WordPress
14 81 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
15 73 (1.15%) Mule
16 66 (1.04%) Umbraco
17 61 (0.96%) Mule ESB
17 61 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
18 51 (0.80%) Joomla!
18 51 (0.80%) nginx
Applications
1 133 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 97 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
3 63 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 40 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 32 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 19 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (0.22%) FrameMaker
8 11 (0.17%) EPLAN
9 10 (0.16%) InDesign
9 10 (0.16%) InfoPath
9 10 (0.16%) XMetaL
10 9 (0.14%) Chatbot
10 9 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
11 8 (0.13%) GIMP
11 8 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
12 7 (0.11%) Acrobat
12 7 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.063%) CINEMA 4D
13 4 (0.063%) RoboHelp
13 4 (0.063%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 108 (1.70%) Magento
2 76 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 49 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
4 33 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
5 21 (0.33%) NetSuite
5 21 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 21 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 19 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
7 18 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
8 15 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
9 12 (0.19%) MetaTrader
9 12 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
10 10 (0.16%) Visualfiles
11 9 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
11 9 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
12 7 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
12 7 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
13 6 (0.095%) Oracle 11i
13 6 (0.095%) SAP ERP
14 5 (0.079%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 421 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
2 365 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 260 (4.10%) SaaS
4 114 (1.80%) GitHub
5 67 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
6 62 (0.98%) Office 365
7 55 (0.87%) Serverless
8 54 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
9 45 (0.71%) PaaS
10 39 (0.62%) npm
11 27 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
12 22 (0.35%) Boomi
13 21 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
14 20 (0.32%) Amazon S3
15 19 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 17 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 17 (0.27%) IaaS
17 16 (0.25%) OpenShift
17 16 (0.25%) Slack
18 15 (0.24%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 399 (6.30%) HTTP
2 214 (3.38%) Internet
3 158 (2.49%) SSL
4 152 (2.40%) TCP/IP
5 76 (1.20%) FTP
6 61 (0.96%) VPN
7 55 (0.87%) SMS
8 53 (0.84%) WAN
9 52 (0.82%) LAN
10 51 (0.80%) Firewall
11 49 (0.77%) ATM
11 49 (0.77%) NetScaler
12 44 (0.69%) HTTPS
13 43 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
14 42 (0.66%) BGP
14 42 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
14 42 (0.66%) EIGRP
15 38 (0.60%) IGRP
15 38 (0.60%) Intranet
15 38 (0.60%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,780 (28.09%) SQL Server
2 834 (13.16%) MySQL
3 613 (9.67%) Relational Database
4 407 (6.42%) NoSQL
5 276 (4.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 245 (3.87%) MongoDB
7 237 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 236 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 224 (3.54%) Oracle Database
10 194 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
11 193 (3.05%) RDBMS
12 163 (2.57%) Big Data
13 156 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
14 135 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
15 93 (1.47%) Hadoop
16 76 (1.20%) Redis
17 75 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
18 69 (1.09%) DB2
18 69 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
19 61 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 855 (13.49%) Git (software)
2 541 (8.54%) JIRA
3 539 (8.51%) Subversion
4 507 (8.00%) Visual Studio
5 429 (6.77%) Maven
6 417 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 414 (6.53%) Jenkins
8 399 (6.30%) Selenium
9 386 (6.09%) JUnit
10 305 (4.81%) Eclipse
11 275 (4.34%) Cucumber
12 217 (3.42%) NUnit
13 144 (2.27%) SoapUI
14 135 (2.13%) Ant
15 120 (1.89%) IntelliJ
16 103 (1.63%) WebDriver
17 88 (1.39%) Mockito
18 85 (1.34%) Grunt
19 81 (1.28%) Gradle
20 77 (1.22%) MSTest
General
1 1,375 (21.70%) Finance
2 446 (7.04%) Banking
3 423 (6.68%) Retail
4 310 (4.89%) Marketing
5 200 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 176 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 142 (2.24%) Investment Banking
8 133 (2.10%) Advertising
8 133 (2.10%) Electronics
9 118 (1.86%) Front Office
10 116 (1.83%) Games
11 109 (1.72%) Publishing
12 104 (1.64%) Legal
13 97 (1.53%) Retail Banking
14 84 (1.33%) Back Office
15 77 (1.22%) Law
16 66 (1.04%) Financial Institution
17 51 (0.80%) Music Industry
18 49 (0.77%) Billing
19 46 (0.73%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3,688 (58.21%) Developer
2 973 (15.36%) .NET Developer
3 879 (13.87%) Java Developer
4 790 (12.47%) C# Developer
5 666 (10.51%) Senior Developer
6 598 (9.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 548 (8.65%) Software Developer
8 543 (8.57%) Analyst
9 433 (6.83%) Software Engineer
10 312 (4.92%) Architect
11 300 (4.73%) ASP.NET Developer
12 285 (4.50%) Consultant
13 281 (4.43%) Web Developer
14 269 (4.25%) SQL Developer
15 260 (4.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 251 (3.96%) PHP Developer
17 240 (3.79%) C# Software Developer
18 234 (3.69%) .NET Software Developer
19 232 (3.66%) Junior
20 219 (3.46%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,958 (46.69%) HTML
2 2,242 (35.39%) .NET
3 2,154 (34.00%) CSS
4 1,968 (31.06%) Web Services
5 1,803 (28.46%) JSON
6 1,377 (21.73%) SOAP
7 1,304 (20.58%) ASP.NET
8 1,303 (20.57%) REST
9 1,164 (18.37%) jQuery
10 959 (15.14%) AngularJS
11 898 (14.17%) Spring
12 855 (13.49%) XSLT
13 836 (13.19%) HTML5
14 691 (10.91%) Ajax
15 651 (10.27%) WCF
16 595 (9.39%) RESTful
17 582 (9.19%) .NET Framework
18 536 (8.46%) ASP.NET MVC
19 488 (7.70%) Hibernate
20 446 (7.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 697 (11.00%) Computer Science
2 619 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
3 331 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
4 318 (5.02%) Mobile App
5 270 (4.26%) User Experience
6 169 (2.67%) Fintech
7 162 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
8 114 (1.80%) Algorithms
9 112 (1.77%) Management Information System
10 99 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 90 (1.42%) Data Structures
12 86 (1.36%) Data Centre
12 86 (1.36%) Virtual Team
13 56 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
14 55 (0.87%) Hedge funds
15 54 (0.85%) N-Tier
16 42 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 41 (0.65%) Fixed Income
17 41 (0.65%) Reference Data
18 40 (0.63%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 870 (13.73%) Linux
2 825 (13.02%) Windows
3 499 (7.88%) Unix
4 252 (3.98%) Android
5 241 (3.80%) Windows Server
6 209 (3.30%) Apple iOS
7 82 (1.29%) Solaris
8 67 (1.06%) Ubuntu
9 58 (0.92%) CentOS
10 50 (0.79%) Debian
11 49 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 44 (0.69%) AIX
13 39 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 37 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
15 29 (0.46%) Mac OS
16 27 (0.43%) HPUX
17 21 (0.33%) Windows 10
18 19 (0.30%) Mac OS X
19 16 (0.25%) Windows 7
20 14 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,901 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
2 1,429 (22.55%) MVC
3 1,110 (17.52%) Scrum
4 1,049 (16.56%) OO
5 982 (15.50%) TDD
6 965 (15.23%) Software Engineering
7 769 (12.14%) Web Development
8 744 (11.74%) Test Automation
9 651 (10.27%) SDLC
10 552 (8.71%) BDD
11 540 (8.52%) SOA
12 504 (7.95%) E-Commerce
13 494 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
14 414 (6.53%) Mentoring
15 408 (6.44%) Unit Testing
16 370 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
17 341 (5.38%) DevOps
17 341 (5.38%) Workflow
18 318 (5.02%) OOP
19 303 (4.78%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3,122 (49.27%) SQL
2 3,057 (48.25%) JavaScript
3 2,391 (37.74%) Java
4 2,318 (36.58%) C#
5 693 (10.94%) T-SQL
6 643 (10.15%) PHP
7 506 (7.99%) C++
8 451 (7.12%) Python
9 379 (5.98%) VB.NET
10 339 (5.35%) PL/SQL
11 239 (3.77%) C
12 191 (3.01%) PowerShell
13 183 (2.89%) VB
14 177 (2.79%) Ruby
15 174 (2.75%) Perl
16 172 (2.71%) XPath
17 120 (1.89%) Shell Script
18 109 (1.72%) Groovy
19 101 (1.59%) Objective-C
19 101 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1,087 (17.16%) Degree
2 375 (5.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 152 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 114 (1.80%) ISTQB
5 107 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 96 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 85 (1.34%) ISEB
8 57 (0.90%) Sun Certification
9 53 (0.84%) MCSD
10 48 (0.76%) Master's Degree
10 48 (0.76%) MCAD
11 33 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 32 (0.51%) MCP
13 31 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
14 27 (0.43%) DV Cleared
15 20 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (0.30%) MCSA
17 18 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 18 (0.28%) PMI Certification
18 13 (0.21%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 534 (8.43%) QA
2 52 (0.82%) SLA
3 48 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.25%) EMIR
6 14 (0.22%) HL7
6 14 (0.22%) WAI
7 11 (0.17%) MiFID
8 10 (0.16%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 9 (0.14%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 8 (0.13%) RosettaNet
11 6 (0.095%) COBIT
11 6 (0.095%) ISO 20022
11 6 (0.095%) ISO 8583
11 6 (0.095%) SEPA
12 5 (0.079%) DICOM
12 5 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 4 (0.063%) PMO
13 4 (0.063%) Solvency II
System Software
1 182 (2.87%) Docker
2 129 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 39 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (0.24%) Firmware
6 14 (0.22%) Apache Flume
7 13 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (0.16%) HDFS
9 9 (0.14%) OpenAM
10 5 (0.079%) VMware NSX
11 4 (0.063%) vSphere
12 3 (0.047%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.032%) LXC
13 2 (0.032%) NFS
13 2 (0.032%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.032%) Xen
13 2 (0.032%) XenApp
14 1 (0.016%) Brightmail
14 1 (0.016%) NDS
14 1 (0.016%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 62 (0.98%) Puppet
2 51 (0.80%) Ansible
3 44 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
5 30 (0.47%) Kibana
6 29 (0.46%) Nagios
7 23 (0.36%) logstash
8 21 (0.33%) Kubernetes
9 17 (0.27%) CA Service Virtualization
10 15 (0.24%) Opsview
11 13 (0.21%) Terraform
12 10 (0.16%) Perfmon
13 8 (0.13%) Control-M
13 8 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 7 (0.11%) Oozie
14 7 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 7 (0.11%) ZABBIX
15 6 (0.095%) HAProxy
15 6 (0.095%) vRealize
16 5 (0.079%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1,076 (16.98%) Oracle
2 1,023 (16.15%) Microsoft
3 228 (3.60%) SAP
4 190 (3.00%) Google
5 130 (2.05%) IBM
6 120 (1.89%) ServiceNow
7 116 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
8 100 (1.58%) TIBCO
9 99 (1.56%) VMware
10 92 (1.45%) HP
11 88 (1.39%) Red Hat
12 86 (1.36%) Zend
13 75 (1.18%) Apple
14 72 (1.14%) Adobe
15 68 (1.07%) Splunk
16 65 (1.03%) Cisco
17 60 (0.95%) BMC
17 60 (0.95%) MuleSoft
17 60 (0.95%) Sybase
17 60 (0.95%) Talend