Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 90 69
Rank change year-on-year -25 -21 -15
Permanent jobs citing XML 4,183 5,997 7,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.87% 3.41% 4.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.58% 8.46% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3,271 4,820 6,296
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 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 55,203 70,919 72,505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.83% 40.29% 40.57%
Number of salaries quoted 45,501 59,087 60,967
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 15 July 2019.

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 15 July 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
England -22 3,876 £50,000 - 648
UK excluding London -10 2,663 £45,000 - 539
London -38 1,414 £60,000 +4.35% 157
South East +3 1,056 £45,000 - 149
North of England -13 595 £43,000 -4.44% 111
North West -6 355 £45,000 +7.14% 65
Midlands -15 330 £44,000 -2.22% 115
South West -38 296 £45,000 +5.88% 63
West Midlands -19 225 £46,000 -1.08% 67
Yorkshire -29 204 £42,500 -5.56% 28
East of England -50 183 £43,250 -3.89% 53
Scotland -42 128 £45,000 - 31
East Midlands +5 103 £37,500 -6.25% 47
Wales -11 53 £38,500 -3.75% 14
North East +10 34 £42,500 -3.41% 18
Northern Ireland -12 27 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Channel Islands - 1 £95,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, IT jobs citing XML 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.

1 2,166 (51.78%) SQL
2 1,772 (42.36%) JavaScript
3 1,747 (41.76%) HTML
4 1,674 (40.02%) Agile Software Development
5 1,647 (39.37%) C#
6 1,590 (38.01%) .NET
7 1,448 (34.62%) SQL Server
8 1,422 (33.99%) Java
9 1,370 (32.75%) JSON
10 1,266 (30.27%) CSS
11 1,087 (25.99%) Web Services
12 895 (21.40%) Finance
13 852 (20.37%) Microsoft
14 836 (19.99%) SOAP
15 776 (18.55%) Oracle
16 772 (18.46%) ASP.NET
17 750 (17.93%) REST
18 740 (17.69%) Software Engineering
19 711 (17.00%) MVC
20 695 (16.61%) Git (software)
21 685 (16.38%) jQuery
22 655 (15.66%) Degree
23 647 (15.47%) OO
24 561 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
25 556 (13.29%) Scrum
26 515 (12.31%) AngularJS
27 513 (12.26%) Linux
28 505 (12.07%) Spring
29 503 (12.02%) Test Automation
30 488 (11.67%) Windows

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
1 265 (6.34%) IIS
2 198 (4.73%) Oracle Workflow
3 169 (4.04%) Tomcat
4 156 (3.73%) SharePoint
5 145 (3.47%) CMS
6 137 (3.28%) Apache
7 108 (2.58%) BizTalk Server
8 102 (2.44%) Confluence
9 85 (2.03%) WordPress
10 77 (1.84%) WebSphere
11 71 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 65 (1.55%) WebLogic
13 56 (1.34%) JBoss
14 49 (1.17%) Drupal
14 49 (1.17%) Joomla!
15 44 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
16 43 (1.03%) Apache Solr
17 37 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 31 (0.74%) GeoServer
19 23 (0.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 142 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
2 79 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 15 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.19%) Chatbot
8 7 (0.17%) Maple
9 4 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.096%) SPSS
10 3 (0.072%) EngageOne
10 3 (0.072%) Maya
11 2 (0.048%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.048%) Microsoft Project
12 1 (0.024%) CATIA
12 1 (0.024%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.024%) PaintShop Pro
12 1 (0.024%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.024%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 99 (2.37%) Magento
2 76 (1.82%) Front Arena
2 76 (1.82%) Markit EDM
2 76 (1.82%) thinkFolio
3 59 (1.41%) Payment Gateway
4 58 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 35 (0.84%) SAP Hybris
6 25 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
6 25 (0.60%) SDL Web 8
7 23 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
8 18 (0.43%) Maximo
8 18 (0.43%) SAP ERP
9 17 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 16 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
11 14 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
12 13 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
13 12 (0.29%) NetSuite
13 12 (0.29%) Visualfiles
14 11 (0.26%) JDE OneWorld
15 10 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 471 (11.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 332 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
3 242 (5.79%) SaaS
4 119 (2.84%) Serverless
5 81 (1.94%) GitHub
6 78 (1.86%) Office 365
7 66 (1.58%) Power Platform
8 58 (1.39%) PaaS
9 57 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
10 54 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
11 53 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
12 49 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
13 47 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
14 45 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
15 38 (0.91%) Amazon S3
16 37 (0.88%) Azure Functions
17 26 (0.62%) Slack
18 23 (0.55%) IaaS
19 21 (0.50%) Datadog
20 19 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 201 (4.81%) HTTP
2 105 (2.51%) Internet
3 78 (1.86%) FTP
4 73 (1.75%) SSL
5 46 (1.10%) TCP/IP
6 37 (0.88%) DNS
7 35 (0.84%) SSH
8 32 (0.77%) Broadband
8 32 (0.77%) HTTPS
9 30 (0.72%) SMTP
10 28 (0.67%) VPN
10 28 (0.67%) WAN
11 27 (0.65%) LAN
12 19 (0.45%) DHCP
13 15 (0.36%) Firewall
13 15 (0.36%) MQTT
14 14 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (0.29%) Wireless
16 11 (0.26%) AMQP
16 11 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,448 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 392 (9.37%) MySQL
3 329 (7.87%) Relational Database
4 220 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 200 (4.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 171 (4.09%) NoSQL
7 164 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 129 (3.08%) MongoDB
9 118 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 115 (2.75%) RDBMS
11 109 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
12 108 (2.58%) Oracle Database
13 99 (2.37%) Big Data
14 66 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
14 66 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 62 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
16 57 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
17 53 (1.27%) Hadoop
17 53 (1.27%) Power BI
18 49 (1.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 695 (16.61%) Git (software)
2 341 (8.15%) Visual Studio
3 336 (8.03%) Jenkins
4 314 (7.51%) JIRA
5 313 (7.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 249 (5.95%) Subversion
7 215 (5.14%) Maven
8 210 (5.02%) Selenium
9 190 (4.54%) JUnit
10 182 (4.35%) Cucumber
11 118 (2.82%) TeamCity
12 111 (2.65%) NUnit
13 109 (2.61%) Eclipse
13 109 (2.61%) SpecFlow
14 78 (1.86%) JMeter
15 65 (1.55%) Bitbucket
16 60 (1.43%) Mockito
16 60 (1.43%) SoapUI
17 59 (1.41%) Ant
18 58 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 895 (21.40%) Finance
2 299 (7.15%) Banking
3 255 (6.10%) Retail
4 227 (5.43%) Front Office
5 153 (3.66%) Marketing
6 102 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 85 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 76 (1.82%) Games
9 71 (1.70%) French Language
10 60 (1.43%) Spanish Language
11 59 (1.41%) German Language
12 57 (1.36%) Italian Language
13 48 (1.15%) Dutch Language
14 42 (1.00%) Back Office
15 41 (0.98%) Law
16 34 (0.81%) Aerospace
17 31 (0.74%) Electronics
18 30 (0.72%) Legal
19 29 (0.69%) Advertising
20 24 (0.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2,328 (55.65%) Developer
2 505 (12.07%) .NET Developer
3 490 (11.71%) Java Developer
4 488 (11.67%) C# Developer
5 436 (10.42%) Analyst
6 428 (10.23%) Software Developer
7 392 (9.37%) Senior Developer
8 325 (7.77%) Consultant
9 304 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
10 298 (7.12%) Software Engineer
11 182 (4.35%) Architect
12 176 (4.21%) Applications Support
13 169 (4.04%) Support Analyst
14 165 (3.94%) C# Software Developer
14 165 (3.94%) PHP Developer
15 151 (3.61%) SQL Developer
16 149 (3.56%) .NET Software Developer
17 131 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
18 129 (3.08%) Web Developer
19 121 (2.89%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,747 (41.76%) HTML
2 1,590 (38.01%) .NET
3 1,370 (32.75%) JSON
4 1,266 (30.27%) CSS
5 1,087 (25.99%) Web Services
6 836 (19.99%) SOAP
7 772 (18.46%) ASP.NET
8 750 (17.93%) REST
9 685 (16.38%) jQuery
10 515 (12.31%) AngularJS
11 505 (12.07%) Spring
12 431 (10.30%) RESTful
13 390 (9.32%) XSLT
14 365 (8.73%) HTML5
15 351 (8.39%) WCF
16 338 (8.08%) Ajax
17 316 (7.55%) .NET Framework
18 314 (7.51%) ASP.NET Web API
19 300 (7.17%) J2EE
20 239 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 395 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 206 (4.92%) Fixed Income
3 181 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
4 179 (4.28%) Hedge funds
4 179 (4.28%) User Experience
5 178 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 176 (4.21%) Equities
7 175 (4.18%) Derivative
8 154 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
9 148 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
10 107 (2.56%) Management Information System
11 85 (2.03%) Mobile App
12 81 (1.94%) Data Structures
13 78 (1.86%) Algorithms
14 75 (1.79%) Client/Server
15 66 (1.58%) Virtual Team
16 53 (1.27%) Reinsurance
17 48 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
17 48 (1.15%) Replication
18 43 (1.03%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 513 (12.26%) Linux
2 488 (11.67%) Windows
3 233 (5.57%) Unix
4 138 (3.30%) Android
5 115 (2.75%) Windows Server
6 109 (2.61%) Apple iOS
7 37 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 23 (0.55%) Windows 10
10 19 (0.45%) Debian
11 17 (0.41%) AIX
12 16 (0.38%) Windows 7
13 15 (0.36%) CentOS
14 14 (0.33%) Mac OS X
15 13 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (0.26%) VxWorks
17 10 (0.24%) Fedora
17 10 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
18 7 (0.17%) Solaris
19 5 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,674 (40.02%) Agile Software Development
2 740 (17.69%) Software Engineering
3 711 (17.00%) MVC
4 647 (15.47%) OO
5 561 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
6 556 (13.29%) Scrum
7 503 (12.02%) Test Automation
8 463 (11.07%) TDD
9 449 (10.73%) SDLC
10 429 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
11 416 (9.95%) Web Development
12 407 (9.73%) DevOps
13 376 (8.99%) Computer Science
14 361 (8.63%) Workflow
15 271 (6.48%) Project Management
16 265 (6.34%) E-Commerce
17 260 (6.22%) SOA
18 258 (6.17%) BDD
19 246 (5.88%) Mentoring
20 240 (5.74%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2,166 (51.78%) SQL
2 1,772 (42.36%) JavaScript
3 1,647 (39.37%) C#
4 1,422 (33.99%) Java
5 400 (9.56%) PHP
6 390 (9.32%) T-SQL
7 384 (9.18%) Python
8 252 (6.02%) C++
9 227 (5.43%) PowerShell
10 212 (5.07%) VB.NET
11 194 (4.64%) PL/SQL
12 132 (3.16%) C
13 115 (2.75%) XPath
14 107 (2.56%) VB
15 104 (2.49%) Ruby
16 100 (2.39%) Perl
17 90 (2.15%) VBA
18 88 (2.10%) Java 8
19 87 (2.08%) TypeScript
20 75 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 655 (15.66%) Degree
2 195 (4.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 150 (3.59%) Security Cleared
4 78 (1.86%) ISTQB
5 69 (1.65%) SC Cleared
6 47 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (0.81%) ISEB
8 31 (0.74%) DV Cleared
9 26 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 25 (0.60%) HND
10 25 (0.60%) Master's Degree
11 17 (0.41%) CCENT
11 17 (0.41%) MCSA
12 16 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
13 12 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.26%) PMI Certification
15 9 (0.22%) DBS Check
16 8 (0.19%) PMP
17 5 (0.12%) CCNP
17 5 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 322 (7.70%) QA
2 58 (1.39%) SLA
3 35 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 31 (0.74%) GDPR
5 21 (0.50%) HMG Infosec
5 21 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 21 (0.50%) JSP 440
6 16 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.33%) HL7
8 13 (0.31%) ISO 20022
9 11 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.22%) PMO
12 7 (0.17%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 6 (0.14%) HIPAA
14 5 (0.12%) ISO 15022
15 4 (0.096%) EMIR
15 4 (0.096%) NIST
15 4 (0.096%) WCAG
System Software
1 230 (5.50%) Docker
2 112 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 36 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
5 16 (0.38%) vSphere
6 13 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
7 12 (0.29%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.072%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.072%) HDFS
9 3 (0.072%) NFS
9 3 (0.072%) Varnish
10 2 (0.048%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.024%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.024%) Gluster
11 1 (0.024%) KVM
11 1 (0.024%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 1 (0.024%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.024%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 57 (1.36%) Kubernetes
2 43 (1.03%) Ansible
3 33 (0.79%) Terraform
4 25 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
5 23 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (0.45%) HP ALM
8 16 (0.38%) CA Service Virtualization
9 14 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
10 13 (0.31%) SQL Sentry
11 11 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
11 11 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
12 9 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
13 8 (0.19%) SCCM
14 7 (0.17%) Data Guard
14 7 (0.17%) Puppet
15 6 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
15 6 (0.14%) CloudHub
15 6 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 5 (0.12%) Control-M
Vendors
1 852 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 776 (18.55%) Oracle
3 137 (3.28%) ServiceNow
4 126 (3.01%) SAP
5 108 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
6 84 (2.01%) IBM
7 82 (1.96%) SimCorp
8 80 (1.91%) Charles River
9 78 (1.86%) Google
10 76 (1.82%) Calypso
11 62 (1.48%) Red Hat
12 61 (1.46%) Adobe
13 60 (1.43%) Atlassian
14 44 (1.05%) VMware
15 41 (0.98%) hybris
16 36 (0.86%) MuleSoft
17 32 (0.77%) HP
17 32 (0.77%) WorldPay
18 29 (0.69%) Elastic Path
19 28 (0.67%) Splunk