Period
to 20 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 58 45
Rank change year-on-year -10 -13 -15
Permanent jobs citing XML 7711 9634 12067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.39% 4.89% 5.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.84% 12.60% 14.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6069 8140 10213
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 71129 76440 82104
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.49% 38.77% 37.86%
Number of salaries quoted 59228 66371 70004
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,995 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 August 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in the UK

XML
Top 16 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 August 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 -11 7292 £47,500 +5.56% 435
UK excluding London -12 4803 £42,500 - 315
London -19 2744 £57,500 +9.52% 153
South East -16 1417 £45,000 - 76
North of England -11 1199 £45,000 +12.50% 88
South West +3 676 £40,000 -5.88% 37
North West -9 662 £45,000 +12.50% 45
Midlands -24 643 £40,000 - 44
East of England -11 593 £45,000 - 35
Yorkshire -5 499 £45,000 +5.88% 39
West Midlands -22 450 £37,500 -6.25% 23
East Midlands -18 197 £40,000 - 21
Scotland -30 179 £37,500 -6.83% 26
Wales +21 95 £41,500 +22.06% 4
North East -19 38 £42,500 +21.43% 4
Northern Ireland -7 28 £57,000 +62.86% 4

For the 6 months to 20 August 2017, 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 3777 (48.98%) SQL
2 3472 (45.03%) Agile Software Development
3 3466 (44.95%) JavaScript
4 3399 (44.08%) HTML
5 3189 (41.36%) Java
6 2599 (33.71%) CSS
7 2593 (33.63%) Web Services
8 2539 (32.93%) .NET
9 2525 (32.75%) C#
10 2218 (28.76%) SQL Server
11 2070 (26.84%) JSON
12 2011 (26.08%) Finance
13 1956 (25.37%) MVC
14 1832 (23.76%) SOAP
15 1529 (19.83%) ASP.NET
16 1450 (18.80%) REST
17 1406 (18.23%) Scrum
18 1385 (17.96%) Oracle
19 1360 (17.64%) jQuery
20 1344 (17.43%) TDD
21 1338 (17.35%) OO
22 1306 (16.94%) Git (software)
23 1272 (16.50%) Degree
24 1260 (16.34%) Microsoft
25 1211 (15.70%) Spring
26 1170 (15.17%) AngularJS
27 1103 (14.30%) Software Engineering
28 1050 (13.62%) Linux
29 1014 (13.15%) Windows
30 961 (12.46%) MySQL

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
1 567 (7.35%) Tomcat
2 431 (5.59%) IIS
3 416 (5.39%) Apache
4 352 (4.56%) JBoss
5 291 (3.77%) CMS
6 279 (3.62%) WebSphere
7 250 (3.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 217 (2.81%) WebLogic
9 202 (2.62%) SharePoint
10 182 (2.36%) Confluence
11 125 (1.62%) Mule
12 124 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
13 111 (1.44%) Drupal
14 106 (1.37%) Mule ESB
15 102 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
16 66 (0.86%) Apache Spark
17 65 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
17 65 (0.84%) nginx
18 57 (0.74%) WordPress
19 49 (0.64%) Joomla!
Applications
1 235 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 169 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
3 75 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 43 (0.56%) Photoshop
5 37 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 31 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (0.18%) FrameMaker
8 12 (0.16%) InfoPath
9 11 (0.14%) EngageOne
9 11 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
10 10 (0.13%) GIMP
11 9 (0.12%) RoboHelp
12 7 (0.091%) Inkscape
12 7 (0.091%) InVision
12 7 (0.091%) SPSS
13 5 (0.065%) XMetaL
14 4 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 4 (0.052%) Chatbot
15 3 (0.039%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 86 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 65 (0.84%) Magento
3 55 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 48 (0.62%) Eloqua
5 47 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
6 36 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
7 34 (0.44%) Adobe Campaign
8 33 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
9 31 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
10 28 (0.36%) NetSuite
11 26 (0.34%) Markit EDM
11 26 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 21 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
13 20 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
14 19 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
14 19 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
15 17 (0.22%) SDL Web 8
16 15 (0.19%) Oracle HRMS
17 14 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
17 14 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 486 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
2 419 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 270 (3.50%) SaaS
4 134 (1.74%) GitHub
5 114 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
6 75 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 55 (0.71%) Office 365
8 35 (0.45%) PaaS
9 32 (0.41%) Google Analytics
10 31 (0.40%) Force.com
11 30 (0.39%) Boomi
12 23 (0.30%) Amazon S3
13 21 (0.27%) Azure Machine Learning
14 20 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
14 20 (0.26%) Google Play
15 19 (0.25%) IaaS
16 15 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
17 14 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 14 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
17 14 (0.18%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 515 (6.68%) HTTP
2 231 (3.00%) Internet
3 201 (2.61%) TCP/IP
4 135 (1.75%) FTP
5 117 (1.52%) SSL
6 105 (1.36%) Intranet
7 92 (1.19%) Firewall
8 49 (0.64%) LAN
8 49 (0.64%) LDAP
9 46 (0.60%) DNS
10 43 (0.56%) HTTPS
10 43 (0.56%) WAN
11 37 (0.48%) Network Security
12 34 (0.44%) SMS
13 32 (0.41%) Wireless
14 30 (0.39%) VPN
15 24 (0.31%) VoIP
16 23 (0.30%) BGP
16 23 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
17 22 (0.29%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2218 (28.76%) SQL Server
2 961 (12.46%) MySQL
3 692 (8.97%) Relational Database
4 511 (6.63%) NoSQL
5 391 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 359 (4.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 336 (4.36%) MongoDB
8 331 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 293 (3.80%) RDBMS
10 264 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
11 238 (3.09%) Oracle Database
12 232 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
13 201 (2.61%) Big Data
14 197 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
15 157 (2.04%) Hadoop
16 135 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
17 127 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
18 115 (1.49%) DB2
19 98 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 96 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1306 (16.94%) Git (software)
2 749 (9.71%) JIRA
3 747 (9.69%) Subversion
4 614 (7.96%) Jenkins
5 606 (7.86%) Visual Studio
6 577 (7.48%) Maven
7 518 (6.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 496 (6.43%) JUnit
9 441 (5.72%) Selenium
10 332 (4.31%) Eclipse
11 296 (3.84%) Cucumber
12 250 (3.24%) NUnit
13 192 (2.49%) Ant
14 162 (2.10%) IntelliJ
15 149 (1.93%) Mockito
16 146 (1.89%) WebDriver
17 139 (1.80%) Gradle
18 127 (1.65%) TeamCity
19 116 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 102 (1.32%) Xcode
General
1 2011 (26.08%) Finance
2 736 (9.54%) Banking
3 585 (7.59%) Retail
4 485 (6.29%) Marketing
5 381 (4.94%) Telecoms
6 308 (3.99%) Manufacturing
7 276 (3.58%) Investment Banking
8 258 (3.35%) Electronics
9 148 (1.92%) Front Office
10 146 (1.89%) Games
11 139 (1.80%) Advertising
12 136 (1.76%) Retail Banking
13 121 (1.57%) Back Office
14 117 (1.52%) Legal
15 92 (1.19%) Automotive
16 84 (1.09%) Financial Institution
17 82 (1.06%) Publishing
18 61 (0.79%) Law
19 42 (0.54%) Billing
19 42 (0.54%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 4638 (60.15%) Developer
2 1360 (17.64%) Java Developer
3 1112 (14.42%) .NET Developer
4 864 (11.20%) Senior Developer
5 856 (11.10%) C# Developer
6 716 (9.29%) Analyst
7 652 (8.46%) C# .NET Developer
8 609 (7.90%) Software Developer
9 461 (5.98%) Architect
10 453 (5.87%) Software Engineer
11 433 (5.62%) SQL Developer
12 396 (5.14%) ASP.NET Developer
13 386 (5.01%) Senior Java Developer
13 386 (5.01%) Web Developer
14 323 (4.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 323 (4.19%) Consultant
15 318 (4.12%) PHP Developer
16 290 (3.76%) JavaScript Developer
17 263 (3.41%) Junior
18 222 (2.88%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3399 (44.08%) HTML
2 2599 (33.71%) CSS
3 2593 (33.63%) Web Services
4 2539 (32.93%) .NET
5 2070 (26.84%) JSON
6 1832 (23.76%) SOAP
7 1529 (19.83%) ASP.NET
8 1450 (18.80%) REST
9 1360 (17.64%) jQuery
10 1211 (15.70%) Spring
11 1170 (15.17%) AngularJS
12 941 (12.20%) XSLT
13 886 (11.49%) HTML5
14 876 (11.36%) RESTful
15 851 (11.04%) Hibernate
16 794 (10.30%) Ajax
17 747 (9.69%) WCF
18 725 (9.40%) .NET Framework
19 663 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC
20 608 (7.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 807 (10.47%) Computer Science
2 767 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
3 389 (5.04%) User Experience
4 348 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
5 322 (4.18%) Mobile App
6 232 (3.01%) Fintech
7 225 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
8 186 (2.41%) Management Information System
9 167 (2.17%) Data Structures
10 137 (1.78%) Algorithms
11 131 (1.70%) iPad
12 99 (1.28%) Client/Server
13 93 (1.21%) N-Tier
14 82 (1.06%) Fixed Income
15 76 (0.99%) Derivative
15 76 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 62 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
16 62 (0.80%) Virtual Team
17 56 (0.73%) Reference Data
18 55 (0.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1050 (13.62%) Linux
2 1014 (13.15%) Windows
3 598 (7.76%) Unix
4 330 (4.28%) Android
5 326 (4.23%) Apple iOS
6 210 (2.72%) Windows Server
7 95 (1.23%) Solaris
8 66 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 59 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 58 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 49 (0.64%) Mac OS
12 48 (0.62%) Ubuntu
13 46 (0.60%) CentOS
13 46 (0.60%) HPUX
14 33 (0.43%) Debian
15 26 (0.34%) AIX
15 26 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
16 24 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
16 24 (0.31%) Windows XP
17 17 (0.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 3472 (45.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1956 (25.37%) MVC
3 1406 (18.23%) Scrum
4 1344 (17.43%) TDD
5 1338 (17.35%) OO
6 1103 (14.30%) Software Engineering
7 936 (12.14%) Web Development
8 877 (11.37%) Test Automation
9 856 (11.10%) SDLC
10 800 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
11 697 (9.04%) BDD
12 694 (9.00%) SOA
13 659 (8.55%) E-Commerce
14 619 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
15 500 (6.48%) Unit Testing
16 483 (6.26%) Mentoring
17 441 (5.72%) DevOps
18 431 (5.59%) Workflow
19 406 (5.27%) OOP
20 375 (4.86%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3777 (48.98%) SQL
2 3466 (44.95%) JavaScript
3 3189 (41.36%) Java
4 2525 (32.75%) C#
5 837 (10.85%) T-SQL
6 772 (10.01%) PHP
7 572 (7.42%) C++
8 467 (6.06%) Python
9 421 (5.46%) PL/SQL
10 416 (5.39%) VB.NET
11 315 (4.09%) C
12 225 (2.92%) Ruby
13 217 (2.81%) VB
14 214 (2.78%) Perl
15 212 (2.75%) Shell Script
16 205 (2.66%) XPath
17 188 (2.44%) Objective-C
18 175 (2.27%) PowerShell
19 160 (2.07%) VBA
20 141 (1.83%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1272 (16.50%) Degree
2 392 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 160 (2.07%) ISEB
4 132 (1.71%) Security Cleared
5 125 (1.62%) ISTQB
6 107 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 92 (1.19%) SC Cleared
8 71 (0.92%) PMI Certification
9 50 (0.65%) PMP
10 43 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 33 (0.43%) MCP
12 28 (0.36%) MCSD
13 26 (0.34%) Siebel Certification
14 24 (0.31%) MCAD
15 23 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 21 (0.27%) Master's Degree
17 18 (0.23%) CITP
18 17 (0.22%) DBS Check
19 16 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
19 16 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 532 (6.90%) QA
2 68 (0.88%) SLA
3 51 (0.66%) ISO 20022
4 50 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 36 (0.47%) MiFID
6 35 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 28 (0.36%) SEPA
8 20 (0.26%) ISO 9001
9 18 (0.23%) HL7
10 17 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 17 (0.22%) WCAG
11 16 (0.21%) EMIR
12 14 (0.18%) COBIT
12 14 (0.18%) PMO
13 12 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 11 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 9 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
15 9 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 8 (0.10%) ISO 15022
17 7 (0.091%) WAI
System Software
1 206 (2.67%) Docker
2 104 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 40 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.16%) vSphere
6 8 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.091%) HDFS
7 7 (0.091%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.078%) Xen
9 5 (0.065%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.065%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (0.065%) Varnish
9 5 (0.065%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.052%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.052%) Firmware
10 4 (0.052%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.052%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.052%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.052%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 100 (1.30%) Puppet
2 95 (1.23%) Ansible
3 84 (1.09%) Opsview
4 65 (0.84%) Nagios
5 51 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (0.51%) Kubernetes
7 29 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
8 25 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 18 (0.23%) Kibana
9 18 (0.23%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 15 (0.19%) Salt
10 15 (0.19%) Terraform
11 14 (0.18%) HAProxy
12 12 (0.16%) Control-M
13 10 (0.13%) logstash
14 9 (0.12%) CloudHub
14 9 (0.12%) SCOM
14 9 (0.12%) Tivoli
15 8 (0.10%) MOM
16 7 (0.091%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1385 (17.96%) Oracle
2 1260 (16.34%) Microsoft
3 426 (5.52%) SAP
4 252 (3.27%) IBM
5 155 (2.01%) Google
6 137 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
7 124 (1.61%) Cognizant
8 119 (1.54%) Apple
9 114 (1.48%) Adobe
10 113 (1.47%) Splunk
11 106 (1.37%) Zend
12 104 (1.35%) ServiceNow
13 94 (1.22%) Red Hat
13 94 (1.22%) TIBCO
14 85 (1.10%) Xamarin
15 79 (1.02%) MuleSoft
16 74 (0.96%) hybris
17 73 (0.95%) Sybase
18 72 (0.93%) HP
19 67 (0.87%) Atlassian