Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 74 60
Rank change year-on-year -20 -14 -13
Permanent jobs citing XML 5,389 7,215 8,784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.27% 4.15% 4.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.19% 10.33% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4,331 5,743 7,449
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,534 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 65,784 69,873 74,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.97% 40.20% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 54,440 57,814 64,310
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -23 4,942 £48,000 +1.05% 809
UK excluding London -16 3,358 £45,000 +5.88% 688
London -26 1,932 £60,000 +4.35% 194
South East -15 1,101 £45,000 - 200
North of England -39 631 £42,000 -6.67% 161
South West -5 504 £42,500 +6.25% 81
Midlands -39 384 £42,500 +6.25% 110
East of England -23 379 £45,000 - 64
North West -31 379 £40,000 -11.11% 92
West Midlands -44 246 £44,000 +14.29% 70
Scotland +19 229 £45,000 +12.50% 41
Yorkshire -46 220 £45,000 - 52
East Midlands -27 138 £40,000 - 40
Wales +35 113 £37,500 -6.25% 21
North East -9 32 £43,750 +9.38% 17
Northern Ireland +11 30 £40,000 -29.82% 11
Isle of Man +6 1 £37,500 -37.50%

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 2,746 (50.96%) SQL
2 2,459 (45.63%) HTML
3 2,403 (44.59%) JavaScript
4 2,378 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
5 2,161 (40.10%) Java
6 1,925 (35.72%) C#
7 1,872 (34.74%) .NET
8 1,761 (32.68%) CSS
9 1,690 (31.36%) JSON
10 1,644 (30.51%) Web Services
11 1,570 (29.13%) SQL Server
12 1,369 (25.40%) Finance
13 1,217 (22.58%) SOAP
14 1,057 (19.61%) REST
15 1,046 (19.41%) MVC
16 972 (18.04%) Microsoft
17 966 (17.93%) Oracle
18 910 (16.89%) OO
19 870 (16.14%) Degree
20 849 (15.75%) Git (software)
21 835 (15.49%) jQuery
22 824 (15.29%) TDD
23 819 (15.20%) ASP.NET
24 760 (14.10%) Scrum
25 716 (13.29%) Test Automation
26 715 (13.27%) Linux
27 712 (13.21%) Spring
28 685 (12.71%) Windows
29 680 (12.62%) Software Engineering
30 676 (12.54%) Problem-Solving

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
1 379 (7.03%) IIS
2 202 (3.75%) Tomcat
3 197 (3.66%) CMS
4 190 (3.53%) SharePoint
5 187 (3.47%) Apache
6 174 (3.23%) WebSphere
7 166 (3.08%) JBoss
8 141 (2.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 114 (2.12%) WebLogic
10 113 (2.10%) Confluence
11 92 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
12 81 (1.50%) MQSeries
13 79 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
14 69 (1.28%) Drupal
15 68 (1.26%) WordPress
16 54 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
17 41 (0.76%) Apache Spark
18 40 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 40 (0.74%) nginx
19 39 (0.72%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 163 (3.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 156 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
3 68 (1.26%) Photoshop
4 50 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 34 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 11 (0.20%) FrameMaker
9 10 (0.19%) RoboHelp
10 9 (0.17%) GIMP
11 8 (0.15%) Chatbot
11 8 (0.15%) InDesign
11 8 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
12 6 (0.11%) Doxygen
12 6 (0.11%) Gliffy
12 6 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.074%) XMetaL
14 3 (0.056%) 3ds Max
14 3 (0.056%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 83 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (1.22%) Magento
3 30 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 30 (0.56%) thinkFolio
4 26 (0.48%) Markit EDM
4 26 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
5 25 (0.46%) Front Arena
6 17 (0.32%) NetSuite
7 16 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
8 15 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
8 15 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
9 14 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
9 14 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
10 13 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 13 (0.24%) SAP ERP
11 12 (0.22%) SAP Business One
11 12 (0.22%) SDL Web 8
12 10 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
12 10 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
13 8 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 530 (9.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 423 (7.85%) Amazon AWS
3 223 (4.14%) SaaS
4 101 (1.87%) GitHub
5 71 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
6 61 (1.13%) Office 365
7 57 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
8 51 (0.95%) Serverless
9 47 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
10 46 (0.85%) npm
11 34 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
12 33 (0.61%) Google Analytics
13 31 (0.58%) OpenShift
13 31 (0.58%) PaaS
14 29 (0.54%) Amazon S3
15 27 (0.50%) Azure Functions
16 21 (0.39%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 20 (0.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 19 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
18 19 (0.35%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 353 (6.55%) HTTP
2 177 (3.28%) Internet
3 122 (2.26%) TCP/IP
4 109 (2.02%) SSL
5 76 (1.41%) FTP
6 57 (1.06%) Firewall
7 52 (0.96%) DNS
8 40 (0.74%) HTTPS
9 38 (0.71%) SMS
10 29 (0.54%) SSH
11 24 (0.45%) VPN
12 20 (0.37%) Intranet
12 20 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (0.33%) Bluetooth
14 15 (0.28%) WebEx
15 14 (0.26%) SMTP
16 13 (0.24%) NetScaler
17 11 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
17 11 (0.20%) Extranet
17 11 (0.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,570 (29.13%) SQL Server
2 588 (10.91%) Relational Database
3 569 (10.56%) MySQL
4 378 (7.01%) NoSQL
5 311 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 254 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 242 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
8 225 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
9 224 (4.16%) Big Data
10 211 (3.92%) RDBMS
11 185 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 172 (3.19%) MongoDB
13 149 (2.76%) Oracle Database
14 144 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
15 114 (2.12%) Crystal Reports
16 91 (1.69%) Hadoop
17 88 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 80 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
19 68 (1.26%) DB2
20 62 (1.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 849 (15.75%) Git (software)
2 444 (8.24%) Visual Studio
3 404 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 398 (7.39%) Jenkins
5 389 (7.22%) Subversion
6 383 (7.11%) Maven
7 352 (6.53%) JIRA
8 318 (5.90%) JUnit
9 287 (5.33%) Selenium
10 250 (4.64%) Eclipse
11 225 (4.18%) Cucumber
12 185 (3.43%) NUnit
13 125 (2.32%) TeamCity
14 120 (2.23%) Ant
15 97 (1.80%) Gradle
16 94 (1.74%) SpecFlow
17 89 (1.65%) IntelliJ
18 75 (1.39%) SoapUI
19 68 (1.26%) JMeter
20 67 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,369 (25.40%) Finance
2 334 (6.20%) Banking
3 299 (5.55%) Retail
4 269 (4.99%) Marketing
5 154 (2.86%) Games
6 115 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 105 (1.95%) Advertising
8 96 (1.78%) Front Office
8 96 (1.78%) Law
9 86 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 84 (1.56%) Investment Banking
11 65 (1.21%) Legal
12 62 (1.15%) Back Office
13 55 (1.02%) Financial Institution
14 51 (0.95%) Electronics
15 48 (0.89%) Publishing
16 29 (0.54%) French Language
17 27 (0.50%) Automotive
17 27 (0.50%) German Language
18 19 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3,031 (56.24%) Developer
2 721 (13.38%) Java Developer
3 640 (11.88%) .NET Developer
4 531 (9.85%) Analyst
5 522 (9.69%) C# Developer
6 516 (9.58%) Software Developer
7 453 (8.41%) Senior Developer
8 361 (6.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 360 (6.68%) Architect
10 314 (5.83%) Consultant
11 307 (5.70%) Software Engineer
12 236 (4.38%) SQL Developer
13 204 (3.79%) C# Software Developer
14 193 (3.58%) Junior
15 192 (3.56%) .NET Software Developer
16 188 (3.49%) Senior Java Developer
17 176 (3.27%) Applications Support
18 171 (3.17%) Web Developer
19 169 (3.14%) Java Engineer
20 168 (3.12%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,459 (45.63%) HTML
2 1,872 (34.74%) .NET
3 1,761 (32.68%) CSS
4 1,690 (31.36%) JSON
5 1,644 (30.51%) Web Services
6 1,217 (22.58%) SOAP
7 1,057 (19.61%) REST
8 835 (15.49%) jQuery
9 819 (15.20%) ASP.NET
10 712 (13.21%) Spring
11 632 (11.73%) AngularJS
12 619 (11.49%) HTML5
13 614 (11.39%) RESTful
14 545 (10.11%) XSLT
15 471 (8.74%) .NET Framework
16 440 (8.16%) Ajax
17 393 (7.29%) WCF
18 389 (7.22%) J2EE
19 377 (7.00%) ASP.NET Web API
20 375 (6.96%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 482 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 467 (8.67%) Computer Science
3 324 (6.01%) Enterprise Software
4 258 (4.79%) User Experience
5 204 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
6 199 (3.69%) Fintech
7 150 (2.78%) Mobile App
8 146 (2.71%) Management Information System
9 140 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
10 113 (2.10%) Virtual Team
11 70 (1.30%) Fixed Income
12 69 (1.28%) Data Structures
13 62 (1.15%) Client/Server
14 61 (1.13%) Equities
15 51 (0.95%) Hedge funds
16 49 (0.91%) Derivative
16 49 (0.91%) Reference Data
17 48 (0.89%) Algorithms
18 46 (0.85%) N-Tier
19 41 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 715 (13.27%) Linux
2 685 (12.71%) Windows
3 413 (7.66%) Unix
4 208 (3.86%) Android
5 162 (3.01%) Apple iOS
6 110 (2.04%) Windows Server
7 69 (1.28%) Solaris
8 67 (1.24%) AIX
9 44 (0.82%) HPUX
10 36 (0.67%) CentOS
11 33 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 32 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (0.54%) Mac OS X
14 25 (0.46%) Windows Phone
15 22 (0.41%) Ubuntu
16 20 (0.37%) Mac OS
16 20 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (0.37%) Windows 7
17 17 (0.32%) Windows 10
18 6 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,378 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
2 1,046 (19.41%) MVC
3 910 (16.89%) OO
4 824 (15.29%) TDD
5 760 (14.10%) Scrum
6 716 (13.29%) Test Automation
7 680 (12.62%) Software Engineering
8 676 (12.54%) Problem-Solving
9 632 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
10 596 (11.06%) SDLC
11 550 (10.21%) Web Development
12 491 (9.11%) Unit Testing
13 432 (8.02%) BDD
14 430 (7.98%) SOA
15 355 (6.59%) DevOps
16 323 (5.99%) E-Commerce
17 321 (5.96%) ETL
17 321 (5.96%) OOP
18 317 (5.88%) Project Management
19 311 (5.77%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2,746 (50.96%) SQL
2 2,403 (44.59%) JavaScript
3 2,161 (40.10%) Java
4 1,925 (35.72%) C#
5 622 (11.54%) Python
6 526 (9.76%) PHP
7 509 (9.45%) T-SQL
8 402 (7.46%) C++
9 389 (7.22%) PL/SQL
10 251 (4.66%) PowerShell
11 226 (4.19%) VB.NET
12 205 (3.80%) C
13 178 (3.30%) Perl
14 168 (3.12%) XPath
15 156 (2.89%) Shell Script
16 134 (2.49%) VBA
17 132 (2.45%) Java 8
18 123 (2.28%) VB
19 119 (2.21%) Ruby
20 88 (1.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 870 (16.14%) Degree
2 262 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 189 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 103 (1.91%) SC Cleared
5 77 (1.43%) ISTQB
6 62 (1.15%) ISEB
7 58 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 30 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
8 30 (0.56%) PhD
9 29 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 27 (0.50%) CISSP
10 27 (0.50%) Master's Degree
11 21 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 19 (0.35%) MCSE
13 18 (0.33%) MCSA
14 17 (0.32%) MCP
15 16 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 14 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
17 12 (0.22%) Postgraduate
18 11 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 441 (8.18%) QA
2 116 (2.15%) Data Quality
3 57 (1.06%) SLA
4 19 (0.35%) GDPR
5 16 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.28%) HL7
7 13 (0.24%) ECSS
8 11 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (0.20%) WCAG
9 10 (0.19%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.15%) DICOM
10 8 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 6 (0.11%) PA-DSS
12 5 (0.093%) PMO
13 4 (0.074%) COBIT
13 4 (0.074%) SEPA
14 3 (0.056%) FATCA
14 3 (0.056%) ISO 20022
14 3 (0.056%) MiFID
15 2 (0.037%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 221 (4.10%) Docker
2 129 (2.39%) Active Directory
3 39 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (0.19%) Varnish
8 9 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (0.17%) VirtualBox
9 8 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 5 (0.093%) Apache Flume
10 5 (0.093%) Firmware
10 5 (0.093%) KVM
10 5 (0.093%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.093%) NFS
11 4 (0.074%) HDFS
11 4 (0.074%) LXC
12 3 (0.056%) iptables
12 3 (0.056%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.056%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 101 (1.87%) Kubernetes
2 53 (0.98%) Ansible
3 44 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (0.74%) Puppet
5 37 (0.69%) Terraform
6 28 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
7 25 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
8 20 (0.37%) HP ALM
9 17 (0.32%) Nagios
10 14 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
11 13 (0.24%) HP UCMDB
12 12 (0.22%) Automic
12 12 (0.22%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
13 11 (0.20%) Kibana
13 11 (0.20%) logstash
13 11 (0.20%) SCOM
13 11 (0.20%) WebSphere Cast Iron
14 10 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 8 (0.15%) CloudHub
15 8 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 972 (18.04%) Microsoft
2 966 (17.93%) Oracle
3 168 (3.12%) Salesforce.com
4 166 (3.08%) Google
5 159 (2.95%) SAP
6 155 (2.88%) IBM
7 121 (2.25%) ServiceNow
8 97 (1.80%) Adobe
9 84 (1.56%) Red Hat
10 67 (1.24%) hybris
11 65 (1.21%) Tableau
12 64 (1.19%) Informatica
13 61 (1.13%) HP
14 59 (1.09%) TIBCO
15 57 (1.06%) Atlassian
16 55 (1.02%) Apple
17 54 (1.00%) VMware
17 54 (1.00%) Xamarin
18 49 (0.91%) MuleSoft
19 40 (0.74%) Splunk