Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 177 173 143
Rank change year-on-year -4 -30 -38
Permanent jobs citing XML 2,676 1,248 3,132
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.09% 1.97% 2.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.44% 4.64% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,789 994 2,436
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,550 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -0.82% +10.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £66,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,125 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 49,181 26,871 48,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.40% 42.46% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30,350 23,073 39,856
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £81,250 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,100 £50,000 £45,591
% change year-on-year +8.20% +9.67% +1.31%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in the UK

XML
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing XML.

Salary trend for XML in the UK

XML
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing XML over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for XML in the UK

XML
Top 18 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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -13 2,219 £55,000 - 341
UK excluding London +19 1,379 £47,500 - 240
London -43 902 £70,000 +4.47% 128
Work from Home +38 778 £55,000 - 79
South East -7 381 £50,000 - 64
North of England +8 335 £45,000 -5.26% 45
Midlands +3 220 £45,000 +12.50% 51
South West +34 208 £45,000 -10.00% 24
West Midlands -5 148 £48,750 +11.43% 36
North West -36 145 £50,000 +5.26% 21
Yorkshire +5 140 £45,000 +5.88% 18
East of England -33 109 £60,000 +50.00% 25
Scotland -25 100 £50,000 - 21
East Midlands -26 71 £38,000 -5.00% 15
North East +8 50 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Wales -29 24 £60,000 +71.43% 6
Northern Ireland -31 6 £35,000 -39.13% 4
Channel Islands - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 1,309 (48.92%) Agile Software Development
2 1,260 (47.09%) JSON
3 1,203 (44.96%) SQL
4 1,188 (44.39%) JavaScript
5 884 (33.03%) HTML
6 867 (32.40%) Java
7 842 (31.46%) C#
8 760 (28.40%) Web Services
9 749 (27.99%) .NET
10 716 (26.76%) CSS
11 681 (25.45%) Social Skills
12 670 (25.04%) SQL Server
13 622 (23.24%) Azure
14 617 (23.06%) REST
15 584 (21.82%) Degree
16 569 (21.26%) DevOps
17 566 (21.15%) Problem-Solving
17 566 (21.15%) Software Engineering
18 558 (20.85%) Git (software)
19 522 (19.51%) Finance
20 520 (19.43%) SOAP
21 481 (17.97%) Microsoft
22 469 (17.53%) Scrum
23 438 (16.37%) jQuery
24 404 (15.10%) Python
25 390 (14.57%) Computer Science
26 381 (14.24%) AngularJS
27 378 (14.13%) AWS
28 375 (14.01%) Test Automation
29 374 (13.98%) React

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
1 119 (4.45%) Confluence
2 101 (3.77%) SAS
3 87 (3.25%) CMS
4 75 (2.80%) Apache
5 74 (2.77%) WordPress
6 66 (2.47%) IIS
7 60 (2.24%) Tomcat
8 51 (1.91%) SharePoint
9 49 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
9 49 (1.83%) Mule
10 43 (1.61%) Anypoint
11 40 (1.49%) JBoss
12 37 (1.38%) Mule ESB
13 27 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
14 26 (0.97%) nginx
15 22 (0.82%) Apache Spark
16 21 (0.78%) WebLogic
17 19 (0.71%) Jetty
18 16 (0.60%) WebSphere
19 15 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 148 (5.53%) Microsoft Office
2 72 (2.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.37%) Revit
5 10 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
6 9 (0.34%) FrameMaker
7 5 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.15%) InDesign
9 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.11%) Oracle Smart View
9 3 (0.11%) SPSS
10 2 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.075%) Adobe XD
10 2 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.037%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.037%) MadCap Flare
11 1 (0.037%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 72 (2.69%) NetSuite
2 56 (2.09%) Sentinel
3 54 (2.02%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 35 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
5 34 (1.27%) SAP Business One
6 19 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
6 19 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
7 16 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
7 16 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
7 16 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
8 15 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
8 15 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
8 15 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
9 13 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
9 13 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 10 (0.37%) Elite 3E
10 10 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
11 8 (0.30%) Magento
12 6 (0.22%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 622 (23.24%) Azure
2 378 (14.13%) AWS
3 272 (10.16%) GitHub
4 230 (8.59%) SaaS
5 167 (6.24%) Amazon S3
6 138 (5.16%) Serverless
7 121 (4.52%) Power Platform
8 100 (3.74%) AWS Lambda
9 89 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 83 (3.10%) GCP
11 82 (3.06%) Azure Logic Apps
12 75 (2.80%) PaaS
13 69 (2.58%) Azure Data Factory
14 68 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
15 63 (2.35%) Azure Monitor
16 58 (2.17%) Azure Sentinel
17 55 (2.06%) Amazon GuardDuty
17 55 (2.06%) CloudFront
18 54 (2.02%) AWS CloudTrail
18 54 (2.02%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 146 (5.46%) HTTP
2 39 (1.46%) FTP
3 38 (1.42%) Firewall
4 36 (1.35%) SSL
5 32 (1.20%) MPLS
6 30 (1.12%) BGP
6 30 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
6 30 (1.12%) IOS XR
7 28 (1.05%) Broadband
8 27 (1.01%) TCP/IP
8 27 (1.01%) VPN
9 26 (0.97%) DNS
10 19 (0.71%) DHCP
11 18 (0.67%) Internet
11 18 (0.67%) WebEx
12 16 (0.60%) SSH
13 14 (0.52%) MQTT
14 13 (0.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 13 (0.49%) PPP
14 13 (0.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 670 (25.04%) SQL Server
2 302 (11.29%) Relational Database
3 272 (10.16%) MySQL
4 139 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 118 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
6 112 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
7 104 (3.89%) MongoDB
8 101 (3.77%) Power BI
9 99 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 95 (3.55%) NoSQL
11 72 (2.69%) Oracle Database
12 66 (2.47%) Metadata
13 65 (2.43%) RDBMS
14 59 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
15 54 (2.02%) Amazon Aurora
15 54 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
16 52 (1.94%) Data Lake
17 48 (1.79%) Tableau
18 45 (1.68%) SQLite
19 44 (1.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 558 (20.85%) Git (software)
2 260 (9.72%) JIRA
3 221 (8.26%) Jenkins
4 196 (7.32%) Visual Studio
5 146 (5.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 122 (4.56%) Selenium
7 119 (4.45%) Bitbucket
7 119 (4.45%) Subversion
8 106 (3.96%) Maven
9 71 (2.65%) Cucumber
10 69 (2.58%) JUnit
11 56 (2.09%) Postman
12 54 (2.02%) WebStorm
13 49 (1.83%) Eclipse
14 47 (1.76%) Oracle APEX
15 38 (1.42%) Mercurial
15 38 (1.42%) Mockito
15 38 (1.42%) TeamCity
16 35 (1.31%) NUnit
17 33 (1.23%) Gradle
General
1 681 (25.45%) Social Skills
2 522 (19.51%) Finance
3 272 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
4 199 (7.44%) Marketing
5 118 (4.41%) Public Sector
6 107 (4.00%) Law
7 95 (3.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 90 (3.36%) Banking
9 70 (2.62%) Retail
10 66 (2.47%) Presentation Skills
11 63 (2.35%) Games
12 58 (2.17%) Publishing
13 52 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
14 48 (1.79%) Documentation Skills
15 44 (1.64%) Advertising
16 39 (1.46%) Manufacturing
17 34 (1.27%) Local Government
18 32 (1.20%) Legal
19 31 (1.16%) Automotive
19 31 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1,279 (47.80%) Developer
2 252 (9.42%) Software Engineer
3 249 (9.30%) Analyst
4 244 (9.12%) Software Developer
5 230 (8.59%) .NET Developer
6 192 (7.17%) Java Developer
7 185 (6.91%) Senior Developer
8 135 (5.04%) Consultant
9 133 (4.97%) Architect
10 122 (4.56%) C# Developer
11 105 (3.92%) PHP Developer
12 88 (3.29%) Tester
13 86 (3.21%) .NET Software Developer
14 81 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
15 80 (2.99%) Data Engineer
16 74 (2.77%) Oracle Developer
16 74 (2.77%) Systems Analyst
17 72 (2.69%) Junior
17 72 (2.69%) SQL Developer
18 65 (2.43%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,260 (47.09%) JSON
2 884 (33.03%) HTML
3 760 (28.40%) Web Services
4 749 (27.99%) .NET
5 716 (26.76%) CSS
6 617 (23.06%) REST
7 520 (19.43%) SOAP
8 438 (16.37%) jQuery
9 381 (14.24%) AngularJS
10 374 (13.98%) React
11 332 (12.41%) Spring
12 318 (11.88%) XSLT
13 244 (9.12%) HTML5
14 237 (8.86%) Ajax
15 225 (8.41%) .NET Framework
15 225 (8.41%) RESTful
16 207 (7.74%) ASP.NET
17 181 (6.76%) Node.js
18 169 (6.32%) Spring Boot
19 157 (5.87%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 224 (8.37%) User Experience
2 169 (6.32%) Self-Motivation
3 116 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
4 87 (3.25%) Mobile App
5 85 (3.18%) Management Information System
6 54 (2.02%) Data Structures
7 48 (1.79%) Legacy Systems
8 47 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
9 43 (1.61%) Client/Server
10 34 (1.27%) e-Health
10 34 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 32 (1.20%) Algorithms
12 31 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
13 30 (1.12%) Virtual Team
14 28 (1.05%) Hedge funds
15 27 (1.01%) Social Media
15 27 (1.01%) SWIFT
16 26 (0.97%) Life Science
17 25 (0.93%) FMCG
18 22 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 356 (13.30%) Linux
2 267 (9.98%) Windows
3 167 (6.24%) Unix
4 71 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 57 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 55 (2.06%) Mac OS
7 44 (1.64%) Android
8 39 (1.46%) Ubuntu
9 14 (0.52%) Debian
10 13 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
12 9 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
13 7 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.15%) zOS
17 3 (0.11%) AIX
18 2 (0.075%) HPUX
18 2 (0.075%) Solaris
18 2 (0.075%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,309 (48.92%) Agile Software Development
2 569 (21.26%) DevOps
3 566 (21.15%) Problem-Solving
3 566 (21.15%) Software Engineering
4 469 (17.53%) Scrum
5 390 (14.57%) Computer Science
6 375 (14.01%) Test Automation
7 349 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 325 (12.14%) SDLC
9 301 (11.25%) OO
10 298 (11.14%) Full Stack Development
11 279 (10.43%) Analytics
11 279 (10.43%) Microservices
12 278 (10.39%) TDD
13 258 (9.64%) MVC
14 227 (8.48%) CI/CD
15 225 (8.41%) Continuous Improvement
16 218 (8.15%) Workflow
17 212 (7.92%) Data Modelling
18 191 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,203 (44.96%) SQL
2 1,188 (44.39%) JavaScript
3 867 (32.40%) Java
4 842 (31.46%) C#
5 404 (15.10%) Python
6 354 (13.23%) PHP
7 258 (9.64%) T-SQL
8 156 (5.83%) TypeScript
9 133 (4.97%) PowerShell
10 116 (4.33%) C++
11 113 (4.22%) PL/SQL
12 92 (3.44%) XPath
13 87 (3.25%) VB
14 82 (3.06%) VB.NET
15 78 (2.91%) R
16 76 (2.84%) C
16 76 (2.84%) Shell Script
17 71 (2.65%) Ruby
18 69 (2.58%) Perl
19 57 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 584 (21.82%) Degree
2 210 (7.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 112 (4.19%) Security Cleared
4 79 (2.95%) SC Cleared
5 74 (2.77%) HND
6 62 (2.32%) HNC
7 56 (2.09%) Master's Degree
8 53 (1.98%) GCFA
8 53 (1.98%) GCFE
8 53 (1.98%) GCIA
8 53 (1.98%) GCIH
8 53 (1.98%) SANS
9 49 (1.83%) ISTQB
10 42 (1.57%) ISEB
11 35 (1.31%) DBS Check
12 33 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
13 29 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 22 (0.82%) CCIE
14 22 (0.82%) DV Cleared
14 22 (0.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 365 (13.64%) QA
2 98 (3.66%) CDISC
3 51 (1.91%) Data Quality
4 33 (1.23%) SLA
5 30 (1.12%) HL7
6 27 (1.01%) Accessibility
7 17 (0.64%) GDPR
8 14 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.15%) MiFID
9 4 (0.15%) WCAG
10 3 (0.11%) GRC
10 3 (0.11%) IFRS
10 3 (0.11%) PSD2
10 3 (0.11%) SEPA
10 3 (0.11%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.075%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.075%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.075%) TARGET2
12 1 (0.037%) DICOM
System Software
1 185 (6.91%) Docker
2 47 (1.76%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.11%) NDS
6 3 (0.11%) vSphere
7 2 (0.075%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.075%) Firmware
7 2 (0.075%) GridGain
7 2 (0.075%) NFS
7 2 (0.075%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.075%) Samba
8 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.037%) Varnish
8 1 (0.037%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 121 (4.52%) Kubernetes
2 40 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
3 34 (1.27%) Terraform
4 24 (0.90%) Ansible
5 9 (0.34%) HP UCMDB
6 8 (0.30%) Puppet
7 6 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.19%) Grafana
8 5 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.15%) Kubeflow
9 4 (0.15%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 3 (0.11%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.11%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.075%) Control-M
11 2 (0.075%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.075%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.075%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.075%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.075%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 481 (17.97%) Microsoft
2 301 (11.25%) Oracle
3 129 (4.82%) SAP
4 100 (3.74%) Google
4 100 (3.74%) MuleSoft
5 76 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
6 73 (2.73%) Xamarin
7 66 (2.47%) LexisNexis
7 66 (2.47%) ServiceNow
8 50 (1.87%) Zend
9 40 (1.49%) IBM
10 39 (1.46%) BMC
11 38 (1.42%) Adobe
12 35 (1.31%) Cisco
13 33 (1.23%) Alteryx
14 31 (1.16%) Palo Alto
15 30 (1.12%) NEC
15 30 (1.12%) Northgate
15 30 (1.12%) Splunk
16 28 (1.05%) Talend