Period
to 24 October 2020

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 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 138 134 97
Rank change year-on-year -4 -37 -24
Permanent jobs citing XML 1,138 3,521 5,364
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.33% 2.58% 3.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.31% 6.86% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,014 2,867 4,517
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.44% - +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 21,419 51,321 65,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.87% 37.59% 39.98%
Number of salaries quoted 18,281 42,195 54,376
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 24 October 2020.

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 24 October 2020. 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 0 1,057 £57,250 +14.50% 260
UK excluding London -15 641 £49,250 +9.44% 182
London +9 451 £67,500 +8.00% 101
South East -24 205 £55,000 +22.22% 50
Work from Home +6 157 £60,750 +27.89% 50
North of England -4 151 £52,500 +23.53% 36
South West +10 107 £45,000 +5.88% 28
Midlands +21 91 £40,000 -11.11% 27
North West -19 86 £47,500 +7.95% 23
Yorkshire +44 58 £52,500 +23.53% 9
West Midlands +38 58 £43,000 -4.44% 17
East of England +52 38 £45,000 - 18
Scotland +22 37 £50,000 +17.65% 13
East Midlands +33 33 £40,000 +6.67% 10
North East +15 6 £41,500 +18.57% 4
Northern Ireland +11 6 £57,500 +27.78%
Wales +11 5 £31,365 -21.59% 10
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, 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.

1 572 (50.26%) JavaScript
2 509 (44.73%) HTML
3 479 (42.09%) CSS
4 477 (41.92%) SQL
5 470 (41.30%) JSON
6 469 (41.21%) Agile Software Development
7 434 (38.14%) .NET
8 359 (31.55%) C#
9 337 (29.61%) SQL Server
10 315 (27.68%) Web Services
11 289 (25.40%) Java
12 276 (24.25%) Azure
13 264 (23.20%) REST
14 253 (22.23%) SOAP
14 253 (22.23%) Finance
15 231 (20.30%) AngularJS
16 226 (19.86%) Microsoft
17 204 (17.93%) ASP.NET
18 201 (17.66%) jQuery
19 190 (16.70%) Git (software)
20 174 (15.29%) Scrum
21 170 (14.94%) Ajax
22 169 (14.85%) OO
23 162 (14.24%) Degree
24 158 (13.88%) Test Automation
25 153 (13.44%) Python
26 151 (13.27%) DevOps
27 149 (13.09%) Web Development
28 148 (13.01%) MVC
29 139 (12.21%) AWS

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 67 (5.89%) Confluence
2 58 (5.10%) CMS
3 53 (4.66%) IIS
4 38 (3.34%) SharePoint
5 35 (3.08%) Tomcat
6 25 (2.20%) Apache
7 19 (1.67%) WordPress
8 16 (1.41%) Apache Spark
8 16 (1.41%) WebSphere
9 15 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
10 12 (1.05%) Joomla!
11 10 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (0.79%) JBoss
13 7 (0.62%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.53%) Drupal
15 5 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (0.44%) GeoServer
15 5 (0.44%) MQSeries
16 4 (0.35%) Anypoint
Applications
1 53 (4.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.35%) Camtasia
5 4 (0.35%) MadCap Flare
5 4 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.088%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 57 (5.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (3.69%) Magento
3 30 (2.64%) Remedy ITSM
4 22 (1.93%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (0.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 10 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
6 8 (0.70%) NetSuite
7 6 (0.53%) SAP SD
8 5 (0.44%) BigMachines
8 5 (0.44%) Infor CRM
8 5 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.44%) Sage X3
8 5 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
8 5 (0.44%) Shopify
9 4 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.18%) Maximo
11 2 (0.18%) SAP FI-CA
11 2 (0.18%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 276 (24.25%) Azure
2 139 (12.21%) AWS
3 86 (7.56%) SaaS
4 83 (7.29%) Power Platform
5 74 (6.50%) Dynamics 365
6 54 (4.75%) GitHub
7 26 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 23 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
9 21 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (1.85%) PaaS
10 19 (1.67%) Mavenlink
11 18 (1.58%) Amazon SQS
12 15 (1.32%) Serverless
13 14 (1.23%) npm
14 13 (1.14%) Force.com
14 13 (1.14%) GCP
15 12 (1.05%) Slack
16 11 (0.97%) Firebase
16 11 (0.97%) Logic Apps
17 10 (0.88%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 87 (7.64%) HTTP
2 50 (4.39%) TCP/IP
3 33 (2.90%) SSL
4 31 (2.72%) FTP
5 19 (1.67%) VPN
6 16 (1.41%) DNS
6 16 (1.41%) Internet
7 13 (1.14%) IMAP
7 13 (1.14%) SMTP
8 11 (0.97%) Firewall
8 11 (0.97%) RTP
9 8 (0.70%) FIX Connectivity
10 6 (0.53%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.44%) Intranet
12 4 (0.35%) 2G
12 4 (0.35%) 3G
12 4 (0.35%) 4G
13 3 (0.26%) 5G
13 3 (0.26%) Radio Access Network
13 3 (0.26%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (29.61%) SQL Server
2 120 (10.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 113 (9.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 101 (8.88%) MySQL
5 60 (5.27%) MongoDB
6 57 (5.01%) PostgreSQL
7 48 (4.22%) Relational Database
8 41 (3.60%) NoSQL
9 36 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
9 36 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
10 32 (2.81%) Power BI
11 26 (2.28%) RDBMS
12 24 (2.11%) Hadoop
12 24 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (1.76%) OLAP
14 19 (1.67%) Data Lake
14 19 (1.67%) OLTP
15 17 (1.49%) Big Data
16 16 (1.41%) OLAP Cube
17 15 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 190 (16.70%) Git (software)
2 124 (10.90%) JIRA
3 119 (10.46%) Visual Studio
4 99 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 68 (5.98%) Selenium
6 56 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 49 (4.31%) JUnit
8 43 (3.78%) Maven
9 34 (2.99%) Cypress.io
10 30 (2.64%) Subversion
11 20 (1.76%) Mockito
11 20 (1.76%) SpecFlow
12 18 (1.58%) NUnit
12 18 (1.58%) TeamCity
12 18 (1.58%) Visual Studio Team System
13 17 (1.49%) Eclipse
13 17 (1.49%) GitLab
13 17 (1.49%) Protractor
13 17 (1.49%) SoapUI
13 17 (1.49%) SonarQube
General
1 253 (22.23%) Finance
2 69 (6.06%) Banking
3 35 (3.08%) Private Banking
3 35 (3.08%) Public Sector
4 30 (2.64%) Retail
5 27 (2.37%) Marketing
6 26 (2.28%) Telecoms
7 23 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.58%) Front Office
9 16 (1.41%) Law
10 12 (1.05%) Back Office
11 10 (0.88%) Legal
11 10 (0.88%) Retail Banking
12 9 (0.79%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.79%) Electronics
12 9 (0.79%) Publishing
13 8 (0.70%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.62%) Games
15 6 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 656 (57.64%) Developer
2 126 (11.07%) Senior Developer
3 108 (9.49%) Consultant
4 93 (8.17%) Java Developer
5 92 (8.08%) .NET Developer
5 92 (8.08%) C# Developer
6 83 (7.29%) Software Developer
7 76 (6.68%) Architect
8 61 (5.36%) Analyst
8 61 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
9 56 (4.92%) SQL Developer
10 54 (4.75%) Software Engineer
11 53 (4.66%) PHP Developer
12 52 (4.57%) ServiceNow Developer
13 47 (4.13%) Full Stack Developer
14 45 (3.95%) Lead Developer
14 45 (3.95%) Technical Consultant
15 42 (3.69%) Applications Developer
16 35 (3.08%) Test Engineer
17 29 (2.55%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 509 (44.73%) HTML
2 479 (42.09%) CSS
3 470 (41.30%) JSON
4 434 (38.14%) .NET
5 315 (27.68%) Web Services
6 264 (23.20%) REST
7 253 (22.23%) SOAP
8 231 (20.30%) AngularJS
9 204 (17.93%) ASP.NET
10 201 (17.66%) jQuery
11 170 (14.94%) Ajax
12 134 (11.78%) RESTful
13 129 (11.34%) .NET Core
14 122 (10.72%) .NET Framework
15 111 (9.75%) Node.js
16 107 (9.40%) Spring
17 97 (8.52%) React
18 96 (8.44%) ASP.NET Web API
19 92 (8.08%) HTML5
20 91 (8.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 97 (8.52%) User Experience
2 74 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (2.11%) Data Structures
6 20 (1.76%) Client/Server
6 20 (1.76%) CMDB
7 18 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (1.58%) N-Tier
8 17 (1.49%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.23%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.05%) Mobile App
11 11 (0.97%) Blog
11 11 (0.97%) Derivative
12 10 (0.88%) Fixed Income
12 10 (0.88%) Public Cloud
12 10 (0.88%) W3C
13 8 (0.70%) Reference Data
14 7 (0.62%) Driving Licence
14 7 (0.62%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 121 (10.63%) Linux
2 112 (9.84%) Windows
3 62 (5.45%) Unix
4 49 (4.31%) Android
5 41 (3.60%) Apple iOS
6 31 (2.72%) Windows Server
7 19 (1.67%) CentOS
8 18 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.23%) Windows Server 2016
10 10 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.62%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.53%) Solaris
14 5 (0.44%) Debian
14 5 (0.44%) Fedora
15 4 (0.35%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.26%) HPUX
16 3 (0.26%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (41.21%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (15.29%) Scrum
3 169 (14.85%) OO
4 158 (13.88%) Test Automation
5 151 (13.27%) DevOps
6 149 (13.09%) Web Development
7 148 (13.01%) MVC
8 134 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
9 128 (11.25%) TDD
10 125 (10.98%) Fintech
11 122 (10.72%) Microservices
12 121 (10.63%) CRM
13 107 (9.40%) Software Engineering
14 104 (9.14%) SDLC
15 91 (8.00%) E-Commerce
16 87 (7.64%) Workflow
17 85 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
18 80 (7.03%) OOP
19 74 (6.50%) Analytics
20 73 (6.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 572 (50.26%) JavaScript
2 477 (41.92%) SQL
3 359 (31.55%) C#
4 289 (25.40%) Java
5 153 (13.44%) Python
6 124 (10.90%) PHP
7 77 (6.77%) T-SQL
8 61 (5.36%) PowerShell
8 61 (5.36%) TypeScript
9 42 (3.69%) C++
10 41 (3.60%) Ruby
11 37 (3.25%) VB.NET
12 28 (2.46%) Perl
13 27 (2.37%) Shell Script
14 26 (2.28%) Bash Shell
15 25 (2.20%) VB
15 25 (2.20%) XPath
16 24 (2.11%) C
16 24 (2.11%) PL/SQL
17 16 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 162 (14.24%) Degree
2 41 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 39 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 30 (2.64%) SC Cleared
5 10 (0.88%) MCITP
5 10 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.79%) ISEB
6 9 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.44%) HND
8 5 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.35%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.35%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.35%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.26%) HNC
10 3 (0.26%) PhD
11 1 (0.088%) CISSP
11 1 (0.088%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.088%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (9.31%) QA
2 21 (1.85%) GDPR
3 20 (1.76%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.05%) SLA
5 5 (0.44%) PMO
6 2 (0.18%) HL7
7 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.088%) NIST
7 1 (0.088%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (5.01%) Docker
2 33 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (2.81%) Active Directory
4 15 (1.32%) vSphere
5 10 (0.88%) NFS
6 8 (0.70%) NDS
6 8 (0.70%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 5 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.18%) Cygwin
8 2 (0.18%) XenApp
9 1 (0.088%) Cronacle
9 1 (0.088%) HDFS
9 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.088%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.088%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.088%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (2.90%) Ansible
2 23 (2.02%) Kubernetes
3 20 (1.76%) Puppet
4 18 (1.58%) Terraform
5 17 (1.49%) HP UCMDB
5 17 (1.49%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 11 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (0.70%) Tivoli
8 7 (0.62%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 7 (0.62%) SCCM
8 7 (0.62%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 5 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.35%) SCOM
10 4 (0.35%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.26%) Kibana
12 2 (0.18%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
12 2 (0.18%) Simpana
12 2 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 226 (19.86%) Microsoft
2 113 (9.93%) Oracle
3 84 (7.38%) ServiceNow
4 43 (3.78%) Atlassian
4 43 (3.78%) SAP
5 33 (2.90%) VMware
6 30 (2.64%) Remedy
7 26 (2.28%) Google
7 26 (2.28%) IBM
8 23 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (1.85%) HP
10 18 (1.58%) NetIQ
10 18 (1.58%) Xamarin
11 17 (1.49%) BMC
11 17 (1.49%) Pega
12 15 (1.32%) Adobe
13 14 (1.23%) MuleSoft
14 13 (1.14%) ForgeRock
15 12 (1.05%) Red Hat
15 12 (1.05%) SolarWinds