Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 78 60
Rank change year-on-year -19 -18 -13
Permanent jobs citing XML 4,967 6,795 8,383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.12% 3.79% 4.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.91% 9.44% 11.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3,953 5,486 7,077
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +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 62,786 71,952 72,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.47% 40.16% 39.23%
Number of salaries quoted 51,501 59,988 62,441
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £84,750 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 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 -27 4,491 £47,500 - 708
UK excluding London -13 3,171 £45,000 +2.27% 570
London -25 1,689 £60,000 +8.11% 176
South East -4 1,125 £45,000 - 148
North of England -41 547 £40,000 -11.11% 161
South West -2 456 £40,000 - 74
East of England -28 349 £45,000 - 53
North West -24 343 £40,000 -11.11% 90
Midlands -66 316 £40,000 +6.67% 96
Scotland +30 257 £46,500 +3.33% 27
West Midlands -47 199 £40,000 - 50
Yorkshire -56 189 £42,500 -0.58% 56
East Midlands -38 117 £43,900 +17.07% 45
Wales +34 103 £36,000 -10.00% 9
Northern Ireland -16 26 £37,500 -16.67% 2
North East -8 15 £36,500 -8.75% 15

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2,561 (51.56%) SQL
2 2,328 (46.87%) HTML
3 2,253 (45.36%) JavaScript
4 2,236 (45.02%) Agile Software Development
5 1,915 (38.55%) C#
6 1,851 (37.27%) .NET
7 1,776 (35.76%) Java
8 1,708 (34.39%) CSS
9 1,598 (32.17%) JSON
10 1,552 (31.25%) SQL Server
11 1,501 (30.22%) Web Services
12 1,255 (25.27%) Finance
13 1,139 (22.93%) SOAP
14 1,007 (20.27%) MVC
15 979 (19.71%) REST
16 931 (18.74%) Oracle
17 913 (18.38%) Microsoft
18 859 (17.29%) jQuery
19 845 (17.01%) OO
20 839 (16.89%) ASP.NET
21 760 (15.30%) Degree
22 759 (15.28%) Git (software)
23 748 (15.06%) TDD
24 747 (15.04%) Scrum
25 708 (14.25%) Test Automation
26 656 (13.21%) Linux
27 640 (12.89%) Spring
28 621 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
29 619 (12.46%) HTML5
30 605 (12.18%) 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
1 331 (6.66%) IIS
2 188 (3.78%) CMS
3 181 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 174 (3.50%) SharePoint
5 166 (3.34%) Apache
6 143 (2.88%) WebSphere
7 131 (2.64%) JBoss
8 126 (2.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 120 (2.42%) Confluence
10 107 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
11 98 (1.97%) WebLogic
12 71 (1.43%) MQSeries
13 67 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
14 61 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
15 60 (1.21%) Drupal
16 54 (1.09%) WordPress
17 46 (0.93%) Umbraco
18 40 (0.81%) Apache Solr
19 39 (0.79%) nginx
20 37 (0.74%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 130 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
1 130 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (1.23%) Photoshop
3 29 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 28 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (0.30%) FrameMaker
6 8 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.14%) GIMP
8 6 (0.12%) Gliffy
8 6 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (0.12%) RoboHelp
9 5 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
9 5 (0.10%) Doxygen
9 5 (0.10%) InDesign
10 4 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.081%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.081%) XMetaL
11 3 (0.060%) Avid Media Composer
11 3 (0.060%) EngageOne
12 2 (0.040%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 85 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 67 (1.35%) Magento
3 31 (0.62%) Markit EDM
4 30 (0.60%) SAP Hybris
4 30 (0.60%) thinkFolio
5 29 (0.58%) Front Arena
6 17 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 16 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
7 16 (0.32%) SDL Web 8
8 15 (0.30%) NetSuite
8 15 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
8 15 (0.30%) SAP Business One
9 14 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
10 13 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
10 13 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 13 (0.26%) SAP ERP
11 10 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
12 9 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
12 9 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
12 9 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 501 (10.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 365 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
3 232 (4.67%) SaaS
4 106 (2.13%) GitHub
5 63 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 63 (1.27%) Serverless
6 58 (1.17%) Office 365
7 51 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
8 46 (0.93%) PaaS
9 43 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
10 39 (0.79%) npm
11 34 (0.68%) Azure Functions
11 34 (0.68%) OpenShift
12 30 (0.60%) Amazon S3
13 25 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
14 23 (0.46%) Azure Data Factory
14 23 (0.46%) Google Analytics
15 21 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
16 20 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
17 19 (0.38%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 311 (6.26%) HTTP
2 187 (3.76%) Internet
3 118 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 107 (2.15%) SSL
5 71 (1.43%) FTP
6 41 (0.83%) DNS
6 41 (0.83%) Firewall
7 35 (0.70%) HTTPS
8 34 (0.68%) SSH
9 22 (0.44%) Intranet
10 21 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (0.36%) Bluetooth
11 18 (0.36%) VPN
12 16 (0.32%) Extranet
13 15 (0.30%) SMTP
14 12 (0.24%) DHCP
15 11 (0.22%) RTP
15 11 (0.22%) SMS
15 11 (0.22%) VLAN
16 10 (0.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,552 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 550 (11.07%) MySQL
3 532 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 308 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 267 (5.38%) NoSQL
6 262 (5.27%) PostgreSQL
7 261 (5.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 203 (4.09%) RDBMS
9 196 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
10 167 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 161 (3.24%) MongoDB
12 160 (3.22%) Oracle Database
13 156 (3.14%) Big Data
14 118 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
15 109 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
16 83 (1.67%) Hadoop
17 78 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 77 (1.55%) SQL Server 2016
19 74 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
20 71 (1.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 759 (15.28%) Git (software)
2 439 (8.84%) Visual Studio
3 414 (8.34%) Jenkins
4 405 (8.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 362 (7.29%) JIRA
6 334 (6.72%) Subversion
7 318 (6.40%) Maven
8 298 (6.00%) Selenium
9 262 (5.27%) JUnit
10 232 (4.67%) Cucumber
11 195 (3.93%) Eclipse
12 185 (3.72%) NUnit
13 139 (2.80%) TeamCity
14 102 (2.05%) SpecFlow
15 94 (1.89%) JMeter
16 93 (1.87%) Ant
17 80 (1.61%) SoapUI
18 72 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
19 71 (1.43%) Gradle
20 67 (1.35%) IntelliJ
General
1 1,255 (25.27%) Finance
2 286 (5.76%) Retail
3 279 (5.62%) Banking
4 232 (4.67%) Marketing
5 116 (2.34%) Games
6 90 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 84 (1.69%) Law
8 82 (1.65%) Front Office
9 69 (1.39%) Advertising
10 67 (1.35%) Publishing
11 66 (1.33%) Back Office
11 66 (1.33%) Manufacturing
12 51 (1.03%) Financial Institution
13 46 (0.93%) Investment Banking
14 39 (0.79%) Legal
15 37 (0.74%) Electronics
16 21 (0.42%) Aerospace
17 20 (0.40%) Automotive
17 20 (0.40%) French Language
18 17 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,804 (56.45%) Developer
2 643 (12.95%) .NET Developer
3 554 (11.15%) Java Developer
4 520 (10.47%) Software Developer
5 497 (10.01%) C# Developer
6 447 (9.00%) Analyst
7 427 (8.60%) Senior Developer
8 358 (7.21%) C# .NET Developer
9 335 (6.74%) Architect
10 306 (6.16%) Consultant
11 274 (5.52%) Software Engineer
12 218 (4.39%) SQL Developer
13 210 (4.23%) C# Software Developer
14 204 (4.11%) Web Developer
15 192 (3.87%) .NET Software Developer
16 176 (3.54%) Java Engineer
17 160 (3.22%) Applications Support
17 160 (3.22%) Senior Java Developer
18 159 (3.20%) Junior
19 157 (3.16%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,328 (46.87%) HTML
2 1,851 (37.27%) .NET
3 1,708 (34.39%) CSS
4 1,598 (32.17%) JSON
5 1,501 (30.22%) Web Services
6 1,139 (22.93%) SOAP
7 979 (19.71%) REST
8 859 (17.29%) jQuery
9 839 (16.89%) ASP.NET
10 640 (12.89%) Spring
11 619 (12.46%) HTML5
12 593 (11.94%) AngularJS
13 586 (11.80%) RESTful
14 476 (9.58%) XSLT
15 469 (9.44%) .NET Framework
16 402 (8.09%) Ajax
17 392 (7.89%) WCF
18 384 (7.73%) ASP.NET Web API
19 373 (7.51%) ASP.NET MVC
20 337 (6.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 424 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 276 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 214 (4.31%) User Experience
4 210 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
5 193 (3.89%) Fintech
6 153 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
7 131 (2.64%) Mobile App
8 123 (2.48%) Virtual Team
9 121 (2.44%) Management Information System
10 89 (1.79%) Data Structures
11 66 (1.33%) Client/Server
12 65 (1.31%) Fixed Income
13 58 (1.17%) Derivative
13 58 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 58 (1.17%) Hedge funds
14 55 (1.11%) Reference Data
15 54 (1.09%) Equities
16 49 (0.99%) Algorithms
17 42 (0.85%) N-Tier
18 40 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 656 (13.21%) Linux
2 597 (12.02%) Windows
3 311 (6.26%) Unix
4 174 (3.50%) Android
5 142 (2.86%) Apple iOS
6 103 (2.07%) Windows Server
7 50 (1.01%) Solaris
8 34 (0.68%) AIX
9 31 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (0.56%) CentOS
11 27 (0.54%) Ubuntu
11 27 (0.54%) Windows Phone
12 21 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (0.40%) HPUX
13 20 (0.40%) Windows 7
14 19 (0.38%) Windows 10
15 15 (0.30%) Mac OS
16 13 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 12 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
18 10 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,236 (45.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1,007 (20.27%) MVC
3 845 (17.01%) OO
4 748 (15.06%) TDD
5 747 (15.04%) Scrum
6 708 (14.25%) Test Automation
7 621 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 605 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
9 587 (11.82%) Software Engineering
10 573 (11.54%) Web Development
11 542 (10.91%) SDLC
12 437 (8.80%) BDD
13 419 (8.44%) Unit Testing
14 386 (7.77%) SOA
15 370 (7.45%) Computer Science
16 357 (7.19%) DevOps
17 311 (6.26%) E-Commerce
17 311 (6.26%) ETL
18 286 (5.76%) Project Management
19 277 (5.58%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2,561 (51.56%) SQL
2 2,253 (45.36%) JavaScript
3 1,915 (38.55%) C#
4 1,776 (35.76%) Java
5 541 (10.89%) Python
6 487 (9.80%) T-SQL
7 455 (9.16%) PHP
8 438 (8.82%) C++
9 349 (7.03%) PL/SQL
10 204 (4.11%) PowerShell
11 190 (3.83%) C
12 188 (3.78%) VB.NET
13 167 (3.36%) XPath
14 145 (2.92%) Perl
15 117 (2.36%) VB
16 114 (2.30%) Ruby
16 114 (2.30%) VBA
17 107 (2.15%) Java 8
18 101 (2.03%) Shell Script
19 89 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 760 (15.30%) Degree
2 235 (4.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 176 (3.54%) Security Cleared
4 104 (2.09%) SC Cleared
5 92 (1.85%) ISTQB
6 67 (1.35%) ISEB
7 51 (1.03%) DV Cleared
8 35 (0.70%) Master's Degree
9 26 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
10 25 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 18 (0.36%) CISSP
12 17 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 17 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
14 12 (0.24%) DBS Check
15 11 (0.22%) MCSE
16 10 (0.20%) PhD
16 10 (0.20%) PMI Certification
17 9 (0.18%) CCNA
17 9 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 464 (9.34%) QA
2 111 (2.23%) Data Quality
3 55 (1.11%) SLA
4 20 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.28%) HL7
6 13 (0.26%) GDPR
6 13 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.24%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.16%) PMO
9 7 (0.14%) DICOM
9 7 (0.14%) ECSS
9 7 (0.14%) IFRS
9 7 (0.14%) IFRS 9
10 6 (0.12%) ISO 20022
10 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.10%) WCAG
12 4 (0.081%) GAMP
13 3 (0.060%) SNOMED CT
14 2 (0.040%) COBIT
14 2 (0.040%) SEPA
System Software
1 219 (4.41%) Docker
2 108 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 58 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 24 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (0.38%) VirtualBox
7 13 (0.26%) NFS
8 12 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (0.20%) KVM
9 10 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (0.18%) Varnish
11 7 (0.14%) Apache Flume
12 6 (0.12%) vSphere
13 5 (0.10%) Firmware
13 5 (0.10%) iptables
13 5 (0.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 4 (0.081%) HDFS
14 4 (0.081%) LXC
15 3 (0.060%) VMware NSX
16 2 (0.040%) Xen
Systems Management
1 115 (2.32%) Kubernetes
2 44 (0.89%) Ansible
3 37 (0.74%) Terraform
4 35 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
4 35 (0.70%) Puppet
5 27 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (0.48%) HP ALM
7 21 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
9 15 (0.30%) Nagios
10 13 (0.26%) Control-M
11 11 (0.22%) CloudHub
11 11 (0.22%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 8 (0.16%) Automic
12 8 (0.16%) SCOM
12 8 (0.16%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
13 7 (0.14%) SCCM
14 6 (0.12%) Kibana
15 5 (0.10%) Rundeck
15 5 (0.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 931 (18.74%) Oracle
2 913 (18.38%) Microsoft
3 170 (3.42%) SAP
4 144 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
5 109 (2.19%) Google
6 104 (2.09%) IBM
7 93 (1.87%) ServiceNow
8 83 (1.67%) Adobe
9 82 (1.65%) Red Hat
10 71 (1.43%) hybris
10 71 (1.43%) VMware
11 67 (1.35%) Informatica
12 55 (1.11%) Xamarin
13 50 (1.01%) TIBCO
14 43 (0.87%) Atlassian
14 43 (0.87%) MuleSoft
15 41 (0.83%) HP
15 41 (0.83%) Tableau
16 36 (0.72%) Talend
17 34 (0.68%) webMethods