Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 87 63
Rank change year-on-year -14 -24 -18
Permanent jobs citing XML 4,578 6,177 8,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.08% 3.51% 4.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.81% 8.63% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3,664 5,080 6,648
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,225 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 58,653 71,613 68,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.51% 40.73% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 48,150 60,629 58,801
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 £85,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +4.94%

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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 -20 4,172 £50,000 +5.26% 787
UK excluding London -6 2,936 £45,000 - 614
London -25 1,547 £57,500 +4.55% 229
South East -2 1,082 £46,500 +3.33% 168
North of England -3 563 £42,500 -5.56% 174
South West -9 358 £40,000 -4.76% 69
Midlands -34 332 £40,000 - 95
North West -1 325 £40,000 -15.79% 112
East of England -26 288 £45,000 - 52
Scotland +19 223 £46,500 +3.33% 24
West Midlands -34 221 £42,500 - 54
Yorkshire -18 209 £45,000 - 52
East Midlands -28 111 £37,500 - 40
Wales +24 79 £36,000 +2.86% 24
North East +25 26 £42,500 +30.77% 10
Northern Ireland -36 17 £45,000 - 7
Channel Islands - 1 £95,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 2,507 (54.76%) SQL
2 2,097 (45.81%) HTML
3 2,075 (45.33%) JavaScript
4 1,994 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1,933 (42.22%) C#
6 1,860 (40.63%) .NET
7 1,565 (34.19%) CSS
8 1,549 (33.84%) SQL Server
9 1,524 (33.29%) JSON
10 1,515 (33.09%) Java
11 1,298 (28.35%) Web Services
12 1,118 (24.42%) Finance
13 934 (20.40%) ASP.NET
14 915 (19.99%) MVC
15 912 (19.92%) Oracle
16 910 (19.88%) SOAP
17 887 (19.38%) Microsoft
18 808 (17.65%) jQuery
19 774 (16.91%) REST
20 751 (16.40%) OO
21 713 (15.57%) Degree
22 711 (15.53%) Git (software)
23 701 (15.31%) Scrum
24 697 (15.22%) Software Engineering
25 665 (14.53%) Test Automation
26 601 (13.13%) TDD
27 595 (13.00%) Linux
28 591 (12.91%) Spring
29 565 (12.34%) Windows
29 565 (12.34%) 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
1 326 (7.12%) IIS
2 202 (4.41%) Tomcat
3 188 (4.11%) SharePoint
4 173 (3.78%) Oracle Workflow
5 146 (3.19%) CMS
6 144 (3.15%) Apache
7 115 (2.51%) Confluence
8 114 (2.49%) BizTalk Server
9 88 (1.92%) WebSphere
10 78 (1.70%) JBoss
11 77 (1.68%) WebLogic
12 76 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 60 (1.31%) Drupal
14 54 (1.18%) WordPress
15 41 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
15 41 (0.90%) MQSeries
15 41 (0.90%) Umbraco
16 35 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 32 (0.70%) Apache Solr
18 21 (0.46%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 132 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
2 94 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (0.59%) Photoshop
4 18 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.26%) FrameMaker
7 11 (0.24%) Maple
8 9 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.17%) Chatbot
9 8 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.066%) EngageOne
12 2 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.044%) Avid Media Composer
13 1 (0.022%) FileZilla
13 1 (0.022%) HipChat
13 1 (0.022%) InDesign
13 1 (0.022%) SPSS
13 1 (0.022%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 85 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 71 (1.55%) Magento
3 35 (0.76%) SAP Hybris
4 34 (0.74%) Markit EDM
5 33 (0.72%) Front Arena
5 33 (0.72%) thinkFolio
6 31 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
7 22 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 21 (0.46%) SDL Web 8
8 21 (0.46%) Visualfiles
9 19 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
10 16 (0.35%) SAP ERP
10 16 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
11 14 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
12 13 (0.28%) JDE OneWorld
12 13 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
13 12 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
13 12 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
13 12 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
13 12 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 516 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 316 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 253 (5.53%) SaaS
4 109 (2.38%) GitHub
5 73 (1.59%) Serverless
6 70 (1.53%) Office 365
7 52 (1.14%) PaaS
8 49 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
9 44 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
10 40 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
11 35 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
12 33 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
13 30 (0.66%) Amazon S3
14 29 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
15 28 (0.61%) Azure Functions
16 26 (0.57%) Azure Data Factory
17 23 (0.50%) npm
18 21 (0.46%) OpenShift
18 21 (0.46%) Sage Pay
19 20 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 244 (5.33%) HTTP
2 139 (3.04%) Internet
3 91 (1.99%) SSL
4 76 (1.66%) TCP/IP
5 67 (1.46%) FTP
6 46 (1.00%) DNS
7 36 (0.79%) HTTPS
8 28 (0.61%) DHCP
9 27 (0.59%) SSH
10 26 (0.57%) Intranet
11 24 (0.52%) Firewall
11 24 (0.52%) VPN
12 19 (0.42%) SMTP
13 18 (0.39%) LAN
13 18 (0.39%) WAN
14 14 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (0.28%) SMS
16 11 (0.24%) Broadband
16 11 (0.24%) RTP
17 10 (0.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,549 (33.84%) SQL Server
2 444 (9.70%) MySQL
3 443 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 290 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 255 (5.57%) PostgreSQL
6 245 (5.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 176 (3.84%) NoSQL
8 172 (3.76%) Oracle Database
9 153 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
10 151 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 150 (3.28%) RDBMS
12 131 (2.86%) MongoDB
13 118 (2.58%) Big Data
14 97 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
15 86 (1.88%) Crystal Reports
16 80 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
17 79 (1.73%) Hadoop
18 72 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
19 70 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 62 (1.35%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 711 (15.53%) Git (software)
2 433 (9.46%) Jenkins
3 408 (8.91%) Visual Studio
4 387 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 331 (7.23%) JIRA
6 306 (6.68%) Subversion
7 287 (6.27%) Selenium
8 262 (5.72%) Maven
9 231 (5.05%) Cucumber
10 216 (4.72%) JUnit
11 167 (3.65%) NUnit
12 162 (3.54%) Eclipse
13 147 (3.21%) TeamCity
14 115 (2.51%) SpecFlow
15 107 (2.34%) JMeter
16 97 (2.12%) Ant
17 86 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
18 82 (1.79%) Gradle
19 80 (1.75%) SoapUI
20 62 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 1,118 (24.42%) Finance
2 341 (7.45%) Banking
3 279 (6.09%) Retail
4 193 (4.22%) Marketing
5 180 (3.93%) Front Office
6 110 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 66 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 61 (1.33%) Games
9 48 (1.05%) Advertising
10 47 (1.03%) Back Office
11 44 (0.96%) Aerospace
11 44 (0.96%) Law
12 43 (0.94%) Publishing
13 42 (0.92%) Investment Banking
14 29 (0.63%) Electronics
15 20 (0.44%) Legal
16 16 (0.35%) Billing
16 16 (0.35%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.33%) Automotive
18 11 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2,574 (56.23%) Developer
2 675 (14.74%) .NET Developer
3 553 (12.08%) C# Developer
4 522 (11.40%) Software Developer
5 487 (10.64%) Java Developer
6 425 (9.28%) Senior Developer
7 390 (8.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 386 (8.43%) Analyst
9 339 (7.40%) Software Engineer
10 318 (6.95%) Consultant
11 286 (6.25%) Architect
12 232 (5.07%) SQL Developer
13 230 (5.02%) C# Software Developer
14 215 (4.70%) .NET Software Developer
15 207 (4.52%) Web Developer
16 194 (4.24%) Java Engineer
17 157 (3.43%) Applications Support
18 130 (2.84%) C# Software Engineer
18 130 (2.84%) Junior
19 127 (2.77%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,097 (45.81%) HTML
2 1,860 (40.63%) .NET
3 1,565 (34.19%) CSS
4 1,524 (33.29%) JSON
5 1,298 (28.35%) Web Services
6 934 (20.40%) ASP.NET
7 910 (19.88%) SOAP
8 808 (17.65%) jQuery
9 774 (16.91%) REST
10 591 (12.91%) Spring
11 520 (11.36%) HTML5
12 514 (11.23%) AngularJS
13 497 (10.86%) RESTful
14 427 (9.33%) .NET Framework
15 417 (9.11%) XSLT
16 408 (8.91%) WCF
17 396 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web API
18 371 (8.10%) Ajax
19 337 (7.36%) ASP.NET MVC
20 335 (7.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 403 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 182 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
3 179 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
4 167 (3.65%) Fixed Income
5 166 (3.63%) User Experience
6 163 (3.56%) Self-Motivation
7 158 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 155 (3.39%) Fintech
9 154 (3.36%) Hedge funds
10 153 (3.34%) Derivative
11 143 (3.12%) Equities
12 111 (2.42%) Data Structures
13 108 (2.36%) Mobile App
14 104 (2.27%) Virtual Team
15 84 (1.83%) Management Information System
16 75 (1.64%) Algorithms
17 70 (1.53%) Client/Server
18 49 (1.07%) Replication
19 43 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
20 40 (0.87%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 595 (13.00%) Linux
2 565 (12.34%) Windows
3 219 (4.78%) Unix
4 152 (3.32%) Android
5 134 (2.93%) Windows Server
6 123 (2.69%) Apple iOS
7 32 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (0.55%) CentOS
9 21 (0.46%) Ubuntu
9 21 (0.46%) Windows Phone
10 20 (0.44%) Solaris
11 19 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (0.39%) Debian
13 15 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
14 14 (0.31%) Windows 10
15 11 (0.24%) Mac OS
15 11 (0.24%) Windows 7
16 9 (0.20%) AIX
16 9 (0.20%) VxWorks
17 7 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,994 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
2 915 (19.99%) MVC
3 751 (16.40%) OO
4 701 (15.31%) Scrum
5 697 (15.22%) Software Engineering
6 665 (14.53%) Test Automation
7 601 (13.13%) TDD
8 565 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
9 535 (11.69%) SDLC
10 532 (11.62%) Continuous Integration
11 487 (10.64%) Web Development
12 431 (9.41%) DevOps
13 366 (7.99%) BDD
14 360 (7.86%) Computer Science
15 328 (7.16%) Workflow
16 319 (6.97%) Unit Testing
17 310 (6.77%) E-Commerce
18 306 (6.68%) SOA
19 292 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
20 274 (5.99%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2,507 (54.76%) SQL
2 2,075 (45.33%) JavaScript
3 1,933 (42.22%) C#
4 1,515 (33.09%) Java
5 472 (10.31%) T-SQL
6 438 (9.57%) Python
7 376 (8.21%) C++
8 366 (7.99%) PHP
9 326 (7.12%) PL/SQL
10 219 (4.78%) PowerShell
11 190 (4.15%) VB.NET
12 139 (3.04%) C
13 117 (2.56%) Perl
14 114 (2.49%) XPath
15 112 (2.45%) Ruby
16 103 (2.25%) VB
17 101 (2.21%) Java 8
18 88 (1.92%) VBA
19 86 (1.88%) TypeScript
20 85 (1.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 713 (15.57%) Degree
2 218 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 180 (3.93%) Security Cleared
4 116 (2.53%) ISTQB
5 107 (2.34%) SC Cleared
6 76 (1.66%) ISEB
7 49 (1.07%) DV Cleared
8 35 (0.76%) Master's Degree
9 33 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 28 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (0.48%) HND
12 17 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (0.35%) DBS Check
14 13 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
15 11 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 11 (0.24%) MCSA
16 10 (0.22%) CCENT
17 6 (0.13%) CISSP
17 6 (0.13%) PMI Certification
18 5 (0.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 456 (9.96%) QA
2 70 (1.53%) Data Quality
3 45 (0.98%) SLA
4 33 (0.72%) GDPR
5 27 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (0.48%) HL7
7 13 (0.28%) ISO 20022
7 13 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.24%) GAMP
8 11 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.15%) IFRS
9 7 (0.15%) IFRS 9
9 7 (0.15%) PMO
10 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.11%) HMG Infosec
11 5 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (0.11%) JSP 440
12 3 (0.066%) ISO 22301
12 3 (0.066%) SNOMED CT
12 3 (0.066%) Solvency II
System Software
1 226 (4.94%) Docker
2 112 (2.45%) Active Directory
3 51 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
5 26 (0.57%) Hyper-V
6 21 (0.46%) VirtualBox
7 18 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
8 13 (0.28%) NFS
9 10 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.13%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.13%) KVM
10 6 (0.13%) vSphere
11 4 (0.087%) HDFS
11 4 (0.087%) iptables
12 3 (0.066%) Firmware
13 2 (0.044%) Varnish
14 1 (0.022%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.022%) Cronacle
14 1 (0.022%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.022%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 103 (2.25%) Kubernetes
2 46 (1.00%) Ansible
3 36 (0.79%) Terraform
4 24 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
4 24 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
5 23 (0.50%) HP ALM
6 17 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
7 15 (0.33%) Control-M
8 14 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (0.28%) CloudHub
9 13 (0.28%) Puppet
10 11 (0.24%) SQL Sentry
11 9 (0.20%) Data Guard
12 8 (0.17%) SCCM
12 8 (0.17%) TIBCO Hawk
13 7 (0.15%) Nagios
14 6 (0.13%) HockeyApp
14 6 (0.13%) Kibana
14 6 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
15 5 (0.11%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 912 (19.92%) Oracle
2 887 (19.38%) Microsoft
3 161 (3.52%) SAP
4 139 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
5 118 (2.58%) ServiceNow
6 81 (1.77%) Google
7 79 (1.73%) Red Hat
8 73 (1.59%) IBM
9 68 (1.49%) Adobe
10 59 (1.29%) VMware
11 55 (1.20%) hybris
12 44 (0.96%) Atlassian
12 44 (0.96%) Xamarin
13 42 (0.92%) TIBCO
14 37 (0.81%) MuleSoft
15 36 (0.79%) Informatica
16 35 (0.76%) HP
17 33 (0.72%) Calypso
17 33 (0.72%) Charles River
17 33 (0.72%) SimCorp