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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 230 202 154
Rank change year-on-year -28 -48 -38
Permanent jobs citing XML 2,998 1,882 1,791
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.67% 1.76% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.12% 4.32% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,659 1,340 1,464
10th Percentile £35,450 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £44,500 £41,250 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +2.80% +7.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £66,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £78,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.37% - +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 72,841 43,526 31,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.55% 40.72% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 30,351 29,906 25,862
10th Percentile £38,000 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £64,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.17% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 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 -42 2,354 £57,500 +4.55% 247
Work from Home -29 1,451 £55,000 +10.00% 112
UK excluding London -27 1,293 £51,000 +7.37% 162
London -68 1,110 £70,000 +12.00% 94
South East -37 330 £57,250 +14.50% 35
North of England -49 298 £50,000 -4.76% 34
Midlands +24 255 £50,000 +17.65% 45
South West +5 198 £50,000 +17.65% 19
Yorkshire -33 152 £50,000 -13.04% 14
North West -57 131 £50,000 +5.26% 16
East Midlands +26 123 £50,000 +25.00% 10
West Midlands -35 117 £47,000 -1.05% 35
East of England -61 108 £45,000 -14.29% 16
Scotland -65 88 £67,500 +68.75% 4
Wales -33 16 £47,500 - 8
North East -13 15 £50,000 +26.58% 4
Northern Ireland -26 4 £30,000 -40.00% 1

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1,543 (51.47%) SQL
2 1,535 (51.20%) Agile
3 1,313 (43.80%) JSON
4 1,239 (41.33%) JavaScript
5 1,159 (38.66%) HTML
6 947 (31.59%) Java
7 940 (31.35%) C#
8 880 (29.35%) Social Skills
9 832 (27.75%) .NET
10 765 (25.52%) Finance
10 765 (25.52%) Git (software)
11 744 (24.82%) CSS
12 720 (24.02%) Degree
13 715 (23.85%) SQL Server
14 712 (23.75%) Web Services
15 693 (23.12%) DevOps
16 649 (21.65%) Software Engineering
17 644 (21.48%) REST
18 637 (21.25%) Azure
19 614 (20.48%) Scrum
20 611 (20.38%) Microsoft
21 586 (19.55%) SOAP
22 569 (18.98%) Problem-Solving
23 559 (18.65%) Python
24 508 (16.94%) Analytical Skills
25 503 (16.78%) Test Automation
26 498 (16.61%) AWS
27 491 (16.38%) AngularJS
28 489 (16.31%) jQuery
29 479 (15.98%) Computer Science

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
1 234 (7.81%) SAS
2 190 (6.34%) Apache
3 147 (4.90%) IIS
4 121 (4.04%) Confluence
5 99 (3.30%) CMS
6 92 (3.07%) SharePoint
7 84 (2.80%) Tomcat
8 42 (1.40%) Apache Spark
9 38 (1.27%) Jetty
10 36 (1.20%) WordPress
11 28 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
12 26 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
13 25 (0.83%) WebSphere
14 24 (0.80%) JBoss
15 20 (0.67%) WebLogic
16 19 (0.63%) nginx
17 18 (0.60%) Apache Solr
18 17 (0.57%) Jupyter
19 16 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 16 (0.53%) Drupal
Applications
1 152 (5.07%) Microsoft Office
2 118 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (0.60%) SPSS
4 15 (0.50%) FrameMaker
5 13 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 10 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.33%) Revit
7 10 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
8 9 (0.30%) Maple
9 8 (0.27%) InDesign
10 5 (0.17%) MadCap Flare
11 4 (0.13%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.13%) Camtasia
11 4 (0.13%) Zemax
12 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
12 3 (0.10%) PaintShop Pro
13 1 (0.033%) Notepad++
13 1 (0.033%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 44 (1.47%) NetSuite
2 36 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (1.03%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 14 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
5 11 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
5 11 (0.37%) SAP Business One
6 9 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 8 (0.27%) Magento
7 8 (0.27%) Shopify
8 7 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
8 7 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
10 4 (0.13%) Acoustic Campaign
10 4 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.13%) Oracle TCA
10 4 (0.13%) Oracle Utilities
10 4 (0.13%) Sage X3
10 4 (0.13%) SimCorp Dimension
10 4 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 637 (21.25%) Azure
2 498 (16.61%) AWS
3 276 (9.21%) SaaS
4 197 (6.57%) Serverless
5 180 (6.00%) Azure DevOps
6 173 (5.77%) Power Platform
7 168 (5.60%) GitHub
8 156 (5.20%) Amazon S3
9 113 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
10 93 (3.10%) PaaS
11 91 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
12 90 (3.00%) GCP
13 65 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
14 64 (2.13%) Azure Data Factory
15 58 (1.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 57 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
17 56 (1.87%) Azure Logic Apps
18 48 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
19 45 (1.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
20 43 (1.43%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 132 (4.40%) HTTP
2 57 (1.90%) SSL
3 39 (1.30%) FTP
4 37 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 35 (1.17%) MPLS
6 34 (1.13%) BGP
6 34 (1.13%) Cisco IOS
6 34 (1.13%) IOS XR
6 34 (1.13%) VPN
7 28 (0.93%) Firewall
8 27 (0.90%) WebEx
9 21 (0.70%) Broadband
10 19 (0.63%) HTTPS
11 17 (0.57%) Internet
12 16 (0.53%) Cisco ISE
13 15 (0.50%) Network Security
14 14 (0.47%) Intranet
15 12 (0.40%) DNS
15 12 (0.40%) MQTT
15 12 (0.40%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 715 (23.85%) SQL Server
2 372 (12.41%) MySQL
3 306 (10.21%) Relational Database
4 207 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
5 166 (5.54%) NoSQL
6 162 (5.40%) MongoDB
7 134 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 128 (4.27%) Power BI
9 124 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 101 (3.37%) Oracle Database
11 89 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
12 86 (2.87%) Redis
13 71 (2.37%) Amazon Aurora
14 65 (2.17%) Tableau
15 64 (2.13%) Metadata
16 54 (1.80%) Hadoop
17 53 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
18 45 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
19 43 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
20 41 (1.37%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 765 (25.52%) Git (software)
2 292 (9.74%) JIRA
3 284 (9.47%) Jenkins
4 230 (7.67%) Visual Studio
5 180 (6.00%) Bitbucket
6 159 (5.30%) Selenium
7 141 (4.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 135 (4.50%) Cucumber
9 133 (4.44%) Maven
10 119 (3.97%) Subversion
11 114 (3.80%) JUnit
12 96 (3.20%) Postman
13 81 (2.70%) TeamCity
14 80 (2.67%) Eclipse
15 78 (2.60%) NUnit
16 70 (2.33%) SpecFlow
17 64 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 55 (1.83%) Gradle
19 54 (1.80%) Mockito
20 53 (1.77%) Jasmine
General
1 880 (29.35%) Social Skills
2 765 (25.52%) Finance
3 508 (16.94%) Analytical Skills
4 185 (6.17%) Banking
5 169 (5.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 149 (4.97%) Law
6 149 (4.97%) Public Sector
7 131 (4.37%) Publishing
8 115 (3.84%) Marketing
9 108 (3.60%) Retail
10 103 (3.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 101 (3.37%) Legal
11 101 (3.37%) Local Government
12 99 (3.30%) Documentation Skills
13 72 (2.40%) Games
13 72 (2.40%) Presentation Skills
14 65 (2.17%) Telecoms
15 55 (1.83%) Influencing Skills
16 52 (1.73%) Advertising
17 39 (1.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,323 (44.13%) Developer
2 351 (11.71%) Software Engineer
3 312 (10.41%) Senior Developer
4 266 (8.87%) Software Developer
5 258 (8.61%) Analyst
6 217 (7.24%) .NET Developer
7 208 (6.94%) Java Developer
8 179 (5.97%) Architect
9 173 (5.77%) Programmer
10 139 (4.64%) Statistical Programmer
11 136 (4.54%) Full Stack Developer
12 103 (3.44%) C# Developer
13 92 (3.07%) Consultant
14 82 (2.74%) QA Engineer
15 75 (2.50%) Senior .NET Developer
16 74 (2.47%) SQL Developer
17 72 (2.40%) Senior Programmer
18 71 (2.37%) .NET Software Developer
19 70 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
19 70 (2.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,313 (43.80%) JSON
2 1,159 (38.66%) HTML
3 832 (27.75%) .NET
4 744 (24.82%) CSS
5 712 (23.75%) Web Services
6 644 (21.48%) REST
7 586 (19.55%) SOAP
8 491 (16.38%) AngularJS
9 489 (16.31%) jQuery
10 374 (12.47%) HTML5
11 358 (11.94%) React
12 322 (10.74%) Spring
13 282 (9.41%) RESTful
14 254 (8.47%) .NET Framework
15 246 (8.21%) Ajax
16 230 (7.67%) XSLT
17 201 (6.70%) ASP.NET
18 193 (6.44%) Node.js
19 178 (5.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 176 (5.87%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 229 (7.64%) User Experience
2 213 (7.10%) Self-Motivation
3 136 (4.54%) Mobile App
4 134 (4.47%) Data Structures
5 118 (3.94%) Virtual Team
6 89 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
7 76 (2.54%) PMI
8 68 (2.27%) Management Information System
9 63 (2.10%) Low-Code
10 62 (2.07%) Legacy Systems
11 60 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
12 56 (1.87%) Analytical Mindset
13 51 (1.70%) Life Science
14 44 (1.47%) Client/Server
15 41 (1.37%) Algorithms
16 39 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
16 39 (1.30%) Hackathon
16 39 (1.30%) Social Media
17 38 (1.27%) NHS
18 37 (1.23%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 449 (14.98%) Linux
2 299 (9.97%) Windows
3 144 (4.80%) Unix
4 124 (4.14%) Android
5 113 (3.77%) Apple iOS
6 106 (3.54%) Ubuntu
7 25 (0.83%) Debian
8 23 (0.77%) Windows Server
9 13 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
10 9 (0.30%) AIX
10 9 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.27%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.27%) Windows Phone
12 7 (0.23%) Solaris
13 6 (0.20%) zOS
14 5 (0.17%) HPUX
14 5 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.17%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,535 (51.20%) Agile
2 693 (23.12%) DevOps
3 649 (21.65%) Software Engineering
4 614 (20.48%) Scrum
5 569 (18.98%) Problem-Solving
6 503 (16.78%) Test Automation
7 479 (15.98%) Computer Science
8 402 (13.41%) OO
9 394 (13.14%) TDD
10 353 (11.77%) MVC
11 352 (11.74%) SDLC
12 351 (11.71%) CI/CD
13 348 (11.61%) Full Stack Development
14 347 (11.57%) Data Modelling
15 339 (11.31%) Continuous Integration
16 334 (11.14%) Mentoring
17 308 (10.27%) BDD
18 301 (10.04%) Microservices
19 272 (9.07%) Analytics
20 266 (8.87%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,543 (51.47%) SQL
2 1,239 (41.33%) JavaScript
3 947 (31.59%) Java
4 940 (31.35%) C#
5 559 (18.65%) Python
6 303 (10.11%) PHP
7 294 (9.81%) T-SQL
8 252 (8.41%) TypeScript
9 199 (6.64%) C++
10 139 (4.64%) R
11 121 (4.04%) PowerShell
12 101 (3.37%) PL/SQL
13 86 (2.87%) C
14 79 (2.64%) VB
15 77 (2.57%) VB.NET
16 66 (2.20%) VBA
17 59 (1.97%) SAS Macro
17 59 (1.97%) XPath
18 46 (1.53%) Shell Script
19 38 (1.27%) Bash
Qualifications
1 720 (24.02%) Degree
2 256 (8.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 200 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 117 (3.90%) SC Cleared
5 95 (3.17%) Master's Degree
6 77 (2.57%) PMI Certification
7 62 (2.07%) DBS Check
8 50 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 48 (1.60%) DV Cleared
10 35 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
11 32 (1.07%) CCIE
12 27 (0.90%) ISTQB
13 22 (0.73%) HND
14 17 (0.57%) ISEB
15 16 (0.53%) CCIE Service Provider
15 16 (0.53%) MCP
16 14 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
17 13 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 12 (0.40%) CCNP
19 10 (0.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 379 (12.64%) QA
2 212 (7.07%) CDISC
3 60 (2.00%) HL7
4 45 (1.50%) Accessibility
5 32 (1.07%) Data Quality
6 27 (0.90%) SLA
7 26 (0.87%) ISO 20022
8 23 (0.77%) Good Clinical Practice
9 16 (0.53%) MiFID
10 9 (0.30%) WCAG
11 8 (0.27%) HIPAA
12 7 (0.23%) GDPR
12 7 (0.23%) PCI DSS
13 6 (0.20%) ISO 15022
14 4 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
14 4 (0.13%) ISO 9000
15 3 (0.10%) EMIR
15 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 3 (0.10%) NCSC
15 3 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 170 (5.67%) Docker
2 65 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.30%) LXC
5 8 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.17%) Samba
7 5 (0.17%) Shibboleth
8 4 (0.13%) Postfix
9 2 (0.067%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.033%) GridGain
10 1 (0.033%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.033%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.033%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.033%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 114 (3.80%) Kubernetes
2 49 (1.63%) Terraform
3 38 (1.27%) Ansible
4 22 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
5 13 (0.43%) HP UCMDB
5 13 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.43%) Proxmox
6 9 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (0.20%) HP ALM
7 6 (0.20%) SCCM
7 6 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.17%) CA Endevor
8 5 (0.17%) Data Guard
8 5 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (0.17%) MAINVIEW
8 5 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.17%) vCenter Server
9 4 (0.13%) LiteSpeed
9 4 (0.13%) logstash
9 4 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 611 (20.38%) Microsoft
2 331 (11.04%) Oracle
3 116 (3.87%) Google
4 98 (3.27%) NEC
4 98 (3.27%) Northgate
5 92 (3.07%) Zend
6 84 (2.80%) SAP
7 81 (2.70%) ServiceNow
8 80 (2.67%) LexisNexis
9 74 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
10 50 (1.67%) IBM
11 48 (1.60%) MuleSoft
12 46 (1.53%) Adobe
13 41 (1.37%) Databricks
14 38 (1.27%) Cisco
15 30 (1.00%) Palo Alto
16 29 (0.97%) VMware
17 24 (0.80%) Alteryx
17 24 (0.80%) Talend
18 22 (0.73%) Atlassian