Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 67 50
Rank change year-on-year -22 -17 -9
Permanent jobs citing XML 5,946 7,844 10,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.42% 4.53% 5.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.37% 11.13% 13.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4,803 6,225 8,857
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,720 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 71,014 70,445 77,836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.81% 40.68% 38.84%
Number of salaries quoted 59,248 59,594 67,260
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 25 June 2018.

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 25 June 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 -25 5,546 £50,000 +5.26% 882
UK excluding London -28 3,641 £45,000 +5.88% 683
London -28 2,198 £55,000 -4.35% 268
South East -33 1,195 £45,500 +1.11% 168
North of England -44 738 £45,000 +5.88% 160
East of England -7 494 £45,000 - 71
Midlands -26 471 £45,000 +12.50% 125
South West -25 448 £42,500 - 90
North West -28 434 £45,000 +5.88% 95
West Midlands -14 326 £46,308 +23.49% 80
Yorkshire -49 266 £45,000 - 54
Scotland -13 223 £45,000 +20.00% 37
East Midlands -42 144 £40,000 - 44
Wales -15 79 £40,000 -1.84% 20
North East -10 38 £44,000 +19.73% 11
Northern Ireland -4 20 £40,000 -2.44% 12
Isle of Man -5 2 £39,000 -15.68%

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 2,937 (49.39%) SQL
2 2,836 (47.70%) HTML
3 2,819 (47.41%) JavaScript
4 2,577 (43.34%) Agile Software Development
5 2,447 (41.15%) Java
6 2,127 (35.77%) C#
7 2,109 (35.47%) CSS
8 1,997 (33.59%) .NET
9 1,965 (33.05%) Web Services
10 1,810 (30.44%) JSON
11 1,618 (27.21%) SQL Server
12 1,367 (22.99%) Finance
13 1,294 (21.76%) SOAP
14 1,194 (20.08%) MVC
15 1,086 (18.26%) Oracle
16 1,061 (17.84%) OO
17 1,054 (17.73%) REST
18 1,032 (17.36%) Microsoft
19 1,027 (17.27%) Degree
20 1,016 (17.09%) ASP.NET
21 1,013 (17.04%) jQuery
22 961 (16.16%) Git (software)
23 940 (15.81%) TDD
24 868 (14.60%) Software Engineering
25 854 (14.36%) Scrum
26 819 (13.77%) Spring
27 811 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
28 803 (13.50%) Windows
29 762 (12.82%) AngularJS
30 752 (12.65%) HTML5

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
1 361 (6.07%) IIS
2 314 (5.28%) Tomcat
3 245 (4.12%) WebSphere
4 236 (3.97%) Apache
5 206 (3.46%) JBoss
6 201 (3.38%) SharePoint
7 199 (3.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 193 (3.25%) CMS
9 130 (2.19%) WebLogic
10 120 (2.02%) Confluence
11 105 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
12 97 (1.63%) Drupal
13 82 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
14 80 (1.35%) MQSeries
15 77 (1.29%) WordPress
16 71 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
17 69 (1.16%) SAS
18 60 (1.01%) Apache Spark
19 55 (0.92%) Apache Solr
20 48 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 201 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 160 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
3 51 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 47 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 46 (0.77%) Photoshop
6 22 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
7 19 (0.32%) Chatbot
8 16 (0.27%) GIMP
9 13 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
10 11 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
11 10 (0.17%) InfoPath
11 10 (0.17%) RoboHelp
12 6 (0.10%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.084%) InDesign
14 4 (0.067%) InVision
15 3 (0.050%) Adobe Premiere
15 3 (0.050%) AutoCAD
15 3 (0.050%) EPLAN
16 2 (0.034%) 3ds Max
16 2 (0.034%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 60 (1.01%) Magento
1 60 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 57 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 32 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 27 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
5 26 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
6 23 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
7 22 (0.37%) Elite 3E
8 21 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
8 21 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
8 21 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
8 21 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
8 21 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
9 20 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
10 19 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
11 18 (0.30%) NetSuite
12 16 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
12 16 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 15 (0.25%) thinkFolio
14 14 (0.24%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 449 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 439 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 217 (3.65%) SaaS
4 87 (1.46%) GitHub
5 68 (1.14%) Office 365
6 54 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
7 52 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
8 47 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
8 47 (0.79%) npm
9 45 (0.76%) Force.com
10 41 (0.69%) PaaS
10 41 (0.69%) Serverless
11 39 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
11 39 (0.66%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 37 (0.62%) Amazon S3
13 31 (0.52%) IaaS
14 28 (0.47%) NuGet
15 27 (0.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 24 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
16 24 (0.40%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 397 (6.68%) HTTP
2 163 (2.74%) Internet
3 120 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 87 (1.46%) SSL
5 85 (1.43%) DNS
6 72 (1.21%) Firewall
7 70 (1.18%) SMS
8 67 (1.13%) FTP
8 67 (1.13%) VPN
9 41 (0.69%) HTTPS
9 41 (0.69%) NetScaler
10 36 (0.61%) Intranet
11 29 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (0.49%) WAN
12 28 (0.47%) Network Security
13 27 (0.45%) BGP
13 27 (0.45%) IGRP
13 27 (0.45%) OSPF
14 25 (0.42%) LAN
15 23 (0.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,618 (27.21%) SQL Server
2 620 (10.43%) Relational Database
3 606 (10.19%) MySQL
4 475 (7.99%) NoSQL
5 291 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 289 (4.86%) Big Data
7 273 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
8 246 (4.14%) RDBMS
9 244 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 230 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
11 193 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
12 184 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
13 178 (2.99%) MongoDB
14 174 (2.93%) Oracle Database
15 111 (1.87%) Hadoop
16 89 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
17 82 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
18 79 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 71 (1.19%) Redis
20 55 (0.92%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 961 (16.16%) Git (software)
2 485 (8.16%) Subversion
3 461 (7.75%) Maven
4 448 (7.53%) Visual Studio
5 439 (7.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 412 (6.93%) JIRA
7 389 (6.54%) Jenkins
8 326 (5.48%) JUnit
9 283 (4.76%) Eclipse
10 266 (4.47%) Selenium
11 216 (3.63%) NUnit
12 193 (3.25%) Cucumber
13 185 (3.11%) Ant
14 126 (2.12%) Gradle
15 122 (2.05%) SoapUI
16 107 (1.80%) IntelliJ
17 95 (1.60%) Bitbucket
18 75 (1.26%) TeamCity
19 73 (1.23%) MSTest
20 72 (1.21%) WebDriver
General
1 1,367 (22.99%) Finance
2 375 (6.31%) Banking
3 286 (4.81%) Retail
4 281 (4.73%) Marketing
5 172 (2.89%) Advertising
6 146 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 131 (2.20%) Front Office
8 119 (2.00%) Games
9 103 (1.73%) Investment Banking
10 92 (1.55%) Legal
11 85 (1.43%) Manufacturing
12 82 (1.38%) Law
13 64 (1.08%) Back Office
14 62 (1.04%) Financial Institution
15 58 (0.98%) Electronics
16 49 (0.82%) Automotive
17 39 (0.66%) Publishing
18 36 (0.61%) Billing
19 34 (0.57%) German Language
20 33 (0.55%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3,436 (57.79%) Developer
2 894 (15.04%) Java Developer
3 762 (12.82%) .NET Developer
4 735 (12.36%) C# Developer
5 589 (9.91%) Software Developer
6 538 (9.05%) Senior Developer
7 527 (8.86%) Analyst
8 496 (8.34%) C# .NET Developer
9 383 (6.44%) Software Engineer
10 363 (6.10%) Architect
11 333 (5.60%) Consultant
12 270 (4.54%) C# Software Developer
13 250 (4.20%) .NET Software Developer
14 241 (4.05%) SQL Developer
15 219 (3.68%) Junior
15 219 (3.68%) Senior Java Developer
16 199 (3.35%) Java Engineer
17 190 (3.20%) PHP Developer
18 181 (3.04%) Lead Developer
19 179 (3.01%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,836 (47.70%) HTML
2 2,109 (35.47%) CSS
3 1,997 (33.59%) .NET
4 1,965 (33.05%) Web Services
5 1,810 (30.44%) JSON
6 1,294 (21.76%) SOAP
7 1,054 (17.73%) REST
8 1,016 (17.09%) ASP.NET
9 1,013 (17.04%) jQuery
10 819 (13.77%) Spring
11 762 (12.82%) AngularJS
12 752 (12.65%) HTML5
13 735 (12.36%) XSLT
14 648 (10.90%) RESTful
15 577 (9.70%) Ajax
16 539 (9.06%) WCF
17 528 (8.88%) .NET Framework
18 507 (8.53%) J2EE
19 469 (7.89%) Hibernate
20 394 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 641 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 606 (10.19%) Computer Science
3 390 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
4 223 (3.75%) User Experience
5 218 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
6 209 (3.51%) Mobile App
7 201 (3.38%) Fintech
8 164 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
9 147 (2.47%) Management Information System
10 97 (1.63%) Virtual Team
11 81 (1.36%) Data Centre
12 77 (1.29%) Algorithms
13 66 (1.11%) Equities
14 61 (1.03%) N-Tier
15 58 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
16 56 (0.94%) Client/Server
17 53 (0.89%) Derivative
18 51 (0.86%) Fixed Income
19 48 (0.81%) Public Cloud
20 47 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 803 (13.50%) Windows
2 744 (12.51%) Linux
3 542 (9.12%) Unix
4 187 (3.14%) Android
5 130 (2.19%) Windows Server
6 123 (2.07%) Apple iOS
7 102 (1.72%) Solaris
8 82 (1.38%) AIX
9 61 (1.03%) HPUX
10 47 (0.79%) CentOS
11 38 (0.64%) Mac OS X
12 35 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 34 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 30 (0.50%) Mac OS
15 27 (0.45%) Windows Phone
16 22 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
17 21 (0.35%) Windows 7
18 19 (0.32%) Ubuntu
18 19 (0.32%) Windows Phone 8
19 15 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,577 (43.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1,194 (20.08%) MVC
3 1,061 (17.84%) OO
4 940 (15.81%) TDD
5 868 (14.60%) Software Engineering
6 854 (14.36%) Scrum
7 811 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
8 721 (12.13%) Test Automation
9 637 (10.71%) SDLC
10 604 (10.16%) Web Development
11 587 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
12 553 (9.30%) Unit Testing
13 539 (9.06%) SOA
14 421 (7.08%) E-Commerce
15 395 (6.64%) DevOps
16 369 (6.21%) BDD
17 354 (5.95%) Open Source
18 341 (5.73%) Analytics
18 341 (5.73%) OOP
19 340 (5.72%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2,937 (49.39%) SQL
2 2,819 (47.41%) JavaScript
3 2,447 (41.15%) Java
4 2,127 (35.77%) C#
5 611 (10.28%) PHP
6 577 (9.70%) Python
7 563 (9.47%) T-SQL
8 401 (6.74%) PL/SQL
9 370 (6.22%) C++
10 292 (4.91%) VB.NET
11 245 (4.12%) PowerShell
12 194 (3.26%) XPath
13 181 (3.04%) VBA
14 168 (2.83%) Shell Script
15 166 (2.79%) C
15 166 (2.79%) Perl
16 153 (2.57%) Ruby
17 142 (2.39%) VB
18 123 (2.07%) Java 8
19 107 (1.80%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1,027 (17.27%) Degree
2 334 (5.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 162 (2.72%) Security Cleared
4 97 (1.63%) SC Cleared
5 84 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 81 (1.36%) ISTQB
7 58 (0.98%) PhD
8 51 (0.86%) ISEB
9 42 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
10 40 (0.67%) Master's Degree
11 37 (0.62%) MCSE
12 36 (0.61%) DV Cleared
13 31 (0.52%) MCP
13 31 (0.52%) MCSD
14 28 (0.47%) MCSA
15 22 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
15 22 (0.37%) MCTS
15 22 (0.37%) Sun Certification
16 20 (0.34%) CISSP
16 20 (0.34%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 389 (6.54%) QA
2 99 (1.66%) Data Quality
3 41 (0.69%) SLA
4 36 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 24 (0.40%) GDPR
6 14 (0.24%) GCP
6 14 (0.24%) Solvency II
7 12 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.20%) WCAG
8 10 (0.17%) MiFID
9 8 (0.13%) HL7
9 8 (0.13%) PA-DSS
10 7 (0.12%) ECSS
10 7 (0.12%) PMO
10 7 (0.12%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 6 (0.10%) IFRS
11 6 (0.10%) IFRS 9
12 5 (0.084%) EMIR
12 5 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.067%) FATCA
System Software
1 167 (2.81%) Docker
2 125 (2.10%) Active Directory
3 28 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.37%) Apache Flume
5 16 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 16 (0.27%) HDFS
5 16 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (0.17%) Firmware
6 10 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.17%) vSphere
7 9 (0.15%) iptables
8 7 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.12%) VMware NSX
8 7 (0.12%) VMware Server
9 6 (0.10%) LXC
10 4 (0.067%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.067%) Time Sharing Option
10 4 (0.067%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.050%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 86 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 75 (1.26%) Puppet
3 61 (1.03%) Ansible
4 39 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
5 36 (0.61%) HP ALM
6 30 (0.50%) Kubernetes
7 27 (0.45%) Kibana
8 25 (0.42%) Terraform
9 20 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
9 20 (0.34%) logstash
10 19 (0.32%) Oozie
11 14 (0.24%) Perfmon
11 14 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 12 (0.20%) HP UCMDB
12 12 (0.20%) Nagios
12 12 (0.20%) WebInspect
13 9 (0.15%) CA Service Virtualization
13 9 (0.15%) Galera Cluster
13 9 (0.15%) SCCM
14 7 (0.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1,086 (18.26%) Oracle
2 1,032 (17.36%) Microsoft
3 265 (4.46%) IBM
4 229 (3.85%) Google
5 193 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
6 154 (2.59%) SAP
7 152 (2.56%) ServiceNow
8 102 (1.72%) Adobe
9 100 (1.68%) TIBCO
10 87 (1.46%) HP
11 81 (1.36%) MuleSoft
12 76 (1.28%) Tableau
13 72 (1.21%) VMware
14 71 (1.19%) Apple
15 69 (1.16%) Capita
16 62 (1.04%) Informatica
16 62 (1.04%) Talend
17 59 (0.99%) Red Hat
18 54 (0.91%) Citrix
19 53 (0.89%) Atlassian