Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 57 45
Rank change year-on-year -19 -12 -13
Permanent jobs citing XML 7086 8472 11932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.94% 4.53% 5.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.82% 11.63% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5661 7197 10126
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 72189 72861 83089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.16% 38.95% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 60006 63236 71019
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -19 6689 £47,500 +5.56% 444
UK excluding London -10 4486 £42,500 - 313
London -24 2415 £57,500 +4.55% 151
South East -15 1368 £45,000 - 83
North of England -12 1014 £45,000 +12.50% 93
Midlands -13 641 £38,500 -3.75% 59
East of England 0 618 £45,000 -0.76% 34
South West -2 601 £40,000 -5.88% 23
North West -12 588 £45,000 +15.38% 47
West Midlands -25 434 £40,000 - 28
Yorkshire -8 390 £45,000 +5.88% 39
East Midlands -8 207 £37,500 -6.25% 27
Scotland -17 168 £42,500 +4.94% 16
Wales -22 67 £40,000 +14.29% 2
North East -44 30 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Northern Ireland -20 26 £57,500 +59.72% 3
Isle of Man -10 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for XML.

1 3502 (49.42%) SQL
2 3294 (46.49%) JavaScript
3 3196 (45.10%) HTML
3 3196 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
4 2761 (38.96%) Java
5 2419 (34.14%) C#
6 2383 (33.63%) .NET
7 2350 (33.16%) CSS
8 2303 (32.50%) Web Services
9 2019 (28.49%) SQL Server
10 1977 (27.90%) JSON
11 1689 (23.84%) Finance
12 1655 (23.36%) MVC
13 1557 (21.97%) SOAP
14 1477 (20.84%) REST
15 1416 (19.98%) ASP.NET
16 1288 (18.18%) jQuery
17 1284 (18.12%) Scrum
18 1264 (17.84%) Oracle
19 1235 (17.43%) Degree
20 1188 (16.77%) TDD
21 1184 (16.71%) OO
22 1097 (15.48%) AngularJS
23 1075 (15.17%) Software Engineering
24 1073 (15.14%) Git (software)
25 1066 (15.04%) Microsoft
26 1064 (15.02%) Spring
27 959 (13.53%) Linux
28 957 (13.51%) XSLT
29 922 (13.01%) Windows

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
1 536 (7.56%) Tomcat
2 464 (6.55%) IIS
3 421 (5.94%) Apache
4 272 (3.84%) JBoss
5 256 (3.61%) WebSphere
6 246 (3.47%) CMS
7 182 (2.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 182 (2.57%) SharePoint
8 175 (2.47%) WebLogic
9 174 (2.46%) Confluence
10 119 (1.68%) Drupal
11 107 (1.51%) Oracle Workflow
12 95 (1.34%) Mule
13 83 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
14 78 (1.10%) Mule ESB
15 75 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
15 75 (1.06%) WordPress
16 62 (0.87%) Apache Solr
17 52 (0.73%) Joomla!
18 49 (0.69%) nginx
Applications
1 158 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 140 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
3 87 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 48 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 39 (0.55%) Photoshop
6 20 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 15 (0.21%) FrameMaker
8 12 (0.17%) InfoPath
9 11 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 10 (0.14%) GIMP
11 9 (0.13%) InDesign
11 9 (0.13%) XMetaL
12 8 (0.11%) Acrobat
12 8 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
12 8 (0.11%) RoboHelp
13 7 (0.099%) Chatbot
13 7 (0.099%) EPLAN
14 6 (0.085%) Inkscape
15 5 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 4 (0.056%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 102 (1.44%) Magento
2 88 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 52 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
4 34 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
5 30 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
6 26 (0.37%) NetSuite
6 26 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 26 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
7 18 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
8 16 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
9 14 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
9 14 (0.20%) Eloqua
9 14 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
10 11 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
10 11 (0.16%) Oracle HRMS
11 10 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
12 9 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
13 8 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
13 8 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
14 7 (0.099%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 471 (6.65%) Amazon AWS
2 400 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 270 (3.81%) SaaS
4 132 (1.86%) GitHub
5 81 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
6 56 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
7 53 (0.75%) npm
8 52 (0.73%) Serverless
9 46 (0.65%) Office 365
10 32 (0.45%) PaaS
11 31 (0.44%) Amazon S3
12 28 (0.40%) Boomi
13 26 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
14 24 (0.34%) Force.com
15 19 (0.27%) Google Play
16 18 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
17 16 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 16 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 15 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 15 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 480 (6.77%) HTTP
2 226 (3.19%) Internet
3 192 (2.71%) TCP/IP
4 154 (2.17%) SSL
5 98 (1.38%) FTP
6 96 (1.35%) Intranet
7 63 (0.89%) Firewall
8 56 (0.79%) LDAP
9 51 (0.72%) HTTPS
10 49 (0.69%) SMS
10 49 (0.69%) VPN
11 48 (0.68%) LAN
12 46 (0.65%) ATM
13 42 (0.59%) WAN
14 39 (0.55%) DNS
15 35 (0.49%) BGP
15 35 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
16 34 (0.48%) NetScaler
17 33 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
17 33 (0.47%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2019 (28.49%) SQL Server
2 905 (12.77%) MySQL
3 684 (9.65%) Relational Database
4 451 (6.36%) NoSQL
5 342 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 290 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 266 (3.75%) MongoDB
8 263 (3.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 251 (3.54%) Oracle Database
10 226 (3.19%) RDBMS
11 205 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
12 185 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 177 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
14 171 (2.41%) Big Data
15 97 (1.37%) DB2
16 95 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
17 90 (1.27%) Hadoop
18 87 (1.23%) Neo4j
19 84 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
20 79 (1.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1073 (15.14%) Git (software)
2 675 (9.53%) JIRA
3 667 (9.41%) Subversion
4 587 (8.28%) Visual Studio
5 500 (7.06%) Maven
6 498 (7.03%) Jenkins
7 473 (6.68%) JUnit
8 445 (6.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 409 (5.77%) Selenium
10 360 (5.08%) Eclipse
11 317 (4.47%) Cucumber
12 236 (3.33%) NUnit
13 144 (2.03%) IntelliJ
14 138 (1.95%) Ant
15 120 (1.69%) WebDriver
16 119 (1.68%) SoapUI
17 110 (1.55%) Mockito
18 109 (1.54%) TeamCity
19 102 (1.44%) Grunt
20 93 (1.31%) Gradle
General
1 1689 (23.84%) Finance
2 627 (8.85%) Banking
3 464 (6.55%) Retail
4 394 (5.56%) Marketing
5 290 (4.09%) Telecoms
6 268 (3.78%) Manufacturing
7 235 (3.32%) Investment Banking
8 221 (3.12%) Electronics
9 178 (2.51%) Retail Banking
10 139 (1.96%) Games
11 138 (1.95%) Advertising
12 129 (1.82%) Front Office
13 111 (1.57%) Publishing
14 105 (1.48%) Legal
15 103 (1.45%) Back Office
16 79 (1.11%) Financial Institution
17 76 (1.07%) Law
18 57 (0.80%) Automotive
19 54 (0.76%) Music Industry
20 41 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4193 (59.17%) Developer
2 1092 (15.41%) Java Developer
3 1057 (14.92%) .NET Developer
4 821 (11.59%) C# Developer
5 755 (10.65%) Senior Developer
6 654 (9.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 606 (8.55%) Analyst
8 579 (8.17%) Software Developer
9 491 (6.93%) Software Engineer
10 391 (5.52%) Architect
11 367 (5.18%) SQL Developer
12 364 (5.14%) ASP.NET Developer
13 349 (4.93%) Web Developer
14 305 (4.30%) Consultant
15 299 (4.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 295 (4.16%) PHP Developer
17 270 (3.81%) JavaScript Developer
18 269 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
19 264 (3.73%) Junior
20 241 (3.40%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3196 (45.10%) HTML
2 2383 (33.63%) .NET
3 2350 (33.16%) CSS
4 2303 (32.50%) Web Services
5 1977 (27.90%) JSON
6 1557 (21.97%) SOAP
7 1477 (20.84%) REST
8 1416 (19.98%) ASP.NET
9 1288 (18.18%) jQuery
10 1097 (15.48%) AngularJS
11 1064 (15.02%) Spring
12 957 (13.51%) XSLT
13 873 (12.32%) HTML5
14 787 (11.11%) Ajax
15 725 (10.23%) RESTful
16 665 (9.38%) WCF
17 658 (9.29%) Hibernate
18 622 (8.78%) .NET Framework
19 569 (8.03%) ASP.NET MVC
20 516 (7.28%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 793 (11.19%) Computer Science
2 731 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
3 334 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
4 320 (4.52%) User Experience
5 314 (4.43%) Mobile App
6 204 (2.88%) Fintech
7 183 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
8 143 (2.02%) Algorithms
9 136 (1.92%) Data Structures
9 136 (1.92%) Management Information System
10 102 (1.44%) Client/Server
11 82 (1.16%) Virtual Team
12 79 (1.11%) iPad
13 64 (0.90%) Data Centre
14 62 (0.87%) Fixed Income
14 62 (0.87%) Hedge funds
15 59 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
16 58 (0.82%) N-Tier
17 57 (0.80%) Reference Data
18 54 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 959 (13.53%) Linux
2 922 (13.01%) Windows
3 546 (7.71%) Unix
4 300 (4.23%) Android
5 260 (3.67%) Apple iOS
6 209 (2.95%) Windows Server
7 99 (1.40%) Solaris
8 58 (0.82%) Ubuntu
9 51 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 46 (0.65%) CentOS
11 45 (0.64%) Debian
11 45 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 42 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 37 (0.52%) AIX
14 35 (0.49%) HPUX
15 29 (0.41%) Mac OS
16 21 (0.30%) Windows 10
17 17 (0.24%) Windows 7
17 17 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
18 16 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3196 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1655 (23.36%) MVC
3 1284 (18.12%) Scrum
4 1188 (16.77%) TDD
5 1184 (16.71%) OO
6 1075 (15.17%) Software Engineering
7 848 (11.97%) Web Development
8 847 (11.95%) Test Automation
9 794 (11.21%) SDLC
10 711 (10.03%) BDD
11 614 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
12 587 (8.28%) SOA
13 563 (7.95%) E-Commerce
14 502 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
15 483 (6.82%) Mentoring
16 450 (6.35%) Unit Testing
17 422 (5.96%) Workflow
18 394 (5.56%) DevOps
19 384 (5.42%) Waterfall
20 333 (4.70%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3502 (49.42%) SQL
2 3294 (46.49%) JavaScript
3 2761 (38.96%) Java
4 2419 (34.14%) C#
5 799 (11.28%) T-SQL
6 681 (9.61%) PHP
7 570 (8.04%) C++
8 436 (6.15%) Python
9 418 (5.90%) VB.NET
10 365 (5.15%) PL/SQL
11 296 (4.18%) C
12 223 (3.15%) Perl
13 214 (3.02%) VB
14 212 (2.99%) Ruby
15 204 (2.88%) XPath
16 193 (2.72%) PowerShell
17 179 (2.53%) Shell Script
18 139 (1.96%) Objective-C
19 125 (1.76%) Groovy
20 99 (1.40%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1235 (17.43%) Degree
2 392 (5.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 144 (2.03%) Security Cleared
4 127 (1.79%) ISEB
5 102 (1.44%) ISTQB
6 98 (1.38%) SC Cleared
7 89 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 59 (0.83%) Sun Certification
9 51 (0.72%) MCSD
10 46 (0.65%) MCAD
11 42 (0.59%) PMI Certification
12 36 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 33 (0.47%) Master's Degree
14 32 (0.45%) MCP
15 26 (0.37%) PMP
16 17 (0.24%) DBS Check
16 17 (0.24%) Siebel Certification
17 16 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
18 15 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 15 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 576 (8.13%) QA
2 64 (0.90%) SLA
3 56 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 44 (0.62%) ISO 20022
5 29 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 23 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 20 (0.28%) EMIR
8 19 (0.27%) SEPA
9 18 (0.25%) HL7
10 16 (0.23%) MiFID
11 15 (0.21%) WAI
12 13 (0.18%) RosettaNet
13 11 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 9 (0.13%) COBIT
14 9 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 9 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 7 (0.099%) DICOM
15 7 (0.099%) PMO
16 5 (0.071%) ISO 8583
16 5 (0.071%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 197 (2.78%) Docker
2 104 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 37 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.24%) Firmware
4 17 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (0.14%) Apache Flume
6 10 (0.14%) HDFS
6 10 (0.14%) vSphere
7 8 (0.11%) OpenAM
8 5 (0.071%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.056%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.042%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.042%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.028%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.028%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.014%) Brightmail
12 1 (0.014%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 1 (0.014%) Xen
12 1 (0.014%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 85 (1.20%) Puppet
2 72 (1.02%) Ansible
3 58 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
4 52 (0.73%) Opsview
5 40 (0.56%) Nagios
6 35 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
7 27 (0.38%) Kubernetes
8 23 (0.32%) Kibana
9 16 (0.23%) logstash
10 14 (0.20%) CA Service Virtualization
10 14 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 13 (0.18%) Terraform
12 10 (0.14%) CloudHub
13 8 (0.11%) WebSphere Cast Iron
14 7 (0.099%) Salt
15 6 (0.085%) Control-M
15 6 (0.085%) HAProxy
15 6 (0.085%) ITRS Geneos
15 6 (0.085%) Tivoli
15 6 (0.085%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1264 (17.84%) Oracle
2 1066 (15.04%) Microsoft
3 339 (4.78%) SAP
4 181 (2.55%) Google
5 169 (2.38%) IBM
6 126 (1.78%) ServiceNow
7 115 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
8 101 (1.43%) TIBCO
9 93 (1.31%) Zend
10 91 (1.28%) Splunk
11 90 (1.27%) HP
12 88 (1.24%) Adobe
13 87 (1.23%) Red Hat
14 82 (1.16%) VMware
15 80 (1.13%) Apple
16 74 (1.04%) Sybase
17 65 (0.92%) Informatica
18 63 (0.89%) MuleSoft
19 56 (0.79%) Cognizant
20 55 (0.78%) Xamarin