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

XML
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 58 46
Rank change year-on-year -15 -12 -14
Permanent jobs citing XML 7250 8805 11958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.16% 4.61% 5.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.37% 11.85% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5776 7458 10177
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,000 £28,450
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 69943 74299 83184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.14% 38.91% 37.91%
Number of salaries quoted 57874 64406 71138
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 October 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 October 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 -16 6854 £47,500 +5.56% 329
UK excluding London -7 4560 £42,500 - 242
London -22 2511 £57,500 +4.55% 99
South East -14 1335 £45,000 - 76
North of England -8 1075 £45,000 +12.50% 71
Midlands -9 646 £40,000 - 37
East of England +2 640 £45,000 -2.17% 27
North West -5 628 £45,000 +15.38% 36
South West 0 623 £40,000 -2.44% 19
West Midlands -17 455 £40,000 - 19
Yorkshire -1 410 £45,000 +5.88% 31
East Midlands -1 195 £40,000 - 18
Scotland -19 173 £40,000 - 6
Wales -9 64 £40,000 +19.10% 4
North East -30 31 £36,250 -2.03% 4
Northern Ireland -20 28 £57,000 +62.86% 2
Isle of Man - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3581 (49.39%) SQL
2 3352 (46.23%) JavaScript
3 3256 (44.91%) Agile Software Development
4 3249 (44.81%) HTML
5 2918 (40.25%) Java
6 2459 (33.92%) Web Services
7 2422 (33.41%) CSS
8 2415 (33.31%) C#
9 2372 (32.72%) .NET
10 2063 (28.46%) JSON
11 2052 (28.30%) SQL Server
12 1783 (24.59%) Finance
13 1770 (24.41%) MVC
14 1660 (22.90%) SOAP
15 1491 (20.57%) REST
16 1454 (20.06%) ASP.NET
17 1346 (18.57%) Scrum
18 1333 (18.39%) Oracle
19 1325 (18.28%) jQuery
20 1286 (17.74%) Degree
21 1256 (17.32%) OO
22 1224 (16.88%) TDD
23 1193 (16.46%) Git (software)
24 1137 (15.68%) Spring
25 1131 (15.60%) AngularJS
26 1093 (15.08%) Microsoft
27 1076 (14.84%) Software Engineering
28 997 (13.75%) Linux
29 932 (12.86%) XSLT
30 921 (12.70%) 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
1 559 (7.71%) Tomcat
2 454 (6.26%) IIS
3 432 (5.96%) Apache
4 313 (4.32%) JBoss
5 272 (3.75%) CMS
6 267 (3.68%) WebSphere
7 219 (3.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 195 (2.69%) WebLogic
9 188 (2.59%) SharePoint
10 180 (2.48%) Confluence
11 114 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
12 109 (1.50%) Drupal
13 107 (1.48%) Mule
14 90 (1.24%) Mule ESB
15 83 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
16 67 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
16 67 (0.92%) WordPress
17 60 (0.83%) Apache Solr
18 53 (0.73%) nginx
19 49 (0.68%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 174 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 158 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
3 84 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 47 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 35 (0.48%) Photoshop
6 16 (0.22%) FrameMaker
7 14 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (0.17%) InfoPath
9 10 (0.14%) GIMP
10 8 (0.11%) InDesign
10 8 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
11 7 (0.097%) EPLAN
11 7 (0.097%) Inkscape
12 6 (0.083%) Chatbot
12 6 (0.083%) EngageOne
12 6 (0.083%) RoboHelp
13 5 (0.069%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (0.069%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 86 (1.19%) Magento
2 74 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 52 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 41 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
5 31 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
6 30 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
7 28 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 24 (0.33%) NetSuite
9 23 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
10 21 (0.29%) Eloqua
11 20 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
12 19 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
12 19 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
13 17 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
14 16 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
15 14 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
16 12 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
16 12 (0.17%) Oracle HRMS
17 11 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
18 10 (0.14%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 475 (6.55%) Amazon AWS
2 411 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 267 (3.68%) SaaS
4 130 (1.79%) GitHub
5 103 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
6 63 (0.87%) npm
7 52 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 52 (0.72%) Serverless
8 51 (0.70%) Office 365
9 31 (0.43%) PaaS
10 30 (0.41%) Amazon S3
10 30 (0.41%) Boomi
11 28 (0.39%) Force.com
12 23 (0.32%) Google Play
13 21 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
14 20 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
15 18 (0.25%) Google Analytics
16 15 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 14 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 14 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 521 (7.19%) HTTP
2 231 (3.19%) Internet
3 201 (2.77%) TCP/IP
4 155 (2.14%) SSL
5 102 (1.41%) Intranet
6 101 (1.39%) FTP
7 75 (1.03%) Firewall
8 58 (0.80%) LDAP
9 52 (0.72%) LAN
10 46 (0.63%) HTTPS
11 45 (0.62%) SMS
11 45 (0.62%) VPN
11 45 (0.62%) WAN
12 43 (0.59%) ATM
13 34 (0.47%) BGP
13 34 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
13 34 (0.47%) DNS
14 33 (0.46%) Wireless
15 32 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
15 32 (0.44%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2052 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 906 (12.50%) MySQL
3 714 (9.85%) Relational Database
4 484 (6.68%) NoSQL
5 355 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 322 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 297 (4.10%) MongoDB
8 278 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 260 (3.59%) RDBMS
10 248 (3.42%) Oracle Database
11 218 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
12 212 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
13 205 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
14 190 (2.62%) Big Data
15 119 (1.64%) Hadoop
16 104 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
17 95 (1.31%) DB2
18 93 (1.28%) Redis
19 91 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
20 89 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1193 (16.46%) Git (software)
2 736 (10.15%) JIRA
3 722 (9.96%) Subversion
4 572 (7.89%) Visual Studio
5 542 (7.48%) Jenkins
6 521 (7.19%) Maven
7 500 (6.90%) JUnit
8 438 (6.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 396 (5.46%) Selenium
10 356 (4.91%) Eclipse
11 308 (4.25%) Cucumber
12 238 (3.28%) NUnit
13 162 (2.23%) IntelliJ
14 154 (2.12%) Ant
15 133 (1.83%) WebDriver
16 115 (1.59%) TeamCity
17 112 (1.54%) Mockito
18 110 (1.52%) Gradle
19 103 (1.42%) SoapUI
20 96 (1.32%) gulp
General
1 1783 (24.59%) Finance
2 670 (9.24%) Banking
3 481 (6.63%) Retail
4 424 (5.85%) Marketing
5 333 (4.59%) Telecoms
6 282 (3.89%) Manufacturing
7 266 (3.67%) Investment Banking
8 248 (3.42%) Electronics
9 175 (2.41%) Retail Banking
10 152 (2.10%) Games
11 138 (1.90%) Front Office
12 132 (1.82%) Advertising
13 111 (1.53%) Back Office
14 106 (1.46%) Legal
15 95 (1.31%) Publishing
16 86 (1.19%) Financial Institution
17 77 (1.06%) Law
18 66 (0.91%) Automotive
19 53 (0.73%) Music Industry
20 45 (0.62%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4339 (59.85%) Developer
2 1216 (16.77%) Java Developer
3 1080 (14.90%) .NET Developer
4 821 (11.32%) C# Developer
5 803 (11.08%) Senior Developer
6 660 (9.10%) C# .NET Developer
7 639 (8.81%) Analyst
8 594 (8.19%) Software Developer
9 471 (6.50%) Software Engineer
10 422 (5.82%) Architect
11 388 (5.35%) SQL Developer
12 369 (5.09%) ASP.NET Developer
13 365 (5.03%) Web Developer
14 313 (4.32%) Consultant
15 312 (4.30%) Senior Java Developer
16 297 (4.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 283 (3.90%) PHP Developer
18 276 (3.81%) JavaScript Developer
19 269 (3.71%) Junior
20 238 (3.28%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3249 (44.81%) HTML
2 2459 (33.92%) Web Services
3 2422 (33.41%) CSS
4 2372 (32.72%) .NET
5 2063 (28.46%) JSON
6 1660 (22.90%) SOAP
7 1491 (20.57%) REST
8 1454 (20.06%) ASP.NET
9 1325 (18.28%) jQuery
10 1137 (15.68%) Spring
11 1131 (15.60%) AngularJS
12 932 (12.86%) XSLT
13 883 (12.18%) HTML5
14 803 (11.08%) RESTful
15 799 (11.02%) Ajax
16 755 (10.41%) Hibernate
17 694 (9.57%) WCF
18 665 (9.17%) .NET Framework
19 615 (8.48%) ASP.NET MVC
20 557 (7.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 843 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 743 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
3 348 (4.80%) User Experience
4 339 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
5 323 (4.46%) Mobile App
6 214 (2.95%) Fintech
7 194 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
8 158 (2.18%) Management Information System
9 157 (2.17%) Data Structures
10 151 (2.08%) Algorithms
11 102 (1.41%) iPad
12 91 (1.26%) Client/Server
13 77 (1.06%) Virtual Team
14 65 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 63 (0.87%) Fixed Income
15 63 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
15 63 (0.87%) N-Tier
16 62 (0.86%) Reference Data
17 61 (0.84%) Data Centre
18 57 (0.79%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 997 (13.75%) Linux
2 921 (12.70%) Windows
3 542 (7.48%) Unix
4 309 (4.26%) Android
5 275 (3.79%) Apple iOS
6 192 (2.65%) Windows Server
7 103 (1.42%) Solaris
8 59 (0.81%) Ubuntu
9 52 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 46 (0.63%) CentOS
11 45 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 43 (0.59%) Debian
13 39 (0.54%) HPUX
14 37 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
15 36 (0.50%) AIX
16 25 (0.34%) Mac OS
17 19 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
18 18 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
19 15 (0.21%) Windows 10
19 15 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3256 (44.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1770 (24.41%) MVC
3 1346 (18.57%) Scrum
4 1256 (17.32%) OO
5 1224 (16.88%) TDD
6 1076 (14.84%) Software Engineering
7 888 (12.25%) Web Development
8 855 (11.79%) Test Automation
9 808 (11.14%) SDLC
10 709 (9.78%) BDD
11 660 (9.10%) Continuous Integration
12 627 (8.65%) SOA
13 601 (8.29%) E-Commerce
14 569 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
15 490 (6.76%) Mentoring
16 479 (6.61%) Unit Testing
17 423 (5.83%) Workflow
18 394 (5.43%) DevOps
19 362 (4.99%) Waterfall
20 334 (4.61%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3581 (49.39%) SQL
2 3352 (46.23%) JavaScript
3 2918 (40.25%) Java
4 2415 (33.31%) C#
5 830 (11.45%) T-SQL
6 679 (9.37%) PHP
7 564 (7.78%) C++
8 449 (6.19%) Python
9 407 (5.61%) VB.NET
10 399 (5.50%) PL/SQL
11 310 (4.28%) C
12 228 (3.14%) Ruby
13 220 (3.03%) Perl
14 217 (2.99%) VB
15 211 (2.91%) XPath
16 204 (2.81%) Shell Script
17 183 (2.52%) PowerShell
18 164 (2.26%) Objective-C
19 135 (1.86%) Groovy
20 110 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1286 (17.74%) Degree
2 403 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 136 (1.88%) Security Cleared
4 126 (1.74%) ISEB
5 94 (1.30%) SC Cleared
6 92 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 91 (1.26%) ISTQB
8 48 (0.66%) PMI Certification
9 46 (0.63%) Sun Certification
10 42 (0.58%) MCSD
11 37 (0.51%) MCAD
12 34 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 30 (0.41%) PMP
14 29 (0.40%) MCP
15 27 (0.37%) Master's Degree
16 21 (0.29%) Siebel Certification
17 15 (0.21%) DBS Check
17 15 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 15 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
18 14 (0.19%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 558 (7.70%) QA
2 59 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 58 (0.80%) SLA
4 56 (0.77%) ISO 20022
5 35 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 27 (0.37%) SEPA
7 23 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 20 (0.28%) MiFID
9 18 (0.25%) EMIR
10 14 (0.19%) WAI
11 13 (0.18%) HL7
11 13 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 12 (0.17%) COBIT
12 12 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 12 (0.17%) RosettaNet
13 9 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 8 (0.11%) ISO 15022
15 7 (0.097%) PMO
16 6 (0.083%) DICOM
16 6 (0.083%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 199 (2.74%) Docker
2 103 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 39 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (0.19%) vSphere
6 11 (0.15%) Apache Flume
6 11 (0.15%) Firmware
7 10 (0.14%) HDFS
8 9 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (0.11%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.069%) OpenAM
10 5 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.055%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.055%) Xen
12 3 (0.041%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.041%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.041%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.028%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.028%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.028%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 95 (1.31%) Puppet
2 77 (1.06%) Ansible
3 68 (0.94%) Opsview
4 49 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 47 (0.65%) Nagios
6 31 (0.43%) Kubernetes
7 25 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
8 23 (0.32%) Kibana
9 16 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 15 (0.21%) logstash
11 11 (0.15%) CloudHub
11 11 (0.15%) Terraform
12 10 (0.14%) Salt
12 10 (0.14%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 9 (0.12%) HAProxy
14 8 (0.11%) CA Service Virtualization
14 8 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
15 7 (0.097%) SCOM
15 7 (0.097%) Tivoli
16 6 (0.083%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1333 (18.39%) Oracle
2 1093 (15.08%) Microsoft
3 379 (5.23%) SAP
4 193 (2.66%) IBM
5 168 (2.32%) Google
6 126 (1.74%) ServiceNow
7 113 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
8 111 (1.53%) TIBCO
9 110 (1.52%) Splunk
10 93 (1.28%) Zend
11 92 (1.27%) Apple
12 91 (1.26%) Adobe
13 89 (1.23%) Red Hat
14 82 (1.13%) Sybase
15 78 (1.08%) HP
16 77 (1.06%) MuleSoft
17 74 (1.02%) Cognizant
18 72 (0.99%) VMware
19 62 (0.86%) Informatica
20 60 (0.83%) Xamarin