Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 148 118 92
Rank change year-on-year -30 -26 -23
Permanent jobs citing XML 1,491 3,986 5,724
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.32% 2.77% 3.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.64% 7.37% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,298 3,272 4,755
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,025 £30,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 26,425 54,120 68,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.09% 37.67% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21,864 44,597 57,233
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 10 August 2020.

Salary histogram for XML in the UK

XML
Top 18 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 10 August 2020. 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 -23 1,396 £55,000 +10.00% 196
UK excluding London -24 892 £47,500 +5.56% 145
London -20 552 £65,000 +4.00% 63
South East -19 325 £52,500 +16.67% 29
North of England -5 215 £47,500 +9.83% 46
Work from Home +28 159 £55,000 +15.79% 26
South West +7 136 £45,000 - 23
North West -12 116 £48,500 +7.78% 20
Midlands -15 96 £45,000 +4.65% 22
Yorkshire +62 95 £48,750 +14.71% 22
East of England +23 65 £42,500 -5.56% 12
West Midlands -8 61 £45,250 +0.56% 11
Scotland +12 44 £47,500 +11.76% 6
East Midlands +19 35 £40,000 +6.67% 11
Wales -5 7 £47,500 +18.75% 7
North East +6 4 £41,500 -2.35% 4
Isle of Man - 4 £47,500 -
Northern Ireland -3 3 £70,000 +55.56%

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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.

1 674 (45.20%) JavaScript
2 631 (42.32%) Agile Software Development
3 607 (40.71%) SQL
4 602 (40.38%) HTML
5 586 (39.30%) JSON
6 556 (37.29%) C#
7 509 (34.14%) .NET
8 495 (33.20%) CSS
9 452 (30.32%) SQL Server
10 449 (30.11%) Java
11 399 (26.76%) Web Services
12 375 (25.15%) SOAP
13 351 (23.54%) REST
14 297 (19.92%) Finance
15 290 (19.45%) Git (software)
16 285 (19.11%) Azure
17 253 (16.97%) Microsoft
18 252 (16.90%) AngularJS
19 248 (16.63%) Degree
20 229 (15.36%) jQuery
21 223 (14.96%) Scrum
22 222 (14.89%) ASP.NET
22 222 (14.89%) Python
23 205 (13.75%) MVC
24 202 (13.55%) OO
25 197 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
26 193 (12.94%) DevOps
27 192 (12.88%) RESTful
28 191 (12.81%) Ajax
29 190 (12.74%) Oracle

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
1 100 (6.71%) IIS
2 69 (4.63%) Tomcat
3 62 (4.16%) Confluence
4 61 (4.09%) CMS
5 36 (2.41%) Apache
6 30 (2.01%) WordPress
7 25 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
8 23 (1.54%) SharePoint
9 22 (1.48%) Apache Spark
10 19 (1.27%) JBoss
11 16 (1.07%) EPiServer
11 16 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
12 15 (1.01%) Red Hat Fuse
12 15 (1.01%) WebSphere
13 14 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
14 12 (0.80%) Joomla!
14 12 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 11 (0.74%) ExpressionEngine
16 7 (0.47%) Drupal
16 7 (0.47%) MQSeries
Applications
1 77 (5.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.47%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.34%) MadCap Flare
5 5 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.27%) Camtasia
6 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) SPSS
8 1 (0.067%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 39 (2.62%) Magento
2 35 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 32 (2.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 27 (1.81%) NetSuite
5 20 (1.34%) Payment Gateway
6 13 (0.87%) SAP S/4HANA
7 9 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (0.40%) SAP SD
8 6 (0.40%) Shopify
9 5 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.34%) Infor CRM
9 5 (0.34%) Sage X3
9 5 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.27%) assyst
10 4 (0.27%) Exchequer
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.20%) Maximo
11 3 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 285 (19.11%) Azure
2 176 (11.80%) AWS
3 74 (4.96%) SaaS
4 59 (3.96%) GitHub
5 42 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
6 41 (2.75%) Power Platform
7 33 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
8 29 (1.95%) Serverless
9 28 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (1.48%) PaaS
11 21 (1.41%) IaaS
12 17 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
13 15 (1.01%) Azure Functions
14 14 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
15 13 (0.87%) GCP
16 10 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
16 10 (0.67%) Firebase
16 10 (0.67%) Mavenlink
16 10 (0.67%) Office 365
17 8 (0.54%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 123 (8.25%) HTTP
2 56 (3.76%) TCP/IP
3 51 (3.42%) SSL
4 39 (2.62%) VPN
5 35 (2.35%) FTP
6 33 (2.21%) Internet
7 20 (1.34%) DNS
8 15 (1.01%) Firewall
9 11 (0.74%) Intranet
10 8 (0.54%) FIX Connectivity
10 8 (0.54%) IMAP
10 8 (0.54%) LAN
10 8 (0.54%) RTP
10 8 (0.54%) SMTP
11 6 (0.40%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.34%) Network Security
12 5 (0.34%) Skype
12 5 (0.34%) WAN
13 4 (0.27%) SSH
14 3 (0.20%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 452 (30.32%) SQL Server
2 171 (11.47%) MySQL
3 113 (7.58%) Relational Database
4 97 (6.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 96 (6.44%) MongoDB
6 83 (5.57%) NoSQL
7 80 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 72 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
9 51 (3.42%) RDBMS
10 47 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
11 41 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 37 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
13 35 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 34 (2.28%) Power BI
15 33 (2.21%) Big Data
16 28 (1.88%) DB2
17 27 (1.81%) Hadoop
18 26 (1.74%) OLAP
18 26 (1.74%) OLTP
19 25 (1.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 290 (19.45%) Git (software)
2 163 (10.93%) Jenkins
3 143 (9.59%) Visual Studio
4 126 (8.45%) JIRA
5 90 (6.04%) Maven
6 80 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 77 (5.16%) JUnit
8 75 (5.03%) Selenium
9 47 (3.15%) Eclipse
10 45 (3.02%) Subversion
11 41 (2.75%) Mockito
12 39 (2.62%) SoapUI
13 31 (2.08%) Cucumber
13 31 (2.08%) SonarQube
14 29 (1.95%) DbUnit
14 29 (1.95%) jMock
15 25 (1.68%) Cypress.io
15 25 (1.68%) Gradle
16 24 (1.61%) NUnit
17 19 (1.27%) TeamCity
General
1 297 (19.92%) Finance
2 70 (4.69%) Banking
3 60 (4.02%) Retail
4 24 (1.61%) Front Office
4 24 (1.61%) Public Sector
5 22 (1.48%) Marketing
6 17 (1.14%) Back Office
6 17 (1.14%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 14 (0.94%) Aerospace
8 14 (0.94%) Financial Institution
8 14 (0.94%) Legal
9 13 (0.87%) Games
10 12 (0.80%) Law
11 11 (0.74%) Local Government
12 10 (0.67%) Private Banking
13 7 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.34%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.34%) Publishing
14 5 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 854 (57.28%) Developer
2 167 (11.20%) Senior Developer
3 166 (11.13%) Analyst
4 140 (9.39%) .NET Developer
5 132 (8.85%) Java Developer
6 128 (8.58%) C# Developer
7 121 (8.12%) Consultant
8 106 (7.11%) Software Developer
9 74 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 74 (4.96%) Software Engineer
10 73 (4.90%) PHP Developer
11 66 (4.43%) Architect
12 54 (3.62%) ServiceNow Developer
13 53 (3.55%) Technical Consultant
14 49 (3.29%) SQL Developer
15 44 (2.95%) Test Engineer
16 43 (2.88%) Support Analyst
17 42 (2.82%) Applications Support
18 38 (2.55%) Junior
19 37 (2.48%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 602 (40.38%) HTML
2 586 (39.30%) JSON
3 509 (34.14%) .NET
4 495 (33.20%) CSS
5 399 (26.76%) Web Services
6 375 (25.15%) SOAP
7 351 (23.54%) REST
8 252 (16.90%) AngularJS
9 229 (15.36%) jQuery
10 222 (14.89%) ASP.NET
11 192 (12.88%) RESTful
12 191 (12.81%) Ajax
13 169 (11.33%) .NET Framework
14 155 (10.40%) Spring
15 117 (7.85%) .NET Core
15 117 (7.85%) Node.js
16 114 (7.65%) XSLT
17 107 (7.18%) WCF
18 101 (6.77%) React
19 100 (6.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 145 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
3 51 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 50 (3.35%) User Experience
5 33 (2.21%) Reference Data
6 28 (1.88%) Data Structures
6 28 (1.88%) Reinsurance
7 26 (1.74%) Mobile App
8 24 (1.61%) Fixed Income
9 21 (1.41%) CMDB
10 18 (1.21%) Algorithms
10 18 (1.21%) Derivative
10 18 (1.21%) iSeries
10 18 (1.21%) Public Cloud
11 17 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
12 16 (1.07%) AS400
12 16 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (0.94%) Driving Licence
13 14 (0.94%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 184 (12.34%) Linux
2 146 (9.79%) Windows
3 87 (5.84%) Unix
4 77 (5.16%) Android
5 63 (4.23%) Apple iOS
6 34 (2.28%) Windows Server
7 21 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (1.07%) Ubuntu
9 14 (0.94%) CentOS
10 13 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.87%) Windows Server 2016
11 10 (0.67%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.47%) HPUX
13 6 (0.40%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.34%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.27%) Android TV
16 3 (0.20%) Debian
16 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 631 (42.32%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (14.96%) Scrum
3 205 (13.75%) MVC
4 202 (13.55%) OO
5 197 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
6 193 (12.94%) DevOps
7 183 (12.27%) Software Engineering
8 182 (12.21%) Test Automation
9 169 (11.33%) TDD
10 139 (9.32%) Microservices
11 136 (9.12%) Continuous Integration
12 134 (8.99%) Computer Science
13 117 (7.85%) ITIL
14 115 (7.71%) Web Development
15 113 (7.58%) BDD
16 112 (7.51%) Data Modelling
17 109 (7.31%) OOP
18 107 (7.18%) SDLC
19 104 (6.98%) Migration
20 101 (6.77%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 674 (45.20%) JavaScript
2 607 (40.71%) SQL
3 556 (37.29%) C#
4 449 (30.11%) Java
5 222 (14.89%) Python
6 158 (10.60%) PHP
7 101 (6.77%) T-SQL
8 86 (5.77%) PowerShell
9 85 (5.70%) C++
10 59 (3.96%) Ruby
11 56 (3.76%) VB
12 53 (3.55%) TypeScript
13 45 (3.02%) C
14 44 (2.95%) PL/SQL
15 40 (2.68%) VB.NET
16 39 (2.62%) Bash Shell
17 38 (2.55%) VBA
18 31 (2.08%) Java 8
18 31 (2.08%) Shell Script
19 30 (2.01%) R
Qualifications
1 248 (16.63%) Degree
2 82 (5.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 80 (5.37%) Security Cleared
4 50 (3.35%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.07%) DV Cleared
6 14 (0.94%) ISTQB
6 14 (0.94%) Master's Degree
7 13 (0.87%) AWS Certification
8 11 (0.74%) DBS Check
8 11 (0.74%) MCITP
8 11 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.67%) HND
10 6 (0.40%) CEH
10 6 (0.40%) GWAPT
10 6 (0.40%) ISEB
10 6 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.40%) OSCP
11 3 (0.20%) HNC
11 3 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (9.05%) QA
2 29 (1.95%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.07%) SLA
4 15 (1.01%) GDPR
5 4 (0.27%) Government Security Classifications
5 4 (0.27%) NCSC
5 4 (0.27%) PMO
6 3 (0.20%) HL7
6 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.067%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.067%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.067%) RosettaNet
8 1 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 91 (6.10%) Docker
2 44 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (2.08%) vSphere
4 30 (2.01%) Active Directory
5 13 (0.87%) NFS
6 6 (0.40%) NDS
6 6 (0.40%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 3 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.067%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.067%) HDFS
8 1 (0.067%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.067%) iptables
8 1 (0.067%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.067%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.067%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 45 (3.02%) Kubernetes
2 27 (1.81%) Ansible
3 24 (1.61%) Puppet
4 19 (1.27%) HP UCMDB
4 19 (1.27%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 19 (1.27%) Terraform
5 14 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
7 8 (0.54%) HP ALM
8 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (0.40%) Packer
8 6 (0.40%) Rancher
8 6 (0.40%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.40%) vRealize
9 5 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 5 (0.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 4 (0.27%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.20%) logstash
11 3 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 253 (16.97%) Microsoft
2 190 (12.74%) Oracle
3 106 (7.11%) ServiceNow
4 48 (3.22%) Google
5 45 (3.02%) VMware
6 42 (2.82%) SAP
7 36 (2.41%) Atlassian
8 32 (2.15%) Remedy
8 32 (2.15%) Xamarin
9 29 (1.95%) IBM
10 28 (1.88%) HP
11 22 (1.48%) NetIQ
12 21 (1.41%) MuleSoft
13 19 (1.27%) BMC
14 18 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
15 16 (1.07%) Guidewire
15 16 (1.07%) TIBCO
16 13 (0.87%) Adobe
16 13 (0.87%) CheckPoint
16 13 (0.87%) Zend