Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for XQuery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XQuery over the 6 months to 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XQuery
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1133 1084 1161
Rank change year-on-year -49 +77 -69
Permanent jobs citing XQuery 70 87 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.050% 0.062%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.070% 0.092% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 58 56 102
UK median annual salary £52,500 £44,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.32% -7.37% +11.76%
10th Percentile £35,250 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £57,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.41% -7.37% +23.38%

XQuery is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 99,559 94,181 106,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 54.58% 51.97%
Number of salaries quoted 83,684 80,447 91,813
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

XQuery
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing XQuery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for XQuery in the UK

XQuery
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XQuery.

Salary trend for XQuery in the UK

XQuery
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XQuery over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for XQuery in the UK

XQuery
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XQuery within the UK over the 6 months to 20 April 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 -37 57 £55,000 +25.00% 8
UK excluding London -46 37 £42,500 -3.41% 7
London -14 23 £65,000 +36.84% 2
South East +18 21 £40,875 -13.95% 2
East of England -15 6 £32,500 -40.91%
North of England -4 5 £45,000 +28.57% 4
North West -15 4 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Scotland - 3 £52,500 - 1
South West -36 2 £40,132 -8.79%
Yorkshire +25 1 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Midlands -7 1 £60,000 +50.00%
West Midlands -13 1 £60,000 +50.00%

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT jobs citing XQuery 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 XQuery.

1 52 (74.29%) XML
2 42 (60.00%) SQL
3 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (50.00%) SOA
5 30 (42.86%) Java
6 29 (41.43%) REST
7 28 (40.00%) SOAP
7 28 (40.00%) XSLT
8 26 (37.14%) XPath
9 25 (35.71%) Web Services
10 24 (34.29%) NoSQL
11 22 (31.43%) TDD
12 21 (30.00%) PL/SQL
12 21 (30.00%) Oracle
12 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
13 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
13 20 (28.57%) HTML
13 20 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
13 20 (28.57%) MarkLogic
14 18 (25.71%) Relational Database
14 18 (25.71%) Talend
14 18 (25.71%) XSD
15 17 (24.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (24.29%) Git (software)
15 17 (24.29%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (24.29%) Microservices
15 17 (24.29%) Jenkins
15 17 (24.29%) Problem-Solving
16 16 (22.86%) JSON
16 16 (22.86%) Test Automation

XQuery
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 16 (22.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (12.86%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.71%) Mule
3 4 (5.71%) Mule ESB
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (4.29%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.43%) Anypoint
Business Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Maximo
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 9 (12.86%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (12.86%) Amazon S3
2 9 (12.86%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (12.86%) AWS Lambda
2 9 (12.86%) Serverless
3 6 (8.57%) Boomi
4 4 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.71%) Trello
5 3 (4.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) HTTP
2 4 (5.71%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.43%) FTP
3 1 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.29%) NoSQL
2 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 20 (28.57%) MarkLogic
4 18 (25.71%) Relational Database
5 13 (18.57%) RDBMS
6 10 (14.29%) Pentaho
7 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database
9 4 (5.71%) MySQL
10 3 (4.29%) Amazon Aurora
10 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (4.29%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (1.43%) Big Data
12 1 (1.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (24.29%) Git (software)
1 17 (24.29%) Jenkins
2 9 (12.86%) git-flow
2 9 (12.86%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (5.71%) JIRA
3 4 (5.71%) SoapUI
3 4 (5.71%) VersionOne
4 3 (4.29%) Bitbucket
4 3 (4.29%) JUnit
4 3 (4.29%) Maven
5 2 (2.86%) JDeveloper
General
1 14 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Legal
3 8 (11.43%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (74.29%) Developer
2 15 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Architect
3 10 (14.29%) Integration Developer
4 9 (12.86%) SOA Developer
5 8 (11.43%) .NET Developer
5 8 (11.43%) ETL Architect
5 8 (11.43%) Principal .NET Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Principal Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Software Developer
5 8 (11.43%) XML Developer
6 7 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
6 7 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 7 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
7 5 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Database Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) NoSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (74.29%) XML
2 29 (41.43%) REST
3 28 (40.00%) SOAP
3 28 (40.00%) XSLT
4 25 (35.71%) Web Services
5 20 (28.57%) HTML
6 18 (25.71%) XSD
7 16 (22.86%) .NET
7 16 (22.86%) JSON
8 15 (21.43%) Middleware
9 12 (17.14%) Spring
10 10 (14.29%) CSS
10 10 (14.29%) HTML5
10 10 (14.29%) XForms
11 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET
11 9 (12.86%) RESTful
11 9 (12.86%) XML Schema
12 8 (11.43%) WCF
12 8 (11.43%) WPF
13 7 (10.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 8 (11.43%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (4.29%) N-Tier
6 3 (4.29%) User Experience
7 1 (1.43%) Replication
7 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Linux
2 9 (12.86%) Unix
3 4 (5.71%) CentOS
3 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.43%) AIX
4 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (50.00%) SOA
3 22 (31.43%) TDD
4 17 (24.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (24.29%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (24.29%) Microservices
4 17 (24.29%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (22.86%) Scrum
5 16 (22.86%) Test Automation
6 14 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 13 (18.57%) OO
8 11 (15.71%) DevOps
8 11 (15.71%) ETL
8 11 (15.71%) Mentoring
8 11 (15.71%) Workflow
9 10 (14.29%) BDD
9 10 (14.29%) Information Architecture
9 10 (14.29%) Information Governance
9 10 (14.29%) Information Management
10 9 (12.86%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 42 (60.00%) SQL
2 30 (42.86%) Java
3 26 (37.14%) XPath
4 21 (30.00%) PL/SQL
5 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 16 (22.86%) C#
7 9 (12.86%) T-SQL
8 7 (10.00%) SPARQL
9 6 (8.57%) Shell Script
10 4 (5.71%) Scala
11 3 (4.29%) Java 8
12 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Degree
2 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.43%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) GDPR
2 4 (5.71%) GCP
3 1 (1.43%) RosettaNet
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) CA Service Virtualization
1 4 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.71%) Puppet
1 4 (5.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) Oracle
2 18 (25.71%) Talend
3 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.71%) SAP
5 10 (14.29%) OpenText
6 9 (12.86%) LexisNexis
6 9 (12.86%) New Relic
6 9 (12.86%) Splunk
7 7 (10.00%) MuleSoft
7 7 (10.00%) TIBCO
8 5 (7.14%) webMethods
9 4 (5.71%) CA
9 4 (5.71%) Dell
9 4 (5.71%) Google
9 4 (5.71%) Green Hat
9 4 (5.71%) IBM
9 4 (5.71%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.71%) SnapLogic
9 4 (5.71%) Sybase
9 4 (5.71%) WSO2