Period
to 22 November 2017

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

XQuery
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1113 1138 1056
Rank change year-on-year +25 -82 +86
Permanent jobs citing XQuery 69 87 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.046% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.069% 0.086% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 57 61 225
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,650 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year -4.26% +12.57% -1.76%

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 99821 100632 111622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.27% 52.91% 51.73%
Number of salaries quoted 82213 86844 95422
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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 -7 61 £55,000 +10.00% 5
UK excluding London +22 41 £45,000 -4.26% 4
London -9 20 £60,000 +14.29% 1
East of England +20 16 £60,000 +2.56%
South West +13 9 £44,000 +10.00%
Midlands +37 7 £60,000 +50.00%
South East +18 7 £65,000 +30.00% 1
West Midlands - 7 £60,000 -
North of England -9 6 £41,250 +17.86% 3
Yorkshire +21 2 £50,000 +42.86%
North West -25 2 £37,500 +7.14% 1
North East - 2 £47,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing XQuery 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 XQuery.

1 55 (79.71%) XML
2 47 (68.12%) XSLT
3 44 (63.77%) SQL
4 42 (60.87%) XPath
5 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (47.83%) Java
7 25 (36.23%) SQL Server
8 24 (34.78%) T-SQL
8 24 (34.78%) SOAP
8 24 (34.78%) TDD
9 23 (33.33%) JSON
10 22 (31.88%) SOA
10 22 (31.88%) REST
11 21 (30.43%) MarkLogic
11 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
12 20 (28.99%) NoSQL
13 19 (27.54%) Web Services
14 18 (26.09%) Unix
14 18 (26.09%) C#
14 18 (26.09%) PL/SQL
14 18 (26.09%) Scrum
15 17 (24.64%) .NET
15 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
16 16 (23.19%) Oracle
16 16 (23.19%) MVC
17 15 (21.74%) Finance
17 15 (21.74%) HTML
18 14 (20.29%) Unit Testing
19 13 (18.84%) BDD
19 13 (18.84%) Windows

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 4 (5.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.45%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.45%) JBoss
4 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (5.80%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.25%) GitHub
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.90%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.90%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.90%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.84%) FTP
2 12 (17.39%) HTTP
3 6 (8.70%) Kerberos
3 6 (8.70%) SSL
4 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.23%) SQL Server
2 21 (30.43%) MarkLogic
3 20 (28.99%) NoSQL
4 8 (11.59%) Big Data
5 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database
5 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (8.70%) MySQL
7 5 (7.25%) Data Mining
7 5 (7.25%) RDBMS
7 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
8 4 (5.80%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (2.90%) Blockchain
9 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.80%) Bitbucket
3 4 (5.80%) JIRA
3 4 (5.80%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (4.35%) Selenium
5 2 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.90%) Capybara
5 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.90%) git-flow
5 2 (2.90%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.90%) JMeter
5 2 (2.90%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (2.90%) Maven
5 2 (2.90%) Protractor
5 2 (2.90%) RSpec
5 2 (2.90%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.90%) WATIR
5 2 (2.90%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (21.74%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Banking
2 9 (13.04%) Retail
3 6 (8.70%) Investment Banking
3 6 (8.70%) Publishing
4 5 (7.25%) Marketing
5 2 (2.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (57.97%) Developer
2 9 (13.04%) .NET Developer
2 9 (13.04%) Analyst
2 9 (13.04%) Consultant
2 9 (13.04%) SAP Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.59%) XML Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Splunk Consultant
5 5 (7.25%) Database Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Graduate
5 5 (7.25%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Lead .NET Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Lead Developer
5 5 (7.25%) NoSQL Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Programmer
5 5 (7.25%) SAP Programmer
6 4 (5.80%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (5.80%) Applications Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Principal Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (79.71%) XML
2 47 (68.12%) XSLT
3 24 (34.78%) SOAP
4 23 (33.33%) JSON
5 22 (31.88%) REST
6 19 (27.54%) Web Services
7 17 (24.64%) .NET
8 15 (21.74%) HTML
9 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET
9 13 (18.84%) XML Schema
10 12 (17.39%) cXML
10 12 (17.39%) EDIFACT
10 12 (17.39%) IDoc
10 12 (17.39%) JDBC
10 12 (17.39%) RESTful
10 12 (17.39%) SAP PI
11 11 (15.94%) XSD
12 10 (14.49%) .NET Framework
12 10 (14.49%) Spring
12 10 (14.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Semantic Web
3 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.80%) User Experience
3 4 (5.80%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.90%) Bitcoin
5 1 (1.45%) Blog
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.09%) Unix
2 13 (18.84%) Windows
3 8 (11.59%) Linux
4 6 (8.70%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.90%) CentOS
5 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.45%) Android
6 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.78%) TDD
3 22 (31.88%) SOA
4 18 (26.09%) Scrum
5 16 (23.19%) MVC
6 14 (20.29%) Unit Testing
7 13 (18.84%) BDD
7 13 (18.84%) RDF
8 12 (17.39%) B2B
8 12 (17.39%) Data Mapping
8 12 (17.39%) Test Automation
9 11 (15.94%) ITIL
9 11 (15.94%) ITSM
10 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (14.49%) Microservices
11 9 (13.04%) DevOps
11 9 (13.04%) Line Management
12 8 (11.59%) OO
12 8 (11.59%) Software Engineering
12 8 (11.59%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 44 (63.77%) SQL
2 42 (60.87%) XPath
3 33 (47.83%) Java
4 24 (34.78%) T-SQL
5 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
6 18 (26.09%) C#
6 18 (26.09%) PL/SQL
7 12 (17.39%) Shell Script
8 8 (11.59%) SPARQL
9 5 (7.25%) VBA
10 2 (2.90%) PHP
10 2 (2.90%) Ruby
10 2 (2.90%) Scala
11 1 (1.45%) C++
11 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.45%) R
11 1 (1.45%) VB
11 1 (1.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.70%) Degree
3 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.39%) RosettaNet
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.19%) Oracle
3 12 (17.39%) SAP
4 11 (15.94%) Remedy
5 8 (11.59%) Splunk
6 4 (5.80%) Talend
7 2 (2.90%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.90%) LexisNexis
7 2 (2.90%) New Relic
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat