Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XQuery
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1113 1135 1145
Rank change year-on-year +22 +10 -90
Permanent jobs citing XQuery 20 69 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.038% 0.045%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.023% 0.070% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 19 58 56
UK median annual salary £52,500 £53,750 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.33% +10.26% +8.33%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,025 £30,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +25.00% +3.53%

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 87,730 99,180 98,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.93% 55.20% 53.04%
Number of salaries quoted 72,842 81,926 84,420
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for XQuery in the UK

XQuery
Top 8 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 11 December 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
UK excluding London +25 14 £52,500 -4.55% 5
England +1 11 £40,000 -30.43% 8
Scotland - 9 £52,500 -
London +51 6 £35,000 -40.43% 3
South East +14 3 £40,000 -40.07% 2
North of England +36 1 £52,500 +23.53% 1
North West +17 1 £52,500 +31.25% 1
South West +8 1 £29,000 -34.09% 2

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 13 (65.00%) Web Services
2 11 (55.00%) XML
2 11 (55.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Spring
3 10 (50.00%) Maven
3 10 (50.00%) Degree
3 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 10 (50.00%) JMS
4 9 (45.00%) Unix
4 9 (45.00%) Shell Script
4 9 (45.00%) Finance
4 9 (45.00%) J2EE
4 9 (45.00%) Sybase
4 9 (45.00%) Open Source
4 9 (45.00%) Apache Flex
4 9 (45.00%) Sybase ASE
4 9 (45.00%) TDD
4 9 (45.00%) MarkLogic
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (35.00%) XSLT
6 4 (20.00%) SOA
6 4 (20.00%) XSD
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) REST
6 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012

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 3 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) MarkLogic
1 9 (45.00%) Sybase ASE
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) NUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Publishing
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Integration Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Junior
3 3 (15.00%) Junior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Junior SQL Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Junior SQL Server Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SOA Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SSIS Developer
3 3 (15.00%) XML Developer
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Java Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Java Integration Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) Web Services
2 11 (55.00%) XML
3 10 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 10 (50.00%) JMS
3 10 (50.00%) Spring
4 9 (45.00%) Apache Flex
4 9 (45.00%) J2EE
5 7 (35.00%) XSLT
6 4 (20.00%) REST
6 4 (20.00%) XSD
7 3 (15.00%) Middleware
7 3 (15.00%) SOAP
8 2 (10.00%) RESTful
9 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
9 1 (5.00%) CSS
9 1 (5.00%) HTML5
9 1 (5.00%) Node.js
9 1 (5.00%) Spring Integration
9 1 (5.00%) XML Schema
9 1 (5.00%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (45.00%) Open Source
3 9 (45.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (20.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) Content Development
5 2 (10.00%) Line Management
5 2 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) Data Transformation
6 1 (5.00%) Decision-Making
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.00%) Microservices
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Strategic Thinking
6 1 (5.00%) Validation
6 1 (5.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 20022
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Sybase
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle