Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XQuery
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1126 1118 1188
Rank change year-on-year -8 +70 -112
Permanent jobs citing XQuery 47 89 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.050% 0.043%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.050% 0.091% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 39 63 66
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £33,375
90th Percentile £53,750 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,250 £44,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.48% -7.37% +14.46%

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 93,424 97,628 101,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.70% 55.35% 52.61%
Number of salaries quoted 77,663 80,188 87,562
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%

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 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for XQuery in the UK

XQuery
Top 9 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 18 September 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 -18 35 £51,250 +16.48% 3
England -25 31 £39,250 -12.78% 2
Scotland - 16 £52,500 - 1
London +27 12 £35,000 -41.67%
South East +17 12 £39,250 -1.88% 1
North of England -1 6 £40,000 +14.29%
North West +11 4 £40,000 +14.29%
Yorkshire +20 2 £37,000 +5.71%
South West -27 1 £40,263 -8.49%

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 30 (63.83%) Web Services
2 28 (59.57%) Java
3 26 (55.32%) XML
4 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (44.68%) Maven
5 21 (44.68%) JMS
6 20 (42.55%) Spring
6 20 (42.55%) MarkLogic
7 19 (40.43%) Test Automation
7 19 (40.43%) TDD
7 19 (40.43%) Finance
7 19 (40.43%) Hibernate
7 19 (40.43%) SQL Server
8 17 (36.17%) SQL
8 17 (36.17%) Shell Script
9 16 (34.04%) SOA
9 16 (34.04%) Sybase
9 16 (34.04%) J2EE
9 16 (34.04%) Unix
9 16 (34.04%) Sybase ASE
9 16 (34.04%) Apache Flex
10 15 (31.91%) Degree
10 15 (31.91%) XSLT
11 14 (29.79%) Oracle
11 14 (29.79%) Open Source
11 14 (29.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 12 (25.53%) REST
13 10 (21.28%) PL/SQL
13 10 (21.28%) .NET
13 10 (21.28%) Middleware

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 14 (29.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (8.51%) Alfresco
3 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (6.38%) IIS
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.13%) CMS
5 1 (2.13%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.26%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (4.26%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (4.26%) Boomi
2 2 (4.26%) Serverless
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) FTP
2 2 (4.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) MarkLogic
2 19 (40.43%) SQL Server
3 16 (34.04%) Sybase ASE
4 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) Maven
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (10.64%) SoapUI
4 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (6.38%) JIRA
5 3 (6.38%) NUnit
5 3 (6.38%) Selenium
6 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.26%) git-flow
6 2 (4.26%) JUnit
6 2 (4.26%) Subversion
6 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.13%) JDeveloper
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Automotive
3 2 (4.26%) Legal
3 2 (4.26%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (80.85%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) Java Developer
3 10 (21.28%) SQL Developer
4 7 (14.89%) SOA Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Junior
5 6 (12.77%) Junior Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Junior SQL Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Junior SQL Server Developer
5 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Developer
5 6 (12.77%) SSIS Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Integration Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.51%) TIBCO Developer
7 3 (6.38%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Integration Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Java Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Java Integration Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) Web Services
2 26 (55.32%) XML
3 21 (44.68%) JMS
4 20 (42.55%) Spring
5 19 (40.43%) Hibernate
6 16 (34.04%) Apache Flex
6 16 (34.04%) J2EE
7 15 (31.91%) XSLT
8 12 (25.53%) REST
9 10 (21.28%) .NET
9 10 (21.28%) Middleware
10 9 (19.15%) HTML
10 9 (19.15%) SOAP
10 9 (19.15%) XSD
11 7 (14.89%) RESTful
12 6 (12.77%) XSL
13 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
13 5 (10.64%) CSS
13 5 (10.64%) XML Schema
14 4 (8.51%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) TDD
2 19 (40.43%) Test Automation
3 16 (34.04%) SOA
4 14 (29.79%) Open Source
5 9 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (17.02%) Workflow
7 6 (12.77%) MVC
7 6 (12.77%) OO
8 5 (10.64%) Microservices
9 4 (8.51%) SDLC
9 4 (8.51%) SOLID
9 4 (8.51%) Time Management
10 3 (6.38%) BPMN
10 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
10 3 (6.38%) Data Transformation
10 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) Java
2 17 (36.17%) Shell Script
2 17 (36.17%) SQL
3 10 (21.28%) PL/SQL
4 8 (17.02%) C#
5 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.77%) XPath
6 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.26%) C++
8 1 (2.13%) Java 8
8 1 (2.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Sybase
2 14 (29.79%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.51%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.26%) Cognizant
5 2 (4.26%) JD Edwards
5 2 (4.26%) LexisNexis
5 2 (4.26%) MuleSoft
5 2 (4.26%) New Relic
5 2 (4.26%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (4.26%) Splunk
6 1 (2.13%) Informatica
6 1 (2.13%) Siebel