Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XQuery
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1115 1109 1199
Rank change year-on-year -6 +90 -111
Permanent jobs citing XQuery 74 92 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.051% 0.037%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.075% 0.093% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 60 65 58
UK median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% -7.37% +5.56%
10th Percentile £34,625 £33,500 £35,575
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £64,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.41% -2.22% +8.43%

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 98,451 99,041 106,484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.94% 55.42% 52.35%
Number of salaries quoted 81,801 83,066 92,053
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for XQuery in the UK

XQuery
Top 10 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 15 July 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 -15 60 £40,132 -8.79% 7
UK excluding London -21 43 £42,500 -3.41% 3
London +8 28 £53,750 +13.16% 5
South East -2 17 £39,250 -10.29% 1
Scotland - 11 £52,500 - 1
North of England -7 10 £40,000 +14.29%
North West +7 8 £40,000 +14.29%
East of England +4 4 £32,500 -40.91%
Yorkshire +23 2 £37,000 +5.71%
South West -42 1 £40,263 -8.49% 1

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 53 (71.62%) XML
2 36 (48.65%) Java
3 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (41.89%) Web Services
5 30 (40.54%) SQL
6 28 (37.84%) SOA
7 24 (32.43%) XSLT
8 23 (31.08%) HTML
8 23 (31.08%) SQL Server
9 22 (29.73%) Oracle
9 22 (29.73%) SOAP
9 22 (29.73%) Test Automation
10 21 (28.38%) REST
10 21 (28.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 21 (28.38%) MarkLogic
10 21 (28.38%) TDD
11 18 (24.32%) XSD
11 18 (24.32%) Spring
11 18 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (22.97%) JMS
12 17 (22.97%) Finance
13 16 (21.62%) Middleware
13 16 (21.62%) Hibernate
13 16 (21.62%) PL/SQL
13 16 (21.62%) Maven
13 16 (21.62%) Degree
13 16 (21.62%) Talend
14 15 (20.27%) Jenkins
14 15 (20.27%) XPath
14 15 (20.27%) .NET

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 21 (28.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.41%) Alfresco
3 4 (5.41%) Mule
3 4 (5.41%) Mule ESB
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.05%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (4.05%) IIS
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.35%) CMS
6 1 (1.35%) Drupal
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Maximo
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.70%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 6 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (8.11%) Amazon S3
2 6 (8.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (8.11%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (8.11%) Boomi
2 6 (8.11%) Serverless
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) HTTP
2 4 (5.41%) Kerberos
3 3 (4.05%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.08%) SQL Server
2 21 (28.38%) MarkLogic
3 14 (18.92%) Relational Database
4 13 (17.57%) NoSQL
5 11 (14.86%) Sybase ASE
6 10 (13.51%) Pentaho
6 10 (13.51%) RDBMS
7 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database
10 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (1.35%) MySQL
12 1 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (21.62%) Maven
2 15 (20.27%) Jenkins
3 11 (14.86%) Git (software)
4 9 (12.16%) SoapUI
5 7 (9.46%) JIRA
6 6 (8.11%) git-flow
6 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (5.41%) VersionOne
8 3 (4.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (4.05%) JUnit
8 3 (4.05%) NUnit
8 3 (4.05%) Selenium
9 2 (2.70%) Subversion
10 1 (1.35%) JDeveloper
General
1 17 (22.97%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Legal
3 4 (5.41%) Retail
4 3 (4.05%) Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Advertising
5 2 (2.70%) Automotive
5 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (67.57%) Developer
2 20 (27.03%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.22%) SQL Developer
4 10 (13.51%) Architect
5 9 (12.16%) SOA Developer
6 8 (10.81%) ETL Architect
6 8 (10.81%) Integration Developer
6 8 (10.81%) SSIS Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Junior
7 6 (8.11%) Junior Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Junior SQL Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Junior SQL Server Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Developer
8 5 (6.76%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.76%) PL/SQL Developer
8 5 (6.76%) XML Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Integration Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (71.62%) XML
2 31 (41.89%) Web Services
3 24 (32.43%) XSLT
4 23 (31.08%) HTML
5 22 (29.73%) SOAP
6 21 (28.38%) REST
7 18 (24.32%) Spring
7 18 (24.32%) XSD
8 17 (22.97%) JMS
9 16 (21.62%) Hibernate
9 16 (21.62%) Middleware
10 15 (20.27%) .NET
11 13 (17.57%) HTML5
12 12 (16.22%) J2EE
13 11 (14.86%) Apache Flex
13 11 (14.86%) RESTful
14 10 (13.51%) XForms
14 10 (13.51%) XML Schema
15 9 (12.16%) CSS
15 9 (12.16%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.11%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.35%) Replication
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.27%) Unix
2 8 (10.81%) Linux
3 3 (4.05%) CentOS
3 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.84%) SOA
3 22 (29.73%) Test Automation
4 21 (28.38%) TDD
5 18 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (17.57%) Open Source
8 12 (16.22%) OO
8 12 (16.22%) Workflow
9 11 (14.86%) Microservices
10 10 (13.51%) ETL
10 10 (13.51%) Information Architecture
10 10 (13.51%) Information Governance
10 10 (13.51%) Information Management
10 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
11 9 (12.16%) Scrum
12 8 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
13 6 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (8.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.65%) Java
2 30 (40.54%) SQL
3 16 (21.62%) PL/SQL
4 15 (20.27%) XPath
5 13 (17.57%) C#
6 12 (16.22%) JavaScript
6 12 (16.22%) Shell Script
7 8 (10.81%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.05%) Scala
9 2 (2.70%) C++
9 2 (2.70%) PHP
9 2 (2.70%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.35%) Java 8
10 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (21.62%) Degree
2 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) GDPR
2 4 (5.41%) GCP
3 3 (4.05%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) CA Service Virtualization
1 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.41%) Puppet
1 4 (5.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (29.73%) Oracle
2 16 (21.62%) Talend
3 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 11 (14.86%) Sybase
5 10 (13.51%) OpenText
5 10 (13.51%) SAP
6 8 (10.81%) TIBCO
7 6 (8.11%) LexisNexis
7 6 (8.11%) MuleSoft
7 6 (8.11%) New Relic
7 6 (8.11%) Splunk
8 4 (5.41%) CA
8 4 (5.41%) Dell
8 4 (5.41%) Google
8 4 (5.41%) Green Hat
8 4 (5.41%) IBM
8 4 (5.41%) SnapLogic
8 4 (5.41%) webMethods
8 4 (5.41%) WSO2
9 3 (4.05%) Red Hat