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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XQuery
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 827 904 838
Rank change year-on-year +77 -66  
Permanent jobs citing XQuery 47 31 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.032% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.094% 0.060% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 99
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,125 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £58,875 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £46,250 £41,975
% change year-on-year -3.78% +10.18%  

XQuery is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 49762 51984 56399
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.96% 52.83% 51.51%
Number of salaries quoted 94009 99997 107023
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +69 47 £45,000 -15.09% 1
UK excluding London +54 38 £44,500 -3.78% 2
South West +5 15 £44,000 +4.76%
North of England - 12 £35,000 - 1
London +29 9 £62,500 +17.92%
Midlands +17 7 £45,000 -1.63%
East of England -12 3 £55,000 -3.08%
South East +45 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 75 (78.95%) XML
2 66 (69.47%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (66.32%) XSLT
4 60 (63.16%) Java
4 60 (63.16%) XPath
5 48 (50.53%) SQL
6 41 (43.16%) C#
7 39 (41.05%) Web Services
7 39 (41.05%) TDD
7 39 (41.05%) Test Automation
8 36 (37.89%) .NET
9 35 (36.84%) T-SQL
10 34 (35.79%) ASP.NET
10 34 (35.79%) Scrum
11 33 (34.74%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (33.68%) HTML
12 32 (33.68%) JavaScript
13 31 (32.63%) MVC
14 30 (31.58%) SOAP
15 29 (30.53%) Oracle
15 29 (30.53%) RESTful
16 28 (29.47%) Unit Testing
16 28 (29.47%) .NET Framework
17 27 (28.42%) WCF
17 27 (28.42%) WPF
17 27 (28.42%) WinForms
17 27 (28.42%) Entity Framework
18 25 (26.32%) Line Management
19 24 (25.26%) Workflow
20 23 (24.21%) Microsoft

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 10 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.11%) CMS
2 2 (2.11%) Drupal
2 2 (2.11%) Joomla!
2 2 (2.11%) Mule
2 2 (2.11%) Mule ESB
2 2 (2.11%) WordPress
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.95%) Kerberos
2 16 (16.84%) HTTP
3 4 (4.21%) FTP
4 2 (2.11%) AMQP
4 2 (2.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.16%) NoSQL
2 19 (20.00%) MarkLogic
2 19 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (16.84%) MySQL
4 9 (9.47%) MongoDB
4 9 (9.47%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (9.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (9.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (9.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (8.42%) Triplestore
6 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.11%) Big Data
7 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 19 (20.00%) Selenium
2 16 (16.84%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.63%) Cucumber
4 11 (11.58%) JIRA
5 10 (10.53%) Jasmine
5 10 (10.53%) JMeter
5 10 (10.53%) JUnit
5 10 (10.53%) Karma Test Runner
5 10 (10.53%) Protractor
6 8 (8.42%) Subversion
7 5 (5.26%) Bitbucket
7 5 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.11%) Capybara
9 2 (2.11%) Hudson
9 2 (2.11%) RSpec
9 2 (2.11%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.11%) WATIR
9 2 (2.11%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.05%) ERwin
General
1 16 (16.84%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Banking
3 3 (3.16%) Publishing
4 2 (2.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (70.53%) Developer
2 18 (18.95%) Lead Developer
3 17 (17.89%) .NET Developer
4 16 (16.84%) Lead .NET Developer
5 14 (14.74%) Software Developer
6 12 (12.63%) SAP Developer
6 12 (12.63%) SAP PI Developer
7 10 (10.53%) Software Engineer
7 10 (10.53%) Test Engineer
8 8 (8.42%) Senior Test Engineer
9 7 (7.37%) PHP Developer
9 7 (7.37%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.32%) .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (6.32%) Applications Developer
10 6 (6.32%) C# Developer
10 6 (6.32%) Lead Software Engineer
10 6 (6.32%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (6.32%) Technical Leader
11 5 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (5.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (78.95%) XML
2 63 (66.32%) XSLT
3 39 (41.05%) Web Services
4 36 (37.89%) .NET
5 34 (35.79%) ASP.NET
6 32 (33.68%) HTML
7 30 (31.58%) SOAP
8 29 (30.53%) RESTful
9 28 (29.47%) .NET Framework
10 27 (28.42%) Entity Framework
10 27 (28.42%) WCF
10 27 (28.42%) WinForms
10 27 (28.42%) WPF
11 18 (18.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 17 (17.89%) SAP PI
13 16 (16.84%) EDIFACT
13 16 (16.84%) IDoc
13 16 (16.84%) JDBC
14 14 (14.74%) JSON
15 12 (12.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) N-Tier
2 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.21%) User Experience
4 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.11%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.05%) Blog
5 1 (1.05%) Derivative
5 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.84%) Unix
2 10 (10.53%) Windows
3 3 (3.16%) Android
3 3 (3.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (69.47%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (41.05%) TDD
2 39 (41.05%) Test Automation
3 34 (35.79%) Scrum
4 33 (34.74%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (32.63%) MVC
6 28 (29.47%) Unit Testing
7 25 (26.32%) Line Management
8 24 (25.26%) Workflow
9 20 (21.05%) Web Development
10 18 (18.95%) Process Management
11 17 (17.89%) Software Engineering
12 16 (16.84%) ITIL
13 13 (13.68%) SOA
13 13 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (12.63%) BDD
15 10 (10.53%) Agile Testing
15 10 (10.53%) Context-Driven Testing
15 10 (10.53%) Exploratory Testing
15 10 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 60 (63.16%) Java
1 60 (63.16%) XPath
2 48 (50.53%) SQL
3 41 (43.16%) C#
4 35 (36.84%) T-SQL
5 32 (33.68%) JavaScript
6 10 (10.53%) PHP
7 9 (9.47%) VB.NET
8 7 (7.37%) C
8 7 (7.37%) PL/SQL
8 7 (7.37%) Ruby
9 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.16%) C++
12 2 (2.11%) Scala
12 2 (2.11%) SPARQL
13 1 (1.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 10 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.16%) OCA
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) RosettaNet
2 1 (1.05%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) Section 508
2 1 (1.05%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (18.95%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.37%) Docker
Vendors
1 29 (30.53%) Oracle
2 23 (24.21%) Microsoft
3 17 (17.89%) SAP
4 5 (5.26%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (4.21%) Remedy
6 3 (3.16%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.11%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.05%) Zend
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