Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XQuery
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 971 1101 1158
Rank change year-on-year +130 +57 -49
Permanent jobs citing XQuery 49 16 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.011% 0.039%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.074% 0.019% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 59
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -12.50% +36.36%
10th Percentile £37,250 £37,500 £37,125
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,250 £71,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -12.50% +39.53%

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 65,923 82,637 98,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.11% 54.92% 55.68%
Number of salaries quoted 54,431 68,353 82,571
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 23 February 2020.

Salary histogram for XQuery in the UK

XQuery
Top 6 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 23 February 2020. 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 +149 49 £57,500 +27.78% 4
London +106 45 £57,500 +12.20% 1
UK excluding London +88 4 £50,000 -4.76% 3
North of England +68 3 £50,000 -4.76% 1
North West +53 3 £50,000 -4.76% 1
South East +52 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 47 (95.92%) XML
2 32 (65.31%) Git (software)
3 29 (59.18%) Jenkins
3 29 (59.18%) XSLT
4 26 (53.06%) SOA
4 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (53.06%) XPath
5 25 (51.02%) Java
6 21 (42.86%) Workflow
6 21 (42.86%) BPMN
7 20 (40.82%) Data Integration
7 20 (40.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 20 (40.82%) Oracle BPM
7 20 (40.82%) Oracle Service Bus
7 20 (40.82%) Oracle Workflow
7 20 (40.82%) BPEL
7 20 (40.82%) Oracle
7 20 (40.82%) WebLogic
7 20 (40.82%) Web Services
7 20 (40.82%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 18 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (34.69%) Linux
10 16 (32.65%) Tomcat
10 16 (32.65%) XML Schema
10 16 (32.65%) Red Hat
10 16 (32.65%) TDD
10 16 (32.65%) CentOS
10 16 (32.65%) Scala
10 16 (32.65%) BDD
10 16 (32.65%) Post-Production

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 20 (40.82%) Oracle Service Bus
1 20 (40.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 20 (40.82%) Oracle Workflow
1 20 (40.82%) WebLogic
2 16 (32.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.04%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.04%) CMS
Business Applications
1 20 (40.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Azure
1 2 (4.08%) GitHub
1 2 (4.08%) IaaS
1 2 (4.08%) PaaS
2 1 (2.04%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.24%) MarkLogic
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (65.31%) Git (software)
2 29 (59.18%) Jenkins
3 11 (22.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (22.45%) Maven
4 2 (4.08%) JIRA
5 1 (2.04%) NUnit
5 1 (2.04%) Selenium
5 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.04%) XMLSpy
General
1 14 (28.57%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.04%) Humanities
2 1 (2.04%) Publishing
2 1 (2.04%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Developer
2 21 (42.86%) Consultant
3 14 (28.57%) Oracle Consultant
4 13 (26.53%) Java Developer
4 13 (26.53%) Senior Consultant
5 12 (24.49%) Senior Oracle Consultant
6 11 (22.45%) Senior Developer
6 11 (22.45%) XML Developer
7 9 (18.37%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (16.33%) Java Scala Developer
8 8 (16.33%) Scala Developer
8 8 (16.33%) Senior Java Scala Developer
8 8 (16.33%) Senior Scala Developer
8 8 (16.33%) Software Developer
9 7 (14.29%) Integration Consultant
10 6 (12.24%) Applications Developer
11 4 (8.16%) Junior
11 4 (8.16%) Middleware Consultant
11 4 (8.16%) SOA Consultant
12 3 (6.12%) Oracle SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (95.92%) XML
2 29 (59.18%) XSLT
3 20 (40.82%) Web Services
4 16 (32.65%) XML Schema
5 14 (28.57%) Middleware
6 11 (22.45%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (14.29%) REST
8 6 (12.24%) JSON
9 5 (10.20%) Apache NiFi
9 5 (10.20%) SOAP
9 5 (10.20%) XSD
10 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
11 3 (6.12%) .NET
11 3 (6.12%) HTML
12 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
12 2 (4.08%) HTML5
12 2 (4.08%) jQuery
12 2 (4.08%) Spring
12 2 (4.08%) Velocity
12 2 (4.08%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (18.37%) Smartphone
4 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.08%) Wiki
6 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.04%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Linux
2 16 (32.65%) CentOS
3 14 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (53.06%) SOA
2 21 (42.86%) BPMN
2 21 (42.86%) Workflow
3 20 (40.82%) BPEL
3 20 (40.82%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 20 (40.82%) Data Integration
4 18 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (32.65%) BDD
5 16 (32.65%) Post-Production
5 16 (32.65%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (32.65%) TDD
6 11 (22.45%) SDLC
7 10 (20.41%) Mentoring
8 7 (14.29%) OO
9 6 (12.24%) OOD
9 6 (12.24%) RDF
10 5 (10.20%) Network Management
10 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
11 4 (8.16%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) XPath
2 25 (51.02%) Java
3 16 (32.65%) Scala
4 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.24%) SPARQL
6 4 (8.16%) SQL
7 2 (4.08%) C#
7 2 (4.08%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) SC Cleared
1 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Oracle
2 16 (32.65%) Red Hat