Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for XSD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XSD over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML Schema Definition (XSD)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 760 821 899
Rank change year-on-year +61 +78 -160
Permanent jobs citing XSD 458 416 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 0.57% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 356 322 341
UK median annual salary £55,000 £49,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.32% -6.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £30,250
90th Percentile £79,375 £67,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +11.11% +0.56% -0.56%

XSD is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 72189 72861 83089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.16% 38.95% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 60006 63236 71019
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing XSD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for XSD in the UK

XSD
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XSD.

Salary trend for XSD in the UK

XSD
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XSD over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for XSD in the UK

XSD
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XSD within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +76 448 £55,000 +10.00% 18
UK excluding London +14 276 £50,000 +11.11% 16
London +47 166 £60,000 +4.35% 4
South East +58 97 £55,000 +22.22% 4
North of England +35 89 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Yorkshire +24 54 £55,000 +22.22% 2
South West +41 40 £37,500 -46.43%
Midlands -30 37 £45,000 -14.29% 3
North West -1 33 £50,000 - 2
West Midlands -9 25 £50,000 +17.65% 2
East of England -37 15 £60,000 +33.33%
East Midlands +1 12 £35,000 -33.33% 1
North East - 2 £47,500 - 3
Scotland -24 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £35,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing XSD 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 XSD.

1 440 (96.07%) XML
2 288 (62.88%) SQL
3 287 (62.66%) Agile Software Development
4 234 (51.09%) XSLT
5 223 (48.69%) Java
6 209 (45.63%) Web Services
7 174 (37.99%) SQL Server
8 166 (36.24%) SOAP
9 151 (32.97%) JavaScript
10 150 (32.75%) C#
11 128 (27.95%) Oracle
12 125 (27.29%) REST
13 124 (27.07%) .NET
14 121 (26.42%) Scrum
15 117 (25.55%) Hibernate
16 115 (25.11%) TDD
16 115 (25.11%) Git (software)
17 102 (22.27%) Spring
18 96 (20.96%) SOA
19 95 (20.74%) JSON
19 95 (20.74%) Test Automation
20 94 (20.52%) Finance
21 88 (19.21%) WSDL
22 87 (19.00%) J2EE
22 87 (19.00%) WebSphere
23 85 (18.56%) T-SQL
24 82 (17.90%) MVC
25 80 (17.47%) JMS
25 80 (17.47%) Subversion
26 78 (17.03%) Waterfall

XSD
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 87 (19.00%) WebSphere
2 68 (14.85%) WebLogic
3 64 (13.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 62 (13.54%) Tomcat
5 38 (8.30%) IIS
6 36 (7.86%) Apache
6 36 (7.86%) JBoss
7 25 (5.46%) Confluence
8 17 (3.71%) Liferay
9 14 (3.06%) Mule ESB
10 13 (2.84%) Anypoint
10 13 (2.84%) GlassFish
10 13 (2.84%) Mule
11 10 (2.18%) nginx
12 9 (1.97%) CICS
12 9 (1.97%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (1.53%) MQSeries
14 6 (1.31%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 8 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (3.93%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.31%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.44%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.22%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 42 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.06%) Boomi
4 11 (2.40%) OpenShift
5 5 (1.09%) GitHub
5 5 (1.09%) PaaS
6 4 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.87%) SaaS
7 2 (0.44%) G Suite
8 1 (0.22%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.06%) FTP
2 11 (2.40%) HTTP
2 11 (2.40%) Intranet
3 9 (1.97%) Ethernet
3 9 (1.97%) HTTPS
4 6 (1.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (1.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (1.31%) Firewall
4 6 (1.31%) LAN
4 6 (1.31%) NAS
4 6 (1.31%) SAN
4 6 (1.31%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.31%) WAN
5 4 (0.87%) Internet
5 4 (0.87%) SSL
6 3 (0.66%) RS-232
6 3 (0.66%) SNMP
7 2 (0.44%) LDAP
7 2 (0.44%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (37.99%) SQL Server
2 61 (13.32%) Relational Database
3 57 (12.45%) MySQL
4 55 (12.01%) NoSQL
5 36 (7.86%) RDBMS
6 34 (7.42%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (6.77%) MongoDB
7 31 (6.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (6.33%) Oracle Database
9 23 (5.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (4.15%) DB2
10 19 (4.15%) Oracle Database 12c
10 19 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (3.93%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
13 13 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (2.62%) Big Data
15 11 (2.40%) Infinispan
16 9 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 6 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 115 (25.11%) Git (software)
2 80 (17.47%) Subversion
3 77 (16.81%) Eclipse
4 76 (16.59%) Maven
5 61 (13.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 56 (12.23%) JUnit
7 51 (11.14%) Jenkins
8 42 (9.17%) Cucumber
9 35 (7.64%) Visual Studio
10 29 (6.33%) FitNesse
10 29 (6.33%) JIRA
10 29 (6.33%) SoapUI
10 29 (6.33%) SpecFlow
11 27 (5.90%) Gradle
12 22 (4.80%) Talend Open Studio
13 21 (4.59%) Ant
14 18 (3.93%) IntelliJ
14 18 (3.93%) tSQLt
15 13 (2.84%) ClearCase
15 13 (2.84%) TeamCity
General
1 94 (20.52%) Finance
2 62 (13.54%) Banking
3 22 (4.80%) Front Office
4 21 (4.59%) Retail
5 16 (3.49%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.84%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.18%) Games
8 9 (1.97%) Advertising
9 6 (1.31%) Back Office
9 6 (1.31%) Legal
9 6 (1.31%) Marketing
9 6 (1.31%) Publishing
9 6 (1.31%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.87%) Law
11 3 (0.66%) Electronics
11 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 270 (58.95%) Developer
2 115 (25.11%) Java Developer
3 82 (17.90%) C# Developer
4 62 (13.54%) .NET Developer
5 55 (12.01%) Architect
5 55 (12.01%) C# .NET Developer
6 51 (11.14%) Agile Developer
6 51 (11.14%) Software Engineer
7 47 (10.26%) Senior Developer
8 42 (9.17%) SQL Developer
9 40 (8.73%) Agile C# Developer
10 34 (7.42%) C# Software Developer
10 34 (7.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 32 (6.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 30 (6.55%) .NET Software Developer
12 30 (6.55%) Senior Java Developer
13 29 (6.33%) SQL Server Developer
14 28 (6.11%) Analyst
14 28 (6.11%) Java Software Developer
15 27 (5.90%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 440 (96.07%) XML
2 234 (51.09%) XSLT
3 209 (45.63%) Web Services
4 166 (36.24%) SOAP
5 125 (27.29%) REST
6 124 (27.07%) .NET
7 117 (25.55%) Hibernate
8 102 (22.27%) Spring
9 95 (20.74%) JSON
10 88 (19.21%) WSDL
11 87 (19.00%) J2EE
12 80 (17.47%) JMS
13 68 (14.85%) ASP.NET
14 67 (14.63%) HTML
15 62 (13.54%) .NET Framework
15 62 (13.54%) AngularJS
16 55 (12.01%) XSL
17 52 (11.35%) WCF
18 49 (10.70%) RESTful
19 46 (10.04%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.77%) Enterprise Software
3 29 (6.33%) Computer Science
4 24 (5.24%) Greenfield Project
5 22 (4.80%) Fintech
6 17 (3.71%) User Experience
7 15 (3.28%) Mainframe
8 11 (2.40%) PMI
9 10 (2.18%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.53%) AS400
11 6 (1.31%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (1.31%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.09%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.87%) Internet of Things
13 4 (0.87%) NHS
14 3 (0.66%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.66%) Industrial Internet of Things
14 3 (0.66%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.66%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 67 (14.63%) Linux
2 56 (12.23%) Unix
3 33 (7.21%) Windows
4 29 (6.33%) Solaris
5 22 (4.80%) HPUX
6 14 (3.06%) AIX
7 13 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.66%) Android
9 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.66%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.66%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (62.66%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (26.42%) Scrum
3 115 (25.11%) TDD
4 96 (20.96%) SOA
5 95 (20.74%) Test Automation
6 82 (17.90%) MVC
7 78 (17.03%) Waterfall
8 73 (15.94%) BDD
8 73 (15.94%) Software Engineering
9 64 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (11.14%) Microservices
11 47 (10.26%) Unit Testing
12 44 (9.61%) SDLC
13 42 (9.17%) OO
14 40 (8.73%) Workflow
15 35 (7.64%) Coaching
15 35 (7.64%) ETL
16 34 (7.42%) OOA/OOD
16 34 (7.42%) Web Development
17 33 (7.21%) UML
Programming Languages
1 288 (62.88%) SQL
2 223 (48.69%) Java
3 151 (32.97%) JavaScript
4 150 (32.75%) C#
5 85 (18.56%) T-SQL
6 63 (13.76%) XPath
7 43 (9.39%) PL/SQL
8 34 (7.42%) Groovy
9 28 (6.11%) Shell Script
10 19 (4.15%) PHP
11 17 (3.71%) PowerShell
12 14 (3.06%) C
13 10 (2.18%) COBOL
13 10 (2.18%) Python
13 10 (2.18%) XQuery
14 9 (1.97%) Assembly Language
15 8 (1.75%) Ruby
16 7 (1.53%) C++
16 7 (1.53%) VB.NET
17 5 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (13.76%) Degree
2 17 (3.71%) Sun Certification
3 11 (2.40%) PMI Certification
4 10 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.18%) ISEB
4 10 (2.18%) ISTQB
4 10 (2.18%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.87%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.37%) QA
2 12 (2.62%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.97%) SLA
4 6 (1.31%) HL7
5 5 (1.09%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.66%) ISO 15022
7 2 (0.44%) WCAG
8 1 (0.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 16 (3.49%) Docker
2 9 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (2.18%) CloudHub
2 6 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.66%) Rundeck
4 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (0.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 128 (27.95%) Oracle
2 44 (9.61%) Microsoft
3 33 (7.21%) IBM
4 27 (5.90%) MuleSoft
5 22 (4.80%) Talend
6 20 (4.37%) Sybase
7 18 (3.93%) SAP
8 17 (3.71%) Sun
9 16 (3.49%) TIBCO
10 15 (3.28%) HP
10 15 (3.28%) webMethods
11 14 (3.06%) Dell
11 14 (3.06%) Google
12 13 (2.84%) Chordiant
13 11 (2.40%) Solace
14 9 (1.97%) VMware
15 8 (1.75%) Altova
15 8 (1.75%) Concur
16 7 (1.53%) ION Trading
16 7 (1.53%) Red Hat