Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML Schema Definition (XSD)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 739 808 865
Rank change year-on-year +69 +57 -139
Permanent jobs citing XSD 451 426 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.57% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 339 344 376
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.38% -6.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,500 £73,375 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 70110 74466 82596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.14% 38.85% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 58031 64578 70646
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +0.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for XSD in the UK

XSD
Top 14 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 18 October 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 +94 442 £55,000 +10.00% 30
UK excluding London +41 271 £50,000 +11.11% 19
London +41 165 £60,000 +9.09% 12
South East +95 102 £55,000 +22.22% 4
North of England +31 81 £50,000 +17.65% 7
Yorkshire +15 41 £55,000 +37.50% 4
South West +38 40 £37,121 -32.51% 3
North West +15 38 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Midlands -25 38 £45,000 -9.09% 3
West Midlands -3 28 £50,000 +17.65% 2
East of England -13 12 £60,000 +33.33% 1
East Midlands +18 10 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Scotland -12 2 - -
North East - 2 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 434 (96.23%) XML
2 286 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 264 (58.54%) SQL
4 224 (49.67%) XSLT
5 213 (47.23%) Java
6 207 (45.90%) Web Services
7 172 (38.14%) SOAP
8 171 (37.92%) SQL Server
9 154 (34.15%) JavaScript
10 140 (31.04%) Oracle
11 135 (29.93%) C#
12 131 (29.05%) Scrum
13 127 (28.16%) REST
14 120 (26.61%) Git (software)
15 118 (26.16%) TDD
16 117 (25.94%) SOA
17 115 (25.50%) .NET
18 109 (24.17%) Hibernate
19 107 (23.73%) Finance
20 100 (22.17%) Spring
21 95 (21.06%) WSDL
22 94 (20.84%) JSON
23 93 (20.62%) Test Automation
24 90 (19.96%) JMS
25 87 (19.29%) Subversion
26 82 (18.18%) Software Engineering
27 81 (17.96%) WebSphere
28 76 (16.85%) Linux
28 76 (16.85%) Maven
29 74 (16.41%) J2EE

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 81 (17.96%) WebSphere
2 74 (16.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 68 (15.08%) WebLogic
4 61 (13.53%) Tomcat
5 37 (8.20%) JBoss
6 36 (7.98%) Apache
7 31 (6.87%) Confluence
7 31 (6.87%) IIS
8 16 (3.55%) Mule ESB
9 15 (3.33%) Mule
10 14 (3.10%) Anypoint
10 14 (3.10%) GlassFish
11 12 (2.66%) Oracle Workflow
12 10 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (2.22%) nginx
13 9 (2.00%) Oracle Service Bus
14 8 (1.77%) CICS
15 7 (1.55%) Liferay
16 5 (1.11%) MQSeries
17 4 (0.89%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (5.32%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.89%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.22%) Actimize
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.22%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 40 (8.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (7.54%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.10%) Boomi
4 9 (2.00%) OpenShift
5 5 (1.11%) GitHub
5 5 (1.11%) PaaS
6 3 (0.67%) G Suite
6 3 (0.67%) IaaS
7 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.22%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.77%) HTTP
2 16 (3.55%) FTP
3 13 (2.88%) Ethernet
4 11 (2.44%) HTTPS
5 10 (2.22%) Intranet
5 10 (2.22%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.77%) SSL
7 7 (1.55%) RS-232
8 6 (1.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (1.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (1.33%) Firewall
8 6 (1.33%) LAN
8 6 (1.33%) NAS
8 6 (1.33%) SAN
8 6 (1.33%) WAN
9 3 (0.67%) SNMP
9 3 (0.67%) X.509
10 2 (0.44%) Internet
10 2 (0.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (37.92%) SQL Server
2 68 (15.08%) Relational Database
3 59 (13.08%) MySQL
4 54 (11.97%) NoSQL
5 41 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 38 (8.43%) PostgreSQL
7 33 (7.32%) MongoDB
7 33 (7.32%) Oracle Database
8 26 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (5.10%) Oracle Database 11g
11 22 (4.88%) Oracle Database 12c
11 22 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (4.43%) Oracle Database 10g
13 15 (3.33%) DB2
14 14 (3.10%) Big Data
15 12 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (2.22%) Infinispan
17 7 (1.55%) OLAP
17 7 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 120 (26.61%) Git (software)
2 87 (19.29%) Subversion
3 76 (16.85%) Maven
4 67 (14.86%) Eclipse
5 57 (12.64%) Jenkins
6 55 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 52 (11.53%) JUnit
8 39 (8.65%) Cucumber
9 35 (7.76%) Visual Studio
10 34 (7.54%) JIRA
11 32 (7.10%) SoapUI
12 28 (6.21%) Gradle
13 22 (4.88%) FitNesse
13 22 (4.88%) SpecFlow
13 22 (4.88%) Talend Open Studio
14 17 (3.77%) IntelliJ
15 15 (3.33%) Ant
16 14 (3.10%) tSQLt
17 13 (2.88%) TeamCity
18 12 (2.66%) ClearCase
General
1 107 (23.73%) Finance
2 69 (15.30%) Banking
3 33 (7.32%) Retail
4 20 (4.43%) Front Office
4 20 (4.43%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 15 (3.33%) Back Office
7 14 (3.10%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.22%) Games
8 10 (2.22%) Marketing
9 9 (2.00%) Legal
10 7 (1.55%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.33%) Publishing
11 6 (1.33%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.89%) Advertising
13 3 (0.67%) Electronics
13 3 (0.67%) Law
14 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 262 (58.09%) Developer
2 110 (24.39%) Java Developer
3 79 (17.52%) C# Developer
4 62 (13.75%) .NET Developer
5 58 (12.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 56 (12.42%) Software Engineer
7 53 (11.75%) Agile Developer
8 50 (11.09%) Architect
9 47 (10.42%) Senior Developer
9 47 (10.42%) SQL Developer
10 38 (8.43%) Analyst
11 37 (8.20%) Agile C# Developer
12 35 (7.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 32 (7.10%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 32 (7.10%) Senior Java Developer
14 31 (6.87%) C# Software Developer
14 31 (6.87%) Java Software Developer
15 29 (6.43%) .NET Software Developer
15 29 (6.43%) SQL Server Developer
16 23 (5.10%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (96.23%) XML
2 224 (49.67%) XSLT
3 207 (45.90%) Web Services
4 172 (38.14%) SOAP
5 127 (28.16%) REST
6 115 (25.50%) .NET
7 109 (24.17%) Hibernate
8 100 (22.17%) Spring
9 95 (21.06%) WSDL
10 94 (20.84%) JSON
11 90 (19.96%) JMS
12 74 (16.41%) J2EE
13 59 (13.08%) .NET Framework
14 58 (12.86%) ASP.NET
14 58 (12.86%) XSL
15 56 (12.42%) WCF
16 53 (11.75%) RESTful
17 50 (11.09%) HTML
18 49 (10.86%) EJB
19 46 (10.20%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.65%) Computer Science
3 29 (6.43%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (5.54%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (4.21%) User Experience
6 16 (3.55%) Fintech
6 16 (3.55%) Mainframe
7 11 (2.44%) PMI
8 10 (2.22%) AS400
8 10 (2.22%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.77%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.77%) Internet of Things
9 8 (1.77%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.55%) Industrial Internet of Things
11 6 (1.33%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (1.11%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.89%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.89%) NHS
14 3 (0.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 76 (16.85%) Linux
2 58 (12.86%) Unix
3 38 (8.43%) Windows
4 31 (6.87%) Solaris
5 21 (4.66%) HPUX
6 17 (3.77%) AIX
7 16 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.55%) Mac OS
8 7 (1.55%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 6 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.67%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.44%) Android
11 2 (0.44%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (29.05%) Scrum
3 118 (26.16%) TDD
4 117 (25.94%) SOA
5 93 (20.62%) Test Automation
6 82 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 72 (15.96%) MVC
8 69 (15.30%) Continuous Integration
9 67 (14.86%) BDD
9 67 (14.86%) Waterfall
10 57 (12.64%) SDLC
10 57 (12.64%) Unit Testing
11 48 (10.64%) Microservices
12 46 (10.20%) OO
13 40 (8.87%) Workflow
14 39 (8.65%) Coaching
14 39 (8.65%) Mentoring
15 36 (7.98%) Multithreading
16 33 (7.32%) UML
16 33 (7.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 264 (58.54%) SQL
2 213 (47.23%) Java
3 154 (34.15%) JavaScript
4 135 (29.93%) C#
5 69 (15.30%) T-SQL
6 60 (13.30%) XPath
7 54 (11.97%) PL/SQL
8 34 (7.54%) Groovy
9 31 (6.87%) Shell Script
10 23 (5.10%) PHP
11 18 (3.99%) C
12 15 (3.33%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.44%) C++
14 10 (2.22%) Ruby
14 10 (2.22%) XQuery
15 9 (2.00%) COBOL
16 8 (1.77%) Assembly Language
17 7 (1.55%) XAML
18 6 (1.33%) Python
19 5 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (16.19%) Degree
2 15 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.44%) PMI Certification
4 10 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (2.00%) ISEB
5 9 (2.00%) ISTQB
5 9 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.55%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.22%) MCP
7 1 (0.22%) MCSD
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.99%) QA
2 15 (3.33%) ISO 20022
3 9 (2.00%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.77%) ISO 15022
5 5 (1.11%) SLA
6 2 (0.44%) WCAG
7 1 (0.22%) HL7
7 1 (0.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 16 (3.55%) Docker
2 7 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (2.44%) CloudHub
2 6 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.67%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.22%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 140 (31.04%) Oracle
2 41 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 28 (6.21%) IBM
3 28 (6.21%) MuleSoft
4 27 (5.99%) Sybase
5 22 (4.88%) Talend
6 18 (3.99%) SAP
7 17 (3.77%) TIBCO
8 16 (3.55%) webMethods
9 14 (3.10%) Dell
9 14 (3.10%) HP
10 13 (2.88%) Google
11 12 (2.66%) Chordiant
12 9 (2.00%) Solace
13 8 (1.77%) Concur
14 7 (1.55%) Callidus
14 7 (1.55%) Guidewire
14 7 (1.55%) ION Trading
14 7 (1.55%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.55%) Sun