Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML Schema Definition (XSD)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 851 756 849
Rank change year-on-year -95 +93 -27
Permanent jobs citing XSD 325 461 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.64% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 230 338 382
UK median annual salary £54,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.91% +10.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% -1.11%

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 68,328 71,922 76,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.43% 40.59% 38.97%
Number of salaries quoted 56,644 59,858 66,679
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 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 -112 313 £55,000 - 38
UK excluding London -36 204 £50,000 +11.11% 31
London -30 121 £65,000 +8.33% 8
South East -5 71 £57,500 +4.55% 7
North of England -31 44 £50,000 +9.89% 13
East of England +39 29 £57,500 -11.54% 2
Yorkshire +25 29 £50,000 +3.63% 7
Midlands +17 26 £43,800 +9.50% 7
South West -8 22 £40,000 +11.11% 1
West Midlands +29 19 £43,750 +2.94% 4
North West -18 15 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Scotland -8 11 £38,750 -
East Midlands -6 7 £43,800 +9.50% 3
Wales - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing XSD 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 XSD.

1 322 (99.08%) XML
2 225 (69.23%) SQL
3 170 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
4 160 (49.23%) Web Services
5 153 (47.08%) XSLT
6 150 (46.15%) SOAP
7 140 (43.08%) JavaScript
8 135 (41.54%) SQL Server
8 135 (41.54%) .NET
9 132 (40.62%) Java
10 123 (37.85%) HTML
11 114 (35.08%) C#
12 111 (34.15%) REST
13 99 (30.46%) Oracle
14 97 (29.85%) CSS
15 85 (26.15%) Microsoft
16 80 (24.62%) SOA
16 80 (24.62%) JSON
17 77 (23.69%) Scrum
18 74 (22.77%) TDD
19 73 (22.46%) ASP.NET
20 69 (21.23%) Relational Database
21 66 (20.31%) OO
22 65 (20.00%) .NET Framework
22 65 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
23 63 (19.38%) Finance
24 62 (19.08%) MVC
24 62 (19.08%) Analytical Skills
25 57 (17.54%) Software Engineering
26 53 (16.31%) Visual Studio

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 48 (14.77%) WebSphere
2 43 (13.23%) IIS
2 43 (13.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 32 (9.85%) JBoss
4 27 (8.31%) WebLogic
5 20 (6.15%) Tomcat
6 13 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 12 (3.69%) Oracle Service Bus
8 11 (3.38%) Confluence
8 11 (3.38%) Oracle Application Server
9 7 (2.15%) Apache
9 7 (2.15%) CMS
10 6 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.85%) MQSeries
11 5 (1.54%) Mule
11 5 (1.54%) SAS
12 4 (1.23%) Mule ESB
13 3 (0.92%) Jetty
Applications
1 11 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (1.85%) Magento
2 4 (1.23%) FastStats
3 3 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 38 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (11.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.77%) OpenShift
4 8 (2.46%) Boomi
5 7 (2.15%) SaaS
6 5 (1.54%) IBM Blueworks
7 4 (1.23%) DigitalOcean
7 4 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.23%) Trello
8 3 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.92%) npm
8 3 (0.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.69%) HTTP
2 7 (2.15%) Internet
3 6 (1.85%) SSL
4 4 (1.23%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.62%) Intranet
6 1 (0.31%) FTP
6 1 (0.31%) SMS
6 1 (0.31%) X.25
6 1 (0.31%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (41.54%) SQL Server
2 69 (21.23%) Relational Database
3 48 (14.77%) NoSQL
4 32 (9.85%) RDBMS
5 31 (9.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (9.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (7.69%) Oracle Database
7 13 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (3.69%) Big Data
9 11 (3.38%) DB2
9 11 (3.38%) MySQL
10 10 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (2.46%) Infinispan
11 8 (2.46%) MongoDB
11 8 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (2.15%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (1.85%) Jackrabbit
13 6 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 53 (16.31%) Visual Studio
2 46 (14.15%) JUnit
3 44 (13.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (11.38%) Git (software)
5 23 (7.08%) Eclipse
5 23 (7.08%) Jenkins
6 20 (6.15%) Subversion
7 17 (5.23%) JIRA
7 17 (5.23%) SoapUI
8 13 (4.00%) Selenium
9 10 (3.08%) Maven
10 8 (2.46%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.46%) Mockito
11 7 (2.15%) Ant
11 7 (2.15%) NUnit
11 7 (2.15%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.85%) Log4j
12 6 (1.85%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 5 (1.54%) JMeter
13 5 (1.54%) Toad
General
1 63 (19.38%) Finance
2 44 (13.54%) Banking
3 15 (4.62%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.08%) Law
5 8 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.15%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.23%) Automotive
7 4 (1.23%) Retail
8 3 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.62%) Games
9 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.62%) Marketing
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) French Language
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 237 (72.92%) Developer
2 75 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 64 (19.69%) Java Developer
4 60 (18.46%) .NET Developer
5 42 (12.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 39 (12.00%) Software Developer
7 36 (11.08%) .NET Software Developer
7 36 (11.08%) C# Software Developer
8 31 (9.54%) Software Engineer
9 27 (8.31%) Angular Developer
9 27 (8.31%) Senior Developer
9 27 (8.31%) SQL Developer
10 25 (7.69%) Integration Developer
11 23 (7.08%) Analyst
12 22 (6.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 22 (6.77%) C++ Developer
13 21 (6.46%) Applications Developer
14 20 (6.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 17 (5.23%) Agile .NET Developer
15 17 (5.23%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (99.08%) XML
2 160 (49.23%) Web Services
3 153 (47.08%) XSLT
4 150 (46.15%) SOAP
5 135 (41.54%) .NET
6 123 (37.85%) HTML
7 111 (34.15%) REST
8 97 (29.85%) CSS
9 80 (24.62%) JSON
10 73 (22.46%) ASP.NET
11 65 (20.00%) .NET Framework
12 52 (16.00%) AngularJS
13 47 (14.46%) J2EE
14 42 (12.92%) Middleware
15 40 (12.31%) HTML5
16 35 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
16 35 (10.77%) JMS
17 34 (10.46%) XSL
18 33 (10.15%) LINQ
18 33 (10.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 62 (19.08%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.92%) Computer Science
3 27 (8.31%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (7.08%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (6.77%) User Experience
6 20 (6.15%) N-Tier
7 12 (3.69%) NHS
8 8 (2.46%) Algorithms
8 8 (2.46%) Fintech
8 8 (2.46%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.15%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.54%) Derivative
11 5 (1.54%) e-Learning
11 5 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (1.23%) Reference Data
12 4 (1.23%) Replication
12 4 (1.23%) Taxonomies
13 3 (0.92%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.62%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.54%) Linux
2 41 (12.62%) Windows
3 26 (8.00%) Unix
4 19 (5.85%) Solaris
5 8 (2.46%) Android
5 8 (2.46%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.46%) Windows Mobile
6 7 (2.15%) Amazon Linux
6 7 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.85%) HPUX
8 5 (1.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (24.62%) SOA
3 77 (23.69%) Scrum
4 74 (22.77%) TDD
5 66 (20.31%) OO
6 65 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 62 (19.08%) MVC
8 57 (17.54%) Software Engineering
9 48 (14.77%) OOD
10 41 (12.62%) Web Development
11 39 (12.00%) UML
11 39 (12.00%) Unit Testing
12 37 (11.38%) Test Automation
13 36 (11.08%) ETL
14 35 (10.77%) Multithreading
14 35 (10.77%) SDLC
15 33 (10.15%) OOA/OOD
16 32 (9.85%) BDD
17 31 (9.54%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (9.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 225 (69.23%) SQL
2 140 (43.08%) JavaScript
3 132 (40.62%) Java
4 114 (35.08%) C#
5 49 (15.08%) PL/SQL
6 41 (12.62%) T-SQL
7 32 (9.85%) C++
7 32 (9.85%) XPath
8 29 (8.92%) TypeScript
9 15 (4.62%) XQuery
10 12 (3.69%) Python
11 10 (3.08%) Groovy
12 9 (2.77%) Java 8
12 9 (2.77%) PowerShell
13 8 (2.46%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.46%) Shell Script
14 7 (2.15%) Perl
15 6 (1.85%) C
15 6 (1.85%) R
16 5 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 39 (12.00%) Degree
2 23 (7.08%) Security Cleared
3 22 (6.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.85%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.54%) ISEB
7 4 (1.23%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.46%) QA
2 5 (1.54%) HL7
2 5 (1.54%) IFRS
2 5 (1.54%) IFRS 9
3 4 (1.23%) GCP
3 4 (1.23%) WCAG
4 1 (0.31%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (2.77%) Docker
1 9 (2.77%) iptables
2 7 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.15%) VMware Server
2 7 (2.15%) vSphere
3 4 (1.23%) Apache Flume
3 4 (1.23%) HDFS
4 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.31%) Firmware
4 1 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.31%) NFS
Systems Management
1 32 (9.85%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (7.38%) Ansible
3 8 (2.46%) Puppet
4 7 (2.15%) Terraform
5 6 (1.85%) SCOM
6 4 (1.23%) CA Service Virtualization
6 4 (1.23%) Kibana
6 4 (1.23%) Oozie
7 3 (0.92%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 99 (30.46%) Oracle
2 85 (26.15%) Microsoft
3 41 (12.62%) IBM
4 22 (6.77%) TIBCO
5 15 (4.62%) CA
6 14 (4.31%) MuleSoft
7 12 (3.69%) webMethods
8 11 (3.38%) Red Hat
8 11 (3.38%) Solace
8 11 (3.38%) WSO2
9 10 (3.08%) Talend
10 8 (2.46%) ATG
10 8 (2.46%) Google
11 7 (2.15%) Apigee
11 7 (2.15%) Fiorano
11 7 (2.15%) Mashery
11 7 (2.15%) VMware
12 6 (1.85%) Blue Martini
12 6 (1.85%) Demandware
12 6 (1.85%) ServiceNow