Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML Schema Definition (XSD)
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 750 825 818
Rank change year-on-year +75 -7 -129
Permanent jobs citing XSD 461 455 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.59% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 338 386 396
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.38% -6.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,875 £76,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11% +5.88%

XSD is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 71604 76719 82189
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.53% 38.74% 37.83%
Number of salaries quoted 59601 66579 70086
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +57 453 £55,000 +10.00% 32
UK excluding London +34 271 £45,000 +1.12% 20
London +53 187 £60,000 +9.09% 12
North of England +30 92 £45,500 +13.75% 9
South East +112 91 £55,000 +16.40% 3
North West +11 52 £37,500 -31.82% 1
South West +30 44 £34,919 -6.88% 3
Yorkshire 0 38 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Midlands -40 37 £40,000 -5.88% 3
East Midlands -4 21 £40,000 -23.81%
West Midlands -31 16 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Scotland +15 5 - -
East of England -32 2 £65,000 +44.44% 2
North East - 2 £47,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 433 (93.93%) XML
2 303 (65.73%) Agile Software Development
3 290 (62.91%) SQL
4 229 (49.67%) Java
5 225 (48.81%) Web Services
6 204 (44.25%) XSLT
7 169 (36.66%) SOAP
8 161 (34.92%) SQL Server
9 158 (34.27%) JavaScript
10 141 (30.59%) Scrum
11 133 (28.85%) Oracle
12 130 (28.20%) Finance
13 125 (27.11%) .NET
14 120 (26.03%) REST
15 114 (24.73%) TDD
16 110 (23.86%) C#
16 110 (23.86%) Hibernate
17 109 (23.64%) Spring
17 109 (23.64%) Git (software)
18 105 (22.78%) SOA
19 99 (21.48%) WSDL
20 97 (21.04%) JMS
21 94 (20.39%) Linux
22 89 (19.31%) Subversion
23 88 (19.09%) Test Automation
24 86 (18.66%) Relational Database
25 85 (18.44%) Continuous Integration
26 83 (18.00%) Maven
27 81 (17.57%) Banking
27 81 (17.57%) Degree

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 75 (16.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 61 (13.23%) WebSphere
3 60 (13.02%) WebLogic
4 49 (10.63%) Tomcat
5 36 (7.81%) JBoss
6 30 (6.51%) Apache
7 29 (6.29%) Confluence
8 24 (5.21%) IIS
9 20 (4.34%) nginx
10 18 (3.90%) Mule
11 17 (3.69%) Oracle Service Bus
12 15 (3.25%) Mule ESB
12 15 (3.25%) Oracle Workflow
13 12 (2.60%) Anypoint
13 12 (2.60%) GlassFish
14 8 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (1.30%) CICS
15 6 (1.30%) CMS
16 4 (0.87%) Jetty
16 4 (0.87%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.22%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 27 (5.86%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (2.39%) Actimize
3 8 (1.74%) BusinessWorks
3 8 (1.74%) Markit EDM
4 6 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.22%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.17%) OpenShift
4 5 (1.08%) GitHub
5 4 (0.87%) PaaS
6 3 (0.65%) IaaS
7 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.43%) G Suite
8 1 (0.22%) Boomi
8 1 (0.22%) Heroku
8 1 (0.22%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.22%) SaaS
8 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.86%) FTP
2 25 (5.42%) HTTP
3 19 (4.12%) Ethernet
4 18 (3.90%) TCP/IP
5 17 (3.69%) HTTPS
5 17 (3.69%) SSL
6 16 (3.47%) RS-232
7 10 (2.17%) Intranet
8 5 (1.08%) X.509
9 3 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (0.65%) Firewall
9 3 (0.65%) LAN
9 3 (0.65%) LDAP
9 3 (0.65%) NAS
9 3 (0.65%) SAN
9 3 (0.65%) WAN
10 2 (0.43%) Internet
11 1 (0.22%) AMQP
11 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (34.92%) SQL Server
2 86 (18.66%) Relational Database
3 54 (11.71%) NoSQL
4 53 (11.50%) MySQL
5 49 (10.63%) RDBMS
6 46 (9.98%) PostgreSQL
7 39 (8.46%) Oracle Database
8 32 (6.94%) MongoDB
9 29 (6.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 28 (6.07%) SQL Server 2008
11 26 (5.64%) DB2
12 24 (5.21%) SQL Server 2012
13 23 (4.99%) Oracle Database 12c
14 20 (4.34%) Oracle Database 10g
15 18 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (3.47%) SQL Server 2014
17 15 (3.25%) Big Data
18 13 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
19 10 (2.17%) OLAP
20 5 (1.08%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 109 (23.64%) Git (software)
2 89 (19.31%) Subversion
3 83 (18.00%) Maven
4 71 (15.40%) Jenkins
5 53 (11.50%) Eclipse
6 49 (10.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 41 (8.89%) JUnit
8 37 (8.03%) SoapUI
9 36 (7.81%) Visual Studio
10 35 (7.59%) JIRA
11 33 (7.16%) Gradle
12 26 (5.64%) Cucumber
13 19 (4.12%) Mockito
14 17 (3.69%) Ant
14 17 (3.69%) MSI
15 16 (3.47%) IntelliJ
15 16 (3.47%) Microsoft Blend
15 16 (3.47%) MSTest
15 16 (3.47%) NuGet
15 16 (3.47%) NUnit
General
1 130 (28.20%) Finance
2 81 (17.57%) Banking
3 35 (7.59%) Retail
4 27 (5.86%) Back Office
5 26 (5.64%) Investment Banking
6 21 (4.56%) Front Office
7 19 (4.12%) Legal
7 19 (4.12%) Marketing
8 16 (3.47%) Telecoms
9 13 (2.82%) Manufacturing
10 11 (2.39%) Corporate Banking
11 9 (1.95%) Games
12 6 (1.30%) Advertising
12 6 (1.30%) Financial Institution
12 6 (1.30%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.87%) Electronics
13 4 (0.87%) Publishing
14 1 (0.22%) French Language
14 1 (0.22%) Law
14 1 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 285 (61.82%) Developer
2 128 (27.77%) Java Developer
3 72 (15.62%) .NET Developer
4 70 (15.18%) C# Developer
5 59 (12.80%) Analyst
5 59 (12.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 52 (11.28%) SQL Developer
7 46 (9.98%) Software Engineer
8 36 (7.81%) Agile Developer
9 33 (7.16%) Senior Developer
10 32 (6.94%) Architect
11 31 (6.72%) .NET Software Developer
12 30 (6.51%) Business Analyst
13 27 (5.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 27 (5.86%) Senior Java Developer
14 26 (5.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 25 (5.42%) Agile C# Developer
15 25 (5.42%) PHP Developer
16 24 (5.21%) SQL Server Developer
17 23 (4.99%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 433 (93.93%) XML
2 225 (48.81%) Web Services
3 204 (44.25%) XSLT
4 169 (36.66%) SOAP
5 125 (27.11%) .NET
6 120 (26.03%) REST
7 110 (23.86%) Hibernate
8 109 (23.64%) Spring
9 99 (21.48%) WSDL
10 97 (21.04%) JMS
11 81 (17.57%) JSON
12 65 (14.10%) HTML
13 58 (12.58%) J2EE
14 57 (12.36%) XSL
15 56 (12.15%) .NET Framework
16 53 (11.50%) CSS
17 52 (11.28%) ASP.NET
18 51 (11.06%) JPA
18 51 (11.06%) WCF
19 47 (10.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.86%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (5.42%) Mainframe
4 22 (4.77%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (4.77%) User Experience
5 20 (4.34%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.90%) Internet of Things
7 17 (3.69%) Data Structures
8 16 (3.47%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 15 (3.25%) Management Information System
10 14 (3.04%) NHS
11 11 (2.39%) Fixed Income
12 9 (1.95%) PMI
13 8 (1.74%) Fintech
14 7 (1.52%) Algorithms
15 6 (1.30%) AS400
15 6 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 5 (1.08%) Credit Risk
16 5 (1.08%) DataPower
17 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 94 (20.39%) Linux
2 64 (13.88%) Unix
3 61 (13.23%) Windows
4 26 (5.64%) Solaris
5 18 (3.90%) HPUX
6 16 (3.47%) Mac OS
6 16 (3.47%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 11 (2.39%) AIX
7 11 (2.39%) Windows Server
8 9 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.43%) Android
10 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (65.73%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (30.59%) Scrum
3 114 (24.73%) TDD
4 105 (22.78%) SOA
5 88 (19.09%) Test Automation
6 85 (18.44%) Continuous Integration
7 80 (17.35%) MVC
7 80 (17.35%) Software Engineering
8 71 (15.40%) Unit Testing
9 64 (13.88%) SDLC
10 61 (13.23%) Waterfall
11 51 (11.06%) Multithreading
12 50 (10.85%) BDD
13 46 (9.98%) Workflow
14 43 (9.33%) OO
15 42 (9.11%) Mentoring
16 40 (8.68%) ETL
16 40 (8.68%) UML
16 40 (8.68%) Web Development
17 39 (8.46%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 290 (62.91%) SQL
2 229 (49.67%) Java
3 158 (34.27%) JavaScript
4 110 (23.86%) C#
5 63 (13.67%) XPath
6 59 (12.80%) PL/SQL
7 51 (11.06%) T-SQL
8 40 (8.68%) Groovy
9 34 (7.38%) PHP
10 26 (5.64%) Shell Script
11 24 (5.21%) C
12 21 (4.56%) C++
13 18 (3.90%) COBOL
14 16 (3.47%) XAML
15 13 (2.82%) PowerShell
16 12 (2.60%) R
17 10 (2.17%) XQuery
18 8 (1.74%) Ruby
19 6 (1.30%) Assembly Language
20 4 (0.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 81 (17.57%) Degree
2 20 (4.34%) SC Cleared
2 20 (4.34%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.82%) ISEB
4 11 (2.39%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.95%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.65%) 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 15 (3.25%) ISO 20022
1 15 (3.25%) QA
2 9 (1.95%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.74%) ISO 15022
4 5 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (5.64%) Docker
2 4 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (1.95%) CloudHub
2 8 (1.74%) Control-M
3 6 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.65%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 2 (0.43%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 133 (28.85%) Oracle
2 65 (14.10%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.86%) Sybase
4 22 (4.77%) IBM
5 16 (3.47%) SAP
6 13 (2.82%) MuleSoft
6 13 (2.82%) Talend
7 12 (2.60%) TIBCO
8 11 (2.39%) Solace
9 10 (2.17%) Chordiant
9 10 (2.17%) HP
10 9 (1.95%) Callidus
10 9 (1.95%) Guidewire
11 8 (1.74%) Cognizant
12 7 (1.52%) webMethods
12 7 (1.52%) WSO2
13 6 (1.30%) BroadVision
13 6 (1.30%) Concur
13 6 (1.30%) JD Edwards
13 6 (1.30%) Retek