Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML Schema Definition (XSD)
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 879 762 859
Rank change year-on-year -117 +97 -91
Permanent jobs citing XSD 317 446 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.65% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 227 314 382
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £76,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -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 72,683 69,011 79,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.97% 40.29% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 61,317 59,052 68,072
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -141 298 £53,000 +0.95% 45
UK excluding London -49 225 £50,000 +11.11% 37
London -118 89 £60,000 - 10
South East -1 74 £49,500 -5.71% 10
North of England -35 59 £53,000 +32.50% 10
Yorkshire +20 42 £55,000 +22.22% 3
East of England -24 36 £36,500 -43.85% 2
South West +2 30 £45,000 +32.99% 2
North West -30 17 £53,000 +41.33% 5
Scotland -29 13 £32,250 -43.91%
Midlands -8 11 £40,000 - 11
West Midlands +3 7 £42,500 -28.57% 7
East Midlands -7 4 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Wales - 3 £35,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 311 (98.11%) XML
2 212 (66.88%) SQL
3 203 (64.04%) Agile Software Development
4 169 (53.31%) SOAP
5 155 (48.90%) Web Services
6 151 (47.63%) XSLT
7 145 (45.74%) JavaScript
8 135 (42.59%) Java
9 132 (41.64%) SQL Server
10 123 (38.80%) Oracle
11 111 (35.02%) REST
12 110 (34.70%) HTML
13 104 (32.81%) C#
14 101 (31.86%) Scrum
15 96 (30.28%) .NET
16 86 (27.13%) JSON
17 78 (24.61%) TDD
18 76 (23.97%) SOA
19 70 (22.08%) CSS
19 70 (22.08%) AngularJS
20 68 (21.45%) MVC
21 65 (20.50%) Relational Database
22 64 (20.19%) .NET Framework
23 62 (19.56%) J2EE
23 62 (19.56%) WSDL
23 62 (19.56%) WebSphere
24 61 (19.24%) Git (software)
24 61 (19.24%) ASP.NET
25 60 (18.93%) Linux
25 60 (18.93%) 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 62 (19.56%) WebSphere
2 60 (18.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 53 (16.72%) WebLogic
4 38 (11.99%) JBoss
5 37 (11.67%) Confluence
6 29 (9.15%) IIS
7 28 (8.83%) Tomcat
8 27 (8.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 25 (7.89%) Oracle Service Bus
10 16 (5.05%) Apache
11 11 (3.47%) Oracle Application Server
12 10 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (2.84%) Mule
13 9 (2.84%) Mule ESB
14 8 (2.52%) JCAPS
14 8 (2.52%) Oracle Coherence
14 8 (2.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 8 (2.52%) SAS
15 7 (2.21%) CMS
15 7 (2.21%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (4.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.21%) Magento
2 4 (1.26%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (1.26%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.26%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (1.26%) Oracle iProcurement
2 4 (1.26%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.26%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 40 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.15%) Boomi
4 9 (2.84%) OpenShift
5 6 (1.89%) GitHub
6 5 (1.58%) IBM Blueworks
7 4 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.26%) SaaS
7 4 (1.26%) Trello
8 3 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.95%) npm
8 3 (0.95%) PaaS
8 3 (0.95%) Serverless
9 1 (0.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.62%) HTTP
2 11 (3.47%) SSL
3 8 (2.52%) PuTTY
3 8 (2.52%) SSH
4 7 (2.21%) Internet
5 6 (1.89%) FTP
6 4 (1.26%) Intranet
6 4 (1.26%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.32%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (41.64%) SQL Server
2 65 (20.50%) Relational Database
3 42 (13.25%) RDBMS
4 37 (11.67%) NoSQL
4 37 (11.67%) Oracle Database
5 30 (9.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (7.57%) MySQL
7 23 (7.26%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (7.26%) DB2
8 22 (6.94%) MongoDB
8 22 (6.94%) Oracle Database 12c
9 18 (5.68%) Oracle Database 11g
10 17 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (4.10%) Big Data
12 12 (3.79%) Oracle BI EE
12 12 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (3.47%) HBase
14 10 (3.15%) Apache Hive
14 10 (3.15%) Hadoop
14 10 (3.15%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 61 (19.24%) Git (software)
2 44 (13.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (13.56%) JIRA
3 43 (13.56%) JUnit
4 42 (13.25%) SoapUI
5 40 (12.62%) Subversion
6 35 (11.04%) Eclipse
7 26 (8.20%) Maven
7 26 (8.20%) Visual Studio
8 21 (6.62%) Jenkins
9 20 (6.31%) Ant
10 13 (4.10%) SpecFlow
11 12 (3.79%) Cucumber
12 10 (3.15%) FitNesse
13 9 (2.84%) Selenium
14 8 (2.52%) Gradle
14 8 (2.52%) IntelliJ
14 8 (2.52%) NUnit
15 7 (2.21%) Karma Test Runner
15 7 (2.21%) tSQLt
General
1 34 (10.73%) Finance
2 27 (8.52%) Banking
3 7 (2.21%) Advertising
3 7 (2.21%) Retail
4 6 (1.89%) Investment Banking
4 6 (1.89%) Law
4 6 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.95%) Legal
6 2 (0.63%) Back Office
6 2 (0.63%) Front Office
6 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 194 (61.20%) Developer
2 63 (19.87%) C# Developer
3 55 (17.35%) Java Developer
4 42 (13.25%) .NET Developer
5 34 (10.73%) Agile C# Developer
5 34 (10.73%) Agile Developer
5 34 (10.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (10.73%) Software Engineer
6 33 (10.41%) C# Software Developer
7 31 (9.78%) .NET Software Developer
8 30 (9.46%) Analyst
9 25 (7.89%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 25 (7.89%) Software Developer
10 21 (6.62%) .NET Software Engineer
10 21 (6.62%) Agile .NET Developer
10 21 (6.62%) Architect
10 21 (6.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 21 (6.62%) C# Software Engineer
11 17 (5.36%) SOA Developer
12 16 (5.05%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 311 (98.11%) XML
2 169 (53.31%) SOAP
3 155 (48.90%) Web Services
4 151 (47.63%) XSLT
5 111 (35.02%) REST
6 110 (34.70%) HTML
7 96 (30.28%) .NET
8 86 (27.13%) JSON
9 70 (22.08%) AngularJS
9 70 (22.08%) CSS
10 64 (20.19%) .NET Framework
11 62 (19.56%) J2EE
11 62 (19.56%) WSDL
12 61 (19.24%) ASP.NET
13 52 (16.40%) JMS
14 48 (15.14%) Hibernate
15 43 (13.56%) EJB
15 43 (13.56%) Spring
16 35 (11.04%) ASP.NET Web API
17 34 (10.73%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 54 (17.03%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (9.46%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.05%) User Experience
5 15 (4.73%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (3.47%) Fintech
6 11 (3.47%) NHS
7 9 (2.84%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.52%) Clustering
9 7 (2.21%) Replication
10 6 (1.89%) Taxonomies
11 4 (1.26%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.26%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.26%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.26%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.26%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.95%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.95%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 60 (18.93%) Linux
2 44 (13.88%) Unix
3 30 (9.46%) Windows
4 26 (8.20%) Solaris
5 15 (4.73%) HPUX
6 7 (2.21%) AIX
6 7 (2.21%) Amazon Linux
6 7 (2.21%) Android
6 7 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.21%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (64.04%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (31.86%) Scrum
3 78 (24.61%) TDD
4 76 (23.97%) SOA
5 68 (21.45%) MVC
6 60 (18.93%) Waterfall
7 56 (17.67%) Software Engineering
8 52 (16.40%) Test Automation
9 46 (14.51%) Problem-Solving
10 44 (13.88%) SDLC
11 36 (11.36%) BDD
12 35 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (11.04%) Microservices
13 33 (10.41%) UML
14 32 (10.09%) Web Development
15 30 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
15 30 (9.46%) ETL
15 30 (9.46%) OO
16 27 (8.52%) DevOps
16 27 (8.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 212 (66.88%) SQL
2 145 (45.74%) JavaScript
3 135 (42.59%) Java
4 104 (32.81%) C#
5 57 (17.98%) T-SQL
6 54 (17.03%) PL/SQL
7 31 (9.78%) XPath
8 18 (5.68%) XQuery
9 16 (5.05%) TypeScript
10 13 (4.10%) Groovy
11 12 (3.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 10 (3.15%) Python
13 9 (2.84%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.84%) C++
13 9 (2.84%) Perl
13 9 (2.84%) R
14 7 (2.21%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.89%) C
15 6 (1.89%) Java 8
15 6 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (9.46%) Degree
2 20 (6.31%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.68%) ISTQB
4 10 (3.15%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.21%) Sun Certification
7 5 (1.58%) ISEB
8 4 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.63%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.09%) QA
2 7 (2.21%) HL7
3 6 (1.89%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.58%) IFRS
4 5 (1.58%) IFRS 9
4 5 (1.58%) SLA
5 4 (1.26%) GCP
5 4 (1.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (3.15%) Apache Flume
1 10 (3.15%) HDFS
1 10 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.84%) iptables
3 7 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (2.21%) VMware Server
3 7 (2.21%) vSphere
4 5 (1.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (8.52%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (4.42%) Puppet
3 12 (3.79%) Ansible
4 10 (3.15%) Kibana
4 10 (3.15%) Oozie
5 8 (2.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (2.52%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (2.21%) Terraform
7 4 (1.26%) CA Service Virtualization
8 3 (0.95%) CloudHub
8 3 (0.95%) HP ALM
8 3 (0.95%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.95%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 123 (38.80%) Oracle
2 43 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 34 (10.73%) IBM
4 19 (5.99%) Talend
5 18 (5.68%) TIBCO
6 16 (5.05%) MuleSoft
7 12 (3.79%) Splunk
8 11 (3.47%) CA
8 11 (3.47%) Informatica
8 11 (3.47%) WSO2
9 10 (3.15%) VMware
10 9 (2.84%) Sun
10 9 (2.84%) webMethods
11 8 (2.52%) Dell
11 8 (2.52%) Dynatrace
11 8 (2.52%) Google
11 8 (2.52%) Remedy
11 8 (2.52%) Sybase
12 7 (2.21%) Apigee
12 7 (2.21%) Mashery