Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for XSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XSL over the 6 months to 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 952 874 858
Rank change year-on-year -78 -16 -166
Permanent jobs citing XSL 230 357 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.48% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 192 309 414
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £65,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +46.67% -6.25% -

XSL 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 70534 73771 82924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.18% 38.90% 37.91%
Number of salaries quoted 58404 63963 70921
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
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% -

XSL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for XSL in the UK

XSL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for XSL in the UK

XSL
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XSL over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for XSL in the UK

XSL
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XSL within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 -50 225 £55,000 +22.22% 16
UK excluding London +23 168 £55,000 +46.67% 10
South East +62 71 £60,000 +50.00% 4
London -99 59 £55,000 +10.00% 6
East of England +25 41 £43,750 +2.94% 2
North of England +1 32 £55,000 +57.14% 2
North West +25 29 £55,000 +46.67% 1
South West +10 15 £37,500 - 1
Midlands -19 5 £37,500 -16.67% 1
East Midlands +30 4 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Yorkshire +2 3 £29,000 -13.43%
Wales +15 2 £36,750 +33.64%
West Midlands -32 1 £27,500 -45.00%
Isle of Man - 1 £60,000 -
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing XSL 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 XSL.

1 213 (92.61%) XML
2 135 (58.70%) C#
3 134 (58.26%) JavaScript
4 130 (56.52%) .NET
5 128 (55.65%) HTML
6 112 (48.70%) SQL Server
7 105 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
8 100 (43.48%) MVC
9 93 (40.43%) ASP.NET
9 93 (40.43%) CSS
10 85 (36.96%) SQL
11 65 (28.26%) Microsoft
12 63 (27.39%) Java
13 57 (24.78%) JSON
14 56 (24.35%) XSD
15 53 (23.04%) AngularJS
16 50 (21.74%) Unit Testing
17 49 (21.30%) jQuery
17 49 (21.30%) Scrum
17 49 (21.30%) Software Engineering
18 47 (20.43%) SOAP
18 47 (20.43%) WCF
18 47 (20.43%) REST
19 44 (19.13%) .NET Framework
20 42 (18.26%) Degree
20 42 (18.26%) Relational Database
21 41 (17.83%) Waterfall
21 41 (17.83%) Web Services
22 40 (17.39%) HTML5
22 40 (17.39%) Git (software)

XSL
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 39 (16.96%) IIS
2 24 (10.43%) Apache
3 12 (5.22%) WebLogic
4 11 (4.78%) JBoss
5 9 (3.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (3.91%) WebSphere
6 7 (3.04%) nginx
7 6 (2.61%) CMS
8 5 (2.17%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.74%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.74%) WordPress
10 3 (1.30%) WildFly
11 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.17%) XMetaL
3 4 (1.74%) FrameMaker
3 4 (1.74%) RoboHelp
4 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.30%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.74%) Magento
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (9.57%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 8 (3.48%) OpenShift
5 5 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.30%) PaaS
7 2 (0.87%) IaaS
8 1 (0.43%) Office 365
8 1 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.52%) HTTP
2 8 (3.48%) FTP
3 7 (3.04%) SSL
4 4 (1.74%) Internet
4 4 (1.74%) LDAP
5 2 (0.87%) Intranet
6 1 (0.43%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (48.70%) SQL Server
2 42 (18.26%) Relational Database
3 34 (14.78%) NoSQL
4 32 (13.91%) MySQL
5 28 (12.17%) RDBMS
6 26 (11.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (8.26%) MongoDB
8 10 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (4.35%) Redis
8 10 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (3.48%) Big Data
10 7 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (2.61%) MarkLogic
12 5 (2.17%) Oracle Database
12 5 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.30%) Text Mining
14 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 40 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (6.09%) Maven
4 10 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.35%) Subversion
5 9 (3.91%) Eclipse
5 9 (3.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (3.48%) Ant
6 8 (3.48%) Checkstyle
6 8 (3.48%) IntelliJ
6 8 (3.48%) Jasmine
6 8 (3.48%) JUnit
6 8 (3.48%) Selenium
6 8 (3.48%) SoapUI
6 8 (3.48%) SpecFlow
6 8 (3.48%) XMLUnit
7 5 (2.17%) AppScan
7 5 (2.17%) FxCop
7 5 (2.17%) Moq
7 5 (2.17%) StyleCop
General
1 37 (16.09%) Finance
2 18 (7.83%) Banking
3 14 (6.09%) Retail
4 12 (5.22%) Local Government
5 10 (4.35%) Advertising
5 10 (4.35%) Front Office
6 9 (3.91%) Back Office
6 9 (3.91%) Marketing
6 9 (3.91%) Multimedia
7 6 (2.61%) Law
7 6 (2.61%) Publishing
8 4 (1.74%) Games
8 4 (1.74%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.30%) Electronics
9 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.43%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 171 (74.35%) Developer
2 89 (38.70%) .NET Developer
3 38 (16.52%) C# Developer
4 37 (16.09%) Java Developer
5 32 (13.91%) C# Software Developer
6 28 (12.17%) .NET Software Developer
7 27 (11.74%) C# .NET Developer
8 25 (10.87%) Software Engineer
9 24 (10.43%) Senior Developer
10 23 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 22 (9.57%) .NET Software Engineer
11 22 (9.57%) Agile .NET Developer
11 22 (9.57%) Agile C# Developer
11 22 (9.57%) Agile Developer
11 22 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 22 (9.57%) C# Software Engineer
12 19 (8.26%) Analyst
12 19 (8.26%) Software Developer
13 18 (7.83%) Systems Analyst
14 17 (7.39%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (92.61%) XML
2 130 (56.52%) .NET
3 128 (55.65%) HTML
4 93 (40.43%) ASP.NET
4 93 (40.43%) CSS
5 57 (24.78%) JSON
6 56 (24.35%) XSD
7 53 (23.04%) AngularJS
8 49 (21.30%) jQuery
9 47 (20.43%) REST
9 47 (20.43%) SOAP
9 47 (20.43%) WCF
10 44 (19.13%) .NET Framework
11 41 (17.83%) Web Services
12 40 (17.39%) HTML5
13 38 (16.52%) ASP.NET Web API
14 33 (14.35%) Ajax
14 33 (14.35%) CSS3
14 33 (14.35%) React
15 29 (12.61%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.61%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (5.22%) Virtual Team
4 8 (3.48%) User Experience
5 7 (3.04%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.61%) Semantic Web
7 5 (2.17%) Fintech
8 4 (1.74%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.74%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.30%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.30%) Life Science
10 2 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.87%) iPad
10 2 (0.87%) iPhone
11 1 (0.43%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.61%) Windows
2 27 (11.74%) Linux
3 13 (5.65%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.22%) Android
5 10 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.17%) Windows Vista
7 4 (1.74%) Unix
8 3 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (43.48%) MVC
3 50 (21.74%) Unit Testing
4 49 (21.30%) Scrum
4 49 (21.30%) Software Engineering
5 41 (17.83%) Waterfall
6 40 (17.39%) Web Development
7 38 (16.52%) SDLC
8 37 (16.09%) Microservices
9 32 (13.91%) OO
10 31 (13.48%) Test Automation
11 30 (13.04%) TDD
12 26 (11.30%) SOA
13 19 (8.26%) Code Coverage
13 19 (8.26%) Front End Development
14 18 (7.83%) Translating Business Requirements
15 17 (7.39%) UML
16 16 (6.96%) Secure Coding
17 13 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (5.22%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 135 (58.70%) C#
2 134 (58.26%) JavaScript
3 85 (36.96%) SQL
4 63 (27.39%) Java
5 33 (14.35%) VB
6 31 (13.48%) PHP
7 30 (13.04%) T-SQL
8 15 (6.52%) PL/SQL
8 15 (6.52%) Python
9 14 (6.09%) VB.NET
10 11 (4.78%) VB6
11 10 (4.35%) Go
11 10 (4.35%) Ruby
11 10 (4.35%) XPath
12 8 (3.48%) C++
12 8 (3.48%) VBA
12 8 (3.48%) VBScript
13 7 (3.04%) C
14 5 (2.17%) Objective-C
14 5 (2.17%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 42 (18.26%) Degree
2 15 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.17%) CISM
5 4 (1.74%) CISSP
6 3 (1.30%) HNC
6 3 (1.30%) HND
6 3 (1.30%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.30%) MCSE
7 2 (0.87%) MCP
7 2 (0.87%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.87%) PMP
7 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) CITP
8 1 (0.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.96%) QA
2 5 (2.17%) COBIT
3 4 (1.74%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (1.74%) SLA
4 3 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.30%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 5 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.87%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) Puppet
2 1 (0.43%) OpenSSO
2 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 65 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 31 (13.48%) Oracle
3 10 (4.35%) Sybase
3 10 (4.35%) Xamarin
4 8 (3.48%) Solace
5 6 (2.61%) IBM
6 5 (2.17%) Apple
6 5 (2.17%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.17%) Redback
7 4 (1.74%) Adobe
7 4 (1.74%) SAP
7 4 (1.74%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.74%) Zend
8 3 (1.30%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.87%) ATG
9 2 (0.87%) BEA
9 2 (0.87%) hybris
9 2 (0.87%) Murex
9 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.43%) Capita