Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 929 909 888
Rank change year-on-year -20 -21 -59
Permanent jobs citing XSL 189 273 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.39% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 122 239 252
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,000 £29,550
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +40.00% -5.06%

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 60,105 70,230 68,603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.58% 40.49% 39.30%
Number of salaries quoted 49,208 59,004 59,288
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for XSL in the UK

XSL
Top 13 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 22 January 2019. 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 -7 176 £50,000 -4.76% 20
UK excluding London +9 131 £45,000 -14.29% 11
South East +44 61 £52,500 -12.50% 3
London +9 53 £61,250 +22.50% 10
East of England +22 25 £47,500 -9.52% 3
South West +33 22 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Northern Ireland - 11 £37,500 -
North of England +11 10 £50,000 -9.09% 2
North West +1 8 £51,250 -6.82% 1
Yorkshire +21 2 £40,000 +31.15%
Midlands +32 1 £47,500 +26.67%
East Midlands +19 1 £47,500 +26.67%
Scotland +3 1 £47,500 +5.56% 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT jobs citing XSL 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 XSL.

1 177 (93.65%) XML
2 128 (67.72%) HTML
3 125 (66.14%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (64.55%) JavaScript
5 113 (59.79%) CSS
6 109 (57.67%) SQL
7 87 (46.03%) MVC
8 84 (44.44%) Java
9 83 (43.92%) .NET
10 77 (40.74%) jQuery
11 74 (39.15%) SQL Server
12 73 (38.62%) Web Services
13 72 (38.10%) C#
14 54 (28.57%) Scrum
15 53 (28.04%) Oracle
15 53 (28.04%) ASP.NET
16 50 (26.46%) Enterprise Software
17 45 (23.81%) AngularJS
18 44 (23.28%) XSD
19 43 (22.75%) RESTful
20 42 (22.22%) JSON
21 40 (21.16%) HTML5
22 39 (20.63%) TDD
22 39 (20.63%) Unix
22 39 (20.63%) Microsoft
23 38 (20.11%) Finance
23 38 (20.11%) Linux
23 38 (20.11%) SOAP
24 37 (19.58%) Python
25 36 (19.05%) BDD

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 29 (15.34%) Tomcat
2 13 (6.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (4.23%) CMS
4 5 (2.65%) Confluence
4 5 (2.65%) IIS
4 5 (2.65%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.65%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (2.65%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.12%) Apache
6 3 (1.59%) Appian
7 2 (1.06%) GeoServer
7 2 (1.06%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.53%) Liferay
8 1 (0.53%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.53%) nginx
8 1 (0.53%) SAS
8 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (6.88%) Microsoft Office
1 13 (6.88%) Photoshop
2 12 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.53%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Magento
2 3 (1.59%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.53%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 35 (18.52%) SaaS
2 27 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.76%) DigitalOcean
5 8 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (1.59%) GitHub
7 2 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.53%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.76%) Internet
2 7 (3.70%) HTTP
3 4 (2.12%) FTP
4 3 (1.59%) SSL
5 2 (1.06%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (39.15%) SQL Server
2 27 (14.29%) MySQL
3 26 (13.76%) Relational Database
4 21 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 17 (8.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (6.35%) MongoDB
7 11 (5.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (5.29%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.65%) DTS
11 5 (2.65%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.65%) Redis
11 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (2.12%) NoSQL
12 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
14 2 (1.06%) MarkLogic
14 2 (1.06%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 34 (17.99%) Git (software)
2 32 (16.93%) Maven
3 31 (16.40%) Eclipse
4 13 (6.88%) Ant
4 13 (6.88%) Jenkins
4 13 (6.88%) Visual Studio
5 11 (5.82%) JUnit
6 10 (5.29%) IntelliJ
6 10 (5.29%) SoapUI
6 10 (5.29%) Subversion
7 9 (4.76%) Cucumber
7 9 (4.76%) Selenium
8 8 (4.23%) NUnit
8 8 (4.23%) ProC
8 8 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (3.70%) Jasmine
9 7 (3.70%) JIRA
9 7 (3.70%) SpecFlow
10 5 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.65%) XMLSpy
General
1 38 (20.11%) Finance
2 9 (4.76%) Retail
3 6 (3.17%) Local Government
4 4 (2.12%) Back Office
4 4 (2.12%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.12%) Law
5 3 (1.59%) Automotive
5 3 (1.59%) Games
6 2 (1.06%) Banking
6 2 (1.06%) Publishing
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 136 (71.96%) Developer
2 38 (20.11%) Java Developer
3 36 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 31 (16.40%) Software Developer
5 27 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 21 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (8.99%) Consultant
7 17 (8.99%) Web Developer
8 16 (8.47%) C# Developer
9 15 (7.94%) Technical Consultant
10 11 (5.82%) .NET Software Developer
10 11 (5.82%) Architect
10 11 (5.82%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (5.82%) C# Software Developer
11 10 (5.29%) Angular Developer
11 10 (5.29%) Lead Developer
12 9 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (4.76%) Lead Java Developer
13 7 (3.70%) Lead Architect
13 7 (3.70%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (93.65%) XML
2 128 (67.72%) HTML
3 113 (59.79%) CSS
4 83 (43.92%) .NET
5 77 (40.74%) jQuery
6 73 (38.62%) Web Services
7 53 (28.04%) ASP.NET
8 45 (23.81%) AngularJS
9 44 (23.28%) XSD
10 43 (22.75%) RESTful
11 42 (22.22%) JSON
12 40 (21.16%) HTML5
13 38 (20.11%) SOAP
14 35 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
14 35 (18.52%) React
15 34 (17.99%) JAXB
15 34 (17.99%) Spring
15 34 (17.99%) WCF
16 31 (16.40%) REST
17 30 (15.87%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 50 (26.46%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (12.17%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (8.99%) User Experience
5 11 (5.82%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.12%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.06%) Fintech
8 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.06%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.53%) Derivative
9 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.53%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.53%) Life Science
9 1 (0.53%) Replication
9 1 (0.53%) RIA
9 1 (0.53%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 39 (20.63%) Unix
2 38 (20.11%) Linux
3 21 (11.11%) Solaris
4 14 (7.41%) CentOS
5 13 (6.88%) Android
5 13 (6.88%) Ubuntu
6 11 (5.82%) Windows
7 8 (4.23%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.59%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (1.06%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (66.14%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (46.03%) MVC
3 54 (28.57%) Scrum
4 39 (20.63%) TDD
5 36 (19.05%) BDD
6 30 (15.87%) Kanban
7 25 (13.23%) Unit Testing
7 25 (13.23%) Web Development
8 24 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (11.64%) Mentoring
10 21 (11.11%) OO
11 19 (10.05%) Computer Science
12 18 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (8.99%) Microservices
13 17 (8.99%) Pair Programming
13 17 (8.99%) Secure Coding
13 17 (8.99%) Waterfall
14 16 (8.47%) Project Management
14 16 (8.47%) SOA
14 16 (8.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 122 (64.55%) JavaScript
2 109 (57.67%) SQL
3 84 (44.44%) Java
4 72 (38.10%) C#
5 37 (19.58%) Python
6 28 (14.81%) Ruby
7 27 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 22 (11.64%) TypeScript
9 19 (10.05%) T-SQL
10 15 (7.94%) Go
10 15 (7.94%) PowerShell
10 15 (7.94%) XPath
11 13 (6.88%) Apex Code
11 13 (6.88%) Perl
11 13 (6.88%) PHP
12 12 (6.35%) R
13 9 (4.76%) Shell Script
14 7 (3.70%) C
14 7 (3.70%) C++
15 6 (3.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (9.52%) Degree
2 10 (5.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.12%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.52%) QA
2 3 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.06%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (0.53%) HL7
System Software
1 27 (14.29%) Docker
2 6 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.65%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (12.70%) Kubernetes
2 17 (8.99%) Ansible
3 12 (6.35%) Terraform
4 5 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (28.04%) Oracle
2 39 (20.63%) Microsoft
3 23 (12.17%) Red Hat
4 21 (11.11%) Rakuten
5 13 (6.88%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (5.82%) LANSA
7 6 (3.17%) VMware
8 5 (2.65%) Splunk
8 5 (2.65%) Twitter
9 4 (2.12%) CA
10 3 (1.59%) Blue Prism
10 3 (1.59%) IBM
10 3 (1.59%) Pega
10 3 (1.59%) Telerik
10 3 (1.59%) Thunderhead
10 3 (1.59%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.59%) Workday
10 3 (1.59%) Zend
11 2 (1.06%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.06%) SEEBURGER