Period
to 26 April 2018

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

Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
UK
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 913 875 830
Rank change year-on-year -38 -45 +15
Permanent jobs citing XSL 274 289 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.42% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 226 230 399
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.63% -3.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £65,625 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +23.53% - +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 72,381 68,580 78,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.94% 40.35% 38.59%
Number of salaries quoted 61,054 58,679 68,044
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 £44,400 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +4.47% +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 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for XSL in the UK

XSL
Top 12 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 26 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 -20 270 £50,000 +4.17% 36
UK excluding London -60 151 £52,500 +23.53% 26
London -14 118 £50,000 - 12
South East -14 57 £55,000 +22.22% 8
North of England +16 38 £55,000 +30.95% 6
North West -2 36 £55,000 +37.50% 4
South West -3 26 £42,500 +14.09% 5
East of England -30 19 £52,500 +13.51% 3
Midlands -11 11 £40,000 +6.67% 2
West Midlands +7 10 £40,000 -39.62% 1
Yorkshire +13 2 £35,500 -25.26%
East Midlands -11 1 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, 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.

1 259 (94.53%) XML
2 180 (65.69%) JavaScript
3 166 (60.58%) C#
4 163 (59.49%) .NET
5 140 (51.09%) MVC
6 137 (50.00%) HTML
7 129 (47.08%) Agile Software Development
8 128 (46.72%) CSS
9 109 (39.78%) SQL
10 97 (35.40%) SQL Server
11 96 (35.04%) JSON
12 83 (30.29%) Scrum
13 80 (29.20%) Java
14 78 (28.47%) SDLC
15 74 (27.01%) ASP.NET
16 73 (26.64%) AngularJS
17 72 (26.28%) Microsoft
18 71 (25.91%) REST
19 68 (24.82%) Test Automation
19 68 (24.82%) Software Engineering
20 67 (24.45%) Unit Testing
21 66 (24.09%) SOAP
22 62 (22.63%) .NET Framework
22 62 (22.63%) jQuery
23 61 (22.26%) Degree
24 54 (19.71%) Web Services
25 53 (19.34%) IIS
25 53 (19.34%) HTML5
26 49 (17.88%) Web Development
27 45 (16.42%) Finance

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 53 (19.34%) IIS
2 12 (4.38%) nginx
3 8 (2.92%) Apache
3 8 (2.92%) WebLogic
4 7 (2.55%) CMS
4 7 (2.55%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.82%) JBoss
5 5 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.46%) Jetty
7 3 (1.09%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.09%) Confluence
8 2 (0.73%) GeoServer
8 2 (0.73%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.36%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (5.47%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.73%) XMetaL
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.36%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (7.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 14 (5.11%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.82%) OpenShift
5 5 (1.82%) PaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.03%) HTTP
2 7 (2.55%) SSL
3 6 (2.19%) FTP
4 4 (1.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (35.40%) SQL Server
2 42 (15.33%) Relational Database
3 33 (12.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (9.85%) Redis
5 25 (9.12%) MySQL
6 23 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (8.03%) NoSQL
8 21 (7.66%) RDBMS
9 13 (4.74%) MarkLogic
10 11 (4.01%) MongoDB
10 11 (4.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (2.92%) Oracle Database
13 7 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
16 4 (1.46%) GIS
17 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
17 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
18 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 45 (16.42%) Git (software)
2 40 (14.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (6.93%) Maven
3 19 (6.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 15 (5.47%) Eclipse
4 15 (5.47%) Jenkins
5 13 (4.74%) Subversion
6 12 (4.38%) Ant
6 12 (4.38%) Visual Studio
7 10 (3.65%) Jasmine
7 10 (3.65%) Selenium
7 10 (3.65%) SpecFlow
8 8 (2.92%) JIRA
8 8 (2.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (2.92%) Toad
9 7 (2.55%) JUnit
10 6 (2.19%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.82%) Checkstyle
11 5 (1.82%) Mockito
11 5 (1.82%) XMLUnit
General
1 45 (16.42%) Finance
2 18 (6.57%) Banking
3 15 (5.47%) Front Office
4 14 (5.11%) Back Office
5 13 (4.74%) Advertising
5 13 (4.74%) Publishing
6 8 (2.92%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.55%) Retail
8 5 (1.82%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.46%) Law
9 4 (1.46%) Marketing
10 3 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.73%) Electronics
11 2 (0.73%) Legal
11 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.36%) Games
12 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 186 (67.88%) Developer
2 71 (25.91%) .NET Developer
3 47 (17.15%) C# Developer
4 41 (14.96%) Software Engineer
5 39 (14.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 37 (13.50%) C# Software Developer
7 35 (12.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 34 (12.41%) Software Developer
9 33 (12.04%) Junior
10 30 (10.95%) .NET Software Developer
11 29 (10.58%) Java Developer
12 26 (9.49%) .NET Software Engineer
13 25 (9.12%) Agile Developer
14 23 (8.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 23 (8.39%) Senior Developer
15 22 (8.03%) C# Software Engineer
16 21 (7.66%) Agile .NET Developer
16 21 (7.66%) Agile C# Developer
16 21 (7.66%) Analyst
16 21 (7.66%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (94.53%) XML
2 163 (59.49%) .NET
3 137 (50.00%) HTML
4 128 (46.72%) CSS
5 96 (35.04%) JSON
6 74 (27.01%) ASP.NET
7 73 (26.64%) AngularJS
8 71 (25.91%) REST
9 66 (24.09%) SOAP
10 62 (22.63%) .NET Framework
10 62 (22.63%) jQuery
11 54 (19.71%) Web Services
12 53 (19.34%) HTML5
13 44 (16.06%) RESTful
14 40 (14.60%) Spring
15 39 (14.23%) WCF
16 36 (13.14%) ASP.NET Web API
16 36 (13.14%) CSS3
17 34 (12.41%) Spring Boot
18 32 (11.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.85%) Computer Science
2 24 (8.76%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (5.11%) User Experience
4 13 (4.74%) Semantic Web
5 12 (4.38%) N-Tier
6 11 (4.01%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.19%) Fintech
8 4 (1.46%) W3C
9 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.73%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.36%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.36%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.36%) Online Games
11 1 (0.36%) State Machine
11 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.06%) Windows
2 21 (7.66%) Linux
3 19 (6.93%) Unix
4 4 (1.46%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.09%) Android
5 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.73%) CentOS
6 2 (0.73%) Fedora
6 2 (0.73%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.73%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (51.09%) MVC
2 129 (47.08%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (30.29%) Scrum
4 78 (28.47%) SDLC
5 68 (24.82%) Software Engineering
5 68 (24.82%) Test Automation
6 67 (24.45%) Unit Testing
7 49 (17.88%) Web Development
8 40 (14.60%) TDD
9 39 (14.23%) SOA
10 38 (13.87%) Secure Coding
11 36 (13.14%) Waterfall
12 35 (12.77%) OO
13 28 (10.22%) Microservices
14 24 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (8.76%) Kanban
15 23 (8.39%) Front End Development
16 21 (7.66%) Responsive Web Design
17 20 (7.30%) Use Case
18 19 (6.93%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 180 (65.69%) JavaScript
2 166 (60.58%) C#
3 109 (39.78%) SQL
4 80 (29.20%) Java
5 45 (16.42%) T-SQL
6 38 (13.87%) Python
7 31 (11.31%) Ruby
8 30 (10.95%) PHP
9 26 (9.49%) VB
10 21 (7.66%) Go
11 14 (5.11%) C++
12 13 (4.74%) VB6
13 12 (4.38%) VB.NET
14 11 (4.01%) TypeScript
15 10 (3.65%) VBA
16 9 (3.28%) PL/SQL
16 9 (3.28%) PowerShell
17 7 (2.55%) XPath
18 6 (2.19%) C
19 5 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 61 (22.26%) Degree
2 21 (7.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (4.38%) Master's Degree
4 8 (2.92%) ISEB
4 8 (2.92%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.19%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.82%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.82%) PMP
6 5 (1.82%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.73%) MCP
7 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.04%) QA
2 12 (4.38%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 11 (4.01%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.46%) HAProxy
2 3 (1.09%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 2 (0.73%) Apache Shiro
4 1 (0.36%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 72 (26.28%) Microsoft
2 40 (14.60%) Oracle
3 10 (3.65%) Capita
4 9 (3.28%) Sybase
4 9 (3.28%) Twitter
5 8 (2.92%) webMethods
6 6 (2.19%) Redback
6 6 (2.19%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.82%) Perforce
7 5 (1.82%) Solace
8 4 (1.46%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.46%) CA
8 4 (1.46%) Murex
8 4 (1.46%) New Relic
8 4 (1.46%) Reuters
8 4 (1.46%) Splunk
9 3 (1.09%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.09%) hybris
9 3 (1.09%) SAP
10 2 (0.73%) Zend