Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 933 901 841
Rank change year-on-year -32 -60 -161
Permanent jobs citing XSL 245 326 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.44% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 209 284 410
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +7.95% +3.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,975
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,875 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +31.25% - -

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 71782 73986 83137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.12% 38.96% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59611 64205 71075
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for XSL in the UK

XSL
Top 14 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 18 November 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 -44 242 £52,500 +10.53% 11
UK excluding London +62 176 £52,500 +31.25% 8
South East +45 71 £60,000 +50.00% 1
London -81 67 £55,000 +10.00% 4
East of England +34 47 £50,000 +5.26% 3
North of England +16 32 £55,000 +46.67% 2
North West -4 30 £55,000 +46.67% 1
South West -20 16 £37,500 -
Midlands -1 8 £37,500 -16.67% 1
East Midlands +38 5 £37,500 -6.25%
West Midlands -8 3 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire +27 2 £30,500 -12.86%
Isle of Man - 1 £60,000 -
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 226 (92.24%) XML
2 152 (62.04%) JavaScript
3 144 (58.78%) C#
4 139 (56.73%) .NET
5 137 (55.92%) HTML
6 113 (46.12%) Agile Software Development
7 106 (43.27%) MVC
8 104 (42.45%) SQL Server
9 99 (40.41%) CSS
10 97 (39.59%) SQL
11 95 (38.78%) ASP.NET
12 71 (28.98%) Java
13 65 (26.53%) Microsoft
13 65 (26.53%) JSON
13 65 (26.53%) Unit Testing
14 57 (23.27%) AngularJS
15 56 (22.86%) XSD
15 56 (22.86%) Software Engineering
16 54 (22.04%) SDLC
16 54 (22.04%) jQuery
16 54 (22.04%) REST
17 52 (21.22%) Scrum
18 49 (20.00%) Degree
19 48 (19.59%) SOAP
20 47 (19.18%) Web Services
21 46 (18.78%) WCF
21 46 (18.78%) Relational Database
22 45 (18.37%) .NET Framework
22 45 (18.37%) Git (software)
23 43 (17.55%) Waterfall

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 41 (16.73%) IIS
2 24 (9.80%) Apache
3 10 (4.08%) JBoss
3 10 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (4.08%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.67%) nginx
5 6 (2.45%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.63%) CMS
7 4 (1.63%) WordPress
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.41%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (2.86%) XMetaL
2 6 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.22%) FrameMaker
4 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.22%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.22%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.04%) Magento
2 2 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.82%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (9.39%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 9 (3.67%) OpenShift
5 5 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.41%) Office 365
6 1 (0.41%) PaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.76%) HTTP
2 10 (4.08%) FTP
3 8 (3.27%) SSL
4 4 (1.63%) Internet
4 4 (1.63%) LDAP
5 1 (0.41%) Intranet
5 1 (0.41%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (42.45%) SQL Server
2 46 (18.78%) Relational Database
3 36 (14.69%) MySQL
4 35 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 28 (11.43%) RDBMS
6 18 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (6.94%) MongoDB
8 15 (6.12%) MarkLogic
9 13 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (5.31%) Redis
10 11 (4.49%) Oracle Database
11 8 (3.27%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (2.86%) Big Data
13 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
15 2 (0.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.82%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 45 (18.37%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.35%) Maven
3 16 (6.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (4.90%) Ant
4 12 (4.90%) JUnit
4 12 (4.90%) Subversion
5 11 (4.49%) Jasmine
5 11 (4.49%) Selenium
5 11 (4.49%) SpecFlow
6 10 (4.08%) Eclipse
6 10 (4.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (3.67%) Checkstyle
7 9 (3.67%) IntelliJ
7 9 (3.67%) Jenkins
7 9 (3.67%) SoapUI
7 9 (3.67%) XMLUnit
8 5 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.04%) FxCop
8 5 (2.04%) Moq
8 5 (2.04%) StyleCop
General
1 40 (16.33%) Finance
2 22 (8.98%) Banking
3 15 (6.12%) Publishing
4 13 (5.31%) Front Office
4 13 (5.31%) Local Government
5 12 (4.90%) Advertising
6 11 (4.49%) Retail
7 10 (4.08%) Back Office
8 9 (3.67%) Marketing
8 9 (3.67%) Multimedia
9 5 (2.04%) Games
9 5 (2.04%) Law
10 4 (1.63%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.22%) Electronics
11 3 (1.22%) Investment Banking
11 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 184 (75.10%) Developer
2 89 (36.33%) .NET Developer
3 39 (15.92%) C# Developer
4 37 (15.10%) Java Developer
5 34 (13.88%) C# Software Developer
6 29 (11.84%) .NET Software Developer
7 28 (11.43%) Software Engineer
8 27 (11.02%) C# .NET Developer
8 27 (11.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 24 (9.80%) Senior Developer
10 23 (9.39%) .NET Software Engineer
10 23 (9.39%) Agile .NET Developer
10 23 (9.39%) Agile C# Developer
10 23 (9.39%) Agile Developer
10 23 (9.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 23 (9.39%) C# Software Engineer
11 20 (8.16%) Software Developer
12 18 (7.35%) Analyst
13 15 (6.12%) Agile Business Analyst
13 15 (6.12%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (92.24%) XML
2 139 (56.73%) .NET
3 137 (55.92%) HTML
4 99 (40.41%) CSS
5 95 (38.78%) ASP.NET
6 65 (26.53%) JSON
7 57 (23.27%) AngularJS
8 56 (22.86%) XSD
9 54 (22.04%) jQuery
9 54 (22.04%) REST
10 48 (19.59%) SOAP
11 47 (19.18%) Web Services
12 46 (18.78%) WCF
13 45 (18.37%) .NET Framework
14 39 (15.92%) ASP.NET Web API
15 38 (15.51%) HTML5
16 36 (14.69%) React
17 35 (14.29%) XSLT
18 33 (13.47%) CSS3
19 32 (13.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.06%) Computer Science
2 18 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (6.12%) Semantic Web
4 13 (5.31%) Virtual Team
5 10 (4.08%) User Experience
6 6 (2.45%) Fintech
7 5 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.04%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.63%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.22%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.82%) iPhone
11 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.41%) DataPower
11 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.41%) Online Games
11 1 (0.41%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.88%) Windows
2 25 (10.20%) Linux
3 14 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.90%) Android
5 10 (4.08%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.04%) Unix
6 5 (2.04%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (46.12%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (43.27%) MVC
3 65 (26.53%) Unit Testing
4 56 (22.86%) Software Engineering
5 54 (22.04%) SDLC
6 52 (21.22%) Scrum
7 43 (17.55%) Waterfall
8 38 (15.51%) Test Automation
9 37 (15.10%) Microservices
10 36 (14.69%) Web Development
11 35 (14.29%) TDD
12 34 (13.88%) OO
13 29 (11.84%) SOA
14 24 (9.80%) Front End Development
15 20 (8.16%) Code Coverage
16 19 (7.76%) UML
17 17 (6.94%) Secure Coding
18 15 (6.12%) Ontologies
18 15 (6.12%) RDF
18 15 (6.12%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 152 (62.04%) JavaScript
2 144 (58.78%) C#
3 97 (39.59%) SQL
4 71 (28.98%) Java
5 36 (14.69%) VB
6 34 (13.88%) PHP
7 30 (12.24%) T-SQL
8 19 (7.76%) PL/SQL
9 18 (7.35%) C++
10 16 (6.53%) Python
11 15 (6.12%) VB.NET
12 14 (5.71%) XPath
13 13 (5.31%) Go
13 13 (5.31%) Ruby
14 11 (4.49%) VB6
15 10 (4.08%) VBA
16 8 (3.27%) VBScript
17 7 (2.86%) C
18 5 (2.04%) Objective-C
18 5 (2.04%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 49 (20.00%) Degree
2 18 (7.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.04%) CISM
4 5 (2.04%) Master's Degree
4 5 (2.04%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.63%) CISSP
6 3 (1.22%) HNC
6 3 (1.22%) HND
6 3 (1.22%) MCP
6 3 (1.22%) MCSE
6 3 (1.22%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.22%) PMP
7 2 (0.82%) ISEB
7 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) CITP
8 1 (0.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.57%) QA
2 7 (2.86%) SLA
3 5 (2.04%) COBIT
3 5 (2.04%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 4 (1.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) OpenSSO
1 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 65 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 39 (15.92%) Oracle
3 11 (4.49%) Sybase
4 10 (4.08%) Xamarin
5 9 (3.67%) Solace
6 6 (2.45%) IBM
6 6 (2.45%) Zend
7 5 (2.04%) Adobe
7 5 (2.04%) Apple
7 5 (2.04%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.04%) SAP
8 3 (1.22%) Redback
9 2 (0.82%) BEA
9 2 (0.82%) hybris
9 2 (0.82%) Murex
9 2 (0.82%) webMethods
10 1 (0.41%) ATG
10 1 (0.41%) Capita
10 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.41%) Sitecore