Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 937 947 863
Rank change year-on-year +10 -84 -1
Permanent jobs citing XSL 221 236 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.33% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 153 197 324
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -22.73% +37.50% -

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 65,818 70,507 74,246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.96% 40.20% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 54,464 58,352 64,331
UK median annual salary £50,869 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.74% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 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 +33 212 £50,000 -9.09% 33
UK excluding London -32 129 £42,500 -22.73% 23
London +67 87 £55,000 +2.33% 10
South East +17 64 £45,000 -25.00% 13
North of England +6 21 £52,500 - 2
North West -1 18 £52,500 -4.55% 1
South West +13 17 £42,500 +13.33% 4
East of England -8 16 £33,750 -25.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 5 £37,500 -
West Midlands +35 3 £38,750 +40.91% 3
Yorkshire +23 3 £40,000 +37.93%
Midlands +19 3 £38,750 +3.33% 3
Scotland 0 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Wales -4 1 £40,000 +11.11%

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 212 (95.93%) XML
2 143 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 138 (62.44%) .NET
4 131 (59.28%) MVC
5 129 (58.37%) C#
6 126 (57.01%) HTML
7 116 (52.49%) SQL
8 106 (47.96%) CSS
9 105 (47.51%) Agile Software Development
10 83 (37.56%) Java
11 77 (34.84%) Web Services
12 76 (34.39%) jQuery
13 73 (33.03%) SQL Server
14 70 (31.67%) ASP.NET
15 68 (30.77%) Finance
16 65 (29.41%) Microsoft
17 59 (26.70%) Scrum
17 59 (26.70%) REST
18 58 (26.24%) AngularJS
18 58 (26.24%) SOAP
19 56 (25.34%) JSON
20 51 (23.08%) Oracle
21 49 (22.17%) XSD
22 46 (20.81%) IIS
23 45 (20.36%) HTML5
24 40 (18.10%) RESTful
24 40 (18.10%) ASP.NET Web API
25 37 (16.74%) Microsoft Azure
25 37 (16.74%) Spring
26 36 (16.29%) 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 46 (20.81%) IIS
2 23 (10.41%) Tomcat
3 19 (8.60%) CMS
4 15 (6.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (3.62%) Confluence
5 8 (3.62%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.17%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.71%) nginx
8 5 (2.26%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.26%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (1.81%) Alfresco
9 4 (1.81%) MS Project Server
9 4 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.36%) Apache
10 3 (1.36%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.90%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (4.98%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.62%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.45%) HipChat
4 1 (0.45%) Simulink
4 1 (0.45%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.45%) Windchill
4 1 (0.45%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 7 (3.17%) Magento
2 2 (0.90%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 37 (16.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (11.76%) SaaS
3 20 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 9 (4.07%) DigitalOcean
6 6 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.81%) Office 365
8 3 (1.36%) PaaS
9 1 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.45%) GitHub
9 1 (0.45%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.43%) HTTP
2 9 (4.07%) Internet
3 7 (3.17%) SSL
4 2 (0.90%) FTP
4 2 (0.90%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.45%) Modbus
5 1 (0.45%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (33.03%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.31%) Oracle Database
2 25 (11.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (10.86%) Relational Database
4 22 (9.95%) MySQL
5 16 (7.24%) RDBMS
6 15 (6.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (6.33%) NoSQL
8 13 (5.88%) DTS
9 11 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (4.52%) Redis
11 9 (4.07%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (3.17%) MongoDB
13 4 (1.81%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
14 2 (0.90%) SAP HANA
14 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (16.29%) Git (software)
2 34 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 31 (14.03%) Eclipse
3 31 (14.03%) Maven
4 15 (6.79%) Jenkins
5 14 (6.33%) SoapUI
5 14 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (5.43%) JUnit
7 11 (4.98%) Subversion
8 9 (4.07%) Ant
8 9 (4.07%) Cucumber
8 9 (4.07%) IntelliJ
8 9 (4.07%) JIRA
8 9 (4.07%) NUnit
8 9 (4.07%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (4.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 8 (3.62%) ProC
9 8 (3.62%) Selenium
10 5 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.26%) Vagrant
General
1 68 (30.77%) Finance
2 15 (6.79%) Retail
3 11 (4.98%) Advertising
4 9 (4.07%) Back Office
4 9 (4.07%) Marketing
5 7 (3.17%) Banking
5 7 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.71%) Electronics
6 6 (2.71%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.26%) Law
7 5 (2.26%) Local Government
7 5 (2.26%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.81%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.81%) Front Office
9 2 (0.90%) Automotive
9 2 (0.90%) Games
10 1 (0.45%) Legal
10 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 148 (66.97%) Developer
2 59 (26.70%) .NET Developer
3 36 (16.29%) Senior Developer
4 35 (15.84%) Java Developer
5 31 (14.03%) C# Developer
6 25 (11.31%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (10.86%) Software Developer
8 23 (10.41%) Analyst
9 22 (9.95%) .NET Software Developer
9 22 (9.95%) C# Software Developer
10 21 (9.50%) Senior Java Developer
11 18 (8.14%) Consultant
12 14 (6.33%) Web Developer
13 13 (5.88%) Junior
13 13 (5.88%) Support Analyst
14 12 (5.43%) Software Engineer
15 11 (4.98%) Agile .NET Developer
15 11 (4.98%) Agile C# Developer
15 11 (4.98%) C# Software Engineer
15 11 (4.98%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (95.93%) XML
2 138 (62.44%) .NET
3 126 (57.01%) HTML
4 106 (47.96%) CSS
5 77 (34.84%) Web Services
6 76 (34.39%) jQuery
7 70 (31.67%) ASP.NET
8 59 (26.70%) REST
9 58 (26.24%) AngularJS
9 58 (26.24%) SOAP
10 56 (25.34%) JSON
11 49 (22.17%) XSD
12 45 (20.36%) HTML5
13 40 (18.10%) ASP.NET Web API
13 40 (18.10%) RESTful
14 37 (16.74%) Spring
15 35 (15.84%) .NET Framework
16 33 (14.93%) CSS3
17 32 (14.48%) JAXB
18 31 (14.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (10.41%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (9.05%) Computer Science
4 17 (7.69%) User Experience
5 12 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.62%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.71%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.81%) Fintech
9 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.45%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.45%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.45%) Life Science
9 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.45%) Online Games
9 1 (0.45%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.45%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.48%) Unix
1 32 (14.48%) Windows
2 29 (13.12%) Linux
3 17 (7.69%) Solaris
4 8 (3.62%) CentOS
4 8 (3.62%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.71%) Android
5 6 (2.71%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.71%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.36%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.36%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (59.28%) MVC
2 105 (47.51%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (26.70%) Scrum
4 33 (14.93%) TDD
5 32 (14.48%) Unit Testing
6 29 (13.12%) Test Automation
7 28 (12.67%) Web Development
8 27 (12.22%) SDLC
8 27 (12.22%) SOA
9 25 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (11.31%) Software Engineering
10 24 (10.86%) OO
11 21 (9.50%) BDD
11 21 (9.50%) Waterfall
12 20 (9.05%) Kanban
12 20 (9.05%) Microservices
13 17 (7.69%) Mentoring
14 15 (6.79%) Secure Coding
14 15 (6.79%) Workflow
15 14 (6.33%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 143 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 129 (58.37%) C#
3 116 (52.49%) SQL
4 83 (37.56%) Java
5 28 (12.67%) PL/SQL
6 27 (12.22%) Python
6 27 (12.22%) T-SQL
7 24 (10.86%) TypeScript
8 19 (8.60%) Ruby
9 18 (8.14%) Go
10 15 (6.79%) PHP
11 14 (6.33%) XPath
12 10 (4.52%) PowerShell
13 9 (4.07%) VB
14 8 (3.62%) Apex Code
14 8 (3.62%) R
15 7 (3.17%) C
15 7 (3.17%) VB.NET
16 6 (2.71%) XQuery
17 4 (1.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (11.31%) Degree
2 7 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.90%) ISEB
4 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.90%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.76%) QA
2 3 (1.36%) HL7
3 2 (0.90%) SLA
3 2 (0.90%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (7.69%) Docker
2 5 (2.26%) VirtualBox
2 5 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 13 (5.88%) Ansible
3 8 (3.62%) Terraform
4 5 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 65 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 51 (23.08%) Oracle
3 17 (7.69%) Rakuten
3 17 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.62%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (3.62%) Twitter
5 7 (3.17%) hybris
5 7 (3.17%) Redback
6 6 (2.71%) SAP
7 5 (2.26%) Splunk
7 5 (2.26%) VMware
8 4 (1.81%) CA
8 4 (1.81%) Nintex
9 3 (1.36%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.36%) Telerik
9 3 (1.36%) Thunderhead
10 2 (0.90%) SEEBURGER
10 2 (0.90%) webMethods
10 2 (0.90%) Workday
11 1 (0.45%) ATG