Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 934 981 838
Rank change year-on-year +47 -143 +67
Permanent jobs citing XSL 238 234 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.32% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 186 185 396
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -

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 71,004 72,572 79,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.58% 40.62% 39.00%
Number of salaries quoted 59,130 60,835 68,419
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 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 +32 235 £50,000 -4.76% 23
UK excluding London -10 132 £42,500 -10.53% 18
London +49 105 £50,000 -4.76% 8
South East +10 60 £45,000 -18.18% 5
South West +8 28 £42,500 +10.39% 3
North of England +6 26 £53,750 +7.50% 4
North West +3 24 £55,000 +10.00% 4
East of England -13 11 £35,000 -22.22% 1
West Midlands +29 5 £40,000 -36.00% 1
Midlands -3 5 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire +20 2 £37,500 +29.31%
Wales +10 1 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Scotland - 1 £32,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 227 (95.38%) XML
2 166 (69.75%) .NET
3 164 (68.91%) JavaScript
4 161 (67.65%) C#
5 142 (59.66%) MVC
6 130 (54.62%) HTML
7 112 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
8 109 (45.80%) CSS
9 104 (43.70%) SQL
10 99 (41.60%) SQL Server
11 91 (38.24%) Microsoft
12 77 (32.35%) JSON
13 76 (31.93%) Scrum
14 73 (30.67%) jQuery
14 73 (30.67%) AngularJS
15 70 (29.41%) ASP.NET
16 63 (26.47%) IIS
17 62 (26.05%) REST
18 61 (25.63%) Finance
19 59 (24.79%) Java
19 59 (24.79%) SOAP
20 54 (22.69%) Test Automation
20 54 (22.69%) SDLC
21 53 (22.27%) .NET Framework
22 50 (21.01%) Software Engineering
23 49 (20.59%) Web Services
23 49 (20.59%) Windows
24 46 (19.33%) Web Development
24 46 (19.33%) T-SQL
25 43 (18.07%) ASP.NET Web API

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 63 (26.47%) IIS
2 14 (5.88%) CMS
3 11 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.20%) nginx
5 5 (2.10%) MS Project Server
5 5 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.68%) Alfresco
6 4 (1.68%) Apache
6 4 (1.68%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.68%) Confluence
6 4 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.68%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.68%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.84%) Jetty
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.42%) Drupal
8 1 (0.42%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (6.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.42%) HipChat
4 1 (0.42%) Simulink
4 1 (0.42%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.42%) Windchill
4 1 (0.42%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 7 (2.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (6.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 9 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.10%) Office 365
6 4 (1.68%) PaaS
7 1 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.42%) GitHub
7 1 (0.42%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.72%) HTTP
2 7 (2.94%) SSL
3 1 (0.42%) Modbus
3 1 (0.42%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (41.60%) SQL Server
2 42 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (12.18%) Relational Database
4 21 (8.82%) MySQL
5 20 (8.40%) NoSQL
6 19 (7.98%) RDBMS
6 19 (7.98%) Redis
7 18 (7.56%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (3.78%) Oracle Database
11 8 (3.36%) DTS
12 7 (2.94%) MongoDB
13 6 (2.52%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (2.10%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
16 2 (0.84%) GIS
16 2 (0.84%) Power BI
16 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (15.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (13.03%) Git (software)
3 30 (12.61%) Visual Studio
4 23 (9.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 10 (4.20%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (3.78%) Eclipse
6 9 (3.78%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.78%) JIRA
6 9 (3.78%) Selenium
7 8 (3.36%) Maven
8 6 (2.52%) Jasmine
8 6 (2.52%) NUnit
8 6 (2.52%) SpecFlow
9 5 (2.10%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.68%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.68%) Moq
10 4 (1.68%) Subversion
10 4 (1.68%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.68%) Toad
11 3 (1.26%) Ant
General
1 61 (25.63%) Finance
2 15 (6.30%) Advertising
3 12 (5.04%) Back Office
4 11 (4.62%) Marketing
5 10 (4.20%) Banking
5 10 (4.20%) Front Office
6 9 (3.78%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.36%) Investment Banking
7 8 (3.36%) Retail
8 6 (2.52%) Electronics
8 6 (2.52%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.68%) Law
10 2 (0.84%) Automotive
10 2 (0.84%) Games
10 2 (0.84%) Legal
11 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 168 (70.59%) Developer
2 76 (31.93%) .NET Developer
3 48 (20.17%) C# Developer
4 40 (16.81%) Software Developer
5 38 (15.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 36 (15.13%) C# Software Developer
7 34 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
8 30 (12.61%) Software Engineer
9 29 (12.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 27 (11.34%) Senior Developer
11 25 (10.50%) Analyst
12 24 (10.08%) .NET Software Engineer
13 23 (9.66%) Full Stack Developer
14 22 (9.24%) Junior
15 21 (8.82%) Agile Developer
15 21 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 19 (7.98%) Agile .NET Developer
16 19 (7.98%) Agile C# Developer
16 19 (7.98%) C# Software Engineer
17 15 (6.30%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (95.38%) XML
2 166 (69.75%) .NET
3 130 (54.62%) HTML
4 109 (45.80%) CSS
5 77 (32.35%) JSON
6 73 (30.67%) AngularJS
6 73 (30.67%) jQuery
7 70 (29.41%) ASP.NET
8 62 (26.05%) REST
9 59 (24.79%) SOAP
10 53 (22.27%) .NET Framework
11 49 (20.59%) Web Services
12 43 (18.07%) ASP.NET Web API
13 41 (17.23%) HTML5
14 38 (15.97%) RESTful
15 35 (14.71%) CSS3
16 30 (12.61%) WCF
17 28 (11.76%) XSD
18 25 (10.50%) Entity Framework
18 25 (10.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.92%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.72%) N-Tier
3 13 (5.46%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (5.04%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (5.04%) User Experience
5 8 (3.36%) Fintech
6 4 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.42%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.42%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.42%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.42%) Online Games
8 1 (0.42%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.42%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.59%) Windows
2 17 (7.14%) Linux
3 13 (5.46%) Unix
4 7 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.10%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.10%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.84%) Android
6 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.42%) CentOS
7 1 (0.42%) Fedora
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (59.66%) MVC
2 112 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (31.93%) Scrum
4 54 (22.69%) SDLC
4 54 (22.69%) Test Automation
5 50 (21.01%) Software Engineering
6 46 (19.33%) Web Development
7 38 (15.97%) Unit Testing
8 33 (13.87%) Secure Coding
9 29 (12.18%) TDD
10 28 (11.76%) Waterfall
11 27 (11.34%) OO
12 25 (10.50%) SOA
13 21 (8.82%) Microservices
14 17 (7.14%) Kanban
15 16 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (6.72%) Front End Development
15 16 (6.72%) Responsive Web Design
16 14 (5.88%) Multithreading
16 14 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 164 (68.91%) JavaScript
2 161 (67.65%) C#
3 104 (43.70%) SQL
4 59 (24.79%) Java
5 46 (19.33%) T-SQL
6 23 (9.66%) PHP
7 21 (8.82%) Python
8 20 (8.40%) Ruby
9 18 (7.56%) VB
10 17 (7.14%) VB.NET
11 16 (6.72%) Go
12 14 (5.88%) TypeScript
13 11 (4.62%) VB6
14 10 (4.20%) VBA
15 9 (3.78%) PowerShell
16 8 (3.36%) C
17 7 (2.94%) PL/SQL
18 6 (2.52%) XQuery
19 4 (1.68%) C++
20 3 (1.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (16.39%) Degree
2 14 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.10%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.68%) ISEB
4 4 (1.68%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.68%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.26%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.26%) PMP
6 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.08%) QA
2 9 (3.78%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.10%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 3 (1.26%) HL7
4 3 (1.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.26%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 2 (0.84%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.42%) Apache Shiro
3 1 (0.42%) Puppet
3 1 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 91 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.34%) Oracle
3 11 (4.62%) Redback
4 10 (4.20%) Twitter
5 7 (2.94%) Capita
5 7 (2.94%) hybris
6 5 (2.10%) Nintex
6 5 (2.10%) SAP
7 4 (1.68%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.68%) Murex
7 4 (1.68%) Reuters
7 4 (1.68%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.68%) Sybase
7 4 (1.68%) webMethods
8 2 (0.84%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.84%) New Relic
8 2 (0.84%) Perforce
8 2 (0.84%) RedGate
9 1 (0.42%) Kony
9 1 (0.42%) Xamarin