Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 905 881 804
Rank change year-on-year -24 -77 -71
Permanent jobs citing XSL 273 314 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 0.45% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 238 254 395
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,650 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +40.00% -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 70,673 69,589 79,812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.60% 39.34% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 59,256 60,136 68,517
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -26 267 £52,500 +16.67% 29
UK excluding London +10 177 £52,500 +40.00% 25
London -28 91 £50,000 - 9
South East +3 67 £60,000 +50.00% 10
North of England +19 38 £55,000 +69.23% 4
North West +18 36 £55,000 +69.23% 4
East of England +21 35 £52,500 +10.53% 1
South West -2 21 £32,500 - 3
Midlands +1 14 £37,500 -16.67% 2
West Midlands +13 9 £40,000 -20.00%
East Midlands +15 5 £37,500 - 2
Yorkshire +23 2 £30,500 -41.90%
Isle of Man - 1 £60,000 -
Scotland - 1 £45,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 256 (93.77%) XML
2 172 (63.00%) JavaScript
3 163 (59.71%) C#
4 157 (57.51%) .NET
5 153 (56.04%) HTML
6 127 (46.52%) MVC
7 121 (44.32%) SQL
8 119 (43.59%) CSS
9 112 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
10 98 (35.90%) SQL Server
10 98 (35.90%) ASP.NET
11 85 (31.14%) Java
12 84 (30.77%) JSON
13 71 (26.01%) Unit Testing
13 71 (26.01%) SDLC
14 68 (24.91%) Microsoft
15 67 (24.54%) Degree
16 65 (23.81%) Software Engineering
17 63 (23.08%) AngularJS
17 63 (23.08%) REST
18 61 (22.34%) jQuery
19 60 (21.98%) SOAP
20 59 (21.61%) Web Services
21 57 (20.88%) Scrum
22 53 (19.41%) Test Automation
23 52 (19.05%) HTML5
24 49 (17.95%) Web Development
25 47 (17.22%) XSD
25 47 (17.22%) IIS
26 45 (16.48%) .NET Framework

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 47 (17.22%) IIS
2 20 (7.33%) Apache
3 12 (4.40%) nginx
4 9 (3.30%) JBoss
4 9 (3.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (2.56%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.20%) CMS
6 6 (2.20%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.83%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.47%) WordPress
9 3 (1.10%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.73%) Jetty
10 2 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.37%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (2.56%) XMetaL
2 6 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.10%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Magento
2 2 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 37 (13.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (6.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 10 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (3.30%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.83%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.10%) PaaS
8 1 (0.37%) Office 365
8 1 (0.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.06%) HTTP
2 10 (3.66%) FTP
3 9 (3.30%) SSL
4 4 (1.47%) Internet
4 4 (1.47%) Network Security
5 1 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 42 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 35 (12.82%) MySQL
4 31 (11.36%) NoSQL
5 23 (8.42%) RDBMS
6 22 (8.06%) Redis
7 19 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (6.96%) MarkLogic
8 13 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (4.03%) MongoDB
10 10 (3.66%) Oracle Database
11 9 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
15 2 (0.73%) Big Data
15 2 (0.73%) GIS
15 2 (0.73%) Power BI
15 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
16 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (15.02%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.33%) Maven
3 19 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (5.86%) Subversion
5 15 (5.49%) Ant
5 15 (5.49%) Eclipse
6 14 (5.13%) Jenkins
7 12 (4.40%) Jasmine
7 12 (4.40%) JUnit
7 12 (4.40%) Selenium
7 12 (4.40%) SpecFlow
8 9 (3.30%) Checkstyle
8 9 (3.30%) IntelliJ
8 9 (3.30%) SoapUI
8 9 (3.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 9 (3.30%) XMLUnit
9 6 (2.20%) Toad
9 6 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (1.83%) AppScan
11 4 (1.47%) Mockito
General
1 41 (15.02%) Finance
2 22 (8.06%) Banking
3 19 (6.96%) Publishing
4 17 (6.23%) Front Office
5 14 (5.13%) Advertising
5 14 (5.13%) Retail
6 13 (4.76%) Local Government
7 10 (3.66%) Back Office
8 8 (2.93%) Marketing
9 6 (2.20%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.47%) Multimedia
10 4 (1.47%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.10%) Electronics
11 3 (1.10%) Games
11 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.37%) Legal
12 1 (0.37%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 191 (69.96%) Developer
2 91 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 37 (13.55%) Java Developer
4 35 (12.82%) C# Developer
4 35 (12.82%) Software Engineer
5 33 (12.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 32 (11.72%) C# Software Developer
7 30 (10.99%) Junior
8 27 (9.89%) .NET Software Developer
9 26 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
9 26 (9.52%) Senior Developer
10 25 (9.16%) Agile Developer
11 24 (8.79%) C# Software Engineer
12 23 (8.42%) .NET Software Engineer
12 23 (8.42%) Agile .NET Developer
12 23 (8.42%) Agile C# Developer
12 23 (8.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 19 (6.96%) XML Developer
14 18 (6.59%) Analyst
14 18 (6.59%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (93.77%) XML
2 157 (57.51%) .NET
3 153 (56.04%) HTML
4 119 (43.59%) CSS
5 98 (35.90%) ASP.NET
6 84 (30.77%) JSON
7 63 (23.08%) AngularJS
7 63 (23.08%) REST
8 61 (22.34%) jQuery
9 60 (21.98%) SOAP
10 59 (21.61%) Web Services
11 52 (19.05%) HTML5
12 47 (17.22%) XSD
13 45 (16.48%) .NET Framework
13 45 (16.48%) WCF
14 38 (13.92%) Ajax
14 38 (13.92%) Spring
15 37 (13.55%) XHTML
16 36 (13.19%) React
17 35 (12.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.19%) Computer Science
2 23 (8.42%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (6.96%) Semantic Web
4 13 (4.76%) Virtual Team
5 11 (4.03%) User Experience
6 6 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.83%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.83%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.10%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.10%) W3C
9 2 (0.73%) Fintech
9 2 (0.73%) iPhone
10 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.37%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.37%) Online Games
10 1 (0.37%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.72%) Windows
2 23 (8.42%) Linux
3 13 (4.76%) Android
4 11 (4.03%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.30%) Unix
5 9 (3.30%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.83%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.37%) CentOS
7 1 (0.37%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (46.52%) MVC
2 112 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (26.01%) SDLC
3 71 (26.01%) Unit Testing
4 65 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 57 (20.88%) Scrum
6 53 (19.41%) Test Automation
7 49 (17.95%) Web Development
8 43 (15.75%) TDD
9 39 (14.29%) SOA
10 37 (13.55%) Microservices
10 37 (13.55%) Waterfall
11 31 (11.36%) OO
12 26 (9.52%) Front End Development
13 21 (7.69%) Secure Coding
14 20 (7.33%) Use Case
15 19 (6.96%) Ontologies
15 19 (6.96%) RDF
15 19 (6.96%) Responsive Web Design
16 16 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 172 (63.00%) JavaScript
2 163 (59.71%) C#
3 121 (44.32%) SQL
4 85 (31.14%) Java
5 37 (13.55%) VB
6 36 (13.19%) PHP
6 36 (13.19%) T-SQL
7 33 (12.09%) Python
8 25 (9.16%) Ruby
9 21 (7.69%) C++
10 19 (6.96%) Go
11 14 (5.13%) PL/SQL
11 14 (5.13%) XPath
12 13 (4.76%) VB.NET
13 10 (3.66%) VB6
13 10 (3.66%) VBA
14 8 (2.93%) C
15 5 (1.83%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.83%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.83%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 67 (24.54%) Degree
2 24 (8.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.66%) Master's Degree
4 9 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.20%) ISEB
6 6 (2.20%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.83%) CISM
8 4 (1.47%) CISSP
8 4 (1.47%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.10%) HNC
9 3 (1.10%) HND
9 3 (1.10%) MCP
9 3 (1.10%) MCSE
9 3 (1.10%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.10%) PMP
10 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.37%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.09%) QA
2 10 (3.66%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 8 (2.93%) SLA
4 6 (2.20%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.83%) COBIT
6 4 (1.47%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 7 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.73%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.37%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 68 (24.91%) Microsoft
2 42 (15.38%) Oracle
3 10 (3.66%) Xamarin
4 9 (3.30%) Solace
4 9 (3.30%) Sybase
5 6 (2.20%) webMethods
6 5 (1.83%) Adobe
6 5 (1.83%) Apple
6 5 (1.83%) IBM
6 5 (1.83%) SAP
7 4 (1.47%) CA
7 4 (1.47%) Capita
7 4 (1.47%) Splunk
7 4 (1.47%) Zend
8 3 (1.10%) Perforce
8 3 (1.10%) Redback
8 3 (1.10%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.73%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.73%) New Relic
10 1 (0.37%) Remedy