Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 951 841 872
Rank change year-on-year -110 +31 -202
Permanent jobs citing XSL 243 436 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.57% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 196 376 366
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +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 71214 76293 81952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.46% 38.78% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 59158 66279 69911
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 August 2017.

Salary histogram for XSL in the UK

XSL
Top 15 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 23 August 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 -98 235 £52,500 +5.00% 8
UK excluding London +2 167 £50,000 +17.65% 5
London -87 74 £55,000 +4.76% 4
South East +67 65 £60,000 +9.09% 3
East of England -2 32 £42,500 -10.53%
North of England -28 32 £50,000 +42.86% 1
North West -24 28 £51,250 +13.89% 1
South West +9 26 £36,000 -4.00%
Wales +13 6 £36,000 +30.91% 1
East Midlands +18 4 £37,500 -6.25%
Midlands -6 4 £37,500 -25.00%
Yorkshire -15 3 £29,000 -6.45%
North East +19 1 £48,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 £60,000 -
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 225 (92.59%) XML
2 132 (54.32%) C#
3 131 (53.91%) .NET
4 124 (51.03%) JavaScript
5 123 (50.62%) HTML
6 106 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
7 105 (43.21%) SQL Server
8 99 (40.74%) MVC
9 95 (39.09%) SQL
10 88 (36.21%) CSS
11 83 (34.16%) ASP.NET
12 65 (26.75%) Java
13 59 (24.28%) XSD
13 59 (24.28%) Microsoft
13 59 (24.28%) jQuery
14 54 (22.22%) Unit Testing
15 52 (21.40%) Finance
16 51 (20.99%) Scrum
17 49 (20.16%) AngularJS
18 47 (19.34%) SOAP
19 43 (17.70%) IIS
19 43 (17.70%) WCF
19 43 (17.70%) Degree
20 42 (17.28%) JSON
20 42 (17.28%) Oracle
21 41 (16.87%) Linux
21 41 (16.87%) Waterfall
22 40 (16.46%) Git (software)
22 40 (16.46%) Web Development
23 37 (15.23%) Software Engineering

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 43 (17.70%) IIS
2 19 (7.82%) Apache
3 14 (5.76%) JBoss
4 13 (5.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (4.94%) WebLogic
6 11 (4.53%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.47%) nginx
8 5 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.06%) CMS
8 5 (2.06%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.23%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.23%) WildFly
11 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 11 (4.53%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.29%) FrameMaker
3 8 (3.29%) RoboHelp
4 5 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.06%) XMetaL
5 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (1.23%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.82%) Magento
2 2 (0.82%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.41%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.41%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 34 (13.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.53%) OpenShift
4 6 (2.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.23%) IaaS
6 3 (1.23%) PaaS
7 2 (0.82%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.35%) FTP
2 10 (4.12%) HTTP
3 6 (2.47%) SSL
4 5 (2.06%) Internet
5 4 (1.65%) Intranet
5 4 (1.65%) LDAP
6 2 (0.82%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.82%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (43.21%) SQL Server
2 36 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 34 (13.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (13.17%) Relational Database
5 29 (11.93%) MySQL
6 25 (10.29%) RDBMS
7 24 (9.88%) MongoDB
8 11 (4.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (4.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (3.29%) Big Data
9 8 (3.29%) MarkLogic
10 6 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.47%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.47%) Redis
10 6 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.23%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 40 (16.46%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.64%) Maven
2 21 (8.64%) Subversion
3 17 (7.00%) JUnit
4 15 (6.17%) Eclipse
4 15 (6.17%) IntelliJ
5 14 (5.76%) Jenkins
6 12 (4.94%) Ant
6 12 (4.94%) Checkstyle
6 12 (4.94%) SoapUI
6 12 (4.94%) XMLUnit
7 10 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (3.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (2.06%) AppScan
9 5 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.06%) FxCop
9 5 (2.06%) JIRA
9 5 (2.06%) Moq
9 5 (2.06%) ReSharper
9 5 (2.06%) StyleCop
General
1 52 (21.40%) Finance
2 20 (8.23%) Banking
3 13 (5.35%) Advertising
3 13 (5.35%) Retail
4 11 (4.53%) Front Office
4 11 (4.53%) Marketing
5 8 (3.29%) Publishing
6 7 (2.88%) Back Office
6 7 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.47%) Law
8 5 (2.06%) Local Government
8 5 (2.06%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.06%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.65%) Electronics
10 2 (0.82%) Games
11 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 181 (74.49%) Developer
2 84 (34.57%) .NET Developer
3 42 (17.28%) Java Developer
4 39 (16.05%) C# Developer
5 29 (11.93%) C# Software Developer
6 28 (11.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 26 (10.70%) .NET Software Developer
8 21 (8.64%) Senior Developer
8 21 (8.64%) Software Engineer
9 20 (8.23%) Analyst
9 20 (8.23%) Software Developer
9 20 (8.23%) Systems Analyst
10 19 (7.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 19 (7.82%) Business Analyst
10 19 (7.82%) Business Systems Analyst
10 19 (7.82%) Technical Analyst
10 19 (7.82%) Technical Business Analyst
11 18 (7.41%) Agile .NET Developer
11 18 (7.41%) Agile Developer
11 18 (7.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (92.59%) XML
2 131 (53.91%) .NET
3 123 (50.62%) HTML
4 88 (36.21%) CSS
5 83 (34.16%) ASP.NET
6 59 (24.28%) jQuery
6 59 (24.28%) XSD
7 49 (20.16%) AngularJS
8 47 (19.34%) SOAP
9 43 (17.70%) WCF
10 42 (17.28%) JSON
11 37 (15.23%) .NET Framework
11 37 (15.23%) HTML5
11 37 (15.23%) REST
12 34 (13.99%) Web Services
13 31 (12.76%) ASP.NET Web API
14 30 (12.35%) J2EE
15 27 (11.11%) Entity Framework
16 26 (10.70%) CSS3
17 25 (10.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.05%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.00%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (5.35%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.70%) N-Tier
5 8 (3.29%) Semantic Web
6 7 (2.88%) Fintech
7 5 (2.06%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.23%) DataPower
9 3 (1.23%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.23%) iPad
9 3 (1.23%) Life Science
9 3 (1.23%) User Experience
10 2 (0.82%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.82%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 41 (16.87%) Linux
2 25 (10.29%) Windows
3 15 (6.17%) Unix
4 12 (4.94%) Android
5 10 (4.12%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.88%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.06%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (40.74%) MVC
3 54 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 51 (20.99%) Scrum
5 41 (16.87%) Waterfall
6 40 (16.46%) Web Development
7 37 (15.23%) Microservices
7 37 (15.23%) Software Engineering
8 34 (13.99%) SDLC
9 30 (12.35%) OO
10 29 (11.93%) SOA
11 23 (9.47%) Code Coverage
12 22 (9.05%) Test Automation
13 20 (8.23%) Translating Business Requirements
14 18 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (7.00%) TDD
15 17 (7.00%) UML
15 17 (7.00%) Web Application Development
16 15 (6.17%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 132 (54.32%) C#
2 124 (51.03%) JavaScript
3 95 (39.09%) SQL
4 65 (26.75%) Java
5 34 (13.99%) VB
6 30 (12.35%) T-SQL
7 29 (11.93%) PHP
8 20 (8.23%) PL/SQL
8 20 (8.23%) XPath
9 12 (4.94%) C++
9 12 (4.94%) VB.NET
10 11 (4.53%) Python
10 11 (4.53%) VB6
11 10 (4.12%) XQuery
12 9 (3.70%) VBScript
13 8 (3.29%) C
14 6 (2.47%) Go
14 6 (2.47%) Ruby
15 5 (2.06%) Objective-C
15 5 (2.06%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 43 (17.70%) Degree
2 12 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (2.88%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.88%) PMP
4 7 (2.88%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.06%) CISM
5 5 (2.06%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.65%) CISSP
6 4 (1.65%) MCP
7 3 (1.23%) HNC
7 3 (1.23%) HND
7 3 (1.23%) MCSE
8 2 (0.82%) CITP
8 2 (0.82%) MCAD
8 2 (0.82%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.35%) QA
2 5 (2.06%) COBIT
3 2 (0.82%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.23%) Varnish
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.23%) Puppet
2 2 (0.82%) Nessus
2 2 (0.82%) Nmap
2 2 (0.82%) OpenSSO
2 2 (0.82%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 59 (24.28%) Microsoft
2 42 (17.28%) Oracle
3 14 (5.76%) Redback
4 13 (5.35%) Sybase
5 11 (4.53%) Solace
6 10 (4.12%) Xamarin
7 8 (3.29%) IBM
7 8 (3.29%) Sitecore
8 7 (2.88%) SAP
9 6 (2.47%) Zend
10 5 (2.06%) Adobe
10 5 (2.06%) Apple
10 5 (2.06%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.06%) CA Agile Central
11 4 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.23%) ATG
12 3 (1.23%) hybris
12 3 (1.23%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.82%) BEA
13 2 (0.82%) Murex