Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 40 41
Rank change year-on-year -32 +1 -13
Permanent jobs citing XML 67 134 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.48% 5.72% 5.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.24% 13.58% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 45 103 127
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £28,000 £24,250 £22,250
90th Percentile £52,000 £53,150 £44,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%

XML 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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 725 987 1,022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 37.66% 42.16% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 615 871 858
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,250 £55,000 £47,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Wales

XML
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in Wales.

Salary trend for XML in Wales

XML
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Wales over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in Wales

XML
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Wales region over the 6 months to 23 February 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
South Wales -13 51 £35,000 +5.51% 13
Mid Wales -29 13 - - 1
North Wales -6 2 £40,000 -11.11% 7
West Wales -7 1 £50,500 +26.25%
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing XML 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for XML.

1 52 (77.61%) SQL
2 44 (65.67%) HTML
3 32 (47.76%) JavaScript
4 27 (40.30%) CSS
5 25 (37.31%) C#
6 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
7 20 (29.85%) Java
7 20 (29.85%) .NET
8 18 (26.87%) Web Services
8 18 (26.87%) Degree
9 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (25.37%) Management Information System
9 17 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (23.88%) SOAP
11 15 (22.39%) IIS
12 13 (19.40%) ITIL
12 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
12 13 (19.40%) Service Management
12 13 (19.40%) ITSM
12 13 (19.40%) Business Analysis
12 13 (19.40%) Relational Database
12 13 (19.40%) HTML5
12 13 (19.40%) Business Process Improvement
12 13 (19.40%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (19.40%) Process Improvement
13 12 (17.91%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (17.91%) JSON
13 12 (17.91%) TDD
13 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
13 12 (17.91%) OO

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 15 (22.39%) IIS
2 5 (7.46%) Apache
3 4 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.99%) Mule
5 1 (1.49%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.49%) CMS
5 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.46%) IaaS
2 5 (7.46%) PaaS
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) DHCP
1 4 (5.97%) DNS
1 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.99%) FTP
2 2 (2.99%) SMTP
2 2 (2.99%) SSH
3 1 (1.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) Relational Database
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.42%) MySQL
3 3 (4.48%) Big Data
4 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.49%) HPCC
5 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.49%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.49%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (11.94%) Maven
3 7 (10.45%) Subversion
4 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.96%) NUnit
5 5 (7.46%) JUnit
5 5 (7.46%) Moq
5 5 (7.46%) MSTest
6 4 (5.97%) Ant
6 4 (5.97%) Gradle
6 4 (5.97%) Mercurial
6 4 (5.97%) TestNG
6 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.48%) JIRA
8 2 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.49%) GitLab
9 1 (1.49%) Selenium
9 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.49%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Legal
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
4 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.49%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (40.30%) Developer
2 19 (28.36%) Analyst
3 11 (16.42%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (16.42%) Senior Solutions Analyst
3 11 (16.42%) Software Engineer
3 11 (16.42%) Solutions Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) .NET Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Java Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Java Software Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Software Developer
5 6 (8.96%) PHP Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Open Source Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.48%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.48%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (65.67%) HTML
2 27 (40.30%) CSS
3 20 (29.85%) .NET
4 18 (26.87%) Web Services
5 16 (23.88%) SOAP
6 13 (19.40%) HTML5
7 12 (17.91%) JSON
8 11 (16.42%) WCF
9 10 (14.93%) REST
10 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET
11 8 (11.94%) CSS3
11 8 (11.94%) jQuery
11 8 (11.94%) Spring
12 7 (10.45%) .NET Framework
12 7 (10.45%) AngularJS
12 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (10.45%) Node.js
13 6 (8.96%) Ajax
14 5 (7.46%) XSLT
15 4 (5.97%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (25.37%) Management Information System
2 11 (16.42%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.97%) Fintech
3 4 (5.97%) NHS
4 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.99%) Video\Live Streaming
4 2 (2.99%) VLE
4 2 (2.99%) Wiki
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Linux
1 6 (8.96%) Windows
1 6 (8.96%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.40%) Business Analysis
2 13 (19.40%) Business Process Improvement
2 13 (19.40%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (19.40%) ITIL
2 13 (19.40%) ITSM
2 13 (19.40%) Process Improvement
2 13 (19.40%) Service Management
3 12 (17.91%) OO
3 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
3 12 (17.91%) TDD
4 11 (16.42%) MVC
4 11 (16.42%) Problem Management
5 8 (11.94%) DevOps
6 7 (10.45%) Scrum
7 6 (8.96%) Open Source
8 5 (7.46%) OOD
8 5 (7.46%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.46%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (77.61%) SQL
2 32 (47.76%) JavaScript
3 25 (37.31%) C#
4 20 (29.85%) Java
5 11 (16.42%) T-SQL
6 9 (13.43%) PHP
7 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.97%) TypeScript
7 4 (5.97%) VB
8 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.99%) C
9 2 (2.99%) C++
9 2 (2.99%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.99%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.99%) Groovy
9 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.99%) Scala
10 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.49%) Perl
10 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Degree
2 11 (16.42%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB
4 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.49%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Docker
1 2 (2.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Kibana
2 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) Talend
4 1 (1.49%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.49%) SAP
4 1 (1.49%) Twitter