Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 38 80
Rank change year-on-year -47 +42 -22
Permanent jobs citing XML 46 121 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.36% 5.89% 3.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.19% 16.40% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 40 91 61
Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £50,750 £56,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 743 738 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 38.04% 35.95% 35.21%
Number of salaries quoted 662 614 652
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,351
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.65% +4.93%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £23,297
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019. 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 -43 39 £38,500 +2.67% 11
West Wales +7 4 £39,000 +25.40% 2
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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 25 (54.35%) HTML
1 25 (54.35%) SOAP
2 23 (50.00%) C#
2 23 (50.00%) .NET
2 23 (50.00%) JSON
3 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (34.78%) Java
5 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
5 15 (32.61%) SQL
5 15 (32.61%) Web Services
6 14 (30.43%) Degree
7 13 (28.26%) Web Development
7 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
7 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
8 12 (26.09%) REST
8 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
8 12 (26.09%) Azure
9 11 (23.91%) Docker
9 11 (23.91%) Microservices
10 9 (19.57%) CSS
11 8 (17.39%) J2EE
11 8 (17.39%) Google
11 8 (17.39%) AWS
12 7 (15.22%) DevOps
12 7 (15.22%) Machine Learning
12 7 (15.22%) Spring Boot
12 7 (15.22%) SDLC
12 7 (15.22%) Spring
12 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
12 7 (15.22%) Hibernate

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 4 (8.70%) CMS
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.35%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) InfoPath
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Azure
2 8 (17.39%) AWS
3 6 (13.04%) GCP
4 2 (4.35%) Office 365
4 2 (4.35%) Power Platform
4 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) FTP
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
2 2 (4.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) MySQL
3 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.70%) Redis
5 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.35%) DB2
6 2 (4.35%) Power BI
6 2 (4.35%) PowerPivot
6 2 (4.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (4.35%) SAS EBI
7 1 (2.17%) JasperReports
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (2.17%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.17%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) JUnit
2 4 (8.70%) Liquibase
2 4 (8.70%) Maven
2 4 (8.70%) Subversion
3 3 (6.52%) Selenium
3 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.35%) SonarQube
4 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.17%) JIRA
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
2 4 (8.70%) Billing
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Developer
2 16 (34.78%) Software Developer
3 13 (28.26%) .NET Developer
3 13 (28.26%) .NET Software Developer
4 8 (17.39%) C# Developer
5 7 (15.22%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Software Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
8 4 (8.70%) XML Developer
9 3 (6.52%) MySQL Developer
9 3 (6.52%) MySQL Web Developer
9 3 (6.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 3 (6.52%) PHP MySQL Web Developer
9 3 (6.52%) PHP Web Developer
9 3 (6.52%) QA Automation Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (54.35%) HTML
1 25 (54.35%) SOAP
2 23 (50.00%) .NET
2 23 (50.00%) JSON
3 15 (32.61%) Web Services
4 12 (26.09%) REST
5 9 (19.57%) CSS
6 8 (17.39%) J2EE
7 7 (15.22%) Hibernate
7 7 (15.22%) Spring
7 7 (15.22%) Spring Boot
8 6 (13.04%) XHTML
9 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
10 4 (8.70%) JMS
10 4 (8.70%) jQuery
10 4 (8.70%) JSP
10 4 (8.70%) Struts
10 4 (8.70%) Thymeleaf
10 4 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (6.52%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
2 13 (28.26%) Web Development
3 11 (23.91%) Microservices
4 7 (15.22%) DevOps
4 7 (15.22%) Machine Learning
4 7 (15.22%) Project Management
4 7 (15.22%) Scrum
4 7 (15.22%) SDLC
4 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.04%) MVC
5 6 (13.04%) OO
5 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (8.70%) Data Science
7 4 (8.70%) Feasibility Study
7 4 (8.70%) SOA
7 4 (8.70%) Time Management
8 3 (6.52%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) C#
2 16 (34.78%) Java
3 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
3 15 (32.61%) SQL
4 6 (13.04%) C
5 4 (8.70%) PHP
6 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.52%) VB
7 2 (4.35%) ABAP
7 2 (4.35%) ActionScript
7 2 (4.35%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (4.35%) VBA
8 1 (2.17%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) ISEB
2 3 (6.52%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Google
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) Guidewire
4 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) Avaya
5 1 (2.17%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.17%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.17%) Rackspace