Period
to 23 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 61 32
Rank change year-on-year -14 -29 -6
Permanent jobs citing XML 65 102 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.30% 3.90% 6.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.50% 10.59% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 59 91 122
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £33,173 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.58% -9.73% +13.08%
10th Percentile £28,250 £22,500 £22,275
90th Percentile £55,000 £49,750 £45,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 684 963 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 34.70% 36.85% 37.28%
Number of salaries quoted 635 875 874
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,110 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £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 October 2017.

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 October 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
South Wales -7 43 £41,250 +24.35% 4
West Wales -4 16 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Mid Wales +1 3 - -
North Wales -2 2 £40,000 +45.45%
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for XML.

1 46 (70.77%) SQL
2 45 (69.23%) HTML
3 34 (52.31%) JavaScript
3 34 (52.31%) .NET
4 30 (46.15%) C#
4 30 (46.15%) CSS
5 25 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 25 (38.46%) MVC
6 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET
7 20 (30.77%) HTML5
8 19 (29.23%) OO
9 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
9 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (26.15%) Web Development
10 16 (24.62%) JSON
10 16 (24.62%) MySQL
10 16 (24.62%) VB.NET
10 16 (24.62%) Java
11 15 (23.08%) T-SQL
11 15 (23.08%) TDD
12 14 (21.54%) Oracle
12 14 (21.54%) Degree
13 13 (20.00%) jQuery
13 13 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (20.00%) Web Services
13 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (16.92%) SOAP
14 11 (16.92%) AngularJS

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 8 (12.31%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (9.23%) IIS
3 3 (4.62%) CMS
3 3 (4.62%) WordPress
4 2 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.54%) Apache
5 1 (1.54%) JCAPS
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.15%) IaaS
2 4 (6.15%) PaaS
3 3 (4.62%) SaaS
4 2 (3.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Internet
1 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.08%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.54%) FTP
3 1 (1.54%) LDAP
3 1 (1.54%) SMS
3 1 (1.54%) SMTP
3 1 (1.54%) SNMP
3 1 (1.54%) SSH
3 1 (1.54%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 16 (24.62%) MySQL
3 13 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (13.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (7.69%) Big Data
7 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (4.62%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
9 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (3.08%) SQLite
10 1 (1.54%) HPCC
10 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (12.31%) Subversion
2 8 (12.31%) Visual Studio
3 7 (10.77%) Moq
3 7 (10.77%) NUnit
4 6 (9.23%) JIRA
5 5 (7.69%) Maven
5 5 (7.69%) TeamCity
6 4 (6.15%) MSTest
6 4 (6.15%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.62%) ClearQuest
7 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.08%) GitLab
8 2 (3.08%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (3.08%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (12.31%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Games
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 42 (64.62%) Developer
2 21 (32.31%) .NET Developer
3 12 (18.46%) C# Developer
3 12 (18.46%) Senior Developer
4 11 (16.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
5 10 (15.38%) Analyst
5 10 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
5 10 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 9 (13.85%) VB.NET Developer
7 7 (10.77%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Java Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Software Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Lead Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (7.69%) Senior VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (69.23%) HTML
2 34 (52.31%) .NET
3 30 (46.15%) CSS
4 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET
5 20 (30.77%) HTML5
6 16 (24.62%) JSON
7 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (20.00%) jQuery
7 13 (20.00%) Web Services
8 11 (16.92%) AngularJS
8 11 (16.92%) SOAP
9 10 (15.38%) Ajax
9 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (13.85%) CSS3
10 9 (13.85%) Node.js
11 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (12.31%) WCF
12 7 (10.77%) .NET Framework
12 7 (10.77%) RESTful
12 7 (10.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) N-Tier
3 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.62%) NHS
4 3 (4.62%) User Experience
5 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.08%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.08%) VLE
5 2 (3.08%) Wiki
6 1 (1.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.54%) Android
5 1 (1.54%) CentOS
5 1 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) MVC
2 19 (29.23%) OO
3 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (26.15%) Web Development
4 15 (23.08%) TDD
5 8 (12.31%) SOA
6 7 (10.77%) SDLC
6 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.23%) ETL
7 6 (9.23%) Front End Development
7 6 (9.23%) OOD
7 6 (9.23%) Scrum
8 5 (7.69%) OOP
8 5 (7.69%) Release Management
9 4 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.15%) ITIL
9 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.15%) SOLID
9 4 (6.15%) Workflow
10 3 (4.62%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 46 (70.77%) SQL
2 34 (52.31%) JavaScript
3 30 (46.15%) C#
4 16 (24.62%) Java
4 16 (24.62%) VB.NET
5 15 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 9 (13.85%) PHP
7 6 (9.23%) VB
8 4 (6.15%) C++
9 2 (3.08%) C
9 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.08%) Python
10 1 (1.54%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.54%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.54%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Degree
2 5 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.62%) ISEB
4 3 (4.62%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.62%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Docker
2 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.08%) Kibana
3 1 (1.54%) Grafana
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.54%) Oracle
3 3 (4.62%) DevExpress
4 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.08%) SAP
4 2 (3.08%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.08%) Talend
4 2 (3.08%) Twitter
5 1 (1.54%) Fiorano
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) InterSystems
5 1 (1.54%) VMware
5 1 (1.54%) WSO2
5 1 (1.54%) Xamarin