Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 78 36
Rank change year-on-year +34 -42 +19
Permanent jobs citing XML 80 65 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.48% 3.33% 6.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.92% 8.49% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 70 33 102
Wales median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,150 £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 671 766 916
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 37.61% 39.26% 41.35%
Number of salaries quoted 586 637 793
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.06%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,000 £25,550
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +0.41%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +33 78 £36,250 +3.57% 2
North Wales +4 1 £45,000 +12.50%
West Wales +1 1 £37,500 -12.28%
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 61 (76.25%) C#
2 58 (72.50%) HTML
2 58 (72.50%) .NET
3 48 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 42 (52.50%) JavaScript
5 39 (48.75%) SQL
6 34 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (42.50%) CSS
7 26 (32.50%) ASP.NET
8 25 (31.25%) SOAP
8 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 23 (28.75%) Degree
10 21 (26.25%) Finance
11 20 (25.00%) HTML5
12 19 (23.75%) Self-Motivation
13 18 (22.50%) Web Services
14 16 (20.00%) Java
14 16 (20.00%) Python
14 16 (20.00%) Mentoring
14 16 (20.00%) Web Development
15 15 (18.75%) JSON
15 15 (18.75%) Software Engineering
15 15 (18.75%) Advertising
16 14 (17.50%) Oracle
17 13 (16.25%) Banking
18 12 (15.00%) PHP
18 12 (15.00%) jQuery
18 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (15.00%) Decision-Making
19 11 (13.75%) Team Foundation Server

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 7 (8.75%) WordPress
2 4 (5.00%) CMS
2 4 (5.00%) IIS
3 3 (3.75%) Apache
4 2 (2.50%) SAS
5 1 (1.25%) JBoss
5 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.75%) Office 365
4 2 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) SSL
2 3 (3.75%) HTTP
2 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) Redis
3 7 (8.75%) MySQL
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.75%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (3.75%) DB2
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.75%) SQLite
8 2 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.50%) Power BI
8 2 (2.50%) PowerPivot
8 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.50%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (10.00%) Liquibase
3 3 (3.75%) Grunt
3 3 (3.75%) Subversion
4 2 (2.50%) Ant
5 1 (1.25%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.25%) Appium
5 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.25%) Hudson
5 1 (1.25%) JIRA
5 1 (1.25%) JUnit
5 1 (1.25%) Maven
5 1 (1.25%) PhpStorm
5 1 (1.25%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.25%) Selenium
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 15 (18.75%) Advertising
3 13 (16.25%) Banking
4 9 (11.25%) Marketing
5 8 (10.00%) Retail
5 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (6.25%) Investment Banking
7 4 (5.00%) Billing
8 2 (2.50%) Welsh Language
9 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 35 (43.75%) Developer
2 14 (17.50%) Analyst
3 12 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 10 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 8 (10.00%) Programmer
5 8 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 8 (10.00%) Senior Programmer
5 8 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Team Leader
6 7 (8.75%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.50%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Development Team Leader
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Graduate Web Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (72.50%) .NET
1 58 (72.50%) HTML
2 34 (42.50%) CSS
3 26 (32.50%) ASP.NET
4 25 (31.25%) SOAP
5 20 (25.00%) HTML5
6 18 (22.50%) Web Services
7 15 (18.75%) JSON
8 12 (15.00%) jQuery
9 11 (13.75%) Ajax
10 9 (11.25%) AngularJS
10 9 (11.25%) Hibernate
10 9 (11.25%) J2EE
10 9 (11.25%) JSP
10 9 (11.25%) RESTful
10 9 (11.25%) Spring
11 8 (10.00%) CSS3
11 8 (10.00%) Spring Boot
11 8 (10.00%) Thymeleaf
11 8 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (10.00%) Robotics
3 6 (7.50%) Digital Media
3 6 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.50%) Fintech
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) NHS
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) CMDB
5 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.25%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 16 (20.00%) Web Development
3 15 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 12 (15.00%) Decision-Making
5 9 (11.25%) Project Management
5 9 (11.25%) Unit Testing
6 8 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 8 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
6 8 (10.00%) Machine Learning
6 8 (10.00%) Microservices
6 8 (10.00%) OO
6 8 (10.00%) Robotic Process Automation
6 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.75%) TDD
8 6 (7.50%) Affiliate Marketing
8 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.50%) Functional Programming
8 6 (7.50%) Integration Testing
8 6 (7.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 61 (76.25%) C#
2 42 (52.50%) JavaScript
3 39 (48.75%) SQL
4 16 (20.00%) Java
4 16 (20.00%) Python
5 12 (15.00%) PHP
6 11 (13.75%) T-SQL
7 10 (12.50%) C
8 8 (10.00%) C++
8 8 (10.00%) PowerShell
8 8 (10.00%) VB.NET
9 7 (8.75%) TypeScript
10 4 (5.00%) Delphi
10 4 (5.00%) MATLAB
10 4 (5.00%) VB
11 2 (2.50%) CFML
11 2 (2.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (2.50%) VBA
12 1 (1.25%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (28.75%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.25%) ISEB
3 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.25%) PhD
3 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) GDPR
1 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.25%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.25%) IEC 62304
3 1 (1.25%) MISRA
3 1 (1.25%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.50%) Oracle
3 8 (10.00%) Automation Anywhere
3 8 (10.00%) Blue Prism
3 8 (10.00%) Guidewire
3 8 (10.00%) UiPath
4 6 (7.50%) Google
5 4 (5.00%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.75%) Adobe
6 3 (3.75%) CA
6 3 (3.75%) Sybase
7 1 (1.25%) SAP