Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 45 66
Rank change year-on-year -13 +21 -17
Permanent jobs citing XML 85 116 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.43% 5.43% 3.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.64% 14.41% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 49 79 81
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +25.00% -2.86%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,500 £55,250 £43,750
UK median annual salary £47,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.53% +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 730 805 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 38.02% 37.67% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 598 720 832
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,950 £23,773
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,172 £51,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +2 61 £40,750 -4.12% 9
Mid Wales -20 20 - -
North Wales -6 3 £40,000 +15.11% 2
West Wales +1 1 £35,000 -12.50%
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 56 (65.88%) Java
2 54 (63.53%) SQL
3 47 (55.29%) HTML
4 38 (44.71%) Finance
5 37 (43.53%) SOAP
6 34 (40.00%) Degree
7 32 (37.65%) Web Services
8 31 (36.47%) C#
8 31 (36.47%) JavaScript
9 30 (35.29%) SQL Server
9 30 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (30.59%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (27.06%) Management Information System
12 22 (25.88%) .NET
12 22 (25.88%) Relational Database
12 22 (25.88%) REST
13 21 (24.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (24.71%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (24.71%) Spring
13 21 (24.71%) Business Analysis
13 21 (24.71%) CSS
13 21 (24.71%) Decision-Making
14 20 (23.53%) ITIL
14 20 (23.53%) Microsoft
14 20 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (23.53%) Process Improvement
14 20 (23.53%) Business Process Improvement
15 19 (22.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 19 (22.35%) JSON
16 18 (21.18%) Computer Science

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 11 (12.94%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (8.24%) IIS
3 5 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.35%) Anypoint
4 2 (2.35%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.35%) Confluence
4 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.18%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.18%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.35%) GitHub
3 2 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.35%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.18%) Office 365
4 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) DHCP
1 4 (4.71%) DNS
1 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.53%) HTTP
3 1 (1.18%) FTP
3 1 (1.18%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.18%) SMTP
3 1 (1.18%) SSH
3 1 (1.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 22 (25.88%) Relational Database
3 19 (22.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (21.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (14.12%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (14.12%) MySQL
6 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (4.71%) GIS
8 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.71%) Redis
9 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.35%) Big Data
10 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (1.18%) DB2
11 1 (1.18%) Hazelcast
11 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (16.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (15.29%) Maven
3 10 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 9 (10.59%) Ant
4 9 (10.59%) JUnit
5 7 (8.24%) Subversion
6 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
6 6 (7.06%) Gradle
6 6 (7.06%) TestNG
7 4 (4.71%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.71%) Liquibase
8 2 (2.35%) Gerrit
8 2 (2.35%) JIRA
8 2 (2.35%) Selenium
9 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (44.71%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Banking
2 8 (9.41%) Law
3 4 (4.71%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.71%) Billing
3 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Games
4 2 (2.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (43.53%) Developer
2 31 (36.47%) Analyst
3 24 (28.24%) Senior Analyst
4 20 (23.53%) Senior Solutions Analyst
4 20 (23.53%) Solutions Analyst
5 15 (17.65%) Java Developer
6 11 (12.94%) Business Systems Analyst
6 11 (12.94%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
6 11 (12.94%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 11 (12.94%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (9.41%) Software Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) SQL Developer
8 6 (7.06%) ABAP Consultant
8 6 (7.06%) Consultant
8 6 (7.06%) SAP Consultant
9 5 (5.88%) Lead Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.71%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (55.29%) HTML
2 37 (43.53%) SOAP
3 32 (37.65%) Web Services
4 22 (25.88%) .NET
4 22 (25.88%) REST
5 21 (24.71%) CSS
5 21 (24.71%) Spring
6 19 (22.35%) JSON
7 13 (15.29%) Hibernate
8 10 (11.76%) Ajax
8 10 (11.76%) jQuery
9 8 (9.41%) Spring Boot
10 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET
11 6 (7.06%) IDoc
11 6 (7.06%) SAP ALE
11 6 (7.06%) Web Dynpro
11 6 (7.06%) XML Schema
12 5 (5.88%) BAPI
12 5 (5.88%) JSP
12 5 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.59%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (27.06%) Management Information System
3 21 (24.71%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (21.18%) Computer Science
5 7 (8.24%) User Experience
6 4 (4.71%) Fintech
7 2 (2.35%) Cloud Native
7 2 (2.35%) NHS
8 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.18%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.18%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.18%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.88%) Linux
2 4 (4.71%) Android
2 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.71%) Windows
2 4 (4.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (24.71%) Business Analysis
2 21 (24.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 21 (24.71%) Decision-Making
3 20 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (23.53%) Business Process Improvement
3 20 (23.53%) ITIL
3 20 (23.53%) Process Improvement
4 13 (15.29%) CRM
5 12 (14.12%) Data Integration
5 12 (14.12%) ETL
5 12 (14.12%) MVC
5 12 (14.12%) Project Management
5 12 (14.12%) SOA
6 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (12.94%) Business Process Modelling
6 11 (12.94%) ERP
6 11 (12.94%) Microservices
6 11 (12.94%) Unit Testing
6 11 (12.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 56 (65.88%) Java
2 54 (63.53%) SQL
3 31 (36.47%) C#
3 31 (36.47%) JavaScript
4 16 (18.82%) PHP
5 14 (16.47%) PowerShell
6 11 (12.94%) VB.NET
7 10 (11.76%) T-SQL
8 8 (9.41%) VBA
9 7 (8.24%) VB
10 6 (7.06%) ABAP
11 5 (5.88%) C
11 5 (5.88%) C++
11 5 (5.88%) Python
12 4 (4.71%) Embedded C
12 4 (4.71%) Embedded C++
12 4 (4.71%) Ruby
13 2 (2.35%) Java 8
13 2 (2.35%) XPath
14 1 (1.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 34 (40.00%) Degree
2 11 (12.94%) Postgraduate
3 9 (10.59%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.71%) PhD
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.18%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Docker
2 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.59%) Oracle
3 7 (8.24%) Google
4 6 (7.06%) SAP
5 4 (4.71%) ESRI
5 4 (4.71%) Guidewire
6 2 (2.35%) IBM
6 2 (2.35%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.18%) Apigee
7 1 (1.18%) Mashery
7 1 (1.18%) Perforce
7 1 (1.18%) Splunk