Period
to 23 November 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 54 34
Rank change year-on-year -21 -20 -5
Permanent jobs citing XML 66 113 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.17% 4.27% 6.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.04% 11.24% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 62 102 129
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,369
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -1.04% +8.83%
10th Percentile £28,925 £22,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,100 £43,850
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 730 1005 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 35.08% 38.01% 38.45%
Number of salaries quoted 665 910 894
Wales median annual salary £39,351 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £47,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

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 November 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 November 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 -13 47 £40,000 +20.58% 1
West Wales -5 14 £37,500 -6.25%
North Wales -3 2 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Mid Wales -4 2 - -
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 51 (77.27%) SQL
2 44 (66.67%) HTML
3 35 (53.03%) JavaScript
4 33 (50.00%) .NET
5 30 (45.45%) C#
6 27 (40.91%) CSS
6 27 (40.91%) MVC
7 23 (34.85%) OO
8 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
9 20 (30.30%) HTML5
10 19 (28.79%) JSON
10 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
12 17 (25.76%) ASP.NET
13 16 (24.24%) Java
14 15 (22.73%) T-SQL
14 15 (22.73%) MySQL
14 15 (22.73%) Web Services
14 15 (22.73%) TDD
14 15 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (21.21%) Degree
15 14 (21.21%) VB.NET
16 13 (19.70%) Ajax
16 13 (19.70%) Web Development
16 13 (19.70%) jQuery
17 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (18.18%) Oracle
18 11 (16.67%) PHP
18 11 (16.67%) SOAP

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 (12.12%) IIS
2 7 (10.61%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (7.58%) Apache
4 2 (3.03%) CMS
4 2 (3.03%) WordPress
5 1 (1.52%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.58%) IaaS
2 5 (7.58%) PaaS
3 2 (3.03%) GitHub
3 2 (3.03%) SaaS
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) FTP
1 3 (4.55%) SMTP
1 3 (4.55%) SSH
1 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.03%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.52%) LDAP
3 1 (1.52%) SMS
3 1 (1.52%) SNMP
3 1 (1.52%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 15 (22.73%) MySQL
3 10 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (7.58%) Big Data
5 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (3.03%) SQLite
8 1 (1.52%) HPCC
8 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.52%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.52%) SAP HANA
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (15.15%) Visual Studio
3 7 (10.61%) Moq
3 7 (10.61%) NUnit
4 6 (9.09%) Maven
4 6 (9.09%) Subversion
5 5 (7.58%) JIRA
5 5 (7.58%) MSTest
5 5 (7.58%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.55%) ClearQuest
6 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.55%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.03%) GitLab
7 2 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (3.03%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (1.52%) Ant
8 1 (1.52%) Gradle
8 1 (1.52%) JUnit
8 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.52%) TestNG
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.55%) Games
3 3 (4.55%) Legal
4 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (63.64%) Developer
2 20 (30.30%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 10 (15.15%) .NET Software Developer
4 10 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (15.15%) C# Developer
4 10 (15.15%) C# Software Developer
4 10 (15.15%) Software Developer
4 10 (15.15%) Software Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (12.12%) VB.NET Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Java Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Senior VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (66.67%) HTML
2 33 (50.00%) .NET
3 27 (40.91%) CSS
4 20 (30.30%) HTML5
5 19 (28.79%) JSON
6 17 (25.76%) ASP.NET
7 15 (22.73%) Web Services
8 13 (19.70%) Ajax
8 13 (19.70%) jQuery
9 11 (16.67%) CSS3
9 11 (16.67%) SOAP
10 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (15.15%) Node.js
11 9 (13.64%) WCF
12 8 (12.12%) AngularJS
13 7 (10.61%) .NET Framework
13 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (10.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.03%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.03%) NHS
5 2 (3.03%) User Experience
5 2 (3.03%) Video\Live Streaming
5 2 (3.03%) VLE
5 2 (3.03%) Wiki
6 1 (1.52%) Anti-Piracy
6 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.52%) Fintech
6 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Windows
2 6 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.52%) Android
4 1 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) MVC
2 23 (34.85%) OO
3 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (22.73%) TDD
5 13 (19.70%) Web Development
6 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 9 (13.64%) OOP
8 8 (12.12%) Scrum
9 7 (10.61%) OOD
9 7 (10.61%) SOA
10 6 (9.09%) ETL
10 6 (9.09%) Front End Development
11 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (7.58%) SDLC
11 5 (7.58%) SOLID
12 4 (6.06%) DevOps
12 4 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (6.06%) Web Design
12 4 (6.06%) Workflow
13 3 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 51 (77.27%) SQL
2 35 (53.03%) JavaScript
3 30 (45.45%) C#
4 16 (24.24%) Java
5 15 (22.73%) T-SQL
6 14 (21.21%) VB.NET
7 11 (16.67%) PHP
8 6 (9.09%) VB
9 5 (7.58%) C++
10 4 (6.06%) C
11 3 (4.55%) Embedded C
11 3 (4.55%) Embedded C++
12 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
12 2 (3.03%) Python
13 1 (1.52%) ABAP
13 1 (1.52%) Apple Swift
13 1 (1.52%) Groovy
13 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.52%) Scala
13 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.55%) ISEB
3 3 (4.55%) MCP
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Docker
1 3 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.03%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) DevExpress
4 2 (3.03%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) Talend
4 2 (3.03%) Twitter
5 1 (1.52%) Xamarin