Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 72 45
Rank change year-on-year +19 -27 -20
Permanent jobs citing XML 97 88 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.61% 3.30% 4.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.99% 9.21% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 77 81 101
Wales median annual salary £41,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.06% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £22,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £49,750 £46,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 747 955 961
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 35.50% 35.86% 34.56%
Number of salaries quoted 690 858 813
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £48,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

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 August 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 17 August 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 +12 63 £42,500 +21.43% 3
West Wales -8 16 £37,500 +40.19%
Mid Wales +14 11 - -
North Wales -5 1 £45,000 +50.00%
XML
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 66 (68.04%) SQL
2 60 (61.86%) .NET
3 57 (58.76%) HTML
4 53 (54.64%) C#
5 50 (51.55%) JavaScript
6 46 (47.42%) SQL Server
7 45 (46.39%) MVC
8 43 (44.33%) CSS
9 39 (40.21%) ASP.NET
10 35 (36.08%) Web Services
11 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
12 32 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (30.93%) jQuery
14 29 (29.90%) SOAP
14 29 (29.90%) Java
15 25 (25.77%) T-SQL
16 24 (24.74%) VB.NET
17 23 (23.71%) Oracle
17 23 (23.71%) Degree
17 23 (23.71%) Team Foundation Server
17 23 (23.71%) SDLC
18 22 (22.68%) ASP.NET Web API
18 22 (22.68%) HTML5
18 22 (22.68%) Web Development
19 19 (19.59%) TDD
19 19 (19.59%) MySQL
19 19 (19.59%) ASP.NET MVC
19 19 (19.59%) AngularJS
20 18 (18.56%) Visual Studio
20 18 (18.56%) OO

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 12 (12.37%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (9.28%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (9.28%) IIS
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.09%) CMS
5 2 (2.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.06%) Alfresco
5 2 (2.06%) Documentum
5 2 (2.06%) Drupal
5 2 (2.06%) FileNet
5 2 (2.06%) Liferay
5 2 (2.06%) LiveCycle
5 2 (2.06%) LiveLink
5 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.06%) WordPress
6 1 (1.03%) Apache
6 1 (1.03%) JCAPS
6 1 (1.03%) SAS
6 1 (1.03%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.12%) HTTP
2 4 (4.12%) Internet
3 3 (3.09%) LDAP
4 2 (2.06%) FTP
5 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.03%) Intranet
5 1 (1.03%) SMTP
5 1 (1.03%) SNMP
5 1 (1.03%) SSH
5 1 (1.03%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (47.42%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.59%) MySQL
3 17 (17.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (14.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (14.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (8.25%) Big Data
6 7 (7.22%) Hadoop
7 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
8 5 (5.15%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (5.15%) SQLite
9 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (3.09%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (23.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (18.56%) Visual Studio
3 11 (11.34%) Maven
4 9 (9.28%) Subversion
5 7 (7.22%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.15%) TeamCity
7 4 (4.12%) JIRA
8 3 (3.09%) Moq
8 3 (3.09%) NUnit
8 3 (3.09%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.06%) Ant
9 2 (2.06%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.06%) ClearQuest
9 2 (2.06%) Xcode
10 1 (1.03%) ERwin
10 1 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (18.56%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.12%) Retail
4 3 (3.09%) Advertising
5 2 (2.06%) Banking
5 2 (2.06%) Games
5 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.06%) Welsh Language
6 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 56 (57.73%) Developer
2 30 (30.93%) .NET Developer
3 16 (16.49%) C# Developer
4 15 (15.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (15.46%) Senior Developer
5 14 (14.43%) Analyst
6 13 (13.40%) VB.NET Developer
7 12 (12.37%) Java Developer
7 12 (12.37%) Software Developer
8 11 (11.34%) .NET Software Developer
8 11 (11.34%) C# Software Developer
9 9 (9.28%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (8.25%) Systems Analyst
11 7 (7.22%) .NET Team Leader
11 7 (7.22%) Software Engineer
11 7 (7.22%) Team Leader
12 6 (6.19%) Scrum Master
12 6 (6.19%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (6.19%) Senior Software Developer
12 6 (6.19%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (61.86%) .NET
2 57 (58.76%) HTML
3 43 (44.33%) CSS
4 39 (40.21%) ASP.NET
5 35 (36.08%) Web Services
6 30 (30.93%) jQuery
7 29 (29.90%) SOAP
8 22 (22.68%) ASP.NET Web API
8 22 (22.68%) HTML5
9 19 (19.59%) AngularJS
9 19 (19.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (18.56%) JSON
11 17 (17.53%) Ajax
12 16 (16.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 13 (13.40%) CSS3
13 13 (13.40%) Spring
13 13 (13.40%) XSLT
14 11 (11.34%) Hibernate
14 11 (11.34%) REST
15 9 (9.28%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (15.46%) Management Information System
2 12 (12.37%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.37%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (9.28%) N-Tier
4 5 (5.15%) NHS
5 3 (3.09%) User Experience
6 2 (2.06%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.03%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.37%) Windows
2 5 (5.15%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.12%) Android
3 4 (4.12%) Linux
4 2 (2.06%) CentOS
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.03%) Unix
5 1 (1.03%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (46.39%) MVC
2 32 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.71%) SDLC
4 22 (22.68%) Web Development
5 19 (19.59%) TDD
6 18 (18.56%) OO
6 18 (18.56%) Software Engineering
7 14 (14.43%) Scrum
7 14 (14.43%) SOA
8 13 (13.40%) ETL
9 12 (12.37%) Data Integration
10 8 (8.25%) Business Process Improvement
10 8 (8.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (8.25%) Data Migration
10 8 (8.25%) Migration
10 8 (8.25%) Process Improvement
11 7 (7.22%) ITIL
11 7 (7.22%) Project Management
11 7 (7.22%) Validation
12 6 (6.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (68.04%) SQL
2 53 (54.64%) C#
3 50 (51.55%) JavaScript
4 29 (29.90%) Java
5 25 (25.77%) T-SQL
6 24 (24.74%) VB.NET
7 15 (15.46%) PHP
8 6 (6.19%) C++
8 6 (6.19%) VB
9 4 (4.12%) C
10 3 (3.09%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.09%) Python
11 1 (1.03%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.03%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.03%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.03%) Fortran
11 1 (1.03%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.03%) Perl
11 1 (1.03%) Ruby
11 1 (1.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (23.71%) Degree
2 7 (7.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.12%) Postgraduate
4 3 (3.09%) MCP
5 2 (2.06%) ISEB
5 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.06%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.03%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.03%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.03%) IEC 62304
2 1 (1.03%) MISRA
2 1 (1.03%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.25%) Docker
2 1 (1.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Grafana
1 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (34.02%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.71%) Oracle
3 6 (6.19%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.09%) DevExpress
5 3 (3.09%) IBM
6 2 (2.06%) Adobe
6 2 (2.06%) FatWire
6 2 (2.06%) Interwoven
6 2 (2.06%) OpenText
6 2 (2.06%) SAP
6 2 (2.06%) Sencha
6 2 (2.06%) Vignette
6 2 (2.06%) WSO2
6 2 (2.06%) Xerox
7 1 (1.03%) Informatica
7 1 (1.03%) InterSystems
7 1 (1.03%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.03%) Tableau
7 1 (1.03%) Xamarin