Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 27 19
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 +21
Permanent jobs citing XML 97 82 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 11.04% 7.68% 9.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.80% 19.39% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 89 62 83
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £79,500 £72,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +5.26% -9.52%

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 Watford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 376 423 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 42.78% 39.61% 29.35%
Number of salaries quoted 323 346 233
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Watford

XML
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in Watford.

Salary trend for XML in Watford

XML
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Watford over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in Watford

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 Watford region with a requirement for XML.

1 90 (92.78%) SQL
2 64 (65.98%) Java
3 52 (53.61%) JavaScript
4 42 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (37.11%) HTML
6 32 (32.99%) Oracle
7 31 (31.96%) REST
8 30 (30.93%) C#
9 29 (29.90%) Finance
9 29 (29.90%) Amazon AWS
10 27 (27.84%) Microsoft Azure
10 27 (27.84%) .NET
11 25 (25.77%) SOAP
11 25 (25.77%) TDD
11 25 (25.77%) Salesforce.com
11 25 (25.77%) Apex Code
12 24 (24.74%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (24.74%) PL/SQL
12 24 (24.74%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (23.71%) Test Automation
14 22 (22.68%) J2EE
14 22 (22.68%) Banking
15 21 (21.65%) Web Services
15 21 (21.65%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (21.65%) Software Delivery
15 21 (21.65%) SaaS
16 20 (20.62%) Spring
17 19 (19.59%) XSD
17 19 (19.59%) Unix
18 18 (18.56%) JSP

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 14 (14.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (9.28%) Apache
3 8 (8.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (8.25%) Oracle Service Bus
3 8 (8.25%) WebSphere
3 8 (8.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (7.22%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.19%) CMS
5 6 (6.19%) MQSeries
5 6 (6.19%) Mule
5 6 (6.19%) Mule ESB
6 5 (5.15%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (4.12%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.06%) Apache Solr
8 2 (2.06%) CoreMedia CMS
9 1 (1.03%) Confluence
9 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Magento
2 2 (2.06%) Fredhopper
2 2 (2.06%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 29 (29.90%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (27.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (21.65%) SaaS
4 6 (6.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (5.15%) Boomi
6 4 (4.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) SSL
2 6 (6.19%) Internet
3 4 (4.12%) HTTP
3 4 (4.12%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.56%) Relational Database
1 18 (18.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.31%) Oracle Database
2 10 (10.31%) RDBMS
3 8 (8.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (7.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (6.19%) DB2
5 6 (6.19%) Jackrabbit
5 6 (6.19%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.06%) Endeca
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.03%) Big Data
7 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.31%) JIRA
3 8 (8.25%) Subversion
4 7 (7.22%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.22%) Maven
5 6 (6.19%) Ant
5 6 (6.19%) Eclipse
5 6 (6.19%) JUnit
5 6 (6.19%) Log4j
5 6 (6.19%) Mockito
5 6 (6.19%) SoapUI
5 6 (6.19%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 4 (4.12%) VersionOne
7 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.06%) Selenium
8 1 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (29.90%) Finance
2 22 (22.68%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Games
4 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (60.82%) Developer
2 30 (30.93%) Consultant
3 25 (25.77%) Implementation Consultant
4 21 (21.65%) Senior Consultant
4 21 (21.65%) Software Consultant
5 19 (19.59%) Java Developer
6 17 (17.53%) Senior Implementation Consultant
6 17 (17.53%) Software Implementation Consultant
7 13 (13.40%) Data Migration Developer
8 12 (12.37%) Junior
9 10 (10.31%) .NET Developer
9 10 (10.31%) Software Developer
10 8 (8.25%) Applications Developer
11 7 (7.22%) Junior Consultant
11 7 (7.22%) Junior Implementation Consultant
11 7 (7.22%) Senior Developer
11 7 (7.22%) SQL Developer
11 7 (7.22%) SQL Server Developer
11 7 (7.22%) WPF Developer
12 6 (6.19%) Oracle ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (37.11%) HTML
2 31 (31.96%) REST
3 27 (27.84%) .NET
4 25 (25.77%) SOAP
5 22 (22.68%) J2EE
6 21 (21.65%) Web Services
7 20 (20.62%) Spring
8 19 (19.59%) XSD
9 18 (18.56%) JSP
10 17 (17.53%) CSS
11 16 (16.49%) HTML5
12 15 (15.46%) ASP.NET
13 14 (14.43%) JSON
13 14 (14.43%) WPF
13 14 (14.43%) WSDL
14 12 (12.37%) XHTML
15 11 (11.34%) JDBC
16 10 (10.31%) RESTful
16 10 (10.31%) Servlets
16 10 (10.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.74%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (21.65%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (14.43%) Computer Science
4 13 (13.40%) Reference Data
5 6 (6.19%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.06%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.03%) Fintech
7 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.59%) Unix
2 15 (15.46%) Windows
3 13 (13.40%) Linux
4 6 (6.19%) HPUX
4 6 (6.19%) Solaris
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.77%) TDD
3 24 (24.74%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (23.71%) Test Automation
5 21 (21.65%) Software Delivery
6 17 (17.53%) Scrum
7 15 (15.46%) BDD
7 15 (15.46%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (15.46%) SOA
8 14 (14.43%) OO
9 13 (13.40%) Data Mapping
9 13 (13.40%) Data Migration
9 13 (13.40%) Migration
9 13 (13.40%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 11 (11.34%) SDLC
11 9 (9.28%) Pair Programming
12 8 (8.25%) E-Commerce
12 8 (8.25%) Line Management
12 8 (8.25%) Proactive Monitoring
12 8 (8.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 90 (92.78%) SQL
2 64 (65.98%) Java
3 52 (53.61%) JavaScript
4 30 (30.93%) C#
5 25 (25.77%) Apex Code
6 24 (24.74%) PL/SQL
7 15 (15.46%) VB.NET
8 7 (7.22%) T-SQL
9 6 (6.19%) Bash Shell
9 6 (6.19%) Perl
10 4 (4.12%) XPath
10 4 (4.12%) XQuery
11 1 (1.03%) PHP
11 1 (1.03%) Python
11 1 (1.03%) VBA
11 1 (1.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (15.46%) Degree
2 13 (13.40%) SC Cleared
2 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.40%) Data Quality
2 8 (8.25%) QA
3 6 (6.19%) GCP
4 2 (2.06%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (6.19%) Puppet
1 6 (6.19%) Terraform
2 4 (4.12%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (2.06%) Ansible
4 1 (1.03%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.03%) MOM
Vendors
1 32 (32.99%) Oracle
2 25 (25.77%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (14.43%) IBM
4 8 (8.25%) Blue Martini
4 8 (8.25%) Demandware
4 8 (8.25%) Elastic Path
4 8 (8.25%) hybris
5 6 (6.19%) ATG
5 6 (6.19%) Google
5 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.19%) WSO2
6 5 (5.15%) Dell
6 5 (5.15%) MuleSoft
6 5 (5.15%) Talend
6 5 (5.15%) TIBCO
6 5 (5.15%) webMethods
7 4 (4.12%) CA
7 4 (4.12%) Green Hat
7 4 (4.12%) SnapLogic
8 2 (2.06%) Adobe