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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 17 32
Rank change year-on-year -11 +15  
Permanent jobs citing XML 40 42 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.33% 8.82% 8.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.41% 30.66% 19.66%
Number of salaries quoted 31 39 20
Median salary £45,000 £64,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.68% +34.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 Watford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 196 137 234
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 35.90% 28.78% 42.94%
Number of salaries quoted 162 112 167
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing XML as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for XML.

1 60 (81.08%) Java
1 60 (81.08%) SQL
2 54 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (59.46%) Web Services
4 33 (44.59%) REST
5 28 (37.84%) OO
5 28 (37.84%) HTML
5 28 (37.84%) JavaScript
6 27 (36.49%) TDD
7 24 (32.43%) Spring
7 24 (32.43%) Finance
8 23 (31.08%) Java EE
8 23 (31.08%) SOA
9 22 (29.73%) Hibernate
9 22 (29.73%) Scrum
10 21 (28.38%) J2EE
10 21 (28.38%) Test Automation
11 20 (27.03%) RESTful
11 20 (27.03%) QA
12 19 (25.68%) UML
12 19 (25.68%) SOAP
13 18 (24.32%) BDD
14 17 (22.97%) Unix
15 16 (21.62%) PL/SQL
15 16 (21.62%) Wealth Management
16 15 (20.27%) Oracle
16 15 (20.27%) OOD
16 15 (20.27%) Shell Script
17 14 (18.92%) CSS
17 14 (18.92%) Gherkin

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 8 (10.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 8 (10.81%) Tomcat
2 7 (9.46%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.35%) JBoss
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Magento
2 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database
1 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Cucumber
2 13 (17.57%) JUnit
3 10 (13.51%) JBehave
3 10 (13.51%) Selenium
3 10 (13.51%) WebDriver
4 9 (12.16%) Maven
5 6 (8.11%) Eclipse
5 6 (8.11%) JIRA
6 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.41%) NUnit
7 4 (5.41%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (5.41%) SpecFlow
8 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.70%) Subversion
9 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.35%) Mockito
10 1 (1.35%) Robolectric
General
1 24 (32.43%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.41%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Games
3 4 (5.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (58.11%) Developer
2 34 (45.95%) Java Developer
3 15 (20.27%) Analyst
3 15 (20.27%) Systems Analyst
4 14 (18.92%) Senior Developer
4 14 (18.92%) SOA Analyst
4 14 (18.92%) SQL Analyst
4 14 (18.92%) Unix Analyst
4 14 (18.92%) XML Analyst
5 12 (16.22%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (13.51%) Java Engineer
6 10 (13.51%) QA Automation Engineer
6 10 (13.51%) QA Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Agile Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 5 (6.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (6.76%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (59.46%) Web Services
2 33 (44.59%) REST
3 28 (37.84%) HTML
4 24 (32.43%) Spring
5 23 (31.08%) Java EE
6 22 (29.73%) Hibernate
7 21 (28.38%) J2EE
8 20 (27.03%) RESTful
9 19 (25.68%) SOAP
10 14 (18.92%) CSS
10 14 (18.92%) Gherkin
11 9 (12.16%) Ajax
12 8 (10.81%) Java SE
12 8 (10.81%) jQuery
13 7 (9.46%) JSON
14 6 (8.11%) .NET
14 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET
14 6 (8.11%) DHTML
15 5 (6.76%) JPA
16 4 (5.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) RIA
2 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.41%) BBC
3 4 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.41%) PMI
4 3 (4.05%) Fintech
4 3 (4.05%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.35%) Derivative
6 1 (1.35%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Unix
2 3 (4.05%) Windows
3 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.84%) OO
3 27 (36.49%) TDD
4 23 (31.08%) SOA
5 22 (29.73%) Scrum
6 21 (28.38%) Test Automation
7 19 (25.68%) UML
8 18 (24.32%) BDD
9 16 (21.62%) Wealth Management
10 15 (20.27%) OOD
11 14 (18.92%) API Testing
12 13 (17.57%) SDET
13 11 (14.86%) Software Engineering
14 10 (13.51%) QA Automation
15 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
16 7 (9.46%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (9.46%) Defect Management
16 7 (9.46%) Software Testing
17 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
17 6 (8.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 60 (81.08%) Java
1 60 (81.08%) SQL
2 28 (37.84%) JavaScript
3 16 (21.62%) PL/SQL
4 15 (20.27%) Shell Script
5 10 (13.51%) C#
6 6 (8.11%) PHP
7 4 (5.41%) Apex Code
8 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.35%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (27.03%) QA
2 7 (9.46%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (5.41%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) Oracle
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.11%) Demandware
4 4 (5.41%) ATG
4 4 (5.41%) hybris
4 4 (5.41%) IBM
4 4 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.41%) Virgin Media
5 2 (2.70%) Xamarin
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