Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 28 21
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 +15
Permanent jobs citing XML 100 82 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 10.55% 8.07% 8.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.27% 18.06% 31.07%
Number of salaries quoted 99 61 82
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £72,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £54,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +13.68% - -6.86%

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 412 454 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 43.46% 44.69% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 336 372 246
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £29,375 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 92 (92.00%) SQL
2 59 (59.00%) Java
3 44 (44.00%) JavaScript
4 43 (43.00%) C#
5 39 (39.00%) SQL Server
5 39 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (34.00%) Oracle
7 33 (33.00%) TDD
7 33 (33.00%) Finance
7 33 (33.00%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (30.00%) PL/SQL
9 29 (29.00%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (29.00%) Amazon AWS
10 27 (27.00%) Data Quality
10 27 (27.00%) Data Migration
10 27 (27.00%) Reference Data
10 27 (27.00%) SC Cleared
10 27 (27.00%) Security Cleared
10 27 (27.00%) Migration
11 26 (26.00%) Banking
11 26 (26.00%) .NET
11 26 (26.00%) HTML
11 26 (26.00%) Enterprise Software
12 25 (25.00%) BDD
12 25 (25.00%) Test Automation
12 25 (25.00%) Software Delivery
13 22 (22.00%) REST
14 21 (21.00%) Data Mapping
14 21 (21.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 21 (21.00%) PostgreSQL

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 9 (9.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (8.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (3.00%) Apache
4 3 (3.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.00%) CMS
5 1 (1.00%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (29.00%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (19.00%) SaaS
4 1 (1.00%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.00%) SSL
2 1 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (39.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (21.00%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (9.00%) Oracle Database
4 9 (9.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 9 (9.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (6.00%) RDBMS
6 6 (6.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.00%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.00%) Big Data
8 1 (1.00%) DB2
8 1 (1.00%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (10.00%) Subversion
2 9 (9.00%) JIRA
3 8 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.00%) Maven
5 1 (1.00%) Ant
5 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.00%) JUnit
5 1 (1.00%) Log4j
5 1 (1.00%) Mockito
5 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 33 (33.00%) Finance
2 26 (26.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.00%) Back Office
3 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (47.00%) Developer
2 33 (33.00%) Consultant
3 30 (30.00%) Implementation Consultant
4 23 (23.00%) Software Consultant
5 21 (21.00%) Data Migration Developer
6 19 (19.00%) Junior
6 19 (19.00%) Senior Consultant
6 19 (19.00%) Senior Implementation Consultant
7 16 (16.00%) Software Implementation Consultant
8 15 (15.00%) ETL Developer
8 15 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
8 15 (15.00%) Oracle ETL Developer
8 15 (15.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 15 (15.00%) SQL Developer
8 15 (15.00%) SQL Server Developer
9 13 (13.00%) Junior Consultant
10 11 (11.00%) .NET Developer
11 10 (10.00%) Architect
11 10 (10.00%) Junior Implementation Consultant
12 9 (9.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.00%) .NET
1 26 (26.00%) HTML
2 22 (22.00%) REST
3 17 (17.00%) JSON
3 17 (17.00%) Web Services
4 16 (16.00%) XSD
5 15 (15.00%) J2EE
5 15 (15.00%) RESTful
5 15 (15.00%) Spring
6 14 (14.00%) CSS
7 13 (13.00%) ASP.NET
7 13 (13.00%) SOAP
7 13 (13.00%) WPF
8 12 (12.00%) HTML5
8 12 (12.00%) XSLT
9 10 (10.00%) JSP
10 8 (8.00%) WSDL
11 6 (6.00%) Java EE
11 6 (6.00%) JAXB
12 5 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.00%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (27.00%) Reference Data
3 26 (26.00%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (7.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.00%) Fintech
5 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.00%) User Experience
5 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.00%) Windows
2 5 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (1.00%) HPUX
3 1 (1.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (33.00%) Problem-Solving
2 33 (33.00%) TDD
3 27 (27.00%) Data Migration
3 27 (27.00%) Migration
4 25 (25.00%) BDD
4 25 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 25 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 21 (21.00%) Data Mapping
5 21 (21.00%) ETL
5 21 (21.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 14 (14.00%) Scrum
7 11 (11.00%) SDLC
8 9 (9.00%) SOA
9 8 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (8.00%) Line Management
9 8 (8.00%) Pair Programming
9 8 (8.00%) Proactive Monitoring
10 7 (7.00%) Mathematics
10 7 (7.00%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 92 (92.00%) SQL
2 59 (59.00%) Java
3 44 (44.00%) JavaScript
4 43 (43.00%) C#
5 30 (30.00%) PL/SQL
6 19 (19.00%) Apex Code
7 15 (15.00%) T-SQL
8 13 (13.00%) VB.NET
9 6 (6.00%) C++
9 6 (6.00%) VBA
9 6 (6.00%) XPath
10 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.00%) C
10 1 (1.00%) Perl
10 1 (1.00%) Python
10 1 (1.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 27 (27.00%) SC Cleared
1 27 (27.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (27.00%) Data Quality
2 8 (8.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 34 (34.00%) Oracle
2 19 (19.00%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (9.00%) Talend
4 1 (1.00%) ATG
4 1 (1.00%) Blue Martini
4 1 (1.00%) Demandware
4 1 (1.00%) Elastic Path
4 1 (1.00%) hybris
4 1 (1.00%) IBM
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.00%) VocaLink