Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 40 40
Rank change year-on-year +26 0 -15
Permanent jobs citing XML 104 59 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 11.09% 5.50% 4.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.62% 16.03% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 93 41 40
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £20,625
90th Percentile £63,500 £80,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -5.00%

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 406 368 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 43.28% 34.30% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 362 305 209
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +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 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 95 (91.35%) SQL
2 77 (74.04%) Java
3 61 (58.65%) JavaScript
4 51 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (48.08%) HTML
6 43 (41.35%) Spring
7 34 (32.69%) HTML5
8 33 (31.73%) Apex Code
8 33 (31.73%) Salesforce.com
9 32 (30.77%) J2EE
9 32 (30.77%) SOAP
10 31 (29.81%) Web Services
10 31 (29.81%) REST
11 29 (27.88%) Oracle
12 28 (26.92%) Maven
13 26 (25.00%) XSD
13 26 (25.00%) CSS
13 26 (25.00%) JSP
14 25 (24.04%) Finance
14 25 (24.04%) TDD
15 24 (23.08%) .NET
15 24 (23.08%) Unix
15 24 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
16 23 (22.12%) Tomcat
16 23 (22.12%) PL/SQL
16 23 (22.12%) C#
16 23 (22.12%) Scrum
17 22 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (20.19%) Microsoft Azure
18 21 (20.19%) Amazon AWS

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 23 (22.12%) Tomcat
2 18 (17.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (10.58%) Oracle Service Bus
4 9 (8.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 9 (8.65%) Apache
4 9 (8.65%) WebSphere
4 9 (8.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (6.73%) CMS
5 7 (6.73%) MQSeries
6 6 (5.77%) Mule
6 6 (5.77%) Mule ESB
7 5 (4.81%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (4.81%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (3.85%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.92%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.92%) Confluence
9 2 (1.92%) CoreMedia CMS
Business Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Magento
2 2 (1.92%) Fredhopper
2 2 (1.92%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.19%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (20.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (14.42%) SaaS
3 6 (5.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.81%) Boomi
5 4 (3.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.58%) SSL
2 7 (6.73%) Internet
3 4 (3.85%) HTTP
3 4 (3.85%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.23%) Relational Database
2 15 (14.42%) Oracle Database
3 12 (11.54%) RDBMS
4 11 (10.58%) Oracle Database 12c
5 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
6 7 (6.73%) DB2
6 7 (6.73%) Jackrabbit
7 6 (5.77%) NoSQL
8 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.92%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 28 (26.92%) Maven
2 14 (13.46%) JIRA
3 12 (11.54%) Git (software)
4 10 (9.62%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.62%) Subversion
5 8 (7.69%) JUnit
6 7 (6.73%) Ant
6 7 (6.73%) Eclipse
6 7 (6.73%) Log4j
6 7 (6.73%) Mockito
6 7 (6.73%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 6 (5.77%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.85%) VersionOne
9 3 (2.88%) Selenium
9 3 (2.88%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.92%) Cucumber
General
1 25 (24.04%) Finance
2 16 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (1.92%) Games
3 2 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (70.19%) Developer
2 36 (34.62%) Java Developer
3 20 (19.23%) Consultant
4 16 (15.38%) Java Engineer
4 16 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 15 (14.42%) Implementation Consultant
5 15 (14.42%) Senior Consultant
6 13 (12.50%) Software Consultant
6 13 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 12 (11.54%) Software Implementation Consultant
8 11 (10.58%) Applications Developer
8 11 (10.58%) Senior Implementation Consultant
9 10 (9.62%) C# Developer
10 9 (8.65%) Junior
10 9 (8.65%) WPF Developer
11 8 (7.69%) Senior Developer
11 8 (7.69%) SQL Developer
12 7 (6.73%) .NET Developer
12 7 (6.73%) C# Application Developer
12 7 (6.73%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (48.08%) HTML
2 43 (41.35%) Spring
3 34 (32.69%) HTML5
4 32 (30.77%) J2EE
4 32 (30.77%) SOAP
5 31 (29.81%) REST
5 31 (29.81%) Web Services
6 26 (25.00%) CSS
6 26 (25.00%) JSP
6 26 (25.00%) XSD
7 24 (23.08%) .NET
8 20 (19.23%) CSS3
9 18 (17.31%) ASP.NET
9 18 (17.31%) JSON
9 18 (17.31%) Node.js
10 17 (16.35%) WSDL
11 16 (15.38%) WPF
12 14 (13.46%) JDBC
12 14 (13.46%) RESTful
13 13 (12.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (16.35%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (8.65%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.81%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.88%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.92%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.08%) Unix
2 18 (17.31%) Linux
2 18 (17.31%) Windows
3 10 (9.62%) HPUX
3 10 (9.62%) Solaris
4 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.04%) TDD
3 24 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (22.12%) Scrum
5 20 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (18.27%) SOA
7 18 (17.31%) OO
8 15 (14.42%) SDLC
8 15 (14.42%) Software Delivery
9 14 (13.46%) Pair Programming
9 14 (13.46%) Test Automation
10 12 (11.54%) E-Commerce
10 12 (11.54%) MVC
11 11 (10.58%) Line Management
11 11 (10.58%) Proactive Monitoring
11 11 (10.58%) UML
12 10 (9.62%) Coaching
13 9 (8.65%) Mentoring
14 8 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (7.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 95 (91.35%) SQL
2 77 (74.04%) Java
3 61 (58.65%) JavaScript
4 33 (31.73%) Apex Code
5 23 (22.12%) C#
5 23 (22.12%) PL/SQL
6 17 (16.35%) VB.NET
7 7 (6.73%) Bash Shell
7 7 (6.73%) Perl
8 6 (5.77%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.85%) XPath
9 4 (3.85%) XQuery
10 2 (1.92%) PHP
10 2 (1.92%) VBA
11 1 (0.96%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 14 (13.46%) Degree
2 5 (4.81%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.54%) QA
2 6 (5.77%) GCP
3 5 (4.81%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (5.77%) Puppet
1 6 (5.77%) Terraform
2 4 (3.85%) CA Service Virtualization
3 3 (2.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 3 (2.88%) MOM
4 2 (1.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (31.73%) Salesforce.com
2 29 (27.88%) Oracle
3 18 (17.31%) IBM
4 9 (8.65%) Blue Martini
4 9 (8.65%) Demandware
4 9 (8.65%) Elastic Path
4 9 (8.65%) hybris
5 7 (6.73%) ATG
6 6 (5.77%) Google
6 6 (5.77%) Microsoft
6 6 (5.77%) WSO2
7 5 (4.81%) Dell
7 5 (4.81%) MuleSoft
7 5 (4.81%) Talend
7 5 (4.81%) TIBCO
7 5 (4.81%) webMethods
8 4 (3.85%) CA
8 4 (3.85%) Green Hat
8 4 (3.85%) SnapLogic
9 2 (1.92%) Citrix