Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 29 37
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 +1
Permanent jobs citing XML 84 73 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 9.14% 8.36% 6.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.58% 17.85% 19.56%
Number of salaries quoted 76 63 58
Watford median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.81% +16.67% +2.86%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,450 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,500 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +19.57% -8.00% -0.99%

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 372 409 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 40.48% 46.85% 31.36%
Number of salaries quoted 287 363 286
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £73,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for XML in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 68 (80.95%) SQL
2 42 (50.00%) Migration
2 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (48.81%) SQL Server
4 40 (47.62%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (45.24%) C#
6 37 (44.05%) Java
7 36 (42.86%) TDD
7 36 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (40.48%) Data Quality
8 34 (40.48%) Data Migration
8 34 (40.48%) Reference Data
8 34 (40.48%) SC Cleared
8 34 (40.48%) Security Cleared
9 33 (39.29%) JSON
10 31 (36.90%) Test Automation
10 31 (36.90%) PostgreSQL
10 31 (36.90%) ETL
10 31 (36.90%) BDD
11 29 (34.52%) PL/SQL
11 29 (34.52%) Oracle
12 28 (33.33%) JavaScript
13 24 (28.57%) Data Mapping
13 24 (28.57%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 22 (26.19%) Finance
15 21 (25.00%) T-SQL
15 21 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (22.62%) REST
16 19 (22.62%) XSD
17 18 (21.43%) SOAP

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 7 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
1 7 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 7 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 6 (7.14%) Apache
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.52%) SaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (48.81%) SQL Server
2 31 (36.90%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
4 18 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (9.52%) RDBMS
5 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (4.76%) MySQL
8 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.19%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 18 (21.43%) JIRA
1 18 (21.43%) Subversion
2 10 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.33%) Maven
4 4 (4.76%) gulp
5 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.19%) JMeter
5 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.19%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.19%) Selenium
5 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.19%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (26.19%) Finance
2 14 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Automotive
4 1 (1.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (58.33%) Developer
2 24 (28.57%) Data Migration Developer
3 21 (25.00%) ETL Developer
3 21 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 21 (25.00%) Oracle ETL Developer
3 21 (25.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 21 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 21 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 14 (16.67%) Consultant
5 13 (15.48%) Java Developer
6 11 (13.10%) Architect
6 11 (13.10%) Implementation Consultant
6 11 (13.10%) Senior Developer
7 10 (11.90%) Data Architect
7 10 (11.90%) Data Migration Architect
7 10 (11.90%) Junior
7 10 (11.90%) Migration Architect
8 8 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (9.52%) Senior Implementation Consultant
9 7 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (39.29%) JSON
2 19 (22.62%) REST
2 19 (22.62%) XSD
3 18 (21.43%) HTML
3 18 (21.43%) SOAP
4 16 (19.05%) RESTful
5 14 (16.67%) Spring
6 13 (15.48%) J2EE
7 12 (14.29%) Web Services
8 11 (13.10%) CSS
9 10 (11.90%) JAXB
10 9 (10.71%) HTML5
11 8 (9.52%) DOM
11 8 (9.52%) Java EE
11 8 (9.52%) Java SE
11 8 (9.52%) SAX
12 7 (8.33%) AngularJS
12 7 (8.33%) JDBC
12 7 (8.33%) Spring MVC
12 7 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (40.48%) Reference Data
3 14 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (50.00%) Migration
2 40 (47.62%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (42.86%) TDD
4 34 (40.48%) Data Migration
5 31 (36.90%) BDD
5 31 (36.90%) ETL
5 31 (36.90%) Test Automation
6 24 (28.57%) Data Mapping
6 24 (28.57%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 14 (16.67%) MVC
7 14 (16.67%) Scrum
7 14 (16.67%) Software Delivery
8 12 (14.29%) Front End Development
9 10 (11.90%) Data Analysis
9 10 (11.90%) Data Management
9 10 (11.90%) Master Data Management
9 10 (11.90%) Reference Data Management
9 10 (11.90%) Web Development
10 8 (9.52%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 68 (80.95%) SQL
2 38 (45.24%) C#
3 37 (44.05%) Java
4 29 (34.52%) PL/SQL
5 28 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 21 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 10 (11.90%) C++
7 10 (11.90%) VBA
8 8 (9.52%) Apex Code
9 6 (7.14%) XPath
10 4 (4.76%) PHP
11 3 (3.57%) Java 8
11 3 (3.57%) Python
11 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (40.48%) SC Cleared
1 34 (40.48%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.19%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (40.48%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.95%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (34.52%) Oracle
2 18 (21.43%) Talend
3 8 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.76%) Zend
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.19%) Tableau
5 1 (1.19%) VocaLink