Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 45 41
Rank change year-on-year +21 -4 -16
Permanent jobs citing XML 85 53 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 8.56% 4.85% 4.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.19% 14.80% 18.94%
Number of salaries quoted 75 36 41
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +37.93% -3.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £41,250 £20,625
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £60,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -18.26% +21.05% -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 443 358 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 44.61% 32.75% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 402 314 216
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +2.78%

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 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 70 (82.35%) SQL
2 65 (76.47%) Java
3 54 (63.53%) JavaScript
4 52 (61.18%) HTML
5 48 (56.47%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (48.24%) Spring
7 38 (44.71%) Web Services
8 36 (42.35%) HTML5
9 35 (41.18%) CSS
10 28 (32.94%) Maven
11 27 (31.76%) TDD
12 26 (30.59%) J2EE
13 24 (28.24%) SOAP
14 23 (27.06%) PL/SQL
15 22 (25.88%) C#
15 22 (25.88%) Tomcat
15 22 (25.88%) REST
16 21 (24.71%) CSS3
16 21 (24.71%) Scrum
17 20 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
17 20 (23.53%) Oracle
17 20 (23.53%) JSP
17 20 (23.53%) Apex Code
18 19 (22.35%) Node.js
18 19 (22.35%) XSD
18 19 (22.35%) .NET
19 16 (18.82%) OO
20 15 (17.65%) SOA
20 15 (17.65%) ASP.NET
20 15 (17.65%) RESTful

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 22 (25.88%) Tomcat
2 13 (15.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (10.59%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (7.06%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (5.88%) Apache
5 5 (5.88%) CMS
5 5 (5.88%) MQSeries
5 5 (5.88%) WebLogic
5 5 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.53%) Confluence
7 3 (3.53%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Office 365
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) SSL
2 7 (8.24%) Internet
3 3 (3.53%) Intranet
4 2 (2.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) Oracle Database
2 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (9.41%) RDBMS
3 8 (9.41%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.88%) DB2
4 5 (5.88%) Jackrabbit
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (32.94%) Maven
2 10 (11.76%) JUnit
3 8 (9.41%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.41%) JIRA
4 7 (8.24%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.24%) Subversion
5 6 (7.06%) Eclipse
5 6 (7.06%) Mockito
6 5 (5.88%) Ant
6 5 (5.88%) Log4j
6 5 (5.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.71%) Selenium
8 3 (3.53%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (2.35%) JBehave
9 2 (2.35%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (14.12%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 66 (77.65%) Developer
2 36 (42.35%) Java Developer
3 17 (20.00%) Java Engineer
4 15 (17.65%) Support Engineer
5 13 (15.29%) Software Developer
6 8 (9.41%) C# Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Junior
7 7 (8.24%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (8.24%) SQL Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Applications Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Applications Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Applications Support
8 6 (7.06%) Applications Support Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Consultant
8 6 (7.06%) Software Consultant
8 6 (7.06%) WPF Developer
9 5 (5.88%) C# WPF Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Junior Consultant
9 5 (5.88%) Software Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (61.18%) HTML
2 41 (48.24%) Spring
3 38 (44.71%) Web Services
4 36 (42.35%) HTML5
5 35 (41.18%) CSS
6 26 (30.59%) J2EE
7 24 (28.24%) SOAP
8 22 (25.88%) REST
9 21 (24.71%) CSS3
10 20 (23.53%) JSP
11 19 (22.35%) .NET
11 19 (22.35%) Node.js
11 19 (22.35%) XSD
12 15 (17.65%) ASP.NET
12 15 (17.65%) RESTful
13 10 (11.76%) Hibernate
13 10 (11.76%) WPF
13 10 (11.76%) XHTML
14 9 (10.59%) JSON
14 9 (10.59%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Reference Data
3 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.53%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.35%) Fintech
5 2 (2.35%) RIA
6 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.47%) Windows
2 12 (14.12%) Unix
3 11 (12.94%) Linux
4 8 (9.41%) HPUX
4 8 (9.41%) Solaris
5 3 (3.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (56.47%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.76%) TDD
3 21 (24.71%) Scrum
4 16 (18.82%) OO
5 15 (17.65%) SOA
6 14 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (14.12%) Pair Programming
7 12 (14.12%) SDLC
8 11 (12.94%) UML
9 9 (10.59%) E-Commerce
9 9 (10.59%) Line Management
9 9 (10.59%) MVC
9 9 (10.59%) Proactive Monitoring
10 8 (9.41%) Customer Requirements
10 8 (9.41%) Migration
11 6 (7.06%) BDD
11 6 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (7.06%) Test Automation
12 5 (5.88%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.88%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 70 (82.35%) SQL
2 65 (76.47%) Java
3 54 (63.53%) JavaScript
4 23 (27.06%) PL/SQL
5 22 (25.88%) C#
6 20 (23.53%) Apex Code
7 11 (12.94%) VB.NET
8 5 (5.88%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.88%) Perl
8 5 (5.88%) T-SQL
9 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.53%) PHP
11 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.35%) VBA
12 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) QA
2 4 (4.71%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.71%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 3 (3.53%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (23.53%) Oracle
1 20 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (11.76%) IBM
3 5 (5.88%) ATG
3 5 (5.88%) Blue Martini
3 5 (5.88%) Demandware
3 5 (5.88%) Elastic Path
4 4 (4.71%) hybris
4 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.35%) Citrix
6 1 (1.18%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.18%) Xamarin