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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 29 37 24
Rank change year-on-year +8 -13  
Permanent jobs citing XML 34 25 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.07% 4.27% 8.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.71% 20.33% 20.48%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 31
Median salary £62,500 £35,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +77.30% -17.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £21,250 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £64,700 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  

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 192 123 210
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 34.29% 20.99% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 157 92 152
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in Watford

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 55 (85.94%) SQL
2 49 (76.56%) Java
3 39 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (51.56%) Web Services
4 33 (51.56%) Spring
5 26 (40.63%) TDD
5 26 (40.63%) REST
6 25 (39.06%) Hibernate
6 25 (39.06%) OO
7 24 (37.50%) Finance
8 22 (34.38%) SOAP
8 22 (34.38%) J2EE
9 21 (32.81%) JavaScript
10 20 (31.25%) HTML
10 20 (31.25%) SOA
11 19 (29.69%) Unix
11 19 (29.69%) UML
12 18 (28.13%) Java EE
13 15 (23.44%) Oracle
13 15 (23.44%) QA
14 14 (21.88%) JSON
14 14 (21.88%) WebSphere
14 14 (21.88%) JUnit
14 14 (21.88%) Linux
15 13 (20.31%) PL/SQL
15 13 (20.31%) OOD
15 13 (20.31%) Shell Script
16 12 (18.75%) BDD
16 12 (18.75%) HTML5
17 11 (17.19%) RESTful

XML
Top Related 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 14 (21.88%) WebSphere
2 11 (17.19%) WebLogic
3 10 (15.63%) Tomcat
4 8 (12.50%) JBoss
5 5 (7.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Apache
6 4 (6.25%) CMS
6 4 (6.25%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.56%) Drupal
7 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Magento
2 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) Internet
2 2 (3.13%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) SSL
3 1 (1.56%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) RDBMS
1 10 (15.63%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (6.25%) Jackrabbit
4 4 (6.25%) MySQL
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) JUnit
2 10 (15.63%) Maven
3 7 (10.94%) Git (software)
4 6 (9.38%) Selenium
5 5 (7.81%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.81%) JBehave
5 5 (7.81%) Mockito
5 5 (7.81%) Subversion
5 5 (7.81%) WebDriver
6 4 (6.25%) Eclipse
6 4 (6.25%) Log4j
6 4 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
7 3 (4.69%) JIRA
8 2 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.56%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.56%) Robolectric
9 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (37.50%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.69%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Automotive
5 1 (1.56%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (53.13%) Developer
2 27 (42.19%) Java Developer
3 16 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 14 (21.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (20.31%) Analyst
5 13 (20.31%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Agile Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (7.81%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Java Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (7.81%) SOA Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) SQL Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Test Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Unix Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) XML Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (51.56%) Spring
1 33 (51.56%) Web Services
2 26 (40.63%) REST
3 25 (39.06%) Hibernate
4 22 (34.38%) J2EE
4 22 (34.38%) SOAP
5 20 (31.25%) HTML
6 18 (28.13%) Java EE
7 14 (21.88%) JSON
8 12 (18.75%) HTML5
9 11 (17.19%) CSS
9 11 (17.19%) RESTful
10 10 (15.63%) Ajax
11 8 (12.50%) GWT
12 7 (10.94%) JSP
12 7 (10.94%) XSLT
13 6 (9.38%) AngularJS
13 6 (9.38%) Apache Camel
13 6 (9.38%) CSS3
13 6 (9.38%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (9.38%) Virtual Team
3 5 (7.81%) RIA
4 2 (3.13%) DataPower
4 2 (3.13%) PMI
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) BBC
5 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Fintech
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Unix
2 14 (21.88%) Linux
3 6 (9.38%) Windows
4 4 (6.25%) HPUX
4 4 (6.25%) Solaris
5 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.13%) AIX
7 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.63%) TDD
3 25 (39.06%) OO
4 20 (31.25%) SOA
5 19 (29.69%) UML
6 13 (20.31%) OOD
7 12 (18.75%) BDD
8 9 (14.06%) Automation Testing
8 9 (14.06%) Mentoring
8 9 (14.06%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (14.06%) Scrum
9 8 (12.50%) BPR
9 8 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (12.50%) SDLC
10 6 (9.38%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (9.38%) QA Automation
10 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
10 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
11 5 (7.81%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 55 (85.94%) SQL
2 49 (76.56%) Java
3 21 (32.81%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.31%) PL/SQL
4 13 (20.31%) Shell Script
5 7 (10.94%) C#
6 2 (3.13%) Apex Code
6 2 (3.13%) XPath
7 1 (1.56%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.56%) VB
7 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.44%) QA
2 7 (10.94%) PMO
3 6 (9.38%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Firmware
2 1 (1.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (3.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Oracle
2 9 (14.06%) IBM
2 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) ATG
3 4 (6.25%) Blue Martini
3 4 (6.25%) Talend
4 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.56%) Sybase
5 1 (1.56%) Virgin Media
5 1 (1.56%) Xamarin
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