Period
to 21 November 2017

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

XML
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 19 34
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15 +2
Permanent jobs citing XML 77 90 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.88% 8.62% 6.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.54% 29.22% 21.70%
Number of salaries quoted 58 84 51
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -16.23%
10th Percentile £37,125 £22,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,625 £71,750 £63,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% -6.86% +7.37%

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 439 308 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 44.93% 29.50% 32.23%
Number of salaries quoted 377 283 271
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £76,750 £67,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 60 (77.92%) Java
2 53 (68.83%) SQL
3 50 (64.94%) Web Services
4 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (55.84%) REST
5 40 (51.95%) HTML
5 40 (51.95%) JavaScript
6 31 (40.26%) OO
7 25 (32.47%) TDD
8 23 (29.87%) UML
9 22 (28.57%) CSS
9 22 (28.57%) Scrum
10 21 (27.27%) Finance
10 21 (27.27%) Cucumber
11 20 (25.97%) SOA
12 19 (24.68%) JUnit
12 19 (24.68%) SOAP
12 19 (24.68%) BDD
13 18 (23.38%) Test Automation
13 18 (23.38%) Gherkin
13 18 (23.38%) C#
13 18 (23.38%) .NET
14 17 (22.08%) Unix
14 17 (22.08%) API Testing
14 17 (22.08%) Degree
15 16 (20.78%) Wealth Management
15 16 (20.78%) SDET
15 16 (20.78%) Spring
16 15 (19.48%) Shell Script
16 15 (19.48%) J2EE

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 8 (10.39%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.49%) Apache
2 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (5.19%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (3.90%) CMS
4 3 (3.90%) MQSeries
4 3 (3.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.60%) Drupal
6 1 (1.30%) Confluence
6 1 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Office 365
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.88%) Internet
2 3 (3.90%) Intranet
3 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database
1 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (3.90%) DB2
2 3 (3.90%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.60%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 19 (24.68%) JUnit
3 13 (16.88%) Git (software)
3 13 (16.88%) Selenium
4 10 (12.99%) JBehave
4 10 (12.99%) WebDriver
5 9 (11.69%) Eclipse
5 9 (11.69%) Jenkins
6 7 (9.09%) Maven
6 7 (9.09%) NUnit
6 7 (9.09%) SpecFlow
6 7 (9.09%) Subversion
7 5 (6.49%) JIRA
7 5 (6.49%) Mockito
8 3 (3.90%) Ant
8 3 (3.90%) Log4j
8 3 (3.90%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 1 (1.30%) EasyMock
9 1 (1.30%) Grunt
9 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (27.27%) Finance
2 14 (18.18%) Retail
3 8 (10.39%) Games
4 6 (7.79%) Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Back Office
5 2 (2.60%) Legal
5 2 (2.60%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 48 (62.34%) Developer
2 31 (40.26%) Java Developer
3 14 (18.18%) Analyst
3 14 (18.18%) SOA Analyst
3 14 (18.18%) SQL Analyst
3 14 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
3 14 (18.18%) Unix Analyst
3 14 (18.18%) XML Analyst
4 11 (14.29%) Java Engineer
5 10 (12.99%) Software Developer
6 9 (11.69%) Senior Developer
7 8 (10.39%) SharePoint Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
8 7 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
8 7 (9.09%) Test Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) C# Developer
9 6 (7.79%) C# Software Developer
9 6 (7.79%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (6.49%) Agile Java Developer
10 5 (6.49%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (64.94%) Web Services
2 43 (55.84%) REST
3 40 (51.95%) HTML
4 22 (28.57%) CSS
5 19 (24.68%) SOAP
6 18 (23.38%) .NET
6 18 (23.38%) Gherkin
7 16 (20.78%) Spring
8 15 (19.48%) J2EE
9 14 (18.18%) jQuery
10 13 (16.88%) JSON
11 12 (15.58%) Ajax
12 11 (14.29%) Hibernate
12 11 (14.29%) Java EE
12 11 (14.29%) RESTful
13 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET
13 10 (12.99%) HTML5
14 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (10.39%) CSS3
14 8 (10.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) RIA
2 8 (10.39%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.09%) BBC
4 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.19%) Fintech
5 3 (3.90%) Reference Data
5 3 (3.90%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.60%) Derivative
6 2 (2.60%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.60%) User Experience
7 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.08%) Unix
2 5 (6.49%) Linux
3 3 (3.90%) HPUX
3 3 (3.90%) Solaris
4 2 (2.60%) Windows
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (40.26%) OO
3 25 (32.47%) TDD
4 23 (29.87%) UML
5 22 (28.57%) Scrum
6 20 (25.97%) SOA
7 19 (24.68%) BDD
8 18 (23.38%) Test Automation
9 17 (22.08%) API Testing
10 16 (20.78%) SDET
10 16 (20.78%) Wealth Management
11 14 (18.18%) OOD
12 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering
13 11 (14.29%) QA Automation
14 8 (10.39%) Customer Requirements
14 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
14 8 (10.39%) Migration
14 8 (10.39%) Open Source
14 8 (10.39%) Software Testing
15 7 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (77.92%) Java
2 53 (68.83%) SQL
3 40 (51.95%) JavaScript
4 18 (23.38%) C#
5 15 (19.48%) Shell Script
6 11 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 8 (10.39%) PowerShell
8 7 (9.09%) PHP
9 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.90%) Perl
10 2 (2.60%) Apex Code
10 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) Degree
2 8 (10.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) QA
2 6 (7.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.09%) Demandware
3 7 (9.09%) Virgin Media
4 4 (5.19%) ATG
4 4 (5.19%) IBM
5 3 (3.90%) Blue Martini
5 3 (3.90%) Elastic Path
5 3 (3.90%) hybris
5 3 (3.90%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.60%) Adobe
6 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.60%) Sybase
7 1 (1.30%) Interwoven