Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 62 42
Rank change year-on-year -49 -20 +1
Permanent jobs citing XML 200 427 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.48% 4.24% 5.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.41% 11.15% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 176 387 556
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,492 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +2.22%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,377 3,831 3,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.44% 38.03% 35.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,956 3,254 3,368
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.86% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the West Midlands

XML
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for XML in the West Midlands

XML
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in the West Midlands

XML
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -46 78 £45,000 - 11
Staffordshire +29 41 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Warwickshire -9 19 £27,000 -22.86% 3
Coventry +2 18 £42,500 - 8
Worcestershire +7 13 £35,000 +40.00% 9
Solihull +11 10 £51,250 -2.38% 3
Shropshire -12 5 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Walsall -1 4 £32,500 -23.53%
Wolverhampton -3 4 £35,500 +2.90%
Herefordshire -5 2 £45,000 +80.00%
Stourbridge - 1 £32,500 -
XML
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for XML.

1 112 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (45.00%) SQL
3 86 (43.00%) HTML
4 85 (42.50%) C#
5 82 (41.00%) .NET
6 80 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 79 (39.50%) Java
8 64 (32.00%) JavaScript
9 63 (31.50%) CSS
10 57 (28.50%) Web Services
11 51 (25.50%) SOAP
11 51 (25.50%) JSON
12 48 (24.00%) Scrum
13 47 (23.50%) MVC
13 47 (23.50%) Visual Studio
13 47 (23.50%) Microsoft
14 46 (23.00%) T-SQL
14 46 (23.00%) Windows
15 42 (21.00%) Spring
15 42 (21.00%) Git (software)
16 41 (20.50%) ASP.NET
17 40 (20.00%) Test Automation
18 35 (17.50%) Degree
18 35 (17.50%) jQuery
18 35 (17.50%) REST
18 35 (17.50%) Ajax
19 33 (16.50%) SDLC
20 30 (15.00%) TDD
20 30 (15.00%) XSLT
21 29 (14.50%) Software Engineering

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (7.00%) JBoss
2 13 (6.50%) WebSphere
3 12 (6.00%) WebLogic
4 11 (5.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (5.00%) Tomcat
6 9 (4.50%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (4.00%) Confluence
8 7 (3.50%) SharePoint
9 6 (3.00%) Apache
9 6 (3.00%) Drupal
10 5 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (2.50%) Apache Solr
10 5 (2.50%) GlassFish
11 4 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.50%) NetWeaver
13 2 (1.00%) CMS
13 2 (1.00%) IIS
13 2 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (5.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.50%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.00%) SAP FI-CA
2 4 (2.00%) SAP PSCD
3 2 (1.00%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.00%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.50%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.50%) Magento
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.50%) Serverless
4 6 (3.00%) Office 365
5 4 (2.00%) SaaS
6 3 (1.50%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.00%) Azure Functions
7 2 (1.00%) Google Play
7 2 (1.00%) iTunes
7 2 (1.00%) TestFlight
8 1 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.50%) SSL
2 8 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.00%) Extranet
4 5 (2.50%) HTTP
4 5 (2.50%) Intranet
4 5 (2.50%) RTP
5 4 (2.00%) Internet
6 3 (1.50%) FTP
7 2 (1.00%) Bluetooth
7 2 (1.00%) Broadband
7 2 (1.00%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.00%) SMS
7 2 (1.00%) SSH
7 2 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.50%) ASN.1
8 1 (0.50%) ATM
8 1 (0.50%) LAN
8 1 (0.50%) MPLS
8 1 (0.50%) VPN
8 1 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.00%) Relational Database
3 17 (8.50%) MySQL
4 16 (8.00%) NoSQL
5 13 (6.50%) RDBMS
6 12 (6.00%) DB2
7 11 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (3.50%) MongoDB
9 6 (3.00%) Big Data
10 5 (2.50%) Hazelcast
10 5 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.00%) Cosmos DB
12 2 (1.00%) OLTP
12 2 (1.00%) Redis
12 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 1 (0.50%) Oracle Discoverer
13 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 47 (23.50%) Visual Studio
2 42 (21.00%) Git (software)
3 25 (12.50%) JIRA
4 24 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (10.00%) Maven
6 17 (8.50%) SoapUI
7 16 (8.00%) Cucumber
7 16 (8.00%) Selenium
8 13 (6.50%) Jenkins
9 12 (6.00%) Subversion
10 10 (5.00%) NUnit
11 8 (4.00%) NSubstitute
12 7 (3.50%) ReSharper
13 6 (3.00%) JMeter
13 6 (3.00%) Protractor
13 6 (3.00%) TeamCity
14 5 (2.50%) Eclipse
14 5 (2.50%) JUnit
14 5 (2.50%) SonarQube
14 5 (2.50%) Toad
General
1 22 (11.00%) Marketing
2 20 (10.00%) Finance
3 8 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.00%) Retail
4 5 (2.50%) Publishing
5 3 (1.50%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Automotive
6 1 (0.50%) Back Office
6 1 (0.50%) Law
6 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 112 (56.00%) Developer
2 34 (17.00%) .NET Developer
3 25 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 23 (11.50%) Java Developer
5 21 (10.50%) C# Developer
6 18 (9.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 18 (9.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (8.50%) Analyst
7 17 (8.50%) Architect
8 16 (8.00%) Applications Support
8 16 (8.00%) Junior
9 15 (7.50%) Junior Developer
10 14 (7.00%) Graduate
10 14 (7.00%) Technical Architect
11 13 (6.50%) C# Software Developer
11 13 (6.50%) Consultant
11 13 (6.50%) Graduate Developer
12 10 (5.00%) Senior Developer
12 10 (5.00%) Support Engineer
12 10 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (43.00%) HTML
2 82 (41.00%) .NET
3 63 (31.50%) CSS
4 57 (28.50%) Web Services
5 51 (25.50%) JSON
5 51 (25.50%) SOAP
6 42 (21.00%) Spring
7 41 (20.50%) ASP.NET
8 35 (17.50%) Ajax
8 35 (17.50%) jQuery
8 35 (17.50%) REST
9 30 (15.00%) XSLT
10 25 (12.50%) Java EE
11 24 (12.00%) HTML5
12 22 (11.00%) WCF
13 20 (10.00%) .NET Framework
13 20 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (9.00%) WinForms
15 17 (8.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (8.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (3.50%) Client/Server
3 7 (3.50%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.00%) NHS
4 6 (3.00%) Social Media
5 5 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.50%) Replication
5 5 (2.50%) Taxonomies
6 4 (2.00%) FMCG
6 4 (2.00%) Robotics
7 3 (1.50%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.50%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.50%) User Experience
7 3 (1.50%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.00%) Animation
8 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.00%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 46 (23.00%) Windows
2 25 (12.50%) Linux
3 16 (8.00%) Unix
4 13 (6.50%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (3.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.50%) CentOS
7 2 (1.00%) Android
7 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.50%) watchOS
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (24.00%) Scrum
3 47 (23.50%) MVC
4 40 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 33 (16.50%) SDLC
6 30 (15.00%) TDD
7 29 (14.50%) Software Engineering
8 20 (10.00%) Web Development
9 19 (9.50%) Workflow
10 17 (8.50%) BDD
11 16 (8.00%) Analytics
11 16 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
12 15 (7.50%) Migration
12 15 (7.50%) OOP
12 15 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (7.50%) Regression Testing
13 14 (7.00%) E-Commerce
13 14 (7.00%) OO
13 14 (7.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 90 (45.00%) SQL
2 85 (42.50%) C#
3 79 (39.50%) Java
4 64 (32.00%) JavaScript
5 46 (23.00%) T-SQL
6 24 (12.00%) VB.NET
7 9 (4.50%) PHP
7 9 (4.50%) PL/SQL
8 8 (4.00%) C++
8 8 (4.00%) Java 8
8 8 (4.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.50%) XPath
10 4 (2.00%) Python
11 3 (1.50%) ABAP
11 3 (1.50%) Ruby
11 3 (1.50%) VB
12 2 (1.00%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.00%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.00%) XAML
13 1 (0.50%) RPG
Qualifications
1 35 (17.50%) Degree
2 14 (7.00%) ISTQB
3 12 (6.00%) ISEB
4 11 (5.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (3.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.50%) PhD
7 3 (1.50%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.00%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.00%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) GDPR
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.50%) Docker
3 5 (2.50%) Varnish
4 4 (2.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (1.50%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.00%) HockeyApp
3 2 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.50%) Ansible
4 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (23.50%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.50%) Oracle
3 12 (6.00%) SAP
4 7 (3.50%) VMware
5 6 (3.00%) Google
6 5 (2.50%) Adobe
6 5 (2.50%) Hitachi
6 5 (2.50%) hybris
7 4 (2.00%) DevExpress
8 3 (1.50%) HP
8 3 (1.50%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.00%) IBM
9 2 (1.00%) ILOG
9 2 (1.00%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.00%) Siebel
9 2 (1.00%) Wonderware
10 1 (0.50%) Altova
10 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.50%) Nintex
10 1 (0.50%) Northgate