Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 64 33
Rank change year-on-year -16 -31 +8
Permanent jobs citing XML 319 432 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.39% 4.26% 6.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.04% 10.96% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 267 390 623
West Midlands median annual salary £46,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.00% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,300 £22,500 £23,550
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 3,177 3,941 4,240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.78% 38.90% 34.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,673 3,465 3,607
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £59,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -18 140 £55,000 +37.50% 14
Warwickshire +15 51 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Staffordshire +10 42 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Coventry -12 33 £46,250 +8.82% 5
Solihull +16 19 £55,000 +12.82% 2
Shropshire -9 6 £38,750 +10.71% 4
Worcestershire -3 5 £42,500 +70.00% 5
Wolverhampton -16 4 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Halesowen +7 3 £45,000 -
XML
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 132 (41.38%) SQL
2 126 (39.50%) Java
3 117 (36.68%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (34.80%) C#
5 105 (32.92%) JavaScript
6 88 (27.59%) .NET
7 87 (27.27%) HTML
8 86 (26.96%) Web Services
9 84 (26.33%) JSON
10 81 (25.39%) Analytics
11 77 (24.14%) SQL Server
12 67 (21.00%) Degree
13 65 (20.38%) SOAP
14 62 (19.44%) XSLT
15 61 (19.12%) CSS
16 57 (17.87%) REST
17 56 (17.55%) Spring
18 54 (16.93%) Ajax
19 52 (16.30%) Microsoft
19 52 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
20 47 (14.73%) Finance
21 46 (14.42%) Big Data
22 45 (14.11%) Windows
22 45 (14.11%) PhD
23 44 (13.79%) Visual Studio
24 40 (12.54%) MVC
24 40 (12.54%) jQuery
25 38 (11.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 36 (11.29%) NoSQL
26 36 (11.29%) T-SQL

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 25 (7.84%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (4.08%) IIS
3 11 (3.45%) CMS
3 11 (3.45%) JBoss
4 8 (2.51%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.51%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.51%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (2.19%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.25%) Apache
7 3 (0.94%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.94%) Sitefinity
7 3 (0.94%) Sonic ESB
8 2 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.63%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.31%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.31%) Mule
9 1 (0.31%) SAS
9 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (5.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.88%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) Simulink
6 1 (0.31%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 11 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.94%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.08%) SaaS
3 11 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.82%) Google Analytics
5 8 (2.51%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (1.57%) Serverless
7 3 (0.94%) Google Tag Manager
7 3 (0.94%) IaaS
7 3 (0.94%) Office 365
8 1 (0.31%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.82%) SSL
2 7 (2.19%) ATM
2 7 (2.19%) HTTP
3 6 (1.88%) Internet
4 5 (1.57%) Bluetooth
4 5 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.25%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.94%) SMS
7 1 (0.31%) ASN.1
7 1 (0.31%) FTP
7 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.31%) Intranet
7 1 (0.31%) Modbus
7 1 (0.31%) MQTT
7 1 (0.31%) Profibus
7 1 (0.31%) SSH
7 1 (0.31%) VPN
7 1 (0.31%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 46 (14.42%) Big Data
3 36 (11.29%) NoSQL
4 25 (7.84%) Hazelcast
5 22 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (6.58%) Relational Database
7 20 (6.27%) MySQL
8 9 (2.82%) Power BI
9 8 (2.51%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.19%) Redis
10 7 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.57%) Cosmos DB
12 5 (1.57%) DB2
13 4 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.25%) DTS
14 3 (0.94%) GIS
14 3 (0.94%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 44 (13.79%) Visual Studio
2 35 (10.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (7.21%) Git (software)
4 16 (5.02%) Subversion
5 13 (4.08%) Maven
6 10 (3.13%) JUnit
7 8 (2.51%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.88%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.88%) JIRA
9 5 (1.57%) CocoaPods
9 5 (1.57%) NSubstitute
9 5 (1.57%) NUnit
9 5 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (1.25%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.25%) Toad
11 3 (0.94%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.94%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.94%) TestNG
11 3 (0.94%) Visual Website Optimizer
12 2 (0.63%) SonarQube
General
1 47 (14.73%) Finance
2 15 (4.70%) Retail
3 14 (4.39%) Marketing
4 13 (4.08%) Banking
5 10 (3.13%) Automotive
5 10 (3.13%) International Banking
6 5 (1.57%) Advertising
6 5 (1.57%) Law
6 5 (1.57%) Legal
7 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) Back Office
8 2 (0.63%) Billing
8 2 (0.63%) Games
8 2 (0.63%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 188 (58.93%) Developer
2 62 (19.44%) Java Developer
3 60 (18.81%) Analyst
4 30 (9.40%) .NET Developer
4 30 (9.40%) Consultant
5 29 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 28 (8.78%) JavaScript Developer
7 24 (7.52%) Technical Analyst
8 22 (6.90%) Senior Technical Writer
8 22 (6.90%) Technical Writer
9 21 (6.58%) Applications Support
9 21 (6.58%) Author
9 21 (6.58%) Senior Technical Author
9 21 (6.58%) Technical Author
10 19 (5.96%) Big Data Developer
11 18 (5.64%) C# Developer
12 16 (5.02%) Software Developer
13 15 (4.70%) Graduate
14 14 (4.39%) Support Analyst
15 13 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (27.59%) .NET
2 87 (27.27%) HTML
3 86 (26.96%) Web Services
4 84 (26.33%) JSON
5 65 (20.38%) SOAP
6 62 (19.44%) XSLT
7 61 (19.12%) CSS
8 57 (17.87%) REST
9 56 (17.55%) Spring
10 54 (16.93%) Ajax
11 40 (12.54%) jQuery
12 38 (11.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 32 (10.03%) RESTful
14 30 (9.40%) ASP.NET
15 26 (8.15%) KnockoutJS
15 26 (8.15%) WCF
16 24 (7.52%) .NET Framework
17 20 (6.27%) HTML5
18 18 (5.64%) Hibernate
19 17 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (10.66%) Computer Science
3 20 (6.27%) Fintech
4 13 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (3.45%) User Experience
7 7 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (2.19%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.88%) Social Media
9 5 (1.57%) Animation
9 5 (1.57%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.94%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.94%) Blog
10 3 (0.94%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.63%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.63%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.63%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 45 (14.11%) Windows
2 28 (8.78%) Linux
3 19 (5.96%) Unix
4 6 (1.88%) Android
5 5 (1.57%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.25%) CentOS
7 2 (0.63%) Debian
7 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.63%) VMS
7 2 (0.63%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (36.68%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (25.39%) Analytics
3 40 (12.54%) MVC
4 35 (10.97%) Scrum
5 33 (10.34%) OO
6 32 (10.03%) Web Development
7 31 (9.72%) Test Automation
8 29 (9.09%) SDLC
9 26 (8.15%) OOP
9 26 (8.15%) SOA
10 25 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (7.84%) Software Engineering
11 24 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (7.21%) TDD
13 22 (6.90%) ITIL
14 21 (6.58%) OOD
15 19 (5.96%) CRM
15 19 (5.96%) E-Commerce
16 17 (5.33%) ERP
16 17 (5.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 132 (41.38%) SQL
2 126 (39.50%) Java
3 111 (34.80%) C#
4 105 (32.92%) JavaScript
5 36 (11.29%) T-SQL
6 24 (7.52%) PHP
7 23 (7.21%) VB.NET
8 17 (5.33%) XPath
9 13 (4.08%) C++
10 11 (3.45%) PowerShell
11 10 (3.13%) Java 8
11 10 (3.13%) Python
11 10 (3.13%) X++
12 8 (2.51%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.57%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.57%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.25%) VB
14 4 (1.25%) VBA
15 3 (0.94%) ABAP
15 3 (0.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 67 (21.00%) Degree
2 45 (14.11%) PhD
3 25 (7.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 9 (2.82%) ISTQB
5 9 (2.82%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.19%) ISEB
7 3 (0.94%) CIPD
7 3 (0.94%) MCSD
7 3 (0.94%) MCTS
7 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.31%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.31%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.27%) QA
2 3 (0.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 19770
3 1 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (2.82%) Docker
2 4 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.63%) Varnish
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.63%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.31%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 52 (16.30%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.09%) Oracle
3 13 (4.08%) Google
4 10 (3.13%) Capita
5 9 (2.82%) webMethods
6 7 (2.19%) SAP
7 4 (1.25%) Apple
7 4 (1.25%) DevExpress
7 4 (1.25%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.25%) Twitter
8 3 (0.94%) DeepCrawl
8 3 (0.94%) Screaming Frog
8 3 (0.94%) Siebel
8 3 (0.94%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.63%) Adobe
9 2 (0.63%) ATG
9 2 (0.63%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.63%) hybris
9 2 (0.63%) ILOG
9 2 (0.63%) Red Hat