Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 67 31
Rank change year-on-year -16 -36 +7
Permanent jobs citing XML 325 397 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.34% 4.03% 6.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.54% 11.00% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 274 346 618
West Midlands median annual salary £44,150 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.38% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £64,675
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +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 3,405 3,610 3,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 34.95% 36.65% 34.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,775 3,177 3,383
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £24,050
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £58,750
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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +6 127 £55,000 +37.50% 14
Warwickshire +8 63 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Coventry +5 50 £45,000 - 4
Staffordshire -37 24 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Halesowen - 16 £45,000 - 1
Solihull +11 13 £42,500 +25.00% 4
Shropshire -21 10 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Wolverhampton -16 5 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Dudley -4 3 £37,500 -
Worcestershire -11 3 £22,500 -8.16% 5
Wednesbury - 2 £37,500 -
Herefordshire +5 1 £22,500 -6.25%
XML
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 131 (40.31%) SQL
2 105 (32.31%) Java
3 101 (31.08%) C#
4 91 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 91 (28.00%) SQL Server
5 88 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (24.92%) .NET
7 78 (24.00%) SOAP
8 73 (22.46%) HTML
8 73 (22.46%) Web Services
9 71 (21.85%) JSON
10 63 (19.38%) REST
10 63 (19.38%) Microsoft
11 62 (19.08%) XSLT
12 57 (17.54%) Finance
13 56 (17.23%) CSS
14 48 (14.77%) Oracle
14 48 (14.77%) Linux
14 48 (14.77%) Analytics
15 44 (13.54%) Degree
15 44 (13.54%) Test Automation
15 44 (13.54%) BizTalk Server
16 41 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
17 38 (11.69%) SOA
17 38 (11.69%) MySQL
18 37 (11.38%) Windows
19 36 (11.08%) Unix
19 36 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
19 36 (11.08%) NoSQL
20 35 (10.77%) C++

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 44 (13.54%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (4.62%) Apache
3 11 (3.38%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.77%) WebLogic
5 8 (2.46%) IIS
5 8 (2.46%) JBoss
5 8 (2.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (2.15%) Confluence
7 5 (1.54%) Sonic ESB
8 3 (0.92%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.92%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.92%) WordPress
9 2 (0.62%) CMS
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.62%) SAS
9 2 (0.62%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.31%) WildFly
Applications
1 18 (5.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.92%) Acrobat
3 3 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.92%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.92%) RoboHelp
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.46%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.92%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.62%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.46%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (1.23%) SaaS
5 3 (0.92%) IaaS
6 2 (0.62%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.62%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.31%) Boomi
7 1 (0.31%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.92%) SMS
2 5 (1.54%) FTP
3 4 (1.23%) HTTP
3 4 (1.23%) SSL
4 3 (0.92%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.62%) ATM
5 2 (0.62%) Internet
6 1 (0.31%) DHCP
6 1 (0.31%) DNS
6 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.31%) Intranet
6 1 (0.31%) SAN
6 1 (0.31%) SSH
6 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (11.69%) MySQL
3 36 (11.08%) NoSQL
4 24 (7.38%) Big Data
5 20 (6.15%) MongoDB
5 20 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (4.62%) Redis
8 13 (4.00%) Hazelcast
9 11 (3.38%) Power BI
9 11 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (2.15%) DTS
10 7 (2.15%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.92%) DB2
13 3 (0.92%) SAP Data Services
13 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 32 (9.85%) Git (software)
2 31 (9.54%) Subversion
3 30 (9.23%) Visual Studio
4 26 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (7.38%) Eclipse
6 17 (5.23%) Selenium
7 10 (3.08%) JIRA
8 8 (2.46%) Cucumber
8 8 (2.46%) Toad
9 7 (2.15%) HP UFT
9 7 (2.15%) Maven
9 7 (2.15%) Zephyr
10 6 (1.85%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.23%) JUnit
12 3 (0.92%) CocoaPods
12 3 (0.92%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.62%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.62%) TestNG
13 2 (0.62%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 57 (17.54%) Finance
2 21 (6.46%) Banking
3 19 (5.85%) International Banking
3 19 (5.85%) Retail
4 15 (4.62%) Billing
4 15 (4.62%) Games
5 9 (2.77%) Automotive
5 9 (2.77%) Back Office
6 7 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.23%) Marketing
8 3 (0.92%) Advertising
9 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.31%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
10 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 166 (51.08%) Developer
2 81 (24.92%) Analyst
3 41 (12.62%) Java Developer
4 31 (9.54%) Consultant
5 27 (8.31%) Test Analyst
6 26 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 26 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 26 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
7 25 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 24 (7.38%) BizTalk Developer
9 21 (6.46%) C# Developer
10 18 (5.54%) BPM Consultant
10 18 (5.54%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (4.62%) Applications Support Analyst
11 15 (4.62%) Author
11 15 (4.62%) Junior
11 15 (4.62%) Support Analyst
11 15 (4.62%) Technical Author
12 14 (4.31%) Graduate
12 14 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (24.92%) .NET
2 78 (24.00%) SOAP
3 73 (22.46%) HTML
3 73 (22.46%) Web Services
4 71 (21.85%) JSON
5 63 (19.38%) REST
6 62 (19.08%) XSLT
7 56 (17.23%) CSS
8 29 (8.92%) Ajax
9 28 (8.62%) Spring
10 27 (8.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 24 (7.38%) ASP.NET
12 20 (6.15%) WCF
13 19 (5.85%) jQuery
14 18 (5.54%) RESTful
15 14 (4.31%) KnockoutJS
16 13 (4.00%) .NET Framework
17 12 (3.69%) LINQ
18 11 (3.38%) HTML5
18 11 (3.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.92%) Computer Science
3 28 (8.62%) Fintech
4 15 (4.62%) BBC
5 10 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (2.77%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.15%) User Experience
8 6 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.54%) TRADACOMS
10 4 (1.23%) Social Media
11 3 (0.92%) Animation
11 3 (0.92%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.92%) SCADA
12 2 (0.62%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.62%) Blog
12 2 (0.62%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.62%) Mobile Payment
13 1 (0.31%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (14.77%) Linux
2 37 (11.38%) Windows
3 36 (11.08%) Unix
4 17 (5.23%) CentOS
5 15 (4.62%) Debian
5 15 (4.62%) Ubuntu
6 7 (2.15%) Android
7 5 (1.54%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (14.77%) Analytics
3 44 (13.54%) Test Automation
4 41 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (11.69%) SOA
6 34 (10.46%) ITIL
7 33 (10.15%) MVC
7 33 (10.15%) Scrum
8 27 (8.31%) Web Development
9 26 (8.00%) SDLC
10 25 (7.69%) OO
11 24 (7.38%) Software Testing
12 23 (7.08%) E-Commerce
12 23 (7.08%) Software Engineering
13 22 (6.77%) Business Analysis
14 21 (6.46%) Process Management
15 18 (5.54%) Data Analysis
16 17 (5.23%) CRM
17 13 (4.00%) Data Modelling
17 13 (4.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 131 (40.31%) SQL
2 105 (32.31%) Java
3 101 (31.08%) C#
4 91 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 35 (10.77%) C++
6 29 (8.92%) T-SQL
7 27 (8.31%) PHP
8 21 (6.46%) VB.NET
9 13 (4.00%) XPath
10 12 (3.69%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.54%) X++
12 4 (1.23%) ActionScript
12 4 (1.23%) ActionScript 2.0
12 4 (1.23%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.23%) VB
12 4 (1.23%) VBA
13 3 (0.92%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.92%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.92%) Python
14 2 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (13.54%) Degree
2 29 (8.92%) ISTQB
3 24 (7.38%) PhD
4 23 (7.08%) ISEB
5 18 (5.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (4.00%) Security Cleared
7 12 (3.69%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (1.85%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (1.23%) MCSD
10 4 (1.23%) MCTS
10 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.62%) CIPD
13 1 (0.31%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.85%) QA
2 3 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.62%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 5 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.62%) Docker
3 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.31%) SCCM
2 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 63 (19.38%) Microsoft
2 48 (14.77%) Oracle
3 15 (4.62%) Red Hat
3 15 (4.62%) SAP
4 13 (4.00%) webMethods
5 7 (2.15%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.54%) Google
6 5 (1.54%) Siebel
7 4 (1.23%) Apple
8 3 (0.92%) Adobe
8 3 (0.92%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.92%) Twitter
8 3 (0.92%) WooCommerce
9 2 (0.62%) Capita
9 2 (0.62%) Civica
9 2 (0.62%) DeepCrawl
9 2 (0.62%) Screaming Frog
9 2 (0.62%) VMware
10 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.31%) Talend