Period
to 19 August 2017

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

XML
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 33 41
Rank change year-on-year -23 +8 -3
Permanent jobs citing XML 452 716 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.51% 5.99% 5.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.45% 17.45% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 411 576 647
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 3949 4103 4147
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 39.42% 34.31% 37.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3465 3474 3754
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 August 2017.

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 August 2017. 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 -6 179 £40,000 -3.23% 8
Warwickshire -32 57 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Staffordshire -22 42 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Shropshire +25 40 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Coventry -29 37 £40,000 -16.67% 2
Worcestershire -10 24 £25,000 -1.96%
Halesowen - 17 £45,000 - 1
Wolverhampton +4 16 £34,500 -4.17% 2
Herefordshire -8 16 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Solihull -4 11 £47,500 +38.69%
XML
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for XML.

1 228 (50.44%) SQL
2 184 (40.71%) JavaScript
3 179 (39.60%) HTML
4 160 (35.40%) Java
5 149 (32.96%) Web Services
6 146 (32.30%) .NET
7 142 (31.42%) CSS
8 133 (29.42%) Agile Software Development
9 129 (28.54%) C#
10 120 (26.55%) SQL Server
11 111 (24.56%) MVC
12 105 (23.23%) ASP.NET
13 100 (22.12%) REST
14 98 (21.68%) JSON
15 94 (20.80%) OO
16 90 (19.91%) SOAP
17 76 (16.81%) Web Development
18 72 (15.93%) Git (software)
19 71 (15.71%) Scrum
20 69 (15.27%) Visual Studio
21 66 (14.60%) AngularJS
22 65 (14.38%) MySQL
22 65 (14.38%) Degree
22 65 (14.38%) Software Engineering
23 61 (13.50%) jQuery
24 60 (13.27%) Finance
25 59 (13.05%) Mobile App
26 57 (12.61%) Microsoft
27 54 (11.95%) Eclipse
27 54 (11.95%) VB.NET

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 37 (8.19%) Apache
2 21 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.42%) IIS
4 18 (3.98%) CMS
5 13 (2.88%) SharePoint Server
5 13 (2.88%) Tomcat
6 12 (2.65%) Confluence
6 12 (2.65%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (1.77%) JBoss
7 8 (1.77%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.44%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.44%) Drupal
11 2 (0.44%) OpenEdge
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.88%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.44%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.11%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.44%) Exstream
4 2 (0.44%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.20%) Google Play
2 19 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.65%) SaaS
4 9 (1.99%) Force.com
5 8 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.55%) Amazon CloudSearch
6 7 (1.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 7 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (1.33%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.66%) Slack
9 2 (0.44%) Office 365
10 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.22%) IaaS
10 1 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.64%) SMS
2 21 (4.65%) HTTP
3 14 (3.10%) Internet
4 7 (1.55%) ATM
5 5 (1.11%) Intranet
5 5 (1.11%) LDAP
5 5 (1.11%) X.509
6 4 (0.88%) SSL
7 3 (0.66%) Skype
7 3 (0.66%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.44%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.44%) SSH
9 1 (0.22%) DNS
9 1 (0.22%) LAN
9 1 (0.22%) VPN
9 1 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (26.55%) SQL Server
2 65 (14.38%) MySQL
3 50 (11.06%) NoSQL
4 33 (7.30%) MongoDB
5 30 (6.64%) Redis
6 17 (3.76%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (1.55%) OLAP
11 7 (1.55%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (1.33%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (0.88%) DB2
13 4 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.88%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 72 (15.93%) Git (software)
2 69 (15.27%) Visual Studio
3 54 (11.95%) Eclipse
4 49 (10.84%) Subversion
5 48 (10.62%) Xcode
6 37 (8.19%) JUnit
7 35 (7.74%) Android Studio
8 26 (5.75%) JIRA
9 25 (5.53%) Cucumber
10 24 (5.31%) Selenium
11 16 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (3.32%) TestNG
13 10 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (1.99%) Maven
14 9 (1.99%) SoapUI
15 8 (1.77%) Gradle
16 7 (1.55%) Ant
17 6 (1.33%) Jenkins
18 5 (1.11%) TestRail
19 3 (0.66%) Calabash
General
1 60 (13.27%) Finance
2 39 (8.63%) Retail
3 35 (7.74%) Games
4 30 (6.64%) Billing
5 19 (4.20%) Electronics
6 14 (3.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (2.21%) Marketing
8 9 (1.99%) Automotive
9 4 (0.88%) Advertising
9 4 (0.88%) Banking
10 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.44%) Legal
11 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.22%) Back Office
12 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 275 (60.84%) Developer
2 80 (17.70%) Java Developer
3 70 (15.49%) .NET Developer
4 56 (12.39%) Web Developer
5 53 (11.73%) C# Developer
6 50 (11.06%) Analyst
7 43 (9.51%) Senior Developer
8 41 (9.07%) iOS Developer
9 39 (8.63%) Junior
10 38 (8.41%) C# .NET Developer
11 35 (7.74%) Junior Developer
12 34 (7.52%) Architect
13 33 (7.30%) Android Developer
13 33 (7.30%) Test Analyst
14 31 (6.86%) Software Developer
15 27 (5.97%) Applications Developer
15 27 (5.97%) Software Engineer
16 25 (5.53%) .NET Web Developer
16 25 (5.53%) Data Architect
17 24 (5.31%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (39.60%) HTML
2 149 (32.96%) Web Services
3 146 (32.30%) .NET
4 142 (31.42%) CSS
5 105 (23.23%) ASP.NET
6 100 (22.12%) REST
7 98 (21.68%) JSON
8 90 (19.91%) SOAP
9 66 (14.60%) AngularJS
10 61 (13.50%) jQuery
11 54 (11.95%) XSLT
12 44 (9.73%) Ajax
12 44 (9.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 38 (8.41%) iOS SDK
14 37 (8.19%) Android SDK
15 35 (7.74%) Spring
16 34 (7.52%) HTML5
17 33 (7.30%) .NET Framework
18 32 (7.08%) Hibernate
19 30 (6.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.05%) Mobile App
2 35 (7.74%) Computer Science
3 30 (6.64%) Mobile Payment
4 27 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (5.75%) User Experience
6 18 (3.98%) BBC
7 17 (3.76%) Social Media
8 16 (3.54%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.88%) NHS
10 12 (2.65%) iPad
11 9 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.88%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.88%) W3C
14 3 (0.66%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.66%) CMDB
15 2 (0.44%) Animation
15 2 (0.44%) Clustering
15 2 (0.44%) Device Driver
15 2 (0.44%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 54 (11.95%) Apple iOS
2 48 (10.62%) Linux
3 47 (10.40%) Android
4 37 (8.19%) Windows
5 30 (6.64%) CentOS
5 30 (6.64%) Ubuntu
6 26 (5.75%) Debian
7 13 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (2.43%) Unix
9 7 (1.55%) Windows Phone
9 7 (1.55%) Windows Phone 8
9 7 (1.55%) Windows Server
10 6 (1.33%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.22%) SUSE
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (29.42%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (24.56%) MVC
3 94 (20.80%) OO
4 76 (16.81%) Web Development
5 71 (15.71%) Scrum
6 65 (14.38%) Software Engineering
7 42 (9.29%) iOS Development
8 39 (8.63%) Business Intelligence
9 38 (8.41%) E-Commerce
10 36 (7.96%) Test Automation
11 35 (7.74%) TDD
12 34 (7.52%) Android Development
13 30 (6.64%) Mentoring
14 28 (6.19%) Test Scripting
15 27 (5.97%) Data Modelling
15 27 (5.97%) Migration
16 26 (5.75%) OOP
16 26 (5.75%) Unit Testing
17 25 (5.53%) BDD
18 23 (5.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 228 (50.44%) SQL
2 184 (40.71%) JavaScript
3 160 (35.40%) Java
4 129 (28.54%) C#
5 54 (11.95%) VB.NET
6 45 (9.96%) C++
7 40 (8.85%) Objective-C
8 34 (7.52%) XPath
9 33 (7.30%) PHP
10 26 (5.75%) C
11 22 (4.87%) T-SQL
12 16 (3.54%) VB
13 13 (2.88%) Apple Swift
14 7 (1.55%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.33%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.33%) Ruby
16 5 (1.11%) Perl
16 5 (1.11%) Python
17 3 (0.66%) Apex Code
18 2 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 65 (14.38%) Degree
2 34 (7.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.21%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.77%) ISEB
4 8 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.88%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.44%) MCSD
8 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.74%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) Docker
2 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.22%) Ansible
2 1 (0.22%) CloudForms
2 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 50 (11.06%) Oracle
3 32 (7.08%) Red Hat
4 26 (5.75%) Google
5 10 (2.21%) Xamarin
6 8 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.77%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.11%) hybris
8 4 (0.88%) Sun
9 3 (0.66%) Apple
9 3 (0.66%) IBM
9 3 (0.66%) Informatica
9 3 (0.66%) Jitterbit
10 2 (0.44%) Adobe
10 2 (0.44%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.44%) HP
10 2 (0.44%) Telerik
10 2 (0.44%) VMware
11 1 (0.22%) Pega
11 1 (0.22%) Sitecore