Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 84 69
Rank change year-on-year -23 -15 -40
Permanent jobs citing XML 230 318 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.88% 3.30% 3.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.30% 9.55% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 165 267 338
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,464 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.08% +4.13% +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 2,472 3,331 3,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.91% 34.57% 36.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,004 2,706 3,136
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.00% +5.26% -

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 -12 88 £46,000 -16.36% 3
Coventry +9 38 £41,250 -8.33%
Warwickshire -21 31 £39,250 +12.14%
Worcestershire -4 24 £35,000 +55.56% 1
Staffordshire +11 20 £43,750 +16.67% 2
Shropshire -6 13 £67,500 +68.75%
Solihull -6 5 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 5 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton +28 3 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Herefordshire -12 2 £45,000 +100.00%
XML
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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.

1 113 (49.13%) SQL
2 112 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (44.35%) C#
4 97 (42.17%) HTML
5 89 (38.70%) SQL Server
6 87 (37.83%) JavaScript
7 85 (36.96%) CSS
8 84 (36.52%) .NET
9 77 (33.48%) JSON
10 72 (31.30%) Java
11 58 (25.22%) Microsoft
12 57 (24.78%) Git (software)
13 54 (23.48%) Visual Studio
14 53 (23.04%) Web Services
14 53 (23.04%) Scrum
15 52 (22.61%) SOAP
16 48 (20.87%) T-SQL
17 47 (20.43%) ITIL
18 46 (20.00%) Test Automation
19 44 (19.13%) Oracle
20 43 (18.70%) MVC
21 42 (18.26%) Microsoft Azure
22 41 (17.83%) Software Engineering
23 40 (17.39%) ASP.NET
23 40 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
24 39 (16.96%) REST
25 38 (16.52%) JIRA
26 37 (16.09%) Degree
26 37 (16.09%) QA
27 36 (15.65%) Team Foundation Server

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 19 (8.26%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (3.91%) Confluence
4 8 (3.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (2.61%) JBoss
5 6 (2.61%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (2.61%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (2.61%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.17%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.74%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 4 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.30%) Apache
8 3 (1.30%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.87%) Drupal
9 2 (0.87%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.78%) JDE OneWorld
2 6 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.17%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (1.74%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.87%) Exstream
5 2 (0.87%) Magento
5 2 (0.87%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (0.87%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.43%) Maximo
6 1 (0.43%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 42 (18.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (6.52%) Serverless
4 9 (3.91%) Office 365
5 7 (3.04%) SaaS
6 6 (2.61%) Google Play
6 6 (2.61%) iTunes
6 6 (2.61%) TestFlight
7 5 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (2.17%) Sage Pay
8 2 (0.87%) GitHub
9 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.57%) FTP
2 14 (6.09%) HTTP
2 14 (6.09%) SSH
3 11 (4.78%) LAN
3 11 (4.78%) WAN
4 10 (4.35%) Internet
5 9 (3.91%) HTTPS
6 6 (2.61%) Broadband
6 6 (2.61%) Intranet
7 5 (2.17%) MQTT
7 5 (2.17%) SMTP
8 2 (0.87%) Extranet
8 2 (0.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (38.70%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (7.83%) MySQL
4 15 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (4.78%) DTS
6 11 (4.78%) MongoDB
7 10 (4.35%) OLAP
7 10 (4.35%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.61%) DB2
8 6 (2.61%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (2.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 6 (2.61%) Oracle Discoverer
8 6 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.17%) Amazon Aurora
9 5 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (2.17%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 57 (24.78%) Git (software)
2 54 (23.48%) Visual Studio
3 38 (16.52%) JIRA
4 36 (15.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (11.74%) Selenium
6 23 (10.00%) Cucumber
7 21 (9.13%) Subversion
8 16 (6.96%) Jenkins
9 13 (5.65%) Mercurial
9 13 (5.65%) SoapUI
10 12 (5.22%) Eclipse
11 10 (4.35%) Maven
12 9 (3.91%) Appium
12 9 (3.91%) Gradle
13 8 (3.48%) NUnit
13 8 (3.48%) Protractor
14 7 (3.04%) Xcode
15 6 (2.61%) JDeveloper
15 6 (2.61%) Oracle Forms
15 6 (2.61%) UI Automator
General
1 21 (9.13%) Retail
2 16 (6.96%) Finance
2 16 (6.96%) Marketing
3 13 (5.65%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.78%) Back Office
4 11 (4.78%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 121 (52.61%) Developer
2 35 (15.22%) C# Developer
3 32 (13.91%) .NET Developer
4 30 (13.04%) Software Developer
5 29 (12.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (10.43%) Consultant
7 22 (9.57%) Technical Consultant
8 21 (9.13%) Analyst
9 20 (8.70%) .NET Software Developer
9 20 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
9 20 (8.70%) Software Engineer
10 17 (7.39%) Integration Developer
10 17 (7.39%) Senior Developer
11 16 (6.96%) ServiceNow Consultant
12 12 (5.22%) Tester
13 11 (4.78%) ServiceNow Developer
14 10 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 9 (3.91%) Applications Support
15 9 (3.91%) Applications Support Analyst
15 9 (3.91%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (42.17%) HTML
2 85 (36.96%) CSS
3 84 (36.52%) .NET
4 77 (33.48%) JSON
5 53 (23.04%) Web Services
6 52 (22.61%) SOAP
7 40 (17.39%) ASP.NET
8 39 (16.96%) REST
9 35 (15.22%) AngularJS
9 35 (15.22%) HTML5
9 35 (15.22%) Spring
10 29 (12.61%) jQuery
10 29 (12.61%) XSLT
11 27 (11.74%) Ajax
12 26 (11.30%) WCF
13 20 (8.70%) RESTful
14 19 (8.26%) LINQ
14 19 (8.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (5.65%) XSD
16 12 (5.22%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.52%) Mobile App
2 12 (5.22%) Driving Licence
2 12 (5.22%) User Experience
3 11 (4.78%) iSeries
4 10 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.61%) Life Science
5 6 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.61%) Web 2.0
6 5 (2.17%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.17%) Internet of Things
6 5 (2.17%) Smart Home
7 4 (1.74%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.30%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.87%) Fintech
9 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.87%) NHS
10 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.04%) Windows
2 26 (11.30%) Unix
3 17 (7.39%) Windows Server
4 16 (6.96%) Linux
5 12 (5.22%) Android
6 6 (2.61%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (23.04%) Scrum
3 47 (20.43%) ITIL
4 46 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 43 (18.70%) MVC
6 41 (17.83%) Software Engineering
7 40 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
8 32 (13.91%) OO
8 32 (13.91%) TDD
9 31 (13.48%) Web Development
10 27 (11.74%) OOP
11 26 (11.30%) SDLC
12 25 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
13 24 (10.43%) Service Management
14 22 (9.57%) ERP
15 21 (9.13%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (8.26%) Computer Science
16 19 (8.26%) Customer Requirements
16 19 (8.26%) Unit Testing
17 18 (7.83%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (49.13%) SQL
2 102 (44.35%) C#
3 87 (37.83%) JavaScript
4 72 (31.30%) Java
5 48 (20.87%) T-SQL
6 21 (9.13%) VB.NET
7 12 (5.22%) PL/SQL
7 12 (5.22%) Python
7 12 (5.22%) TypeScript
8 11 (4.78%) PHP
8 11 (4.78%) RPG
8 11 (4.78%) RPG IV
9 10 (4.35%) C++
9 10 (4.35%) VB
10 8 (3.48%) C
11 7 (3.04%) Apple Swift
11 7 (3.04%) Objective-C
11 7 (3.04%) VBScript
12 6 (2.61%) ES6
12 6 (2.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (16.09%) Degree
2 26 (11.30%) ISTQB
3 16 (6.96%) ISEB
4 13 (5.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (5.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.30%) MCSD
6 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (16.09%) QA
2 8 (3.48%) GDPR
3 4 (1.74%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (10.43%) Docker
2 6 (2.61%) VirtualBox
3 3 (1.30%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.43%) HDFS
5 1 (0.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.61%) HockeyApp
1 6 (2.61%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.74%) HP ALM
2 4 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.43%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 58 (25.22%) Microsoft
2 44 (19.13%) Oracle
3 27 (11.74%) ServiceNow
4 11 (4.78%) IFS
4 11 (4.78%) JD Edwards
5 9 (3.91%) SAP
6 6 (2.61%) Atlassian
6 6 (2.61%) Google
6 6 (2.61%) HP
7 4 (1.74%) Informatica
8 3 (1.30%) Hitachi
8 3 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.30%) Tableau
8 3 (1.30%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.87%) Northgate
9 2 (0.87%) VMware
9 2 (0.87%) Zend
10 1 (0.43%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.43%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.43%) Teradata