Period
to 19 October 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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 34 44
Rank change year-on-year -20 +10 -3
Permanent jobs citing XML 456 693 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.60% 5.87% 5.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.67% 16.94% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 425 589 568
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,700 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 3907 4090 4050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 39.42% 34.67% 36.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3382 3462 3669
West Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 October 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 October 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 +2 177 £45,000 +8.87% 9
Warwickshire -27 68 £35,000 -15.15% 4
Staffordshire -29 47 £46,250 +15.63% 4
Shropshire -7 30 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Coventry -32 30 £40,000 - 1
Wolverhampton +12 24 £34,500 -1.43%
Halesowen - 24 £40,000 - 2
Worcestershire -8 13 £25,000 -45.05% 1
Herefordshire +3 9 £25,000 +11.11%
Solihull -6 8 £52,500 +73.55% 2
Walsall +2 7 £42,500 +21.43%
Dudley - 1 £37,500 -
XML
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 220 (48.25%) SQL
2 180 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 170 (37.28%) Java
4 166 (36.40%) HTML
5 150 (32.89%) .NET
6 147 (32.24%) C#
7 145 (31.80%) Web Services
8 141 (30.92%) CSS
9 140 (30.70%) SQL Server
10 138 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
11 122 (26.75%) JSON
12 117 (25.66%) REST
13 108 (23.68%) ASP.NET
14 103 (22.59%) MVC
15 98 (21.49%) SOAP
16 91 (19.96%) Degree
17 85 (18.64%) OO
18 83 (18.20%) Software Engineering
19 77 (16.89%) Scrum
20 74 (16.23%) Visual Studio
21 72 (15.79%) XSLT
22 71 (15.57%) AngularJS
23 69 (15.13%) Git (software)
24 66 (14.47%) Web Development
24 66 (14.47%) Microsoft
24 66 (14.47%) Finance
25 64 (14.04%) Oracle
26 63 (13.82%) NoSQL
27 62 (13.60%) Mobile App
28 61 (13.38%) MySQL

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 40 (8.77%) Apache
2 28 (6.14%) SharePoint
3 25 (5.48%) IIS
4 23 (5.04%) Confluence
5 17 (3.73%) Tomcat
6 16 (3.51%) JBoss
6 16 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
7 14 (3.07%) CMS
8 11 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.54%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.10%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.88%) Drupal
11 4 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.66%) WordPress
13 2 (0.44%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.44%) Mule
13 2 (0.44%) WildFly
Applications
1 35 (7.68%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.88%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.44%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 20 (4.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.66%) Magento
4 2 (0.44%) Exstream
5 1 (0.22%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (4.39%) Google Play
4 17 (3.73%) SaaS
5 8 (1.75%) Force.com
6 6 (1.32%) npm
7 5 (1.10%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.66%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 3 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.66%) Office 365
8 3 (0.66%) PaaS
9 2 (0.44%) Serverless
9 2 (0.44%) Slack
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.24%) SMS
2 17 (3.73%) HTTP
3 14 (3.07%) ATM
4 9 (1.97%) Internet
5 7 (1.54%) LDAP
6 4 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.66%) X.509
8 2 (0.44%) FTP
8 2 (0.44%) Skype
9 1 (0.22%) DNS
9 1 (0.22%) LAN
9 1 (0.22%) SAN
9 1 (0.22%) VPN
9 1 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (30.70%) SQL Server
2 63 (13.82%) NoSQL
3 61 (13.38%) MySQL
4 40 (8.77%) MongoDB
5 33 (7.24%) Redis
6 15 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (3.29%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.97%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.75%) OLAP
11 8 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (1.75%) Oracle9i Database
12 7 (1.54%) Big Data
12 7 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (1.32%) DB2
14 4 (0.88%) MarkLogic
15 3 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 74 (16.23%) Visual Studio
2 69 (15.13%) Git (software)
3 60 (13.16%) Eclipse
4 56 (12.28%) Subversion
5 50 (10.96%) Xcode
6 46 (10.09%) Android Studio
7 39 (8.55%) JUnit
8 37 (8.11%) JIRA
9 23 (5.04%) Cucumber
10 21 (4.61%) Selenium
11 19 (4.17%) TestNG
12 16 (3.51%) Maven
12 16 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (2.63%) Jenkins
14 10 (2.19%) Bitbucket
14 10 (2.19%) Gradle
15 9 (1.97%) SoapUI
16 8 (1.75%) Appium
16 8 (1.75%) Calabash
General
1 66 (14.47%) Finance
2 36 (7.89%) Retail
3 34 (7.46%) Games
4 33 (7.24%) Billing
5 20 (4.39%) Electronics
6 17 (3.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (3.07%) Marketing
8 10 (2.19%) Banking
9 6 (1.32%) Advertising
9 6 (1.32%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.88%) Automotive
11 3 (0.66%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.22%) Back Office
12 1 (0.22%) Legal
12 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 293 (64.25%) Developer
2 78 (17.11%) .NET Developer
2 78 (17.11%) Java Developer
3 66 (14.47%) C# Developer
4 60 (13.16%) Senior Developer
5 53 (11.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 48 (10.53%) Analyst
7 45 (9.87%) Web Developer
8 42 (9.21%) iOS Developer
9 39 (8.55%) Android Developer
10 38 (8.33%) Junior
11 37 (8.11%) Applications Developer
12 34 (7.46%) Junior Developer
13 33 (7.24%) Software Developer
13 33 (7.24%) Test Analyst
14 27 (5.92%) Architect
14 27 (5.92%) Programmer
15 25 (5.48%) Senior .NET Developer
15 25 (5.48%) Senior C# Developer
15 25 (5.48%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (36.40%) HTML
2 150 (32.89%) .NET
3 145 (31.80%) Web Services
4 141 (30.92%) CSS
5 122 (26.75%) JSON
6 117 (25.66%) REST
7 108 (23.68%) ASP.NET
8 98 (21.49%) SOAP
9 72 (15.79%) XSLT
10 71 (15.57%) AngularJS
11 48 (10.53%) Android SDK
12 47 (10.31%) jQuery
13 42 (9.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 41 (8.99%) Spring
15 40 (8.77%) Hibernate
15 40 (8.77%) iOS SDK
16 33 (7.24%) LINQ
17 31 (6.80%) Ajax
18 27 (5.92%) Java EE
18 27 (5.92%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 62 (13.60%) Mobile App
2 52 (11.40%) Computer Science
3 36 (7.89%) User Experience
4 32 (7.02%) Mobile Payment
5 31 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (5.48%) BBC
7 16 (3.51%) NHS
8 13 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.19%) Social Media
10 7 (1.54%) iPad
11 5 (1.10%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.88%) CMDB
13 2 (0.44%) Device Driver
13 2 (0.44%) TRADACOMS
14 1 (0.22%) Clustering
14 1 (0.22%) EPoS
14 1 (0.22%) N-Tier
14 1 (0.22%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 60 (13.16%) Android
2 54 (11.84%) Apple iOS
3 44 (9.65%) Linux
4 42 (9.21%) Windows
5 34 (7.46%) Debian
5 34 (7.46%) Ubuntu
6 33 (7.24%) CentOS
7 15 (3.29%) Unix
8 8 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.54%) Windows Phone
9 7 (1.54%) Windows Phone 8
9 7 (1.54%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.66%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (22.59%) MVC
3 85 (18.64%) OO
4 83 (18.20%) Software Engineering
5 77 (16.89%) Scrum
6 66 (14.47%) Web Development
7 46 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
8 43 (9.43%) iOS Development
9 40 (8.77%) Android Development
9 40 (8.77%) Test Automation
10 34 (7.46%) BDD
10 34 (7.46%) Unit Testing
11 32 (7.02%) TDD
12 30 (6.58%) CRM
13 29 (6.36%) E-Commerce
14 28 (6.14%) SOA
15 24 (5.26%) Mentoring
15 24 (5.26%) Test Scripting
16 23 (5.04%) Workflow
17 21 (4.61%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 220 (48.25%) SQL
2 180 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 170 (37.28%) Java
4 147 (32.24%) C#
5 61 (13.38%) C++
6 51 (11.18%) VB.NET
7 47 (10.31%) XPath
8 42 (9.21%) Objective-C
9 36 (7.89%) C
10 31 (6.80%) PHP
11 21 (4.61%) Apple Swift
11 21 (4.61%) T-SQL
12 15 (3.29%) VB
13 13 (2.85%) Perl
14 8 (1.75%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.32%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.32%) Ruby
16 4 (0.88%) MATLAB
16 4 (0.88%) SPARQL
16 4 (0.88%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 91 (19.96%) Degree
2 46 (10.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.19%) ISEB
3 10 (2.19%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.88%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.88%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.66%) MCSA
6 3 (0.66%) MCSD
7 2 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (9.87%) QA
2 3 (0.66%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.22%) HDFS
2 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.22%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.22%) Puppet
2 1 (0.22%) Simpana
2 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 66 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 64 (14.04%) Oracle
3 33 (7.24%) Red Hat
4 26 (5.70%) Google
5 12 (2.63%) ServiceNow
6 6 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.32%) SAP
7 4 (0.88%) Informatica
7 4 (0.88%) Jitterbit
7 4 (0.88%) Sun
7 4 (0.88%) Talend
8 3 (0.66%) Adobe
9 2 (0.44%) Apple
9 2 (0.44%) HP
9 2 (0.44%) Telerik
9 2 (0.44%) VMware
9 2 (0.44%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.22%) Civica
10 1 (0.22%) Finjan
10 1 (0.22%) Zend