Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 37 41
Rank change year-on-year -22 +4 -2
Permanent jobs citing XML 437 660 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.34% 5.72% 5.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.23% 16.26% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 405 577 575
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,050 £55,750
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 3893 4059 3902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.62% 35.18% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3357 3456 3507
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,750 £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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -5 167 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Warwickshire -21 77 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Staffordshire -31 45 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Coventry -35 26 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Shropshire -11 25 £35,000 -24.32% 3
Halesowen - 25 £45,000 - 1
Wolverhampton +10 22 £34,500 -1.43%
Worcestershire -7 11 £25,000 -27.54%
Solihull -5 8 £52,500 +54.41% 1
Walsall +9 7 £42,500 +21.43%
Herefordshire 0 7 £25,000 +4.17%
Dudley +14 4 £37,500 -
Wednesbury - 1 - - 1
XML
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 205 (46.91%) SQL
2 167 (38.22%) JavaScript
3 157 (35.93%) Java
4 155 (35.47%) HTML
5 143 (32.72%) .NET
6 140 (32.04%) C#
7 137 (31.35%) SQL Server
8 134 (30.66%) Web Services
9 132 (30.21%) CSS
10 122 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
11 120 (27.46%) JSON
12 113 (25.86%) REST
13 101 (23.11%) ASP.NET
14 94 (21.51%) SOAP
15 87 (19.91%) MVC
15 87 (19.91%) Degree
16 78 (17.85%) OO
17 75 (17.16%) Software Engineering
18 72 (16.48%) Visual Studio
19 68 (15.56%) Oracle
20 66 (15.10%) XSLT
20 66 (15.10%) Finance
21 65 (14.87%) Scrum
21 65 (14.87%) MySQL
22 63 (14.42%) C++
23 62 (14.19%) Microsoft
24 59 (13.50%) NoSQL
24 59 (13.50%) Git (software)
25 56 (12.81%) Eclipse
25 56 (12.81%) Android

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 35 (8.01%) Apache
2 27 (6.18%) Confluence
3 25 (5.72%) SharePoint
4 21 (4.81%) IIS
5 16 (3.66%) JBoss
6 15 (3.43%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (3.43%) SharePoint Server
7 14 (3.20%) Tomcat
8 13 (2.97%) CMS
9 7 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (1.60%) Umbraco
10 6 (1.37%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.92%) Drupal
12 3 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.69%) WordPress
13 2 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.46%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.46%) Mule
13 2 (0.46%) OpenEdge
13 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.92%) Acrobat
3 4 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.92%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.92%) RoboHelp
4 2 (0.46%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (3.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.69%) Magento
4 2 (0.46%) Exstream
5 1 (0.23%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.89%) SaaS
4 16 (3.66%) Google Play
5 7 (1.60%) Force.com
6 6 (1.37%) npm
7 3 (0.69%) Office 365
7 3 (0.69%) PaaS
8 2 (0.46%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.23%) Serverless
9 1 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.09%) SMS
2 14 (3.20%) ATM
3 13 (2.97%) HTTP
4 7 (1.60%) LDAP
5 6 (1.37%) FTP
6 5 (1.14%) Internet
7 4 (0.92%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.46%) X.509
9 1 (0.23%) DNS
9 1 (0.23%) LAN
9 1 (0.23%) SAN
9 1 (0.23%) Skype
9 1 (0.23%) VPN
9 1 (0.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (31.35%) SQL Server
2 65 (14.87%) MySQL
3 59 (13.50%) NoSQL
4 39 (8.92%) MongoDB
5 31 (7.09%) Redis
6 19 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (3.20%) Relational Database
11 13 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (2.29%) Oracle Database
13 9 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (2.06%) Oracle9i Database
14 8 (1.83%) OLAP
15 7 (1.60%) Big Data
15 7 (1.60%) DB2
16 5 (1.14%) DTS
16 5 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (1.14%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 72 (16.48%) Visual Studio
2 59 (13.50%) Git (software)
3 56 (12.81%) Eclipse
4 48 (10.98%) Subversion
5 43 (9.84%) Xcode
6 40 (9.15%) Android Studio
7 35 (8.01%) JIRA
8 34 (7.78%) JUnit
9 29 (6.64%) Selenium
10 25 (5.72%) Cucumber
11 17 (3.89%) Maven
12 16 (3.66%) TestNG
13 13 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (2.75%) Jenkins
15 10 (2.29%) Bitbucket
16 9 (2.06%) Appium
16 9 (2.06%) Calabash
16 9 (2.06%) SoapUI
17 8 (1.83%) HP UFT
17 8 (1.83%) Zephyr
General
1 66 (15.10%) Finance
2 32 (7.32%) Games
3 31 (7.09%) Billing
3 31 (7.09%) Retail
4 16 (3.66%) Electronics
4 16 (3.66%) Pharmaceutical
5 14 (3.20%) Marketing
6 11 (2.52%) Banking
7 6 (1.37%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.14%) Advertising
9 3 (0.69%) Back Office
9 3 (0.69%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.46%) Automotive
10 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) International Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 273 (62.47%) Developer
2 73 (16.70%) .NET Developer
3 63 (14.42%) Java Developer
4 61 (13.96%) C# Developer
5 58 (13.27%) Senior Developer
6 50 (11.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 48 (10.98%) Analyst
8 39 (8.92%) Web Developer
9 38 (8.70%) Junior
10 36 (8.24%) Android Developer
11 35 (8.01%) iOS Developer
12 33 (7.55%) Applications Developer
12 33 (7.55%) Junior Developer
12 33 (7.55%) Test Analyst
13 30 (6.86%) Software Developer
14 27 (6.18%) Tester
15 26 (5.95%) Programmer
16 24 (5.49%) Senior .NET Developer
16 24 (5.49%) Senior C# Developer
17 23 (5.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (35.47%) HTML
2 143 (32.72%) .NET
3 134 (30.66%) Web Services
4 132 (30.21%) CSS
5 120 (27.46%) JSON
6 113 (25.86%) REST
7 101 (23.11%) ASP.NET
8 94 (21.51%) SOAP
9 66 (15.10%) XSLT
10 56 (12.81%) AngularJS
11 44 (10.07%) Android SDK
12 36 (8.24%) jQuery
13 34 (7.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 33 (7.55%) iOS SDK
14 33 (7.55%) Spring
15 32 (7.32%) Hibernate
16 31 (7.09%) LINQ
17 28 (6.41%) Ajax
18 24 (5.49%) WCF
18 24 (5.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.13%) Mobile App
2 50 (11.44%) Computer Science
3 34 (7.78%) User Experience
4 32 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (6.41%) Mobile Payment
6 26 (5.95%) BBC
7 15 (3.43%) NHS
8 10 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.06%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.06%) Social Media
10 7 (1.60%) iPad
11 6 (1.37%) TRADACOMS
12 5 (1.14%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.92%) CMDB
13 4 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.92%) SCADA
14 2 (0.46%) BYOD
14 2 (0.46%) Device Driver
14 2 (0.46%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.46%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 56 (12.81%) Android
2 47 (10.76%) Apple iOS
3 39 (8.92%) Windows
4 38 (8.70%) Linux
5 32 (7.32%) Debian
5 32 (7.32%) Ubuntu
6 31 (7.09%) CentOS
7 19 (4.35%) Unix
8 7 (1.60%) Windows Phone
8 7 (1.60%) Windows Phone 8
9 5 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.69%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (19.91%) MVC
3 78 (17.85%) OO
4 75 (17.16%) Software Engineering
5 65 (14.87%) Scrum
6 53 (12.13%) Web Development
7 49 (11.21%) Test Automation
8 46 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (8.47%) Android Development
10 36 (8.24%) iOS Development
11 33 (7.55%) E-Commerce
12 32 (7.32%) BDD
12 32 (7.32%) Unit Testing
13 29 (6.64%) SOA
14 27 (6.18%) CRM
14 27 (6.18%) Software Testing
15 26 (5.95%) TDD
16 24 (5.49%) Test Scripting
17 23 (5.26%) ETL
18 22 (5.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 205 (46.91%) SQL
2 167 (38.22%) JavaScript
3 157 (35.93%) Java
4 140 (32.04%) C#
5 63 (14.42%) C++
6 53 (12.13%) VB.NET
7 43 (9.84%) XPath
8 35 (8.01%) Objective-C
9 33 (7.55%) C
10 30 (6.86%) PHP
11 23 (5.26%) T-SQL
12 21 (4.81%) Apple Swift
13 13 (2.97%) Perl
14 12 (2.75%) VB
15 8 (1.83%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.37%) ActionScript
16 6 (1.37%) ActionScript 2.0
16 6 (1.37%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.37%) Ruby
17 4 (0.92%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 87 (19.91%) Degree
2 41 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (4.58%) ISTQB
4 19 (4.35%) ISEB
5 10 (2.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.37%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.69%) MCSA
8 3 (0.69%) MCSD
8 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.46%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (10.76%) QA
2 5 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.23%) HDFS
2 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.23%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.23%) Puppet
2 1 (0.23%) Simpana
2 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 68 (15.56%) Oracle
2 62 (14.19%) Microsoft
3 31 (7.09%) Red Hat
4 18 (4.12%) Google
5 15 (3.43%) ServiceNow
6 12 (2.75%) SAP
7 6 (1.37%) Adobe
8 5 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.92%) Informatica
9 4 (0.92%) Jitterbit
9 4 (0.92%) Talend
10 3 (0.69%) Civica
11 2 (0.46%) HP
11 2 (0.46%) Telerik
11 2 (0.46%) VMware
11 2 (0.46%) webMethods
12 1 (0.23%) Finjan
12 1 (0.23%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.23%) Twitter
12 1 (0.23%) Zend