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

XML
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 45 39
Rank change year-on-year -23 -6 +10
Permanent jobs citing XML 387 538 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.93% 5.12% 5.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.50% 14.55% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 348 489 508
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,875 £25,450 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,375 £57,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +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 3,684 3,698 3,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.46% 35.22% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3,061 3,220 3,199
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 January 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 January 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 +10 141 £46,000 +8.24% 16
Warwickshire -7 77 £35,000 -17.65% 13
Coventry -14 35 £47,000 +17.50% 7
Staffordshire -48 30 £40,000 - 9
Halesowen - 29 £45,000 - 2
Wolverhampton +3 21 £34,500 -1.43%
Shropshire -11 21 £35,000 -30.00% 7
Walsall +8 7 £42,500 -10.53%
Dudley +12 4 £37,500 -
Worcestershire -13 4 £32,500 +35.42% 5
Solihull -18 4 £40,000 +17.65% 4
Wednesbury - 2 £37,500 -
Herefordshire -1 1 £22,500 -6.25%
XML
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 168 (43.41%) SQL
2 135 (34.88%) C#
3 132 (34.11%) .NET
4 122 (31.52%) SQL Server
5 121 (31.27%) JavaScript
6 120 (31.01%) Java
7 115 (29.72%) HTML
8 108 (27.91%) JSON
9 103 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
10 102 (26.36%) CSS
11 92 (23.77%) SOAP
12 89 (23.00%) ASP.NET
13 87 (22.48%) Web Services
14 86 (22.22%) REST
15 73 (18.86%) Degree
16 69 (17.83%) XSLT
17 65 (16.80%) C++
17 65 (16.80%) Microsoft
18 63 (16.28%) Oracle
19 62 (16.02%) Git (software)
20 61 (15.76%) MVC
21 60 (15.50%) MySQL
22 59 (15.25%) Visual Studio
22 59 (15.25%) Finance
23 56 (14.47%) OO
23 56 (14.47%) NoSQL
24 54 (13.95%) Test Automation
24 54 (13.95%) Software Engineering
25 49 (12.66%) Subversion
25 49 (12.66%) Linux

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 (9.04%) BizTalk Server
2 33 (8.53%) Apache
3 29 (7.49%) Confluence
4 22 (5.68%) SharePoint
5 19 (4.91%) IIS
6 17 (4.39%) JBoss
7 10 (2.58%) CMS
7 10 (2.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (2.58%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.58%) Umbraco
7 10 (2.58%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (1.55%) WordPress
9 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.52%) Drupal
9 2 (0.52%) OpenEdge
9 2 (0.52%) Sonic ESB
9 2 (0.52%) WildFly
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (6.46%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.03%) Acrobat
3 4 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.03%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.03%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.78%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.52%) Exstream
3 2 (0.52%) Magento
4 1 (0.26%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (4.39%) SaaS
4 7 (1.81%) Google Play
5 6 (1.55%) npm
6 3 (0.78%) Force.com
6 3 (0.78%) PaaS
7 2 (0.52%) Office 365
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.26%) Boomi
8 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.27%) SMS
2 14 (3.62%) ATM
3 9 (2.33%) HTTP
4 6 (1.55%) FTP
5 2 (0.52%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.52%) DNS
5 2 (0.52%) SAN
5 2 (0.52%) SSL
5 2 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.26%) DHCP
6 1 (0.26%) Internet
6 1 (0.26%) Intranet
6 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (31.52%) SQL Server
2 60 (15.50%) MySQL
3 56 (14.47%) NoSQL
4 41 (10.59%) MongoDB
5 31 (8.01%) Redis
6 21 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (2.58%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (2.07%) DTS
12 7 (1.81%) Big Data
13 6 (1.55%) BODI
13 6 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.55%) SAP Data Services
14 5 (1.29%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (1.29%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 62 (16.02%) Git (software)
2 59 (15.25%) Visual Studio
3 49 (12.66%) Subversion
4 48 (12.40%) Eclipse
5 36 (9.30%) JIRA
6 31 (8.01%) Selenium
7 26 (6.72%) Android Studio
8 24 (6.20%) Xcode
9 19 (4.91%) Cucumber
9 19 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (3.88%) JUnit
11 11 (2.84%) Maven
12 10 (2.58%) HP UFT
12 10 (2.58%) Jenkins
12 10 (2.58%) SoapUI
12 10 (2.58%) Zephyr
13 9 (2.33%) Appium
13 9 (2.33%) Bitbucket
13 9 (2.33%) Calabash
14 6 (1.55%) Gradle
General
1 59 (15.25%) Finance
2 32 (8.27%) Games
3 31 (8.01%) Billing
4 25 (6.46%) Retail
5 18 (4.65%) Banking
6 10 (2.58%) Marketing
7 9 (2.33%) Back Office
7 9 (2.33%) International Banking
8 7 (1.81%) Electronics
9 6 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.29%) Advertising
10 5 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.29%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.52%) Automotive
11 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.26%) Legal
12 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 224 (57.88%) Developer
2 65 (16.80%) Analyst
3 64 (16.54%) .NET Developer
4 52 (13.44%) C# Developer
5 46 (11.89%) Senior Developer
6 43 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 39 (10.08%) Test Analyst
8 34 (8.79%) Applications Developer
8 34 (8.79%) Java Developer
9 30 (7.75%) Junior
9 30 (7.75%) Web Developer
10 28 (7.24%) Junior Developer
11 25 (6.46%) Programmer
11 25 (6.46%) Tester
12 23 (5.94%) Android Developer
12 23 (5.94%) iOS Developer
13 22 (5.68%) Software Developer
14 20 (5.17%) Graduate
15 19 (4.91%) .NET Software Developer
15 19 (4.91%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (34.11%) .NET
2 115 (29.72%) HTML
3 108 (27.91%) JSON
4 102 (26.36%) CSS
5 92 (23.77%) SOAP
6 89 (23.00%) ASP.NET
7 87 (22.48%) Web Services
8 86 (22.22%) REST
9 69 (17.83%) XSLT
10 30 (7.75%) jQuery
11 29 (7.49%) Android SDK
12 28 (7.24%) AngularJS
12 28 (7.24%) WCF
13 23 (5.94%) XSD
14 22 (5.68%) Ajax
14 22 (5.68%) LINQ
15 21 (5.43%) iOS SDK
16 20 (5.17%) RESTful
17 19 (4.91%) HTML5
18 18 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 36 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 29 (7.49%) BBC
4 28 (7.24%) User Experience
5 26 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (4.91%) Mobile Payment
7 12 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.58%) Fintech
9 7 (1.81%) TRADACOMS
10 6 (1.55%) NHS
11 5 (1.29%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (1.03%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.03%) SCADA
13 3 (0.78%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.78%) Social Media
14 2 (0.52%) Analytical Mindset
14 2 (0.52%) Animation
14 2 (0.52%) BYOD
14 2 (0.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (12.66%) Linux
2 43 (11.11%) Android
3 40 (10.34%) Windows
4 36 (9.30%) Apple iOS
5 32 (8.27%) Debian
5 32 (8.27%) Ubuntu
6 31 (8.01%) CentOS
6 31 (8.01%) Unix
7 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.52%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (15.76%) MVC
3 56 (14.47%) OO
4 54 (13.95%) Software Engineering
4 54 (13.95%) Test Automation
5 47 (12.14%) Web Development
6 44 (11.37%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (11.11%) Scrum
8 40 (10.34%) SOA
9 33 (8.53%) Software Testing
10 32 (8.27%) E-Commerce
11 31 (8.01%) Unit Testing
12 26 (6.72%) Android Development
12 26 (6.72%) iOS Development
13 23 (5.94%) Test Scripting
13 23 (5.94%) Waterfall
14 22 (5.68%) ITIL
15 21 (5.43%) Time Management
16 19 (4.91%) SDLC
17 18 (4.65%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 168 (43.41%) SQL
2 135 (34.88%) C#
3 121 (31.27%) JavaScript
4 120 (31.01%) Java
5 65 (16.80%) C++
6 45 (11.63%) VB.NET
7 30 (7.75%) XPath
8 26 (6.72%) Objective-C
9 25 (6.46%) PHP
9 25 (6.46%) T-SQL
10 23 (5.94%) C
11 19 (4.91%) Apple Swift
12 11 (2.84%) Perl
13 10 (2.58%) VB
14 9 (2.33%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.55%) ActionScript
15 6 (1.55%) ActionScript 2.0
15 6 (1.55%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.29%) SPARQL
16 5 (1.29%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 73 (18.86%) Degree
2 31 (8.01%) Computer Science Degree
2 31 (8.01%) ISTQB
3 27 (6.98%) ISEB
4 12 (3.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (2.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (1.03%) MCSD
7 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.03%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.78%) MCSA
8 3 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (11.37%) QA
2 6 (1.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.26%) HDFS
3 1 (0.26%) vSphere
3 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.26%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.26%) Puppet
2 1 (0.26%) SCCM
2 1 (0.26%) Simpana
2 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 65 (16.80%) Microsoft
2 63 (16.28%) Oracle
3 31 (8.01%) Red Hat
4 16 (4.13%) SAP
5 13 (3.36%) ServiceNow
6 9 (2.33%) Google
7 6 (1.55%) webMethods
8 5 (1.29%) Talend
9 4 (1.03%) Adobe
10 3 (0.78%) Civica
10 3 (0.78%) HP
10 3 (0.78%) Informatica
10 3 (0.78%) Jitterbit
10 3 (0.78%) WooCommerce
11 2 (0.52%) Apple
11 2 (0.52%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.52%) Citrix
11 2 (0.52%) Siebel
11 2 (0.52%) VMware
12 1 (0.26%) IBM