The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for XSD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XSD over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML Schema Definition (XSD)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 221 206
Permanent jobs citing XSD 0 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.75% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 4
Median salary - £42,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.10%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.05% -  

XSD 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 1745 2124 1924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.00% 34.66% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1553 1860 1721
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

XSD
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing XSD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XSD in the West Midlands

XSD
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XSD in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for XSD in the West Midlands

XSD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing XSD 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 XSD.

1 17 (100.00%) XML
2 14 (82.35%) XSLT
2 14 (82.35%) SOA
2 14 (82.35%) Web Services
3 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET
3 11 (64.71%) C#
3 11 (64.71%) .NET
3 11 (64.71%) UML
3 11 (64.71%) Scrum
3 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (64.71%) WCF
3 11 (64.71%) Line Management
4 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
4 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 10 (58.82%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
7 3 (17.65%) Validation
7 3 (17.65%) Cryptography
7 3 (17.65%) EAI
7 3 (17.65%) SOAP
7 3 (17.65%) Middleware
7 3 (17.65%) X.509
7 3 (17.65%) IBM
7 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (17.65%) Multithreaded Programming
7 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
7 3 (17.65%) REST
8 2 (11.76%) QA

XSD
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (11.76%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
1 11 (64.71%) Development Team Leader
1 11 (64.71%) Team Leader
2 8 (47.06%) Integration Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Senior Developer
4 6 (35.29%) .NET Development Team Leader
4 6 (35.29%) .NET Team Leader
5 5 (29.41%) C# Developer
5 5 (29.41%) Lead C# Developer
5 5 (29.41%) Lead Developer
5 5 (29.41%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (29.41%) Software Team Leader
6 3 (17.65%) Applications Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Java Applications Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Senior Applications Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) XML
2 14 (82.35%) Web Services
2 14 (82.35%) XSLT
3 11 (64.71%) .NET
3 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET
3 11 (64.71%) WCF
4 3 (17.65%) Middleware
4 3 (17.65%) REST
4 3 (17.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) SOA
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Line Management
2 11 (64.71%) Scrum
2 11 (64.71%) UML
3 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
4 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) Cryptography
5 3 (17.65%) EAI
5 3 (17.65%) Multithreaded Programming
5 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
5 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) IBM