Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 58 46
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12 -7
Permanent jobs citing XML 11 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.23% 1.42% 3.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.88% 3.07% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 26
Worcestershire median annual salary £35,000 £25,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -24.81% -5.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £40,000 £45,025 £51,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 160 228 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 32.39% 46.15% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 144 212 198
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,525 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,895 £47,500 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% -2.50% +6.67%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Worcestershire

XML
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in Worcestershire.

Salary trend for XML in Worcestershire

XML
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in Worcestershire

XML
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Worcester - 7 £40,000 - 3
Malvern - 3 £35,000 - 1
Droitwich 0 1 £36,500 -8.75% 4
XML
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for XML.

1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
3 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 8 (72.73%) JIRA
4 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
4 7 (63.64%) Load Testing
4 7 (63.64%) SOAP
4 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
4 7 (63.64%) JSON
4 7 (63.64%) API Testing
4 7 (63.64%) SoapUI
5 5 (45.45%) MySQL
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) QA
6 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
6 4 (36.36%) TDD
6 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
6 4 (36.36%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 4 (36.36%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
7 3 (27.27%) ISEB
8 2 (18.18%) Windows
8 2 (18.18%) C#
8 2 (18.18%) Java
8 2 (18.18%) .NET
9 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (9.09%) Ruby
9 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
9 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) QlikView
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) JIRA
2 7 (63.64%) SoapUI
3 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) Appium
4 1 (9.09%) Calabash
4 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Test Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) JSON
1 7 (63.64%) SOAP
2 4 (36.36%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) LAMP
4 1 (9.09%) Velocity
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
3 8 (72.73%) Scrum
4 7 (63.64%) API Testing
4 7 (63.64%) Load Testing
4 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
4 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
5 4 (36.36%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (36.36%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Xamarin