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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 198 190 107
Rank change year-on-year -8 -83 +56
Permanent jobs citing XML 1,450 547 280
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.02% 1.73% 3.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.42% 3.63% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 926 406 240
10th Percentile £34,250 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £62,188 £71,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £77,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32,814 15,065 4,802
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 45.63% 47.75% 51.94%
Number of salaries quoted 17,232 12,484 4,225
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £63,750 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.91% - +4.76%

XML
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing XML as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

XML trend for jobs with a WFH option

XML
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing XML.

XML salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

XML
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing XML over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

XML salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, XML job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for XML.

1 813 (56.07%) Agile
2 747 (51.52%) SQL
3 706 (48.69%) JSON
4 640 (44.14%) JavaScript
5 606 (41.79%) HTML
6 509 (35.10%) C#
7 460 (31.72%) CSS
8 441 (30.41%) .NET
9 437 (30.14%) Git (software)
10 423 (29.17%) Social Skills
11 397 (27.38%) Finance
12 387 (26.69%) Java
13 380 (26.21%) Azure
13 380 (26.21%) DevOps
14 357 (24.62%) SQL Server
15 347 (23.93%) Web Services
16 340 (23.45%) Microsoft
17 339 (23.38%) Software Engineering
18 338 (23.31%) Scrum
19 318 (21.93%) jQuery
20 315 (21.72%) Problem-Solving
21 306 (21.10%) Degree
22 282 (19.45%) SOAP
23 277 (19.10%) REST
24 270 (18.62%) Python
25 256 (17.66%) HTML5
26 252 (17.38%) AWS
27 251 (17.31%) MVC
28 249 (17.17%) Linux
29 234 (16.14%) AngularJS

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 100 (6.90%) Apache
2 89 (6.14%) IIS
3 52 (3.59%) SAS
4 44 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 39 (2.69%) Confluence
6 30 (2.07%) CMS
6 30 (2.07%) WordPress
7 29 (2.00%) Tomcat
8 21 (1.45%) Apache Airflow
9 14 (0.97%) Apache Spark
10 12 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (0.83%) JBoss
10 12 (0.83%) Jupyter
11 10 (0.69%) Anypoint
11 10 (0.69%) Mule
11 10 (0.69%) Mule ESB
12 9 (0.62%) Luigi
13 7 (0.48%) nginx
14 6 (0.41%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 98 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.55%) FrameMaker
5 7 (0.48%) Maple
6 5 (0.34%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.28%) InDesign
7 4 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.069%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.069%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.069%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.069%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.069%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.069%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 39 (2.69%) NetSuite
2 37 (2.55%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 14 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.69%) SAP Business One
5 9 (0.62%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 6 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.21%) Sentinel
8 3 (0.21%) Shopify
9 2 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 380 (26.21%) Azure
2 252 (17.38%) AWS
3 185 (12.76%) SaaS
4 138 (9.52%) GitHub
5 110 (7.59%) Serverless
6 88 (6.07%) Power Platform
7 81 (5.59%) Amazon S3
8 78 (5.38%) PaaS
9 69 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
10 53 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
11 44 (3.03%) Google Workspace
12 42 (2.90%) Azure Data Factory
13 41 (2.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 37 (2.55%) Amazon SQS
14 37 (2.55%) Linode
15 36 (2.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 32 (2.21%) Azure Synapse Analytics
17 31 (2.14%) GCP
17 31 (2.14%) Slack
18 27 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 76 (5.24%) HTTP
2 38 (2.62%) SSL
3 30 (2.07%) Firewall
4 27 (1.86%) MPLS
5 26 (1.79%) BGP
5 26 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
5 26 (1.79%) IOS XR
6 24 (1.66%) Cisco ISE
7 20 (1.38%) TCP/IP
7 20 (1.38%) VPN
8 17 (1.17%) PPP
9 16 (1.10%) MQTT
10 14 (0.97%) Broadband
11 12 (0.83%) FTP
11 12 (0.83%) HTTPS
11 12 (0.83%) Internet
12 11 (0.76%) Network Security
13 10 (0.69%) Multicast
14 8 (0.55%) WAN
15 6 (0.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 211 (14.55%) MySQL
3 188 (12.97%) Relational Database
4 99 (6.83%) PostgreSQL
5 82 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
6 80 (5.52%) Power BI
6 80 (5.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 79 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 63 (4.34%) NoSQL
9 57 (3.93%) MongoDB
10 56 (3.86%) Redis
11 49 (3.38%) Tableau
12 38 (2.62%) Oracle Database
13 37 (2.55%) Amazon Aurora
14 31 (2.14%) Data Lake
15 28 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
16 26 (1.79%) Looker
17 24 (1.66%) Hadoop
17 24 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 19 (1.31%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 437 (30.14%) Git (software)
2 117 (8.07%) Visual Studio
3 115 (7.93%) JIRA
4 100 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 99 (6.83%) Jenkins
6 83 (5.72%) Bitbucket
7 69 (4.76%) Subversion
8 47 (3.24%) Selenium
9 45 (3.10%) Eclipse
10 43 (2.97%) Postman
11 41 (2.83%) Jasmine
12 37 (2.55%) WebStorm
13 35 (2.41%) Maven
14 24 (1.66%) TeamCity
15 23 (1.59%) GitLab
16 21 (1.45%) Appium
17 20 (1.38%) Karma Test Runner
18 19 (1.31%) gulp
18 19 (1.31%) SoapUI
19 18 (1.24%) NUnit
General
1 423 (29.17%) Social Skills
2 397 (27.38%) Finance
3 232 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
4 115 (7.93%) Public Sector
4 115 (7.93%) Publishing
5 93 (6.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 75 (5.17%) Local Government
7 65 (4.48%) Documentation Skills
8 60 (4.14%) Retail
9 53 (3.66%) Banking
10 47 (3.24%) Influencing Skills
11 42 (2.90%) Marketing
12 40 (2.76%) Presentation Skills
13 39 (2.69%) Law
14 24 (1.66%) Advertising
14 24 (1.66%) Automotive
15 23 (1.59%) Legal
16 18 (1.24%) Games
17 16 (1.10%) Telecoms
18 15 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 701 (48.34%) Developer
2 176 (12.14%) Software Engineer
3 169 (11.66%) .NET Developer
4 163 (11.24%) Senior Developer
5 124 (8.55%) Analyst
6 120 (8.28%) Software Developer
7 82 (5.66%) C# Developer
8 80 (5.52%) Java Developer
9 73 (5.03%) Architect
10 61 (4.21%) Senior .NET Developer
11 57 (3.93%) SQL Developer
12 54 (3.72%) Full Stack Developer
12 54 (3.72%) Programmer
13 51 (3.52%) .NET Software Developer
14 48 (3.31%) Senior Software Developer
15 46 (3.17%) Senior Software Engineer
16 41 (2.83%) Consultant
16 41 (2.83%) SQL Analyst
17 40 (2.76%) Statistical Programmer
17 40 (2.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 706 (48.69%) JSON
2 606 (41.79%) HTML
3 460 (31.72%) CSS
4 441 (30.41%) .NET
5 347 (23.93%) Web Services
6 318 (21.93%) jQuery
7 282 (19.45%) SOAP
8 277 (19.10%) REST
9 256 (17.66%) HTML5
10 234 (16.14%) AngularJS
11 185 (12.76%) Ajax
12 175 (12.07%) React
13 155 (10.69%) Spring
14 153 (10.55%) RESTful
14 153 (10.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 150 (10.34%) CSS3
16 141 (9.72%) XSLT
17 132 (9.10%) ASP.NET
18 126 (8.69%) .NET Framework
19 101 (6.97%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 173 (11.93%) User Experience
2 139 (9.59%) Self-Motivation
3 78 (5.38%) Mobile App
4 52 (3.59%) Virtual Team
5 48 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
6 43 (2.97%) Analytical Mindset
7 41 (2.83%) Data Structures
8 37 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
9 31 (2.14%) Management Information System
9 31 (2.14%) NHS
10 29 (2.00%) e-Health
10 29 (2.00%) Legacy Systems
11 26 (1.79%) Client/Server
12 25 (1.72%) Hedge funds
12 25 (1.72%) Social Media
13 24 (1.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 24 (1.66%) FMCG
14 23 (1.59%) Cyberattack
15 22 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
16 16 (1.10%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 249 (17.17%) Linux
2 111 (7.66%) Windows
3 81 (5.59%) Android
4 71 (4.90%) Ubuntu
5 70 (4.83%) Apple iOS
6 64 (4.41%) Unix
7 21 (1.45%) Debian
8 16 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
9 11 (0.76%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.069%) Alpine Linux
11 1 (0.069%) CentOS
11 1 (0.069%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.069%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.069%) Solaris
11 1 (0.069%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 813 (56.07%) Agile
2 380 (26.21%) DevOps
3 339 (23.38%) Software Engineering
4 338 (23.31%) Scrum
5 315 (21.72%) Problem-Solving
6 251 (17.31%) MVC
7 231 (15.93%) OO
8 208 (14.34%) Mentoring
9 207 (14.28%) SDLC
10 205 (14.14%) Test Automation
11 199 (13.72%) Computer Science
12 194 (13.38%) Full Stack Development
13 193 (13.31%) CI/CD
14 182 (12.55%) Microservices
15 174 (12.00%) Fintech
16 161 (11.10%) TDD
17 153 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
17 153 (10.55%) Kanban
18 140 (9.66%) OOP
19 137 (9.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 747 (51.52%) SQL
2 640 (44.14%) JavaScript
3 509 (35.10%) C#
4 387 (26.69%) Java
5 270 (18.62%) Python
6 221 (15.24%) PHP
7 184 (12.69%) TypeScript
8 158 (10.90%) T-SQL
9 99 (6.83%) C++
10 77 (5.31%) PowerShell
11 68 (4.69%) R
12 47 (3.24%) PL/SQL
12 47 (3.24%) XPath
13 41 (2.83%) VB.NET
14 27 (1.86%) Scala
15 21 (1.45%) Shell Script
16 18 (1.24%) VB
17 17 (1.17%) Kotlin
18 16 (1.10%) Bash
19 15 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 306 (21.10%) Degree
2 130 (8.97%) Security Cleared
3 128 (8.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 78 (5.38%) SC Cleared
5 55 (3.79%) DBS Check
6 40 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (2.07%) DV Cleared
8 28 (1.93%) ISTQB
9 25 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (1.72%) Master's Degree
10 24 (1.66%) CCIE
11 19 (1.31%) ISEB
12 12 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 4 (0.28%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.21%) MCP
16 2 (0.14%) HND
16 2 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (14.62%) QA
2 51 (3.52%) CDISC
3 31 (2.14%) HL7
4 28 (1.93%) Data Quality
5 18 (1.24%) Accessibility
6 7 (0.48%) MiFID
7 6 (0.41%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.34%) Good Clinical Practice
9 4 (0.28%) ISO 15022
9 4 (0.28%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.28%) SLA
9 4 (0.28%) WCAG
10 3 (0.21%) GDPR
10 3 (0.21%) GRC
11 2 (0.14%) EMIR
11 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.069%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.069%) NIST
12 1 (0.069%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 115 (7.93%) Docker
2 22 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.28%) Postfix
5 3 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.14%) LXC
6 2 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 72 (4.97%) Kubernetes
2 24 (1.66%) Terraform
3 14 (0.97%) Ansible
3 14 (0.97%) HP UCMDB
4 7 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.34%) Proxmox
6 4 (0.28%) Pacemaker
6 4 (0.28%) Podman
7 3 (0.21%) MOM
7 3 (0.21%) SCCM
8 2 (0.14%) Grafana
8 2 (0.14%) Nagios
8 2 (0.14%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.14%) Salt
9 1 (0.069%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (0.069%) Amdocs OSS
9 1 (0.069%) Istio
9 1 (0.069%) Kibana
9 1 (0.069%) logstash
9 1 (0.069%) Puppet
Vendors
1 340 (23.45%) Microsoft
2 155 (10.69%) Oracle
3 87 (6.00%) NEC
3 87 (6.00%) Northgate
4 80 (5.52%) Zend
5 61 (4.21%) Google
6 60 (4.14%) SAP
7 42 (2.90%) ServiceNow
8 37 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
9 30 (2.07%) Cisco
10 26 (1.79%) Fortinet
10 26 (1.79%) Palo Alto
11 24 (1.66%) MuleSoft
12 19 (1.31%) Databricks
13 17 (1.17%) IBM
14 16 (1.10%) BMC
14 16 (1.10%) DocuSign
15 15 (1.03%) Adobe
16 14 (0.97%) HP
16 14 (0.97%) Remedy