The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XML over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 31 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Permanent jobs citing XML 1 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 0.97% 4.76% 5.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 8.62% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
XML
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
53 58 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 51.46% 55.24% 49.09%
Number of salaries quoted 48 49 20
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XML across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

XML
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

XML Salary Trend in Maidstone

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Lync
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (20.00%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) HP