The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Maidstone region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 33 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing XML 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 0.78% 7.50% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 12.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £34,500 £33,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
77 47 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 60.16% 58.75% 53.70%
Number of salaries quoted 68 42 26
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
XML
Kent

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 25 July 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) ISEB
2 11 (91.67%) ISTQB
3 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (75.00%) QA
3 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) System Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Ranorex
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) XSLT
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (16.67%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) XSLT
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (16.67%) System Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) ISEB
1 11 (91.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft