Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 41 31
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10 +1
Permanent jobs citing XML 59 96 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.49% 5.62% 7.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.71% 14.01% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 43 93 150
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £23,900 £25,000 £27,375
90th Percentile £85,500 £57,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,141
% change year-on-year - +1.95% +10.35%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 551 685 1026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 41.90% 40.13% 45.91%
Number of salaries quoted 438 591 920
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,603
% change year-on-year - +3.21% +9.01%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for XML in Kent

XML
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for XML in Kent

XML
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in Kent over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for XML in Kent

XML
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the Kent region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Chatham - 8 £25,000 -
Westerham -2 7 £37,500 +11.94% 2
Maidstone +21 6 £40,000 +40.35%
West Malling -15 3 - - 1
Canterbury - 3 £27,500 -
Dartford -4 1 £42,500 +19.72%
Tunbridge Wells -35 1 - -
Sevenoaks - 1 £37,500 -
Tonbridge - 1 £70,000 -
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing XML 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 Kent region with a requirement for XML.

1 29 (49.15%) SQL
1 29 (49.15%) SOAP
2 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
2 27 (45.76%) JavaScript
2 27 (45.76%) HTML
3 26 (44.07%) JSON
4 24 (40.68%) CSS
5 23 (38.98%) MySQL
6 19 (32.20%) .NET
7 18 (30.51%) PHP
7 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
8 14 (23.73%) Windows
9 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Excel
9 13 (22.03%) EDI
9 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (20.34%) HTML5
10 12 (20.34%) Java
11 11 (18.64%) C#
11 11 (18.64%) Finance
12 10 (16.95%) AMQP
12 10 (16.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 10 (16.95%) MS Visio
12 10 (16.95%) OO
12 10 (16.95%) Risk Management
12 10 (16.95%) SSL
12 10 (16.95%) SMTP
12 10 (16.95%) HTTP
12 10 (16.95%) Internet
12 10 (16.95%) Windows 8

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (3.39%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) Apache
2 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (16.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (16.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) AMQP
1 10 (16.95%) HTTP
1 10 (16.95%) Internet
1 10 (16.95%) SMTP
1 10 (16.95%) SSL
2 3 (5.08%) Intranet
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.98%) MySQL
2 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.39%) SQLite
6 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.39%) Fiddler
4 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.69%) Gradle
5 1 (1.69%) NetBeans
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) Developer
2 13 (22.03%) Architect
2 13 (22.03%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (18.64%) PHP Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.47%) Lead Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.78%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.78%) IT Support
7 4 (6.78%) Junior
7 4 (6.78%) Junior Developer
7 4 (6.78%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.08%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (49.15%) SOAP
2 27 (45.76%) HTML
3 26 (44.07%) JSON
4 24 (40.68%) CSS
5 19 (32.20%) .NET
6 13 (22.03%) EDI
7 12 (20.34%) HTML5
8 8 (13.56%) AngularJS
8 8 (13.56%) jQuery
8 8 (13.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (10.17%) Ajax
9 6 (10.17%) Web Services
10 5 (8.47%) CSS3
10 5 (8.47%) REST
11 4 (6.78%) RESTful
11 4 (6.78%) Smarty
12 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (5.08%) Hibernate
12 3 (5.08%) WCF
13 2 (3.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.08%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Windows
2 10 (16.95%) Windows 10
2 10 (16.95%) Windows 8
2 10 (16.95%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.17%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) Android
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.95%) OO
2 10 (16.95%) Risk Management
3 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (10.17%) Change Management
4 6 (10.17%) SDLC
5 5 (8.47%) Data Modelling
5 5 (8.47%) Microservices
5 5 (8.47%) SOA
5 5 (8.47%) Web Development
6 4 (6.78%) API Integration
6 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.78%) OOP
6 4 (6.78%) Scrum
6 4 (6.78%) SEO
7 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (5.08%) Statistics
7 3 (5.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) SQL
2 27 (45.76%) JavaScript
3 18 (30.51%) PHP
4 12 (20.34%) Java
5 11 (18.64%) C#
6 8 (13.56%) VB.NET
7 5 (8.47%) TypeScript
8 4 (6.78%) PHP 5
9 3 (5.08%) VBA
10 1 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Docker
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle