Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 44 40
Rank change year-on-year -12 -4 -9
Permanent jobs citing XML 39 71 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.70% 5.37% 5.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.42% 12.57% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 34 61 97
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £24,550 £24,750 £23,300
90th Percentile £68,375 £45,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 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 463 565 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 43.93% 42.71% 41.12%
Number of salaries quoted 406 473 657
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 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
Tunbridge Wells +17 12 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Maidstone -6 7 £33,750 -15.63% 2
Swanley - 7 £35,000 -
Tonbridge - 4 - -
Dartford 0 3 £67,500 +58.82% 1
West Malling -1 1 £55,000 - 2
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Kent region with a requirement for XML.

1 32 (82.05%) JavaScript
2 31 (79.49%) HTML
3 26 (66.67%) SQL
4 23 (58.97%) CSS
5 21 (53.85%) Finance
6 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (38.46%) JSON
7 15 (38.46%) MySQL
7 15 (38.46%) Java
8 11 (28.21%) Linux
8 11 (28.21%) jQuery
9 10 (25.64%) E-Commerce
9 10 (25.64%) MVC
9 10 (25.64%) C++
9 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
10 9 (23.08%) COBOL
10 9 (23.08%) C
10 9 (23.08%) Perl
10 9 (23.08%) PHP
10 9 (23.08%) JDBC
10 9 (23.08%) XSLT
10 9 (23.08%) ODBC
10 9 (23.08%) Unix
10 9 (23.08%) Ingres
10 9 (23.08%) ETL
10 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
11 8 (20.51%) SOAP
12 7 (17.95%) Spring
13 6 (15.38%) Asset Management

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 (5.13%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) AdWords
2 2 (5.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) MySQL
2 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
3 9 (23.08%) Ingres
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.38%) Subversion
3 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.26%) JIRA
4 2 (5.13%) Bitbucket
4 2 (5.13%) NetBeans
4 2 (5.13%) NUnit
4 2 (5.13%) Selenium
4 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.56%) Ant
5 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Publishing
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Java Developer
4 8 (20.51%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) C Developer
5 5 (12.82%) C/C++ Developer
5 5 (12.82%) C++ Developer
5 5 (12.82%) DBA
5 5 (12.82%) Junior
5 5 (12.82%) Perl Developer
5 5 (12.82%) PHP Developer
5 5 (12.82%) SQL DBA
6 4 (10.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Junior Developer
6 4 (10.26%) MySQL Developer
6 4 (10.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (79.49%) HTML
2 23 (58.97%) CSS
3 15 (38.46%) JSON
4 11 (28.21%) jQuery
5 9 (23.08%) JDBC
5 9 (23.08%) ODBC
5 9 (23.08%) XSLT
6 8 (20.51%) SOAP
7 7 (17.95%) Spring
8 6 (15.38%) REST
8 6 (15.38%) Web Services
8 6 (15.38%) XSL
9 5 (12.82%) .NET
9 5 (12.82%) CSS3
9 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
9 5 (12.82%) HTML5
9 5 (12.82%) RESTful
9 5 (12.82%) XHTML
10 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
10 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Social Media
1 2 (5.13%) User Experience
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.56%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 9 (23.08%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) Android
3 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) E-Commerce
2 10 (25.64%) MVC
3 9 (23.08%) ETL
3 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 4 (10.26%) API Integration
5 4 (10.26%) Content Management
5 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.26%) Scrum
5 4 (10.26%) TDD
6 3 (7.69%) BDD
6 3 (7.69%) OOP
6 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.13%) CRM
7 2 (5.13%) Email Marketing
7 2 (5.13%) Kanban
7 2 (5.13%) OO
7 2 (5.13%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) JavaScript
2 26 (66.67%) SQL
3 15 (38.46%) Java
4 10 (25.64%) C++
5 9 (23.08%) C
5 9 (23.08%) COBOL
5 9 (23.08%) Perl
5 9 (23.08%) PHP
6 6 (15.38%) C#
7 2 (5.13%) Apple Swift
7 2 (5.13%) Java 8
7 2 (5.13%) VBScript
8 1 (2.56%) Python
8 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
1 2 (5.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Google
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Compaq
3 2 (5.13%) Facebook