Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 42 21
Rank change year-on-year -30 -21 +1
Permanent jobs citing XML 38 88 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.22% 5.97% 8.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.91% 14.06% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 39 80 151
Kent median annual salary £43,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.85% -13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £30,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £45,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% +0.00% +5.88%

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 550 626 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 46.57% 42.47% 42.77%
Number of salaries quoted 507 528 780
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 June 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 18 June 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
Maidstone -6 9 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Swanley - 6 £35,000 - 1
Dartford +3 5 £67,500 +58.82%
West Malling -6 5 £52,500 +90.91% 3
Westerham -13 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Tunbridge Wells -1 2 £31,750 -20.63%
Sevenoaks - 1 £47,500 -
XML
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 (84.21%) HTML
1 32 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 31 (81.58%) CSS
3 23 (60.53%) MySQL
4 21 (55.26%) JSON
5 20 (52.63%) SOAP
6 19 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 17 (44.74%) Java
8 14 (36.84%) Finance
8 14 (36.84%) jQuery
9 13 (34.21%) PHP
10 12 (31.58%) SQL
10 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (21.05%) Web Services
11 8 (21.05%) RESTful
11 8 (21.05%) HTML5
11 8 (21.05%) REST
12 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (18.42%) JIRA
12 7 (18.42%) OO
12 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
12 7 (18.42%) Scrum
12 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
12 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
13 6 (15.79%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
13 6 (15.79%) Unix
13 6 (15.79%) C#
13 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (13.16%) GlassFish

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 5 (13.16%) GlassFish
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
1 1 (2.63%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (60.53%) MySQL
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
2 7 (18.42%) JIRA
3 5 (13.16%) Bitbucket
3 5 (13.16%) NetBeans
4 4 (10.53%) Subversion
5 2 (5.26%) NUnit
5 2 (5.26%) Selenium
5 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.63%) Ant
6 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (68.42%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) PHP Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Java Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (15.79%) SQL Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Development Team Leader
6 5 (13.16%) Team Leader
7 4 (10.53%) DBA
7 4 (10.53%) SQL DBA
8 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (7.89%) HTML Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Systems Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Integration Developer
9 2 (5.26%) PHP Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (84.21%) HTML
2 31 (81.58%) CSS
3 21 (55.26%) JSON
4 20 (52.63%) SOAP
5 14 (36.84%) jQuery
6 8 (21.05%) HTML5
6 8 (21.05%) REST
6 8 (21.05%) RESTful
6 8 (21.05%) Web Services
7 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
8 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
8 5 (13.16%) Spring
8 5 (13.16%) XSL
9 4 (10.53%) CSS3
10 3 (7.89%) J2EE
11 2 (5.26%) Semantic HTML
11 2 (5.26%) Spring MVC
11 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (2.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Social Media
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.63%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Unix
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.63%) Android
5 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
2 7 (18.42%) OO
2 7 (18.42%) Scrum
2 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.53%) MVC
5 4 (10.53%) Web Development
6 3 (7.89%) BDD
6 3 (7.89%) Coaching
6 3 (7.89%) Data Privacy
6 3 (7.89%) Front End Development
6 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.89%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.89%) SEO
6 3 (7.89%) Statistics
7 2 (5.26%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 32 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 17 (44.74%) Java
3 13 (34.21%) PHP
4 12 (31.58%) SQL
5 6 (15.79%) C#
6 5 (13.16%) Java 8
7 1 (2.63%) C++
7 1 (2.63%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft