The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 277 302 314
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +12
Permanent jobs citing XPath 41 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.71% 0.34% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 39 22 17
Average salary £72,500 £55,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% -18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.33%
XPath
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5768 6762 6676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 51.97% 55.52% 53.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5104 6013 6241
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XPath across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

XPath
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XPath across the City of London region.

XPath Salary Trend in the City of London

XPath
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XPath across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

XPath Salary Histogram in the City of London

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing XPath 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 XPath.

1 76 (98.70%) XML
2 60 (77.92%) Web Services
3 55 (71.43%) .NET
4 52 (67.53%) SQL Server
5 48 (62.34%) C#
5 48 (62.34%) ASP.NET
6 44 (57.14%) SQL
7 43 (55.84%) JavaScript
7 43 (55.84%) XSLT
8 41 (53.25%) Java
8 41 (53.25%) CSS
9 38 (49.35%) WCF
10 35 (45.45%) Ajax
11 33 (42.86%) jQuery
12 32 (41.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 32 (41.56%) Web Development
13 26 (33.77%) SQL Server 2005
13 26 (33.77%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (32.47%) OO
15 24 (31.17%) SOAP
16 22 (28.57%) HTML
16 22 (28.57%) T-SQL
17 21 (27.27%) SharePoint
17 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
17 21 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
17 21 (27.27%) WPF
17 21 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
17 21 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
18 19 (24.68%) VB.NET

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing XPath 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 XPath. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (27.27%) SharePoint
1 21 (27.27%) SharePoint 2013
2 12 (15.58%) SharePoint Server
3 11 (14.29%) CMS
4 6 (7.79%) Tomcat
5 5 (6.49%) Node.js
5 5 (6.49%) Umbraco
6 4 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.60%) JBoss
8 1 (1.30%) IIS
8 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.30%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.30%) Alfresco
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.30%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 21 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) Internet
2 6 (7.79%) Intranet
3 1 (1.30%) LAN
3 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (67.53%) SQL Server
2 32 (41.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (33.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 9 (11.69%) NoSQL
7 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (5.19%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.30%) MySQL
11 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.30%) MarkLogic
11 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (23.38%) NUnit
2 14 (18.18%) Subversion
3 13 (16.88%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 12 (15.58%) Visual Studio
5 7 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.49%) Maven
7 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.90%) Selenium
8 2 (2.60%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.30%) Ant
9 1 (1.30%) JUnit
9 1 (1.30%) Xcode
9 1 (1.30%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.30%) Gradle
9 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Law
3 5 (6.49%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Legal
3 5 (6.49%) Games
4 3 (3.90%) Retail
4 3 (3.90%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.90%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (67.53%) Developer
2 26 (33.77%) Web Developer
2 26 (33.77%) Architect
3 21 (27.27%) Senior Developer
3 21 (27.27%) Technical Architect
4 11 (14.29%) Senior Architect
5 8 (10.39%) Senior Technical Architect
6 7 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Technical Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Mobile Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (6.49%) ASP Developer
8 5 (6.49%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Mobile Web Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Umbraco Developer
8 5 (6.49%) C# Web Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Applications Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Applications Developer
10 3 (3.90%) .NET Developer
11 1 (1.30%) J2EE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (98.70%) XML
2 60 (77.92%) Web Services
3 55 (71.43%) .NET
4 48 (62.34%) ASP.NET
5 43 (55.84%) XSLT
6 41 (53.25%) CSS
7 38 (49.35%) WCF
8 35 (45.45%) Ajax
9 33 (42.86%) jQuery
10 24 (31.17%) SOAP
11 22 (28.57%) HTML
12 21 (27.27%) WPF
13 17 (22.08%) XSD
14 15 (19.48%) HTML5
15 14 (18.18%) CSS3
16 12 (15.58%) J2EE
17 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 10 (12.99%) .NET Framework
19 9 (11.69%) JSON
20 6 (7.79%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Computer Science
2 13 (16.88%) N-Tier
3 11 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 10 (12.99%) Client/Server
5 7 (9.09%) Blackberry
6 6 (7.79%) User Experience
7 5 (6.49%) iPad
7 5 (6.49%) Online Games
7 5 (6.49%) iPhone
7 5 (6.49%) Web 2.0
8 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.30%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.30%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Android
1 8 (10.39%) Windows
2 5 (6.49%) Linux
2 5 (6.49%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Phone
4 2 (2.60%) UNIX
5 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) Web Development
2 26 (33.77%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (32.47%) OO
4 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
5 17 (22.08%) SOA
6 16 (20.78%) MVC
7 10 (12.99%) Web Application Development
8 9 (11.69%) BPR
8 9 (11.69%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (10.39%) Content Management
10 6 (7.79%) UX Design
10 6 (7.79%) Workflow
10 6 (7.79%) ITIL
10 6 (7.79%) Data Modelling
11 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.49%) SEO
11 5 (6.49%) Multithreading
12 4 (5.19%) Software Architecture
12 4 (5.19%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (62.34%) C#
2 44 (57.14%) SQL
3 43 (55.84%) JavaScript
4 41 (53.25%) Java
5 22 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 19 (24.68%) VB.NET
7 17 (22.08%) VB
8 13 (16.88%) VBA
9 6 (7.79%) C++
10 5 (6.49%) Groovy
10 5 (6.49%) Ruby
11 3 (3.90%) XQuery
12 1 (1.30%) Perl
12 1 (1.30%) PHP
12 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 18 (23.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) EPiServer
3 5 (6.49%) Symbian
4 2 (2.60%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.30%) Sun
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle
5 1 (1.30%) Sybase
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Dice Holdings
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago