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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 296 296 296
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing XPath 30 24 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.35% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 27
Average salary £56,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.09% -6.87%
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
6282 6777 7137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.16% 55.92% 55.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5443 6123 6653
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 87 (98.86%) XML
2 57 (64.77%) JavaScript
3 55 (62.50%) Web Services
3 55 (62.50%) XSLT
4 50 (56.82%) Java
5 49 (55.68%) CSS
6 48 (54.55%) .NET
7 46 (52.27%) SQL Server
8 44 (50.00%) HTML
9 41 (46.59%) Ajax
10 39 (44.32%) C#
11 38 (43.18%) ASP.NET
12 35 (39.77%) Web Development
13 33 (37.50%) MVC
13 33 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (37.50%) SOAP
14 30 (34.09%) SQL
15 28 (31.82%) OO
15 28 (31.82%) jQuery
16 27 (30.68%) SQL Server 2008
17 26 (29.55%) SOA
18 23 (26.14%) JSON
18 23 (26.14%) Relational Database
19 22 (25.00%) WCF
19 22 (25.00%) HTML5
20 21 (23.86%) Android
20 21 (23.86%) SQL Server 2005
20 21 (23.86%) Subversion
20 21 (23.86%) Visual Studio
21 20 (22.73%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (21.59%) CMS
2 14 (15.91%) Tomcat
3 13 (14.77%) Umbraco
4 8 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 8 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (5.68%) Node.js
5 5 (5.68%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.27%) Apache Solr
8 2 (2.27%) Alfresco
9 1 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.27%) GitHub
3 1 (1.14%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.91%) Internet
2 6 (6.82%) Intranet
3 3 (3.41%) HTTP
4 2 (2.27%) SSL
5 1 (1.14%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (52.27%) SQL Server
2 27 (30.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (26.14%) Relational Database
4 21 (23.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (10.23%) NoSQL
6 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (5.68%) RDBMS
9 4 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (4.55%) MySQL
9 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.27%) MarkLogic
10 2 (2.27%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 21 (23.86%) Subversion
1 21 (23.86%) Visual Studio
2 18 (20.45%) NUnit
3 14 (15.91%) Selenium
4 13 (14.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (14.77%) WebDriver
5 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 11 (12.50%) Maven
6 9 (10.23%) Cucumber
7 8 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 8 (9.09%) Jenkins
8 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 4 (4.55%) Ant
9 4 (4.55%) Firebug
9 4 (4.55%) TestNG
10 3 (3.41%) JUnit
10 3 (3.41%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.27%) Xcode
11 2 (2.27%) CruiseControl
11 2 (2.27%) Gradle
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 12 (13.64%) Games
3 4 (4.55%) Law
3 4 (4.55%) Legal
3 4 (4.55%) Banking
3 4 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (72.73%) Developer
2 35 (39.77%) Web Developer
3 15 (17.05%) Senior Developer
4 13 (14.77%) Mobile Developer
4 13 (14.77%) Umbraco Developer
4 13 (14.77%) C# Web Developer
4 13 (14.77%) C# Developer
4 13 (14.77%) ASP Developer
5 12 (13.64%) Architect
5 12 (13.64%) Mobile Web Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Technical Architect
7 6 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Architect
8 5 (5.68%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Senior Applications Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Senior Technical Architect
10 3 (3.41%) Consultant
11 2 (2.27%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (98.86%) XML
2 55 (62.50%) Web Services
2 55 (62.50%) XSLT
3 49 (55.68%) CSS
4 48 (54.55%) .NET
5 44 (50.00%) HTML
6 41 (46.59%) Ajax
7 38 (43.18%) ASP.NET
8 33 (37.50%) SOAP
9 28 (31.82%) jQuery
10 23 (26.14%) JSON
11 22 (25.00%) WCF
11 22 (25.00%) HTML5
12 20 (22.73%) CSS3
13 19 (21.59%) .NET Framework
13 19 (21.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 17 (19.32%) XSD
14 17 (19.32%) J2EE
15 13 (14.77%) RESTful
15 13 (14.77%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.73%) Mobile App
2 19 (21.59%) Blackberry
3 12 (13.64%) Web 2.0
3 12 (13.64%) Online Games
3 12 (13.64%) iPhone
3 12 (13.64%) iPad
4 10 (11.36%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.68%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.68%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.27%) Open Source
7 1 (1.14%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.14%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.14%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.86%) Android
2 19 (21.59%) Windows
3 12 (13.64%) Windows Mobile
4 9 (10.23%) Apple iOS
5 7 (7.95%) Windows Phone
6 6 (6.82%) Linux
7 3 (3.41%) UNIX
8 2 (2.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.77%) Web Development
2 33 (37.50%) MVC
2 33 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (31.82%) OO
4 26 (29.55%) SOA
5 18 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (20.45%) Web Application Development
6 14 (15.91%) SEO
6 14 (15.91%) E-Commerce
7 10 (11.36%) Automated Testing
8 9 (10.23%) Content Management
8 9 (10.23%) TDD
8 9 (10.23%) Regression Testing
9 8 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (7.95%) Kanban
10 7 (7.95%) Data Modelling
11 6 (6.82%) ITIL
11 6 (6.82%) BDD
11 6 (6.82%) User Experience Design
12 5 (5.68%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 57 (64.77%) JavaScript
2 50 (56.82%) Java
3 39 (44.32%) C#
4 30 (34.09%) SQL
5 14 (15.91%) VB.NET
6 13 (14.77%) VB
7 8 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 7 (7.95%) Groovy
8 7 (7.95%) C++
9 6 (6.82%) XQuery
9 6 (6.82%) Ruby
10 5 (5.68%) VBA
11 2 (2.27%) PHP
12 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.27%) ISEB
3 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.64%) Symbian
3 9 (10.23%) Oracle
4 6 (6.82%) EPiServer
5 4 (4.55%) AccuRev
6 3 (3.41%) JBoss
7 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.27%) Sun
8 1 (1.14%) Zend
8 1 (1.14%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.14%) Sybase
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + negotiable - benefits + bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago