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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 302 269 283
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +14
Permanent jobs citing XPath 8 45 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.078% 0.43% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.80% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 35 31
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £31,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £81,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%
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
5072 5637 5728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 49.27% 54.37% 52.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4558 4894 5263
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 30 January 2015.

XPath Salary Histogram in the City of London

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 48 (97.96%) XML
2 37 (75.51%) Web Services
3 36 (73.47%) SQL
4 34 (69.39%) SQL Server
5 31 (63.27%) C#
5 31 (63.27%) .NET
6 30 (61.22%) ASP.NET
6 30 (61.22%) WCF
7 27 (55.10%) JavaScript
8 26 (53.06%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (51.02%) CSS
10 24 (48.98%) Ajax
11 22 (44.90%) jQuery
11 22 (44.90%) T-SQL
12 21 (42.86%) SharePoint
12 21 (42.86%) Java
12 21 (42.86%) WPF
12 21 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 21 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
12 21 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
12 21 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
13 15 (30.61%) NUnit
13 15 (30.61%) OO
14 14 (28.57%) N-Tier
14 14 (28.57%) VBA
14 14 (28.57%) XSLT
14 14 (28.57%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 14 (28.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 21 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 13 (26.53%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (12.24%) Apache
4 5 (10.20%) Jetty
5 2 (4.08%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (4.08%) CMS
6 1 (2.04%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.04%) IIS
6 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.04%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) TIBCO iProcess
1 1 (2.04%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 21 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
1 1 (2.04%) LAN
1 1 (2.04%) WAN
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (69.39%) SQL Server
2 21 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 21 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.12%) MarkLogic
4 3 (6.12%) Big Data
5 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) NUnit
2 14 (28.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 10 (20.41%) Maven
4 6 (12.24%) JUnit
5 5 (10.20%) Hudson
5 5 (10.20%) Mockito
5 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
5 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.08%) Selenium
6 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.08%) Subversion
7 1 (2.04%) NetBeans
7 1 (2.04%) Fiddler
7 1 (2.04%) Ant
7 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.04%) Moq
7 1 (2.04%) MSTest
7 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Retail
3 4 (8.16%) Law
4 3 (6.12%) Legal
4 3 (6.12%) Publishing
4 3 (6.12%) Retail Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Developer
2 27 (55.10%) Architect
3 22 (44.90%) Technical Architect
4 16 (32.65%) Senior Developer
5 11 (22.45%) Senior Architect
6 9 (18.37%) Web Developer
7 8 (16.33%) Senior Technical Architect
8 7 (14.29%) Java Developer
8 7 (14.29%) Technical Developer
9 6 (12.24%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
10 3 (6.12%) Applications Support
10 3 (6.12%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (6.12%) Analyst
11 1 (2.04%) .NET Developer
11 1 (2.04%) Lead Developer
11 1 (2.04%) Sybase Developer
11 1 (2.04%) Lead Java Developer
11 1 (2.04%) TIBCO Architect
11 1 (2.04%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (97.96%) XML
2 37 (75.51%) Web Services
3 31 (63.27%) .NET
4 30 (61.22%) ASP.NET
4 30 (61.22%) WCF
5 25 (51.02%) CSS
6 24 (48.98%) Ajax
7 22 (44.90%) jQuery
8 21 (42.86%) WPF
9 14 (28.57%) XSLT
10 11 (22.45%) SOAP
11 9 (18.37%) XSD
12 7 (14.29%) Spring
13 6 (12.24%) Struts
13 6 (12.24%) JMS
14 5 (10.20%) Java EE
14 5 (10.20%) JAXB
14 5 (10.20%) HTML
14 5 (10.20%) DOM
14 5 (10.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) N-Tier
2 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
2 9 (18.37%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) UNIX
3 4 (8.16%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
3 15 (30.61%) OO
4 14 (28.57%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 12 (24.49%) Web Development
6 11 (22.45%) SOA
7 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (16.33%) BPR
8 8 (16.33%) Systems Analysis
8 8 (16.33%) Workflow
9 7 (14.29%) Scrum
10 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
11 3 (6.12%) Project Management
11 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (6.12%) Agile Project Management
11 3 (6.12%) Coaching
11 3 (6.12%) BDD
11 3 (6.12%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (6.12%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) SQL
2 31 (63.27%) C#
3 27 (55.10%) JavaScript
4 22 (44.90%) T-SQL
5 21 (42.86%) Java
6 14 (28.57%) VBA
7 9 (18.37%) VB
7 9 (18.37%) VB.NET
8 3 (6.12%) Scala
9 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.08%) Perl
10 1 (2.04%) PHP
10 1 (2.04%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Google
3 2 (4.08%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Sybase
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