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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 281 305 316
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +11
Permanent jobs citing XPath 37 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.63% 0.34% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35 21 16
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 £40,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £78,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
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
5865 6553 6873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.32% 54.99% 54.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5149 5875 6425
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,548
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 1 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 1 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 81 (98.78%) XML
2 60 (73.17%) Web Services
3 55 (67.07%) .NET
4 52 (63.41%) XSLT
5 50 (60.98%) SQL Server
6 48 (58.54%) C#
6 48 (58.54%) JavaScript
7 47 (57.32%) Java
7 47 (57.32%) ASP.NET
8 45 (54.88%) CSS
9 38 (46.34%) SQL
9 38 (46.34%) Ajax
10 37 (45.12%) Web Development
11 34 (41.46%) WCF
12 33 (40.24%) jQuery
13 32 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (37.80%) HTML
14 31 (37.80%) SQL Server 2008
15 30 (36.59%) SOAP
16 28 (34.15%) OO
17 25 (30.49%) MVC
17 25 (30.49%) SQL Server 2005
18 22 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
19 20 (24.39%) SOA
20 19 (23.17%) XSD
20 19 (23.17%) VB.NET
20 19 (23.17%) NUnit
20 19 (23.17%) HTML5
21 18 (21.95%) CSS3
21 18 (21.95%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 16 (19.51%) SharePoint
1 16 (19.51%) SharePoint 2013
2 15 (18.29%) CMS
3 10 (12.20%) Tomcat
4 9 (10.98%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (10.98%) Umbraco
5 5 (6.10%) Node.js
6 4 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.22%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.22%) Alfresco
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) TIBCO iProcess
1 1 (1.22%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.51%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.22%) GitHub
2 1 (1.22%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) Internet
2 6 (7.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (60.98%) SQL Server
2 31 (37.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (30.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (19.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (19.51%) Relational Database
5 9 (10.98%) NoSQL
6 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.44%) MySQL
10 1 (1.22%) MarkLogic
10 1 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (23.17%) NUnit
2 16 (19.51%) Visual Studio
3 15 (18.29%) Subversion
4 10 (12.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 9 (10.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (9.76%) Git (software)
7 7 (8.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (7.32%) Maven
9 5 (6.10%) Cucumber
9 5 (6.10%) Selenium
10 3 (3.66%) WebDriver
10 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.44%) JUnit
11 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
12 1 (1.22%) Apache Ivy
12 1 (1.22%) PHPUnit
12 1 (1.22%) Gradle
12 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
12 1 (1.22%) JIRA
12 1 (1.22%) Xcode
General
1 14 (17.07%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Games
3 5 (6.10%) Banking
4 4 (4.88%) Retail
4 4 (4.88%) Law
4 4 (4.88%) Legal
5 3 (3.66%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.66%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Marketing
6 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (74.39%) Developer
2 33 (40.24%) Web Developer
3 21 (25.61%) Architect
4 19 (23.17%) Senior Developer
5 16 (19.51%) Technical Architect
6 10 (12.20%) Mobile Developer
7 9 (10.98%) Umbraco Developer
7 9 (10.98%) Mobile Web Developer
7 9 (10.98%) C# Web Developer
7 9 (10.98%) Senior Architect
7 9 (10.98%) ASP Developer
7 9 (10.98%) C# Developer
8 8 (9.76%) Java Developer
9 6 (7.32%) Senior Technical Architect
9 6 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (6.10%) Technical Developer
10 5 (6.10%) .NET Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Senior Applications Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Applications Developer
12 2 (2.44%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (98.78%) XML
2 60 (73.17%) Web Services
3 55 (67.07%) .NET
4 52 (63.41%) XSLT
5 47 (57.32%) ASP.NET
6 45 (54.88%) CSS
7 38 (46.34%) Ajax
8 34 (41.46%) WCF
9 33 (40.24%) jQuery
10 31 (37.80%) HTML
11 30 (36.59%) SOAP
12 19 (23.17%) XSD
12 19 (23.17%) HTML5
13 18 (21.95%) CSS3
14 16 (19.51%) WPF
15 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 14 (17.07%) .NET Framework
16 14 (17.07%) JSON
17 12 (14.63%) J2EE
18 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Mobile App
2 14 (17.07%) Computer Science
3 12 (14.63%) Blackberry
4 10 (12.20%) N-Tier
5 9 (10.98%) iPad
5 9 (10.98%) Web 2.0
5 9 (10.98%) iPhone
5 9 (10.98%) Online Games
6 8 (9.76%) Client/Server
7 6 (7.32%) User Experience
8 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.22%) Open Source
8 1 (1.22%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.22%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.85%) Android
2 12 (14.63%) Windows
3 9 (10.98%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (7.32%) Linux
5 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.44%) UNIX
8 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.12%) Web Development
2 32 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (34.15%) OO
4 25 (30.49%) MVC
5 22 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (24.39%) SOA
7 16 (19.51%) Technical Architecture
8 14 (17.07%) Web Application Development
9 10 (12.20%) SEO
10 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
11 8 (9.76%) Content Management
12 7 (8.54%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (8.54%) BPR
13 6 (7.32%) Data Modelling
13 6 (7.32%) ITIL
13 6 (7.32%) UX Design
14 5 (6.10%) BDD
14 5 (6.10%) Multithreading
15 4 (4.88%) Automated Testing
15 4 (4.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (58.54%) C#
1 48 (58.54%) JavaScript
2 47 (57.32%) Java
3 38 (46.34%) SQL
4 19 (23.17%) VB.NET
5 18 (21.95%) VB
6 16 (19.51%) T-SQL
7 10 (12.20%) VBA
8 6 (7.32%) C++
9 5 (6.10%) Groovy
9 5 (6.10%) Ruby
10 3 (3.66%) XQuery
11 2 (2.44%) PHP
12 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.98%) Symbian
3 6 (7.32%) EPiServer
4 3 (3.66%) JBoss
5 2 (2.44%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.22%) Zend
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle
6 1 (1.22%) Sybase
6 1 (1.22%) Sun
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
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