The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 148 157 159
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing XPath 24 34 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.70% 0.95% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 1.69% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 22 31 7
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £32,500 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%
XPath
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1786 2015 1770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 52.12% 56.16% 58.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1603 1724 1615
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

XPath
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

XPath Salary Trend in the East Midlands

XPath
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XPath across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

XPath Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

XPath
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +18 12 £55,000 +10.00%
Nottinghamshire +8 7 £50,000 +53.84%
Leicestershire +20 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Northamptonshire -15 2 £41,250 -17.50%
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 39 (100.00%) XML
1 39 (100.00%) XSD
2 37 (94.87%) C#
2 37 (94.87%) SQL
2 37 (94.87%) .NET
3 36 (92.31%) Web Services
3 36 (92.31%) Windows
4 35 (89.74%) T-SQL
4 35 (89.74%) SQL Server
4 35 (89.74%) Workflow
4 35 (89.74%) WinForms
4 35 (89.74%) .NET Remoting
4 35 (89.74%) WCF
4 35 (89.74%) WPF
4 35 (89.74%) WF
4 35 (89.74%) Silverlight
4 35 (89.74%) REST
5 31 (79.49%) XSLT
6 27 (69.23%) Performance Analysis
7 26 (66.67%) .NET Framework
8 24 (61.54%) OO
9 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
10 18 (46.15%) Visual Studio
10 18 (46.15%) Scrum
10 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (46.15%) Multithreading
11 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
11 17 (43.59%) System Testing
11 17 (43.59%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (41.03%) HTML

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (89.74%) SQL Server
2 17 (43.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.38%) MSBuild
2 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
1 9 (23.08%) Multimedia
2 4 (10.26%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Developer
2 29 (74.36%) Senior Developer
3 25 (64.10%) C# Developer
4 24 (61.54%) Senior C# Developer
5 18 (46.15%) .NET Developer
6 17 (43.59%) Senior .NET Developer
6 17 (43.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (20.51%) Software Developer
8 7 (17.95%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (10.26%) Senior C++ Developer
9 4 (10.26%) Agile C# Developer
9 4 (10.26%) C++/C# Developer
9 4 (10.26%) C++ Developer
10 3 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
11 2 (5.13%) ScrumMaster
11 2 (5.13%) Architect
11 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
11 2 (5.13%) Software Architect
12 1 (2.56%) Senior Manager
12 1 (2.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) XML
1 39 (100.00%) XSD
2 37 (94.87%) .NET
3 36 (92.31%) Web Services
4 35 (89.74%) REST
4 35 (89.74%) .NET Remoting
4 35 (89.74%) WinForms
4 35 (89.74%) WCF
4 35 (89.74%) WPF
4 35 (89.74%) WF
4 35 (89.74%) Silverlight
5 31 (79.49%) XSLT
6 26 (66.67%) .NET Framework
7 16 (41.03%) HTML
8 14 (35.90%) RESTful
9 6 (15.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 6 (15.38%) HTML5
9 6 (15.38%) STL
10 5 (12.82%) COM
11 2 (5.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (15.38%) MPEG
3 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 36 (92.31%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
3 1 (2.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (89.74%) Workflow
2 27 (69.23%) Performance Analysis
3 24 (61.54%) OO
4 18 (46.15%) Scrum
4 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (46.15%) Multithreading
5 17 (43.59%) System Testing
6 13 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 10 (25.64%) UML
7 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
9 6 (15.38%) Code Coverage
10 4 (10.26%) TDD
10 4 (10.26%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (10.26%) ATDD
10 4 (10.26%) User Stories
11 2 (5.13%) MVC
11 2 (5.13%) SOA
12 1 (2.56%) B2B
12 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 37 (94.87%) C#
1 37 (94.87%) SQL
2 35 (89.74%) T-SQL
3 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
4 14 (35.90%) C++
5 13 (33.33%) C
6 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) AccuRev
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Software AG
4 1 (2.56%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.56%) webMethods