The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 244 266 267
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +1
Permanent jobs citing XPath 15 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.12% 0.093%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 3
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.79%
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 of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3966 4690 4863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 53.18% 57.23% 56.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3294 3959 4290
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

XPath
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

XPath Salary Trend in the East of England

XPath
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
Hertfordshire +12 12 £42,500 -5.55%
Essex - 3 - -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 33 (89.19%) SQL
1 33 (89.19%) XML
2 27 (72.97%) XSLT
3 26 (70.27%) Web Services
4 24 (64.86%) Java
5 23 (62.16%) SOAP
6 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
6 22 (59.46%) Subversion
6 22 (59.46%) Degree
6 22 (59.46%) jQuery
7 21 (56.76%) UNIX
8 18 (48.65%) Linux
8 18 (48.65%) OO
8 18 (48.65%) Hibernate
8 18 (48.65%) Maven
9 17 (45.95%) Servlets
9 17 (45.95%) Struts
9 17 (45.95%) HPUX
9 17 (45.95%) Solaris
9 17 (45.95%) Sun Certification
9 17 (45.95%) Spring
10 16 (43.24%) HTML
10 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
11 15 (40.54%) JDBC
11 15 (40.54%) HTTP
11 15 (40.54%) MVC
12 14 (37.84%) Finance
12 14 (37.84%) Multithreading
13 13 (35.14%) T-SQL
13 13 (35.14%) Oracle

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 10 (27.03%) WebSphere Application Server
1 10 (27.03%) WebSphere
2 8 (21.62%) Tomcat
3 7 (18.92%) MQSeries
3 7 (18.92%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (2.70%) WordPress
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) XMetaL
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) SAP SRM
1 4 (10.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) HTTP
2 10 (27.03%) IPv4
3 7 (18.92%) Internet
4 5 (13.51%) FTP
5 4 (10.81%) SSL
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) RDBMS
2 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
3 7 (18.92%) MySQL
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.70%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 22 (59.46%) Subversion
2 18 (48.65%) Maven
3 10 (27.03%) SoapUI
4 8 (21.62%) Ant
4 8 (21.62%) JUnit
5 7 (18.92%) Eclipse
5 7 (18.92%) Log4j
6 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
6 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
6 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (8.11%) Mercurial
7 3 (8.11%) NCover
7 3 (8.11%) StyleCop
7 3 (8.11%) Moq
7 3 (8.11%) SpecFlow
7 3 (8.11%) NUnit
7 3 (8.11%) CruiseControl
7 3 (8.11%) JIRA
7 3 (8.11%) ReSharper
7 3 (8.11%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 12 (32.43%) Banking
3 10 (27.03%) Financial Institution
4 7 (18.92%) Retail
5 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
6 4 (10.81%) Front Office
6 4 (10.81%) Games
7 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (83.78%) Developer
2 18 (48.65%) Java Developer
3 13 (35.14%) Senior Developer
4 10 (27.03%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (18.92%) C# Developer
6 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (16.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Analyst Programmer
7 5 (13.51%) Programmer
7 5 (13.51%) Analyst
8 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
8 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
8 4 (10.81%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (10.81%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (10.81%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (10.81%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (10.81%) SAP Programmer
8 4 (10.81%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (89.19%) XML
2 27 (72.97%) XSLT
3 26 (70.27%) Web Services
4 23 (62.16%) SOAP
5 22 (59.46%) jQuery
6 18 (48.65%) Hibernate
7 17 (45.95%) Spring
7 17 (45.95%) Struts
7 17 (45.95%) Servlets
8 16 (43.24%) HTML
9 15 (40.54%) JDBC
10 12 (32.43%) .NET
10 12 (32.43%) CSS
10 12 (32.43%) JSON
11 11 (29.73%) Java EE
11 11 (29.73%) RESTful
11 11 (29.73%) XSD
11 11 (29.73%) EJB
12 10 (27.03%) JSP
12 10 (27.03%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
2 10 (27.03%) Client/Server
3 7 (18.92%) Web 2.0
4 4 (10.81%) Data Integration
4 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.11%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (5.41%) Online Gambling
7 1 (2.70%) Semantic Web
7 1 (2.70%) Open Source
7 1 (2.70%) Ontologies
7 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) UNIX
2 18 (48.65%) Linux
3 17 (45.95%) HPUX
3 17 (45.95%) Solaris
4 10 (27.03%) AIX
5 6 (16.22%) Windows
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Android
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) OO
2 15 (40.54%) MVC
3 14 (37.84%) Multithreading
4 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
5 8 (21.62%) Content Management
5 8 (21.62%) E-Commerce
6 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
6 7 (18.92%) Workflow
7 5 (13.51%) Time Management
7 5 (13.51%) Data Mapping
7 5 (13.51%) Problem Management
8 4 (10.81%) ITSM
8 4 (10.81%) ETL
8 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.81%) B2B
8 4 (10.81%) ITIL
9 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
9 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (8.11%) Wealth Management
10 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) SQL
2 24 (64.86%) Java
3 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
4 13 (35.14%) T-SQL
5 12 (32.43%) C#
6 11 (29.73%) XQuery
7 10 (27.03%) C++
7 10 (27.03%) C
8 6 (16.22%) VB.NET
9 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
9 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
9 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
10 2 (5.41%) VB
11 1 (2.70%) Tcl
11 1 (2.70%) VB6
11 1 (2.70%) VBScript
11 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) Degree
2 17 (45.95%) Sun Certification
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (27.03%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Oracle
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) VMware
3 7 (18.92%) Sun
3 7 (18.92%) Interwoven
3 7 (18.92%) IBM
4 5 (13.51%) SAP
4 5 (13.51%) BMC
5 4 (10.81%) Remedy
5 4 (10.81%) Computacenter
5 4 (10.81%) Blue Martini
6 3 (8.11%) Red Gate
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco