The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 87 104 90
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Permanent jobs citing XPath 18 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.31% 0.22% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.71% 0.45% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 2
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £36,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%
XPath
Scotland

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

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
664 673 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.50% 49.34% 51.91%
Number of salaries quoted 494 456 426
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

XPath
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

XPath Salary Trend in Edinburgh

XPath
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XPath across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

XPath Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 21 (100.00%) XML
2 14 (66.67%) XSLT
3 13 (61.90%) Degree
4 11 (52.38%) HTML
4 11 (52.38%) Finance
5 10 (47.62%) CSS
5 10 (47.62%) E-Commerce
5 10 (47.62%) Data Modelling
5 10 (47.62%) SOA
5 10 (47.62%) XML Schema
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 10 (47.62%) XForms
5 10 (47.62%) Middleware
5 10 (47.62%) Use Case
6 9 (42.86%) Internet
6 9 (42.86%) C#
6 9 (42.86%) .NET
6 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
7 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
8 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
8 7 (33.33%) Project Management
8 7 (33.33%) DSDM
8 7 (33.33%) HTML5
9 6 (28.57%) jQuery
9 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
9 6 (28.57%) SQL
10 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
10 5 (23.81%) Content Management

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Architect
2 8 (38.10%) Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Data Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Business Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) UI Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Application Developer
6 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) XML
2 14 (66.67%) XSLT
3 11 (52.38%) HTML
4 10 (47.62%) CSS
4 10 (47.62%) XML Schema
4 10 (47.62%) XForms
4 10 (47.62%) Middleware
5 9 (42.86%) .NET
5 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 7 (33.33%) HTML5
7 6 (28.57%) jQuery
7 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 4 (19.05%) Web Services
8 4 (19.05%) Regular Expression
8 4 (19.05%) WCF
9 3 (14.29%) LINQ
10 2 (9.52%) CSS3
10 2 (9.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Integration
1 4 (19.05%) SWIFT
2 2 (9.52%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) E-Commerce
1 10 (47.62%) Data Modelling
1 10 (47.62%) SOA
1 10 (47.62%) Use Case
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Project Management
3 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 7 (33.33%) DSDM
4 5 (23.81%) Content Management
4 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
5 4 (19.05%) OO
5 4 (19.05%) OOD
5 4 (19.05%) Data Management
5 4 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
6 3 (14.29%) Process Architecture
6 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.52%) MVC
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) XQuery
5 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (9.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO 9001
2 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Telerik
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