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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 86 112 89
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -23
Permanent jobs citing XPath 9 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.69% 0.13% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 0.26% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 5
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
600 780 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.12% 49.59% 54.50%
Number of salaries quoted 411 535 357
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (100.00%) XML
2 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (59.26%) XSLT
4 15 (55.56%) Data Modelling
4 15 (55.56%) SOA
4 15 (55.56%) XML Schema
4 15 (55.56%) XForms
4 15 (55.56%) Use Case
5 14 (51.85%) Degree
5 14 (51.85%) Internet
6 13 (48.15%) Middleware
6 13 (48.15%) Project Management
6 13 (48.15%) Finance
6 13 (48.15%) Content Management
6 13 (48.15%) DSDM
6 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
6 13 (48.15%) PRINCE2
7 12 (44.44%) HTML
8 11 (40.74%) HTML5
9 9 (33.33%) Data Integration
9 9 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (29.63%) ISO 9001
10 8 (29.63%) Automated Testing
11 7 (25.93%) CSS
12 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
12 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 6 (22.22%) C#
12 6 (22.22%) SQL
12 6 (22.22%) .NET
12 6 (22.22%) SQL Server

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (51.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Selenium
1 5 (18.52%) JUnit
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) QA Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) AWS Architect
4 3 (11.11%) AWS Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Data Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Business Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) QA Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) XML
2 16 (59.26%) XSLT
3 15 (55.56%) XML Schema
3 15 (55.56%) XForms
4 13 (48.15%) Middleware
5 12 (44.44%) HTML
6 11 (40.74%) HTML5
7 7 (25.93%) CSS
8 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 6 (22.22%) .NET
8 6 (22.22%) jQuery
8 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
9 3 (11.11%) CSS3
9 3 (11.11%) Regular Expression
9 3 (11.11%) WCF
9 3 (11.11%) Web Services
9 3 (11.11%) Ajax
10 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 3 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (11.11%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Data Modelling
2 15 (55.56%) SOA
2 15 (55.56%) Use Case
3 13 (48.15%) Project Management
3 13 (48.15%) Content Management
3 13 (48.15%) DSDM
3 13 (48.15%) E-Commerce
3 13 (48.15%) PRINCE2
4 9 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (29.63%) Automated Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
6 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
6 5 (18.52%) TDD
6 5 (18.52%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 3 (11.11%) OOD
7 3 (11.11%) OO
7 3 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) C#
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) XQuery
4 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) ISEB
3 2 (7.41%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) ISO 9001
2 5 (18.52%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) IBM
2 3 (11.11%) Telerik