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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 84 100 91
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs citing XPath 17 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.26% 0.14% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.66% 0.30% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 3
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £36,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +3.89%
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
639 656 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.26% 46.76% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 465 458 414
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,747 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £48,187
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 February 2015.

XPath Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (100.00%) XML
2 18 (72.00%) XSLT
3 15 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 15 (60.00%) SOA
3 15 (60.00%) XML Schema
3 15 (60.00%) XForms
3 15 (60.00%) Degree
3 15 (60.00%) Use Case
4 14 (56.00%) E-Commerce
4 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (56.00%) Internet
4 14 (56.00%) Middleware
5 13 (52.00%) Finance
6 12 (48.00%) Project Management
6 12 (48.00%) DSDM
6 12 (48.00%) PRINCE2
7 10 (40.00%) HTML
7 10 (40.00%) Content Management
8 9 (36.00%) CSS
8 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (32.00%) C#
9 8 (32.00%) .NET
9 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
10 7 (28.00%) HTML5
10 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (24.00%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (24.00%) SQL
11 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
11 6 (24.00%) jQuery

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (56.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) JUnit
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Data Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Business Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) UI Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Application Developer
6 1 (4.00%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) XML
2 18 (72.00%) XSLT
3 15 (60.00%) XML Schema
3 15 (60.00%) XForms
4 14 (56.00%) Middleware
5 10 (40.00%) HTML
6 9 (36.00%) CSS
7 8 (32.00%) .NET
7 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
8 7 (28.00%) HTML5
9 6 (24.00%) jQuery
9 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
10 4 (16.00%) Web Services
10 4 (16.00%) Regular Expression
10 4 (16.00%) WCF
11 2 (8.00%) LINQ
11 2 (8.00%) CSS3
11 2 (8.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Integration
2 4 (16.00%) SWIFT
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 15 (60.00%) SOA
1 15 (60.00%) Use Case
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) E-Commerce
3 12 (48.00%) DSDM
3 12 (48.00%) PRINCE2
3 12 (48.00%) Project Management
4 10 (40.00%) Content Management
5 6 (24.00%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (16.00%) OOD
7 4 (16.00%) OO
7 4 (16.00%) Data Management
7 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.00%) Process Architecture
9 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (8.00%) Business Development
9 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) C#
2 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) XQuery
5 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Telerik
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