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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 84 113 85
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -28
Permanent jobs citing XPath 15 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.09% 0.061% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.29% 0.13% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 5
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
656 768 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.50% 46.86% 52.52%
Number of salaries quoted 450 534 354
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 32 (100.00%) XML
2 20 (62.50%) XSLT
2 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (56.25%) XForms
3 18 (56.25%) Data Modelling
3 18 (56.25%) SOA
3 18 (56.25%) XML Schema
3 18 (56.25%) Use Case
4 17 (53.13%) Degree
4 17 (53.13%) Internet
5 16 (50.00%) Middleware
5 16 (50.00%) E-Commerce
6 15 (46.88%) Finance
7 14 (43.75%) Project Management
7 14 (43.75%) DSDM
7 14 (43.75%) PRINCE2
7 14 (43.75%) HTML
8 13 (40.63%) Content Management
9 12 (37.50%) HTML5
10 9 (28.13%) Data Integration
10 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
10 9 (28.13%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (28.13%) CSS
10 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
11 8 (25.00%) ISO 9001
11 8 (25.00%) C#
11 8 (25.00%) .NET
11 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
12 7 (21.88%) jQuery

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (53.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) JUnit
1 5 (15.63%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Architect
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 4 (12.50%) AWS Developer
4 4 (12.50%) AWS Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Business Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) UI Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) XML
2 20 (62.50%) XSLT
3 18 (56.25%) XML Schema
3 18 (56.25%) XForms
4 16 (50.00%) Middleware
5 14 (43.75%) HTML
6 12 (37.50%) HTML5
7 9 (28.13%) CSS
8 8 (25.00%) .NET
8 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 7 (21.88%) jQuery
9 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
10 4 (12.50%) Web Services
10 4 (12.50%) WCF
10 4 (12.50%) Regular Expression
11 3 (9.38%) CSS3
11 3 (9.38%) Ajax
12 1 (3.13%) LINQ
12 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Integration
2 4 (12.50%) SWIFT
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) Data Modelling
2 18 (56.25%) SOA
2 18 (56.25%) Use Case
3 16 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 14 (43.75%) DSDM
4 14 (43.75%) PRINCE2
4 14 (43.75%) Project Management
5 13 (40.63%) Content Management
6 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
6 9 (28.13%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
7 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
7 5 (15.63%) TDD
7 5 (15.63%) Scrum
8 4 (12.50%) Data Management
8 4 (12.50%) OOD
8 4 (12.50%) OO
8 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 3 (9.38%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) C#
2 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) XQuery
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 5 (15.63%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) IBM
3 3 (9.38%) Telerik