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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 93 87 102
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs citing XPath 4 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 1.34% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 2.80% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 3
Average salary - £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £43,974 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
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
528 644 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.51% 47.81% 49.39%
Number of salaries quoted 373 476 471
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) UML
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) Data Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (85.71%) Data Integration
2 6 (85.71%) Use Case
2 6 (85.71%) Technical Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) SOA
2 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) E-business
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) WinForms
2 1 (14.29%) WPF
2 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) UML
2 6 (85.71%) Data Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) E-business
2 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) SOA
2 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (85.71%) Technical Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft