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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 107 - 91
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing XPath 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% - 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% - 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £37,500 - £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+9.45% -2.63%
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
787 663 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.71% 52.41% 50.62%
Number of salaries quoted 571 431 453
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 29 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) DOM
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) JAXB
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Spring

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) DOM
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) JAXB
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft