The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 109 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Permanent jobs citing XPath 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.060% 0.36% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
768 575 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.32% 52.37% 51.27%
Number of salaries quoted 536 351 571
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
XPath
Scotland

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 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XQuery
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) JDBC
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Intranet
4 1 (25.00%) DOM
4 1 (25.00%) XSL
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) SQL

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) JDBC
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) DOM
4 1 (25.00%) XSL
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) XHTML
4 1 (25.00%) JAXB
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OOP
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) XQuery
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft