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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 94 102 91
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing XPath 12 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.84% 0.14% 0.084%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.66% 0.28% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.59%
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
721 711 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 50.67% 48.40% 53.47%
Number of salaries quoted 526 491 420
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 18 December 2014.

XPath Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 14 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (71.43%) XSLT
3 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 8 (57.14%) Degree
4 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (50.00%) .NET
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (50.00%) C#
5 6 (42.86%) Internet
5 6 (42.86%) Middleware
5 6 (42.86%) XML Schema
5 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 6 (42.86%) Data Modelling
5 6 (42.86%) SOA
5 6 (42.86%) XForms
5 6 (42.86%) Use Case
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (28.57%) Data Management
7 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (28.57%) jQuery
7 4 (28.57%) HTML5
7 4 (28.57%) SWIFT
7 4 (28.57%) WCF
7 4 (28.57%) Regular Expression
7 4 (28.57%) OOD

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Applications Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Application Developer
5 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
5 1 (7.14%) UI Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (71.43%) XSLT
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 8 (57.14%) CSS
4 7 (50.00%) .NET
4 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (42.86%) XML Schema
5 6 (42.86%) XForms
5 6 (42.86%) Middleware
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) WCF
6 4 (28.57%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) HTML5
6 4 (28.57%) Regular Expression
7 3 (21.43%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) SWIFT
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 6 (42.86%) Data Modelling
1 6 (42.86%) SOA
1 6 (42.86%) Use Case
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Data Management
3 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) OOD
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) DSDM
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Content Management
5 2 (14.29%) Process Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) XQuery
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) IBM