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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 108 105 88
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Permanent jobs citing XPath 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.064% 0.068% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.13% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +14.86%
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
667 764 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.48% 51.80% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 444 550 409
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 4 September 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 8 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) Use Case
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) XML Schema
3 3 (37.50%) XForms
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) XSLT
3 3 (37.50%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) DSDM
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) .NET

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (37.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JUnit
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) XSLT
3 3 (37.50%) XML Schema
3 3 (37.50%) XForms
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Use Case
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Content Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) DSDM
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Telerik