The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - 92 -
Permanent jobs citing XPath 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.26% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
885 749 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 62.77% 64.40% 57.53%
Number of salaries quoted 515 491 340
Average salary £39,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XPath across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

XPath
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XPath across the Glasgow region.

XPath Salary Trend in Glasgow

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 (87.50%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
3 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
3 5 (62.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) SOAP
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) OOP
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) Apache
3 5 (62.50%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) Regular Expression
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) DOM
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) SAX
5 1 (12.50%) XQuery
5 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
5 1 (12.50%) Rendezvous

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 5 (62.50%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) XML
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
2 5 (62.50%) RESTful
2 5 (62.50%) SOAP
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) DOM
3 2 (25.00%) SAX
3 2 (25.00%) Regular Expression
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) Rendezvous
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (62.50%) OOP
2 5 (62.50%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) XQuery
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) TIBCO