The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 100 81 78
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Permanent jobs citing XPath 1 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.084% 0.64% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.98% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 14
Average salary - £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%
XPath
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
725 610 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 60.67% 65.03% 68.63%
Number of salaries quoted 627 543 535
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

XPath
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

XPath Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
2 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (91.67%) Mobile App
2 11 (91.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
2 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (91.67%) SMTP
2 11 (91.67%) FTP
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) XQuery
2 11 (91.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 11 (91.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) SMTP
1 11 (91.67%) FTP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 11 (91.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) TKPROF
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (91.67%) Software Developer
2 11 (91.67%) .NET Developer
2 11 (91.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Junior .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Junior Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
2 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 1 (8.33%) JPA
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (8.33%) XSD
3 1 (8.33%) XSLT
3 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) W3C
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (8.33%) UML
2 1 (8.33%) OO
2 1 (8.33%) RUP
2 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (8.33%) OOD
2 1 (8.33%) ETL
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) BPEL
2 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (8.33%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) XQuery
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle