The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 153 142 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing XPath 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.17% 0.081% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
XPath
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1154 1335 1281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 49.78% 54.16% 50.53%
Number of salaries quoted 966 1085 1098
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

XPath
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

XPath Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 22 (95.65%) XML
2 22 (95.65%) XSLT
3 19 (82.61%) SOAP
3 19 (82.61%) Java
4 18 (78.26%) Web Services
4 18 (78.26%) UNIX
5 14 (60.87%) Sun Certification
5 14 (60.87%) HPUX
5 14 (60.87%) Solaris
5 14 (60.87%) Linux
5 14 (60.87%) OO
5 14 (60.87%) Servlets
5 14 (60.87%) Struts
5 14 (60.87%) JDBC
5 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
5 14 (60.87%) Hibernate
5 14 (60.87%) Subversion
5 14 (60.87%) Maven
5 14 (60.87%) Spring
5 14 (60.87%) Degree
5 14 (60.87%) jQuery
6 13 (56.52%) Multithreading
7 11 (47.83%) Banking
8 10 (43.48%) HTTP
9 9 (39.13%) AIX
9 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
9 9 (39.13%) JAXB
9 9 (39.13%) Client/Server
9 9 (39.13%) SAX

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (39.13%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
2 5 (21.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
2 5 (21.74%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SAP SRM
1 4 (17.39%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) HTTP
2 9 (39.13%) IPv4
3 5 (21.74%) Internet
4 4 (17.39%) SSL
4 4 (17.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
2 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Subversion
1 14 (60.87%) Maven
2 9 (39.13%) SoapUI
3 5 (21.74%) Ant
3 5 (21.74%) JUnit
3 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
3 5 (21.74%) Log4j
General
1 11 (47.83%) Banking
2 9 (39.13%) Financial Institution
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 5 (21.74%) Retail
4 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
4 4 (17.39%) Front Office
5 2 (8.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) Java Developer
3 9 (39.13%) Senior Java Developer
3 9 (39.13%) Senior Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Analyst Programmer
4 5 (21.74%) Programmer
4 5 (21.74%) Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) .NET Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
5 4 (17.39%) SAP Programmer
5 4 (17.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) XML
1 22 (95.65%) XSLT
2 19 (82.61%) SOAP
3 18 (78.26%) Web Services
4 14 (60.87%) Struts
4 14 (60.87%) JDBC
4 14 (60.87%) Servlets
4 14 (60.87%) Spring
4 14 (60.87%) Hibernate
4 14 (60.87%) jQuery
5 9 (39.13%) RESTful
5 9 (39.13%) Java EE
5 9 (39.13%) JSON
5 9 (39.13%) Spring MVC
5 9 (39.13%) JSF
5 9 (39.13%) JAXB
5 9 (39.13%) SAX
5 9 (39.13%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (39.13%) JSP
5 9 (39.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Client/Server
1 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Web 2.0
3 4 (17.39%) Data Integration
4 2 (8.70%) Online Gambling
5 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) UNIX
2 14 (60.87%) HPUX
2 14 (60.87%) Solaris
2 14 (60.87%) Linux
3 9 (39.13%) AIX
4 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) OO
2 13 (56.52%) Multithreading
3 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
3 9 (39.13%) MVC
4 5 (21.74%) Content Management
4 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
4 5 (21.74%) Data Mapping
4 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 4 (17.39%) B2B
5 4 (17.39%) ITSM
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (82.61%) Java
3 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
4 9 (39.13%) C
4 9 (39.13%) C++
5 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
6 5 (21.74%) XQuery
7 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
7 4 (17.39%) C#
7 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Sun Certification
1 14 (60.87%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (39.13%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
1 9 (39.13%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) SAP
2 5 (21.74%) IBM
2 5 (21.74%) Sun
2 5 (21.74%) Interwoven
2 5 (21.74%) BMC
3 4 (17.39%) Remedy
3 4 (17.39%) Computacenter
3 4 (17.39%) Blue Martini