The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 86 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing XPath 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.21% 0.34% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 0.62% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
XPath
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
556 646 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 58.10% 54.98% 44.36%
Number of salaries quoted 494 523 486
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 Kent

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

XPath
Salary Trend in Kent

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

XPath Salary Trend in Kent

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Kendo UI
2 2 (66.67%) Sage Pay
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) XQuery
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Sage Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) Kendo UI
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) XQuery