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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 93 89 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Permanent jobs citing XPath 5 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.49% 0.54% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.98% 0.91% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 2
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.09% -6.87%
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
508 659 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 49.32% 59.69% 53.61%
Number of salaries quoted 442 560 392
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 4 £50,000 -
XPath
South East

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) XML
1 8 (88.89%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (88.89%) Relational Database
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (66.67%) QA
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (55.56%) Visualisation
4 5 (55.56%) MDX
4 5 (55.56%) VB
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) ETL
4 5 (55.56%) MOLAP
4 5 (55.56%) ROLAP
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Marketing
5 4 (44.44%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (33.33%) Propensity Modelling
6 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
6 3 (33.33%) Data Mapping
6 3 (33.33%) MCTS
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 3 (33.33%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) SOA

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (88.89%) Relational Database
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) MOLAP
3 5 (55.56%) ROLAP
4 2 (22.22%) Star Schema
5 1 (11.11%) StreamInsight
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) MDX
3 2 (22.22%) XSLT
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) WPF
4 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Visualisation
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ETL
2 4 (44.44%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (33.33%) Propensity Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) RUP
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) AOP
4 2 (22.22%) Unified Process
4 2 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Complex Event Processing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (55.56%) VB
5 3 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCTS
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft