The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 119 137 110
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -27
Permanent jobs citing XPath 21 2 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.85% 0.086% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.49% 0.24% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 22
Average salary £50,000 £34,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.92% -25.40%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
XPath
Berkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
844 847 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.28% 36.32% 50.21%
Number of salaries quoted 703 748 954
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

XPath
Salary Trend in Reading

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

XPath Salary Trend in Reading

XPath
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XPath across the Reading region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

XPath Salary Histogram in Reading

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 21 (95.45%) SQL
1 21 (95.45%) XML
2 20 (90.91%) BizTalk Server
2 20 (90.91%) SC Cleared
2 20 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 20 (90.91%) Web Testing
2 20 (90.91%) Automation Testing
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) XSD
4 1 (4.55%) XSLT
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) OO
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) MPEG
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow
4 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) WinForms

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 20 (90.91%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.55%) Firebug
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Redmine
1 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
1 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Analyst
1 12 (54.55%) Test Analyst
1 12 (54.55%) Senior Analyst
1 12 (54.55%) Senior Test Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Consultant
2 8 (36.36%) Test Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Graduate
4 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) XSD
3 1 (4.55%) XSLT
3 1 (4.55%) WinForms
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Remoting
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) WCF
3 1 (4.55%) WPF
3 1 (4.55%) WF
3 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
3 1 (4.55%) RESTful
3 1 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) MPEG
1 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
1 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Web Testing
1 20 (90.91%) Automation Testing
2 1 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
2 1 (4.55%) OO
2 1 (4.55%) Code Coverage
2 1 (4.55%) Workflow
2 1 (4.55%) Scrum
2 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) SC Cleared
1 20 (90.91%) Security Cleared