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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 133 134 131
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing XPath 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.25% 0.043% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 0.10% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%
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
771 955 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.67% 41.49% 43.83%
Number of salaries quoted 634 785 765
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 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 29 January 2015.

XPath Salary Histogram in Reading

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (64.71%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (52.94%) Web Testing
4 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
4 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
4 9 (52.94%) Automation Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (35.29%) Web Services
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
6 4 (23.53%) SOA
6 4 (23.53%) HTML
6 4 (23.53%) XSD
6 4 (23.53%) XSLT
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (23.53%) HTML5
6 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
6 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
6 4 (23.53%) RESTful
6 4 (23.53%) REST
6 4 (23.53%) Spring
7 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.76%) TDD

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 11 (64.71%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) MarkLogic
2 2 (11.76%) DB2
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) MSBuild
2 2 (11.76%) Artifactory
2 2 (11.76%) JBehave
2 2 (11.76%) AnthillPro
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Multimedia
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Test Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
1 5 (29.41%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Senior Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Test Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (35.29%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
3 4 (23.53%) XSD
3 4 (23.53%) XSLT
3 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) HTML5
3 4 (23.53%) RESTful
3 4 (23.53%) REST
3 4 (23.53%) Spring
4 2 (11.76%) Ajax
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Remoting
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.76%) WCF
4 2 (11.76%) WPF
4 2 (11.76%) WF
4 2 (11.76%) Silverlight
4 2 (11.76%) FreeMarker
4 2 (11.76%) Taglibs
4 2 (11.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Open Source
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
1 2 (11.76%) MPEG
1 2 (11.76%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Web Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Automation Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) SOA
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Website Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Information Retrieval
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) Groovy
4 2 (11.76%) C
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) VBScript
4 2 (11.76%) VB
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle