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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 134 140 141
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing XPath 5 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.24% 0.25% 0.045%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 0.76% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 1
Average salary £75,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,974 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
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
866 786 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.85% 33.12% 42.38%
Number of salaries quoted 771 651 780
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
1 6 (100.00%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (83.33%) CRM
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) DTS
2 5 (83.33%) EDI
2 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 5 (83.33%) EAI
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) VB
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) Software Architecture
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
1 5 (83.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Mule
2 1 (16.67%) Mule ESB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) DTS
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
1 5 (83.33%) IT Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) EDI
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) CRM
2 5 (83.33%) EAI
2 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree