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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 141 136 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing XPath 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.26% 0.043% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £46,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
802 870 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.27% 37.60% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 677 754 708
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
3 8 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 8 (66.67%) SOA
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) Spring
4 6 (50.00%) Subversion
4 6 (50.00%) Ajax
4 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (50.00%) HTML5
4 6 (50.00%) REST
4 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (50.00%) XSD
4 6 (50.00%) XSL
4 6 (50.00%) XSLT
4 6 (50.00%) UNIX
4 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (50.00%) JSP
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) J2EE
4 6 (50.00%) MySQL
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) XQuery
4 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (33.33%) VMware

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (33.33%) JBoss
2 4 (33.33%) Liferay
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (16.67%) MarkLogic
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) DTS
3 2 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Subversion
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) Log4j
2 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 4 (33.33%) Ant
2 4 (33.33%) JBehave
2 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) Robotium
3 2 (16.67%) Artifactory
3 2 (16.67%) AnthillPro
3 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (16.67%) JMeter
3 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior J2EE Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
3 8 (66.67%) Spring
4 6 (50.00%) Ajax
4 6 (50.00%) HTML5
4 6 (50.00%) REST
4 6 (50.00%) XSD
4 6 (50.00%) XSL
4 6 (50.00%) XSLT
4 6 (50.00%) JSP
4 6 (50.00%) J2EE
4 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (33.33%) Struts
5 4 (33.33%) Servlets
5 4 (33.33%) EJB
5 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (33.33%) Spring Integration
5 4 (33.33%) JSON
5 4 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Media
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) VMS
5 1 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) SOA
2 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) B2B
3 4 (33.33%) B2C
3 4 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (33.33%) System Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Use Case
3 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Information Retrieval
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) User Stories
4 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Website Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) Shell Script
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) XQuery
5 4 (33.33%) VBScript
5 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) Groovy
6 2 (16.67%) Ruby
6 2 (16.67%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) VMware