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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 112 134 121
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Permanent jobs citing XPath 20 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.82% 0.088% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.51% 0.24% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 13
Average salary £50,000 £34,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.92% -27.36%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+9.45% -2.63%
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
796 840 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.56% 37.07% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 641 741 887
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 17 September 2014.

XPath Salary Histogram in Reading

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 24 (100.00%) SQL
1 24 (100.00%) XML
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (95.83%) BizTalk Server
2 23 (95.83%) Web Testing
2 23 (95.83%) SC Cleared
2 23 (95.83%) Security Cleared
2 23 (95.83%) Automation Testing
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) XSD
3 1 (4.17%) XSLT
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) OO
3 1 (4.17%) MPEG
3 1 (4.17%) Code Coverage
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Workflow
3 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.17%) Scrum

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 23 (95.83%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) MSBuild
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
1 14 (58.33%) Test Analyst
1 14 (58.33%) Senior Analyst
1 14 (58.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Consultant
2 9 (37.50%) Test Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Graduate
3 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) XSD
2 1 (4.17%) XSLT
2 1 (4.17%) WinForms
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Remoting
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.17%) WCF
2 1 (4.17%) WPF
2 1 (4.17%) WF
2 1 (4.17%) Silverlight
2 1 (4.17%) RESTful
2 1 (4.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) MPEG
1 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
1 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (95.83%) Web Testing
2 23 (95.83%) Automation Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
3 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.17%) OO
3 1 (4.17%) Code Coverage
3 1 (4.17%) Workflow
3 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) SC Cleared
1 23 (95.83%) Security Cleared
Reading, Berkshire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
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