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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - 118 134
Permanent jobs citing XPath 0 23 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - 0.93% 0.090%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.80% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 23 2
Average salary - £50,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +44.92%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +14.86%
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
853 821 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 39.77% 33.37% 37.02%
Number of salaries quoted 734 676 731
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Log4j
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (60.00%) JBoss
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (60.00%) B2B
2 3 (60.00%) B2C
2 3 (60.00%) XQuery
2 3 (60.00%) XSD
2 3 (60.00%) XSL
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (60.00%) JBoss
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (60.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (60.00%) Liferay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Ant
1 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (60.00%) Log4j
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) JBehave
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) Robotium
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (40.00%) JMeter
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) XSD
2 3 (60.00%) XSL
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Spring Integration
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) EJB
2 3 (60.00%) JSP
2 3 (60.00%) Servlets
2 3 (60.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (60.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) UML
1 3 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) B2B
1 3 (60.00%) B2C
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (60.00%) Use Case
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) System Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) XQuery
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) VMware