The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 157 141 172
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +31
Permanent jobs citing XPath 5 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.54% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 1.03% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 6
Average salary £45,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
XPath
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1434 1643 2024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.91% 52.21% 50.94%
Number of salaries quoted 845 1024 1382
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XPath across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

XPath
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XPath across the Scotland region.

XPath Salary Trend in Scotland

XPath
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -1 4 - -
Edinburgh -6 1 £45,500 -17.27%
XPath
UK

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 18 (100.00%) XML
2 14 (77.78%) Java
3 13 (72.22%) C#
3 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 13 (72.22%) OO
3 13 (72.22%) XML Schema
3 13 (72.22%) Relational Database
4 12 (66.67%) Risk Analytics
4 12 (66.67%) Analytics
4 12 (66.67%) BigTable
4 12 (66.67%) Market Risk
4 12 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 12 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
4 12 (66.67%) System Testing
4 12 (66.67%) Complex Event Processing
4 12 (66.67%) BDD
4 12 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (66.67%) NoSQL
4 12 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (66.67%) Middleware
4 12 (66.67%) Python
4 12 (66.67%) MQSeries
4 12 (66.67%) C++
4 12 (66.67%) Back Office
4 12 (66.67%) Risk Management
4 12 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (66.67%) Fixed Income
4 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (66.67%) TDD

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (66.67%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) Relational Database
2 12 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (66.67%) BigTable
2 12 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 12 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) NSubstitute
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (66.67%) Back Office
2 8 (44.44%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Python Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Applications Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) C++ Applications Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (72.22%) XML Schema
3 12 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
3 12 (66.67%) Middleware
4 4 (22.22%) ZeroMQ
5 2 (11.11%) SOAP
6 1 (5.56%) .NET
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.56%) CSS
6 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.56%) HTML
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE
6 1 (5.56%) Java EE
6 1 (5.56%) Java SE
6 1 (5.56%) JMS
6 1 (5.56%) Spring
6 1 (5.56%) WCF
6 1 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Derivative
1 12 (66.67%) Fixed Income
1 12 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 12 (66.67%) Market Risk
2 8 (44.44%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 8 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (22.22%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) OO
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Analytics
2 12 (66.67%) BDD
2 12 (66.67%) Complex Event Processing
2 12 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
2 12 (66.67%) Refactoring
2 12 (66.67%) Risk Analytics
2 12 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 12 (66.67%) System Testing
2 12 (66.67%) TDD
2 12 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Market Making
4 4 (22.22%) Coaching
4 4 (22.22%) Low Latency
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) C#
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 12 (66.67%) C++
3 12 (66.67%) Python
3 12 (66.67%) Ruby
4 8 (44.44%) Perl
5 4 (22.22%) Smalltalk
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) MuleSoft