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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 166 153 150
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs citing XPath 5 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.24% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £37,500 - £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+9.45% -2.63%
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
1941 1680 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.50% 54.32% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1109 1122
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 2014. 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 -2 3 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £37,500 -
XPath
UK

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) XML
2 9 (60.00%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) Web Services
4 7 (46.67%) OO
4 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (46.67%) CSS
5 6 (40.00%) Spring
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) Python
6 5 (33.33%) .NET
6 5 (33.33%) SOAP
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 5 (33.33%) RESTful
7 4 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) OOP
7 4 (26.67%) Apache
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) XQuery
8 3 (20.00%) XSLT
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (20.00%) DOM
8 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (20.00%) HTML5

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (26.67%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) XML
2 8 (53.33%) Web Services
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) Spring
5 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) SOAP
5 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 5 (33.33%) RESTful
6 3 (20.00%) HTML5
6 3 (20.00%) WCF
6 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (20.00%) DOM
6 3 (20.00%) XSLT
7 2 (13.33%) SAX
7 2 (13.33%) Ajax
7 2 (13.33%) XSL
7 2 (13.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) OO
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) OOP
4 3 (20.00%) OOD
4 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) Python
5 4 (26.67%) XQuery
6 2 (13.33%) Ruby
6 2 (13.33%) Perl
6 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO