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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 138 172 152
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -20
Permanent jobs citing XPath 22 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 0.30% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 3
Average salary £51,250 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,350 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,750 £36,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.79%
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
1700 2008 1739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 53.27% 52.16% 56.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1078 1355 1031
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XPath across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

XPath Salary Histogram 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 1 April 2015. 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
Edinburgh +23 19 £53,750 +19.44%
Renfrewshire - 2 £33,000 -
Glasgow +6 1 £42,500 -
XPath
UK

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 37 (100.00%) XML
2 23 (62.16%) XSLT
3 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (51.35%) Data Modelling
4 19 (51.35%) SOA
4 19 (51.35%) XML Schema
4 19 (51.35%) XForms
4 19 (51.35%) Degree
4 19 (51.35%) Use Case
5 18 (48.65%) HTML
5 18 (48.65%) Internet
5 18 (48.65%) Finance
6 17 (45.95%) E-Commerce
6 17 (45.95%) Middleware
7 15 (40.54%) PRINCE2
7 15 (40.54%) DSDM
7 15 (40.54%) Project Management
8 14 (37.84%) C#
8 14 (37.84%) .NET
8 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
9 13 (35.14%) CSS
9 13 (35.14%) Content Management
10 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
10 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
11 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
11 10 (27.03%) SQL
11 10 (27.03%) HTML5
12 9 (24.32%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (24.32%) jQuery
12 9 (24.32%) Data Integration

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 2 (5.41%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) JUnit
1 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
1 3 (8.11%) Selenium
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Marketing
3 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.41%) Electronics
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Architect
2 13 (35.14%) Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Data Architect
4 4 (10.81%) AWS Developer
4 4 (10.81%) AWS Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.41%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Business Architect
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (5.41%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) XML
2 23 (62.16%) XSLT
3 19 (51.35%) XML Schema
3 19 (51.35%) XForms
4 18 (48.65%) HTML
5 17 (45.95%) Middleware
6 14 (37.84%) .NET
7 13 (35.14%) CSS
8 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
9 10 (27.03%) HTML5
10 9 (24.32%) jQuery
11 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
12 6 (16.22%) WCF
12 6 (16.22%) Web Services
13 4 (10.81%) Regular Expression
14 3 (8.11%) Ajax
14 3 (8.11%) CSS3
15 2 (5.41%) DOM
16 1 (2.70%) LINQ
16 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Data Integration
2 4 (10.81%) SWIFT
3 3 (8.11%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (5.41%) DTV
4 2 (5.41%) Replication
4 2 (5.41%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) Data Modelling
2 19 (51.35%) SOA
2 19 (51.35%) Use Case
3 17 (45.95%) E-Commerce
4 15 (40.54%) DSDM
4 15 (40.54%) PRINCE2
4 15 (40.54%) Project Management
5 13 (35.14%) Content Management
6 9 (24.32%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (18.92%) Automated Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Scrum
8 5 (13.51%) TDD
9 4 (10.81%) Data Management
9 4 (10.81%) OO
9 4 (10.81%) OOD
9 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
10 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
10 3 (8.11%) Process Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) C#
2 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) XQuery
4 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) ISO 9001
2 4 (10.81%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) Telerik
5 2 (5.41%) SAP