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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 171 163 150
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs citing XPath 1 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.030% 0.054% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.060% 0.10% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +14.09%
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
1654 1968 1682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.61% 53.20% 55.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1004 1285 1100
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,582 £29,040 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 31 August 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 -3 1 £45,000 -
XPath
UK

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) HTML5
4 5 (45.45%) SDLC
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) XSLT
6 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
6 3 (27.27%) SOA
6 3 (27.27%) XForms
6 3 (27.27%) Internet
6 3 (27.27%) JUnit
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 3 (27.27%) XML Schema
6 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Selenium
6 3 (27.27%) Use Case
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 2 (18.18%) jQuery
7 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JUnit
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) CruiseControl
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) HTML5
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) XSLT
6 3 (27.27%) XML Schema
6 3 (27.27%) XForms
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 2 (18.18%) CSS
7 2 (18.18%) CSS3
7 2 (18.18%) DOM
7 2 (18.18%) Middleware
7 2 (18.18%) Ajax
7 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 2 (18.18%) jQuery
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
1 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Use Case
3 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Content Management
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) DSDM
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) VBScript
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Telerik
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Hyland