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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 140 163 148
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Permanent jobs citing XPath 15 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.092% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.92% 0.17% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 4
Average salary £46,250 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £35,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £35,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%
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
1624 1783 1643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.80% 54.51% 53.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1119 1131 1144
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Edinburgh +9 12 £50,000 +42.85%
Glasgow - 3 £42,500 -
XPath
UK

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (71.43%) HTML
2 15 (71.43%) CSS
3 14 (66.67%) C#
3 14 (66.67%) .NET
3 14 (66.67%) Finance
4 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
4 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
5 12 (57.14%) XSLT
6 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
6 11 (52.38%) XQuery
6 11 (52.38%) .NET Framework
7 10 (47.62%) SQL
7 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
8 9 (42.86%) Oracle
8 9 (42.86%) Web Services
8 9 (42.86%) Degree
8 9 (42.86%) WCF
8 9 (42.86%) jQuery
8 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
9 8 (38.10%) OO
9 8 (38.10%) OOD
9 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
9 8 (38.10%) HTML5
10 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
10 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
10 6 (28.57%) SOA
10 6 (28.57%) XML Schema
10 6 (28.57%) XForms
10 6 (28.57%) Internet

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Electronics
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) Senior Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Architect
5 2 (9.52%) DBA
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
5 2 (9.52%) SQL DBA
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (71.43%) HTML
2 15 (71.43%) CSS
3 14 (66.67%) .NET
4 12 (57.14%) XSLT
5 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
5 11 (52.38%) .NET Framework
6 9 (42.86%) WCF
6 9 (42.86%) jQuery
6 9 (42.86%) Web Services
7 8 (38.10%) HTML5
8 6 (28.57%) XML Schema
8 6 (28.57%) XForms
8 6 (28.57%) Middleware
9 4 (19.05%) Regular Expression
10 3 (14.29%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) SWIFT
2 2 (9.52%) DTV
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) OO
1 8 (38.10%) OOD
1 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
2 6 (28.57%) SOA
2 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 6 (28.57%) Use Case
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Data Management
4 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (19.05%) DSDM
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) Content Management
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (9.52%) Process Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 11 (52.38%) XQuery
4 10 (47.62%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) SAP