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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 141 173 160
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -13
Permanent jobs citing XPath 22 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 0.34% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 3
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £34,350 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,750 £39,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
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
1657 2043 1825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.19% 50.62% 57.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1036 1389 1067
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 17 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 17 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 +29 18 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Renfrewshire - 2 £33,000 -
Glasgow +8 1 £42,500 -
East Lothian - 1 £40,000 -
XPath
UK

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 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%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (56.76%) XSLT
4 20 (54.05%) Degree
5 19 (51.35%) HTML
6 18 (48.65%) Data Modelling
6 18 (48.65%) SOA
6 18 (48.65%) XML Schema
6 18 (48.65%) XForms
6 18 (48.65%) Use Case
7 17 (45.95%) Internet
8 16 (43.24%) Middleware
8 16 (43.24%) E-Commerce
9 15 (40.54%) Finance
10 14 (37.84%) Project Management
10 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
10 14 (37.84%) PRINCE2
10 14 (37.84%) DSDM
11 13 (35.14%) C#
11 13 (35.14%) .NET
11 13 (35.14%) Content Management
11 13 (35.14%) HTML5
12 11 (29.73%) CSS
12 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
13 10 (27.03%) SQL
13 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
13 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
14 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing
14 9 (24.32%) Technical Architecture
14 9 (24.32%) jQuery

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) JUnit
1 5 (13.51%) Selenium
2 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Architect
2 12 (32.43%) Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.81%) QA Engineer
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%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Business Architect
6 2 (5.41%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) XML
2 21 (56.76%) XSLT
3 19 (51.35%) HTML
4 18 (48.65%) XML Schema
4 18 (48.65%) XForms
5 16 (43.24%) Middleware
6 13 (35.14%) .NET
6 13 (35.14%) HTML5
7 11 (29.73%) CSS
8 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
9 9 (24.32%) jQuery
10 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
11 6 (16.22%) WCF
11 6 (16.22%) Web Services
12 4 (10.81%) Regular Expression
13 3 (8.11%) Ajax
13 3 (8.11%) CSS3
14 2 (5.41%) DOM
15 1 (2.70%) LINQ
15 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Data Integration
2 4 (10.81%) SWIFT
3 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (48.65%) Data Modelling
2 18 (48.65%) SOA
2 18 (48.65%) Use Case
3 16 (43.24%) E-Commerce
4 14 (37.84%) DSDM
4 14 (37.84%) PRINCE2
4 14 (37.84%) Project Management
5 13 (35.14%) Content Management
6 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing
6 9 (24.32%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (18.92%) TDD
7 7 (18.92%) Scrum
8 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.81%) Data Management
9 4 (10.81%) OOD
9 4 (10.81%) OO
10 3 (8.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) C#
2 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
3 10 (27.03%) SQL
4 6 (16.22%) XQuery
5 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.41%) VBScript
7 1 (2.70%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (54.05%) 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 5 (13.51%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) Telerik
5 1 (2.70%) Hyland
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