The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 398 414 369
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -45
Permanent jobs citing XPath 56 39 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.16% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 0.33% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 47 33 68
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
XPath
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10448 11843 11443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.51% 49.44% 50.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8990 10137 10018
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XPath across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

XPath
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XPath across the South East region.

XPath Salary Trend in the South East

XPath
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XPath across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

XPath Salary Histogram in the South East

XPath
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the South East 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
East Sussex +7 28 £41,000 -8.88% 1
Surrey +19 9 £42,500 -37.03% 1
Berkshire +8 7 £46,250 -7.50% 2
Hampshire -12 7 £35,000 -
Sussex - 3 £57,500 -
Kent +22 2 £42,500 +6.25%
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 90 (89.11%) XML
2 71 (70.30%) SQL
3 63 (62.38%) HTML
4 60 (59.41%) Java
5 55 (54.46%) JavaScript
5 55 (54.46%) Linux
6 47 (46.53%) Subversion
7 45 (44.55%) XSLT
7 45 (44.55%) Web Services
8 39 (38.61%) UNIX
8 39 (38.61%) XQuery
8 39 (38.61%) Spring
9 38 (37.62%) SQL Server
9 38 (37.62%) CSS
10 35 (34.65%) Tomcat
11 34 (33.66%) Maven
12 33 (32.67%) SOAP
13 31 (30.69%) J2EE
14 29 (28.71%) Hibernate
14 29 (28.71%) Git (software)
15 28 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (26.73%) SOA
17 26 (25.74%) PostgreSQL
18 25 (24.75%) Oracle
18 25 (24.75%) Perl
19 24 (23.76%) OO
20 23 (22.77%) C#
20 23 (22.77%) JPA
21 22 (21.78%) MVC
21 22 (21.78%) XML Schema

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 35 (34.65%) Tomcat
2 12 (11.88%) JBoss
2 12 (11.88%) WebSphere
3 10 (9.90%) Jetty
4 9 (8.91%) Apache
5 8 (7.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (6.93%) Apache Solr
7 5 (4.95%) WebLogic
7 5 (4.95%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (3.96%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (3.96%) Liferay
8 4 (3.96%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.99%) CMS
10 1 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.97%) SPSS
3 2 (1.98%) MS Office
4 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.98%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.82%) HTTP
2 8 (7.92%) LDAP
3 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.96%) SSL
3 4 (3.96%) FTP
4 3 (2.97%) Internet
5 1 (0.99%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (37.62%) SQL Server
2 26 (25.74%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (19.80%) MySQL
4 10 (9.90%) MarkLogic
5 8 (7.92%) BaseX
5 8 (7.92%) SQLite
6 7 (6.93%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.96%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.96%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.96%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.96%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.97%) Redis
8 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.98%) DTS
9 2 (1.98%) DB2
Development Applications
1 47 (46.53%) Subversion
2 34 (33.66%) Maven
3 29 (28.71%) Git (software)
4 20 (19.80%) Eclipse
5 17 (16.83%) Ant
6 15 (14.85%) Jenkins
7 11 (10.89%) SoapUI
8 10 (9.90%) QuickTest Pro
8 10 (9.90%) Selenium
9 8 (7.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (7.92%) IntelliJ
9 8 (7.92%) TestNG
10 6 (5.94%) WebDriver
11 4 (3.96%) Log4j
11 4 (3.96%) JBehave
12 3 (2.97%) Firebug
13 2 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (1.98%) AnthillPro
13 2 (1.98%) JMeter
13 2 (1.98%) Robotium
General
1 15 (14.85%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Publishing
3 5 (4.95%) Electronics
4 4 (3.96%) Retail
5 3 (2.97%) Advertising
6 2 (1.98%) Marketing
7 1 (0.99%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (67.33%) Developer
2 36 (35.64%) Java Developer
3 27 (26.73%) Senior Developer
4 25 (24.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 22 (21.78%) Senior Java Developer
6 17 (16.83%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 13 (12.87%) Web Developer
8 11 (10.89%) Software Engineer
9 9 (8.91%) PHP Developer
10 8 (7.92%) C# Developer
10 8 (7.92%) Java Software Engineer
10 8 (7.92%) PHP Web Developer
10 8 (7.92%) Test Leader
10 8 (7.92%) J2EE Software Engineer
11 5 (4.95%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (4.95%) XML Developer
11 5 (4.95%) Architect
11 5 (4.95%) Support Specialist
12 4 (3.96%) Consultant
12 4 (3.96%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (89.11%) XML
2 63 (62.38%) HTML
3 45 (44.55%) XSLT
3 45 (44.55%) Web Services
4 39 (38.61%) Spring
5 38 (37.62%) CSS
6 33 (32.67%) SOAP
7 31 (30.69%) J2EE
8 29 (28.71%) Hibernate
9 23 (22.77%) JPA
10 22 (21.78%) XML Schema
11 21 (20.79%) Java EE
11 21 (20.79%) jQuery
12 20 (19.80%) .NET
13 15 (14.85%) Ajax
13 15 (14.85%) RESTful
14 14 (13.86%) Servlets
15 13 (12.87%) XSD
15 13 (12.87%) REST
15 13 (12.87%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.87%) Computer Science
3 12 (11.88%) Mobile App
4 10 (9.90%) Data Structures
4 10 (9.90%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (7.92%) Algorithms
6 7 (6.93%) Visualisation
7 6 (5.94%) Open Source
7 6 (5.94%) Social Media
7 6 (5.94%) Client/Server
8 5 (4.95%) N-Tier
8 5 (4.95%) PDA
9 4 (3.96%) HACMP
9 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
9 4 (3.96%) DataPower
9 4 (3.96%) PKI
10 2 (1.98%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.98%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.98%) ASTM
11 1 (0.99%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 55 (54.46%) Linux
2 39 (38.61%) UNIX
3 20 (19.80%) Windows
4 9 (8.91%) Android
5 4 (3.96%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.96%) AIX
5 4 (3.96%) Solaris
6 2 (1.98%) VMS
7 1 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (26.73%) SOA
3 24 (23.76%) OO
4 22 (21.78%) MVC
5 19 (18.81%) Software Engineering
6 13 (12.87%) Web Development
7 12 (11.88%) Automated Testing
8 11 (10.89%) Refactoring
8 11 (10.89%) Asset Management
9 9 (8.91%) Data Modelling
9 9 (8.91%) Release Management
9 9 (8.91%) Test Automation
10 8 (7.92%) Waterfall
10 8 (7.92%) OOP
10 8 (7.92%) Scrum
10 8 (7.92%) Project Management
11 7 (6.93%) TOGAF
11 7 (6.93%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 71 (70.30%) SQL
2 60 (59.41%) Java
3 55 (54.46%) JavaScript
4 39 (38.61%) XQuery
5 25 (24.75%) Perl
6 23 (22.77%) C#
7 17 (16.83%) Groovy
8 15 (14.85%) Ruby
8 15 (14.85%) PHP
9 13 (12.87%) Scala
10 12 (11.88%) PL/SQL
11 10 (9.90%) PHP5
12 9 (8.91%) Shell Script
13 7 (6.93%) VB.NET
14 6 (5.94%) VB
15 5 (4.95%) Bash Shell
15 5 (4.95%) T-SQL
16 4 (3.96%) VBScript
16 4 (3.96%) Python
16 4 (3.96%) Jython
Qualifications
1 20 (19.80%) Degree
2 7 (6.93%) ISEB
3 6 (5.94%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) HL7
3 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) ISA Server
1 4 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) CA Single Sign-On
1 4 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.98%) Puppet
3 1 (0.99%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.99%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (24.75%) Oracle
2 7 (6.93%) iRise
3 4 (3.96%) IBM
3 4 (3.96%) Remedy
3 4 (3.96%) VMware
4 3 (2.97%) Zend
4 3 (2.97%) Microsoft
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