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 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 416 404 360
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -44
Permanent jobs citing XPath 28 54 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.51% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21 45 55
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +14.09%
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
10263 10615 10354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.70% 47.64% 48.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8862 8977 9089
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 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 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
East Sussex +11 10 £55,000 +22.22%
Oxfordshire +1 7 - - 2
Hampshire +21 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £27,500 -
Berkshire -13 2 £21,500 -57.00% 1
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 69 (87.34%) XML
2 66 (83.54%) SQL
3 56 (70.89%) Java
4 43 (54.43%) HTML
5 42 (53.16%) XQuery
6 39 (49.37%) JavaScript
7 35 (44.30%) Subversion
7 35 (44.30%) Maven
8 33 (41.77%) XSLT
9 31 (39.24%) Oracle
10 30 (37.97%) Linux
11 29 (36.71%) Web Services
12 28 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (34.18%) SOA
14 25 (31.65%) jQuery
15 23 (29.11%) Big Data
15 23 (29.11%) SQL Server
15 23 (29.11%) CSS
16 22 (27.85%) UNIX
17 21 (26.58%) Spring
17 21 (26.58%) Elasticsearch
18 19 (24.05%) Degree
18 19 (24.05%) Tomcat
18 19 (24.05%) PL/SQL
18 19 (24.05%) C#
19 18 (22.78%) Ant
19 18 (22.78%) MVC
19 18 (22.78%) Computer Science
20 17 (21.52%) Hadoop
20 17 (21.52%) Asset Management

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 21 (26.58%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (24.05%) Tomcat
3 15 (18.99%) Apache
3 15 (18.99%) Apache Solr
4 14 (17.72%) Apache Spark
5 11 (13.92%) WebSphere
6 9 (11.39%) Node.js
7 5 (6.33%) Liferay
8 3 (3.80%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (3.80%) CMS
8 3 (3.80%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (3.80%) WebLogic
8 3 (3.80%) JBoss
9 2 (2.53%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Photoshop
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.80%) Fireworks
2 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) HTTP
2 1 (1.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.11%) SQL Server
1 23 (29.11%) Big Data
2 17 (21.52%) Hadoop
3 9 (11.39%) MongoDB
4 8 (10.13%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (10.13%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (10.13%) Oracle Database
5 7 (8.86%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (7.59%) Redis
7 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
7 5 (6.33%) MySQL
7 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.27%) SQLite
9 1 (1.27%) MarkLogic
9 1 (1.27%) BaseX
Development Applications
1 35 (44.30%) Subversion
1 35 (44.30%) Maven
2 18 (22.78%) Ant
3 11 (13.92%) Git (software)
4 10 (12.66%) Eclipse
5 9 (11.39%) JUnit
6 8 (10.13%) Jenkins
7 7 (8.86%) Mockito
7 7 (8.86%) HP UFT
8 6 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (6.33%) Selenium
9 5 (6.33%) Log4j
9 5 (6.33%) IntelliJ
9 5 (6.33%) TestNG
10 3 (3.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (3.80%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.53%) JBehave
11 2 (2.53%) Firebug
11 2 (2.53%) JIRA
11 2 (2.53%) JMeter
General
1 8 (10.13%) Publishing
2 7 (8.86%) Finance
3 4 (5.06%) Electronics
4 3 (3.80%) Retail
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (37.97%) Developer
2 16 (20.25%) Senior Developer
3 14 (17.72%) Data Analyst
3 14 (17.72%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.72%) Analyst
4 10 (12.66%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (11.39%) Senior Data Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (11.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 8 (10.13%) C# Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Technical Project Manager
7 7 (8.86%) Project Manager
7 7 (8.86%) Technical Manager
7 7 (8.86%) Oracle Project Manager
7 7 (8.86%) Oracle Technical Project Manager
7 7 (8.86%) Agile Project Manager
8 6 (7.59%) Architect
8 6 (7.59%) Software Architect
9 5 (6.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (87.34%) XML
2 43 (54.43%) HTML
3 33 (41.77%) XSLT
4 29 (36.71%) Web Services
5 25 (31.65%) jQuery
6 23 (29.11%) CSS
7 21 (26.58%) Spring
8 17 (21.52%) XML Schema
9 16 (20.25%) Spring MVC
9 16 (20.25%) Ajax
9 16 (20.25%) .NET
10 15 (18.99%) Lucene
11 14 (17.72%) JSP
11 14 (17.72%) SOAP
12 13 (16.46%) Java EE
13 12 (15.19%) J2EE
14 11 (13.92%) Hibernate
14 11 (13.92%) REST
15 9 (11.39%) HTML5
16 8 (10.13%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.72%) Visualisation
3 13 (16.46%) Social Media
4 11 (13.92%) Mobile App
4 11 (13.92%) Data Structures
5 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (8.86%) Semantic Web
7 6 (7.59%) Client/Server
8 4 (5.06%) PDA
9 3 (3.80%) Algorithms
9 3 (3.80%) ASTM
10 2 (2.53%) Smartphone
10 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
10 2 (2.53%) Digital Media
11 1 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.97%) Linux
2 22 (27.85%) UNIX
3 15 (18.99%) Windows
4 11 (13.92%) Android
5 7 (8.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.18%) SOA
3 18 (22.78%) MVC
4 17 (21.52%) Asset Management
5 15 (18.99%) Software Engineering
6 14 (17.72%) TOGAF
6 14 (17.72%) Release Management
6 14 (17.72%) Project Management
6 14 (17.72%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (17.72%) SDLC
6 14 (17.72%) API Development
7 11 (13.92%) OO
8 9 (11.39%) Scrum
8 9 (11.39%) Web Development
9 8 (10.13%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (10.13%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (8.86%) Configuration Management
10 7 (8.86%) Refactoring
10 7 (8.86%) Unit Testing
10 7 (8.86%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (83.54%) SQL
2 56 (70.89%) Java
3 42 (53.16%) XQuery
4 39 (49.37%) JavaScript
5 19 (24.05%) C#
5 19 (24.05%) PL/SQL
6 10 (12.66%) VB.NET
7 8 (10.13%) Ruby
7 8 (10.13%) Groovy
8 6 (7.59%) Scala
8 6 (7.59%) T-SQL
8 6 (7.59%) VB
8 6 (7.59%) VB6
8 6 (7.59%) COBOL
8 6 (7.59%) Perl
9 5 (6.33%) Shell Script
9 5 (6.33%) Python
10 4 (5.06%) PHP
11 3 (3.80%) ANSI SQL
12 2 (2.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (24.05%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (3.80%) ISEB
2 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (8.86%) Ansible
2 7 (8.86%) Puppet
3 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (39.24%) Oracle
2 14 (17.72%) iRise
3 3 (3.80%) VMware
4 2 (2.53%) Cognos
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
Oxford
Elsevier
Posted: 7 days ago
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Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
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