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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 385 435 404
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -31
Permanent jobs citing XPath 37 28 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 0.27% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 46
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +7.40%
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
8951 10523 10255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.65% 50.08% 46.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7873 9203 8602
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing XPath as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +27 14 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Hampshire +20 11 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £75,000 - 1
East Sussex +3 3 £35,000 -41.66%
Surrey - 2 £23,500 -
West Sussex +11 1 £92,500 +236.36%
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing XPath also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for XPath.

1 50 (67.57%) XML
1 50 (67.57%) XSLT
2 42 (56.76%) SOA
3 40 (54.05%) HTML
3 40 (54.05%) JavaScript
4 39 (52.70%) CSS
5 38 (51.35%) Web Development
6 34 (45.95%) HTML5
7 30 (40.54%) Web Services
8 28 (37.84%) SQL
8 28 (37.84%) Software Engineering
9 26 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (35.14%) .NET
9 26 (35.14%) SOAP
9 26 (35.14%) TDD
10 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
11 24 (32.43%) Finance
12 23 (31.08%) .NET Framework
13 22 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (29.73%) Linux
14 21 (28.38%) PHP
14 21 (28.38%) MVC
15 20 (27.03%) Visual Studio
16 18 (24.32%) MySQL
17 17 (22.97%) Java
17 17 (22.97%) OOP
17 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (22.97%) Docker
17 17 (22.97%) Elasticsearch
17 17 (22.97%) CSS3

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (22.97%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (9.46%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.05%) Jetty
4 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.35%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.35%) JBoss
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (9.46%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (9.46%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (1.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) SSL
2 1 (1.35%) FTP
2 1 (1.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.35%) LDAP
2 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) MySQL
2 16 (21.62%) Big Data
3 11 (14.86%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.35%) BaseX
6 1 (1.35%) DTS
6 1 (1.35%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (27.03%) Visual Studio
2 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.16%) Subversion
3 7 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.41%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.70%) ERwin
6 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.35%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.35%) JIRA
6 1 (1.35%) JUnit
6 1 (1.35%) XMLSpy
General
1 24 (32.43%) Finance
2 17 (22.97%) Music Industry
3 16 (21.62%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Publishing
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (75.68%) Developer
2 23 (31.08%) Web Developer
3 20 (27.03%) PHP Developer
4 17 (22.97%) PHP Web Developer
4 17 (22.97%) Senior Developer
5 13 (17.57%) Senior PHP Developer
5 13 (17.57%) Senior PHP Web Developer
5 13 (17.57%) Senior Web Developer
6 9 (12.16%) .NET Developer
7 8 (10.81%) C# Developer
7 8 (10.81%) Java Developer
8 7 (9.46%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (8.11%) C# Web Developer
9 6 (8.11%) Programmer
10 5 (6.76%) J2EE Developer
10 5 (6.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (6.76%) SAP Developer
10 5 (6.76%) SQL Developer
10 5 (6.76%) XML Developer
10 5 (6.76%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (67.57%) XML
1 50 (67.57%) XSLT
2 40 (54.05%) HTML
3 39 (52.70%) CSS
4 34 (45.95%) HTML5
5 30 (40.54%) Web Services
6 26 (35.14%) .NET
6 26 (35.14%) SOAP
7 23 (31.08%) .NET Framework
8 17 (22.97%) CSS3
8 17 (22.97%) Regular Expression
9 16 (21.62%) AngularJS
9 16 (21.62%) ASP.NET
9 16 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (21.62%) Entity Framework
9 16 (21.62%) jQuery
9 16 (21.62%) LINQ
9 16 (21.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (21.62%) WCF
10 15 (20.27%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (20.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.05%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.35%) DataPower
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.73%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (1.35%) AIX
3 1 (1.35%) Solaris
3 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.76%) SOA
2 38 (51.35%) Web Development
3 28 (37.84%) Software Engineering
4 26 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (35.14%) TDD
5 21 (28.38%) MVC
6 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (22.97%) OOP
7 15 (20.27%) Cross-Browser Development
7 15 (20.27%) Responsive Web Design
7 15 (20.27%) Web Design
8 14 (18.92%) Integration Testing
8 14 (18.92%) SOLID
9 13 (17.57%) BPEL
10 11 (14.86%) Validation
11 9 (12.16%) Waterfall
12 7 (9.46%) BPMN
12 7 (9.46%) Dashboard Development
12 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
12 7 (9.46%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.05%) JavaScript
2 28 (37.84%) SQL
3 21 (28.38%) PHP
4 17 (22.97%) Java
4 17 (22.97%) PHP 5
5 16 (21.62%) C#
6 10 (13.51%) XQuery
7 3 (4.05%) PHP 7
8 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.35%) Jython
9 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (21.62%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) ISEB
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 17 (22.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.35%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.57%) Oracle
3 7 (9.46%) TIBCO
4 5 (6.76%) SAP
5 4 (5.41%) MuleSoft
5 4 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.70%) Reuters
7 1 (1.35%) CA
7 1 (1.35%) IBM
7 1 (1.35%) Software AG
7 1 (1.35%) webMethods
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