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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 417 435 422
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Permanent jobs citing XPath 24 27 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.27% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 45
Median salary £42,500 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
9656 10110 10859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 53.08% 48.48% 47.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8586 8721 9200
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Hampshire +6 9 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Berkshire +18 7 £55,000 +155.81%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £50,000 -
Surrey - 2 £23,500 -
East Sussex -9 1 £50,000 -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 47 (69.12%) HTML
1 47 (69.12%) JavaScript
1 47 (69.12%) XSLT
2 45 (66.18%) XML
2 45 (66.18%) CSS
2 45 (66.18%) Web Development
3 42 (61.76%) HTML5
4 41 (60.29%) SOA
5 33 (48.53%) .NET
6 32 (47.06%) SQL
7 31 (45.59%) Web Services
7 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
8 29 (42.65%) Finance
8 29 (42.65%) .NET Framework
9 27 (39.71%) MVC
9 27 (39.71%) TDD
9 27 (39.71%) SOAP
9 27 (39.71%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (38.24%) Software Engineering
11 24 (35.29%) Linux
11 24 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
12 23 (33.82%) AngularJS
12 23 (33.82%) jQuery
12 23 (33.82%) Entity Framework
12 23 (33.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (33.82%) WCF
12 23 (33.82%) LINQ
12 23 (33.82%) ASP.NET
12 23 (33.82%) Visual Studio
12 23 (33.82%) PHP

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 18 (26.47%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.94%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.94%) Jetty
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.47%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.82%) BusinessWorks
1 6 (8.82%) TIBCO iProcess
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) FTP
2 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.47%) LDAP
2 1 (1.47%) SSL
2 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.41%) MySQL
2 17 (25.00%) Big Data
3 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.35%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.94%) BaseX
5 2 (2.94%) DTS
5 2 (2.94%) MarkLogic
5 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (33.82%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.94%) JUnit
3 2 (2.94%) Subversion
4 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.47%) JIRA
4 1 (1.47%) TestNG
4 1 (1.47%) XMLSpy
General
1 29 (42.65%) Finance
2 18 (26.47%) Music Industry
3 17 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) Publishing
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (91.18%) Developer
2 28 (41.18%) Web Developer
3 21 (30.88%) PHP Developer
4 18 (26.47%) PHP Web Developer
5 13 (19.12%) C# Developer
5 13 (19.12%) Senior Developer
6 12 (17.65%) .NET Developer
7 10 (14.71%) C# Web Developer
7 10 (14.71%) Senior PHP Developer
7 10 (14.71%) Senior PHP Web Developer
7 10 (14.71%) Senior Web Developer
8 7 (10.29%) Java Developer
8 7 (10.29%) Junior
9 5 (7.35%) J2EE Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Junior Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Junior Web Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Programmer
9 5 (7.35%) SAP Developer
9 5 (7.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (69.12%) HTML
1 47 (69.12%) XSLT
2 45 (66.18%) CSS
2 45 (66.18%) XML
3 42 (61.76%) HTML5
4 33 (48.53%) .NET
5 31 (45.59%) Web Services
6 29 (42.65%) .NET Framework
7 27 (39.71%) SOAP
8 23 (33.82%) AngularJS
8 23 (33.82%) ASP.NET
8 23 (33.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (33.82%) Entity Framework
8 23 (33.82%) jQuery
8 23 (33.82%) LINQ
8 23 (33.82%) WCF
9 22 (32.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (32.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (26.47%) CSS3
10 18 (26.47%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (30.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.47%) DataPower
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.29%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) Unix
3 1 (1.47%) AIX
3 1 (1.47%) Solaris
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (66.18%) Web Development
2 41 (60.29%) SOA
3 27 (39.71%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (39.71%) MVC
3 27 (39.71%) TDD
4 26 (38.24%) Software Engineering
5 22 (32.35%) Cross-Browser Development
5 22 (32.35%) Responsive Web Design
5 22 (32.35%) Web Design
6 16 (23.53%) OOP
7 13 (19.12%) SOLID
8 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.29%) Integration Testing
9 7 (10.29%) SDLC
10 6 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (7.35%) BPMN
11 5 (7.35%) Business Activity Monitoring
11 5 (7.35%) Dashboard Development
11 5 (7.35%) Resource Management
11 5 (7.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 47 (69.12%) JavaScript
2 32 (47.06%) SQL
3 23 (33.82%) C#
3 23 (33.82%) PHP
4 18 (26.47%) PHP 5
5 10 (14.71%) Java
6 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.94%) VB
6 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.94%) XQuery
7 1 (1.47%) Jython
Qualifications
1 22 (32.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) ISEB
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.47%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle
3 6 (8.82%) TIBCO
4 5 (7.35%) SAP
5 4 (5.88%) MuleSoft
5 4 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.94%) Reuters
7 1 (1.47%) CA
7 1 (1.47%) IBM
7 1 (1.47%) Software AG
7 1 (1.47%) webMethods
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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