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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 403 409 339
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -70
Permanent jobs citing XPath 36 15 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.073% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.15% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 69
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £34,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
9686 10189 10590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.52% 49.48% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8396 8616 9351
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 - 20 £41,000 - 3
Berkshire -3 6 £73,000 +46.00% 3
Hampshire -14 4 £36,250 +3.57% 2
Surrey - 4 £47,500 - 2
Kent - 2 £42,500 -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (95.74%) XML
2 66 (70.21%) SQL
3 64 (68.09%) Linux
4 60 (63.83%) HTML
5 58 (61.70%) JavaScript
6 56 (59.57%) Java
7 48 (51.06%) CSS
8 47 (50.00%) UNIX
8 47 (50.00%) Spring
9 45 (47.87%) Web Services
10 44 (46.81%) XSLT
11 43 (45.74%) XQuery
12 42 (44.68%) Tomcat
12 42 (44.68%) SOAP
13 40 (42.55%) Perl
14 39 (41.49%) J2EE
14 39 (41.49%) Subversion
15 36 (38.30%) PostgreSQL
16 33 (35.11%) MVC
16 33 (35.11%) Git (software)
17 31 (32.98%) Hibernate
18 30 (31.91%) Java EE
19 27 (28.72%) jQuery
19 27 (28.72%) JPA
19 27 (28.72%) HTTP
20 26 (27.66%) OO
21 25 (26.60%) SQL Server
21 25 (26.60%) Maven
22 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
23 21 (22.34%) Spring MVC

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 42 (44.68%) Tomcat
2 15 (15.96%) Apache
3 14 (14.89%) Jetty
4 11 (11.70%) JBoss
5 8 (8.51%) WebSphere
6 7 (7.45%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (6.38%) Apache Solr
8 5 (5.32%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (5.32%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (3.19%) WebLogic
10 2 (2.13%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (2.13%) CMS
10 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
10 2 (2.13%) Liferay
10 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.06%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) SPSS
2 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 27 (28.72%) HTTP
2 11 (11.70%) LDAP
3 5 (5.32%) FTP
3 5 (5.32%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.32%) SSL
4 3 (3.19%) Internet
5 2 (2.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (38.30%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (26.60%) SQL Server
3 19 (20.21%) MySQL
4 10 (10.64%) MarkLogic
5 8 (8.51%) SQLite
5 8 (8.51%) BaseX
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.13%) DTS
7 2 (2.13%) DB2
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.06%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 39 (41.49%) Subversion
2 33 (35.11%) Git (software)
3 25 (26.60%) Maven
4 18 (19.15%) Ant
5 15 (15.96%) Eclipse
6 11 (11.70%) SoapUI
7 9 (9.57%) Jenkins
8 5 (5.32%) Selenium
9 4 (4.26%) IntelliJ
9 4 (4.26%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (4.26%) TestNG
10 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.19%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.13%) JBehave
11 2 (2.13%) AnthillPro
11 2 (2.13%) Log4j
11 2 (2.13%) Artifactory
12 1 (1.06%) MSBuild
12 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
12 1 (1.06%) NUnit
General
1 10 (10.64%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Publishing
3 3 (3.19%) Advertising
4 2 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.06%) Electronics
5 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (78.72%) Developer
2 38 (40.43%) Java Developer
3 31 (32.98%) Senior Developer
4 27 (28.72%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 24 (25.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 18 (19.15%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 16 (17.02%) Web Developer
8 12 (12.77%) Software Engineer
9 11 (11.70%) Perl Developer
10 10 (10.64%) PHP Developer
11 9 (9.57%) Java Software Engineer
11 9 (9.57%) J2EE Software Engineer
11 9 (9.57%) PHP Web Developer
12 7 (7.45%) XML Developer
13 6 (6.38%) Senior Perl Developer
13 6 (6.38%) Support Specialist
14 4 (4.26%) Consultant
14 4 (4.26%) Test Leader
15 3 (3.19%) Applications Support
15 3 (3.19%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (95.74%) XML
2 60 (63.83%) HTML
3 48 (51.06%) CSS
4 47 (50.00%) Spring
5 45 (47.87%) Web Services
6 44 (46.81%) XSLT
7 42 (44.68%) SOAP
8 39 (41.49%) J2EE
9 31 (32.98%) Hibernate
10 30 (31.91%) Java EE
11 27 (28.72%) jQuery
11 27 (28.72%) JPA
12 21 (22.34%) Spring MVC
13 19 (20.21%) XML Schema
14 17 (18.09%) RESTful
15 14 (14.89%) JMS
15 14 (14.89%) WSDL
16 13 (13.83%) Servlets
16 13 (13.83%) REST
17 12 (12.77%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.51%) Open Source
4 7 (7.45%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.32%) Data Structures
5 5 (5.32%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.32%) DataPower
5 5 (5.32%) HACMP
5 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.32%) N-Tier
5 5 (5.32%) PKI
6 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.06%) PDA
8 1 (1.06%) MPEG
8 1 (1.06%) W3C
8 1 (1.06%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (68.09%) Linux
2 47 (50.00%) UNIX
3 13 (13.83%) Windows
4 5 (5.32%) AIX
4 5 (5.32%) Solaris
5 2 (2.13%) VMS
6 1 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.11%) MVC
2 26 (27.66%) OO
3 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (21.28%) SOA
5 16 (17.02%) Software Engineering
6 14 (14.89%) Web Development
7 9 (9.57%) Refactoring
7 9 (9.57%) E-Commerce
7 9 (9.57%) OOP
8 8 (8.51%) Data Modelling
9 6 (6.38%) RDF
9 6 (6.38%) Content Management
9 6 (6.38%) Web Design
9 6 (6.38%) Automated Testing
9 6 (6.38%) Multithreading
9 6 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.32%) Change Control
10 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.32%) Integration Testing
10 5 (5.32%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 66 (70.21%) SQL
2 58 (61.70%) JavaScript
3 56 (59.57%) Java
4 43 (45.74%) XQuery
5 40 (42.55%) Perl
6 18 (19.15%) Ruby
6 18 (19.15%) Groovy
7 17 (18.09%) PHP
8 16 (17.02%) Scala
9 11 (11.70%) C#
10 10 (10.64%) PHP5
11 7 (7.45%) Bash Shell
12 5 (5.32%) R
12 5 (5.32%) SPARQL
12 5 (5.32%) Korn
12 5 (5.32%) Shell Script
12 5 (5.32%) MATLAB
12 5 (5.32%) Jython
13 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
14 2 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) Degree
2 8 (8.51%) VCP4
3 5 (5.32%) ISEB
4 3 (3.19%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) ISA Server
2 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.13%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (2.13%) Puppet
2 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.13%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.13%) Control-M
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 16 (17.02%) Oracle
2 5 (5.32%) IBM
2 5 (5.32%) Remedy
2 5 (5.32%) Zend
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.13%) VMware
5 1 (1.06%) iRise
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Havant
Spectrum IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CISCO SYSTEMS LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 21 days ago