The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 405 349 339
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -10
Permanent jobs citing XPath 41 87 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.40% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.81% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 38 71 86
Average salary £50,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
11029 10785 11586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.76% 49.02% 50.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9474 9443 10364
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
XPath
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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
Berkshire +15 15 £50,000 +58.73% 2
East Sussex -40 10 £50,000 +25.00%
Kent -8 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Hampshire -20 6 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Oxfordshire +5 4 £70,000 +100.00%
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 64 (72.73%) XML
2 57 (64.77%) XSLT
3 50 (56.82%) HTML
4 44 (50.00%) SQL
5 41 (46.59%) JavaScript
6 38 (43.18%) Java
6 38 (43.18%) C#
7 34 (38.64%) SQL Server
7 34 (38.64%) XQuery
8 32 (36.36%) .NET
9 31 (35.23%) CSS
9 31 (35.23%) Subversion
10 28 (31.82%) Git (software)
11 27 (30.68%) Spring
12 26 (29.55%) Ajax
13 25 (28.41%) Degree
14 23 (26.14%) Windows
14 23 (26.14%) Tomcat
15 22 (25.00%) Hibernate
16 21 (23.86%) Computer Science
16 21 (23.86%) LINQ
16 21 (23.86%) PDA
16 21 (23.86%) Android
16 21 (23.86%) Android Development
17 19 (21.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 19 (21.59%) jQuery
17 19 (21.59%) Jetty
18 15 (17.05%) BizTalk Server
18 15 (17.05%) Web Services
18 15 (17.05%) SC Cleared

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 23 (26.14%) Tomcat
2 19 (21.59%) Jetty
3 15 (17.05%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (6.82%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.82%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.55%) Apache Solr
6 3 (3.41%) CMS
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Spreadsheet
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) SSL
1 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.14%) FTP
2 1 (1.14%) HTTP
2 1 (1.14%) LDAP
2 1 (1.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (10.23%) Relational Database
4 8 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.68%) MOLAP
5 5 (5.68%) ROLAP
6 4 (4.55%) Text Mining
6 4 (4.55%) Data Mining
6 4 (4.55%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.55%) Big Data
6 4 (4.55%) HBase
6 4 (4.55%) Triplestore
6 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.27%) Star Schema
7 2 (2.27%) MarkLogic
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 31 (35.23%) Subversion
2 28 (31.82%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.82%) JUnit
4 5 (5.68%) Maven
5 4 (4.55%) CruiseControl
5 4 (4.55%) Ant
5 4 (4.55%) Hudson
6 3 (3.41%) Mockito
6 3 (3.41%) Selenium
6 3 (3.41%) jMock
6 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.27%) WATIR
7 2 (2.27%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.14%) Redmine
8 1 (1.14%) Firebug
8 1 (1.14%) JDeveloper
8 1 (1.14%) InstallShield
General
1 11 (12.50%) Electronics
2 4 (4.55%) Marketing
3 3 (3.41%) Spanish Language
3 3 (3.41%) Finance
4 2 (2.27%) Automotive
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (70.45%) Developer
2 23 (26.14%) Java Developer
3 21 (23.86%) Web Developer
4 19 (21.59%) Java Web Developer
5 17 (19.32%) C# Developer
6 15 (17.05%) Analyst
6 15 (17.05%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (15.91%) Software Developer
8 11 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
8 11 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 10 (11.36%) Test Analyst
10 9 (10.23%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (10.23%) Senior Test Analyst
11 7 (7.95%) SQL Developer
12 6 (6.82%) .NET Developer
12 6 (6.82%) Consultant
13 5 (5.68%) Software Engineer
13 5 (5.68%) Test Consultant
14 4 (4.55%) Architect
14 4 (4.55%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (72.73%) XML
2 57 (64.77%) XSLT
3 50 (56.82%) HTML
4 32 (36.36%) .NET
5 31 (35.23%) CSS
6 27 (30.68%) Spring
7 26 (29.55%) Ajax
8 22 (25.00%) Hibernate
9 21 (23.86%) LINQ
10 19 (21.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 19 (21.59%) jQuery
11 15 (17.05%) Web Services
12 14 (15.91%) J2EE
13 12 (13.64%) Servlets
14 11 (12.50%) ASP.NET
15 10 (11.36%) JSON
16 8 (9.09%) JPA
16 8 (9.09%) .NET Framework
17 7 (7.95%) SOAP
18 6 (6.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.86%) Computer Science
1 21 (23.86%) PDA
2 13 (14.77%) Mobile App
3 11 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (5.68%) Visualisation
5 4 (4.55%) Semantic Web
5 4 (4.55%) Taxonomies
5 4 (4.55%) Ontologies
5 4 (4.55%) Linked Data
6 3 (3.41%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.41%) W3C
7 2 (2.27%) DataPower
7 2 (2.27%) Open Source
8 1 (1.14%) Kindle
8 1 (1.14%) Firmware
8 1 (1.14%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.14%) Windows
2 21 (23.86%) Android
3 14 (15.91%) Linux
4 3 (3.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.86%) Android Development
2 15 (17.05%) Web Testing
2 15 (17.05%) Automation Testing
3 13 (14.77%) OO
4 12 (13.64%) MVC
4 12 (13.64%) TDD
5 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.09%) Web Application Development
6 8 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 8 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (6.82%) BDD
8 5 (5.68%) Build Automation
8 5 (5.68%) Automated Testing
8 5 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.68%) ETL
8 5 (5.68%) UML
8 5 (5.68%) Project Management
8 5 (5.68%) Scrum
8 5 (5.68%) Content Management
9 4 (4.55%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 44 (50.00%) SQL
2 41 (46.59%) JavaScript
3 38 (43.18%) Java
3 38 (43.18%) C#
4 34 (38.64%) XQuery
5 11 (12.50%) PowerHouse
6 9 (10.23%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.82%) VB
8 5 (5.68%) VC++
9 4 (4.55%) SPARQL
10 3 (3.41%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.14%) Korn
11 1 (1.14%) Python
11 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (28.41%) Degree
2 15 (17.05%) SC Cleared
2 15 (17.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) MCTS
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.14%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle
3 1 (1.14%) Mercator
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