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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 386 357 336
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -21
Permanent jobs citing XPath 56 65 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.31% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% 0.63% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 47 55 84
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -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
10756 10387 11449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 47.67% 48.88% 50.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9087 9119 10227
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +16 24 £50,000 +44.92% 3
East Sussex -26 10 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Hampshire -24 9 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Kent -6 5 £48,750 +2.63%
Oxfordshire -4 4 £70,000 +100.00%
Buckinghamshire -4 4 £50,000 +53.84%
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 80 (76.19%) XML
2 62 (59.05%) SQL
3 59 (56.19%) XSLT
4 54 (51.43%) HTML
5 52 (49.52%) JavaScript
6 45 (42.86%) C#
7 43 (40.95%) Java
8 41 (39.05%) SQL Server
9 39 (37.14%) XQuery
10 36 (34.29%) CSS
11 35 (33.33%) .NET
11 35 (33.33%) Subversion
12 33 (31.43%) Git (software)
13 32 (30.48%) Spring
14 30 (28.57%) Degree
15 29 (27.62%) Ajax
15 29 (27.62%) Tomcat
16 27 (25.71%) Hibernate
17 26 (24.76%) Windows
18 24 (22.86%) jQuery
19 23 (21.90%) Web Testing
19 23 (21.90%) LINQ
19 23 (21.90%) SC Cleared
19 23 (21.90%) Security Cleared
19 23 (21.90%) Computer Science
19 23 (21.90%) Automation Testing
19 23 (21.90%) BizTalk Server
20 22 (20.95%) Web Services
21 20 (19.05%) Android Development
21 20 (19.05%) PDA

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 29 (27.62%) Tomcat
2 23 (21.90%) BizTalk Server
3 20 (19.05%) Jetty
4 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (3.81%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.81%) IIS
6 4 (3.81%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.86%) CMS
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) HTTP
2 4 (3.81%) Internet
3 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (39.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 9 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (7.62%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.76%) MOLAP
6 5 (4.76%) ROLAP
6 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.81%) Triplestore
7 4 (3.81%) HBase
7 4 (3.81%) Big Data
7 4 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.81%) Text Mining
7 4 (3.81%) Data Mining
7 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.81%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.81%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.90%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 35 (33.33%) Subversion
2 33 (31.43%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.57%) Maven
4 8 (7.62%) Ant
5 6 (5.71%) JUnit
6 4 (3.81%) CruiseControl
6 4 (3.81%) Hudson
7 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.86%) Mockito
7 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.86%) Selenium
7 3 (2.86%) jMock
8 2 (1.90%) WATIR
8 2 (1.90%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.95%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.95%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.95%) InstallShield
General
1 9 (8.57%) Electronics
2 4 (3.81%) Marketing
3 3 (2.86%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.90%) Finance
4 2 (1.90%) Automotive
5 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (65.71%) Developer
2 29 (27.62%) Java Developer
3 26 (24.76%) Web Developer
4 24 (22.86%) Java Web Developer
5 23 (21.90%) Analyst
6 17 (16.19%) C# Developer
7 15 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
7 15 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 15 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (13.33%) Test Analyst
8 14 (13.33%) Software Developer
9 13 (12.38%) Senior Test Analyst
9 13 (12.38%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (9.52%) Consultant
11 9 (8.57%) Test Consultant
12 7 (6.67%) SQL Developer
12 7 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
13 6 (5.71%) .NET Developer
14 5 (4.76%) Senior Developer
14 5 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (76.19%) XML
2 59 (56.19%) XSLT
3 54 (51.43%) HTML
4 36 (34.29%) CSS
5 35 (33.33%) .NET
6 32 (30.48%) Spring
7 29 (27.62%) Ajax
8 27 (25.71%) Hibernate
9 24 (22.86%) jQuery
10 23 (21.90%) LINQ
11 22 (20.95%) Web Services
12 18 (17.14%) J2EE
13 17 (16.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 13 (12.38%) Servlets
14 13 (12.38%) JPA
15 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET
16 10 (9.52%) SOAP
16 10 (9.52%) JSON
17 9 (8.57%) .NET Framework
18 7 (6.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.90%) Computer Science
2 20 (19.05%) PDA
3 15 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 11 (10.48%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (4.76%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.81%) Linked Data
6 4 (3.81%) Taxonomies
6 4 (3.81%) Ontologies
6 4 (3.81%) Semantic Web
7 3 (2.86%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.86%) W3C
8 2 (1.90%) Open Source
9 1 (0.95%) Kindle
9 1 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.95%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.95%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.76%) Windows
2 20 (19.05%) Android
3 19 (18.10%) Linux
4 7 (6.67%) UNIX
5 1 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.90%) Web Testing
1 23 (21.90%) Automation Testing
2 20 (19.05%) Android Development
3 19 (18.10%) MVC
4 15 (14.29%) OO
5 11 (10.48%) TDD
6 10 (9.52%) Scrum
7 9 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (8.57%) Integration Testing
7 9 (8.57%) Web Application Development
8 7 (6.67%) SOA
9 6 (5.71%) Workflow
9 6 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.71%) Analytics
10 5 (4.76%) BPMN
10 5 (4.76%) BDD
10 5 (4.76%) Process Management
10 5 (4.76%) Project Management
10 5 (4.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 62 (59.05%) SQL
2 52 (49.52%) JavaScript
3 45 (42.86%) C#
4 43 (40.95%) Java
5 39 (37.14%) XQuery
6 10 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 9 (8.57%) PowerHouse
8 6 (5.71%) VB
9 5 (4.76%) VC++
10 4 (3.81%) Perl
10 4 (3.81%) Ruby
10 4 (3.81%) Groovy
10 4 (3.81%) SPARQL
10 4 (3.81%) Scala
11 3 (2.86%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.95%) C
12 1 (0.95%) C++
12 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.95%) VB6
Qualifications
1 30 (28.57%) Degree
2 23 (21.90%) SC Cleared
2 23 (21.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (0.95%) Mercator
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