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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 388 397 366
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -31
Permanent jobs citing XPath 42 13 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.064% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.13% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35 12 61
Average salary £40,000 £48,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% +26.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%
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
9884 10104 11719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.38% 49.93% 52.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8594 8559 10656
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 - 17 £40,000 - 1
Surrey -3 7 £40,000 -33.33%
Berkshire -7 6 £55,000 +10.00%
Hampshire -29 6 £52,500 +50.00%
Oxfordshire - 4 £41,250 - 1
Kent - 1 £32,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 93 (89.42%) XML
2 72 (69.23%) SQL
3 64 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 61 (58.65%) Linux
5 54 (51.92%) HTML
6 50 (48.08%) Java
6 50 (48.08%) Web Services
7 46 (44.23%) CSS
8 45 (43.27%) SOAP
8 45 (43.27%) Spring
9 44 (42.31%) XSLT
10 43 (41.35%) UNIX
11 41 (39.42%) XQuery
12 40 (38.46%) Tomcat
12 40 (38.46%) Perl
13 39 (37.50%) J2EE
13 39 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (34.62%) MVC
15 34 (32.69%) PostgreSQL
16 33 (31.73%) Java EE
17 32 (30.77%) Subversion
18 31 (29.81%) Git (software)
19 30 (28.85%) HTTP
20 28 (26.92%) Hibernate
21 26 (25.00%) jQuery
21 26 (25.00%) JPA
22 25 (24.04%) SQL Server
23 24 (23.08%) Spring MVC
24 23 (22.12%) OO
25 21 (20.19%) SOA

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 40 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 15 (14.42%) Apache
3 14 (13.46%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (10.58%) Jetty
5 9 (8.65%) JBoss
6 6 (5.77%) WebSphere
7 5 (4.81%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (4.81%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (3.85%) IIS
8 4 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.92%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.92%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) SPSS
2 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.92%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.85%) HTTP
2 10 (9.62%) LDAP
3 6 (5.77%) Internet
4 5 (4.81%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.81%) FTP
4 5 (4.81%) SSL
5 2 (1.92%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (32.69%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (24.04%) SQL Server
3 13 (12.50%) MySQL
4 6 (5.77%) MarkLogic
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.85%) BaseX
5 4 (3.85%) SQLite
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.92%) DTS
6 2 (1.92%) DB2
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 32 (30.77%) Subversion
2 31 (29.81%) Git (software)
3 21 (20.19%) Maven
4 18 (17.31%) Ant
5 11 (10.58%) SoapUI
6 9 (8.65%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.85%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.92%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.92%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.92%) AnthillPro
8 2 (1.92%) JBehave
8 2 (1.92%) Selenium
8 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.96%) NUnit
9 1 (0.96%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.96%) MSTest
9 1 (0.96%) Moq
9 1 (0.96%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (5.77%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Publishing
3 3 (2.88%) Advertising
3 3 (2.88%) Electronics
4 2 (1.92%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (72.12%) Developer
2 36 (34.62%) Java Developer
3 27 (25.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 26 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 20 (19.23%) Web Developer
6 17 (16.35%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (12.50%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 12 (11.54%) Software Engineer
9 10 (9.62%) PHP Developer
10 9 (8.65%) Java Software Engineer
10 9 (8.65%) Perl Developer
10 9 (8.65%) Analyst
10 9 (8.65%) PHP Web Developer
10 9 (8.65%) J2EE Software Engineer
11 8 (7.69%) Consultant
12 7 (6.73%) Test Consultant
12 7 (6.73%) XML Developer
13 6 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (5.77%) Java Web Developer
13 6 (5.77%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (89.42%) XML
2 54 (51.92%) HTML
3 50 (48.08%) Web Services
4 46 (44.23%) CSS
5 45 (43.27%) SOAP
5 45 (43.27%) Spring
6 44 (42.31%) XSLT
7 39 (37.50%) J2EE
8 33 (31.73%) Java EE
9 28 (26.92%) Hibernate
10 26 (25.00%) jQuery
10 26 (25.00%) JPA
11 24 (23.08%) Spring MVC
12 18 (17.31%) RESTful
12 18 (17.31%) XML Schema
13 14 (13.46%) JMS
13 14 (13.46%) WSDL
13 14 (13.46%) .NET
14 13 (12.50%) REST
15 12 (11.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Mobile App
2 10 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.69%) Open Source
4 7 (6.73%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (6.73%) Data Structures
5 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.81%) HACMP
6 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.81%) PKI
6 5 (4.81%) PDA
6 5 (4.81%) DataPower
6 5 (4.81%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.92%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.92%) MPEG
7 2 (1.92%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (58.65%) Linux
2 43 (41.35%) UNIX
3 19 (18.27%) Windows
4 5 (4.81%) AIX
4 5 (4.81%) Solaris
4 5 (4.81%) Android
5 2 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.62%) MVC
3 23 (22.12%) OO
4 21 (20.19%) SOA
5 16 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 10 (9.62%) Web Development
6 10 (9.62%) Scrum
7 9 (8.65%) E-Commerce
7 9 (8.65%) OOP
7 9 (8.65%) Refactoring
7 9 (8.65%) Automation Testing
7 9 (8.65%) Web Testing
8 7 (6.73%) Data Modelling
8 7 (6.73%) Multithreading
9 6 (5.77%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.77%) Analytics
9 6 (5.77%) Integration Testing
9 6 (5.77%) Content Management
9 6 (5.77%) Web Design
9 6 (5.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 72 (69.23%) SQL
2 64 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 50 (48.08%) Java
4 41 (39.42%) XQuery
5 40 (38.46%) Perl
6 20 (19.23%) Ruby
6 20 (19.23%) Groovy
7 18 (17.31%) Scala
8 17 (16.35%) PHP
9 16 (15.38%) C#
10 10 (9.62%) PHP5
11 7 (6.73%) Bash Shell
12 5 (4.81%) MATLAB
12 5 (4.81%) Jython
12 5 (4.81%) Korn
12 5 (4.81%) R
12 5 (4.81%) SPARQL
13 4 (3.85%) Shell Script
14 3 (2.88%) VB
15 2 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (18.27%) Degree
2 12 (11.54%) SC Cleared
2 12 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.81%) ISA Server
2 2 (1.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (1.92%) Puppet
2 2 (1.92%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (1.92%) Control-M
2 2 (1.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (12.50%) Oracle
2 5 (4.81%) Remedy
2 5 (4.81%) IBM
2 5 (4.81%) Zend
3 3 (2.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.96%) iRise
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