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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 387 413 352
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -61
Permanent jobs citing XPath 50 24 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.11% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 0.22% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 41 18 64
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -13.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £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
10065 11135 10852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.18% 49.69% 50.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8680 9463 9511
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 26 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 26 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 +1 26 £42,250 -6.11% 1
Berkshire +16 10 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Hampshire -15 6 £35,000 - 1
Surrey - 6 £52,500 - 2
Kent - 2 £42,500 -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 95 (93.14%) XML
2 71 (69.61%) SQL
3 63 (61.76%) HTML
4 61 (59.80%) Linux
5 60 (58.82%) Java
6 58 (56.86%) JavaScript
7 47 (46.08%) XSLT
8 46 (45.10%) Web Services
9 45 (44.12%) Subversion
10 43 (42.16%) CSS
10 43 (42.16%) Spring
11 42 (41.18%) UNIX
12 40 (39.22%) XQuery
13 37 (36.27%) SOAP
13 37 (36.27%) Tomcat
14 36 (35.29%) J2EE
15 34 (33.33%) SQL Server
16 33 (32.35%) Perl
17 32 (31.37%) Git (software)
18 31 (30.39%) PostgreSQL
18 31 (30.39%) Maven
19 30 (29.41%) Hibernate
20 27 (26.47%) MVC
20 27 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
21 26 (25.49%) OO
21 26 (25.49%) SOA
22 25 (24.51%) Java EE
23 24 (23.53%) jQuery
23 24 (23.53%) JPA
24 22 (21.57%) HTTP

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 37 (36.27%) Tomcat
2 13 (12.75%) JBoss
2 13 (12.75%) Apache
3 12 (11.76%) Jetty
4 10 (9.80%) WebSphere
5 9 (8.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (6.86%) Apache Solr
7 5 (4.90%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (4.90%) WebLogic
7 5 (4.90%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (3.92%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (3.92%) Liferay
9 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.96%) CMS
9 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) SPSS
2 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.57%) HTTP
2 11 (10.78%) LDAP
3 5 (4.90%) FTP
3 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.90%) SSL
4 3 (2.94%) Internet
5 2 (1.96%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 31 (30.39%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (20.59%) MySQL
4 10 (9.80%) MarkLogic
5 8 (7.84%) BaseX
5 8 (7.84%) SQLite
6 6 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.92%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.92%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.96%) DTS
8 2 (1.96%) DB2
8 2 (1.96%) Redis
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.98%) OLTP
9 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 45 (44.12%) Subversion
2 32 (31.37%) Git (software)
3 31 (30.39%) Maven
4 21 (20.59%) Eclipse
5 18 (17.65%) Ant
6 15 (14.71%) Jenkins
7 13 (12.75%) SoapUI
8 10 (9.80%) QuickTest Pro
8 10 (9.80%) Selenium
9 8 (7.84%) TestNG
9 8 (7.84%) IntelliJ
10 7 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (5.88%) WebDriver
12 4 (3.92%) JBehave
12 4 (3.92%) Log4j
13 3 (2.94%) Firebug
14 2 (1.96%) AnthillPro
14 2 (1.96%) JMeter
14 2 (1.96%) Robotium
14 2 (1.96%) Artifactory
General
1 15 (14.71%) Finance
2 8 (7.84%) Publishing
3 4 (3.92%) Retail
4 3 (2.94%) Advertising
4 3 (2.94%) Electronics
5 2 (1.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (71.57%) Developer
2 38 (37.25%) Java Developer
3 30 (29.41%) Senior Developer
4 27 (26.47%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 23 (22.55%) Senior Java Developer
6 18 (17.65%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 16 (15.69%) Web Developer
8 12 (11.76%) Software Engineer
9 10 (9.80%) PHP Developer
10 9 (8.82%) Java Software Engineer
10 9 (8.82%) J2EE Software Engineer
10 9 (8.82%) PHP Web Developer
11 8 (7.84%) Test Leader
12 7 (6.86%) XML Developer
12 7 (6.86%) Perl Developer
13 6 (5.88%) C# Developer
13 6 (5.88%) Support Specialist
14 5 (4.90%) Senior Perl Developer
15 4 (3.92%) Senior J2EE Developer
15 4 (3.92%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (93.14%) XML
2 63 (61.76%) HTML
3 47 (46.08%) XSLT
4 46 (45.10%) Web Services
5 43 (42.16%) CSS
5 43 (42.16%) Spring
6 37 (36.27%) SOAP
7 36 (35.29%) J2EE
8 30 (29.41%) Hibernate
9 25 (24.51%) Java EE
10 24 (23.53%) jQuery
10 24 (23.53%) JPA
11 21 (20.59%) XML Schema
12 17 (16.67%) RESTful
13 16 (15.69%) Spring MVC
13 16 (15.69%) .NET
14 15 (14.71%) REST
15 14 (13.73%) Servlets
15 14 (13.73%) XSD
15 14 (13.73%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.80%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 9 (8.82%) Algorithms
4 8 (7.84%) Open Source
5 7 (6.86%) Data Structures
5 7 (6.86%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.90%) DataPower
6 5 (4.90%) PKI
6 5 (4.90%) Client/Server
6 5 (4.90%) N-Tier
6 5 (4.90%) HACMP
6 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.94%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.94%) PDA
8 2 (1.96%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.96%) Social Media
8 2 (1.96%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.98%) ASTM
Operating Systems
1 61 (59.80%) Linux
2 42 (41.18%) UNIX
3 16 (15.69%) Windows
4 6 (5.88%) Android
5 5 (4.90%) AIX
5 5 (4.90%) Solaris
6 3 (2.94%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.96%) VMS
8 1 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.47%) MVC
1 27 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.49%) OO
2 26 (25.49%) SOA
3 20 (19.61%) Software Engineering
4 12 (11.76%) Web Development
4 12 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 9 (8.82%) Data Modelling
5 9 (8.82%) OOP
5 9 (8.82%) Refactoring
6 8 (7.84%) Test Automation
6 8 (7.84%) Waterfall
6 8 (7.84%) RDF
7 7 (6.86%) E-Commerce
7 7 (6.86%) Asset Management
7 7 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.88%) Multithreading
8 6 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 71 (69.61%) SQL
2 60 (58.82%) Java
3 58 (56.86%) JavaScript
4 40 (39.22%) XQuery
5 33 (32.35%) Perl
6 19 (18.63%) C#
7 18 (17.65%) Groovy
8 17 (16.67%) PHP
9 16 (15.69%) Ruby
10 14 (13.73%) Scala
11 10 (9.80%) PHP5
12 9 (8.82%) Shell Script
13 7 (6.86%) PL/SQL
13 7 (6.86%) Bash Shell
14 5 (4.90%) R
14 5 (4.90%) SPARQL
14 5 (4.90%) Korn
14 5 (4.90%) VB.NET
14 5 (4.90%) MATLAB
14 5 (4.90%) Jython
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) Degree
2 8 (7.84%) ISEB
3 6 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) HL7
2 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) ISA Server
2 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.96%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.96%) Control-M
3 2 (1.96%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.96%) Puppet
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (19.61%) Oracle
2 5 (4.90%) IBM
2 5 (4.90%) Remedy
2 5 (4.90%) Zend
3 4 (3.92%) VMware
4 3 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.94%) iRise
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-45k+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 9 days ago