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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 387 431 344
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -87
Permanent jobs citing XPath 54 20 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.092% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% 0.18% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 46 16 79
Average salary £40,000 £51,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.95% +33.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £36,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £61,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.59%
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
10333 10820 12382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 47.29% 49.97% 53.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8869 9180 11275
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 £57,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
East Sussex - 27 £40,000 - 2
Surrey -3 9 £40,000 -23.80%
Oxfordshire - 7 £41,250 - 1
Hampshire -21 6 £52,500 +50.00%
Berkshire -1 3 £55,000 +10.00% 1
West Sussex -4 1 £50,000 -
Kent - 1 £32,500 -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 100 (90.91%) XML
2 82 (74.55%) SQL
3 57 (51.82%) JavaScript
4 55 (50.00%) Linux
5 49 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (43.64%) HTML
7 46 (41.82%) Web Services
8 44 (40.00%) Java
9 42 (38.18%) CSS
10 40 (36.36%) SOAP
10 40 (36.36%) Spring
11 39 (35.45%) XQuery
12 38 (34.55%) XSLT
12 38 (34.55%) Tomcat
13 36 (32.73%) J2EE
14 35 (31.82%) Perl
14 35 (31.82%) UNIX
15 34 (30.91%) MVC
16 32 (29.09%) Java EE
17 31 (28.18%) PostgreSQL
18 30 (27.27%) Subversion
19 29 (26.36%) Git (software)
20 26 (23.64%) HTTP
21 25 (22.73%) Hibernate
22 24 (21.82%) jQuery
22 24 (21.82%) SQL Server
23 23 (20.91%) JPA
23 23 (20.91%) Spring MVC
24 22 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
24 22 (20.00%) SC Cleared

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 38 (34.55%) Tomcat
2 22 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (12.73%) Apache
4 9 (8.18%) JBoss
4 9 (8.18%) Jetty
5 5 (4.55%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.64%) IIS
6 4 (3.64%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (2.73%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (2.73%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.82%) CMS
9 1 (0.91%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) SPSS
2 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (23.64%) HTTP
2 8 (7.27%) LDAP
3 4 (3.64%) Internet
4 3 (2.73%) SSL
4 3 (2.73%) FTP
4 3 (2.73%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.82%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.18%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (21.82%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.00%) MySQL
4 6 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.64%) MOLAP
6 4 (3.64%) ROLAP
6 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.64%) MarkLogic
7 2 (1.82%) BaseX
7 2 (1.82%) SQLite
8 1 (0.91%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.91%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 30 (27.27%) Subversion
2 29 (26.36%) Git (software)
3 21 (19.09%) Maven
4 18 (16.36%) Ant
5 11 (10.00%) SoapUI
6 9 (8.18%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.64%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.82%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.82%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.82%) JBehave
8 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.82%) Selenium
8 2 (1.82%) AnthillPro
9 1 (0.91%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.91%) Hudson
General
1 4 (3.64%) Finance
1 4 (3.64%) Marketing
2 3 (2.73%) Electronics
3 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.82%) Advertising
3 2 (1.82%) Publishing
3 2 (1.82%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 77 (70.00%) Developer
2 33 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 26 (23.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 23 (20.91%) Senior Developer
5 21 (19.09%) Web Developer
6 15 (13.64%) Analyst
7 14 (12.73%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (10.91%) Software Engineer
8 12 (10.91%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 11 (10.00%) Test Analyst
9 11 (10.00%) Consultant
9 11 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
9 11 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (10.00%) Test Consultant
10 10 (9.09%) PHP Developer
11 9 (8.18%) PHP Web Developer
11 9 (8.18%) Java Software Engineer
11 9 (8.18%) J2EE Software Engineer
12 8 (7.27%) Perl Developer
13 7 (6.36%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (90.91%) XML
2 48 (43.64%) HTML
3 46 (41.82%) Web Services
4 42 (38.18%) CSS
5 40 (36.36%) SOAP
5 40 (36.36%) Spring
6 38 (34.55%) XSLT
7 36 (32.73%) J2EE
8 32 (29.09%) Java EE
9 25 (22.73%) Hibernate
10 24 (21.82%) jQuery
11 23 (20.91%) JPA
11 23 (20.91%) Spring MVC
12 16 (14.55%) XML Schema
12 16 (14.55%) RESTful
13 12 (10.91%) JMS
13 12 (10.91%) WSDL
13 12 (10.91%) Ajax
14 11 (10.00%) .NET
14 11 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.18%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.27%) Open Source
4 7 (6.36%) Data Structures
5 6 (5.45%) Visualisation
6 5 (4.55%) PDA
7 4 (3.64%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (3.64%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.73%) PKI
8 3 (2.73%) DataPower
8 3 (2.73%) HACMP
8 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.82%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.82%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.82%) MPEG
9 2 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.91%) Linked Data
10 1 (0.91%) User Experience
10 1 (0.91%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 55 (50.00%) Linux
2 35 (31.82%) UNIX
3 17 (15.45%) Windows
4 5 (4.55%) Android
5 3 (2.73%) AIX
5 3 (2.73%) Solaris
6 2 (1.82%) VMS
6 2 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (30.91%) MVC
3 20 (18.18%) OO
4 19 (17.27%) Web Testing
4 19 (17.27%) Automation Testing
5 16 (14.55%) Software Engineering
6 15 (13.64%) SOA
7 10 (9.09%) Scrum
8 9 (8.18%) Refactoring
8 9 (8.18%) OOP
9 8 (7.27%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.36%) Web Development
10 7 (6.36%) Multithreading
10 7 (6.36%) Integration Testing
11 6 (5.45%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.45%) RDF
11 6 (5.45%) Workflow
11 6 (5.45%) Web Design
11 6 (5.45%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (74.55%) SQL
2 57 (51.82%) JavaScript
3 44 (40.00%) Java
4 39 (35.45%) XQuery
5 35 (31.82%) Perl
6 19 (17.27%) C#
6 19 (17.27%) Ruby
6 19 (17.27%) Groovy
7 17 (15.45%) Scala
7 17 (15.45%) PHP
8 10 (9.09%) PHP5
9 7 (6.36%) Bash Shell
9 7 (6.36%) T-SQL
10 6 (5.45%) SPARQL
11 5 (4.55%) R
11 5 (4.55%) MATLAB
11 5 (4.55%) VB
12 4 (3.64%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.73%) Jython
13 3 (2.73%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 22 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (16.36%) Degree
3 2 (1.82%) ISEB
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) ISA Server
2 2 (1.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (1.82%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (1.82%) Puppet
2 2 (1.82%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.82%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (10.00%) Oracle
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.55%) Zend
3 3 (2.73%) Remedy
3 3 (2.73%) IBM
4 1 (0.91%) iRise
Reading, Berkshire
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