The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 211 197 202
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Permanent jobs citing XPath 16 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 0.47% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 12
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,600 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.09% -6.87%
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3505 2950 3043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.53% 57.00% 53.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2994 2628 2783
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,035 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XPath across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

XPath
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XPath across the South West region.

XPath Salary Trend in the South West

XPath
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XPath across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

XPath Salary Histogram in the South West

XPath
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Gloucestershire +3 16 £37,500 +3.44%
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 26 (100.00%) SQL
1 26 (100.00%) XML
2 25 (96.15%) ASP.NET
2 25 (96.15%) .NET
2 25 (96.15%) SQL Server
2 25 (96.15%) C#
3 24 (92.31%) Windows
4 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
4 23 (88.46%) HTML
4 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
4 23 (88.46%) CSS
4 23 (88.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (84.62%) MS Excel
5 22 (84.62%) Relational Database
6 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (80.77%) Mobile App
6 21 (80.77%) Mobile Application Development
6 21 (80.77%) SMTP
6 21 (80.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 21 (80.77%) XQuery
6 21 (80.77%) FTP
6 21 (80.77%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (80.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (80.77%) Telecoms
6 21 (80.77%) Finance
7 4 (15.38%) MVC
7 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
8 3 (11.54%) Web Services
8 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 22 (84.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) SMTP
1 21 (80.77%) FTP
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (96.15%) SQL Server
2 23 (88.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (84.62%) Relational Database
4 21 (80.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (80.77%) Telecoms
1 21 (80.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (96.15%) .NET Developer
3 22 (84.62%) Software Developer
4 21 (80.77%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Junior Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Junior .NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Junior Software Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Junior
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) XML
2 25 (96.15%) ASP.NET
2 25 (96.15%) .NET
3 23 (88.46%) HTML
3 23 (88.46%) CSS
4 21 (80.77%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 3 (11.54%) Web Services
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (11.54%) WCF
6 2 (7.69%) WF
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (7.69%) Classic ASP
6 2 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.85%) XHTML
7 1 (3.85%) DHTML
7 1 (3.85%) XSL
7 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (80.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2012
2 21 (80.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Mobile Application Development
2 4 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) TDD
3 2 (7.69%) Scrum
3 2 (7.69%) Workflow
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) OO
4 1 (3.85%) SOA
4 1 (3.85%) ETL
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) Wealth Management
4 1 (3.85%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 25 (96.15%) C#
3 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
4 21 (80.77%) XQuery
5 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.69%) VB6
6 2 (7.69%) VB
6 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 21 (80.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Sybase