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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 226 211 214
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs citing XPath 12 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 0.29% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 11
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +7.79%
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
3372 3095 3267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 54.86% 56.47% 59.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2927 2749 2918
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £47,500
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 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
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 1 April 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
Wiltshire - 12 £37,500 - 3
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (93.75%) Middleware
2 15 (93.75%) BPEL
2 15 (93.75%) Oracle Fusion
3 14 (87.50%) XSD
4 13 (81.25%) XSLT
4 13 (81.25%) SOA
4 13 (81.25%) WSDL
4 13 (81.25%) Oracle Database
5 11 (68.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (68.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (56.25%) XML
7 8 (50.00%) CRM
7 8 (50.00%) Siebel
7 8 (50.00%) SLA
7 8 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (43.75%) Degree
9 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (31.25%) .NET
10 5 (31.25%) ITIL
10 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (25.00%) Data Mining
11 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
12 3 (18.75%) C#
12 3 (18.75%) Java
12 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
12 3 (18.75%) JMS
12 3 (18.75%) Data Security
13 2 (12.50%) C

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle Database
2 11 (68.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (25.00%) Data Mining
6 2 (12.50%) OLTP
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (12.50%) TKPROF
7 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 1 (6.25%) MySQL
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
1 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
1 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
1 11 (68.75%) Support Analyst
1 11 (68.75%) Middleware Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle Analyst
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 6 (37.50%) Middleware Developer
4 6 (37.50%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Designer
5 2 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (6.25%) Siebel Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Siebel Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) Middleware
1 15 (93.75%) Oracle Fusion
2 14 (87.50%) XSD
3 13 (81.25%) XSLT
3 13 (81.25%) WSDL
4 9 (56.25%) XML
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) JMS
7 2 (12.50%) HTML
7 2 (12.50%) SOAP
7 2 (12.50%) XML Schema
7 2 (12.50%) JPA
7 2 (12.50%) REST
8 1 (6.25%) Web Services
8 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) W3C
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) BPEL
2 13 (81.25%) SOA
3 8 (50.00%) CRM
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (18.75%) Data Security
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 2 (12.50%) OOD
7 2 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 2 (12.50%) High Availability
7 2 (12.50%) Change Control
7 2 (12.50%) Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (12.50%) UML
7 2 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
1 3 (18.75%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) C
2 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) XQuery
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (12.50%) Data Guard
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) Siebel
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