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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 232 216 225
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Permanent jobs citing XPath 3 27 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.057% 0.47% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.100% 0.85% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 27 10
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £32,500 £34,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £42,500 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
3011 3192 3364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.74% 55.27% 56.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2581 2735 2898
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing XPath as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset - 2 £42,000 -
Bristol - 1 £35,000 -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing XPath also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for XPath.

1 16 (80.00%) XML
2 12 (60.00%) XSLT
3 10 (50.00%) C#
3 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (45.00%) Java
4 9 (45.00%) Workflow
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) Web Services
5 8 (40.00%) J2EE
5 8 (40.00%) REST
6 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (30.00%) MVC
6 6 (30.00%) .NET
6 6 (30.00%) HTML
6 6 (30.00%) OO
6 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (30.00%) Scrum
7 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (25.00%) XQuery
7 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (25.00%) TDD
7 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (25.00%) Middleware
8 4 (20.00%) Six Sigma
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (20.00%) Publishing

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) Alfresco
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) Kentico
3 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Sitefinity
3 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.00%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) OLTP
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (20.00%) Publishing
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Lead Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Functional Test Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Lead C# Developer
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) XML
2 12 (60.00%) XSLT
3 8 (40.00%) J2EE
3 8 (40.00%) REST
3 8 (40.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) .NET
4 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (25.00%) Middleware
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (20.00%) RESTful
6 4 (20.00%) WCF
6 4 (20.00%) WinForms
6 4 (20.00%) WPF
6 4 (20.00%) XML Schema
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (15.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Workflow
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (30.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) OO
2 6 (30.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 4 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 4 (20.00%) RDF
4 4 (20.00%) Release Management
4 4 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 4 (20.00%) SOA
4 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C#
1 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (25.00%) XQuery
5 4 (20.00%) Groovy
6 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Green Hat
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Rally
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.00%) webMethods