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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 230 198 197
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -1
Permanent jobs citing XPath 11 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.48% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 17
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,650 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+9.45% -2.63%
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
3419 2898 3112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.40% 57.17% 53.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2957 2603 2812
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
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 September 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 September 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 -2 11 £37,500 -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 25 (100.00%) SQL
1 25 (100.00%) XML
2 24 (96.00%) ASP.NET
2 24 (96.00%) .NET
2 24 (96.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (96.00%) C#
2 24 (96.00%) Windows
3 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (92.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (88.00%) MS Excel
4 22 (88.00%) HTML
4 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
4 22 (88.00%) CSS
4 22 (88.00%) Relational Database
5 21 (84.00%) SMTP
5 21 (84.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 21 (84.00%) XQuery
5 21 (84.00%) FTP
5 21 (84.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (84.00%) Mobile App
5 21 (84.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 21 (84.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (84.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 21 (84.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (84.00%) Telecoms
5 21 (84.00%) Finance
6 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) MVC
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (88.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 21 (84.00%) SMTP
1 21 (84.00%) FTP
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (96.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (92.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (88.00%) Relational Database
4 21 (84.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (84.00%) Telecoms
1 21 (84.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (96.00%) .NET Developer
3 22 (88.00%) Software Developer
4 21 (84.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Junior Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Junior .NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Junior
5 4 (16.00%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) XML
2 24 (96.00%) ASP.NET
2 24 (96.00%) .NET
3 22 (88.00%) HTML
3 22 (88.00%) CSS
4 21 (84.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (8.00%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.00%) WCF
6 2 (8.00%) WF
6 2 (8.00%) Web Services
6 2 (8.00%) Classic ASP
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (4.00%) XHTML
7 1 (4.00%) XSL
7 1 (4.00%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (84.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 21 (84.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.00%) MVC
3 2 (8.00%) Scrum
3 2 (8.00%) Workflow
3 2 (8.00%) TDD
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.00%) ETL
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) SQL
2 24 (96.00%) C#
3 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (84.00%) XQuery
5 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.00%) VB6
6 2 (8.00%) VB
6 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 21 (84.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Sybase