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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 238 229 202
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -27
Permanent jobs citing XPath 3 10 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.047% 0.17% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.085% 0.29% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 26
Average salary - £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%
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
3526 3421 3319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.60% 57.89% 58.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3088 3036 2988
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in the South 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 22 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
Somerset - 2 - -
Gloucestershire -19 1 - -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 14 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (92.86%) XQuery
3 12 (85.71%) C#
3 12 (85.71%) HTML
3 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 12 (85.71%) .NET
4 11 (78.57%) Telecoms
4 11 (78.57%) Finance
4 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
4 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
4 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
4 11 (78.57%) CSS
4 11 (78.57%) Windows
4 11 (78.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
4 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
4 11 (78.57%) SMTP
4 11 (78.57%) FTP
4 11 (78.57%) Mobile App
4 11 (78.57%) Mobile Application Development
4 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (78.57%) Relational Database
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Middleware
5 3 (21.43%) XSD
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) SMTP
1 11 (78.57%) FTP
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 11 (78.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) TKPROF
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (78.57%) Telecoms
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) Software Developer
2 11 (78.57%) .NET Developer
2 11 (78.57%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Junior Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Junior .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Junior Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Junior
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 12 (85.71%) .NET
3 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 11 (78.57%) CSS
3 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (21.43%) Middleware
4 3 (21.43%) XSD
5 2 (14.29%) JMS
5 2 (14.29%) WSDL
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
5 2 (14.29%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) JPA
6 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
6 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Mobile App
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) W3C
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (21.43%) BPEL
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) RUP
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) OOD
4 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (7.14%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) XQuery
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) C#
3 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle