The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 713 654 624
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -30
Permanent jobs citing XPath 178 248 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.42% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 129 201 238
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £71,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +14.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
55830 58935 56454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.26% 50.97% 52.69%
Number of salaries quoted 47821 49445 48617
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XPath
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XPath within the UK.

XPath Salary Trend in the UK

XPath
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XPath over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 within the UK.

XPath Salary Histogram in the UK

XPath
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the UK over the 3 months to 3 September 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
England -45 173 £45,000 -10.00% 15
London -21 63 £57,500 +2.67% 3
East of England +35 28 £37,500 -31.81% 1
South East -26 27 £47,500 -5.00% 3
South West +1 25 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Yorkshire +28 24 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Gloucestershire -10 21 £47,500 +26.66% 2
North Yorkshire +16 19 £40,000 +49.53% 1
Hertfordshire +13 17 £40,000 - 1
York +14 14 £43,500 +107.14% 1
City of London +9 14 £70,000 +18.14% 1
Cheltenham -8 14 £47,500 +26.66% 2
East Sussex +14 9 £60,000 +33.33%
Brighton +13 9 £60,000 +33.33%
Stevenage - 8 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +7 7 - - 2
Oxford -2 7 - - 2
Watford +1 6 - -
West Yorkshire +4 5 £30,000 -20.00%
Essex -5 5 £28,500 -48.18%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £33,173 -
Harrogate - 5 £35,000 -
West Midlands +7 4 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Peterborough - 4 £33,173 -
Hampshire +19 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £47,500 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £27,500 - 1
Warwick - 3 £47,500 - 1
Berkshire -9 2 £21,500 -57.00%

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 354 (88.06%) XML
2 236 (58.71%) Java
3 226 (56.22%) SQL
4 204 (50.75%) XSLT
5 189 (47.01%) JavaScript
6 180 (44.78%) Web Services
7 174 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
8 168 (41.79%) Oracle
9 166 (41.29%) HTML
10 162 (40.30%) .NET
11 160 (39.80%) C#
12 147 (36.57%) SQL Server
13 127 (31.59%) Subversion
14 124 (30.85%) XQuery
15 117 (29.10%) CSS
16 107 (26.62%) Degree
17 105 (26.12%) SOAP
17 105 (26.12%) Spring
18 96 (23.88%) jQuery
19 92 (22.89%) Maven
19 92 (22.89%) SDLC
20 91 (22.64%) J2EE
21 83 (20.65%) SOA
22 82 (20.40%) MVC
23 78 (19.40%) Relational Database
24 75 (18.66%) Ajax
25 73 (18.16%) ASP.NET
26 72 (17.91%) Oracle Database
27 71 (17.66%) Git (software)
27 71 (17.66%) Microsoft

XPath
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 57 (14.18%) Tomcat
2 46 (11.44%) WebLogic
3 28 (6.97%) JBoss
3 28 (6.97%) WebSphere
4 27 (6.72%) Apache
5 24 (5.97%) CMS
5 24 (5.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 23 (5.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 22 (5.47%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (3.98%) Apache Solr
8 16 (3.98%) WebSphere Application Server
9 15 (3.73%) Liferay
10 14 (3.48%) Apache Spark
11 10 (2.49%) Node.js
11 10 (2.49%) Jetty
12 8 (1.99%) WebLogic Portal
12 8 (1.99%) Oracle Application Server
13 7 (1.74%) MQSeries
14 6 (1.49%) IIS
14 6 (1.49%) Magnolia
Applications
1 31 (7.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.49%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.75%) Fireworks
3 3 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.75%) MS Office
4 2 (0.50%) HipChat
4 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 22 (5.47%) Oracle BPM
2 19 (4.73%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (2.99%) Oracle 11i
3 12 (2.99%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (1.99%) SAP SRM
5 4 (1.00%) thinkFolio
5 4 (1.00%) LatentZero
6 3 (0.75%) Tridion
7 2 (0.50%) Summit
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.24%) SaaS
3 2 (0.50%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 61 (15.17%) HTTP
2 30 (7.46%) FTP
3 28 (6.97%) Internet
4 17 (4.23%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.48%) SSL
6 13 (3.23%) SMPP
6 13 (3.23%) SMTP
7 8 (1.99%) LDAP
7 8 (1.99%) Broadband
8 5 (1.24%) WebEx
9 1 (0.25%) VoIP
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco ICM
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.25%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (36.57%) SQL Server
2 78 (19.40%) Relational Database
3 72 (17.91%) Oracle Database
4 50 (12.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (7.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 29 (7.21%) MySQL
6 27 (6.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (6.47%) MongoDB
7 26 (6.47%) NoSQL
8 23 (5.72%) Hadoop
8 23 (5.72%) Big Data
8 23 (5.72%) RDBMS
9 21 (5.22%) MarkLogic
10 20 (4.98%) Oracle ODI
11 19 (4.73%) Oracle Database 10g
12 16 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (3.98%) Oracle Database 12c
13 15 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (3.48%) OLTP
14 14 (3.48%) DB2
Development Applications
1 127 (31.59%) Subversion
2 92 (22.89%) Maven
3 71 (17.66%) Git (software)
4 62 (15.42%) Visual Studio
5 57 (14.18%) Ant
6 52 (12.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 46 (11.44%) Jenkins
8 40 (9.95%) JUnit
9 32 (7.96%) Eclipse
10 28 (6.97%) JIRA
11 26 (6.47%) Hudson
12 21 (5.22%) Selenium
12 21 (5.22%) Moq
13 19 (4.73%) Mockito
14 16 (3.98%) Log4j
15 13 (3.23%) FitNesse
15 13 (3.23%) Mercurial
16 12 (2.99%) HP UFT
17 11 (2.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 10 (2.49%) NUnit
General
1 62 (15.42%) Finance
2 24 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.73%) Banking
4 15 (3.73%) Retail
5 12 (2.99%) Publishing
6 8 (1.99%) Front Office
7 6 (1.49%) Back Office
8 4 (1.00%) Electronics
9 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.50%) Advertising
9 2 (0.50%) Military
9 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Marketing
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 245 (60.95%) Developer
2 94 (23.38%) Java Developer
3 72 (17.91%) Senior Developer
4 58 (14.43%) Analyst
5 51 (12.69%) .NET Developer
6 41 (10.20%) C# Developer
7 34 (8.46%) Senior Java Developer
8 31 (7.71%) Consultant
8 31 (7.71%) C# .NET Developer
9 30 (7.46%) Architect
10 24 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
11 22 (5.47%) Web Developer
12 21 (5.22%) Technology Consultant
13 20 (4.98%) Middleware Analyst
13 20 (4.98%) Oracle Analyst
13 20 (4.98%) Software Developer
14 19 (4.73%) Applications Support
15 17 (4.23%) Junior
16 16 (3.98%) Software Engineer
16 16 (3.98%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (88.06%) XML
2 204 (50.75%) XSLT
3 180 (44.78%) Web Services
4 166 (41.29%) HTML
5 162 (40.30%) .NET
6 117 (29.10%) CSS
7 105 (26.12%) SOAP
7 105 (26.12%) Spring
8 96 (23.88%) jQuery
9 91 (22.64%) J2EE
10 75 (18.66%) Ajax
11 73 (18.16%) ASP.NET
12 70 (17.41%) REST
13 62 (15.42%) JMS
14 59 (14.68%) JSP
15 56 (13.93%) XML Schema
16 54 (13.43%) XSD
17 53 (13.18%) Struts
18 52 (12.94%) HTML5
19 51 (12.69%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 63 (15.67%) Computer Science
2 59 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (8.71%) Mobile App
4 25 (6.22%) Hedge funds
5 23 (5.72%) Client/Server
6 19 (4.73%) Data Structures
7 17 (4.23%) Algorithms
8 15 (3.73%) N-Tier
9 14 (3.48%) Visualisation
9 14 (3.48%) Digital Media
10 13 (3.23%) Social Media
10 13 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (2.99%) Inversion of Control
11 12 (2.99%) W3C
12 10 (2.49%) Derivative
12 10 (2.49%) Mathematics
12 10 (2.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (1.99%) Web 2.0
13 8 (1.99%) Replication
14 7 (1.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 68 (16.92%) Linux
2 59 (14.68%) UNIX
3 52 (12.94%) Windows
4 28 (6.97%) Android
5 20 (4.98%) Solaris
6 16 (3.98%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.99%) Windows Phone
8 7 (1.74%) HPUX
9 1 (0.25%) VMS
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (22.89%) SDLC
3 83 (20.65%) SOA
4 82 (20.40%) MVC
5 56 (13.93%) Software Engineering
6 54 (13.43%) UML
7 52 (12.94%) OO
8 50 (12.44%) Asset Management
9 48 (11.94%) Scrum
10 47 (11.69%) Unit Testing
11 43 (10.70%) Mentoring
12 39 (9.70%) TDD
12 39 (9.70%) Automated Testing
13 34 (8.46%) Multithreading
14 32 (7.96%) Content Management
15 31 (7.71%) BPEL
15 31 (7.71%) RUP
16 27 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (6.72%) Performance Tuning
17 26 (6.47%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 236 (58.71%) Java
2 226 (56.22%) SQL
3 189 (47.01%) JavaScript
4 160 (39.80%) C#
5 124 (30.85%) XQuery
6 67 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 60 (14.93%) PL/SQL
8 32 (7.96%) VB.NET
9 26 (6.47%) Shell Script
9 26 (6.47%) PHP
9 26 (6.47%) C++
10 14 (3.48%) Perl
11 12 (2.99%) C
11 12 (2.99%) Groovy
12 11 (2.74%) Objective-C
13 10 (2.49%) ActionScript
13 10 (2.49%) VB
13 10 (2.49%) Python
14 9 (2.24%) Bash Shell
14 9 (2.24%) VB6
Qualifications
1 107 (26.62%) Degree
2 21 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 21 (5.22%) Brainbench
3 11 (2.74%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.74%) Sun Certification
4 8 (1.99%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.00%) MCSD
5 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.75%) ISEB
6 3 (0.75%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.75%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.50%) OCA
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.96%) QA
2 15 (3.73%) SLA
3 8 (1.99%) RosettaNet
3 8 (1.99%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.75%) HL7
5 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.99%) Oracle Clusterware
2 8 (1.99%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (2.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (1.99%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (1.99%) Data Guard
3 8 (1.99%) Puppet
3 8 (1.99%) Oracle Flashback
4 7 (1.74%) Ansible
5 3 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 168 (41.79%) Oracle
2 71 (17.66%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.48%) Siebel
4 17 (4.23%) IBM
5 16 (3.98%) Sybase
6 14 (3.48%) SAP
6 14 (3.48%) iRise
7 12 (2.99%) Remedy
8 11 (2.74%) Sun
9 9 (2.24%) VMware
10 7 (1.74%) Interwoven
11 6 (1.49%) BMC
11 6 (1.49%) Blue Martini
11 6 (1.49%) Google
12 5 (1.24%) Telerik
12 5 (1.24%) Computacenter
12 5 (1.24%) Perforce
13 4 (1.00%) Wall Street Systems
13 4 (1.00%) Solace
14 3 (0.75%) EPiServer
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PCR
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Kainos
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Health, Life, Gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford
Elsevier
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Stockport. Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive DOE
Posted: 24 days ago