The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 752 774 724
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -50
Permanent jobs citing XPath 158 189 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.34% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 121 141 211
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,173 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +7.40%

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
49535 56337 57862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.55% 51.49% 50.66%
Number of salaries quoted 42664 48309 48499
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing XPath as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the UK over the 3 months to 24 September 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
England +28 155 £55,000 +22.22% 17
London +50 78 £55,000 -4.34% 9
South East +50 37 £45,000 -5.26% 4
City of London +66 31 £55,000 -21.42% 3
Berkshire +27 14 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Maidenhead - 14 £55,000 -
North West +26 13 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Liverpool - 13 £55,000 - 1
Merseyside - 13 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +12 12 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Hampshire +20 11 £42,500 -10.52% 1
York +4 10 £42,500 -2.29% 1
North Yorkshire -3 10 £42,500 +6.25% 1
West Midlands -11 7 £48,167 +1.40% 1
Southampton - 7 £40,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £75,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £75,000 - 1
Warwickshire +6 5 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Warwick -1 5 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Scotland +18 3 £27,500 -31.25% 4
Brighton +5 3 £35,000 -41.66%
East Sussex +3 3 £35,000 -41.66%
East of England -8 3 £55,000 +37.50%
South West -21 3 £42,500 -
East Midlands +19 2 £45,000 -14.28%
Hertfordshire -3 2 £55,000 +37.50%
Wimbledon -6 2 £70,000 +40.00%
Birmingham -33 2 £41,333 -24.84%
Somerset - 2 £42,500 -
Aberdeen - 2 £27,500 -

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 with a requirement for XPath.

1 352 (86.49%) XML
2 244 (59.95%) XSLT
3 235 (57.74%) HTML
4 219 (53.81%) JavaScript
5 211 (51.84%) .NET
6 203 (49.88%) Web Services
7 193 (47.42%) SQL Server
8 191 (46.93%) CSS
9 185 (45.45%) C#
10 180 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
11 178 (43.73%) SQL
12 163 (40.05%) Microsoft
13 143 (35.14%) HTML5
14 141 (34.64%) ASP.NET
15 138 (33.91%) MVC
16 131 (32.19%) Visual Studio
17 126 (30.96%) Web Development
18 122 (29.98%) Team Foundation Server
18 122 (29.98%) Finance
19 120 (29.48%) CSS3
20 119 (29.24%) Java
21 110 (27.03%) SOA
22 106 (26.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 99 (24.32%) SOAP
24 95 (23.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
25 94 (23.10%) OO
25 94 (23.10%) ASP.NET MVC
26 86 (21.13%) SDLC
27 80 (19.66%) Oracle
28 79 (19.41%) QA

XPath
Top Related IT Skills 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 65 (15.97%) CMS
2 37 (9.09%) IIS
3 27 (6.63%) BizTalk Server
4 20 (4.91%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (4.67%) WebSphere
6 17 (4.18%) Oracle Service Bus
7 12 (2.95%) WebLogic
7 12 (2.95%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (2.70%) SharePoint
8 11 (2.70%) Tomcat
9 10 (2.46%) GlassFish
9 10 (2.46%) Jetty
10 8 (1.97%) Apache
10 8 (1.97%) Confluence
11 5 (1.23%) JBoss
11 5 (1.23%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.49%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.49%) Kentico
Applications
1 34 (8.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.47%) Mingle
2 6 (1.47%) MS Office
3 3 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.25%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 10 (2.46%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.72%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (1.72%) TIBCO iProcess
3 6 (1.47%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.25%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.74%) SaaS
3 2 (0.49%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 2 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (0.49%) PaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (13.51%) HTTP
2 54 (13.27%) Internet
2 54 (13.27%) Intranet
3 28 (6.88%) FTP
4 24 (5.90%) SSL
5 22 (5.41%) HTTPS
6 7 (1.72%) LAN
6 7 (1.72%) WAN
7 5 (1.23%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.74%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.25%) Broadband
9 1 (0.25%) DVB
9 1 (0.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (47.42%) SQL Server
2 106 (26.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (15.48%) Relational Database
4 53 (13.02%) SQL Server 2014
5 46 (11.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (7.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 28 (6.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 26 (6.39%) NoSQL
9 24 (5.90%) Big Data
9 24 (5.90%) MySQL
10 17 (4.18%) RDBMS
11 14 (3.44%) Oracle Database
12 11 (2.70%) MarkLogic
13 10 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (1.72%) DB2
15 7 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
15 7 (1.72%) Pentaho
15 7 (1.72%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 131 (32.19%) Visual Studio
2 122 (29.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (11.79%) JIRA
4 43 (10.57%) Subversion
5 42 (10.32%) Moq
6 41 (10.07%) Jasmine
6 41 (10.07%) JUnit
7 34 (8.35%) Selenium
8 29 (7.13%) Git (software)
9 20 (4.91%) Jenkins
9 20 (4.91%) Maven
10 19 (4.67%) WebDriver
11 18 (4.42%) Cucumber
12 17 (4.18%) Bugzilla
13 16 (3.93%) TestNG
14 11 (2.70%) Ant
15 10 (2.46%) Appium
15 10 (2.46%) Fiddler
16 7 (1.72%) FitNesse
16 7 (1.72%) Mockito
General
1 122 (29.98%) Finance
2 28 (6.88%) Banking
3 17 (4.18%) Music Industry
4 16 (3.93%) Games
5 15 (3.69%) Investment Banking
6 14 (3.44%) Law
6 14 (3.44%) Retail
7 12 (2.95%) Military
8 11 (2.70%) Back Office
9 9 (2.21%) Front Office
10 8 (1.97%) Publishing
11 7 (1.72%) Telecoms
12 6 (1.47%) Legal
13 5 (1.23%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 273 (67.08%) Developer
2 103 (25.31%) C# Developer
3 100 (24.57%) .NET Developer
4 63 (15.48%) Web Developer
5 62 (15.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 53 (13.02%) Senior Developer
7 39 (9.58%) ASP.NET Developer
7 39 (9.58%) Java Developer
8 36 (8.85%) SQL Developer
9 34 (8.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 33 (8.11%) C# Software Developer
11 30 (7.37%) Analyst
11 30 (7.37%) Software Developer
12 29 (7.13%) Senior .NET Developer
13 27 (6.63%) PHP Developer
14 25 (6.14%) Applications Developer
15 21 (5.16%) Lead Developer
16 20 (4.91%) C# Web Developer
16 20 (4.91%) Consultant
16 20 (4.91%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (86.49%) XML
2 244 (59.95%) XSLT
3 235 (57.74%) HTML
4 211 (51.84%) .NET
5 203 (49.88%) Web Services
6 191 (46.93%) CSS
7 143 (35.14%) HTML5
8 141 (34.64%) ASP.NET
9 120 (29.48%) CSS3
10 99 (24.32%) SOAP
11 95 (23.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 94 (23.10%) ASP.NET MVC
13 70 (17.20%) .NET Framework
14 65 (15.97%) jQuery
15 63 (15.48%) REST
16 60 (14.74%) XSD
17 54 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 50 (12.29%) WCF
19 49 (12.04%) Entity Framework
20 45 (11.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.51%) Computer Science
2 54 (13.27%) User Experience
3 43 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (7.62%) Mobile App
5 28 (6.88%) Client/Server
5 28 (6.88%) Hedge funds
6 24 (5.90%) Fintech
7 10 (2.46%) Algorithms
7 10 (2.46%) Online Banking
8 8 (1.97%) e-Learning
9 7 (1.72%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.47%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.23%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.98%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.98%) Derivative
12 4 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
12 4 (0.98%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.83%) Linux
2 16 (3.93%) Windows
3 13 (3.19%) Unix
4 6 (1.47%) Android
4 6 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.49%) Solaris
6 1 (0.25%) AIX
6 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (33.91%) MVC
3 126 (30.96%) Web Development
4 110 (27.03%) SOA
5 94 (23.10%) OO
6 86 (21.13%) SDLC
7 68 (16.71%) ITIL
8 63 (15.48%) Scrum
9 62 (15.23%) UML
10 61 (14.99%) Software Engineering
10 61 (14.99%) TDD
11 56 (13.76%) Content Management
11 56 (13.76%) OOD
12 52 (12.78%) UX Design
13 50 (12.29%) Web Accessibility
14 47 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
15 41 (10.07%) Test Scripting
16 39 (9.58%) Release Management
17 38 (9.34%) Mentoring
18 37 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 219 (53.81%) JavaScript
2 185 (45.45%) C#
3 178 (43.73%) SQL
4 119 (29.24%) Java
5 43 (10.57%) PHP
5 43 (10.57%) XQuery
6 35 (8.60%) T-SQL
7 18 (4.42%) Shell Script
8 17 (4.18%) PHP 5
8 17 (4.18%) Ruby
9 16 (3.93%) PL/SQL
10 13 (3.19%) C
11 9 (2.21%) C++
12 7 (1.72%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.72%) Python
12 7 (1.72%) Scala
12 7 (1.72%) SPARQL
13 6 (1.47%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.74%) PHP 7
15 2 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 63 (15.48%) Security Cleared
2 61 (14.99%) Degree
3 49 (12.04%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.46%) Brainbench
5 10 (2.46%) MCPD
5 10 (2.46%) MCTS
6 7 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (1.72%) PhD
6 7 (1.72%) Sun Certification
7 5 (1.23%) OCA
7 5 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.49%) ISEB
8 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.25%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (19.41%) QA
2 7 (1.72%) SLA
3 6 (1.47%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.98%) SEPA
5 1 (0.25%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 19 (4.67%) Docker
2 5 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (3.93%) Control-M
2 7 (1.72%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 163 (40.05%) Microsoft
2 80 (19.66%) Oracle
3 39 (9.58%) EPiServer
4 15 (3.69%) IBM
5 14 (3.44%) SAP
6 10 (2.46%) Sybase
7 8 (1.97%) Informatica
7 8 (1.97%) TIBCO
8 7 (1.72%) EXASOL
8 7 (1.72%) Sun
8 7 (1.72%) Tableau
8 7 (1.72%) Talend
9 6 (1.47%) MuleSoft
10 4 (0.98%) Remedy
10 4 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.98%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.74%) Ektron
11 3 (0.74%) Reuters
12 2 (0.49%) Apigee
13 1 (0.25%) Facebook
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30-40k
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CBS butler
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits, training & dev
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits & training
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Iress
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 16 days ago
Middlesex
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Reading
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per year
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City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits package
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