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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 646 611 522
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -89
Permanent jobs citing XPath 262 263 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.25% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.47% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 211 233 347
Average salary £49,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.47% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+11.48% -1.98%

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
58053 56283 63171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.83% 52.87% 53.65%
Number of salaries quoted 48640 48500 55406
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 15 September 2014 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 15 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
England -20 256 £50,000 +17.64% 17
London -51 110 £56,000 +16.66% 8
South East -13 57 £50,000 +42.85% 4
North West +15 44 £40,000 +14.28% 3
City of London +32 36 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Manchester +20 36 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Berkshire +20 22 £50,000 +44.92%
Reading +16 22 £50,000 +44.92%
East Midlands +1 15 £50,000 +25.00%
East Sussex -8 15 £38,000 -5.00% 2
Salford - 15 £40,000 -
Cheltenham +1 14 £36,250 -3.33%
Gloucestershire -1 14 £36,250 -14.70%
Brighton -9 14 £38,000 -5.00% 2
South West -16 14 £36,250 -3.33%
Hampshire -12 9 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Nottinghamshire +11 8 £50,000 +33.33%
Nottingham +8 8 £50,000 +33.33%
West Midlands +1 8 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire -25 8 £37,500 -6.25%
Havant - 8 £40,000 -
Cheshire -12 7 - - 2
Derbyshire - 7 £50,000 -
Crewe - 7 - - 1
Derby - 6 £50,000 -
Kent +7 5 £48,750 +2.63%
Scotland -15 5 £37,500 -6.25%
West Yorkshire -22 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Leeds -31 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Stockport - 5 £37,500 -

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

1 471 (92.72%) XML
2 311 (61.22%) XSLT
3 285 (56.10%) Java
4 267 (52.56%) SQL
5 215 (42.32%) JavaScript
6 203 (39.96%) HTML
7 200 (39.37%) C#
8 198 (38.98%) Web Services
9 196 (38.58%) SQL Server
10 194 (38.19%) .NET
11 173 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
12 170 (33.46%) CSS
13 164 (32.28%) Windows
14 148 (29.13%) Spring
15 125 (24.61%) OO
16 111 (21.85%) Tomcat
16 111 (21.85%) MVC
17 110 (21.65%) XQuery
18 103 (20.28%) Ajax
19 102 (20.08%) Linux
20 99 (19.49%) Microsoft
20 99 (19.49%) jQuery
21 97 (19.09%) SQL Server 2008
22 96 (18.90%) ASP.NET
23 92 (18.11%) Maven
24 91 (17.91%) SOAP
25 90 (17.72%) Subversion
26 87 (17.13%) Android
27 85 (16.73%) Git (software)
27 85 (16.73%) Degree

XPath
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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
1 111 (21.85%) Tomcat
2 50 (9.84%) WebSphere
3 35 (6.89%) Jetty
4 30 (5.91%) BizTalk Server
5 26 (5.12%) CMS
5 26 (5.12%) Apache
5 26 (5.12%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (2.56%) Apache Solr
7 12 (2.36%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.17%) IIS
8 11 (2.17%) Umbraco
9 10 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (1.18%) MQSeries
12 5 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (0.98%) Node.js
12 5 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.79%) Magnolia
Applications
1 26 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.17%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.79%) MS Office
4 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Tridion
2 5 (0.98%) LatentZero
3 4 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.20%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.79%) SaaS
4 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.20%) GitHub
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 59 (11.61%) HTTP
2 37 (7.28%) Internet
3 29 (5.71%) FTP
4 22 (4.33%) SMTP
5 11 (2.17%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.38%) Intranet
6 7 (1.38%) Firewall
6 7 (1.38%) Wireless
7 5 (0.98%) Network Security
7 5 (0.98%) DNS
7 5 (0.98%) SSL
7 5 (0.98%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.79%) SAN
9 3 (0.59%) Broadband
10 1 (0.20%) DMZ
10 1 (0.20%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (38.58%) SQL Server
2 97 (19.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 74 (14.57%) Relational Database
4 43 (8.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 38 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (6.69%) NoSQL
7 29 (5.71%) Hazelcast
7 29 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (5.51%) MySQL
9 26 (5.12%) Oracle Database
10 25 (4.92%) MarkLogic
11 22 (4.33%) RDBMS
12 21 (4.13%) Big Data
13 18 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (2.76%) MongoDB
16 13 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (1.77%) Data Mining
18 8 (1.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 92 (18.11%) Maven
2 90 (17.72%) Subversion
3 85 (16.73%) Git (software)
4 59 (11.61%) Visual Studio
5 39 (7.68%) JUnit
6 31 (6.10%) Ant
7 27 (5.31%) Jenkins
8 25 (4.92%) Eclipse
9 23 (4.53%) Selenium
10 22 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (4.13%) Hudson
12 19 (3.74%) Mockito
12 19 (3.74%) NUnit
13 17 (3.35%) Cucumber
14 15 (2.95%) WebDriver
15 10 (1.97%) CruiseControl
16 9 (1.77%) SoapUI
17 8 (1.57%) Gerrit
17 8 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 8 (1.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 75 (14.76%) Finance
2 39 (7.68%) Retail
3 29 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 28 (5.51%) Publishing
5 24 (4.72%) Games
6 20 (3.94%) Banking
7 11 (2.17%) Electronics
8 8 (1.57%) Front Office
9 7 (1.38%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.38%) Legal
10 6 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.18%) Law
11 5 (0.98%) Back Office
11 5 (0.98%) Marketing
11 5 (0.98%) Online Betting
12 4 (0.79%) Automotive
13 3 (0.59%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 361 (71.06%) Developer
2 139 (27.36%) Java Developer
3 95 (18.70%) Senior Developer
4 70 (13.78%) Web Developer
5 68 (13.39%) .NET Developer
6 60 (11.81%) C# Developer
7 59 (11.61%) Software Developer
8 47 (9.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 44 (8.66%) Analyst
10 32 (6.30%) Architect
10 32 (6.30%) Software Engineer
11 28 (5.51%) Senior C# Developer
12 27 (5.31%) Senior Java Developer
12 27 (5.31%) Senior .NET Developer
13 26 (5.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 25 (4.92%) .NET Software Developer
14 25 (4.92%) Java Web Developer
15 21 (4.13%) J2EE Developer
16 20 (3.94%) Technical Architect
17 18 (3.54%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 471 (92.72%) XML
2 311 (61.22%) XSLT
3 203 (39.96%) HTML
4 198 (38.98%) Web Services
5 194 (38.19%) .NET
6 170 (33.46%) CSS
7 148 (29.13%) Spring
8 103 (20.28%) Ajax
9 99 (19.49%) jQuery
10 96 (18.90%) ASP.NET
11 91 (17.91%) SOAP
12 77 (15.16%) XSD
13 76 (14.96%) WCF
14 75 (14.76%) .NET Framework
15 74 (14.57%) JMS
16 72 (14.17%) Servlets
17 69 (13.58%) J2EE
18 65 (12.80%) DOM
19 64 (12.60%) REST
20 63 (12.40%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.80%) Computer Science
2 61 (12.01%) Mobile App
3 30 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.31%) Web 2.0
5 23 (4.53%) Blackberry
6 20 (3.94%) PDA
7 18 (3.54%) Client/Server
7 18 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (3.35%) Inversion of Control
8 17 (3.35%) iPhone
9 15 (2.95%) User Experience
10 14 (2.76%) NHS
11 13 (2.56%) iPad
12 11 (2.17%) Online Games
12 11 (2.17%) N-Tier
13 8 (1.57%) Mathematics
14 7 (1.38%) Mainframe
15 6 (1.18%) Taxonomies
15 6 (1.18%) Ontologies
15 6 (1.18%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 164 (32.28%) Windows
2 102 (20.08%) Linux
3 87 (17.13%) Android
4 54 (10.63%) UNIX
5 30 (5.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
9 12 (2.36%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.97%) Windows Phone
10 10 (1.97%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.38%) Solaris
11 7 (1.38%) AIX
11 7 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.18%) HPUX
13 3 (0.59%) Fedora
13 3 (0.59%) OS/2
14 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (24.61%) OO
3 111 (21.85%) MVC
4 67 (13.19%) SOA
5 66 (12.99%) Web Development
6 61 (12.01%) TDD
6 61 (12.01%) Workflow
7 59 (11.61%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (10.83%) Software Engineering
9 51 (10.04%) E-Commerce
10 46 (9.06%) Scrum
11 34 (6.69%) Automated Testing
12 31 (6.10%) Mentoring
13 29 (5.71%) Content Management
14 27 (5.31%) Performance Analysis
14 27 (5.31%) Web Application Development
15 26 (5.12%) Mobile Application Development
16 25 (4.92%) Automation Testing
16 25 (4.92%) System Testing
17 24 (4.72%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 285 (56.10%) Java
2 267 (52.56%) SQL
3 215 (42.32%) JavaScript
4 200 (39.37%) C#
5 110 (21.65%) XQuery
6 73 (14.37%) T-SQL
7 35 (6.89%) VB
8 33 (6.50%) VB.NET
9 24 (4.72%) Perl
10 22 (4.33%) Groovy
11 19 (3.74%) VBA
12 18 (3.54%) PHP
12 18 (3.54%) C++
12 18 (3.54%) Ruby
13 16 (3.15%) Python
14 10 (1.97%) PowerHouse
14 10 (1.97%) Scala
15 9 (1.77%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.38%) C
16 7 (1.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 85 (16.73%) Degree
2 24 (4.72%) SC Cleared
2 24 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.97%) Sun Certification
4 8 (1.57%) OCPJP
4 8 (1.57%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (0.98%) HND
5 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.79%) ISEB
6 4 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.59%) MCTS
8 2 (0.39%) MCSD
9 1 (0.20%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.13%) QA
2 7 (1.38%) SLA
3 3 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.59%) HL7
4 1 (0.20%) DICOM
System Software
1 12 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 21 (4.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.20%) Puppet
3 1 (0.20%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.20%) MOM
Vendors
1 99 (19.49%) Microsoft
2 63 (12.40%) Oracle
3 30 (5.91%) Red Hat
4 18 (3.54%) JBoss
5 17 (3.35%) HP
6 13 (2.56%) Symbian
7 12 (2.36%) Google
8 11 (2.17%) IBM
9 9 (1.77%) Sun
9 9 (1.77%) webMethods
10 8 (1.57%) TIBCO
11 7 (1.38%) EPiServer
11 7 (1.38%) Software AG
11 7 (1.38%) Cognizant
12 6 (1.18%) Interwoven
12 6 (1.18%) Elastic Path
12 6 (1.18%) Blue Martini
12 6 (1.18%) ATG
13 5 (0.98%) Charles River
13 5 (0.98%) Fidessa
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £52000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £58000 - £63000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Medical
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands
Birmingham City University
Salary: £29,559 - £32,101 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London, EC2A 4NW
Workdigital
Salary: Up to 65k per year
Posted: 10 days ago
London, EC2A 4NW
Workdigital
Salary: Up to £35k for junior/middle level or up to £45k for middle level
Posted: 10 days ago
London
OHO Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago