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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 710 748 741
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -7
Permanent jobs citing XPath 227 227 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.40% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 162 181 218
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%

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
53231 56491 62787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.91% 51.16% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 46017 48003 53138
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 £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +45 221 £45,000 +2.27% 26
London +19 92 £52,500 -4.54% 14
South East +10 45 £50,000 +17.64% 6
West Midlands +8 36 £45,000 -5.26% 2
City of London +50 27 £46,000 -16.36% 6
Buckinghamshire - 27 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 26 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +19 20 £45,000 +38.46% 2
North Yorkshire +14 20 £45,000 +38.46% 2
York - 20 £45,000 - 2
North West +23 19 £39,000 +4.00%
Manchester +11 15 £39,000 +4.00%
Warwickshire - 13 £37,000 -
Birmingham -7 12 £37,000 - 2
Warwick - 11 £50,000 -
Hampshire +14 9 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Southampton - 9 £30,000 - 1
Berkshire +10 8 £70,000 +51.35% 4
Cheadle +4 8 £39,000 +0.64%
Reading +16 6 £75,000 +62.16% 2
South West -12 6 £42,250 +12.66%
Walsall - 6 £46,750 -
Coventry +11 4 £50,000 +5.26%
Scotland -15 4 £45,500 -9.00%
Glasgow -9 3 - -
Bristol - 3 £43,000 -
Liverpool - 3 £35,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire +16 2 £55,000 - 2
East of England +2 2 £55,000 +15.78% 2

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 400 (93.68%) XML
2 257 (60.19%) .NET
3 252 (59.02%) XSLT
4 242 (56.67%) JavaScript
5 238 (55.74%) Web Services
6 231 (54.10%) SQL Server
7 222 (51.99%) C#
8 220 (51.52%) HTML
9 206 (48.24%) SQL
9 206 (48.24%) CSS
10 176 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
11 165 (38.64%) MVC
12 163 (38.17%) ASP.NET
13 154 (36.07%) Microsoft
14 149 (34.89%) Java
15 143 (33.49%) SOA
16 140 (32.79%) HTML5
17 136 (31.85%) SOAP
18 117 (27.40%) Degree
19 110 (25.76%) Relational Database
20 109 (25.53%) OO
21 108 (25.29%) Team Foundation Server
22 105 (24.59%) Visual Studio
23 104 (24.36%) Computer Science
24 102 (23.89%) Oracle
25 101 (23.65%) WCF
26 100 (23.42%) Web Development
26 100 (23.42%) CSS3
27 98 (22.95%) jQuery
28 97 (22.72%) XML Schema

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 56 (13.11%) CMS
2 32 (7.49%) BizTalk Server
3 28 (6.56%) IIS
4 25 (5.85%) SharePoint
5 21 (4.92%) Tomcat
6 16 (3.75%) MQSeries
7 15 (3.51%) Sitecore CMS
7 15 (3.51%) Umbraco
8 14 (3.28%) Alfresco
8 14 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (2.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 10 (2.34%) Apache Solr
9 10 (2.34%) Liferay
9 10 (2.34%) Magnolia
9 10 (2.34%) Node.js
9 10 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.64%) EPiServer CMS
10 7 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (1.64%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 62 (14.52%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.81%) MS Office
3 7 (1.64%) Mingle
4 3 (0.70%) GIMP
4 3 (0.70%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (3.75%) Oracle 11i
2 11 (2.58%) BusinessWorks
2 11 (2.58%) TIBCO iProcess
3 9 (2.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (1.87%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (1.64%) SAP SRM
6 4 (0.94%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.47%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.30%) HTTP
2 19 (4.45%) Internet
3 17 (3.98%) Intranet
4 15 (3.51%) FTP
5 11 (2.58%) SSL
6 7 (1.64%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.70%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.47%) SMPP
8 2 (0.47%) SMTP
9 1 (0.23%) DNS
9 1 (0.23%) Firewall
9 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.23%) LDAP
9 1 (0.23%) RTP
9 1 (0.23%) SAN
9 1 (0.23%) SNMP
9 1 (0.23%) Softswitch
9 1 (0.23%) SSH
9 1 (0.23%) VoIP
9 1 (0.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (54.10%) SQL Server
2 110 (25.76%) Relational Database
3 72 (16.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (9.13%) Oracle Database
5 27 (6.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 25 (5.85%) RDBMS
6 25 (5.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (5.15%) NoSQL
8 18 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (3.98%) DB2
9 17 (3.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 17 (3.98%) MySQL
9 17 (3.98%) SQL Server 2014
9 17 (3.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
10 16 (3.75%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 16 (3.75%) Oracle9i Database
11 13 (3.04%) Big Data
11 13 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (2.81%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 108 (25.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 105 (24.59%) Visual Studio
3 90 (21.08%) Subversion
4 58 (13.58%) Git (software)
5 42 (9.84%) JUnit
6 33 (7.73%) JIRA
7 31 (7.26%) Jasmine
7 31 (7.26%) Moq
8 25 (5.85%) Maven
8 25 (5.85%) Selenium
9 19 (4.45%) Jenkins
9 19 (4.45%) TestNG
10 18 (4.22%) NUnit
11 17 (3.98%) Cucumber
12 16 (3.75%) Karma Test Runner
13 15 (3.51%) Eclipse
14 14 (3.28%) Mercurial
14 14 (3.28%) TeamCity
15 13 (3.04%) IntelliJ
16 11 (2.58%) Protractor
General
1 86 (20.14%) Finance
2 31 (7.26%) Banking
3 15 (3.51%) Law
4 14 (3.28%) Back Office
5 13 (3.04%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.81%) Front Office
7 11 (2.58%) Local Government
8 10 (2.34%) Retail
9 9 (2.11%) Games
9 9 (2.11%) Music Industry
10 7 (1.64%) Marketing
10 7 (1.64%) Publishing
11 6 (1.41%) Legal
12 5 (1.17%) Financial Institution
12 5 (1.17%) Investment Banking
12 5 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.70%) Military
14 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 330 (77.28%) Developer
2 118 (27.63%) .NET Developer
3 113 (26.46%) C# Developer
4 69 (16.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 63 (14.75%) Java Developer
6 62 (14.52%) Senior Developer
7 61 (14.29%) Web Developer
8 52 (12.18%) ASP.NET Developer
9 46 (10.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 38 (8.90%) Consultant
11 34 (7.96%) Technology Consultant
12 32 (7.49%) Analyst
12 32 (7.49%) SQL Developer
13 31 (7.26%) C# Software Developer
14 27 (6.32%) C# Web Developer
15 24 (5.62%) Software Developer
16 23 (5.39%) Senior .NET Developer
17 20 (4.68%) Java Engineer
18 19 (4.45%) .NET Software Developer
18 19 (4.45%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 400 (93.68%) XML
2 257 (60.19%) .NET
3 252 (59.02%) XSLT
4 238 (55.74%) Web Services
5 220 (51.52%) HTML
6 206 (48.24%) CSS
7 163 (38.17%) ASP.NET
8 140 (32.79%) HTML5
9 136 (31.85%) SOAP
10 101 (23.65%) WCF
11 100 (23.42%) CSS3
12 98 (22.95%) jQuery
13 97 (22.72%) XML Schema
14 86 (20.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 84 (19.67%) .NET Framework
16 71 (16.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 69 (16.16%) REST
18 62 (14.52%) AngularJS
19 58 (13.58%) ASP.NET Web API
19 58 (13.58%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 104 (24.36%) Computer Science
2 54 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (10.30%) Hedge funds
4 38 (8.90%) Mobile App
5 30 (7.03%) Client/Server
5 30 (7.03%) Derivative
5 30 (7.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 24 (5.62%) N-Tier
7 23 (5.39%) Management Information System
8 22 (5.15%) User Experience
9 16 (3.75%) Fintech
10 15 (3.51%) Data Structures
11 12 (2.81%) Algorithms
11 12 (2.81%) Fixed Income
11 12 (2.81%) Market Risk
12 10 (2.34%) Mathematics
13 8 (1.87%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 7 (1.64%) e-Learning
15 5 (1.17%) Data Integration
15 5 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.37%) Linux
2 34 (7.96%) Windows
3 27 (6.32%) Unix
4 7 (1.64%) Android
5 6 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (1.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.23%) AIX
7 1 (0.23%) Solaris
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (38.64%) MVC
3 143 (33.49%) SOA
4 109 (25.53%) OO
5 100 (23.42%) Web Development
6 93 (21.78%) Software Engineering
7 80 (18.74%) Continuous Integration
7 80 (18.74%) Mentoring
8 74 (17.33%) Unit Testing
9 62 (14.52%) UML
10 58 (13.58%) SDLC
11 55 (12.88%) Scrum
11 55 (12.88%) Workflow
12 51 (11.94%) Risk Management
13 50 (11.71%) OOP
14 48 (11.24%) TDD
15 46 (10.77%) Asset Management
15 46 (10.77%) Electronic Trading
16 41 (9.60%) Responsive Web Design
17 40 (9.37%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 242 (56.67%) JavaScript
2 222 (51.99%) C#
3 206 (48.24%) SQL
4 149 (34.89%) Java
5 65 (15.22%) XQuery
6 60 (14.05%) T-SQL
7 30 (7.03%) PHP
8 21 (4.92%) VB.NET
9 17 (3.98%) C++
9 17 (3.98%) Python
9 17 (3.98%) Ruby
10 16 (3.75%) PL/SQL
11 15 (3.51%) Groovy
12 12 (2.81%) Perl
13 10 (2.34%) PHP 5
13 10 (2.34%) VB
14 8 (1.87%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.64%) C
15 7 (1.64%) VBA
16 4 (0.94%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 117 (27.40%) Degree
2 41 (9.60%) Security Cleared
3 34 (7.96%) Brainbench
4 28 (6.56%) SC Cleared
5 19 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (3.98%) MCPD
6 17 (3.98%) MCTS
7 16 (3.75%) Sun Certification
8 8 (1.87%) ISEB
8 8 (1.87%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.17%) PhD
10 4 (0.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.47%) MCSD
11 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.23%) OCA
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (11.94%) QA
2 11 (2.58%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.64%) RosettaNet
4 2 (0.47%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (2.11%) Docker
2 4 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (2.58%) TIBCO Hawk
2 4 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.70%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle Flashback
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.23%) Netcool
5 1 (0.23%) TADDM
5 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (0.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 154 (36.07%) Microsoft
2 102 (23.89%) Oracle
3 30 (7.03%) EPiServer
4 17 (3.98%) Sybase
5 16 (3.75%) Sun
6 15 (3.51%) Sitecore
7 14 (3.28%) IBM
7 14 (3.28%) Remedy
8 11 (2.58%) SAP
8 11 (2.58%) TIBCO
9 7 (1.64%) Blue Martini
9 7 (1.64%) BMC
9 7 (1.64%) HP
10 6 (1.41%) Ektron
11 5 (1.17%) Perforce
11 5 (1.17%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.17%) webMethods
12 4 (0.94%) Green Hat
13 3 (0.70%) iRise
13 3 (0.70%) VMware
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
York, Yorkshire
Datasource Computer Employment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, South East England
Waitrose
Salary: £46,700 - £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum 7k Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Home Working
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Serendipity Recruitment
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, RG1
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40,000 - £42,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £44797.20 - £48692.40 per annum + 40d Hol+Exc Pen+Health/Life
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £39324.00 - £42742.80 per annum + 40d Hol+Exc Pen+Health/Life
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Deltatre
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Deltatre
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Deltatre
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Appnovation
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago