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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 688 645 550
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -95
Permanent jobs citing XPath 188 237 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.42% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 161 190 284
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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
53822 56530 57576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.59% 52.98% 53.82%
Number of salaries quoted 45897 47385 49882
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -61 156 £45,000 - 29
London -21 68 £55,000 +15.78% 9
South East +3 38 £41,000 +17.14% 12
Brighton - 21 £41,000 - 2
East Sussex - 21 £41,000 - 3
Scotland +24 18 £53,750 +53.57% 2
Edinburgh +20 17 £55,000 +37.50%
East of England +5 17 £43,750 +9.37% 3
Hertfordshire +5 15 £45,000 - 3
City of London -17 14 £55,000 +15.78% 4
West Midlands -35 12 £46,250 +8.82%
Watford - 9 £45,000 -
Reading +1 6 £64,000 +28.00% 5
Berkshire -7 6 £64,000 +28.00% 5
North West -19 6 £43,000 +32.30% 3
Yorkshire -21 6 £32,500 - 1
Manchester -7 5 £43,000 +36.50% 1
Hampshire -19 5 £36,250 +3.57% 2
South West -24 5 £36,000 -15.29% 1
Surrey - 4 £40,000 - 1
Stevenage - 4 £40,000 -
Salford - 4 £43,000 -
Bromley - 4 £32,500 -
Birmingham - 4 £67,500 -
Camberley - 3 £40,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Harrogate - 3 £32,500 -
Swindon - 3 £36,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £32,500 -
Wiltshire - 3 £36,000 -

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 460 (95.24%) XML
2 278 (57.56%) SQL
3 264 (54.66%) XSLT
4 222 (45.96%) Java
5 221 (45.76%) Web Services
6 189 (39.13%) JavaScript
7 186 (38.51%) SQL Server
8 183 (37.89%) .NET
9 181 (37.47%) C#
10 167 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
11 165 (34.16%) HTML
12 133 (27.54%) Linux
13 132 (27.33%) SOAP
13 132 (27.33%) Spring
14 131 (27.12%) CSS
15 125 (25.88%) OO
16 124 (25.67%) XQuery
17 115 (23.81%) Subversion
18 114 (23.60%) REST
19 111 (22.98%) Degree
20 110 (22.77%) XSD
21 109 (22.57%) Oracle
22 106 (21.95%) MVC
22 106 (21.95%) Maven
23 103 (21.33%) jQuery
24 94 (19.46%) Windows
25 93 (19.25%) UNIX
26 92 (19.05%) T-SQL
27 91 (18.84%) SOA
28 88 (18.22%) Microsoft

XPath
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 77 (15.94%) Tomcat
2 45 (9.32%) Apache
3 40 (8.28%) JBoss
4 36 (7.45%) Jetty
5 30 (6.21%) WebSphere
6 25 (5.18%) Adobe CQ
7 21 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
8 18 (3.73%) WebSphere Application Server
8 18 (3.73%) WebLogic
8 18 (3.73%) CMS
9 16 (3.31%) SharePoint
10 15 (3.11%) IIS
11 13 (2.69%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (2.28%) MQSeries
13 10 (2.07%) Liferay
14 9 (1.86%) Magnolia
14 9 (1.86%) SharePoint Server
15 8 (1.66%) Apache Solr
16 7 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 6 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 34 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.24%) MS Office
3 5 (1.04%) SPSS
4 3 (0.62%) XMetaL
5 2 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
1 7 (1.45%) SAP SRM
2 6 (1.24%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.83%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.62%) Summit
6 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.21%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.21%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.24%) SaaS
2 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 82 (16.98%) HTTP
2 42 (8.70%) Internet
3 18 (3.73%) LDAP
4 15 (3.11%) FTP
5 13 (2.69%) TCP/IP
6 12 (2.48%) SSL
7 10 (2.07%) IPv4
8 5 (1.04%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.62%) DNS
9 3 (0.62%) LAN
9 3 (0.62%) WAN
9 3 (0.62%) Wireless
9 3 (0.62%) Firewall
10 2 (0.41%) SAN
10 2 (0.41%) AMQP
11 1 (0.21%) Network Security
11 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (38.51%) SQL Server
2 60 (12.42%) Relational Database
3 52 (10.77%) MySQL
4 46 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 44 (9.11%) MarkLogic
6 41 (8.49%) PostgreSQL
7 38 (7.87%) Oracle Database
8 30 (6.21%) NoSQL
8 30 (6.21%) RDBMS
9 24 (4.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 23 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (4.14%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (3.11%) Big Data
13 15 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (2.07%) SQLite
16 9 (1.86%) MongoDB
17 8 (1.66%) BaseX
18 7 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 115 (23.81%) Subversion
2 106 (21.95%) Maven
3 82 (16.98%) Git (software)
4 47 (9.73%) Jenkins
4 47 (9.73%) Eclipse
4 47 (9.73%) JUnit
5 42 (8.70%) Ant
6 39 (8.07%) Visual Studio
7 31 (6.42%) SoapUI
8 24 (4.97%) Hudson
9 23 (4.76%) Mockito
9 23 (4.76%) JIRA
10 21 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (4.35%) Selenium
11 15 (3.11%) NUnit
12 13 (2.69%) TeamCity
12 13 (2.69%) Cucumber
13 12 (2.48%) MSBuild
14 11 (2.28%) AccuRev
14 11 (2.28%) Log4j
General
1 84 (17.39%) Finance
2 36 (7.45%) Telecoms
3 33 (6.83%) Publishing
4 27 (5.59%) Retail
5 24 (4.97%) Banking
6 17 (3.52%) Legal
7 16 (3.31%) Law
8 15 (3.11%) Multimedia
9 14 (2.90%) Manufacturing
10 13 (2.69%) Financial Institution
11 10 (2.07%) Games
12 9 (1.86%) Marketing
13 8 (1.66%) Front Office
14 6 (1.24%) Advertising
15 4 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.83%) Electronics
16 1 (0.21%) Billing
16 1 (0.21%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 324 (67.08%) Developer
2 128 (26.50%) Senior Developer
3 120 (24.84%) Java Developer
4 60 (12.42%) Architect
5 55 (11.39%) Senior Java Developer
6 44 (9.11%) C# Developer
7 40 (8.28%) .NET Developer
8 35 (7.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 31 (6.42%) Technical Architect
10 30 (6.21%) Software Developer
11 29 (6.00%) Analyst
11 29 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
12 28 (5.80%) Web Developer
13 27 (5.59%) Software Engineer
14 26 (5.38%) Applications Developer
15 24 (4.97%) Senior C# Developer
16 22 (4.55%) Consultant
17 20 (4.14%) XML Developer
18 17 (3.52%) Applications Support
19 16 (3.31%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (95.24%) XML
2 264 (54.66%) XSLT
3 221 (45.76%) Web Services
4 183 (37.89%) .NET
5 165 (34.16%) HTML
6 132 (27.33%) SOAP
6 132 (27.33%) Spring
7 131 (27.12%) CSS
8 114 (23.60%) REST
9 110 (22.77%) XSD
10 103 (21.33%) jQuery
11 85 (17.60%) WCF
12 82 (16.98%) J2EE
13 79 (16.36%) XML Schema
14 77 (15.94%) .NET Framework
15 68 (14.08%) Hibernate
15 68 (14.08%) JMS
16 63 (13.04%) ASP.NET
17 62 (12.84%) Middleware
18 60 (12.42%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 71 (14.70%) Computer Science
2 49 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (6.21%) Client/Server
4 23 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
5 20 (4.14%) N-Tier
6 18 (3.73%) Digital Media
7 15 (3.11%) Web 2.0
8 12 (2.48%) MPEG
8 12 (2.48%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.48%) Embedded Systems
8 12 (2.48%) Open Source
9 11 (2.28%) Data Integration
9 11 (2.28%) Algorithms
10 10 (2.07%) Streaming Video
10 10 (2.07%) Ontologies
10 10 (2.07%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.86%) Hedge funds
11 9 (1.86%) Replication
12 8 (1.66%) W3C
12 8 (1.66%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 133 (27.54%) Linux
2 94 (19.46%) Windows
3 93 (19.25%) UNIX
4 25 (5.18%) Solaris
5 20 (4.14%) HPUX
6 17 (3.52%) AIX
7 10 (2.07%) Android
8 7 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.04%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.04%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.62%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.41%) VMS
13 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (25.88%) OO
3 106 (21.95%) MVC
4 91 (18.84%) SOA
5 85 (17.60%) Scrum
6 71 (14.70%) Software Engineering
7 66 (13.66%) Workflow
8 64 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
9 63 (13.04%) Multithreading
10 51 (10.56%) UML
11 50 (10.35%) E-Commerce
12 49 (10.14%) TDD
13 44 (9.11%) Content Management
14 40 (8.28%) Mentoring
15 39 (8.07%) Data Modelling
15 39 (8.07%) Automated Testing
16 36 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
17 33 (6.83%) Web Development
18 32 (6.63%) Project Management
19 30 (6.21%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 278 (57.56%) SQL
2 222 (45.96%) Java
3 189 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 181 (37.47%) C#
5 124 (25.67%) XQuery
6 92 (19.05%) T-SQL
7 53 (10.97%) Perl
8 46 (9.52%) PHP
9 45 (9.32%) C++
10 33 (6.83%) C
10 33 (6.83%) Shell Script
11 30 (6.21%) VB.NET
12 27 (5.59%) PL/SQL
13 23 (4.76%) Scala
14 21 (4.35%) Ruby
15 19 (3.93%) Groovy
15 19 (3.93%) VBA
16 18 (3.73%) VB
17 12 (2.48%) PHP5
17 12 (2.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 111 (22.98%) Degree
2 27 (5.59%) Sun Certification
3 15 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (2.28%) VCP4
5 10 (2.07%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.86%) Brainbench
7 8 (1.66%) ISEB
8 7 (1.45%) MCSD
9 5 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.83%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.83%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.62%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.62%) OCA
12 2 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.21%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.55%) QA
2 7 (1.45%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.45%) RosettaNet
3 6 (1.24%) SLA
3 6 (1.24%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.07%) VirtualBox
3 5 (1.04%) ISA Server
4 4 (0.83%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (1.04%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.62%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.62%) Puppet
4 2 (0.41%) Control-M
4 2 (0.41%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.41%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 109 (22.57%) Oracle
2 88 (18.22%) Microsoft
3 29 (6.00%) IBM
4 24 (4.97%) VMware
5 18 (3.73%) Google
6 17 (3.52%) Remedy
7 15 (3.11%) Sun
8 13 (2.69%) SAP
9 10 (2.07%) Interwoven
9 10 (2.07%) HP
10 9 (1.86%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.66%) BMC
12 7 (1.45%) Cerillion
12 7 (1.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 7 (1.45%) Blue Martini
12 7 (1.45%) Cisco
12 7 (1.45%) Nokia
12 7 (1.45%) Siemens
13 6 (1.24%) Zend
14 5 (1.04%) ServiceNow
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Havant
Spectrum IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + On application
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Digital & Creative
Salary: Highly Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + be - pens, health, training
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CISCO SYSTEMS LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter UK Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago