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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 675 681 591
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -90
Permanent jobs citing XPath 226 260 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.42% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 180 213 277
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
56578 62406 58951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.01% 52.56% 53.35%
Number of salaries quoted 48099 52693 50617
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 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -8 201 £44,000 -2.22% 27
London -5 92 £55,000 +15.78% 13
South East +28 55 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Brighton +9 28 £41,000 -8.88% 2
East Sussex +4 28 £41,000 -8.88% 2
City of London -6 19 £55,000 +15.78% 7
Scotland +29 18 £50,000 +33.33% 1
South West -18 18 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Wiltshire - 18 £37,500 - 4
Swindon - 17 £37,500 - 3
Edinburgh +26 14 £55,000 +22.22%
North Yorkshire +31 10 £32,500 -23.52%
Yorkshire +17 10 £32,500 -
Harrogate +12 10 £32,500 -23.52%
West Midlands -15 10 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Surrey +23 9 £42,500 -37.03%
Manchester -4 9 £37,500 -6.25% 3
North West -12 9 £37,500 +7.14% 4
East of England +25 7 £45,000 -
Reading +7 6 £46,250 -7.50% 2
Havant +1 6 £35,000 -
Berkshire 0 6 £46,250 -7.50% 2
Hampshire -21 6 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire -5 5 £45,000 -
Birmingham -5 5 - -
Cheadle - 4 £38,750 -
Sussex - 4 £57,500 -
Wimbledon - 4 £50,000 -
Kent +12 2 £42,500 +23.18%
Ealing -6 2 £60,000 -

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 416 (92.04%) XML
2 250 (55.31%) XSLT
3 228 (50.44%) SQL
4 227 (50.22%) Java
5 192 (42.48%) Web Services
6 176 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
7 166 (36.73%) JavaScript
8 164 (36.28%) SQL Server
9 162 (35.84%) .NET
9 162 (35.84%) HTML
10 157 (34.73%) C#
11 136 (30.09%) Oracle
12 131 (28.98%) XQuery
12 131 (28.98%) Subversion
13 128 (28.32%) Spring
14 122 (26.99%) Degree
15 111 (24.56%) Maven
16 109 (24.12%) SOAP
17 107 (23.67%) Linux
18 101 (22.35%) CSS
19 96 (21.24%) REST
20 95 (21.02%) SOA
21 93 (20.58%) MVC
22 89 (19.69%) Git (software)
23 85 (18.81%) jQuery
24 84 (18.58%) Finance
24 84 (18.58%) OO
25 83 (18.36%) J2EE
26 81 (17.92%) XML Schema
27 80 (17.70%) UNIX

XPath
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 70 (15.49%) Tomcat
2 39 (8.63%) Apache
3 35 (7.74%) JBoss
4 33 (7.30%) WebLogic
4 33 (7.30%) WebSphere
5 30 (6.64%) Jetty
6 27 (5.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 24 (5.31%) CMS
8 19 (4.20%) WebSphere Application Server
9 18 (3.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 13 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (2.21%) Liferay
12 7 (1.55%) Apache Solr
12 7 (1.55%) MQSeries
12 7 (1.55%) IIS
13 6 (1.33%) Oracle Application Server
13 6 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
13 6 (1.33%) Magnolia
14 5 (1.11%) WebLogic Portal
15 4 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 29 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.66%) MS Office
2 3 (0.66%) XMetaL
3 2 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.44%) SPSS
3 2 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.22%) MS Project
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (3.10%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (2.43%) SAP SRM
2 11 (2.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (1.55%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (1.11%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.88%) Summit
6 2 (0.44%) Tridion
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.88%) SaaS
3 3 (0.66%) Sage Pay
4 2 (0.44%) GitHub
4 2 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (17.26%) HTTP
2 42 (9.29%) Internet
3 17 (3.76%) TCP/IP
4 16 (3.54%) FTP
5 15 (3.32%) SSL
6 14 (3.10%) LDAP
7 10 (2.21%) IPv4
8 8 (1.77%) Broadband
9 4 (0.88%) WebEx
10 2 (0.44%) AMQP
10 2 (0.44%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.22%) VoIP
11 1 (0.22%) Cisco ICM
11 1 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (36.28%) SQL Server
2 59 (13.05%) Oracle Database
3 54 (11.95%) Relational Database
4 46 (10.18%) MySQL
5 45 (9.96%) MarkLogic
6 35 (7.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 31 (6.86%) NoSQL
8 28 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (5.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 23 (5.09%) RDBMS
11 22 (4.87%) MongoDB
12 12 (2.65%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (1.77%) SQLite
15 8 (1.77%) DB2
15 8 (1.77%) Oracle BI EE
15 8 (1.77%) Oracle Database 12c
15 8 (1.77%) BaseX
Development Applications
1 131 (28.98%) Subversion
2 111 (24.56%) Maven
3 89 (19.69%) Git (software)
4 54 (11.95%) Jenkins
5 49 (10.84%) Eclipse
6 46 (10.18%) Ant
7 44 (9.73%) JUnit
8 36 (7.96%) Visual Studio
9 27 (5.97%) SoapUI
10 25 (5.53%) Mockito
10 25 (5.53%) Selenium
11 24 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 24 (5.31%) Hudson
12 16 (3.54%) JIRA
13 12 (2.65%) QuickTest Pro
14 11 (2.43%) Log4j
15 10 (2.21%) NUnit
15 10 (2.21%) MSBuild
16 9 (1.99%) NetBeans
16 9 (1.99%) AccuRev
General
1 84 (18.58%) Finance
2 24 (5.31%) Retail
3 23 (5.09%) Publishing
4 22 (4.87%) Banking
5 19 (4.20%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.88%) Front Office
7 10 (2.21%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.21%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.99%) Multimedia
8 9 (1.99%) Legal
9 8 (1.77%) Law
9 8 (1.77%) Marketing
10 7 (1.55%) Advertising
11 5 (1.11%) Electronics
12 4 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.66%) Games
14 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 290 (64.16%) Developer
2 115 (25.44%) Java Developer
3 106 (23.45%) Senior Developer
4 60 (13.27%) Senior Java Developer
5 55 (12.17%) Architect
6 40 (8.85%) .NET Developer
6 40 (8.85%) C# Developer
7 38 (8.41%) Analyst
8 29 (6.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 28 (6.19%) Applications Support
10 23 (5.09%) Technical Architect
10 23 (5.09%) Consultant
11 22 (4.87%) Software Developer
11 22 (4.87%) C# .NET Developer
12 21 (4.65%) Software Engineer
12 21 (4.65%) Web Developer
13 20 (4.42%) Applications Developer
14 19 (4.20%) Senior C# Developer
15 18 (3.98%) Support Analyst
16 16 (3.54%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 416 (92.04%) XML
2 250 (55.31%) XSLT
3 192 (42.48%) Web Services
4 162 (35.84%) HTML
4 162 (35.84%) .NET
5 128 (28.32%) Spring
6 109 (24.12%) SOAP
7 101 (22.35%) CSS
8 96 (21.24%) REST
9 85 (18.81%) jQuery
10 83 (18.36%) J2EE
11 81 (17.92%) XML Schema
12 77 (17.04%) XSD
13 74 (16.37%) Middleware
14 65 (14.38%) Hibernate
15 61 (13.50%) JMS
15 61 (13.50%) HTML5
16 56 (12.39%) Struts
16 56 (12.39%) Ajax
17 54 (11.95%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 67 (14.82%) Computer Science
2 60 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (7.96%) Client/Server
4 27 (5.97%) Digital Media
5 22 (4.87%) Mobile App
6 19 (4.20%) Inversion of Control
7 17 (3.76%) Algorithms
8 16 (3.54%) Data Structures
9 14 (3.10%) N-Tier
10 13 (2.88%) Data Integration
11 11 (2.43%) Hedge funds
12 10 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (2.21%) Streaming Video
12 10 (2.21%) Web 2.0
13 9 (1.99%) MPEG
13 9 (1.99%) W3C
13 9 (1.99%) Mathematics
13 9 (1.99%) Visualisation
13 9 (1.99%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (1.77%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 107 (23.67%) Linux
2 80 (17.70%) UNIX
3 64 (14.16%) Windows
4 21 (4.65%) Solaris
5 17 (3.76%) HPUX
6 15 (3.32%) Android
7 14 (3.10%) AIX
8 9 (1.99%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.11%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.66%) VMS
12 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (21.02%) SOA
3 93 (20.58%) MVC
4 84 (18.58%) OO
5 72 (15.93%) Scrum
6 63 (13.94%) Software Engineering
7 54 (11.95%) TDD
8 52 (11.50%) UML
8 52 (11.50%) Multithreading
9 48 (10.62%) Content Management
10 47 (10.40%) Automated Testing
11 40 (8.85%) E-Commerce
12 39 (8.63%) Project Management
13 38 (8.41%) Workflow
13 38 (8.41%) Data Modelling
14 36 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (7.74%) Unit Testing
16 34 (7.52%) Performance Tuning
17 33 (7.30%) Web Development
18 30 (6.64%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 228 (50.44%) SQL
2 227 (50.22%) Java
3 166 (36.73%) JavaScript
4 157 (34.73%) C#
5 131 (28.98%) XQuery
6 71 (15.71%) T-SQL
7 43 (9.51%) C++
7 43 (9.51%) PL/SQL
8 41 (9.07%) Shell Script
9 38 (8.41%) Perl
9 38 (8.41%) PHP
10 30 (6.64%) VB.NET
11 25 (5.53%) C
12 18 (3.98%) Scala
13 17 (3.76%) Groovy
13 17 (3.76%) Ruby
14 11 (2.43%) VB
15 10 (2.21%) Objective-C
15 10 (2.21%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.99%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 122 (26.99%) Degree
2 21 (4.65%) Sun Certification
3 14 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.21%) ISEB
5 9 (1.99%) Brainbench
6 8 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.55%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.55%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.33%) MCSD
9 3 (0.66%) OCA
9 3 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.66%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.66%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.22%) PMP
11 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.87%) QA
2 11 (2.43%) RosettaNet
3 10 (2.21%) SLA
4 8 (1.77%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.55%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.44%) HL7
6 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.21%) VirtualBox
3 4 (0.88%) ISA Server
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.88%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (0.88%) Puppet
4 3 (0.66%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle Flashback
5 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.22%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 136 (30.09%) Oracle
2 71 (15.71%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.31%) VMware
4 20 (4.42%) Remedy
5 19 (4.20%) IBM
6 15 (3.32%) SAP
7 12 (2.65%) BMC
8 11 (2.43%) Siebel
8 11 (2.43%) Blue Martini
9 10 (2.21%) Sun
10 9 (1.99%) Google
10 9 (1.99%) Computacenter
10 9 (1.99%) iRise
11 8 (1.77%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.55%) Interwoven
13 6 (1.33%) ServiceNow
14 5 (1.11%) Cisco
14 5 (1.11%) Sybase
15 4 (0.88%) HP
15 4 (0.88%) EMC
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + be - pens, health, training
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
AKH Resourcing
Salary: £35k - 65k per year + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
C&M Travel Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Strong benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Leading benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-41,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 6 days ago