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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 686 657 565
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -92
Permanent jobs citing XPath 207 244 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% 0.41% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 164 194 291
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%

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
54555 59078 58476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.70% 52.77% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 46394 49674 50295
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 £64,300 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 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 27 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 -42 175 £44,000 -2.22% 26
London -4 71 £55,000 +15.78% 9
South East +19 50 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Brighton +5 26 £42,250 -6.11%
East Sussex +5 26 £42,250 -6.11% 1
Scotland +35 22 £51,250 +31.41%
Edinburgh +25 19 £53,750 +19.44%
City of London -15 18 £55,000 +15.78% 3
East of England +15 15 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Hertfordshire +13 13 £43,750 -2.77% 1
South West -21 11 £37,500 -6.25% 4
West Midlands -24 11 £46,250 +8.82% 2
Berkshire +10 10 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Reading +7 10 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Wiltshire - 10 £37,500 - 4
Swindon - 9 £37,500 - 3
Manchester -4 8 £40,250 +12.58% 2
North West -9 8 £40,250 +23.84% 3
Yorkshire -8 7 £32,500 - 1
North Yorkshire +25 6 £32,500 -23.52%
Surrey +10 6 £52,500 -22.22% 2
Watford +8 6 £45,000 -
Harrogate +7 6 £32,500 -23.52%
Hampshire -9 6 £35,000 - 1
Birmingham - 5 - -
Havant +5 4 £35,000 - 1
Cheadle - 4 £38,750 -
Stevenage - 3 £40,000 -
Wimbledon - 3 £50,000 -
Ealing -4 2 £60,000 -

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 448 (94.12%) XML
2 262 (55.04%) XSLT
3 260 (54.62%) SQL
4 222 (46.64%) Java
5 209 (43.91%) Web Services
6 182 (38.24%) JavaScript
7 180 (37.82%) SQL Server
8 177 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
9 175 (36.76%) C#
10 173 (36.34%) .NET
11 170 (35.71%) HTML
12 131 (27.52%) Spring
13 128 (26.89%) XQuery
14 125 (26.26%) Subversion
15 121 (25.42%) Oracle
16 118 (24.79%) SOAP
16 118 (24.79%) CSS
17 117 (24.58%) Linux
18 112 (23.53%) Maven
18 112 (23.53%) Degree
18 112 (23.53%) REST
19 108 (22.69%) OO
20 104 (21.85%) MVC
21 101 (21.22%) XSD
22 100 (21.01%) SOA
23 99 (20.80%) jQuery
24 88 (18.49%) Git (software)
25 86 (18.07%) Scrum
26 85 (17.86%) T-SQL
27 84 (17.65%) XML Schema

XPath
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 74 (15.55%) Tomcat
2 44 (9.24%) Apache
3 36 (7.56%) JBoss
4 32 (6.72%) Jetty
5 30 (6.30%) WebSphere
6 26 (5.46%) Adobe CQ
6 26 (5.46%) WebLogic
7 22 (4.62%) CMS
8 19 (3.99%) WebSphere Application Server
9 14 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (2.73%) IIS
10 13 (2.73%) Liferay
11 12 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (1.89%) Magnolia
12 9 (1.89%) SharePoint
13 8 (1.68%) MQSeries
14 7 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (1.47%) Apache Solr
15 6 (1.26%) Oracle Application Server
16 5 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.05%) SPSS
3 4 (0.84%) MS Office
4 3 (0.63%) XMetaL
5 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.31%) SAP SRM
1 11 (2.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.84%) Summit
6 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.05%) SaaS
4 2 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 78 (16.39%) HTTP
2 41 (8.61%) Internet
3 18 (3.78%) FTP
3 18 (3.78%) LDAP
4 16 (3.36%) SSL
5 10 (2.10%) IPv4
6 9 (1.89%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.84%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.84%) Broadband
8 3 (0.63%) LAN
8 3 (0.63%) WAN
9 2 (0.42%) AMQP
10 1 (0.21%) SAN
10 1 (0.21%) Firewall
10 1 (0.21%) Cisco ICM
10 1 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.21%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (37.82%) SQL Server
2 53 (11.13%) Relational Database
3 51 (10.71%) Oracle Database
4 47 (9.87%) MySQL
5 42 (8.82%) MarkLogic
6 37 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 36 (7.56%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (6.30%) NoSQL
9 29 (6.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 25 (5.25%) RDBMS
11 24 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (3.15%) MongoDB
13 14 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (2.10%) Big Data
16 10 (2.10%) Oracle Database 10g
16 10 (2.10%) SQLite
17 8 (1.68%) BaseX
Development Applications
1 125 (26.26%) Subversion
2 112 (23.53%) Maven
3 88 (18.49%) Git (software)
4 59 (12.39%) Jenkins
5 53 (11.13%) Eclipse
6 48 (10.08%) Ant
7 45 (9.45%) JUnit
8 37 (7.77%) Visual Studio
9 33 (6.93%) SoapUI
10 26 (5.46%) Mockito
11 24 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (4.83%) Hudson
13 22 (4.62%) Selenium
14 19 (3.99%) JIRA
15 13 (2.73%) NUnit
16 12 (2.52%) MSBuild
17 11 (2.31%) Log4j
17 11 (2.31%) QuickTest Pro
17 11 (2.31%) AccuRev
18 9 (1.89%) Mercurial
General
1 82 (17.23%) Finance
2 34 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 27 (5.67%) Publishing
3 27 (5.67%) Retail
4 23 (4.83%) Banking
5 15 (3.15%) Multimedia
6 13 (2.73%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.52%) Legal
8 11 (2.31%) Law
8 11 (2.31%) Front Office
8 11 (2.31%) Marketing
9 10 (2.10%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.89%) Games
11 8 (1.68%) Advertising
12 5 (1.05%) Electronics
13 4 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 312 (65.55%) Developer
2 120 (25.21%) Java Developer
3 114 (23.95%) Senior Developer
4 62 (13.03%) Architect
5 57 (11.97%) Senior Java Developer
6 44 (9.24%) C# Developer
7 43 (9.03%) .NET Developer
8 36 (7.56%) Analyst
9 33 (6.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 29 (6.09%) Technical Architect
11 28 (5.88%) Software Developer
12 27 (5.67%) Web Developer
13 25 (5.25%) C# .NET Developer
14 24 (5.04%) Consultant
14 24 (5.04%) Senior C# Developer
15 23 (4.83%) Software Engineer
16 20 (4.20%) XML Developer
17 19 (3.99%) Applications Developer
18 18 (3.78%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
19 16 (3.36%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 448 (94.12%) XML
2 262 (55.04%) XSLT
3 209 (43.91%) Web Services
4 173 (36.34%) .NET
5 170 (35.71%) HTML
6 131 (27.52%) Spring
7 118 (24.79%) CSS
7 118 (24.79%) SOAP
8 112 (23.53%) REST
9 101 (21.22%) XSD
10 99 (20.80%) jQuery
11 84 (17.65%) XML Schema
12 78 (16.39%) J2EE
13 71 (14.92%) Middleware
14 68 (14.29%) Hibernate
15 65 (13.66%) .NET Framework
15 65 (13.66%) WCF
16 61 (12.82%) ASP.NET
17 59 (12.39%) Ajax
18 58 (12.18%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 64 (13.45%) Computer Science
2 55 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (7.56%) Client/Server
4 26 (5.46%) Digital Media
5 22 (4.62%) Inversion of Control
6 19 (3.99%) N-Tier
7 17 (3.57%) Algorithms
8 16 (3.36%) Mobile App
9 13 (2.73%) Data Integration
10 12 (2.52%) Open Source
10 12 (2.52%) MPEG
10 12 (2.52%) Embedded Systems
10 12 (2.52%) Data Structures
11 11 (2.31%) Hedge funds
11 11 (2.31%) Streaming Video
12 10 (2.10%) Web 2.0
12 10 (2.10%) Ontologies
13 8 (1.68%) Semantic Web
13 8 (1.68%) Replication
13 8 (1.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 117 (24.58%) Linux
2 82 (17.23%) UNIX
3 79 (16.60%) Windows
4 22 (4.62%) Solaris
5 17 (3.57%) AIX
5 17 (3.57%) HPUX
6 11 (2.31%) Android
7 7 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.84%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.42%) VMS
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (22.69%) OO
3 104 (21.85%) MVC
4 100 (21.01%) SOA
5 86 (18.07%) Scrum
6 73 (15.34%) Software Engineering
7 66 (13.87%) Multithreading
8 58 (12.18%) UML
9 57 (11.97%) Workflow
10 56 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
11 53 (11.13%) TDD
12 46 (9.66%) Content Management
12 46 (9.66%) E-Commerce
13 42 (8.82%) Data Modelling
13 42 (8.82%) Automated Testing
14 40 (8.40%) Performance Tuning
15 38 (7.98%) Mentoring
16 36 (7.56%) Unit Testing
17 35 (7.35%) Project Management
18 28 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 260 (54.62%) SQL
2 222 (46.64%) Java
3 182 (38.24%) JavaScript
4 175 (36.76%) C#
5 128 (26.89%) XQuery
6 85 (17.86%) T-SQL
7 46 (9.66%) Perl
8 43 (9.03%) PHP
8 43 (9.03%) Shell Script
9 40 (8.40%) C++
10 36 (7.56%) PL/SQL
11 30 (6.30%) C
11 30 (6.30%) VB.NET
12 21 (4.41%) Scala
13 19 (3.99%) Ruby
13 19 (3.99%) Groovy
14 14 (2.94%) VB
15 12 (2.52%) Bash Shell
16 10 (2.10%) PHP5
16 10 (2.10%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 112 (23.53%) Degree
2 24 (5.04%) Sun Certification
3 13 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (2.31%) ISEB
4 11 (2.31%) Brainbench
5 8 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (1.68%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.47%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.05%) MCSD
8 3 (0.63%) OCA
8 3 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.63%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.63%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.99%) QA
2 11 (2.31%) RosettaNet
3 8 (1.68%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.47%) SLA
4 7 (1.47%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) HL7
6 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.10%) VirtualBox
3 5 (1.05%) ISA Server
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.42%) Firmware
6 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (1.05%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle Flashback
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.63%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.63%) Puppet
5 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.42%) OMEGAMON
5 2 (0.42%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.42%) Control-M
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 121 (25.42%) Oracle
2 80 (16.81%) Microsoft
3 26 (5.46%) VMware
4 25 (5.25%) IBM
5 21 (4.41%) Remedy
6 17 (3.57%) SAP
7 13 (2.73%) Google
8 12 (2.52%) Sun
8 12 (2.52%) BMC
9 11 (2.31%) Blue Martini
10 9 (1.89%) Computacenter
11 8 (1.68%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.68%) Cisco
12 7 (1.47%) Interwoven
12 7 (1.47%) HP
13 6 (1.26%) Siebel
13 6 (1.26%) Zend
14 5 (1.05%) Cerillion
14 5 (1.05%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 5 (1.05%) ServiceNow
Swindon, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Bens
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-45k+Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 47,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-41,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £28-37,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + be - pens, health, training
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London, Central London, United Kingdom
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £30-41,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Wiltshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Leading benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Deltatre
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 17 days ago