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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 666 609 500
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -109
Permanent jobs citing XPath 245 270 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.25% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.48% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 200 240 359
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -2.63%

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
58976 56587 62824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.02% 52.70% 53.66%
Number of salaries quoted 49429 48738 55092
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.79%
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 £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 2 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 2 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 -30 241 £50,000 +17.64% 31
London -49 95 £56,000 +12.00% 19
South East -24 57 £50,000 +42.85% 8
North West +8 42 £40,000 +15.94% 3
Manchester +26 35 £40,000 - 3
City of London +20 34 £56,000 +12.00% 5
Berkshire +16 25 £50,000 +44.92% 3
Reading +17 24 £50,000 +44.92% 1
Salford +17 16 £40,000 - 2
East Midlands +8 15 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Gloucestershire +6 15 £37,500 -
Cheltenham +2 15 £37,500 -
South West -20 15 £37,500 -
East Sussex -21 10 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Hampshire -16 9 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Brighton -17 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire -37 9 £37,500 -6.25%
Derbyshire - 8 £50,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +9 7 £50,000 +33.33%
Nottingham +5 7 £50,000 +33.33%
Havant - 7 £40,000 - 1
Derby - 7 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands -1 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Cheshire -12 6 - -
Crewe - 6 - -
Kent -1 5 £48,750 +2.63%
West Yorkshire -20 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Leeds -28 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Stockport - 5 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire +5 4 £70,000 +100.00% 2

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 458 (92.90%) XML
2 312 (63.29%) XSLT
3 278 (56.39%) Java
4 251 (50.91%) SQL
5 207 (41.99%) JavaScript
6 199 (40.37%) HTML
7 192 (38.95%) C#
8 189 (38.34%) Web Services
9 186 (37.73%) SQL Server
10 183 (37.12%) .NET
11 167 (33.87%) CSS
12 156 (31.64%) Windows
13 147 (29.82%) Spring
14 125 (25.35%) OO
15 112 (22.72%) MVC
16 104 (21.10%) Tomcat
16 104 (21.10%) XQuery
17 102 (20.69%) Ajax
18 98 (19.88%) Microsoft
19 96 (19.47%) ASP.NET
20 95 (19.27%) jQuery
20 95 (19.27%) SQL Server 2008
21 94 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
22 93 (18.86%) Subversion
23 90 (18.26%) Linux
24 87 (17.65%) Android
25 85 (17.24%) SOAP
26 84 (17.04%) Maven
26 84 (17.04%) Degree
27 82 (16.63%) Git (software)

XPath
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 104 (21.10%) Tomcat
2 49 (9.94%) WebSphere
3 30 (6.09%) CMS
4 29 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
5 28 (5.68%) Jetty
6 23 (4.67%) SharePoint
7 22 (4.46%) Apache
8 13 (2.64%) Apache Solr
9 12 (2.43%) Umbraco
10 11 (2.23%) WebLogic
10 11 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (2.03%) IIS
12 8 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (1.62%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (1.22%) MQSeries
14 5 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (1.01%) Mule
14 5 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
14 5 (1.01%) Node.js
15 4 (0.81%) Magnolia
Applications
1 26 (5.27%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.43%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.61%) MS Office
3 3 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.22%) Tridion
2 5 (1.01%) LatentZero
2 5 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.81%) 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 50 (10.14%) HTTP
2 38 (7.71%) Internet
3 28 (5.68%) FTP
4 22 (4.46%) SMTP
5 8 (1.62%) Intranet
6 7 (1.42%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.22%) Firewall
7 6 (1.22%) Wireless
8 5 (1.01%) SSL
9 4 (0.81%) SAN
9 4 (0.81%) Network Security
9 4 (0.81%) DNS
9 4 (0.81%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.81%) Broadband
10 1 (0.20%) VoIP
10 1 (0.20%) AMQP
10 1 (0.20%) DMZ
10 1 (0.20%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (37.73%) SQL Server
2 95 (19.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 73 (14.81%) Relational Database
4 40 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 39 (7.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (6.29%) NoSQL
7 30 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (5.88%) Oracle Database
9 28 (5.68%) Hazelcast
10 26 (5.27%) MySQL
11 22 (4.46%) RDBMS
12 21 (4.26%) MarkLogic
13 20 (4.06%) Big Data
14 17 (3.45%) MongoDB
14 17 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (2.23%) Data Mining
16 11 (2.23%) Hadoop
17 8 (1.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 93 (18.86%) Subversion
2 84 (17.04%) Maven
3 82 (16.63%) Git (software)
4 59 (11.97%) Visual Studio
5 36 (7.30%) JUnit
6 28 (5.68%) Ant
7 25 (5.07%) Eclipse
7 25 (5.07%) Jenkins
8 23 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (4.67%) Selenium
9 18 (3.65%) NUnit
10 17 (3.45%) Hudson
10 17 (3.45%) Mockito
11 16 (3.25%) WebDriver
12 15 (3.04%) Cucumber
13 10 (2.03%) CruiseControl
14 9 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 9 (1.83%) Gerrit
14 9 (1.83%) SoapUI
15 7 (1.42%) Redmine
General
1 75 (15.21%) Finance
2 39 (7.91%) Retail
3 29 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 25 (5.07%) Games
5 23 (4.67%) Publishing
6 20 (4.06%) Banking
7 10 (2.03%) Electronics
8 8 (1.62%) Front Office
9 6 (1.22%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.01%) Back Office
10 5 (1.01%) Legal
10 5 (1.01%) Online Betting
10 5 (1.01%) Marketing
11 4 (0.81%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.81%) Automotive
11 4 (0.81%) Law
12 3 (0.61%) Advertising
12 3 (0.61%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 353 (71.60%) Developer
2 136 (27.59%) Java Developer
3 86 (17.44%) Senior Developer
4 70 (14.20%) Web Developer
5 68 (13.79%) .NET Developer
6 63 (12.78%) Software Developer
7 59 (11.97%) C# Developer
8 46 (9.33%) Analyst
9 45 (9.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 33 (6.69%) Software Engineer
11 30 (6.09%) Architect
12 28 (5.68%) Senior C# Developer
13 27 (5.48%) Senior .NET Developer
14 25 (5.07%) .NET Software Developer
15 24 (4.87%) Java Web Developer
16 23 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
17 22 (4.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
18 21 (4.26%) Technical Architect
19 20 (4.06%) J2EE Developer
20 18 (3.65%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 458 (92.90%) XML
2 312 (63.29%) XSLT
3 199 (40.37%) HTML
4 189 (38.34%) Web Services
5 183 (37.12%) .NET
6 167 (33.87%) CSS
7 147 (29.82%) Spring
8 102 (20.69%) Ajax
9 96 (19.47%) ASP.NET
10 95 (19.27%) jQuery
11 85 (17.24%) SOAP
12 75 (15.21%) XSD
13 73 (14.81%) .NET Framework
14 72 (14.60%) WCF
15 71 (14.40%) Servlets
16 69 (14.00%) J2EE
17 68 (13.79%) JMS
18 64 (12.98%) DOM
19 63 (12.78%) Hibernate
20 62 (12.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.58%) Mobile App
2 61 (12.37%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.48%) Web 2.0
4 24 (4.87%) Blackberry
5 20 (4.06%) Client/Server
5 20 (4.06%) PDA
6 18 (3.65%) iPhone
6 18 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (3.04%) Inversion of Control
8 14 (2.84%) iPad
9 13 (2.64%) NHS
10 12 (2.43%) Online Games
11 9 (1.83%) N-Tier
12 8 (1.62%) Mathematics
13 7 (1.42%) Mainframe
14 6 (1.22%) Taxonomies
14 6 (1.22%) Ontologies
14 6 (1.22%) Open Source
14 6 (1.22%) Linked Data
14 6 (1.22%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 156 (31.64%) Windows
2 90 (18.26%) Linux
3 87 (17.65%) Android
4 45 (9.13%) UNIX
5 29 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (2.84%) Windows Mobile
8 12 (2.43%) Apple iOS
9 10 (2.03%) Windows Phone
10 9 (1.83%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.42%) Solaris
11 7 (1.42%) AIX
12 6 (1.22%) HPUX
12 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.61%) Fedora
13 3 (0.61%) OS/2
14 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (25.35%) OO
2 112 (22.72%) MVC
3 94 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (13.18%) TDD
4 65 (13.18%) SOA
5 63 (12.78%) Workflow
6 62 (12.58%) Web Development
7 56 (11.36%) Software Engineering
8 53 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (10.14%) E-Commerce
10 41 (8.32%) Scrum
11 34 (6.90%) Automated Testing
12 33 (6.69%) Content Management
13 32 (6.49%) Mentoring
14 28 (5.68%) Web Application Development
15 27 (5.48%) Performance Analysis
16 26 (5.27%) Mobile Application Development
17 25 (5.07%) Automation Testing
17 25 (5.07%) System Testing
18 24 (4.87%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 278 (56.39%) Java
2 251 (50.91%) SQL
3 207 (41.99%) JavaScript
4 192 (38.95%) C#
5 104 (21.10%) XQuery
6 68 (13.79%) T-SQL
7 33 (6.69%) VB
8 30 (6.09%) VB.NET
9 19 (3.85%) Groovy
10 18 (3.65%) PHP
11 15 (3.04%) C++
11 15 (3.04%) Perl
12 14 (2.84%) VBA
12 14 (2.84%) Python
12 14 (2.84%) Ruby
13 9 (1.83%) PowerHouse
14 8 (1.62%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.42%) LotusScript
15 7 (1.42%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.22%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 84 (17.04%) Degree
2 24 (4.87%) SC Cleared
2 24 (4.87%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.03%) Sun Certification
4 8 (1.62%) OCPJP
4 8 (1.62%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (1.22%) HND
6 4 (0.81%) ISEB
6 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.61%) MCTS
8 2 (0.41%) PhD
9 1 (0.20%) MCSD
9 1 (0.20%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.85%) QA
2 6 (1.22%) SLA
3 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.61%) HL7
4 1 (0.20%) DICOM
System Software
1 10 (2.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 21 (4.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.81%) 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 98 (19.88%) Microsoft
2 61 (12.37%) Oracle
3 30 (6.09%) Red Hat
4 15 (3.04%) JBoss
5 14 (2.84%) Symbian
5 14 (2.84%) HP
6 12 (2.43%) IBM
7 9 (1.83%) webMethods
7 9 (1.83%) Sun
8 8 (1.62%) Google
8 8 (1.62%) EPiServer
9 7 (1.42%) Zend
9 7 (1.42%) Software AG
9 7 (1.42%) Cognizant
10 6 (1.22%) Interwoven
10 6 (1.22%) Blue Martini
10 6 (1.22%) Elastic Path
10 6 (1.22%) ATG
11 5 (1.01%) Charles River
11 5 (1.01%) TIBCO
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 35,000 Base + Oncall + Bens + Shift Allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 to £75000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Salary: Competitive Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 45 - 60K +Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £58000 - £63000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 49,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North East
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £46,837 + pkg
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + on call + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Medical
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-40,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Ealing, London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago