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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 672 693 610
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -83
Permanent jobs citing XPath 218 247 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.40% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 174 217 244
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
54740 62069 56565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.49% 52.84% 53.05%
Number of salaries quoted 46589 52999 48698
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 £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +17 204 £44,000 -7.36% 14
London +24 89 £55,000 +10.00% 5
South East +11 49 £44,000 +10.00% 4
South West +9 29 £37,500 -9.09% 2
Brighton +16 23 £44,000 -7.36% 1
East Sussex +13 23 £44,000 -7.36% 2
Wiltshire - 20 £37,500 - 1
City of London +22 19 £57,500 +21.05%
Swindon - 19 £37,500 - 1
North Yorkshire +20 13 £32,500 -
Harrogate +14 13 £32,500 -23.52%
Yorkshire +11 13 £32,500 -31.57%
Scotland +15 10 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Manchester +2 10 £40,000 - 1
North West -8 10 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +22 9 £42,500 -37.03%
Edinburgh +18 7 £52,500 +16.66%
East of England +8 7 £49,250 +9.44% 1
Sussex - 7 £57,500 -
West Midlands -9 6 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Berkshire +4 5 £46,250 -2.63% 1
Hampshire -17 5 £35,000 - 1
Reading - 5 £46,250 - 1
Hertfordshire +8 4 £51,000 +13.33% 1
Havant -11 4 £35,000 -
Cheadle - 4 £38,750 -
Uxbridge - 4 - -
Wimbledon - 4 £58,750 -
Birmingham -10 3 - -
Chertsey - 3 £37,500 -

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 367 (90.39%) XML
2 233 (57.39%) XSLT
3 222 (54.68%) Java
4 206 (50.74%) SQL
5 174 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 160 (39.41%) Web Services
7 151 (37.19%) .NET
8 148 (36.45%) JavaScript
9 146 (35.96%) SQL Server
10 142 (34.98%) C#
10 142 (34.98%) HTML
11 137 (33.74%) Oracle
12 124 (30.54%) XQuery
13 121 (29.80%) Subversion
14 112 (27.59%) Spring
14 112 (27.59%) Degree
15 101 (24.88%) Maven
16 98 (24.14%) SOA
17 87 (21.43%) Git (software)
18 85 (20.94%) Linux
19 84 (20.69%) CSS
20 82 (20.20%) SOAP
21 79 (19.46%) jQuery
21 79 (19.46%) REST
22 75 (18.47%) SDLC
23 74 (18.23%) MVC
23 74 (18.23%) Middleware
24 70 (17.24%) Finance
24 70 (17.24%) UNIX
25 69 (17.00%) J2EE

XPath
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 62 (15.27%) Tomcat
2 40 (9.85%) WebLogic
3 36 (8.87%) Apache
4 31 (7.64%) WebSphere
5 27 (6.65%) JBoss
5 27 (6.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 25 (6.16%) Jetty
7 23 (5.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 22 (5.42%) CMS
9 18 (4.43%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (2.96%) Apache Solr
11 10 (2.46%) Liferay
12 9 (2.22%) WebLogic Portal
13 7 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (1.72%) Oracle Application Server
14 5 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (1.23%) Apache Spark
14 5 (1.23%) IIS
15 4 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.99%) MQSeries
Applications
1 26 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.74%) MS Office
3 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) MS Project
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 23 (5.67%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (2.22%) SAP SRM
4 3 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.74%) Tridion
5 2 (0.49%) Summit
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.23%) SaaS
2 3 (0.74%) Sage Pay
3 2 (0.49%) Taleo
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (14.53%) HTTP
2 37 (9.11%) Internet
3 18 (4.43%) TCP/IP
4 14 (3.45%) FTP
5 13 (3.20%) SSL
6 12 (2.96%) LDAP
7 8 (1.97%) Broadband
8 6 (1.48%) IPv4
9 5 (1.23%) WebEx
10 2 (0.49%) AMQP
11 1 (0.25%) VoIP
11 1 (0.25%) NFC
11 1 (0.25%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.25%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (35.96%) SQL Server
2 64 (15.76%) Oracle Database
3 45 (11.08%) Relational Database
4 39 (9.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 38 (9.36%) MarkLogic
6 36 (8.87%) MySQL
7 32 (7.88%) NoSQL
7 32 (7.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (6.90%) MongoDB
9 19 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (4.68%) Oracle ODI
10 18 (4.43%) RDBMS
10 18 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (3.94%) Oracle Database 12c
12 15 (3.69%) Hadoop
13 12 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (2.71%) Oracle Database 10g
14 11 (2.71%) Oracle BI EE
15 10 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 121 (29.80%) Subversion
2 101 (24.88%) Maven
3 87 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 49 (12.07%) Jenkins
5 43 (10.59%) Ant
6 41 (10.10%) Eclipse
7 35 (8.62%) JUnit
7 35 (8.62%) Visual Studio
8 23 (5.67%) Selenium
9 22 (5.42%) Hudson
9 22 (5.42%) Mockito
10 16 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (3.69%) QuickTest Pro
12 14 (3.45%) SoapUI
13 12 (2.96%) Log4j
14 11 (2.71%) WebDriver
15 9 (2.22%) NetBeans
15 9 (2.22%) JIRA
16 8 (1.97%) NUnit
16 8 (1.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 70 (17.24%) Finance
2 23 (5.67%) Retail
3 14 (3.45%) Banking
3 14 (3.45%) Publishing
4 10 (2.46%) Front Office
5 9 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.72%) Marketing
7 6 (1.48%) Multimedia
7 6 (1.48%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.48%) Advertising
8 5 (1.23%) Electronics
9 4 (0.99%) Law
9 4 (0.99%) Legal
10 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 236 (58.13%) Developer
2 98 (24.14%) Java Developer
3 90 (22.17%) Senior Developer
4 60 (14.78%) Senior Java Developer
5 50 (12.32%) Analyst
5 50 (12.32%) Architect
6 38 (9.36%) .NET Developer
7 28 (6.90%) C# Developer
8 27 (6.65%) Applications Support
9 22 (5.42%) Middleware Analyst
9 22 (5.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 20 (4.93%) Technical Architect
11 19 (4.68%) Software Developer
11 19 (4.68%) Support Analyst
11 19 (4.68%) Oracle Analyst
12 17 (4.19%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
13 16 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
13 16 (3.94%) Consultant
13 16 (3.94%) Software Engineer
13 16 (3.94%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 367 (90.39%) XML
2 233 (57.39%) XSLT
3 160 (39.41%) Web Services
4 151 (37.19%) .NET
5 142 (34.98%) HTML
6 112 (27.59%) Spring
7 84 (20.69%) CSS
8 82 (20.20%) SOAP
9 79 (19.46%) jQuery
9 79 (19.46%) REST
10 74 (18.23%) Middleware
11 69 (17.00%) J2EE
12 67 (16.50%) XSD
13 64 (15.76%) Ajax
14 63 (15.52%) XML Schema
15 58 (14.29%) HTML5
16 54 (13.30%) ASP.NET
17 50 (12.32%) Struts
18 48 (11.82%) Hibernate
19 46 (11.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (14.04%) Computer Science
3 34 (8.37%) Client/Server
4 29 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 25 (6.16%) Digital Media
6 22 (5.42%) Data Structures
7 21 (5.17%) Algorithms
8 14 (3.45%) Visualisation
9 13 (3.20%) Social Media
9 13 (3.20%) Data Integration
10 11 (2.71%) N-Tier
11 10 (2.46%) Inversion of Control
11 10 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (2.22%) Streaming Video
12 9 (2.22%) W3C
12 9 (2.22%) Mathematics
13 8 (1.97%) Hedge funds
14 7 (1.72%) Replication
15 6 (1.48%) MPEG
15 6 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 85 (20.94%) Linux
2 70 (17.24%) UNIX
3 59 (14.53%) Windows
4 21 (5.17%) Android
5 15 (3.69%) Solaris
6 13 (3.20%) Apple iOS
7 10 (2.46%) HPUX
8 9 (2.22%) AIX
9 8 (1.97%) Windows Phone
10 5 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.49%) VMS
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (24.14%) SOA
3 75 (18.47%) SDLC
4 74 (18.23%) MVC
5 60 (14.78%) OO
6 58 (14.29%) Scrum
6 58 (14.29%) TDD
7 51 (12.56%) Automated Testing
8 48 (11.82%) Content Management
9 46 (11.33%) UML
10 43 (10.59%) Software Engineering
11 38 (9.36%) Performance Tuning
12 37 (9.11%) Project Management
13 36 (8.87%) Build Automation
14 35 (8.62%) Data Modelling
15 34 (8.37%) Multithreading
16 33 (8.13%) BDD
17 32 (7.88%) Asset Management
18 31 (7.64%) BPEL
19 30 (7.39%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 222 (54.68%) Java
2 206 (50.74%) SQL
3 148 (36.45%) JavaScript
4 142 (34.98%) C#
5 124 (30.54%) XQuery
6 66 (16.26%) T-SQL
7 47 (11.58%) PL/SQL
8 38 (9.36%) Shell Script
9 31 (7.64%) C++
10 30 (7.39%) Perl
11 25 (6.16%) PHP
11 25 (6.16%) VB.NET
12 16 (3.94%) C
13 13 (3.20%) Groovy
13 13 (3.20%) Ruby
14 12 (2.96%) Scala
15 11 (2.71%) Objective-C
16 10 (2.46%) ActionScript
16 10 (2.46%) VB
17 8 (1.97%) Python
Qualifications
1 112 (27.59%) Degree
2 11 (2.71%) Sun Certification
3 9 (2.22%) ISEB
3 9 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (1.72%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.23%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.99%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.99%) MCSD
7 4 (0.99%) Brainbench
8 3 (0.74%) OCA
8 3 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.25%) PMP
10 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.40%) QA
2 18 (4.43%) SLA
3 9 (2.22%) RosettaNet
4 8 (1.97%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.72%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.74%) HL7
7 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.48%) VirtualBox
3 4 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.99%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (0.74%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (0.99%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.99%) Oracle Flashback
4 3 (0.74%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.49%) Puppet
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 137 (33.74%) Oracle
2 53 (13.05%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.93%) Siebel
3 20 (4.93%) VMware
4 18 (4.43%) Remedy
5 16 (3.94%) SAP
6 14 (3.45%) iRise
7 9 (2.22%) BMC
8 8 (1.97%) Blue Martini
8 8 (1.97%) IBM
9 7 (1.72%) Computacenter
10 6 (1.48%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.23%) Sun
11 5 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (1.23%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.99%) Wall Street Systems
12 4 (0.99%) Google
12 4 (0.99%) Interwoven
12 4 (0.99%) Perforce
13 3 (0.74%) Sitecore
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
GreySpark
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
American Express
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago