The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 100 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing XPath 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.077% 0.46% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £33,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+9.45% -1.98%
XPath
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
664 735 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 51.04% 56.32% 48.62%
Number of salaries quoted 568 676 467
Average salary £35,000 £33,450 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.63% -3.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XPath across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

XPath
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XPath across the Wales region.

XPath Salary Trend in Wales

XPath
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 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
North Wales - 1 - -
XPath
UK

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Groovy
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) JBehave
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) CruiseControl
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SSDT
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
1 2 (66.67%) JBehave
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
1 2 (66.67%) CruiseControl
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Hudson
1 2 (66.67%) Gerrit
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) MSTest
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) PLINQ
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Code Coverage
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Groovy
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) XQuery
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft