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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - 84 87
Permanent jobs citing XPath 0 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.83% 0.090%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.40% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Average salary - £34,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%
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
718 642 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 54.23% 59.33% 61.12%
Number of salaries quoted 635 576 608
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) PLINQ
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Task Parallel Library
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft