The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 96 - 96
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing XPath 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.16% - 0.090%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £40,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
555 730 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 45.75% 58.45% 52.71%
Number of salaries quoted 495 646 502
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
XPath
UK

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 2 £40,500 -
XPath
UK

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (84.62%) SOAP
1 11 (84.62%) Web Services
1 11 (84.62%) XML
2 9 (69.23%) Scrum
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Maven
3 7 (53.85%) Automated Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Selenium
3 7 (53.85%) Groovy
3 7 (53.85%) JBehave
3 7 (53.85%) WebDriver
3 7 (53.85%) BDD
3 7 (53.85%) XQuery
3 7 (53.85%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) Hudson
3 7 (53.85%) SoapUI
3 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
3 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 6 (46.15%) XSLT
4 6 (46.15%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) Android
5 5 (38.46%) REST
5 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
6 4 (30.77%) WCF
6 4 (30.77%) jQuery
6 4 (30.77%) Ajax

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (15.38%) HTTP
1 2 (15.38%) SSL
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Maven
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
1 7 (53.85%) JBehave
1 7 (53.85%) WebDriver
1 7 (53.85%) Hudson
1 7 (53.85%) SoapUI
1 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
3 2 (15.38%) CruiseControl
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) Ant
3 2 (15.38%) JUnit
3 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) Gerrit
General
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Test Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) VB.NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) VB Developer
3 4 (30.77%) VB6 Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) SOAP
1 11 (84.62%) Web Services
1 11 (84.62%) XML
2 6 (46.15%) XSLT
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) REST
4 4 (30.77%) WCF
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) JSON
5 2 (15.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Android
2 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Scrum
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Automated Testing
2 7 (53.85%) BDD
3 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
4 4 (30.77%) UML
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) Code Coverage
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
1 7 (53.85%) XQuery
1 7 (53.85%) Groovy
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) VB
3 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
3 4 (30.77%) VBA
3 4 (30.77%) VB6
4 2 (15.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle