The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 58 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing XPath 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.99% 0.19% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 0.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%
XPath
Hertfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
245 274 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 48.51% 53.10% 58.42%
Number of salaries quoted 178 212 201
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

XPath
Salary Trend in Watford

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

XPath Salary Trend in Watford

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
1 17 (100.00%) Servlets
1 17 (100.00%) SOAP
1 17 (100.00%) Struts
1 17 (100.00%) Web Services
1 17 (100.00%) XML
1 17 (100.00%) XSLT
1 17 (100.00%) UNIX
1 17 (100.00%) HPUX
1 17 (100.00%) Solaris
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) OO
1 17 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 17 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 17 (100.00%) Subversion
1 17 (100.00%) Spring
1 17 (100.00%) Maven
1 17 (100.00%) Degree
1 17 (100.00%) jQuery
2 12 (70.59%) Banking
3 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 10 (58.82%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (58.82%) Financial Institution
3 10 (58.82%) MVC
3 10 (58.82%) Finance
3 10 (58.82%) JSF
3 10 (58.82%) WebSphere
3 10 (58.82%) Java EE

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (58.82%) WebSphere Application Server
1 10 (58.82%) WebSphere
2 7 (41.18%) Adobe CQ
2 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
2 7 (41.18%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) IPv4
2 7 (41.18%) Internet
2 7 (41.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MySQL
1 7 (41.18%) RDBMS
1 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) Subversion
1 17 (100.00%) Maven
2 10 (58.82%) SoapUI
3 7 (41.18%) Ant
3 7 (41.18%) JUnit
3 7 (41.18%) Eclipse
3 7 (41.18%) Log4j
General
1 12 (70.59%) Banking
2 10 (58.82%) Financial Institution
2 10 (58.82%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) Retail
4 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
5 4 (23.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
1 17 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 10 (58.82%) Senior Developer
2 10 (58.82%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (23.53%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) Servlets
1 17 (100.00%) SOAP
1 17 (100.00%) Struts
1 17 (100.00%) Web Services
1 17 (100.00%) XML
1 17 (100.00%) XSLT
1 17 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 17 (100.00%) Spring
1 17 (100.00%) jQuery
2 10 (58.82%) RESTful
2 10 (58.82%) Spring MVC
2 10 (58.82%) JAXB
2 10 (58.82%) SAX
2 10 (58.82%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (58.82%) Java EE
2 10 (58.82%) JSF
2 10 (58.82%) JDBC
2 10 (58.82%) JSP
2 10 (58.82%) XSD
2 10 (58.82%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Client/Server
1 10 (58.82%) Computer Science
2 7 (41.18%) Web 2.0
3 2 (11.76%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) UNIX
1 17 (100.00%) HPUX
1 17 (100.00%) Solaris
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) OO
2 10 (58.82%) MVC
2 10 (58.82%) Multithreading
2 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
3 7 (41.18%) Content Management
3 7 (41.18%) E-Commerce
4 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) C
2 10 (58.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 17 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (58.82%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 7 (41.18%) IBM
2 7 (41.18%) Sun
2 7 (41.18%) Interwoven