The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - 87 95
Permanent jobs citing XPath 0 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.62% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.14% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 7
Average salary - £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.09% -6.87%
XPath
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
665 613 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 53.20% 53.96% 42.10%
Number of salaries quoted 616 540 531
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

XPath
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

XPath Salary Trend in West Sussex

XPath
Top 29 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XQuery
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
1 5 (100.00%) Content Management
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Build Automation
2 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Mockito
2 3 (60.00%) jMock
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) MarkLogic
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) Mercator

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (60.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Mockito
2 3 (60.00%) jMock
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Content Management
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Build Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Mercator