Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for XPath skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XPath over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 320 282 399
Rank change year-on-year -38 +117 +13
Permanent jobs citing XPath 10 72 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.098% 0.62% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 1.06% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 67 18
City of London median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.91% -18.52% +20.54%
10th Percentile £39,250 £37,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £56,750 £57,500 £75,375
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% -18.52% +20.54%

XPath is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5784 6818 9498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 56.85% 58.27% 54.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5305 6288 8371
City of London median annual salary £60,500 £58,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.31% +0.87% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £34,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing XPath as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for XPath in the City of London

XPath
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XPath in the City of London.

Salary trend for XPath in the City of London

XPath
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XPath in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for XPath in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing XPath also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for XPath.

1 10 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) XSLT
2 8 (80.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) MVC
4 6 (60.00%) Web Services
4 6 (60.00%) .NET
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (50.00%) User Experience
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (50.00%) HTML5
5 5 (50.00%) Entity Framework
5 5 (50.00%) CSS3
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 5 (50.00%) SDLC
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (50.00%) UX Design
5 5 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
5 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (50.00%) EPiServer
5 5 (50.00%) Web Development
5 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (50.00%) Release Management

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) CMS
1 5 (50.00%) EPiServer
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Internet
1 5 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) Gradle
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) NetBeans
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk Java Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Junior
6 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Junior Java Developer
6 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (80.00%) XSLT
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) Web Services
4 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (50.00%) CSS3
4 5 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 5 (50.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) DOM
5 2 (20.00%) JMS
5 2 (20.00%) SAX
5 2 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (20.00%) Spring Batch
5 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (10.00%) Fintech
3 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (50.00%) Content Management
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Release Management
3 5 (50.00%) SDLC
3 5 (50.00%) UX Design
3 5 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
3 5 (50.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) Groovy
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle