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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 217 299
Rank change year-on-year -17 +82  
Permanent jobs citing XPath 1 41 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.019% 0.65% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.034% 1.12% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 39 15
Median salary £27,500 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.88% -21.73%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.14% +8.75%  

XPath is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2939 3645 5384
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 56.46% 57.42% 51.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2639 3339 4771
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £79,600 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing XPath as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 25 (96.15%) Finance
2 24 (92.31%) XML
2 24 (92.31%) XSLT
3 22 (84.62%) .NET
3 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
4 21 (80.77%) C#
4 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
5 20 (76.92%) Visual Studio
5 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
5 20 (76.92%) Web Services
5 20 (76.92%) MVC
5 20 (76.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (73.08%) Web Accessibility
6 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 19 (73.08%) Content Management
6 19 (73.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (73.08%) Web Development
6 19 (73.08%) Release Management
6 19 (73.08%) EPiServer
6 19 (73.08%) Configuration Management
6 19 (73.08%) Intranet
6 19 (73.08%) Internet
6 19 (73.08%) Change Management
6 19 (73.08%) CMS
6 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
6 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 19 (73.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 16 (61.54%) OO
7 16 (61.54%) .NET Framework

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 19 (73.08%) CMS
1 19 (73.08%) EPiServer
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) Internet
1 19 (73.08%) Intranet
2 1 (3.85%) FTP
2 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
2 19 (73.08%) SQL Server 2014
2 19 (73.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.85%) MySQL
6 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (76.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 20 (76.92%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.69%) Maven
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.85%) Ant
3 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.85%) Checkstyle
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Gradle
3 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) JUnit
3 1 (3.85%) NetBeans
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) XMLUnit
General
1 25 (96.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 22 (84.62%) .NET Developer
3 19 (73.08%) C# .NET Developer
3 19 (73.08%) C# Developer
4 8 (30.77%) .NET Web Developer
4 8 (30.77%) C# Web Developer
4 8 (30.77%) Web Developer
5 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (26.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (26.92%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (26.92%) Senior Developer
6 6 (23.08%) Lead .NET Developer
6 6 (23.08%) Lead C# Developer
6 6 (23.08%) Lead Developer
6 6 (23.08%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 6 (23.08%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (11.54%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
8 2 (7.69%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) XML
1 24 (92.31%) XSLT
2 22 (84.62%) .NET
3 20 (76.92%) Web Services
4 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
4 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 16 (61.54%) .NET Framework
6 14 (53.85%) CSS
6 14 (53.85%) HTML
7 13 (50.00%) CSS3
7 13 (50.00%) Entity Framework
7 13 (50.00%) HTML5
8 6 (23.08%) Ajax
8 6 (23.08%) jQuery
8 6 (23.08%) LESS
8 6 (23.08%) Sass
9 2 (7.69%) Apache Camel
9 2 (7.69%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) User Experience
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) BBC
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) MVC
2 19 (73.08%) Change Management
2 19 (73.08%) Configuration Management
2 19 (73.08%) Content Management
2 19 (73.08%) Release Management
2 19 (73.08%) Web Accessibility
2 19 (73.08%) Web Development
3 16 (61.54%) OO
4 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (57.69%) UML
5 13 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
5 13 (50.00%) ITIL
5 13 (50.00%) OOD
5 13 (50.00%) SDLC
5 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 13 (50.00%) UX Design
6 3 (11.54%) Practice Management
7 1 (3.85%) Code Coverage
7 1 (3.85%) EAI
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) C#
2 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) Groovy
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) MCSD
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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