The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XPath (XML Path Language)
England / East of England
Rank - 271 248
Permanent jobs citing XPath 0 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.054% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.11% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 10
Median salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 East of England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3272 3551 3904
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 53.65% 48.31% 52.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2702 2958 3232
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.70% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

XPath
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for XPath in the East of England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for XPath.

1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) XML Schema
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) UDDI
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (66.67%) DataPower
2 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) UDDI
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (66.67%) XML Schema
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MSMQ
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) VXML
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) DataPower
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Tcl
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
1 1 (33.33%) VB6
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco