The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XPath (XML Path Language)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 85 93 82
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11  
Permanent jobs citing XPath 5 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.45% 0.22% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.77% 0.54% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 14
Median salary £49,000 - £53,750
90% offered a salary of more than £43,800 - £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 - £55,000
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 653 552 629
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 58.41% 41.16% 46.52%
Number of salaries quoted 399 377 448
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

XPath
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for XPath in Edinburgh

XPath
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XPath in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for XPath in Edinburgh

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for XPath.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (83.33%) XML Schema
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) XSLT
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) JUnit
2 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (83.33%) Entity Framework
2 5 (83.33%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) AngularJS

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (66.67%) iPaaS
2 4 (66.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Azure SQL Database
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Eclipse
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (83.33%) JUnit
1 5 (83.33%) Maven
1 5 (83.33%) NSubstitute
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) Moq
2 3 (50.00%) NUnit
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Entity Framework
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) XML Schema
2 5 (83.33%) XSLT
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) XForms
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) DSDM
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) MuleSoft