Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 997 975 864
Rank change year-on-year -22 -111 +35
Permanent jobs citing XPath 106 199 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.072% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.21% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 91 172 274
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% +15.79%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £34,125
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,750 £70,875
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -18.18% +15.79%

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 81,295 93,125 92,409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.00% 55.48% 53.24%
Number of salaries quoted 67,962 77,579 80,228
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,899
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing XPath as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for XPath in England

XPath
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for XPath in England

XPath
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XPath in England over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for XPath in England

XPath
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the England region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +46 61 £55,000 -0.90% 14
West Midlands -6 12 £43,750 -20.45%
Midlands -16 12 £43,750 -14.63% 1
South East +23 11 £53,500 -17.69% 1
North of England +5 9 £50,000 +11.11% 5
East of England +26 6 £36,250 -39.58% 1
North West +8 5 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Yorkshire +30 4 £28,250 -54.80% 1
South West -4 3 £39,500 -8.67%
XPath
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing XPath also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for XPath.

1 92 (86.79%) XML
2 69 (65.09%) SQL
3 62 (58.49%) Java
3 62 (58.49%) XSLT
4 60 (56.60%) Web Services
4 60 (56.60%) Finance
5 53 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 52 (49.06%) HTML
7 47 (44.34%) SQL Server
7 47 (44.34%) C#
8 40 (37.74%) CSS
9 34 (32.08%) XSD
10 32 (30.19%) .NET
11 29 (27.36%) Oracle
11 29 (27.36%) Banking
12 28 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (26.42%) Degree
12 28 (26.42%) REST
13 27 (25.47%) ASP.NET
14 26 (24.53%) T-SQL
14 26 (24.53%) Microsoft
15 25 (23.58%) SOAP
16 24 (22.64%) SDLC
17 22 (20.75%) Problem-Solving
17 22 (20.75%) Spring
18 19 (17.92%) Project Management
19 18 (16.98%) HTTP
19 18 (16.98%) Hibernate
19 18 (16.98%) SOA
19 18 (16.98%) Amazon AWS

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 15 (14.15%) Tomcat
2 12 (11.32%) IIS
2 12 (11.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (9.43%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (7.55%) JBoss
5 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.89%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.94%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.94%) Apache
7 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.94%) nginx
7 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Mingle
2 2 (1.89%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.89%) Infor LN
2 2 (1.89%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.89%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.89%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.43%) OpenShift
3 8 (7.55%) SaaS
4 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.89%) GitHub
5 2 (1.89%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.94%) npm
6 1 (0.94%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.98%) HTTP
2 11 (10.38%) FTP
3 2 (1.89%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.89%) SMTP
3 2 (1.89%) SSL
3 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (44.34%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.49%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.89%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (16.04%) Jenkins
2 13 (12.26%) Selenium
3 12 (11.32%) Git (software)
3 12 (11.32%) Visual Studio
4 10 (9.43%) JIRA
5 9 (8.49%) JUnit
5 9 (8.49%) Maven
6 8 (7.55%) TestNG
7 7 (6.60%) Ant
7 7 (6.60%) Cucumber
7 7 (6.60%) FitNesse
7 7 (6.60%) TeamCity
8 6 (5.66%) Subversion
9 4 (3.77%) Checkstyle
10 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.94%) Mockito
12 1 (0.94%) PhantomJS
12 1 (0.94%) Sinon.JS
12 1 (0.94%) WebDriver
General
1 60 (56.60%) Finance
2 29 (27.36%) Banking
3 8 (7.55%) Retail
4 6 (5.66%) Back Office
4 6 (5.66%) Local Government
5 4 (3.77%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.77%) Law
6 2 (1.89%) Front Office
7 1 (0.94%) Legal
7 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (41.51%) Developer
2 21 (19.81%) Analyst
3 17 (16.04%) Java Developer
3 17 (16.04%) Junior
4 15 (14.15%) Consultant
5 14 (13.21%) Support Analyst
6 13 (12.26%) Applications Support
7 12 (11.32%) Junior Consultant
7 12 (11.32%) Test Engineer
8 11 (10.38%) .NET Developer
9 10 (9.43%) Applications Support Analyst
9 10 (9.43%) SQL Developer
10 9 (8.49%) SQL Analyst
10 9 (8.49%) Web Developer
11 8 (7.55%) C# Developer
12 7 (6.60%) Applications Developer
12 7 (6.60%) Financial Analyst
12 7 (6.60%) Implementation Consultant
12 7 (6.60%) Software Consultant
12 7 (6.60%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (86.79%) XML
2 62 (58.49%) XSLT
3 60 (56.60%) Web Services
4 52 (49.06%) HTML
5 40 (37.74%) CSS
6 34 (32.08%) XSD
7 32 (30.19%) .NET
8 28 (26.42%) REST
9 27 (25.47%) ASP.NET
10 25 (23.58%) SOAP
11 22 (20.75%) Spring
12 18 (16.98%) Hibernate
13 17 (16.04%) AngularJS
13 17 (16.04%) JMS
14 15 (14.15%) Ajax
15 13 (12.26%) XSL
16 12 (11.32%) JDBC
16 12 (11.32%) WCF
17 10 (9.43%) HTML5
17 10 (9.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.66%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (5.66%) User Experience
4 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.89%) FMCG
5 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.94%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.94%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.32%) Linux
2 9 (8.49%) Windows
3 3 (2.83%) CentOS
3 3 (2.83%) Debian
4 2 (1.89%) Solaris
5 1 (0.94%) Android
5 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.64%) SDLC
3 22 (20.75%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (17.92%) Project Management
5 18 (16.98%) SOA
6 16 (15.09%) MVC
7 13 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (12.26%) OO
7 13 (12.26%) Test Automation
8 12 (11.32%) Service Delivery
8 12 (11.32%) Software Delivery
9 11 (10.38%) Computer Science
10 9 (8.49%) OOP
10 9 (8.49%) Time Management
11 8 (7.55%) Multithreading
11 8 (7.55%) Process Improvement
11 8 (7.55%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (6.60%) Asset Management
12 7 (6.60%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 69 (65.09%) SQL
2 62 (58.49%) Java
3 53 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 47 (44.34%) C#
5 26 (24.53%) T-SQL
6 11 (10.38%) PHP
7 10 (9.43%) Python
8 4 (3.77%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.77%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.83%) Perl
10 2 (1.89%) ABAP
10 2 (1.89%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.89%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (1.89%) Java 9
10 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.94%) Java 8
11 1 (0.94%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 28 (26.42%) Degree
2 6 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Docker
2 2 (1.89%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) SCOM
2 1 (0.94%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.94%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (27.36%) Oracle
2 26 (24.53%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.43%) Solace
4 6 (5.66%) SAP
4 6 (5.66%) Sybase
5 4 (3.77%) CA
5 4 (3.77%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.89%) Google
7 2 (1.89%) Infor
7 2 (1.89%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.89%) Sage
7 2 (1.89%) SEEBURGER
7 2 (1.89%) Siebel
8 1 (0.94%) ATG
8 1 (0.94%) IBM
8 1 (0.94%) Magma
8 1 (0.94%) VMware