Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1019 919 824
Rank change year-on-year -100 -95 +105
Permanent jobs citing XPath 99 246 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.064% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.27% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 77 192 319
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £32,950 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £69,250 £65,000 £67,950
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 86,184 91,350 96,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.89% 55.37% 52.86%
Number of salaries quoted 72,115 75,606 84,422
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +48 55 £51,250 -10.87% 16
South East +1 14 £50,000 +5.26% 2
West Midlands -32 14 £40,500 -4.71% 1
Midlands -37 14 £40,500 -4.71% 1
North of England -7 8 £50,000 +25.00% 8
East of England +15 7 £37,500 -37.50% 4
North West -14 5 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Yorkshire +34 3 £42,500 -5.56% 3
XPath
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (92.93%) XML
2 67 (67.68%) SQL
3 64 (64.65%) XSLT
4 60 (60.61%) Web Services
5 55 (55.56%) JavaScript
6 54 (54.55%) HTML
6 54 (54.55%) Finance
7 50 (50.51%) SQL Server
8 47 (47.47%) Java
8 47 (47.47%) C#
9 44 (44.44%) .NET
10 42 (42.42%) CSS
11 37 (37.37%) Microsoft
12 35 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (32.32%) Degree
14 29 (29.29%) Oracle
15 28 (28.28%) ASP.NET
15 28 (28.28%) SOAP
16 26 (26.26%) XSD
16 26 (26.26%) Banking
16 26 (26.26%) REST
17 25 (25.25%) MVC
18 23 (23.23%) HTML5
19 22 (22.22%) OO
20 21 (21.21%) Visual Studio
21 20 (20.20%) HTTP
21 20 (20.20%) Computer Science
22 19 (19.19%) SOA
23 18 (18.18%) T-SQL
23 18 (18.18%) Spring

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 (15.15%) IIS
2 10 (10.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (9.09%) JBoss
4 8 (8.08%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.04%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.04%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.02%) GlassFish
6 2 (2.02%) JCAPS
6 2 (2.02%) NetWeaver
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.01%) Apache
7 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.01%) Drupal
7 1 (1.01%) Mule
7 1 (1.01%) nginx
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.05%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.04%) Mingle
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (4.04%) Elite 3E
2 2 (2.02%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.02%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (1.01%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.06%) OpenShift
4 5 (5.05%) Google Analytics
5 4 (4.04%) SaaS
6 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.02%) GitHub
7 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.01%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.20%) HTTP
2 5 (5.05%) FTP
3 2 (2.02%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.02%) Internet
3 2 (2.02%) SSL
3 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.01%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (50.51%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (5.05%) NoSQL
8 4 (4.04%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (4.04%) DTS
8 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.03%) Power BI
10 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.02%) SAP HANA
10 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (21.21%) Visual Studio
2 13 (13.13%) Git (software)
3 11 (11.11%) JUnit
4 10 (10.10%) Jenkins
5 9 (9.09%) Maven
6 7 (7.07%) JIRA
6 7 (7.07%) Selenium
7 6 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (6.06%) TestNG
8 5 (5.05%) Cucumber
8 5 (5.05%) Subversion
9 4 (4.04%) FitNesse
9 4 (4.04%) NUnit
9 4 (4.04%) TeamCity
10 3 (3.03%) Bitbucket
10 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (2.02%) Ant
11 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.01%) ReSharper
General
1 54 (54.55%) Finance
2 26 (26.26%) Banking
3 6 (6.06%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.04%) Law
4 4 (4.04%) Retail
5 3 (3.03%) Back Office
5 3 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.03%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Electronics
6 1 (1.01%) Legal
6 1 (1.01%) Local Government
6 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (64.65%) Developer
2 19 (19.19%) Java Developer
3 16 (16.16%) .NET Developer
4 15 (15.15%) SQL Developer
5 14 (14.14%) Senior Developer
6 13 (13.13%) Junior
6 13 (13.13%) Web Developer
7 11 (11.11%) Analyst
7 11 (11.11%) Consultant
7 11 (11.11%) Junior Consultant
8 10 (10.10%) C# Developer
9 9 (9.09%) Lead Developer
9 9 (9.09%) Software Developer
10 7 (7.07%) Java Software Developer
10 7 (7.07%) Java Software Engineer
10 7 (7.07%) Lead Java Developer
10 7 (7.07%) Lead Software Developer
10 7 (7.07%) Lead Software Engineer
10 7 (7.07%) Test Engineer
10 7 (7.07%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (92.93%) XML
2 64 (64.65%) XSLT
3 60 (60.61%) Web Services
4 54 (54.55%) HTML
5 44 (44.44%) .NET
6 42 (42.42%) CSS
7 28 (28.28%) ASP.NET
7 28 (28.28%) SOAP
8 26 (26.26%) REST
8 26 (26.26%) XSD
9 23 (23.23%) HTML5
10 18 (18.18%) Spring
11 15 (15.15%) JMS
11 15 (15.15%) jQuery
11 15 (15.15%) WCF
12 14 (14.14%) Java EE
13 13 (13.13%) Ajax
14 12 (12.12%) AngularJS
14 12 (12.12%) Hibernate
14 12 (12.12%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.20%) Computer Science
2 15 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (14.14%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (7.07%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.04%) User Experience
6 3 (3.03%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.03%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (3.03%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.02%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.01%) CMDB
8 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.01%) DataPower
8 1 (1.01%) Fintech
8 1 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.01%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.05%) Linux
1 5 (5.05%) Windows
2 2 (2.02%) Unix
3 1 (1.01%) Android
3 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.01%) CentOS
3 1 (1.01%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.25%) MVC
3 22 (22.22%) OO
4 19 (19.19%) SOA
5 18 (18.18%) SDLC
6 14 (14.14%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (14.14%) Project Management
6 14 (14.14%) Software Engineering
7 13 (13.13%) Time Management
8 12 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (11.11%) Scrum
9 11 (11.11%) Web Development
10 10 (10.10%) Mentoring
10 10 (10.10%) Service Delivery
10 10 (10.10%) Software Delivery
10 10 (10.10%) Workflow
11 9 (9.09%) Multithreading
11 9 (9.09%) TDD
12 8 (8.08%) EAI
13 7 (7.07%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (67.68%) SQL
2 55 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 47 (47.47%) C#
3 47 (47.47%) Java
4 18 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 10 (10.10%) Java 8
6 9 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 7 (7.07%) PHP
8 6 (6.06%) XQuery
9 4 (4.04%) C
9 4 (4.04%) Python
9 4 (4.04%) TypeScript
10 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.02%) ABAP
11 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.02%) C++
11 2 (2.02%) Java 9
11 2 (2.02%) Perl
11 2 (2.02%) VBA
12 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (32.32%) Degree
2 11 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Docker
2 1 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) SCOM
2 2 (2.02%) Control-M
3 1 (1.01%) TADDM
3 1 (1.01%) WMI
Vendors
1 37 (37.37%) Microsoft
2 29 (29.29%) Oracle
3 7 (7.07%) ServiceNow
4 6 (6.06%) Solace
5 5 (5.05%) Google
6 4 (4.04%) CA
6 4 (4.04%) Intapp
6 4 (4.04%) TIBCO
7 3 (3.03%) SAP
8 2 (2.02%) ATG
8 2 (2.02%) IBM
8 2 (2.02%) SEEBURGER
9 1 (1.01%) Adobe
9 1 (1.01%) BMC
9 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.01%) Remedy
9 1 (1.01%) VMware
9 1 (1.01%) WSO2