Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 943 858 892
Rank change year-on-year -85 +34 -52
Permanent jobs citing XPath 223 353 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.37% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 183 284 288
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £32,125
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -10.00%

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 93459 95015 106614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.37% 53.04% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 77564 82649 92082
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -92 70 £57,500 +4.55% 4
Midlands +51 62 £42,500 +2.82% 3
West Midlands +40 55 £42,500 +3.25% 2
North of England -9 40 £40,000 -5.88% 1
North West -4 33 £40,000 -27.27% 1
South West +30 30 £42,500 -3.41% 1
East of England +12 15 £60,000 +9.09% 2
South East -26 10 £67,000 +44.86% 1
East Midlands +34 7 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire -3 5 £33,500 -21.18%
North East - 2 £47,500 -
XPath
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 England region with a requirement for XPath.

1 180 (80.72%) XML
2 156 (69.96%) XSLT
3 115 (51.57%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (51.12%) SQL
5 113 (50.67%) SQL Server
6 110 (49.33%) Java
7 100 (44.84%) Web Services
8 91 (40.81%) JavaScript
9 84 (37.67%) Oracle
10 82 (36.77%) HTML
11 81 (36.32%) Git (software)
12 74 (33.18%) .NET
13 73 (32.74%) CSS
14 70 (31.39%) TDD
14 70 (31.39%) Finance
15 69 (30.94%) MVC
15 69 (30.94%) C#
16 66 (29.60%) SOAP
17 61 (27.35%) T-SQL
17 61 (27.35%) Software Engineering
17 61 (27.35%) REST
18 59 (26.46%) JSON
19 57 (25.56%) Scrum
20 56 (25.11%) Degree
20 56 (25.11%) ASP.NET
21 54 (24.22%) XSD
22 52 (23.32%) Amazon AWS
23 51 (22.87%) Maven
24 50 (22.42%) Spring
25 49 (21.97%) JUnit

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 38 (17.04%) CMS
2 36 (16.14%) Tomcat
3 31 (13.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 27 (12.11%) Apache
4 27 (12.11%) Elasticsearch
4 27 (12.11%) JBoss
5 24 (10.76%) WebSphere
6 18 (8.07%) EPiServer
6 18 (8.07%) WebLogic
7 17 (7.62%) Mule
8 16 (7.17%) Apache Solr
8 16 (7.17%) GlassFish
9 14 (6.28%) Mule ESB
10 12 (5.38%) Anypoint
11 11 (4.93%) Confluence
12 10 (4.48%) nginx
13 7 (3.14%) Oracle Service Bus
14 5 (2.24%) IIS
15 2 (0.90%) Apache Spark
15 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.90%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.45%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.79%) SAP SRM
3 2 (0.90%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (23.32%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.83%) GitHub
4 11 (4.93%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (4.93%) OpenShift
5 10 (4.48%) Amazon S3
5 10 (4.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 10 (4.48%) npm
6 3 (1.35%) SaaS
7 2 (0.90%) Slack
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.45%) Office 365
8 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.76%) FTP
1 24 (10.76%) HTTP
2 7 (3.14%) Internet
2 7 (3.14%) Intranet
3 6 (2.69%) Kerberos
3 6 (2.69%) SSL
4 4 (1.79%) SSH
5 3 (1.35%) AMQP
6 2 (0.90%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (50.67%) SQL Server
2 45 (20.18%) NoSQL
3 37 (16.59%) MongoDB
4 32 (14.35%) MySQL
5 16 (7.17%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (5.38%) Oracle Database
6 12 (5.38%) Redis
7 11 (4.93%) Relational Database
8 10 (4.48%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (4.48%) RDBMS
9 8 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (3.14%) Big Data
10 7 (3.14%) MarkLogic
10 7 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (3.14%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (1.35%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 81 (36.32%) Git (software)
2 51 (22.87%) Maven
3 49 (21.97%) JUnit
4 47 (21.08%) Subversion
5 44 (19.73%) Jenkins
6 29 (13.00%) JIRA
7 28 (12.56%) Eclipse
7 28 (12.56%) Visual Studio
8 22 (9.87%) SoapUI
9 21 (9.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 20 (8.97%) Gradle
11 17 (7.62%) gulp
12 16 (7.17%) TestNG
12 16 (7.17%) Vagrant
13 15 (6.73%) Ant
13 15 (6.73%) Cucumber
14 14 (6.28%) Bitbucket
14 14 (6.28%) IntelliJ
15 13 (5.83%) Codeception
15 13 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 70 (31.39%) Finance
2 35 (15.70%) Banking
3 19 (8.52%) Electronics
3 19 (8.52%) Manufacturing
3 19 (8.52%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.93%) Games
4 11 (4.93%) Marketing
5 10 (4.48%) Law
5 10 (4.48%) Retail
6 6 (2.69%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.35%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.35%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.90%) Front Office
9 1 (0.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 132 (59.19%) Developer
2 58 (26.01%) Java Developer
3 29 (13.00%) .NET Developer
4 28 (12.56%) Software Engineer
5 18 (8.07%) Senior Developer
6 17 (7.62%) Analyst
7 16 (7.17%) Junior
8 15 (6.73%) C# Developer
8 15 (6.73%) Consultant
9 14 (6.28%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (6.28%) Full Stack Developer
10 12 (5.38%) HTML CSS Developer
10 12 (5.38%) HTML Developer
10 12 (5.38%) Implementation Consultant
10 12 (5.38%) PHP Developer
10 12 (5.38%) PHP Software Engineer
11 11 (4.93%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (4.93%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (4.93%) SOA Developer
12 10 (4.48%) XML Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (80.72%) XML
2 156 (69.96%) XSLT
3 100 (44.84%) Web Services
4 82 (36.77%) HTML
5 74 (33.18%) .NET
6 73 (32.74%) CSS
7 66 (29.60%) SOAP
8 61 (27.35%) REST
9 59 (26.46%) JSON
10 56 (25.11%) ASP.NET
11 54 (24.22%) XSD
12 50 (22.42%) Spring
13 47 (21.08%) JMS
14 46 (20.63%) Hibernate
15 41 (18.39%) HTML5
16 33 (14.80%) AngularJS
17 31 (13.90%) jQuery
17 31 (13.90%) RESTful
18 30 (13.45%) CSS3
18 30 (13.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.59%) Computer Science
2 27 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (12.11%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (12.11%) User Experience
3 16 (7.17%) Linux Command Line
4 15 (6.73%) Algorithms
4 15 (6.73%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (6.28%) Hedge funds
6 8 (3.59%) Data Structures
7 7 (3.14%) Fintech
8 4 (1.79%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.90%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.90%) DataPower
9 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.45%) BBC
10 1 (0.45%) Blog
10 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.45%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.59%) Linux
2 17 (7.62%) Unix
3 12 (5.38%) Android
3 12 (5.38%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.14%) Windows
5 3 (1.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (51.57%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (31.39%) TDD
3 69 (30.94%) MVC
4 61 (27.35%) Software Engineering
5 57 (25.56%) Scrum
6 49 (21.97%) BDD
7 47 (21.08%) SOA
8 45 (20.18%) Test Automation
9 38 (17.04%) OO
10 34 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (14.35%) Microservices
12 31 (13.90%) Unit Testing
13 26 (11.66%) Web Development
14 24 (10.76%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (10.76%) SDLC
15 23 (10.31%) Release Management
15 23 (10.31%) Software Delivery
16 20 (8.97%) OOD
16 20 (8.97%) Open Source
17 19 (8.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 114 (51.12%) SQL
2 110 (49.33%) Java
3 91 (40.81%) JavaScript
4 69 (30.94%) C#
5 61 (27.35%) T-SQL
6 33 (14.80%) XQuery
7 28 (12.56%) PL/SQL
8 25 (11.21%) PHP
9 22 (9.87%) PHP 7
10 13 (5.83%) Groovy
11 11 (4.93%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.14%) VB
13 4 (1.79%) Ruby
13 4 (1.79%) SPARQL
13 4 (1.79%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.35%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.35%) Python
14 3 (1.35%) VBScript
15 2 (0.90%) C++
15 2 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (25.11%) Degree
2 30 (13.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (5.38%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.04%) ISEB
5 8 (3.59%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.35%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.35%) MCPD
7 3 (1.35%) MCTS
7 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.35%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.66%) QA
2 11 (4.93%) RosettaNet
3 4 (1.79%) SLA
4 1 (0.45%) WAI
4 1 (0.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 29 (13.00%) Docker
2 6 (2.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (6.28%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.48%) CloudHub
3 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 84 (37.67%) Oracle
2 33 (14.80%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.97%) SAP
4 16 (7.17%) IBM
5 12 (5.38%) Sybase
6 11 (4.93%) Remedy
6 11 (4.93%) Solace
7 10 (4.48%) MuleSoft
8 6 (2.69%) Talend
9 5 (2.24%) WSO2
10 4 (1.79%) HP
10 4 (1.79%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.90%) Google
11 2 (0.90%) webMethods
12 1 (0.45%) Pega
12 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.45%) Reuters
12 1 (0.45%) Software AG
12 1 (0.45%) Zend