Period
to 13 December 2019

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 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 891 1003 985
Rank change year-on-year +112 -18 -121
Permanent jobs citing XPath 125 111 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.075% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 85 96 176
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £41,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,750 £70,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% - -16.28%

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 66,347 81,486 93,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.99% 55.05% 55.42%
Number of salaries quoted 55,249 68,201 77,792
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

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 13 December 2019.

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 13 December 2019. 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 +106 86 £55,000 - 7
North of England +64 19 £45,000 -10.00% 4
North West +59 19 £45,000 -10.00% 2
South East +35 11 £65,000 +30.00% 1
South West +22 6 £45,000 +13.92%
Midlands +18 3 £33,000 -24.14% 1
West Midlands +30 2 £43,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £33,000 - 1
XPath
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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.

1 120 (96.00%) XML
2 104 (83.20%) XSLT
3 82 (65.60%) JavaScript
4 79 (63.20%) C#
5 66 (52.80%) Microsoft
6 64 (51.20%) REST
7 61 (48.80%) HTML
8 59 (47.20%) .NET
8 59 (47.20%) Web Services
9 56 (44.80%) ASP.NET
10 55 (44.00%) CSS
11 51 (40.80%) Finance
11 51 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (39.20%) SQL Server
12 49 (39.20%) Java
12 49 (39.20%) SQL
13 46 (36.80%) SOAP
13 46 (36.80%) Git (software)
14 44 (35.20%) JSON
15 41 (32.80%) Oracle
16 38 (30.40%) SOA
16 38 (30.40%) .NET Framework
17 35 (28.00%) Spring
17 35 (28.00%) Scrum
17 35 (28.00%) MVC
18 32 (25.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 31 (24.80%) SQL Server 2012
20 30 (24.00%) Visual Studio
21 27 (21.60%) Internet
21 27 (21.60%) OWASP

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 32 (25.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 27 (21.60%) EPiServer
3 21 (16.80%) Tomcat
4 20 (16.00%) IIS
5 19 (15.20%) CMS
5 19 (15.20%) WebLogic
6 18 (14.40%) Oracle Service Bus
6 18 (14.40%) Oracle Workflow
7 12 (9.60%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.60%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.80%) Apache
9 1 (0.80%) Confluence
9 1 (0.80%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.80%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.80%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (14.40%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (8.80%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (5.60%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.40%) AWS
2 15 (12.00%) Azure
3 7 (5.60%) PaaS
3 7 (5.60%) Serverless
4 4 (3.20%) SaaS
5 2 (1.60%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (0.80%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.80%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.80%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.60%) Internet
2 2 (1.60%) BIG-IP
2 2 (1.60%) PuTTY
2 2 (1.60%) Telnet
2 2 (1.60%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.80%) FTP
3 1 (0.80%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (39.20%) SQL Server
2 31 (24.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (13.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (12.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (6.40%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.00%) MarkLogic
7 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.40%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.60%) DB2
9 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.80%) MS Access
10 1 (0.80%) MySQL
10 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.80%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 46 (36.80%) Git (software)
2 30 (24.00%) Visual Studio
3 15 (12.00%) Selenium
4 13 (10.40%) WebDriver
5 9 (7.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (7.20%) Maven
6 8 (6.40%) Jenkins
6 8 (6.40%) JIRA
7 7 (5.60%) JUnit
8 3 (2.40%) GCC
8 3 (2.40%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.40%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.60%) Appium
9 2 (1.60%) Cypress.io
9 2 (1.60%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.60%) Gatling
9 2 (1.60%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.60%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.60%) NeoLoad
9 2 (1.60%) XMLSpy
General
1 51 (40.80%) Finance
2 23 (18.40%) Law
3 9 (7.20%) Legal
4 3 (2.40%) Banking
4 3 (2.40%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.60%) Humanities
5 2 (1.60%) Publishing
5 2 (1.60%) Retail
5 2 (1.60%) Social Science
6 1 (0.80%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 58 (46.40%) Developer
2 25 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 22 (17.60%) Senior Developer
4 20 (16.00%) Applications Support
5 19 (15.20%) Consultant
6 18 (14.40%) .NET Developer
7 17 (13.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (13.60%) Senior C# Developer
8 14 (11.20%) Analyst
8 14 (11.20%) Oracle Consultant
9 13 (10.40%) Full Stack Developer
10 12 (9.60%) Applications Support Analyst
10 12 (9.60%) Senior Consultant
10 12 (9.60%) Support Analyst
10 12 (9.60%) Test Automation Engineer
10 12 (9.60%) Test Engineer
11 11 (8.80%) Applications Developer
11 11 (8.80%) Senior Oracle Consultant
12 9 (7.20%) Senior .NET Developer
12 9 (7.20%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (96.00%) XML
2 104 (83.20%) XSLT
3 64 (51.20%) REST
4 61 (48.80%) HTML
5 59 (47.20%) .NET
5 59 (47.20%) Web Services
6 56 (44.80%) ASP.NET
7 55 (44.00%) CSS
8 46 (36.80%) SOAP
9 44 (35.20%) JSON
10 38 (30.40%) .NET Framework
11 35 (28.00%) Spring
12 25 (20.00%) Middleware
12 25 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 25 (20.00%) XSD
13 20 (16.00%) HTML5
14 17 (13.60%) Ajax
14 17 (13.60%) CSS3
15 13 (10.40%) AngularJS
16 12 (9.60%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.20%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (10.40%) Data Centre
3 13 (10.40%) Private Cloud
4 12 (9.60%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.00%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.00%) Smartphone
6 4 (3.20%) User Experience
7 3 (2.40%) ASIC
7 3 (2.40%) ASIC Verification
7 3 (2.40%) Verilog
8 2 (1.60%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.60%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.40%) Windows
2 10 (8.00%) Linux
3 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.80%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.40%) SOA
3 35 (28.00%) MVC
3 35 (28.00%) Scrum
4 27 (21.60%) OWASP
5 22 (17.60%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (17.60%) Web Development
5 22 (17.60%) Workflow
6 20 (16.00%) Fintech
7 19 (15.20%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 18 (14.40%) BPEL
8 18 (14.40%) BPMN
8 18 (14.40%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (14.40%) SDLC
9 17 (13.60%) Content Management
9 17 (13.60%) Data Integration
9 17 (13.60%) Test Automation
10 15 (12.00%) OOP
11 14 (11.20%) Post-Production
12 13 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 82 (65.60%) JavaScript
2 79 (63.20%) C#
3 49 (39.20%) Java
3 49 (39.20%) SQL
4 26 (20.80%) XQuery
5 23 (18.40%) Python
6 19 (15.20%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.00%) C++
7 5 (4.00%) R
7 5 (4.00%) SPARQL
8 2 (1.60%) C
8 2 (1.60%) VB
9 1 (0.80%) Groovy
9 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (5.60%) Degree
2 2 (1.60%) MCSD
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.60%) QA
2 8 (6.40%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (10.40%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) nmon
Vendors
1 66 (52.80%) Microsoft
2 41 (32.80%) Oracle
3 7 (5.60%) Intapp
4 6 (4.80%) Splunk
5 2 (1.60%) Citrix
5 2 (1.60%) F5
5 2 (1.60%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.60%) UiPath
6 1 (0.80%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.80%) IBM
6 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.80%) SAP
6 1 (0.80%) Tableau
6 1 (0.80%) Xamarin