Period
to 13 August 2020

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 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 704 948 1037
Rank change year-on-year +244 +89 -104
Permanent jobs citing XPath 30 112 120
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.052% 0.085% 0.076%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.091% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22 87 86
Median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £40,300 £27,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,250 £74,250 £68,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £51,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.21% +15.00% -

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 32,807 70,749 88,831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.72% 53.82% 56.03%
Number of salaries quoted 27,283 58,444 74,250
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for XPath in England

XPath
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing XPath in England.

Salary trend for XPath in England

XPath
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing XPath in England over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

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 August 2020. 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 +164 23 £47,500 -17.39% 3
South East +162 4 £75,000 +66.67% 3
East of England - 2 £41,836 - 1
South West +109 1 - -
XPath
UK

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 23 (76.67%) XML
2 22 (73.33%) C#
2 22 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 22 (73.33%) REST
3 21 (70.00%) JSON
4 20 (66.67%) Finance
5 19 (63.33%) XSLT
6 18 (60.00%) .NET
6 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
7 17 (56.67%) Visual Studio
7 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (56.67%) .NET Framework
8 16 (53.33%) SOAP
9 15 (50.00%) User Stories
10 14 (46.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (46.67%) EPiServer
10 14 (46.67%) Git (software)
10 14 (46.67%) OWASP
10 14 (46.67%) ITIL
10 14 (46.67%) Scrum
10 14 (46.67%) MVC
11 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
11 12 (40.00%) Web Services
12 11 (36.67%) HTML
12 11 (36.67%) Sprint Planning
13 10 (33.33%) Internet
13 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (30.00%) Selenium
14 9 (30.00%) 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 14 (46.67%) EPiServer
2 4 (13.33%) CMS
2 4 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.67%) Drupal
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Azure
2 2 (6.67%) AWS
2 2 (6.67%) GCP
2 2 (6.67%) GitHub
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) Internet
2 5 (16.67%) HTTP
3 2 (6.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) ActiveReports
3 2 (6.67%) MarkLogic
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Visual Studio
2 14 (46.67%) Git (software)
3 9 (30.00%) Selenium
4 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.67%) IntelliJ
5 2 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.33%) JUnit
6 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Law
3 4 (13.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) .NET Developer
3 11 (36.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (36.67%) C# Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Data Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Test Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Web Developer
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Java Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Azure Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (76.67%) XML
2 22 (73.33%) REST
3 21 (70.00%) JSON
4 19 (63.33%) XSLT
5 18 (60.00%) .NET
5 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
6 17 (56.67%) .NET Framework
7 16 (53.33%) SOAP
8 12 (40.00%) Web Services
9 11 (36.67%) HTML
10 9 (30.00%) Spring
11 6 (20.00%) CSS
12 4 (13.33%) Entity Framework
12 4 (13.33%) HTML5
12 4 (13.33%) Regular Expression
12 4 (13.33%) Sass
12 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
13 3 (10.00%) DOM
14 2 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Social Media
2 3 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) User Stories
3 14 (46.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (46.67%) ITIL
3 14 (46.67%) MVC
3 14 (46.67%) OWASP
3 14 (46.67%) Scrum
4 11 (36.67%) Sprint Planning
5 6 (20.00%) OOD
6 4 (13.33%) CRM
6 4 (13.33%) Data Science
6 4 (13.33%) Fintech
6 4 (13.33%) Machine Learning
6 4 (13.33%) SDLC
6 4 (13.33%) Security Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Web Development
7 3 (10.00%) DevOps
7 3 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) C#
1 22 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.67%) JMESPath
5 2 (6.67%) R
5 2 (6.67%) VB
5 2 (6.67%) XQuery
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 13485
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft