Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 969 825 885
Rank change year-on-year -144 +60 -37
Permanent jobs citing XPath 199 349 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.39% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 164 292 290
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £32,650 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £61,250 £66,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -

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 92,130 88,961 103,726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.91% 53.69% 52.55%
Number of salaries quoted 78,037 76,775 90,050
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -100 85 £57,500 +4.55% 22
Midlands +14 42 £55,000 +48.65% 11
West Midlands +22 37 £58,750 +63.19% 11
South East -43 28 £65,000 +23.81% 7
North of England -8 25 £45,000 +5.88% 9
North West +8 20 £45,000 +28.57% 4
East of England +17 14 £60,000 +31.87% 9
South West -4 12 £52,500 +19.32% 1
East Midlands +14 6 £65,000 +18.18%
Yorkshire +2 5 £65,000 +52.94% 1
North East - 1 £65,000 - 4
XPath
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 149 (74.87%) XML
2 112 (56.28%) XSLT
3 106 (53.27%) SQL
4 98 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (48.24%) Web Services
6 84 (42.21%) SQL Server
6 84 (42.21%) Finance
7 80 (40.20%) Java
8 66 (33.17%) .NET
8 66 (33.17%) Oracle
9 63 (31.66%) C#
10 62 (31.16%) JavaScript
10 62 (31.16%) SOAP
10 62 (31.16%) Git (software)
11 59 (29.65%) Software Engineering
12 54 (27.14%) T-SQL
12 54 (27.14%) Degree
13 53 (26.63%) HTML
14 51 (25.63%) Linux
14 51 (25.63%) SOA
15 50 (25.13%) REST
16 47 (23.62%) CSS
17 46 (23.12%) OO
18 45 (22.61%) Computer Science
19 43 (21.61%) JMS
20 41 (20.60%) ASP.NET
20 41 (20.60%) Maven
20 41 (20.60%) Jenkins
21 39 (19.60%) TDD
22 38 (19.10%) Subversion

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 31 (15.58%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (12.56%) JBoss
3 22 (11.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 21 (10.55%) Apache Solr
4 21 (10.55%) Tomcat
5 20 (10.05%) CMS
6 16 (8.04%) Apache
7 14 (7.04%) WebSphere
8 13 (6.53%) WebLogic
9 12 (6.03%) Anypoint
10 9 (4.52%) Mule
11 7 (3.52%) GlassFish
12 6 (3.02%) Apache Spark
12 6 (3.02%) Confluence
12 6 (3.02%) Mule ESB
12 6 (3.02%) nginx
13 5 (2.51%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (2.51%) EPiServer
14 4 (2.01%) Apache Pig
15 3 (1.51%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 12 (6.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.52%) Elite 3E
2 5 (2.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (2.01%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (2.01%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.01%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (2.01%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (2.01%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (2.01%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (2.01%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.07%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.53%) GitHub
3 11 (5.53%) SaaS
4 9 (4.52%) OpenShift
5 8 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (3.02%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (3.02%) Amazon S3
6 6 (3.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 6 (3.02%) npm
6 6 (3.02%) PaaS
7 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.04%) FTP
2 9 (4.52%) HTTP
3 5 (2.51%) SSL
4 3 (1.51%) AMQP
5 2 (1.01%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.50%) Internet
6 1 (0.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (42.21%) SQL Server
2 38 (19.10%) NoSQL
3 31 (15.58%) MongoDB
4 20 (10.05%) Relational Database
5 19 (9.55%) MySQL
6 18 (9.05%) RDBMS
6 18 (9.05%) Redis
7 12 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (5.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (4.52%) Oracle Database
9 9 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (3.52%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (3.52%) DTS
11 7 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (3.02%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (3.02%) Hadoop
13 5 (2.51%) Apache Hive
13 5 (2.51%) MarkLogic
13 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 62 (31.16%) Git (software)
2 41 (20.60%) Jenkins
2 41 (20.60%) Maven
3 38 (19.10%) Subversion
4 30 (15.08%) JUnit
5 26 (13.07%) Visual Studio
6 18 (9.05%) Codeception
6 18 (9.05%) Vagrant
7 17 (8.54%) Ant
7 17 (8.54%) JIRA
8 15 (7.54%) Eclipse
9 14 (7.04%) SoapUI
10 13 (6.53%) gulp
11 12 (6.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (5.53%) Bitbucket
12 11 (5.53%) IntelliJ
13 10 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (4.52%) Checkstyle
14 9 (4.52%) Gradle
14 9 (4.52%) TestNG
General
1 84 (42.21%) Finance
2 33 (16.58%) Banking
3 17 (8.54%) Games
4 14 (7.04%) Retail
5 11 (5.53%) Law
6 9 (4.52%) Electronics
6 9 (4.52%) Manufacturing
6 9 (4.52%) Telecoms
7 8 (4.02%) Legal
8 5 (2.51%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.51%) Marketing
9 3 (1.51%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.01%) Automotive
10 2 (1.01%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 112 (56.28%) Developer
2 40 (20.10%) Java Developer
3 32 (16.08%) Software Engineer
4 25 (12.56%) .NET Developer
5 22 (11.06%) Senior Software Engineer
6 18 (9.05%) PHP Software Engineer
6 18 (9.05%) Senior Developer
7 17 (8.54%) Consultant
8 15 (7.54%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (7.54%) C# Developer
8 15 (7.54%) Junior
9 12 (6.03%) Implementation Consultant
10 11 (5.53%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (5.03%) Java Engineer
11 10 (5.03%) Java Software Engineer
11 10 (5.03%) Principal Developer
11 10 (5.03%) Senior Java Engineer
11 10 (5.03%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 10 (5.03%) SOA Developer
11 10 (5.03%) XML Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (74.87%) XML
2 112 (56.28%) XSLT
3 96 (48.24%) Web Services
4 66 (33.17%) .NET
5 62 (31.16%) SOAP
6 53 (26.63%) HTML
7 50 (25.13%) REST
8 47 (23.62%) CSS
9 43 (21.61%) JMS
10 41 (20.60%) ASP.NET
11 38 (19.10%) Hibernate
11 38 (19.10%) JSON
12 36 (18.09%) XSD
13 33 (16.58%) Spring
14 28 (14.07%) Regular Expression
15 25 (12.56%) WSDL
16 24 (12.06%) WCF
17 23 (11.56%) HTML5
17 23 (11.56%) J2EE
18 22 (11.06%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (22.61%) Computer Science
2 37 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (14.57%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (10.55%) Algorithms
5 18 (9.05%) Linux Command Line
6 15 (7.54%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (7.04%) User Experience
8 13 (6.53%) Hedge funds
9 6 (3.02%) Fintech
10 5 (2.51%) Virtual Team
11 4 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (2.01%) Private Cloud
11 4 (2.01%) Public Cloud
12 3 (1.51%) Data Structures
13 2 (1.01%) Credit Risk
14 1 (0.50%) BBC
14 1 (0.50%) Blog
14 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 51 (25.63%) Linux
2 13 (6.53%) Windows
3 12 (6.03%) Unix
4 8 (4.02%) Solaris
5 7 (3.52%) Android
5 7 (3.52%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.51%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.01%) CentOS
7 2 (1.01%) Debian
8 1 (0.50%) AIX
8 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (29.65%) Software Engineering
3 51 (25.63%) SOA
4 46 (23.12%) OO
5 39 (19.60%) TDD
6 36 (18.09%) Scrum
7 32 (16.08%) BDD
7 32 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (16.08%) Microservices
7 32 (16.08%) MVC
8 28 (14.07%) SDLC
8 28 (14.07%) Software Architecture
9 26 (13.07%) Open Source
10 20 (10.05%) Test Automation
10 20 (10.05%) Unit Testing
11 19 (9.55%) Waterfall
11 19 (9.55%) Web Development
12 16 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (8.04%) Project Management
13 15 (7.54%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 106 (53.27%) SQL
2 80 (40.20%) Java
3 63 (31.66%) C#
4 62 (31.16%) JavaScript
5 54 (27.14%) T-SQL
6 31 (15.58%) PHP
7 25 (12.56%) XQuery
8 24 (12.06%) PHP 7
9 23 (11.56%) PL/SQL
10 13 (6.53%) Python
11 11 (5.53%) VB.NET
12 9 (4.52%) R
12 9 (4.52%) VBA
13 6 (3.02%) Groovy
14 5 (2.51%) Bash Shell
14 5 (2.51%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.51%) SPARQL
15 4 (2.01%) Ruby
15 4 (2.01%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 3 (1.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (27.14%) Degree
2 34 (17.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (8.54%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.02%) PhD
5 4 (2.01%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.51%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.51%) MCPD
6 3 (1.51%) MCTS
6 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.50%) ISEB
7 1 (0.50%) MBA
7 1 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (15.08%) QA
2 5 (2.51%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 24 (12.06%) Docker
2 5 (2.51%) HDFS
3 4 (2.01%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.01%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.01%) CloudHub
2 4 (2.01%) Oozie
3 1 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 66 (33.17%) Oracle
2 32 (16.08%) Microsoft
3 19 (9.55%) SAP
4 12 (6.03%) MuleSoft
5 10 (5.03%) IBM
5 10 (5.03%) Sybase
6 9 (4.52%) Reuters
6 9 (4.52%) Solace
7 8 (4.02%) Intapp
8 5 (2.51%) Remedy
8 5 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.51%) Siebel
8 5 (2.51%) Talend
9 4 (2.01%) Kofax
9 4 (2.01%) Perforce
9 4 (2.01%) Tableau
10 3 (1.51%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.51%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.51%) WSO2
11 2 (1.01%) Cognizant