Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1014 859 847
Rank change year-on-year -155 -12 +89
Permanent jobs citing XPath 155 306 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.095% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.34% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 106 245 324
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -1.10% +1.11%
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,750 £60,950
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%

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 91,629 90,073 99,455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.37% 55.28% 52.49%
Number of salaries quoted 76,756 76,723 86,852
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -17 92 £57,500 +9.52% 13
South East -13 24 £45,000 -5.26% 5
West Midlands -28 18 £60,000 +66.67% 7
Midlands -33 18 £60,000 +66.67% 8
East of England +3 9 £32,500 - 8
North of England -29 9 £50,000 +11.11% 2
North West -39 7 £70,000 +86.67% 1
South West -48 3 £55,000 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire +22 2 £37,000 -17.78%
XPath
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 132 (85.16%) XML
2 97 (62.58%) SQL
3 93 (60.00%) XSLT
4 86 (55.48%) Web Services
5 77 (49.68%) Finance
6 74 (47.74%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (38.71%) Java
8 59 (38.06%) Oracle
9 57 (36.77%) SQL Server
10 56 (36.13%) HTML
11 55 (35.48%) .NET
12 54 (34.84%) JavaScript
13 53 (34.19%) Degree
14 52 (33.55%) SOAP
15 48 (30.97%) Microsoft
16 44 (28.39%) C#
17 41 (26.45%) CSS
17 41 (26.45%) OO
17 41 (26.45%) SOA
17 41 (26.45%) REST
18 38 (24.52%) Visual Studio
18 38 (24.52%) T-SQL
19 36 (23.23%) Software Engineering
20 35 (22.58%) Computer Science
21 34 (21.94%) JMS
22 33 (21.29%) Analytical Skills
23 32 (20.65%) Git (software)
23 32 (20.65%) QA
23 32 (20.65%) Java EE
23 32 (20.65%) 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 19 (12.26%) Elasticsearch
1 19 (12.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (10.32%) JBoss
3 11 (7.10%) Mule
3 11 (7.10%) WebSphere
4 10 (6.45%) WebLogic
5 9 (5.81%) Anypoint
5 9 (5.81%) IIS
6 7 (4.52%) Mule ESB
7 6 (3.87%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.23%) Apache Solr
8 5 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (3.23%) GlassFish
9 4 (2.58%) Apache Pig
9 4 (2.58%) Apache Spark
9 4 (2.58%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (2.58%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (2.58%) SAS
9 4 (2.58%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.94%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (7.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (12.90%) Elite 3E
2 4 (2.58%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (2.58%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (2.58%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (2.58%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (2.58%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.58%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.58%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (2.58%) Oracle iProcurement
2 4 (2.58%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (2.58%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.29%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.45%) SaaS
4 6 (3.87%) PaaS
5 5 (3.23%) OpenShift
6 4 (2.58%) Boomi
6 4 (2.58%) GitHub
6 4 (2.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.58%) Trello
7 3 (1.94%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.68%) HTTP
2 4 (2.58%) FTP
2 4 (2.58%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.29%) Internet
3 2 (1.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (36.77%) SQL Server
2 25 (16.13%) Relational Database
2 25 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (15.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (14.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (12.26%) Crystal Reports
5 19 (12.26%) DTS
5 19 (12.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (11.61%) NoSQL
7 15 (9.68%) RDBMS
8 8 (5.16%) MongoDB
9 7 (4.52%) Oracle Database
9 7 (4.52%) Power BI
10 6 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (3.23%) Redis
11 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (2.58%) Apache Hive
12 4 (2.58%) Hadoop
12 4 (2.58%) HBase
12 4 (2.58%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 38 (24.52%) Visual Studio
2 32 (20.65%) Git (software)
3 25 (16.13%) Maven
4 17 (10.97%) Jenkins
5 15 (9.68%) JUnit
6 14 (9.03%) Subversion
7 13 (8.39%) JIRA
7 13 (8.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (7.10%) SoapUI
9 8 (5.16%) Ant
9 8 (5.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (5.16%) Bitbucket
10 6 (3.87%) ReSharper
10 6 (3.87%) SonarQube
10 6 (3.87%) TestNG
11 5 (3.23%) Codeception
11 5 (3.23%) Cucumber
11 5 (3.23%) Selenium
11 5 (3.23%) Vagrant
11 5 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 77 (49.68%) Finance
2 18 (11.61%) Banking
3 11 (7.10%) Law
4 9 (5.81%) Legal
5 8 (5.16%) Retail
6 6 (3.87%) Marketing
7 5 (3.23%) Games
8 4 (2.58%) Electronics
8 4 (2.58%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.58%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.94%) Automotive
9 3 (1.94%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.94%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 101 (65.16%) Developer
2 29 (18.71%) Java Developer
2 29 (18.71%) Software Engineer
3 23 (14.84%) Senior Developer
4 22 (14.19%) Java Engineer
4 22 (14.19%) Java Software Engineer
4 22 (14.19%) Senior Software Engineer
5 17 (10.97%) Senior Java Engineer
5 17 (10.97%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 17 (10.97%) Software Developer
6 16 (10.32%) Lead Developer
7 15 (9.68%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 14 (9.03%) .NET Developer
8 14 (9.03%) Java Software Developer
8 14 (9.03%) Lead Java Developer
8 14 (9.03%) Lead Software Developer
8 14 (9.03%) Lead Software Engineer
9 13 (8.39%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (7.74%) Integration Developer
11 11 (7.10%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (85.16%) XML
2 93 (60.00%) XSLT
3 86 (55.48%) Web Services
4 56 (36.13%) HTML
5 55 (35.48%) .NET
6 52 (33.55%) SOAP
7 41 (26.45%) CSS
7 41 (26.45%) REST
8 34 (21.94%) JMS
9 32 (20.65%) Hibernate
9 32 (20.65%) Java EE
9 32 (20.65%) Spring
10 29 (18.71%) WSDL
11 27 (17.42%) XSD
12 25 (16.13%) ASP.NET
13 24 (15.48%) HTML5
13 24 (15.48%) JDBC
14 23 (14.84%) J2EE
15 22 (14.19%) JSON
16 20 (12.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 33 (21.29%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.52%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.23%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.58%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.58%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.58%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.94%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.94%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (1.94%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.29%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.29%) User Experience
10 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.65%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.35%) Linux
2 13 (8.39%) Windows
3 8 (5.16%) Solaris
4 6 (3.87%) Unix
5 3 (1.94%) CentOS
5 3 (1.94%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (47.74%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (26.45%) OO
2 41 (26.45%) SOA
3 36 (23.23%) Software Engineering
4 31 (20.00%) Scrum
5 30 (19.35%) MVC
6 28 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (17.42%) SDLC
8 21 (13.55%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (13.55%) Mentoring
9 20 (12.90%) Time Management
10 19 (12.26%) Change Management
11 16 (10.32%) TDD
12 15 (9.68%) Analytics
13 14 (9.03%) Creative Thinking
14 12 (7.74%) ITIL
14 12 (7.74%) Mathematics
14 12 (7.74%) Test Automation
15 11 (7.10%) Microservices
16 10 (6.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 97 (62.58%) SQL
2 60 (38.71%) Java
3 54 (34.84%) JavaScript
4 44 (28.39%) C#
5 38 (24.52%) T-SQL
6 25 (16.13%) VB.NET
7 18 (11.61%) Java 8
8 15 (9.68%) XQuery
9 12 (7.74%) C
9 12 (7.74%) PHP
9 12 (7.74%) Python
10 9 (5.81%) VBA
11 8 (5.16%) R
12 6 (3.87%) PL/SQL
13 5 (3.23%) PHP 7
14 4 (2.58%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.58%) Perl
14 4 (2.58%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 3 (1.94%) Groovy
15 3 (1.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 53 (34.19%) Degree
2 18 (11.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (5.81%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.16%) PhD
5 4 (2.58%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.94%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (20.65%) QA
2 4 (2.58%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (3.87%) Docker
2 4 (2.58%) Apache Flume
2 4 (2.58%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.58%) CA Service Virtualization
1 4 (2.58%) Oozie
1 4 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.58%) Puppet
1 4 (2.58%) Terraform
2 3 (1.94%) CloudHub
2 3 (1.94%) SCOM
3 2 (1.29%) Control-M
4 1 (0.65%) TADDM
4 1 (0.65%) WMI
Vendors
1 59 (38.06%) Oracle
2 48 (30.97%) Microsoft
3 20 (12.90%) Intapp
4 16 (10.32%) SAP
5 13 (8.39%) IBM
5 13 (8.39%) MuleSoft
6 8 (5.16%) Reuters
6 8 (5.16%) TIBCO
6 8 (5.16%) WSO2
7 7 (4.52%) Google
8 6 (3.87%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (3.23%) Siebel
9 5 (3.23%) Solace
9 5 (3.23%) Talend
10 4 (2.58%) Cognizant
10 4 (2.58%) Green Hat
10 4 (2.58%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.58%) SnapLogic
10 4 (2.58%) Tableau
10 4 (2.58%) webMethods