Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
England > London
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 730 628 785
Rank change year-on-year -102 +157 -78
Permanent jobs citing XPath 87 179 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.47% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 57 166 83
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,500 £39,600
90th Percentile £75,000 £60,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 38,430 38,006 46,412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 55.56% 54.73% 54.09%
Number of salaries quoted 32,249 33,110 40,447
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing XPath as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for XPath in London

XPath
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XPath in London.

Salary trend for XPath in London

XPath
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XPath in London over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for XPath in London

XPath
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the London region over the 6 months to 25 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
Central London -91 21 £55,500 +0.91% 8
East London -4 3 £75,000 +106.90% 1
XPath
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for XPath.

1 53 (60.92%) XML
2 51 (58.62%) SQL
3 47 (54.02%) Finance
4 45 (51.72%) Web Services
5 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (44.83%) XSLT
7 33 (37.93%) Linux
7 33 (37.93%) SQL Server
8 32 (36.78%) Java
8 32 (36.78%) Git (software)
9 28 (32.18%) .NET
10 26 (29.89%) Degree
10 26 (29.89%) Computer Science
10 26 (29.89%) Jenkins
11 25 (28.74%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (28.74%) Banking
11 25 (28.74%) Software Engineering
12 24 (27.59%) QA
13 23 (26.44%) Subversion
13 23 (26.44%) T-SQL
14 22 (25.29%) Oracle
14 22 (25.29%) OO
14 22 (25.29%) Regular Expression
15 21 (24.14%) JavaScript
16 20 (22.99%) Elasticsearch
17 19 (21.84%) C#
17 19 (21.84%) JMS
17 19 (21.84%) Hibernate
17 19 (21.84%) NoSQL
18 18 (20.69%) BDD

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 20 (22.99%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (19.54%) Apache Solr
3 13 (14.94%) JBoss
4 11 (12.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (6.90%) WebSphere
6 5 (5.75%) CMS
6 5 (5.75%) EPiServer
7 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.15%) Anypoint
8 1 (1.15%) IIS
8 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) OpenShift
2 7 (8.05%) SaaS
3 3 (3.45%) GitHub
4 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) FTP
2 3 (3.45%) AMQP
3 1 (1.15%) Internet
3 1 (1.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.84%) NoSQL
3 14 (16.09%) MongoDB
3 14 (16.09%) Redis
4 13 (14.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (9.20%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (9.20%) DTS
5 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (8.05%) Relational Database
7 6 (6.90%) RDBMS
8 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (4.60%) MySQL
10 3 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.15%) DB2
11 1 (1.15%) MarkLogic
11 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (36.78%) Git (software)
2 26 (29.89%) Jenkins
3 23 (26.44%) Subversion
4 16 (18.39%) Maven
5 14 (16.09%) Codeception
5 14 (16.09%) Vagrant
5 14 (16.09%) Visual Studio
6 11 (12.64%) IntelliJ
7 9 (10.34%) Ant
7 9 (10.34%) Checkstyle
7 9 (10.34%) JUnit
8 8 (9.20%) Eclipse
8 8 (9.20%) SoapUI
8 8 (9.20%) XMLUnit
9 5 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.45%) JIRA
11 2 (2.30%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.30%) Selenium
11 2 (2.30%) WebDriver
12 1 (1.15%) FitNesse
General
1 47 (54.02%) Finance
2 25 (28.74%) Banking
3 14 (16.09%) Games
4 8 (9.20%) Law
4 8 (9.20%) Legal
5 3 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 34 (39.08%) Developer
2 23 (26.44%) Software Engineer
3 19 (21.84%) Java Developer
4 16 (18.39%) Senior Software Engineer
5 14 (16.09%) PHP Software Engineer
6 12 (13.79%) Consultant
7 11 (12.64%) Implementation Consultant
8 9 (10.34%) Junior
8 9 (10.34%) XML Consultant
9 8 (9.20%) EAI Developer
9 8 (9.20%) SOA Developer
10 7 (8.05%) Java Engineer
10 7 (8.05%) Java Software Engineer
10 7 (8.05%) Junior Consultant
10 7 (8.05%) Junior Implementation Consultant
10 7 (8.05%) Senior Java Engineer
10 7 (8.05%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 6 (6.90%) Lead Developer
11 6 (6.90%) Lead Java Developer
12 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (60.92%) XML
2 45 (51.72%) Web Services
3 39 (44.83%) XSLT
4 28 (32.18%) .NET
5 22 (25.29%) Regular Expression
6 19 (21.84%) Hibernate
6 19 (21.84%) JMS
7 17 (19.54%) HTML
7 17 (19.54%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (16.09%) Behat
8 14 (16.09%) Kafka
8 14 (16.09%) SOAP
9 13 (14.94%) CSS
9 13 (14.94%) XSD
10 12 (13.79%) JDBC
10 12 (13.79%) REST
10 12 (13.79%) Spring
11 9 (10.34%) Drools
11 9 (10.34%) HTML5
11 9 (10.34%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.89%) Computer Science
2 25 (28.74%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (19.54%) Algorithms
4 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (16.09%) Linux Command Line
6 12 (13.79%) Hedge funds
7 8 (9.20%) User Experience
8 3 (3.45%) Data Structures
8 3 (3.45%) Fintech
9 2 (2.30%) Credit Risk
9 2 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.15%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.93%) Linux
2 9 (10.34%) Windows
3 7 (8.05%) Unix
4 5 (5.75%) Solaris
5 3 (3.45%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.30%) CentOS
6 2 (2.30%) Debian
7 1 (1.15%) AIX
7 1 (1.15%) Android
7 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.74%) Software Engineering
3 22 (25.29%) OO
4 18 (20.69%) BDD
5 17 (19.54%) Open Source
5 17 (19.54%) TDD
6 16 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (17.24%) Project Management
7 15 (17.24%) SOA
8 14 (16.09%) Software Architecture
9 12 (13.79%) SDLC
9 12 (13.79%) UML
10 11 (12.64%) Analytics
10 11 (12.64%) EAI
10 11 (12.64%) MVC
11 10 (11.49%) Change Management
11 10 (11.49%) Collaborative Working
11 10 (11.49%) Investment Management
12 9 (10.34%) Code Coverage
12 9 (10.34%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 51 (58.62%) SQL
2 32 (36.78%) Java
3 23 (26.44%) T-SQL
4 21 (24.14%) JavaScript
5 19 (21.84%) C#
6 17 (19.54%) PHP
7 14 (16.09%) PHP 7
8 10 (11.49%) Python
9 9 (10.34%) PL/SQL
9 9 (10.34%) VB.NET
9 9 (10.34%) VBA
10 8 (9.20%) R
11 5 (5.75%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.30%) Perl
12 2 (2.30%) Ruby
12 2 (2.30%) XQuery
13 1 (1.15%) C++
13 1 (1.15%) SPARQL
13 1 (1.15%) VB
13 1 (1.15%) VC++
Qualifications
1 26 (29.89%) Degree
2 18 (20.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
4 8 (9.20%) PhD
5 3 (3.45%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.15%) MBA
6 1 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (27.59%) QA
System Software
1 14 (16.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 22 (25.29%) Oracle
2 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.49%) Sybase
4 9 (10.34%) Solace
5 8 (9.20%) Intapp
5 8 (9.20%) Reuters
6 4 (4.60%) IBM
7 3 (3.45%) Cognizant
7 3 (3.45%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.15%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.15%) Pega
9 1 (1.15%) Talend
9 1 (1.15%) webMethods