Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 205 234
Rank change year-on-year -13 +29 +11
Permanent jobs citing XPath 3 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.053% 0.15% 0.077%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.087% 0.29% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +84.62% -7.14% -17.65%
10th Percentile £41,000 £22,750 £31,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £42,250 £45,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -10.00%

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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3455 2792 3239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 61.01% 53.94% 50.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2235 1714 2015
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £59,900
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for XPath in Scotland

XPath
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for XPath in Scotland

XPath
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XPath in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for XPath in Scotland

XPath
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Glasgow -12 3 £60,000 -
XPath
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing XPath also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for XPath.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Reuters
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) AquaLogic BPM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) Bigtable
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 1 (33.33%) Apache MINA
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Derivative
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) BPMN
2 1 (33.33%) Complex Event Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Domain Models
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Reuters