The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for XPath skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 70 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Permanent jobs citing XPath 13 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.88% 0.32% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.97% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 0
Median salary £44,000 £43,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.32% -  
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +11.11%  

XPath is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 437 359 323
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 63.33% 58.18% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 349 313 292
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,100 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing XPath as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for XPath in Somerset

XPath
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for XPath in Somerset

XPath
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -7 1 £49,056 +14.08%
XPath
South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Somerset region with a requirement for XPath.

1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 15 (100.00%) Web Services
1 15 (100.00%) XML
1 15 (100.00%) XSLT
1 15 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (100.00%) XQuery
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
1 15 (100.00%) Process Management
1 15 (100.00%) MVC
1 15 (100.00%) Workflow
1 15 (100.00%) Scrum
1 15 (100.00%) WinForms
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) TDD
1 15 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 15 (100.00%) WCF
1 15 (100.00%) WPF
1 15 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 15 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (100.00%) RESTful
1 15 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 15 (100.00%) Line Management

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Kerberos
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) .NET Developer
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
1 13 (86.67%) Lead .NET Developer
1 13 (86.67%) Lead Developer
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Lead Software Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Lead Software Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 15 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
1 15 (100.00%) RESTful
1 15 (100.00%) WCF
1 15 (100.00%) Web Services
1 15 (100.00%) WinForms
1 15 (100.00%) WPF
1 15 (100.00%) XML
1 15 (100.00%) XSLT
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (100.00%) Line Management
1 15 (100.00%) MVC
1 15 (100.00%) Process Management
1 15 (100.00%) Scrum
1 15 (100.00%) TDD
1 15 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 15 (100.00%) Workflow
2 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Service Management
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 15 (100.00%) XQuery
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) C
3 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft