Period
to 24 January 2018

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

XPath (XML Path Language)
England > South West
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 315 329 303
Rank change year-on-year +14 -26 +42
Permanent jobs citing XPath 17 12 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.17% 0.11% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.20% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 39
South West median annual salary £44,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.15% -3.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £39,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +22.22% -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 the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,971 5,905 6,450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 58.93% 56.45% 56.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5,045 4,979 5,585
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +5.19% +2.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing XPath as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for XPath in the South West

XPath
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for XPath in the South West

XPath
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XPath in the South West over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram for XPath in the South West

XPath
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 January 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
Gloucestershire +46 10 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Somerset +2 7 £44,000 +4.14% 2
XPath
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 South West region with a requirement for XPath.

1 17 (100.00%) TDD
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (82.35%) Git (software)
4 13 (76.47%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (76.47%) Scrum
4 13 (76.47%) XML
5 11 (64.71%) Test Automation
5 11 (64.71%) Degree
5 11 (64.71%) BDD
6 10 (58.82%) MongoDB
6 10 (58.82%) REST
6 10 (58.82%) JIRA
6 10 (58.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (58.82%) Java
6 10 (58.82%) SOAP
6 10 (58.82%) Maven
7 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
7 9 (52.94%) XSLT
8 8 (47.06%) Linux
8 8 (47.06%) NoSQL
8 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
8 8 (47.06%) Vagrant
8 8 (47.06%) Docker
8 8 (47.06%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
9 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
9 7 (41.18%) Web Services
9 7 (41.18%) SQL
10 6 (35.29%) J2EE

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (35.29%) Anypoint
1 6 (35.29%) Apache
1 6 (35.29%) Confluence
1 6 (35.29%) GlassFish
1 6 (35.29%) Mule
1 6 (35.29%) Mule ESB
1 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
1 6 (35.29%) WebLogic
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
2 4 (23.53%) Apache Solr
2 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SSH
2 3 (17.65%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) MongoDB
2 8 (47.06%) NoSQL
3 6 (35.29%) MySQL
3 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Git (software)
2 10 (58.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (58.82%) JIRA
2 10 (58.82%) Maven
3 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
3 8 (47.06%) Vagrant
4 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
5 6 (35.29%) Eclipse
5 6 (35.29%) Gradle
5 6 (35.29%) JUnit
5 6 (35.29%) SoapUI
6 4 (23.53%) Bitbucket
6 4 (23.53%) Codeception
6 4 (23.53%) Subversion
6 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (23.53%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Electronics
2 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
2 4 (23.53%) Marketing
2 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (17.65%) Games
4 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Java Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) PHP Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Lead .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Junior
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) XML
2 10 (58.82%) REST
2 10 (58.82%) SOAP
3 9 (52.94%) XSLT
4 7 (41.18%) Web Services
5 6 (35.29%) Hibernate
5 6 (35.29%) J2EE
5 6 (35.29%) JMS
5 6 (35.29%) JSON
5 6 (35.29%) RAML
5 6 (35.29%) Spring
5 6 (35.29%) WSDL
5 6 (35.29%) XSD
6 4 (23.53%) Behat
6 4 (23.53%) Gherkin
6 4 (23.53%) Kafka
6 4 (23.53%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (23.53%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (23.53%) Regular Expression
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (23.53%) Algorithms
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) TDD
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (76.47%) Scrum
4 11 (64.71%) BDD
4 11 (64.71%) Test Automation
5 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
6 6 (35.29%) API Design
7 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (23.53%) CRM
7 4 (23.53%) Data Transformation
7 4 (23.53%) Defect Management
7 4 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (23.53%) Kanban
7 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (23.53%) OO
7 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
7 4 (23.53%) Test Management
7 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Groovy
4 4 (23.53%) PHP
4 4 (23.53%) PHP 7
4 4 (23.53%) Ruby
5 3 (17.65%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 3 (17.65%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) ISEB
2 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Docker
2 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) CloudHub
1 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) IBM
2 6 (35.29%) MuleSoft
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) SAP