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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 231 221
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10  
Permanent jobs citing XPath 26 4 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.49% 0.076% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 0.13% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 26
Median salary £44,000 £42,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,500 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  

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 the South West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3305 2988 3378
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 62.45% 56.99% 56.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2814 2573 2908
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 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
Gloucestershire - 12 £37,500 -
Somerset +3 7 £44,000 +4.76%
Bristol -17 6 £65,000 +67.74%
XPath
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South West region with a requirement for XPath.

1 45 (97.83%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (95.65%) Scrum
3 40 (86.96%) TDD
4 38 (82.61%) XML
5 34 (73.91%) XSLT
6 30 (65.22%) SQL
6 30 (65.22%) XQuery
6 30 (65.22%) Test Automation
7 27 (58.70%) Java
8 26 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (54.35%) Line Management
10 23 (50.00%) Web Services
10 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
10 23 (50.00%) Workflow
11 19 (41.30%) MVC
11 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
11 19 (41.30%) C#
11 19 (41.30%) HTML
11 19 (41.30%) .NET
11 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET
11 19 (41.30%) WCF
12 18 (39.13%) WPF
12 18 (39.13%) Unit Testing
12 18 (39.13%) RESTful
12 18 (39.13%) WinForms
12 18 (39.13%) .NET Framework
12 18 (39.13%) T-SQL
12 18 (39.13%) Process Management
12 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
12 18 (39.13%) Kerberos

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 9 (19.57%) Anypoint
1 9 (19.57%) Apache
1 9 (19.57%) GlassFish
1 9 (19.57%) Mule ESB
1 9 (19.57%) Tomcat
1 9 (19.57%) WebLogic
1 9 (19.57%) WebSphere
2 7 (15.22%) Confluence
2 7 (15.22%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (39.13%) Kerberos
2 5 (10.87%) SSH
3 2 (4.35%) FTP
4 1 (2.17%) HTTP
4 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.17%) SSL
4 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) NoSQL
2 9 (19.57%) MongoDB
2 9 (19.57%) MySQL
2 9 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
3 7 (15.22%) MarkLogic
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Git (software)
1 14 (30.43%) Maven
2 12 (26.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (26.09%) Cucumber
2 12 (26.09%) JIRA
3 10 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (19.57%) Eclipse
4 9 (19.57%) Gradle
4 9 (19.57%) SoapUI
5 7 (15.22%) JUnit
6 5 (10.87%) Bitbucket
6 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
6 5 (10.87%) Vagrant
6 5 (10.87%) Zephyr
7 1 (2.17%) Selenium
7 1 (2.17%) UltraEdit
General
1 5 (10.87%) Electronics
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
1 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
1 5 (10.87%) Marketing
1 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Developer
2 17 (36.96%) .NET Developer
2 17 (36.96%) Lead Developer
3 16 (34.78%) Lead .NET Developer
4 15 (32.61%) Software Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) .NET Software Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Lead Software Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Technical Leader
6 5 (10.87%) Applications Developer
7 4 (8.70%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Lead Software Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Automation Tester
8 3 (6.52%) Java Automation Tester
8 3 (6.52%) Tester
9 2 (4.35%) Analyst
10 1 (2.17%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (82.61%) XML
2 34 (73.91%) XSLT
3 23 (50.00%) Web Services
4 19 (41.30%) .NET
4 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET
4 19 (41.30%) HTML
4 19 (41.30%) WCF
5 18 (39.13%) .NET Framework
5 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 18 (39.13%) Entity Framework
5 18 (39.13%) RESTful
5 18 (39.13%) WinForms
5 18 (39.13%) WPF
6 16 (34.78%) Spring
7 14 (30.43%) SOAP
7 14 (30.43%) XSD
8 12 (26.09%) REST
9 9 (19.57%) J2EE
9 9 (19.57%) JSON
10 7 (15.22%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (97.83%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (95.65%) Scrum
3 40 (86.96%) TDD
4 30 (65.22%) Test Automation
5 26 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (54.35%) Line Management
7 23 (50.00%) Workflow
8 19 (41.30%) MVC
9 18 (39.13%) Process Management
9 18 (39.13%) Unit Testing
10 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
11 12 (26.09%) BDD
11 12 (26.09%) Release Management
12 10 (21.74%) Programme Management
13 8 (17.39%) Software Delivery
14 7 (15.22%) API Design
14 7 (15.22%) Continuous Deployment
14 7 (15.22%) Service Management
14 7 (15.22%) User Stories
15 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 30 (65.22%) SQL
1 30 (65.22%) XQuery
2 27 (58.70%) Java
3 19 (41.30%) C#
3 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
4 18 (39.13%) T-SQL
5 9 (19.57%) Groovy
6 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.70%) C
7 4 (8.70%) Ruby
8 1 (2.17%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.17%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (2.17%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Degree
2 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
2 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) ISEB
3 5 (10.87%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) CloudHub
2 5 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) IBM
3 9 (19.57%) Oracle
4 7 (15.22%) MuleSoft
5 5 (10.87%) CA Agile Central
5 5 (10.87%) HP
5 5 (10.87%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) IBM Sterling