Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 298 333 304
Rank change year-on-year +35 -29 +26
Permanent jobs citing XPath 32 8 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.074% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% 0.13% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 25 5 42
South West median annual salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +12.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,450 £33,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £54,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6190 6019 6739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 60.18% 55.91% 56.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5254 5146 5814
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
Gloucestershire +40 16 £37,500 -26.83% 1
Somerset +5 11 £44,000 +1.73%
Bristol -21 5 £65,000 +52.94%
XPath
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South West region with a requirement for XPath.

1 32 (100.00%) TDD
2 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (84.38%) Scrum
4 24 (75.00%) XML
5 23 (71.88%) XSLT
6 22 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (65.63%) Test Automation
8 20 (62.50%) Git (software)
8 20 (62.50%) Java
9 18 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (56.25%) BDD
10 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
10 17 (53.13%) Degree
11 16 (50.00%) Spring
11 16 (50.00%) Maven
11 16 (50.00%) SOAP
11 16 (50.00%) MongoDB
12 14 (43.75%) Cucumber
12 14 (43.75%) REST
12 14 (43.75%) JIRA
12 14 (43.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (37.50%) GlassFish
13 12 (37.50%) Groovy
13 12 (37.50%) JSON
13 12 (37.50%) WebSphere
13 12 (37.50%) SoapUI
13 12 (37.50%) Gradle
13 12 (37.50%) NoSQL
13 12 (37.50%) XSD
13 12 (37.50%) Apache

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 12 (37.50%) Anypoint
1 12 (37.50%) Apache
1 12 (37.50%) GlassFish
1 12 (37.50%) Mule ESB
1 12 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 12 (37.50%) WebLogic
1 12 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 10 (31.25%) Confluence
2 10 (31.25%) Mule
3 4 (12.50%) Apache Solr
3 4 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 18 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Kerberos
2 4 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 12 (37.50%) MySQL
2 12 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 12 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.50%) MarkLogic
3 4 (12.50%) Redis
4 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 16 (50.00%) Maven
3 14 (43.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 14 (43.75%) Cucumber
3 14 (43.75%) JIRA
4 12 (37.50%) Eclipse
4 12 (37.50%) Gradle
4 12 (37.50%) SoapUI
5 10 (31.25%) JUnit
6 8 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (25.00%) Vagrant
7 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (12.50%) Bitbucket
8 4 (12.50%) Codeception
8 4 (12.50%) Subversion
8 4 (12.50%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Electronics
2 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.50%) Marketing
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Software Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Developer
3 7 (21.88%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Lead Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Lead .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Java Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) PHP Software Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Junior
7 2 (6.25%) Junior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Lead Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) XML
2 23 (71.88%) XSLT
3 16 (50.00%) SOAP
3 16 (50.00%) Spring
4 14 (43.75%) REST
5 12 (37.50%) J2EE
5 12 (37.50%) JSON
5 12 (37.50%) XSD
6 11 (34.38%) Web Services
7 10 (31.25%) Hibernate
7 10 (31.25%) JMS
7 10 (31.25%) RAML
7 10 (31.25%) WSDL
8 8 (25.00%) .NET
8 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 8 (25.00%) HTML
8 8 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (25.00%) WCF
9 7 (21.88%) RESTful
9 7 (21.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) TDD
2 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (84.38%) Scrum
4 22 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (65.63%) Test Automation
6 18 (56.25%) BDD
7 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
8 11 (34.38%) Line Management
8 11 (34.38%) Release Management
8 11 (34.38%) Software Delivery
9 10 (31.25%) API Design
9 10 (31.25%) Continuous Deployment
9 10 (31.25%) User Stories
10 8 (25.00%) MVC
11 7 (21.88%) Process Management
11 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
11 7 (21.88%) Workflow
12 6 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (18.75%) Service Management
13 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) Groovy
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) XQuery
4 8 (25.00%) C#
4 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.50%) PHP
6 4 (12.50%) PHP 7
6 4 (12.50%) Ruby
7 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) ISEB
2 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Docker
2 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) CloudHub
2 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) IBM
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (31.25%) MuleSoft
4 4 (12.50%) HP
4 4 (12.50%) SAP