Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 966 896 880
Rank change year-on-year -70 -16 +39
Permanent jobs citing XPath 216 291 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.30% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 169 230 326
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £37,100 £33,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +12.50%

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 with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 98,386 98,473 106,388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.96% 55.44% 52.33%
Number of salaries quoted 81,750 82,510 91,972
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,470 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for XPath in the UK

XPath
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for XPath in the UK

XPath
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XPath over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for XPath in the UK

XPath
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the UK over the 6 months to 17 July 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
England -115 149 £52,500 +16.67% 24
UK excluding London -95 121 £45,000 +2.27% 15
London +35 91 £52,500 -4.55% 11
Scotland +25 61 £45,000 -8.16%
South East -18 19 £47,500 - 5
West Midlands -21 19 £45,000 +25.00% 2
Midlands -22 19 £45,000 +25.00% 4
East of England +11 9 £32,500 - 2
North of England -38 9 £50,000 +17.65% 1
North West -26 7 £70,000 +86.67% 1
Yorkshire +11 2 £37,000 -17.78%
South West -37 2 £55,000 +25.00% 1
Wales - 2 £40,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 with a requirement for XPath.

1 203 (93.98%) XML
2 160 (74.07%) SQL
3 141 (65.28%) Finance
4 98 (45.37%) OO
5 96 (44.44%) XSLT
6 91 (42.13%) Web Services
7 89 (41.20%) Java
8 86 (39.81%) Relational Database
9 78 (36.11%) Middleware
10 76 (35.19%) Continuous Integration
11 73 (33.80%) NoSQL
11 73 (33.80%) C#
12 72 (33.33%) Python
12 72 (33.33%) Test Automation
13 71 (32.87%) TDD
14 70 (32.41%) XML Schema
15 67 (31.02%) PostgreSQL
16 65 (30.09%) HTML
16 65 (30.09%) BDD
17 63 (29.17%) Complex Event Processing
17 63 (29.17%) Unit Testing
17 63 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
18 62 (28.70%) SQL Server
18 62 (28.70%) Refactoring
19 61 (28.24%) .NET
20 60 (27.78%) SOAP
21 59 (27.31%) MQSeries
21 59 (27.31%) JavaScript
21 59 (27.31%) System Testing
21 59 (27.31%) Apache Cassandra

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 59 (27.31%) MQSeries
2 18 (8.33%) JBoss
3 15 (6.94%) IIS
3 15 (6.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (6.48%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (5.09%) WebSphere
6 10 (4.63%) Mule
7 7 (3.24%) Anypoint
7 7 (3.24%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.78%) Mule ESB
8 6 (2.78%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (2.31%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.85%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.85%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (1.85%) SAS
11 2 (0.93%) Confluence
11 2 (0.93%) JCAPS
11 2 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.31%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.46%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (9.26%) Elite 3E
2 4 (1.85%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (1.85%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.93%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.46%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.09%) SaaS
4 6 (2.78%) OpenShift
5 5 (2.31%) Google Analytics
5 5 (2.31%) PaaS
6 4 (1.85%) Boomi
6 4 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.85%) Trello
7 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.65%) HTTP
2 4 (1.85%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.93%) FTP
3 2 (0.93%) Internet
3 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.46%) Extranet
4 1 (0.46%) Network Security
4 1 (0.46%) SNMP
4 1 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (39.81%) Relational Database
2 73 (33.80%) NoSQL
3 67 (31.02%) PostgreSQL
4 62 (28.70%) SQL Server
5 59 (27.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 59 (27.31%) Bigtable
6 25 (11.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (10.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (8.80%) Crystal Reports
10 19 (8.80%) DTS
11 14 (6.48%) RDBMS
12 7 (3.24%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (2.31%) Oracle Database
14 4 (1.85%) Power BI
15 3 (1.39%) MongoDB
16 2 (0.93%) MarkLogic
16 2 (0.93%) MySQL
16 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 38 (17.59%) Visual Studio
2 26 (12.04%) Git (software)
3 24 (11.11%) Maven
4 14 (6.48%) JIRA
5 12 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 12 (5.56%) JUnit
6 9 (4.17%) Subversion
6 9 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (3.70%) Bitbucket
7 8 (3.70%) SoapUI
8 7 (3.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (2.78%) ReSharper
9 6 (2.78%) Selenium
9 6 (2.78%) SonarQube
10 5 (2.31%) Ant
11 4 (1.85%) NUnit
11 4 (1.85%) TestNG
11 4 (1.85%) VersionOne
11 4 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (1.39%) Cucumber
General
1 141 (65.28%) Finance
2 22 (10.19%) Banking
3 9 (4.17%) Law
3 9 (4.17%) Legal
3 9 (4.17%) Retail
4 6 (2.78%) Marketing
5 4 (1.85%) Electronics
5 4 (1.85%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.39%) Automotive
6 3 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.93%) Back Office
8 1 (0.46%) Front Office
8 1 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 120 (55.56%) Developer
2 32 (14.81%) Java Engineer
3 28 (12.96%) Java Developer
4 25 (11.57%) Software Engineer
5 22 (10.19%) Java Software Engineer
5 22 (10.19%) Senior Developer
6 18 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 17 (7.87%) Python Developer
7 17 (7.87%) Senior Software Engineer
7 17 (7.87%) Software Developer
8 16 (7.41%) Programmer
8 16 (7.41%) Python Engineer
8 16 (7.41%) Senior Java Engineer
8 16 (7.41%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 16 (7.41%) SQL Developer
9 15 (6.94%) Lead Developer
9 15 (6.94%) Python Programmer
10 14 (6.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 13 (6.02%) Lead Java Developer
11 13 (6.02%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (93.98%) XML
2 96 (44.44%) XSLT
3 91 (42.13%) Web Services
4 78 (36.11%) Middleware
5 70 (32.41%) XML Schema
6 65 (30.09%) HTML
7 61 (28.24%) .NET
8 60 (27.78%) SOAP
9 51 (23.61%) REST
10 43 (19.91%) CSS
11 34 (15.74%) Spring
12 33 (15.28%) XSD
13 32 (14.81%) JMS
14 31 (14.35%) Hibernate
15 29 (13.43%) Java EE
16 28 (12.96%) ASP.NET
17 25 (11.57%) JSON
17 25 (11.57%) WSDL
18 24 (11.11%) jQuery
19 23 (10.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 59 (27.31%) Virtual Team
2 32 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (13.43%) Computer Science
4 16 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.39%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.39%) Fintech
7 3 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.39%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (1.39%) Video\Live Streaming
8 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.93%) DataPower
8 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.46%) CMDB
9 1 (0.46%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.46%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.57%) Linux
2 15 (6.94%) Windows
3 8 (3.70%) Solaris
4 6 (2.78%) Unix
5 3 (1.39%) CentOS
5 3 (1.39%) Debian
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (45.37%) OO
2 76 (35.19%) Continuous Integration
3 72 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 71 (32.87%) TDD
5 65 (30.09%) BDD
6 63 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (29.17%) Complex Event Processing
6 63 (29.17%) Unit Testing
7 62 (28.70%) Refactoring
8 59 (27.31%) Continuous Deployment
8 59 (27.31%) Domain Models
8 59 (27.31%) System Testing
9 36 (16.67%) SOA
10 32 (14.81%) Software Engineering
11 31 (14.35%) MVC
12 28 (12.96%) Scrum
13 27 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
14 26 (12.04%) SDLC
15 25 (11.57%) OOA/OOD
16 24 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 160 (74.07%) SQL
2 89 (41.20%) Java
3 73 (33.80%) C#
4 72 (33.33%) Python
5 59 (27.31%) JavaScript
6 39 (18.06%) T-SQL
7 27 (12.50%) VB.NET
8 25 (11.57%) C++
9 24 (11.11%) Ruby
10 17 (7.87%) Java 8
11 15 (6.94%) XQuery
12 13 (6.02%) C
13 9 (4.17%) VBA
14 6 (2.78%) PHP
14 6 (2.78%) R
15 4 (1.85%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.85%) Perl
16 3 (1.39%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.93%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 50 (23.15%) Degree
2 14 (6.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.78%) PhD
3 6 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.43%) QA
2 4 (1.85%) GCP
3 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.46%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.46%) Firmware
2 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (0.46%) HDFS
2 1 (0.46%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.78%) SCOM
2 4 (1.85%) CA Service Virtualization
2 4 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.85%) Puppet
2 4 (1.85%) Terraform
3 2 (0.93%) CloudHub
3 2 (0.93%) Control-M
4 1 (0.46%) Oozie
4 1 (0.46%) TADDM
4 1 (0.46%) WMI
Vendors
1 58 (26.85%) Oracle
2 52 (24.07%) Microsoft
3 21 (9.72%) Intapp
4 14 (6.48%) SAP
5 13 (6.02%) IBM
6 11 (5.09%) MuleSoft
7 9 (4.17%) Google
8 8 (3.70%) Reuters
8 8 (3.70%) TIBCO
8 8 (3.70%) WSO2
9 7 (3.24%) ServiceNow
10 6 (2.78%) Solace
10 6 (2.78%) Talend
11 5 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.85%) Adobe
12 4 (1.85%) CA
12 4 (1.85%) Cognizant
12 4 (1.85%) Dell
12 4 (1.85%) Siebel
12 4 (1.85%) webMethods