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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 680 744 751
Rank change year-on-year +64 +7  
Permanent jobs citing XPath 174 208 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.39% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 149 138 163
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 46725 53772 54153
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.71% 51.50% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39759 46364 46060
Median salary £47,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.29% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for XPath in the UK

XPath
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 March 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
England +48 169 £45,000 -10.00% 26
London +60 66 £52,500 - 10
South East +60 35 £47,500 -5.00% 6
West Midlands +17 26 £36,000 -18.18% 3
South West +35 21 £44,000 +2.32% 3
Solihull - 19 £36,000 - 2
City of London +56 17 £55,000 +4.76% 8
Oxfordshire - 12 £45,000 -
Somerset +2 11 £44,000 +2.32%
North West -12 11 £35,000 -5.40%
Yorkshire +34 10 £45,000 - 2
Hampshire +30 10 £57,500 +76.92% 2
North Yorkshire +7 10 £45,000 -
York +9 9 £45,000 -
Birmingham +15 8 £35,000 -6.63% 1
Gloucestershire +8 8 £43,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire 0 8 £50,000 - 1
Milton Keynes -3 8 £50,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 8 £57,500 -
Liverpool +8 7 - -
Merseyside -3 7 - -
Scotland +16 5 £49,000 -
Edinburgh +5 5 £49,000 -
Berkshire +36 4 £31,500 -58.00% 2
Reading +30 3 £31,500 -58.00% 2
Cheltenham +17 3 - - 1
Bristol -5 2 £62,500 +45.34% 1
Manchester -33 2 £35,000 -10.25%
Cheshire - 2 - -
Fareham - 2 £43,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 with a requirement for XPath.

1 291 (82.20%) XML
2 230 (64.97%) XSLT
3 197 (55.65%) Agile Software Development
4 194 (54.80%) Web Services
5 184 (51.98%) JavaScript
6 174 (49.15%) MVC
7 173 (48.87%) C#
7 173 (48.87%) .NET
8 165 (46.61%) HTML
9 163 (46.05%) Microsoft
10 162 (45.76%) Finance
11 157 (44.35%) SQL Server
12 149 (42.09%) CSS
13 146 (41.24%) ASP.NET
14 140 (39.55%) SQL
15 131 (37.01%) HTML5
16 119 (33.62%) Team Foundation Server
17 112 (31.64%) Web Development
18 111 (31.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 110 (31.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 110 (31.07%) Visual Studio
20 100 (28.25%) ASP.NET MVC
21 98 (27.68%) Java
22 95 (26.84%) CSS3
23 92 (25.99%) .NET Framework
24 89 (25.14%) Content Management
24 89 (25.14%) CMS
24 89 (25.14%) SDLC
25 88 (24.86%) Release Management
26 86 (24.29%) Entity Framework

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 89 (25.14%) CMS
2 71 (20.06%) EPiServer
3 38 (10.73%) Elasticsearch
4 34 (9.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 30 (8.47%) Apache
6 23 (6.50%) nginx
6 23 (6.50%) WebSphere
7 21 (5.93%) JBoss
8 16 (4.52%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (4.52%) IIS
8 16 (4.52%) Tomcat
9 15 (4.24%) Oracle Service Bus
9 15 (4.24%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (3.39%) Drupal
11 8 (2.26%) Jetty
12 6 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
12 6 (1.69%) SilverStripe
12 6 (1.69%) WebLogic
13 5 (1.41%) Mule
13 5 (1.41%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 32 (9.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
2 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (3.95%) BusinessWorks
1 14 (3.95%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (2.82%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 9 (2.54%) TIBCO iProcess
4 8 (2.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (1.41%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle BRM
6 1 (0.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 44 (12.43%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (7.06%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (6.50%) Amazon S3
3 23 (6.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 19 (5.37%) GitHub
5 17 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (3.67%) OpenShift
7 8 (2.26%) SaaS
8 4 (1.13%) iPaaS
8 4 (1.13%) PaaS
9 2 (0.56%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 2 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (20.34%) Internet
2 71 (20.06%) Intranet
3 48 (13.56%) FTP
4 36 (10.17%) HTTP
5 27 (7.63%) SSL
6 24 (6.78%) HTTPS
7 12 (3.39%) Kerberos
7 12 (3.39%) TCP/IP
8 10 (2.82%) LDAP
9 8 (2.26%) SSH
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco ICM
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.28%) Wireless
10 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (44.35%) SQL Server
2 110 (31.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 71 (20.06%) SQL Server 2014
4 50 (14.12%) NoSQL
5 42 (11.86%) MySQL
6 30 (8.47%) MongoDB
7 27 (7.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (7.06%) Big Data
9 23 (6.50%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (3.95%) Relational Database
10 14 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 11 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (2.54%) MarkLogic
14 8 (2.26%) RDBMS
15 5 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (1.41%) Oracle Database
16 3 (0.85%) DB2
16 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 119 (33.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 110 (31.07%) Visual Studio
3 70 (19.77%) Git (software)
4 48 (13.56%) Maven
5 42 (11.86%) JUnit
6 29 (8.19%) Jenkins
7 27 (7.63%) Moq
8 25 (7.06%) Subversion
9 24 (6.78%) Jasmine
10 23 (6.50%) gulp
10 23 (6.50%) PhantomJS
10 23 (6.50%) webpack
11 22 (6.21%) Eclipse
12 21 (5.93%) Ant
12 21 (5.93%) SoapUI
13 19 (5.37%) GitLab
14 17 (4.80%) Checkstyle
14 17 (4.80%) IntelliJ
14 17 (4.80%) XMLUnit
15 14 (3.95%) JIRA
General
1 162 (45.76%) Finance
2 27 (7.63%) Banking
3 23 (6.50%) Marketing
4 16 (4.52%) Games
5 14 (3.95%) Manufacturing
6 13 (3.67%) Telecoms
7 12 (3.39%) Electronics
8 10 (2.82%) Military
8 10 (2.82%) Publishing
9 6 (1.69%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.69%) Music Industry
10 5 (1.41%) Back Office
10 5 (1.41%) Retail
11 4 (1.13%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Advertising
12 1 (0.28%) Automotive
12 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 265 (74.86%) Developer
2 107 (30.23%) C# Developer
3 99 (27.97%) .NET Developer
4 76 (21.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 68 (19.21%) Senior Developer
6 53 (14.97%) Software Developer
7 46 (12.99%) Java Developer
8 42 (11.86%) ASP.NET Developer
8 42 (11.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 40 (11.30%) PHP Developer
10 38 (10.73%) Web Developer
11 33 (9.32%) Lead Developer
12 31 (8.76%) Lead .NET Developer
13 28 (7.91%) Senior .NET Developer
14 25 (7.06%) C# Software Developer
15 24 (6.78%) .NET Web Developer
15 24 (6.78%) C# Web Developer
15 24 (6.78%) Senior C# Developer
16 20 (5.65%) Analyst
17 19 (5.37%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (82.20%) XML
2 230 (64.97%) XSLT
3 194 (54.80%) Web Services
4 173 (48.87%) .NET
5 165 (46.61%) HTML
6 149 (42.09%) CSS
7 146 (41.24%) ASP.NET
8 131 (37.01%) HTML5
9 111 (31.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 100 (28.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 95 (26.84%) CSS3
12 92 (25.99%) .NET Framework
13 86 (24.29%) Entity Framework
13 86 (24.29%) XSD
14 78 (22.03%) SOAP
15 71 (20.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 51 (14.41%) JMS
17 43 (12.15%) REST
18 37 (10.45%) XML Schema
19 36 (10.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (17.23%) User Experience
2 30 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.91%) Linux Command Line
4 26 (7.34%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (5.08%) DataPower
6 14 (3.95%) Algorithms
7 12 (3.39%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.54%) PMI
9 8 (2.26%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.69%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.13%) BBC
11 4 (1.13%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.85%) Fintech
13 2 (0.56%) Derivative
13 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
14 1 (0.28%) Equities
14 1 (0.28%) Market Risk
14 1 (0.28%) OTC Derivatives
14 1 (0.28%) Social Network
14 1 (0.28%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 63 (17.80%) Linux
2 26 (7.34%) Windows
3 17 (4.80%) Unix
4 13 (3.67%) Android
4 13 (3.67%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.39%) AIX
6 10 (2.82%) Solaris
7 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (55.65%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (49.15%) MVC
3 112 (31.64%) Web Development
4 89 (25.14%) Content Management
4 89 (25.14%) SDLC
5 88 (24.86%) Release Management
6 85 (24.01%) Change Management
7 83 (23.45%) ITIL
8 80 (22.60%) UML
9 79 (22.32%) Configuration Management
10 73 (20.62%) OO
10 73 (20.62%) Scrum
11 71 (20.06%) Web Accessibility
12 65 (18.36%) SOA
13 63 (17.80%) OOD
14 59 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
14 59 (16.67%) Test Scripting
14 59 (16.67%) UX Design
15 54 (15.25%) OOP
16 48 (13.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 184 (51.98%) JavaScript
2 173 (48.87%) C#
3 140 (39.55%) SQL
4 98 (27.68%) Java
5 55 (15.54%) PHP
6 53 (14.97%) T-SQL
7 35 (9.89%) XQuery
8 30 (8.47%) PHP 7
9 18 (5.08%) PowerShell
10 17 (4.80%) Ruby
11 16 (4.52%) PL/SQL
12 12 (3.39%) Perl
12 12 (3.39%) VB.NET
13 11 (3.11%) PHP 5
13 11 (3.11%) Python
14 10 (2.82%) C
14 10 (2.82%) C++
14 10 (2.82%) Jython
15 9 (2.54%) Scala
16 8 (2.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (11.58%) Degree
2 39 (11.02%) Security Cleared
3 29 (8.19%) SC Cleared
4 18 (5.08%) ISEB
5 9 (2.54%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.26%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.98%) MCSD
7 7 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.85%) HND
8 3 (0.85%) OCA
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (23.73%) QA
2 12 (3.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.28%) FATCA
System Software
1 45 (12.71%) Docker
2 13 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 33 (9.32%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.82%) CA Single Sign-On
3 9 (2.54%) TIBCO Hawk
4 4 (1.13%) Control-M
5 3 (0.85%) SCOM
6 2 (0.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (0.56%) Perfmon
6 2 (0.56%) Puppet
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 163 (46.05%) Microsoft
2 63 (17.80%) Oracle
3 25 (7.06%) IBM
4 22 (6.21%) Sybase
5 21 (5.93%) TIBCO
6 16 (4.52%) Zend
7 14 (3.95%) Solace
8 10 (2.82%) CA
8 10 (2.82%) HP
9 8 (2.26%) MuleSoft
9 8 (2.26%) SAP
10 7 (1.98%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.41%) Hopewiser
11 5 (1.41%) LexisNexis
11 5 (1.41%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.41%) Talend
11 5 (1.41%) webMethods
11 5 (1.41%) WorldPay
12 3 (0.85%) CA Agile Central
12 3 (0.85%) Xamarin
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Salary: £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
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Posted: Yesterday
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