Period
to 21 November 2017

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

XPath (XML Path Language)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 957 888 911
Rank change year-on-year -69 +23 -70
Permanent jobs citing XPath 250 359 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.36% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 205 284 292
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,125 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - -

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 100094 99915 112409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.32% 52.89% 51.72%
Number of salaries quoted 82448 86252 96120
UK median annual salary £49,039 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.24% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for XPath in the UK

XPath
Top 15 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 21 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
England -91 230 £47,500 -5.00% 11
UK excluding London -4 162 £44,000 +3.53% 9
London -73 71 £57,500 +4.55% 3
Midlands +66 63 £42,500 +2.82% 1
West Midlands +42 56 £42,500 +3.25% 1
North of England -2 43 £40,000 -5.88% 4
North West +17 36 £42,500 -22.73% 2
South West +37 32 £44,000 - 1
East of England +10 15 £60,000 +9.09% 1
South East -16 10 £67,000 +48.89% 1
East Midlands +43 7 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -11 5 £33,500 -21.18%
Scotland -24 2 £75,000 +172.73%
North East - 2 £47,500 - 2
Wales - 1 £24,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 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 with a requirement for XPath.

1 204 (81.60%) XML
2 176 (70.40%) XSLT
3 134 (53.60%) SQL
4 130 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
5 129 (51.60%) SQL Server
6 121 (48.40%) Java
7 111 (44.40%) Web Services
8 98 (39.20%) JavaScript
9 89 (35.60%) Oracle
10 86 (34.40%) .NET
11 85 (34.00%) HTML
12 83 (33.20%) TDD
12 83 (33.20%) Git (software)
13 79 (31.60%) C#
14 78 (31.20%) MVC
15 76 (30.40%) REST
16 75 (30.00%) CSS
17 74 (29.60%) Finance
18 72 (28.80%) T-SQL
19 69 (27.60%) SOAP
20 66 (26.40%) Scrum
21 64 (25.60%) Software Engineering
22 63 (25.20%) XSD
22 63 (25.20%) JSON
23 62 (24.80%) Amazon AWS
24 60 (24.00%) BDD
25 58 (23.20%) ASP.NET
25 58 (23.20%) SOA
25 58 (23.20%) Spring
26 56 (22.40%) Degree

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 39 (15.60%) CMS
2 37 (14.80%) Tomcat
3 34 (13.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 28 (11.20%) Elasticsearch
5 27 (10.80%) Apache
5 27 (10.80%) JBoss
6 25 (10.00%) WebSphere
7 19 (7.60%) EPiServer
8 18 (7.20%) WebLogic
9 17 (6.80%) Apache Solr
9 17 (6.80%) Mule
10 16 (6.40%) GlassFish
11 14 (5.60%) Mule ESB
12 12 (4.80%) Anypoint
13 11 (4.40%) Confluence
14 10 (4.00%) nginx
15 8 (3.20%) Oracle Service Bus
16 5 (2.00%) IIS
17 2 (0.80%) Apache Spark
17 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.40%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.60%) SAP SRM
3 3 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.80%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.40%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 62 (24.80%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.80%) GitHub
3 16 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (4.40%) OpenShift
5 10 (4.00%) Amazon S3
5 10 (4.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 10 (4.00%) npm
6 3 (1.20%) SaaS
7 2 (0.80%) Slack
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.40%) Office 365
8 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.00%) FTP
1 25 (10.00%) HTTP
2 7 (2.80%) Internet
2 7 (2.80%) Intranet
2 7 (2.80%) Kerberos
2 7 (2.80%) SSL
3 4 (1.60%) SSH
4 3 (1.20%) AMQP
4 3 (1.20%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (51.60%) SQL Server
2 55 (22.00%) NoSQL
3 39 (15.60%) MongoDB
4 37 (14.80%) MySQL
5 17 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (6.00%) Relational Database
7 14 (5.60%) RDBMS
8 13 (5.20%) Redis
9 12 (4.80%) MarkLogic
9 12 (4.80%) Oracle Database
10 10 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (2.80%) Big Data
12 7 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (2.80%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (1.60%) Amazon Aurora
16 3 (1.20%) Hadoop
16 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 83 (33.20%) Git (software)
2 51 (20.40%) Maven
3 50 (20.00%) JUnit
4 49 (19.60%) Subversion
5 45 (18.00%) Jenkins
6 31 (12.40%) JIRA
7 30 (12.00%) Visual Studio
8 29 (11.60%) Eclipse
9 22 (8.80%) SoapUI
10 21 (8.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (8.00%) Gradle
12 18 (7.20%) Bitbucket
13 17 (6.80%) gulp
13 17 (6.80%) TestNG
13 17 (6.80%) Vagrant
14 15 (6.00%) Ant
14 15 (6.00%) Cucumber
15 14 (5.60%) Codeception
15 14 (5.60%) IntelliJ
15 14 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 74 (29.60%) Finance
2 36 (14.40%) Banking
3 19 (7.60%) Electronics
3 19 (7.60%) Manufacturing
3 19 (7.60%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.40%) Games
4 11 (4.40%) Law
4 11 (4.40%) Marketing
5 10 (4.00%) Retail
6 6 (2.40%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.20%) Front Office
7 3 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.20%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 154 (61.60%) Developer
2 67 (26.80%) Java Developer
3 36 (14.40%) .NET Developer
4 30 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 21 (8.40%) C# Developer
6 20 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (7.60%) Senior Developer
8 17 (6.80%) Analyst
8 17 (6.80%) Junior
9 15 (6.00%) Consultant
9 15 (6.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 13 (5.20%) PHP Software Engineer
11 12 (4.80%) HTML CSS Developer
11 12 (4.80%) HTML Developer
11 12 (4.80%) Implementation Consultant
11 12 (4.80%) PHP Developer
12 11 (4.40%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
12 11 (4.40%) Lead Developer
12 11 (4.40%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (81.60%) XML
2 176 (70.40%) XSLT
3 111 (44.40%) Web Services
4 86 (34.40%) .NET
5 85 (34.00%) HTML
6 76 (30.40%) REST
7 75 (30.00%) CSS
8 69 (27.60%) SOAP
9 63 (25.20%) JSON
9 63 (25.20%) XSD
10 58 (23.20%) ASP.NET
10 58 (23.20%) Spring
11 50 (20.00%) JMS
12 49 (19.60%) Hibernate
13 42 (16.80%) HTML5
14 39 (15.60%) WCF
15 34 (13.60%) AngularJS
15 34 (13.60%) RESTful
16 32 (12.80%) jQuery
16 32 (12.80%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.80%) Computer Science
2 32 (12.80%) User Experience
3 28 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (10.80%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (8.80%) Greenfield Project
6 17 (6.80%) Linux Command Line
7 16 (6.40%) Algorithms
8 14 (5.60%) Hedge funds
9 9 (3.60%) Data Structures
10 7 (2.80%) Fintech
11 4 (1.60%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.80%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.80%) DataPower
12 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.40%) BBC
13 1 (0.40%) Blog
13 1 (0.40%) Derivative
13 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.40%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.20%) Linux
2 17 (6.80%) Unix
3 15 (6.00%) Windows
4 12 (4.80%) Android
4 12 (4.80%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.20%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (33.20%) TDD
3 78 (31.20%) MVC
4 66 (26.40%) Scrum
5 64 (25.60%) Software Engineering
6 60 (24.00%) BDD
7 58 (23.20%) SOA
8 47 (18.80%) Test Automation
9 41 (16.40%) OO
10 37 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (14.00%) Unit Testing
12 32 (12.80%) Microservices
13 28 (11.20%) Web Development
14 26 (10.40%) SDLC
15 25 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (9.20%) Release Management
16 23 (9.20%) Software Delivery
17 21 (8.40%) OOD
18 20 (8.00%) Open Source
18 20 (8.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 134 (53.60%) SQL
2 121 (48.40%) Java
3 98 (39.20%) JavaScript
4 79 (31.60%) C#
5 72 (28.80%) T-SQL
6 45 (18.00%) XQuery
7 28 (11.20%) PL/SQL
8 26 (10.40%) PHP
9 23 (9.20%) PHP 7
10 13 (5.20%) Groovy
11 11 (4.40%) Shell Script
12 8 (3.20%) SPARQL
13 7 (2.80%) VB
14 6 (2.40%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.60%) Python
15 4 (1.60%) Ruby
16 3 (1.20%) Bash Shell
16 3 (1.20%) VBScript
17 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (22.40%) Degree
2 30 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (5.20%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.60%) ISEB
5 8 (3.20%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.60%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.20%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.20%) MCPD
8 3 (1.20%) MCTS
8 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.40%) QA
2 11 (4.40%) RosettaNet
3 4 (1.60%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) WAI
4 1 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (12.40%) Docker
2 7 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (5.60%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.00%) CloudHub
3 2 (0.80%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 89 (35.60%) Oracle
2 36 (14.40%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.00%) SAP
4 16 (6.40%) IBM
5 12 (4.80%) Sybase
6 11 (4.40%) Remedy
6 11 (4.40%) Solace
7 10 (4.00%) MuleSoft
8 6 (2.40%) Talend
9 5 (2.00%) WSO2
10 4 (1.60%) HP
10 4 (1.60%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.80%) Google
11 2 (0.80%) Reuters
11 2 (0.80%) webMethods
12 1 (0.40%) Pega
12 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.40%) Software AG
12 1 (0.40%) Zend