Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 919 857 904
Rank change year-on-year -62 +47 -29
Permanent jobs citing XPath 264 419 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.41% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 206 322 306
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £33,000 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,125 £61,150 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.71% +9.38% -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 98350 103342 111268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.59% 52.40% 51.19%
Number of salaries quoted 81428 89447 94712
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for XPath in the UK

XPath
Top 14 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 19 August 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 -55 258 £45,000 - 18
UK excluding London +63 205 £43,000 -1.71% 12
Midlands +48 68 £36,000 -19.10% 3
West Midlands +44 66 £36,000 -18.18% 3
North of England -28 58 £40,000 -5.88% 4
London -118 56 £56,500 +7.62% 6
North West -6 47 £37,500 -16.67% 3
South West +40 46 £44,000 +3.53%
South East +28 24 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Yorkshire -13 9 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East of England -4 6 - - 3
Scotland +9 3 £55,500 +46.05%
East Midlands +14 2 - -
North East - 2 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 207 (78.41%) XML
2 183 (69.32%) XSLT
3 156 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (51.89%) MVC
5 128 (48.48%) SQL
6 124 (46.97%) Web Services
7 122 (46.21%) HTML
8 121 (45.83%) JavaScript
9 120 (45.45%) Java
10 100 (37.88%) SQL Server
10 100 (37.88%) CSS
11 99 (37.50%) Git (software)
12 89 (33.71%) TDD
13 87 (32.95%) SOAP
14 86 (32.58%) Oracle
15 83 (31.44%) Scrum
16 77 (29.17%) .NET
17 76 (28.79%) C#
18 73 (27.65%) HTML5
19 72 (27.27%) REST
20 69 (26.14%) AngularJS
21 66 (25.00%) Test Automation
22 65 (24.62%) Amazon AWS
22 65 (24.62%) ASP.NET
23 62 (23.48%) XSD
23 62 (23.48%) SOA
24 59 (22.35%) MySQL
24 59 (22.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 57 (21.59%) NoSQL
26 56 (21.21%) WCF

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 49 (18.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 42 (15.91%) Apache
3 36 (13.64%) CMS
4 30 (11.36%) Elasticsearch
5 29 (10.98%) nginx
6 26 (9.85%) EPiServer
7 22 (8.33%) Tomcat
8 20 (7.58%) JBoss
8 20 (7.58%) Oracle Service Bus
8 20 (7.58%) WebSphere
9 18 (6.82%) Mule
10 15 (5.68%) Drupal
10 15 (5.68%) WebLogic
11 14 (5.30%) GlassFish
11 14 (5.30%) Mule ESB
12 11 (4.17%) Anypoint
13 10 (3.79%) Confluence
14 6 (2.27%) IIS
14 6 (2.27%) SilverStripe
15 3 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.38%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.14%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.38%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 65 (24.62%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (10.98%) Amazon S3
3 29 (10.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 27 (10.23%) GitHub
5 16 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (3.79%) OpenShift
7 7 (2.65%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 7 (2.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 7 (2.65%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (1.89%) Slack
9 3 (1.14%) SaaS
10 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.38%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (14.02%) HTTP
2 35 (13.26%) FTP
3 18 (6.82%) HTTPS
3 18 (6.82%) SSL
4 13 (4.92%) Kerberos
5 12 (4.55%) Internet
6 7 (2.65%) SSH
7 6 (2.27%) Intranet
8 5 (1.89%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.52%) Firewall
10 3 (1.14%) Skype
11 1 (0.38%) LDAP
11 1 (0.38%) SNMP
11 1 (0.38%) WebEx
11 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (37.88%) SQL Server
2 59 (22.35%) MySQL
3 57 (21.59%) NoSQL
4 51 (19.32%) MongoDB
5 32 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (10.98%) Amazon RDS
7 21 (7.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (3.41%) MarkLogic
9 9 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (3.03%) Oracle Database
11 7 (2.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (2.27%) Big Data
12 6 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (1.89%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.89%) Relational Database
14 4 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (1.52%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 99 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 53 (20.08%) JUnit
3 43 (16.29%) JIRA
3 43 (16.29%) Maven
4 41 (15.53%) Visual Studio
5 38 (14.39%) Subversion
6 30 (11.36%) Eclipse
7 29 (10.98%) gulp
7 29 (10.98%) Jenkins
7 29 (10.98%) PhantomJS
7 29 (10.98%) webpack
8 27 (10.23%) GitLab
9 26 (9.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (9.09%) SoapUI
11 20 (7.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (7.58%) Cucumber
12 17 (6.44%) Gradle
13 16 (6.06%) Selenium
13 16 (6.06%) TestNG
14 12 (4.55%) IntelliJ
General
1 52 (19.70%) Finance
2 23 (8.71%) Marketing
3 20 (7.58%) Manufacturing
4 19 (7.20%) Electronics
4 19 (7.20%) Telecoms
5 18 (6.82%) Banking
5 18 (6.82%) Law
6 7 (2.65%) Retail
7 3 (1.14%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Front Office
9 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 174 (65.91%) Developer
2 52 (19.70%) Java Developer
3 41 (15.53%) Senior Developer
4 37 (14.02%) Software Developer
5 33 (12.50%) PHP Developer
6 28 (10.61%) .NET Developer
7 20 (7.58%) Senior Software Developer
8 19 (7.20%) C# Developer
8 19 (7.20%) Software Engineer
9 16 (6.06%) Analyst
10 14 (5.30%) Lead Developer
10 14 (5.30%) PHP Zend Developer
11 13 (4.92%) Administrator
11 13 (4.92%) Digital Developer
11 13 (4.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 13 (4.92%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 13 (4.92%) Senior PHP Developer
11 13 (4.92%) Symfony Developer
11 13 (4.92%) Technical Administrator
12 12 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (78.41%) XML
2 183 (69.32%) XSLT
3 124 (46.97%) Web Services
4 122 (46.21%) HTML
5 100 (37.88%) CSS
6 87 (32.95%) SOAP
7 77 (29.17%) .NET
8 73 (27.65%) HTML5
9 72 (27.27%) REST
10 69 (26.14%) AngularJS
11 65 (24.62%) ASP.NET
12 62 (23.48%) XSD
13 59 (22.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 56 (21.21%) WCF
15 52 (19.70%) JMS
16 51 (19.32%) XML Schema
17 49 (18.56%) .NET Framework
18 47 (17.80%) Spring
19 44 (16.67%) JSON
20 41 (15.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.36%) User Experience
2 19 (7.20%) Computer Science
2 19 (7.20%) Linux Command Line
3 17 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.41%) Data Structures
6 9 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.41%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.52%) DataPower
8 3 (1.14%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.76%) Derivative
10 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.38%) CMDB
10 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.38%) FMCG
10 1 (0.38%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.38%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.38%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.77%) Linux
2 25 (9.47%) Windows
3 17 (6.44%) Android
3 17 (6.44%) Apple iOS
4 12 (4.55%) Unix
5 4 (1.52%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.38%) AIX
6 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (51.89%) MVC
3 89 (33.71%) TDD
4 83 (31.44%) Scrum
5 66 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 62 (23.48%) SOA
7 52 (19.70%) Web Development
8 51 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (18.18%) Unit Testing
10 41 (15.53%) Software Engineering
11 33 (12.50%) OOP
11 33 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 32 (12.12%) BDD
13 31 (11.74%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (11.74%) Workflow
14 30 (11.36%) SDLC
15 28 (10.61%) Continuous Delivery
16 24 (9.09%) OO
16 24 (9.09%) Release Management
17 23 (8.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 128 (48.48%) SQL
2 121 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 120 (45.45%) Java
4 76 (28.79%) C#
5 54 (20.45%) T-SQL
6 51 (19.32%) XQuery
7 45 (17.05%) PHP
8 27 (10.23%) PHP 7
9 17 (6.44%) PL/SQL
10 13 (4.92%) Perl
10 13 (4.92%) VB.NET
11 12 (4.55%) Groovy
12 9 (3.41%) Ruby
13 7 (2.65%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.89%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.52%) ActionScript
15 4 (1.52%) ActionScript 2.0
15 4 (1.52%) ActionScript 3.0
15 4 (1.52%) VB
16 3 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (15.15%) Degree
2 23 (8.71%) Security Cleared
3 22 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (4.17%) ISEB
6 10 (3.79%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.52%) MCITP
9 4 (1.52%) MCSA
9 4 (1.52%) MCSE
10 1 (0.38%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.44%) QA
2 6 (2.27%) RosettaNet
3 5 (1.89%) SLA
4 2 (0.76%) WCAG
5 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.38%) Section 508
5 1 (0.38%) WAI
System Software
1 43 (16.29%) Docker
2 17 (6.44%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (1.52%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 35 (13.26%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (3.41%) CloudHub
3 4 (1.52%) SCCM
4 3 (1.14%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (0.38%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.38%) TADDM
5 1 (0.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 86 (32.58%) Oracle
2 49 (18.56%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.20%) IBM
4 18 (6.82%) SAP
5 15 (5.68%) Zend
6 11 (4.17%) MuleSoft
6 11 (4.17%) Sybase
7 10 (3.79%) Solace
8 7 (2.65%) Remedy
9 6 (2.27%) HP
9 6 (2.27%) WSO2
10 5 (1.89%) CA Agile Central
10 5 (1.89%) VMware
11 4 (1.52%) Citrix
11 4 (1.52%) Cognos
11 4 (1.52%) IBM Sterling
11 4 (1.52%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.14%) Talend
12 3 (1.14%) webMethods
13 1 (0.38%) ServiceNow