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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 735 697 785
Rank change year-on-year -38 +88  
Permanent jobs citing XPath 139 253 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.49% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 99 204 159
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.14% +8.75%  

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 49780 52059 57223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.04% 52.78% 51.59%
Number of salaries quoted 41779 45080 48809
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -57 138 £45,000 - 17
North West -14 36 £40,000 -5.88%
West Midlands +26 35 £36,000 -18.18% 1
London -68 27 £60,000 +20.00% 8
South West +29 24 £44,000 +4.76%
Birmingham +19 21 £46,750 +13.34% 1
Manchester -19 19 £40,000 -5.88%
Solihull - 12 £36,000 -
Gloucestershire - 11 £43,500 -
Cheltenham - 9 £43,500 -
Liverpool - 9 - -
Merseyside - 9 - -
South East +13 8 £46,250 +8.82% 5
Cheshire -24 8 - -
Crewe - 8 - -
Somerset +6 6 £44,000 +4.76%
Bristol -11 6 £65,000 +67.74%
Buckinghamshire -15 5 £47,500 -5.00%
East of England -3 4 - - 2
Milton Keynes -18 4 £47,500 -5.00%
Yorkshire -25 4 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Essex - 4 - - 2
Hampshire +21 3 £43,000 +1.17%
Fareham - 3 £43,000 -
West Yorkshire +14 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
York -13 2 £47,500 +5.55%
North Yorkshire -28 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £35,000 -
Bingley - 2 £35,000 - 1
Croydon - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 241 (77.24%) XML
2 206 (66.03%) XSLT
3 183 (58.65%) Agile Software Development
4 166 (53.21%) Web Services
5 159 (50.96%) MVC
6 157 (50.32%) SQL
7 147 (47.12%) JavaScript
8 142 (45.51%) HTML
9 132 (42.31%) Java
10 111 (35.58%) SQL Server
10 111 (35.58%) CSS
11 110 (35.26%) C#
12 109 (34.94%) .NET
12 109 (34.94%) Git (software)
13 98 (31.41%) SOAP
14 90 (28.85%) HTML5
15 89 (28.53%) ASP.NET
16 87 (27.88%) Finance
16 87 (27.88%) Scrum
16 87 (27.88%) TDD
17 86 (27.56%) Oracle
18 84 (26.92%) XSD
19 78 (25.00%) Microsoft
20 76 (24.36%) SOA
21 73 (23.40%) Web Development
22 68 (21.79%) .NET Framework
22 68 (21.79%) AngularJS
23 66 (21.15%) REST
24 63 (20.19%) NoSQL
24 63 (20.19%) JMS

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 57 (18.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 44 (14.10%) Apache
2 44 (14.10%) CMS
3 35 (11.22%) Elasticsearch
4 34 (10.90%) EPiServer
4 34 (10.90%) nginx
5 24 (7.69%) JBoss
6 21 (6.73%) WebSphere
7 20 (6.41%) Oracle Service Bus
8 16 (5.13%) Mule
9 14 (4.49%) Drupal
9 14 (4.49%) Mule ESB
10 13 (4.17%) Tomcat
11 9 (2.88%) WebLogic
11 9 (2.88%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (2.56%) Anypoint
12 8 (2.56%) GlassFish
13 7 (2.24%) IIS
14 6 (1.92%) Confluence
14 6 (1.92%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (2.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 6 (1.92%) BusinessWorks
3 6 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (1.60%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (13.46%) Amazon EC2
3 34 (10.90%) Amazon S3
3 34 (10.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 30 (9.62%) GitHub
5 18 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (5.45%) OpenShift
7 8 (2.56%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 8 (2.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 8 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (1.92%) SaaS
9 4 (1.28%) iPaaS
9 4 (1.28%) PaaS
9 4 (1.28%) Slack
10 2 (0.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (16.99%) FTP
2 42 (13.46%) HTTP
3 27 (8.65%) HTTPS
3 27 (8.65%) SSL
4 25 (8.01%) Internet
5 19 (6.09%) Intranet
6 18 (5.77%) Kerberos
7 12 (3.85%) TCP/IP
8 8 (2.56%) LDAP
9 6 (1.92%) SSH
10 4 (1.28%) Firewall
11 3 (0.96%) Skype
12 1 (0.32%) SNMP
12 1 (0.32%) WebEx
12 1 (0.32%) Wireless
12 1 (0.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (35.58%) SQL Server
2 63 (20.19%) NoSQL
3 60 (19.23%) MySQL
4 53 (16.99%) MongoDB
5 38 (12.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (10.90%) Amazon RDS
7 29 (9.29%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (6.09%) SQL Server 2014
9 17 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (4.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (2.88%) MarkLogic
12 8 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (2.24%) Big Data
14 6 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (1.92%) Oracle Database
14 6 (1.92%) Relational Database
15 5 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (1.60%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 109 (34.94%) Git (software)
2 58 (18.59%) JUnit
2 58 (18.59%) Visual Studio
3 53 (16.99%) Maven
4 48 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 42 (13.46%) Subversion
6 41 (13.14%) Eclipse
7 35 (11.22%) Jenkins
7 35 (11.22%) JIRA
8 34 (10.90%) gulp
8 34 (10.90%) PhantomJS
8 34 (10.90%) webpack
9 33 (10.58%) SoapUI
10 30 (9.62%) GitLab
11 23 (7.37%) Ant
11 23 (7.37%) Checkstyle
11 23 (7.37%) IntelliJ
11 23 (7.37%) XMLUnit
12 15 (4.81%) Cucumber
13 14 (4.49%) Selenium
General
1 87 (27.88%) Finance
2 31 (9.94%) Banking
3 28 (8.97%) Marketing
4 17 (5.45%) Manufacturing
4 17 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 16 (5.13%) Electronics
6 14 (4.49%) Law
7 7 (2.24%) Retail
8 5 (1.60%) Publishing
9 4 (1.28%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.96%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.64%) Games
12 1 (0.32%) Automotive
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 211 (67.63%) Developer
2 56 (17.95%) Java Developer
3 53 (16.99%) Senior Developer
4 50 (16.03%) Software Developer
5 45 (14.42%) .NET Developer
6 41 (13.14%) C# Developer
7 35 (11.22%) PHP Developer
8 25 (8.01%) C# .NET Developer
9 24 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
10 23 (7.37%) Lead Developer
11 21 (6.73%) Lead .NET Developer
12 19 (6.09%) Consultant
12 19 (6.09%) Software Engineer
13 18 (5.77%) EAI Developer
13 18 (5.77%) SOA Developer
14 17 (5.45%) PHP Zend Developer
14 17 (5.45%) Senior PHP Developer
15 16 (5.13%) PHP Symfony Developer
15 16 (5.13%) Symfony Developer
16 15 (4.81%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (77.24%) XML
2 206 (66.03%) XSLT
3 166 (53.21%) Web Services
4 142 (45.51%) HTML
5 111 (35.58%) CSS
6 109 (34.94%) .NET
7 98 (31.41%) SOAP
8 90 (28.85%) HTML5
9 89 (28.53%) ASP.NET
10 84 (26.92%) XSD
11 68 (21.79%) .NET Framework
11 68 (21.79%) AngularJS
12 66 (21.15%) REST
13 63 (20.19%) JMS
14 59 (18.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 59 (18.91%) WCF
15 58 (18.59%) Entity Framework
16 56 (17.95%) XML Schema
17 50 (16.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 49 (15.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.62%) User Experience
2 29 (9.29%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (7.37%) Linux Command Line
4 21 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (5.13%) Mobile App
6 14 (4.49%) Computer Science
6 14 (4.49%) DataPower
7 11 (3.53%) Management Information System
8 10 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (2.88%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.88%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.92%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.28%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.32%) BBC
12 1 (0.32%) CMDB
12 1 (0.32%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.32%) Derivative
12 1 (0.32%) Fintech
12 1 (0.32%) FMCG
12 1 (0.32%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 53 (16.99%) Linux
2 32 (10.26%) Windows
3 19 (6.09%) Android
3 19 (6.09%) Apple iOS
4 17 (5.45%) Unix
5 8 (2.56%) AIX
5 8 (2.56%) Solaris
6 4 (1.28%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (58.65%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (50.96%) MVC
3 87 (27.88%) Scrum
3 87 (27.88%) TDD
4 76 (24.36%) SOA
5 73 (23.40%) Web Development
6 62 (19.87%) Unit Testing
7 57 (18.27%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (16.35%) Test Automation
9 43 (13.78%) OOP
10 41 (13.14%) Workflow
11 40 (12.82%) UML
12 39 (12.50%) Release Management
12 39 (12.50%) Software Engineering
13 37 (11.86%) SDLC
14 33 (10.58%) Waterfall
15 32 (10.26%) Change Management
15 32 (10.26%) OO
16 31 (9.94%) Continuous Delivery
17 30 (9.62%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 157 (50.32%) SQL
2 147 (47.12%) JavaScript
3 132 (42.31%) Java
4 110 (35.26%) C#
5 60 (19.23%) T-SQL
6 58 (18.59%) XQuery
7 53 (16.99%) PHP
8 30 (9.62%) PHP 7
9 24 (7.69%) PL/SQL
10 14 (4.49%) VB.NET
11 13 (4.17%) Perl
12 11 (3.53%) Ruby
13 10 (3.21%) Groovy
14 9 (2.88%) PowerShell
15 8 (2.56%) C
15 8 (2.56%) C++
15 8 (2.56%) Jython
16 6 (1.92%) Python
17 5 (1.60%) Shell Script
18 4 (1.28%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 38 (12.18%) Degree
2 29 (9.29%) SC Cleared
2 29 (9.29%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.13%) ISEB
4 8 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.56%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.28%) MCITP
6 4 (1.28%) MCSA
6 4 (1.28%) MCSE
7 3 (0.96%) MCSD
7 3 (0.96%) OCA
7 3 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.64%) HND
8 2 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.32%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.26%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) RosettaNet
2 2 (0.64%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.32%) Section 508
3 1 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 46 (14.74%) Docker
2 22 (7.05%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (1.28%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 41 (13.14%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.56%) CA Single Sign-On
3 6 (1.92%) CloudHub
4 4 (1.28%) SCCM
5 2 (0.64%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (0.64%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.64%) Puppet
6 1 (0.32%) TADDM
6 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 1 (0.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 86 (27.56%) Oracle
2 78 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 27 (8.65%) IBM
4 18 (5.77%) Sybase
5 17 (5.45%) Solace
5 17 (5.45%) Zend
6 11 (3.53%) MuleSoft
6 11 (3.53%) SAP
7 8 (2.56%) CA
8 7 (2.24%) HP
8 7 (2.24%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.24%) TIBCO
9 6 (1.92%) Talend
9 6 (1.92%) VMware
9 6 (1.92%) webMethods
10 5 (1.60%) CA Agile Central
10 5 (1.60%) Hopewiser
10 5 (1.60%) LexisNexis
10 5 (1.60%) WorldPay
11 4 (1.28%) Citrix
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