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 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 715 665 749
Rank change year-on-year -50 +84  
Permanent jobs citing XPath 143 255 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 0.49% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 107 192 181
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £39,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50%  

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 47768 52141 55579
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.20% 52.30% 51.42%
Number of salaries quoted 40427 45144 47274
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -38 142 £45,000 - 22
West Midlands +32 33 £36,000 -19.10% 1
North West -23 30 £42,500 - 3
London -46 29 £57,500 +15.00% 5
South West +21 23 £44,000 +6.02% 1
Solihull - 18 £36,000 -
South East +42 17 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Birmingham +12 14 £49,250 +23.12% 1
Manchester -26 11 £42,500 -2.85% 2
Liverpool +3 10 - - 1
Merseyside -10 10 - - 1
Cheshire -9 9 - -
Crewe - 9 - -
Yorkshire +2 8 £45,000 - 2
Gloucestershire - 8 £50,000 - 1
Bristol -1 7 £62,500 +78.57%
Somerset -5 7 £44,000 +4.76%
Buckinghamshire -11 7 £47,500 -5.00%
Oxfordshire - 7 £45,000 - 1
North Yorkshire -14 6 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Milton Keynes -17 6 £47,500 -5.00%
York -10 5 £45,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 5 - - 1
Hampshire +16 3 £43,000 +22.85%
Fareham - 3 £43,000 -
West Yorkshire +11 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
East of England -3 2 - - 5
Bingley - 2 £35,000 -
Croydon - 2 - -
Essex - 2 - - 3

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 246 (77.12%) XML
2 203 (63.64%) XSLT
3 186 (58.31%) Agile Software Development
4 184 (57.68%) Web Services
5 170 (53.29%) MVC
6 157 (49.22%) JavaScript
7 150 (47.02%) SQL
8 148 (46.39%) HTML
9 131 (41.07%) C#
9 131 (41.07%) .NET
10 121 (37.93%) CSS
11 114 (35.74%) SQL Server
11 114 (35.74%) Java
12 112 (35.11%) ASP.NET
13 108 (33.86%) Finance
14 107 (33.54%) Microsoft
15 105 (32.92%) HTML5
16 98 (30.72%) Git (software)
17 93 (29.15%) Web Development
18 88 (27.59%) SOAP
19 83 (26.02%) XSD
20 80 (25.08%) .NET Framework
21 79 (24.76%) Scrum
22 77 (24.14%) Visual Studio
23 72 (22.57%) Oracle
23 72 (22.57%) TDD
24 71 (22.26%) SOA
24 71 (22.26%) Team Foundation Server
24 71 (22.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
25 70 (21.94%) 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 60 (18.81%) CMS
2 50 (15.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 48 (15.05%) EPiServer
4 38 (11.91%) Elasticsearch
5 36 (11.29%) Apache
6 32 (10.03%) nginx
7 26 (8.15%) JBoss
8 17 (5.33%) Oracle Service Bus
9 14 (4.39%) Drupal
9 14 (4.39%) WebSphere
10 11 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (3.13%) IIS
12 9 (2.82%) Mule
13 7 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (2.19%) Mule ESB
13 7 (2.19%) Tomcat
14 6 (1.88%) IBM HTTP Server
14 6 (1.88%) SilverStripe
15 3 (0.94%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.94%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 8 (2.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.88%) BusinessWorks
3 6 (1.88%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (1.57%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 56 (17.55%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (12.54%) Amazon EC2
3 32 (10.03%) Amazon S3
3 32 (10.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 28 (8.78%) GitHub
5 19 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (5.64%) OpenShift
7 8 (2.51%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 8 (2.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 8 (2.51%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (2.19%) SaaS
9 4 (1.25%) iPaaS
9 4 (1.25%) PaaS
9 4 (1.25%) Slack
10 2 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (16.61%) FTP
2 43 (13.48%) Internet
3 40 (12.54%) HTTP
4 37 (11.60%) Intranet
5 28 (8.78%) HTTPS
5 28 (8.78%) SSL
6 17 (5.33%) Kerberos
7 14 (4.39%) TCP/IP
8 10 (3.13%) LDAP
9 7 (2.19%) SSH
10 4 (1.25%) Firewall
11 3 (0.94%) Skype
12 1 (0.31%) SNMP
12 1 (0.31%) WebEx
12 1 (0.31%) Wireless
12 1 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (35.74%) SQL Server
2 64 (20.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (19.75%) NoSQL
4 53 (16.61%) MySQL
5 45 (14.11%) MongoDB
6 37 (11.60%) SQL Server 2014
7 32 (10.03%) Amazon RDS
8 24 (7.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (5.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (3.45%) Big Data
12 10 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (2.82%) MarkLogic
13 9 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (2.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (2.19%) Relational Database
16 5 (1.57%) Azure SQL Database
16 5 (1.57%) RDBMS
16 5 (1.57%) SQLPlus
17 4 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 98 (30.72%) Git (software)
2 77 (24.14%) Visual Studio
3 71 (22.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 49 (15.36%) JUnit
5 47 (14.73%) Maven
6 40 (12.54%) Subversion
7 36 (11.29%) Jenkins
8 32 (10.03%) gulp
8 32 (10.03%) PhantomJS
8 32 (10.03%) webpack
9 30 (9.40%) Eclipse
9 30 (9.40%) JIRA
10 28 (8.78%) GitLab
11 26 (8.15%) SoapUI
12 23 (7.21%) Ant
12 23 (7.21%) Checkstyle
12 23 (7.21%) IntelliJ
12 23 (7.21%) XMLUnit
13 17 (5.33%) Moq
14 14 (4.39%) Selenium
General
1 108 (33.86%) Finance
2 30 (9.40%) Banking
3 27 (8.46%) Marketing
4 14 (4.39%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.08%) Electronics
6 10 (3.13%) Law
7 7 (2.19%) Games
8 6 (1.88%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.88%) Publishing
8 6 (1.88%) Retail
9 3 (0.94%) Military
10 1 (0.31%) Automotive
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 227 (71.16%) Developer
2 65 (20.38%) C# Developer
3 63 (19.75%) .NET Developer
4 58 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 55 (17.24%) Software Developer
6 50 (15.67%) Java Developer
7 44 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
8 38 (11.91%) PHP Developer
9 27 (8.46%) Lead Developer
10 25 (7.84%) Lead .NET Developer
11 24 (7.52%) Senior Software Developer
12 23 (7.21%) Web Developer
13 19 (5.96%) ASP.NET Developer
13 19 (5.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 18 (5.64%) Consultant
15 17 (5.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
15 17 (5.33%) PHP Zend Developer
15 17 (5.33%) Senior C# Developer
15 17 (5.33%) Senior PHP Developer
15 17 (5.33%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (77.12%) XML
2 203 (63.64%) XSLT
3 184 (57.68%) Web Services
4 148 (46.39%) HTML
5 131 (41.07%) .NET
6 121 (37.93%) CSS
7 112 (35.11%) ASP.NET
8 105 (32.92%) HTML5
9 88 (27.59%) SOAP
10 83 (26.02%) XSD
11 80 (25.08%) .NET Framework
12 71 (22.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 70 (21.94%) Entity Framework
14 64 (20.06%) ASP.NET MVC
15 61 (19.12%) AngularJS
16 56 (17.55%) JMS
16 56 (17.55%) REST
17 55 (17.24%) CSS3
18 54 (16.93%) WCF
19 52 (16.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.48%) User Experience
2 31 (9.72%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (8.15%) Linux Command Line
4 25 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (5.02%) DataPower
5 16 (5.02%) Mobile App
6 14 (4.39%) Management Information System
7 13 (4.08%) Algorithms
8 12 (3.76%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (2.82%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.25%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.25%) Graphic Design
11 3 (0.94%) BBC
11 3 (0.94%) PMI
12 2 (0.63%) Fintech
13 1 (0.31%) CMDB
13 1 (0.31%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.31%) Derivative
13 1 (0.31%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 60 (18.81%) Linux
2 36 (11.29%) Windows
3 17 (5.33%) Android
3 17 (5.33%) Apple iOS
3 17 (5.33%) Unix
4 10 (3.13%) AIX
4 10 (3.13%) Solaris
5 4 (1.25%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (58.31%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (53.29%) MVC
3 93 (29.15%) Web Development
4 79 (24.76%) Scrum
5 72 (22.57%) TDD
6 71 (22.26%) SOA
7 59 (18.50%) Unit Testing
8 54 (16.93%) UML
9 53 (16.61%) SDLC
10 52 (16.30%) Change Management
10 52 (16.30%) Release Management
11 50 (15.67%) Continuous Integration
12 47 (14.73%) Content Management
12 47 (14.73%) OOP
13 45 (14.11%) OO
13 45 (14.11%) Test Automation
14 43 (13.48%) ITIL
15 40 (12.54%) Configuration Management
15 40 (12.54%) Workflow
16 38 (11.91%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 157 (49.22%) JavaScript
2 150 (47.02%) SQL
3 131 (41.07%) C#
4 114 (35.74%) Java
5 56 (17.55%) PHP
6 55 (17.24%) T-SQL
7 54 (16.93%) XQuery
8 31 (9.72%) PHP 7
9 21 (6.58%) PL/SQL
10 14 (4.39%) VB.NET
11 13 (4.08%) Perl
11 13 (4.08%) Ruby
12 11 (3.45%) PowerShell
13 10 (3.13%) C++
13 10 (3.13%) Jython
14 8 (2.51%) C
14 8 (2.51%) Python
15 5 (1.57%) Scala
16 4 (1.25%) ActionScript 2.0
16 4 (1.25%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 36 (11.29%) Degree
2 32 (10.03%) Security Cleared
3 29 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 16 (5.02%) ISEB
5 8 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.88%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.25%) MCITP
7 4 (1.25%) MCSA
7 4 (1.25%) MCSD
7 4 (1.25%) MCSE
8 3 (0.94%) OCA
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.94%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.63%) HND
9 2 (0.63%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (14.73%) QA
2 5 (1.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.31%) Section 508
3 1 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 47 (14.73%) Docker
2 21 (6.58%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (1.25%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 40 (12.54%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (3.13%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.25%) SCCM
4 2 (0.63%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (0.63%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.63%) Puppet
4 2 (0.63%) SCOM
5 1 (0.31%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.31%) TADDM
5 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (0.31%) WMI
Vendors
1 107 (33.54%) Microsoft
2 72 (22.57%) Oracle
3 23 (7.21%) IBM
4 20 (6.27%) Sybase
5 18 (5.64%) Solace
6 17 (5.33%) Zend
7 10 (3.13%) CA
8 8 (2.51%) HP
8 8 (2.51%) SAP
8 8 (2.51%) TIBCO
9 7 (2.19%) MuleSoft
9 7 (2.19%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.88%) Talend
10 6 (1.88%) VMware
10 6 (1.88%) webMethods
11 5 (1.57%) CA Agile Central
11 5 (1.57%) Hopewiser
11 5 (1.57%) LexisNexis
11 5 (1.57%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.57%) WorldPay
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Coded People
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
SmarTech.co
Salary: From £25,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
greywood
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Amazing Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Drive Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable based on experience.
Posted: 25 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
SmarTech.co
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Salary: £500 - £550 per day + Expenses
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago