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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XPath (XML Path Language)
UK
Rank 692 753 747
Rank change year-on-year +61 -6  
Permanent jobs citing XPath 172 196 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.37% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 149 127 163
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 £58,800 £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 46189 53333 54614
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.61% 51.57% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39289 45960 46435
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

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 27 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 27 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 +75 167 £45,000 -10.00% 28
London +80 69 £52,500 - 9
South East +67 35 £47,500 -5.00% 5
West Midlands +16 24 £36,000 -19.10% 3
City of London +66 20 £55,000 +4.76% 7
South West +32 20 £44,000 +2.32% 2
Solihull - 17 £36,000 - 2
Oxfordshire - 12 £45,000 -
Somerset 0 11 £44,000 +2.32%
Hampshire +29 10 £57,500 +76.92% 2
North West -15 10 £35,000 - 2
Yorkshire +21 9 £45,000 - 3
North Yorkshire +8 9 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham +11 8 £35,000 -6.63% 1
York +4 8 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes -10 8 £50,000 -
Basingstoke - 8 £57,500 -
Gloucestershire +9 7 £43,500 - 2
Liverpool +8 7 - -
Merseyside +1 7 - -
Scotland +16 5 £49,000 -
Edinburgh +8 5 £49,000 -
Berkshire +38 4 £31,500 -58.00% 2
Reading +35 3 £31,500 -58.00% 2
Cheltenham +8 2 - - 1
Bristol -3 2 £62,500 +45.34%
Manchester -29 2 £35,000 -10.25% 1
Fareham - 2 £43,000 - 2
East Sussex +6 1 £55,000 +22.22%

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 297 (82.96%) XML
2 235 (65.64%) XSLT
3 198 (55.31%) Agile Software Development
4 196 (54.75%) Web Services
5 187 (52.23%) JavaScript
6 178 (49.72%) .NET
7 177 (49.44%) C#
8 174 (48.60%) MVC
9 168 (46.93%) Microsoft
10 166 (46.37%) HTML
10 166 (46.37%) Finance
11 162 (45.25%) SQL Server
12 151 (42.18%) ASP.NET
13 149 (41.62%) CSS
14 141 (39.39%) SQL
15 131 (36.59%) HTML5
16 123 (34.36%) Team Foundation Server
17 115 (32.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 113 (31.56%) Visual Studio
19 112 (31.28%) Web Development
20 111 (31.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 104 (29.05%) ASP.NET MVC
22 97 (27.09%) CSS3
23 95 (26.54%) .NET Framework
23 95 (26.54%) Java
24 92 (25.70%) SDLC
25 91 (25.42%) Content Management
25 91 (25.42%) CMS
25 91 (25.42%) Release Management
26 88 (24.58%) Entity Framework

XPath
Top Related 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 91 (25.42%) CMS
2 73 (20.39%) EPiServer
3 36 (10.06%) Elasticsearch
4 34 (9.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 28 (7.82%) Apache
6 23 (6.42%) WebSphere
7 21 (5.87%) JBoss
7 21 (5.87%) nginx
8 17 (4.75%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (4.47%) IIS
9 16 (4.47%) Oracle Service Bus
9 16 (4.47%) Tomcat
10 15 (4.19%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (3.35%) Drupal
12 8 (2.23%) Jetty
13 6 (1.68%) IBM HTTP Server
13 6 (1.68%) SilverStripe
13 6 (1.68%) WebLogic
14 5 (1.40%) Mule
14 5 (1.40%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 33 (9.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
2 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (4.47%) BusinessWorks
2 14 (3.91%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (3.07%) TIBCO iProcess
4 10 (2.79%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 8 (2.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (1.40%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (1.40%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle BRM
7 1 (0.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 41 (11.45%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (5.87%) Amazon S3
3 21 (5.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 17 (4.75%) GitHub
4 17 (4.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (3.63%) OpenShift
6 8 (2.23%) SaaS
7 4 (1.12%) iPaaS
7 4 (1.12%) PaaS
8 2 (0.56%) IaaS
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (20.67%) Internet
2 73 (20.39%) Intranet
3 49 (13.69%) FTP
4 36 (10.06%) HTTP
5 28 (7.82%) SSL
6 25 (6.98%) HTTPS
7 13 (3.63%) Kerberos
8 12 (3.35%) TCP/IP
9 10 (2.79%) LDAP
10 8 (2.23%) SSH
11 1 (0.28%) Cisco ICM
11 1 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.28%) Wireless
11 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (45.25%) SQL Server
2 111 (31.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 73 (20.39%) SQL Server 2014
4 47 (13.13%) NoSQL
5 39 (10.89%) MySQL
6 27 (7.54%) MongoDB
7 26 (7.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (6.98%) Big Data
9 21 (5.87%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (3.91%) Relational Database
11 13 (3.63%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (3.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 11 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (2.51%) MarkLogic
15 8 (2.23%) RDBMS
16 5 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
16 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database
17 3 (0.84%) DB2
17 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 123 (34.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 113 (31.56%) Visual Studio
3 68 (18.99%) Git (software)
4 48 (13.41%) Maven
5 41 (11.45%) JUnit
6 29 (8.10%) Jenkins
7 27 (7.54%) Moq
8 25 (6.98%) Subversion
9 24 (6.70%) Jasmine
10 22 (6.15%) Eclipse
11 21 (5.87%) Ant
11 21 (5.87%) gulp
11 21 (5.87%) PhantomJS
11 21 (5.87%) SoapUI
11 21 (5.87%) webpack
12 17 (4.75%) Checkstyle
12 17 (4.75%) GitLab
12 17 (4.75%) IntelliJ
12 17 (4.75%) XMLUnit
13 13 (3.63%) JIRA
General
1 166 (46.37%) Finance
2 27 (7.54%) Banking
3 22 (6.15%) Marketing
4 16 (4.47%) Games
5 14 (3.91%) Manufacturing
6 13 (3.63%) Telecoms
7 12 (3.35%) Electronics
8 11 (3.07%) Military
9 10 (2.79%) Publishing
10 6 (1.68%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.68%) Music Industry
11 5 (1.40%) Back Office
11 5 (1.40%) Retail
12 4 (1.12%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Advertising
13 1 (0.28%) Automotive
13 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 266 (74.30%) Developer
2 111 (31.01%) C# Developer
3 104 (29.05%) .NET Developer
4 80 (22.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 66 (18.44%) Senior Developer
6 51 (14.25%) Software Developer
7 46 (12.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 46 (12.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 45 (12.57%) Java Developer
9 39 (10.89%) PHP Developer
9 39 (10.89%) Web Developer
10 34 (9.50%) Lead Developer
11 32 (8.94%) Lead .NET Developer
12 29 (8.10%) Senior .NET Developer
13 25 (6.98%) .NET Web Developer
13 25 (6.98%) C# Software Developer
13 25 (6.98%) C# Web Developer
13 25 (6.98%) Senior C# Developer
14 20 (5.59%) Analyst
15 19 (5.31%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (82.96%) XML
2 235 (65.64%) XSLT
3 196 (54.75%) Web Services
4 178 (49.72%) .NET
5 166 (46.37%) HTML
6 151 (42.18%) ASP.NET
7 149 (41.62%) CSS
8 131 (36.59%) HTML5
9 115 (32.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 104 (29.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 97 (27.09%) CSS3
12 95 (26.54%) .NET Framework
13 88 (24.58%) Entity Framework
14 86 (24.02%) XSD
15 77 (21.51%) SOAP
16 73 (20.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 52 (14.53%) JMS
18 41 (11.45%) REST
19 37 (10.34%) XML Schema
20 36 (10.06%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 63 (17.60%) User Experience
2 30 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (7.54%) Linux Command Line
4 26 (7.26%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (5.03%) DataPower
6 14 (3.91%) Algorithms
7 11 (3.07%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.79%) PMI
9 7 (1.96%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.68%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.12%) BBC
11 4 (1.12%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.84%) Fintech
13 2 (0.56%) Derivative
14 1 (0.28%) Equities
14 1 (0.28%) Market Risk
14 1 (0.28%) N-Tier
14 1 (0.28%) OTC Derivatives
14 1 (0.28%) Social Network
14 1 (0.28%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 61 (17.04%) Linux
2 25 (6.98%) Windows
3 17 (4.75%) Unix
4 12 (3.35%) AIX
4 12 (3.35%) Android
4 12 (3.35%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.79%) Solaris
6 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (55.31%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (48.60%) MVC
3 112 (31.28%) Web Development
4 92 (25.70%) SDLC
5 91 (25.42%) Content Management
5 91 (25.42%) Release Management
6 87 (24.30%) Change Management
7 85 (23.74%) ITIL
8 82 (22.91%) UML
9 81 (22.63%) Configuration Management
10 76 (21.23%) OO
11 73 (20.39%) Web Accessibility
12 71 (19.83%) Scrum
13 68 (18.99%) SOA
14 66 (18.44%) OOD
15 61 (17.04%) Dependency Injection
15 61 (17.04%) Test Scripting
15 61 (17.04%) UX Design
16 52 (14.53%) OOP
17 48 (13.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 187 (52.23%) JavaScript
2 177 (49.44%) C#
3 141 (39.39%) SQL
4 95 (26.54%) Java
5 55 (15.36%) T-SQL
6 53 (14.80%) PHP
7 34 (9.50%) XQuery
8 28 (7.82%) PHP 7
9 19 (5.31%) PowerShell
10 17 (4.75%) Ruby
11 16 (4.47%) PL/SQL
12 12 (3.35%) Perl
13 11 (3.07%) PHP 5
13 11 (3.07%) Python
13 11 (3.07%) VB.NET
14 10 (2.79%) C
14 10 (2.79%) Jython
15 9 (2.51%) C++
15 9 (2.51%) Scala
16 8 (2.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (11.73%) Degree
2 40 (11.17%) Security Cleared
3 29 (8.10%) SC Cleared
4 18 (5.03%) ISEB
5 10 (2.79%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.23%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.96%) MCSD
7 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.84%) HND
8 3 (0.84%) OCA
8 3 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (24.02%) QA
2 12 (3.35%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.28%) FATCA
System Software
1 43 (12.01%) Docker
2 14 (3.91%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (8.66%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (3.07%) TIBCO Hawk
3 10 (2.79%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.12%) Control-M
5 3 (0.84%) 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
1 168 (46.93%) Microsoft
2 63 (17.60%) Oracle
3 25 (6.98%) IBM
4 23 (6.42%) TIBCO
5 22 (6.15%) Sybase
6 16 (4.47%) Zend
7 14 (3.91%) Solace
8 10 (2.79%) CA
8 10 (2.79%) HP
9 8 (2.23%) MuleSoft
9 8 (2.23%) SAP
10 7 (1.96%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.40%) Hopewiser
11 5 (1.40%) LexisNexis
11 5 (1.40%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.40%) Talend
11 5 (1.40%) webMethods
11 5 (1.40%) WorldPay
12 3 (0.84%) Informatica
12 3 (0.84%) Xamarin
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