Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 930 852 938
Rank change year-on-year -78 +86 -73
Permanent jobs citing XPath 248 396 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.39% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 197 315 281
UK median annual salary £45,000 £46,745 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.73% +3.88% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,750 £69,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%

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 96810 101233 112248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.34% 52.76% 51.54%
Number of salaries quoted 79401 87311 95861
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +2.56%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -77 237 £45,000 -5.26% 33
UK excluding London +33 179 £42,500 - 15
Midlands +78 70 £42,500 - 3
West Midlands +68 63 £42,500 +2.82% 1
London -114 60 £57,500 +4.55% 18
North of England -14 48 £38,750 -8.82% 7
North West +14 42 £38,750 -22.50% 4
South West +43 37 £44,000 +3.53%
East of England +20 16 £60,000 +9.09% 1
South East +10 10 £51,250 +13.89% 4
East Midlands +42 7 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire -11 4 £34,250 -19.41% 2
Scotland -11 2 £75,000 +130.77%
North East - 2 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (83.47%) XML
2 188 (75.81%) XSLT
3 130 (52.42%) SQL
4 129 (52.02%) Agile Software Development
5 128 (51.61%) SQL Server
6 123 (49.60%) Java
6 123 (49.60%) Web Services
7 108 (43.55%) JavaScript
8 100 (40.32%) HTML
9 95 (38.31%) Oracle
10 94 (37.90%) MVC
11 86 (34.68%) CSS
12 84 (33.87%) .NET
13 83 (33.47%) Git (software)
14 79 (31.85%) REST
14 79 (31.85%) C#
14 79 (31.85%) SOAP
14 79 (31.85%) TDD
15 66 (26.61%) T-SQL
16 65 (26.21%) Scrum
17 64 (25.81%) Finance
18 63 (25.40%) JSON
19 62 (25.00%) ASP.NET
20 61 (24.60%) SOA
21 60 (24.19%) XSD
21 60 (24.19%) Test Automation
22 59 (23.79%) Amazon AWS
23 58 (23.39%) Spring
23 58 (23.39%) Software Engineering
24 54 (21.77%) 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 43 (17.34%) CMS
2 41 (16.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 34 (13.71%) Tomcat
4 30 (12.10%) Apache
5 27 (10.89%) EPiServer
6 26 (10.48%) JBoss
7 24 (9.68%) WebSphere
8 20 (8.06%) Mule
9 19 (7.66%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (7.26%) WebLogic
11 17 (6.85%) GlassFish
12 16 (6.45%) Mule ESB
13 13 (5.24%) Anypoint
13 13 (5.24%) Oracle Service Bus
14 12 (4.84%) Confluence
15 11 (4.44%) nginx
16 8 (3.23%) Apache Solr
17 7 (2.82%) IIS
18 3 (1.21%) Drupal
18 3 (1.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.81%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.40%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.61%) SAP SRM
3 3 (1.21%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.40%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (23.79%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (6.05%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (5.65%) GitHub
5 11 (4.44%) Amazon S3
5 11 (4.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 11 (4.44%) npm
6 9 (3.63%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.61%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 4 (1.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.61%) Slack
8 2 (0.81%) SaaS
9 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.90%) HTTP
2 27 (10.89%) FTP
3 11 (4.44%) Internet
3 11 (4.44%) SSL
4 9 (3.63%) Kerberos
5 7 (2.82%) HTTPS
5 7 (2.82%) Intranet
6 5 (2.02%) SSH
7 2 (0.81%) AMQP
7 2 (0.81%) Firewall
7 2 (0.81%) Skype
8 1 (0.40%) SNMP
8 1 (0.40%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 44 (17.74%) NoSQL
3 39 (15.73%) MySQL
4 37 (14.92%) MongoDB
5 21 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
7 11 (4.44%) MarkLogic
7 11 (4.44%) Relational Database
8 10 (4.03%) RDBMS
9 8 (3.23%) Big Data
9 8 (3.23%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (2.02%) Redis
12 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 83 (33.47%) Git (software)
2 54 (21.77%) JUnit
3 49 (19.76%) Maven
4 46 (18.55%) Subversion
5 41 (16.53%) JIRA
6 37 (14.92%) Jenkins
6 37 (14.92%) Visual Studio
7 29 (11.69%) Eclipse
8 22 (8.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 22 (8.87%) SoapUI
9 21 (8.47%) Gradle
10 20 (8.06%) TestNG
11 18 (7.26%) Cucumber
12 15 (6.05%) Bitbucket
13 14 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (5.24%) gulp
15 12 (4.84%) IntelliJ
16 11 (4.44%) GitLab
16 11 (4.44%) NUnit
16 11 (4.44%) PhantomJS
General
1 64 (25.81%) Finance
2 29 (11.69%) Banking
3 21 (8.47%) Electronics
3 21 (8.47%) Manufacturing
3 21 (8.47%) Telecoms
4 18 (7.26%) Law
5 12 (4.84%) Marketing
6 10 (4.03%) Retail
7 6 (2.42%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.61%) Games
9 3 (1.21%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.40%) Automotive
10 1 (0.40%) Front Office
10 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 152 (61.29%) Developer
2 62 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 33 (13.31%) .NET Developer
4 25 (10.08%) Software Engineer
5 21 (8.47%) Senior Developer
6 17 (6.85%) C# Developer
7 16 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
7 16 (6.45%) HTML CSS Developer
7 16 (6.45%) HTML Developer
8 15 (6.05%) Analyst
8 15 (6.05%) Junior
9 14 (5.65%) Consultant
9 14 (5.65%) PHP Developer
10 13 (5.24%) Digital Developer
10 13 (5.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 13 (5.24%) Software Developer
11 12 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
12 11 (4.44%) Lead Developer
12 11 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (83.47%) XML
2 188 (75.81%) XSLT
3 123 (49.60%) Web Services
4 100 (40.32%) HTML
5 86 (34.68%) CSS
6 84 (33.87%) .NET
7 79 (31.85%) REST
7 79 (31.85%) SOAP
8 63 (25.40%) JSON
9 62 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 60 (24.19%) XSD
11 58 (23.39%) Spring
12 54 (21.77%) JMS
13 50 (20.16%) WCF
14 49 (19.76%) HTML5
15 46 (18.55%) Hibernate
16 45 (18.15%) AngularJS
17 43 (17.34%) XML Schema
18 38 (15.32%) .NET Framework
18 38 (15.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.92%) User Experience
2 31 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 23 (9.27%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (7.66%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (4.44%) Data Structures
6 11 (4.44%) Hedge funds
7 9 (3.63%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (2.82%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.42%) Fintech
10 5 (2.02%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.61%) Virtual Team
12 3 (1.21%) DataPower
13 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.40%) BBC
14 1 (0.40%) Blog
14 1 (0.40%) CMDB
14 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
14 1 (0.40%) Derivative
14 1 (0.40%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.89%) Linux
2 20 (8.06%) Windows
3 14 (5.65%) Unix
4 12 (4.84%) Android
4 12 (4.84%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.81%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (52.02%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (37.90%) MVC
3 79 (31.85%) TDD
4 65 (26.21%) Scrum
5 61 (24.60%) SOA
6 60 (24.19%) Test Automation
7 58 (23.39%) Software Engineering
8 47 (18.95%) BDD
9 44 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (17.34%) Unit Testing
11 40 (16.13%) OO
12 39 (15.73%) Web Development
13 31 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (11.69%) SDLC
15 28 (11.29%) Microservices
15 28 (11.29%) Responsive Web Design
16 24 (9.68%) Release Management
17 23 (9.27%) Waterfall
18 22 (8.87%) Software Delivery
19 20 (8.06%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 130 (52.42%) SQL
2 123 (49.60%) Java
3 108 (43.55%) JavaScript
4 79 (31.85%) C#
5 66 (26.61%) T-SQL
6 46 (18.55%) XQuery
7 23 (9.27%) PL/SQL
8 20 (8.06%) PHP
9 16 (6.45%) PHP 7
10 14 (5.65%) Groovy
11 11 (4.44%) Shell Script
12 10 (4.03%) VB.NET
13 7 (2.82%) Ruby
13 7 (2.82%) VB
14 5 (2.02%) Python
14 5 (2.02%) SPARQL
15 4 (1.61%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.21%) VBScript
17 2 (0.81%) Perl
17 2 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (20.56%) Degree
2 23 (9.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (5.24%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.63%) ISEB
5 8 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 8 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.21%) MCPD
8 3 (1.21%) MCTS
9 2 (0.81%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.81%) MCITP
9 2 (0.81%) MCSA
9 2 (0.81%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.68%) QA
2 11 (4.44%) RosettaNet
3 5 (2.02%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) WAI
4 1 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (10.08%) Docker
2 11 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.81%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (6.05%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (4.44%) CloudHub
3 3 (1.21%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 2 (0.81%) SCCM
5 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.40%) TADDM
5 1 (0.40%) WMI
Vendors
1 95 (38.31%) Oracle
2 40 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.47%) SAP
4 17 (6.85%) IBM
5 12 (4.84%) Remedy
6 11 (4.44%) MuleSoft
7 10 (4.03%) Sybase
8 9 (3.63%) Solace
9 7 (2.82%) Talend
10 6 (2.42%) WSO2
11 4 (1.61%) HP
11 4 (1.61%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.21%) VMware
12 3 (1.21%) webMethods
13 2 (0.81%) Citrix
13 2 (0.81%) Cognos
13 2 (0.81%) Google
13 2 (0.81%) Zend
14 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.40%) Software AG