Period
to 19 October 2019

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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 938 987 965
Rank change year-on-year +49 -22 -100
Permanent jobs citing XPath 132 177 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.19% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 106 151 199
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £27,000 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,375 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -2.86%

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 72,866 91,556 96,654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.49% 55.56% 55.29%
Number of salaries quoted 59,717 76,173 79,240
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 October 2019.

Salary histogram for XPath in the UK

XPath
Top 12 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 October 2019. 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 +106 126 £55,000 +10.00% 22
London +124 83 £55,000 +4.76% 6
UK excluding London +13 46 £50,000 +11.11% 17
South East +56 31 £52,500 +5.00% 4
North West +40 5 £50,000 - 3
North of England +28 5 £50,000 - 6
Midlands +28 4 £45,250 +2.26% 4
West Midlands +27 3 £57,500 +29.94% 1
South West +23 3 £50,000 - 1
Scotland -34 2 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £33,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, IT jobs citing XPath also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for XPath.

1 125 (94.70%) XML
2 100 (75.76%) XSLT
3 77 (58.33%) Java
4 75 (56.82%) JavaScript
5 73 (55.30%) HTML
5 73 (55.30%) SQL
6 62 (46.97%) CSS
7 61 (46.21%) C#
8 56 (42.42%) Oracle
9 53 (40.15%) Microsoft
10 46 (34.85%) .NET
11 44 (33.33%) ASP.NET
11 44 (33.33%) Web Services
12 43 (32.58%) REST
13 41 (31.06%) XSD
14 39 (29.55%) SOA
15 38 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
16 36 (27.27%) SQL Server
16 36 (27.27%) Finance
17 33 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 32 (24.24%) SOAP
19 31 (23.48%) Tomcat
19 31 (23.48%) JSON
19 31 (23.48%) Git (software)
20 29 (21.97%) Spring
20 29 (21.97%) IIS
20 29 (21.97%) Fintech
21 27 (20.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 27 (20.45%) T-SQL
22 26 (19.70%) Middleware

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 33 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 31 (23.48%) Tomcat
3 29 (21.97%) IIS
4 22 (16.67%) CMS
5 20 (15.15%) BizTalk Server
6 18 (13.64%) WebLogic
7 17 (12.88%) EPiServer
8 13 (9.85%) WebSphere
9 9 (6.82%) Oracle Service Bus
10 7 (5.30%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (3.03%) Anypoint
12 3 (2.27%) Apache
12 3 (2.27%) SharePoint
13 2 (1.52%) IBM HTTP Server
13 2 (1.52%) NetWeaver
13 2 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
14 1 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.76%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (13.64%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (5.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.12%) AWS
2 6 (4.55%) SaaS
3 3 (2.27%) PaaS
4 2 (1.52%) BlazeMeter
4 2 (1.52%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.76%) Azure
5 1 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.76%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.88%) Internet
2 6 (4.55%) FTP
2 6 (4.55%) HTTP
2 6 (4.55%) SSL
3 2 (1.52%) BIG-IP
3 2 (1.52%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.52%) PuTTY
3 2 (1.52%) SMTP
3 2 (1.52%) Telnet
3 2 (1.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 25 (18.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (17.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (14.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 8 (6.06%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.55%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.79%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.27%) MarkLogic
10 2 (1.52%) DB2
10 2 (1.52%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.76%) MS Access
11 1 (0.76%) MySQL
11 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 31 (23.48%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 14 (10.61%) Selenium
4 12 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 9 (6.82%) JUnit
6 8 (6.06%) JIRA
7 5 (3.79%) Maven
7 5 (3.79%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.03%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.27%) SonarQube
9 3 (2.27%) Subversion
9 3 (2.27%) XMLSpy
10 2 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.52%) Checkstyle
10 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.52%) Fiddler
10 2 (1.52%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.52%) JMeter
10 2 (1.52%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.52%) NUnit
General
1 36 (27.27%) Finance
2 15 (11.36%) Banking
3 7 (5.30%) Law
4 4 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.03%) Publishing
4 4 (3.03%) Retail
5 3 (2.27%) Humanities
5 3 (2.27%) Social Science
6 2 (1.52%) Military
7 1 (0.76%) Billing
7 1 (0.76%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (49.24%) Developer
2 35 (26.52%) Applications Support
3 26 (19.70%) Senior Developer
4 22 (16.67%) Analyst
4 22 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 18 (13.64%) C# Developer
6 17 (12.88%) Applications Support Analyst
6 17 (12.88%) Senior C# Developer
6 17 (12.88%) Support Analyst
7 16 (12.12%) Applications Developer
8 13 (9.85%) Applications Engineer
8 13 (9.85%) Applications Support Engineer
8 13 (9.85%) Support Engineer
9 12 (9.09%) .NET Developer
10 11 (8.33%) Consultant
11 10 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (7.58%) Test Automation Engineer
11 10 (7.58%) Test Engineer
12 9 (6.82%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 9 (6.82%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (94.70%) XML
2 100 (75.76%) XSLT
3 73 (55.30%) HTML
4 62 (46.97%) CSS
5 46 (34.85%) .NET
6 44 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 44 (33.33%) Web Services
7 43 (32.58%) REST
8 41 (31.06%) XSD
9 32 (24.24%) SOAP
10 31 (23.48%) JSON
11 29 (21.97%) Spring
12 27 (20.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 26 (19.70%) Middleware
14 23 (17.42%) Ajax
15 21 (15.91%) .NET Framework
16 20 (15.15%) HTML5
16 20 (15.15%) XML Schema
17 18 (13.64%) J2EE
17 18 (13.64%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.61%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.55%) User Experience
4 4 (3.03%) Taxonomies
5 3 (2.27%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.52%) ASIC
6 2 (1.52%) ASIC Verification
6 2 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.52%) Verilog
7 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.39%) Linux
2 12 (9.09%) Unix
3 11 (8.33%) Windows
4 8 (6.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.55%) SOA
2 38 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (21.97%) Fintech
4 25 (18.94%) OOP
5 23 (17.42%) Scrum
5 23 (17.42%) SDLC
6 20 (15.15%) MVC
7 19 (14.39%) Process Improvement
7 19 (14.39%) Web Development
8 18 (13.64%) Change Control
8 18 (13.64%) Content Management
9 17 (12.88%) OWASP
10 16 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (12.12%) Test Automation
11 15 (11.36%) Software Engineering
12 13 (9.85%) Workflow
13 11 (8.33%) B2B
13 11 (8.33%) Functional Testing
13 11 (8.33%) SDET
14 10 (7.58%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (58.33%) Java
2 75 (56.82%) JavaScript
3 73 (55.30%) SQL
4 61 (46.21%) C#
5 27 (20.45%) T-SQL
6 21 (15.91%) Python
7 20 (15.15%) XQuery
8 4 (3.03%) C++
8 4 (3.03%) R
9 3 (2.27%) SPARQL
10 2 (1.52%) ABAP
10 2 (1.52%) C
10 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.52%) VB
11 1 (0.76%) Groovy
11 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (9.85%) Degree
2 2 (1.52%) HND
2 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (19.70%) QA
2 14 (10.61%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (15.91%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) Ansible
1 2 (1.52%) nmon
1 2 (1.52%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 56 (42.42%) Oracle
2 53 (40.15%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.82%) SAP
4 8 (6.06%) MuleSoft
4 8 (6.06%) Splunk
5 7 (5.30%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.27%) IBM
7 2 (1.52%) Citrix
7 2 (1.52%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 2 (1.52%) F5
7 2 (1.52%) IBM Sterling
7 2 (1.52%) Nintex
7 2 (1.52%) SEEBURGER
7 2 (1.52%) Solace
7 2 (1.52%) Sybase
7 2 (1.52%) UiPath
8 1 (0.76%) Tableau
8 1 (0.76%) Xamarin