XPath (XML Path Language)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring XPath skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited XPath over the 6 months leading up to 22 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
22 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 853 890 1169
Rank change year-on-year +37 +279 -275
Permanent jobs citing XPath 51 29 94
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.031% 0.054%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.074% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 32 19 51
10th Percentile £38,350 £36,133 £40,000
25th Percentile £50,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -14.29% +23.53%
75th Percentile £70,000 £56,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £86,500 £65,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% -10.00% +11.11%

All Programming Languages
UK

XPath falls under the Programming Languages category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring coding skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 34,656 38,951 93,173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 31.54% 42.12% 53.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25,663 26,205 43,405
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £37,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £98,474 £107,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -0.91% +4.76% +5.00%

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing XPath as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for XPath in the UK

XPath
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing XPath.

Salary trend for XPath in the UK

XPath
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing XPath over the 6 months to 22 June 2024.

Salary histogram for XPath in the UK

XPath
Top 9 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 22 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England +54 51 £54,000 +20.00% 1
London +135 46 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Work from Home +47 21 £53,000 -18.46%
UK excluding London -70 5 £37,500 -16.67%
Yorkshire +58 3 £37,500 -16.67%
North of England +3 3 £37,500 -16.67%
East Midlands -30 1 £75,000 +103.50%
South East -35 1 - -
Midlands -38 1 £75,000 +103.50%

XPath
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (68.63%) CMS
2 10 (19.61%) EPiServer
3 7 (13.73%) IIS
4 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.92%) GlassFish
5 2 (3.92%) JCAPS
5 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (37.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (37.25%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (3.92%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 19 (37.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 19 (37.25%) NuGet
2 18 (35.29%) Azure
3 16 (31.37%) Azure DevOps
4 7 (13.73%) Google Analytics
5 2 (3.92%) SaaS
6 1 (1.96%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (86.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) BaseX
3 1 (1.96%) eXist-db
3 1 (1.96%) MarkLogic
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (86.27%) Visual Studio
2 33 (64.71%) Git
3 19 (37.25%) git-flow
3 19 (37.25%) JIRA
3 19 (37.25%) Moq
3 19 (37.25%) NUnit
3 19 (37.25%) Octopus Deploy
3 19 (37.25%) Sourcetree
3 19 (37.25%) SpecFlow
3 19 (37.25%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.92%) Ant
4 2 (3.92%) JUnit
4 2 (3.92%) Maven
4 2 (3.92%) Subversion
4 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (1.96%) Selenium
General
1 19 (37.25%) Marketing
2 12 (23.53%) Finance
3 8 (15.69%) Law
4 6 (11.76%) Social Skills
5 3 (5.88%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.92%) Back Office
6 2 (3.92%) Banking
6 2 (3.92%) Legal
6 2 (3.92%) Retail
6 2 (3.92%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (72.55%) Developer
2 23 (45.10%) Senior
3 20 (39.22%) C# Developer
3 20 (39.22%) Full Stack Developer
3 20 (39.22%) Senior Developer
4 19 (37.25%) Full-Stack C# Developer
4 19 (37.25%) Senior C# Developer
4 19 (37.25%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 8 (15.69%) .NET Developer
6 7 (13.73%) Applications Support
6 7 (13.73%) Support Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Applications Developer
7 6 (11.76%) Development Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Development Support Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Web Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Web Support Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) .NET Applications Developer
8 4 (7.84%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (92.16%) .NET
1 47 (92.16%) XML
2 44 (86.27%) ASP.NET
2 44 (86.27%) Web Services
3 42 (82.35%) SOAP
4 29 (56.86%) .NET Framework
4 29 (56.86%) HTML
5 28 (54.90%) React
6 26 (50.98%) CSS
6 26 (50.98%) jQuery
7 23 (45.10%) REST
8 21 (41.18%) RESTful
9 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 19 (37.25%) Autofac
9 19 (37.25%) Code First Entity Framework
9 19 (37.25%) Entity Framework
9 19 (37.25%) Ninject
9 19 (37.25%) Semantic HTML
9 19 (37.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Greenfield Project
1 19 (37.25%) Legacy Code
2 4 (7.84%) Product Ownership
3 2 (3.92%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (82.35%) Agile
2 37 (72.55%) DevOps
3 35 (68.63%) MVC
3 35 (68.63%) Scrum
4 26 (50.98%) Computer Science
4 26 (50.98%) OO
5 23 (45.10%) Full Stack Development
6 22 (43.14%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (37.25%) API Development
7 19 (37.25%) Architectural Design
7 19 (37.25%) Architectural Patterns
7 19 (37.25%) E-Commerce
7 19 (37.25%) Inversion of Control
7 19 (37.25%) Issue Tracking
7 19 (37.25%) Line Management
7 19 (37.25%) Mentoring
7 19 (37.25%) Performance Tuning
7 19 (37.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (37.25%) SOLID
7 19 (37.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (96.08%) SQL
2 47 (92.16%) C#
3 44 (86.27%) T-SQL
4 29 (56.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.88%) Python
5 3 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.92%) C
6 2 (3.92%) Java
6 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.96%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 27 (52.94%) Degree
2 7 (13.73%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Adobe
1 19 (37.25%) Cognizant
2 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.73%) Google
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle