The first table below looks at the demand for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - 114 -
Permanent jobs citing XPath 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.29% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £28,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
929 948 1359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.81% 55.28% 59.06%
Number of salaries quoted 751 822 1235
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
XPath
North West

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XPath across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

XPath
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XPath across the Cheshire region.

XPath Salary Trend in Cheshire

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing XPath also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XPath.

1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) WSDL
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) JAX-RPC
3 2 (50.00%) JAXB
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Perforce
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Axis
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) JAX-WS

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing XPath also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XPath. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) Mule
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) WSDL
2 2 (50.00%) JAX-RPC
2 2 (50.00%) JAXB
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Axis
2 2 (50.00%) JAX-WS
2 2 (50.00%) JiBX
2 2 (50.00%) POJO
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft