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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 122 105 122
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Permanent jobs citing XPath 4 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.22% 1.07% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 1.80% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 19 4
Average salary £31,500 £34,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.35% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1002 1112 1189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 54.37% 59.53% 66.69%
Number of salaries quoted 785 926 1046
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester +12 2 - -
XPath
North West

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) JiBX
4 2 (40.00%) POJO
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) JAX-WS
4 2 (40.00%) Mule
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Perforce
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Axis
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) WSDL
4 2 (40.00%) IBM

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (40.00%) Mule
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) JiBX
3 2 (40.00%) POJO
3 2 (40.00%) JAX-WS
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Axis
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) WSDL
3 2 (40.00%) JAX-RPC
3 2 (40.00%) JAXB
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OOP
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Perforce
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle