The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - 115 116
Permanent jobs citing XPath 0 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.19% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.35% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 19
Average salary - £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
XPath
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
874 857 1240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.17% 53.40% 62.34%
Number of salaries quoted 721 698 1064
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 2 March 2015, 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%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Remoting
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) LINQ
2 3 (75.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) XSD
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSD
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Remoting
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) LINQ
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago