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 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 129 121 111
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Permanent jobs citing XPath 1 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.057% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.10% 0.59% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £50,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +14.86%
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
975 1024 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 55.46% 52.92% 57.28%
Number of salaries quoted 816 830 807
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
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 2 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 £50,000 -
XPath
North West

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) POJO
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Batch
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IBM