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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - 125 113
Permanent jobs citing XPath 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.054% 0.063%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
634 878 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 48.66% 47.36% 56.01%
Number of salaries quoted 556 738 712
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
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%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP