The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - - 164
Permanent jobs citing XPath 0 0 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 23
Median salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.78% +4.37%
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 Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2173 1896 2306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 57.41% 48.83% 56.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1923 1670 1978
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing XPath as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

XPath
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

XPath Salary Trend in Manchester

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing XPath also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for XPath.

1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) XSLT
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Retail
4 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (50.00%) Time Management
4 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
4 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (33.33%) SonarQube
5 2 (33.33%) Node.js
5 2 (33.33%) REST
5 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (33.33%) Ektron
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (33.33%) ReSharper
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) SonarQube
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Integration Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) XSLT
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) LINQ
4 2 (33.33%) Node.js
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Code Coverage
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Ektron
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft