The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 146 177 147
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -30
Permanent jobs citing XPath 34 4 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.84% 0.11% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 0.18% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 25 3 33
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+9.45% -2.63%
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
2263 2252 2365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 55.71% 59.42% 62.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1935 2009 2157
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XPath across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XPath across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

XPath Salary Histogram in Manchester

XPath
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
(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
Salford +17 15 £40,000 -
Stockport - 5 £37,500 -
Sale - 2 £38,750 -
XPath
North West

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 54 (100.00%) XML
1 54 (100.00%) XSLT
2 43 (79.63%) Tomcat
2 43 (79.63%) Java
2 43 (79.63%) Spring
3 39 (72.22%) Grails
3 39 (72.22%) Android
3 39 (72.22%) DOM
3 39 (72.22%) XML Schema
3 39 (72.22%) JMS
3 39 (72.22%) SAX
4 38 (70.37%) Maven
5 34 (62.96%) WebSphere
5 34 (62.96%) HTTP
5 34 (62.96%) WebSphere MQ
5 34 (62.96%) Servlets
5 34 (62.96%) J2SE
6 33 (61.11%) Linux
7 29 (53.70%) Red Hat
7 29 (53.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (53.70%) Hazelcast
8 24 (44.44%) Software Engineering
8 24 (44.44%) Windows
9 17 (31.48%) Computer Science
10 15 (27.78%) Web Development
10 15 (27.78%) jQuery
10 15 (27.78%) HTML
11 14 (25.93%) Web Services
12 12 (22.22%) E-Commerce
13 11 (20.37%) JavaScript

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 43 (79.63%) Tomcat
2 34 (62.96%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 34 (62.96%) HTTP
2 2 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (53.70%) Hazelcast
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (70.37%) Maven
2 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.41%) Mockito
2 4 (7.41%) Gerrit
2 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.41%) Ant
2 4 (7.41%) JUnit
2 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (12.96%) Games
2 4 (7.41%) Retail
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 54 (100.00%) Developer
2 43 (79.63%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Software Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Software Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) J2EE Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (9.26%) UI Developer
5 5 (9.26%) UI Programmer
6 3 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Applications Developer
8 1 (1.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (100.00%) XML
1 54 (100.00%) XSLT
2 43 (79.63%) Spring
3 39 (72.22%) XML Schema
3 39 (72.22%) SAX
3 39 (72.22%) Grails
3 39 (72.22%) DOM
3 39 (72.22%) JMS
4 34 (62.96%) J2SE
4 34 (62.96%) Servlets
4 34 (62.96%) WebSphere MQ
5 15 (27.78%) jQuery
5 15 (27.78%) HTML
6 14 (25.93%) Web Services
7 11 (20.37%) CSS
7 11 (20.37%) Ajax
8 8 (14.81%) CSS3
8 8 (14.81%) Sass
8 8 (14.81%) XHTML
9 7 (12.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Computer Science
2 8 (14.81%) Web 2.0
3 7 (12.96%) NHS
4 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (72.22%) Android
2 33 (61.11%) Linux
3 29 (53.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (7.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 15 (27.78%) Web Development
3 12 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 8 (14.81%) Use Case
5 7 (12.96%) Web Design
6 5 (9.26%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (7.41%) OO
7 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.41%) TDD
7 4 (7.41%) Scrum
7 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.56%) MVC
9 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (79.63%) Java
2 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.96%) SQL
4 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (1.85%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) HND
Vendors
1 29 (53.70%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft