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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - 151 173
Permanent jobs citing XPath 0 36 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.88% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.59% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 26 3
Average salary - £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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 Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1883 2271 2277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 48.66% 55.61% 59.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1667 1926 2027
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 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) XSLT
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (60.00%) jQuery
5 6 (60.00%) Web Development
5 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (50.00%) C#
6 5 (50.00%) Java
6 5 (50.00%) .NET
6 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (50.00%) CSS
6 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (50.00%) TDD
6 5 (50.00%) Spring
6 5 (50.00%) Maven
6 5 (50.00%) Scrum
6 5 (50.00%) REST
7 4 (40.00%) Mockito
7 4 (40.00%) Apache Wicket
7 4 (40.00%) EJB 3.0
7 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (40.00%) Gerrit
7 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (30.00%) CMS
2 3 (30.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (30.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (30.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) Maven
3 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (40.00%) Mockito
3 4 (40.00%) Gerrit
3 4 (40.00%) Ant
3 4 (40.00%) JUnit
3 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (30.00%) NUnit
4 3 (30.00%) MSTest
4 3 (30.00%) Grunt
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (10.00%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Junior
4 2 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) XSLT
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
3 6 (60.00%) jQuery
4 5 (50.00%) REST
4 5 (50.00%) Spring
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (40.00%) EJB
5 4 (40.00%) JDBC
5 4 (40.00%) WSDL
5 4 (40.00%) JAXB
5 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (40.00%) EJB 3.0
5 4 (40.00%) Apache Wicket
6 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (30.00%) JSON
6 3 (30.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) Web Development
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (30.00%) Web Design
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Workflow
6 2 (20.00%) B2B
6 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Adobe
2 3 (30.00%) EPiServer
2 3 (30.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
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