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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 162 172 183
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Permanent jobs citing XPath 10 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.45% 0.097%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 0.78% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 4
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
1771 2168 2581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 53.93% 56.81% 62.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1525 1859 2313
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
Cheadle - 4 £38,750 -
Salford +1 1 - -
XPath
North West

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (100.00%) XML
1 16 (100.00%) XSLT
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
3 11 (68.75%) REST
4 10 (62.50%) HTML
4 10 (62.50%) Java
4 10 (62.50%) Web Services
4 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (62.50%) Maven
5 9 (56.25%) Eclipse
5 9 (56.25%) Tomcat
5 9 (56.25%) Oracle
5 9 (56.25%) Oracle Database
6 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (50.00%) J2EE
7 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
7 7 (43.75%) Web Development
7 7 (43.75%) jQuery
7 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
8 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
8 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
8 6 (37.50%) Grails
8 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
8 6 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (37.50%) C#
8 6 (37.50%) .NET
8 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
8 6 (37.50%) CSS

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (56.25%) Tomcat
2 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (18.75%) CMS
4 3 (18.75%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (18.75%) Umbraco
4 3 (18.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) HTTP
2 3 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle Database
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.25%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Maven
2 9 (56.25%) Eclipse
3 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
4 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (25.00%) Gerrit
4 4 (25.00%) Mockito
4 4 (25.00%) Ant
4 4 (25.00%) JUnit
5 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
5 3 (18.75%) NUnit
5 3 (18.75%) MSTest
5 3 (18.75%) Grunt
6 1 (6.25%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Junior
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) XML
1 16 (100.00%) XSLT
2 11 (68.75%) REST
3 10 (62.50%) HTML
3 10 (62.50%) Web Services
4 8 (50.00%) J2EE
5 7 (43.75%) jQuery
6 6 (37.50%) Grails
6 6 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (37.50%) .NET
6 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 6 (37.50%) CSS
6 6 (37.50%) J2SE
6 6 (37.50%) JMS
7 5 (31.25%) Servlets
7 5 (31.25%) DOM
7 5 (31.25%) XML Schema
7 5 (31.25%) SAX
7 5 (31.25%) Spring
8 4 (25.00%) Apache Wicket
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (43.75%) Web Development
4 5 (31.25%) UML
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) Requirements Management
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (25.00%) OO
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) Web Design
6 3 (18.75%) MVC
6 3 (18.75%) Workflow
6 3 (18.75%) B2B
6 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) C#
5 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
6 3 (18.75%) Python
6 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Adobe
4 3 (18.75%) Sitecore
4 3 (18.75%) EPiServer