The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing XPath 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%
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 Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
275 409 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.67% 66.29% 62.22%
Number of salaries quoted 216 373 301
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XPath across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

XPath
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

XPath Salary Trend in Merseyside

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Ingres
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) AWK
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Degree

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Ingres
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) AWK
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle