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 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 - 66 57
Permanent jobs citing XPath 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.48% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.85% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Average salary - £26,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
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 Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
245 352 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 51.36% 56.68% 61.26%
Number of salaries quoted 197 333 246
Average salary £36,750 £36,000 £32,528
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.08% +10.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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