The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 209 227 214
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Permanent jobs citing XPath 43 11 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.16% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.06% 0.27% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 26
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £40,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -3.89%
XPath
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4057 4018 4368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.54% 58.66% 59.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3373 3586 3953
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 £24,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

XPath
Salary Trend in the North West

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

XPath Salary Trend in the North West

XPath
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XPath across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

XPath Salary Histogram in the North West

XPath
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Manchester +24 36 £40,000 - 3
Cheshire -7 6 - -
Merseyside - 1 £28,625 -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 66 (100.00%) XML
1 66 (100.00%) XSLT
2 52 (78.79%) Java
3 46 (69.70%) Spring
4 44 (66.67%) Tomcat
5 39 (59.09%) Maven
6 38 (57.58%) Grails
6 38 (57.58%) JMS
6 38 (57.58%) XML Schema
6 38 (57.58%) SAX
6 38 (57.58%) DOM
6 38 (57.58%) Android
7 35 (53.03%) Linux
7 35 (53.03%) WebSphere
8 33 (50.00%) J2SE
8 33 (50.00%) HTTP
8 33 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 33 (50.00%) Servlets
9 30 (45.45%) Windows
10 29 (43.94%) Red Hat
10 29 (43.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (42.42%) Hazelcast
12 27 (40.91%) Software Engineering
13 23 (34.85%) Web Services
14 21 (31.82%) SQL
15 20 (30.30%) HTML
16 17 (25.76%) Computer Science
17 16 (24.24%) jQuery
17 16 (24.24%) Web Development
18 14 (21.21%) Finance

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 44 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 35 (53.03%) WebSphere
3 6 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.03%) Mule
6 1 (1.52%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 33 (50.00%) HTTP
2 6 (9.09%) Wireless
3 2 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (42.42%) Hazelcast
2 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.52%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 39 (59.09%) Maven
2 6 (9.09%) Ant
2 6 (9.09%) JUnit
2 6 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.09%) Mockito
2 6 (9.09%) Gerrit
2 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (3.03%) JIRA
5 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Retail
3 7 (10.61%) Games
4 6 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 63 (95.45%) Developer
2 46 (69.70%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Software Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (7.58%) UI Developer
7 5 (7.58%) UI Programmer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) J2EE Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Programmer
9 3 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
10 2 (3.03%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (100.00%) XML
1 66 (100.00%) XSLT
2 46 (69.70%) Spring
3 38 (57.58%) XML Schema
3 38 (57.58%) JMS
3 38 (57.58%) SAX
3 38 (57.58%) DOM
3 38 (57.58%) Grails
4 33 (50.00%) Servlets
4 33 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 33 (50.00%) J2SE
5 23 (34.85%) Web Services
6 20 (30.30%) HTML
7 16 (24.24%) jQuery
8 14 (21.21%) CSS
9 13 (19.70%) .NET
10 12 (18.18%) SOAP
11 10 (15.15%) Ajax
12 9 (13.64%) WCF
13 8 (12.12%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.61%) Web 2.0
3 6 (9.09%) NHS
4 5 (7.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 38 (57.58%) Android
2 35 (53.03%) Linux
3 30 (45.45%) Windows
4 29 (43.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (10.61%) UNIX
6 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) Software Engineering
2 16 (24.24%) Web Development
3 12 (18.18%) TDD
3 12 (18.18%) OO
3 12 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 9 (13.64%) MVC
5 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.61%) Use Case
7 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 6 (9.09%) Validation
7 6 (9.09%) Scrum
7 6 (9.09%) Web Design
7 6 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 6 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (7.58%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (3.03%) Integration Testing
10 1 (1.52%) Kimball Methodology
10 1 (1.52%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (78.79%) Java
2 21 (31.82%) SQL
3 12 (18.18%) C#
4 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.64%) T-SQL
6 7 (10.61%) VB
7 4 (6.06%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.52%) PHP
9 1 (1.52%) Python
9 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.52%) AWK
9 1 (1.52%) VB6
9 1 (1.52%) Korn
9 1 (1.52%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) HND
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.52%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 29 (43.94%) Red Hat
2 9 (13.64%) Oracle
3 6 (9.09%) JBoss
4 2 (3.03%) IBM
4 2 (3.03%) Perforce
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
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