The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 205 227 236
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +9
Permanent jobs citing XPath 37 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 0.35% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 12
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 £33,250 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.09% -6.87%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3911 4226 4545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.55% 58.86% 60.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3289 3751 4131
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
XPath
England

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 1 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 1 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 +29 35 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Merseyside - 2 £27,313 -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 61 (100.00%) XML
2 58 (95.08%) XSLT
3 42 (68.85%) Java
3 42 (68.85%) Spring
4 40 (65.57%) Tomcat
5 35 (57.38%) Maven
6 34 (55.74%) Linux
7 31 (50.82%) JMS
7 31 (50.82%) XML Schema
7 31 (50.82%) SAX
7 31 (50.82%) DOM
7 31 (50.82%) Grails
7 31 (50.82%) Android
8 28 (45.90%) WebSphere
9 26 (42.62%) Servlets
9 26 (42.62%) HTTP
9 26 (42.62%) WebSphere MQ
9 26 (42.62%) J2SE
10 25 (40.98%) Red Hat
10 25 (40.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (39.34%) HTML
12 23 (37.70%) Software Engineering
13 21 (34.43%) jQuery
13 21 (34.43%) Web Services
13 21 (34.43%) Hazelcast
14 20 (32.79%) Windows
14 20 (32.79%) Web Development
15 19 (31.15%) SQL
16 15 (24.59%) CSS
17 13 (21.31%) Oracle

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 40 (65.57%) Tomcat
2 28 (45.90%) WebSphere
3 9 (14.75%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.28%) Mule
6 1 (1.64%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 26 (42.62%) HTTP
2 2 (3.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (34.43%) Hazelcast
2 12 (19.67%) Oracle Database
3 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.64%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 35 (57.38%) Maven
2 9 (14.75%) Eclipse
2 9 (14.75%) Ant
2 9 (14.75%) JUnit
2 9 (14.75%) Gerrit
2 9 (14.75%) Mockito
2 9 (14.75%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.75%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.28%) JIRA
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.64%) Subversion
6 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Retail
3 7 (11.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 57 (93.44%) Developer
2 42 (68.85%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Software Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Software Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) UI Developer
5 6 (9.84%) UI Programmer
5 6 (9.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Programmer
7 4 (6.56%) Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (100.00%) XML
2 58 (95.08%) XSLT
3 42 (68.85%) Spring
4 31 (50.82%) JMS
4 31 (50.82%) XML Schema
4 31 (50.82%) SAX
4 31 (50.82%) DOM
4 31 (50.82%) Grails
5 26 (42.62%) Servlets
5 26 (42.62%) WebSphere MQ
5 26 (42.62%) J2SE
6 24 (39.34%) HTML
7 21 (34.43%) jQuery
7 21 (34.43%) Web Services
8 15 (24.59%) CSS
9 11 (18.03%) WSDL
9 11 (18.03%) .NET
9 11 (18.03%) Ajax
9 11 (18.03%) JAX-WS
9 11 (18.03%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.11%) Web 2.0
3 7 (11.48%) NHS
4 5 (8.20%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) Open Source
5 1 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 34 (55.74%) Linux
2 31 (50.82%) Android
3 25 (40.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (32.79%) Windows
5 10 (16.39%) UNIX
6 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Software Engineering
2 20 (32.79%) Web Development
3 12 (19.67%) E-Commerce
3 12 (19.67%) OO
4 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.39%) Scrum
6 9 (14.75%) TDD
6 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (14.75%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (13.11%) Use Case
8 7 (11.48%) Web Design
9 5 (8.20%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (6.56%) MVC
11 3 (4.92%) OOP
12 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
12 2 (3.28%) Integration Testing
13 1 (1.64%) Kimball Methodology
13 1 (1.64%) Test Automation
13 1 (1.64%) MVVM
13 1 (1.64%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (68.85%) Java
2 19 (31.15%) SQL
3 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.39%) C#
5 4 (6.56%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.64%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.64%) VB
8 1 (1.64%) PHP
8 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.64%) Python
8 1 (1.64%) VB6
8 1 (1.64%) XAML
8 1 (1.64%) AWK
8 1 (1.64%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Degree
2 9 (14.75%) HND
3 1 (1.64%) MCSD
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (40.98%) Red Hat
2 13 (21.31%) Oracle
3 3 (4.92%) IBM
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.28%) Perforce
5 1 (1.64%) SAP
5 1 (1.64%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) VMware
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