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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 244 222 233
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Permanent jobs citing XPath 7 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.55% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 27
Average salary £43,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.30% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £30,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £40,000 £41,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +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
3510 3799 4497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.46% 58.28% 60.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3068 3297 3945
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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
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 27 February 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
Manchester -12 6 £43,000 +36.50% 2
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) XML
1 26 (100.00%) XSLT
2 16 (61.54%) Java
3 15 (57.69%) SQL
4 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (46.15%) HTML
5 12 (46.15%) Web Services
5 12 (46.15%) HTTP
6 11 (42.31%) Oracle
7 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
7 10 (38.46%) J2EE
7 10 (38.46%) CSS
7 10 (38.46%) JMS
7 10 (38.46%) Maven
8 9 (34.62%) WebSphere
8 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
8 9 (34.62%) Linux
8 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
9 8 (30.77%) PL/SQL
9 8 (30.77%) Tomcat
9 8 (30.77%) Servlets
9 8 (30.77%) J2SE
9 8 (30.77%) XML Schema
9 8 (30.77%) jQuery
9 8 (30.77%) Grails
9 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
10 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
10 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (26.92%) REST
10 7 (26.92%) Ajax

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 9 (34.62%) WebSphere
2 8 (30.77%) Tomcat
3 5 (19.23%) JBoss
4 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
1 2 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) HTTP
2 3 (11.54%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
3 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.69%) Hazelcast
5 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Maven
2 6 (23.08%) Eclipse
3 4 (15.38%) Subversion
3 4 (15.38%) JIRA
3 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.69%) Ant
5 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (23.08%) Retail
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) UI Developer
4 3 (11.54%) UI Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) XML
1 26 (100.00%) XSLT
2 12 (46.15%) Web Services
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
3 10 (38.46%) J2EE
3 10 (38.46%) CSS
3 10 (38.46%) JMS
4 8 (30.77%) XML Schema
4 8 (30.77%) Grails
4 8 (30.77%) jQuery
4 8 (30.77%) Servlets
4 8 (30.77%) J2SE
5 7 (26.92%) XHTML
5 7 (26.92%) DOM
5 7 (26.92%) SOAP
5 7 (26.92%) Ajax
5 7 (26.92%) SAX
5 7 (26.92%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (26.92%) REST
6 6 (23.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (19.23%) Web 2.0
4 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
5 2 (7.69%) NHS
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Android
4 2 (7.69%) UNIX
4 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) UML
2 6 (23.08%) Requirements Management
3 5 (19.23%) Web Development
3 5 (19.23%) Use Case
3 5 (19.23%) Web Design
3 5 (19.23%) TDD
4 4 (15.38%) OO
4 4 (15.38%) MVC
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.54%) Validation
5 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.69%) Dependency Management
6 2 (7.69%) iOS Development
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Java
2 15 (57.69%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 8 (30.77%) PL/SQL
5 5 (19.23%) C#
6 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
6 3 (11.54%) VB
7 2 (7.69%) C++
7 2 (7.69%) XQuery
8 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle
2 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
3 6 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) IBM
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
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