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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 224 226 243
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Permanent jobs citing XPath 10 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.61% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 23
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
3199 3783 4394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.00% 55.51% 59.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2695 3218 3872
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 May 2015.

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 May 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 +14 10 £40,000 - 1
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 16 (100.00%) XML
1 16 (100.00%) XSLT
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) HTML
3 10 (62.50%) Web Services
3 10 (62.50%) REST
4 9 (56.25%) Java
4 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (56.25%) Maven
5 8 (50.00%) Oracle
5 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
5 8 (50.00%) Eclipse
5 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
6 7 (43.75%) jQuery
6 7 (43.75%) Web Development
6 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
6 7 (43.75%) J2EE
6 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
7 6 (37.50%) C#
7 6 (37.50%) .NET
7 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
7 6 (37.50%) CSS
8 5 (31.25%) Scrum
8 5 (31.25%) TDD
8 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
8 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (31.25%) JMS
8 5 (31.25%) Linux

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
3 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (18.75%) CMS
4 3 (18.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (18.75%) Umbraco
5 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) HTTP
2 3 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) Hazelcast
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Maven
2 8 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
4 4 (25.00%) Mockito
4 4 (25.00%) Gerrit
4 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (25.00%) Ant
4 4 (25.00%) JUnit
5 3 (18.75%) NUnit
5 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
5 3 (18.75%) Grunt
5 3 (18.75%) MSTest
6 1 (6.25%) Gradle
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Java Developer
3 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Junior
5 2 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Junior Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) XML
1 16 (100.00%) XSLT
2 10 (62.50%) HTML
2 10 (62.50%) Web Services
2 10 (62.50%) REST
3 7 (43.75%) jQuery
3 7 (43.75%) J2EE
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 6 (37.50%) CSS
5 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (31.25%) JMS
5 5 (31.25%) J2SE
5 5 (31.25%) Spring
5 5 (31.25%) Grails
6 4 (25.00%) Apache Wicket
6 4 (25.00%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (25.00%) WSDL
6 4 (25.00%) XML Schema
6 4 (25.00%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
1 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (43.75%) Web Development
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) Requirements Management
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (25.00%) UML
5 4 (25.00%) OO
6 3 (18.75%) Web Design
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) B2B
6 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 3 (18.75%) MVC
6 3 (18.75%) Workflow
6 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
6 3 (18.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Adobe
4 3 (18.75%) EPiServer
4 3 (18.75%) Sitecore
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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