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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 233 222 224
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing XPath 9 24 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.62% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 25
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
3350 3864 4346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.47% 55.95% 60.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2825 3300 3811
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
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 6 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 6 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 +4 9 £37,500 -6.25% 1
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 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 23 (100.00%) XML
1 23 (100.00%) XSLT
2 20 (86.96%) SQL
3 15 (65.22%) Java
3 15 (65.22%) Oracle
4 14 (60.87%) HTML
4 14 (60.87%) Web Services
4 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (52.17%) Maven
5 12 (52.17%) Oracle Database
5 12 (52.17%) J2EE
6 11 (47.83%) REST
7 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
7 10 (43.48%) Tomcat
7 10 (43.48%) Eclipse
7 10 (43.48%) HTTP
8 8 (34.78%) WSDL
8 8 (34.78%) JMS
8 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
8 8 (34.78%) Hibernate
8 8 (34.78%) Linux
8 8 (34.78%) CSS
8 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
8 8 (34.78%) PL/SQL
8 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (34.78%) WebSphere
8 8 (34.78%) Web Development
8 8 (34.78%) jQuery
9 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
9 6 (26.09%) Grails

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 10 (43.48%) Tomcat
2 8 (34.78%) WebSphere
3 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
4 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (8.70%) CMS
5 2 (8.70%) JBoss
5 2 (8.70%) Umbraco
5 2 (8.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (8.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Tridion
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) SaaS
2 2 (8.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle Database
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Maven
2 10 (43.48%) Eclipse
3 6 (26.09%) Ant
3 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
3 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
4 4 (17.39%) Subversion
4 4 (17.39%) Mockito
4 4 (17.39%) Gerrit
4 4 (17.39%) JIRA
4 4 (17.39%) JUnit
5 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
6 2 (8.70%) NUnit
6 2 (8.70%) MSTest
6 2 (8.70%) Grunt
7 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
3 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Junior Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Junior
4 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) UI Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) XML
1 23 (100.00%) XSLT
2 14 (60.87%) HTML
2 14 (60.87%) Web Services
3 12 (52.17%) J2EE
4 11 (47.83%) REST
5 8 (34.78%) CSS
5 8 (34.78%) WSDL
5 8 (34.78%) JMS
5 8 (34.78%) Hibernate
5 8 (34.78%) jQuery
6 6 (26.09%) Spring
6 6 (26.09%) XML Schema
6 6 (26.09%) JAXB
6 6 (26.09%) SAX
6 6 (26.09%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (26.09%) JDBC
6 6 (26.09%) J2SE
6 6 (26.09%) DOM
6 6 (26.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) UNIX
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Web Development
2 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (26.09%) TDD
3 6 (26.09%) Requirements Management
3 6 (26.09%) UML
4 4 (17.39%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Web Design
5 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.04%) B2B
5 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow
6 2 (8.70%) OOD
6 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) SQL
2 15 (65.22%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) PL/SQL
4 5 (21.74%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
5 3 (13.04%) Python
6 2 (8.70%) XQuery
6 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) Red Hat
3 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) IBM
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) Adobe
5 2 (8.70%) EPiServer
5 2 (8.70%) Sitecore
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