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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 232 229 204
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -25
Permanent jobs citing XPath 31 13 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.19% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 0.32% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 41
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,100 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
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 4125 4275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.00% 61.12% 59.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3460 3624 3809
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 £52,500 £46,950 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 17 October 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 17 October 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 0 22 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Cheshire -9 9 - -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 63 (100.00%) XML
1 63 (100.00%) XSLT
2 49 (77.78%) Java
3 41 (65.08%) Android
4 40 (63.49%) Grails
4 40 (63.49%) Spring
4 40 (63.49%) Tomcat
4 40 (63.49%) JMS
4 40 (63.49%) XML Schema
5 39 (61.90%) SAX
5 39 (61.90%) DOM
6 35 (55.56%) Windows
6 35 (55.56%) Servlets
6 35 (55.56%) HTTP
6 35 (55.56%) J2SE
6 35 (55.56%) Maven
7 34 (53.97%) WebSphere
7 34 (53.97%) WebSphere MQ
8 30 (47.62%) Red Hat
8 30 (47.62%) Linux
8 30 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (47.62%) Hazelcast
9 26 (41.27%) Software Engineering
10 18 (28.57%) Computer Science
11 17 (26.98%) Web Services
12 16 (25.40%) .NET
13 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
13 15 (23.81%) C#
13 15 (23.81%) SQL
14 14 (22.22%) HTML

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (63.49%) Tomcat
2 34 (53.97%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (55.56%) HTTP
2 9 (14.29%) Wireless
3 2 (3.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (47.62%) Hazelcast
2 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 11 (17.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.59%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 35 (55.56%) Maven
2 9 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 9 (14.29%) Financial Institution
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
1 9 (14.29%) Retail
2 7 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (96.83%) Developer
2 40 (63.49%) Java Developer
3 15 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Software Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) J2EE Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Programmer
9 3 (4.76%) UI Programmer
9 3 (4.76%) UI Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
10 2 (3.17%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (100.00%) XML
1 63 (100.00%) XSLT
2 40 (63.49%) JMS
2 40 (63.49%) XML Schema
2 40 (63.49%) Spring
2 40 (63.49%) Grails
3 39 (61.90%) DOM
3 39 (61.90%) SAX
4 35 (55.56%) Servlets
4 35 (55.56%) J2SE
5 34 (53.97%) WebSphere MQ
6 17 (26.98%) Web Services
7 16 (25.40%) .NET
8 14 (22.22%) HTML
8 14 (22.22%) CSS
9 12 (19.05%) SOAP
9 12 (19.05%) WCF
10 11 (17.46%) LINQ
10 11 (17.46%) .NET Framework
10 11 (17.46%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.52%) Web 2.0
3 5 (7.94%) NHS
4 4 (6.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (65.08%) Android
2 35 (55.56%) Windows
3 30 (47.62%) Linux
3 30 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.59%) UNIX
5 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) Software Engineering
2 13 (20.63%) MVC
3 12 (19.05%) E-Commerce
4 10 (15.87%) OO
5 9 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 9 (14.29%) Validation
5 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.29%) TDD
5 9 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
5 9 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 8 (12.70%) Web Development
7 6 (9.52%) Use Case
7 6 (9.52%) Web Design
8 5 (7.94%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (3.17%) iOS Development
10 1 (1.59%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.59%) Kimball Methodology
10 1 (1.59%) Data Analysis
10 1 (1.59%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (77.78%) Java
2 15 (23.81%) C#
2 15 (23.81%) SQL
3 12 (19.05%) T-SQL
4 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
5 10 (15.87%) VB
6 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.59%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.59%) AWK
7 1 (1.59%) VB6
7 1 (1.59%) Korn
7 1 (1.59%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) MCSD
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 30 (47.62%) Red Hat
2 9 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle
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