The table below looks at the statistics for XSL 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 XSL over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 232 204 224
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +20
Permanent jobs citing XSL 10 36 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.54% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 1.10% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 35 43
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
XSL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2799 3271 4173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.14% 49.41% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2484 2922 3761
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

XSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XSL across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XSL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

XSL
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XSL across the North West region.

XSL Salary Trend in the North West

XSL
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XSL across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

XSL Salary Histogram in the North West

XSL
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 XSL within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 January 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 -18 10 £27,000 -22.85%
XSL
England

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing XSL 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 XSL.

1 27 (84.38%) XML
2 25 (78.13%) SQL
3 23 (71.88%) HTML
3 23 (71.88%) .NET
3 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
4 22 (68.75%) JavaScript
4 22 (68.75%) CSS
5 21 (65.63%) T-SQL
5 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
5 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (65.63%) .NET Framework
6 17 (53.13%) SOAP
7 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
7 15 (46.88%) jQuery
8 14 (43.75%) C#
9 13 (40.63%) ADO.NET
9 13 (40.63%) MVC
9 13 (40.63%) Multithreading
9 13 (40.63%) WCF
9 13 (40.63%) Parallel Computing
9 13 (40.63%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (37.50%) Relational Database
10 12 (37.50%) Mentoring
10 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (37.50%) Degree
10 12 (37.50%) Load Testing
10 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (28.13%) Windows
11 9 (28.13%) MS Excel

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing XSL 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 XSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
2 8 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (12.50%) CMS
4 3 (9.38%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (6.25%) Drupal
5 2 (6.25%) WordPress
6 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 8 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 8 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (9.38%) Informix
4 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (9.38%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) Mockito
2 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
2 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) JUnit
2 3 (9.38%) Introscope
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
1 8 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Support Technician
4 4 (12.50%) CMS Developer
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.13%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior SQL DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Junior
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) XML
2 23 (71.88%) HTML
2 23 (71.88%) .NET
3 22 (68.75%) CSS
4 21 (65.63%) .NET Framework
5 17 (53.13%) SOAP
6 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
6 15 (46.88%) jQuery
7 13 (40.63%) ADO.NET
7 13 (40.63%) WCF
8 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
10 3 (9.38%) PowerMock
10 3 (9.38%) JAX-RS
10 3 (9.38%) RESTful
10 3 (9.38%) JSON
10 3 (9.38%) WSDL
10 3 (9.38%) JAX-RPC
10 3 (9.38%) Spring
10 3 (9.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Open Source
3 3 (9.38%) N-Tier
4 2 (6.25%) Online Banking
5 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) MVC
2 13 (40.63%) Multithreading
2 13 (40.63%) Parallel Computing
3 12 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 12 (37.50%) Load Testing
4 8 (25.00%) ERP
4 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) TDD
6 4 (12.50%) Content Management
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) SQL
2 22 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 21 (65.63%) T-SQL
4 14 (43.75%) C#
5 9 (28.13%) VB
6 8 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 8 (25.00%) VBA
6 8 (25.00%) VBScript
7 3 (9.38%) Java
8 2 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) SYSPRO
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) IBM
3 3 (9.38%) Compuware
3 3 (9.38%) HP
3 3 (9.38%) Perforce