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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 234 222 227
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Permanent jobs citing XSL 7 30 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% 0.43% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.89% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7 29 32
Average salary £27,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £50,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,800
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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
2664 3377 3650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.77% 47.87% 49.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2268 2922 3257
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
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 31 March 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 -22 7 £27,000 -40.00%
XSL
England

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 10 (62.50%) XML
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (50.00%) VB
3 8 (50.00%) CSS
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 7 (43.75%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
4 7 (43.75%) ERP
4 7 (43.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (43.75%) SYSPRO
4 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) Degree
5 6 (37.50%) JIRA
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) .NET
6 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) CMS
6 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
6 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
6 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
7 4 (25.00%) Content Management
7 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (43.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (31.25%) CMS
4 2 (12.50%) Drupal
4 2 (12.50%) WordPress
5 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
1 7 (43.75%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 4 (25.00%) CMS Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) IT Support
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Senior DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) XML
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
3 8 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
5 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (12.50%) jQuery
6 2 (12.50%) SOAP
7 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET
7 1 (6.25%) WCF
7 1 (6.25%) LINQ
7 1 (6.25%) NHibernate
7 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ERP
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) Content Management
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.25%) Parallel Computing
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) VB
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
5 4 (25.00%) VBScript
5 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (25.00%) VBA
6 2 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) SYSPRO