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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 224 190 240
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +50
Permanent jobs citing XSL 30 56 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.84% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 1.73% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 25 43 9
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £48,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
3132 3228 3497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.76% 48.19% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2686 2883 3130
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
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 1 October 2014.

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 1 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
Lancashire - 16 £40,000 -
Cheshire -21 9 £32,500 -32.98%
Manchester -46 5 £21,500 -33.84%
XSL
England

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 45 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 43 (84.31%) HTML
2 43 (84.31%) CSS
3 41 (80.39%) XML
3 41 (80.39%) SQL
4 39 (76.47%) .NET
5 35 (68.63%) jQuery
6 34 (66.67%) SQL Server
7 31 (60.78%) C#
8 29 (56.86%) SOAP
9 27 (52.94%) Microsoft
10 26 (50.98%) T-SQL
10 26 (50.98%) .NET Framework
10 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (49.02%) ASP.NET
12 22 (43.14%) MVC
12 22 (43.14%) Degree
13 18 (35.29%) WCF
14 17 (33.33%) Load Testing
14 17 (33.33%) Multithreading
14 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (33.33%) Parallel Computing
14 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (33.33%) Mentoring
14 17 (33.33%) SharePoint
14 17 (33.33%) ADO.NET
15 16 (31.37%) Relational Database
16 11 (21.57%) Visual Studio

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 17 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 11 (21.57%) IIS
3 8 (15.69%) IBM HTTP Server
3 8 (15.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (15.69%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.96%) Alfresco
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) Intranet
2 8 (15.69%) HTTP
3 6 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (31.37%) Relational Database
4 8 (15.69%) RDBMS
4 8 (15.69%) Informix
5 4 (7.84%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Visual Studio
2 9 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (17.65%) Selenium
3 8 (15.69%) Introscope
3 8 (15.69%) JUnit
3 8 (15.69%) JIRA
3 8 (15.69%) Mockito
3 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
3 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.84%) Subversion
5 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (84.31%) Developer
2 20 (39.22%) Software Developer
3 9 (17.65%) SharePoint Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Support Technician
7 3 (5.88%) PHP Zend Developer
7 3 (5.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 3 (5.88%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior SharePoint Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Junior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Junior
8 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Technical Team Leader
9 1 (1.96%) C# Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (84.31%) HTML
1 43 (84.31%) CSS
2 41 (80.39%) XML
3 39 (76.47%) .NET
4 35 (68.63%) jQuery
5 29 (56.86%) SOAP
6 26 (50.98%) .NET Framework
7 25 (49.02%) ASP.NET
8 18 (35.29%) WCF
9 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (33.33%) ADO.NET
10 11 (21.57%) XSLT
11 10 (19.61%) Web Services
11 10 (19.61%) HTML5
12 9 (17.65%) JSON
12 9 (17.65%) J2EE
13 8 (15.69%) JAX-RPC
13 8 (15.69%) WSDL
13 8 (15.69%) JDBC
13 8 (15.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (17.65%) Social Media
3 8 (15.69%) N-Tier
3 8 (15.69%) Open Source
4 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.92%) Online Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (43.14%) MVC
3 17 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 17 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 17 (33.33%) Parallel Computing
3 17 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 9 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
5 8 (15.69%) TDD
6 6 (11.76%) ITIL
7 4 (7.84%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.84%) Project Management
7 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.84%) ERP
8 3 (5.88%) OOP
8 3 (5.88%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.92%) Time Management
10 1 (1.96%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 41 (80.39%) SQL
3 31 (60.78%) C#
4 26 (50.98%) T-SQL
5 10 (19.61%) VB
5 10 (19.61%) Java
6 6 (11.76%) VB.NET
6 6 (11.76%) VBA
7 5 (9.80%) PHP
8 4 (7.84%) VBScript
9 2 (3.92%) VB6
10 1 (1.96%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (43.14%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 27 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Perforce
2 8 (15.69%) Compuware
2 8 (15.69%) IBM
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) HP
3 4 (7.84%) SYSPRO
4 3 (5.88%) Zend