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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL)
Rank 240 184 235
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +51
Permanent jobs citing XSL 23 58 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.85% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 1.71% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 19 48 13
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 £32,900 £28,200 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,600 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
3087 3385 3501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.02% 49.87% 49.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2639 3013 3132
Average salary £37,608 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £46,000
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 24 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 24 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 - 14 £40,000 - 3
Manchester -28 6 £27,500 -12.00%
Cheshire -39 3 £47,500 -2.06%
XSL
England

XSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 44 (86.27%) JavaScript
2 43 (84.31%) HTML
2 43 (84.31%) CSS
2 43 (84.31%) XML
3 42 (82.35%) SQL
4 39 (76.47%) .NET
5 35 (68.63%) jQuery
6 32 (62.75%) SQL Server
7 31 (60.78%) C#
7 31 (60.78%) SOAP
8 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
9 27 (52.94%) ASP.NET
9 27 (52.94%) T-SQL
9 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (52.94%) .NET Framework
10 23 (45.10%) MVC
11 21 (41.18%) Degree
12 19 (37.25%) WCF
13 18 (35.29%) Multithreading
13 18 (35.29%) Parallel Computing
13 18 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (35.29%) ADO.NET
14 17 (33.33%) Relational Database
14 17 (33.33%) Mentoring
14 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (33.33%) Load Testing
15 16 (31.37%) SharePoint
16 11 (21.57%) VB

XSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 16 (31.37%) SharePoint
2 10 (19.61%) IIS
3 8 (15.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (15.69%) IBM 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 8 (15.69%) HTTP
2 7 (13.73%) Intranet
3 6 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (62.75%) SQL Server
2 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 17 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 8 (15.69%) Informix
3 8 (15.69%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.84%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio
1 9 (17.65%) Selenium
2 8 (15.69%) Mockito
2 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
2 8 (15.69%) Introscope
2 8 (15.69%) JUnit
2 8 (15.69%) JIRA
2 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
3 7 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
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%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (84.31%) Developer
2 20 (39.22%) Software Developer
3 7 (13.73%) SharePoint Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Support Technician
7 3 (5.88%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 3 (5.88%) PHP Zend Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Junior
8 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Junior Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Technical Team Leader
9 1 (1.96%) Graduate
9 1 (1.96%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Junior .NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (84.31%) HTML
1 43 (84.31%) CSS
1 43 (84.31%) XML
2 39 (76.47%) .NET
3 35 (68.63%) jQuery
4 31 (60.78%) SOAP
5 27 (52.94%) ASP.NET
5 27 (52.94%) .NET Framework
6 19 (37.25%) WCF
7 18 (35.29%) ADO.NET
8 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (19.61%) Web Services
10 9 (17.65%) J2EE
10 9 (17.65%) JSON
10 9 (17.65%) XSLT
11 8 (15.69%) WSDL
11 8 (15.69%) JAX-RPC
11 8 (15.69%) Spring
11 8 (15.69%) JDBC
11 8 (15.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (15.69%) N-Tier
2 8 (15.69%) Open Source
3 7 (13.73%) Social Media
4 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.92%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) MVC
3 18 (35.29%) Multithreading
3 18 (35.29%) Parallel Computing
4 17 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 17 (33.33%) Load Testing
5 9 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (17.65%) TDD
6 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
7 6 (11.76%) ITIL
8 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.84%) ERP
8 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.84%) Project Management
8 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.84%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (5.88%) OOP
9 3 (5.88%) Web Application Development
10 2 (3.92%) Time Management
11 1 (1.96%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (86.27%) JavaScript
2 42 (82.35%) SQL
3 31 (60.78%) C#
4 27 (52.94%) T-SQL
5 11 (21.57%) VB
6 10 (19.61%) Java
7 6 (11.76%) VB.NET
7 6 (11.76%) VBA
8 5 (9.80%) PHP
9 4 (7.84%) VBScript
10 2 (3.92%) VB6
11 1 (1.96%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 21 (41.18%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Compuware
2 8 (15.69%) HP
2 8 (15.69%) Perforce
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) IBM
3 4 (7.84%) SYSPRO
4 3 (5.88%) Zend
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