Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for XPath skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XPath over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 341 337 347
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10 -37
Permanent jobs citing XPath 33 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.25% 0.17% 0.039%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.30% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 31 3 5
North West median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +124.49% -38.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £49,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -10.00%

XPath is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 7384 7009 6597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.74% 56.05% 50.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6158 6080 5671
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XPath as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for XPath 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 in the North West.

Salary trend for XPath in the North West

XPath
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XPath in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for XPath in the North West

XPath
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 19 £37,500 - 1
Cheshire - 12 £45,000 -
Merseyside -4 2 - -
XPath
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing XPath also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for XPath.

1 33 (100.00%) XML
2 27 (81.82%) XSLT
3 23 (69.70%) HTML
3 23 (69.70%) jQuery
4 20 (60.61%) HTML5
4 20 (60.61%) CSS3
4 20 (60.61%) CMS
4 20 (60.61%) .NET
4 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
4 20 (60.61%) ASP.NET
4 20 (60.61%) CSS
5 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
6 18 (54.55%) C#
7 16 (48.48%) Sass
8 15 (45.45%) AngularJS
9 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
9 14 (42.42%) Subversion
9 14 (42.42%) MVC
9 14 (42.42%) XML Schema
10 13 (39.39%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (39.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (36.36%) JSON
12 11 (33.33%) WCF
12 11 (33.33%) Node.js
12 11 (33.33%) REST
12 11 (33.33%) EPiServer
12 11 (33.33%) T-SQL
12 11 (33.33%) Java
12 11 (33.33%) ADO.NET
12 11 (33.33%) Web Services

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (60.61%) CMS
2 11 (33.33%) EPiServer
3 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
5 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) FTP
2 2 (6.06%) HTTPS
2 2 (6.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
1 14 (42.42%) Subversion
2 10 (30.30%) Visual Studio
3 7 (21.21%) Grunt
3 7 (21.21%) gulp
4 4 (12.12%) Maven
5 3 (9.09%) Ant
5 3 (9.09%) JIRA
5 3 (9.09%) JUnit
5 3 (9.09%) NUnit
5 3 (9.09%) ReSharper
5 3 (9.09%) SonarQube
6 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.03%) CruiseControl
General
1 10 (30.30%) Law
2 3 (9.09%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) .NET Developer
2 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (24.24%) Digital Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Development Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Java Development Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Software Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Designer
6 2 (6.06%) HTML Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Development Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) XML
2 27 (81.82%) XSLT
3 23 (69.70%) HTML
3 23 (69.70%) jQuery
4 20 (60.61%) .NET
4 20 (60.61%) ASP.NET
4 20 (60.61%) CSS
4 20 (60.61%) CSS3
4 20 (60.61%) HTML5
5 16 (48.48%) Sass
6 15 (45.45%) AngularJS
7 14 (42.42%) XML Schema
8 13 (39.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (36.36%) JSON
10 11 (33.33%) ADO.NET
10 11 (33.33%) Node.js
10 11 (33.33%) REST
10 11 (33.33%) WCF
10 11 (33.33%) Web Services
11 9 (27.27%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.09%) Data Structures
1 3 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) MVC
2 13 (39.39%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (27.27%) Front End Development
4 9 (27.27%) Web Development
5 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Open Source
6 5 (15.15%) Scrum
7 4 (12.12%) TDD
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
8 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Kanban
8 3 (9.09%) Line Management
8 3 (9.09%) OO
8 3 (9.09%) OOD
8 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 3 (9.09%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
2 18 (54.55%) C#
3 11 (33.33%) Java
3 11 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 9 (27.27%) SQL
5 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
6 3 (9.09%) VB
6 3 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ISEB
1 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat