Period
to 23 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 350 317 320
Rank change year-on-year -33 +3 +23
Permanent jobs citing XPath 7 45 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.056% 0.35% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.098% 0.59% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 19
North West median annual salary £70,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +86.67% -3.85% -2.50%
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -1.10% +1.11%

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 7,162 7,576 5,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.68% 58.72% 52.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6,015 6,497 5,080
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 +9 6 £70,000 +86.67%
Merseyside -3 1 £27,000 - 1
XPath
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT jobs citing XPath also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for XPath.

1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) XSLT
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) ReSharper
2 6 (85.71%) REST
2 6 (85.71%) SonarQube
3 5 (71.43%) Bitbucket
3 5 (71.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (57.14%) SAS
5 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
5 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) WCF
5 2 (28.57%) LINQ
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
6 1 (14.29%) Elite 3E
6 1 (14.29%) Intapp
6 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting

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 4 (57.14%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Elite 3E
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
1 6 (85.71%) ReSharper
1 6 (85.71%) SonarQube
1 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 5 (71.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (71.43%) Bitbucket
3 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) XSLT
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (28.57%) LINQ
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
4 1 (14.29%) COM+
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) JAX-WS
4 1 (14.29%) JDBC
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) WSDL
4 1 (14.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Code Coverage
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Document Management
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Intapp
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Reuters
1 1 (14.29%) SAP