Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 346 354 337
Rank change year-on-year +8 -17 +4
Permanent jobs citing XPath 20 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.13% 0.092%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 11
North West median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% - -17.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £37,500 £37,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -

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 7,348 7,171 6,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.43% 57.95% 50.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6,120 6,195 5,238
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 £61,250 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Cheshire - 12 £45,000 - 1
Manchester +17 7 £65,000 +85.71% 1
Merseyside +8 1 £27,000 +3.85% 2
XPath
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 20 (100.00%) XML
2 17 (85.00%) XSLT
3 13 (65.00%) .NET
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (55.00%) C#
5 10 (50.00%) jQuery
6 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
6 9 (45.00%) CMS
7 8 (40.00%) Web Development
8 7 (35.00%) JSON
8 7 (35.00%) HTML5
8 7 (35.00%) CSS3
8 7 (35.00%) Sass
8 7 (35.00%) Grunt
8 7 (35.00%) gulp
8 7 (35.00%) Oracle
8 7 (35.00%) HTML
8 7 (35.00%) Java
8 7 (35.00%) CSS
9 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (25.00%) Open Source
9 5 (25.00%) Web Services
9 5 (25.00%) SQL
9 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
10 4 (20.00%) XSD
10 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
10 4 (20.00%) MVC

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 9 (45.00%) CMS
2 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.00%) SAS
4 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Elite 3E
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Grunt
1 7 (35.00%) gulp
2 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (20.00%) JIRA
3 4 (20.00%) Maven
3 4 (20.00%) ReSharper
3 4 (20.00%) SonarQube
3 4 (20.00%) Subversion
4 3 (15.00%) Ant
4 3 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (15.00%) Bitbucket
4 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (15.00%) JUnit
5 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Development Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Java Development Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Software Development Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Software Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Development Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) XML
2 17 (85.00%) XSLT
3 13 (65.00%) .NET
3 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (50.00%) jQuery
5 7 (35.00%) CSS
5 7 (35.00%) CSS3
5 7 (35.00%) HTML
5 7 (35.00%) HTML5
5 7 (35.00%) JSON
5 7 (35.00%) Sass
6 5 (25.00%) Web Services
7 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (20.00%) REST
7 4 (20.00%) XSD
8 3 (15.00%) JPA
8 3 (15.00%) Spring
8 3 (15.00%) Spring Integration
8 3 (15.00%) Spring MVC
8 3 (15.00%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Web Development
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Open Source
2 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Kanban
4 3 (15.00%) Line Management
4 3 (15.00%) OOD
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Document Management
6 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Intapp
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) Reuters
2 1 (5.00%) SAP