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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XPath (XML Path Language)
England / North West
Rank 248 219 245
Rank change year-on-year -29 +26  
Permanent jobs citing XPath 9 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.15% 0.25% 0.076%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.48% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 5
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -18.60%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.09% +7.05%  

XPath is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3571 2907 3334
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.92% 51.66% 50.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3060 2475 2851
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing XPath as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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
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 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside -2 6 - - 1
Manchester -33 2 £35,000 -10.25% 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 17 (100.00%) Oracle
1 17 (100.00%) XML
2 16 (94.12%) XSLT
3 15 (88.24%) SOAP
3 15 (88.24%) Web Services
3 15 (88.24%) SOA
3 15 (88.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
4 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
4 14 (82.35%) Oracle Service Bus
4 14 (82.35%) FTP
4 14 (82.35%) HTTP
4 14 (82.35%) WSDL
4 14 (82.35%) HTTPS
4 14 (82.35%) SSL
4 14 (82.35%) JMS
4 14 (82.35%) XSD
4 14 (82.35%) SDLC
4 14 (82.35%) Service Design
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Grails
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (11.76%) Maven
6 2 (11.76%) REST
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
6 2 (11.76%) DOM

XPath
Top Related 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 15 (88.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (82.35%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) FTP
1 14 (82.35%) HTTP
1 14 (82.35%) HTTPS
1 14 (82.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Administrator
1 14 (82.35%) Technical Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) XML
2 16 (94.12%) XSLT
3 15 (88.24%) SOAP
3 15 (88.24%) Web Services
4 14 (82.35%) JMS
4 14 (82.35%) WSDL
4 14 (82.35%) XSD
5 2 (11.76%) DOM
5 2 (11.76%) Grails
5 2 (11.76%) J2SE
5 2 (11.76%) REST
5 2 (11.76%) SAX
5 2 (11.76%) XML Schema
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.88%) RESTful
6 1 (5.88%) WCF
6 1 (5.88%) WinForms
6 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) SOA
2 14 (82.35%) SDLC
2 14 (82.35%) Service Design
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.88%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
1 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
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