Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 323 344 364
Rank change year-on-year +21 +20 -51
Permanent jobs citing XPath 45 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.16% 0.038%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.63% 0.30% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 33 4 4
North West median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% +27.27% +3.13%
10th Percentile £27,750 £45,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £49,875
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -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 7181 6728 6748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 56.26% 55.44% 51.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6004 5830 5776
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 £25,750 £25,500
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +11 28 £38,750 -18.42% 1
Cheshire -11 10 £40,000 - 1
Merseyside 0 7 - -
XPath
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 45 (100.00%) XML
2 37 (82.22%) XSLT
3 28 (62.22%) HTML
4 27 (60.00%) .NET
5 26 (57.78%) SQL Server
5 26 (57.78%) ASP.NET
5 26 (57.78%) Web Services
6 25 (55.56%) CMS
6 25 (55.56%) JavaScript
6 25 (55.56%) CSS
6 25 (55.56%) jQuery
6 25 (55.56%) HTML5
6 25 (55.56%) CSS3
7 24 (53.33%) AngularJS
7 24 (53.33%) C#
8 23 (51.11%) MVC
8 23 (51.11%) XML Schema
9 22 (48.89%) Responsive Web Design
9 22 (48.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 21 (46.67%) WCF
11 20 (44.44%) Git (software)
11 20 (44.44%) EPiServer
11 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (44.44%) Subversion
11 20 (44.44%) Node.js
12 19 (42.22%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (40.00%) Law
14 17 (37.78%) Java
14 17 (37.78%) Sass
15 16 (35.56%) REST

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 25 (55.56%) CMS
2 20 (44.44%) EPiServer
3 12 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (15.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) HTTP
2 7 (15.56%) FTP
2 7 (15.56%) HTTPS
2 7 (15.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (57.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.11%) MySQL
2 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 20 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 20 (44.44%) Subversion
2 15 (33.33%) JIRA
2 15 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 10 (22.22%) NUnit
3 10 (22.22%) ReSharper
3 10 (22.22%) SonarQube
4 5 (11.11%) Selenium
5 4 (8.89%) CruiseControl
6 3 (6.67%) Grunt
6 3 (6.67%) gulp
7 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 18 (40.00%) Law
2 3 (6.67%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (24.44%) Digital Developer
4 7 (15.56%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Administrator
4 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Technical Administrator
5 6 (13.33%) Designer
5 6 (13.33%) Interface Designer
5 6 (13.33%) UI Designer
6 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.89%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (8.89%) HTML Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Software Development Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) XML
2 37 (82.22%) XSLT
3 28 (62.22%) HTML
4 27 (60.00%) .NET
5 26 (57.78%) ASP.NET
5 26 (57.78%) Web Services
6 25 (55.56%) CSS
6 25 (55.56%) CSS3
6 25 (55.56%) HTML5
6 25 (55.56%) jQuery
7 24 (53.33%) AngularJS
8 23 (51.11%) XML Schema
9 22 (48.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 21 (46.67%) WCF
11 20 (44.44%) Node.js
12 19 (42.22%) ASP.NET Web API
13 17 (37.78%) Sass
14 16 (35.56%) ADO.NET
14 16 (35.56%) REST
15 14 (31.11%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) User Experience
2 7 (15.56%) Data Structures
3 5 (11.11%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) MVC
2 22 (48.89%) Responsive Web Design
3 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (35.56%) Unit Testing
5 15 (33.33%) Web Development
6 13 (28.89%) Front End Development
7 12 (26.67%) SOA
8 11 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
11 7 (15.56%) Data Analysis
11 7 (15.56%) Data Modelling
11 7 (15.56%) OO
11 7 (15.56%) SDLC
11 7 (15.56%) Service Design
12 6 (13.33%) Usability Testing
12 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
13 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (11.11%) Scrum
13 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 24 (53.33%) C#
3 17 (37.78%) Java
4 12 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 11 (24.44%) SQL
6 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 5 (11.11%) XQuery
7 3 (6.67%) VB
7 3 (6.67%) VBScript
8 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
1 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) ISEB
2 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) Red Hat