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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 227 251
Rank change year-on-year -9 +24  
Permanent jobs citing XPath 36 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.52% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 6
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +7.50%  

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 4051 2975 3326
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.88% 53.70% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3475 2571 2826
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,486 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XPath in the North West over the 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Manchester -23 19 £40,000 -5.88%
Merseyside - 9 - -
Cheshire -21 8 - -
XPath
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 33 (73.33%) XSLT
2 33 (73.33%) Web Services
3 26 (57.78%) Oracle
4 25 (55.56%) SOAP
5 24 (53.33%) SOA
5 24 (53.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 21 (46.67%) MVC
7 20 (44.44%) .NET
7 20 (44.44%) Java
7 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (42.22%) WCF
8 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
8 19 (42.22%) C#
8 19 (42.22%) HTML
8 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
8 19 (42.22%) ASP.NET
9 18 (40.00%) XML Schema
9 18 (40.00%) JIRA
9 18 (40.00%) Unit Testing
9 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (35.56%) CSS3
10 16 (35.56%) AngularJS
10 16 (35.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 16 (35.56%) Responsive Web Design
10 16 (35.56%) HTML5
10 16 (35.56%) jQuery
10 16 (35.56%) CSS
11 15 (33.33%) XSD
11 15 (33.33%) JMS

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 24 (53.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (33.33%) CMS
2 15 (33.33%) EPiServer
2 15 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) FTP
1 15 (33.33%) HTTP
1 15 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 15 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (20.00%) MySQL
2 9 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (40.00%) JIRA
2 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 15 (33.33%) Subversion
3 9 (20.00%) NUnit
3 9 (20.00%) ReSharper
3 9 (20.00%) Selenium
3 9 (20.00%) SonarQube
3 9 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.67%) CruiseControl
5 2 (4.44%) Maven
General
1 14 (31.11%) Law
2 3 (6.67%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Administrator
2 15 (33.33%) Technical Administrator
3 8 (17.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (15.56%) Digital Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Designer
5 6 (13.33%) Interface Designer
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 6 (13.33%) UI Designer
6 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (6.67%) HTML Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) XML
2 33 (73.33%) Web Services
2 33 (73.33%) XSLT
3 25 (55.56%) SOAP
4 20 (44.44%) .NET
5 19 (42.22%) ASP.NET
5 19 (42.22%) HTML
5 19 (42.22%) WCF
6 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (40.00%) XML Schema
7 16 (35.56%) AngularJS
7 16 (35.56%) CSS
7 16 (35.56%) CSS3
7 16 (35.56%) HTML5
7 16 (35.56%) jQuery
7 16 (35.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (33.33%) JMS
8 15 (33.33%) Node.js
8 15 (33.33%) WSDL
8 15 (33.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 8 (17.78%) User Experience
3 5 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) SOA
2 21 (46.67%) MVC
3 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 16 (35.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 15 (33.33%) SDLC
6 15 (33.33%) Service Design
7 14 (31.11%) Web Development
8 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (26.67%) Test Automation
10 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (20.00%) Waterfall
11 8 (17.78%) Front End Development
12 6 (13.33%) OO
12 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
12 6 (13.33%) Usability Testing
13 5 (11.11%) Data Analysis
13 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
14 3 (6.67%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) Java
2 19 (42.22%) C#
2 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
3 15 (33.33%) SQL
4 10 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 9 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 9 (20.00%) XQuery
6 3 (6.67%) VB
6 3 (6.67%) VBScript
7 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) ISEB
2 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) Red Hat