The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 144 123 141
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Permanent jobs citing XPath 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.082% 0.053% 0.085%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Median salary £41,333 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.84% +46.66%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,750 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+7.78% +3.72%
XPath
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
990 812 973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.46% 43.35% 41.44%
Number of salaries quoted 817 736 848
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing XPath as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

XPath
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XPath across the Birmingham region.

XPath Salary Trend in Birmingham

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for XPath.

1 13 (100.00%) XML
1 13 (100.00%) XSLT
1 13 (100.00%) MVC
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) REST
2 12 (92.31%) Git (software)
2 12 (92.31%) Web Services
3 11 (84.62%) SOA
4 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (76.92%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (76.92%) Scrum
4 10 (76.92%) Data Management
4 10 (76.92%) Subversion
4 10 (76.92%) Service Delivery
4 10 (76.92%) .NET
4 10 (76.92%) Oracle
4 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
4 10 (76.92%) C#
4 10 (76.92%) Visual Studio
4 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
4 10 (76.92%) SOAP
4 10 (76.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (76.92%) Web Development
4 10 (76.92%) QA
4 10 (76.92%) WCF
4 10 (76.92%) Mobile App
4 10 (76.92%) Mobile Application Development
4 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (76.92%) SOLID

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 10 (76.92%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (46.15%) IIS
2 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Git (software)
2 10 (76.92%) Subversion
2 10 (76.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (76.92%) Visual Studio
3 3 (23.08%) JUnit
4 2 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (15.38%) Gradle
4 2 (15.38%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) REST
1 13 (100.00%) XML
1 13 (100.00%) XSLT
2 12 (92.31%) Web Services
3 10 (76.92%) .NET
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (76.92%) SOAP
3 10 (76.92%) WCF
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (15.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Mobile App
2 6 (46.15%) e-Learning
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) MVC
2 11 (84.62%) SOA
3 10 (76.92%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (76.92%) Data Management
3 10 (76.92%) Mobile Application Development
3 10 (76.92%) Scrum
3 10 (76.92%) Service Delivery
3 10 (76.92%) SOLID
3 10 (76.92%) Web Development
4 6 (46.15%) EAI
4 6 (46.15%) ETL
5 4 (30.77%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 3 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Microservices
7 2 (15.38%) OO
7 2 (15.38%) OOD
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle