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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XPath (XML Path Language)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 128 117 124
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs citing XPath 3 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% 0.49% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 1.17% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 2
Median salary £33,250 £43,974 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.38% -34.85%
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%

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
774 769 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.31% 42.18% 42.76%
Number of salaries quoted 697 678 740
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 16 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for XPath.

1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) XSLT
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) SOAP
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) REST
3 6 (66.67%) JUnit
4 5 (55.56%) HTTP
4 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
4 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 3 (33.33%) Subversion
6 3 (33.33%) QA
7 2 (22.22%) WCF
7 2 (22.22%) JPA
7 2 (22.22%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (22.22%) Web Development
7 2 (22.22%) Java EE
7 2 (22.22%) MyFaces
7 2 (22.22%) Spring
7 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 2 (22.22%) Data Management
7 2 (22.22%) SOLID
7 2 (22.22%) Fintech
7 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server

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 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JUnit
2 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
4 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) Maven
4 1 (11.11%) TestNG
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) XSLT
2 7 (77.78%) REST
2 7 (77.78%) SOAP
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (22.22%) EJB
3 2 (22.22%) EJB 3.0
3 2 (22.22%) Java EE
3 2 (22.22%) JMS
3 2 (22.22%) JPA
3 2 (22.22%) MyFaces
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) e-Learning
1 2 (22.22%) Fintech
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) EAI
5 2 (22.22%) ETL
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) SOLID
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle