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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 140 - 127
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing XPath 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% - 0.093%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% - 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Median salary £41,333 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
896 854 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 38.24% 43.26% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 725 772 750
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 August 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 19 (100.00%) XML
1 19 (100.00%) XSLT
1 19 (100.00%) REST
2 18 (94.74%) MVC
2 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (89.47%) Web Services
4 16 (84.21%) Git (software)
5 14 (73.68%) SOA
6 13 (68.42%) C#
6 13 (68.42%) .NET
6 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
6 13 (68.42%) Visual Studio
6 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
6 13 (68.42%) SOAP
6 13 (68.42%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (68.42%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (68.42%) Data Management
6 13 (68.42%) WCF
6 13 (68.42%) Web Development
7 12 (63.16%) QA
7 12 (63.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (63.16%) Mobile App
7 12 (63.16%) Mobile Application Development
7 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (63.16%) Subversion
7 12 (63.16%) Service Delivery
7 12 (63.16%) Scrum
7 12 (63.16%) Oracle
7 12 (63.16%) SOLID
8 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC

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 13 (68.42%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (36.84%) IIS
2 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Git (software)
2 13 (68.42%) Visual Studio
3 12 (63.16%) Subversion
3 12 (63.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (31.58%) JUnit
5 4 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (21.05%) Gradle
5 4 (21.05%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Java Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) REST
1 19 (100.00%) XML
1 19 (100.00%) XSLT
2 17 (89.47%) Web Services
3 13 (68.42%) .NET
3 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
3 13 (68.42%) SOAP
3 13 (68.42%) WCF
4 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (21.05%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Mobile App
2 7 (36.84%) e-Learning
3 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (94.74%) MVC
2 14 (73.68%) SOA
3 13 (68.42%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (68.42%) Data Management
3 13 (68.42%) Web Development
4 12 (63.16%) Mobile Application Development
4 12 (63.16%) Scrum
4 12 (63.16%) Service Delivery
4 12 (63.16%) SOLID
5 8 (42.11%) ETL
6 7 (36.84%) EAI
7 6 (31.58%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
8 5 (26.32%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Microservices
9 4 (21.05%) OO
9 4 (21.05%) OOD
10 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle