The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 131 126 105
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Permanent jobs citing XPath 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.085% 0.048% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.11% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
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
972 938 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.24% 45.01% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 866 868 600
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XPath across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing XPath also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XPath.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) DOM
3 3 (60.00%) JAXB
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) SAX
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (20.00%) JMS
5 1 (20.00%) OOD
5 1 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) JBoss
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (20.00%) JavaBeans
5 1 (20.00%) RDBMS

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing XPath also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited XPath. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) NetBeans
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
3 3 (60.00%) DOM
3 3 (60.00%) JAXB
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
4 2 (40.00%) SAX
5 1 (20.00%) JMS
5 1 (20.00%) JavaBeans
5 1 (20.00%) JMX
5 1 (20.00%) Struts
5 1 (20.00%) JDBC
5 1 (20.00%) JSP
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (20.00%) Mustache
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle