The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - 45 47
Permanent jobs citing XPath 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull - 0.40% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.93% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%
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 Solihull region.

Programming Languages Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
115 107 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 38.59% 42.29% 52.59%
Number of salaries quoted 100 76 107
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XPath across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

XPath
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

XPath Salary Trend in Solihull

XPath
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft