The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 78 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing XPath 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.28% - 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% - 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+9.45% -2.63%
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 Staffordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
515 362 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 70.84% 56.39% 59.80%
Number of salaries quoted 408 297 247
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

XPath
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

XPath Salary Trend in Staffordshire

XPath
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XSD
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) WSDL
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) JDeveloper
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) CA

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JDeveloper
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XSD
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) WSDL
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) CA