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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 203 188 190
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs citing XPath 10 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.10% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.21% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 18
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £48,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
XPath
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2672 2363 2420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.24% 48.58% 48.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2398 2031 2108
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

XPath
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

XPath Salary Trend in the West Midlands

XPath
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -5 5 - -
Coventry - 1 £47,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £45,000 -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 17 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (76.47%) XSLT
3 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 11 (64.71%) Subversion
3 11 (64.71%) Unit Testing
4 10 (58.82%) Spring
4 10 (58.82%) Maven
4 10 (58.82%) Java
4 10 (58.82%) .NET
4 10 (58.82%) J2EE
4 10 (58.82%) Ant
4 10 (58.82%) Struts
4 10 (58.82%) JMS
5 9 (52.94%) SOA
5 9 (52.94%) Web Services
5 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (47.06%) JSP
7 7 (41.18%) Oracle
7 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
7 7 (41.18%) Eclipse
7 7 (41.18%) RDBMS
7 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
7 7 (41.18%) SOAP
7 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
7 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
8 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (35.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (35.29%) Build Automation
8 6 (35.29%) Mustache
8 6 (35.29%) Backbone.js

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
2 6 (35.29%) WebLogic
2 6 (35.29%) Apache
3 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (11.76%) IIS
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (5.88%) MQSI
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
1 7 (41.18%) RDBMS
1 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) MySQL
5 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Subversion
2 10 (58.82%) Maven
2 10 (58.82%) Ant
3 7 (41.18%) Eclipse
4 6 (35.29%) NetBeans
5 3 (17.65%) Hudson
5 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (5.88%) JUnit
6 1 (5.88%) Log4j
6 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (35.29%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Java Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Applications Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior ASP.NET Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (76.47%) XSLT
3 10 (58.82%) JMS
3 10 (58.82%) Spring
3 10 (58.82%) Struts
3 10 (58.82%) .NET
3 10 (58.82%) J2EE
4 9 (52.94%) Web Services
5 8 (47.06%) JSP
6 7 (41.18%) SOAP
7 6 (35.29%) DOM
7 6 (35.29%) Backbone.js
7 6 (35.29%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (35.29%) Mustache
7 6 (35.29%) JavaBeans
7 6 (35.29%) JAXB
7 6 (35.29%) SAX
7 6 (35.29%) JMX
8 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
8 4 (23.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Client/Server
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) GIS
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.88%) User Experience
5 1 (5.88%) Web 2.0
5 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
5 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) HPUX
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Unit Testing
2 9 (52.94%) SOA
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) UML
3 6 (35.29%) Multithreading
3 6 (35.29%) Web Design
3 6 (35.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (35.29%) Build Automation
3 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (23.53%) Logistics
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 3 (17.65%) EAI
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) Refactoring
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) Web Development
7 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) Perl
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Interwoven
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
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