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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 208 216 222
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing XPath 31 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.17% 0.27% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 7
Median salary £44,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £47,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
2659 2592 2558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 42.81% 48.98% 49.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2250 2334 2220
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing XPath as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XPath across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

XPath Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

XPath
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -4 13 £40,000 - 2
Warwickshire - 9 £24,000 -
Walsall - 5 £47,500 -
Coventry +2 3 £50,000 +5.26%
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for XPath.

1 61 (100.00%) XML
2 60 (98.36%) XSLT
3 55 (90.16%) Web Services
3 55 (90.16%) .NET
4 51 (83.61%) C#
4 51 (83.61%) SQL Server
5 44 (72.13%) SOA
6 40 (65.57%) ASP.NET
6 40 (65.57%) MVC
7 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (50.82%) CSS
9 30 (49.18%) WCF
10 29 (47.54%) JavaScript
11 27 (44.26%) SQL
12 25 (40.98%) OO
12 25 (40.98%) REST
13 22 (36.07%) Mentoring
14 21 (34.43%) Relational Database
14 21 (34.43%) Mobile App
14 21 (34.43%) Git (software)
14 21 (34.43%) Subversion
15 20 (32.79%) RDBMS
15 20 (32.79%) T-SQL
15 20 (32.79%) HTML
15 20 (32.79%) Release Management
15 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 20 (32.79%) Coaching
16 19 (31.15%) Wealth Management
16 19 (31.15%) Web Development
16 19 (31.15%) Visual Studio

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 19 (31.15%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (18.03%) CMS
2 11 (18.03%) Sitecore CMS
2 11 (18.03%) Umbraco
3 8 (13.11%) IIS
3 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.56%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (83.61%) SQL Server
2 21 (34.43%) Relational Database
3 20 (32.79%) RDBMS
4 18 (29.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (6.56%) GIS
5 4 (6.56%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (34.43%) Git (software)
1 21 (34.43%) Subversion
2 19 (31.15%) Visual Studio
3 17 (27.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (14.75%) Mercurial
5 6 (9.84%) JUnit
6 4 (6.56%) Ant
6 4 (6.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (6.56%) Gradle
6 4 (6.56%) Hudson
6 4 (6.56%) JIRA
6 4 (6.56%) Maven
General
1 10 (16.39%) Local Government
2 5 (8.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 56 (91.80%) Developer
2 29 (47.54%) Senior Developer
3 28 (45.90%) .NET Developer
4 20 (32.79%) C# Developer
5 19 (31.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (29.51%) Senior .NET Developer
7 17 (27.87%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (27.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (27.87%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 17 (27.87%) Senior C# Developer
8 15 (24.59%) .NET Software Developer
8 15 (24.59%) C# Software Developer
8 15 (24.59%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (24.59%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (21.31%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 13 (21.31%) Senior C# Software Developer
9 13 (21.31%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (9.84%) Java Developer
11 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
11 4 (6.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (100.00%) XML
2 60 (98.36%) XSLT
3 55 (90.16%) .NET
3 55 (90.16%) Web Services
4 40 (65.57%) ASP.NET
5 31 (50.82%) CSS
6 30 (49.18%) WCF
7 25 (40.98%) REST
8 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 20 (32.79%) HTML
9 19 (31.15%) SOAP
10 18 (29.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (27.87%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (18.03%) CSS3
12 11 (18.03%) jQuery
13 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 9 (14.75%) JSON
14 4 (6.56%) JDBC
14 4 (6.56%) Spring
14 4 (6.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 21 (34.43%) Mobile App
2 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (13.11%) e-Learning
4 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (72.13%) SOA
2 40 (65.57%) MVC
3 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (40.98%) OO
5 22 (36.07%) Mentoring
6 20 (32.79%) Coaching
6 20 (32.79%) Release Management
7 19 (31.15%) Wealth Management
7 19 (31.15%) Web Development
8 17 (27.87%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (27.87%) Data Management
8 17 (27.87%) Mobile Application Development
8 17 (27.87%) Scrum
8 17 (27.87%) SOLID
9 15 (24.59%) Service Delivery
10 12 (19.67%) EAI
11 10 (16.39%) ETL
12 9 (14.75%) Business Activity Monitoring
13 6 (9.84%) Domain-Driven Design
13 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 51 (83.61%) C#
2 29 (47.54%) JavaScript
3 27 (44.26%) SQL
4 20 (32.79%) T-SQL
5 11 (18.03%) XQuery
6 10 (16.39%) Java
7 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (31.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (27.87%) MCPD
2 17 (27.87%) MCTS
3 5 (8.20%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (27.87%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Oracle
2 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.03%) EPiServer
3 11 (18.03%) Sitecore
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