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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 214 206 198
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing XPath 4 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.071% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 6
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -13.51%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +14.09%
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
2646 2632 2559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.99% 49.05% 46.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2344 2223 2288
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 28 August 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
Warwickshire - 3 £47,500 -
Coventry - 1 £47,500 -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (100.00%) XML
1 11 (100.00%) XSLT
2 10 (90.91%) SOA
3 8 (72.73%) JMS
3 8 (72.73%) RDBMS
3 8 (72.73%) Struts
3 8 (72.73%) Web Services
3 8 (72.73%) Java
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) J2EE
3 8 (72.73%) Ant
3 8 (72.73%) Spring
3 8 (72.73%) Maven
3 8 (72.73%) Subversion
3 8 (72.73%) Relational Database
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
5 6 (54.55%) MVC
5 6 (54.55%) .NET
6 5 (45.45%) SOAP
6 5 (45.45%) JSP
6 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle
6 5 (45.45%) Eclipse
7 4 (36.36%) Client/Server
7 4 (36.36%) UML
7 4 (36.36%) OO
7 4 (36.36%) Apache
7 4 (36.36%) JavaBeans
7 4 (36.36%) JAXB

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
2 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
2 4 (36.36%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) RDBMS
1 8 (72.73%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Ant
1 8 (72.73%) Subversion
1 8 (72.73%) Maven
2 5 (45.45%) Eclipse
3 4 (36.36%) NetBeans
4 3 (27.27%) Hudson
5 1 (9.09%) Log4j
5 1 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Java Architect
4 3 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) XML
1 11 (100.00%) XSLT
2 8 (72.73%) JMS
2 8 (72.73%) Struts
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) J2EE
2 8 (72.73%) Spring
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) JSP
4 5 (45.45%) SOAP
5 4 (36.36%) Backbone.js
5 4 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (36.36%) Mustache
5 4 (36.36%) JavaBeans
5 4 (36.36%) JAXB
5 4 (36.36%) SAX
5 4 (36.36%) JMX
5 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Client/Server
2 3 (27.27%) GIS
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Web 2.0
3 1 (9.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) HPUX
1 1 (9.09%) Solaris
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) SOA
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) Web Design
4 4 (36.36%) UML
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) Logistics
4 4 (36.36%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (36.36%) Build Automation
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 3 (27.27%) EAI
5 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
5 3 (27.27%) Coaching
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) Wealth Management
5 3 (27.27%) Release Management
6 1 (9.09%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) MCSD
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Interwoven
3 1 (9.09%) IBM