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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 201 210 207
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing XPath 38 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.42% 0.37% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 5
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
2668 2674 2397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 42.75% 50.01% 48.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2305 2398 2065
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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
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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 - 15 £46,000 -
Birmingham -7 12 £37,000 - 2
Walsall - 6 £46,750 -
Coventry +6 4 £50,000 +5.26%
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 64 (100.00%) XML
2 63 (98.44%) XSLT
3 58 (90.63%) Web Services
3 58 (90.63%) .NET
4 54 (84.38%) C#
4 54 (84.38%) SQL Server
5 43 (67.19%) SOA
5 43 (67.19%) MVC
6 41 (64.06%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (60.94%) ASP.NET
8 35 (54.69%) CSS
9 33 (51.56%) JavaScript
9 33 (51.56%) WCF
10 27 (42.19%) SQL
11 25 (39.06%) OO
12 24 (37.50%) REST
13 22 (34.38%) Mentoring
14 21 (32.81%) Relational Database
15 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 20 (31.25%) Coaching
15 20 (31.25%) Mobile App
15 20 (31.25%) Release Management
15 20 (31.25%) Git (software)
15 20 (31.25%) T-SQL
15 20 (31.25%) HTML
15 20 (31.25%) RDBMS
15 20 (31.25%) Subversion
16 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (29.69%) Wealth Management
17 18 (28.13%) SQL Server 2005

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 18 (28.13%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (23.44%) CMS
2 15 (23.44%) Sitecore CMS
2 15 (23.44%) Umbraco
3 7 (10.94%) IIS
3 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.25%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (84.38%) SQL Server
2 21 (32.81%) Relational Database
3 20 (31.25%) RDBMS
4 18 (28.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (6.25%) GIS
5 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 20 (31.25%) Subversion
2 18 (28.13%) Visual Studio
3 16 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (20.31%) Mercurial
5 6 (9.38%) JUnit
6 4 (6.25%) Ant
6 4 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (6.25%) Gradle
6 4 (6.25%) Hudson
6 4 (6.25%) JIRA
6 4 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 11 (17.19%) Local Government
2 5 (7.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 59 (92.19%) Developer
2 32 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 29 (45.31%) Senior Developer
4 20 (31.25%) C# Developer
5 19 (29.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (28.13%) Senior .NET Developer
7 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (26.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (26.56%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 17 (26.56%) Senior C# Developer
8 15 (23.44%) .NET Software Developer
8 15 (23.44%) C# Software Developer
8 15 (23.44%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (23.44%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (20.31%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 13 (20.31%) Senior C# Software Developer
9 13 (20.31%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (9.38%) Java Developer
11 4 (6.25%) Software Engineer
11 4 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (100.00%) XML
2 63 (98.44%) XSLT
3 58 (90.63%) .NET
3 58 (90.63%) Web Services
4 39 (60.94%) ASP.NET
5 35 (54.69%) CSS
6 33 (51.56%) WCF
7 24 (37.50%) REST
8 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 20 (31.25%) HTML
9 18 (28.13%) SOAP
10 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (23.44%) CSS3
12 15 (23.44%) jQuery
13 13 (20.31%) JSON
14 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 4 (6.25%) JDBC
15 4 (6.25%) Spring
15 4 (6.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.94%) e-Learning
4 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (67.19%) MVC
1 43 (67.19%) SOA
2 41 (64.06%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (39.06%) OO
4 22 (34.38%) Mentoring
5 20 (31.25%) Coaching
5 20 (31.25%) Release Management
6 19 (29.69%) Wealth Management
7 18 (28.13%) Web Development
8 16 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 16 (25.00%) Scrum
8 16 (25.00%) SOLID
9 15 (23.44%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (23.44%) Data Management
10 13 (20.31%) Service Delivery
11 11 (17.19%) EAI
12 9 (14.06%) Business Activity Monitoring
12 9 (14.06%) ETL
13 6 (9.38%) Domain-Driven Design
13 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 54 (84.38%) C#
2 33 (51.56%) JavaScript
3 27 (42.19%) SQL
4 20 (31.25%) T-SQL
5 15 (23.44%) XQuery
6 10 (15.63%) Java
7 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (26.56%) MCPD
2 17 (26.56%) MCTS
3 5 (7.81%) Degree
4 2 (3.13%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.00%) Oracle
3 15 (23.44%) EPiServer
3 15 (23.44%) Sitecore
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