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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 215 204 236
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +32
Permanent jobs citing XPath 17 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.25% 0.035%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% 0.53% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 2
Median salary £31,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.73% +5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
2636 2448 2796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.08% 47.64% 48.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2203 2183 2522
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 4 December 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 -9 5 £30,000 -41.17%
Warwickshire +9 3 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £31,000 -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 26 (100.00%) XML
2 20 (76.92%) XSLT
2 20 (76.92%) C#
2 20 (76.92%) .NET
3 19 (73.08%) SQL Server
4 18 (69.23%) ASP.NET
5 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
5 17 (65.38%) SQL
5 17 (65.38%) Web Services
5 17 (65.38%) Mentoring
6 15 (57.69%) T-SQL
6 15 (57.69%) SOA
7 14 (53.85%) MVC
8 12 (46.15%) OO
8 12 (46.15%) Coaching
9 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (42.31%) HTML
9 11 (42.31%) CSS
10 9 (34.62%) RDBMS
10 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
10 9 (34.62%) Release Management
10 9 (34.62%) Wealth Management
11 8 (30.77%) REST
11 8 (30.77%) SOAP
12 6 (23.08%) Java
12 6 (23.08%) MCTS
12 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (23.08%) MCPD
12 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development

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 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (11.54%) IIS
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (34.62%) RDBMS
2 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) JUnit
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Subversion
2 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (76.92%) .NET Developer
3 17 (65.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 17 (65.38%) C# Developer
4 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (46.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (46.15%) Senior .NET Developer
4 12 (46.15%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 12 (46.15%) Senior C# Developer
4 12 (46.15%) Senior Developer
5 9 (34.62%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (34.62%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (23.08%) .NET Software Developer
6 6 (23.08%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (23.08%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (23.08%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 6 (23.08%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Developer
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (23.08%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) XML
2 20 (76.92%) .NET
2 20 (76.92%) XSLT
3 18 (69.23%) ASP.NET
4 17 (65.38%) Web Services
5 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 11 (42.31%) CSS
5 11 (42.31%) HTML
6 8 (30.77%) REST
6 8 (30.77%) SOAP
7 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (11.54%) Backbone.js
8 3 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (11.54%) WCF
9 2 (7.69%) Ajax
9 2 (7.69%) jQuery
9 2 (7.69%) XHTML
10 1 (3.85%) JMS
10 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) e-Learning
1 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Mentoring
2 15 (57.69%) SOA
3 14 (53.85%) MVC
4 12 (46.15%) Coaching
4 12 (46.15%) OO
5 9 (34.62%) Release Management
5 9 (34.62%) Wealth Management
6 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
7 5 (19.23%) Web Development
8 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (11.54%) Data Management
8 3 (11.54%) EAI
8 3 (11.54%) ETL
8 3 (11.54%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (11.54%) OOD
8 3 (11.54%) Scrum
8 3 (11.54%) SDLC
8 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
8 3 (11.54%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) C#
2 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
2 17 (65.38%) SQL
3 15 (57.69%) T-SQL
4 6 (23.08%) Java
5 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (23.08%) MCPD
2 6 (23.08%) MCTS
3 3 (11.54%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft