The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 193 183 187
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing XPath 4 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.081% 0.38% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.78% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 6
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2404 2424 2437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.61% 48.39% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2062 2107 2211
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
XPath
England

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +2 3 £42,500 -7.60%
Wolverhampton -10 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) XML
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
3 13 (86.67%) Web Services
3 13 (86.67%) C#
3 13 (86.67%) XSLT
3 13 (86.67%) SOA
4 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (46.67%) XQuery
6 7 (46.67%) Finance
6 7 (46.67%) Windows
6 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
6 7 (46.67%) CSS
6 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
6 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
7 6 (40.00%) HTML
7 6 (40.00%) MVC
8 5 (33.33%) WCF
8 5 (33.33%) Wealth Management
8 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 5 (33.33%) OO
9 1 (6.67%) Analytics
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (46.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) dotTrace
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Database Developer
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Developer
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Developer
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Database Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Business Process Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Process Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior BizTalk Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Business Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) XML
2 14 (93.33%) .NET
3 13 (86.67%) Web Services
3 13 (86.67%) XSLT
4 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (46.67%) CSS
6 6 (40.00%) HTML
7 5 (33.33%) WCF
8 1 (6.67%) XSD
8 1 (6.67%) XSL
8 1 (6.67%) J2EE
8 1 (6.67%) JSP
8 1 (6.67%) Servlets
8 1 (6.67%) Struts
8 1 (6.67%) jQuery
8 1 (6.67%) REST
8 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
8 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
1 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) SOA
2 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 5 (33.33%) Wealth Management
4 5 (33.33%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Process Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Refactoring
5 1 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) XQuery
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Java
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) EPiServer
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago