Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for XPath skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XPath over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 148 201
Rank change year-on-year -48 +53 -15
Permanent jobs citing XPath 6 49 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 1.27% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 2.45% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 39 12
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £41,333
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +33.07% -24.85%
10th Percentile £57,500 £31,250 £29,125
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -9.09% -7.37%

XPath is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,629 2,003 1,692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.99% 51.86% 35.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,374 1,732 1,393
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing XPath as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for XPath in Birmingham

XPath
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XPath in Birmingham.

Salary trend for XPath in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT jobs citing XPath also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for XPath.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) JUnit
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TestNG
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Mingle
2 4 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) FitNesse
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) EJB
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (33.33%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Finance

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (100.00%) JUnit
1 6 (100.00%) TestNG
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) FitNesse
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) TeamCity
3 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) EJB
2 2 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Java EE
2 2 (33.33%) JMS
2 2 (33.33%) JPA
2 2 (33.33%) MyFaces
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Collateral Management
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Java 8
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle