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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 129 135
Rank change year-on-year +14 +6  
Permanent jobs citing XPath 21 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.09% 0.63% 0.050%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.06% 2.00% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 0
Median salary £46,750 £41,248 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.34% -  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.14% +8.75%  

XPath is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1021 751 859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 52.76% 31.55% 42.55%
Number of salaries quoted 883 623 762
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing XPath as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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

XPath
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XPath in Birmingham over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for XPath in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for XPath.

1 26 (89.66%) MVC
2 21 (72.41%) Java
2 21 (72.41%) XML
2 21 (72.41%) XSLT
3 20 (68.97%) JUnit
4 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (65.52%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (62.07%) NoSQL
6 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
6 17 (58.62%) CSS
6 17 (58.62%) HTML
7 16 (55.17%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (51.72%) REST
9 14 (48.28%) SQL
10 13 (44.83%) TDD
10 13 (44.83%) Scrum
11 11 (37.93%) Web Services
11 11 (37.93%) HTTP
11 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
12 10 (34.48%) JPA
12 10 (34.48%) EJB 3.0
12 10 (34.48%) JMS
12 10 (34.48%) Finance
12 10 (34.48%) EJB
12 10 (34.48%) Oracle
12 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
12 10 (34.48%) Spring
12 10 (34.48%) Java EE
13 9 (31.03%) Hibernate
13 9 (31.03%) XML Schema

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 8 (27.59%) Apache
1 8 (27.59%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (27.59%) nginx
2 7 (24.14%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 19 (65.52%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (55.17%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (27.59%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 8 (27.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 8 (27.59%) Amazon S3
3 8 (27.59%) Amazon SQS
3 8 (27.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (13.79%) GitHub
5 3 (10.34%) Slack
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) NoSQL
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
3 8 (27.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (27.59%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
3 8 (27.59%) MySQL
4 5 (17.24%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 20 (68.97%) JUnit
2 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
3 9 (31.03%) TestNG
4 8 (27.59%) gulp
4 8 (27.59%) PhantomJS
4 8 (27.59%) webpack
5 4 (13.79%) GitLab
5 4 (13.79%) Subversion
6 3 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (10.34%) Gradle
6 3 (10.34%) JIRA
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Electronics
2 7 (24.14%) Manufacturing
2 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 19 (65.52%) Java Developer
3 8 (27.59%) PHP Developer
4 7 (24.14%) HTML CSS Developer
4 7 (24.14%) HTML Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior PHP Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (13.79%) MySQL Developer
6 4 (13.79%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 4 (13.79%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 4 (13.79%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 4 (13.79%) PHP Zend Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Senior MySQL Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Symfony Developer
7 3 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Java Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) XML
1 21 (72.41%) XSLT
2 17 (58.62%) CSS
2 17 (58.62%) HTML
3 15 (51.72%) REST
4 11 (37.93%) Web Services
5 10 (34.48%) EJB
5 10 (34.48%) EJB 3.0
5 10 (34.48%) Java EE
5 10 (34.48%) JMS
5 10 (34.48%) JPA
5 10 (34.48%) Spring
6 9 (31.03%) Hibernate
6 9 (31.03%) XML Schema
7 8 (27.59%) CodeIgniter
7 8 (27.59%) HTML5
7 8 (27.59%) LAMP
7 8 (27.59%) Laravel
7 8 (27.59%) Node.js
7 8 (27.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
1 5 (17.24%) User Experience
2 4 (13.79%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.45%) Fintech
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Android
2 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) MVC
2 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (44.83%) Scrum
3 13 (44.83%) TDD
4 9 (31.03%) BDD
5 8 (27.59%) OOP
6 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (24.14%) Content Management
6 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
7 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
8 5 (17.24%) Coaching
8 5 (17.24%) Microservices
8 5 (17.24%) OO
8 5 (17.24%) OOD
8 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
8 5 (17.24%) Web Development
9 4 (13.79%) API Integration
9 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (13.79%) Kanban
10 3 (10.34%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) JavaScript
3 14 (48.28%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) PHP
5 4 (13.79%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Zend
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