Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 293 282
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11 +30
Permanent jobs citing XPath 42 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 0.48% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 51 10 24
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £37,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.65% -22.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £38,540
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,000 £52,200
England median annual salary £53,750 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.27% +22.22% -5.26%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,011 4,822 4,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 50.74% 46.23% 46.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4,194 4,079 4,205
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing XPath as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for XPath 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for XPath in the West Midlands

XPath
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XPath in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for XPath 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 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +40 30 £55,000 +50.68%
Warwickshire -4 4 £26,000 -52.73%
Worcestershire - 4 £42,500 -
Coventry - 2 £45,000 - 1
Staffordshire +4 1 £35,000 +12.90%
Solihull - 1 £57,500 -
XPath
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 29 (69.05%) JavaScript
1 29 (69.05%) XML
2 28 (66.67%) XSLT
2 28 (66.67%) Java
3 23 (54.76%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (50.00%) REST
6 20 (47.62%) CSS
7 19 (45.24%) HTML
7 19 (45.24%) Software Engineering
7 19 (45.24%) NoSQL
7 19 (45.24%) Git (software)
8 17 (40.48%) Web Services
9 16 (38.10%) SQL
9 16 (38.10%) Oracle
9 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
10 15 (35.71%) SOAP
10 15 (35.71%) OO
10 15 (35.71%) Degree
11 14 (33.33%) JUnit
12 13 (30.95%) JBoss
12 13 (30.95%) Computer Science
12 13 (30.95%) MVC
12 13 (30.95%) Spring
13 12 (28.57%) Tomcat
13 12 (28.57%) OOD
14 11 (26.19%) SOA
14 11 (26.19%) AngularJS
15 10 (23.81%) PHP
15 10 (23.81%) C#

XPath
Co-occurring 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 13 (30.95%) JBoss
2 12 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 9 (21.43%) Apache
4 7 (16.67%) CMS
4 7 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (16.67%) nginx
5 6 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (11.90%) WebLogic
6 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
7 4 (9.52%) GlassFish
8 2 (4.76%) Apache Spark
8 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (2.38%) IIS
9 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
9 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (54.76%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 7 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 7 (16.67%) GitHub
3 7 (16.67%) npm
4 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) NoSQL
2 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 9 (21.43%) MySQL
4 8 (19.05%) MongoDB
5 7 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (11.90%) Big Data
6 5 (11.90%) MarkLogic
7 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
9 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
10 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
10 1 (2.38%) Riak
10 1 (2.38%) Spark SQL
10 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (45.24%) Git (software)
2 14 (33.33%) JUnit
3 9 (21.43%) Bitbucket
3 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 9 (21.43%) Maven
4 8 (19.05%) Subversion
5 7 (16.67%) GitLab
5 7 (16.67%) gulp
5 7 (16.67%) JIRA
5 7 (16.67%) PhantomJS
5 7 (16.67%) TestNG
5 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 7 (16.67%) webpack
6 6 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (14.29%) Gradle
7 3 (7.14%) WebLogic Workshop
8 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.76%) FitNesse
8 2 (4.76%) Selenium
8 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (21.43%) Banking
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Electronics
2 7 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (92.86%) Developer
2 19 (45.24%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Senior Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 7 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
4 7 (16.67%) HTML Developer
4 7 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (16.67%) PHP Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Applications Developer
5 5 (11.90%) NoSQL Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Junior
6 3 (7.14%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.38%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (69.05%) XML
2 28 (66.67%) XSLT
3 21 (50.00%) REST
4 20 (47.62%) CSS
5 19 (45.24%) HTML
6 17 (40.48%) Web Services
7 15 (35.71%) SOAP
8 13 (30.95%) Spring
9 11 (26.19%) AngularJS
10 10 (23.81%) Java EE
11 9 (21.43%) RESTful
11 9 (21.43%) XSD
12 8 (19.05%) MyFaces
12 8 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
13 7 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
13 7 (16.67%) LAMP
13 7 (16.67%) Laravel
13 7 (16.67%) PhoneGap
13 7 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Computer Science
2 9 (21.43%) User Experience
3 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) Blog
5 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Android
1 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) Software Engineering
3 15 (35.71%) OO
4 13 (30.95%) MVC
5 12 (28.57%) OOD
6 11 (26.19%) SOA
7 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce
8 8 (19.05%) Microservices
9 7 (16.67%) API Integration
9 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (16.67%) Content Management
9 7 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (16.67%) Mobile Development
9 7 (16.67%) OOP
10 6 (14.29%) BDD
10 6 (14.29%) ETL
10 6 (14.29%) Scrum
10 6 (14.29%) TDD
10 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) JavaScript
2 28 (66.67%) Java
3 16 (38.10%) SQL
4 10 (23.81%) C#
4 10 (23.81%) PHP
5 7 (16.67%) PHP 7
6 6 (14.29%) XQuery
7 5 (11.90%) SPARQL
8 2 (4.76%) Ruby
8 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.38%) C
9 1 (2.38%) C++
9 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.38%) Python
9 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.38%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) Talend
3 2 (4.76%) Google
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) SAP
3 2 (4.76%) Siebel