Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XPath (XML Path Language)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 263 290 312
Rank change year-on-year +27 +22 -12
Permanent jobs citing XPath 66 51 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.42% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.25% 0.96% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 52 28 7
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,250 £30,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £52,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% -

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 5276 5331 5458
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 52.04% 43.45% 48.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4611 4519 4868
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,375 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 28 July 2017.

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 28 July 2017. 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 37 £43,000 +4.47%
Solihull - 27 £36,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £35,000 -
Warwickshire -2 1 £27,500 -42.71% 1
XPath
England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for XPath.

1 61 (92.42%) MVC
2 51 (77.27%) JavaScript
2 51 (77.27%) HTML
2 51 (77.27%) CSS
3 50 (75.76%) Amazon AWS
4 48 (72.73%) NoSQL
5 43 (65.15%) Amazon EC2
6 41 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (59.09%) Git (software)
8 35 (53.03%) Amazon S3
8 35 (53.03%) nginx
8 35 (53.03%) CodeIgniter
8 35 (53.03%) HTML5
8 35 (53.03%) MongoDB
8 35 (53.03%) Laravel
8 35 (53.03%) Amazon RDS
8 35 (53.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 35 (53.03%) Elasticsearch
8 35 (53.03%) Opscode Chef
8 35 (53.03%) PhantomJS
8 35 (53.03%) LAMP
8 35 (53.03%) MySQL
8 35 (53.03%) PHP
8 35 (53.03%) Linux
8 35 (53.03%) OOP
8 35 (53.03%) Apache
8 35 (53.03%) Docker
8 35 (53.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 35 (53.03%) webpack
8 35 (53.03%) gulp

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 35 (53.03%) Apache
1 35 (53.03%) Elasticsearch
1 35 (53.03%) nginx
2 8 (12.12%) CMS
3 1 (1.52%) JBoss
3 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 50 (75.76%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (65.15%) Amazon EC2
3 35 (53.03%) Amazon S3
3 35 (53.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 31 (46.97%) GitHub
5 8 (12.12%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 8 (12.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 8 (12.12%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (4.55%) Slack
7 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.70%) HTTP
2 3 (4.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (72.73%) NoSQL
2 35 (53.03%) Amazon RDS
2 35 (53.03%) MongoDB
2 35 (53.03%) MySQL
3 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 8 (12.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (7.58%) SQLPlus
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (59.09%) Git (software)
2 35 (53.03%) gulp
2 35 (53.03%) PhantomJS
2 35 (53.03%) webpack
3 31 (46.97%) GitLab
4 27 (40.91%) JUnit
5 14 (21.21%) TestNG
6 5 (7.58%) Subversion
7 4 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (6.06%) Gradle
7 4 (6.06%) JIRA
8 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.52%) Maven
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 14 (21.21%) Marketing
3 8 (12.12%) Electronics
3 8 (12.12%) Manufacturing
3 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (96.97%) Developer
2 31 (46.97%) Senior Developer
3 26 (39.39%) Java Developer
4 21 (31.82%) PHP Developer
5 17 (25.76%) Senior PHP Developer
6 15 (22.73%) Software Developer
7 12 (18.18%) Senior Software Developer
8 8 (12.12%) HTML CSS Developer
8 8 (12.12%) HTML Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (6.06%) MySQL Developer
10 4 (6.06%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 4 (6.06%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 4 (6.06%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 4 (6.06%) PHP Zend Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Senior MySQL Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Symfony Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (77.27%) CSS
1 51 (77.27%) HTML
2 35 (53.03%) CodeIgniter
2 35 (53.03%) HTML5
2 35 (53.03%) LAMP
2 35 (53.03%) Laravel
2 35 (53.03%) LEMP Stack
2 35 (53.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 34 (51.52%) AngularJS
4 31 (46.97%) Backbone.js
4 31 (46.97%) React
4 31 (46.97%) Vue.js
4 31 (46.97%) XML
4 31 (46.97%) XSLT
5 30 (45.45%) REST
6 18 (27.27%) Memcached
6 18 (27.27%) Symfony
7 17 (25.76%) Apache Cordova
7 17 (25.76%) PhoneGap
7 17 (25.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (19.70%) Mobile App
3 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
4 8 (12.12%) User Experience
5 6 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.52%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.03%) Linux
2 17 (25.76%) Android
2 17 (25.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (92.42%) MVC
2 41 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (53.03%) OOP
4 32 (48.48%) Scrum
4 32 (48.48%) TDD
5 30 (45.45%) Continuous Delivery
6 20 (30.30%) Web Development
7 18 (27.27%) Kanban
8 17 (25.76%) API Integration
9 14 (21.21%) Affiliate Marketing
9 14 (21.21%) BDD
10 13 (19.70%) Android Development
10 13 (19.70%) iOS Development
10 13 (19.70%) Mobile Application Development
10 13 (19.70%) Workflow
11 9 (13.64%) OO
11 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
12 8 (12.12%) Content Management
12 8 (12.12%) Microservices
12 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 51 (77.27%) JavaScript
2 35 (53.03%) PHP
3 31 (46.97%) PHP 7
4 28 (42.42%) Java
5 22 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (4.55%) C#
7 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 8 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 35 (53.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 35 (53.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) Zend
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