The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 87 95 96
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing XAML 2 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.18% 0.68% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 1.34% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 9
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
XAML
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
456 524 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 42.14% 50.92% 41.05%
Number of salaries quoted 370 474 424
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XAML across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

XAML
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XAML across the Bedfordshire region.

XAML Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

XAML
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing XAML 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 XAML.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) SQLite
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing XAML 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 XAML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQLite
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) WPF Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle