The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 62 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs citing XAML 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.17% 0.20% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 0.32% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £30,000 £28,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -28.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.57% +1.33%
XAML
South Wales

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

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
300 308 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 50.51% 60.87% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 270 280 185
Average salary £35,000 £35,783 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.18% +5.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

XAML
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

XAML Salary Trend in Cardiff

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Xamarin
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) LexisNexis
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Umbraco

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) MSTest
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Application Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Lucene
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Xamarin
3 1 (33.33%) LexisNexis
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore