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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 67 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing XAML 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.15% 0.61% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 1.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +12.32%
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
307 273 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 46.10% 41.62% 56.38%
Number of salaries quoted 257 232 288
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) MVVM
2 17 (94.44%) C#
3 16 (88.89%) Windows
4 13 (72.22%) HTTP
4 13 (72.22%) Objective-C
4 13 (72.22%) Windows Mobile
4 13 (72.22%) REST
4 13 (72.22%) Mobile Development
5 12 (66.67%) Apple iOS
5 12 (66.67%) QA
6 10 (55.56%) Automotive
7 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (27.78%) WPF
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 5 (27.78%) .NET
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 3 (16.67%) CSS
9 3 (16.67%) HTML
9 3 (16.67%) Java
9 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 3 (16.67%) MVC
9 3 (16.67%) SOA
9 3 (16.67%) Silverlight
9 3 (16.67%) WCF
9 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 3 (16.67%) TDD
9 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (16.67%) Replication
9 3 (16.67%) CMS

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (16.67%) CMS
1 3 (16.67%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (16.67%) MSTest
General
1 10 (55.56%) Automotive
2 2 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (66.67%) Mobile Developer
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Mobile Developer
3 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) REST
2 5 (27.78%) WPF
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) Silverlight
3 3 (16.67%) WCF
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.56%) OpenGL
4 1 (5.56%) DirectX
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) WebSockets
4 1 (5.56%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Mobile
3 12 (66.67%) Apple iOS
4 3 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) MVVM
2 13 (72.22%) Mobile Development
3 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) SOA
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (16.67%) High Availability
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Android Development
5 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C#
2 13 (72.22%) Objective-C
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
5 1 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) LexisNexis
3 2 (11.11%) Xamarin