The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 298 301 292
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing XAML 12 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.23% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 15
Average salary £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £31,500 £43,100
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £72,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
XAML
London

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

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5072 5637 5728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 49.27% 54.37% 52.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4558 4894 5263
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

XAML
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

XAML Salary Trend in the City of London

XAML
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XAML across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

XAML Salary Histogram in the City of London

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 24 (85.71%) C#
2 22 (78.57%) .NET
3 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (60.71%) HTML
4 17 (60.71%) WPF
5 16 (57.14%) HTML5
6 15 (53.57%) CSS
6 15 (53.57%) Windows
7 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
7 13 (46.43%) SQL
7 13 (46.43%) jQuery
8 12 (42.86%) Ajax
9 11 (39.29%) XML
9 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
9 11 (39.29%) JSON
9 11 (39.29%) Windows 8
10 10 (35.71%) TDD
11 9 (32.14%) MVC
11 9 (32.14%) Banking
11 9 (32.14%) Investment Banking
12 8 (28.57%) Finance
12 8 (28.57%) OOD
12 8 (28.57%) OO
12 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
12 8 (28.57%) MVVM
13 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (25.00%) Windows Phone 7
13 7 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 2 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
1 2 (7.14%) NUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (3.57%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (32.14%) Banking
1 9 (32.14%) Investment Banking
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 14 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 5 (17.86%) UI Programmer
4 5 (17.86%) UI Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) .NET Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Windows 8 Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Designer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Web Designer
7 2 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) .NET
2 17 (60.71%) HTML
2 17 (60.71%) WPF
3 16 (57.14%) HTML5
4 15 (53.57%) CSS
5 13 (46.43%) jQuery
6 12 (42.86%) Ajax
7 11 (39.29%) XML
7 11 (39.29%) JSON
8 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
8 7 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
8 7 (25.00%) Ninject
8 7 (25.00%) REST
8 7 (25.00%) LINQ
8 7 (25.00%) WCF
8 7 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
8 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 7 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (17.86%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) Graphic Design
3 2 (7.14%) SWIFT
3 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.57%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows 8
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Phone 7
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Phone
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) TDD
3 9 (32.14%) MVC
4 8 (28.57%) OOD
4 8 (28.57%) OO
4 8 (28.57%) MVVM
5 7 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
5 7 (25.00%) Release Management
5 7 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
7 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
9 2 (7.14%) Functional Programming
10 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.57%) Scrum
10 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
10 1 (3.57%) Pair Programming
10 1 (3.57%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) C#
2 21 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (46.43%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.14%) VBA
5 2 (7.14%) Clojure
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft