The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 177 177 191
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Permanent jobs citing XAML 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.053% 0.023%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 0.087% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
XAML
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1981 2312 2677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 50.63% 61.59% 62.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1790 2077 2440
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

XAML
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

XAML Salary Trend in Manchester

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) OO
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) WPF
2 7 (63.64%) Android
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) Apple iOS
2 7 (63.64%) Mobile App
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Phone
3 6 (54.55%) Mobile Application Development
3 6 (54.55%) Android SDK
3 6 (54.55%) Android Development
3 6 (54.55%) iOS Development
3 6 (54.55%) iOS SDK
3 6 (54.55%) REST
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) VB.NET
3 6 (54.55%) Apple
3 6 (54.55%) XHTML
3 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
3 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Cocoa
3 6 (54.55%) Xcode
3 6 (54.55%) Objective-C
3 6 (54.55%) Google

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Xcode
General
1 4 (36.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Software Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) WPF
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) Android SDK
3 6 (54.55%) iOS SDK
3 6 (54.55%) REST
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) XHTML
3 6 (54.55%) Cocoa
4 4 (36.36%) RESTful
5 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Android
2 7 (63.64%) Apple iOS
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Phone
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) OO
2 6 (54.55%) Mobile Application Development
2 6 (54.55%) Android Development
2 6 (54.55%) iOS Development
2 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) MVVM
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) VB.NET
2 6 (54.55%) Objective-C
3 5 (45.45%) C#
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Apple
1 6 (54.55%) Google