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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank - 178 172
Permanent jobs citing XAML 0 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.21% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 7
Average salary - £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
2251 2405 2339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 54.84% 59.99% 62.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1903 2147 2128
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
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 22 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) C++
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware