The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank - 173 180
Permanent jobs citing XAML 0 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.29% 0.079%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.48% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 3
Average salary - £36,250 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.68%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2231 2495 2327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 55.76% 60.69% 61.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1899 2224 2114
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
XAML
North West

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 25 July 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) OOD
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) MVVM
3 2 (50.00%) REST

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) MVVM
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) XPath
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (50.00%) IBM