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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank - 174 171
Permanent jobs citing XAML 0 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.37% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 4
Average salary - £36,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.35%
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
2220 2463 2376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 55.35% 60.74% 62.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1894 2191 2166
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 £45,400 £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 1 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) XPath
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) HP