The first table below looks at the demand for XAML skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 23 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 235 236 247
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing XAML 7 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.099% 0.19% 0.094%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.33% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 7
Average salary £44,000 £36,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.54% -3.94%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3846 4297 4522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.61% 58.73% 60.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3229 3823 4115
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
XAML
England

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

XAML
Salary Trend in the North West

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

XAML Salary Trend in the North West

XAML
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +10 7 £44,000 +17.33% 2
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 19 (65.52%) HTML
2 17 (58.62%) C#
3 16 (55.17%) WPF
4 15 (51.72%) .NET
5 14 (48.28%) HTML5
6 13 (44.83%) Scrum
7 12 (41.38%) MVC
7 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
8 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
9 10 (34.48%) NHS
9 10 (34.48%) WCF
9 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (27.59%) Degree
10 8 (27.59%) SQL
10 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (27.59%) TDD
11 7 (24.14%) WinForms
12 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
12 6 (20.69%) jQuery
12 6 (20.69%) MVVM
13 5 (17.24%) PhoneGap
13 5 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (17.24%) Web Development
13 5 (17.24%) LINQ
13 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
14 4 (13.79%) OO
14 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
14 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) MySQL
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (17.24%) PhoneGap
2 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 2 (6.90%) Selenium
3 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) C# Developer
3 10 (34.48%) UI Designer
3 10 (34.48%) User Experience Designer
3 10 (34.48%) Designer
4 8 (27.59%) Senior .NET Developer
4 8 (27.59%) Senior Developer
4 8 (27.59%) .NET Developer
5 6 (20.69%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (20.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (20.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (13.79%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) HTML
2 16 (55.17%) WPF
3 15 (51.72%) .NET
4 14 (48.28%) HTML5
5 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
6 10 (34.48%) WCF
6 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (24.14%) WinForms
8 6 (20.69%) jQuery
9 5 (17.24%) LINQ
9 5 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (13.79%) XML
11 3 (10.34%) XSLT
11 3 (10.34%) CSS
11 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
12 2 (6.90%) Ajax
12 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (6.90%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 2 (6.90%) REST
13 1 (3.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) NHS
2 2 (6.90%) Human Factors
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Open Source
2 2 (6.90%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Scrum
2 12 (41.38%) MVC
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) TDD
4 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
4 6 (20.69%) MVVM
5 5 (17.24%) Web Development
5 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.79%) Time Management
6 4 (13.79%) OO
7 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.90%) OOD
7 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.45%) Migration
8 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.45%) Release Management
8 1 (3.45%) ITIL
8 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) C#
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) XPath
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Sybase
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
Lancaster, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago