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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 819 708 608
Rank change year-on-year
-111 -100
Permanent jobs citing XAML 70 230 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.37% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 55 210 238
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £64,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
54740 62069 56565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.49% 52.84% 53.05%
Number of salaries quoted 46589 52999 48698
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend

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

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XAML
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XAML within the UK.

XAML Salary Trend in the UK

XAML
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XAML over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 within the UK.

XAML Salary Histogram in the UK

XAML
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the UK over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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
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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
England -117 62 £45,000 +5.88% 16
London -29 25 £43,750 -7.89% 9
South West -11 11 £42,500 - 3
East of England -17 10 £45,000 - 1
Bristol - 10 £42,500 - 1
North Yorkshire +14 6 £47,500 +5.55%
York +10 6 £47,500 +5.55%
North West +5 6 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Cambridgeshire +3 6 £45,000 - 1
Yorkshire -8 6 £47,500 +39.70%
Cambridge +6 5 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Wales +5 4 £32,500 -7.14%
Wrexham - 4 £32,500 -
North Wales - 4 £32,500 -
Essex +13 3 £45,000 -7.69%
Colchester - 3 £45,000 -
Manchester +12 2 £40,000 -5.88% 2
South East +6 2 £50,000 -4.76%
West Midlands -47 2 £25,000 -39.02% 1
Scotland - 2 £52,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £25,000 -
North East - 2 £25,000 -
Lancashire - 2 £33,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £25,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £25,000 -
Aberdeen - 2 £52,500 -
Blackpool - 2 £33,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £25,000 -
City of London +20 1 £75,000 +130.76%
Leicester +13 1 £45,000 +16.88%

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 184 (95.34%) C#
2 128 (66.32%) .NET
3 112 (58.03%) WPF
4 106 (54.92%) Windows
5 90 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (37.31%) MVVM
7 66 (34.20%) ASP.NET
8 65 (33.68%) Software Engineering
9 57 (29.53%) SQL
10 52 (26.94%) WCF
11 51 (26.42%) TDD
11 51 (26.42%) Windows 8
12 49 (25.39%) JavaScript
12 49 (25.39%) SQL Server
13 47 (24.35%) Microsoft
13 47 (24.35%) Degree
14 46 (23.83%) HTML
14 46 (23.83%) XML
14 46 (23.83%) MVC
15 44 (22.80%) Apple iOS
16 43 (22.28%) SDLC
17 42 (21.76%) OO
18 38 (19.69%) Silverlight
18 38 (19.69%) LINQ
18 38 (19.69%) Windows Phone
19 36 (18.65%) .NET Framework
19 36 (18.65%) ASP.NET MVC
19 36 (18.65%) Scrum
20 35 (18.13%) CSS
21 34 (17.62%) Windows Mobile

XAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 7 (3.63%) CMS
2 6 (3.11%) IIS
3 3 (1.55%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.52%) Apache
4 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.52%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.07%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.07%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.59%) SaaS
3 4 (2.07%) PaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.74%) HTTP
2 2 (1.04%) Internet
3 1 (0.52%) Intranet
3 1 (0.52%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (25.39%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.18%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.15%) MySQL
5 6 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.11%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.55%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.04%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.52%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 28 (14.51%) Visual Studio
2 25 (12.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (9.84%) Git (software)
4 12 (6.22%) MSBuild
5 9 (4.66%) Subversion
5 9 (4.66%) MSTest
6 8 (4.15%) NUnit
7 7 (3.63%) Plastic SCM
8 5 (2.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (2.07%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.55%) Axure RP
11 2 (1.04%) Moq
12 1 (0.52%) Grunt
12 1 (0.52%) Bower
12 1 (0.52%) Ant
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.52%) Xcode
12 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Blend
12 1 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 16 (8.29%) Retail
2 13 (6.74%) Finance
2 13 (6.74%) Publishing
2 13 (6.74%) Banking
3 10 (5.18%) Automotive
4 7 (3.63%) Games
5 4 (2.07%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.07%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.04%) Marketing
6 2 (1.04%) Electronics
6 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.04%) Law
6 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.04%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 154 (79.79%) Developer
2 46 (23.83%) Senior Developer
3 41 (21.24%) .NET Developer
4 32 (16.58%) Software Engineer
5 31 (16.06%) C# Developer
6 30 (15.54%) Software Developer
7 25 (12.95%) Mobile Developer
7 25 (12.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 24 (12.44%) Windows Mobile Developer
9 14 (7.25%) AWS Developer
10 13 (6.74%) Programmer
11 12 (6.22%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 12 (6.22%) Applications Developer
12 10 (5.18%) WPF Developer
12 10 (5.18%) Consultant
13 9 (4.66%) Senior .NET Developer
13 9 (4.66%) .NET Consultant
13 9 (4.66%) UI Developer
14 7 (3.63%) Senior Software Developer
14 7 (3.63%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (66.32%) .NET
2 112 (58.03%) WPF
3 66 (34.20%) ASP.NET
4 52 (26.94%) WCF
5 46 (23.83%) HTML
5 46 (23.83%) XML
6 38 (19.69%) Silverlight
6 38 (19.69%) LINQ
7 36 (18.65%) .NET Framework
7 36 (18.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 35 (18.13%) CSS
9 31 (16.06%) REST
10 29 (15.03%) jQuery
10 29 (15.03%) JSON
11 26 (13.47%) Web Services
11 26 (13.47%) HTML5
12 23 (11.92%) Entity Framework
13 20 (10.36%) Ajax
14 18 (9.33%) SOAP
15 17 (8.81%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.54%) User Experience
2 28 (14.51%) Mobile App
3 24 (12.44%) Computer Science
4 19 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.18%) Physics
6 9 (4.66%) Mathematics
7 8 (4.15%) N-Tier
7 8 (4.15%) Xbox
8 7 (3.63%) Blackberry
9 5 (2.59%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (2.59%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (2.07%) Social Media
10 4 (2.07%) Replication
10 4 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.04%) Social Network
12 2 (1.04%) Fixed Income
12 2 (1.04%) DTV
12 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 106 (54.92%) Windows
2 51 (26.42%) Windows 8
3 44 (22.80%) Apple iOS
4 38 (19.69%) Windows Phone
5 34 (17.62%) Windows Mobile
6 32 (16.58%) Android
7 13 (6.74%) Windows Phone 8
8 10 (5.18%) Windows Phone 7
9 7 (3.63%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.07%) BlackBerry OS
11 2 (1.04%) Linux
12 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.52%) UNIX
12 1 (0.52%) Solaris
12 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (37.31%) MVVM
3 65 (33.68%) Software Engineering
4 51 (26.42%) TDD
5 46 (23.83%) MVC
6 43 (22.28%) SDLC
7 42 (21.76%) OO
8 36 (18.65%) Scrum
9 33 (17.10%) Mobile Development
10 25 (12.95%) Unit Testing
11 22 (11.40%) Multithreading
12 21 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (9.33%) OOP
14 15 (7.77%) System Testing
14 15 (7.77%) Dependency Injection
15 13 (6.74%) iOS Development
15 13 (6.74%) Pair Programming
16 12 (6.22%) Test Automation
16 12 (6.22%) Android Development
17 11 (5.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 184 (95.34%) C#
2 57 (29.53%) SQL
3 49 (25.39%) JavaScript
4 29 (15.03%) VB.NET
5 20 (10.36%) Java
6 19 (9.84%) T-SQL
7 18 (9.33%) C++
8 14 (7.25%) Objective-C
9 12 (6.22%) VB
10 11 (5.70%) C
11 10 (5.18%) PHP
12 9 (4.66%) PowerShell
13 6 (3.11%) VBA
14 4 (2.07%) VB6
15 2 (1.04%) Ruby
15 2 (1.04%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
16 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.52%) VC++
Qualifications
1 47 (24.35%) Degree
2 1 (0.52%) MCSD
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.52%) MCPD
2 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.22%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.66%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.04%) Firmware
Vendors
1 47 (24.35%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.81%) Xamarin
3 6 (3.11%) Oracle
4 5 (2.59%) Telerik
5 4 (2.07%) Sencha
5 4 (2.07%) VMware
5 4 (2.07%) QNX
5 4 (2.07%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.55%) LexisNexis
6 3 (1.55%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.04%) SAP
8 1 (0.52%) Adobe
8 1 (0.52%) Sun
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £49000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
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London
Global Markets Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
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Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
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