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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 820 688 680
Rank change year-on-year
-132 -8
Permanent jobs citing XAML 83 258 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 67 201 174
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%

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
56309 63530 60336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.81% 52.61% 53.41%
Number of salaries quoted 47909 53546 51772
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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -147 70 £45,000 +4.65% 18
London -54 24 £45,000 -24.36% 13
East of England +3 14 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -9 11 £45,000 +32.35%
York +24 9 £47,500 +11.76%
North Yorkshire +23 9 £47,500 +11.76%
Cambridgeshire +5 8 £45,000 -
South Wales +3 8 £35,750 +10.00%
Wales +1 8 £35,750 +10.00%
South East -4 8 £40,000 -30.43%
North West -13 8 £40,000 - 2
Cardiff +6 7 £40,750 +25.38%
Manchester +6 6 £40,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £37,500 -
Cambridge +4 4 £52,500 +16.66%
Hertfordshire +1 4 £45,000 -16.27%
Essex -1 4 £45,000 -14.28%
Colchester -1 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Bedfordshire +19 3 £45,000 +12.50%
East Midlands -9 3 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire +3 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Leicestershire +3 2 £45,000 -10.00%
South West -21 2 £42,500 +8.28% 1
Scotland - 2 £52,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £42,500 -
Swindon - 2 £42,500 -
Pontefract - 2 £37,500 -
Aberdeen - 2 £52,500 -
Caerphilly - 2 £33,750 -

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 234 (95.90%) C#
2 184 (75.41%) .NET
3 148 (60.66%) WPF
4 123 (50.41%) Windows
5 117 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (41.80%) JavaScript
7 98 (40.16%) ASP.NET
8 96 (39.34%) HTML
9 80 (32.79%) XML
10 79 (32.38%) CSS
11 77 (31.56%) WCF
12 76 (31.15%) MVC
13 73 (29.92%) Microsoft
14 70 (28.69%) MVVM
15 68 (27.87%) SQL Server
16 63 (25.82%) SQL
16 63 (25.82%) Silverlight
17 58 (23.77%) .NET Framework
18 57 (23.36%) Scrum
19 56 (22.95%) TDD
19 56 (22.95%) Windows 8
20 50 (20.49%) Software Engineering
21 47 (19.26%) Web Services
22 46 (18.85%) VB.NET
22 46 (18.85%) Windows Mobile
22 46 (18.85%) ASP.NET MVC
23 45 (18.44%) LINQ
23 45 (18.44%) jQuery
23 45 (18.44%) OO
23 45 (18.44%) Mobile Development

XAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (7.79%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.92%) CMS
3 9 (3.69%) IIS
4 6 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.05%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.05%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.74%) HTTP
2 1 (0.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (27.87%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.74%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.10%) MySQL
5 8 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.64%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.23%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 43 (17.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (15.16%) Visual Studio
3 28 (11.48%) Git (software)
4 19 (7.79%) Subversion
5 13 (5.33%) MSBuild
6 10 (4.10%) MSTest
7 7 (2.87%) NUnit
7 7 (2.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (1.64%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.64%) Xcode
9 2 (0.82%) Moq
10 1 (0.41%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.41%) JIRA
General
1 18 (7.38%) Finance
2 15 (6.15%) Banking
3 14 (5.74%) Publishing
4 11 (4.51%) Retail
5 10 (4.10%) Automotive
6 6 (2.46%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.05%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.23%) Law
8 3 (1.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) Marketing
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Front Office
9 1 (0.41%) Electronics
9 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 214 (87.70%) Developer
2 78 (31.97%) Senior Developer
3 68 (27.87%) .NET Developer
4 47 (19.26%) C# Developer
5 34 (13.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (11.89%) Software Developer
7 27 (11.07%) Mobile Developer
8 23 (9.43%) Windows Mobile Developer
9 18 (7.38%) Software Engineer
10 17 (6.97%) Senior .NET Developer
11 15 (6.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 15 (6.15%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
12 13 (5.33%) AWS Developer
12 13 (5.33%) Senior C# Developer
12 13 (5.33%) Applications Developer
13 12 (4.92%) Programmer
13 12 (4.92%) WPF Developer
14 11 (4.51%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 11 (4.51%) UI Developer
14 11 (4.51%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (75.41%) .NET
2 148 (60.66%) WPF
3 98 (40.16%) ASP.NET
4 96 (39.34%) HTML
5 80 (32.79%) XML
6 79 (32.38%) CSS
7 77 (31.56%) WCF
8 63 (25.82%) Silverlight
9 58 (23.77%) .NET Framework
10 47 (19.26%) Web Services
11 46 (18.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 45 (18.44%) LINQ
12 45 (18.44%) jQuery
13 42 (17.21%) Ajax
14 40 (16.39%) Entity Framework
15 36 (14.75%) HTML5
16 35 (14.34%) REST
17 33 (13.52%) JSON
18 22 (9.02%) ASP.NET Web API
19 21 (8.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.62%) Mobile App
2 27 (11.07%) User Experience
3 24 (9.84%) Computer Science
4 20 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.74%) N-Tier
6 11 (4.51%) Mathematics
7 10 (4.10%) Blackberry
8 8 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.87%) Physics
10 6 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (2.05%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (2.05%) Replication
12 4 (1.64%) Smartcard
12 4 (1.64%) Social Media
12 4 (1.64%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (1.23%) Algorithms
13 3 (1.23%) Artificial Intelligence
14 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.82%) Social Network
15 1 (0.41%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 123 (50.41%) Windows
2 56 (22.95%) Windows 8
3 46 (18.85%) Windows Mobile
4 40 (16.39%) Windows Phone
5 38 (15.57%) Apple iOS
6 28 (11.48%) Android
7 19 (7.79%) Windows 7
8 17 (6.97%) Windows Phone 8
9 11 (4.51%) Windows Phone 7
10 4 (1.64%) BlackBerry OS
11 3 (1.23%) Linux
12 1 (0.41%) UNIX
12 1 (0.41%) Solaris
12 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (31.15%) MVC
3 70 (28.69%) MVVM
4 57 (23.36%) Scrum
5 56 (22.95%) TDD
6 50 (20.49%) Software Engineering
7 45 (18.44%) OO
7 45 (18.44%) Mobile Development
8 35 (14.34%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (10.66%) Multithreading
10 20 (8.20%) Unit Testing
11 19 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (7.79%) Dependency Injection
12 15 (6.15%) Web Development
13 13 (5.33%) OOP
14 12 (4.92%) Mentoring
15 11 (4.51%) Workflow
15 11 (4.51%) Release Management
16 10 (4.10%) Pair Programming
16 10 (4.10%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 234 (95.90%) C#
2 102 (41.80%) JavaScript
3 63 (25.82%) SQL
4 46 (18.85%) VB.NET
5 26 (10.66%) T-SQL
5 26 (10.66%) Java
6 17 (6.97%) Objective-C
7 16 (6.56%) C++
8 14 (5.74%) PHP
9 11 (4.51%) C
10 10 (4.10%) VB
11 8 (3.28%) VBA
11 8 (3.28%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.82%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 1 (0.41%) VB6
13 1 (0.41%) Ruby
13 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.41%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 44 (18.03%) Degree
2 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.41%) MCSD
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.92%) QA
2 3 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 73 (29.92%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.51%) Telerik
3 10 (4.10%) Xamarin
4 7 (2.87%) VMware
5 5 (2.05%) Oracle
6 4 (1.64%) JD Edwards
6 4 (1.64%) QNX
6 4 (1.64%) LexisNexis
6 4 (1.64%) Sencha
7 3 (1.23%) Google
7 3 (1.23%) Apple
8 1 (0.41%) Sybase
8 1 (0.41%) SAP
8 1 (0.41%) Sun
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