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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 835 745 615
Rank change year-on-year
-90 -130
Permanent jobs citing XAML 58 162 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.10% 0.28% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 49 157 216
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £60,750 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
56069 58584 55979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.20% 51.05% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 47893 49120 48140
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -101 54 £43,750 +6.70% 13
South West -10 18 £37,500 -16.66% 2
London -16 17 £68,250 +24.09% 6
Bristol -5 15 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Wimbledon - 5 £69,000 -
Yorkshire +12 4 £42,500 +10.38%
South East -11 4 £56,250 +2.27% 1
Essex -16 4 - -
East of England -20 4 - -
West Midlands -45 4 £37,000 -9.75% 2
North Wales - 4 £35,000 -
Wrexham - 4 £35,000 -
Wales - 4 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire +5 3 £50,000 +12.99%
Colchester 0 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £37,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £40,000 -
Leeds +14 2 £50,000 -
North West -2 2 £48,750 +10.79% 1
East Midlands -12 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Hampshire - 2 £62,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £48,750 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £62,500 -
Birmingham +10 1 £34,000 -6.20%
City of London +8 1 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 1 £25,000 -23.07%
Berkshire 0 1 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Reading -2 1 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Tyne and Wear -5 1 £25,000 -23.07%
North East -6 1 £25,000 -23.07%

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 117 (91.41%) C#
2 91 (71.09%) .NET
3 72 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (52.34%) Windows
5 66 (51.56%) WPF
6 59 (46.09%) Software Engineering
7 47 (36.72%) Windows 8
8 46 (35.94%) MVVM
9 45 (35.16%) ASP.NET
10 42 (32.81%) MVC
11 40 (31.25%) TDD
12 38 (29.69%) HTML
13 37 (28.91%) Degree
14 36 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (28.13%) Apple iOS
14 36 (28.13%) Windows Phone
15 35 (27.34%) SQL
15 35 (27.34%) CSS
16 34 (26.56%) Android
17 33 (25.78%) WCF
18 32 (25.00%) JavaScript
19 31 (24.22%) SQL Server
20 28 (21.88%) Unit Testing
20 28 (21.88%) SDLC
21 27 (21.09%) HTML5
22 26 (20.31%) Android Development
22 26 (20.31%) iOS Development
23 25 (19.53%) Xamarin
23 25 (19.53%) Scrum
23 25 (19.53%) .NET Framework

XAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (3.91%) IIS
2 4 (3.13%) Apache
2 4 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.78%) CMS
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.78%) Node.js
4 1 (0.78%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.13%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.78%) Revit
3 1 (0.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.78%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.69%) SaaS
2 6 (4.69%) PaaS
3 5 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) Internet
2 3 (2.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.03%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.13%) Redis
4 4 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.34%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.34%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.56%) MySQL
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.78%) SimpleDB
7 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (17.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 13 (10.16%) Visual Studio
4 10 (7.81%) NUnit
5 8 (6.25%) Subversion
6 6 (4.69%) TeamCity
6 6 (4.69%) MSBuild
6 6 (4.69%) MSTest
6 6 (4.69%) Moq
7 5 (3.91%) Grunt
7 5 (3.91%) Bower
7 5 (3.91%) Plastic SCM
7 5 (3.91%) gulp
8 3 (2.34%) Axure RP
9 2 (1.56%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.78%) Ant
10 1 (0.78%) JIRA
10 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 18 (14.06%) Games
2 13 (10.16%) Retail
3 8 (6.25%) Finance
4 5 (3.91%) Banking
5 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.34%) Publishing
6 2 (1.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Marketing
7 1 (0.78%) Electronics
7 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 92 (71.88%) Developer
2 43 (33.59%) Software Engineer
3 30 (23.44%) Software Developer
4 26 (20.31%) Senior Developer
4 26 (20.31%) C# Developer
5 23 (17.97%) .NET Developer
6 22 (17.19%) Applications Developer
7 20 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (10.16%) Lead Developer
9 10 (7.81%) Consultant
9 10 (7.81%) Mobile Developer
10 9 (7.03%) Software Applications Engineer
10 9 (7.03%) Lead Software Engineer
10 9 (7.03%) Lead Software Developer
11 7 (5.47%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 7 (5.47%) Windows Mobile Developer
12 6 (4.69%) UI Programmer
12 6 (4.69%) UI Developer
12 6 (4.69%) Senior Software Developer
12 6 (4.69%) .NET Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (71.09%) .NET
2 66 (51.56%) WPF
3 45 (35.16%) ASP.NET
4 38 (29.69%) HTML
5 36 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (27.34%) CSS
7 33 (25.78%) WCF
8 27 (21.09%) HTML5
9 25 (19.53%) .NET Framework
10 22 (17.19%) Web Services
11 21 (16.41%) Entity Framework
12 20 (15.63%) jQuery
12 20 (15.63%) Ajax
12 20 (15.63%) AngularJS
13 18 (14.06%) Silverlight
14 17 (13.28%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (12.50%) LINQ
16 15 (11.72%) JSON
16 15 (11.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (10.94%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.75%) User Experience
2 20 (15.63%) Xbox
3 18 (14.06%) Computer Science
4 16 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 11 (8.59%) Physics
6 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.91%) CUDA
7 5 (3.91%) Hedge funds
8 3 (2.34%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.56%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.56%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.78%) Kinect
10 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.78%) DTV
10 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 67 (52.34%) Windows
2 47 (36.72%) Windows 8
3 36 (28.13%) Apple iOS
3 36 (28.13%) Windows Phone
4 34 (26.56%) Android
5 12 (9.38%) Windows Mobile
6 9 (7.03%) Windows Phone 8
7 7 (5.47%) Windows Phone 7
8 5 (3.91%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (46.09%) Software Engineering
3 46 (35.94%) MVVM
4 42 (32.81%) MVC
5 40 (31.25%) TDD
6 28 (21.88%) Unit Testing
6 28 (21.88%) SDLC
7 26 (20.31%) Android Development
7 26 (20.31%) iOS Development
8 25 (19.53%) Scrum
9 24 (18.75%) OO
9 24 (18.75%) System Testing
10 17 (13.28%) Test Automation
11 16 (12.50%) OOP
11 16 (12.50%) Pair Programming
12 14 (10.94%) Web Development
13 13 (10.16%) Multithreading
14 12 (9.38%) Mobile Development
15 10 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (7.03%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (91.41%) C#
2 35 (27.34%) SQL
3 32 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 19 (14.84%) C++
5 16 (12.50%) Java
6 12 (9.38%) VB.NET
7 10 (7.81%) C
7 10 (7.81%) VB
8 9 (7.03%) PowerShell
9 7 (5.47%) VB6
10 6 (4.69%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.91%) VC++
12 2 (1.56%) Ruby
12 2 (1.56%) VBA
12 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.78%) F#
13 1 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (28.91%) Degree
2 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) MCSD
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.78%) MCPD
System Software
1 7 (5.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (19.53%) Xamarin
2 23 (17.97%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.25%) Telerik
4 7 (5.47%) Oracle
5 4 (3.13%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.78%) SAP
6 1 (0.78%) IBM
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe
6 1 (0.78%) Citrix
6 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.78%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.78%) OpenText
6 1 (0.78%) VMware
6 1 (0.78%) LexisNexis
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