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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 798 666 699
Rank change year-on-year
-132 +33
Permanent jobs citing XAML 92 243 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.41% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 78 182 158
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +24.24%

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
54822 59619 58061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.68% 52.82% 53.71%
Number of salaries quoted 46621 50138 49950
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 £64,500 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -145 79 £45,000 +5.88% 14
London -53 21 £65,000 +18.18% 4
East of England +2 18 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +19 14 £48,750 +8.33%
South East -3 12 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Yorkshire -16 10 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 10 £35,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 10 £35,000 - 1
South Wales - 10 £40,750 -
Wales - 10 £40,750 -
Cardiff - 9 £45,000 -
North West -11 8 £40,000 +10.34% 2
York +20 7 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North Yorkshire +10 7 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Cambridge +9 7 £60,000 +33.33%
Manchester +6 6 £40,000 - 2
South West -25 5 £42,500 +10.38%
Hertfordshire -2 4 £45,000 -16.27%
Bedfordshire +20 3 £45,000 +12.50%
East Midlands -8 3 £45,000 -10.00% 2
West Yorkshire -13 3 £37,500 +29.31%
West Midlands -50 3 £38,750 -5.48% 1
Wiltshire - 3 £42,500 -
Swindon - 3 £42,500 -
Scotland +25 2 £52,500 +81.03%
Leicestershire +10 2 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Colchester -4 2 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Bristol -7 2 £40,000 +50.94%
Essex -7 2 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Caerphilly - 2 £33,750 -

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 254 (94.78%) C#
2 213 (79.48%) .NET
3 177 (66.04%) WPF
4 135 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
5 120 (44.78%) Windows
6 118 (44.03%) JavaScript
7 117 (43.66%) ASP.NET
8 111 (41.42%) HTML
9 93 (34.70%) XML
10 92 (34.33%) CSS
11 91 (33.96%) MVC
12 89 (33.21%) WCF
13 81 (30.22%) SQL Server
14 78 (29.10%) MVVM
15 73 (27.24%) Microsoft
16 68 (25.37%) Scrum
16 68 (25.37%) Silverlight
17 65 (24.25%) .NET Framework
18 61 (22.76%) SQL
19 58 (21.64%) TDD
19 58 (21.64%) ASP.NET MVC
20 55 (20.52%) Team Foundation Server
20 55 (20.52%) Software Engineering
21 54 (20.15%) LINQ
21 54 (20.15%) Web Services
22 53 (19.78%) VB.NET
23 52 (19.40%) jQuery
24 51 (19.03%) Windows 8
25 49 (18.28%) Ajax
26 46 (17.16%) OO

XAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 22 (8.21%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.48%) CMS
3 8 (2.99%) IIS
4 7 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.87%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (7.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.22%) HTTP
2 5 (1.87%) SMPP
2 5 (1.87%) NFC
2 5 (1.87%) SMS
3 1 (0.37%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (30.22%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.22%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.36%) MySQL
4 9 (3.36%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.49%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.12%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.75%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.37%) HBase
Development Applications
1 55 (20.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (16.42%) Visual Studio
3 27 (10.07%) Git (software)
4 20 (7.46%) Subversion
5 18 (6.72%) MSBuild
6 16 (5.97%) MSTest
7 13 (4.85%) NUnit
8 7 (2.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (2.24%) Xcode
10 5 (1.87%) WiX
11 4 (1.49%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.75%) Moq
13 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.37%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 27 (10.07%) Finance
2 22 (8.21%) Banking
3 13 (4.85%) Publishing
4 10 (3.73%) Automotive
5 6 (2.24%) Front Office
5 6 (2.24%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.87%) Retail
6 5 (1.87%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.12%) Law
8 2 (0.75%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Electronics
9 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 240 (89.55%) Developer
2 86 (32.09%) Senior Developer
3 74 (27.61%) .NET Developer
4 57 (21.27%) C# Developer
5 37 (13.81%) Software Developer
6 36 (13.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (8.96%) Mobile Developer
8 20 (7.46%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 20 (7.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 19 (7.09%) Senior .NET Developer
10 18 (6.72%) Windows Mobile Developer
11 17 (6.34%) WPF Developer
11 17 (6.34%) Software Engineer
11 17 (6.34%) Applications Developer
11 17 (6.34%) Senior C# Developer
12 15 (5.60%) Senior Applications Developer
12 15 (5.60%) UI Developer
13 14 (5.22%) AWS Developer
14 12 (4.48%) Programmer
15 10 (3.73%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (79.48%) .NET
2 177 (66.04%) WPF
3 117 (43.66%) ASP.NET
4 111 (41.42%) HTML
5 93 (34.70%) XML
6 92 (34.33%) CSS
7 89 (33.21%) WCF
8 68 (25.37%) Silverlight
9 65 (24.25%) .NET Framework
10 58 (21.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 54 (20.15%) LINQ
11 54 (20.15%) Web Services
12 52 (19.40%) jQuery
13 49 (18.28%) Ajax
14 42 (15.67%) HTML5
15 41 (15.30%) Entity Framework
16 32 (11.94%) JSON
17 31 (11.57%) REST
18 22 (8.21%) WinForms
19 20 (7.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.30%) Mobile App
2 26 (9.70%) User Experience
3 20 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (7.09%) Computer Science
5 18 (6.72%) N-Tier
6 15 (5.60%) Blackberry
7 13 (4.85%) Mathematics
8 11 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.61%) Algorithms
10 6 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (2.24%) Smartcard
11 5 (1.87%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (1.87%) Replication
11 5 (1.87%) Physics
12 4 (1.49%) Social Media
12 4 (1.49%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (1.49%) Data Structures
13 3 (1.12%) Artificial Intelligence
14 2 (0.75%) Social Network
14 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 120 (44.78%) Windows
2 51 (19.03%) Windows 8
3 45 (16.79%) Windows Phone
4 43 (16.04%) Windows Mobile
5 40 (14.93%) Apple iOS
6 30 (11.19%) Android
7 20 (7.46%) Windows 7
8 15 (5.60%) Windows Phone 8
9 10 (3.73%) Windows Phone 7
10 4 (1.49%) BlackBerry OS
11 3 (1.12%) Linux
12 1 (0.37%) UNIX
12 1 (0.37%) Solaris
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (33.96%) MVC
3 78 (29.10%) MVVM
4 68 (25.37%) Scrum
5 58 (21.64%) TDD
6 55 (20.52%) Software Engineering
7 46 (17.16%) OO
8 42 (15.67%) Mobile Development
9 39 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
10 32 (11.94%) Multithreading
11 21 (7.84%) Unit Testing
12 20 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (7.09%) Web Development
14 18 (6.72%) Dependency Injection
15 14 (5.22%) E-Commerce
16 12 (4.48%) Mentoring
17 11 (4.10%) Mobile Application Development
17 11 (4.10%) OOP
18 10 (3.73%) CRM
18 10 (3.73%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 254 (94.78%) C#
2 118 (44.03%) JavaScript
3 61 (22.76%) SQL
4 53 (19.78%) VB.NET
5 34 (12.69%) Java
6 25 (9.33%) T-SQL
7 19 (7.09%) Objective-C
8 15 (5.60%) C++
9 14 (5.22%) PHP
10 13 (4.85%) PowerShell
11 11 (4.10%) VB
12 9 (3.36%) C
13 8 (2.99%) VBA
14 2 (0.75%) VB6
14 2 (0.75%) Clojure
14 2 (0.75%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
15 1 (0.37%) Ruby
15 1 (0.37%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 40 (14.93%) Degree
2 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.37%) MCSD
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.48%) QA
2 5 (1.87%) ISO 8583
3 3 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.61%) Active Directory
1 7 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.12%) Firmware
Vendors
1 73 (27.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.60%) Telerik
3 10 (3.73%) Xamarin
4 7 (2.61%) VMware
5 5 (1.87%) Apple
5 5 (1.87%) Google
6 4 (1.49%) Sencha
6 4 (1.49%) Oracle
6 4 (1.49%) JD Edwards
6 4 (1.49%) QNX
6 4 (1.49%) LexisNexis
7 2 (0.75%) Facebook
8 1 (0.37%) Sybase
8 1 (0.37%) SAP
8 1 (0.37%) Sun
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
East London
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum DOE + High Spec Laptop
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, life insurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-45k+Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Leicestershire
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Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
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