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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 703 654 727
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +73
Permanent jobs citing XAML 179 228 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.40% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 142 169 144
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
55675 57570 62467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.39% 53.41% 54.83%
Number of salaries quoted 47760 48605 55147
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014 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 24 December 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
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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 -45 165 £45,000 +12.50% 12
London -19 49 £60,000 +9.09% 2
West Yorkshire +13 27 £35,000 +20.68% 2
West Midlands -10 27 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Yorkshire -13 27 £35,000 - 2
Leeds +11 21 - - 1
City of London +4 16 £58,750 +2.17% 1
Coventry -1 16 £42,500 +11.84%
East Midlands -5 15 £40,000 -
East of England -12 15 £52,500 +31.25% 2
South West -14 14 £42,500 - 2
South East -19 14 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Cambridgeshire - 11 £52,500 - 1
North West -34 10 £40,750 +16.42% 2
Wales +6 9 £40,000 +37.93% 1
South Wales +2 9 £40,000 +37.93% 1
Cardiff - 9 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +2 8 £50,000 -
Manchester -11 8 £35,000 +2.94% 2
Cambridge - 8 £52,500 -
Leicestershire +9 7 £40,000 -20.00%
Nottinghamshire +4 7 £38,000 -5.00%
Bristol -3 7 £40,000 - 1
Warwickshire -11 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Wiltshire - 6 £45,000 -
Swindon - 6 £45,000 -
Scotland +13 5 £39,250 +8.27%
Nottingham +1 5 £38,000 -5.00%
Essex -10 4 £52,500 - 1
Glasgow +13 3 £35,000 -3.44%

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 297 (91.67%) C#
2 285 (87.96%) .NET
3 220 (67.90%) WPF
4 154 (47.53%) ASP.NET
5 151 (46.60%) JavaScript
6 150 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
7 147 (45.37%) HTML
8 133 (41.05%) SQL Server
9 123 (37.96%) XML
10 115 (35.49%) CSS
11 113 (34.88%) Windows
12 102 (31.48%) WCF
13 97 (29.94%) MVC
14 87 (26.85%) .NET Framework
15 83 (25.62%) Microsoft
16 76 (23.46%) Web Services
16 76 (23.46%) Silverlight
17 75 (23.15%) VB.NET
18 74 (22.84%) Scrum
19 73 (22.53%) MVVM
20 72 (22.22%) SQL
21 68 (20.99%) Team Foundation Server
22 66 (20.37%) jQuery
23 64 (19.75%) Ajax
24 63 (19.44%) Software Engineering
25 62 (19.14%) TDD
26 60 (18.52%) LINQ
27 57 (17.59%) ASP.NET MVC
28 53 (16.36%) HTML5
29 48 (14.81%) Finance

XAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 35 (10.80%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.63%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (3.70%) IIS
4 11 (3.40%) CMS
5 4 (1.23%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.62%) Apache
7 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.31%) WordPress
7 1 (0.31%) Node.js
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 31 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.16%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.93%) MS Office
5 3 (0.93%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.78%) HTTP
2 8 (2.47%) SMPP
2 8 (2.47%) NFC
2 8 (2.47%) SMS
3 2 (0.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (41.05%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (4.94%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.70%) MySQL
6 8 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.23%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.93%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.93%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.93%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.93%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.62%) SQLite
11 2 (0.62%) RavenDB
11 2 (0.62%) HBase
11 2 (0.62%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 68 (20.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (13.58%) Visual Studio
3 26 (8.02%) NUnit
4 24 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 22 (6.79%) MSBuild
6 21 (6.48%) Subversion
7 20 (6.17%) MSTest
8 8 (2.47%) WiX
9 6 (1.85%) Xcode
9 6 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.93%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.93%) FxCop
12 2 (0.62%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.31%) Rhino Mocks
13 1 (0.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 1 (0.31%) Axure RP
General
1 48 (14.81%) Finance
2 31 (9.57%) Banking
3 16 (4.94%) Front Office
4 13 (4.01%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.16%) Retail
6 5 (1.54%) Publishing
7 4 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.23%) Marketing
8 3 (0.93%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.93%) Automotive
8 3 (0.93%) Law
9 2 (0.62%) Legal
9 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.62%) Advertising
9 2 (0.62%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 304 (93.83%) Developer
2 100 (30.86%) .NET Developer
3 99 (30.56%) Senior Developer
4 98 (30.25%) C# Developer
5 47 (14.51%) Software Developer
5 47 (14.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 33 (10.19%) Senior C# Developer
7 24 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
8 23 (7.10%) ASP.NET Developer
9 22 (6.79%) Applications Developer
10 21 (6.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 20 (6.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 20 (6.17%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
12 16 (4.94%) Mobile Developer
13 15 (4.63%) Senior Applications Developer
14 13 (4.01%) C# Software Developer
14 13 (4.01%) UI Developer
14 13 (4.01%) WPF Developer
14 13 (4.01%) Web Developer
15 11 (3.40%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (87.96%) .NET
2 220 (67.90%) WPF
3 154 (47.53%) ASP.NET
4 147 (45.37%) HTML
5 123 (37.96%) XML
6 115 (35.49%) CSS
7 102 (31.48%) WCF
8 87 (26.85%) .NET Framework
9 76 (23.46%) Silverlight
9 76 (23.46%) Web Services
10 66 (20.37%) jQuery
11 64 (19.75%) Ajax
12 60 (18.52%) LINQ
13 57 (17.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 53 (16.36%) HTML5
15 43 (13.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 41 (12.65%) XSLT
17 38 (11.73%) DHTML
18 34 (10.49%) WinForms
19 24 (7.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.42%) Mobile App
2 22 (6.79%) Mathematics
2 22 (6.79%) Computer Science
3 21 (6.48%) N-Tier
4 20 (6.17%) User Experience
5 18 (5.56%) Smartcard
6 15 (4.63%) Blackberry
7 14 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (2.78%) Data Structures
10 9 (2.78%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.54%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.54%) Derivative
12 4 (1.23%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
13 3 (0.93%) Artificial Intelligence
13 3 (0.93%) Replication
14 2 (0.62%) 3D Graphics
14 2 (0.62%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 113 (34.88%) Windows
2 46 (14.20%) Windows Phone
3 40 (12.35%) Windows 8
4 31 (9.57%) Windows Mobile
5 30 (9.26%) Apple iOS
6 26 (8.02%) Android
7 22 (6.79%) Windows 7
8 16 (4.94%) Windows Phone 8
9 7 (2.16%) Windows Phone 7
10 5 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.62%) Linux
11 2 (0.62%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.62%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (0.31%) UNIX
12 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (29.94%) MVC
3 74 (22.84%) Scrum
4 73 (22.53%) MVVM
5 63 (19.44%) Software Engineering
6 62 (19.14%) TDD
7 40 (12.35%) OO
8 37 (11.42%) Multithreading
9 36 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (10.19%) Web Development
11 21 (6.48%) Unit Testing
11 21 (6.48%) E-Commerce
11 21 (6.48%) Pair Programming
12 20 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (5.56%) Cyber Security
13 18 (5.56%) Mentoring
14 16 (4.94%) Low Latency
15 15 (4.63%) OOD
16 14 (4.32%) BDD
17 13 (4.01%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 297 (91.67%) C#
2 151 (46.60%) JavaScript
3 75 (23.15%) VB.NET
4 72 (22.22%) SQL
5 31 (9.57%) Java
6 27 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 18 (5.56%) VB
7 18 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 13 (4.01%) VBA
9 12 (3.70%) PHP
9 12 (3.70%) Objective-C
9 12 (3.70%) C++
10 8 (2.47%) VB6
11 4 (1.23%) C
11 4 (1.23%) Clojure
12 3 (0.93%) Ruby
13 2 (0.62%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 2 (0.62%) Delphi
14 1 (0.31%) VBScript
14 1 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (10.80%) Degree
2 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.31%) MCSD
3 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.09%) QA
2 8 (2.47%) ISO 8583
3 3 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.31%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 83 (25.62%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.86%) Telerik
3 10 (3.09%) Oracle
4 8 (2.47%) VMware
4 8 (2.47%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.85%) Google
5 6 (1.85%) Apple
6 4 (1.23%) Infragistics
6 4 (1.23%) Facebook
7 3 (0.93%) LexisNexis
8 2 (0.62%) Sencha
8 2 (0.62%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.62%) QNX
9 1 (0.31%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.31%) Sybase
9 1 (0.31%) SAP
9 1 (0.31%) Sun
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