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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 736 681 728
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +47
Permanent jobs citing XAML 151 194 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.35% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 126 143 124
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £65,000
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
53291 55423 59871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.45% 53.32% 54.94%
Number of salaries quoted 45774 46671 52659
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 £28,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -33 135 £42,500 +6.25% 16
London -8 42 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Yorkshire -10 22 £34,750 +19.82% 2
West Yorkshire -3 19 £35,000 +20.68% 1
West Midlands -12 19 £42,500 +6.25%
East of England -5 15 £48,750 +21.87% 4
Leeds +3 13 - -
South Wales -6 13 £45,000 +55.17% 1
South West -8 13 £40,000 +50.94% 4
Wales -8 13 £45,000 +55.17% 1
South East -40 13 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Cardiff - 13 £45,000 - 1
City of London -2 12 £65,000 +13.04%
Cambridgeshire - 11 £52,500 - 3
Bristol +2 9 £40,000 +50.94% 4
Coventry 0 9 £45,000 +18.42%
East Midlands -1 8 £40,000 - 3
Manchester -3 6 £38,750 +10.71%
North West -26 6 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £35,000 - 1
Cambridge - 6 £52,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 6 £35,000 - 1
Leicestershire +18 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Essex -17 4 £45,000 - 1
Solihull - 4 £35,000 -
Swindon - 4 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £45,000 -
Scotland +13 3 £38,750 +33.62%
York +3 3 £34,500 -1.42% 1
North Yorkshire +2 3 £34,500 -1.42% 1

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 291 (93.27%) C#
2 266 (85.26%) .NET
3 214 (68.59%) WPF
4 148 (47.44%) Agile Software Development
5 146 (46.79%) JavaScript
6 145 (46.47%) ASP.NET
7 138 (44.23%) HTML
8 123 (39.42%) SQL Server
9 120 (38.46%) XML
10 119 (38.14%) Windows
11 110 (35.26%) CSS
12 102 (32.69%) WCF
13 101 (32.37%) MVC
14 90 (28.85%) .NET Framework
15 84 (26.92%) Microsoft
16 75 (24.04%) VB.NET
17 74 (23.72%) Silverlight
18 73 (23.40%) Web Services
19 72 (23.08%) Scrum
20 71 (22.76%) MVVM
21 69 (22.12%) Team Foundation Server
22 67 (21.47%) SQL
23 63 (20.19%) jQuery
24 62 (19.87%) LINQ
24 62 (19.87%) TDD
24 62 (19.87%) Software Engineering
24 62 (19.87%) Ajax
25 60 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
26 51 (16.35%) Windows Phone
27 50 (16.03%) HTML5

XAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 33 (10.58%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.49%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (3.85%) CMS
3 12 (3.85%) IIS
4 4 (1.28%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.32%) WordPress
5 1 (0.32%) Apache
5 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 26 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.60%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) MS Office
4 1 (0.32%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.85%) HTTP
2 8 (2.56%) SMPP
2 8 (2.56%) NFC
2 8 (2.56%) SMS
3 2 (0.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (39.42%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (5.77%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.17%) MySQL
5 12 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.88%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.28%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.96%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.96%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.64%) SQLite
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.32%) HBase
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 69 (22.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (14.42%) Visual Studio
3 25 (8.01%) Git (software)
4 22 (7.05%) MSBuild
4 22 (7.05%) NUnit
5 21 (6.73%) MSTest
6 20 (6.41%) Subversion
7 8 (2.56%) WiX
8 7 (2.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (1.92%) Xcode
10 4 (1.28%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.64%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.64%) FxCop
11 2 (0.64%) Moq
12 1 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.32%) Rhino Mocks
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 43 (13.78%) Finance
2 32 (10.26%) Banking
3 12 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 12 (3.85%) Front Office
4 8 (2.56%) Publishing
5 7 (2.24%) Automotive
6 6 (1.92%) Retail
7 5 (1.60%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.96%) Law
9 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.64%) Advertising
9 2 (0.64%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.64%) Marketing
9 2 (0.64%) Games
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 295 (94.55%) Developer
2 99 (31.73%) .NET Developer
3 98 (31.41%) Senior Developer
4 89 (28.53%) C# Developer
5 47 (15.06%) Software Developer
6 46 (14.74%) C# .NET Developer
7 28 (8.97%) Senior C# Developer
8 22 (7.05%) Senior .NET Developer
9 20 (6.41%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 20 (6.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 19 (6.09%) Mobile Developer
10 19 (6.09%) Applications Developer
11 15 (4.81%) Senior Applications Developer
11 15 (4.81%) WPF Developer
12 14 (4.49%) ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (4.17%) Software Engineer
13 13 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
13 13 (4.17%) UI Developer
14 12 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (3.85%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (85.26%) .NET
2 214 (68.59%) WPF
3 145 (46.47%) ASP.NET
4 138 (44.23%) HTML
5 120 (38.46%) XML
6 110 (35.26%) CSS
7 102 (32.69%) WCF
8 90 (28.85%) .NET Framework
9 74 (23.72%) Silverlight
10 73 (23.40%) Web Services
11 63 (20.19%) jQuery
12 62 (19.87%) LINQ
12 62 (19.87%) Ajax
13 60 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 50 (16.03%) HTML5
15 42 (13.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 35 (11.22%) DHTML
17 33 (10.58%) XSLT
18 30 (9.62%) WinForms
19 28 (8.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.82%) Mobile App
2 22 (7.05%) N-Tier
3 21 (6.73%) User Experience
4 20 (6.41%) Computer Science
4 20 (6.41%) Mathematics
5 19 (6.09%) Blackberry
6 15 (4.81%) Smartcard
6 15 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (2.88%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.24%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.28%) Social Media
10 4 (1.28%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (0.96%) Replication
11 3 (0.96%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (0.96%) Physics
11 3 (0.96%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.96%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 119 (38.14%) Windows
2 51 (16.35%) Windows Phone
3 43 (13.78%) Windows 8
4 38 (12.18%) Apple iOS
5 35 (11.22%) Windows Mobile
6 30 (9.62%) Android
7 20 (6.41%) Windows 7
8 14 (4.49%) Windows Phone 8
9 7 (2.24%) Windows Phone 7
10 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.28%) BlackBerry OS
11 3 (0.96%) Linux
12 2 (0.64%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.32%) UNIX
13 1 (0.32%) Solaris
13 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (47.44%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (32.37%) MVC
3 72 (23.08%) Scrum
4 71 (22.76%) MVVM
5 62 (19.87%) TDD
5 62 (19.87%) Software Engineering
6 46 (14.74%) OO
7 39 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (12.18%) Multithreading
9 29 (9.29%) Web Development
10 21 (6.73%) Unit Testing
11 19 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (6.09%) E-Commerce
12 18 (5.77%) Pair Programming
12 18 (5.77%) Mentoring
13 15 (4.81%) Cyber Security
13 15 (4.81%) Dependency Injection
13 15 (4.81%) OOD
14 14 (4.49%) Mobile Application Development
15 13 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 291 (93.27%) C#
2 146 (46.79%) JavaScript
3 75 (24.04%) VB.NET
4 67 (21.47%) SQL
5 34 (10.90%) Java
6 30 (9.62%) T-SQL
7 18 (5.77%) VB
8 16 (5.13%) Objective-C
8 16 (5.13%) PowerShell
9 15 (4.81%) PHP
10 13 (4.17%) VBA
10 13 (4.17%) C++
11 7 (2.24%) VB6
12 5 (1.60%) C
13 3 (0.96%) Ruby
13 3 (0.96%) Clojure
14 2 (0.64%) Delphi
14 2 (0.64%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 1 (0.32%) VBScript
15 1 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (12.18%) Degree
2 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.32%) MCSD
3 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.85%) QA
2 8 (2.56%) ISO 8583
3 3 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 84 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.77%) Telerik
3 10 (3.21%) Xamarin
4 9 (2.88%) VMware
5 7 (2.24%) Oracle
6 6 (1.92%) Apple
6 6 (1.92%) Google
7 4 (1.28%) Sencha
7 4 (1.28%) Facebook
7 4 (1.28%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.28%) QNX
7 4 (1.28%) Infragistics
8 3 (0.96%) LexisNexis
9 1 (0.32%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.32%) Sybase
9 1 (0.32%) SAP
9 1 (0.32%) Sun
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K
Posted: 2 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + strong beneftis
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Nottingham
Lewis Paige
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago