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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 827 744 602
Rank change year-on-year
-83 -142
Permanent jobs citing XAML 70 187 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.31% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 57 181 241
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £71,500
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
56407 61007 57337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.38% 51.83% 52.65%
Number of salaries quoted 48046 51849 49225
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
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 £40,000 £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 28 July 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 July 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 -72 63 £43,250 +5.48% 14
South West -1 22 £42,500 -5.55% 2
London -27 21 £65,000 +30.00% 7
Bristol - 19 £42,500 - 1
East of England 0 7 £55,000 +25.71% 3
Wales -2 7 £35,000 -
Wrexham - 7 £35,000 -
North Wales - 7 £35,000 -
North West -7 4 £45,750 +3.97% 1
Essex -12 4 - - 3
West Midlands -63 4 £32,500 -20.73%
Staffordshire - 4 £32,500 -
South East +11 3 £50,000 -16.66%
Colchester +4 3 - -
Wiltshire -10 3 £37,500 -11.76%
Cheshire - 3 £47,500 -
Yorkshire -1 2 £42,500 +88.88% 1
City of London -7 2 £72,500 +123.07% 1
East Midlands -9 2 £45,000 +12.50%
North East - 2 £25,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £60,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £25,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £25,000 -
Warrington - 2 £45,750 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £25,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire +12 1 £50,000 - 1
Leeds +2 1 £50,000 - 1
Milton Keynes -6 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £50,000 +25.00%

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 141 (92.16%) C#
2 108 (70.59%) .NET
3 88 (57.52%) Windows
4 82 (53.59%) WPF
5 77 (50.33%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (39.87%) Software Engineering
7 56 (36.60%) MVVM
7 56 (36.60%) Windows 8
8 49 (32.03%) ASP.NET
9 44 (28.76%) Apple iOS
10 42 (27.45%) SQL
10 42 (27.45%) MVC
11 41 (26.80%) TDD
11 41 (26.80%) Degree
12 40 (26.14%) HTML
13 39 (25.49%) WCF
13 39 (25.49%) Android
14 36 (23.53%) Windows Phone
15 35 (22.88%) ASP.NET MVC
15 35 (22.88%) JavaScript
15 35 (22.88%) SQL Server
15 35 (22.88%) OO
16 34 (22.22%) CSS
16 34 (22.22%) SDLC
17 32 (20.92%) User Experience
18 31 (20.26%) XML
19 30 (19.61%) Microsoft
20 28 (18.30%) HTML5
20 28 (18.30%) Unit Testing
21 27 (17.65%) .NET Framework

XAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (3.27%) IIS
2 4 (2.61%) Apache
2 4 (2.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.65%) Node.js
3 1 (0.65%) CMS
3 1 (0.65%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.61%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.27%) SaaS
2 5 (3.27%) PaaS
2 5 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.61%) Internet
2 3 (1.96%) HTTP
2 3 (1.96%) Intranet
3 1 (0.65%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (22.88%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.61%) Redis
4 4 (2.61%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.61%) MySQL
4 4 (2.61%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.96%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.65%) SimpleDB
7 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 21 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (12.42%) Git (software)
3 17 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 11 (7.19%) Subversion
5 10 (6.54%) MSBuild
6 8 (5.23%) Plastic SCM
7 7 (4.58%) MSTest
7 7 (4.58%) NUnit
8 5 (3.27%) gulp
8 5 (3.27%) Grunt
8 5 (3.27%) Bower
9 3 (1.96%) Axure RP
10 2 (1.31%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.31%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.31%) Moq
11 1 (0.65%) JIRA
11 1 (0.65%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Blend
11 1 (0.65%) Xcode
General
1 17 (11.11%) Games
1 17 (11.11%) Retail
2 7 (4.58%) Banking
3 6 (3.92%) Publishing
4 3 (1.96%) Automotive
4 3 (1.96%) Finance
4 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.31%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Law
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 115 (75.16%) Developer
2 41 (26.80%) Software Engineer
3 34 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 32 (20.92%) Software Developer
5 29 (18.95%) .NET Developer
6 26 (16.99%) C# Developer
7 20 (13.07%) Applications Developer
8 19 (12.42%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
10 15 (9.80%) Windows Mobile Developer
11 13 (8.50%) Lead Developer
12 12 (7.84%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 9 (5.88%) UI Programmer
13 9 (5.88%) UI Developer
13 9 (5.88%) Consultant
14 8 (5.23%) Senior .NET Developer
14 8 (5.23%) Senior UI Developer
14 8 (5.23%) .NET Consultant
14 8 (5.23%) Lead Software Engineer
14 8 (5.23%) Software Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (70.59%) .NET
2 82 (53.59%) WPF
3 49 (32.03%) ASP.NET
4 40 (26.14%) HTML
5 39 (25.49%) WCF
6 35 (22.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (22.22%) CSS
8 31 (20.26%) XML
9 28 (18.30%) HTML5
10 27 (17.65%) .NET Framework
11 26 (16.99%) JSON
12 22 (14.38%) LINQ
12 22 (14.38%) jQuery
13 21 (13.73%) Entity Framework
13 21 (13.73%) REST
14 20 (13.07%) Silverlight
14 20 (13.07%) Ajax
15 19 (12.42%) Web Services
16 18 (11.76%) SOAP
17 17 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.92%) User Experience
2 24 (15.69%) Mobile App
2 24 (15.69%) Computer Science
3 18 (11.76%) Xbox
4 15 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (7.84%) Physics
6 5 (3.27%) CUDA
7 4 (2.61%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.31%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.31%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.31%) Replication
9 2 (1.31%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.65%) Kinect
10 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.65%) DTV
10 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.65%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 88 (57.52%) Windows
2 56 (36.60%) Windows 8
3 44 (28.76%) Apple iOS
4 39 (25.49%) Android
5 36 (23.53%) Windows Phone
6 23 (15.03%) Windows Mobile
7 11 (7.19%) Windows Phone 8
8 9 (5.88%) Windows Phone 7
9 8 (5.23%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (50.33%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (39.87%) Software Engineering
3 56 (36.60%) MVVM
4 42 (27.45%) MVC
5 41 (26.80%) TDD
6 35 (22.88%) OO
7 34 (22.22%) SDLC
8 28 (18.30%) Unit Testing
9 27 (17.65%) Scrum
10 25 (16.34%) iOS Development
11 24 (15.69%) Android Development
11 24 (15.69%) Mobile Development
12 22 (14.38%) System Testing
13 19 (12.42%) OOP
14 16 (10.46%) Multithreading
15 15 (9.80%) Test Automation
15 15 (9.80%) Web Development
16 14 (9.15%) Pair Programming
17 13 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
18 11 (7.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 141 (92.16%) C#
2 42 (27.45%) SQL
3 35 (22.88%) JavaScript
4 19 (12.42%) C++
5 16 (10.46%) Java
5 16 (10.46%) VB.NET
6 12 (7.84%) C
7 11 (7.19%) VB
8 9 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 8 (5.23%) T-SQL
10 7 (4.58%) VB6
11 5 (3.27%) VC++
12 4 (2.61%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.96%) VBA
14 2 (1.31%) PHP
14 2 (1.31%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.31%) Ruby
15 1 (0.65%) F#
15 1 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (26.80%) Degree
2 2 (1.31%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) MCPD
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.65%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 30 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.38%) Xamarin
3 8 (5.23%) Oracle
4 6 (3.92%) Telerik
5 4 (2.61%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.65%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.65%) OpenText
6 1 (0.65%) IBM
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe
6 1 (0.65%) Citrix
6 1 (0.65%) SAP
6 1 (0.65%) LexisNexis
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