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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 832 751 579
Rank change year-on-year
-81 -172
Permanent jobs citing XAML 73 197 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.31% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 60 185 255
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%

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
56313 62571 57774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.57% 52.19% 52.80%
Number of salaries quoted 48004 53415 49876
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +6.79%
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 2 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 2 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 -76 65 £42,500 +3.65% 15
London -15 26 £60,000 +33.33% 4
South West -7 19 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Bristol - 16 £42,500 - 2
East of England 0 8 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Wales -3 7 £35,000 - 1
Wrexham - 7 £35,000 -
North Wales - 7 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +2 4 £47,500 +21.79% 1
Essex +1 4 £45,000 -18.18% 1
North West -1 4 £39,000 -5.45%
Colchester - 4 £45,000 -
Cambridge +17 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Cambridgeshire +16 3 £47,500 +5.55%
York +3 3 £47,500 +5.55% 1
North Yorkshire 0 3 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Wiltshire -10 3 £37,500 -11.76% 2
City of London +29 2 £72,500 +123.07% 1
South East -11 2 £50,000 -14.89% 1
Blackpool -12 2 £33,500 -23.86%
Lancashire -13 2 £33,500 -18.78%
West Midlands -59 2 £25,000 -39.02% 2
Staffordshire - 2 £25,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £25,000 -
North East - 2 £25,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £25,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £25,000 -
West Yorkshire +14 1 £50,000 -
Leeds +13 1 £50,000 -
Cheshire +1 1 £44,000 -

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 157 (94.01%) C#
2 116 (69.46%) .NET
3 97 (58.08%) Windows
4 93 (55.69%) WPF
5 84 (50.30%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (36.53%) Software Engineering
7 60 (35.93%) MVVM
8 54 (32.34%) Windows 8
9 53 (31.74%) ASP.NET
10 48 (28.74%) TDD
11 47 (28.14%) MVC
11 47 (28.14%) SQL
12 45 (26.95%) Apple iOS
13 43 (25.75%) WCF
14 41 (24.55%) OO
15 40 (23.95%) HTML
15 40 (23.95%) SDLC
16 39 (23.35%) SQL Server
16 39 (23.35%) XML
16 39 (23.35%) Degree
16 39 (23.35%) ASP.NET MVC
17 38 (22.75%) Windows Phone
18 37 (22.16%) Android
18 37 (22.16%) JavaScript
19 33 (19.76%) .NET Framework
20 32 (19.16%) Scrum
21 31 (18.56%) CSS
21 31 (18.56%) Microsoft
21 31 (18.56%) LINQ
21 31 (18.56%) User Experience

XAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 3 (1.80%) IIS
2 1 (0.60%) Apache
2 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.60%) CMS
2 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.60%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.40%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.99%) SaaS
2 5 (2.99%) PaaS
3 4 (2.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.59%) HTTP
2 4 (2.40%) Internet
3 3 (1.80%) Intranet
4 1 (0.60%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.35%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.59%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.99%) MySQL
5 4 (2.40%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.40%) Redis
5 4 (2.40%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.80%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.80%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.60%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 18 (10.78%) Visual Studio
2 17 (10.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (8.98%) Git (software)
4 12 (7.19%) MSBuild
5 10 (5.99%) Subversion
6 8 (4.79%) MSTest
6 8 (4.79%) NUnit
6 8 (4.79%) Plastic SCM
7 3 (1.80%) Axure RP
8 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.20%) Moq
9 1 (0.60%) JIRA
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (0.60%) Xcode
9 1 (0.60%) Ant
9 1 (0.60%) Grunt
9 1 (0.60%) Bower
9 1 (0.60%) gulp
General
1 17 (10.18%) Retail
2 11 (6.59%) Games
2 11 (6.59%) Banking
3 8 (4.79%) Publishing
4 6 (3.59%) Automotive
5 3 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.80%) Finance
6 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Law
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 130 (77.84%) Developer
2 37 (22.16%) .NET Developer
3 36 (21.56%) Software Engineer
3 36 (21.56%) Senior Developer
4 32 (19.16%) Software Developer
4 32 (19.16%) C# Developer
5 24 (14.37%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (12.57%) Mobile Developer
7 18 (10.78%) Windows Mobile Developer
8 14 (8.38%) Applications Developer
9 12 (7.19%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 10 (5.99%) UI Developer
10 10 (5.99%) Programmer
10 10 (5.99%) Lead Developer
11 9 (5.39%) Senior Software Developer
11 9 (5.39%) Consultant
11 9 (5.39%) UI Programmer
11 9 (5.39%) AWS Developer
12 8 (4.79%) WPF Developer
12 8 (4.79%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (69.46%) .NET
2 93 (55.69%) WPF
3 53 (31.74%) ASP.NET
4 43 (25.75%) WCF
5 40 (23.95%) HTML
6 39 (23.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 39 (23.35%) XML
7 33 (19.76%) .NET Framework
8 31 (18.56%) LINQ
8 31 (18.56%) CSS
9 28 (16.77%) Silverlight
10 27 (16.17%) HTML5
10 27 (16.17%) JSON
10 27 (16.17%) REST
11 24 (14.37%) jQuery
12 20 (11.98%) Entity Framework
12 20 (11.98%) SOAP
13 16 (9.58%) Web Services
13 16 (9.58%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (8.98%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.56%) User Experience
2 28 (16.77%) Mobile App
3 21 (12.57%) Computer Science
4 19 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (7.19%) Xbox
6 9 (5.39%) Physics
7 5 (2.99%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (2.99%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.40%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.80%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.20%) Replication
10 2 (1.20%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.20%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.20%) Social Network
10 2 (1.20%) CUDA
10 2 (1.20%) Social Media
10 2 (1.20%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 97 (58.08%) Windows
2 54 (32.34%) Windows 8
3 45 (26.95%) Apple iOS
4 38 (22.75%) Windows Phone
5 37 (22.16%) Android
6 28 (16.77%) Windows Mobile
7 12 (7.19%) Windows Phone 8
8 9 (5.39%) Windows Phone 7
9 8 (4.79%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.20%) Linux
10 2 (1.20%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (50.30%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (36.53%) Software Engineering
3 60 (35.93%) MVVM
4 48 (28.74%) TDD
5 47 (28.14%) MVC
6 41 (24.55%) OO
7 40 (23.95%) SDLC
8 32 (19.16%) Scrum
9 27 (16.17%) Mobile Development
10 25 (14.97%) Unit Testing
11 23 (13.77%) OOP
12 21 (12.57%) Multithreading
13 19 (11.38%) iOS Development
14 18 (10.78%) Android Development
14 18 (10.78%) System Testing
15 14 (8.38%) Test Automation
15 14 (8.38%) Pair Programming
16 13 (7.78%) Dependency Injection
16 13 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (6.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 157 (94.01%) C#
2 47 (28.14%) SQL
3 37 (22.16%) JavaScript
4 20 (11.98%) VB.NET
5 18 (10.78%) Java
6 16 (9.58%) C++
7 11 (6.59%) T-SQL
8 10 (5.99%) VB
9 9 (5.39%) C
9 9 (5.39%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.19%) Objective-C
11 6 (3.59%) VB6
12 5 (2.99%) PHP
13 2 (1.20%) Ruby
13 2 (1.20%) VBA
13 2 (1.20%) VC++
14 1 (0.60%) F#
14 1 (0.60%) Scala
14 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (23.35%) Degree
2 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) MCSD
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.60%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.59%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.20%) Firmware
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (18.56%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.78%) Xamarin
3 8 (4.79%) Oracle
4 5 (2.99%) Telerik
5 3 (1.80%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.20%) Sencha
6 2 (1.20%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.20%) QNX
7 1 (0.60%) OpenText
7 1 (0.60%) VMware
7 1 (0.60%) SAP
7 1 (0.60%) Adobe
7 1 (0.60%) Citrix
7 1 (0.60%) LexisNexis
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