The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 92 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing XAML 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.58% 0.083% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £35,750 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
XAML
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
657 553 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 47.47% 45.78% 58.47%
Number of salaries quoted 560 491 653
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing XAML across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

XAML
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XAML across the Wales region.

XAML Salary Trend in Wales

XAML
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XAML across the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

XAML Salary Histogram in Wales

XAML
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales +3 8 £35,750 +10.00%
XAML
UK

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 20 (100.00%) MVVM
2 19 (95.00%) C#
3 17 (85.00%) Windows
4 13 (65.00%) HTTP
4 13 (65.00%) Objective-C
4 13 (65.00%) REST
4 13 (65.00%) Mobile Development
4 13 (65.00%) Windows Mobile
5 12 (60.00%) QA
5 12 (60.00%) Apple iOS
6 10 (50.00%) Automotive
7 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (35.00%) WPF
8 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (35.00%) .NET
9 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (20.00%) Replication
9 4 (20.00%) MVC
9 4 (20.00%) TDD
9 4 (20.00%) CMS
9 4 (20.00%) SOA
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (20.00%) CSS
9 4 (20.00%) HTML
9 4 (20.00%) Java
9 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (20.00%) Silverlight
9 4 (20.00%) MSTest
9 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 4 (20.00%) CMS
1 4 (20.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (20.00%) MSTest
General
1 10 (50.00%) Automotive
2 3 (15.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Mobile Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
3 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) REST
2 7 (35.00%) WPF
2 7 (35.00%) .NET
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (20.00%) WCF
3 4 (20.00%) Silverlight
3 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (10.00%) JSON
4 2 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) OpenGL
5 1 (5.00%) DirectX
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) WebSockets
5 1 (5.00%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Mobile
3 12 (60.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (15.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) MVVM
2 13 (65.00%) Mobile Development
3 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (20.00%) SOA
4 4 (20.00%) MVC
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) High Availability
5 3 (15.00%) Time Management
6 2 (10.00%) Android Development
6 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) Objective-C
3 4 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (15.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) LexisNexis
3 2 (10.00%) Xamarin