The table below looks at the statistics for XAML skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited XAML over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 192 192 203
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing XAML 18 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.18% 0.042%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 0.35% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 2
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +81.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,600 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £24,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
XAML
England

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

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2401 2257 2562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.80% 51.04% 53.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2169 1947 2275
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

XAML
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

XAML Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

XAML
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

XAML Salary Trend in the West Midlands

XAML
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing XAML across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

XAML Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

XAML
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
(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
Coventry -2 8 £45,000 +32.35%
Solihull - 4 £35,000 -
Warwickshire -6 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Birmingham - 3 £42,500 -
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 53 (100.00%) C#
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (79.25%) WPF
3 39 (73.58%) HTML
3 39 (73.58%) JavaScript
3 39 (73.58%) XML
4 34 (64.15%) DHTML
4 34 (64.15%) SQL Server
4 34 (64.15%) ASP.NET
5 27 (50.94%) VB.NET
6 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
7 25 (47.17%) CSS
8 23 (43.40%) WCF
8 23 (43.40%) Ajax
9 22 (41.51%) MVC
10 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (37.74%) Web Development
11 20 (37.74%) .NET Framework
11 20 (37.74%) jQuery
11 20 (37.74%) Web Services
11 20 (37.74%) SharePoint
11 20 (37.74%) XSL
11 20 (37.74%) COM
11 20 (37.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (37.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 15 (28.30%) Scrum
12 15 (28.30%) TDD
13 14 (26.42%) Finance
13 14 (26.42%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (26.42%) Smartcard

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 20 (37.74%) SharePoint
2 14 (26.42%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (64.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (37.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (100.00%) Developer
2 37 (69.81%) .NET Developer
3 29 (54.72%) C# Developer
4 17 (32.08%) Senior Developer
5 14 (26.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (26.42%) Senior C# Developer
6 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (15.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (11.32%) VB.NET Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Silverlight Developer
9 4 (7.55%) WPF Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (3.77%) .NET Web Developer
11 2 (3.77%) Web Developer
11 2 (3.77%) Agile .NET Developer
11 2 (3.77%) Agile C# Developer
12 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (79.25%) WPF
3 39 (73.58%) HTML
3 39 (73.58%) XML
4 34 (64.15%) DHTML
4 34 (64.15%) ASP.NET
5 25 (47.17%) CSS
6 23 (43.40%) Ajax
6 23 (43.40%) WCF
7 20 (37.74%) Web Services
7 20 (37.74%) .NET Framework
7 20 (37.74%) jQuery
7 20 (37.74%) XSL
7 20 (37.74%) COM
7 20 (37.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 14 (26.42%) XSLT
9 7 (13.21%) Silverlight
10 2 (3.77%) LINQ
10 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Smartcard
1 14 (26.42%) Mathematics
1 14 (26.42%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
1 1 (1.89%) Linux
1 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
1 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) MVC
2 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (37.74%) Web Development
4 15 (28.30%) TDD
4 15 (28.30%) Scrum
5 14 (26.42%) Software Engineering
5 14 (26.42%) Cyber Security
6 9 (16.98%) Multithreading
7 8 (15.09%) Pair Programming
7 8 (15.09%) Low Latency
7 8 (15.09%) BDD
8 6 (11.32%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (7.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) C#
2 39 (73.58%) JavaScript
3 27 (50.94%) VB.NET
4 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.77%) SQL
6 1 (1.89%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) PHP
6 1 (1.89%) C++
6 1 (1.89%) Delphi
6 1 (1.89%) Java
6 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) MCSD
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) ION Trading