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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 200 164 189
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +25
Permanent jobs citing XAML 4 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.082% 0.39% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.80% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 9
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +19.40%
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
2410 1992 2255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.24% 48.68% 48.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2128 1678 1973
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
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 6 March 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
Birmingham - 2 £42,500 -
Solihull -12 1 £35,000 -14.63%
Staffordshire - 1 - -
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (97.14%) C#
3 31 (88.57%) WPF
4 29 (82.86%) HTML
4 29 (82.86%) JavaScript
4 29 (82.86%) XML
5 25 (71.43%) SQL Server
6 24 (68.57%) DHTML
7 22 (62.86%) VB.NET
8 20 (57.14%) ASP.NET
8 20 (57.14%) CSS
8 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
9 18 (51.43%) Ajax
9 18 (51.43%) WCF
10 17 (48.57%) MVC
11 16 (45.71%) Web Services
11 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (42.86%) Web Development
12 15 (42.86%) .NET Framework
12 15 (42.86%) SharePoint
12 15 (42.86%) jQuery
12 15 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (42.86%) COM
12 15 (42.86%) XSL
12 15 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 9 (25.71%) Finance
13 9 (25.71%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (25.71%) Smartcard
13 9 (25.71%) XSLT
13 9 (25.71%) Mathematics

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 15 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 9 (25.71%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Xcode
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (68.57%) .NET Developer
3 15 (42.86%) C# Developer
4 12 (34.29%) Senior Developer
5 9 (25.71%) Senior C# Developer
6 6 (17.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (17.14%) VB.NET Developer
7 5 (14.29%) Silverlight Developer
8 4 (11.43%) WPF Developer
9 3 (8.57%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (5.71%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (5.71%) Agile C# Developer
11 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
11 1 (2.86%) iOS Developer
11 1 (2.86%) .NET Web Developer
11 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
11 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (88.57%) WPF
3 29 (82.86%) HTML
3 29 (82.86%) XML
4 24 (68.57%) DHTML
5 20 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 20 (57.14%) CSS
6 18 (51.43%) Ajax
6 18 (51.43%) WCF
7 16 (45.71%) Web Services
8 15 (42.86%) .NET Framework
8 15 (42.86%) jQuery
8 15 (42.86%) XSL
8 15 (42.86%) COM
8 15 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (25.71%) XSLT
10 7 (20.00%) Silverlight
11 3 (8.57%) SOAP
12 2 (5.71%) LINQ
12 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Smartcard
1 9 (25.71%) Mathematics
1 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) MVC
2 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (42.86%) Web Development
4 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
4 9 (25.71%) Cyber Security
5 7 (20.00%) TDD
5 7 (20.00%) Scrum
6 6 (17.14%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (11.43%) CRM
8 1 (2.86%) Business Development
8 1 (2.86%) MVVM
8 1 (2.86%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) C#
2 29 (82.86%) JavaScript
3 22 (62.86%) VB.NET
4 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) SQL
6 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) MCSD
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft