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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
Rank 191 180 188
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing XAML 34 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.38% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% 0.78% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 10
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
2827 2577 2466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.77% 48.96% 52.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2451 2272 2159
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,580 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 22 October 2014. 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 -5 14 £37,500 -1.31% 3
Warwickshire +2 11 £40,000 -20.00%
Solihull - 8 £41,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £37,500 -
XAML
England

XAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 86 (100.00%) C#
1 86 (100.00%) .NET
2 63 (73.26%) ASP.NET
3 47 (54.65%) WPF
4 42 (48.84%) SQL Server
5 41 (47.67%) HTML
5 41 (47.67%) JavaScript
5 41 (47.67%) XML
6 38 (44.19%) DHTML
6 38 (44.19%) Multithreading
7 37 (43.02%) Scrum
8 36 (41.86%) TDD
8 36 (41.86%) Pair Programming
8 36 (41.86%) BDD
8 36 (41.86%) Low Latency
9 23 (26.74%) Software Engineering
9 23 (26.74%) MVC
10 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
11 21 (24.42%) XSLT
11 21 (24.42%) Mathematics
11 21 (24.42%) Computer Science
11 21 (24.42%) Finance
11 21 (24.42%) Smartcard
11 21 (24.42%) Cyber Security
12 20 (23.26%) Ajax
12 20 (23.26%) CSS
13 19 (22.09%) VB.NET
13 19 (22.09%) .NET Framework
13 19 (22.09%) WCF

XAML
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 18 (20.93%) SharePoint
2 12 (13.95%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (5.81%) Apache
3 5 (5.81%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (48.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) MySQL
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (24.42%) Finance
Job Titles
1 84 (97.67%) Developer
2 60 (69.77%) .NET Developer
2 60 (69.77%) C# Developer
3 37 (43.02%) C# .NET Developer
4 36 (41.86%) ASP.NET Developer
4 36 (41.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 22 (25.58%) Senior Developer
6 21 (24.42%) Senior C# Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.65%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (2.33%) Applications Support Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.33%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) Programmer
9 2 (2.33%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.33%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (2.33%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (100.00%) .NET
2 63 (73.26%) ASP.NET
3 47 (54.65%) WPF
4 41 (47.67%) HTML
4 41 (47.67%) XML
5 38 (44.19%) DHTML
6 21 (24.42%) XSLT
7 20 (23.26%) Ajax
7 20 (23.26%) CSS
8 19 (22.09%) .NET Framework
8 19 (22.09%) WCF
9 17 (19.77%) Web Services
9 17 (19.77%) XSL
9 17 (19.77%) COM
9 17 (19.77%) jQuery
9 17 (19.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.42%) Mathematics
1 21 (24.42%) Computer Science
1 21 (24.42%) Smartcard
2 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) Windows
2 7 (8.14%) Windows Phone
3 6 (6.98%) Windows 8
4 5 (5.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (44.19%) Multithreading
2 37 (43.02%) Scrum
3 36 (41.86%) TDD
3 36 (41.86%) Pair Programming
3 36 (41.86%) BDD
3 36 (41.86%) Low Latency
4 23 (26.74%) Software Engineering
4 23 (26.74%) MVC
5 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (24.42%) Cyber Security
7 17 (19.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 86 (100.00%) C#
2 41 (47.67%) JavaScript
3 19 (22.09%) VB.NET
4 5 (5.81%) Python
4 5 (5.81%) Perl
4 5 (5.81%) PHP
4 5 (5.81%) Java
4 5 (5.81%) C++
4 5 (5.81%) Delphi
5 2 (2.33%) VB
6 1 (1.16%) SQL
Vendors
1 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.33%) ION Trading
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