Period
to 17 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for XAML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XAML over the 6 months to 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1025 1063 1148
Rank change year-on-year +38 +85 -138
Permanent jobs citing XAML 152 178 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.087% 0.093% 0.068%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 135 144 131
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,725 £22,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £84,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year -5.88% +12.58% -7.93%

XAML is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 96810 101233 112248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.34% 52.76% 51.54%
Number of salaries quoted 79401 87311 95861
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +2.56%

XAML
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing XAML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for XAML in the UK

XAML
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for XAML in the UK

XAML
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XAML over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for XAML in the UK

XAML
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XAML within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 137 £45,000 - 12
UK excluding London +50 103 £40,000 -5.88% 10
London +2 42 £47,500 -17.39% 2
North of England +25 29 £40,000 -4.76% 5
South East +81 25 £36,000 -10.00% 2
North West +12 21 £37,500 -7.98% 4
East of England -17 21 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Midlands +45 19 £36,250 -12.12% 2
West Midlands +41 16 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Yorkshire +32 8 £42,500 - 1
Scotland -4 8 £44,000 +15.79%
East Midlands +36 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1
South West +11 1 £42,500 +6.25%

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT jobs citing XAML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for XAML.

1 151 (99.34%) C#
2 128 (84.21%) .NET
3 119 (78.29%) WPF
4 85 (55.92%) SQL
5 79 (51.97%) SQL Server
6 67 (44.08%) MVC
7 64 (42.11%) Windows
8 63 (41.45%) WCF
9 56 (36.84%) Visual Studio
10 53 (34.87%) Microsoft
11 51 (33.55%) JavaScript
11 51 (33.55%) Xamarin
12 50 (32.89%) MVVM
13 48 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
14 44 (28.95%) Entity Framework
14 44 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
15 43 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
15 43 (28.29%) TDD
16 38 (25.00%) HTML
17 37 (24.34%) Finance
18 35 (23.03%) Electronics
18 35 (23.03%) ASP.NET
19 34 (22.37%) Team Foundation Server
20 32 (21.05%) Web Services
21 31 (20.39%) Degree
22 30 (19.74%) Marketing
22 30 (19.74%) .NET Framework
22 30 (19.74%) Multithreading
23 29 (19.08%) LINQ
24 28 (18.42%) Unit Testing

XAML
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.66%) ArcGIS
1 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 44 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.61%) SaaS
3 1 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.92%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.26%) Ethernet
2 8 (5.26%) RS-232
3 4 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.97%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (51.97%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.84%) Redis
2 18 (11.84%) Relational Database
3 15 (9.87%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (4.61%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.95%) SQLite
7 5 (3.29%) SSDT
8 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.97%) GIS
9 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.97%) SQLPlus
10 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 56 (36.84%) Visual Studio
2 34 (22.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (7.24%) MSTest
3 11 (7.24%) NUnit
4 10 (6.58%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Blend
5 8 (5.26%) MSI
5 8 (5.26%) NuGet
5 8 (5.26%) WiX
6 5 (3.29%) Subversion
7 4 (2.63%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.32%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.66%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.66%) MSBuild
General
1 37 (24.34%) Finance
2 35 (23.03%) Electronics
3 30 (19.74%) Marketing
4 25 (16.45%) Manufacturing
5 22 (14.47%) Telecoms
6 18 (11.84%) Games
7 9 (5.92%) Banking
8 6 (3.95%) Law
9 5 (3.29%) Investment Banking
10 4 (2.63%) Front Office
10 4 (2.63%) Retail
11 1 (0.66%) Advertising
11 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 142 (93.42%) Developer
2 97 (63.82%) C# Developer
3 62 (40.79%) .NET Developer
4 39 (25.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (14.47%) C# WCF Developer
5 22 (14.47%) WCF Developer
6 21 (13.82%) Software Developer
7 18 (11.84%) SQL Developer
8 16 (10.53%) C# WPF Developer
8 16 (10.53%) WPF Developer
9 15 (9.87%) C# Software Developer
10 10 (6.58%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (6.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (6.58%) Xamarin Developer
11 9 (5.92%) Mobile Developer
12 8 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 8 (5.26%) Senior Developer
13 7 (4.61%) Graduate
13 7 (4.61%) Programmer
13 7 (4.61%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (84.21%) .NET
2 119 (78.29%) WPF
3 63 (41.45%) WCF
4 48 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
5 44 (28.95%) Entity Framework
6 38 (25.00%) HTML
7 35 (23.03%) ASP.NET
8 32 (21.05%) Web Services
9 30 (19.74%) .NET Framework
10 29 (19.08%) LINQ
11 28 (18.42%) CSS
12 26 (17.11%) LINQ to SQL
13 23 (15.13%) HTML5
13 23 (15.13%) RabbitMQ
14 22 (14.47%) RESTful
15 21 (13.82%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (12.50%) jQuery
17 18 (11.84%) Dapper ORM
17 18 (11.84%) ZeroMQ
18 17 (11.18%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.50%) User Experience
2 18 (11.84%) Online Games
3 16 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (6.58%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.58%) Mobile App
5 8 (5.26%) Data Structures
5 8 (5.26%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 8 (5.26%) Internet of Things
6 6 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.95%) NHS
7 5 (3.29%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.29%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (2.63%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (2.63%) Derivative
9 3 (1.97%) EMV
9 3 (1.97%) Life Science
9 3 (1.97%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.97%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.32%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 64 (42.11%) Windows
2 16 (10.53%) Android
3 15 (9.87%) Apple iOS
4 12 (7.89%) Linux
5 8 (5.26%) Mac OS
5 8 (5.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 3 (1.97%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.97%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (44.08%) MVC
2 50 (32.89%) MVVM
3 43 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (28.29%) TDD
4 30 (19.74%) Multithreading
5 28 (18.42%) Unit Testing
6 26 (17.11%) OO
7 22 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (14.47%) Digital Marketing
7 22 (14.47%) E-Commerce
7 22 (14.47%) Programme Management
8 20 (13.16%) Software Engineering
8 20 (13.16%) SOLID
8 20 (13.16%) Web Development
9 18 (11.84%) Low Latency
10 16 (10.53%) Test Automation
11 14 (9.21%) BDD
12 13 (8.55%) OOP
13 11 (7.24%) Dependency Injection
13 11 (7.24%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 151 (99.34%) C#
2 85 (55.92%) SQL
3 51 (33.55%) JavaScript
4 27 (17.76%) C++
5 22 (14.47%) C
6 20 (13.16%) T-SQL
7 16 (10.53%) TypeScript
8 8 (5.26%) Java
8 8 (5.26%) Python
9 5 (3.29%) F#
10 3 (1.97%) Delphi
10 3 (1.97%) PHP
10 3 (1.97%) VB
11 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.32%) VBA
12 1 (0.66%) VC++
Qualifications
1 31 (20.39%) Degree
2 8 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (4.61%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) HNC
5 1 (0.66%) HND
5 1 (0.66%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.97%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 53 (34.87%) Microsoft
2 51 (33.55%) Xamarin
3 22 (14.47%) SAP
4 7 (4.61%) Oracle
5 2 (1.32%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.66%) ESRI
6 1 (0.66%) RedGate