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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 15 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Permanent jobs citing WPF 2 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.26% 3.60% 4.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.53% 7.14% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 7
Average salary £31,750 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.78% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WPF
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
19 70 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 40.43% 50.36% 54.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 66
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

WPF
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

WPF Salary Trend in Belfast

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing WPF 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 WPF.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (50.00%) OLAP
3 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) OLTP
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) Trello
4 1 (25.00%) CRUD
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) HTML

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing WPF 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 WPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) OLAP
1 2 (50.00%) OLTP
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) WF
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) CRUD
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) C