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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 33 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing WPF 3 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.33% 5.56% 2.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.29% 10.53% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 3
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
70 76 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 54.26% 52.78% 28.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19 63 34
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 18 September 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) HNC
3 3 (50.00%) HND
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) OLTP
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) OLAP
4 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) OLTP
1 2 (33.33%) OLAP
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) HNC
1 3 (50.00%) HND
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago