The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 112 85 89
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +4
Permanent jobs citing WPF 32 45 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.30% 2.46% 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.27% 6.89% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 32 43 33
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £49,900 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
WPF
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
607 653 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.61% 35.68% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 538 580 434
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WPF
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

WPF Salary Trend in Birmingham

WPF
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

WPF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 60 (93.75%) C#
2 48 (75.00%) .NET
3 36 (56.25%) SQL
4 32 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 22 (34.38%) Degree
6 21 (32.81%) WCF
7 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET
7 20 (31.25%) XAML
7 20 (31.25%) Computer Science
8 16 (25.00%) Finance
8 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
10 14 (21.88%) Change Management
10 14 (21.88%) Integration Testing
10 14 (21.88%) System Integration Testing
10 14 (21.88%) Test Planning
11 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
12 11 (17.19%) Visual Studio
12 11 (17.19%) MVVM
13 10 (15.63%) HTML
13 10 (15.63%) MVC
14 9 (14.06%) CSS
14 9 (14.06%) Windows
14 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
14 9 (14.06%) .NET Framework
15 8 (12.50%) Git (software)
15 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
16 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
17 6 (9.38%) VB.NET

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) HTTPS
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) MySQL
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.56%) Power BI
4 1 (1.56%) QlikView
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Visual Studio
2 8 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.38%) Subversion
4 2 (3.13%) LabVIEW
4 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.56%) Moq
5 1 (1.56%) MSTest
5 1 (1.56%) NUnit
5 1 (1.56%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
2 5 (7.81%) Games
3 3 (4.69%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (68.75%) Developer
2 32 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 27 (42.19%) .NET Developer
4 22 (34.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (32.81%) Programmer
5 21 (32.81%) Software Developer
6 20 (31.25%) C# Programmer
7 18 (28.13%) .NET Programmer
8 17 (26.56%) Analyst
8 17 (26.56%) Analyst Programmer
9 14 (21.88%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 14 (21.88%) C# Software Developer
9 14 (21.88%) C# WPF Developer
9 14 (21.88%) SQL Analyst
9 14 (21.88%) SQL Programmer
9 14 (21.88%) SQL Server Analyst
9 14 (21.88%) WPF Developer
10 12 (18.75%) .NET Software Developer
11 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (14.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (75.00%) .NET
2 21 (32.81%) WCF
3 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET
4 10 (15.63%) HTML
5 9 (14.06%) .NET Framework
5 9 (14.06%) CSS
6 6 (9.38%) LINQ
7 5 (7.81%) Entity Framework
7 5 (7.81%) HTML5
7 5 (7.81%) Silverlight
8 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (6.25%) Cocoa
8 4 (6.25%) Qt
9 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.69%) Caliburn.Micro
9 3 (4.69%) jQuery
9 3 (4.69%) Web Services
9 3 (4.69%) WinForms
10 2 (3.13%) CSLA
10 2 (3.13%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) FMCG
3 3 (4.69%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.13%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) Fintech
5 1 (1.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (21.88%) Change Management
2 14 (21.88%) Integration Testing
2 14 (21.88%) System Integration Testing
2 14 (21.88%) Test Planning
3 11 (17.19%) MVVM
4 10 (15.63%) MVC
5 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.81%) Multithreading
7 5 (7.81%) SDLC
8 4 (6.25%) Cross-Platform Development
8 4 (6.25%) TDD
8 4 (6.25%) Web Development
9 3 (4.69%) BDD
9 3 (4.69%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (4.69%) OO
9 3 (4.69%) OOP
9 3 (4.69%) Scrum
9 3 (4.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (93.75%) C#
2 36 (56.25%) SQL
3 20 (31.25%) XAML
4 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.38%) PL/SQL
5 6 (9.38%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.25%) C++
8 3 (4.69%) Java
9 2 (3.13%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) Infragistics
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