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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 85 76 91
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Permanent jobs citing WPF 33 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.90% 2.14% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.42% 7.54% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 31 35 16
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
609 464 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.02% 28.43% 32.74%
Number of salaries quoted 559 413 489
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 27 March 2015.

WPF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 52 (98.11%) C#
2 49 (92.45%) .NET
3 34 (64.15%) ASP.NET
4 31 (58.49%) WCF
5 30 (56.60%) SQL
6 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
8 22 (41.51%) HTML
8 22 (41.51%) JavaScript
9 18 (33.96%) CSS
9 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
9 18 (33.96%) Visual Studio
9 18 (33.96%) Silverlight
9 18 (33.96%) Degree
10 17 (32.08%) Windows
10 17 (32.08%) T-SQL
10 17 (32.08%) VB.NET
11 16 (30.19%) Scrum
12 15 (28.30%) CRM
12 15 (28.30%) Computer Science
13 14 (26.42%) E-Commerce
14 11 (20.75%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (18.87%) HTML5
15 10 (18.87%) LINQ
15 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
15 10 (18.87%) XML
16 9 (16.98%) Apple
16 9 (16.98%) MCP
16 9 (16.98%) B2B
16 9 (16.98%) TDD

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.32%) IIS
3 4 (7.55%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Foundation
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) MySQL
3 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (33.96%) Visual Studio
2 11 (20.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.77%) NUnit
3 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.89%) Hudson
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
1 3 (5.66%) Automotive
1 3 (5.66%) Law
2 2 (3.77%) Legal
2 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (94.34%) Developer
2 28 (52.83%) C# Developer
3 27 (50.94%) .NET Developer
4 15 (28.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (16.98%) Software Developer
7 8 (15.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (11.32%) Senior Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Junior Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Junior
10 3 (5.66%) Lead Developer
10 3 (5.66%) VB.NET Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Silverlight Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Lead .NET Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Junior .NET Developer
10 3 (5.66%) WPF Developer
11 2 (3.77%) Graduate Developer
11 2 (3.77%) Junior C# Developer
11 2 (3.77%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (92.45%) .NET
2 34 (64.15%) ASP.NET
3 31 (58.49%) WCF
4 22 (41.51%) HTML
5 18 (33.96%) CSS
5 18 (33.96%) Silverlight
6 10 (18.87%) LINQ
6 10 (18.87%) HTML5
6 10 (18.87%) XML
7 8 (15.09%) jQuery
8 5 (9.43%) CSS3
8 5 (9.43%) SOAP
8 5 (9.43%) WinForms
9 4 (7.55%) CSLA
10 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
10 3 (5.66%) XSLT
10 3 (5.66%) ADO.NET
11 2 (3.77%) DirectX
11 2 (3.77%) WF
11 2 (3.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.98%) iPhone
2 9 (16.98%) iPad
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Windows
2 8 (15.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.19%) Scrum
3 15 (28.30%) CRM
4 14 (26.42%) E-Commerce
5 9 (16.98%) B2B
5 9 (16.98%) TDD
6 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
7 7 (13.21%) MVC
8 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.43%) Software Deployment
9 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.55%) MVVM
9 4 (7.55%) Workflow
9 4 (7.55%) Project Management
9 4 (7.55%) UML
9 4 (7.55%) OO
10 3 (5.66%) Automated Testing
10 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (5.66%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (98.11%) C#
2 30 (56.60%) SQL
3 22 (41.51%) JavaScript
4 17 (32.08%) T-SQL
4 17 (32.08%) VB.NET
5 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.55%) C++
7 3 (5.66%) XAML
8 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (33.96%) Degree
2 9 (16.98%) MCP
3 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.98%) Apple
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Sage
4 1 (1.89%) Twitter
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