The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 74 113 84
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -29
Permanent jobs citing WPF 47 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.38% 0.79% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.12% 2.37% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 36 16 25
Average salary £35,000 £48,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.20% +39.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £52,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
579 676 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.32% 33.28% 33.45%
Number of salaries quoted 511 615 507
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £77,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WPF
West Midlands

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 July 2014.

WPF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 79 (100.00%) C#
2 71 (89.87%) .NET
3 51 (64.56%) ASP.NET
4 47 (59.49%) WCF
5 45 (56.96%) SQL Server
6 31 (39.24%) SQL
7 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
8 23 (29.11%) HTML
9 19 (24.05%) HTML5
9 19 (24.05%) Windows
10 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
10 18 (22.78%) SharePoint
10 18 (22.78%) LINQ
11 16 (20.25%) OO
12 15 (18.99%) E-Commerce
12 15 (18.99%) Web Services
12 15 (18.99%) WinForms
12 15 (18.99%) Silverlight
13 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (13.92%) Scrum
14 11 (13.92%) MVC
14 11 (13.92%) VB.NET
14 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
15 9 (11.39%) B2B
15 9 (11.39%) CRM
15 9 (11.39%) MCP
15 9 (11.39%) Apple
15 9 (11.39%) MVVM
15 9 (11.39%) iPhone
15 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET MVC

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 18 (22.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (56.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) NUnit
2 4 (5.06%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.27%) MSTest
3 1 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.27%) Moq
General
1 8 (10.13%) Banking
2 7 (8.86%) Law
3 3 (3.80%) Finance
4 2 (2.53%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.53%) Automotive
4 2 (2.53%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (98.73%) Developer
2 51 (64.56%) C# Developer
3 44 (55.70%) .NET Developer
4 32 (40.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (25.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (24.05%) Senior Developer
8 9 (11.39%) Software Developer
9 8 (10.13%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (6.33%) WPF Developer
11 4 (5.06%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (5.06%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (5.06%) C# Web Developer
11 4 (5.06%) Web Developer
12 3 (3.80%) Applications Developer
12 3 (3.80%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (3.80%) Senior Software Developer
12 3 (3.80%) .NET Web Developer
13 2 (2.53%) SQL Developer
13 2 (2.53%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (89.87%) .NET
2 51 (64.56%) ASP.NET
3 47 (59.49%) WCF
4 23 (29.11%) HTML
5 19 (24.05%) HTML5
6 18 (22.78%) LINQ
7 15 (18.99%) Silverlight
7 15 (18.99%) Web Services
7 15 (18.99%) WinForms
8 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (10.13%) .NET Framework
10 7 (8.86%) JSON
10 7 (8.86%) XML
11 6 (7.59%) XSLT
12 4 (5.06%) NHibernate
12 4 (5.06%) CSS
13 2 (2.53%) SOAP
13 2 (2.53%) REST
13 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 1 (1.27%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) iPhone
1 9 (11.39%) iPad
2 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.80%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.80%) Physics
4 1 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Windows
2 8 (10.13%) Windows 8
3 7 (8.86%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) OO
2 15 (18.99%) E-Commerce
3 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (13.92%) MVC
4 11 (13.92%) Scrum
5 9 (11.39%) Dependency Injection
5 9 (11.39%) MVVM
5 9 (11.39%) B2B
5 9 (11.39%) CRM
6 8 (10.13%) Workflow
7 6 (7.59%) TDD
7 6 (7.59%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (7.59%) UML
7 6 (7.59%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (5.06%) ERP
9 3 (3.80%) Logistics
9 3 (3.80%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.80%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.80%) ETRM
10 2 (2.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (39.24%) SQL
3 11 (13.92%) VB.NET
3 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.13%) XAML
5 7 (8.86%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.06%) VB
7 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.80%) PHP
8 1 (1.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) MCP
2 8 (10.13%) Degree
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.39%) Apple
3 4 (5.06%) Epicor
4 1 (1.27%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle
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