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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 108 99 88
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Permanent jobs citing WPF 26 28 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.12% 1.30% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.72% 4.32% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 18
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £43,600
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
698 648 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.07% 30.15% 29.40%
Number of salaries quoted 609 600 435
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 £22,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 September 2014.

WPF Salary Histogram in Birmingham

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 65 (100.00%) C#
2 61 (93.85%) .NET
3 43 (66.15%) SQL Server
4 41 (63.08%) ASP.NET
5 37 (56.92%) WCF
6 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
7 25 (38.46%) SQL
8 20 (30.77%) Windows
9 18 (27.69%) OO
9 18 (27.69%) MS Excel
9 18 (27.69%) LINQ
10 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (26.15%) SharePoint
11 15 (23.08%) Web Services
12 14 (21.54%) WinForms
13 13 (20.00%) HTML
14 12 (18.46%) E-Commerce
15 10 (15.38%) VB.NET
15 10 (15.38%) HTML5
15 10 (15.38%) Windows 8
16 9 (13.85%) Silverlight
16 9 (13.85%) .NET Framework
16 9 (13.85%) MVC
16 9 (13.85%) XAML
17 8 (12.31%) Workflow
17 8 (12.31%) Windows Phone
17 8 (12.31%) Technical Analysis
18 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
18 7 (10.77%) Law
18 7 (10.77%) Scrum

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (26.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (27.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (66.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) NUnit
2 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.77%) Law
2 3 (4.62%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Legal
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 65 (100.00%) Developer
2 37 (56.92%) C# Developer
3 34 (52.31%) .NET Developer
4 22 (33.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (30.77%) Senior Developer
6 18 (27.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (24.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (10.77%) Senior C# Developer
8 7 (10.77%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Web Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (6.15%) C# Web Developer
10 3 (4.62%) WPF Developer
10 3 (4.62%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (4.62%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Applications Developer
11 2 (3.08%) C# Software Engineer
11 2 (3.08%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (93.85%) .NET
2 41 (63.08%) ASP.NET
3 37 (56.92%) WCF
4 18 (27.69%) LINQ
5 15 (23.08%) Web Services
6 14 (21.54%) WinForms
7 13 (20.00%) HTML
8 10 (15.38%) HTML5
9 9 (13.85%) Silverlight
9 9 (13.85%) .NET Framework
10 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (10.77%) XML
11 6 (9.23%) XSLT
12 5 (7.69%) NHibernate
13 3 (4.62%) CSS
14 2 (3.08%) SOAP
14 2 (3.08%) REST
15 1 (1.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
1 6 (9.23%) iPhone
1 6 (9.23%) iPad
2 3 (4.62%) Mathematics
2 3 (4.62%) Physics
2 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.77%) Windows
2 10 (15.38%) Windows 8
3 8 (12.31%) Windows Phone
4 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) OO
2 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.46%) E-Commerce
4 9 (13.85%) MVC
5 8 (12.31%) Workflow
5 8 (12.31%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (10.77%) Scrum
7 6 (9.23%) UML
7 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (9.23%) TDD
7 6 (9.23%) B2B
7 6 (9.23%) CRM
8 3 (4.62%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.62%) Logistics
8 3 (4.62%) ETRM
9 2 (3.08%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (3.08%) Information Architecture
9 2 (3.08%) MVVM
9 2 (3.08%) iOS Development
9 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (38.46%) SQL
3 10 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 9 (13.85%) XAML
5 7 (10.77%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.62%) PHP
7 3 (4.62%) VB
7 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) MCP
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 28 (43.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Apple
3 2 (3.08%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle
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