The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 15 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing WPF 3 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 5.66% 21.88% 3.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.04% 38.89% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 1
Average salary £32,500 £44,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.13% +57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WPF
Lancashire

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 Blackpool region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
23 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 43.40% 56.25% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 2
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

WPF
Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

WPF Salary Trend in Blackpool

WPF
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) WCF
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 8 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) XAML
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) LINQ
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (20.00%) MVVM

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) WCF
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) LINQ
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) MVVM
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (20.00%) XAML
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree