The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 46 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing WPF 20 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.99% 3.39% 3.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.38% 6.93% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 11
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
WPF
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
271 231 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 54.09% 48.94% 50.45%
Number of salaries quoted 263 213 202
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

WPF
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

WPF Salary Trend in Lancashire

WPF
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +6 13 £32,500 +20.37%
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 37 (100.00%) C#
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (75.68%) SQL Server
2 28 (75.68%) WCF
3 23 (62.16%) Web Services
4 19 (51.35%) SQL
5 18 (48.65%) MVC
6 16 (43.24%) VB.NET
6 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
7 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
9 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (27.03%) Scrum
10 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (24.32%) HTML
11 9 (24.32%) Oracle
11 9 (24.32%) XAML
11 9 (24.32%) WinForms
11 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (21.62%) MVVM
12 8 (21.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
13 7 (18.92%) CSS
13 7 (18.92%) SOAP
13 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
13 7 (18.92%) ColdFusion
13 7 (18.92%) PowerBuilder
13 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
13 7 (18.92%) Web Development
13 7 (18.92%) Degree

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (18.92%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (75.68%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (24.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) PowerBuilder
2 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 37 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (67.57%) .NET Developer
3 15 (40.54%) C# Developer
4 11 (29.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Senior Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Senior C# Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (18.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (16.22%) SQL Developer
7 5 (13.51%) WPF Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.70%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (75.68%) WCF
3 23 (62.16%) Web Services
4 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
5 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
6 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (24.32%) HTML
7 9 (24.32%) WinForms
8 8 (21.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (18.92%) REST
9 7 (18.92%) Silverlight
9 7 (18.92%) LINQ
9 7 (18.92%) jQuery
9 7 (18.92%) CSS
9 7 (18.92%) SOAP
9 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (5.41%) PhoneGap
11 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) MVC
2 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) Scrum
4 8 (21.62%) MVVM
5 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
5 7 (18.92%) Web Development
5 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
7 3 (8.11%) OO
7 3 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.41%) Time Management
8 2 (5.41%) Migration
8 2 (5.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (51.35%) SQL
3 16 (43.24%) VB.NET
4 9 (24.32%) XAML
5 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft