The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 34 45 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs citing WPF 27 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.66% 3.25% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.49% 6.50% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 10
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £36,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
235 246 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 49.27% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 197 237 231
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £39,700 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WPF
North West

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 30 July 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
Lancaster - 10 £35,000 - 1
Blackpool +9 9 £43,500 +55.35%
Skelmersdale - 4 £37,500 -
Ormskirk -2 3 £31,500 -16.00% 1
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 36 (100.00%) C#
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (91.67%) ASP.NET
2 33 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 31 (86.11%) MVC
4 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (63.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (52.78%) Oracle
7 18 (50.00%) Scrum
8 17 (47.22%) WCF
9 16 (44.44%) OO
10 13 (36.11%) .NET Framework
10 13 (36.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 12 (33.33%) MVVM
11 12 (33.33%) Test Scripting
11 12 (33.33%) WinForms
12 11 (30.56%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (30.56%) HTML
12 11 (30.56%) Unit Testing
13 9 (25.00%) Silverlight
13 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (22.22%) jQuery
14 8 (22.22%) REST
14 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
14 8 (22.22%) SQL
14 8 (22.22%) CSS
14 8 (22.22%) SOAP
14 8 (22.22%) Web Services
14 8 (22.22%) XAML
15 7 (19.44%) ColdFusion

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (19.44%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (30.56%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) PowerBuilder
2 4 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (11.11%) Moq
2 4 (11.11%) NUnit
3 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.33%) MSTest
3 3 (8.33%) PhoneGap
General
1 3 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (94.44%) Developer
2 23 (63.89%) C# Developer
3 22 (61.11%) .NET Developer
4 16 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
5 5 (13.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Team Leader
8 1 (2.78%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (91.67%) ASP.NET
3 23 (63.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (47.22%) WCF
5 13 (36.11%) .NET Framework
5 13 (36.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 12 (33.33%) WinForms
7 11 (30.56%) HTML
8 9 (25.00%) Silverlight
8 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (22.22%) jQuery
9 8 (22.22%) REST
9 8 (22.22%) CSS
9 8 (22.22%) SOAP
9 8 (22.22%) Web Services
10 5 (13.89%) LINQ
11 4 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
11 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Tandem
1 3 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) MVC
2 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (50.00%) Scrum
4 16 (44.44%) OO
5 12 (33.33%) MVVM
5 12 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 11 (30.56%) Unit Testing
7 7 (19.44%) TDD
8 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.11%) Kanban
9 4 (11.11%) Web Application Development
9 4 (11.11%) Migration
9 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 4 (11.11%) Web Development
10 3 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (8.33%) Time Management
11 1 (2.78%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) XAML
3 3 (8.33%) VB
3 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Oracle
Lancaster, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Lancashire
Talent Source Global
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Company Bonus, Annual leave, Childcare Voucher
Posted: Yesterday
Preston
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ormskirk, Lancashire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago