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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 53 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs citing WPF 8 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.60% 5.22% 2.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.36% 8.81% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 14
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £44,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
238 295 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 47.50% 59.24% 51.88%
Number of salaries quoted 201 244 253
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 August 2015. 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 -9 4 £32,500 -25.71%
Burnley - 2 £25,000 -
Chorley - 2 £27,500 -
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) Web Services
2 11 (73.33%) VB.NET
3 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 10 (66.67%) WCF
4 8 (53.33%) Asset Management
5 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) MVC
8 3 (20.00%) VB6
8 3 (20.00%) VB
8 3 (20.00%) PHP
8 3 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (20.00%) MySQL
8 3 (20.00%) XML
9 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 2 (13.33%) Web Development
9 2 (13.33%) Degree
9 2 (13.33%) Retail
9 2 (13.33%) XAML
9 2 (13.33%) Law
9 2 (13.33%) Scrum
9 2 (13.33%) MVVM

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (13.33%) Law
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) Web Services
3 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 10 (66.67%) WCF
4 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (20.00%) XML
7 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
7 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (13.33%) LINQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Asset Management
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) VB.NET
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) VB
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 3 (20.00%) VB6
5 2 (13.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft