The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 41 45 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs citing WPF 14 34 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.74% 6.00% 8.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.28% 9.94% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 25 29
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £36,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
WPF
Leicestershire

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 Leicester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
169 342 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 45.19% 60.32% 55.08%
Number of salaries quoted 155 299 171
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

WPF
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

WPF Salary Trend in Leicester

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 25 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (64.00%) .NET
3 14 (56.00%) SQL
3 14 (56.00%) T-SQL
3 14 (56.00%) WCF
4 11 (44.00%) .NET Framework
4 11 (44.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 10 (40.00%) jQuery
5 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
6 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (32.00%) WinForms
7 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
7 8 (32.00%) Use Case
7 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (24.00%) LINQ to SQL
8 6 (24.00%) LINQ
8 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (24.00%) Dapper ORM
8 6 (24.00%) MVC
8 6 (24.00%) Workflow
8 6 (24.00%) ADO.NET
9 5 (20.00%) HTML
9 5 (20.00%) TDD
9 5 (20.00%) HTML5
10 4 (16.00%) Hudson

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Subversion
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Blend
1 4 (16.00%) Hudson
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 9 (36.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (16.00%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) .NET
2 14 (56.00%) WCF
3 11 (44.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 11 (44.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (40.00%) jQuery
5 8 (32.00%) WinForms
6 6 (24.00%) LINQ
6 6 (24.00%) ADO.NET
6 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (24.00%) Dapper ORM
6 6 (24.00%) LINQ to SQL
7 5 (20.00%) HTML5
7 5 (20.00%) HTML
8 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (16.00%) CSS
8 4 (16.00%) CSS3
8 4 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (8.00%) Classic ASP
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (32.00%) Use Case
2 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (24.00%) MVC
3 6 (24.00%) Workflow
4 5 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (4.00%) OO
5 1 (4.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) T-SQL
3 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.00%) VB6
5 2 (8.00%) VB
6 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Twitter