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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 32 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing WPF 19 40 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.96% 7.33% 6.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.31% 13.11% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 23
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,850 £52,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
168 305 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 43.86% 55.86% 55.52%
Number of salaries quoted 145 253 193
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 28 January 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (77.27%) WCF
3 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 15 (68.18%) Software Engineering
5 14 (63.64%) Use Case
5 14 (63.64%) Automated Testing
5 14 (63.64%) Unit Testing
6 8 (36.36%) .NET
7 7 (31.82%) SQL
7 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 4 (18.18%) Subversion
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Blend
9 3 (13.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (13.64%) LINQ to SQL
9 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (13.64%) Dapper ORM
9 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
9 3 (13.64%) Workflow
9 3 (13.64%) WinForms
9 3 (13.64%) jQuery
9 3 (13.64%) LINQ
9 3 (13.64%) ADO.NET
9 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
9 3 (13.64%) Windows
10 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
10 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
10 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (4.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Blend
2 2 (9.09%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Software Engineer
2 14 (63.64%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Software Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) WCF
2 8 (36.36%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) ADO.NET
3 3 (13.64%) WinForms
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.64%) LINQ
3 3 (13.64%) jQuery
3 3 (13.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (13.64%) LINQ to SQL
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (13.64%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Software Engineering
2 14 (63.64%) Use Case
2 14 (63.64%) Unit Testing
2 14 (63.64%) Automated Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Workflow
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) VB6
5 1 (4.55%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Twitter