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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 43 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing WPF 9 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.19% 3.52% 6.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.52% 7.85% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 9
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £35,700 £50,000
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
163 242 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 39.66% 44.81% 52.97%
Number of salaries quoted 131 225 170
Average salary £34,500 £39,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,600 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 August 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 25 (96.15%) C#
2 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 18 (69.23%) Unit Testing
3 15 (57.69%) WCF
4 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
5 13 (50.00%) Automated Testing
6 12 (46.15%) .NET
7 11 (42.31%) Use Case
8 9 (34.62%) WinForms
8 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
9 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
9 8 (30.77%) SQL
9 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (26.92%) Entity Framework
10 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
10 7 (26.92%) CSS
10 7 (26.92%) MVC
10 7 (26.92%) HTML
10 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
11 6 (23.08%) IIS
12 5 (19.23%) NHS
12 5 (19.23%) PHP
12 5 (19.23%) jQuery
12 5 (19.23%) Telerik
12 5 (19.23%) LINQ to SQL
12 5 (19.23%) HTML5
12 5 (19.23%) Kendo UI
12 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (23.08%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.69%) Subversion
3 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.85%) Ranorex
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) TestComplete
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Software Engineer
1 12 (46.15%) Senior Software Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Programmer
4 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) AWS Developer
6 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
6 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst Programmer
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
7 2 (7.69%) Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (3.85%) Web Team Leader
8 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) WCF
2 12 (46.15%) .NET
3 9 (34.62%) WinForms
4 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
4 7 (26.92%) CSS
4 7 (26.92%) HTML
4 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
4 7 (26.92%) Entity Framework
5 5 (19.23%) LINQ to SQL
5 5 (19.23%) Kendo UI
5 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (19.23%) jQuery
5 5 (19.23%) HTML5
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 2 (7.69%) RESTful
6 2 (7.69%) Web Services
6 2 (7.69%) XML
6 2 (7.69%) Ajax
6 2 (7.69%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Unit Testing
2 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 13 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 11 (42.31%) Use Case
5 7 (26.92%) MVC
6 3 (11.54%) MVVM
6 3 (11.54%) SDLC
7 2 (7.69%) 3D Modelling
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) PHP
4 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.69%) VB
4 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.69%) VB6
5 1 (3.85%) XAML
5 1 (3.85%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Telerik
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle