The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 53 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Permanent jobs citing WPF 16 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.75% 5.04% 5.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.32% 10.60% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 18
Average salary £36,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
301 217 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 51.72% 47.59% 54.39%
Number of salaries quoted 272 194 177
Average salary £41,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.81% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WPF
Leicestershire

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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

WPF Salary Histogram in Leicester

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 50 (92.59%) .NET
2 44 (81.48%) C#
3 43 (79.63%) ASP.NET
4 31 (57.41%) .NET Framework
5 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
6 24 (44.44%) HTML
6 24 (44.44%) Oracle
6 24 (44.44%) Silverlight
7 23 (42.59%) SQL Server
8 20 (37.04%) MVC
8 20 (37.04%) SQL
8 20 (37.04%) HTML5
9 19 (35.19%) Degree
10 18 (33.33%) WCF
10 18 (33.33%) WinForms
11 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (31.48%) Oracle Database
12 16 (29.63%) CSS
13 15 (27.78%) UML
14 14 (25.93%) Unit Testing
14 14 (25.93%) MVVM
14 14 (25.93%) jQuery
15 13 (24.07%) TDD
16 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (20.37%) Windows
17 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
19 8 (14.81%) MCSD
19 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
19 8 (14.81%) JavaScript

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.81%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (12.96%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (42.59%) SQL Server
2 17 (31.48%) Oracle Database
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Moq
2 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
3 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (70.37%) Developer
2 21 (38.89%) .NET Developer
3 16 (29.63%) Architect
4 15 (27.78%) Technical Architect
4 15 (27.78%) C# Developer
5 11 (20.37%) Software Developer
6 9 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (14.81%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (14.81%) Software Architect
8 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
9 5 (9.26%) .NET Software Engineer
9 5 (9.26%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (9.26%) Software Engineer
9 5 (9.26%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Applications Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (92.59%) .NET
2 43 (79.63%) ASP.NET
3 31 (57.41%) .NET Framework
4 24 (44.44%) HTML
4 24 (44.44%) Silverlight
5 20 (37.04%) HTML5
6 18 (33.33%) WCF
6 18 (33.33%) WinForms
7 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (29.63%) CSS
9 14 (25.93%) jQuery
10 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 8 (14.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (14.81%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 7 (12.96%) RESTful
12 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (11.11%) CSS3
13 6 (11.11%) ADO.NET
14 5 (9.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Android
2 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Phone 8
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) MVC
2 15 (27.78%) UML
3 14 (25.93%) Unit Testing
3 14 (25.93%) MVVM
4 13 (24.07%) TDD
5 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.96%) Scrum
6 7 (12.96%) BDD
6 7 (12.96%) Web Application Development
6 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (12.96%) Multithreading
6 7 (12.96%) Kanban
6 7 (12.96%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.26%) OOP
8 5 (9.26%) OO
8 5 (9.26%) Software Architecture
9 1 (1.85%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 44 (81.48%) C#
2 20 (37.04%) SQL
3 8 (14.81%) XAML
3 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.96%) VB.NET
5 5 (9.26%) PHP
5 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.70%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) Degree
2 8 (14.81%) MCSD
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (12.96%) MCTS
3 7 (12.96%) MCP
3 7 (12.96%) MCAD
4 4 (7.41%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 24 (44.44%) Oracle
3 6 (11.11%) Telerik
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