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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 44 58 43
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Permanent jobs citing WPF 16 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.65% 2.60% 5.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.88% 5.00% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 23
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
203 300 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 46.35% 51.90% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 165 274 188
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +10.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £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 28 April 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 35 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (77.14%) WCF
3 26 (74.29%) Software Engineering
4 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
5 24 (68.57%) Automated Testing
5 24 (68.57%) Unit Testing
6 22 (62.86%) Use Case
7 11 (31.43%) .NET
8 6 (17.14%) SQL
8 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
9 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
9 5 (14.29%) Windows
9 5 (14.29%) WinForms
10 4 (11.43%) Subversion
11 3 (8.57%) Entity Framework
11 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Blend
11 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
11 3 (8.57%) LINQ
11 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (8.57%) HTML
11 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
11 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
12 2 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
12 2 (5.71%) CSS
12 2 (5.71%) Web Services
12 2 (5.71%) XML
12 2 (5.71%) C++
12 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
12 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (2.86%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Subversion
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Blend
2 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
4 1 (2.86%) TestComplete
4 1 (2.86%) Hudson
4 1 (2.86%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Software Engineer
2 23 (65.71%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C# Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) WPF Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (77.14%) WCF
2 11 (31.43%) .NET
3 5 (14.29%) WinForms
4 3 (8.57%) LINQ
4 3 (8.57%) HTML
4 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.57%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.71%) RESTful
5 2 (5.71%) Ajax
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.71%) CSS
5 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 2 (5.71%) XML
5 2 (5.71%) Castle Windsor
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.86%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
1 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Software Engineering
2 24 (68.57%) Unit Testing
2 24 (68.57%) Automated Testing
3 22 (62.86%) Use Case
4 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.71%) MVC
4 2 (5.71%) 3D Modelling
4 2 (5.71%) MVVM
5 1 (2.86%) Workflow
5 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.71%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) XAML
6 1 (2.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Twitter