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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 45 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing WPF 9 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.22% 3.66% 4.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.52% 8.81% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 8
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £36,400 £41,250
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
163 193 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 40.15% 41.59% 52.02%
Number of salaries quoted 132 172 176
Average salary £34,500 £37,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +3.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,600 £45,000
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 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 23 (92.00%) C#
2 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (64.00%) Unit Testing
3 12 (48.00%) WCF
4 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
5 10 (40.00%) .NET
5 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 10 (40.00%) Use Case
6 9 (36.00%) WinForms
6 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (32.00%) SQL
7 8 (32.00%) MVC
7 8 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
8 7 (28.00%) Entity Framework
8 7 (28.00%) IIS
8 7 (28.00%) HTML
8 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (28.00%) CSS
9 5 (20.00%) Telerik
9 5 (20.00%) Windows
9 5 (20.00%) NHS
9 5 (20.00%) PHP
9 5 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
9 5 (20.00%) HTML5
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (20.00%) Kendo UI

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 7 (28.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.00%) Ranorex
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Software Engineer
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
1 11 (44.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Programmer
3 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (16.00%) AWS Developer
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) WPF Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) WCF
2 10 (40.00%) .NET
3 9 (36.00%) WinForms
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (28.00%) CSS
4 7 (28.00%) HTML
4 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (28.00%) Entity Framework
5 5 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
5 5 (20.00%) Kendo UI
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (20.00%) jQuery
5 5 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 2 (8.00%) RESTful
6 2 (8.00%) Silverlight
6 2 (8.00%) LINQ
6 2 (8.00%) Web Services
6 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) NHS
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.00%) RIA
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Unit Testing
2 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (40.00%) Use Case
3 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (32.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.00%) MVVM
6 3 (12.00%) SDLC
7 2 (8.00%) 3D Modelling
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.00%) TDD
8 1 (4.00%) Logistics
8 1 (4.00%) OO
8 1 (4.00%) CRM
8 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) C#
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.00%) VB
5 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.00%) VB6
6 1 (4.00%) XAML
6 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Telerik
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle