The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 56 64 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Permanent jobs citing WPF 19 27 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.71% 2.90% 5.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.17% 5.42% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 34
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £34,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
WPF
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
308 498 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 44.00% 53.43% 46.72%
Number of salaries quoted 260 463 288
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

WPF
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the Leicestershire region.

WPF Salary Trend in Leicestershire

WPF
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

WPF Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

WPF
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +12 16 £41,250 +17.85%
Loughborough - 2 £43,750 -
WPF
East Midlands

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 48 (96.00%) C#
2 38 (76.00%) WCF
3 31 (62.00%) Microsoft
4 30 (60.00%) Software Engineering
5 27 (54.00%) Automated Testing
6 25 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 22 (44.00%) Use Case
8 21 (42.00%) .NET
9 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
10 14 (28.00%) SQL
11 10 (20.00%) HTML
11 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 10 (20.00%) MVVM
12 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (18.00%) VB
12 9 (18.00%) Windows
12 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (18.00%) WinForms
13 7 (14.00%) TDD
13 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
13 7 (14.00%) HTML5
13 7 (14.00%) Silverlight
13 7 (14.00%) QA
14 6 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
14 6 (12.00%) .NET Framework
14 6 (12.00%) VB6
14 6 (12.00%) Subversion
14 6 (12.00%) Sage 200
14 6 (12.00%) C++
14 6 (12.00%) CRM

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (12.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (12.00%) Sage 200
1 6 (12.00%) Sage CRM
2 2 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Subversion
2 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (4.00%) Moq
4 2 (4.00%) MSTest
4 2 (4.00%) NUnit
5 1 (2.00%) TestComplete
5 1 (2.00%) AccuRev
5 1 (2.00%) Selenium
5 1 (2.00%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.00%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Software Engineer
1 26 (52.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 13 (26.00%) Developer
3 10 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.00%) C# Developer
5 6 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (12.00%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Software Developer
5 6 (12.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.00%) CRM Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (4.00%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (4.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Architect
7 2 (4.00%) WPF Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst Programmer
7 2 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (76.00%) WCF
2 21 (42.00%) .NET
3 10 (20.00%) HTML
4 9 (18.00%) WinForms
5 7 (14.00%) HTML5
5 7 (14.00%) Silverlight
6 6 (12.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (8.00%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (8.00%) XML
7 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.00%) COM
8 3 (6.00%) Web Services
8 3 (6.00%) RESTful
9 2 (4.00%) Unity DI Container
9 2 (4.00%) WF
9 2 (4.00%) LINQ
9 2 (4.00%) Ajax
9 2 (4.00%) Spring.NET
9 2 (4.00%) Ninject
9 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.00%) Tandem
2 2 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.00%) MPEG
3 1 (2.00%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (54.00%) Automated Testing
3 25 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 22 (44.00%) Use Case
5 10 (20.00%) MVVM
6 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (14.00%) TDD
8 6 (12.00%) CRM
9 5 (10.00%) SDLC
9 5 (10.00%) Multithreading
10 4 (8.00%) MVC
11 3 (6.00%) Scrum
11 3 (6.00%) 3D Modelling
11 3 (6.00%) Software Testing
11 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (4.00%) Web Application Development
12 2 (4.00%) Line Management
12 2 (4.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 48 (96.00%) C#
2 14 (28.00%) SQL
3 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.00%) VB
5 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (12.00%) VB6
6 6 (12.00%) C++
7 4 (8.00%) VB.NET
8 3 (6.00%) XAML
9 2 (4.00%) VC++
10 1 (2.00%) C
10 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
2 6 (12.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 31 (62.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Sage
3 2 (4.00%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.00%) VMware