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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 36 49 29
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Permanent jobs citing WPF 36 54 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.16% 6.45% 9.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.28% 12.50% 18.08%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 66
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,400 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
271 432 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 38.83% 51.61% 52.29%
Number of salaries quoted 243 369 350
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 January 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 January 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 +9 19 £38,000 -5.00%
Hinckley - 2 £35,000 -
Loughborough - 1 £47,500 -
Lutterworth - 1 £40,000 -
WPF
East Midlands

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 56 (96.55%) C#
2 40 (68.97%) .NET
3 39 (67.24%) Software Engineering
4 31 (53.45%) SQL Server
5 28 (48.28%) WCF
6 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (43.10%) HTML
8 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
9 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
10 18 (31.03%) XSLT
10 18 (31.03%) XML
10 18 (31.03%) Computer Science
11 17 (29.31%) SQL
12 16 (27.59%) XAML
13 15 (25.86%) Finance
13 15 (25.86%) DHTML
13 15 (25.86%) Smartcard
13 15 (25.86%) Automated Testing
13 15 (25.86%) Mathematics
13 15 (25.86%) Unit Testing
13 15 (25.86%) Cyber Security
14 14 (24.14%) Use Case
14 14 (24.14%) Windows
14 14 (24.14%) T-SQL
15 12 (20.69%) C++
16 10 (17.24%) HTML5
17 9 (15.52%) .NET Framework
17 9 (15.52%) WinForms
18 8 (13.79%) Subversion
19 7 (12.07%) Degree

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.17%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (53.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Subversion
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Blend
3 3 (5.17%) MSBuild
3 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.45%) NUnit
4 2 (3.45%) Hudson
4 2 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (3.45%) Moq
4 2 (3.45%) MSTest
5 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (25.86%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.17%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (55.17%) Developer
2 26 (44.83%) C# Developer
3 22 (37.93%) Software Engineer
4 17 (29.31%) Senior Developer
4 17 (29.31%) Senior Software Engineer
4 17 (29.31%) Senior C# Developer
5 14 (24.14%) Software Developer
6 10 (17.24%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (13.79%) .NET Developer
7 8 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (10.34%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (3.45%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Software Team Leader
10 1 (1.72%) QA Manager
10 1 (1.72%) C# Software Engineer
10 1 (1.72%) .NET Team Leader
10 1 (1.72%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (68.97%) .NET
2 28 (48.28%) WCF
3 25 (43.10%) HTML
4 18 (31.03%) XSLT
4 18 (31.03%) XML
5 15 (25.86%) DHTML
6 10 (17.24%) HTML5
7 9 (15.52%) .NET Framework
7 9 (15.52%) WinForms
8 6 (10.34%) Silverlight
9 4 (6.90%) WF
10 3 (5.17%) .NET Remoting
10 3 (5.17%) LINQ
10 3 (5.17%) jQuery
10 3 (5.17%) RESTful
10 3 (5.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 3 (5.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (5.17%) LINQ to SQL
10 3 (5.17%) REST
10 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Computer Science
2 15 (25.86%) Smartcard
2 15 (25.86%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.17%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.17%) MPEG
4 2 (3.45%) Tandem
4 2 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Android
3 3 (5.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (67.24%) Software Engineering
2 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.86%) Automated Testing
3 15 (25.86%) Unit Testing
3 15 (25.86%) Cyber Security
4 14 (24.14%) Use Case
5 7 (12.07%) Multithreading
6 6 (10.34%) Workflow
6 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.62%) MVVM
7 5 (8.62%) Scrum
8 3 (5.17%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (5.17%) CRM
8 3 (5.17%) UML
8 3 (5.17%) Code Coverage
8 3 (5.17%) MVC
8 3 (5.17%) TDD
9 2 (3.45%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.45%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (3.45%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 56 (96.55%) C#
2 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 17 (29.31%) SQL
4 16 (27.59%) XAML
5 14 (24.14%) T-SQL
6 12 (20.69%) C++
7 7 (12.07%) VB
8 4 (6.90%) VB.NET
8 4 (6.90%) VB6
9 3 (5.17%) XPath
9 3 (5.17%) C
9 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.45%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) ISEB
2 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.17%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) AccuRev
2 3 (5.17%) Sage
3 2 (3.45%) Twitter
4 1 (1.72%) Pegasus