The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 46 60 41
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Permanent jobs citing WPF 15 9 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.49% 1.48% 5.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.84% 3.33% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 35
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
WPF
North West

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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
257 270 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 42.62% 44.33% 52.41%
Number of salaries quoted 217 243 312
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,625 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

WPF
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

WPF Salary Trend in Merseyside

WPF
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
Liverpool +8 13 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Birkenhead - 2 £40,000 - 2
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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%) .NET
2 33 (94.29%) C#
3 28 (80.00%) WCF
4 21 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 19 (54.29%) .NET Framework
6 17 (48.57%) MVC
6 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET
7 12 (34.29%) CSS
7 12 (34.29%) HTML
7 12 (34.29%) Java
8 11 (31.43%) Project Management
8 11 (31.43%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (31.43%) Tandem
8 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (31.43%) Software Architecture
9 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
10 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (22.86%) Refactoring
11 7 (20.00%) LINQ
11 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
11 7 (20.00%) Scrum
12 6 (17.14%) SQL
12 6 (17.14%) jQuery
13 5 (14.29%) NUnit
13 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
14 4 (11.43%) TDD
14 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
15 3 (8.57%) Android
15 3 (8.57%) Silverlight
15 3 (8.57%) Web Development

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) CMS
1 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
1 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) NUnit
2 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.86%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) Architect
3 13 (37.14%) Senior Developer
4 10 (28.57%) Technical Architect
5 9 (25.71%) .NET Developer
6 6 (17.14%) C# Developer
6 6 (17.14%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Applications Architect
8 2 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.86%) VB.NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (80.00%) WCF
3 19 (54.29%) .NET Framework
4 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET
5 12 (34.29%) CSS
5 12 (34.29%) HTML
6 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (20.00%) LINQ
8 6 (17.14%) jQuery
9 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
10 3 (8.57%) Silverlight
10 3 (8.57%) HTML5
10 3 (8.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (8.57%) CSS3
11 2 (5.71%) WinForms
11 2 (5.71%) WF
12 1 (2.86%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Tandem
2 3 (8.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Android
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) MVC
2 11 (31.43%) Project Management
2 11 (31.43%) Requirements Analysis
2 11 (31.43%) Software Architecture
3 8 (22.86%) Refactoring
3 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) Scrum
4 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.43%) TDD
7 3 (8.57%) MVVM
7 3 (8.57%) Android Development
7 3 (8.57%) Web Development
8 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.71%) OO
8 2 (5.71%) RUP
8 2 (5.71%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 33 (94.29%) C#
2 12 (34.29%) Java
3 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.14%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
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