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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 50 55 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing WPF 13 15 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.16% 2.31% 4.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.94% 5.08% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 31
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
263 295 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 43.62% 45.38% 52.48%
Number of salaries quoted 228 266 312
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

WPF Salary Histogram 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 19 September 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 +7 10 £50,000 +16.27% 1
Birkenhead - 3 £40,000 - 2
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (94.12%) C#
3 25 (73.53%) WCF
4 23 (67.65%) SQL Server
5 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (58.82%) .NET Framework
7 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET
8 16 (47.06%) MVC
9 12 (35.29%) Java
9 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (32.35%) Software Architecture
10 11 (32.35%) HTML
10 11 (32.35%) CSS
10 11 (32.35%) Project Management
10 11 (32.35%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (32.35%) Tandem
11 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
12 8 (23.53%) SQL
12 8 (23.53%) Refactoring
13 7 (20.59%) LINQ
13 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
14 6 (17.65%) Scrum
15 5 (14.71%) NUnit
16 4 (11.76%) TDD
16 4 (11.76%) jQuery
16 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
16 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
16 4 (11.76%) MVVM
17 3 (8.82%) HTML5
17 3 (8.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.94%) IIS
1 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (67.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) NUnit
2 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.94%) YouTrack
3 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Developer
2 14 (41.18%) Architect
3 10 (29.41%) Technical Architect
3 10 (29.41%) Senior Developer
4 7 (20.59%) .NET Developer
5 6 (17.65%) C# Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Applications Architect
9 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.94%) VB.NET Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (73.53%) WCF
3 20 (58.82%) .NET Framework
4 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (32.35%) CSS
6 11 (32.35%) HTML
7 7 (20.59%) LINQ
8 4 (11.76%) jQuery
8 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
9 3 (8.82%) HTML5
9 3 (8.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (8.82%) Silverlight
9 3 (8.82%) CSS3
10 2 (5.88%) WF
11 1 (2.94%) RESTful
11 1 (2.94%) LINQ to SQL
11 1 (2.94%) WinForms
11 1 (2.94%) NHibernate
11 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Tandem
2 3 (8.82%) GIS
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) MVC
3 11 (32.35%) Project Management
3 11 (32.35%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (32.35%) Software Architecture
4 8 (23.53%) Refactoring
5 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Scrum
7 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 4 (11.76%) MVVM
7 4 (11.76%) TDD
8 3 (8.82%) Web Development
8 3 (8.82%) Android Development
9 2 (5.88%) OO
9 2 (5.88%) RUP
9 2 (5.88%) DSDM
9 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.94%) SOA
10 1 (2.94%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) Java
3 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 8 (23.53%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Xamarin
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Wirral
Computer Futures
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + competitive, pension, child vouchers
Posted: 18 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Training on Xamarin & Umbraco
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