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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 48 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Permanent jobs citing WPF 11 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.96% 2.22% 4.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.45% 4.73% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 28
Average salary £41,500 £43,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.48% +43.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £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
247 296 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 43.95% 46.91% 53.04%
Number of salaries quoted 211 271 305
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 £48,000 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +2 7 £50,000 +21.95% 3
Birkenhead - 4 £38,500 - 3
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 31 (91.18%) C#
3 24 (70.59%) WCF
4 23 (67.65%) SQL Server
5 20 (58.82%) .NET Framework
5 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 16 (47.06%) MVC
8 12 (35.29%) Java
8 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (32.35%) Software Architecture
9 11 (32.35%) HTML
9 11 (32.35%) CSS
9 11 (32.35%) Project Management
9 11 (32.35%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (32.35%) Tandem
10 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
10 8 (23.53%) SQL
10 8 (23.53%) Refactoring
11 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
12 6 (17.65%) LINQ
13 5 (14.71%) Scrum
13 5 (14.71%) NUnit
14 4 (11.76%) TDD
14 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
14 4 (11.76%) HTML5
14 4 (11.76%) MVVM
14 4 (11.76%) CSS3
15 3 (8.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 3 (8.82%) Android Development

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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%) YouTrack
3 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Developer
2 14 (41.18%) Architect
3 10 (29.41%) Technical Architect
4 9 (26.47%) Senior Developer
5 7 (20.59%) .NET Developer
6 6 (17.65%) C# Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Applications Architect
9 2 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
10 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
10 1 (2.94%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (70.59%) WCF
3 20 (58.82%) .NET Framework
4 17 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (32.35%) HTML
6 11 (32.35%) CSS
7 6 (17.65%) LINQ
8 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
8 4 (11.76%) HTML5
8 4 (11.76%) CSS3
9 3 (8.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (8.82%) Silverlight
9 3 (8.82%) jQuery
10 2 (5.88%) RESTful
10 2 (5.88%) WF
11 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (2.94%) SignalR
11 1 (2.94%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Tandem
2 3 (8.82%) GIS
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) MVC
3 11 (32.35%) Software Architecture
3 11 (32.35%) Project Management
3 11 (32.35%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (23.53%) Refactoring
5 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Scrum
7 4 (11.76%) TDD
7 4 (11.76%) MVVM
8 3 (8.82%) Android Development
8 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.82%) Web Development
9 2 (5.88%) B2B
9 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.88%) OO
9 2 (5.88%) RUP
9 2 (5.88%) DSDM
10 1 (2.94%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 31 (91.18%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) Java
3 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 8 (23.53%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.94%) VB
5 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle
1 2 (5.88%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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