The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 127 104 118
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Permanent jobs citing WPF 34 60 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.15% 1.93% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.11% 5.07% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13 50 46
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
WPF
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1094 1183 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.88% 38.08% 41.19%
Number of salaries quoted 713 817 897
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WPF
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

WPF Salary Trend in Scotland

WPF
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

WPF Salary Histogram in Scotland

WPF
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
Glasgow -15 23 £38,000 -24.00% 3
Edinburgh -18 10 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Dundee -15 1 £35,000 +32.07%
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 53 (100.00%) C#
2 51 (96.23%) .NET
3 32 (60.38%) SQL Server
3 32 (60.38%) Microsoft
4 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (43.40%) .NET Framework
6 22 (41.51%) XML
7 20 (37.74%) Windows
7 20 (37.74%) SQL
8 19 (35.85%) Multithreading
9 16 (30.19%) Finance
9 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET
9 16 (30.19%) Web Services
9 16 (30.19%) WCF
9 16 (30.19%) SDLC
10 15 (28.30%) MVVM
10 15 (28.30%) Java
11 14 (26.42%) Degree
11 14 (26.42%) TDD
12 13 (24.53%) Unix
13 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
13 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
14 11 (20.75%) Unit Testing
14 11 (20.75%) Entity Framework
15 10 (18.87%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (16.98%) RESTful
16 9 (16.98%) BDD
16 9 (16.98%) jQuery
16 9 (16.98%) Silverlight
16 9 (16.98%) XSLT

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (1.89%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (60.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.55%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.55%) Hudson
4 3 (5.66%) NUnit
4 3 (5.66%) Subversion
5 2 (3.77%) JIRA
5 2 (3.77%) Moq
5 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.89%) MSTest
6 1 (1.89%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Law
3 5 (9.43%) Retail
4 4 (7.55%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (94.34%) Developer
2 28 (52.83%) C# Developer
3 18 (33.96%) .NET Developer
3 18 (33.96%) Senior Developer
4 12 (22.64%) Senior C# Developer
5 11 (20.75%) C# WPF Developer
5 11 (20.75%) WPF Developer
6 9 (16.98%) GUI Developer
7 7 (13.21%) .NET Programmer
7 7 (13.21%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (13.21%) Programmer
8 6 (11.32%) Senior WPF Developer
9 5 (9.43%) C# GUI Developer
10 4 (7.55%) C++ Developer
10 4 (7.55%) C++ GUI Developer
10 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
11 3 (5.66%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2 (3.77%) C# Application Developer
12 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Developer
12 2 (3.77%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (96.23%) .NET
2 23 (43.40%) .NET Framework
3 22 (41.51%) XML
4 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET
4 16 (30.19%) WCF
4 16 (30.19%) Web Services
5 11 (20.75%) Entity Framework
6 9 (16.98%) jQuery
6 9 (16.98%) RESTful
6 9 (16.98%) Silverlight
6 9 (16.98%) XSLT
7 7 (13.21%) CSS
7 7 (13.21%) HTML
8 5 (9.43%) LINQ
8 5 (9.43%) OOXML
8 5 (9.43%) WinForms
9 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (7.55%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 4 (7.55%) MFC
9 4 (7.55%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) User Experience
3 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (9.43%) Derivative
4 5 (9.43%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (7.55%) Equities
5 4 (7.55%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.89%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (1.89%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Unix
3 8 (15.09%) Android
4 4 (7.55%) Linux
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.85%) Multithreading
3 16 (30.19%) SDLC
4 15 (28.30%) MVVM
5 14 (26.42%) TDD
6 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
7 11 (20.75%) Unit Testing
8 9 (16.98%) BDD
8 9 (16.98%) OOP
9 8 (15.09%) Android Development
9 8 (15.09%) MVC
10 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
11 5 (9.43%) Mobile Development
11 5 (9.43%) RAD
11 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
12 4 (7.55%) Procure-to-pay
12 4 (7.55%) Straight-Through Processing
12 4 (7.55%) XML Parsing
13 2 (3.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (37.74%) SQL
3 15 (28.30%) Java
4 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
5 9 (16.98%) Shell Script
6 6 (11.32%) XAML
7 4 (7.55%) C++
7 4 (7.55%) VC++
8 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Degree
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 32 (60.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Xamarin
3 4 (7.55%) Sybase
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
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