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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 97 135 99
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -36
Permanent jobs citing WPF 65 31 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.09% 0.95% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.30% 2.31% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 58 25 53
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1226 1342 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.41% 41.20% 37.67%
Number of salaries quoted 892 864 820
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Edinburgh +19 36 £38,500 -3.75% 3
Glasgow +9 17 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Aberdeen +12 8 £42,500 +21.42%
Dundee +13 2 £26,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £48,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £48,000 -
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 121 (100.00%) C#
2 97 (80.17%) .NET
3 54 (44.63%) SQL Server
4 53 (43.80%) JavaScript
5 46 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (34.71%) Windows
7 41 (33.88%) Degree
7 41 (33.88%) Visual Studio
8 40 (33.06%) ASP.NET
9 39 (32.23%) Computer Science
10 38 (31.40%) HTML
10 38 (31.40%) WCF
11 37 (30.58%) TDD
12 36 (29.75%) WinForms
13 35 (28.93%) Silverlight
13 35 (28.93%) Unit Testing
14 33 (27.27%) Software Engineering
15 32 (26.45%) CSS
15 32 (26.45%) SQL
16 28 (23.14%) OOP
16 28 (23.14%) Mathematics
17 25 (20.66%) C++
18 24 (19.83%) .NET Framework
19 23 (19.01%) MVC
20 21 (17.36%) LINQ
21 20 (16.53%) Microsoft
22 19 (15.70%) NHibernate
22 19 (15.70%) XML
22 19 (15.70%) Mentoring
23 18 (14.88%) VC++

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.31%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.31%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.83%) Node.js
3 1 (0.83%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.96%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.65%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (44.63%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.05%) Relational Database
3 12 (9.92%) RDBMS
4 10 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.79%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.79%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (4.13%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.31%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.65%) Big Data
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.83%) SSDT
10 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 41 (33.88%) Visual Studio
2 17 (14.05%) Subversion
3 15 (12.40%) Moq
4 14 (11.57%) NUnit
5 13 (10.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (5.79%) ReSharper
7 6 (4.96%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.65%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.65%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.83%) Maven
9 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (13.22%) Electronics
2 12 (9.92%) Finance
2 12 (9.92%) Games
3 5 (4.13%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.31%) Banking
5 3 (2.48%) Retail
5 3 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.65%) Law
6 2 (1.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (74.38%) Developer
2 29 (23.97%) C# Developer
3 25 (20.66%) .NET Developer
4 21 (17.36%) Senior Developer
4 21 (17.36%) Software Engineer
5 17 (14.05%) Software Developer
6 13 (10.74%) Programmer
7 12 (9.92%) Flash Developer
7 12 (9.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (7.44%) Analyst Programmer
8 9 (7.44%) Analyst
9 8 (6.61%) WPF Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (4.13%) C# Analyst Programmer
11 5 (4.13%) Applications Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Flash ActionScript Developer
11 5 (4.13%) C# Programmer
11 5 (4.13%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (80.17%) .NET
2 40 (33.06%) ASP.NET
3 38 (31.40%) HTML
3 38 (31.40%) WCF
4 36 (29.75%) WinForms
5 35 (28.93%) Silverlight
6 32 (26.45%) CSS
7 24 (19.83%) .NET Framework
8 21 (17.36%) LINQ
9 19 (15.70%) NHibernate
9 19 (15.70%) XML
10 18 (14.88%) XSLT
11 16 (13.22%) OpenGL
11 16 (13.22%) STL
11 16 (13.22%) MFC
11 16 (13.22%) Qt
11 16 (13.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (13.22%) Direct3D
12 13 (10.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 13 (10.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (32.23%) Computer Science
2 28 (23.14%) Mathematics
3 17 (14.05%) Visualisation
4 16 (13.22%) CUDA
5 14 (11.57%) N-Tier
6 12 (9.92%) Management Information System
7 11 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (8.26%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (3.31%) iPad
10 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.65%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (1.65%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.65%) NHS
12 1 (0.83%) GIS
12 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.83%) Equities
12 1 (0.83%) Artificial Intelligence
12 1 (0.83%) Derivative
12 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 42 (34.71%) Windows
2 16 (13.22%) UNIX
3 12 (9.92%) Linux
4 2 (1.65%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (30.58%) TDD
3 35 (28.93%) Unit Testing
4 33 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 28 (23.14%) OOP
6 23 (19.01%) MVC
7 19 (15.70%) Mentoring
8 17 (14.05%) Waterfall
8 17 (14.05%) Software Architecture
9 16 (13.22%) 3D Visualisation
9 16 (13.22%) Linear Algebra
9 16 (13.22%) Project Management
10 15 (12.40%) OO
11 12 (9.92%) Multithreading
12 9 (7.44%) Scrum
12 9 (7.44%) CRM
12 9 (7.44%) MVVM
12 9 (7.44%) BDD
13 8 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (5.79%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 121 (100.00%) C#
2 53 (43.80%) JavaScript
3 32 (26.45%) SQL
4 25 (20.66%) C++
5 18 (14.88%) VC++
6 16 (13.22%) Java
6 16 (13.22%) C
7 10 (8.26%) T-SQL
7 10 (8.26%) F#
8 5 (4.13%) XAML
8 5 (4.13%) ActionScript
9 4 (3.31%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.48%) VB6
10 3 (2.48%) VB
11 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.65%) Ruby
12 1 (0.83%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (33.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) PhD
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) Basel III
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 20 (16.53%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.92%) Adobe
3 11 (9.09%) Oracle
4 10 (8.26%) Sybase
5 4 (3.31%) Infragistics
5 4 (3.31%) Google
5 4 (3.31%) Red Gate
6 2 (1.65%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.83%) Twitter
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