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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 141 111 91
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -20
Permanent jobs citing WPF 21 65 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.66% 1.77% 2.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 4.46% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 57 52
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £28,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1134 1458 1222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 35.82% 39.64% 37.54%
Number of salaries quoted 721 970 834
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -9 9 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Stirling - 7 - -
Edinburgh -28 2 £57,500 +49.35% 2
Aberdeen +15 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £31,500 -
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 61 (84.72%) .NET
2 51 (70.83%) C#
3 35 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (43.06%) Software Engineering
4 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
5 30 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 25 (34.72%) Windows
6 25 (34.72%) Degree
7 24 (33.33%) TDD
7 24 (33.33%) Finance
8 23 (31.94%) Visual Studio
8 23 (31.94%) MVVM
9 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
9 22 (30.56%) WinForms
10 21 (29.17%) Computer Science
10 21 (29.17%) Unit Testing
11 17 (23.61%) Subversion
11 17 (23.61%) Java
12 16 (22.22%) Qt
13 14 (19.44%) SQL
13 14 (19.44%) WCF
14 13 (18.06%) HTML
14 13 (18.06%) CSS
14 13 (18.06%) Web Services
14 13 (18.06%) Android
15 12 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
15 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
15 12 (16.67%) C++
15 12 (16.67%) Oracle
16 11 (15.28%) OOP

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (6.94%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 12 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.78%) Intranet
2 2 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) OLAP
3 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.78%) DTS
7 1 (1.39%) Ingres
7 1 (1.39%) Informix
7 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (31.94%) Visual Studio
2 17 (23.61%) Subversion
3 9 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 8 (11.11%) Moq
4 8 (11.11%) NUnit
5 2 (2.78%) ReSharper
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.39%) MSI
6 1 (1.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Banking
2 9 (12.50%) Electronics
3 8 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 35 (48.61%) Developer
2 17 (23.61%) Software Engineer
3 13 (18.06%) C# Developer
4 11 (15.28%) Senior Developer
5 9 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 9 (12.50%) WPF Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Programmer
7 5 (6.94%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.94%) Senior WPF Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Graduate
8 4 (5.56%) Development Specialist
8 4 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.17%) .NET Programmer
10 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.78%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (84.72%) .NET
2 30 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 22 (30.56%) WinForms
4 16 (22.22%) Qt
5 14 (19.44%) WCF
6 13 (18.06%) HTML
6 13 (18.06%) CSS
6 13 (18.06%) Web Services
7 12 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 10 (13.89%) XML
9 9 (12.50%) MFC
9 9 (12.50%) STL
9 9 (12.50%) OpenGL
9 9 (12.50%) Direct3D
9 9 (12.50%) jQuery
10 8 (11.11%) Silverlight
10 8 (11.11%) MDX
10 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (9.72%) HTML5
11 7 (9.72%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 11 (15.28%) Visualisation
3 10 (13.89%) Mathematics
4 9 (12.50%) CUDA
5 7 (9.72%) GIS
5 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (6.94%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (2.78%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.39%) Equities
8 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.72%) Windows
2 13 (18.06%) Android
3 10 (13.89%) Apple iOS
3 10 (13.89%) UNIX
4 7 (9.72%) Mac OS X
4 7 (9.72%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.39%) Solaris
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (43.06%) Software Engineering
3 24 (33.33%) TDD
4 23 (31.94%) MVVM
5 21 (29.17%) Unit Testing
6 11 (15.28%) MVC
6 11 (15.28%) OOP
6 11 (15.28%) OO
6 11 (15.28%) Waterfall
6 11 (15.28%) SDLC
7 10 (13.89%) Multithreading
8 9 (12.50%) Scrum
8 9 (12.50%) Software Architecture
8 9 (12.50%) 3D Visualisation
8 9 (12.50%) Linear Algebra
9 7 (9.72%) Analytics
9 7 (9.72%) Workflow
10 6 (8.33%) Project Management
10 6 (8.33%) Time Management
10 6 (8.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (70.83%) C#
2 17 (23.61%) Java
3 14 (19.44%) SQL
4 12 (16.67%) C++
5 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
6 9 (12.50%) C
6 9 (12.50%) VC++
7 4 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.17%) Delphi
9 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.39%) VB
10 1 (1.39%) F#
Qualifications
1 25 (34.72%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.67%) Oracle
3 11 (15.28%) Xamarin
4 9 (12.50%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.78%) Perforce
6 1 (1.39%) Telerik
6 1 (1.39%) Sun
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