The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 12 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing WPF 10 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 9.80% 1.12% 5.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.57% 6.25% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 8
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +116.21%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WPF
West Midlands

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 Shropshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
35 16 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 34.31% 17.98% 43.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 39
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

WPF
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

WPF Salary Trend in Shropshire

WPF
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Shrewsbury - 6 £42,500 -
Telford - 2 £42,500 -
Bridgnorth - 1 - -
Ludlow - 1 £42,000 -
WPF
West Midlands

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 16 (84.21%) C#
2 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (68.42%) WinForms
3 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
4 11 (57.89%) TDD
5 10 (52.63%) Mentoring
5 10 (52.63%) Windows
6 9 (47.37%) UML
6 9 (47.37%) C++
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
8 4 (21.05%) Degree
8 4 (21.05%) WCF
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
10 2 (10.53%) MVC
10 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (10.53%) Project Management
10 2 (10.53%) RUP
10 2 (10.53%) SQL
10 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
10 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
10 2 (10.53%) QA
10 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
11 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (5.26%) NUnit
11 1 (5.26%) LINQ
11 1 (5.26%) Typemock

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) NUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) C# Developer
3 9 (47.37%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (42.11%) Senior C# Developer
4 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
4 8 (42.11%) Senior Developer
5 7 (36.84%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
7 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
8 3 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (10.53%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
9 2 (10.53%) Software Project Manager
9 2 (10.53%) Graduate
9 2 (10.53%) Software Manager
9 2 (10.53%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (10.53%) Graduate Software Developer
10 1 (5.26%) C++/C# Developer
10 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) WinForms
2 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
3 4 (21.05%) WCF
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) TDD
3 10 (52.63%) Mentoring
4 9 (47.37%) UML
5 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) RUP
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.26%) MCAD
4 1 (5.26%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Typemock