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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 12 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing WPF 12 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.65% 0.93% 4.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.36% 5.26% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +31.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £40,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,650 £40,000 £43,550
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
33 19 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 32.04% 17.59% 39.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 25
Average salary £36,000 £29,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -2.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,950 £40,000
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
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

WPF Salary Histogram 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 23 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
Shrewsbury - 8 £47,500 -
Telford - 2 - -
Bridgnorth - 1 - -
WPF
West Midlands

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (85.00%) C#
4 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
5 15 (75.00%) WinForms
6 13 (65.00%) TDD
6 13 (65.00%) Mentoring
7 12 (60.00%) UML
8 11 (55.00%) C++
9 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (45.00%) Windows
10 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
11 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
12 3 (15.00%) SQL
12 3 (15.00%) Degree
12 3 (15.00%) WCF
13 2 (10.00%) QA
13 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
13 2 (10.00%) C
13 2 (10.00%) RUP
13 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (10.00%) Project Management
14 1 (5.00%) MVC
14 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
14 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
14 1 (5.00%) OOP
14 1 (5.00%) OO
14 1 (5.00%) XML
14 1 (5.00%) VB
14 1 (5.00%) VBA

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Senior Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (35.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Technical Architect
5 5 (25.00%) Architect
6 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
7 2 (10.00%) Software Manager
7 2 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Software Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (75.00%) WinForms
4 3 (15.00%) WCF
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) TDD
2 13 (65.00%) Mentoring
3 12 (60.00%) UML
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.00%) RUP
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) MVC
7 1 (5.00%) OOP
7 1 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft