The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 42 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing WPF 8 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.71% 3.41% 1.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.61% 9.78% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 5
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,250 £38,600
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 Solihull region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
121 92 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 41.02% 34.85% 46.22%
Number of salaries quoted 111 72 105
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

WPF
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

WPF Salary Trend in Solihull

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) Silverlight
3 15 (83.33%) LINQ
4 14 (77.78%) XML
5 13 (72.22%) VB.NET
5 13 (72.22%) SOAP
5 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
5 13 (72.22%) MVC
6 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
6 12 (66.67%) T-SQL
6 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (61.11%) REST
8 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (55.56%) SQL
9 9 (50.00%) HTML
9 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (50.00%) CSS
10 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
10 7 (38.89%) TDD
11 6 (33.33%) Degree
11 6 (33.33%) Scrum
12 4 (22.22%) XAML
13 3 (16.67%) CRM
13 3 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
14 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
14 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
14 2 (11.11%) MVVM
14 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
14 2 (11.11%) MS Excel

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) .NET Developer
2 10 (55.56%) C# Developer
2 10 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (38.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (33.33%) Silverlight Developer
4 6 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (27.78%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (27.78%) Agile C# Developer
5 5 (27.78%) WPF Developer
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
7 3 (16.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Silverlight Developer
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) Silverlight
3 15 (83.33%) LINQ
4 14 (77.78%) XML
5 13 (72.22%) SOAP
6 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
7 11 (61.11%) REST
8 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (50.00%) CSS
9 9 (50.00%) HTML
10 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
10 2 (11.11%) Web Services
11 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
11 1 (5.56%) WCF
11 1 (5.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) MVC
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) MVVM
6 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
7 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (72.22%) VB.NET
3 12 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 10 (55.56%) SQL
5 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) XAML
7 1 (5.56%) VBA
7 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCSD
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
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