The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 52 37 51
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Permanent jobs citing WPF 21 41 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.26% 5.81% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.27% 12.09% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 20 33 15
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,800 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
289 339 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 44.88% 48.02% 45.62%
Number of salaries quoted 265 285 269
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

WPF
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

WPF Salary Trend in Staffordshire

WPF
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

WPF Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

WPF
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Lichfield - 8 £45,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent -4 5 £25,000 -23.07%
Burton-upon-Trent -1 1 - -
Stafford -9 1 £47,500 -
Tamworth -16 1 £42,000 +20.00%
WPF
West Midlands

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 33 (97.06%) .NET
2 28 (82.35%) C#
3 26 (76.47%) SQL Server
4 24 (70.59%) ASP.NET
5 21 (61.76%) WinForms
6 20 (58.82%) WCF
7 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
8 15 (44.12%) Windows
8 15 (44.12%) VB.NET
8 15 (44.12%) SQL
9 12 (35.29%) MVC
9 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
10 11 (32.35%) OO
10 11 (32.35%) T-SQL
11 10 (29.41%) Scrum
12 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
12 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
13 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
13 8 (23.53%) OOP
13 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
14 7 (20.59%) Unity DI Container
14 7 (20.59%) Spring.NET
14 7 (20.59%) Castle Windsor
14 7 (20.59%) Ninject
14 7 (20.59%) Razor View Engine
14 7 (20.59%) Web Application Development
14 7 (20.59%) TDD
14 7 (20.59%) NUnit

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (5.88%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) NUnit
1 7 (20.59%) MSTest
1 7 (20.59%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (20.59%) Moq
2 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (94.12%) Developer
2 19 (55.88%) .NET Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 6 (17.65%) C# Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Team Leader
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (2.94%) C# Programmer
8 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.94%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Programmer
8 1 (2.94%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) WPF Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (97.06%) .NET
2 24 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 21 (61.76%) WinForms
4 20 (58.82%) WCF
5 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
6 7 (20.59%) Castle Windsor
6 7 (20.59%) Ninject
6 7 (20.59%) Spring.NET
6 7 (20.59%) Razor View Engine
6 7 (20.59%) Unity DI Container
7 5 (14.71%) HTML
8 4 (11.76%) jQuery
9 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (8.82%) XML
10 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
10 2 (5.88%) WinRT
11 1 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (2.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.94%) Kinect
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) MVC
1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
2 11 (32.35%) OO
3 10 (29.41%) Scrum
4 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
5 8 (23.53%) OOP
6 7 (20.59%) Web Application Development
6 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (20.59%) Kanban
6 7 (20.59%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (20.59%) MVVM
6 7 (20.59%) TDD
7 6 (17.65%) Web Development
8 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.88%) API Development
10 1 (2.94%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (2.94%) Software Delivery
10 1 (2.94%) SDLC
10 1 (2.94%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) C#
2 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) VB.NET
3 11 (32.35%) T-SQL
4 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.76%) XAML
6 2 (5.88%) VB6
6 2 (5.88%) VB
7 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Xamarin
Lichfield
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago