The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 46 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing WPF 25 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.24% 2.32% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.99% 5.60% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 7
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
313 232 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 53.05% 41.35% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 241 210 237
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WPF
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent +7 14 £35,000 +6.06%
Stoke-on-Trent -1 7 £32,500 +10.16%
Cannock +7 1 £40,000 +14.28%
WPF
West Midlands

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 53 (100.00%) C#
2 50 (94.34%) .NET
3 42 (79.25%) SQL Server
4 32 (60.38%) Windows
5 30 (56.60%) .NET Framework
5 30 (56.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 26 (49.06%) VB.NET
6 26 (49.06%) SQL
7 24 (45.28%) WinForms
8 23 (43.40%) T-SQL
9 22 (41.51%) TDD
10 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
11 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
11 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET
12 14 (26.42%) OO
12 14 (26.42%) Silverlight
13 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
14 10 (18.87%) Visual Studio
14 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
17 7 (13.21%) XML
17 7 (13.21%) HTML
17 7 (13.21%) Dependency Injection
18 6 (11.32%) Performance Analysis
18 6 (11.32%) MVC
19 5 (9.43%) jQuery
19 5 (9.43%) MVVM
20 4 (7.55%) VMware
20 4 (7.55%) NHS

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (7.55%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (79.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Visual Studio
2 9 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.55%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (3.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (98.11%) Developer
2 34 (64.15%) .NET Developer
3 26 (49.06%) C# Developer
4 24 (45.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (33.96%) Programmer
5 18 (33.96%) C# Programmer
6 14 (26.42%) .NET Programmer
7 13 (24.53%) Software Developer
8 10 (18.87%) Software Programmer
9 9 (16.98%) Senior Developer
10 8 (15.09%) Software Engineer
10 8 (15.09%) .NET Software Engineer
10 8 (15.09%) C# Software Engineer
11 6 (11.32%) Technical Leader
12 5 (9.43%) Lead Developer
12 5 (9.43%) Technical Developer
13 4 (7.55%) SQL Programmer
13 4 (7.55%) SQL Developer
13 4 (7.55%) Senior Software Developer
14 3 (5.66%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (94.34%) .NET
2 30 (56.60%) .NET Framework
2 30 (56.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 24 (45.28%) WinForms
4 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET
5 14 (26.42%) Silverlight
6 7 (13.21%) XML
6 7 (13.21%) HTML
7 5 (9.43%) jQuery
8 4 (7.55%) CSS
9 3 (5.66%) WCF
10 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) NHS
2 2 (3.77%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 32 (60.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) TDD
2 14 (26.42%) OO
3 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
4 7 (13.21%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (11.32%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (11.32%) MVC
6 5 (9.43%) MVVM
7 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.89%) Scrum
8 1 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.89%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.89%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.89%) Kanban
8 1 (1.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (49.06%) VB.NET
2 26 (49.06%) SQL
3 23 (43.40%) T-SQL
4 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) VMware