The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 37 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs citing WPF 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.44% 1.90% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.28% 4.65% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +37.93%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
WPF
West Yorkshire

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 Wakefield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
78 43 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 34.51% 40.95% 54.62%
Number of salaries quoted 76 41 61
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

WPF
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

WPF Salary Trend in Wakefield

WPF
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle