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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 34 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing WPF 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.68% 6.06% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.71% 14.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
70 42 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 29.41% 42.42% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 60 37 40
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
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 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 21 (100.00%) .NET
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 21 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (90.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (80.95%) WinForms
3 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
4 16 (76.19%) C#
5 15 (71.43%) HTML
5 15 (71.43%) RDBMS
5 15 (71.43%) IBM
5 15 (71.43%) CSS
5 15 (71.43%) MQSeries
5 15 (71.43%) Scrum
5 15 (71.43%) TDD
5 15 (71.43%) WebSphere
5 15 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (71.43%) HTML5
5 15 (71.43%) MVVM
5 15 (71.43%) CSS3
5 15 (71.43%) Relational Database
5 15 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (52.38%) SQL
7 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
8 4 (19.05%) MVC
8 4 (19.05%) Degree
8 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Oracle
8 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
8 4 (19.05%) N-Tier

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 15 (71.43%) MQSeries
1 15 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (71.43%) RDBMS
2 15 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (71.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (90.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Developer
4 9 (42.86%) .NET Developer
5 5 (23.81%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
8 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
1 21 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 17 (80.95%) WinForms
3 15 (71.43%) HTML
3 15 (71.43%) CSS
3 15 (71.43%) HTML5
3 15 (71.43%) CSS3
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) Scrum
2 15 (71.43%) TDD
2 15 (71.43%) MVVM
3 4 (19.05%) MVC
3 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Change Control
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (71.43%) IBM
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle