The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 92 105 86
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Permanent jobs citing WPF 141 111 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.55% 2.00% 2.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.83% 5.70% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 117 104 128
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
WPF
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2063 1947 1881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.27% 35.02% 39.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1758 1734 1636
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WPF
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

WPF Salary Trend in the West Midlands

WPF
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

WPF Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

WPF
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
(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
Birmingham +22 42 £35,000 -3.44% 2
Staffordshire +17 42 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Coventry +8 18 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Solihull -5 14 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Warwickshire +1 13 £40,000 +3.22% 3
Shropshire - 6 £42,500 -
Wolverhampton +4 5 £32,500 -12.16% 1
Worcestershire -9 1 £45,000 - 2
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 238 (93.70%) C#
2 233 (91.73%) .NET
3 159 (62.60%) SQL Server
4 152 (59.84%) ASP.NET
5 116 (45.67%) WCF
6 111 (43.70%) SQL
7 97 (38.19%) Microsoft
8 96 (37.80%) HTML
9 95 (37.40%) WinForms
10 86 (33.86%) Windows
11 76 (29.92%) JavaScript
11 76 (29.92%) .NET Framework
12 75 (29.53%) VB.NET
13 67 (26.38%) MVC
14 61 (24.02%) XML
15 53 (20.87%) MS Excel
16 50 (19.69%) TDD
17 45 (17.72%) Scrum
17 45 (17.72%) Silverlight
18 44 (17.32%) Web Services
19 43 (16.93%) SharePoint
20 41 (16.14%) LINQ
21 39 (15.35%) Visual Studio
21 39 (15.35%) C++
22 38 (14.96%) XSLT
23 37 (14.57%) Software Engineering
23 37 (14.57%) ASP.NET MVC
24 35 (13.78%) CSS
24 35 (13.78%) OO
24 35 (13.78%) XAML

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 43 (16.93%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.12%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (2.76%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (2.36%) Apache
5 5 (1.97%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.18%) IIS
7 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.79%) Drupal
Applications
1 53 (20.87%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.94%) InfoPath
3 8 (3.15%) MS Office
4 3 (1.18%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.57%) Magento
3 2 (0.79%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.18%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (62.60%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.24%) Relational Database
3 20 (7.87%) Oracle Database
4 13 (5.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (5.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (4.72%) RDBMS
6 11 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (2.36%) MySQL
9 4 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 39 (15.35%) Visual Studio
2 20 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (5.12%) NUnit
4 11 (4.33%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (2.76%) Moq
5 7 (2.76%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (2.76%) MSTest
6 3 (1.18%) Subversion
7 2 (0.79%) LLBLGen Pro
7 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.79%) NetAdvantage
General
1 24 (9.45%) Finance
2 17 (6.69%) Law
3 12 (4.72%) Retail
4 10 (3.94%) Military
5 6 (2.36%) Banking
6 3 (1.18%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.18%) Games
6 3 (1.18%) Advertising
6 3 (1.18%) Publishing
7 2 (0.79%) Marketing
7 2 (0.79%) Legal
7 2 (0.79%) Automotive
7 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 245 (96.46%) Developer
2 117 (46.06%) C# Developer
3 114 (44.88%) .NET Developer
4 61 (24.02%) Senior Developer
5 59 (23.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 46 (18.11%) Software Developer
7 35 (13.78%) ASP.NET Developer
8 33 (12.99%) Senior C# Developer
9 25 (9.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (6.69%) Senior .NET Developer
11 16 (6.30%) Software Engineer
12 15 (5.91%) WPF Developer
12 15 (5.91%) Programmer
13 13 (5.12%) Web Developer
13 13 (5.12%) C# Software Engineer
13 13 (5.12%) C# Programmer
14 12 (4.72%) .NET Software Engineer
14 12 (4.72%) .NET Programmer
15 11 (4.33%) Lead Developer
15 11 (4.33%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (91.73%) .NET
2 152 (59.84%) ASP.NET
3 116 (45.67%) WCF
4 96 (37.80%) HTML
5 95 (37.40%) WinForms
6 76 (29.92%) .NET Framework
7 61 (24.02%) XML
8 45 (17.72%) Silverlight
9 44 (17.32%) Web Services
10 41 (16.14%) LINQ
11 38 (14.96%) XSLT
12 37 (14.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 35 (13.78%) CSS
14 31 (12.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 26 (10.24%) jQuery
16 24 (9.45%) DHTML
17 23 (9.06%) HTML5
18 22 (8.66%) Ajax
19 17 (6.69%) NHibernate
19 17 (6.69%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.06%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.30%) Smartcard
2 16 (6.30%) Mathematics
3 13 (5.12%) iPad
3 13 (5.12%) iPhone
4 8 (3.15%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.76%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.57%) EPoS
7 3 (1.18%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.18%) PKI
7 3 (1.18%) Physics
7 3 (1.18%) Open Source
8 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.39%) Tandem
8 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 86 (33.86%) Windows
2 11 (4.33%) Windows Phone
3 10 (3.94%) Windows 8
4 8 (3.15%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.36%) Linux
6 3 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.18%) Android
6 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.18%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (26.38%) MVC
2 50 (19.69%) TDD
3 45 (17.72%) Scrum
4 37 (14.57%) Software Engineering
5 35 (13.78%) OO
6 30 (11.81%) Web Development
7 26 (10.24%) CRM
7 26 (10.24%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (9.06%) E-Commerce
8 23 (9.06%) Dependency Injection
9 22 (8.66%) MVVM
10 17 (6.69%) Unit Testing
11 16 (6.30%) Cyber Security
12 15 (5.91%) Workflow
12 15 (5.91%) UML
13 13 (5.12%) B2B
14 10 (3.94%) Digital Forensics
14 10 (3.94%) AOP
14 10 (3.94%) OOP
15 9 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 238 (93.70%) C#
2 111 (43.70%) SQL
3 76 (29.92%) JavaScript
4 75 (29.53%) VB.NET
5 39 (15.35%) C++
6 35 (13.78%) XAML
7 27 (10.63%) T-SQL
8 15 (5.91%) VB
9 11 (4.33%) PHP
10 10 (3.94%) C
11 9 (3.54%) Java
12 6 (2.36%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.36%) Perl
12 6 (2.36%) Delphi
12 6 (2.36%) Python
13 5 (1.97%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.18%) VB6
15 2 (0.79%) VBA
16 1 (0.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (7.48%) Degree
2 14 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (5.51%) MCP
3 4 (1.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.57%) MCSD
4 2 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (0.79%) MCAD
5 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.39%) MCTS
5 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.18%) ISO 9001
1 3 (1.18%) TickIT
2 1 (0.39%) QA
Vendors
1 97 (38.19%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.66%) Oracle
3 13 (5.12%) Apple
4 3 (1.18%) Epicor
5 2 (0.79%) ION Trading
5 2 (0.79%) Infragistics
5 2 (0.79%) Sage
6 1 (0.39%) Typemock
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 8%Bonus,Pension,Bupa,25 days
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 depending on experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Evesham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Evesham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago