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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 118 99 100
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Permanent jobs citing WPF 94 107 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.87% 2.42% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.46% 6.77% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 88 85 97
Average salary £43,250 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.13% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1722 1580 2057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.28% 35.73% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1363 1869
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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
Staffordshire -5 25 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Birmingham -20 21 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Warwickshire -6 20 £45,000 +11.11% 2
Solihull +5 10 £35,000 +7.69%
Coventry -14 6 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Shropshire -6 5 £44,000 - 2
Worcestershire +2 3 £45,000 +50.00%
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 186 (96.88%) .NET
2 166 (86.46%) C#
3 134 (69.79%) SQL Server
4 122 (63.54%) ASP.NET
5 94 (48.96%) VB.NET
6 92 (47.92%) JavaScript
7 85 (44.27%) HTML
8 78 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
9 76 (39.58%) XML
10 74 (38.54%) Microsoft
11 71 (36.98%) SQL
11 71 (36.98%) WinForms
11 71 (36.98%) .NET Framework
11 71 (36.98%) WCF
12 69 (35.94%) Windows
13 58 (30.21%) MVC
14 54 (28.13%) TDD
15 44 (22.92%) Scrum
15 44 (22.92%) CSS
16 42 (21.88%) XAML
17 40 (20.83%) SharePoint
18 38 (19.79%) Visual Studio
18 38 (19.79%) Software Engineering
19 37 (19.27%) T-SQL
20 35 (18.23%) jQuery
21 34 (17.71%) DHTML
22 32 (16.67%) Silverlight
22 32 (16.67%) Web Development
23 31 (16.15%) CRM
24 30 (15.63%) Dependency Injection

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 40 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 21 (10.94%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (7.29%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.04%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 16 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (8.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.65%) Line 500
3 2 (1.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.77%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (69.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.77%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.08%) MySQL
7 3 (1.56%) Big Data
7 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (19.79%) Visual Studio
2 29 (15.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (13.54%) NUnit
4 23 (11.98%) MSTest
4 23 (11.98%) Rhino Mocks
4 23 (11.98%) Moq
5 9 (4.69%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (3.65%) LLBLGen Pro
6 7 (3.65%) NetAdvantage
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (10.42%) Finance
2 14 (7.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.04%) Automotive
3 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.52%) Advertising
4 1 (0.52%) Banking
4 1 (0.52%) Retail
4 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 176 (91.67%) Developer
2 108 (56.25%) .NET Developer
3 52 (27.08%) C# Developer
4 40 (20.83%) Senior Developer
5 27 (14.06%) Software Developer
5 27 (14.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (10.94%) ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (10.42%) Senior C# Developer
8 13 (6.77%) VB.NET Developer
9 12 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
10 9 (4.69%) Architect
10 9 (4.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (4.17%) Programmer
11 8 (4.17%) Lead Developer
11 8 (4.17%) Software Engineer
12 7 (3.65%) Technical Architect
12 7 (3.65%) .NET Software Engineer
12 7 (3.65%) Software Programmer
12 7 (3.65%) C# Programmer
13 6 (3.13%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (96.88%) .NET
2 122 (63.54%) ASP.NET
3 85 (44.27%) HTML
4 76 (39.58%) XML
5 71 (36.98%) WinForms
5 71 (36.98%) .NET Framework
5 71 (36.98%) WCF
6 44 (22.92%) CSS
7 35 (18.23%) jQuery
8 34 (17.71%) DHTML
9 32 (16.67%) Silverlight
10 28 (14.58%) Ajax
11 24 (12.50%) LINQ
11 24 (12.50%) Spring.NET
11 24 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
11 24 (12.50%) Web Services
12 23 (11.98%) Unity DI Container
12 23 (11.98%) Ninject
13 22 (11.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 20 (10.42%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
2 20 (10.42%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.29%) Smartcard
3 14 (7.29%) Mathematics
4 8 (4.17%) iPad
4 8 (4.17%) iPhone
5 5 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.56%) Tandem
7 3 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 69 (35.94%) Windows
2 9 (4.69%) Windows 8
3 3 (1.56%) Android
4 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.04%) Linux
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (30.21%) MVC
3 54 (28.13%) TDD
4 44 (22.92%) Scrum
5 38 (19.79%) Software Engineering
6 32 (16.67%) Web Development
7 31 (16.15%) CRM
8 30 (15.63%) Dependency Injection
9 28 (14.58%) MVVM
10 26 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (11.98%) Kanban
12 19 (9.90%) OO
13 16 (8.33%) Unit Testing
14 14 (7.29%) OOP
14 14 (7.29%) Workflow
14 14 (7.29%) Cyber Security
15 13 (6.77%) UML
16 9 (4.69%) E-Commerce
16 9 (4.69%) Mentoring
17 8 (4.17%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 166 (86.46%) C#
2 94 (48.96%) VB.NET
3 92 (47.92%) JavaScript
4 71 (36.98%) SQL
5 42 (21.88%) XAML
6 37 (19.27%) T-SQL
7 21 (10.94%) VB
8 15 (7.81%) C++
9 10 (5.21%) VBA
10 7 (3.65%) VB6
11 5 (2.60%) PHP
12 3 (1.56%) C
13 2 (1.04%) Java
14 1 (0.52%) Delphi
14 1 (0.52%) Perl
14 1 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (8.33%) Degree
2 9 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.17%) MCP
4 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.52%) MCSD
5 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.60%) QA
Vendors
1 74 (38.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.69%) Sage
3 8 (4.17%) Apple
4 7 (3.65%) Infragistics
5 4 (2.08%) Oracle
6 1 (0.52%) ION Trading
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