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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 100 102 95
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing WPF 118 125 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.19% 2.31% 2.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.66% 6.35% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 114 110 112
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
2083 1970 2054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 38.60% 36.47% 40.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1893 1697 1830
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Birmingham +3 54 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Worcestershire +1 19 £41,000 +2.50% 6
Staffordshire +12 13 £32,500 -7.14%
Coventry -8 10 £38,500 -9.41% 2
Solihull +5 8 £42,500 +6.25%
Shropshire -12 5 £44,000 +5.38%
Warwickshire -19 4 £33,500 -16.25% 2
Walsall +6 3 - - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £37,500 -
Halesowen - 2 £25,000 -
Dudley +1 1 £40,000 +14.28%
West Bromwich - 1 £32,500 -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 195 (96.53%) .NET
2 188 (93.07%) C#
3 114 (56.44%) SQL Server
4 105 (51.98%) WCF
5 104 (51.49%) ASP.NET
6 86 (42.57%) HTML
7 80 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
8 79 (39.11%) VB.NET
9 76 (37.62%) JavaScript
10 75 (37.13%) SQL
11 70 (34.65%) WinForms
12 57 (28.22%) MVC
13 53 (26.24%) Degree
13 53 (26.24%) CSS
13 53 (26.24%) Windows
14 52 (25.74%) Microsoft
14 52 (25.74%) XML
15 48 (23.76%) TDD
16 47 (23.27%) Visual Studio
17 44 (21.78%) Computer Science
18 41 (20.30%) .NET Framework
18 41 (20.30%) Software Engineering
19 39 (19.31%) Scrum
20 37 (18.32%) T-SQL
20 37 (18.32%) C++
21 36 (17.82%) Silverlight
22 32 (15.84%) HTML5
23 28 (13.86%) LINQ
24 27 (13.37%) Unit Testing
24 27 (13.37%) Dependency Injection

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 19 (9.41%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.47%) Umbraco
2 7 (3.47%) IIS
3 5 (2.48%) Node.js
4 4 (1.98%) Apache
5 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.99%) Simulink
2 2 (0.99%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.97%) SaaS
2 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.44%) Broadband
2 2 (0.99%) Modbus
2 2 (0.99%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (56.44%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.92%) MySQL
3 14 (6.93%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.47%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.47%) SQLite
8 2 (0.99%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 47 (23.27%) Visual Studio
2 20 (9.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (8.91%) NUnit
4 17 (8.42%) Rhino Mocks
4 17 (8.42%) Moq
4 17 (8.42%) MSTest
5 4 (1.98%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.99%) Subversion
6 2 (0.99%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.50%) Hudson
7 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.50%) JIRA
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (7.92%) Finance
2 13 (6.44%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.96%) Automotive
3 8 (3.96%) Games
4 7 (3.47%) Law
5 6 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.48%) Advertising
7 2 (0.99%) Banking
7 2 (0.99%) Legal
7 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 183 (90.59%) Developer
2 110 (54.46%) .NET Developer
3 86 (42.57%) C# Developer
4 57 (28.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (17.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 31 (15.35%) Senior Developer
7 28 (13.86%) Software Developer
8 22 (10.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 22 (10.89%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (6.93%) Senior C# Developer
10 12 (5.94%) Software Engineer
11 10 (4.95%) Junior
11 10 (4.95%) Silverlight Developer
11 10 (4.95%) C# Software Developer
12 9 (4.46%) WPF Developer
12 9 (4.46%) VB.NET Developer
12 9 (4.46%) Junior Developer
13 8 (3.96%) Applications Developer
14 7 (3.47%) Junior C# .NET Developer
14 7 (3.47%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (96.53%) .NET
2 105 (51.98%) WCF
3 104 (51.49%) ASP.NET
4 86 (42.57%) HTML
5 70 (34.65%) WinForms
6 53 (26.24%) CSS
7 52 (25.74%) XML
8 41 (20.30%) .NET Framework
9 36 (17.82%) Silverlight
10 32 (15.84%) HTML5
11 28 (13.86%) LINQ
12 23 (11.39%) jQuery
13 20 (9.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (8.42%) Web Services
14 17 (8.42%) Castle Windsor
14 17 (8.42%) Ninject
14 17 (8.42%) Unity DI Container
14 17 (8.42%) Spring.NET
15 16 (7.92%) SOAP
16 11 (5.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (21.78%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.42%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (3.47%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.48%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.49%) iPad
6 3 (1.49%) User Experience
6 3 (1.49%) iPhone
6 3 (1.49%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.49%) Animation
6 3 (1.49%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.99%) PMI
7 2 (0.99%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.50%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 53 (26.24%) Windows
2 13 (6.44%) Android
3 10 (4.95%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (0.99%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.50%) UNIX
5 1 (0.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (28.22%) MVC
3 48 (23.76%) TDD
4 41 (20.30%) Software Engineering
5 39 (19.31%) Scrum
6 27 (13.37%) Unit Testing
6 27 (13.37%) Dependency Injection
6 27 (13.37%) OO
7 26 (12.87%) Mentoring
8 24 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (11.39%) MVVM
10 20 (9.90%) OOP
11 19 (9.41%) E-Commerce
12 18 (8.91%) CRM
13 17 (8.42%) UML
13 17 (8.42%) Kanban
14 13 (6.44%) SDLC
14 13 (6.44%) Web Development
15 10 (4.95%) Android Development
16 9 (4.46%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 188 (93.07%) C#
2 79 (39.11%) VB.NET
3 76 (37.62%) JavaScript
4 75 (37.13%) SQL
5 37 (18.32%) T-SQL
5 37 (18.32%) C++
6 17 (8.42%) PowerShell
7 11 (5.45%) C
8 9 (4.46%) XAML
8 9 (4.46%) Java
9 7 (3.47%) PHP
10 6 (2.97%) VB
11 2 (0.99%) VBA
11 2 (0.99%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.99%) VB6
12 1 (0.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 53 (26.24%) Degree
2 7 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.48%) MCSD
4 3 (1.49%) MCP
5 2 (0.99%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.95%) ISO 9001
2 7 (3.47%) QA
3 6 (2.97%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (3.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 52 (25.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.95%) Apple
3 8 (3.96%) Oracle
3 8 (3.96%) Xamarin
4 7 (3.47%) GUPTA
5 1 (0.50%) Twitter
5 1 (0.50%) Sage
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + pension, healthcare, more
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 48,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
JM
Salary: £22000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Warwickshire
JM Digital
Posted: 9 days ago
Worcestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
REPL
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago