The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 92 98 90
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing WPF 115 117 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.33% 2.34% 2.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.62% 6.00% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 95 103 91
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £30,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,350 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1737 1950 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.13% 38.93% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1481 1733 1719
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WPF
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +22 36 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Staffordshire +10 25 £35,000 -
Warwickshire +1 15 £50,000 +42.85%
Solihull +5 10 £35,000 +34.61% 2
Worcestershire -1 9 £40,000 - 9
Shropshire -1 7 £40,000 - 1
Coventry -3 6 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Walsall +6 5 £35,000 - 1
Dudley -3 1 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton -12 1 £32,500 -35.00%
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 211 (96.79%) C#
2 179 (82.11%) .NET
3 104 (47.71%) ASP.NET
4 101 (46.33%) SQL Server
5 91 (41.74%) SQL
6 83 (38.07%) .NET Framework
7 81 (37.16%) Windows
8 75 (34.40%) WCF
9 72 (33.03%) HTML
10 70 (32.11%) WinForms
11 59 (27.06%) MVC
12 58 (26.61%) Microsoft
13 57 (26.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 54 (24.77%) Silverlight
15 51 (23.39%) JavaScript
16 50 (22.94%) VB.NET
17 49 (22.48%) TDD
18 47 (21.56%) Scrum
19 40 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
20 36 (16.51%) C++
20 36 (16.51%) ASP.NET MVC
21 35 (16.06%) Dependency Injection
22 34 (15.60%) CSS
22 34 (15.60%) MS Excel
23 33 (15.14%) T-SQL
24 32 (14.68%) Degree
25 31 (14.22%) Oracle
26 29 (13.30%) MVVM
27 26 (11.93%) Oracle Database
27 26 (11.93%) Visual Studio

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.83%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (15.60%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.83%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.46%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Magento
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.83%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (46.33%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.93%) Oracle Database
3 15 (6.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (6.88%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (6.42%) RDBMS
5 12 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (5.05%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 26 (11.93%) Visual Studio
2 17 (7.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (6.42%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (2.75%) NUnit
5 4 (1.83%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.92%) JIRA
6 2 (0.92%) Selenium
6 2 (0.92%) MSTest
6 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Blend
6 2 (0.92%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.92%) Moq
7 1 (0.46%) PhoneGap
General
1 17 (7.80%) Finance
2 11 (5.05%) Banking
2 11 (5.05%) Publishing
3 8 (3.67%) Military
3 8 (3.67%) Law
4 7 (3.21%) Advertising
5 4 (1.83%) Retail
6 2 (0.92%) Marketing
6 2 (0.92%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.92%) Automotive
7 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 199 (91.28%) Developer
2 97 (44.50%) C# Developer
3 82 (37.61%) .NET Developer
4 52 (23.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (18.35%) Senior Developer
6 39 (17.89%) Software Developer
7 21 (9.63%) C# Programmer
7 21 (9.63%) Programmer
8 18 (8.26%) Applications Developer
9 14 (6.42%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 14 (6.42%) Mobile Developer
9 14 (6.42%) .NET Programmer
10 13 (5.96%) Senior C# Developer
10 13 (5.96%) Software Programmer
11 12 (5.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (5.50%) C# Software Developer
11 12 (5.50%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (5.05%) Software Engineer
13 10 (4.59%) Web Developer
14 9 (4.13%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (82.11%) .NET
2 104 (47.71%) ASP.NET
3 83 (38.07%) .NET Framework
4 75 (34.40%) WCF
5 72 (33.03%) HTML
6 70 (32.11%) WinForms
7 57 (26.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 54 (24.77%) Silverlight
9 36 (16.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (15.60%) CSS
11 23 (10.55%) Web Services
11 23 (10.55%) HTML5
12 21 (9.63%) jQuery
13 20 (9.17%) XML
14 17 (7.80%) LINQ
14 17 (7.80%) Castle Windsor
15 16 (7.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 16 (7.34%) NHibernate
15 16 (7.34%) Spring.NET
16 12 (5.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.88%) Mobile App
2 13 (5.96%) Blackberry
3 11 (5.05%) Smartcard
3 11 (5.05%) PKI
4 9 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.67%) iPhone
5 8 (3.67%) iPad
6 5 (2.29%) Biometrics
6 5 (2.29%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.83%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.83%) Physics
7 4 (1.83%) NHS
8 3 (1.38%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.38%) SCADA
9 2 (0.92%) Open Source
9 2 (0.92%) EPoS
10 1 (0.46%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 81 (37.16%) Windows
2 17 (7.80%) Apple iOS
3 14 (6.42%) Android
4 13 (5.96%) Windows Phone
4 13 (5.96%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (27.06%) MVC
2 49 (22.48%) TDD
3 47 (21.56%) Scrum
4 40 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (16.06%) Dependency Injection
6 29 (13.30%) MVVM
7 23 (10.55%) OO
8 18 (8.26%) CRM
8 18 (8.26%) E-Commerce
8 18 (8.26%) Software Engineering
9 17 (7.80%) Web Development
10 14 (6.42%) AOP
11 11 (5.05%) Identity Management
11 11 (5.05%) Cyber Security
11 11 (5.05%) Android Development
12 10 (4.59%) UML
13 8 (3.67%) Digital Forensics
13 8 (3.67%) B2B
14 7 (3.21%) ERP
14 7 (3.21%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 211 (96.79%) C#
2 91 (41.74%) SQL
3 51 (23.39%) JavaScript
4 50 (22.94%) VB.NET
5 36 (16.51%) C++
6 33 (15.14%) T-SQL
7 20 (9.17%) XAML
8 17 (7.80%) Java
9 14 (6.42%) Objective-C
10 8 (3.67%) C
10 8 (3.67%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.29%) VB
12 1 (0.46%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (14.68%) Degree
2 9 (4.13%) MCP
3 7 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.29%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.38%) HNC
5 3 (1.38%) HND
6 2 (0.92%) MCAD
6 2 (0.92%) MCSD
6 2 (0.92%) PhD
7 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.46%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.05%) TickIT
1 11 (5.05%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.29%) QA
Vendors
1 58 (26.61%) Microsoft
2 31 (14.22%) Oracle
3 8 (3.67%) Apple
4 7 (3.21%) Epicor
5 4 (1.83%) VMware
6 3 (1.38%) Remedy
7 1 (0.46%) Typemock
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
JM
Salary: £23000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Evesham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Evesham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 11 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 11 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 16 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago