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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 119 101 90
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Permanent jobs citing WPF 106 108 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.98% 2.23% 2.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.92% 5.99% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 96 92 107
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,750 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1791 1804 2056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.45% 37.18% 43.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1654 1578 1871
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Staffordshire +9 27 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Birmingham -25 20 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Warwickshire -16 19 £45,000 +9.75% 2
Coventry -4 16 £42,500 +11.84%
Solihull 0 11 £35,000 +3.70%
Shropshire - 9 £53,000 -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 213 (96.82%) .NET
2 191 (86.82%) C#
3 156 (70.91%) SQL Server
4 146 (66.36%) ASP.NET
5 104 (47.27%) JavaScript
6 101 (45.91%) HTML
7 99 (45.00%) VB.NET
8 91 (41.36%) SQL
9 90 (40.91%) WCF
10 89 (40.45%) Microsoft
11 88 (40.00%) WinForms
12 85 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
12 85 (38.64%) .NET Framework
13 81 (36.82%) Windows
14 78 (35.45%) XML
15 61 (27.73%) MVC
16 56 (25.45%) TDD
17 49 (22.27%) SharePoint
18 45 (20.45%) CSS
19 43 (19.55%) XAML
19 43 (19.55%) Scrum
20 42 (19.09%) Visual Studio
21 39 (17.73%) T-SQL
21 39 (17.73%) Software Engineering
22 37 (16.82%) DHTML
23 36 (16.36%) CRM
23 36 (16.36%) Web Development
24 35 (15.91%) Silverlight
25 33 (15.00%) jQuery
26 30 (13.64%) OO

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 49 (22.27%) SharePoint
2 22 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (7.73%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.91%) IIS
4 2 (0.91%) Apache
4 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Foundation
5 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.73%) MS Office
3 7 (3.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (7.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (4.09%) Line 500
3 2 (0.91%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.64%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (70.91%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.45%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.18%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.18%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.27%) MySQL
8 4 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.36%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 42 (19.09%) Visual Studio
2 29 (13.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (9.55%) NUnit
4 18 (8.18%) MSTest
4 18 (8.18%) Rhino Mocks
4 18 (8.18%) Moq
5 11 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (4.09%) LLBLGen Pro
6 9 (4.09%) NetAdvantage
7 8 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (11.36%) Finance
2 9 (4.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.36%) Retail
3 3 (1.36%) Law
4 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.91%) Automotive
5 1 (0.45%) Advertising
5 1 (0.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 204 (92.73%) Developer
2 114 (51.82%) .NET Developer
3 65 (29.55%) C# Developer
4 48 (21.82%) Senior Developer
5 37 (16.82%) Software Developer
6 32 (14.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 30 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (10.45%) Senior C# Developer
9 15 (6.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (6.36%) VB.NET Developer
11 11 (5.00%) Programmer
12 9 (4.09%) Lead Developer
12 9 (4.09%) Software Engineer
12 9 (4.09%) Architect
12 9 (4.09%) Senior .NET Developer
13 8 (3.64%) .NET Software Engineer
13 8 (3.64%) Software Programmer
13 8 (3.64%) C# Programmer
14 7 (3.18%) .NET Programmer
14 7 (3.18%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (96.82%) .NET
2 146 (66.36%) ASP.NET
3 101 (45.91%) HTML
4 90 (40.91%) WCF
5 88 (40.00%) WinForms
6 85 (38.64%) .NET Framework
7 78 (35.45%) XML
8 45 (20.45%) CSS
9 37 (16.82%) DHTML
10 35 (15.91%) Silverlight
11 33 (15.00%) jQuery
12 29 (13.18%) LINQ
12 29 (13.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 27 (12.27%) Web Services
13 27 (12.27%) XSLT
14 26 (11.82%) Ajax
15 25 (11.36%) Spring.NET
15 25 (11.36%) Castle Windsor
16 20 (9.09%) XSL
16 20 (9.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 19 (8.64%) Inversion of Control
3 17 (7.73%) Mathematics
3 17 (7.73%) Smartcard
4 14 (6.36%) iPhone
4 14 (6.36%) iPad
5 5 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.36%) Tandem
7 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 81 (36.82%) Windows
2 12 (5.45%) Windows 8
3 3 (1.36%) Linux
3 3 (1.36%) Android
4 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (27.73%) MVC
3 56 (25.45%) TDD
4 43 (19.55%) Scrum
5 39 (17.73%) Software Engineering
6 36 (16.36%) Web Development
6 36 (16.36%) CRM
7 30 (13.64%) OO
8 29 (13.18%) Dependency Injection
9 24 (10.91%) MVVM
10 21 (9.55%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (9.09%) Unit Testing
12 19 (8.64%) Workflow
13 18 (8.18%) OOP
13 18 (8.18%) Kanban
14 17 (7.73%) E-Commerce
14 17 (7.73%) Cyber Security
15 16 (7.27%) UML
16 14 (6.36%) B2B
17 13 (5.91%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 191 (86.82%) C#
2 104 (47.27%) JavaScript
3 99 (45.00%) VB.NET
4 91 (41.36%) SQL
5 43 (19.55%) XAML
6 39 (17.73%) T-SQL
7 23 (10.45%) VB
8 17 (7.73%) C++
9 12 (5.45%) VBA
10 9 (4.09%) VB6
11 7 (3.18%) PHP
12 3 (1.36%) C
12 3 (1.36%) Java
13 2 (0.91%) Delphi
13 2 (0.91%) Perl
13 2 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (6.36%) MCP
2 14 (6.36%) Degree
3 2 (0.91%) MCSD
3 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 89 (40.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.36%) Apple
3 11 (5.00%) Sage
4 9 (4.09%) Infragistics
4 9 (4.09%) Oracle
5 1 (0.45%) ION Trading
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cannock
Required IT
Salary: £40,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago