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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 127 109 105
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Permanent jobs citing WPF 100 106 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.74% 2.02% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.02% 5.60% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 87 96 85
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1994 1893 1873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.70% 36.02% 40.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1769 1692 1663
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +12 29 £40,000 - 3
Coventry +3 19 £37,500 -1.31% 1
Warwickshire -10 19 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Birmingham -36 13 £38,750 +10.71% 3
Shropshire +9 10 £48,500 +21.25%
Wolverhampton - 6 £32,500 - 1
Solihull -14 4 £33,750 +12.50% 2
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 239 (97.15%) .NET
2 218 (88.62%) C#
3 180 (73.17%) SQL Server
4 169 (68.70%) ASP.NET
5 118 (47.97%) HTML
6 111 (45.12%) WCF
7 106 (43.09%) JavaScript
8 105 (42.68%) SQL
8 105 (42.68%) Microsoft
9 98 (39.84%) WinForms
10 95 (38.62%) VB.NET
11 90 (36.59%) Windows
11 90 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
12 89 (36.18%) .NET Framework
13 84 (34.15%) XML
14 71 (28.86%) MVC
15 54 (21.95%) SharePoint
16 51 (20.73%) CSS
17 49 (19.92%) XAML
18 47 (19.11%) Software Engineering
19 45 (18.29%) TDD
20 41 (16.67%) Visual Studio
20 41 (16.67%) XSLT
21 40 (16.26%) DHTML
21 40 (16.26%) Silverlight
22 39 (15.85%) Web Development
22 39 (15.85%) Web Services
23 38 (15.45%) MS Excel
23 38 (15.45%) Scrum
24 36 (14.63%) OO

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 54 (21.95%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (5.69%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (2.44%) Apache
5 5 (2.03%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.63%) IIS
7 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.81%) Drupal
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 38 (15.45%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.69%) MS Office
3 11 (4.47%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.81%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 14 (5.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.44%) Line 500
3 1 (0.41%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.81%) iBeacon
2 1 (0.41%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (73.17%) SQL Server
2 31 (12.60%) Relational Database
3 17 (6.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (6.10%) Oracle Database
5 14 (5.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (5.28%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.85%) MySQL
9 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.22%) Big Data
10 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 41 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 26 (10.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (5.69%) NUnit
4 13 (5.28%) Oracle Forms
5 11 (4.47%) MSTest
5 11 (4.47%) Rhino Mocks
5 11 (4.47%) Moq
6 7 (2.85%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (2.44%) LLBLGen Pro
7 6 (2.44%) NetAdvantage
8 3 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 32 (13.01%) Finance
2 11 (4.47%) Law
3 8 (3.25%) Retail
4 4 (1.63%) Military
5 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.81%) Marketing
6 2 (0.81%) Banking
6 2 (0.81%) Legal
6 2 (0.81%) Advertising
6 2 (0.81%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 229 (93.09%) Developer
2 122 (49.59%) .NET Developer
3 90 (36.59%) C# Developer
4 58 (23.58%) Senior Developer
5 47 (19.11%) Software Developer
6 46 (18.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 36 (14.63%) ASP.NET Developer
8 31 (12.60%) Senior C# Developer
9 23 (9.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (5.69%) Software Engineer
10 14 (5.69%) Programmer
11 12 (4.88%) Web Developer
11 12 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
12 11 (4.47%) C# Programmer
12 11 (4.47%) C# Software Engineer
13 10 (4.07%) Lead Developer
13 10 (4.07%) .NET Software Engineer
13 10 (4.07%) .NET Programmer
14 9 (3.66%) .NET Software Developer
14 9 (3.66%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (97.15%) .NET
2 169 (68.70%) ASP.NET
3 118 (47.97%) HTML
4 111 (45.12%) WCF
5 98 (39.84%) WinForms
6 89 (36.18%) .NET Framework
7 84 (34.15%) XML
8 51 (20.73%) CSS
9 41 (16.67%) XSLT
10 40 (16.26%) DHTML
10 40 (16.26%) Silverlight
11 39 (15.85%) Web Services
12 36 (14.63%) LINQ
13 34 (13.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 33 (13.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 33 (13.41%) jQuery
15 28 (11.38%) Ajax
16 22 (8.94%) Spring.NET
16 22 (8.94%) Castle Windsor
17 20 (8.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 22 (8.94%) Mathematics
3 21 (8.54%) Smartcard
4 14 (5.69%) iPhone
4 14 (5.69%) iPad
5 11 (4.47%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.63%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.22%) Tandem
9 1 (0.41%) User Experience
9 1 (0.41%) Open Source
9 1 (0.41%) Physics
9 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.41%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 90 (36.59%) Windows
2 14 (5.69%) Windows 8
3 8 (3.25%) Windows Phone
4 7 (2.85%) Linux
5 4 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.22%) Android
6 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (28.86%) MVC
3 47 (19.11%) Software Engineering
4 45 (18.29%) TDD
5 39 (15.85%) Web Development
6 38 (15.45%) Scrum
7 36 (14.63%) OO
8 30 (12.20%) CRM
9 23 (9.35%) Dependency Injection
10 21 (8.54%) Cyber Security
10 21 (8.54%) E-Commerce
10 21 (8.54%) Workflow
11 20 (8.13%) Unit Testing
12 18 (7.32%) UML
13 16 (6.50%) OOP
14 15 (6.10%) Mentoring
15 14 (5.69%) MVVM
15 14 (5.69%) B2B
16 11 (4.47%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (4.47%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 218 (88.62%) C#
2 106 (43.09%) JavaScript
3 105 (42.68%) SQL
4 95 (38.62%) VB.NET
5 49 (19.92%) XAML
6 32 (13.01%) T-SQL
7 25 (10.16%) VB
8 23 (9.35%) C++
9 12 (4.88%) PHP
10 7 (2.85%) VBA
10 7 (2.85%) Java
11 6 (2.44%) C
11 6 (2.44%) Delphi
11 6 (2.44%) Perl
11 6 (2.44%) Python
11 6 (2.44%) VB6
12 5 (2.03%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.81%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.41%) VC++
Qualifications
1 14 (5.69%) MCP
1 14 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (5.69%) Degree
2 2 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (0.81%) MCSD
3 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.63%) QA
Vendors
1 105 (42.68%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.32%) Oracle
3 14 (5.69%) Apple
4 6 (2.44%) Sage
4 6 (2.44%) Infragistics
5 2 (0.81%) ION Trading
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blithe Computer Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pinewood
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Solihull
Boston Capel
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 23 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 26 days ago