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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 112 99 100
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs citing WPF 106 105 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.99% 2.16% 2.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.94% 6.13% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 100 87 106
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,300 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £50,000 £48,500
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
2144 1713 1954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 40.31% 35.22% 39.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1937 1464 1742
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +5 47 £37,500 - 4
Worcestershire +6 19 £41,000 +2.50% 4
Staffordshire -9 18 £35,000 - 3
Solihull -5 7 £45,000 +28.57%
Shropshire -12 6 £44,000 +10.00%
Walsall +4 4 £47,500 +35.71%
Coventry -17 4 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Warwickshire -19 2 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Halesowen - 2 £25,000 -
Dudley -9 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £35,000 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £32,500 -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 191 (95.50%) .NET
2 188 (94.00%) C#
3 115 (57.50%) SQL Server
3 115 (57.50%) ASP.NET
4 94 (47.00%) WCF
5 92 (46.00%) VB.NET
6 84 (42.00%) HTML
7 79 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
8 78 (39.00%) SQL
9 75 (37.50%) JavaScript
10 70 (35.00%) XML
11 68 (34.00%) WinForms
12 64 (32.00%) Microsoft
13 62 (31.00%) Windows
14 57 (28.50%) MVC
15 56 (28.00%) Visual Studio
16 55 (27.50%) .NET Framework
17 53 (26.50%) TDD
18 50 (25.00%) CSS
19 42 (21.00%) T-SQL
19 42 (21.00%) Scrum
19 42 (21.00%) Silverlight
20 38 (19.00%) Degree
21 32 (16.00%) Software Engineering
21 32 (16.00%) LINQ
21 32 (16.00%) Computer Science
21 32 (16.00%) jQuery
22 29 (14.50%) C++
23 26 (13.00%) CRM
23 26 (13.00%) SharePoint

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 26 (13.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.50%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (4.50%) IIS
3 7 (3.50%) Umbraco
4 6 (3.00%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (2.00%) Node.js
6 3 (1.50%) Apache
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 6 (3.00%) MS Office
1 6 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.00%) Simulink
2 2 (1.00%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 8 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.50%) Line 500
3 2 (1.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.50%) SaaS
2 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.00%) Broadband
2 2 (1.00%) Modbus
2 2 (1.00%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (57.50%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 13 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (6.00%) MySQL
4 12 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.50%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 56 (28.00%) Visual Studio
2 25 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (9.50%) NUnit
4 17 (8.50%) MSTest
4 17 (8.50%) Rhino Mocks
4 17 (8.50%) Moq
5 7 (3.50%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (2.50%) LLBLGen Pro
6 5 (2.50%) NetAdvantage
7 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.50%) Hudson
7 1 (0.50%) Subversion
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (7.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (6.50%) Finance
3 10 (5.00%) Automotive
4 6 (3.00%) Law
5 4 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.00%) Banking
7 2 (1.00%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Retail
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 185 (92.50%) Developer
2 118 (59.00%) .NET Developer
3 81 (40.50%) C# Developer
4 53 (26.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (19.50%) Senior Developer
6 34 (17.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (13.00%) Software Developer
8 25 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
9 19 (9.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (8.50%) Senior C# Developer
11 10 (5.00%) Silverlight Developer
11 10 (5.00%) Junior Developer
11 10 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
11 10 (5.00%) Junior
12 9 (4.50%) C# Software Developer
12 9 (4.50%) WPF Developer
13 8 (4.00%) Junior .NET Developer
14 7 (3.50%) Software Engineer
14 7 (3.50%) Applications Developer
14 7 (3.50%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (95.50%) .NET
2 115 (57.50%) ASP.NET
3 94 (47.00%) WCF
4 84 (42.00%) HTML
5 70 (35.00%) XML
6 68 (34.00%) WinForms
7 55 (27.50%) .NET Framework
8 50 (25.00%) CSS
9 42 (21.00%) Silverlight
10 32 (16.00%) LINQ
10 32 (16.00%) jQuery
11 23 (11.50%) HTML5
12 20 (10.00%) Ajax
13 19 (9.50%) SOAP
13 19 (9.50%) Web Services
13 19 (9.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (8.50%) Unity DI Container
14 17 (8.50%) Spring.NET
14 17 (8.50%) Castle Windsor
14 17 (8.50%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (9.00%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (4.50%) iPad
3 9 (4.50%) iPhone
4 4 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.50%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.50%) Smartcard
5 3 (1.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.00%) PMI
7 1 (0.50%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 62 (31.00%) Windows
2 8 (4.00%) Windows 8
3 7 (3.50%) Android
4 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.50%) Linux
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (28.50%) MVC
3 53 (26.50%) TDD
4 42 (21.00%) Scrum
5 32 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 26 (13.00%) CRM
7 24 (12.00%) OO
7 24 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 24 (12.00%) Dependency Injection
8 23 (11.50%) MVVM
8 23 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (10.50%) OOP
10 19 (9.50%) UML
11 18 (9.00%) Web Development
12 17 (8.50%) Kanban
12 17 (8.50%) E-Commerce
13 15 (7.50%) Mentoring
14 11 (5.50%) Workflow
15 10 (5.00%) Mobile Development
16 9 (4.50%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 188 (94.00%) C#
2 92 (46.00%) VB.NET
3 78 (39.00%) SQL
4 75 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 42 (21.00%) T-SQL
6 29 (14.50%) C++
7 16 (8.00%) XAML
8 12 (6.00%) PowerShell
9 10 (5.00%) C
10 9 (4.50%) VBA
11 8 (4.00%) VB
12 7 (3.50%) PHP
13 6 (3.00%) VB6
14 3 (1.50%) Java
15 2 (1.00%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 38 (19.00%) Degree
2 12 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.50%) MCP
4 4 (2.00%) MCSD
5 2 (1.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 8 (4.00%) QA
2 4 (2.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (3.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 64 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.50%) Apple
3 7 (3.50%) Sage
3 7 (3.50%) Oracle
4 5 (2.50%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.50%) Twitter
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Worcestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago