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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 104 118 93
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Permanent jobs citing WPF 122 97 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.18% 1.78% 2.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.01% 5.26% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 102 87 109
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
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
2029 1844 1920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.23% 33.89% 39.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1756 1646 1669
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 39 £38,000 -8.70% 5
Birmingham -9 26 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Warwickshire +4 16 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Coventry 0 16 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Shropshire +8 10 £42,500 +6.25%
Wolverhampton +4 7 £32,500 -10.95% 1
Solihull -2 7 £30,000 +2.56% 3
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 233 (95.49%) .NET
2 219 (89.75%) C#
3 166 (68.03%) SQL Server
4 152 (62.30%) ASP.NET
5 117 (47.95%) WCF
6 100 (40.98%) SQL
6 100 (40.98%) Microsoft
7 97 (39.75%) HTML
8 95 (38.93%) WinForms
9 88 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
10 85 (34.84%) VB.NET
10 85 (34.84%) Windows
11 82 (33.61%) JavaScript
11 82 (33.61%) .NET Framework
12 69 (28.28%) XML
13 64 (26.23%) MVC
14 49 (20.08%) MS Excel
15 48 (19.67%) SharePoint
15 48 (19.67%) TDD
16 41 (16.80%) Visual Studio
16 41 (16.80%) Web Services
16 41 (16.80%) Software Engineering
17 40 (16.39%) LINQ
18 39 (15.98%) XSLT
19 38 (15.57%) XAML
19 38 (15.57%) Silverlight
20 37 (15.16%) CSS
21 36 (14.75%) OO
21 36 (14.75%) Scrum
22 33 (13.52%) ASP.NET MVC

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 48 (19.67%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.56%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (3.69%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (2.46%) Apache
5 5 (2.05%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.23%) IIS
7 2 (0.82%) Drupal
7 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 49 (20.08%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.10%) InfoPath
3 9 (3.69%) MS Office
4 3 (1.23%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 13 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.64%) Magento
3 2 (0.82%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.23%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (68.03%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.48%) Relational Database
3 17 (6.97%) Oracle Database
4 14 (5.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (4.92%) RDBMS
7 10 (4.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.46%) MySQL
10 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (16.80%) Visual Studio
2 22 (9.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (6.97%) NUnit
4 11 (4.51%) Oracle Forms
4 11 (4.51%) MSTest
4 11 (4.51%) Rhino Mocks
4 11 (4.51%) Moq
5 3 (1.23%) Subversion
6 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.82%) NetAdvantage
6 2 (0.82%) LLBLGen Pro
General
1 26 (10.66%) Finance
2 14 (5.74%) Law
3 12 (4.92%) Retail
4 7 (2.87%) Military
5 3 (1.23%) Banking
5 3 (1.23%) Advertising
5 3 (1.23%) Games
5 3 (1.23%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.82%) Automotive
6 2 (0.82%) Legal
6 2 (0.82%) Marketing
6 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 232 (95.08%) Developer
2 114 (46.72%) .NET Developer
3 100 (40.98%) C# Developer
4 64 (26.23%) Senior Developer
5 52 (21.31%) C# .NET Developer
6 45 (18.44%) Software Developer
7 37 (15.16%) ASP.NET Developer
8 34 (13.93%) Senior C# Developer
9 24 (9.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (6.56%) Senior .NET Developer
10 16 (6.56%) Software Engineer
11 15 (6.15%) Programmer
12 13 (5.33%) Web Developer
12 13 (5.33%) C# Software Engineer
12 13 (5.33%) WPF Developer
12 13 (5.33%) C# Programmer
13 12 (4.92%) .NET Programmer
13 12 (4.92%) .NET Software Engineer
14 10 (4.10%) Lead Developer
15 9 (3.69%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (95.49%) .NET
2 152 (62.30%) ASP.NET
3 117 (47.95%) WCF
4 97 (39.75%) HTML
5 95 (38.93%) WinForms
6 82 (33.61%) .NET Framework
7 69 (28.28%) XML
8 41 (16.80%) Web Services
9 40 (16.39%) LINQ
10 39 (15.98%) XSLT
11 38 (15.57%) Silverlight
12 37 (15.16%) CSS
13 33 (13.52%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (12.70%) DHTML
15 30 (12.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 26 (10.66%) jQuery
17 22 (9.02%) Ajax
18 21 (8.61%) Spring.NET
18 21 (8.61%) Castle Windsor
19 19 (7.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.07%) Computer Science
2 20 (8.20%) Mathematics
3 17 (6.97%) Smartcard
4 12 (4.92%) iPhone
4 12 (4.92%) iPad
5 11 (4.51%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (2.05%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.64%) EPoS
8 3 (1.23%) Tandem
8 3 (1.23%) Physics
9 1 (0.41%) Open Source
9 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (34.84%) Windows
2 11 (4.51%) Windows 8
3 8 (3.28%) Windows Phone
4 6 (2.46%) Linux
5 5 (2.05%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (26.23%) MVC
3 48 (19.67%) TDD
4 41 (16.80%) Software Engineering
5 36 (14.75%) Scrum
5 36 (14.75%) OO
6 31 (12.70%) Web Development
7 26 (10.66%) CRM
8 23 (9.43%) Dependency Injection
9 22 (9.02%) E-Commerce
10 19 (7.79%) MVVM
11 18 (7.38%) Unit Testing
12 17 (6.97%) Workflow
12 17 (6.97%) Cyber Security
13 16 (6.56%) Mentoring
14 15 (6.15%) UML
15 12 (4.92%) OOP
15 12 (4.92%) B2B
16 11 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 219 (89.75%) C#
2 100 (40.98%) SQL
3 85 (34.84%) VB.NET
4 82 (33.61%) JavaScript
5 38 (15.57%) XAML
6 27 (11.07%) T-SQL
7 26 (10.66%) C++
8 21 (8.61%) VB
9 11 (4.51%) PHP
10 8 (3.28%) C
11 6 (2.46%) Perl
11 6 (2.46%) Delphi
11 6 (2.46%) Java
11 6 (2.46%) Python
12 5 (2.05%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.23%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.23%) VB6
14 2 (0.82%) VBA
15 1 (0.41%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (6.56%) Degree
2 15 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (5.33%) MCP
4 4 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.64%) MCSD
5 2 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.82%) MCAD
5 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.23%) QA
Vendors
1 100 (40.98%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.79%) Oracle
3 12 (4.92%) Apple
4 2 (0.82%) Sage
4 2 (0.82%) Infragistics
4 2 (0.82%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.41%) Typemock
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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