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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 102 88 110
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Permanent jobs citing WPF 142 146 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.42% 2.70% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.71% 7.27% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 134 119 104
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £31,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2115 2008 2037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.12% 37.19% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1911 1720 1816
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -3 51 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Worcestershire +13 23 £30,500 -27.38% 5
Staffordshire -3 22 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Solihull +10 12 £38,750 +19.23%
Coventry -21 12 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Warwickshire -16 11 £33,500 -16.25% 1
Halesowen - 3 £32,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £36,250 -
Wolverhampton -4 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Shropshire -12 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Herefordshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 233 (95.10%) .NET
2 230 (93.88%) C#
3 140 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 132 (53.88%) WCF
5 129 (52.65%) ASP.NET
6 107 (43.67%) HTML
6 107 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
7 99 (40.41%) JavaScript
8 92 (37.55%) SQL
9 89 (36.33%) WinForms
10 77 (31.43%) Microsoft
11 75 (30.61%) Software Engineering
12 74 (30.20%) Windows
13 67 (27.35%) MVC
14 66 (26.94%) VB.NET
14 66 (26.94%) Degree
15 63 (25.71%) CSS
15 63 (25.71%) Visual Studio
16 55 (22.45%) Computer Science
17 52 (21.22%) Scrum
18 51 (20.82%) HTML5
19 49 (20.00%) C++
20 40 (16.33%) Mentoring
21 38 (15.51%) T-SQL
21 38 (15.51%) LINQ
22 37 (15.10%) Silverlight
22 37 (15.10%) XML
23 35 (14.29%) TDD
24 33 (13.47%) .NET Framework
25 30 (12.24%) Unit Testing

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.27%) Umbraco
2 8 (3.27%) IIS
3 7 (2.86%) Node.js
4 4 (1.63%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (1.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.82%) Simulink
2 2 (0.82%) Stateflow
3 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.86%) SaaS
2 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.86%) Broadband
2 2 (0.82%) Modbus
2 2 (0.82%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.80%) MySQL
3 19 (7.76%) SQLite
4 18 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (5.71%) MongoDB
6 13 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (4.49%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.63%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.22%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 63 (25.71%) Visual Studio
2 25 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (6.53%) MSTest
3 16 (6.53%) Rhino Mocks
3 16 (6.53%) Moq
3 16 (6.53%) NUnit
4 6 (2.45%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.22%) Subversion
5 3 (1.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.41%) JIRA
6 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (11.02%) Finance
2 15 (6.12%) Games
3 9 (3.67%) Automotive
4 8 (3.27%) Law
4 8 (3.27%) Advertising
4 8 (3.27%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.04%) Publishing
6 5 (2.04%) Legal
7 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.82%) Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 207 (84.49%) Developer
2 104 (42.45%) .NET Developer
3 90 (36.73%) C# Developer
4 53 (21.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 48 (19.59%) Software Developer
6 37 (15.10%) Senior Developer
6 37 (15.10%) ASP.NET Developer
7 30 (12.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 25 (10.20%) Software Engineer
9 16 (6.53%) Senior C# Developer
10 15 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
10 15 (6.12%) C# Software Developer
11 13 (5.31%) Junior
11 13 (5.31%) Graduate
12 12 (4.90%) WPF Developer
12 12 (4.90%) Mobile Developer
12 12 (4.90%) Junior Developer
13 10 (4.08%) Lead Developer
14 8 (3.27%) Applications Developer
14 8 (3.27%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (95.10%) .NET
2 132 (53.88%) WCF
3 129 (52.65%) ASP.NET
4 107 (43.67%) HTML
5 89 (36.33%) WinForms
6 63 (25.71%) CSS
7 51 (20.82%) HTML5
8 38 (15.51%) LINQ
9 37 (15.10%) XML
9 37 (15.10%) Silverlight
10 33 (13.47%) .NET Framework
11 28 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 26 (10.61%) jQuery
13 22 (8.98%) AngularJS
14 16 (6.53%) Castle Windsor
14 16 (6.53%) Ninject
14 16 (6.53%) Spring.NET
14 16 (6.53%) Web Services
14 16 (6.53%) Unity DI Container
15 15 (6.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (22.45%) Computer Science
2 18 (7.35%) User Experience
3 16 (6.53%) Inversion of Control
4 12 (4.90%) Mathematics
5 11 (4.49%) Fat Client
5 11 (4.49%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.86%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.45%) iPad
7 6 (2.45%) iPhone
8 5 (2.04%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.63%) Animation
10 3 (1.22%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (1.22%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (0.82%) PMI
12 1 (0.41%) Biotechnology
12 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.41%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 74 (30.20%) Windows
2 28 (11.43%) Android
3 18 (7.35%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.04%) Windows 8
4 5 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.41%) UNIX
5 1 (0.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (30.61%) Software Engineering
3 67 (27.35%) MVC
4 52 (21.22%) Scrum
5 40 (16.33%) Mentoring
6 35 (14.29%) TDD
7 30 (12.24%) Unit Testing
7 30 (12.24%) OO
8 23 (9.39%) E-Commerce
8 23 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (9.39%) MVVM
9 22 (8.98%) Dependency Injection
9 22 (8.98%) OOP
10 21 (8.57%) Android Development
11 18 (7.35%) Kanban
12 15 (6.12%) Project Management
13 14 (5.71%) CRM
13 14 (5.71%) UML
14 12 (4.90%) Software Delivery
15 11 (4.49%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 230 (93.88%) C#
2 99 (40.41%) JavaScript
3 92 (37.55%) SQL
4 66 (26.94%) VB.NET
5 49 (20.00%) C++
6 38 (15.51%) T-SQL
7 26 (10.61%) PowerShell
8 20 (8.16%) Java
9 12 (4.90%) VB
9 12 (4.90%) C
10 6 (2.45%) PHP
11 4 (1.63%) XAML
12 3 (1.22%) VB6
12 3 (1.22%) VBA
13 2 (0.82%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.41%) VC++
Qualifications
1 66 (26.94%) Degree
2 9 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.45%) MCP
4 4 (1.63%) MCSD
5 2 (0.82%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.08%) ISO 9001
2 7 (2.86%) TickIT
3 6 (2.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 77 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.76%) Apple
3 13 (5.31%) Xamarin
4 9 (3.67%) GUPTA
5 8 (3.27%) Oracle
6 5 (2.04%) Google
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Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Talent International - Configit
Salary: bonus, Pension, free lunches
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Lichfield
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Herefordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Boston Capel
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Autus HR
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £47000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Redditch
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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