The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 85 107 83
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -24
Permanent jobs citing WPF 146 111 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.71% 2.00% 2.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.21% 5.42% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 119 105 125
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,200 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2026 2048 1976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.63% 36.99% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1727 1822 1738
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WPF
England

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 July 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 July 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
Birmingham +34 47 £35,000 -30.00% 6
Staffordshire +1 34 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Coventry +9 22 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Solihull +3 18 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Warwickshire -1 13 £40,000 -15.78%
Shropshire - 8 £42,500 -
Worcestershire -5 5 £42,000 +5.00%
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 241 (96.02%) C#
2 225 (89.64%) .NET
3 147 (58.57%) SQL Server
3 147 (58.57%) ASP.NET
4 118 (47.01%) WCF
5 111 (44.22%) SQL
6 96 (38.25%) HTML
7 91 (36.25%) Microsoft
8 80 (31.87%) WinForms
9 79 (31.47%) Windows
10 74 (29.48%) .NET Framework
11 69 (27.49%) JavaScript
12 66 (26.29%) MVC
13 61 (24.30%) VB.NET
14 54 (21.51%) XML
15 53 (21.12%) Silverlight
16 50 (19.92%) TDD
17 49 (19.52%) MS Excel
18 45 (17.93%) Scrum
19 43 (17.13%) Web Services
20 40 (15.94%) C++
21 39 (15.54%) Visual Studio
21 39 (15.54%) LINQ
21 39 (15.54%) ASP.NET MVC
22 37 (14.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 36 (14.34%) SharePoint
24 35 (13.94%) Software Engineering
25 34 (13.55%) CSS
25 34 (13.55%) XSLT
26 32 (12.75%) XAML

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 36 (14.34%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.38%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.99%) Apache
4 4 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.20%) IIS
6 2 (0.80%) Drupal
6 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 49 (19.52%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.98%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.59%) MS Office
4 3 (1.20%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.59%) Magento
3 2 (0.80%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (58.57%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.96%) Relational Database
3 22 (8.76%) Oracle Database
4 15 (5.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (5.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (5.58%) RDBMS
6 12 (4.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (3.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (3.19%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.99%) MySQL
10 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 39 (15.54%) Visual Studio
2 16 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (5.18%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (2.79%) NUnit
5 3 (1.20%) Subversion
6 2 (0.80%) NetAdvantage
6 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.80%) LLBLGen Pro
6 2 (0.80%) Moq
6 2 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.80%) MSTest
General
1 23 (9.16%) Finance
2 16 (6.37%) Law
3 12 (4.78%) Retail
4 10 (3.98%) Military
5 9 (3.59%) Banking
6 6 (2.39%) Advertising
6 6 (2.39%) Publishing
7 3 (1.20%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.20%) Games
8 2 (0.80%) Legal
8 2 (0.80%) Automotive
8 2 (0.80%) Marketing
9 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 241 (96.02%) Developer
2 119 (47.41%) C# Developer
3 114 (45.42%) .NET Developer
4 66 (26.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 57 (22.71%) Senior Developer
6 40 (15.94%) Software Developer
7 36 (14.34%) ASP.NET Developer
8 29 (11.55%) Senior C# Developer
9 27 (10.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (6.77%) Senior .NET Developer
11 16 (6.37%) Software Engineer
12 14 (5.58%) Programmer
12 14 (5.58%) WPF Developer
13 13 (5.18%) Applications Developer
13 13 (5.18%) C# Software Engineer
14 12 (4.78%) Web Developer
14 12 (4.78%) .NET Software Engineer
14 12 (4.78%) .NET Programmer
14 12 (4.78%) C# Programmer
15 10 (3.98%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (89.64%) .NET
2 147 (58.57%) ASP.NET
3 118 (47.01%) WCF
4 96 (38.25%) HTML
5 80 (31.87%) WinForms
6 74 (29.48%) .NET Framework
7 54 (21.51%) XML
8 53 (21.12%) Silverlight
9 43 (17.13%) Web Services
10 39 (15.54%) LINQ
10 39 (15.54%) ASP.NET MVC
11 37 (14.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 34 (13.55%) CSS
12 34 (13.55%) XSLT
13 28 (11.16%) HTML5
14 23 (9.16%) jQuery
15 18 (7.17%) NHibernate
15 18 (7.17%) Ajax
16 17 (6.77%) DHTML
17 16 (6.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.37%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.37%) Smartcard
3 14 (5.58%) iPhone
3 14 (5.58%) iPad
4 13 (5.18%) Mathematics
5 10 (3.98%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.39%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.39%) PKI
7 4 (1.59%) EPoS
8 3 (1.20%) Open Source
8 3 (1.20%) Physics
9 2 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 79 (31.47%) Windows
2 13 (5.18%) Apple iOS
2 13 (5.18%) Windows Phone
3 8 (3.19%) Windows 8
4 6 (2.39%) Android
4 6 (2.39%) Windows Phone 8
5 5 (1.99%) Linux
6 3 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (26.29%) MVC
2 50 (19.92%) TDD
3 45 (17.93%) Scrum
4 35 (13.94%) Software Engineering
5 30 (11.95%) OO
6 29 (11.55%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (9.96%) CRM
8 24 (9.56%) Dependency Injection
9 23 (9.16%) Web Development
9 23 (9.16%) E-Commerce
10 20 (7.97%) MVVM
11 16 (6.37%) Cyber Security
12 14 (5.58%) B2B
12 14 (5.58%) Unit Testing
13 13 (5.18%) UML
14 12 (4.78%) AOP
15 10 (3.98%) Workflow
15 10 (3.98%) Digital Forensics
15 10 (3.98%) iOS Development
16 7 (2.79%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 241 (96.02%) C#
2 111 (44.22%) SQL
3 69 (27.49%) JavaScript
4 61 (24.30%) VB.NET
5 40 (15.94%) C++
6 32 (12.75%) XAML
7 28 (11.16%) T-SQL
8 11 (4.38%) Java
9 10 (3.98%) C
9 10 (3.98%) PHP
9 10 (3.98%) VB
10 9 (3.59%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.99%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.99%) Python
11 5 (1.99%) Delphi
11 5 (1.99%) Perl
12 3 (1.20%) VB6
13 2 (0.80%) VBA
14 1 (0.40%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (9.96%) Degree
2 15 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (5.98%) MCP
3 4 (1.59%) MCSD
3 4 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.80%) MCAD
4 2 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.40%) MCTS
5 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.39%) TickIT
1 6 (2.39%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 91 (36.25%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.56%) Oracle
3 14 (5.58%) Apple
4 5 (1.99%) Epicor
5 2 (0.80%) Infragistics
5 2 (0.80%) Sage
6 1 (0.40%) Typemock
6 1 (0.40%) ION Trading
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 8%Bonus,Pension,Bupa,25 days
Posted: 7 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days annual leave + Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 26 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 depending on experience
Posted: 26 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 27 days ago