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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 112 114 98
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Permanent jobs citing WPF 114 102 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.01% 1.90% 2.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.61% 5.54% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 96 92 98
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 £31,250 £25,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £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
2031 1841 1943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.89% 34.25% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1775 1645 1685
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 £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 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 30 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 +12 37 £38,000 -12.13% 6
Birmingham -25 19 £38,750 +19.23% 3
Warwickshire +3 18 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Coventry -5 13 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Shropshire +10 12 £42,500 +6.25%
Solihull 0 7 £30,000 +2.56% 1
Wolverhampton 0 7 £32,500 -10.95% 1
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 235 (96.71%) .NET
2 217 (89.30%) C#
3 169 (69.55%) SQL Server
4 155 (63.79%) ASP.NET
5 113 (46.50%) WCF
6 101 (41.56%) HTML
7 99 (40.74%) Microsoft
8 96 (39.51%) WinForms
8 96 (39.51%) SQL
9 89 (36.63%) JavaScript
9 89 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
10 87 (35.80%) VB.NET
11 85 (34.98%) Windows
12 81 (33.33%) .NET Framework
13 73 (30.04%) XML
14 66 (27.16%) MVC
15 48 (19.75%) TDD
15 48 (19.75%) SharePoint
16 44 (18.11%) MS Excel
16 44 (18.11%) Software Engineering
17 41 (16.87%) XAML
18 40 (16.46%) CSS
18 40 (16.46%) LINQ
19 39 (16.05%) Visual Studio
19 39 (16.05%) XSLT
19 39 (16.05%) Web Services
20 38 (15.64%) Silverlight
21 36 (14.81%) OO
22 34 (13.99%) Scrum
22 34 (13.99%) DHTML

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (19.75%) SharePoint
2 17 (7.00%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (4.12%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (2.47%) Apache
5 5 (2.06%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.23%) IIS
7 2 (0.82%) Drupal
7 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 44 (18.11%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.12%) MS Office
2 10 (4.12%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.23%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 14 (5.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.23%) Line 500
2 3 (1.23%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.23%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (69.55%) SQL Server
2 29 (11.93%) Relational Database
3 15 (6.17%) Oracle Database
4 14 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (5.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (4.94%) RDBMS
7 10 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.88%) MySQL
9 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (16.05%) Visual Studio
2 22 (9.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (7.00%) NUnit
4 12 (4.94%) Oracle Forms
5 11 (4.53%) MSTest
5 11 (4.53%) Rhino Mocks
5 11 (4.53%) Moq
6 3 (1.23%) LLBLGen Pro
6 3 (1.23%) NetAdvantage
6 3 (1.23%) Subversion
6 3 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (11.93%) Finance
2 12 (4.94%) Law
3 11 (4.53%) Retail
4 5 (2.06%) Military
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%) Banking
6 2 (0.82%) Marketing
6 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 229 (94.24%) Developer
2 115 (47.33%) .NET Developer
3 98 (40.33%) C# Developer
4 62 (25.51%) Senior Developer
5 52 (21.40%) C# .NET Developer
6 46 (18.93%) Software Developer
7 38 (15.64%) ASP.NET Developer
8 35 (14.40%) Senior C# Developer
9 25 (10.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (6.58%) Senior .NET Developer
11 15 (6.17%) Software Engineer
12 14 (5.76%) Programmer
13 13 (5.35%) Web Developer
14 12 (4.94%) C# Software Engineer
14 12 (4.94%) C# Programmer
15 11 (4.53%) WPF Developer
15 11 (4.53%) Lead Developer
15 11 (4.53%) .NET Programmer
15 11 (4.53%) .NET Software Engineer
16 9 (3.70%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (96.71%) .NET
2 155 (63.79%) ASP.NET
3 113 (46.50%) WCF
4 101 (41.56%) HTML
5 96 (39.51%) WinForms
6 81 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 73 (30.04%) XML
8 40 (16.46%) CSS
8 40 (16.46%) LINQ
9 39 (16.05%) Web Services
9 39 (16.05%) XSLT
10 38 (15.64%) Silverlight
11 34 (13.99%) DHTML
12 32 (13.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (11.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 26 (10.70%) jQuery
15 21 (8.64%) Spring.NET
15 21 (8.64%) Castle Windsor
15 21 (8.64%) Ajax
16 18 (7.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.93%) Computer Science
2 22 (9.05%) Mathematics
3 19 (7.82%) Smartcard
4 12 (4.94%) iPhone
4 12 (4.94%) iPad
5 11 (4.53%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (2.06%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.23%) Physics
8 3 (1.23%) Tandem
8 3 (1.23%) EPoS
9 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.41%) User Experience
10 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 85 (34.98%) Windows
2 11 (4.53%) Windows 8
3 8 (3.29%) Windows Phone
4 7 (2.88%) Linux
5 5 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.41%) UNIX
7 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (27.16%) MVC
3 48 (19.75%) TDD
4 44 (18.11%) Software Engineering
5 36 (14.81%) OO
6 34 (13.99%) Scrum
7 31 (12.76%) Web Development
8 26 (10.70%) CRM
9 22 (9.05%) Dependency Injection
10 21 (8.64%) E-Commerce
11 19 (7.82%) Unit Testing
11 19 (7.82%) Cyber Security
12 18 (7.41%) Workflow
13 17 (7.00%) UML
13 17 (7.00%) Mentoring
14 15 (6.17%) MVVM
15 13 (5.35%) OOP
16 12 (4.94%) B2B
17 11 (4.53%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (4.53%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 217 (89.30%) C#
2 96 (39.51%) SQL
3 89 (36.63%) JavaScript
4 87 (35.80%) VB.NET
5 41 (16.87%) XAML
6 27 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 27 (11.11%) C++
7 22 (9.05%) VB
8 11 (4.53%) PHP
9 7 (2.88%) Java
10 6 (2.47%) C
10 6 (2.47%) Delphi
10 6 (2.47%) Perl
10 6 (2.47%) Python
11 5 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.65%) VB6
13 3 (1.23%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.23%) VBA
14 1 (0.41%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (6.58%) Degree
2 15 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (5.35%) MCP
4 4 (1.65%) MCSD
5 3 (1.23%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.82%) MCAD
6 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.23%) QA
Vendors
1 99 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.41%) Oracle
3 12 (4.94%) Apple
4 3 (1.23%) Sage
4 3 (1.23%) Infragistics
5 2 (0.82%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.41%) Typemock
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Warwick, Warwickshire
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
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Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
Posted: 11 hours ago
Staffordshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25k - 28k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blithe Computer Systems Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum negotiable dependent upon experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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