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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 155 97 108
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +11
Permanent jobs citing WPF 88 135 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.43% 2.34% 2.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.19% 6.26% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 86 129 109
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2102 2155 1984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.13% 37.34% 36.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1754 1955 1714
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing WPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +10 38 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Birmingham -38 27 £35,000 -9.67% 1
Coventry +9 13 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Worcestershire -9 6 £27,500 -18.51%
Shropshire -19 2 £42,500 -3.40%
West Bromwich -4 1 £36,500 +12.30%
Warwickshire -7 1 £42,500 +15.64% 2
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WPF.

1 224 (97.39%) C#
2 210 (91.30%) .NET
3 141 (61.30%) ASP.NET
4 134 (58.26%) SQL
5 122 (53.04%) JavaScript
6 106 (46.09%) MVC
7 92 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 90 (39.13%) WCF
9 77 (33.48%) Windows
10 75 (32.61%) WinForms
11 73 (31.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 71 (30.87%) Microsoft
13 65 (28.26%) .NET Framework
14 59 (25.65%) HTML
15 58 (25.22%) CSS
16 56 (24.35%) Degree
17 54 (23.48%) TDD
17 54 (23.48%) jQuery
18 53 (23.04%) VB.NET
18 53 (23.04%) ASP.NET Web API
19 51 (22.17%) Web Services
19 51 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
20 50 (21.74%) Software Engineering
21 45 (19.57%) LINQ
21 45 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
21 45 (19.57%) Entity Framework
22 43 (18.70%) OO
23 40 (17.39%) Visual Studio
24 39 (16.96%) XML
24 39 (16.96%) SharePoint

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (16.96%) SharePoint
2 23 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.87%) IIS
4 1 (0.43%) Apache
4 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (10.43%) Office 365
3 7 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.30%) SaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.30%) Internet
2 2 (0.87%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.43%) Broadband
3 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.39%) SQL Server 2014
3 15 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.65%) VLDB
5 9 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.04%) MySQL
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.78%) TeamCity
3 10 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (3.91%) Moq
4 9 (3.91%) NUnit
4 9 (3.91%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (3.48%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.48%) MSTest
6 4 (1.74%) Subversion
6 4 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.74%) Xcode
7 3 (1.30%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.43%) Hudson
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (0.43%) Selenium
General
1 17 (7.39%) Finance
2 11 (4.78%) Retail
3 5 (2.17%) Banking
3 5 (2.17%) Games
4 3 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.87%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 164 (71.30%) Developer
2 131 (56.96%) .NET Developer
3 86 (37.39%) C# Developer
4 70 (30.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 53 (23.04%) Software Developer
6 50 (21.74%) ASP.NET Developer
7 45 (19.57%) WPF Developer
8 42 (18.26%) .NET Software Developer
9 38 (16.52%) C# Software Developer
9 38 (16.52%) C# WPF Developer
10 35 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 34 (14.78%) SQL Developer
12 29 (12.61%) Software Engineer
13 27 (11.74%) WinForms Developer
14 25 (10.87%) Programmer
15 24 (10.43%) C# Programmer
16 22 (9.57%) .NET Programmer
16 22 (9.57%) Office 365 Developer
16 22 (9.57%) SharePoint Developer
17 18 (7.83%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (91.30%) .NET
2 141 (61.30%) ASP.NET
3 90 (39.13%) WCF
4 75 (32.61%) WinForms
5 73 (31.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 65 (28.26%) .NET Framework
7 59 (25.65%) HTML
8 58 (25.22%) CSS
9 54 (23.48%) jQuery
10 53 (23.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 51 (22.17%) Web Services
12 45 (19.57%) Entity Framework
12 45 (19.57%) LINQ
13 39 (16.96%) XML
14 32 (13.91%) WF
14 32 (13.91%) XSL
15 29 (12.61%) HTML5
16 28 (12.17%) AngularJS
17 13 (5.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 12 (5.22%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.87%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.22%) Artificial Intelligence
3 12 (5.22%) Fat Client
3 12 (5.22%) Thin Client
4 10 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (2.17%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.17%) Tandem
6 4 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.74%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.30%) User Experience
8 2 (0.87%) FMCG
9 1 (0.43%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.43%) Fintech
9 1 (0.43%) PDA
9 1 (0.43%) Physics
9 1 (0.43%) SCADA
9 1 (0.43%) Streaming Music
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 77 (33.48%) Windows
2 12 (5.22%) Unix
3 11 (4.78%) Windows 10
4 5 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.74%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.43%) Android
6 1 (0.43%) Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (46.09%) MVC
2 54 (23.48%) TDD
3 51 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (21.74%) Software Engineering
5 43 (18.70%) OO
6 30 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 29 (12.61%) MVVM
8 25 (10.87%) OOP
9 24 (10.43%) Unit Testing
10 22 (9.57%) Web Development
11 21 (9.13%) Scrum
12 20 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (8.26%) SDLC
14 16 (6.96%) QMS
14 16 (6.96%) Test Planning
15 15 (6.52%) Integration Testing
15 15 (6.52%) System Integration Testing
16 14 (6.09%) Change Management
17 10 (4.35%) Configuration Management
17 10 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 224 (97.39%) C#
2 134 (58.26%) SQL
3 122 (53.04%) JavaScript
4 53 (23.04%) VB.NET
5 36 (15.65%) T-SQL
6 25 (10.87%) PL/SQL
7 24 (10.43%) XAML
8 21 (9.13%) C++
9 13 (5.65%) Java
10 12 (5.22%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.91%) F#
12 6 (2.61%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.17%) C
14 4 (1.74%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.30%) VB
16 2 (0.87%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.87%) Perl
16 2 (0.87%) Python
17 1 (0.43%) Delphi
17 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (24.35%) Degree
2 7 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.87%) MCP
3 2 (0.87%) MCTS
4 1 (0.43%) ISEB
4 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.43%) OCA
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.30%) QA
1 3 (1.30%) TickIT
2 2 (0.87%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 71 (30.87%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.87%) Oracle
3 5 (2.17%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.30%) Telerik
5 1 (0.43%) Apple
5 1 (0.43%) Google
5 1 (0.43%) Infragistics
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