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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 99 96 104
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing WPF 136 132 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.38% 2.42% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.78% 6.58% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 126 108 98
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 £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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
2007 2007 1903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.15% 36.80% 34.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1820 1714 1695
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +18 46 £42,500 +9.67% 5
Worcestershire +21 23 £30,000 -33.33% 4
Staffordshire -11 21 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Warwickshire -7 14 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Solihull +8 13 £40,000 +28.00%
Coventry -20 7 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Halesowen - 3 £32,500 -
Herefordshire - 2 £42,500 -
Shropshire -11 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Wolverhampton -13 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Dudley - 1 £45,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £35,000 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £45,000 -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 244 (94.94%) C#
2 238 (92.61%) .NET
3 146 (56.81%) SQL Server
4 143 (55.64%) ASP.NET
5 139 (54.09%) WCF
6 127 (49.42%) Agile Software Development
7 103 (40.08%) JavaScript
8 98 (38.13%) HTML
9 91 (35.41%) SQL
10 86 (33.46%) WinForms
11 82 (31.91%) Microsoft
12 80 (31.13%) Windows
13 78 (30.35%) Software Engineering
13 78 (30.35%) MVC
14 63 (24.51%) CSS
14 63 (24.51%) Degree
15 60 (23.35%) Visual Studio
16 58 (22.57%) Scrum
17 57 (22.18%) VB.NET
18 52 (20.23%) Computer Science
19 45 (17.51%) HTML5
19 45 (17.51%) TDD
20 43 (16.73%) Mentoring
21 41 (15.95%) C++
22 39 (15.18%) MVVM
23 38 (14.79%) LINQ
24 37 (14.40%) AngularJS
25 36 (14.01%) Silverlight
25 36 (14.01%) T-SQL
26 35 (13.62%) Continuous Integration

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 31 (12.06%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.33%) Node.js
3 5 (1.95%) Umbraco
3 5 (1.95%) IIS
4 4 (1.56%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.39%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.39%) Revit
2 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.89%) SaaS
2 9 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.72%) GitHub
4 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.11%) Broadband
2 1 (0.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (56.81%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.12%) MySQL
3 22 (8.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (7.39%) SQLite
5 17 (6.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (5.45%) MongoDB
7 9 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (3.50%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.56%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.17%) EDRMS
12 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 60 (23.35%) Visual Studio
2 25 (9.73%) NUnit
2 25 (9.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (7.78%) MSTest
3 20 (7.78%) Rhino Mocks
3 20 (7.78%) Moq
4 14 (5.45%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.11%) JIRA
6 7 (2.72%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.72%) Subversion
7 5 (1.95%) NuGet
7 5 (1.95%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.95%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (1.95%) NSubstitute
General
1 29 (11.28%) Finance
2 21 (8.17%) Games
3 9 (3.50%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.11%) Advertising
5 7 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.33%) Law
7 5 (1.95%) Legal
7 5 (1.95%) Publishing
8 4 (1.56%) Automotive
9 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.78%) Back Office
9 2 (0.78%) Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 218 (84.82%) Developer
2 103 (40.08%) .NET Developer
3 96 (37.35%) C# Developer
4 56 (21.79%) Software Developer
5 53 (20.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 34 (13.23%) Senior Developer
7 33 (12.84%) ASP.NET Developer
8 30 (11.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 28 (10.89%) Software Engineer
10 21 (8.17%) Senior C# Developer
11 16 (6.23%) C# Software Developer
12 13 (5.06%) WPF Developer
12 13 (5.06%) Graduate
13 12 (4.67%) Junior
13 12 (4.67%) Mobile Developer
14 11 (4.28%) Junior Developer
15 9 (3.50%) Lead Developer
15 9 (3.50%) Senior .NET Developer
16 7 (2.72%) Team Leader
16 7 (2.72%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (92.61%) .NET
2 143 (55.64%) ASP.NET
3 139 (54.09%) WCF
4 98 (38.13%) HTML
5 86 (33.46%) WinForms
6 63 (24.51%) CSS
7 45 (17.51%) HTML5
8 38 (14.79%) LINQ
9 37 (14.40%) AngularJS
10 36 (14.01%) Silverlight
11 32 (12.45%) jQuery
11 32 (12.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (11.28%) XML
13 27 (10.51%) .NET Framework
13 27 (10.51%) Ninject
14 20 (7.78%) Spring.NET
14 20 (7.78%) Castle Windsor
14 20 (7.78%) Unity DI Container
15 14 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (5.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (20.23%) Computer Science
2 20 (7.78%) Inversion of Control
3 19 (7.39%) User Experience
4 12 (4.67%) Mathematics
5 11 (4.28%) Fat Client
5 11 (4.28%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.72%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.56%) Animation
7 4 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.56%) iPad
7 4 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.56%) iPhone
8 3 (1.17%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (1.17%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (0.78%) PMI
10 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.39%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.39%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 80 (31.13%) Windows
2 25 (9.73%) Android
3 18 (7.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.95%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (1.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (49.42%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (30.35%) Software Engineering
2 78 (30.35%) MVC
3 58 (22.57%) Scrum
4 45 (17.51%) TDD
5 43 (16.73%) Mentoring
6 39 (15.18%) MVVM
7 35 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (12.06%) OO
9 28 (10.89%) Unit Testing
9 28 (10.89%) Dependency Injection
10 22 (8.56%) Kanban
11 20 (7.78%) OOP
12 19 (7.39%) Web Application Development
13 17 (6.61%) Android Development
13 17 (6.61%) E-Commerce
14 15 (5.84%) Project Management
15 14 (5.45%) Open Source
16 12 (4.67%) Web Development
17 11 (4.28%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 244 (94.94%) C#
2 103 (40.08%) JavaScript
3 91 (35.41%) SQL
4 57 (22.18%) VB.NET
5 41 (15.95%) C++
6 36 (14.01%) T-SQL
7 27 (10.51%) PowerShell
8 19 (7.39%) Java
9 14 (5.45%) VB
10 9 (3.50%) C
11 6 (2.33%) PHP
12 5 (1.95%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.95%) XAML
13 2 (0.78%) VB6
14 1 (0.39%) VBA
14 1 (0.39%) VC++
14 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.39%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 63 (24.51%) Degree
2 7 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.56%) MCSD
4 3 (1.17%) MCP
5 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.33%) TickIT
2 5 (1.95%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 82 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.00%) Xamarin
3 16 (6.23%) Apple
4 9 (3.50%) GUPTA
5 8 (3.11%) Oracle
6 5 (1.95%) Google
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Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 per annum
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