The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for WPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 126 109
Rank change year-on-year +16 -17  
Permanent jobs citing WPF 31 38 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.33% 1.28% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.14% 3.53% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 38
Median salary £36,250 £38,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.84% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £40,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +12.50%  

WPF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 987 1078 1196
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.25% 36.42% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 599 704 758
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing WPF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Scotland

WPF
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WPF in Scotland.

Salary trend for WPF in Scotland

WPF
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WPF in Scotland

WPF
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +16 22 £35,000 +22.80% 5
Glasgow -1 8 £37,500 -2.59% 1
Dundee +8 1 £40,000 +25.00%
WPF
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for WPF.

1 63 (91.30%) C#
2 56 (81.16%) .NET
3 47 (68.12%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (31.88%) Finance
5 20 (28.99%) Java
5 20 (28.99%) MVVM
6 18 (26.09%) SQL
7 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
8 16 (23.19%) MVC
9 14 (20.29%) PowerBuilder
9 14 (20.29%) TDD
9 14 (20.29%) Software Engineering
10 13 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (17.39%) PL/SQL
12 11 (15.94%) HTML
12 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET
12 11 (15.94%) JIRA
13 10 (14.49%) Xamarin
13 10 (14.49%) Scrum
13 10 (14.49%) CSS
13 10 (14.49%) OO
13 10 (14.49%) XAML
14 9 (13.04%) LINQ
14 9 (13.04%) Degree
15 8 (11.59%) Windows
15 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
15 8 (11.59%) Unity DI Container
15 8 (11.59%) HTML5
16 7 (10.14%) Relational Database
16 7 (10.14%) Multithreading

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (7.25%) CMS
1 5 (7.25%) IIS
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (5.80%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) GitHub
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.90%) DB2
5 2 (2.90%) GIS
5 2 (2.90%) KDB
5 2 (2.90%) Kdb+
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.90%) Spatial Data
6 1 (1.45%) Big Data
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) PowerBuilder
2 11 (15.94%) JIRA
3 6 (8.70%) Moq
3 6 (8.70%) NUnit
3 6 (8.70%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.25%) Subversion
4 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.80%) Bugzilla
5 4 (5.80%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (5.80%) Trac
6 3 (4.35%) Jasmine
6 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.35%) JUnit
6 3 (4.35%) MSTest
6 3 (4.35%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.90%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 22 (31.88%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Electronics
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (92.75%) Developer
2 35 (50.72%) .NET Developer
3 24 (34.78%) C# Developer
4 13 (18.84%) WPF Developer
5 11 (15.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Senior Developer
6 7 (10.14%) VB.NET Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Software Developer
8 5 (7.25%) C# WPF Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Xamarin Developer
9 4 (5.80%) .NET Web Applications Developer
9 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
9 4 (5.80%) C# Application Developer
9 4 (5.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.80%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 4 (5.80%) C# Web Applications Developer
9 4 (5.80%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (81.16%) .NET
2 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET
2 11 (15.94%) HTML
3 10 (14.49%) CSS
4 9 (13.04%) LINQ
5 8 (11.59%) HTML5
5 8 (11.59%) Unity DI Container
6 7 (10.14%) .NET Framework
6 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (8.70%) AngularJS
7 6 (8.70%) WinForms
8 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 5 (7.25%) WCF
9 4 (5.80%) Entity Framework
9 4 (5.80%) jQuery
9 4 (5.80%) SOAP
10 3 (4.35%) Castle Windsor
10 3 (4.35%) CSS3
10 3 (4.35%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 3 (4.35%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (7.25%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.35%) Social Network
2 3 (4.35%) User Experience
2 3 (4.35%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Arduino
4 1 (1.45%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.45%) Fintech
4 1 (1.45%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Android
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (68.12%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.99%) MVVM
3 16 (23.19%) MVC
4 14 (20.29%) Software Engineering
4 14 (20.29%) TDD
5 13 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.49%) OO
6 10 (14.49%) Scrum
7 7 (10.14%) Multithreading
7 7 (10.14%) SDLC
7 7 (10.14%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (7.25%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (7.25%) OOP
10 4 (5.80%) Content Management
10 4 (5.80%) Front End Development
10 4 (5.80%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (5.80%) Kanban
10 4 (5.80%) Performance Optimisation
10 4 (5.80%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 63 (91.30%) C#
2 20 (28.99%) Java
3 18 (26.09%) SQL
4 12 (17.39%) PL/SQL
5 10 (14.49%) XAML
6 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.14%) Shell Script
7 7 (10.14%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.35%) C++
9 3 (4.35%) TypeScript
9 3 (4.35%) VB
10 2 (2.90%) Python
11 1 (1.45%) C
11 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.45%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.45%) Perl
11 1 (1.45%) PHP
11 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Xamarin
2 7 (10.14%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.80%) Adobe
5 3 (4.35%) Facebook
5 3 (4.35%) Infragistics
5 3 (4.35%) Twitter
6 1 (1.45%) Sybase
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