Period
to 27 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for WPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WPF over the 6 months to 27 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 170 140
Rank change year-on-year -76 -30 -4
Permanent jobs citing WPF 67 146 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.70% 1.51% 2.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.01% 4.09% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 60 151 222
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,125 £48,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%

WPF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,341 3,574 3,909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 34.78% 37.02% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,718 3,157 3,386
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing WPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WPF 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for WPF in the West Midlands

WPF
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 27 April 2018.

Salary histogram for WPF 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 6 months to 27 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire -33 23 £48,000 +20.00% 8
Worcestershire +29 14 £35,000 +6.06% 9
Shropshire +21 8 £42,500 +88.89% 4
Coventry -7 8 £58,750 +128.16% 2
Birmingham -44 8 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Solihull +4 3 £27,500 -34.52%
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2018, IT jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WPF.

1 67 (100.00%) C#
2 55 (82.09%) .NET
3 38 (56.72%) SQL Server
4 37 (55.22%) Windows
5 35 (52.24%) WCF
6 32 (47.76%) TDD
7 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (43.28%) .NET Framework
9 27 (40.30%) WinForms
10 26 (38.81%) Entity Framework
11 25 (37.31%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (29.85%) MVVM
13 18 (26.87%) Marketing
13 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET
14 16 (23.88%) Self-Motivation
15 15 (22.39%) HTML
15 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
15 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (20.90%) Software Engineering
16 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
16 14 (20.90%) Greenfield Project
17 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2016
17 13 (19.40%) MVC
17 13 (19.40%) CSS
17 13 (19.40%) Web Services
17 13 (19.40%) AngularJS
18 12 (17.91%) IaaS
18 12 (17.91%) RESTful
18 12 (17.91%) Web Application Development

WPF
Co-occurring 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 4 (5.97%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (17.91%) IaaS
2 12 (17.91%) PaaS
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) Hyperconnected
1 4 (5.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (56.72%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2016
3 12 (17.91%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (4.48%) MySQL
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Git (software)
1 12 (17.91%) MSI
1 12 (17.91%) WiX
2 10 (14.93%) Moq
2 10 (14.93%) MSTest
2 10 (14.93%) NUnit
2 10 (14.93%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.99%) Subversion
5 1 (1.49%) Android Studio
General
1 18 (26.87%) Marketing
2 10 (14.93%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Automotive
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (80.60%) Developer
2 34 (50.75%) .NET Developer
3 22 (32.84%) C# Developer
4 18 (26.87%) C# WPF Developer
4 18 (26.87%) WPF Developer
5 15 (22.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (20.90%) .NET Software Developer
6 14 (20.90%) Software Engineer
7 9 (13.43%) UI Developer
8 8 (11.94%) C# Software Engineer
9 7 (10.45%) C# Software Developer
9 7 (10.45%) Software Developer
9 7 (10.45%) SQL Developer
10 6 (8.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (7.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (7.46%) C# WCF Developer
11 5 (7.46%) WCF Developer
12 4 (5.97%) Internet Developer
12 4 (5.97%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (82.09%) .NET
2 35 (52.24%) WCF
3 29 (43.28%) .NET Framework
4 27 (40.30%) WinForms
5 26 (38.81%) Entity Framework
6 25 (37.31%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET
8 15 (22.39%) HTML
9 13 (19.40%) AngularJS
9 13 (19.40%) CSS
9 13 (19.40%) Web Services
10 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 12 (17.91%) Code First Entity Framework
10 12 (17.91%) Dapper ORM
10 12 (17.91%) MFC
10 12 (17.91%) NHibernate
10 12 (17.91%) Node.js
10 12 (17.91%) RESTful
11 10 (14.93%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (20.90%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.97%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (4.48%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.49%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 37 (55.22%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.76%) TDD
2 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.85%) MVVM
4 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (20.90%) Software Engineering
6 13 (19.40%) MVC
7 12 (17.91%) BDD
7 12 (17.91%) Scrum
7 12 (17.91%) Web Application Development
8 10 (14.93%) Dependency Injection
8 10 (14.93%) Inversion of Control
8 10 (14.93%) Kanban
9 6 (8.96%) SDLC
10 5 (7.46%) ERP
10 5 (7.46%) Logistics
10 5 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.97%) Microservices
11 4 (5.97%) SOLID
12 3 (4.48%) UML
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
3 12 (17.91%) Ruby
4 10 (14.93%) SQL
5 4 (5.97%) C++
5 4 (5.97%) XPath
6 3 (4.48%) VB
6 3 (4.48%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.99%) C
7 2 (2.99%) XAML
8 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) Hyper-V
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft App-V
1 12 (17.91%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) SCCM
1 12 (17.91%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.91%) VMware
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle
4 4 (5.97%) SAP
4 4 (5.97%) Siebel
5 2 (2.99%) Intel
5 2 (2.99%) Renesas
6 1 (1.49%) Xamarin