Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 182 168
Rank change year-on-year -45 -14 -43
Permanent jobs citing WPF 79 163 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.84% 1.62% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.49% 4.18% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 77 163 195
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,500 £51,750 £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 3,172 3,903 4,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.80% 38.84% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,666 3,432 3,640
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,162 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.52% +4.43% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £60,000
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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -34 24 £48,000 +20.00% 1
Coventry +15 17 £47,500 +58.33% 2
Birmingham -31 15 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Worcestershire +14 10 £35,000 +6.06% 12
Shropshire +28 8 £42,500 -22.73% 1
Warwickshire +14 2 £52,500 +110.00% 4
Solihull +6 1 £35,000 -16.67% 1
Walsall 0 1 £42,500 +8.97% 1
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 79 (100.00%) C#
2 67 (84.81%) .NET
3 40 (50.63%) Windows
4 36 (45.57%) SQL Server
5 32 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (39.24%) WCF
7 28 (35.44%) WinForms
8 25 (31.65%) Software Engineering
8 25 (31.65%) JavaScript
9 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
9 24 (30.38%) .NET Framework
10 22 (27.85%) TDD
10 22 (27.85%) MVVM
11 19 (24.05%) Entity Framework
11 19 (24.05%) HTML
12 18 (22.78%) SQL
12 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET
13 17 (21.52%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (18.99%) AngularJS
14 15 (18.99%) MVC
15 14 (17.72%) CSS
15 14 (17.72%) Marketing
16 13 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (16.46%) Visual Studio
16 13 (16.46%) Greenfield Project
17 12 (15.19%) Self-Motivation
17 12 (15.19%) Problem-Solving
17 12 (15.19%) Mathematics
18 11 (13.92%) Web Services
18 11 (13.92%) IaaS

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 (5.06%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.27%) CMS
2 1 (1.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.27%) Simulink
1 1 (1.27%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) IaaS
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (13.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.27%) Modbus
1 1 (1.27%) Profibus
1 1 (1.27%) RS-232
1 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (45.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) NoSQL
2 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (8.86%) Spatial Data
3 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.66%) MSI
2 10 (12.66%) WiX
3 8 (10.13%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.13%) Moq
3 8 (10.13%) MSTest
3 8 (10.13%) NUnit
3 8 (10.13%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (8.86%) Android Studio
5 4 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.53%) JIRA
7 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 14 (17.72%) Marketing
2 10 (12.66%) Finance
3 1 (1.27%) Electronics
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (74.68%) Developer
2 30 (37.97%) C# Developer
3 28 (35.44%) .NET Developer
4 20 (25.32%) WPF Developer
5 19 (24.05%) Software Engineer
6 17 (21.52%) C# WPF Developer
7 16 (20.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (16.46%) Software Developer
9 11 (13.92%) C# Software Developer
9 11 (13.92%) C# Software Engineer
10 10 (12.66%) UI Developer
11 7 (8.86%) .NET Software Developer
11 7 (8.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 7 (8.86%) SQL Developer
12 6 (7.59%) Desktop Support
13 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (6.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (6.33%) C# WCF Developer
13 5 (6.33%) Lead Software Engineer
13 5 (6.33%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (84.81%) .NET
2 31 (39.24%) WCF
3 28 (35.44%) WinForms
4 24 (30.38%) .NET Framework
5 19 (24.05%) Entity Framework
5 19 (24.05%) HTML
6 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET
7 17 (21.52%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (18.99%) AngularJS
9 14 (17.72%) CSS
10 11 (13.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (13.92%) Web Services
11 10 (12.66%) Angular 2
11 10 (12.66%) Dapper ORM
11 10 (12.66%) MFC
11 10 (12.66%) NHibernate
12 9 (11.39%) Node.js
13 8 (10.13%) Castle Windsor
13 8 (10.13%) Ninject
13 8 (10.13%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (15.19%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (8.86%) 3D Graphics
3 7 (8.86%) Client/Server
4 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.53%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.27%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.27%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.27%) SCADA
7 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (50.63%) Windows
2 7 (8.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.65%) Software Engineering
3 22 (27.85%) MVVM
3 22 (27.85%) TDD
4 15 (18.99%) MVC
5 13 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (15.19%) Mathematics
6 12 (15.19%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (12.66%) Scrum
8 9 (11.39%) Multithreading
9 8 (10.13%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (10.13%) Inversion of Control
9 8 (10.13%) Kanban
9 8 (10.13%) OO
10 7 (8.86%) BDD
10 7 (8.86%) Multithreaded Programming
11 6 (7.59%) Web Application Development
11 6 (7.59%) Web Development
12 5 (6.33%) ERP
12 5 (6.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (31.65%) JavaScript
3 18 (22.78%) SQL
4 10 (12.66%) C++
5 7 (8.86%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.59%) Ruby
7 5 (6.33%) VB
8 3 (3.80%) C
8 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.80%) XAML
8 3 (3.80%) XPath
9 2 (2.53%) Java
9 2 (2.53%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.27%) F#
10 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.27%) PHP
10 1 (1.27%) Python
10 1 (1.27%) VB6
10 1 (1.27%) VBA
10 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) IEC 62304
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) Hyper-V
1 10 (12.66%) Microsoft App-V
1 10 (12.66%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) SCCM
1 10 (12.66%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.66%) VMware
3 9 (11.39%) Xamarin
4 6 (7.59%) Oracle
5 3 (3.80%) SAP
5 3 (3.80%) Siebel
6 2 (2.53%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.27%) Capita