Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 199 208
Rank change year-on-year -10 +9 -86
Permanent jobs citing WPF 84 133 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.97% 1.34% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.13% 3.40% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 75 129 135
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £51,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

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 2,682 3,907 4,013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.13% 39.43% 34.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,276 3,384 3,393
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -19 25 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Birmingham -6 17 £38,750 +3.33% 5
Coventry +17 14 £47,500 +58.33%
Worcestershire +9 11 £33,000 -2.94% 11
Warwickshire +40 9 £47,500 +90.00% 2
Walsall -6 4 £42,500 -
Shropshire +13 2 £42,500 -10.53% 2
Solihull - 1 £35,000 - 1
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 84 (100.00%) C#
2 67 (79.76%) .NET
3 40 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (39.29%) SQL Server
4 33 (39.29%) JavaScript
5 31 (36.90%) Windows
6 27 (32.14%) HTML
6 27 (32.14%) MVC
6 27 (32.14%) WinForms
7 25 (29.76%) Microsoft
8 24 (28.57%) Software Engineering
9 23 (27.38%) SQL
9 23 (27.38%) Visual Studio
9 23 (27.38%) ASP.NET
10 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (25.00%) HTML5
10 21 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (23.81%) AngularJS
12 19 (22.62%) MVVM
13 18 (21.43%) LINQ
14 17 (20.24%) TDD
15 15 (17.86%) .NET Framework
15 15 (17.86%) Entity Framework
16 14 (16.67%) CSS
16 14 (16.67%) OO
17 13 (15.48%) C++
17 13 (15.48%) Mathematics
18 12 (14.29%) Degree
19 11 (13.10%) Web Development
19 11 (13.10%) WCF

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 3 (3.57%) CMS
1 3 (3.57%) Confluence
1 3 (3.57%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.19%) Simulink
2 1 (1.19%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.76%) SaaS
3 3 (3.57%) IaaS
3 3 (3.57%) npm
3 3 (3.57%) NuGet
3 3 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) ATM
2 1 (1.19%) Broadband
2 1 (1.19%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.19%) Modbus
2 1 (1.19%) Profibus
2 1 (1.19%) RS-232
2 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.52%) Spatial Data
3 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.38%) SQLite
7 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (27.38%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (9.52%) Android Studio
4 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (7.14%) Visual Studio Code
6 2 (2.38%) JIRA
6 2 (2.38%) Moq
6 2 (2.38%) MSI
6 2 (2.38%) MSTest
6 2 (2.38%) NUnit
6 2 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (2.38%) WiX
General
1 4 (4.76%) Marketing
2 3 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) Electronics
3 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.19%) Retail
3 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (78.57%) Developer
2 32 (38.10%) C# Developer
2 32 (38.10%) Software Developer
3 22 (26.19%) C# Software Developer
4 20 (23.81%) .NET Developer
5 17 (20.24%) Software Engineer
6 13 (15.48%) WPF Developer
7 11 (13.10%) C# Software Engineer
8 10 (11.90%) Desktop Support
9 8 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (8.33%) C# WPF Developer
11 6 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
12 5 (5.95%) .NET Software Developer
13 4 (4.76%) .NET Software Engineer
14 3 (3.57%) .NET Web Developer
14 3 (3.57%) Applications Developer
14 3 (3.57%) Junior
14 3 (3.57%) Senior Developer
14 3 (3.57%) VB.NET Developer
14 3 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (79.76%) .NET
2 27 (32.14%) HTML
2 27 (32.14%) WinForms
3 23 (27.38%) ASP.NET
4 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (25.00%) HTML5
5 20 (23.81%) AngularJS
6 18 (21.43%) LINQ
7 15 (17.86%) .NET Framework
7 15 (17.86%) Entity Framework
8 14 (16.67%) CSS
9 11 (13.10%) WCF
10 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (9.52%) Backbone.js
12 7 (8.33%) Node.js
12 7 (8.33%) Web Services
13 5 (5.95%) XML
14 4 (4.76%) Ajax
14 4 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 3 (3.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) 3D Graphics
1 8 (9.52%) Client/Server
1 8 (9.52%) SCADA
2 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (5.95%) User Experience
5 4 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.57%) CCTV
6 3 (3.57%) Graphic Design
6 3 (3.57%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.38%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.19%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.90%) Windows
2 8 (9.52%) Android
3 3 (3.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.14%) MVC
3 24 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 21 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (22.62%) MVVM
6 17 (20.24%) TDD
7 14 (16.67%) OO
8 13 (15.48%) Mathematics
9 11 (13.10%) Web Development
10 10 (11.90%) Multithreading
11 9 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (9.52%) Multithreaded Programming
12 8 (9.52%) OOP
12 8 (9.52%) SDLC
13 5 (5.95%) Customer Requirements
13 5 (5.95%) Scrum
14 4 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
14 4 (4.76%) Migration
14 4 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
14 4 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 84 (100.00%) C#
2 33 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 23 (27.38%) SQL
4 13 (15.48%) C++
5 8 (9.52%) C
5 8 (9.52%) VBScript
6 5 (5.95%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.76%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.57%) VB
9 2 (2.38%) Java
9 2 (2.38%) Ruby
9 2 (2.38%) VB6
9 2 (2.38%) XAML
10 1 (1.19%) F#
10 1 (1.19%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.19%) PHP
10 1 (1.19%) Python
10 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) IEC 62304
2 1 (1.19%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) SCCM
1 2 (2.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 25 (29.76%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.10%) Xamarin
3 5 (5.95%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.57%) BT
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle
5 2 (2.38%) VMware