Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 212 120
Rank change year-on-year -8 -92 +30
Permanent jobs citing WPF 91 123 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.93% 1.17% 2.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.47% 3.33% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 82 114 223
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £52,375 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% -5.00% +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 3,684 3,698 3,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.46% 35.22% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3,061 3,220 3,199
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -4 34 £40,000 - 5
Worcestershire +6 17 £35,000 +20.69% 3
Birmingham +15 14 £33,750 -15.63% 1
Walsall +7 7 £42,500 +8.97%
Shropshire +6 5 £43,750 +94.44% 2
Coventry -8 5 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Solihull - 4 £27,500 - 4
Wolverhampton -11 1 £55,000 +61.76%
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for WPF.

1 91 (100.00%) C#
2 81 (89.01%) .NET
3 49 (53.85%) TDD
4 48 (52.75%) SQL Server
5 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (36.26%) Windows
7 28 (30.77%) WinForms
8 26 (28.57%) WCF
9 25 (27.47%) JavaScript
10 24 (26.37%) HTML
10 24 (26.37%) ASP.NET
10 24 (26.37%) .NET Framework
10 24 (26.37%) SOLID
10 24 (26.37%) Microservices
11 21 (23.08%) MVVM
11 21 (23.08%) AngularJS
11 21 (23.08%) SQL
12 17 (18.68%) Software Engineering
12 17 (18.68%) MVC
12 17 (18.68%) Entity Framework
12 17 (18.68%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (17.58%) jQuery
13 16 (17.58%) Mentoring
13 16 (17.58%) MySQL
14 15 (16.48%) Computer Science
14 15 (16.48%) OO
14 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (16.48%) Node.js
15 14 (15.38%) NoSQL
15 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC

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 7 (7.69%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.59%) npm
3 4 (4.40%) IaaS
3 4 (4.40%) PaaS
3 4 (4.40%) SaaS
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) Hyperconnected
1 6 (6.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (52.75%) SQL Server
2 17 (18.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (17.58%) MySQL
4 14 (15.38%) NoSQL
5 10 (10.99%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (6.59%) Big Data
7 5 (5.49%) DB2
7 5 (5.49%) SSDT
8 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.89%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.89%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.59%) gulp
3 6 (6.59%) Moq
3 6 (6.59%) MSTest
3 6 (6.59%) NUnit
3 6 (6.59%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (5.49%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.49%) HP UFT
4 5 (5.49%) JUnit
4 5 (5.49%) Protractor
4 5 (5.49%) Ranorex
4 5 (5.49%) Selenium
5 4 (4.40%) MSI
5 4 (4.40%) Subversion
5 4 (4.40%) WiX
General
1 12 (13.19%) Electronics
2 10 (10.99%) Finance
3 8 (8.79%) Marketing
4 3 (3.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.10%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) Automotive
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (78.02%) Developer
2 50 (54.95%) .NET Developer
3 43 (47.25%) C# Developer
4 30 (32.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (27.47%) Software Developer
6 21 (23.08%) .NET Software Developer
7 20 (21.98%) Senior Developer
8 18 (19.78%) C# Software Developer
9 17 (18.68%) Senior C# Developer
10 16 (17.58%) Senior .NET Developer
11 15 (16.48%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 13 (14.29%) Software Engineer
13 11 (12.09%) Graduate
13 11 (12.09%) Graduate Developer
13 11 (12.09%) Junior
13 11 (12.09%) Junior Developer
14 10 (10.99%) C# WPF Developer
14 10 (10.99%) Graduate .NET Developer
14 10 (10.99%) Junior .NET Developer
14 10 (10.99%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (89.01%) .NET
2 28 (30.77%) WinForms
3 26 (28.57%) WCF
4 24 (26.37%) .NET Framework
4 24 (26.37%) ASP.NET
4 24 (26.37%) HTML
5 21 (23.08%) AngularJS
6 17 (18.68%) Entity Framework
7 16 (17.58%) jQuery
8 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (16.48%) Node.js
9 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (15.38%) HTML5
10 11 (12.09%) CSS
10 11 (12.09%) Task Parallel Library
11 10 (10.99%) Angular 2
12 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 8 (8.79%) Code First Entity Framework
12 8 (8.79%) RESTful
12 8 (8.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Computer Science
2 13 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.59%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (5.49%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.49%) iSeries
6 4 (4.40%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (36.26%) Windows
2 1 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (53.85%) TDD
2 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (26.37%) Microservices
3 24 (26.37%) SOLID
4 21 (23.08%) MVVM
5 17 (18.68%) MVC
5 17 (18.68%) Software Engineering
6 16 (17.58%) Mentoring
7 15 (16.48%) OO
8 13 (14.29%) BDD
8 13 (14.29%) SDLC
9 12 (13.19%) Scrum
9 12 (13.19%) Web Development
10 11 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (12.09%) Test Automation
10 11 (12.09%) Unit Testing
11 9 (9.89%) Line Management
11 9 (9.89%) Web Application Development
12 8 (8.79%) E-Commerce
13 7 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 91 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (27.47%) JavaScript
3 21 (23.08%) SQL
4 8 (8.79%) Ruby
4 8 (8.79%) VB.NET
5 6 (6.59%) C++
5 6 (6.59%) T-SQL
5 6 (6.59%) XAML
6 5 (5.49%) Delphi
6 5 (5.49%) F#
6 5 (5.49%) Groovy
6 5 (5.49%) Java
6 5 (5.49%) RPG
6 5 (5.49%) Scala
7 2 (2.20%) C
8 1 (1.10%) Python
8 1 (1.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Degree
2 5 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (5.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) QA
2 4 (4.40%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Hyper-V
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) SCCM
1 4 (4.40%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.49%) IBM
2 5 (5.49%) Xamarin
3 4 (4.40%) VMware
4 2 (2.20%) Intel
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle
4 2 (2.20%) Renesas
5 1 (1.10%) SAP
5 1 (1.10%) Siebel