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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 150 108
Rank change year-on-year +2 -42  
Permanent jobs citing WPF 80 91 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.57% 1.47% 2.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.91% 4.33% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 78 88 127
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25%  

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2044 2104 2172
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 40.06% 34.00% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1778 1764 1976
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 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
Staffordshire +13 35 £40,000 - 6
Birmingham 0 18 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Worcestershire +3 10 £33,000 +20.00%
Warwickshire +16 6 £25,000 -41.17% 4
Coventry -16 6 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Herefordshire - 2 £38,750 - 2
Shropshire +7 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Halesowen - 1 £43,500 -
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for WPF.

1 158 (97.53%) C#
2 157 (96.91%) .NET
3 120 (74.07%) SQL Server
4 75 (46.30%) MVC
5 74 (45.68%) SQL
6 66 (40.74%) TDD
7 63 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (38.89%) ASP.NET
8 55 (33.95%) HTML
9 53 (32.72%) WinForms
10 51 (31.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 49 (30.25%) CSS
12 47 (29.01%) SOLID
13 43 (26.54%) VB.NET
13 43 (26.54%) Microsoft
14 41 (25.31%) WCF
15 40 (24.69%) SQL Server 2008
15 40 (24.69%) JavaScript
16 39 (24.07%) Windows
17 35 (21.60%) .NET Framework
17 35 (21.60%) ASP.NET Web API
18 34 (20.99%) Mentoring
18 34 (20.99%) Microservices
19 32 (19.75%) MySQL
19 32 (19.75%) jQuery
20 31 (19.14%) T-SQL
21 27 (16.67%) Line Management
22 25 (15.43%) Kanban
22 25 (15.43%) Greenfield Project
23 24 (14.81%) MVVM

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 9 (5.56%) CMS
2 5 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.62%) IIS
3 1 (0.62%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.11%) Broadband
2 1 (0.62%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (74.07%) SQL Server
2 40 (24.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (19.75%) MySQL
4 16 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (9.26%) SQL Server 2016
6 11 (6.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (6.17%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.70%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.85%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.85%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.85%) Riak
10 2 (1.23%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (12.35%) Moq
1 20 (12.35%) NUnit
1 20 (12.35%) Rhino Mocks
2 18 (11.11%) MSTest
3 14 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (8.02%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.09%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.23%) Subversion
7 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.62%) JBehave
7 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.62%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.62%) Selenium
7 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (11.73%) Electronics
2 18 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.56%) Finance
4 4 (2.47%) Advertising
5 3 (1.85%) Games
6 1 (0.62%) Automotive
6 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 144 (88.89%) Developer
2 90 (55.56%) C# Developer
3 82 (50.62%) .NET Developer
4 42 (25.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (20.37%) Senior Developer
6 30 (18.52%) Full Stack Developer
7 29 (17.90%) Senior C# Developer
8 27 (16.67%) Software Developer
9 26 (16.05%) HTML Developer
10 24 (14.81%) SQL Developer
11 22 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 21 (12.96%) ASP.NET Developer
13 20 (12.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (11.73%) HTML CSS Developer
15 18 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
15 18 (11.11%) Senior Full Stack Developer
15 18 (11.11%) Telecoms Developer
15 18 (11.11%) WPF Developer
16 15 (9.26%) .NET Software Developer
16 15 (9.26%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (96.91%) .NET
2 63 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 55 (33.95%) HTML
4 53 (32.72%) WinForms
5 51 (31.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (30.25%) CSS
7 41 (25.31%) WCF
8 35 (21.60%) .NET Framework
8 35 (21.60%) ASP.NET Web API
9 32 (19.75%) jQuery
10 22 (13.58%) AngularJS
11 21 (12.96%) HTML5
12 20 (12.35%) Entity Framework
13 18 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
13 18 (11.11%) Ninject
13 18 (11.11%) Spring.NET
13 18 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
14 15 (9.26%) LINQ
15 12 (7.41%) Web Services
16 11 (6.79%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.43%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (6.17%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.47%) Blog
5 3 (1.85%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.23%) Online Gambling
6 2 (1.23%) Streaming Music
7 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.62%) SCADA
7 1 (0.62%) User Experience
7 1 (0.62%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 39 (24.07%) Windows
2 6 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (46.30%) MVC
2 66 (40.74%) TDD
3 63 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (29.01%) SOLID
5 34 (20.99%) Mentoring
5 34 (20.99%) Microservices
6 27 (16.67%) Line Management
7 25 (15.43%) Kanban
8 24 (14.81%) MVVM
8 24 (14.81%) Scrum
9 23 (14.20%) Dependency Injection
10 21 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (12.35%) Inversion of Control
11 20 (12.35%) Web Development
12 19 (11.73%) E-Commerce
13 16 (9.88%) SDLC
13 16 (9.88%) Software Engineering
14 14 (8.64%) OO
15 9 (5.56%) OOP
15 9 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 158 (97.53%) C#
2 74 (45.68%) SQL
3 43 (26.54%) VB.NET
4 40 (24.69%) JavaScript
5 31 (19.14%) T-SQL
6 12 (7.41%) VB
7 10 (6.17%) XAML
8 6 (3.70%) F#
9 5 (3.09%) Ruby
10 3 (1.85%) Java
11 2 (1.23%) C++
11 2 (1.23%) Erlang
11 2 (1.23%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.23%) VB6
12 1 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (4.32%) Degree
2 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.62%) ISEB
4 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Docker
2 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) Kibana
2 2 (1.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (26.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.94%) Google
3 7 (4.32%) Telerik
4 4 (2.47%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.62%) Apple
Staffordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Herefordshire
Rullion
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago