Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 214 119
Rank change year-on-year +5 -95 +4
Permanent jobs citing WPF 120 129 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.18% 1.12% 2.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.06% 3.17% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 117 115 239
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £50,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 3922 4071 3935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.55% 35.20% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3385 3464 3540
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £56,250
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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +24 54 £40,000 - 8
Birmingham +13 20 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Worcestershire -1 14 £36,000 +24.14% 1
Coventry -3 8 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Walsall - 7 £42,500 -
Herefordshire +1 6 £38,750 -8.82%
Shropshire -1 3 £47,500 -
Warwickshire +1 2 £30,000 -15.49%
Solihull - 2 £27,500 - 1
Wolverhampton +1 1 £55,000 +61.76%
Dudley - 1 £42,500 -
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 118 (98.33%) C#
2 112 (93.33%) .NET
3 73 (60.83%) SQL Server
4 66 (55.00%) TDD
5 62 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (35.00%) SOLID
7 41 (34.17%) HTML
8 40 (33.33%) SQL
9 38 (31.67%) Microservices
10 36 (30.00%) ASP.NET
11 35 (29.17%) JavaScript
11 35 (29.17%) Mentoring
12 34 (28.33%) MVC
13 31 (25.83%) WinForms
13 31 (25.83%) SQL Server 2008
14 29 (24.17%) MySQL
15 28 (23.33%) HTML5
15 28 (23.33%) AngularJS
16 27 (22.50%) Microsoft
17 26 (21.67%) Windows
18 25 (20.83%) CSS
18 25 (20.83%) WCF
19 24 (20.00%) jQuery
19 24 (20.00%) Electronics
20 23 (19.17%) MVVM
21 22 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC
22 21 (17.50%) Line Management
22 21 (17.50%) .NET Framework
23 20 (16.67%) OO
23 20 (16.67%) E-Commerce

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 (5.83%) Umbraco
2 5 (4.17%) CMS
3 3 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (6.67%) SaaS
2 6 (5.00%) npm
3 5 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) Broadband
2 3 (2.50%) Hyperconnected
2 3 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (60.83%) SQL Server
2 31 (25.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (24.17%) MySQL
4 8 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (5.00%) Big Data
7 5 (4.17%) DB2
7 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (4.17%) SSDT
8 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.50%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (14.17%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.50%) Jenkins
2 9 (7.50%) NUnit
2 9 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.67%) Moq
3 8 (6.67%) MSTest
3 8 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.00%) gulp
4 6 (5.00%) Selenium
5 5 (4.17%) HP UFT
5 5 (4.17%) JUnit
5 5 (4.17%) Protractor
5 5 (4.17%) Ranorex
6 4 (3.33%) Subversion
7 3 (2.50%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.83%) JBehave
8 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (20.00%) Electronics
2 9 (7.50%) Finance
3 7 (5.83%) Retail
4 5 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.50%) Advertising
5 3 (2.50%) Games
6 1 (0.83%) Automotive
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 100 (83.33%) Developer
2 72 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 58 (48.33%) .NET Developer
4 42 (35.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (30.00%) Senior Developer
6 35 (29.17%) Software Developer
7 30 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 25 (20.83%) C# Software Developer
9 23 (19.17%) Senior .NET Developer
10 20 (16.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 17 (14.17%) Full Stack Developer
12 16 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
13 14 (11.67%) Graduate
13 14 (11.67%) Graduate Developer
13 14 (11.67%) HTML Developer
14 13 (10.83%) Junior
14 13 (10.83%) Junior Developer
14 13 (10.83%) Senior Full Stack Developer
15 12 (10.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
15 12 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (93.33%) .NET
2 41 (34.17%) HTML
3 36 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 31 (25.83%) WinForms
5 28 (23.33%) AngularJS
5 28 (23.33%) HTML5
6 25 (20.83%) CSS
6 25 (20.83%) WCF
7 24 (20.00%) jQuery
8 22 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (17.50%) .NET Framework
10 17 (14.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (11.67%) Entity Framework
12 13 (10.83%) Angular 2
13 11 (9.17%) Task Parallel Library
14 10 (8.33%) Node.js
15 8 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
15 8 (6.67%) Ninject
15 8 (6.67%) REST
15 8 (6.67%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.17%) Computer Science
2 16 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 5 (4.17%) iSeries
3 5 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.67%) Windows
2 2 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (55.00%) TDD
2 62 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (35.00%) SOLID
4 38 (31.67%) Microservices
5 35 (29.17%) Mentoring
6 34 (28.33%) MVC
7 23 (19.17%) MVVM
8 21 (17.50%) Line Management
9 20 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 20 (16.67%) OO
10 18 (15.00%) Software Engineering
10 18 (15.00%) Web Development
11 17 (14.17%) SDLC
12 14 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (10.83%) Scrum
13 13 (10.83%) Unit Testing
14 12 (10.00%) Test Automation
15 11 (9.17%) Dependency Injection
15 11 (9.17%) Kanban
16 9 (7.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 118 (98.33%) C#
2 40 (33.33%) SQL
3 35 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 15 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.67%) F#
7 7 (5.83%) Scala
8 6 (5.00%) Java
8 6 (5.00%) XAML
9 5 (4.17%) C++
9 5 (4.17%) Delphi
9 5 (4.17%) Groovy
9 5 (4.17%) RPG
10 3 (2.50%) Ruby
11 2 (1.67%) Erlang
11 2 (1.67%) Go
11 2 (1.67%) Haskell
12 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (12.50%) Degree
2 6 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.83%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.17%) QA
2 4 (3.33%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 27 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.67%) Google
3 6 (5.00%) Telerik
3 6 (5.00%) Xamarin
4 5 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle