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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England / West Midlands
Rank 131 116 127
Rank change year-on-year -15 +11  
Permanent jobs citing WPF 84 141 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.78% 2.29% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.77% 6.58% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 79 131 84
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,250 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +12.50%  

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 1761 2142 1981
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.29% 34.81% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1566 1878 1777
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +33 41 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Birmingham -5 26 £37,500 - 7
Herefordshire - 8 £38,750 -
Worcestershire -24 3 £35,000 +33.33% 3
Walsall +15 2 £39,000 -8.23%
Solihull -10 2 £42,000 +12.00%
Warwickshire +24 1 £23,000 -23.33% 1
Wolverhampton +9 1 £47,500 +50.79%
Coventry -14 1 £21,500 -57.00% 1
Dudley - 1 £41,500 -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 134 (97.10%) .NET
2 133 (96.38%) C#
3 97 (70.29%) SQL Server
4 83 (60.14%) SQL
5 71 (51.45%) MVC
6 62 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (40.58%) ASP.NET
8 50 (36.23%) Microsoft
9 49 (35.51%) TDD
10 46 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 44 (31.88%) jQuery
12 42 (30.43%) .NET Framework
13 36 (26.09%) HTML
14 33 (23.91%) CSS
15 32 (23.19%) JavaScript
15 32 (23.19%) T-SQL
15 32 (23.19%) VB.NET
16 31 (22.46%) SQL Server 2008
17 30 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
18 29 (21.01%) LINQ
19 28 (20.29%) SOLID
20 26 (18.84%) WCF
20 26 (18.84%) WinForms
21 25 (18.12%) MySQL
21 25 (18.12%) Microservices
21 25 (18.12%) Entity Framework
22 24 (17.39%) Line Management
22 24 (17.39%) Windows
22 24 (17.39%) OO
23 22 (15.94%) Classic ASP

WPF
Top Related 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 18 (13.04%) CMS
2 5 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.80%) SaaS
3 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.52%) Broadband
2 1 (0.72%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (70.29%) SQL Server
2 31 (22.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (18.12%) MySQL
4 14 (10.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 13 (9.42%) Relational Database
6 9 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (4.35%) MongoDB
9 5 (3.62%) NoSQL
9 5 (3.62%) Riak
10 4 (2.90%) Neo4j
10 4 (2.90%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (11.59%) Team Foundation Server
1 16 (11.59%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.97%) Moq
2 11 (7.97%) NUnit
2 11 (7.97%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (6.52%) MSTest
4 5 (3.62%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.72%) JBehave
5 1 (0.72%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.72%) Selenium
5 1 (0.72%) Subversion
5 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (6.52%) Advertising
1 9 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.62%) Electronics
3 2 (1.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 122 (88.41%) Developer
2 69 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 64 (46.38%) C# Developer
4 32 (23.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (18.84%) Senior Developer
6 25 (18.12%) Full Stack Developer
7 24 (17.39%) Software Developer
8 21 (15.22%) SQL Developer
9 18 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 17 (12.32%) ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (12.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (10.14%) Senior C# Developer
12 13 (9.42%) Junior
12 13 (9.42%) Junior Developer
13 12 (8.70%) HTML Developer
13 12 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
14 11 (7.97%) C# WPF Developer
14 11 (7.97%) WPF Developer
15 10 (7.25%) JavaScript Developer
16 9 (6.52%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (97.10%) .NET
2 56 (40.58%) ASP.NET
3 46 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 44 (31.88%) jQuery
5 42 (30.43%) .NET Framework
6 36 (26.09%) HTML
7 33 (23.91%) CSS
8 30 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
9 29 (21.01%) LINQ
10 26 (18.84%) WCF
10 26 (18.84%) WinForms
11 25 (18.12%) Entity Framework
12 22 (15.94%) Classic ASP
13 18 (13.04%) AngularJS
14 14 (10.14%) HTML5
15 13 (9.42%) LINQ to SQL
16 12 (8.70%) Ajax
16 12 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (7.97%) WF
18 9 (6.52%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.07%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.62%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.90%) Blog
5 3 (2.17%) Online Gambling
6 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.45%) Clustering
6 2 (1.45%) Streaming Music
7 1 (0.72%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.39%) Windows
2 5 (3.62%) Windows 10
3 4 (2.90%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (51.45%) MVC
2 62 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (35.51%) TDD
4 28 (20.29%) SOLID
5 25 (18.12%) Microservices
6 24 (17.39%) Line Management
6 24 (17.39%) OO
7 21 (15.22%) Mentoring
8 20 (14.49%) SDLC
9 19 (13.77%) OOP
10 17 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (11.59%) Kanban
12 15 (10.87%) Web Development
13 14 (10.14%) Dependency Injection
13 14 (10.14%) MVVM
14 13 (9.42%) Inversion of Control
14 13 (9.42%) Scrum
15 10 (7.25%) SOA
16 9 (6.52%) Software Engineering
17 8 (5.80%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 133 (96.38%) C#
2 83 (60.14%) SQL
3 32 (23.19%) JavaScript
3 32 (23.19%) T-SQL
3 32 (23.19%) VB.NET
4 12 (8.70%) VB
5 8 (5.80%) Java
5 8 (5.80%) XAML
6 6 (4.35%) F#
7 5 (3.62%) C
7 5 (3.62%) Ruby
8 4 (2.90%) Erlang
8 4 (2.90%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.17%) PHP
9 3 (2.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (5.80%) Degree
2 1 (0.72%) ISEB
2 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.62%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.62%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 5 (3.62%) Kibana
1 5 (3.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (36.23%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.97%) Google
3 9 (6.52%) Telerik
4 2 (1.45%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.72%) Apple
Cannock, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Evesham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 41k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago