The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 25 23 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs citing WPF 29 34 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.25% 11.00% 17.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.58% 24.46% 53.13%
Number of salaries quoted 28 34 51
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,450 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WPF
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
123 139 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 43.46% 44.98% 32.54%
Number of salaries quoted 116 133 95
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

WPF
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the Bedford region.

WPF Salary Trend in Bedford

WPF
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

WPF Salary Histogram in Bedford

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WPF.

1 39 (100.00%) C#
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (92.31%) ASP.NET
3 33 (84.62%) SQL Server
4 30 (76.92%) Windows
4 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (74.36%) TDD
5 29 (74.36%) WCF
5 29 (74.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (74.36%) MVC
6 24 (61.54%) Scrum
7 23 (58.97%) WinForms
8 22 (56.41%) jQuery
9 20 (51.28%) Moq
10 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 19 (48.72%) Rhino Mocks
11 18 (46.15%) Entity Framework
11 18 (46.15%) Silverlight
11 18 (46.15%) LINQ
11 18 (46.15%) .NET Framework
12 17 (43.59%) Visual Studio
13 16 (41.03%) HTML
13 16 (41.03%) Ajax
13 16 (41.03%) HTML5
14 15 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (38.46%) OOD
14 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
15 12 (30.77%) SharePoint
15 12 (30.77%) N-Tier
15 12 (30.77%) OO

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (30.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (51.28%) Moq
2 19 (48.72%) Rhino Mocks
3 17 (43.59%) Visual Studio
4 8 (20.51%) NUnit
4 8 (20.51%) MSTest
5 6 (15.38%) JIRA
5 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 6 (15.38%) Bitbucket
5 6 (15.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 8 (20.51%) Retail
2 6 (15.38%) Back Office
2 6 (15.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (92.31%) Developer
2 28 (71.79%) C# Developer
3 26 (66.67%) .NET Developer
4 25 (64.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (48.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (30.77%) Senior C# Developer
6 12 (30.77%) Senior Developer
7 11 (28.21%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (23.08%) Software Developer
9 9 (23.08%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (23.08%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (7.69%) Architect
10 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
11 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
11 1 (2.56%) Technical Developer
11 1 (2.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (92.31%) ASP.NET
3 29 (74.36%) WCF
3 29 (74.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (58.97%) WinForms
5 22 (56.41%) jQuery
6 19 (48.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 18 (46.15%) .NET Framework
7 18 (46.15%) Silverlight
7 18 (46.15%) LINQ
7 18 (46.15%) Entity Framework
8 16 (41.03%) Ajax
8 16 (41.03%) HTML
8 16 (41.03%) HTML5
9 11 (28.21%) Web Services
9 11 (28.21%) ADO.NET
10 10 (25.64%) CSS
10 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
11 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (20.51%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) N-Tier
2 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 8 (20.51%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (20.51%) Tandem
4 6 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 6 (15.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 30 (76.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (74.36%) TDD
2 29 (74.36%) MVC
3 24 (61.54%) Scrum
4 15 (38.46%) OOD
5 12 (30.77%) OO
5 12 (30.77%) Multithreading
6 8 (20.51%) Kanban
6 8 (20.51%) Dependency Injection
6 8 (20.51%) MVVM
6 8 (20.51%) Web Application Development
6 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (15.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.38%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) PhD
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft