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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 21 14 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs citing WPF 35 50 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 11.15% 17.06% 6.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.65% 52.63% 20.90%
Number of salaries quoted 35 50 14
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
142 95 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 45.22% 32.42% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 136 94 65
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 29 August 2014.

WPF Salary Histogram in Bedford

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 90 (96.77%) .NET
2 85 (91.40%) C#
3 77 (82.80%) Microsoft
4 75 (80.65%) SQL Server
5 74 (79.57%) ASP.NET
6 68 (73.12%) WCF
7 64 (68.82%) Windows
8 58 (62.37%) Silverlight
9 56 (60.22%) Scrum
10 55 (59.14%) MVC
11 52 (55.91%) TDD
12 50 (53.76%) SQL
12 50 (53.76%) T-SQL
13 47 (50.54%) MS Excel
14 45 (48.39%) WinForms
15 42 (45.16%) Visual Studio
15 42 (45.16%) .NET Framework
16 41 (44.09%) Team Foundation Server
17 39 (41.94%) SQL Server 2008
17 39 (41.94%) Multithreading
17 39 (41.94%) SharePoint
18 36 (38.71%) Subversion
19 31 (33.33%) OOD
20 29 (31.18%) LINQ
20 29 (31.18%) ASP.NET MVC
20 29 (31.18%) Moq
20 29 (31.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 26 (27.96%) OO
22 25 (26.88%) HTML
23 24 (25.81%) Agile Software Development

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 39 (41.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 47 (50.54%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.90%) Fireworks
2 12 (12.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (12.90%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (80.65%) SQL Server
2 39 (41.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (19.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (16.13%) Relational Database
5 13 (13.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (6.45%) Oracle Database
6 6 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.30%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (45.16%) Visual Studio
2 41 (44.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (38.71%) Subversion
4 29 (31.18%) Moq
5 16 (17.20%) NUnit
6 14 (15.05%) MSTest
6 14 (15.05%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (5.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (8.60%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (78.49%) Developer
2 32 (34.41%) Senior Developer
3 31 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 29 (31.18%) C# Developer
5 24 (25.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (24.73%) Architect
7 16 (17.20%) Lead Developer
8 15 (16.13%) Senior C# Developer
8 15 (16.13%) Technical Leader
9 14 (15.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (15.05%) Technical Developer
10 12 (12.90%) Front-End Developer
11 10 (10.75%) Senior .NET Developer
11 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (9.68%) Technical Architect
13 7 (7.53%) Software Developer
13 7 (7.53%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (7.53%) C# Software Developer
13 7 (7.53%) Lead Architect
14 6 (6.45%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (96.77%) .NET
2 74 (79.57%) ASP.NET
3 68 (73.12%) WCF
4 58 (62.37%) Silverlight
5 45 (48.39%) WinForms
6 42 (45.16%) .NET Framework
7 29 (31.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (31.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 29 (31.18%) LINQ
8 25 (26.88%) HTML
9 23 (24.73%) CSS
10 22 (23.66%) Web Services
11 21 (22.58%) Middleware
12 20 (21.51%) HTML5
13 19 (20.43%) ADO.NET
13 19 (20.43%) Ajax
14 18 (19.35%) jQuery
15 17 (18.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 12 (12.90%) KnockoutJS
16 12 (12.90%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.66%) N-Tier
2 10 (10.75%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (7.53%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.15%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.15%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 64 (68.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (60.22%) Scrum
2 55 (59.14%) MVC
3 52 (55.91%) TDD
4 39 (41.94%) Multithreading
5 31 (33.33%) OOD
6 26 (27.96%) OO
7 24 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (22.58%) Software Engineering
9 20 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (16.13%) Product Management
11 10 (10.75%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (10.75%) MVVM
11 10 (10.75%) Web Application Development
11 10 (10.75%) Kanban
12 9 (9.68%) Project Management
12 9 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (7.53%) Technical Analysis
13 7 (7.53%) Business Analysis
13 7 (7.53%) Technical Architecture
14 6 (6.45%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (91.40%) C#
2 50 (53.76%) SQL
2 50 (53.76%) T-SQL
3 23 (24.73%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.90%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) MCP
2 2 (2.15%) MCAD
2 2 (2.15%) MCSD
2 2 (2.15%) PhD
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 12 (12.90%) MOM
Vendors
1 77 (82.80%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.68%) Oracle
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