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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 13 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing WPF 49 36 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 14.94% 13.28% 7.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.24% 39.56% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 49 36 13
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
152 91 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 46.34% 33.58% 29.89%
Number of salaries quoted 152 89 54
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £40,000 £59,000
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 21 October 2014.

WPF Salary Histogram in Bedford

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 80 (98.77%) .NET
2 75 (92.59%) C#
3 72 (88.89%) Microsoft
4 71 (87.65%) WCF
5 67 (82.72%) SQL Server
6 65 (80.25%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (76.54%) ASP.NET
8 58 (71.60%) Scrum
9 56 (69.14%) TDD
10 52 (64.20%) Silverlight
11 51 (62.96%) Windows
12 42 (51.85%) Visual Studio
12 42 (51.85%) MVC
13 41 (50.62%) MS Excel
14 39 (48.15%) SQL
14 39 (48.15%) T-SQL
15 31 (38.27%) WinForms
15 31 (38.27%) Moq
16 27 (33.33%) .NET Framework
16 27 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
16 27 (33.33%) Multithreading
16 27 (33.33%) SharePoint
17 26 (32.10%) ASP.NET MVC
18 21 (25.93%) OOD
18 21 (25.93%) OO
18 21 (25.93%) Rhino Mocks
19 20 (24.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 20 (24.69%) SQL Server 2005
19 20 (24.69%) LINQ
19 20 (24.69%) N-Tier

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 27 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 41 (50.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.17%) Fireworks
2 5 (6.17%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (82.72%) SQL Server
2 27 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (24.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (16.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (16.05%) Oracle Database
4 13 (16.05%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (51.85%) Visual Studio
2 31 (38.27%) Moq
3 21 (25.93%) Rhino Mocks
4 18 (22.22%) Subversion
4 18 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (18.52%) NUnit
6 13 (16.05%) MSTest
General
1 7 (8.64%) Finance
1 7 (8.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (67.90%) Developer
2 27 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 27 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 25 (30.86%) Architect
4 24 (29.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (28.40%) Senior Developer
6 18 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (19.75%) Senior C# Developer
8 12 (14.81%) Senior .NET Developer
8 12 (14.81%) Technical Architect
8 12 (14.81%) Lead Architect
9 9 (11.11%) Technical Developer
9 9 (11.11%) Lead Developer
9 9 (11.11%) Technical Leader
10 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (8.64%) C# Software Developer
11 7 (8.64%) Software Developer
12 6 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
13 5 (6.17%) .NET Team Leader
13 5 (6.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (98.77%) .NET
2 71 (87.65%) WCF
3 62 (76.54%) ASP.NET
4 52 (64.20%) Silverlight
5 31 (38.27%) WinForms
6 27 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 26 (32.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (24.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 20 (24.69%) LINQ
8 20 (24.69%) Web Services
9 19 (23.46%) HTML
10 17 (20.99%) HTML5
10 17 (20.99%) ADO.NET
11 15 (18.52%) jQuery
12 12 (14.81%) CSS
13 11 (13.58%) Spring.NET
13 11 (13.58%) Unity DI Container
13 11 (13.58%) Castle Windsor
13 11 (13.58%) Ninject
14 10 (12.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.69%) N-Tier
2 11 (13.58%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (8.64%) User Experience
3 7 (8.64%) Mathematics
3 7 (8.64%) Physics
3 7 (8.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 51 (62.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (80.25%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (71.60%) Scrum
3 56 (69.14%) TDD
4 42 (51.85%) MVC
5 27 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 21 (25.93%) OOD
6 21 (25.93%) OO
7 14 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (16.05%) Matrix Management
9 11 (13.58%) Kanban
9 11 (13.58%) Web Application Development
9 11 (13.58%) MVVM
9 11 (13.58%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (8.64%) Web Development
10 7 (8.64%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.41%) Configuration Management
11 6 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (4.94%) Product Management
13 3 (3.70%) User Stories
13 3 (3.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (92.59%) C#
2 39 (48.15%) SQL
2 39 (48.15%) T-SQL
3 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Degree
1 7 (8.64%) PhD
2 2 (2.47%) MCP
2 2 (2.47%) MCAD
2 2 (2.47%) MCSD
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 17 (20.99%) MOM
Vendors
1 72 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.52%) Oracle
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