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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 37 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Permanent jobs citing WPF 9 56 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.49% 14.85% 19.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 32.37% 42.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9 56 48
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
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
72 173 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.91% 45.89% 45.02%
Number of salaries quoted 69 171 110
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £52,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) WCF
3 21 (87.50%) Silverlight
4 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (79.17%) ASP.NET
5 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 18 (75.00%) Scrum
6 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
6 17 (70.83%) TDD
7 15 (62.50%) Visual Studio
8 14 (58.33%) Windows
9 13 (54.17%) MVC
9 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
10 11 (45.83%) Web Services
11 10 (41.67%) HTML
11 10 (41.67%) N-Tier
11 10 (41.67%) OOD
11 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 9 (37.50%) Matrix Management
12 9 (37.50%) jQuery
13 8 (33.33%) LINQ
13 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
13 8 (33.33%) WinForms
13 8 (33.33%) Entity Framework
13 8 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
13 8 (33.33%) Moq
14 7 (29.17%) HTML5
14 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 8 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 8 (33.33%) Moq
3 6 (25.00%) NUnit
4 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (8.33%) MSTest
General
1 5 (20.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 12 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 12 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
6 5 (20.83%) Architect
6 5 (20.83%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (16.67%) Development Manager
7 4 (16.67%) Technical Architect
8 3 (12.50%) Lead Technical Architect
8 3 (12.50%) Lead Architect
9 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
9 1 (4.17%) .NET Team Leader
9 1 (4.17%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) WCF
3 21 (87.50%) Silverlight
4 19 (79.17%) ASP.NET
5 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (45.83%) Web Services
7 10 (41.67%) HTML
7 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 9 (37.50%) jQuery
9 8 (33.33%) LINQ
9 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 8 (33.33%) WinForms
9 8 (33.33%) Entity Framework
10 7 (29.17%) HTML5
11 6 (25.00%) ADO.NET
12 5 (20.83%) CSS
13 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (16.67%) Ajax
14 2 (8.33%) Castle Windsor
14 2 (8.33%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) N-Tier
2 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
2 5 (20.83%) Physics
2 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) Scrum
3 17 (70.83%) TDD
4 13 (54.17%) MVC
5 10 (41.67%) OOD
6 9 (37.50%) Matrix Management
7 6 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 6 (25.00%) OO
8 5 (20.83%) Web Development
9 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 4 (16.67%) Coaching
9 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
9 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (12.50%) MVVM
11 2 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
11 2 (8.33%) Kanban
11 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) PhD
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
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