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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 23 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing WPF 26 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.41% 7.73% 6.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.03% 19.46% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 18
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,300 £52,500
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
118 149 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 38.19% 39.73% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 107 125 62
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 £37,350 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 23 January 2015.

WPF Salary Histogram in Bedford

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 76 (100.00%) .NET
2 75 (98.68%) C#
2 75 (98.68%) WCF
3 69 (90.79%) Microsoft
4 68 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (89.47%) TDD
5 67 (88.16%) Scrum
6 66 (86.84%) SQL Server
7 56 (73.68%) ASP.NET
8 54 (71.05%) Visual Studio
9 51 (67.11%) Silverlight
10 40 (52.63%) Windows
11 39 (51.32%) MVC
12 32 (42.11%) WinForms
12 32 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 32 (42.11%) Moq
13 30 (39.47%) MS Excel
13 30 (39.47%) Rhino Mocks
14 28 (36.84%) SQL
14 28 (36.84%) T-SQL
15 27 (35.53%) OOD
16 26 (34.21%) N-Tier
17 25 (32.89%) SQL Server 2008
17 25 (32.89%) Matrix Management
17 25 (32.89%) .NET Framework
17 25 (32.89%) Web Services
18 24 (31.58%) LINQ
18 24 (31.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 21 (27.63%) Multithreading
19 21 (27.63%) SharePoint

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 21 (27.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (39.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (86.84%) SQL Server
2 25 (32.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 19 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 19 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 54 (71.05%) Visual Studio
2 32 (42.11%) Moq
3 30 (39.47%) Rhino Mocks
4 18 (23.68%) NUnit
5 16 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (15.79%) MSTest
7 10 (13.16%) Subversion
General
1 7 (9.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (55.26%) Developer
2 31 (40.79%) .NET Developer
3 29 (38.16%) Architect
4 26 (34.21%) C# Developer
4 26 (34.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (26.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (25.00%) Senior Developer
7 18 (23.68%) Senior C# Developer
7 18 (23.68%) Senior .NET Developer
8 17 (22.37%) Technical Architect
9 16 (21.05%) Lead Architect
10 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (13.16%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (9.21%) Software Developer
12 7 (9.21%) C# Software Developer
13 6 (7.89%) Lead Technical Architect
13 6 (7.89%) Development Manager
13 6 (7.89%) Agile .NET Developer
13 6 (7.89%) Agile C# Developer
14 4 (5.26%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (100.00%) .NET
2 75 (98.68%) WCF
3 56 (73.68%) ASP.NET
4 51 (67.11%) Silverlight
5 32 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (42.11%) WinForms
6 25 (32.89%) Web Services
6 25 (32.89%) .NET Framework
7 24 (31.58%) LINQ
7 24 (31.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 18 (23.68%) ADO.NET
9 17 (22.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 13 (17.11%) jQuery
10 13 (17.11%) HTML
11 12 (15.79%) Spring.NET
11 12 (15.79%) Unity DI Container
11 12 (15.79%) Castle Windsor
11 12 (15.79%) Ninject
12 9 (11.84%) HTML5
13 6 (7.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (34.21%) N-Tier
2 12 (15.79%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (9.21%) Mathematics
3 7 (9.21%) Physics
3 7 (9.21%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (52.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
1 68 (89.47%) TDD
2 67 (88.16%) Scrum
3 39 (51.32%) MVC
4 27 (35.53%) OOD
5 25 (32.89%) Matrix Management
6 21 (27.63%) Multithreading
6 21 (27.63%) OO
7 13 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (15.79%) Kanban
8 12 (15.79%) Dependency Injection
8 12 (15.79%) MVVM
8 12 (15.79%) Web Application Development
9 7 (9.21%) Web Development
10 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.89%) Performance Management
10 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
10 6 (7.89%) Coaching
11 1 (1.32%) User Stories
11 1 (1.32%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 75 (98.68%) C#
2 28 (36.84%) SQL
2 28 (36.84%) T-SQL
3 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) PhD
1 7 (9.21%) Degree
Systems Management
1 18 (23.68%) MOM
Vendors
1 69 (90.79%) Microsoft
2 19 (25.00%) Oracle
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