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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 38 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Permanent jobs citing WPF 5 64 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.78% 12.98% 16.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.81% 31.53% 36.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 63 42
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £52,500 £52,500
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
86 203 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 30.60% 41.18% 43.89%
Number of salaries quoted 77 196 113
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £56,000
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 17 April 2015.

WPF Salary Histogram in Bedford

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 35 (100.00%) C#
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (97.14%) Microsoft
2 34 (97.14%) Scrum
3 33 (94.29%) SQL Server
3 33 (94.29%) TDD
3 33 (94.29%) WCF
4 26 (74.29%) Silverlight
4 26 (74.29%) Visual Studio
4 26 (74.29%) ASP.NET
5 24 (68.57%) MVC
5 24 (68.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (51.43%) Windows
6 18 (51.43%) MS Excel
7 17 (48.57%) N-Tier
7 17 (48.57%) OOD
7 17 (48.57%) WinForms
7 17 (48.57%) Web Services
7 17 (48.57%) Moq
8 16 (45.71%) Rhino Mocks
8 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 15 (42.86%) Entity Framework
9 15 (42.86%) LINQ
9 15 (42.86%) .NET Framework
9 15 (42.86%) Matrix Management
9 15 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (34.29%) NUnit
10 12 (34.29%) SharePoint
10 12 (34.29%) SQL

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (34.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (51.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (94.29%) SQL Server
2 15 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (31.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database
4 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (74.29%) Visual Studio
2 17 (48.57%) Moq
3 16 (45.71%) Rhino Mocks
4 12 (34.29%) NUnit
5 8 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (17.14%) MSTest
7 1 (2.86%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Developer
2 18 (51.43%) .NET Developer
3 12 (34.29%) C# Developer
3 12 (34.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 12 (34.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (31.43%) Senior Developer
4 11 (31.43%) Senior C# Developer
5 10 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (28.57%) Architect
6 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (22.86%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (22.86%) Technical Architect
8 7 (20.00%) Lead Architect
9 6 (17.14%) Development Manager
9 6 (17.14%) Lead Technical Architect
10 4 (11.43%) Agile .NET Developer
10 4 (11.43%) Agile C# Developer
11 2 (5.71%) .NET Web Developer
11 2 (5.71%) C# Web Developer
11 2 (5.71%) Senior .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (94.29%) WCF
3 26 (74.29%) Silverlight
3 26 (74.29%) ASP.NET
4 24 (68.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (48.57%) Web Services
5 17 (48.57%) WinForms
6 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 15 (42.86%) .NET Framework
7 15 (42.86%) LINQ
7 15 (42.86%) Entity Framework
8 10 (28.57%) ADO.NET
9 6 (17.14%) CSS
9 6 (17.14%) HTML
9 6 (17.14%) Castle Windsor
9 6 (17.14%) Ninject
9 6 (17.14%) Unity DI Container
9 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (17.14%) Spring.NET
10 5 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) N-Tier
2 6 (17.14%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (97.14%) Scrum
3 33 (94.29%) TDD
4 24 (68.57%) MVC
5 17 (48.57%) OOD
6 15 (42.86%) Matrix Management
7 11 (31.43%) OO
7 11 (31.43%) Multithreading
8 7 (20.00%) MVVM
9 6 (17.14%) Web Application Development
9 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
9 6 (17.14%) Coaching
9 6 (17.14%) Performance Management
9 6 (17.14%) Kanban
9 6 (17.14%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) T-SQL
3 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle
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