The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 21 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing WPF 67 44 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 13.45% 16.42% 13.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.21% 37.61% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 66 44 28
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
208 117 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 41.77% 43.66% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 201 115 101
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WPF
Bedfordshire

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 18 April 2014.

WPF Salary Histogram in Bedford

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 95 (98.96%) .NET
2 94 (97.92%) C#
3 75 (78.13%) Windows
4 74 (77.08%) SQL Server
5 73 (76.04%) ASP.NET
6 70 (72.92%) WinForms
7 67 (69.79%) Microsoft
8 59 (61.46%) Scrum
9 57 (59.38%) TDD
9 57 (59.38%) WCF
10 53 (55.21%) Team Foundation Server
11 52 (54.17%) SQL
12 48 (50.00%) T-SQL
12 48 (50.00%) Silverlight
13 42 (43.75%) Subversion
14 41 (42.71%) Visual Studio
15 40 (41.67%) MVC
16 38 (39.58%) OOD
16 38 (39.58%) .NET Framework
17 35 (36.46%) Multithreading
17 35 (36.46%) SQL Server 2008
17 35 (36.46%) SharePoint
18 32 (33.33%) MS Excel
18 32 (33.33%) LINQ
18 32 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 30 (31.25%) Moq
20 28 (29.17%) HTML
21 27 (28.13%) JavaScript
21 27 (28.13%) CSS
21 27 (28.13%) OO

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 35 (36.46%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (5.21%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 32 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 6 (6.25%) Fireworks
2 6 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (77.08%) SQL Server
2 35 (36.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (19.79%) Relational Database
4 12 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (11.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (7.29%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (55.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (43.75%) Subversion
3 41 (42.71%) Visual Studio
4 30 (31.25%) Moq
5 21 (21.88%) NUnit
5 21 (21.88%) MSTest
6 19 (19.79%) Rhino Mocks
7 11 (11.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (10.42%) Finance
2 1 (1.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 72 (75.00%) Developer
2 32 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 30 (31.25%) C# Developer
4 24 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 22 (22.92%) Architect
6 21 (21.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (19.79%) Lead Developer
8 18 (18.75%) Technical Leader
9 16 (16.67%) Technical Developer
10 15 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (14.58%) Senior C# Developer
12 13 (13.54%) C# Software Developer
12 13 (13.54%) Software Developer
13 11 (11.46%) Designer
14 10 (10.42%) .NET Software Developer
14 10 (10.42%) SharePoint Developer
15 9 (9.38%) UI Designer
16 6 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
16 6 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 5 (5.21%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (98.96%) .NET
2 73 (76.04%) ASP.NET
3 70 (72.92%) WinForms
4 57 (59.38%) WCF
5 48 (50.00%) Silverlight
6 38 (39.58%) .NET Framework
7 32 (33.33%) LINQ
7 32 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 28 (29.17%) HTML
9 27 (28.13%) CSS
10 24 (25.00%) Middleware
10 24 (25.00%) Web Services
11 20 (20.83%) Ajax
12 19 (19.79%) ADO.NET
13 18 (18.75%) LINQ to SQL
14 17 (17.71%) jQuery
15 16 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (14.58%) Castle Windsor
16 14 (14.58%) Ninject
16 14 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 14 (14.58%) Inversion of Control
3 12 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 6 (6.25%) Social Network
4 6 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.21%) RIA
5 5 (5.21%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.04%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 75 (78.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (61.46%) Scrum
2 57 (59.38%) TDD
3 40 (41.67%) MVC
4 38 (39.58%) OOD
5 35 (36.46%) Multithreading
6 27 (28.13%) OO
6 27 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (27.08%) Software Engineering
8 19 (19.79%) Project Management
9 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (17.71%) Product Management
11 14 (14.58%) Dependency Injection
11 14 (14.58%) MVVM
11 14 (14.58%) Kanban
12 13 (13.54%) Technical Architecture
13 12 (12.50%) Business Analysis
14 10 (10.42%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (9.38%) SEO
16 8 (8.33%) Web Application Development
17 6 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 94 (97.92%) C#
2 52 (54.17%) SQL
3 48 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 27 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.46%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) PhD
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) MOM
Vendors
1 67 (69.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.25%) Facebook
2 6 (6.25%) Twitter
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle
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